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Residential Assistant - Awake Overnight

Spaulding Youth Center

Spaulding Youth Center, located on a spacious campus in Northfield, NH, is a nonprofit dedicated to improving and enriching the lives of emotionally and/or intellectually challenged children, youth and their families. We seek talented people to join our professional staff who are committed to helping children and youth with autism, or neurological and behavioral challenges to achieve their full potential.

Health, life and LTD coverage begins on the first of the month following completion of sixty (60) calendar days from the date of the employee's first day of work; Excellent leave time benefits, Voluntary and Employer-paid Retirment 403(B) program, Employee Assistance Program (EAP),Credit Union participation, Direct Deposit; Wellness program and other voluntary insurance & STD opportunities.

Spaulding Youth Center is looking for individuals who want to be inspired every day, who want to make a positive impact on the lives of our exceptional students every day, and who are seeking a rewarding career.

Our Residential team is seeking Residential Assistant Awake Overnight to support students, ages 4 to 21 years old, with neurological impairments that include autism, intellectual disabilities, emotional disorders and behavioral challenges of those who have experienced significant trauma, abuse or neglect.

Spaulding Youth Center is a leading provider of academic, residential, therapeutic and foster care programs and services for children and youth with neurological, emotional, behavioral, learning and developmental challenges. Our campus is surrounded by nearly 500 acres of beautiful woods, fields and mountain vistas. We offer a safe, supportive and intensely therapeutic environment for students to discover a love of learning while also gaining study, social, independent living, and vocational skills.

Staff wellness is supported by a very generous benefits package and paid time off system, free coffee bar and free meals in our dining hall, an on-site fitness center open 24/7, and beautiful walking trails throughout our spectacular campus. 

We invite you to visit our informative website at to learn more about us and how we support exceptional children and families toward a successful future.


Key qualities to be successful in this role include compassion, reliability and personal integrity. You must be able to consistently follow through with treatment strategies to help our students achieve their highest level of success. CPR/First Aid, Professional Crisis Management and other trauma-focused certifications are required, but can be obtained through Spaulding training programs. Experience working with developmentally and/or emotionally challenged individuals is helpful, but we are willing to train individuals looking for a career that will change lives. Applicants are required to be 21 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED.


This position is primarily to provide direct care to students during non-school hours. The role encompasses the supervision of students during overnight hours with environmental checks every 30 minutes and room checks every 60 minutes. Responsible for observation and documentation, and for maintaining a clean and orderly environment.

How to Apply:

To apply for the Residential Assistant – Awake Overnight role, please submit a resume, cover letter and three references to

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Date Added: March 20, 2020

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