Residential Counselor Job Description

A residential counselor is a person assigned to supervise the whereabouts of a youth who is confined in a residential facility or court-monitored placement.

Often, these counselors are employees of the facility.

A residential counselor may supervise youth placement in group homes or foster care placements.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for Residential Counselor to help our residents with their daily activities and to provide support and guidance.

Residential Counselor Duties:

  • Assist clients with their home purchase or sale process, from finding properties to closing, by being knowledgeable about the area
  • Work with real estate agents, lenders, and other professional representatives
  • Keep abreast of local market conditions
  • Help clients determine an appropriate sales price for their home
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with clients

Residential Counselor Responsibilities:

  • Communicate with homeowners regarding complaints, service issues, and general inquiries
  • Perform preventive maintenance on equipment, tools, and vehicles
  • Research and troubleshoot issues and concerns
  • Provide routine maintenance of company vehicles
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

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Requirements And Skills:

  • M.A. degree in counseling or related field
  • 2+ years working directly with consumers
  • Strong communication skills and innate understanding of human nature
  • Excellent communication skills with residents, families, staff, and clients
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and take

[Company Name] is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We understand that a diverse and inclusive team is key to success and we encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals.