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Date Posted03/08/2023
Job TitleChild Care Counselor -Non-Secure Detention
StateNew York
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Positions available in Richmond Hill and East Elmhurst, NY.

Job Description

Abbott House is seeking compassionate Child Care Counselors to implement, monitor and evaluate the Youth’s service plans. As a Child Care Counselor you will provide the youngster individual and group services and will ensure that the day-to-day routines of the youth are maintained. You will assists the youngsters under your care with their daily schedules, daily hygiene, food preparation, and morning and nighttime routines

About Abbott House

Abbott House is an innovative community-based organization that helps children, families, adults and people with intellectual and developmental disabilities with complex needs build lasting foundations for a promising future. We operate programs in the New York Metropolitan area and Hudson Valley.

Key Responsibilities

Ensure that children are provided with a clean and safe environment.
Attend parent-teacher conferences and other school activities.
Inform Residence Manager of any problem affecting the functioning of the residence.
Manage the transportation of children to and from approved destinations.
Manage the purchase and preparation of food.
Evaluate the clothing needs of children and the purchasing of these items.
Assist with scheduling medical and dental appointments for the children

About You

You are the ideal candidate if you enjoy working in the social services field while empowering underserved communities. Being compassionate, reliable, self-motivated, and a team player are critical attributes to be successful in this role.

You have a high school diploma with 3 years of relevant experience.
Fully COVID 19 vaccinated

What We Offer:

Professional growth opportunities
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug and Vision Care benefits with premiums substantially paid by for employees, employee families and domestic partners
Generous vacation, holiday, sick time and personal time off benefits
Tuition Reimbursement
Company paid life insurance and long-term Disability Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Short-term disability and Workers Compensation benefits
Paid Family Leave Program
Employee Recognition Awards

Job Type: Full-time (40 hours)

Salary: $18.00 - $19.00 per hour

To Apply - Submit Resume with Cover Letter indicating position of interest to:

NameRichard Griffin
Company NameAbbott House
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