Residential Counselor - Next Door $1000 Sign On Bonus

Maintain a therapeutic and stable residential group home for adults with severe mental illness and/or substance use issues.

 This home is State licensed, (Level IV) Therapeutic Community Residence, with the capacity to serve eight adults, and is always staffed by two Residential Counselors. 


  • 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
  • Engage residents in fun activities or outings in the community
  • Take residents to medical appointments


  • Experience working with individuals living with mental health challenges
  • Ability to handle crisis situations, work in a team environment and maintain respectful relationships is essential
  • Valid driver's License, and use of a personal vehicle 


  • Full and part time positions 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 and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.