Employment Opportunities

    We seek to advertise available openings of interest to social work students and social work graduates. Jobs are posted for 60 days, unless stated otherwise in the ad. If you would like to post job opportunities to this website, please contact Martha Fuller with the following information included in your email:

    • the full job description
    • title of organization and the job title
    • whether full or part-time, or seasonal/contract position
    • the eligibility requirements for the position
    • Contact information (name, address, phone, fax) so an applicant can submit their letter of interest


    Posted 2/18/15

    KentuckyOne Health

    Licensed Clinical Social Worker

    Job Summary/Purpose

    The social worker position is responsible for creating optimal outcomes for the patient and family by managing complex psychosocial and economic co-morbidities.  Through advanced practice skills the social worker is able to reduce risks and functions as a liaison to external agencies.  This position provides outreach activities, individual and group counseling, and engages community resources to assist client/patients who are attending the Healthy Lifestyle Centers.  The social worker provides crisis interventions and assists clients/patients and families in understanding the implications and complexities of the patient’s medical condition and its impact on lifestyles.   May also provide case management or interventions designed to promote health, prevent disease and address barriers to access to healthcare.

    Essential Functions

    • Counsel clients and patients in individual and group sessions to help them overcome dependencies recover from illness and adjust to life.
    • Advocate for clients to resolve crisis.
    • Collaborate with other professionals to evaluate patients’ medical or physical condition and to assess client needs.
    • Refer client/patient or family to community resources to assist in recovery from mental or physical illness and to provide access to services such as financial assistance, legal aid, housing, job placement or education.
    • Help client/patient to modify attitudes and patterns of behavior by increasing understanding of self, personal problems and the patient’s part in creating them.
    • Educate client/patients on the impact the medical conditions such as  diabetes, hypertension, asthma, heart and pulmonary disease, cancer,etc and personal/family situations can have on the patient’s lifestyle.
    • Organize support groups or counsel family members and assist them in understanding dealing with and supporting the client/patient.
    • Modify treatment plans to comply with changes in client/patient status.
    • Monitor, evaluate, and record client progress according to measureable goals described in treatment plan.
    • Utilize consultation data and social work experience to plan and coordinate client or patient care and rehabilitation, following through to ensure service efficacy.
    • Plan and conduct programs to combat social problems, prevent substance abuse, or improve community health and counseling  services.
    • Participate in social research to advance knowledge in the social work field.

    KentuckyOne Health Core Expectations

    At KentuckyOne Health, we expect all our employees to live the values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence at work by:

    • Honoring and caring for the dignity of all persons in mind, body, and spirit
    • Ensuring the highest quality of care for those we serve

    Core Job Competencies

    Core KentuckyOne Health Behaviors:

    • Collaboration & Teamwork: works cooperatively and collaboratively with others toward the accomplishment of shared goals.
    • Valuing Diversity: recognizing and embracing the unique talents and contributions of others.
    • Service Orientation: desire to serve and focus one’s efforts on discovering and meeting the needs of internal and external customers.
    • Achieves Results: reflects a drive to achieve and outperform. Continuously looking for improvements. Accepts responsibility for actions and results.
    • Organizational Alignment: ability to align people, processes and organizational structure with CHI’s strategic direction.
    • Developing Others: views people, their knowledge and capabilities as assets and provides opportunities that allow employees to continuously learn and develop.
    • Communication: practices attentive and active listening and can restate opinions of others; communicates messages in a way that has the desired effect.
    • Integrity: conducts business with honesty and professional ethics. Seeks to achieve results in the best interest of the organization. Models and reinforces ethical behavior in self and others.

    Additional Responsibilities:

    • Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times.
      • Adheres to and exhibits our core values:

        *Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.

        *Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.

        *Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.

        *Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.

        • Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.
        • Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.
        • Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members.
        • Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.


        Skills, Knowledge or Abilities critical to this role:

        • Proficient skills in motivational interviewing
        • Proficient with conducting individual and group therapy sessions.
        • Coaching and developing others.  Guiding, Directing and Motivating client/patient and coworkers.
        • Updating and using relevant knowledge
        • Follow confidentiality procedures
        • Use counseling techniques
        • Use current social research
        • Use grief counseling techniques
        • Use interpersonal communication techniques
        • Use intervention techniques
        • Follow patient care procedures
        • Follow patient observation procedures
        • Use scientific research methodology
        • Use conflict resolution techniques
        • Use behavior modification techniques
        • Use knowledge of investigation techniques

        Language Ability:

        • English

        Reasoning Ability:

        • Able to develop, design or create new applications, ideas, relationships, or systems. Able to translate or explain what information means and how it can be used.

