Eckerd Youth Alternatives 49 reviews - Boomer, NC

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Eckerd is seeking Youth Counselors for our Residential Program in Boomer, NC.

The Youth Counselor/Teacher is a positive, supportive role model who guides and influences group activities on a consistent basis that enhances the youth's confidence and self-esteem. Youth Counselor/Teachers ensure the progress and welfare of each client and the group through therapeutic and educational programs. Responsible for staff secure supervision during the morning and evenings. Responsible for delivering evidenced based practices identified by the Director of Programming to clients.

Bachelor’s degree in social or behavioral services, or outdoor recreation specialties required OR a High School Diploma or GED with 2 years experience with youth in a residential or community based program. Ability to travel about property, through wilderness terrain. Must be able to pass evaluation of physical restraint techniques and written certification exam, and use approved techniques as needed. Employee must obtain valid driver’s license or state identification in the state in which they are employed within 90 days of hire.


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Eckerd Youth Alternatives (EYA) provides early intervention and prevention, wilderness education, residential and day treatment, and...