Residential Youth Counselor

Residential Youth Counselor

Gorham, Maine


Age Level:

Start Date:
Currently Open

High School Diploma

Medical, Dental, Vision, Matching Retirement, Life Insurance

Starting at $16.50 per hour. – $500 sign on bonus.


Come join our brand new residential program at Park Place Gorham!

Connections for Kids is one of Maine’s leading mental health agencies. Our tight-knit group of talented individuals are united by a common path to purpose and committed to making a difference in the lives of children and families.

Are your weekends free?

Are you looking for a second job or to supplement your income?

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 brand new residential program!

  • First, 2nd and 3rd shift openings!
  • Full Time awake overnight shifts.

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:

  • Company issued Chromebook,
  • Paid time off,
  • Full medical and insurance benefits for full time positions,
  • Discounts to area businesses such as an 18% discount to Verizon,
  • 403b Retirement plan,
  • Flexible schedule,
  • 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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