        Computer Skills:

        • Able to use computer systems to enter and access patient data.  Familiar with Microsoft Office.  Able maintain and analyze outcome data.
        • Working together as a team to achieve our goals
        • Improving continuously by listening, and asking for and responding to feedback
        • Seeking new and better ways to meet the needs of those we serve
        • Using our resources wisely
        • Understanding how each of our roles contributes to the success of KentuckyOne Health

        Job Requirements/Qualifications

        Education / Accreditation / Licensure (required & preferred):

        1)    Masters Degree in social work and current certification - required

        2)    Clinical Social Worker (CSW) in the state of Kentucky required.

        3)    Completed Clinical Level Examination by the ASWB and completion of supervision in clinical setting - required

        Experience (required and preferred):

        Two years experience in clinical setting required

        Work Environment

        • Light Travel
        • Activities - sitting, vision, hearing (high), walking, dexterity (moderate), Standing, Bending, Driving, Lifting up to 20 lbs, Repetitive (light)
        • Equipment:  Computer, Telephone (high), FAX, Scanner Copier (moderate)
        • Other physical activity or equipment usage if moderate or high: NONE

        Disclaimer:  This job description reflects KYOne Health's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.  Critical features of this job are listed above.  They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

        To apply or send resume',  contact:  Nadia Siritsky


            Posted 2/18/15



            We are expanding the Behavioral Health Integration program and have added a new position for the Portland Center.

            Integrated Behavioral Health brings clinical specialists to the community health setting. LCSW's at the Family Health Centers function as Behavioral Health Consultants (BHC's). The work includes meeting with patients and medical providers during medical visits and by appointment. LCSW's provide brief intermittent services to assess and treat mental health issues, substance abuse and unhealthy lifestyle habits (smoking, diabetes self-care, weight management, etc.). The successful candidate will experience a fast paced work day, a varied clientele and a supportive team environment dedicated to continuous professional growth.

            EXAMPLES OF WORK: (These statements are intended to be illustrations of the work of this class.)

            • Conducts behavioral health assessments.
            • Provides clinical services in the form of brief intermittent psychotherapy, behavioral medicine (relaxation training, weight management, health habits, sleep, hygiene, etc.), crisis intervention and patient education.
            • Establishes treatment plans with the assistance of medical providers.
            • Makes referrals to providers and services in the community.
            • Collaborates with behavioral health and social service staff to enhance the patient's social safety net.
            • Participates in program planning and development.
            • Provides in-service training.
            • Identifies patients with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and/or communication barriers and uses appropriate interpretive services; documents use of interpretive services.
            • Adheres to standard precautions.
            • Performs related work as required.


            • Master's Degree in Social Work.
            • Possession of a Licensed Clinical Social Worker license from the State of Kentucky.
            • Three years of clinical social work experience, which must have included the use of a personal computer involving internet and word processing software.
            • An equivalent combination of training and experience may be substituted, as determined applicable by Civil Service.
            • Child and Family experience will be a plus.


            Must provide own transportation to work at other FHC locations as needed.


            • Identifies medical record documentation, requests and/or releases.
            • Lifts and moves materials weighing up to 10 lbs.
            • Responds to patient and FHC needs via telephone, internet, fax, computer software and in person.

            SALARY commensurate with experience

            Apply online at  louisvilleky.gov



            Diane Murphy, LCSW,

            Director of Behavioral Health Services

            2215 Portland Avenue

            Louisville, KY   40207


            Posted 2/18/2015

            Therapist - Madison, IN

            Youth Villages

            **Relocation Assistance!  For this location, we offer a relocation reimbursement of $4,000 if you are relocating from 100 miles away or further.

            Full-time Position

            APPLY HERE:





            What is Youth Villages?

            Youth Villages is a nonprofit organization striving to help troubled youth and families live successfully. We are a team of more than 2,700 individuals who�ve come together across 11 states and the District of Columbia to change the landscape of child welfare and juvenile justice across the country.  Our work involves providing an array of counseling and treatment services to youth with severe emotional and behavioral needs.

            Eighty-two percent of those who go through treatment are succeeding two years after leaving our program. These youth are living at home, remaining in school, and are not experiencing trouble with the law.

            We believe strongly in investing in and supporting our employees. We offer candidates opportunities to develop a career and be part of a positive change in our country�s treatment of at-risk youth and families.

            Can I see myself here?

