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East House Corporation Relief Counselor - per diem in Rochester, New York

Relief Counselor - per diem

Rochester, NY


For over 50 years, East House has been moving lives forward by empowering individuals with persistent mental illness and substance use disorders to recover and to live healthy, fulfilling lives in their community. Our family of dedicated East House employees takes pride in accompanying our clients through every obstacle and success on their journey towards recovery and independence.

East House offers work-life balance and flexibility, along with a great hands-on, experiential opportunity to work in a client-centered environment. If you are looking to join a knowledgeable team, learn something new every day, and truly make a difference in people’s lives, then this opportunity may be right for you!

Relief Counselor

Provides per diem coverage to a mental health community residence. Counsels, supports, and trains residents based on identified goals and objectives as well as participates in the overall supervision and monitoring of the facility to ensure a safe and recovery focused environment. Monitors the clients’ self-administration of medication, keeps accurate and thorough records, responds to emergencies, and addresses the needs of the clients that arise during shift. Assists with the daily operation of the residence through light housekeeping, cooking, inventory, and grocery/supply shopping. Supervises and coaches residents in their responsibilities for cleaning, meal preparation, and safe and sanitary conditions within the home. This East House program is licensed by the NYS Office of Mental Health.

Hours:Per diem employees are expected to work at least 8 hours minimum per month. Evening (3 PM to 11 PM), overnight (11 PM to 7 AM), and weekend (day, evening, and overnight) shifts available.


A high school diploma and some paid human services experience, preferably in mental health or substance use.

All employees are required to have a valid NYS motor vehicle license, safe driving record, and an insured personal vehicle for use at work.


Paid per hour with 10% shift differential for overnights and weekends.

This position is only eligible for statutory benefits. These include employer contributions to Social Security, Workers Compensation, Unemployment Insurance and NYS Disability Insurance.

East House Corporation is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. East House Corporation will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business.