Job Description

Title: Group Home Youth Counselor

Reports To: Group Home Coordinator

Job Family: Residential

Department: Clinical Staff

Supervises: Residential Students

Last Updated: July 2022

Salary: $20-$24 per hour based on experience

Hanna Center Mission Statement:

At Hanna, our guiding belief is that every young person deserves to have a pathway to a productive and rewarding life, rather than living as a victim of circumstance. We envision a world in which every individual grows up resilient and healthy, unshackled from the impact of adverse childhood experiences and emotional trauma.

Building on a 75-year heritage of educating and caring for trauma-impacted youth, Hanna is turning a page and embarking on an exciting new chapter. Our vision calls for more effectively leveraging our assets, expanding support to a broader population, and multiplying our impact in our community and beyond. Our focus is three- fold: creating a continuum of trauma-informed care for our students and Sonoma County, including mental health services for youth on campus and in the community; preparing students for independence and success in life, including transitional housing and education-to-career pathways that connect them with opportunities; and building productive partnerships that will provide our community with access to transformational resources.

The investments we are making today will multiply Hanna’s impact and usher in a brighter future for thousands of young people and their families, whose lives will be transformed for the better by the Hanna experience.

Key Function/Purpose of Position:

The Group Home Youth Counselor shall be responsible for assisting and supervising students within a group home environment and shall serve as a role model who demonstrates the core values of the organization. The Group Home Youth Counselor shall work collaboratively with other members of the organization to support students with developing socially appropriate behaviors and achieving a positive daily living experience within a therapeutic group home environment. Additionally, the Group Home Youth Counselor shall uphold a positive and supportive environment and will promptly de-escalate crisis situations to ensure a safe and secure living environment.

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Affirmative Action/EEO statement

Hanna is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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