Position:                Residential Training Counselor


                                      Qualifications:  High school Diploma and 1 year experience in a related field;


                                       Preferred:  Bachelor's degree in a related field or any combination of disability related experience and college 
                                education of 2 years or more..


                                      Mission: The training Counselor provides services that enable the persons served to maximize 

                                      personal, social and independent living skills.   



Work Schedule:  To be determined.  Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
                            shifts:  7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.; 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., 11:00 p.m to 7:00 a.m. 
                            40 hours per week.  Part time also available. 


Example of Responsibilities:


Assists in the support, development and habilitation of the persons served by 

participating in the implementation of established programs.


Assists persons served in the development of personal care habits.


Participates in individual and group therapy sessions.


Participates in resident staffings.


Provide crisis intervention when necessary.


Supervise residents in all of their activities on and off the facility premises.


Provides information to parents and other interested parties while maintaining Avenues 

standards of confidentiality.


Ensure safe living conditions for all persons served.


Must pass State required background check.


Must pass State required program to pass medications to residents


Valid drivers license required.


Attend seminars, conventions and other training sessions for the purpose of career

growth and development.


Performs other duties as required or assigned.


Desired Leadership Skills:   Effective team member

                                            Good communicator (written and verbal)

                                            Client centered

                                            Strong work ethic



Exempt Status:            Not Exempt

Reports To:                 Program Manager 

Responsible For:         Program Participants

For more information on this position, please Contact Avenues.    In the Comments box, type in "Residential Training Counselor Position".


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