Mental Health Counselor -$5000 sign on bonus

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Interested in making a difference in young adults’ lives between the ages of 16-24? If so we may have the perfect job for you.
Job Corps is a government-funded, no-cost education and vocational training program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor that helps socioeconomically disadvantaged youth. We strive to fulfill this mission by following our Core Values of Safety, Individual Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Growth and Commitment.
Come and surround yourself with talented and professional individuals who have also taken the next step of making a difference in someone’s life.
You would not only have a great and dedicated team to work with, but you would also be eligible to take advantage of a comprehensive benefits plan which includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k), legal and PTO.


The Mental Health Consultant will develop, implement and monitor the Mental Health Program to include staff development, mental health counseling of students, AODA (Alcohol and Other Drugs of Abuse) program counseling. The general emphasis of the Mental Health and Wellness Program is on the early identification and diagnosis of mental health problems; basic mental health care; and mental health promotion, prevention, and education designed to help students overcome barriers to employability.

  • Assists students in adjusting to Center life to enhance student retention by providing supervision, behavior modification, counseling, and by acting as a positive role model and mentor.
  • Ensures that student needs are met in a timely professional manner with the highest degree of customer service in mind.
  • Complies with all PRH, state and federal laws, and the Center Operating Procedures.
  • Prepares reports, forms, assessments, and documents all professional interactions in the student health record. Records observations of student’s behavior, performance, notable information or events, and progress towards achieving goals and objectives.
  • Maintains confidentiality, but reports significant events or situations immediately through approved channels to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of students and staff, and to ensure that required reporting occurs, and that students receive emergency services as needed.
  • Responsible for the development, implementation, and monitoring of the Center’s Mental Health Program, including supervision of all mental health interns and employees.
  • Consults and promotes the coordination and integration of mental health with other Center programs and activities, including Career Preparation, Counseling, and Residential, Education and Recreation in cooperation with Center Health Services staff and other Center staff.
  • Develops constructive programs for meeting students’ mental health issues working with the cultural awareness, gender identity, and human sexuality programs.
  • Provides on-call mental health services for emergencies, 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. CMHC may provide services by phone or in person. May choose arrangements for services on behalf of the Center for appropriate services.
  • Participates as team member on Applicant File Review Team to assess applicant readiness to participate in the Job Corps Program.


Minimum: Active, unrestricted license to practice as an independent practitioner in the state where the center is located, as a Clinical/Counseling Psychologist or Licensed Clinical Social Worker. Five years practical experience. Must have experience with disadvantaged youth. Model company Core Values.
Preferred: Minimum plus Job Corps experience.
General Information: In order to perform the essential job functions of this position, candidate must have regular attendance
Knowledge Required: Knowledge of mental health issues of disadvantaged youth. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to relate to disadvantaged young adults (16-24 years old) and develop a rapport with student and staff. Ability to make sound decisions.
All post offer candidates must complete and pass a background check and drug screen.
CSD is a leader in workforce development operating Job Corps centers throughout the U.S. since 1964 and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action / Female / Minority / Disabled / Veteran Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, child-birth, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, disability, family care status, veteran status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. CSD makes reasonable accommodation for persons with disabilities to apply for employment. Contact us at (888) 308-0338 to request a reasonable accommodation.

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