Career Spotlight

Career Spotlight: Youth Counselor - Copper Lake/Lincoln Hills Schools 


Do you have a passion for helping others? Consider a career with the Department of Corrections working with our youth at Copper Lake/Lincoln Hills Schools. Youth Counselors are an integral part of successful program operations and have opportunities to positively impact the lives of our youth.

Effective November 3rd, our Youth Counselors will have a 12-hour schedule.  The 12-hour schedule allows many advantages not available to a traditional 8-hour day.  Some of the advantages include a 3 day weekend every other weekend and more regularly scheduled days off.

Youth Counselors at our Copper Lake/Lincoln Hills Schools also receive an add-on in the amount of $5 per hour for hours worked.  The add-on will expire June 20, 2020 unless an extension is approved.

State of Wisconsin employees receive a generous benefit package including insurance, vacation time, sick leave, and more!

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Our secure juvenile facilities are located in Irma, Wisconsin, a short drive from Rhinelander and Wausau.

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