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Are you passionate about helping foster children and families?

Join an ethnically and culturally diverse team of multidisciplinary professionals. Unity Care has a wide-range of rewarding positions serving underserved foster youth and families in Santa Clara, San Mateo, and Placer Counties. As a member of the Unity Care team you will receive competitive benefits, training, and professional development opportunities.

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Unity Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender status, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, or covered veteran’s status, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.

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Residential Counselor

Job Title
Residential Counselor
Position ID
Auburn,  CA 95603
Other Location

About Unity Care

Our mission is to provide quality youth and family programs for the purpose of creating healthier communities through lifelong partnerships.  Headquartered in San Jose, with incredible weather, culture and sports, and the SF Bay and ocean just minutes away.  Unity Care offers a wide range of services benefiting at-risk and foster youth and their families throughout Northern California. Its signature program, established in 1993, focuses on serving the housing needs of youth in foster care and beyond. The organization provides more than two dozen community-based, education and behavioral health programs, transforming the lives of over 6,000 youth and families annually.  We are proud to have one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse workforce in the Bay Area.  We have a friendly, servant-leader culture with significant growth opportunities.


The Residential Treatment Counselor (RTC) provides daily oversight of operations of Unity Care Group’s THP+FC single site. This role is responsible for providing therapeutic interventions to youth residing in the single sites. The RTC partners and collaborates on a team of treatment professionals with the overarching goal of meeting the permanency goals of the youth served in the THP+FC Program.

This is a boys house!!

On Call  & Part time Positions

Hours: 11pm-7am


  • None



  1. Bachelor's Degree or 2+ years of experience working with at-risk youth or adolescent children in a residential setting.
  2. Ability to thoroughly document, and in a timely manner, into Electronic Health Records for program-required documents
  3. Must be a confident  and responsible role model with excellent judgment
  4. Must able to work well independently in high stress environments
  5. Must display a proven dedication to youth through leadership and/or mentoring experience


  1. 60 completed college units from an accredited institution
  2. Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with at-risk youth or adolescent children in a residential setting preferred but not required

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but not limited to):

  1. Monitor residents’ general health and safety; ensures residents are home at curfew and following house rules
  2. Teach residents socially acceptable habits of behavior and appearance and how to behave in public
  3. Demonstrate professional boundaries and appropriate self-disclosure when interacting with residents
  4. Based on training, implement appropriate authority and discipline to set limits for behavior and help each resident practice independent living skills
  5. Participates in the implementation of treatment plans, crisis intervention plans, and safety plans as created by licensed clinicians
  6. Maintain a daily log which monitors each resident’s behavior and/or needs
  7. Implement emergency procedures in the event of crisis situations – both behavioral and environmental.
  8. Keeps record and receipts for expenditure and operates home within daily budget.
  9. Coordinates and supervises educational and recreational programs.
  10. Attend regular staff meeting.
  11. Responsible for daily management of the single site to keep in ordinance with Community Care Licensing requirements
  12. Generates own billings from the delivery of services as appropriate
  13. Manages own documentation and prompt submittal of billing as appropriate
  14. Other duties as assigned