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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

Lt. Governor Northam to Headline Delegate Tyler's Annual Banquet

Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam will be the guest speaker at Delegate Roslyn Tyler's 10th Annual Banquet to be held on September 11, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. at the Golden Leaf Commons in Emporia, VA.

Lt. Gov. Northam grew up on the Eastern Shore before attending VMI where he graduated with distinction and was President of the Honor Court. After then graduating from Eastern Virginia Medical School then served eight years active duty in the US Army, rising to the rank of Major. Upon his return from treating soldiers injured in Dersert Storm, Ralph began practicing pediatric neurology at Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Norfolk. Ralph also serves as Assistant Professor of Neurology at Eastern Virginia Medical School and seventeen years of volunteer sservice as Medical Director for the Edmarc Hospice for Children in Portsmouth.

As a State Senator from 2008-2013, Ralph scored numerous major legislative accomplishments, including the prohibition on smoking in restaurants, protecting young athletes who have sustained concussions, improving the health of the Chesapeake Bay, and shielding our first responders from communicable diseases.

Elected Lieutenant Governor on November 5, 2013, Ralph's top priorities are economic development, strengthening early childhood education, implementing meaningful mental health reform, protecting women’s health care access, and carefully stewarding the Commonwealth’s environmental resources.

Ralph lives in Norfolk with his wife Pam, a long-time Elementary School teacher who currently works for the local conservation organization Lynnhaven River NOW. They have two children: Wes, a neurosurgical resident at the University of North Carolina, and Aubrey, a graduate of the University of Virginia, who works in communications in Hampton Roads.

For more information concerning Delegate Tyler's banquet and attendance to this special event please contact Mary Beth Washington, Legislative Assistant to Delegate Tyler at the office #434-336-1710.

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