Current Openings in Residential Life


Explore the benefits and rewards of a career in Residential Life at Green Chimneys.

We’re hiring caring and qualified individuals to join our Residential Life team. Make a difference in the lives of emotionally fragile children while building your career.

We’re currently hiring:

  • Residential Counselor Job Description
    Full-time position with a salary range of $18.35 – $22.84 per hour
  • Senior Residential Counselor Job Description
    Full-time position with a salary of $24.41 per hour
  • Life Skills Coach  Job Description
    Full-time position with a salary of $24.50 per hour

Click on the Job Description links above for more info and to apply online. 

About Residential Life

Residential treatment at Green Chimneys is a multi-faceted therapeutic program for children age 6-21. The program is designed to give every child a chance to succeed academically, socially, and emotionally.

As a member of our Residential Life team, you’ll quickly see this as more than a job. You’ll be a part of a group of individuals helping children to develop essential life skills and experience success in the dorms and beyond.

Join a dynamic organization and enjoy working on a beautiful campus located in Brewster, New York. This campus is not only home to our residential treatment center, but it also features our special education school and a farm and wildlife center. 

Life experience and compassion go far at Green Chimneys.

Ideal candidates have come from a range of backgrounds.

  • Some of our staff have degrees in psychology, communications, human services, social sciences, or social work.
  • Some staff has transitioned well from other industries including food services, retail, babysitting or child care, parks, and recreation jobs, or coaching.
The role of a Residential Counselor can be just the beginning.

See how you can grow here

A significant role with serious benefits.

Residential Counselors are adaptable individuals who understand the patience, perseverance, and professionalism required in working with fragile children. In collaboration with fellow staff, you’ll help children establish routines within the dorms as well as assist them during recreational and off-campus activities. Shifts can be anywhere within the 2pm-12am timeframe and include weekends.

Apply for a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package including:
  • Health insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan reimbursement

Review our list of employee benefits

Apply Online

Get ahead of other applicants: interview online right now!

Introduce yourself via video today and initiate the interviewing process with our recruiters, at your convenience. This is not a live, real-time interview. Instead, you’ll answer five questions on a video system called SparkHire. Don’t worry, you can rerecord your answers as many times as you like.

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