Responsible for delivering counseling services to assigned residential and non-residential students in personal and social development, career employment, and behavior. Provides individual and group counseling and crisis intervention to all students.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, psychology or social work required. Master’s Degree preferred.
Experience: Minimum of two years’ experience in counseling or related field.
Days/Hours: Monday – Friday; 40 hours per week
· Administers leaves and passes in CIS to adhere to DOL policies.
· Conducts individual counseling sessions at least monthly and uses RAP format to document.
· Conducts group sessions as assigned.
· Enters monthly case-notes in CIS using RAP format.
· Assists students in seeking advanced training opportunities, i.e., technical training or college admittance.
· Maintains and documents communications with parents, guardians and Admissions Counselors in regard to the resolution of students’ problems.
· Establishes meaningful working relationships with other staff members and acts as a resource person to help these individuals deal positively with student behavior.
· Visits classrooms and dormitories to establish meaningful working relationships with instructors and residential counselors and acts as a liaison between students and these departments.
· Provides information to the Student Personnel Officer (SPO) and, upon request, represents the students at review panels.
· Meets with SPO for consultation on individual and group problems.
· Develops referrals and receives copies of all individual progress reports and disciplinary hearings from instructors, disciplinary officers, Residential Supervisors and other staff and provides follow-up information.
· Serves as a member of committees to review policies and procedures relating to the counseling program and the Center’s operation as directed.
· Facilitates, monitors and conducts Evaluations of Student Progress (ESP’s).
· Transports students to and from bus stations and other scheduled appointments when necessary.
· Works toward meeting performance management goals that include: % of completers, % Unauthorized Absence (UA) separations with HSD/GED; CTT completion, CTT credential.
· Follows CDSS plan and Code of Conduct system daily.
· Conduct and document UA follow up by PRH requirements.
· Maintains updated, at least monthly, CIS case notes in required format on assigned students.
· Maintains good housekeeping in all areas and complies with safety practices.
· Complies with all DOL guidelines, OFCCP regulations, Job Corps notices and bulletins, and Center policies and procedures.
· Models, mentors, monitors appropriate Career Success Standards.
· Helps students become more employable through continuous reinforcement.
· Participates in PRH mandated staff training. Failure to participate may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Performs other duties as assigned.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATIONS:
A valid Driver License is required.
Interested applicants may forward a resume and appropriate credentials to:
Finch-Henry Job Corps Center
Attn: Human Resources