Join A Team Making a Difference in the Lives of Youth!
Lakeside Academy is a Sequel Youth and Family Services program for residential treatment of at-risk youth. Lakeside Academy focuses on the confrontation and redirection of negative behavior while recognizing desired, positive behavior. Throughout a student’s stay, they are challenged to analyze failures and experience success in nearly every area of life.
We have immediate openings for full-time Counselors. This is an entry level position and hours may include some evenings, weekends and holidays. Starting pay for the position is $12.02/hour (with proof of high school diploma) and $13.01/houry (with proof of bachelor's degree). Employees are eligible for pay increases at 90, 180 and 365 days.
Job Duties Include:
Maintain safety, accountability and security of campus.
Teach, coach and supervise students in activities of daily living including morning, bedtime and overnight procedures, hygiene and cleanliness, housekeeping, meals, school, therapeutic endeavors, intramurals, sports, academics, skills of self-sufficiency and extracurricular activities both on and off campus.
Observe the peer culture for patterns of behavior indicating progress or regression in the program.
Observe individual student behavior over time and recognize progress towards treatment goals.
High School diploma or GED is required.
College degree in Human Services field and one year previous work/volunteer experience with juveniles preferred.
It is an essential function of the position that the staff member must be capable and proficient in the area of physical restraint when and/or if necessary.
Compensation & Benefits
DailyPay - A company sponsored benefit that allows employees to access a portion of their base wages in advance of their payday.
Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits after sixty days
Company provided Short Term and Long Term Disability
Company provided AD&D insurance
Flexible Spending Program/Health Savings Account
401(k) after sixty days
Paid Time Off after 30 days