Virginia State Government Administrative Counselor in Portsmouth, Virginia

Position Information

Job Description

FT position available with Challenge Outreach, an alternative to juvenile detention which monitors and counsels families of delinquent youth in their home. The position’s primary duties will be administrative, with counseling duties on an as-needed basis. Administrative duties include developing and preparing a variety of documents, correspondence and court reports. Proficiency and accuracy in Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint are required. Must be able to provide excellent customer service and maintain confidential information. Time management skills (organization, prioritizing, and flexibility) are a must. Must be able to multi-task and work as part of a team, yet be assertive and work in a fast-paced environment. Must have the ability to professionally interact with staff and phone contacts; perform data entry and maintain records and files. Counseling duties include counseling of families in the home. Travel in own vehicle and flexible schedules necessary. Work involves meeting with assigned youths and their families in their home; providing assistance; modeling behaviors; reinforcing positive actions. Prepares records of client visits, progress, and case notes; responds to emergencies and crisis interventions as needed; and establishes working relationships with families, court personnel, referral agencies, and other service providers. Mileage reimbursed.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma/GED, 3 years clerical experience and 1 year human services experience required.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Online application is not available. Please access the TYSC website and follow the application instructions exactly. A current driving record must be attached to the application.

Working Title: Administrative Counselor

Role Title: Non-Classified

Job Open Date: 04/17/2018

Job Close Date: 05/01/2018

Open Until Filled: No

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: $31,000

Agency: Tidewater Youth Services Commission (TYSC)

Agency Website: Click Here for Agency Website

Location: Portsmouth - 740

Position Number: 00001

Job Posting Number: 1036850

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Full-Time (Salaried)

Job Type Detail: Full-Time Salaried - Non-Faculty- FTS-1

Pay Band: UG