Residential Counselor- Up To $7500 Sign On Bonus Evenings
The Home for Little Wanderers

Plymouth, Massachusetts

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This position is eligible for an up to $7,500 sign-on bonus and for relocation assistance!

The Home for Little Wanderers, Southeast Campus, located in Plymouth, MA on a beautiful 53-acre property, is currently looking for Full-time Residential Counselors to make a difference in the lives of youth who have experienced trauma and/or who have significant emotional and behavioral challenges in a residential setting.

How You Will Be Making a Difference

When you join The Home for Little Wanderers/Wediko, you join a team of professionals dedicated to creating better, brighter futures for kids.

For over 200 years, The Home for Little Wanderers has helped build stable lives and hopeful tomorrows for vulnerable children and their families. Our 25+ community-based and residential programs serve thousands of at-riskyouthsfrom birth to age 26. Many of these children have experienced abuse, neglect,trauma,or a disrupted family life. As the oldest child welfare agency in America, we provide them with safe surroundings, permanent lovingrelationships,and a secure path toward a better, brighter future.

Our campus offers a unique recovery environment for youth, providing them with a respite from the challenging circumstances that have brought them into care, in a heavily wooded facility with a lake, walking trails, fields, a Project Adventure ropes course, and full gymnasium, utilizing evidence-based and trauma informed practices. New employees receive training in behavior support, crisis management, trauma informed care, and best practices in social services.

We do this through a focus on positive and healthy relationships, including a core belief that youth need to feel cared for in order to make progress. Staff learn to work in groups and run activities designed to enhance youth healthy growth and development. We encourage our staff to come up with new ideas for activities and routines and focus on a child-centered, team approach to care.


  • 1 year prior experience working with youth
  • HS diploma or equivalency,Bachelor's degree preferred
  • A passion for making a positive impact on the lives of kids

What The Home Can Offer You
  • In addition to the chance to make a lasting impact on the lives of countless youth, The Home for Little Wanderers offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including:
  • Extensive training to new staff
  • Generous time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Health and Dental Insurance available upon hire
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer match
  • Long-term Disability and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • And more!

Valuing Diversity

We are committed to excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion, while simultaneously creating a culture that supports those values. We believe the differences we bring enhance our ability to provide exceptional service and care to diverse children, families, and communities. Moreover, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging align with our values and our mission to help vulnerable children and their families build permanent, positive change.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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