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Dominion House Overnight Counselor

Company: MOHAWK OPPORTUNITIES, INC.
Location: Schenectady
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Dominion House Overnight Counselor - Full Time

--- 2022 Retention bonus-you may qualify for a $550 quarterly (3 months) retention bonus in 2022 ---

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:
      • The COVID-19 vaccine is required or properly approved exemption consistent with applicable laws.
      • Demonstrated ability in helping others.
      • Six months to a year's 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 driver's license preferred but not required.

        Salary and Schedule of the Overnight Counselor position:
        • 40 hours per week. $16.40/hour; $34,112.00/annual equivalent.
        • Excellent benefits, staff training, and generous paid time off.
        • Supportive work environment.
        • Make A Difference Helping Those In Need.
        • Culture of Caring.

          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:
          • The COVID-19 vaccine is required or properly approved exemption consistent with applicable laws.
          • Demonstrated ability in helping others.
          • Six months to a year's 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 driver's license preferred but not required.

            Benefits

            Salary and Schedule of the Overnight Counselor position:
            • 40 hours per week. $16.40/hour; $34,112.00/annual equivalent.
            • Excellent benefits, staff training, and generous paid time off.
            • Supportive work environment.
            • Make A Difference Helping Those In Need.
            • Culture of Caring.

Keywords: MOHAWK OPPORTUNITIES, INC., Schenectady , Dominion House Overnight Counselor, Other , Schenectady, New York

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