Behavioral Health Counselor (Part-time and/or Overnight)

Community Hope, Inc. Lyons, NJ $15.00 per hour
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Do you want to work in a friendly, professional and supportive organization? Do you have a desire to serve those who bravely served our country? If so, COME JOIN OUR TEAM!


Community Hope is looking for part-time & per-diem Behavioral Health Counselors for our Hope for Veterans Program.


To ensure the safety of people we serve and our workforce, we require employee’s proof of COVID-19 vaccination.  Unvaccinated employees must participate in COVID-19 testing at minimum one to two times per week in accordance with State and Federal regulations.

Available Shifts:

  • Overnight Saturday & Sunday: 11pm-7am
  • Saturday & Sunday: 3pm-11pm
  • Per-diem (to cover shifts as needed)

Responsibilities:

  • Provides supportive counseling for veterans in need of crisis intervention and emergency services.
  • Monitors veterans in housekeeping maintenance and upkeep of the residence.
  • Provides transportation in agency vehicle, as required.
  • Participates as a team member in the maintenance and care of the facility and ensures safety of the veterans in the program.
  • Assists in the administration of drug and alcohol screenings.
  • Documents service delivery and maintains accurate and timely clinical documentation.
  • Submits maintenance work orders to the house manager/administrative assistant.
  • Executes all emergency procedures such as medical emergencies, crisis intervention, fire and/or smoke, police emergency, AED/ First Aid, etc. as per the Agency’s Policy and Procedure Manual.
  • Documents any and all pertinent information in and reviews the Communication Log Book, Resident Sign-In Log, Medication Sign-In Log, Pass Authorization Log, and reporting any violations to the Program Coordinator.
  • Functions as a team member: covering shifts, communicating all relevant information to other team members, covering co-workers duties as needed.
  • Conducts regular checks to ensure the safety and whereabouts of all veterans in the residence.

 Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mental Health or a related discipline; OR Licensed R.N.; OR two years of college plus two years of related work or life experience, OR licensed as a Practical Nurse (LPN) plus two years of related mental health experience; OR a High School diploma and four years of related mental health experience.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, with a good driving record.
  • 1-year experience is preferred

 VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Request Priority Protected Veteran Referral. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled Contact.

~We encourage people of all backgrounds and identities to apply including Native American, people of color, women, LGBTQ+, people of all abilities, veterans and veteran spouses.~ 


Community Hope, Inc. is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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