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Serves as Counselor for the Youth Services Bureau of Monroe County with primary focus on Binkley House Emergency Youth Shelter.  Responsible for providing community-based and short-term intervention counseling for youth and their families, and providing training and group facilitation for youth, parents, volunteers, and community organizations. 

Must be able to serve in an on-call emergency counselor rotation & able to be onsite at YSB within 20 minutes of request. 

Must be able to provide some services on evenings & weekends, or as needed.  Position is full-time 40 hours a week and exempt.

Position will be full-time as of June 1, 2020. Part-time training at an hourly rate commensurate with annual salary offered for training completed in advance.

Master’s degree in counseling or social work required.  Prior experience with at-risk youth preferred. Licensed or license eligible in the state of Indiana.  Prior experience with Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy preferred.  

$47,218 annually plus county benefits, 21.86 Hourly 

April 10, 2020 by 9AM

Residential Coordinators & Residential Specialists

YSB is continually accepting applications for part-time Residential Coordinators & Residential Specialists.

The Binkley House Emergency Youth Shelter is continually looking for part-time staff members who would be able to fill in on an as-needed basis, particularly on overnight shifts from 10:00pm to 6:30am.  Ideal people for this opportunity would find it acceptable to not have a regular set of weekly shifts.  Rather, these staff members would be plugged into the schedule based on their availability as submitted ahead of time.  It would also be ideal for these staff members to be available to occasionally fill in on short notice for staff members who become ill. 

Contact Executive Director Viki Thevenow at 812-349-2506 or for more information.

Residential Specialist Job Description

The role of Residential Specialist is to work with at-risk youth in the Youth Shelter. The Residential Specialist is responsible for implementation of our Behavior Modification System and supervision of residents (aged 8-17) placed in the Youth Shelter. Other duties include: transporting residents to/from school or appointments, light cooking, light cleaning, assisting Residential Coordinator with documentation of residents’ behaviors and assisting with crisis intervention when necessary.

Residential Coordinator Job Description

The role of Residential Coordinator is to work with at-risk youth in the Youth Shelter. The Residential Coordinator is a shift supervisor and supervises residents and other staff members. Duties include: administrative tasks such as conducting intakes for new residents, documenting necessary information in shift reports, administering medication to residents, communicating with schools and youth service agencies, answering telephones, and other tasks. The RC also has a good deal of interaction with the residents in the shelter, and is responsible for implementing the shelter program and daily schedule.


Must be at least 21 years of age. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Must be able to pass a physical examination, TB test, and drug screen. High school diploma or G.E.D. is required. Experience working with troubled/at-risk youth preferred. A Bachelor’s Degree in the social services field is preferred for a full-time position. Must have or be willing to obtain certification in First Aid and CPR and undergo a criminal background check.

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615 S Adams St
Bloomington, IN 47403
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  • Phone: (812) 349-2506
  • Fax: (812) 349-2892
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  • Administration: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Mon-Fri

    Shelter: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

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