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12 Mar 2021

Full-Time Overnight Residential Counselor

Justice Resource Institute – Posted by jbushell_jri Concord, Massachusetts, United States

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Walden Street School – Concord, MA

Overnight Residential Counselor – Full Time

The Walden Street School is a 32-bed residential treatment facility for adolescent girls that specialize in trauma informed care and specialty treatment modalities including SMART, Neurofeedback, and trauma sensitive yoga through the ARC framework. Walden provides comprehensive care including a school on site, a full clinical staff, nursing staff, and 24-hour direct care staff. Students are referred to Walden based on struggles maintaining safety at less restrictive levels of care and who require the support of a full service treatment modality to make progress towards their treatment goals.

Job Description:

We are looking for Awake Overnight Residential Counselors who can embody and uphold our values on a daily basis. This person must love working with adolescents, be energetic, positive, disciplined, have excellent boundaries and will thrive in a fast-paced environment. The type of Awake Overnight Residential Counselor we are seeking will take pride in working with a team who strives to make everyday a little bit better for our group of adolescents.

The Awake Overnight Residential Counselor will be responsible for the following:

  • Support all efforts to ensure the safety and well-being of students by providing verbal and physical interventions to provide a safe living environment.
  • Be a positive role model by building rapports with our students.
  • Follow all regulations and policies and be able to work with a team.
  • Remain awake through overnight to ensure safety of milieu.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred; High School Diploma required
  • Residential program or mental health program experience preferred; experience working with specialized populations of adolescents preferred.
  • Meet programs background and driving record check requirements
  • Maintains valid driver’s license as transporting students is required.
  • Available to work evenings, holidays, weekend shifts as required.
  • Able to work alone in an unsupervised environment
  • Must be 21 years of age.

JRI is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to building and maintaining a diverse community.  Persons from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBTQ community and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

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