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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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"Which Eye Is Closed"

We're tearing down monuments and pulling down flags
So we can forget what used to be
Yet we spend millions on a slavery museum
So our young and newborn can see.
 
If one would open both eyes
They could see this isn't right
You may lay ground for the future
But the past is out of sight.
 
So many know so little
Of what happened way back then
They make up stories to suit their cause
Yet don't know why or when.
 
We're forgetting our poor and homeless
For complaining makes more news
It;s not good to destroy unity
But that is what so many choose.
 
Another day shall pass on by
And from light to dark it'll turn
Yet we;ll still have people on our streets
The facts of life will never learn.
 
Roy E. Schepp

 

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