State of Georgia Juvenile Detention Counselor - Gainesville RYDC in Hall, Georgia



Under supervision, plans, manages, and evaluates social services programs. Administers and coordinates the services and program activities in dependency, mental illness, youth development, or physical or developmental disability programs for theGainesville Regional Youth Detention Center


Receives additional training, as required, to gain full proficiency and experience in all areas.

Establishes and maintains relationships with other agencies and organizations in the community in order to meet community needs and prevent duplication of services.

Evaluates the provision and quality of recommended services to assure compliance with program requirements and policies.

Guides and oversees the distribution of resources. Identifies and/or manages grants, contracts, and other facets associated with the programs.

Implements, coordinates, monitor and evaluate social services programs. Organizes community stakeholders and resources to identify proactive and effective solutions.

Participates in the determination of organizational policies regarding such issues as participant eligibility, program requirements and program benefits.

Provides policy and/or management guidance to representatives of the programs


  • Note: The selected candidate for this position is subjected to a background check, which may include criminal, employment history, references, fingerprinting and social media check.

Bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited college or university. Note: Some positions require eligibility for licensure.

Job: *Social Services

Organization: *Juvenile Justice, Georgia Department of - DJJ

Title: Juvenile Detention Counselor - Gainesville RYDC

Location: GA-Hall-Gainesville

Requisition ID: SOC04Y7