The Bridge of Central Massachusetts

Part-Time Residential Counselor - Lanesboro Road Program (Worcester)

US-MA-Worcester
ID
2017-2729
# of Openings
1
Category
Residential
Type
Regular Part-Time

Overview

The Bridge is a human service agency that provides counseling services to people facing challenges. The Worcester  Program serves two women who are supported by the North Central DDS Area Office. Individuals served are diagnosed with mild intellectual disabilities and mental health challenges. The focus is expanding current independent living skills and mental health stabilization. It is expected the women will each enjoy various amounts of independent time both at home and in the community. There is a focus on community inclusion/participation.

 

The Bridge provides excellent supervision (both individual and group), as well as various trainings in which to obtain CEU’s, and opportunities for advancement. The Bridge is an eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program and provides tuition reimbursement for continuing education. 

Responsibilities

Residential Counselors provide support, guidance, advocacy, case management, and empowerment to the adults served in this community residential setting.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in a Social Services related field preferred.
  • Experience and/or internship with intellectually disabled adults.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish and/or bi-cultural preferred.
  • Must be 20 years of age.
  • Valid driver's license and reliable vehicle.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Suite including Word.
  • First Aid and CPR certified or certifiable.

 

 

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