*Starting rate $17/hour*
Do you have a passion for psychology? Are you a great listener? Looking to develop your counseling skills?
We have an opportunity for you!
Advocates is seeking enthusiastic, motivated team players to provide valuable care to individuals in a group home setting! The Direct Service Worker is responsible for supervising the daily activities of and assisting in goal achievement with program residents. Counselors provide ongoing support, guidance and role modeling and work with residents toward improvement in the areas of personal responsibility, social skills, community living skills and behavior.
Are you ready to make a difference?
At Advocates, the health and safety of the people in our care, our employees, and the broader community is our top priority. Effective October 18, 2021, Advocates will require all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (i.e. both doses of Pfizer or Moderna, or a single dose of Johnson & Johnson.)
Advocates is committed to cultivating a diverse and welcoming community where everyone feels respected and valued. Advocates fosters a culture of inclusion that celebrates and promotes diversity along multiple dimensions, including race, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, partnered status, age, national origin, socioeconomic status, religion, ability, culture, and experience.
Our Team members are dedicated to engaging and empowering individuals by forming lasting relationships, collaboratively achieving personal goals, offering creative solutions to everyday and complex situations, and actively listening. We exercise independent judgement and contribute to the overall success and benefit of the Team.
Successful Team members are open-minded, eager and compassionate, and will exercise solid, independent judgement while fostering trustworthy relationships with the individuals that we serve. We put the individual first.
Keywords: ACCS, direct care, direct support, residential counselor, residential support, group home, group living environment, GLE