Milieu Coordinator

Administrative Berkley, Massachusetts


Who we are looking for:   

Are you the Milieu Coordinator we have been looking for? In this position you will be able to convey your passion for helping others by working with our youth!    

Anchor Academy is a therapeutic day school that specializes in trauma-informed services for students ages 10-22 with complex trauma histories, mental health issues, educational challenges, and/or behavioral difficulties. Anchor Academy offers students a supportive environment that addresses their education, clinical, pre-vocational, recreational and behavioral needs. Individual, group, nursing, and milieu counseling are provided.  

JRI provides the training so that:   

  • YOU will provide direct care and supervision of students in milieu experiencing dysregulation and provide interventions to students to help them safely manage their symptoms.  

  • YOU will serve as an integral member of our crisis response team including organizing and leading staff in related trainings.  

  • YOU will function as a Safety Coordinator, conduct monthly safety checks and support all efforts to ensure the safety and well-being of individuals, students, staff, and the program.  

  • YOU will maintain data and/or analysis of: attendance, behavior data, student goals, transportation, hospitalizations, and suspensions.  

  • YOU will implement individualized plans and interventions for students as it relates to regulation and returning to classroom environment.  

  • YOU will coordinate with teachers, clinicians and students to set and monitor student goals.  

  • YOU will co-facilitate staff meetings. 


Why JRI?     
  • Be who you are! JRI is strongly committed to providing an inclusive, diverse and welcoming environment for our employees and the people we serve.
  • We offer a $2,000 bilingual bonus to new hires who speak a second language other than English!
  • Reimbursement is available for employees to cover the registration costs and annual fees for any professional license required for work such as LMHC, LCSW, LICSW, RN and more!
  • Access to our excellent Blue Cross medical and Delta Dental benefits.
  • Retirement benefits including 401K matched up to $800 a year and pension after 5 years of employment.
  • Professional development opportunities such as tuition reimbursement up to almost $4000 per year and discounted tuition rates to select partnership colleges and universities!
  • Wellness benefits including access to employee resource groups (including multicultural affinity groups, LGBTQ+ advocacy, employee engagement groups, etc.), self-care resources, and an Employee Assistance Program.
  • Generous paid time off up to 19 days for full time employees in your first year and much more! 



  • Candidates must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in related field from an accredited university.   

  • Candidates should have one year of experience working with adolescents with complex mental health and learning needs.  

  • Candidates should have strong problem solving abilities and function effectively in a crisis.  

  • Candidate should have strong communication skills and be able to interact with students, families, and collaterals in a positive manner.  

  • Candidates should have basic computer skills and the ability to multitask.  

  • Candidates with a clinical focus are preferred.  

  • Candidates with licensure and advanced training or experience working in a school setting are preferred.  

  • At JRI, you will learn to provide physical interventions and verbal de-escalations to provide the safest therapeutic atmosphere for our youth.  

  • Background and driving record checks will be performed.   

JRI is strongly committed to providing an inclusive, diverse and welcoming environment for our employees and the people we serve. Persons from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBTQ community and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. JRI is an equal opportunity employer.