Resident Counselor - Amelias House (TEMPORARY; 7am-3pm; Monday-Friday)
Home of The Innocents 22 reviews - Louisville, KY
Full-time, Temporary

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Home of the Innocents has been providing high-quality, therapeutic care to our region’s most vulnerable children and families since 1880.

Kosair Charities Pediatric Convalescent Center:
Medically fragile and terminally ill children who require 24-hour-a-day skilled nursing care.

ChildKind Center:
Those who require emergency care due to
abuse, abandonment, neglect or are homeless; or
who need foster care.

To homeless, pregnant, or parenting teens, and their family members needing case
management, education, parenting, and independent living skills.
Children with autism & special needs.
Young adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, are in crisis due to mental health or abuse, and to families who are struggling to maintain their children in their homes to provide stability and skills for self-sufficiency.

Open Arms Children’s Health:
A one-stop-shop for Pediatric services, offering compassionate, expert care for children who are medically fragile, children with Autism, children in foster care, and children with exceptional health needs. We are expanding our services to provide exceptional medical, dental, and behavioral health care for the whole child. Our approach is simple: respectful support for families, compassionate care for kids.
Dental: Services include routine check-ups, cleanings, school screenings and other dental work.
Medical: Pediatric Primary Care for children ages birth to 18, providing immunizations, annual well checks, sick visits, sports physicals, back to school physicals, and more. Lab services are also available for patients.
Radiology: Radiology services can be performed during the medical services. Films are reviewed and interpreted by Kosair Children’s Hospital Radiologist.
Audiology: Hearing testing and treatment services are performed by Heuser Hearing Institute.
Pharmacy: Convenient on-site location with same-day service.
Autism Intervention Services: Therapeutic support, including Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), designed to help families with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Aquatics therapy: Heated saltwater pool available for therapeutic use.


Full-time; 7:00 am - 3:00 pm; Monday-Friday; 37.5 hours per week. This position works on Amelia's House with emotionally reactive teen girls.

A Bachelors degree in a related human services field and one year of experience working with children in an agency setting preferred. High School diploma and minimum of 6 months child care experience required.


If you have a high school diploma/GED this position pays $9.65 per hour.

If you have a Bachelor's Degree this position pays $10.15 per hour.

Must possess the ability to communicate clearly and effectively, orally and in writing. Must possess the wherewithal to professionally interact with clients who may not be open and receptive to instruction.

The primary purpose of your job position is to provide direct care intervention, support and attention to ensure the physical and emotional needs of all children in the assigned service areas are appropriately addressed.

Education Requirements
- High school diploma or equivalent

Additional Information/Benefits
The Home offers a family friendly atmosphere with outstanding benefits that include an option for FREE health insurance (single coverage for employee only). Other benefits include health insurance, life, and long-term disability insurance, a retirement plan and up to 25-30 paid days off per year.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Paid Vacation, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Educational Assistance

Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check

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