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Counselor-Heartland Boys Academy

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Counselor – Heartland Boys Academy


Job Description/Summary: Heartland Boys Academy, a Christian boarding school for at-risk teen boys ages 12-17, is looking for a Master’s Level Counselor who is a mature Christian and has a passion for working with struggling teens and their families.  The Counselor will assist students in gaining insight into their problems, defining goals and planning action. The position requires weekly staff meetings along with individual counseling, groups counseling, and case management services for their students.  This is an excellent opportunity for someone who wants to blend their clinical training with their biblical knowledge in an effort to help teens overcome their trauma.


 Counselor Requirements:

  • Master’s degree (preferred) in Counseling or in a relevant field such as psychology, social work, pastoral counseling, etc. 
  • Must understand the practical application of Biblical principles
  • Previous experience working with youth and families is preferred
  • A background check and pastoral or ministerial leader reference is required.

Necessary skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and high standards of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Strong time management, critical thinking, and documentation skills 
  • Ability to create a comfortable, safe environment for students and parents
  • Understanding of the issues facing teens and applicable intervention strategies 

Why Work Here?

Heartland Boys Academy is located in Nebo, KY in a serene property on a gorgeous lake. This quiet community is surrounded by endless outdoor activities and still within reach of multiple larger cities, Louisville, Lexington, Cincinnati, Indianapolis. 


Heartland Boys Academy desires to bring on staff that adds to their existing positive, high character culture. There is a focus on professional and personal development for staff with strong accountability, care, and respect for staff. This program uses an integrated approach of trauma informed care and spiritual growth for both students and staff. 


Receive competitive pay and benefits including: signing bonus, health insurance, vacation days, sick days, holiday pay, employee referral bonus, length of service bonus.

  • Listing ID: 99973
  • Center Type: Boys (Under 18)
  • Center Name: Teen Challenge Heartland Boys Academy
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