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Riverside Community Care Residential Counselor - Part Time in Waltham, Massachusetts

We make a difference- in your community and in your career!

Are you looking for a rewarding and flexible career as a Residential Counselor?

Come work for our Developmental and Cognitive Services Division at Riverside Community Care!

We are looking for upbeat, conscientious and hardworking residential counselors for our site in Waltham!

Great part time opportunity to obtain human services experience while making a difference in the lives of others! In this rewarding position, you will obtain hands-on experience working with adults to manage both the mental health issues and cognitive effects of a brain injury.

As a Residential Counselor you will work as part of a cohesive team committed to providing support, supervision, and skills training for adults learning to make healthy life decisions. We work to encourage individuals to identify their strengths, develop and practice new skills, and actualize their hopes and dreams. This is a great environment to gain hands-on skills in a fast growing and specialized sector of the mental health and human service field.

Successful candidates for this position will be invigorated by the potential to help consumers served succeed in the next chapter of their life story - while understanding that the road to that success is paved with small victories, frequent set-backs and daily struggles.

CPR, First Aid, and Medication Administration certifications required.

Schedule: Thursday - Saturday 3pm-11pm, Sunday 9am-3pm (38 hours)

Positions similar to Residential Counselor are: Home Health Aide / HHA, Certified Nursing Assistant / CNA, and Personal Care Attendant / PCA .

Why You'll Love RiversideWe make a true difference in people’s lives through rewarding work. Most of our jobs come with great benefits – including healthcare, numerous professional development opportunities, and generous time off - all in a respectful and inclusive environment, perhaps why Forbes named Riverside a best-in-state employer.

Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive, high-quality health, dental, and vision insurance options

  • Flexible Spending Accounts – both medical and dependent care

  • Eleven paid holidays

  • Separate accruals for vacation (increases with tenure), personal, and sick time

  • Tax-deferred 403(b) retirement savings plan

  • Employee Assistance Plan / Travel Assistance Plan

  • Employee bonus for referrals resulting in hiring

  • Discounts to movie theaters, sporting, and entertainment events

  • Employee YMCA discount: 10% off a YMCA monthly membership and 50% off the joiner’s fee

    Learn more about our benefits and culture:

    Our Benefits (https://www.riversidecc.org/careers/employee-benefits/)

    Our Culture

    Hear what employees think about working for Riverside! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yh5_qJ-SZ7o)

Required Skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and basic computer skills required

  • Valid driver's license required

Required Experience

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Previous related experience preferred

Riverside Community Care is dedicated to respect, integrity and engagement of all individuals. We are committed to building an inclusive and culturally competent organization and we value the richness of having a diverse applicant pool. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.

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