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Preventive Services Counselor (Full-time)

Preventive Services Counselor (Full-time)

Job ID 
2017-3769
Job Locations 
US-NY-Buffalo
Category 
Social Services
Compensation 
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Compensation Min 
Compensation Max 
Type 
Regular Full-Time

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Overview

The Salvation Army is Hiring! We are seeking individuals with a passion for helping others, and a desire to do good in their own community.

 

The Supervised Visitation Program has an immediate opening for a Preventive Services Counselor. This program offers both on and off-site supervised visitation and preventive services for non-custodial parents and their children in a highly structured environment.

 

This position provides supervised visits and related services to families involved in the foster care and court system. The Preventive Services Counselor will assist families in meeting the goal of family reunification as appropriate.

 

The Salvation Army offers a truly excellent benefits package to eligible employees, including:

  • Generous time off every year that includes paid holidays, vacation & sick time, and personal days.
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
  • Comprehensive Health Care Coverage with Low Cost Employee Premiums, Co-Pays, and Deductibles
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Sprint and Verizon Wireless Discounts
  • Eligibility for the Federal Government's Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

 

 

 

Responsibilities

Job Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provision of case assessment and counseling to program participants
  • Completing required documentation in compliance with state & county regulations and organizational policies
  • Advocating on behalf of participants, initiating referrals to other sources for cases requiring additional services.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ Degree in counseling-related field AND minimum 3 years’ experience with children and families required.
  • Excellent communications skills both verbal and written.
  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft Office and computer research abilities.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage difficult families.
  • Comfortable working independently while working in a team environment.
  • Prior experience with NYS Connections program preferred.