Overnight Counselor - Full Time

Mohawk Opportunities Inc. Schenectady , NY 12307

Posted 2 months ago

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 group home. Specific duties of the Overnight Counselor included:

  • Provide supportive counseling.
  • Providing rehabilitation skills such as teaching of daily living skills including medication management and coping skills, crisis intervention and prevention.
  • Maintaining a healthy and clean environment for our clients ensuring clients are doing their chores correctly and by assisting with cleaning activities.

Skills/Qualifications for the Overnight Counselor include:

  • Demonstrated ability in helping others.
  • Experience working with people who have a diagnosis of mental illness or other human service experience, preferred but not 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.

Salary and Schedule of the Overnight Counselor position:

  • 40 hours per week. $14.00/hour ; $29,120/annual equivalent
  • Excellent benefits, staff training, and generous paid time off.
  • Supportive work environment.
  • Make A Difference Helping Those In Need.
  • Culture of Caring.

Overnight Counselor Schedule:

Schedule:

Sunday/Monday- 11:00pm overnight until Monday at 9:00am.

Monday/Tuesday- 11:00pm overnight until Tuesday at 9:00am.

Wednesday- Off

Thursday- Off

Friday/Saturday- 11:00pm overnight until Saturday at 9:00am.

Saturday/Sunday- 11:00pm overnight until Sunday at 9:00am.

Note- There is about 4 hours of tasks that need to be complete each night. The Overnight Counselor has to be available for clients if they need anything during the middle of the night; however if it is quiet the Overnight Counselor can rest for the remainder of the shift once the tasks are complete.

Visit our website at www.mohawkopportunities.org.

Follow us on Facebook!

Affirmative Action/EEOOvernight Counselors

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 group home. Specific duties of the Overnight Counselor included:

  • Provide supportive counseling.
  • Providing rehabilitation skills such as teaching of daily living skills including medication management and coping skills, crisis intervention and prevention.
  • Maintaining a healthy and clean environment for our clients ensuring clients are doing their chores correctly and by assisting with cleaning activities.

Salary and Schedule of the Overnight Counselor position:

  • 40 hours per week. $14.00/hour; $29,120/ 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.

Overnight Counselor Schedule:

Schedule:

Overnight Schedule:

Sunday Off

Monday Off

Tuesday/Wed 10:30pm overnight until Wednesday at 9:30am

Wednesday/Thursday 10:30pm overnight until Thursday at 9:30am

Thursday/Friday- 10:30pm overnight until Friday at 9:30am

Saturday 8:30am-3:30pm (day time shift)

Note- There is about 4 hours of tasks that need to be complete each night. The Overnight Counselor has to be available for clients if they need anything during the middle of the night; however if it is quiet the Overnight Counselor can rest for the remainder of the shift once the tasks are complete.

Visit our website at www.mohawkopportunities.org.

Follow us on Facebook!

Affirmative Action/EEO

Requirements

Skills/Qualifications for the Overnight Counselor include:

  • Demonstrated ability in helping others.
  • Experience working with people who have a diagnosis of mental illness or other human service experience, preferred but not 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.

Benefits

Salary and Schedule of the Overnight Counselor position:

  • 40 hours per week. $14.00/hour ; $29,120/annual equivalent
  • Excellent benefits, staff training, and generous paid time off.
  • Supportive work environment.
  • Make A Difference Helping Those In Need.
  • Culture of Caring.
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