Newtown Youth and Family Services

Part-Time School Counselor

NYFS seeks a School Counselor to provide informal, confidential drop-in based therapeutic support to students at Newtown Middle School and Newtown High school by referral. Services will focus in substance use and abuse as well as the student overall wellbeing.


  • Must have a Master’s degree in Human Services or related field.
  • Must have a License (LCSW, LMFT, LADC or LPC) and experience in a school setting and treating substance abuse.
  • Must have experience in counseling/educating children & adolescents actively using substances or affected by substance abuse. 

27.5 hours a week, following the school calendar.

Pays $32-34/hour


Please email cover letter and resume to Sheila Russo- Matyjasik, Human Resources Manager at



Newtown Youth & Family Services is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage or citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.