Return House Support Staff

Website Washington County Youth Service Bureau/Boys & Girls Club

Return House, a residential reentry program in Barre, serving young men ages 18-22 returning to the community from jail, is seeking Support Staff for all shifts, weekends included. Support Staff provide supervision of activities and guidance to residents, including detailed accounting of resident activities, and strict adherence to program policy and procedures. Support staff will assist and engage residents in facility maintenance including cleaning, shopping, menu-planning and food preparation to develop skill building wherever possible. Other duties can include facilitating activities that address basic life skills, health and fitness; community engagement through volunteerism and the promotion of positive leisure activities to support residents in becoming productive members of their community.

Return House is staffed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with shifts from 7:15 am – 2:45 pm; 2:45 pm – 10:00 pm and an awake overnight shift 10:00 pm to 7:30 am.

REQUIRED: Must be available to work weekend shifts, clean driving record and reliable transportation. Minimum of High School Diploma or GED. Good verbal & written communication skills; knowledge/willingness to learn documentation and use of data system; organizational skills and attention to detail as well as the ability to maintain professional boundaries. Experience working with youth ages 18-22 is a plus.

DESIRED QUALITIES: Enthusiastic, energetic, positive, team oriented professional who is compassionate about youth issues and motivated by a can-do, solutions-based attitude.

$500 sign on bonus after completion of 60 day probation period.

Starting Salary $12/hour.  Starting salary $14 per hour for 3rd shift.


Vacation and sick time are accrued after probation period.

  • Vacation and Personal Leave Allowance: Yes ( 1 week combined vacation personal – 2 weeks after 2 years)
  • Holidays: $50 for holiday shifts worked
  • Sick Leave: Yes (37.5 hours annually)
  • Health Insurance N/A

Pay increases: $.50 per hour at 6 months of employment; $1 per hour at 1 year of employment; $2 per hour at 2 years of employment

Washington County Youth Service Bureau/Boys and Girls Club is an EOE

Please submit cover letter, resume and 3 references.

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