Residential Counselor-FT O/N
The Home for Little Wanderers

Waltham, Massachusetts

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When you join The Home for Little Wanderers, you join a team of professionals dedicated to creating better, brighter futures for kids.

For over 200 years, The Home for Little Wanderers has helped build stable lives and hopeful tomorrows for vulnerable children and their families. Our 25+ community-based and residential programs serve thousands of at-riskyouthsfrom birth to age 26. Many of these children have experienced abuse, neglect,trauma,or a disrupted family life. As the oldest child welfare agency in America, we provide them with safe surroundings, permanent lovingrelationships,and a secure path toward a better, brighter future.

The Home for Little Wanderers, Waltham House is looking for Residential Counselors on a full-time overnight basis to make a difference in the lives of youth who have experienced trauma and/or who have significant emotional and behavioral challenges.Waltham House is a group home program designed to provide a safe and supportive living environment for up to 12 LGBTQI+ youth ages 14-18.

Valuing Diversity

We are committed to excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion, while simultaneously creating a culture that supports those values. We believe the differences we bring enhance our ability to provide exceptional service and care to diverse children, families, and communities. Moreover, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging align with our values and our mission to help vulnerable children and their families build permanent, positive change.

How You'll Be Making A Difference

  • Join a dynamic team of professionals implementing our trauma informed care model.
  • Support youth in developing the skills they need to successfully transition home to families.
  • Teach age appropriate life skills, coping skills, and social skills through modeling, counseling, and other techniques.
  • Participate in groups and activities designed to enhance youth growth and development.
  • Maintain a safe and supportive environment.
  • Monday-Thursday schedule

Qualifications
  • Prior experience working with youth, HS diploma or equivalency.
  • Bachelor's degree preferred.

What The Home Can Offer You

In addition to the chance to make a lasting impact on the lives of countless youth, The Home for Little Wanderers offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including:
  • Extensive training to new staff
  • Generous time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health and Dental Insurance available upon hire
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer match
  • Long-term Disability and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • And more!



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