Residential Youth Counselor - Albany or Schenectady
Job Details
Albany-Academy Main-NPCS - Albany, NY
Full Time/Part Time/Per Diem

Residential Youth Counselor - Albany, NY or Schenectady, NY

Base rate for this position is $17/hour! 

A valid, clean driver's license is required.


$1,000 Sign on Bonus for Full-time *

$500 Sign on Bonus for Part-time (20 or more hours)*

**will receive first half of sign on bonus after completing 90 days of employment and will receive the second half after completing 6 months of employment**

New hires will need to provide proof of vaccination to successfully complete onboarding for a position in our Residential Treatment Facility.

Looking for a job that gives you more than just a paycheck? As a Residential Youth Counselor with Northern Rivers Family of Services, you’ll get a head start on a rewarding human services career. Residential Youth Counselors are part of a team that provides direct support and teaches life skills in a dormitory or cottage environment to adolescents who struggle with challenges including abuse, neglect, mental health, and behavioral issues.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must be 19 years of age or older as per regulatory requirements
  • Valid and clean (less than 6 points) driver’s license required
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends required


If you’ve got the talent, drive and desire to make a real difference in your community, you need to be a part of Northern Rivers Family of Services. We’re a family of human service agencies united in our passion to help the children, adults, and families of the Capital Region and beyond. 

Our employees receive a generous time off and health care package, tuition reimbursement, loan repayment assistance, free training/CEU opportunities, flexible work schedule, and much more! 

Apply today to become part of our team!

Northern Rivers is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

The Company will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.



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