Counselor

Do you have a passion for making a real difference in the lives of people living with mental health challenges and disabilities? At Easterseals PORT Health (ESPH), we’re seeking a compassionate and dedicated part-time Counselor to join our team at Stepping Stone Manor in Wilmington, NC. As a valued member of our collaborative and supportive team, you will work together to transform the lives of individuals by providing a comprehensive range of services that treat the whole person and empower patients to find their way forward.

What You’ll Do 

As a Counselor on the team you will be responsible for providing and maintaining a therapeutic and safe group environment and attending to the welfare and basic needs of clients. The counselor provides informal counseling that involve behavioral techniques, reality therapy, supportive encouragement and socialization skills for the clients. You will also participate with the client in NA/AA meetings, adventure, social and educational outings an provide transportation to appointments. 

How You’ll Benefit  

Being part of our team means we value and encourage your personal growth and development. You’ll earn a competitive salary starting at $15/hour plus enjoy a flexible part time schedule on the 2nd shift.  We also offer competitive benefits for benefits-eligible positions.

Our benefits for part-time positions include:

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program and Legal services, as needed
  • Lots of Merchant Discounts to improve your purchasing power!
  • We provide all work tools
  • We are a Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) qualifier

What We’re Looking For 

To join our team as the Counselor you must be able to facilitate group meetings, help clients move toward successful completion of treatment requirements and communicate with community agencies on their behalf for referrals. We also require:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Maintain valid state appropriate driver’s license and auto insurance for personal and agency vehicles utilized for work

If you are a kind, caring person looking to make a significant impact, we invite you to apply for this position and join our mission of enhancing lives and our community. Apply now via our website: www.eastersealsucp.com OR by sending your resume to recruiter@eastersealsucp.com

About Easterseals PORT Health

Easterseals PORT Health is a trustworthy, compassionate partner providing exceptional disability, behavioral health and addiction treatment services to help our neighbors live their best lives. Our diverse and inclusive 2,600-member team provides meaningful support to 40,200 kids, adults and families in 11,000 home, facility and community locations across North Carolina and Virginia.

Our working environment supports employee and client health with a ‘no tobacco’ use policy (tobacco free and smoke free) in all offices, client facilities, properties, and agency vehicles.

We believe that by leveraging the unique strengths and perspectives of our workforce, we can advance our just cause, while building a healthy, sustainable organization. That’s why we listen, seek to understand & act to make ESPH an Inclusive, Diverse, Equitable, Authentic & Learning (IDEAL) organization.

Applicants of all abilities are encouraged to apply!