Summary: Youth Villages Job Details
Requisition Number 09-0204
Post Date 3-25-2012
Title Behavioral Youth Counselor
Description Youth Villages offers the unique experience for Bachelor level counselors to gain
hands-on experience with emotionally and behaviorally challenged young people.
These positions opening up the doors for higher level counseling positions in our organization
beginning after one year!
The Youth Counselor (Teacher Counselor) is the heart and soul of our residential treatment
programs. The counselor's main duties are:
Use creativity and counseling skills
Teach the young people necessary life skills
Provide for their physical daily care
Help design and implement each young person's treatment plan
Help improve the young person's behavior
The young people on our residential campuses have been referred to us for different reasons.
Each campus focuses on different referral behaviors such as severe aggression, sexual behaviors,
suicidal and self-harming tendencies and many other severe behaviors.