Residential Counselor

Finch-Henry Job Corps Center
821 Highway 51 South
Batesville, MS 38606
United States

Government Contractor
Application Closing Date
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
PartTime/Full Time
Work Schedule

Job Description
Responsible for a professional level of student support and performance of duties necessary for an orderly operation of the dormitory program. Responsible for the supervision of students to ensure a safe and secure environment.
Ensures orderly, clean living conditions by scheduling and supervising clean up and submitting repair requests.
Provides supervision for the cafeteria, laundry, special activities (on and off Center) and other areas of the program as scheduled or assigned.
Identifies and assists students in handling special problems and conducts dormitory meetings.
Maintains communication with students’ counselors, instructors, and with other staff members.
Attends staff in-service training sessions and other training or meetings as directed.
Establishes a close working relationship with students, dealing justly and impartially regardless of their ability,              achievement or background, and works to motivate them toward goals.
Initiates and directs dormitory programs, utilizing Center services and activities to benefit students.
Follows all non-health standing orders.
Transports students to various activities and events as needed.
Maintains an environment wherein students and staff feel safe and secure.
Maintains electronic logs as directed and authorized that show activity during shift.
Ensures case notes and other entries in CIS are accurate and up-to-date.
Secures students personal property/items when a student is absent for 72 hours; all items are to be placed in              property and logged.
Submits time sheets according to Center policy.
Assists and trains student leaders per Center policy.
Participates in intramural programs.
Ensures students meet their evening schedule. 
Provides support for safety and security on Center.
Ensures that buildings are secure and clean at all times.

Conducts periodic checks and maintains order and discipline in his/her assigned dorm.
Completes ESPs and PCDPs and monitors students’ progress to assist them with completion.
Works towards meeting performance management goals.
Completes PCDPs/ESPs for assigned students to ensure they are progressing in the program.
Ensures that Casenotes are updated at least monthly to include progress from all areas.
Follows the CDSS plan and Code of Conduct system daily. 
Complies with all DOL guidelines, OFCCP regulations, Job Corps notices and bulletins and Center policies and procedures.
Models, mentors, monitors appropriate Career Success Standards. 
Helps students become more employable through continuous reinforcement.
Participates in PRH mandated staff training.  Failure to participate may result in disciplinary action up to and                including termination.
Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements
Education: Bachelor’s Degree required (including 15 semester hours of instruction in social work, human services or psychology or related instruction)

Experience: One year of counseling or related experience.

Days/Hours: 40 hours per week/ 5 day a week

A valid Regular Driver License is required.
Finch-Henry Job Corps Center
Donna Smith
821 Highway 51 South
Batesville MS 38606
United States

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