Are you an enthusiastic individual who enjoys rewarding work in a unique, dynamic, and fun environment? Woodward Academy may be the place for you. Woodward Academy is a juvenile centered program that focuses on education, vocations, and intramural / athletics.

Full Time employees hired will be eligible for a $100.00 monthly auto stipend for 12 months and a $500.00 sign-on bonus after they complete 6 months of service. Part Time employees are eligible for a $250.00 sign on bonus after 90 days of service.


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If you are interested in applying for a position, please complete the online application and send your resume and cover letter to Human Resources.


Full Time Employee Benefits

  • New Starting Pay: Full Time Youth Counselor with High School Diploma $16.00/HR, Full Time Youth Counselor with Bachelor’s Degree $17.00/HR, Full Time Overnight $16.00/HR, Part-time Youth Counselor $15.00/HR, Part-Time Overnight $15.00/HR
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Educational Assistance Program
  • Medical/dental/vision/prescription insurance that begins after 30 days.
  • A flexible spending account program is offered.
  • Short-Term disability and long-term disability is offered.
  • A 401K retirement plan is offered following 60 days of employment.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) is provided by the company and is utilized as a collective pool of eligible paid time off in lieu of traditional sick, vacation, and personal leave balances.
  • There are seven (7) paid holidays.
  • Meals provided during cafeteria hours
  • You will receive your BIRTHDAY as a paid day off. Happy Birthday!
  • Housing opportunities are offered.
  • Parental Leave
  • There are also other ways to earn extra money, such as assisting with student intramurals or coaching opportunities.
  • Woodward Academy has an employee wellness program. Employees can earn prizes and Woodward Academy clothing.
  • After you have been a WA Full-Time employee for 7 (seven) years you will receive four (4) weeks of paid time off. This does NOT count against your PTO hours.
  • DailyPay is a company sponsored benefit that allows employees to voluntarily access a portion of their base wages in advance of their pay date. 
  • On site gym access