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Residential Counselor (Part-Time Overnight) - Drug and Alcohol Counseling

Date Posted: Nov 01, 2022

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Part-time$19 an hour16 hours ago
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Referral program
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible spending account
  • Driving
  • Early childhood education
  • Driver's License
  • Bachelor's degree
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Bachelor of Arts
Full Job Description

Ettie Lee Youth & Family Services has served the complex needs of at-risk youth with emotional and behavioral problems and their families throughout Southern California for nearly 70 years.

Currently, Ettie Lee is seeking a Part-Time, Overnight Residential Counselor for its Short Term Residential Treatment Program (STRTP) location in Bloomington and Redlands, CA.

The Position:

The Residential Counselor will work with Severely Emotionally Disturbed (SED) youth placed in a 24/7 residential setting by Children and Family Services (CFS)/Probation. As a member of the STRTP Team, the Residential Counselor is vital in setting the tone, direction and priorities of the residents by utilizing a Trauma-Informed Approach. If you are looking to make a difference in the lives of youth, families and the community, this position may be right for you.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Managing the daily living environment of the home including supporting clients in school
  • Work closely with therapists and are under the coordination of the Administrators and the Program Manager
  • Helping residents manage their response to traumatic stress that results in behaviors such as running away, fighting, substance use and non-compliance
  • Providing daily leisure-time and recreation activities
  • Ensuring medical and dental needs are met
  • Preparing and distributing meals and clothing shopping
  • Documentation of client progress
  • Maintaining a safe and clean living environment

Counselors are crucial to the Ettie Lee team as they provide direct care to the youth served. They must come to the position with a great amount of dedication, acceptance and understanding. It is important they are resilient with a great deal of "bounce back" due to the pressures of the work.

Why you should work with with us - great benefits for part-time staff:

  • 12 Paid Holidays per year
  • Generous Time Off Accrual
  • Unused Sick Leave Reimbursement Plan
  • Tuition Scholarship
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program

Must have one of the following qualifications:

  • Have a Bachelor of Arts or Sciences Degree
  • Have a valid Child Development Teaching Permit
  • Have completed 12 semester units of Early Childhood Education, Adolescent Development, or Foster and Kinship Care Education and have at least 100 hours of experience working with youth
  • Have a valid certificate as an Alcohol Counselor, Drug Counselor or Alcohol and Drug Counselor, and have at least 100 hours of experience working with youth
  • Have previously been employed as a staff or volunteer at a group home or short-term residential therapeutic center for at least one year.


  • Must be able to pass criminal/fingerprinting background check, TB Test, physical exam and drug test
  • Must have a valid California Driver’s License, a minimum of 5 years of driving experience and a DMV record acceptable to the agency’s insurance carrier
  • Must be 21 years or older

Hours and Shifts:

Shifts for the position overnight-awake. Your exact hours will be determined in the interviewing process.

Rate: Starting at $19.00/hour

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $19.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Overnight shift
  • Weekend availability

Application Question(s):

  • Do you have a Bachelor's Degree OR 12 semester units of Early Childhood Education OR 1 year of youth group home experience?
  • Have you been a licensed driver for at least 3 years AND are at least 21 years old?
  • Are you vaccinated and boosted?


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Driver's License and Auto Insurance (Required)

Work Location: One location

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