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Career Opportunity

Residential Counselors

(Youth Service Workers)

 

Job#: 2017-10

If you are interested in making a positive impact on the lives of Virginia’s youth, then we want you to become part of our Team!  Rural Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility located in Jarratt, Virginia seeks positive role models to work directly with adolescent boys and girls in a psychiatric residential treatment program.  The Youth Service Worker is responsible for role-modeling healthy behavior, teaching life skills, administering a trauma informed behavioral support program, and leading youth in and participating in social, cultural, and recreational activities.  This position supervises youth in the residential unit and on off-campus activities and appointments.

Must possess the availability to work weekends, evenings, holidays, and nights.  Supreme flexibility required. 

Seeking candidates with Bachelor’s Degrees in Psychology, Sociology or other Human Services field.   Experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

Compensation package includes 401(k) retirement plan & employer sponsored health, dental, vision & life insurance.  JBHS is a Drug Free Workplace.  Successful applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background screening.  EOE.  Positions opened until filled.

E-mail cover letter and resume to:

Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services
Attn: Chris Thompson
Job # 2017-10
E-mail:careers@jacksonfeild.org

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"That's Life"

Now I never wrote to Santa Clause
But he seemed to know that I'd been good
You see this year I got more presents
Than I ever thought I would.
 
Yes i even picked up many friends
That I never had before
Yet I lost a few that were hanging around
And now cant find my door.
 
This is the life we all must face
For indeed it's no sure thing
You win some and loose some, but it's not over
Until you hear the fat lady sing.
 
Yes the year went by quite readily
And soon will be no more
The many things I planned to accomplish
I'll still be looking for.
 
Now I never made no resolutions
For it doesn't work for me
I just try to do my very best
And in the end I'll look and see.
 
Yes my Christmas was very special
And once again because of friends
It matters not how a year starts out
The main thing is how it ends.
 
Now G.G. my cat was excited too
with the bed that she got
She like gifts the same as me and you
But to please don't take a lot.
 
Well the New Year is upon us
And what it'll bring we do not know
Yet I for one am hoping that
It will go a little more slow!
 
Roy E. Schepp
 
 

 

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