Residential Counselor - Safe Haven - Full Time $1000 Sign On Bonus

Assist adults with mental health challenges at Howard Center's homeless shelter.

 Safe Haven is a single-staffed, transitional housing program. 


  • Provide safe and supportive environment at the shelter
  • Mediate conflicts and diffuse escalating situations
  • Provide supportive counseling
  • Independently administering medication 
  • Help clients strengthen coping and symptom management skills 


  • A combination of skills, experience and/or education


  • Full time (37.5 hours)
  • Non-exempt position
  • Union eligible position
  • $16.20 hourly rate, plus shift differentials for weekend hours
  • The schedule is: Sunday & Monday 4:30-midnight, Wednesday 8-3:30, Thursday 5:30-midnight, Friday5-midnight plus a staff meeting Thursday's from 8:30-10
  • 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.