Shelter Program Counselor- Runaway Homeless Youth Program

Full Time 40 hours/ week (includes evenings & weekends)

St. Anne Institute:

Bishop Hubbard Hall is an emergency shelter open 24/7/365 to any youth, male or female, ages 13-17 who is a runaway, homeless, at risk of becoming homeless, or in an otherwise unsafe situation.

Description of Duties:

The Shelter Program is currently seeking a Full Time Counselor to create a safe and secure environment, help residents gain self- control and develop positive social skills.

  • Complete the intake/admissions process for all potential shelter residents.
  • Provide supervision of shelter residents, ensuring opportunities to teach and role model, during all aspects of agency programming.
  • Facilitate group meetings and activities, both on and off campus, including outings.
  • Transport youth in the authorized St. Anne Institute van to medical services or appointments to increase their sense of health, well-being and safety.
  • Foster appropriate adult/child relationships; maintain appropriate boundaries.
  • Attend training in Therapeutic Crisis Intervention and all other required trainings.
  • Maintain relationships with law enforcement, health providers, churches, schools, shelters, or any other group that may provide services or referrals.

Qualifications:

BA or BS in field of Human Services preferred; two years in related area required, experience may be substituted for degree requirements. Valid NYS driver’s license required.

Benefits:

St. Anne’s Institute offers generous planned time off including vacation, personal and paid time off for preventative screenings, sick time, group health, dental & vision insurance, life insurance, FSA (flexible spending account), EAP (Employee Assistance Program), tuition assistance and 403(b) retirement plan with employer match.

To Apply:

Fill out an application Online at: Online Employment Application or email your letter of interest and resume to recruiting@s-a-i.org.

 

St. Anne Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer, disabled/protected veterans,

female, minorities, sexual orientation, gender identity.