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Residential Counselor

Webster House

Founded in 1884, Webster House is a children’s home located in Manchester, NH, whose mission is to provide children between the ages 8 and 18 who are unable to live at home with a safe, supportive environment for an undetermined amount of time. The intent is to address four areas of the youth's life – physical, social, personal and family.

The goal is to prepare residents for adult life, in collaboration with the family, the child, and the program. Webster House provides a home and the opportunities for counseling and education. Webster House also provides the atmosphere in which adult-child relationships can be rebuilt and created. Within this structure, the direction, kindness and commitment of caring adults can help improve the lives of the children who reside at the Webster House and their families.


Residential Counselors wanted for the Webster House Children's Residential home.  Candidates must be a hard worker, enjoy working with teens and have a professional work ethic. Applicants will be working with male and female residents between the ages of 8-18 who have; behavioral and delinquency issues, come from situations of abuse and neglect, and that fall on the higher functioning end of the autism spectrum. Strong communication skills and patience are a must.

Requirements:

- A minimum of an Associates degree in a Human Service related field, Bachelor's Degree preferred.

- Ability and willingness to pass a driving and criminal background check.

- Willingness to work holidays, weekend, and double shifts.

Responsibilities:

- Supervise and ensure the safety of all residents in the program.

- Role model strong interpersonal skills, teaching the residents appropriate social skill and what healthy relationships look like.

- Teach the residents daily living and life skills, so develop a solid foundation of independent living skill.

- Support resident actives in the community on a daily basis, shopping trips, hikes, movies, beach trips, etc.  We also provide the kids with oppertunities for longer communit activities like camping trips, trips to the cape, trips to Hershey Park, and similar experience.

- Maintain appropriate boundaries while developing and nurturing professional relationships.

- Provide support to residents when they are in mental health crisis.

- Provide support to resident when they are struggling with their education.

How to Apply:

Submit resumes to Kurt Hildonen at: programdirector@websterhousenh.org

Salary Range:

$13.00-$15.00 per hour

Job Location:

Manchester

Date Added: February 5, 2021

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