Mental Health Counselor: On-call/Relief
Who we are:For over a century, Fred Finch Youth Center has brought hope and healing to vulnerable youth and their families. Our clients are children, teens, and young adults diagnosed with developmental disabilities or emotional disorders that may be transitioning from foster care or homelessness, recovering from abuse, or underserved by traditional service providers. We provide over 3,000 youth each year with residential care, special education, vocational training, transitional housing, homeless youth programs, school-based counseling, and in-home support on residential campuses in Oakland and San Diego and in homes, schools, and communities in over several counties throughout California. Join us in making a difference in the lives of others.
Position Summary:The Mental Health Counselor (MHC) is responsible for actively supervising the residential milieu and safety of residents, as well as providing a consistent and nurturing environment to very challenging clients. The MHC is also responsible for modeling appropriate behaviors and interactions, monitoring policy, and crisis intervention when necessary.