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Mental Health Counselor (Denver metro)

Job Description
Third Way Center
Organization Type: 
Job Location: 
Denver Metro
Type of Job: 
Job Category: 
Health & Mental Health | Other
Job Description: 

Compensation: $16.25 - $17.25 with Bachelor's degree and full benefits.
Employment type: full-time
Non-profit organization

Schedule: We are residential treatment and thus are open 24/7/365. Schedules include evening and weekend hours.

Come join the team at Third Way Center.  Did you know that if you are employed by a not-for-profit organization you may be able to receive student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program?

Third Way Center is offering a hiring bonus for this position. We are currently offering a hiring bonus of $250.00 to be paid 60 days of full time employment and another $250.00 after 6 months of full time employment.

Third Way Center is seeking full time mental health counselors to work as members of a multidisciplinary treatment team at one of our residential facilities working with high risk youth ages 13-20. We are looking for a creative and dynamic set of people who like to be challenged and seek to learn and better themselves professionally and personally. Our mission is to provide a continuum of services in a home-like environment where at-risk youth can work through their traumas, learn to take responsibility for their actions and lives to become productive members of society.

Our MHC's are active members of the treatment team that carry out our programmatic goals as well as work with the youth on their own treatment goals. 

Areas of Responsibility
  • Milieu management including counseling and crisis intervention when needed.
  • Knowledge of the histories and plans for all youth in order to give individualized care.
  • Teaching different skills based on their current abilities in order to enhance their opportunity for normalization and self determination.
  • Ability to work as a team and take direction utilizing resident's treatment plans is a must
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in social work or related field
  • Can substitute two years of experience for educational requirements
  • The candidate must also possess a current valid Colorado driver's license, have a clean driving (no DUI/DWAI in the last five years) and criminal record, be at least 22 years of age and have the ability to obtain QMAP, and CPR/First Aid certification
  • Additionally, the candidate must pass an extensive background and DMV check as well as the Diana Screen. We follow Federal Drug Screening laws.

We have a generous vacation package where you accrue two weeks of vacation and six days of personal time a year and you receive an additional paid week off at your second year and fourth year anniversaries. This position comes with full benefits including medical, health, dental, vision, flex, accident, and disability options. As your employer we pay 72.5% of your premiums for health and dental for the first five year, that increases to 90% after your fifth anniversary. We also want to invest in your growth professionally as well as your health and offer a staff gym that you can use at your leisure that has a locker room and shower!

How To Apply

Interested candidates please  apply through our website.


Third Way Center, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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