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Residential Counselor (Kingsbridge Avenue)

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Job Code: 2232362 Location: Bronx, NY

Recognized as the #1 Best Company to Work for In New York, the YAI Network is an award-winning, nationally acclaimed network of not-for-profit health and human services agencies dedicated to building brighter futures for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities of all ages and their families. We serve individuals, families, and communities in the New York City Metropolitan area, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, and Sullivan Counties within New York State. The most recent additions to our network include services to New Jersey and Puerto Rico. Our full range of services include early intervention, pre-school, family supports, day treatment and day habilitation programs, employment training and placement, clinical and residential services, as well as recreation and camping services.

Proud recipients of the following awards:
- #1 Best Company to Work For in New York Award
by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management (NYS SHRM)
- APA National Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award
by the American Psychological Association

YAI Network has immediate openings for Residential Counselors to work in one of our Bronx Residential Programs.  Join our dynamic team teaching and providing individual & group counseling to clients with intellectual disabilities, mental illness and substance abuse backgrounds.


* BA / BS / BSW or some college a plus
* Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling (CASAC) a plus
* Experience working with ID/DD and/or MH population
* New York State Driver's License Required (for most positions)
* Willingness to work with verbally and/or physically challenging individuals
* Team Skills

Shifts include:

* F/T 7am-3pm  
* P/T Weekends - flexible work 14 to 28 hours on the weekends
* Potential opportunities for overtime
* Training provided

For additional information please visit www.yai.org

Keywords: direct service professional, counselor, residential counselor, social worker, habilitation specialist, direct care counselor, human services, social services, social work, direct care, sociology, psychology, liberal arts, developmental disabilities, mental health, behavioral health

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