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Estimated Pay $15 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Galax, Virginia

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Salary: $20 per billing service unit

Strategic Therapy Associates is seeking a Family Coach to work with at-risk youth and families. Family Coaches help youth and their families engage in community activities, develop a greater capacity for emotional expression, and engage in positive social interactions. Family Coaches work with children to help minimize the behaviors that are placing them at risk, including providing psycho-social education, teaching coping techniques, crisis de-escalation, anger management, role modeling, and encouraging positive behavior. Family Coaches must hold a valid Driver's License, have their own vehicle, and have a satisfactory driving record.  Family coaches must be available to work afternoon and evening hours. 

**Preference is given to those candidates currently enrolled in or who have completed a Bachelor's degree in the human services field (Social work, Psychology, Counseling etc.)**


  • Flexible Schedule (as it relates to client availability)
  • Lucrative Earning Opportunities Including Regular Bonuses
  • *$1,500.00 Signing Bonus for Full-Time Hires
  • On-going Training and Learning Opportunities
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • Medical Insurance (company pays 75% of employee premium)  
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment, & Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance Benefit Options
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Universal Leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • 401K Retirement Plan With Company Match
  • Tuition Discounts With Partnering Universities
  • Free CEUs Through Partnering Universities

Position Responsibilities: 

  • Provide one-on-one life-skills training, coaching, and support to clients helping them build awareness
  • Explain societal norms, rules, and options and aid in exploring options
  • Motivate clients while encouraging, guiding, and steering them toward positive changes
  • Set a positive example for the client
  • Engage with clients in a positive, professional, and respectful manner during the duration of the session
  • Complete all documentation related to client progress daily, accurately, on time, and according to all standards and requirements
  • Strong team player with the ability to correspond with other team members to give updates on client's progress 
  • Provide safe transportation of clients to-and-from programs or community outings 
  • Maintain clean and operable vehicles
  • Be flexible, open-minded and willing, and able to adjust to last-minute changes

Required Education and Qualification:

  • Prefer candidates currently enrolled in or who have completed a Bachelor's degree program in the human services field (Social work, Psychology, Counseling, ect.) 
  • Must have valid Driver's License, own vehicle, good driving record & willingness to transport youth within the community
  • Ability to pass a background check and TB screen
  • Preferably some experience working with at-risk children and/or adolescents
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to engage difficult clients
  • Ability to restrain escalated clients as needed (training provided)
  • Self-starter with good organizational and time management skills
  • Team player

* Certain conditions apply