Residential Counselor

December 18, 2017
Agency : 
Youth & Shelter Services
Position Title: 
Residential Counselor
Job Description: 

YSS is seeking a full-time Residential Counselor to work in our Mason City residential facility.

The Residential Counselor provides individual, family and group counseling to adolescents and their families through a variety of therapeutic modalities in order to alleviate identified substance use, mental health and behavioral problems.  This position, along with other members of the residential team, provides coordination to assist and strengthen the adolescent's skills to transition back into their home and community.



A Bachelor's degree in social work or related human services field is required.  Temporary certification by the Iowa Board of Certification as a Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor (tCADC ) is required within 6 months of employment and a full CADC is required within 12 months of employment.  Must have a valid driver's license.  YSS hires nicotine free staff only.  EOE.


Application Procedure: 

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