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Youth Counselor- Day Shift

Want to make a difference helping youth and families in need? At Seneca, that's our mission.
As the Day Shift Youth Counselor you will provide a safe and nurturing environment for youth that come into the program by assessing and meeting basic needs and intervening as necessary to assist the youth in stabilizing. Our Counselor is responsible for engaging children in fun therapeutic activities, provide supervision for calls and visits with families as needed, and support youth during bedtime and in the mornings as they get ready for school.
The Welcoming Center is a home-like receiving center that supports children and youth ages 0-17 as they navigate the trauma of placement disruption. Our multi-disciplinary team provide safety, care, comfort, and therapeutic supports for up to 24 hours for young people in Riverside County who: have just been removed from their home; are returning from elopement; otherwise experience a loss in placement. Staff are currently providing these services in Beaumont, CA.
Seneca Family of Agencies is committed to providing traditionally marginalized communities a network of outstanding mental health, community based, and educational services. We are committed to building a diverse staff and strongly encourages people of color to apply. Our programs are deeply engaged in conversations and trainings on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in order to bring equity and justice to the youth and families we serve.


  • Assist clinician in intake process and create a welcoming environment for the youth
  • Work in coordination with parents and social workers as treatment team members
  • Work in coordination with parents and social workers as treatment team members
  • Participate in weekly supervision with the Program Supervisor
  • Maintain accurate documentation and paperwork including, but not limited to, daily mental health notes, incident reports, time sheets, petty cash, and mileage
  • Contribute to a positive team culture that centers values of anti-racism and anti-oppression
  • Participate in the review of policies, practices, and data through a lens of anti-racism to ensure equitable outcomes for youth and families and equitable opportunities for staff
  • Provide on-call response as part of a multi-disciplinary team


  • Education/Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree OR
  • Associate’s degree or equivalent + 1 year of applicable experience OR
  • High School Diploma/GED + 2 years of applicable experience
  • Applicable experience can include paid or unpaid experience working with youth or families, working in the social services field, providing intensive crisis support to youth & families, short term residential care, or acute psychiatric setting
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • Own vehicle, California driver’s license and insurance
  • Clearance of TB test, fingerprints and any other mandatory state/federal requirements
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination and booster required
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English


  • Full time; Beaumont, CA
  • Tue – Sat
  • 12PM-6:30PM
  • Flexible schedule with ability to work evenings and weekend days as needed


  • Starting at $20 an hour, actual salary dependent on creditable experience above the minimum qualification
  • Additional compensation upon passing bilingual proficiency exam
  • Comprehensive benefits package:
  • Medical, dental, vision, chiropractic, acupuncture coverage
  • 50% paid premiums for dependents
  • Long-term disability, family leave, and life insurance
  • 403b Retirement Plan
  • Employer-paid Employee Assistance Plan
  • 5 weeks of Paid Time off and 11 Paid Holidays
  • Salary increases each year
  • Abundant promotional opportunities across the agency in California and Washington

Please apply directly through our website by clicking here!