Methodist Home for Children, headquartered in Raleigh, is a 501(c)(3) that works to ensure safe, nurturing homes for children while working to eradicate the social and family problems that lead to abuse, neglect, family disruption and abandonment. We provide community-based services for children and families throughout North Carolina. We partner with public agencies to serve children in crisis and we raise private funds to ensure that we can deliver the best in evidence-based services.
FIRST THINGS FIRST… WHAT IS A MULTIPURPOSE HOME?
Multipurpose homes are residential facilities for youth. Residency in our multipurpose homes has been proven to interrupt lifetime criminal behavior for Level II repeat juvenile offenders. MHC staff live and work in each home, serving 10 judicial districts, and implement a model of care that teaches teens to change problem behaviors and attitudes, expand their skills and recover from setbacks and mistakes.
WHAT DO RESIDENT COUNSELORS DO?
The primary responsibility of the Resident Counselor is to provide program services to intervene with adolescents being served in a residential group home. The position’s job responsibilities include implementing direct treatment services through use of the agency’s model of care, providing residential care services, and working with adolescents, families, volunteers, and community representatives in the youth home and community settings.
ARE YOU QUALIFIED?
- Must be twenty-one (21) years of age;
- Minimum of a High School Diploma and experience working with client population.
- Must maintain a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends, holidays, and extended periods of time.