Do you love nature? Are you passionate about helping hurting families? If you answered yes to any of the above, then this opportunity is for you!
Discover the difference you can make in the lives of teens in crisis and their families as a Residential Direct Care Counselor at Shepherd’s Hill Academy! Our team works to “do life” with teens ages 12-17 by offering support, mentorship, structure, and encouragement during their time in our program. As a member of our Residential Direct Care team, you will be responsible for the health, safety, and security of residents at all times.
Duties include:

Accompany residents to their daily scheduled activities


Facilitate and/or oversee resident’s activities, including basketball games at our courts, disc golf matches on our disc golf course, and hiking and fishing throughout our 250-acre campus.

Adhere to the resident’s established treatment plans and remain up to date on treatment plan adjustments

Mentor residents to develop important life skills

Accompany students in providing care to animals, such as rabbits, horses, sheep, chickens and ducks, etc.

Facilitate and/or contribute to activities designed for character development

Submit official Field Reports at the end of each shift

Attend, contribute to, and/or facilitate Shift Briefings

Attend applicable Team Training and meetings

Maintain efficient reporting habits and follow SHA’s communication guidelines

Shepherd’s Hill Academy appreciates and values what our employees contribute to our mission. Therefore, advancement opportunities are available.
Hours per week:

Possibility of overtime available

Work Remotely


Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Pay: $12.00 – $14.00 per hour
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Internship
Pay: $12.00 – $14.00 per hour

Flexible schedule


12 hour shift
8 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday
Night shift
Weekend availability

Ability to commute/relocate:

Martin, GA 30557: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


working with children: 1 year (Preferred)


Driver’s License (Required)

Shift availability:

Day Shift (Preferred)
Night Shift (Preferred)
Overnight Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location