Residential Counselor - Mypad $1000 Sign On Bonus

Establish and maintain a therapeutic environment for adults with mental health/substance use challenges and a history of homelessness. Develop and implement treatment plans and teach independent living skills.

The Mypad program offers supportive community apartments for adults living with mental health and substance abuse challenges who have experienced past hospitalizations. We have 24/7 on-site staffing to maintain a therapeutic environment, navigate crisis as needed, and offer ongoing support with independent living skills and community connection.

We have multiple positions, including full time evenings with partial weekend availability. Full Time positions in residential have 3 days off per week.


  • Provide supportive counseling, medication management, and crisis intervention, as needed 
  • Help residents strengthen coping and symptom management skills 
  • Help maintain the overall functioning and cleanliness of the house
  • Work with residents on modeling home life and 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
  • Ability to work in a team environment and maintain respectful relationships is essential
  • Ability to demonstrate competence with adults experiencing emotional challenges


  • Full and part time options available
  • Non-exempt position 
  • Union eligible 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, LGBTQIA and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.