South Windsor, Youth Mental Health Counselor


South Windsor Youth and Family Services is hiring!

We are currently looking to hire a Youth Mental Health Counselor through the ARPA funds. This is ideal for someone that already works full/part time but has some flexibility for additional hours.

We do most of the sessions in the schools so day time hours are needed but flexible on days. Open to evening and weekend hours as well.

$50/HR | 8 - 12 hrs./wk. Varied schedule. 


This is professional human service counselor position involved in providing short-term counseling, case management and other support services for youth and families through the Youth and Family Services Division of the Human Services Department.

An essential part of the duties of this position is assisting in developing a flexible and anticipatory organization that will provide cost-effective and customer-friendly delivery of quality services to the community. This includes developing new ways to deliver both the short and long-term needs of South Windsor residents consistent with the Town’s goals and objectives.

Work is supervised by Clinical Coordinator and the Division Director. Work is reviewed regularly for overall program effectiveness and efficiency.

This position is grant funded/time limited through 2024.


  1. Assumes responsibilities to provide direct services including crisis and short-term counseling, information and referral and program support to designated client group consistent with the Town’s goals of establishing and maintaining quality community services through cost-effective, customer-friendly service delivery.
  2. Conducts crisis intervention and/or short-term counseling sessions with clients and/or their families and makes referrals to state and community service agencies, as appropriate; maintains accurate case records and related files.
  3. Accesses clients through office visits, schools and outreach
  4. Responsible for case management and maintenance; compiles ongoing narratives for case records.
  5. Assist with local Juvenile Review Board cases
  6. Networks with schools, police, courts and other agencies to ensure good case management
  7. Facilitates support groups as needed
  8. Assists in the development, implementation and facilitation of Youth and Family Services programs as needed; assists with other human service functions as needed
  9. Prepares narrative and statistical reports as needed.

Master’s Degree in Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy or Social Work required. Two years of experience in providing counseling and other supportive services to youth and families.

Considerable knowledge of youth/human services delivery systems and the human behavior of diverse groups.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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