Virginia State Government Administrative Counselor in Portsmouth, Virginia
FT position available with Challenge Outreach, an alternative to juvenile detention which monitors and counsels families of delinquent youth in their home. The position’s primary duties will be administrative, with counseling duties on an as-needed basis. Administrative duties include developing and preparing a variety of documents, correspondence and court reports. Proficiency and accuracy in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint are required. Must be able to provide excellent customer service and maintain confidential information. Time management skills (organization, prioritizing, and flexibility) are a must. Must be able to multi-task and work as part of a team, yet be assertive and work in a fast-paced environment. Must have the ability to professionally interact with staff and phone contacts; perform data entry and maintain records and files. Counseling duties include counseling of families in the home. Travel in own vehicle and flexible schedules necessary. Work involves meeting with assigned youths and their families in their home; providing assistance; modeling behaviors; reinforcing positive actions. Prepares records of client visits, progress, and case notes; responds to emergencies and crisis interventions as needed; and establishes working relationships with families, court personnel, referral agencies, and other service providers. Mileage reimbursed.
High school diploma/GED, 3 years clerical experience and 1 year human services experience required.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Online application is not available. Please access the TYSC website and follow the application instructions exactly. A current driving record must be attached to the application.
Working Title: Administrative Counselor
Role Title: Non-Classified
Job Open Date: 04/17/2018
Job Close Date: 05/01/2018
Open Until Filled: No
Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No
Hiring Range: $31,000
Agency: Tidewater Youth Services Commission (TYSC)
Agency Website: Click Here for Agency Website
Location: Portsmouth - 740
Position Number: 00001
Job Posting Number: 1036850
Type of Recruitment: General Public - G
Does this position have telework options?: No
Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No
Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)
Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1
Pay Band: UG