**COME DEMONSTRATE YOUR PASSION FOR CHILD & FAMILY EMPOWERMENT BY JOINING THE WAYSIDE TEAM!
**At Wayside, you can expect to be part of an inclusive, innovative, and equity- focused community that approaches client care as a matter of social justice.
Wayside is one of Massachusetts most respected child and family serving agencies with program locations across Central, Eastern and Northeastern Massachusetts serving more than 6,000 children, young adults, and families each year.Wayside thinks of our employees as whole people and invests in benefits to support employee wellness.- Tuition, training & student loan reimbursement- PTO Package: 3 Wellness Days (time off), 9 Paid Holidays, Up to 3 weeks of vacation (in your first year)- A learning environment - free training institute with thought leaders, CEU trainings & program trainings, etc.- Financial health supports- Equity focused medical benefits- Teamwork atmosphere- Career development support - a great place to grow your career!!!
**Overnight Residential Counselor**Salary Range: $19.25 - $20.00 /hour depending on experienceWayside Youth & Family Support Network has open positions where you can begin to build a career!
No college degree necessary! Wayside provides a warm work environment with team focused management that places value on healthy work dynamics.
A perfect job for folks who like to be busy, creative and offer innovative care to youth and families.
**What You Will Do:**- Directly supervise and engage with youth/residents in activities and daily routines.- Support skill building for all youth/residents through collaborative team work.- Show yourself to be a willing learner in trainings and maintain necessary certifications.- Facilitating recreational activities for clients, working with the staff team to ensure the program structure while providing positive role modeling for youth.- Safe client transportation and medication administration once MAP certified.- Assist the program in providing basic needs for clients, such as regular meals, a safe and clean living environment, recreational activities, and appropriate hygiene.
**Competencies/Traits of Our Superstars:**- High quality communication skills show an ability to connect with others, approachability, being respectful to others, able to communicate with others at all levels.- Reflective self-awareness.- Ability to manage risk.- Dynamic ability to support youth.- Demonstrates flexibility and creative thinking ( i.e.
ability to adapt and adjust to changing work situations, processes, and procedures).
**Minimum Requirements:**- Must be available evenings and weekends.
Valid drivers license required - motor vehicle background record checks will be completed.- High School degree or equivalent required.We will train you in : Motivational Interviewing; Courageous Conversations; Trauma Informed Practice, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention, CPR and First AidWayside welcomes equity-minded applicants whose values align with our goal of being a child welfare and behavioral health agency committed to anti-racism, social justice, and advocacy.
Successful candidates are asked to be engaged in Wayside s dedication to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.Bilingual/bicultural and LGBTQ+ applicants are encouraged to apply!
Location/Region: Methuen, MA (01844)