Residential Counselor

  • Compensation: $22.03 - $28.64 per hour
  • Required Qualifications:
  • City/State: San Francisco, CA

A local San Francisco Non-Profit Healthcare organization providing mental health care, social services, and academic support for children and youth is seeking a Residential Counselor.

Direct hire, permanent position accepting candidates immediately for next week's interviews.

Job Type: Full-time, non-exempt role. Wed. 10:30-12:30 noon and 2:00pm-10:00pm,Thurs .and Fri. 2pm-10pm and Sat. 8am-10pm and located in the Sunset District of San Francisco.

Salary: Hourly $22.03 -$28.64


  • Comprehensive benefits package for benefits-eligible employees
  • 16 days of PTO the first year and more thereafter
  • Nine paid holidays
  • Five health and wellness days off annually
  • 10% additional pay for community-relevant second language fluency
  • Medical/Dental/and Vision plans
  • 403 B Retirement Plan with agency match
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Medical and Childcare Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Identity Theft Protection Plan
  • Paid employee referral program
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Retention bonuses for many positions
  • Continuing Education expense reimbursement
  • Professional licensing fee reimbursement
  • Professional Development reimbursement opportunities

Residential Counselors provide direct client services and care coordination for assigned youth and families within a designated program. This includes assessing, developing, implementing, and evaluating individualized treatment and care plans.

Competencies and Tasks:

  • Collaborates with treatment team members
  • Coordinates and facilitates care
  • Provides case management, mentoring, and coaching
  • Develops, maintains, and strengthens partnerships
  • Generates written and verbal reports
  • Maintains physical environment
  • Adheres to agency protocols
  • Meets program documentation standards

Applied Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to physically hold and/or restrain children
  • Must apply for, or possess, a National Provider Identification (NPI) Number within one week of hire
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Valid California Driver’s License or able to obtain one
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Work experience in a child-centered agency preferred
  • Ability to adapt to diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team approach
  • Ability to make informed decisions independently

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.03 - $28.64 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • San Francisco, CA: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):

  • What made you interested in this role and what experiences both personal and professional are relevant to this role?

Work Location: In person