Residential Counselor - Part Time

We make a difference- in your community and in your career!

Are you looking for a rewarding and flexible career as a Residential Counselor?


Come work for our Developmental and Cognitive Services Division at Riverside Community Care!


We are looking for upbeat, conscientious and hardworking residential counselors for our site in Cambridge!

Great part time opportunity to obtain human services experience while making a difference in the lives of others! In this rewarding position, you will obtain hands-on experience working with adults to manage both the mental health issues and cognitive effects of a brain injury.

As a Residential Counselor you will work as part of a cohesive team committed to providing support, supervision, and skills training for adults learning to make healthy life decisions. We work to encourage individuals to identify their strengths, develop and practice new skills, and actualize their hopes and dreams. This is a great environment to gain hands-on skills in a fast growing and specialized sector of the mental health and human service field.

Successful candidates for this position will be invigorated by the potential to help consumers served succeed in the next chapter of their life story - while understanding that the road to that success is paved with small victories, frequent set-backs and daily struggles.

CPR, First Aid, and Medication Administration certifications required.

Riverside offers an outstanding staff training program, excellent supervision, competitive salary, benefits package and career advancement opportunities!

Schedule: Sun 3pm-11pm; Mon 7am-11pm (24 hours)

Positions similar to Residential Counselor are: Home Health Aide / HHA, Certified Nursing Assistant / CNA, and Personal Care Attendant / PCA .

Program is very close to the Alewife Station in Cambridge - easily accessible to public transportation!


Required Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and basic computer skills required
  • Valid driver's license required
  • Bilingual in Spanish strongly preferred


Required Experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Previous related experience preferred

Riverside Community Care is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.