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RISE Fellowship

Asheville, North Carolina
Job Type
4 Sep 2022

The RISE Fellowship is a 13 month paid residency that provides recent college graduates the opportunity to gain valuable experience in the mental health field. As a member of the RISE Fellowship, fellows work as direct care staff in Eliada's psychiatric residential treatment programs. Throughout their time at Eliada, fellows become familiar with how to work and interact with children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with a variety of mental illnesses, from post-traumatic stress to oppositional defiant disorder. RISE Fellows are also able to participate in the many therapeutic and recreational activities that we have in place for our students.

RISE Residency Amenities:

Hourly paid stipend

Fully furnished housing and basic utilities
A generous benefits package including healthcare, vision, and dental

PTO and SICK leave
Shift meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) at no extra cost
Unlimited access to all campus facilities, including a fitness center, tennis courts, pool, rock climbing wall, and more!

This is a unique opportunity to acquire job-ready skills and credentials that will set you apart from the competition. Many of our former fellows have gained admission into top graduate programs after completing the RISE Fellowship. Others have moved on to obtain full-time positions with other agencies, or even chosen to stay at Eliada to further advance their careers.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Thoroughly and effectively implement the Eliada Model in order to teach important life skills that contribute to students' successful return to the community. Actively participate in the creation and daily implementation of individualized treatment and teaching plans. Meet regularly with the leadership staff and implement suggested feedback to ensure proper implementation of the Eliada Model including crisis and teaching plans for each student.
  • Ensure the safety, security and health of our students by providing constant monitoring and supervision. Thoroughly and effectively utilize the agency's crisis intervention model, including the ability to perform physical restraint techniques.
  • Accurately complete required mental health, medical and program documentation and required reporting/communication in a manner consistent with agency's standards and required mental health and licensure standards. Prepare for and participate in pre and post shift debriefings.
  • Actively participate in the daily maintenance and management of the residential program by ensuring a healthy, safe and therapeutic environment. Complete responsibilities including, but not limited to, meal preparation, facility cleanliness, facility organization, and transportation.
  • Plan and implement structured and therapeutic activities and promote active student participation.
  • Display competence and responsiveness to cultural differences present in both student and employee population.
  • Ensure the provision of quality services through participation in the agency's CQI process.
  • Performs related duties as assigned by the Cottage Program Manager in assigned area or the RISE Program Manager.


Graduation from a 4 year college or university with a Bachelor's degree.

Position requires qualities such as flexibility, leadership skills, a strong academic performance, and a history of community involvement; must have a demonstrated ability to work in a high pressure, high stress environment.


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  • Job Reference: 704226585-2
  • Date Posted: 4 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Eliada Homes Inc
  • Location: Asheville, North Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent