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Shelter Counselors

Company: ServiceNet
Location: Pittsfield
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance Shelter and Housing Division.
    Program: Hilton Gardens


    Position Summary:

    Our shelters offer comfortable, home-like environments for parents and children. As a Shelter Counselor; you attend to the daily affairs and welfare of our families. Together, we provide our guests with the time and support they need to get their lives back on track and make a successful transition into permanent housing.

    Position Responsibilities:
    • Work to provide a healthy home-like atmosphere in the house or apartment.
    • Attend to the daily affairs and welfare of all clients during each assigned shift. This includes but is not limited to: counsel, training in daily living skills, recreational and socialization programming and supervision, supervision of tasks within the apartment or house, and case management.
    • Write log notes, progress notes, and any other client record keeping that may be assigned.
    • Attend weekly staff meetings, biweekly supervisory sessions, and other meetings as scheduled. Enforcing program regulations and policies. Qualifications:
      • Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply!
      • High school diploma or equivalent.
      • Experience working with people living on a low income, or who are affected by mental health issues and/or addiction.
      • Proficiency across the following skills: verbal and written communication, collaboration, organization, and use of computer and technology. Benefits / Incentives:
        • Starting $17/hr.
        • Paid orientation and trainings.
        • Generous time-off package.
        • Comprehensive health and dental insurance plans.
        • 403(B)-retirement plan, with employer matching.
        • Long-term disability benefits; paid life insurance.
        • Advancement opportunities; tuition assistance; and several more benefit options. .

          • Hours between 10am-6pm or 11am-7pm on various days.

            Want to learn more about ServiceNet?

            ServiceNet is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

            Compensaci--n: $17.00 per hour

            Grounded in research and fueled by compassion and creativity, we meet people where they are and provide the highest quality services to address their needs. At ServiceNet, we work with people who are living with mental illness, developmental disability or autism, brain injury, substance use or addiction issues, or the hardship of homelessness.

            Whether you are someone who provides direct care, or you work behind the scenes to support those who do, at ServiceNet you will be part of a diverse team that is making a powerful difference in people's lives!

            ServiceNet employs more than 1,500 people in our diverse network of mental health and human service programs throughout western Massachusetts - from professional therapists who offer a wide range of evidence-based therapies in our behavioral health centers, to direct care staff in our group homes and enrichment centers, to the vocational specialists at our working farm in Hatfield.

            And we have a variety of interesting, challenging positions available. We hope you will apply!

Keywords: ServiceNet, Pittsfield , Shelter Counselors, Other , Pittsfield, Massachusetts

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