Residential Youth Counselor

Come join our growing residential program at Park Place Gorham!

Connections for Kids is one of Maine’s leading mental health agencies and for 26 years has been making a difference in the lives of children and families.

Do you want to make a meaningful impact on a child’s life?

We’re seeking experienced Residential Youth Counselors to join our team at our residential program in Gorham, ME!

Current Open Shifts:

  • Back shift: Wed 11-9pm, Thurs/Fri 2:30pm-11pm, Sat 7/8am-10/11pm
  • Full Time 3rd Shift- Awake Overnight

Park Place Gorham is a small, therapeutic residential group home for boys ages 7-13. Our Residential Youth Counselors provide daily structure and care for the children and work to provide support, behavioral management skills, crisis intervention and a constructive environment to help them fulfill their potential and set them on a path for success.

If you …

  • Have a completed High School Diploma
  • Have 1-2 years of experience working with children in the mental health field (residential program experience preferred)
  • Are experienced in crisis intervention,
  • Are CRMA certified (preferred but will train)
  • Hold a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and proof of auto insurance,
  • Have a compassionate, positive attitude and strong work ethic,

… then you’re our ideal candidate!

We offer a competitive starting pay rate and our top tier benefits package includes:

  • $2,000 SIGN ON BONUS!
  • $16.50-$21.00 per hour based on experience and qualifications,
  • Health, dental and vision insurance,
  • Paid sick time,
  • Company issued Chromebook,
  • Discounts to area businesses such as an 18% discount to Verizon,
  • 403b Retirement plan with matched contributions after a year of employment,
  • Tuition reimbursement,
  • Participation in the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program,
  • Overtime available,
  • Beautifully remodeled building,
  • Paid training for Residential Youth Worker Certification, Safety Care, and First Aid/CPR!

If you’d like to be part of our amazing residential team, submit your cover letter and resume today!

Location: This position is located in Gorham, ME

COVID-19 considerations: All staff and residents are required to wear face coverings, socially distance and wash hands frequently. The residential building is sanitized on a regular schedule.

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