MILITARY YOUTH COUNSELOR I
|Department||MIL State Operations|
|Date Opened||11/9/2017 1:15:00 PM|
|Filing Deadline||11/23/2017 11:59:00 PM|
|Salary||$16.68 per hour|
|HR Analyst||Angela Stokes|
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
- Ensure Cadets complete the Life Coping Skills and Job Skill Core components of the Freestate ChalleNGe Academy. Counsels Cadets as needed to ensure their well-being.
- Monitor Mentors and Cadets to ensure that each is fulfilling their program obligations and policies during the enter 17 months of the program.
- Attends and participates in staff and professional conferences and trainings.
Education: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience: One year of experience providing direct services, counseling, case management or supervision and guidance to emotionally or socially maladjusted, delinquent, victimized, or exceptional juveniles in a community or residential setting.
Notes: 1. Sixty credit hours which includes 15 credits in the social or behavioral sciences or criminal justice from an accredited college or university and two years of experience providing direct services, counseling, case management or supervision and guidance to youth in a community or residential setting may be substituted for the required Bachelor’s degree.
2. A Master’s degree in the social or behavioral sciences or criminal justice from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience.
LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS
1. Candidates for positions in this classification will be required to apply for a criminal background check as required by the Annotated Code of Maryland, Family Law Article, Section 5-561.
2. Employees in this classification are required to successfully complete training as indicated by the National Challenge Program, such as one-week basis course for all Challenge Program staff and advanced courses on specific job responsibilities.
3. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with the Code of Maryland Regulations 17.04.09, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.
Contractual employees who work for an agency covered under the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program (the Program), have a current employment contract and work 30 or more hours a week (or on average 130 hours per month) may be eligible for subsidized health benefits coverage for themselves and their dependents. As a contractual employee, you will be responsible for paying 25% of the premiums for your medical and prescription coverage, including any eligible dependents you have enrolled. The State of Maryland will subsidize the remaining 75% of the cost for these benefits. You can also elect to enroll in dental coverage, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and life insurance, but will be responsible to pay the full premium for these benefits.