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Employment Opportunity: Counselor
          Full Time

Description: Our Counselors provide mental health counseling to Beacon House residents with an emphasis on cultural sensitivity, prevention, and intervention work, promoting optimum mental and emotional health. They will collaborate with staff from Beacon House, Department of Human Resources, Juvenile Probation Officers, and community service agencies in evaluating residents’ needs and concerns and implementing treatment plans.

Counselors will need exceptional time management skills and will be expected to participate in professional development activities and training.

Counselors will provide services to a diverse population of female residents, aged 12 to 17.         
                    – Counsel, support, and consult in regards to psychological, social, emotional well-being.
                    – Enhance each resident’s personal growth, development, and adjustment based on each individual treatment plan.
                    – Provide crisis intervention and assessments when necessary, including nights and weekends on-call.

Requirements: Master’s degree in Counseling – must be licensed

Availability for overnight, weekend, and holiday shifts is required.

Additional certifications in specialized areas of practice, experience in providing assessments, and/or experience with crisis intervention is preferred.

Please be aware that our hiring process requires an Alabama driver’s license, mandated background checks, drug screen, health physical, TB test, and CPR and CPI certification.

To apply please send resume and Employment Application by fax to 205-384-4512 or by e-mail to

Feel free to contact us with any questions!

Concerned Citizens for Our Youth, Inc./ Beacon House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), national origin, disability, age (40 or older) or genetic information (including family medical history) is illegal and will not be tolerated. 

Beacon House is a facility licensed by the State of Alabama Department of Human Resources (SDHR) to provide Moderate Residential Services to female children aged 12-17. Moderate Residential Services are defined by SDHR as being provided in a group care setting and include room, board, and an array of interventions and supports for children with moderate emotional and/or behavioral management problems that interfere with the child’s ability to function in the family, school, and/or community without responsible supervision. Supports are based in a positive discipline approach and individualized for each child and their developmental level.