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STUDENT LIFE COUNSELOR, Part-time - 24 hours - (36058)

Facility Name
Boulder Creek Academy
BONNER'S FERRY, ID 83805 US (Primary)
Career Area
Support & Entry Level
Behavioral Health - Counselor
Job Description
Boulder Creek Academy is a premiere residential therapeutic boarding school nestled in the beautiful Cabinet Mountains of Northern Idaho.  We pride ourselves on developing and implementing individualized academic and emotional growth programming for students 13-18 years of age while also supporting families with developing and sustaining lifelong strategies for the school and home environment.  The mission of Boulder Creek Academy is to empower students and families to achieve excellence in personal growth, relationships and lifelong learning.

We are looking to hire a Student Life Counselor that will be a role model and mentor to our students.  This position includes some evening and weekend hours.

Job responsibilities:

  • Supervise students to ensure a physically and emotionally safe environment.
  • Set and enforces behavior management plans and student limits and provide crisis intervention as required to resolve conflicts and contain inappropriate and/or unsafe behavior, according to company policy. 
  • Supervise daily and special activities of students, such as chores, ACW activities, physical education, special projects, field trips, wilderness expeditions, program trips and excursions, as assigned.
  • Assists students with follow-up on academic work as assigned.
  • Participate in activities with students.
  • Instruct students in learning skills necessary for completion of activities and safety practices to ensure adherence to all safety policies and procedures.
  • Supports the personal growth program.
  • Provide counseling to students to assist with individual work, peer group processes, and staff relationships.
  • Participates in groups and workshops as scheduled.
  • Assists with the development, implementation and modification of student Individual Program Plan (IPP), under the supervision of the Team Manager.
  • Responsible for timely documentation of student progress, incidents and other required paperwork according to program standards.
  • Responsible for timely and accurate communication with peer group, team, and other appropriate staff regarding delivery of service, progress, concerns and recommendations.
  • Responsible for Company and Personal Service Excellence Standards.


Job Requirements

EDUCATION: A High School Diploma or equivalent is required per Idaho licensing regulations. Bachelor's degree in psychology or related field preferred and/or equivalent combination of experience and training.

AGE: Must be at least twenty one (21) years of age per Idaho licensing regulations.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: While performing the functions of this job, the employee will periodically be required to participate in various physical activities with the students. These activities may include, but not be limited to: work assignments, wood chopping, day hikes, and other sport and recreational activities. The employee will also be regularly required to walk on uneven grounds including but not limited to: rough, rocky, steep, muddy or snowy pathways. The employee frequently is required to use fingers and hands to handle or feel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

SALARY:  The hourly starting wage for a Student Life Counselor is $10.00 - $16.00 per hour depending on education and experience.

BENEFITS: Comprehensive benefits package available, includes generous paid time off, extended leave, medical, dental, vision, life, 401(k), stock purchase plan, wellness program, educational/tuition assistance and EAP. Benefits package available after 30 days of employment.

TRAINING: Twenty five hours of on the job training is provided as well as First Aid/CPR and AEGIS Training.

For more information please contact Sera Johnson, Recruiting Coordinator, at 208-946-7679 (call or text) or sera.johnson@uhsinc.com.

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