            We have found our staff succeed at Youth Villages when they:

            • Are passionate about social services and dedicated to helping at-risk youth and families
            • Value feedback and accountability
            • Value the collaboration that comes from working on a team and thrive working on their own
            • Enjoy variety in their schedule and not sitting behind a desk all day
            • Are results and detailed oriented
            • ; Have a sense of humor and find creative ways to implement ideas
            • Value a strength-based treatment approach
            • Can change priorities quickly &#
            • Are looking for more than just a job

            How will I make a difference?

            • Providing in-home counseling services for at-risk youth and families
            • Managing a small case load of four families to provide quality counseling
            • Meeting with youth and families regularly to address each family;s needs at their convenience
            • Providing after hours support to youth and families through being on-call during the week and one weekend a month
            • Collaborating with youth, family, teachers, and other community members working towards the success of the youth; that could be attending court or meeting with teachers; it depends on what your families needs are in any given week
            • Providing a strengths-based approach utilizing counseling and social work skills
            • Attend three weekly meetings (individual, team, and clinical consultation) for professional development to help enhance clinical skills

            How will you invest in me?

            One of our core values is that we are committed to our staff. We will help you take your career with us wherever you want it to go. We offer staff:

            • Affordable access to medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurance plans
            • Tuition Reimbursement and Licensure Supervision
            • Priority consideration for leadership openings throughout the organization
            • Mileage and cell phone reimbursement
            • Retirement savings pension plan and a 403(b) and FSA
            • Paid time off: Two weeks for vacation, nine paid holidays, and 12 sick days annually
            • Supportive leadership and coworkers

            How can I be considered for the position?

            You can be considered for this position if you meet the following qualifications:

            • Master's degree in social services field; degrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, counseling, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications.
            • Two years of  clinical experience is required
            • Strong writing skills and experience with electronic documentation
            • Acceptable driving record- Two or fewer moving violations within the past 36 months

            Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

            What's next?

            Are you ready to make difference?




            Posted 2/10/2015

            Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare is recruiting for the following positions:

            Clinical Positions:

            • Assessor – Access Center – Full Time
            • Therapist 3 – Adult Outpatient Services – Full Time
            • Therapist 3 – 72nd Street Clinic – Full Time
            • Therapist 1– Child and Family Services – Full Time
            • Therapist 1 – Adult Outpatient Services – Full Time
            • Therapist 1 – 72nd Street Clinic – Full Time
            • Mental Health Professional – Jail Transition Services – Full Time
            • Crisis Intervention Specialist –Emergency Dept. – PT and On Call
            • Mental Health Professional – Recovery Center – On Call
            • Mental Health Technician – Recovery Center  - On Call
            • Residential Counselors – Residential Services – PT and On Call

            Peer Positions:

            • Peer Specialist – Emergency Department – Part Time and on call
            • Peer Case Manager 1 – PORCH Program – Full Time
            • Peer Mental Health Technician – Recovery Center –On Call
            • Peer Residential Counselors – Residential Services – On Call

            Positions at Greater Lakes are posted on an online hiring system called Hyrell. External candidates can review job descriptions and apply for available positions at http://greaterlakes.hyrell.com

            Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare is a full-service community mental health center, providing behavioral healthcare to the citizens of Pierce County for 50 years. We are conveniently located a few miles south of Tacoma Mall, near the intersection of Bridgeport and Gravelly Lake Drive at 9330 59th Ave SW in Lakewood, WA. Greater Lakes serves over 10,000 individuals each year with a team of over 300 staff.Highly regarded in the mental health field, Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare is as committed to staff satisfaction as we are to great customer service. Greater Lakes values diversity. This is reflected in our culture of open communication, our use of participative decision making, and the high level of mutual respect apparent throughout the agency. Greater Lakes provides an excellent benefit package to staff in Regular Full Time and Regular Part Time positions.



            Posted 2/10/2015

            New Hope Services, Inc.

            Family Preservation Clinical Supervisor - Full time

            New Hope Services, Inc is looking for a full time Family Preservation Clinical Supervisor.  The Clinical Supervisor provides direct case supervision, processes referrals and assigns cases to Case Managers while adhering to State and Program standards for supervision integrity including state designated EBP therapeutic models.  Position will work primarily out of Clark County but will be responsible for supervision of the program in Clark, Scott, Washington, Harrison and Floyd counties.

