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New Horizons Youth Ministries

Counselor for Boys- Dominican Republic

New Horizons Youth Ministries
Escuela Caribe, Jarabacoa, Dominican Republic

Date Posted: 12/15/2009
Categories: Health Care - Social Services
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Counseling in the Caribbean!

All employees of New Horizons Youth Ministries must fully understand the Mission and Philosophy of NHYM and be supportive of same prior to employment.

The ideal candidate for the position for the Counselor for Boys should possess a Masters Degree from an accredited four year university in counseling, social work, or a related field. Professional accreditation/licensing and professional organization membership is desired but not required. An initial two year commitment is also required. A stipend is provided as well as housing and airfare.

This position demands good interpersonal and professional communication skills (written and verbal with proficiency in Microsoft Word) and ability to effectively present supportive information in group settings and to other entities.

Primary Responsibilities:
This position will include counseling 12 to 15 teenagers/students during 50 min. weekly sessions and facilitating weekly group counseling sessions. All treatment plans (initial & reviews), social histories, assessments, psychological reviews, counseling notes, etc. will be completed as necessary. Participation in weekly or otherwise scheduled Case Conferences is required. As a student advocate, the counselor is expected to communicate ongoing concerns as well as insights of students to other members of the Treatment Team. All counselors are responsible directly to the Counseling Dept. Head and the Program Director.

The ability to work closely with others on a personal and professional level within a small Christian community located in the Dominican Republic is a must. Escuela Caribe’s community environment may require participation in other program activities, retreats and special events as requested.

New Horizons Youth Ministries does unique work with bright, under-achieving adolescents. Our combination of program locations and emphasis on a therapeutic Christian education places this ministry in a classification of its very own. At each of our locations our mission is to provide an environment where students are kept from the negative pressures of the world and given a chance to get on their feet physically, emotionally, and spiritually. We do this by providing a structured environment where warm, redemptive relationships can be built with our staff. We have a strong emphasis on teaching teamwork, responsibility, and respect for authority. It is imperative that our staff members have the ability to role model Christ-like character to our students.

To apply, fill out an application found on our websites Employment Opportunities Page.

EMAIL: Vern Brummel

Receiving your application will begin the hiring process.

Fax Number: 765 662-1407

Mailing Address:
New Horizons Youth Ministries
Vern Brummel
1002 S. 350 E.
Marion, IN 46953

Please feel free to call 800-333-4009 ext. 106.

We would be more than happy to help answer any of your questions. We appreciate you taking time to consider employment with us and wish you God’s blessings as you seek Him for direction.