Shelter Counselor

Shelter Counselor ; Emergency Shelter
FT Counselors to work at our crisis shelter for teens in Vienna. EOE.


  • coach and monitor residents
  • conduct individual counseling sessions and life skills workshops
  • provide case management
  • thoroughly document resident files
  • Maintain a safe, secure, and healthy living environment
  • Answer crisis hotline calls
  • Schedule is as follows: Monday 4:00-11:00; Tuesday 3:00 – 11:00pm; Wednesday 8:30am – 5:30pm; Thursday – off; Friday – off; Saturday 3:30-11:30; Sunday 8:30am – 4:30pm.


  • BA in psychology, human services counseling or related field required
  • Prior experience with teens is preferred
  • Ability to speak Spanish is preferred
  • Ideal candidate is a self-starter, high energy, well organized, multi-tasker
  • Must be willing to undergo a background investigation prior to employment and be willing to be certified in CPR, First Aid, Medication Administration and Managing Aggressive Behavior.

Salary: $14/hr

Benefits include: health, dental, long term disability, and life insurance, and paid time off.

How to apply

Send resume and cover letter to:

ATTN: Shelter Counselor;
PO Box 694, Dunn Loring, VA 22027
Fax to (703) 506-8949.

Vienna, Virginia
Alternative House-- the Abused and Homeless Children's Refuge
Shelter Counselor;
Fax to (703) 506-8949

2100 Gallows Road, Vienna, VA, 22182, US