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Residential Youth Counselor

at Connections For Kids in South Portland, Maine, United States

Job Description

Come join our brand new residential program at Park Place Gorham!

Full and Part Time positions available! 

Connections for Kids is one of Maine’s leading mental health agencies. Our tight-knit group of talented individuals are united by a common path to purpose and committed to making a difference in the lives of children and families.

Are your weekends free?

Are you looking for a second job or to supplement your income?

Do you want to make a meaningful impact on a child’s life?

We’re seeking experienced individuals to join our team at our brand new residential program!

Full-time shifts: Sunday-Wednesday or Wednesday-Saturday

Full and Part-time Awake Overnight shifts open!

Park Place Gorham is a small, therapeutic residential group home for six boys ages 7-13. Our Residential Youth Workers provide daily structure and care for the children and work to provide support, behavioral management skills, crisis intervention and a constructive environment to help them fulfill their potential and set them on a path for success.

We pride ourselves on providing excellent services to our residents and creating a positive staff culture.

If you...

  • Have a completed High School Diploma,
  • Have 1-2 years of experience working with children in the mental health field (residential facility experience preferred)
  • Are experienced in crisis intervention and managing severe behavioral challenges,
  • Are CRMA and OQMPH certified (preferred but will train)
  • Hold a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and proof of auto insurance,
  • Have a confident, positive attitude and strong work ethic,

....then you're our ideal candidate!

We offer a competitive starting pay rate and our top tier benefits package includes:

  • Full insurance benefits for full time employees,
  • Company issued Chromebook,
  • Paid time off for both full and part time,
  • Covid vaccine upon employment,
  • Discounts to area businesses such as an 18% discount to Verizon,
  • 403b Retirement plan,
  • Flexible schedule,
  • Beautifully remodeled building,
  • Paid training for CRMA and OQMPH Certification, Safety Care, and First Aid/CPR!
  • Because of the importance of a work-life balance, our generous time off package totals 22 paid days off in your first year and increases with longevity, for full time employees!

If you’d like to be part of our amazing residential team, submit your cover letter and resume to dlukas@connectionsforkids.org today!

Location: This position is located in Gorham, ME

All staff and residents are required to wear face coverings, socially distance and wash hands frequently.  

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Job Posting: 619601

Posted On: Oct 08, 2021

Updated On: Nov 07, 2021