Student Life Counselor
Student Life Counselor Counseling SYFS Auldern Academy, Siler City, NC - Siler City, NC

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Bachelor's Degree

Overview: Primary responsibility is to accomplish program objectives as delegated by the Director of Student Life and Head of School. The goal is to ensure that program integrity and the therapeutic environment including group, individual counseling, and experiential education is maintained. The Student Life Counselor is responsible for maintaining supervision, health and safety of the students, providing documentation, teaching life skills and social skills, utilizing teaching moments, and helping the students learn skills to be successful when they leave Auldern. Counselors are expected to build relationships with the students while also being the disciplinarian and maintaining healthy boundaries. Dorm Counselors provide group counseling and individual counseling, as well as providing the structure throughout the weekends and evenings. Counselors actively participate as a part of a multi-disciplinary treatment team to assist adolescent girls with their behavioral, emotional, or substance abuse issues. Good judgment, communication, and openness to feedback are necessary. The Student Life Counselor position requires shift work, with shifts ranging from 3-6 days and getting 12 days off per month.
Qualifications: This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social work, or a closely related field from an accredited college or university. Preference will be given to candidates with specific experience working in a 24/7 therapeutic environment with adolescents with behavioral, emotional, or substance abuse needs. Candidates should also be willing to learn and grow, be open to giving and receiving feedback, and be willing to be a vocal part of a team.
Classification: Exempt