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TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineJanuary 15, 2024
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary RangeStarting at $50,000, plus additional compensation for hotline
Phone(434) 296-4118


Teen Counselor – Full Time, 40 Hours per week

Responsible for the following job duties:

  • Provide crisis intervention and counseling services to at-risk youth and their families.
  • Provide services at the office as well as in schools, in the community, and/or through the 24-hour crisis hotline as needed.
  • Assist in the performance of all related activities such as outreach to the community, representation of agency in the community, and program development.

Successful candidates will have:

  • Master’s degree in psychology, counseling, social work, or related area.
  • Minimum two years experience working with youth and families.
  • State license or license eligible in designated field.
  • Knowledge of treatment needs of at-risk teens.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with an interest in promoting mental health connections among low-income, LGBTQ+ youth, and BIPOC communities.


  • Salary: starting at $50,000, plus additional compensation for hotline
  • ReadyKids pays 100% health, dental, and life insurance premiums for employee only plans
  • Voluntary vision and supplemental insurance
  • Generous paid vacation and sick leave; paid holidays
  • Employer-matched retirement plan

Open until filled. ReadyKids is seeking a diverse pool of applicants; all are encouraged to apply. Go to for full position description and application procedures. ReadyKids is a drug-free workplace. EOE/ADA/AA.

ReadyKids is committed to a diverse and equitable workplace. We believe diversity of identity, thought, approach, and experience provide the optimal environment for our growth, learning, and success. We aim to create a safe space where everyone belongs and can contribute to the organization in a way that is authentic and genuine to them.