Autism-Youth Counselor (2nd and 3rd shifts) (Shaker Heights location)

  • Job Category: Direct Service Non-Licensed
  • Job Type: Full-Time

Career Opportunities - Bellefaire JCB - Cleveland, Ohio

Job Description

Bellefaire JCB is looking for full time and part time Youth Counselors to work in the Monarch Boarding Academy for children with autism. Expansion of our program opens this 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.  The ideal Youth Counselor will be a part of an interdisciplinary team of professionals who are expected to provide the highest caliber of behavior-programming, data collection, therapeutic milieu, and instruction in individual and/or small group settings.

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; Properly handle emergencies such as injury, runaway and acting out situations; Strictly follow treatment guidelines in developing and fostering acceptable alternatives to non-communicative, negative, and/or destructive behavior; Teach and role model pro-social, mediation, and self-management skills; Care of students, which include supervising students when using restroom, during hygiene, care of sick students, assisting students with meals, management of students.

At Bellefaire, we value our employees and the work they accomplish on behalf of our mission and offer competitive benefits such as:

  • A competitive salary
  • Generous vacation, holiday, sick, and personal day policies
  • Medical, vision and dental insurance (Domestic Partner Benefits)
  • Health and Wellness Program
  • 403(b) plan
  • Life insurance
  • Long term disability

Other perks of working with us 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!

For excellence...for wellness...for children...

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A minimum of a High School diploma is required.  An Associate or Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Mental Health or related field preferred.