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.

Questions

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.

 

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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!

Title One Teacher

The Title One Teacher will work in PRTF and Day Treatment classrooms to develop and implement curricula in reading and/or math designed in accordance with the NC Standard Course of Study and Eliada’s treatment/behavioral models, in order to help students learn subject matter and strengthen skills that will contribute to their academic and social development. A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university and valid teaching certification as specified by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is required. A minimum of two years teaching experience or direct residential experience with the target population is preferred. Work hours may include after hours, or weekend availability for trainings, IEP meetings. Click here to view the Title One Teacher job description.

Cottage Supervisor

The Cottage Supervisor(CS) provides overall management and supervision of their assigned residential treatment facilities. The CS works closely with the whole treatment team to ensure appropriate services are delivered to the students within the assigned program. This is an opportunity to challenge yourself to step into a leadership role. The CS manages direct care staff, scheduling, documentation, and overall cottage safety. A Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services field from an accredited college or university is required. Previous supervisory experience is preferred. A minimum of two years of experience working with the target population is preferred. Click here to view the Cottage Supervisor job description.

Residential Scheduler

The Residential Scheduler is responsible for coordinating staffing coverage for the Residential Treatment programs. This includes ensuring appropriate staff ratio across campus during assigned days of coverage as well as prepping for the following day; communicating with other members of residential leadership regarding coverage, staffing for the next day, and nuances in the schedule; and providing on-call coverage regularly and as needed. The Residential Scheduler will provide administrative support to the residential leadership team by creating weekly team meeting coverage schedules and implementing the new KRONOS system for scheduling. Must possess a High School Diploma or GED. Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft programs, be willing to lead KRONOS implementation, spreadsheet, and database software and be able to operate basic office equipment. Prefer at least one year experience in clerical service. Must have telephone and internet access while on-call. Must be able to work onsite and on-call shifts. Click here to view the Residential Scheduler 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.

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. Click here to view the Lead Residential Counselor job description.

Licensed Clinician

Eliada is seeking a Licensed Clinician with the desire to Help Children Succeed! Challenge yourself in the unique setting of a stand-alone PRTF/Group Home facility working with young adults struggling with behavioral and emotional challenges. The Licensed Clinician will work with students ages 12-17 in our residential treatment facilities (PRTF and Level III Group Homes). The Clinician provides treatment services which will include some individual and family therapy, group therapy, clinical assessments for adolescents and children, and program specific instruction, implementation, and focus. A Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling with current clinician licensure, or provisional licensure, in NC is required. A minimum of 3 years of experience in therapy and mental health services with children and adolescents preferred. Experience with play therapy or creative therapy methods, Trauma Focused CBT, equine therapy, DBT, or other evidence based models strongly preferred. Click here to view the Licensed Clinician job description.

Day Treatment

Eliada’s Day Treatment Program serves high-risk 6-17 year old students with a history of emotional and/or behavioral problems. On any given day, Day Treatment employees utilize de-escalation techniques and teach students ways to manage their emotions, develop confidence and self-esteem, practice building positive relationships, learn to take responsibility for choices and actions, and learn appropriate classroom etiquette. Check out our openings below!

Qualified Professional Treatment Specialist

The Qualified Professional Treatment Specialist (QP) works within the day treatment classroom providing behavioral support to the students for which they are case responsible. The QP is case responsible for up to 6 students. The QP works with the teacher and other staff in the classroom to work with the assigned students. The QP is responsible for case management services in addition to documentation of service provision each day. A Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field from an accredited college or university is preferred; non-Human Services degree will be considered with additional experience. Must meet the requirements and standards for Qualified Mental Health Professional- including 2-4 years of experience working with youth or adolescents in a mental health environment. Click here to view the QP Treatment Specialist job description.

Child Development

Eliada provides a caring environment where children meet developmental milestones and acquire a love of learning that lasts a lifetime. Eliada offers preschool, pre-kindergarten, after school, and summer camp services to children in our community. Do you have what it takes to work in Eliada’s Five-Star Child Development Program? Check out our openings below!

Lead Preschool Teacher

The Lead Teacher assumes a primary role in the classroom designing and implementing activity plans, record keeping, care and supervision of children, communicating with parents and staff, and delegating appropriate responsibilities to the teacher assistant. Become a part of the incredible team focused environment at Eliada and make a difference in the lives of North Carolina’s youth! The Lead Preschool Teacher must possess an associate’s degree or bachelor’s degree and have at least one year experience working in a preschool classroom at a licensed center. Click here to view the Lead Preschool Teacher job description.

NC Pre-K Teacher

The NC Pre-K Teacher assists the Lead NC Pre-K Teacher in designing and implementing activity plans, record-keeping, care and supervision of children in classroom, communication with parents and administrative staff, and other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Lead Pre-K Teacher. Must have Bachelor’s Degree in Birth-Kindergarten Education from accredited college or university. No other degree is accepted for this position. Must have Early Childhood Credentials. Click here to view the NC Pre-K Teacher job description.

Teacher Assistant

The Teacher Assistant works with the Lead Teacher and the Teacher in designing and implementing activity plans, record-keeping, care and supervision of children in classroom, communication with parents and administrative staff, and other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Lead Pre-K Teacher. An Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood or related field preferred. Minimum of high school diploma or GED and successful completion of or enrollment in Early Childhood Credential course. 6 months experience working in an early childhood classroom setting in a licensed facility is preferred. Click here to view the Teacher Assistant job description.

After School Group Leader

The Group Leader is responsible for planning and implementing enrichment program activities, homework assistance, snack preparation & distribution, daily clean-up assignments, interacting and communicating with children, parents, volunteers, and community partners as needed. Schedule includes the program hours of 2:00-6:00pm, Monday – Friday during the school year and 7:00-5:30 during the summer, along with weekly site meetings, field trips or special activities on Friday afternoons, quarterly Family Night events, and other events as planned. The Group Leader musts be at least 18 years of age with a High School Diploma or GED. Must have the ability to effectively manage youth and behaviors in a large group setting while facilitating enriching activities. Click here to view the Group Leader job description.

Vocational Services

ESTA Director

The ESTA Director ensures that adequate educational, vocational, and residential services are being provided to prepare the students for independence, academic success and entry into their career pathway of choice. The Director is responsible for recruiting program participants, and providing case management, delivering workforce training, and facilitating life skills programming for hard-to-reach youth ages 16 and up. A Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field from an accredited college or university is preferred with four years of experience working with older adolescents or a Master’s Degree in a human services field with two years of experience working with older adolescents. Previous supervisory experience is preferred. The ability to work nights and weekends is required on an as-needed basis. Click here to view the ESTA Director job description.

Support Services

Eliada has a variety of support positions that have an impact on the children we serve without being direct care. These positions include anything from administration to food service and maintenance. Each position has an indirect impact on each child’s success while at Eliada. These positions are often part of a small team of dedicated employees that strive to do what they can to achieve the organizational mission of Helping Children Succeed. Check out our openings below!

Child Nutrition Manager

The Child Nutrition Manager is responsible for the oversight of the child nutrition program for Eliada Homes. The Child Nutrition Manager will plan nutritious meals for all enrolled students. The Child Nutrition Manager is responsible for ensuring overall sanitation in all food prep and service areas. This is a unique opportunity to get involved in Eliada’s mission of Helping Children Succeed. A minimum of an Associate’s degree in a related field is required however, a Bachelor’s degree is preferred. Must obtain a certification in Serve Safe within 30 days of hire. A minimum of two years kitchen experience is required. Click here to view the Child Nutrition Manager job description.