Welcome


Thank you so much for your interest in El Pueblo, an Adolescent Treatment Community.
Our core values guide our work, programs and services offered to our residents.


  • INTEGRITY

    RESPECT

  • TRUST

    COMPASSION

  • ACCOUNTABILITY

    SELFLESS SERVICE

  • FUN

    FORGIVENESS

These beliefs have allowed us to be one of the leading inpatient treatment centers for at-risk youth and their families in the western United States. We value our ability to provide amazing resources to our incredible staff and provide healing and support to youth and families in crisis. We are always striving to get better. If you believe in the same things and you want to take the journey with us, we invite you to check out our open position below and fill out an application.

We look forward to welcoming you to the team!


Direct Care Professional

Provides clients with a positive role model. Coaches clients in social, self-help, academic, and independent living skills.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Have a genuine concern for client well being.
  • Support Supervisor to implement and deliver daily living aspects of a family-style care and treatment.
  • Plans and leads recreational activities and participates or instructs clients in activities.
  • Demonstrates a positive role model for clients the daily living environment.
  • Demonstrates genuine concern for client well being (CRR 7.714.91 B.).
  • Support the Milieu Assistant/Supervisor to implement and deliver daily living aspects of a family-style care and treatment.
  • Promotes and maintains a safe environment for the clients. • Teaches social, self-help, academic and independent living skills.
  • Instruct clients regarding desirable health and personal habits.
  • Plans and leads recreational activities and participates or instructs clients in activities.
  • Using approved methodology, redirects clients, de-escalates negative behaviors to ensure a safe and therapeutic environment for clients.
  • Provides guidance, friendship, counsel, emotional support, and structure for clients.
  • Follows the schedule of activities in the facility.
  • Promotes and maintain a safety conscious attitude within the cottage.
  • Completes records and reports on a timely basis. • Provides individual and/or group tutoring in subjects for clients requiring assistance to maintain acceptable progress.
  • May participate and direct clients in community programs designed to further the interest of El Pueblo and/or the clients.
  • Performs any other duties as assigned.
  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Minimum 21 years old.
  • Must have verifiable 1 year (2080 hours) of experience working with youth, and/or minimum 2 years education from an accredited college/university.
  • Has the ability and desire to work with at-risk youth, and the ability to model appropriate behaviors and manage conflict in a responsible manner.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Possess a valid Colorado driver’s license.
  • Insurable by El Pueblo’s insurance carrier with no adverse financial impact.

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Recreation Coordinator

Provides clients with a positive role model. Coaches clients in social, self-help, academic, and independent living skills.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Have a genuine concern for client well being.
  • Possess a drive to improve clients’ skills and opportunities for development of physical, psychological, emotional and/or social behaviors.
  • Ability to manage, oversee and ensure effective activity programs are being provided.
  • Develop relevant recreation and leisure activities for the staff to implement.
  • Oversee the work of other activities department staff to ensure an effective program is being provided.
  • Work closely with Development Department team to plan and implement social activities for clients.
  • Coordinates with internal or external sources to present or provide activities such as special events, assemblies, youth groups, holiday activities etc.
  • Provide direct supervision and involvement with client s who are participating in the activities.
  • Ensure that all activities have proper approval and staff coverage.
  • Ensure that the clients selected for the various activities are on appropriate levels of responsibility & privilege.
  • May prepare incident reports concerning individual performances.
  • Communicate with clinical staff and direct care staff concerning any questions or concerns regarding clients’ therapy or performance issues.
  • Maintain all recreational and activity areas, rooms, gym, equipment and supplies.
  • Set up and take down for all recreational activities.
  • Perform routine inspections after each activity checking for cleanliness, reporting repairs, safety and needed supplies, if any.
  • Inventory all equipment and supplies including gym equipment, crafts room supplies (order when needed), activity fields and equipment, Compass Store.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Two years’ related experience working with adolescents.
  • Possess the ability to interact with a variety of people to bring about positive outcomes and/or deal with conflict in an acceptable manner.
  • Possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Possess computer skills and knowledge of various business and software programs.
  • Preferred: A Bachelor’s Degree in Recreational Therapy Exercise Science or other relevant degree.

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BOARD CERTIFIED BEHAVIOR ANALYST

Implement functional behavior assessments and analyze data to develop a comprehensive plan of approach for the care and treatment of clients.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Have a genuine concern for client well being
  • Solid knowledge of the principles and practices of Applied Behavior Analysis.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong, effective and creative negotiator and problem solver.
  • Will collect, graph and analyze data to discuss treatment progress and make changes as needed.
  • Works closely with the provider team to ensure treatment is implemented correctly and goals are met.
  • Has a solid knowledge of the principles and practices of Applied Behavior Analysis including general behavioral assessment and ethical standards in behavior analysis.
  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills. Is an effective and creative negotiator and problem solver.
  • Holds a Master’s Degree in related human services field, and training and certification under the Behavior Analysis Certification Program (BACB) for Applied Behavior Analysis as a BCBA.
  • Has proven successful experience in developing and implementing effective treatment plans to ensure a positive outcome for clients.

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APPLY NOW by going to our application page.