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NSD Counselor Per Diem

Berkshire Farm Center & Services For Youth
Job Description

Join Our Team, Join Our Family!

We offer a wide-range of rewarding positions which strive to assist and develop youth and families throughout New York State.

Be a Part of Our Mission!

As a Detention Counselor in our Non-Secure facility, you will be responsible for helping youth achieve their highest potential. This position is responsible for creating a safe, therapeutic and caring environment for youth.  The goal of the position is to ensure basic needs are met with a primary emphasis on proper supervision and interaction with all aspects of the program. This includes recreational and educational activities while teaching social skills through relationship building and role-modeling.

How Can You Help

  • Ability to plan and engage youth in activitie
  • Demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to form therapeutic relationships with youth and families
  • Ability to work with a culturally and economically diverse population

Essential Job Requirements 

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • One year of experience preferred
  • Work up to 19 hours per week
  • Current, valid driver’s license required as per Agency guidelines

Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth (BFCSY) is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to excellence through diversity. BFCSY takes affirmative actions as an equal opportunity employer to attract, promote, and retain the most fully qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions) sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgendered status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law.
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