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Youth Counselor

Mount Prospect Academy

MPA's mission is to provide a caring, safe therapeutic environment where students have the opportunity grow and acquire the skills they need to reach their educational and social potential. We aim to develop trusting relationships with students and facilitate experiences that promote their ability to self-regulate; manage thoughts and feelings; and develop feelings of safety, confidence, and competency. 

Mount Prospect Academy offers a 220 day academic program and 365 day intensive residential program. We serve 85 male students who range from 11 to 21 years old.

Our students have been identified for intensive residential placement and in-home social services. MPA students can be clinically identified as emotionally handicapped, learning disabled, autistic, or other health impaired. We also serve students with psychiatric and judicial issues. MPA has developed an expert understanding of this difficult-to-serve population's needs. Our programs regularly receive students from the care of their families, New Hampshire's Division of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF), The Sununu Youth Services Center, and intermediate care facilities such as the Nashua Children's Home, the Dover Children's Home, the Webster House, and the Orion House. 

Youth Counselors at Mount Prospect Academy are positive role models for our students. In celebrating student successes, reinforcing positive behavior, engaging and connecting with them in an understanding and professional manner, you have opportunity to impact and change the lives of our youth of today and future adults of tomorrow. Join our team and make a difference!

Benefits included: 

  •       Paid vacation time and sick days
  •       Healthcare plans with dental and vision
  •       403(b) retirement plan
  •       Flexible work schedule
  •       Competitive salary commensurate with education and experience (starting pay range $14-$16)
  •       Wellness Program (includes use of fitness center)
  •       Opportunities to change student lives!

Must Haves: 

  • at least 21 yrs of age     
  • a HS diploma or equivalency


  • 12 college credits in the field of human services equivalent or 2 years of full-time experience working with children or a combination of both
  • responsible for service delivery to students (either single or a group), in accordance with program goals and the student’s individual treatment plan      
  • encourage and teach students to engage in stewardship of their environment and themselves       
  • plan and execute life-relevant and meaningful programming       
  • practice 100% supervision of assigned student 
  • learn and understand the effect of trauma, medical, psychological and other risk factors   
  • professionally document service delivery and behavior-related incidents in a timely manner 
  • establish rapport with students while maintaining professional boundaries
How to Apply:

Email Jeff Park at


Visit our website at


Visit us in person at the Human Resources office at 19 Owl St, Campton, NH 03223 

Job Location:

Plymouth, Campton, Rumney, Warren, & Pike

Date Added: May 20, 2019

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