Finch Henry Job Corps Center seeks a Career Counselor


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

Job Description:

· 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.


A valid Driver License is required.

Interested applicants may forward a resume and appropriate credentials to:

Finch-Henry Job Corps Center

Attn: Human Resources