Residential Counselor - Branches $1000 Sign On Bonus

Residential Counselor - Branches

Establish and maintain a therapeutic and stable permanent residential housing environment for adults with mental health/substance use challenges.


  • Provide supportive counseling, medication management, and crisis intervention 
  • Help residents strengthen coping and symptom management skills 
  • Plan, shop, and prepare nutritious meals
  • Work with residents on developing independent living skills
  • Maintain the safety of the house by monitoring who is coming and going
  • Use sound independent judgement when responding to a crisis


  • A combination of skills, experience and/or education
  • Valid driver's License, and use of a personal vehicle 


  • Non-exempt position
  • Benefits eligible position
  • This is a union position
  • $16.20 hourly rate
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience

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  • 36 paid days off
  • 401k with up to 8% employer contribution
  • Excellent Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Disability Insurance
  • Childcare stipend

*All sign on bonuses are exclusively offered to external staff and internal staff are not eligible.

*All referral bonuses are exclusively offered to internal staff and external applicants are not eligible.

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.