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Summer Youth Counselor

Company: Bellefaire JCB
Location: Cleveland
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

*Summer new employee orientation and training start dates are -May 9, May 23, June 6, June 13, and June 27.
*Work with us until you return to school in the fall, and continue working part-time with us during the school year if you're in school in the Cleveland area!
*Receive -extensive paid training -during your first several weeks: CPR/First Aid, De-escalation and Therapeutic Crisis Intervention training, Shadowing experienced staff
Bellefaire JCB is among the nation's largest, most experienced child service agencies providing a variety of mental health, substance abuse, education, and prevention services. Bellefaire JCB helps more than 43,000 youth and their families yearly achieve resiliency, dignity and self-sufficiency through its more than 25 programs.
Position Summary:
As an - Summer Autism & Mental Health Specialist, you will have the exciting opportunity to work with other professionals in an innovative program designed to respond specifically to the unique needs of children on the autism spectrum. We provide extensive paid training and shadowing during your first four weeks of employment.
Responsibilities include:

  • Implementing behavior management programs such as lesson plans, curriculum, or activities

  • Deliver planned and organized daily activities and routines to optimize treatment program and students learning

  • Protect students from physical and emotional harm emanating from themselves, others, or the environment

  • Teach and role model pro-social, mediation, and self-management skills

  • Care of students - which includes supervising students when using restroom, during hygiene, care of sick students, assisting students with meals, management of students


    • An Associate or Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Mental Health or related field preferred.

    • A minimum of a High School diploma is required.

    • Must be at least 19 years old.

    • Sensitivity in relating to persons of varying backgrounds and demonstrate ability to work with diverse groups of people possessing various strengths, aptitudes and abilities.

    • Ability to perform job responsibilities with a high degree of initiative and independent judgment.

      Why Work for Us:
      We value our employees and their commitment to our mission and offer competitive total rewards (benefits and compensation) options to our valued employees and their families, including domestic partners. Our rich options include:A friendly and appreciated staff

      • Working with a team committed to the well-being of others

      • A beautiful campus

      • Career growth/numerous free CEU opportunities

      • Staff recognition program

      • A caring environment to work in!

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