Employment Opportunities


Eliada Benefits

We offer an impressive benefits package, competitive wages, and opportunities for growth.  Benefits for full-time employees include an excellent health insurance coverage, life insurance, 403B retirement plan with a company match, bereavement leave, and generous paid vacation and sick leave. 

Eliada’s Employee Assistance Program offers 5 sessions of free counseling for Eliada employees and/or any member of their immediate household, plus a wealth of resources on personal, family, and work issues.

Mission Driven Employment

Eliada values personal wellness. All employees have 24/7 access to a gym and recreation center with weights, treadmills, foosball and pool tables, and a rock climbing wall. Miles of trails crisscross our campus and are great for hiking, walking, or biking.

Our employees have the opportunity to make an incredible difference in the lives of young people!  Individuals who are mission driven and share our values will be a strong match for Eliada.


For questions regarding employment, please send inquiries to Maggie Brown at recruiter@eliada.org. Please note that incomplete or incorrect applications will not be reviewed. Additionally, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of applications.

Eliada does a complete and thorough background check on each employee. If there is anything that may show up on the background check, please note it. It does not necessarily preclude employment. However, failure to disclose may result in automatic exclusion or dismissal.


To apply for any positions listed, please click here.


Residential Mental Health Treatment

Are you interested in a unique challenge working with children in need of mental health and behavioral intervention? Eliada operates several residential mental health treatment facilities that teach children ages 12-17 anger management skills, coping skills, and social skills to help them become functional members of society. This is a challenging field where staff are responsible for providing direct supervision, setting and maintaining firm expectations, performing behavioral intervention, and utilizing de-escalation techniques on a daily basis. As a 24 hour treatment facility, the residential program is staffed around the clock. Check out our openings below!

Lead Residential Counselor

The Lead Residential Counselor (LRC) works directly with Residential Counselors on shift to supervise and monitor students in assigned program. The LRC provides supervision and leadership to the shift team while working in ratio by providing feedback to Residential Counselors and managing any crisis in the cottage as it arises. This is an excellent opportunity to step into a leadership role in a challenging environment. The LRC must be at least 21 years of age. A bachelor’s degree in a Human Services field from an accredited college or university preferred. QP status is preferred. Previous experience working in a similar setting with a similar population is preferred.

Licensed Clinician

We are looking to hire a Licensed Clinician who wants to be a part of the Eliada family. This is a unique setting as a standalone Residential Treatment/group care facility. As a Clinician at Eliada, you will work with young adults, 12-17 years old, struggling with behavioral and emotional challenges, but who have endless potential. As a Clinician, you will provide individual and family therapy, group therapy, and clinical assessments. You will be part of a strong team of professionals who all work together to create treatment and transition plans for youth living at Eliada. We require a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling with current clinician licensure, or provisional licensure, in NC. We also prefer you to have a minimum of 3 years of experience in therapy and mental health services with children and adolescents. Click here to view the Licensed Clinician job description.

Residential Counselor

The Residential Counselor (RC) works a second shift schedule in the residential mental health treatment program. The RC is responsible for providing a safe and therapeutic environment while teaching anger management, social, and coping skills to the student population. The RC is responsible for monitoring the behaviors of the students. This position offers an outlet for creativity with activities and allows staff to bring their strengths and interests to the students in their care. Applicants must be at least 21 and possess a high school diploma or GED. A degree in Human Services and/or previous relatable work experience is a plus! Click here to view the Residential Counselor job description.

Night Residential Counselor

The Night Residential Counselor (NRC) works a third shift schedule in the residential mental Health treatment program. The NRC is responsible for providing a safe and therapeutic environment for the students overnight. Nighttime is often a very challenging time for children who have struggled with feeling safe. This position offers the opportunity to reframe those negative feelings by providing a safe environment and being a supportive presence to get the students day started off right! The NRC is responsible for supervising and monitoring the behaviors of the students. Applicants must be at least 21 and possess a high school diploma or GED. Click here to view the Night Residential Counselor job description.

PRN Residential Counselor

PRN (which essentially means “as needed”) Residential Counselors are able to work in both the residential mental Health treatment program and the Day Treatment program as shifts become available. All PRNs have the option to move into full-time positions within the organization as they become available. This is an excellent opportunity for college students or recent graduates with an interest in mental health, social work, education, counseling, psychology and related fields to gain valuable experience and training in the area of their academic pursuits. PRN Staff have the flexibility to work between 8-40 hours per week, and maintain a flexible schedule. Applicants must be at least 21 and possess a high school diploma or GED. Click here to view the PRN Residential Counselor job description and click here to view the PRN Night Residential Counselor job description.

RISE Intern

The RISE Internship program is a 13 month-long placement that provides recent college graduates the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the mental health field. RISE interns work as direct care staff in our residential mental Health treatment program. Throughout their time at Eliada, our interns become familiar with how to work and interact with children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with a variety of mental illnesses. This is a unique chance to acquire job-ready skills and credentials that will put you ahead of the competition. Many of our former RISE interns have gained admission into top graduate programs after completing the internship. Applicants must be at least 21 and have recently earned a Bachelor’s Degree at an accredited college or university. You can learn more about this program by visiting: /employment/rise.

Case Manager

As the Case Manager, you will act as an advocate for assigned students by coordinating on and off campus services to assist in the implementation of the treatment plan. You will be responsible for the development and implementation of a comprehensive person centered plan (PCP) for each assigned student. You will facilitate monthly Child and Family Team (CFT) meetings for each student. As the Case Manager, you will be responsible for the oversight of each assigned student’s treatment including Medicaid documentation, admission, and discharge. To qualify, you must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field is required and at least two years of clinically supervised experience in mental health services. You must meet the Qualified Mental Health Professional requirements. Click here to view the Case Manager job description.