Colorado Nonprofit Association

Residential Counselor, Youth Residential Recovery


At Jefferson Center, it is our policy and our mission to be inclusive and mindful of the diversity of everyone who comes through our doors. We are passionate about building a community where mental health matters and equitable care is accessible to all races, ethnicities, abilities, socioeconomic statuses, ages, sexual orientations, gender expressions, religions, cultures, and languages.

The Residential Counselor at Youth Residential Recovery provides milieu management, psychoeducation groups and ensures safety of youth, (between 13 through 18.5 years of age), in a substance use residential and inpatient program.

There are several openings for this position with the following schedules being offered:

Essential Duties:

Other Duties (Productivity Performance Measures, Professional Growth/Development, Relationships/Communication):

Note:  Employees are held accountable for all duties of this job.  This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:

Salary Grade 49 – High School/GED Counselor $36,400 to $46,300* ($17.50/hr – $22.26/hr)(Additional 10% salary differential provided for SUD Services)

Salary Grade 50- Bachelor’s Degree $39,100 to $49,800* (18.80/hr – $23.94/hr)(Additional 10% salary differential provided for SUD Services)

Additional Salary Information*:


Youth Residential Recovery Bonus (Grade 49/50)

$1,500 1 month anniversary

$1,500 6 month anniversary

$2,000 1 year anniversary

($5,000 Total)

Additional Bonus Information*:


We will accept applications on an ongoing basis.