Mental Health Counselor School Based Youth Services


Mental Health Clinician School-Based Youth Program

Penns Grove High School

Monday through Friday


Salary range: $47k-$50k plus full benefits

Provides for the direct care and management of students in a School Based Youth Services Program.


The Mental Health Counselor is responsible for providing individual and group counseling to students and their families. This position will also provide information to, and help maintain connections to already exiting school and community resources. The Mental Health Counselor will work closely with the Nurse Practitioner performing follow up on the students under care and will provide information about STD's, pregnancy, healthy relationships, and arrange for HIV testing and other related services. This position will assist in the facilitation and delivery of services to pregnant and parenting teens. The Mental Health counselor will also collaborate with mentoring programs to deliver additional services to the population of Penns Grove High School. This position will also coordinate academic support services. This is a full time twelve (12) month position. Anticipated daily schedule 7:00 AM-3:30 PM.


  • Master's Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or similar field.
  • Must have experience providing counseling and supervision to adolescents.
  • MSW (preferred), or MS, MA in a related field (e.g., counseling, psychology, etc.).
  • Experience counseling and supervising youth and adolescents.
  • This position requires the ability to develop and implement health related programs and services for adolescents.
  • The ability to manage multiple projects is essential.
  • Schedule flexibility is a must, some weekend and evening hours are required.
  • Candidate must have the ability to work as an individual and as part of a team.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


Company Profile

CFG is a comprehensive healthcare provider that is dedicated to improving quality of life for individuals and families by providing innovative medical and mental health services. Our Health Network includes Center for Family Guidance, CFG Health Systems and CFG Residentials.

Job Category

Behavior/Mental Health