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Career Opportunity

Residential Counselors

(Youth Service Workers)

 

Job#: 2017-10

If you are interested in making a positive impact on the lives of Virginia’s youth, then we want you to become part of our Team!  Rural Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility located in Jarratt, Virginia seeks positive role models to work directly with adolescent boys and girls in a psychiatric residential treatment program.  The Youth Service Worker is responsible for role-modeling healthy behavior, teaching life skills, administering a trauma informed behavioral support program, and leading youth in and participating in social, cultural, and recreational activities.  This position supervises youth in the residential unit and on off-campus activities and appointments.

Must possess the availability to work weekends, evenings, holidays, and nights.  Supreme flexibility required. 

Seeking candidates with Bachelor’s Degrees in Psychology, Sociology or other Human Services field.   Experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

Compensation package includes 401(k) retirement plan & employer sponsored health, dental, vision & life insurance.  JBHS is a Drug Free Workplace.  Successful applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background screening.  EOE.  Positions opened until filled.

E-mail cover letter and resume to:

Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services
Attn: Chris Thompson
Job # 2017-10
E-mail:careers@jacksonfeild.org

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Freeman Community Empowerment Day

The 4th Annual Freeman Community Empowerment Day was held on Saturday, August 19th from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Inspiration Center (formerly Meljo’s), 21391 Governor Harrison Parkway, Freeman, Virginia. WHLQ 105.5 Hot Joy Radio was elated to partner with The Freeman Coalition. WHLQ 105.5 FM’s piece was to provide the community with inspirational music, dance, and new clothing for children K-12. We had some great people assist us with this endeavor.

First, we had performers; Inspired to Dance, Daughters of Zion, The Bowman Family, Minister Naomi Castel, Author Rita Odom Moseley, Mike Alston and more share their gifts of dance and song. We thank them for their awe-inspiring presentations.

Second, we would like to thank Angel’s (Minister Antoinette House donated 200 pieces of clothing), Mayor Harrington, and the staff of WHLQ for donations of new clothing for children from K-12 grades. They went above and beyond what we expected.

Third, we are also grateful to Thompson Hauling, Inc. (flatbed for stage), Joseph Mitchell (25 vacation give-a-way), Ministers Donna Ray and Pate McCoy (financial donation), and Mike Alston for our sound system. And most of all we thank the community for showing up in great numbers. Thanks again to all of you for your support and we look to do it all over again next year.

 

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