Ocean Tides Hiring Residential Program Counselors (juvenile justice/child welfare, FT, PT, Intern)

Ocean Tides has immediate openings (FULL, PART TIME, Internships) for:

Residential Counselors


A signing bonus is available currently.


Residential Counselors are responsible for the day-to-day supervision of court adjudicated young men 13-19 years of age in the Ocean Tides Residential Program in Narragansett RI.  Residential Counselors provide structure, activities, lead and participate in athletic and recreational programs for our young men, as well as create and maintain discipline and order while being roles models and mentors for the troubled youth in our care.


We are open to candidates for full time and part time opportunities. Positions are generally 3p-11p Monday-Friday with weekend rotations and some holiday work. There are also separate overnight positions available.  The successful candidate will be a college graduate in a related field and have experience working with youth in similar settings.  Those near completion of college with an associate degree or high school with significant related experience will also be considered.


Salary range based on education and experience is $15.15-$16.25/hr. Full Time benefits package includes: 100% employer covered individual employee health insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement opportunities, 403b in addition to employer contribution plan, and other traditional benefits.  Staff enjoy meals served during their work shifts at no cost.  Full Time, Part Time and Seasonal opportunities exist.


Interested candidates should contact Mr. Ryan Carreau, Director of Residential Services at Ocean Tides: call 401-789-1016; mail: 635 Ocean Road, Narragansett, RI 02882, email: administrator@oceantides.org, or by fax to 401.788.0924.


Ocean Tides is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Providence Campus School Data and Information

During this time of educational struggle for so many, Ocean Tides is please to share information about the success of our Providence Campus Day school from both the Spring and Fall of 2020. This program offers young men from throughout Rhode Island a traditional day school program in a small school setting, to find academic success and being to see a better and brighter way to their futures.


Information about Student and Program Success during 2019-2020 Year

Ocean Tides is pleased to share, at the link below, information regarding the success and progress of students and programs (Narragansett Residential Treatment Center and Providence Campus Day Program) with you.  Even in these challenging times, students continue to benefit from the structures, guidance, mentoring, education, counseling and care provided by Ocean Tides through our Lasallian Model of Care.


Report to the Field 2020 letter size

3rd Annual Rhode Island Lasallian Child Welfare Conference

On March 20, 2020 at Christian Brothers Center, Narragansett, RI

Tides Family Services and Ocean Tides, Christian Brother/Lasallian Youth and Family Serving Agencies in Rhodes Island are pleased to announce our third annual professional development opportunity for the care givers in our programs as well as for our friends and colleagues in Rhode Island. Please save the date. Registration will open around Feb 20, 2020.

Keynote Presentations

Return on Investment for Child Welfare Investment Dr. Jonathan Heufner, PhD Boys Town Child and Family Translational Research Center

Trauma Informed Care, From Informed, To Care, To Outcomes for Young People Dan Rhoton and young people involved in training others HopeWorks, Camden NJ

Using Data Collection and Research to Inform Practice at the Provider Level Dr. Judy VanWyk, PhD University of Rhode Island

Program will also include: a single breakout session with additional workshops, continential breakfast, lunch and networking social

Registration: $25; Request to provide CEU’s in process. Registration flyer to follow.