Company Name:

George Junior Republic

Location:

Grove City, Pennsylvania

Approximate Salary:

$32,000 Per Year

Job Category:

Education

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted:

July 1, 2017

Adventure Based Counselor

Full-Time Adventure Based Counseling Facilitator

George Junior Republic is a treatment facility for adjudicated youth in western Pennsylvania. Established in 1909, GJR is dedicated to helping at-risk youth become successful, well-adjusted adults, capable of achieving a higher degree of citizenship, and better understanding of his responsibility to society, his family and himself. This position serves as a lead facilitator of some groups at the Adventure Based Counseling Facility.

Duties:

  • Plan and develop sequential experiences for groups.

  • Facilitate groups through the program/course.

  • Assist with the development of curricula to include high ropes activities.

  • Attend workshops, trainings and other related meetings.

  • Assist in training of all staff based on industry standard recommendations.

  • Review all safety concerns with Director of Adventure Based Counseling.

  • Work in a safe manner being aware of personal safety and the safety of others.

  • Oversee, demonstrate and administer high course rescues as needed.

  • Assist with bi-monthly and daily inspections of the ropes course and equipment.

  • Revise and review all pre and post-session activity forms and write group notes as applicable.

  • Assist with daily record keeping including incident reports, near misses, equipment logs, course scheduling and other record keeping duties.

  • Perform other duties as required by supervisor.

  • Take over necessary functions of the ABC Director in their absence.

Schedule:

  • Typical work schedule is Tuesday through Saturday

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Challenge Course High and Low Experience

  • Facilitation E experience

  • Microsoft Applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Level II ACCT Practitioner

  • Experience working with at-risk youth

Full Benefits Package: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Vacation, Sick Leave, Holidays


Company Name:

George Junior Republic

Location:

Grove City, Pennsylvania

Approximate Salary:

$32,000 Per Year

Job Category:

Education

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Experience:

2 - 5 years

Required Education:

Bachelor's Degree

Date Posted:

July 1, 2017

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