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 Job Title   Posting Date   Organization

Residential Counselor

  11/8/2019   San Diego LGBT Community Center
 Job Description        

POSITION SUMMARY The Center's youth services are expanding to pilot and develop the first overnight shelter in San Diego County solely devoted to serving transitional aged youth who identify as LGBT. Reporting to the Director of Youth Services, in coordination with the Host Home Case Manager, the Residential Counselor will be responsible for the maintenance and awake overnight supervision of the shelter component of The Center's youth services programming. Additional responsibilities include providing safety and around-the-clock supervision of youth ages 18-24 who are staying at the shelter. This position provides for the physical, personal and health needs of each youth through providing an atmosphere that is supportive and welcoming to all youth. Primary responsibilities will include: Program Development: Assist in developing program policies and procedures to continuously fine-tune offerings and delivery of service.



QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Education and/or Experience: A bachelor's degree in psychology, social work or social services related field is required. Related experience can be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. A minimum of one year of experience in working with LGBT youth, HIV+ youth and/or youth of color is preferred. Experience working with transgender and gender nonconforming youth preferred. Training in trauma informed care and positive youth development preferred. Prior experience working with homeless youth and the foster care and juvenile dependency systems is preferred. Language Skills: Fluency in English required. Fluency in Spanish preferred. Other Skills: Must demonstrate competence in working with a variety of diverse populations.


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Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Please note: We are unable to accept any phone or walk-in inquiries for this position. The San Diego LGBT Community Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


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