Residential Counselor

Job Locations US-CO-Fort Collins
Hidden (28125)
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


SummitStone Health Partners has an exciting opportunity for a Residential Counselor to join us and experience a level of caring and a spirit of teamwork that is uncommon in behavioral health today. We provide much-needed services for people at their most vulnerable times, often overlooked and underserved. We know we must support our teams passionately and with dignity to succeed in our purpose. 

We Embrace Diversity

We welcome and actively seek applicants (people) of different backgrounds, identities and experiences. SummitStone is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, honoring each individual's whole-self by embracing differences in race, ethnicity, ability, age, gender, sexual orientatoin, spiritual beliefs, socioeconomic status, language and the inherent intersections of many different identities. We invite everyone to share our journey and are proudly an equal opportunity employer.


  • Location: Garcia House, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Status: FT and PRN


As a Residential Counselor, duties include de-escalation, performing client belonging searches, and providing one on one support with clients. You will operate as an integral component of the client's treatment day; which will hold tremendous therapeutic value to the clients we serve. Additionally, residential counselors will support the clinical team by facilitating groups and offering clinical service to clients. You should be flexible and able to carry out diverse job duties is essential to this role.


All levels of clinical staff at SummitStone Health work within a highly collaborative team environment, that supports ongoing education and learning.  Our team-based model of care provides a safe, inclusive, and healing environment that builds on the capacity for resiliency and recovery in the children, adults, and families we serve.  There are opportunities within our team-based model to attend company-sponsored training programs, complete certifications (such as CAT or CAS) and to learn from seasoned colleagues daily.  You will find an unprecedented level of support, guidance, and opportunities for professional growth in this role. 


We have an impressive range of benefits, programs, and perks that we offer: Based on working 20/hrs. or more per week.

Generous PTO and leave times

  • Flextime Scheduling
  • Bereavement and Medical Leave
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Extended Leave Bank (ELB)
  • Family Leave

Financial benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Travel Reimbursement
  • Cafeteria 125 Plan
  • Loan forgiveness program

Health, Medical, and Wellness Benefits

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability (LTD)
  • Malpractice Insurance

Experiences and Background We Look For

  • Required: Strong/effective verbal and written communication skills. Must have valid driver's license and ability to be commercially insured.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screening for all federally illegal substances, including THC.
  • Preferred: Bilingual/Bicultural. CAS/CACII Certification.

Wage Ranges

Based on a 40 hr. work week, experience and skills


  • Between $15.44/HR and $18.53/HR

Please note that this position is eligible for shift differentials and an additional 20% program differential on top of range listed. 

Join us today. To learn more about SummitStone health, or to apply on our site, visit us at


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