Current Openings in Residential Life

Dorm life provides 24/7 support for children with special needs

Build a Career in Helping Children

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


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.

We’re currently hiring:

  • Residential Counselor
  • Senior Residential Counselor

Current Openings

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 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.

This role is a full-time position with a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Health insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan reimbursement

Review our list of employee benefits