            Essential Supervisor Duties:

            1. Provide direct case supervision to assigned staff. Adhere to State and Program standards for supervision integrity

            2. Monitor caseloads of assigned staff. Process referrals and assign cases to Preservation workers

            3. Know weekly and monthly billing goals for Program and staff. Report any challenges to achieving goals to Director of Family Case Management Services

            4. Complete assigned supervisor paperwork that can include, Performance Reviews, payroll, monthly deadlines, billing, mileage, and monitoring productivity. Provide training for all new staff

            5. Evaluate monthly financial statements for Family Preservation Department. Monitor income and expenses that impact the financial status of the Program

            Essential Case Manager Duties:

            1. Provide intensive home intervention services including parent education, crisis intervention, counseling, and support
            2. Maintain all contact records and necessary paperwork for client files in a timely manner. Home visits to be documented with in one week of service .
            3. Complete monthly reports to Child Protective Services regarding client progress
            4. Be thoroughly familiar with and review at least annually the Personnel Policies and Procedures of New Hope Services, Inc
            5. Maintain confidentiality regarding all client contact, personnel, and financial matters of the corporation
            6. Provide intensive home intervention services including parent education, crisis intervention, counseling, and support
            7. Maintain all contact records and necessary paperwork for client files in a timely manner. Home visits to be documented with in one week of service
            8. Complete monthly reports to Child Protective Services regarding client progress
            9. Be thoroughly familiar with and review at least annually the Personnel Policies and Procedures of New Hope Services, Inc
            10. Maintain confidentiality regarding all client contact, personnel, and financial matters of the corporation

            Non-Essential Duties:

            1. Provide other supportive family services as assigned by the Director of Family and Children Services

            2. Participate in community collaboratives as needed

            3. Perform tasks as requested and held directly responsible to the Director of Family and Children Services


            1. Master's degree, Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) approved, in social work, psychology, marriage and family therapy or related human service field is required

            2. Clinical license issued by the Indiana Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist of Mental Health Counselor Board. As one of the following: 1) Clinical Social Worker 2) Marriage and Family Therapist 3) Mental Health Counselor required

            Please submit resume online at www.newhopeservices.org or contact Staci Campton, Recruitment Manager at 812-288-8248 ext 134.


            Posted 2/6/15


            Enrollment and Match Support Specialist
            Oldham & Shelby Counties
            Office Address: 1519 Gardiner Lane, Suite B, Louisville, KY 40218


            Big Brothers Big Sisters' mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. The Kentuckiana agency has over 40 years of proven success in creating and nurturing friendships between adults and children.

            One of the most rewarding ways to get involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters is to work with us. A career with Big Brothers Big Sisters is an opportunity to merge your talents and personal values with your desire to make a difference.

            Every day, we are changing the perspectives of children and enabling them to see the world around them in a more positive light. With that newfound point of view, they can see their potential more clearly and dream bigger about their future. Our success is a result of committed and inspired employees, working together to make a lasting impact on America's youth, schools, and communities.

            That's obviously true for the children we serve. But it's also true within our organization. We need talented and passionate people. We are committed to a diverse workforce with representation from every walk of life. We recognize how our organization is greatly enhanced when we unite people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

            We strive to create a friendly and effective workplace through a climate of mutual respect, challenging work, close supervisory support, autonomy, and a favorable work-life fit. We offer a flexible work schedule designed to make employees more successful at work and at home, with generous leave time, a liberal policy for new parents, including an on-site nursery for children up to four months of age, and even pet-friendly policies.

            In 2010, Greater Louisville, Inc. awarded our agency the Small Business of the Year Award and the Innovation/Technology Utilization Award. Also in 2010, we received the Alfred P. Sloan Award for Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility.
            Job Skills/Requirements
            The primary function of this position is to ensure that volunteers and children are appropriately enrolled and matched while executing a high degree of independent judgment when utilizing Big Brothers Big Sisters' standards and practices. A high-level customer service, focusing on volunteer options and child safety, is to be demonstrated throughout the volunteer and child enrollment and matching process.  This position will provide match support to ensure child safety, positive impacts for youth, constructive and satisfying relationships between children and volunteers, and a strong sense of affiliation with BBBS on the part of volunteers.

            Performance Measures: The successful incumbent will produce positive outcomes in the following areas: volunteer yield and processing time; youth yield; youth/parent processing time, match support compliance, match closure rate, match retention rate, average match length, volunteer rematch rate, and customer satisfaction.   


