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Youth Worker

Heartland Ranch, Inc.
Benson, Minnesota (US)
$17 per hour + benefits for full-time

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Job Details

Summary: The Heartland Girls' Ranch Youth Counselor will ensure that the daily needs of all residents are met including, but not limited to, physical, emotional and self-care, through facilitating healthy relationships, supervision and mentoring.
Direct Service:

  • Supervise residents in their daily expectations while holding them accountable to appropriate behaviors.
  • Assist residents in following the daily schedule as directed by the Program Manager.
  • Engage residents by facilitating or assisting with activities/chores and being actively involved alongside of the residents during those activities/chores.


  • A High School Diploma or GED is required. Some college or pursuit of higher education preferred.
  • Driver's License and ability to transport residents in an HGR vehicle.
  • Ability to communicate with, instruct, guide and counsel individuals who are considered at-risk.
  • Experience with at-risk teenagers is preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to manage an assaultive or physically aggressive resident if the need arises and the ability to be certified and maintain certification in CPR and First Aid.
  • Knowledge of or experience in working with professionals in mental health, corrections, the criminal justice system and other systems youth may be involved with.
  • Knowledge of word processing programs and basic Microsoft Office programs.
  • Desire and ability to set personal goals to improve on one's self, including a priority for self-care.

Pay & Benefits
Pay: The hourly pay for the Youth Counselor position is: $17.00. Wages and salaries are paid every two weeks.


Heartland Girls’ Ranch serves an average of 60-70 girls each year providing housing, supportive services, mental health, therapeutic equine programming and a dedicated school for the girls in our programs.

Company info
185 Hwy 9 NE

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