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Work/Life Balance
3.3 ★
Compensation & Benefits
3.1 ★
Career Opportunity
3.3 ★
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38K Counselor Jobs

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RTS FinancialRTS Financial
Mar 29, 2021

“I enjoyed the work environment and freedom”

Manav Rachna International SchoolManav Rachna International School
Sep 10, 2022

“Happy place to work”

Camp Green AcresCamp Green Acres
Mar 11, 2022

“I also got to enjoy the outdoors while learning amazing interpersonal skills.”

Feb 8, 2022

“long hours long days happy”

Undisclosed (United Kingdom)
Mar 20, 2023

“good pay, good work, very happy”

Top Companies for Counselor

3.9 ★
15K Jobs
19K Reviews
26K Salaries

The YMCA was established over 160 years ago as a charity dedicated to the health of both individuals and communities. Our focus on inclusiveness and accessibility means we serve people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities through all stages of life. Through YMCA financial assistance programs, the YMCA is accessible to all.

Highly rated for culture & values
Grand Canyon University
Grand Canyon University
3.7 ★
130 Jobs
1K Reviews
2K Salaries

Why Grand Canyon University? History of Grand Canyon University More Than 65 Years of Excellence Grand Canyon University is Arizona’s premier, private Christian university where students find their purpose in pursuit of their dreams. GCU was founded in 1949 as Grand Canyon College in Prescott, AZ. During its early years, Grand Canyon developed a strong reputation for quality education in teaching, nursing, health care and fine arts. After transitioning into Grand Canyon University and relocating to Phoenix, the university rapidly grew in the higher education landscape. GCU now serves as a leading nonprofit institute where students thrive academically, personally and spiritually on the university’s vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities and online through its innovative digital platform. With a $1 billion investment, GCU has been able to build new technology infrastructure, offer in-demand STEM programs, expand academic offerings and more, while committing to its mission based on a Christian worldview. Exciting Growth & Expansion GCU is experiencing an era of transformation and rapid growth that’s exciting not only for our students and local community, but for our faculty and employees too! Our vibrant campus in the heart of Phoenix continues to grow with new classroom buildings, amenities and state-of-the-art facilities like GCU Stadium and Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark for game days like no other. We continue to expand our catalog of online and campus offerings in high-demand fields, impact the community with our GCU enterprises and focus on our commitment to service by revitalizing the community. Thriving Work Environment We welcome new talent to explore rewarding opportunities and the chance to be a part of something great. Here, you’ll join a fast-paced culture that values our Christian principles and work among teams enthusiastic about making a difference. You’ll be surrounded by colleagues who share your drive, push to raise the bar and exceed expectations within an energized and innovative work setting. Whether you’re pursuing a faculty or a position at one of the enterprises, you will play an important role in our mission to elevate higher education and help GCU students find their purpose, as your find yours at GCU too. Generous Benefits & Special Perks Take advantage of GCU’s full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) savings plan, team-building activities, discounted event tickets, gyms in every location, financial planning services and worship events. Working at GCU offers more than just a paycheck and generous benefits, it offers the opportunity to contribute toward the greater good and experience something greater than yourself. In addition to four weeks of paid time off within the first year, employees may take up to two additional paid days off to volunteer. Many employees choose to volunteer with GCU’s partner Habitat for Humanity and support this great cause benefiting our neighborhoods. GCU has currently renovated over 170 homes with a goal to rehabilitate 700 homes, and employees have volunteered 6,400 hours of their time. Our commitment to education also extends to our employees and their families. We create pathways for employees to progress their career here, as well as continue their education for career advancement. Full-time employees may participate in an Education Tuition Discount Program that offers up to 100% of tuition costs for themselves and/or two family members. We invite you to be a part of this exciting, unprecedented era of transformation! Help shape the futures of our students, university, community—and your own. Find Your Purpose at GCU. For more information, visit

Highly rated for culture & values
Grand Canyon Education
Grand Canyon Education
3.7 ★
81 Jobs
360 Reviews
735 Salaries

Why Grand Canyon Education? Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is an educational service company that provides an array of support services in the post-secondary education sector. Formerly part of Grand Canyon University (GCU), GCE still supports and works closely with GCU. GCE designs and develops educational programs for GCU and other traditional campus institutions, as well as online partner institutions at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels. In addition Grand Canyon Education has been recognized as one of America’s Most Trusted Companies 2022 by Newsweek and Statista. We have also been identified as a leader in remote work as we have been named to FlexJobs' 9th annual list of the Top 100 Companies to Watch for Remote Jobs! Finally we have been praised for our commitment to cultivating an engaging and attractive workplace by Top Workplaces USA. Our Partner Grand Canyon University (GCU) is Arizona’s premier, nonprofit Christian university committed to making a private education affordable. Established in 1949, GCU has become an unprecedented success story and is defined as a leader in education and an anchor institution in its community. Generous Benefits & Special Perks GCE employees enjoy the following benefits: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) savings plan, discounted event tickets, onsite gym facilities, financial planning services and worship events with our Corporate Chaplin. For more information, visit #ComeGrowWithUs

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