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Behavioral Youth Counselor Assistant

Youth Villages

This is a Full-time position in Memphis, TN posted February 16, 2021.


The Behavioral Youth Counselor Assistant, also known as Teacher Counselor Assistant:

  • Our Teacher Counselor Assistant positions are located in our residential facilities and group homes.
  • Teach children necessary life skills and provide for their physical daily care.
  • Participates in client transports to various locations
  • Participates in recreation therapy with children.
  • Improves children’s behavior through coping skills and other therapeutic interventions.
  • Conducts group and 1 on 1 counseling sessions
  • Additional Information

    The TCA (Teacher Counselor Assistant ) schedule runs either Sun-Wed or Wed-Sat
    Three weekdays: (M-W or W-F) 1:30pm-10:30pm
    One weekend day: 6:30am-10:30pm

    The supervision and treatment of youth requires prolonged periods of walking and standing and physical agility. May be required to run and climb flights of stairs. Must be able to participate in physical interventions with youth when necessary. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.

    Will be required to complete Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) and CPR training.

    Applicants are required to pass an agility and strength evaluation.

    Applicants must have valid driver license.



    High School Diploma or GED required

    Experience working/volunteering with youth, corrections, or police work preferred

    Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
    Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
    Basic computer knowledge
    Ability to maintain a flexible schedule.

    Experience growth and development through our continuous training, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

    Additional Benefits

    Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
    Retirement Savings Pension Plan
    2 weeks paid vacation
    12 paid sick days per year
    10 paid holidays

    Paid Parental Leave
    Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

    Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

    Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.

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