Residential Counselor - Overnights (CRTC) 

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About the Organization Volunteers of America'Minnesota is a nonprofit health and human services organization that annually serves more than 25,000 children, adolescents and their families, older adults, students, persons with disabilities and special needs, and adults completing incarceration. Since 1896, we have helped people gain self-reliance, dignity and hope.


Program Description The Children's Residential Treatment Center (CRTC) provides secure, intensive psychiatric residential treatment for seriously emotionally disturbed children and adolescents ages 11 to 17. VOA-MN is a trauma informed care agency,  

Position Status This is a full time position with comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, compensated time off and 403(b).  

Position Counselor - Core I (CN-1C)  

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  


Residential Counselor – Full-time / Overnights  


“Uplifting All Lives”

A Residential Counselor participates as a critical member of an interdisciplinary team of professionals and provides direct services to teens with psychiatric needs.  VOA-MN is a trauma informed care agency. This position is responsible for working directly with clients to provide for their care, welfare, safety, and protection as they take their journey to undergo treatment in accordance with the mission’s philosophy and program goals. Residential Counselor’s implement appropriate treatment plans and goals that are suitable to the age and functionality of the individual as well as document a client’s progress throughout their stay. Our Minneapolis site is seeking a full-time, overnight staff. This position requires staff to remain awake.  

This is an entry-level position that provides opportunities for professional development in the areas of applied behavior analysis, human services and working with children with mental health needs.  Starting salary is $12.00 per hour.



Location Minneapolis  

Shift Nights  

Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  

Position Requirements

For consideration you must have:

  • High School Diploma/GED; BA/BS in Social Service field is preferred  
  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Valid driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record; a criminal background check, DHS study and motor vehicle check will be required upon offer


Other Skills: 

  • Demonstrated maturity and sensitivity to cultural and individual differences in children and families served
  • Ability to handle job-related matters in a professional, diplomatic, and confidential manner
  • Understanding of crisis intervention techniques
  • Ability and judgment to work independently



EOE Statement We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

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