Residential Youth Counselor Reviews

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Q: What is it like working as a Residential Youth Counselor?

May 2019
"The job can be difficult if you do not understand what the old Colony y is looking to accomplish."
Residential Youth Counselor in Boston:
Pros: Trying to change a youth's life.
Cons: The pay rate is not competitive.
September 2019
"The work environment is extremely stressful and taxing on employees mentally, physically, and emotionally. YCs are expected to receive almost the entire load of mistreatment from clients while feeling unheard and not cared for."
Residential Youth Counselor in Torrance:
Pros: Gaining experience in the field I want to work in
Cons: The pay is very low for the verbal and physical abuse we experience all the time
December 2019
"College town wages."
Residential Youth Counselor in Cedar City:
Pros: Small town, short commute
Cons: The wages are very low due to an overabundance of college students; no job security, highly dispensable