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Health and Wellness Counselor
Eagle Rock School
Estes Park, Colorado
Salary: $50,000 - $80,000
Date Posted: 10/11/2021
Job ID: 59449
Position/Title: Health and Wellness Counselor
Employer: Eagle Rock School
Category / Heading #1: Administration  Health & Wellness - Counselor/Educator
Category / Heading #2: Administration  Health & Wellness
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Status: FullTime
Job Description/Responsibilities:
Eagle Rock School and Professional Development Center (Eagle Rock / ERS), is seeking an experienced youth/school counselor to serve as our Health and Wellness Counselor (HWC). The HWC will be both a mental health counselor and a life skills coach. They will act as a student advocate, and will help students gain access to resources to nurture their personal growth. They will provide education and assistance to students and staff regarding mental health issues and will conduct individual and group counseling sessions with students. A key part of the job is living and interacting among students for certain key moments of the week (nights and weekends). Shifts can be long and work schedules are often variable, involving being on call. The position will require excellent emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills, and an unwavering passion to serve and celebrate our students, offering support to overcome barriers and access the resources they need to be healthy and thriving. 

Eagle Rock enrolls 72 students from across the country. We embody social justice and antiracism in our academic and personal growth curriculum, and engage in weekly diversity, equity and inclusion learning groups with staff. We are a commitment to being and celebrating a diverse community of learners and leaders; over 50% of our staff and 2/3 of our student body identify as racial and ethnic minorities, and we intentionally honor our multitude of cultures and experiences. Eagle Rock is eager to consider applications from traditionally underrepresented groups to join our community.

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Minimum Degree: MS
Certification Required: No
Minimum Experience: 3-5 Years

  • Master’s Degree in school counseling, social work, psychology, human services, or related field
  • 4+ years of post-degree clinical experience with adolescents
  • Bilingual preferred, with ability to provide services in English and Spanish
  • Knowledge and experience with: trauma-informed care, somatic leadership, holistic practices, solution-focused interventions, and other theories and practices that are resilience and empowerment-based
  • Knowledge and experience working with mental health, sexual assault/trauma, and substance use issues, with emphasis on adolescents
  • Formal or informal teaching experience preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; effective public speaker and listener
  • Strong organizational, time management and leadership skills
  • Experience working in a residential setting, with knowledge of residential policies and procedures; experience living in a residential community preferred
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