Outdoor Education Residential Youth Counselor

Job Description

Eckerd Kids is seeking a Outdoor Education Residential Youth Counselor for our program in Floral City, Florida area .

Eckerd Kids is one of the largest nonprofit child and family service organizations in the United States. Working with us takes a certain kind of person; we want someone who identifies with our values and is willing to challenge themselves both personally and professionally. We seek employees who are passionate about serving and making a difference in the lives of others.

Eckerd Kids provides a competitive benefits package which includes:

  • Medical coverage at zero cost for individuals; dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability benefits
  • Retirement and savings through a 403B plan
  • Paid Time Off and 8 Company Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee only room and board

Position Concept:

A positive, supportive role model who guides and influences a group of 10-12 teenage girls in an outdoor therapeutic wilderness setting to enhance the youth’s confidence and self-esteem. The Counselor/Teacher position is the front-line of facilitating and ensuring each youth’s therapeutic and educational progress. The Counselor/Teacher will be responsible for delivering evidence-based practices per training, participating in implementation of outdoor education modules (e.g. canoe trips, backpack trips, ropes course, fine arts, etc.), and impacting the lives of young women by encouraging and fostering change. Responsible for the delivery and assessment of assigned elective courses. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zw_s5vGOIAg

To Apply

If you are interested in the Outdoor Education Residential Youth Counselor position, please visit http://www.jobs.net/jobs/eckerd/en-us/job/United-States/Counselor-Teacher-Floral-City-FL/J3H3KB5Z0MQDL7L9YDC/ and submit an application. If you have any questions about any other opportunities within our organization, please contact Mary Beth Davis at [email protected] or 727-401-0577. 

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Floral City, FL
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Bachelor's degree
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Job Details

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Adventure/Wilderness Therapy
Experiential Education
Group Facilitation & Processing
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