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Children's Counselor

Company: Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation
Location: rancho mirage
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation (HBFF) is the largest nonprofit addiction recovery organization in the United States. It is also one of the most mission-driven places you will find. The HBFF team is passionate about providing hope and ultimately healing. As a living, growing and evolving institution, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is - at our core- a people-powered organization. HBFF is comprised of 1600+ employees, seventeen treatment sites and produces $190 million dollars in annual revenue. This exemplary organization serves nearly 25,000 people annually and is committed to provide hope and healing for those experiencing addiction to alcohol and other drugs.

What makes this organization unique is its total ecosystem approach to prevention, education, research, advocacy and treatment. All of the parts of the organization work together to inform, develop and deliver evidence- based practices that help people reclaim their futures and restore their hope.

Being "a best place to work" is a strategic goal of HBFF and it's a goal that every employee plays an active role in helping to achieve. Our culture is a reflection of how encouraged and energized we each feel about contributing our ideas and performing to our greatest ability. Join us and do meaningful work.

We deeply value our employees. Working at HBFF includes a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Competitive Health, Dental and Vision PlansRetirement savings plan with employer matchPaid time-offTuition reimbursement

Diverse individuals encouraged to apply.Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Women, Veterans, Disabilities

Responsibilities

Responsibilities of a Children's Counselor include:

* Utilizes basic group therapy skills and therapeutic recreational activities with children and their families and facilitates child/family interactions during all Children's Programs and the Continuing Care Program. * Assesses and registers families for the Children's Program while keeping appropriate Children's Program records. Provides initial and ongoing contact for caregivers of children (BFC patients and the general public). * Develops relationships with community resources that can be community referral sources and conducts outreach activities to promote the Children's Program. * Develops lectures and presents information about children and addiction, family recovery and related issues to BFC patients and staff, outside professionals, and the general public. * Demonstrates positive interpersonal relations and exemplary customer service skills in dealing with clients, co-workers, supervisors, referents and other outside professionals.

Qualifications

Required:

* Bachelor's Degree * Minimum of three years experience working or volunteering with children * Valid driver's license * CPR certification within 90 days of hire * Water Safety Certification within first 90 days of hire (CA & CO)

Preferred:

* Degree/Coursework in Education, Child Development, Counselor or related field * Bi-lingual in English and Spanish * Knowledge of 12-step programs

Keywords: Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation, Palm Springs , Children's Counselor, Other , rancho mirage, California

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