Dominion House Overnight Counselor - Full Time

Mohawk Opportunities Inc. Schenectady , NY 12307

Posted 2 weeks ago

Dominion House Overnight Counselor Full Time

We welcome college grads or students working towards your degree. Great opportunity to gain experience in human services. We provide training and staff development.

Mohawk Opportunities is committed to helping individuals living with Mental Illness, HIV/AIDS and those who are homeless achieve stable community living and independence by providing:

  • Housing that is safe and affordable.
  • Services that facilitate growth and recovery.
  • Relationships built on a foundation of caring and respect, and
  • A sense of hope for the future.

Responsibilities of the Overnight Counselor are to provide services to adults who have a diagnosis of mental illness and living in a stabilization group home. Specific duties of the Overnight Counselor included:

  • Be available to clients at all time to provide guidance and supportive counseling. Complete hourly checks to insure clients are resting comfortably for those that are sleeping.
  • Providing rehabilitation skills such as teaching of daily living skills including medication management and coping skills, crisis intervention and prevention.
  • Maintaining a safe and secure environment for clients. Insure a healthy and clean environment.

Skills/Qualifications for the Overnight Counselor include:

  • Demonstrated ability in helping others.
  • Six months to a years experience working in human services required.
  • Both the ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • The ability to be organized and have good time management skills.
  • College classes in human services, preferred but not required.
  • Valid and insurable drivers license preferred but not required.

Dominion House Overnight Counselor Schedule:

Sunday/Monday- 10:30PM overnight until Monday 8:30am

Monday/Tuesday- 10:30PM overnight until Tuesday 8:30am

Wednesday off (until Wednesday night at 10:30pm)

Wednesday/Thursday- 10:30PM overnight until Thursday 8:30am

Thursday/Friday- 10:30PM overnight until Friday 8:30am

Saturday- Off

Sunday- Off

Visit our website at www.mohawkopportunities.org.

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Affirmative Action/EEO

Requirements

Skills/Qualifications for the Overnight Counselor include:

  • College classes in human services preferred;
  • Demonstrated ability in helping others,
  • Valid and insurable drivers license preferred but not required.
  • Six months to one year's experience working in human services, required. Working with people who have a diagnosis of mental illness/behavioral health preferred;
  • Both the ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written; and
  • The ability to be organized and have good time management skills.

Benefits

Salary and Schedule of the Overnight Counselor position:

  • 40 hours per week. $14.61/hour; $30,388/annual equivalent.
  • Excellent benefits, staff training, generous paid time off, and 30 minute paid meal break.
  • Supportive work environment.
  • Agency vehicles available for business use.
  • Make a difference helping others.
  • Culture of Caring.
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