For over 50 years, Woodley House, Inc. has been serving adults in the Washington D.C. area who suffer from severe and persistent mental illness. Our goal is to move residents toward independence while providing treatment that is centered around dignity and respect. We are looking for quality individuals that have a passion for working in the social service field.

Below is our current list of job openings.

Residential Counselor

Job Summary

Provide intensive treatment and intervention services for consumers living in a Community Residential Facility.  Monitor and support consumers by developing community living skills.  Offer crisis stabilization support for consumers with the primary diagnosis of mental illness for reduction of a crisis in their life that places them at risk of hospitalization.  Maintain the facility in a safe and clean manner.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

To provide assessment and coordinate treatment, direct individual and group counseling, rehabilitation, and support services in CRF programs.  Need adequate knowledge and skills working with consumers with severe and persistent mental illness under the clinical supervision of the Program Director.  The Residential Counselor needs to function as a clinical member and role model.  Provide problem solving, side-by-side services, skills training, supervision (i.e., prompts, assignment, monitoring, encouragement), and environmental adaptations to consumers with activities of daily living.

Education and Experience:

1. Bachelor degree in the field of Behavioral Health.
2. One (1) year professional experience in the mental health service delivery system including
working with seriously and persistently mentally ill consumers.
3. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
4. Posses basic knowledge of crisis intervention services.


If you are interested in applying for any of the above positions please submit your resume to:

Stellvonne Jackson, Office Manager
Email:  sjackson@woodleyhouse.org
FAX: 202-629-1519