Member School Job Posting – Little Keswick: Residential Counselors and Assistants

Little Keswick School is now accepting applications for the position of Residential Counselors, Assistants, Full, Part-time, Weekend. We seek energetic, engaging applicants who have a passion for helping children experience personal growth. The Residential Program offers students a setting to practice and learn interpersonal and life skills. Students spend their afternoon, evening, and weekend residential hours immersed in structured, planned, and engaging activities led by Counselors. Residential Counselors are integral in the students’ daily living and have strong, supportive relationships. In addition to building relationships, counselors teach Social Thinking© skills, lead group discussions, plan engaging activities, lead off-grounds trips, and use the Mandt® system to support each student to be safe within the group living environment. The ideal applicant is a blended professional who is organized, able to multi-task, and can attend to the details and subtleties of the thoughts, emotions, and behaviors of this student population. Residential staff must be active members of a team and contribute to the overall treatment direction of our students while being able to utilize the guidance and insight of our clinical staff. Experience working with adolescents is required.


  • Being part of a nationally recognized, an award-winning non-profit program serving boys ages 9-18
  • Integrate into a close-knit community built on respect and dignity
  • Hands-on, direct-care experience
  • Comprehensive new staff training & frequent professional developments
  • Private counselor bedroom for full-time employees
  • Opportunities to consult with experienced educators, counselors, and clinicians on a daily basis
  • Full-time, hourly position
  • Partial medical and dental insurance, full medical and dental after 3 years of employment
  • Life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, and 401k
  • 50 hrs. sick leave per year (dependent upon position)
  • Tuition assistance and non-profit college loan forgiveness


  • Minimum high school diploma, Bachelor’s preferred in Human Services. If no B.A./B.S., then some equivalent experience working with children/adolescents required.
  • Experience working in camps, schools, youth groups, or youth leadership preferred
  • Assists in supervising a dorm of 8-12 boys alongside other residential staff
  • Completes daily reports on the growth and deficits of students
  • Follows and supports the LKS program protocols and behavior management system
  • Remains calm and patient while providing strong and supportive interventions
  • Provides energetic, joyful, and engaging care for the students

Please call: 434-295-0457 or email resume to:

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $37,500.00 – $41,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:
The school has policies and procedures to keep all students and staff safe during COVID-19.