            • Conduct volunteer enrollments including: individual orientations, child safety education, interviews, and completion of any other enrollment processes. Assess the necessity of home visits and complete as indicated.
            • Conduct client enrollments including: parent/child interviews, child safety education and enrollment processes. Assess and refer families for alternative or additional services as needed.
            • Ensure a high-level of proficiency and skill in applying child safety and risk management knowledge, policies and procedures throughout all aspects of job function. Identify child safety issues for volunteers, children and their families.
            • Review and follow-up on references as necessary to gain additional data to complete the assessment process.
            • Conduct volunteer and client reassessments/updates as indicated.
            • Identify and eliminate any barriers interfering with the completion of the enrollment process.
            • Review all enrollment information and assessments and make recommendations for participation in the program based on this information. Assess and apply factors contributing to successful match. Effectively align volunteer interests and qualifications with service options of agency. Consult with other service delivery staff and/or supervisor as appropriate.
            • Determine matches and facilitate match meetings.  Accommodate volunteer and family schedules.
            • Provide comprehensive assessments and match support recommendations for volunteer and child participation in the program based upon assessments of each individual volunteer.
            • Maintain accurate and timely records for each match according to standards and utilize technology to report, synthesize and analyze data.
            • High degree of collaboration with other service delivery staff to ensure smooth transition among functions.
            • Continually assess the match relationship focusing on: child safety, match relationship development, positive youth development and volunteer satisfaction. Real and/or potential problems and barriers are identified, addressed and resolved as early as possible. Match support is provided on a frequency according to BBBS Standards, at a minimum.
            • Assess and provide for individual training needs, information and support needs for each match participant to assure a positive youth development experience for the child, and successful and satisfying experience for the volunteer.
            • Develop strategic interventions to identify and strengthen match relationships that require extra support to continue to grow.
            • Support Bowl For Kids Sake, Metro United Way, and other agency fundraising initiatives as necessary to maintain the growth of the agency.

            Additional Information/Benefits
            Minimum Bachelors degree in social services, human resources or related field.

            Salary Range: $15.00-$16.00 per hour, 35 hours/week

            For this position, the successful candidate will also coordinate our high-quality, after school mentoring program. This involves creating activity curricula, managing high school mentors, teaching leadership skills, and nurturing long-lasting match relationships, while working closely with school and after- school personnel.

            Experience working with both child and adult populations; specific assessment, intake or interview experience preferred. Must have car, valid driver's license, and meet state required automobile insurance minimums.

            Routine office environment.  Flexible work hours, including evenings and weekends to meet customer needs.   Travel required to local communities, schools and neighborhoods, as well as travel to main office in Louisville as needed.

            Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan

            Screening Requirements:
            Motor Vehicle, Criminal Background Check

            To apply, please contact:

            Melissa Gordon
            Human Resources Manager
            Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana, Inc.


            Posted 2/4/15

            Brook Hospital Dupont

            Clinical Services Therapist in gero psychiatric unit - "Senior Prospectives"

            Full Time position

            Job posting link

            Posted 2/2/2014

            Louisville Asthma Project, Program Coordinator - Louisville

            Propeller Health

            Full time

            Please email a copy of your resume with a cover letter to jobs@propellerhealth.com, Attention Meredith Barrett

            Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are two of the most common causes of hospitalization in Jefferson County. With funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and in collaboration with the City of Louisville; Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness; the Institute for Healthy Air, Water and Soil; The Community Foundation of Louisville; Propeller Health; and local health systems, payers and employers, we are seeking to create a model of collective action to reduce the burden of respiratory disease in Jefferson County. We aim to improve daily self-management of asthma and COPD, improve outcomes, reduce healthcare utilization and costs, and, importantly, better understand the environmental and neighborhood drivers of asthma in the community.

            Propeller Health is a digital health company using data, design and technology to improve the management of chronic respiratory diseases like asthma and COPD. We are a small and growing team, co-located in the beautiful cities of Madison, Wisconsin and San Francisco, California. We have FDA-approved products, and our goal is use cutting edge design and technology to bring new consumer-centric solutions to the healthcare industry. Our business is growing quickly and we're expanding our team. We'd love to have you join us.


            In this role, you will be a critical member of the Client Services and Support (CSS) team, reporting to the Director of Client Services and Support. The core of the role is to work closely with the account management team to ensure successful execution of all program deliverables. You will interface with customers and support the day-to-day program operations and logistics of program roll-out, including frequent product training and end-user support.

            • Drive the day-to-day activities of the successful roll out of the Louisville Asthma Data Project
            • Support the Grant Manager to successfully execute all program deliverables
            • Provide top-notch product and program training to our partners
            • Provide asthma coaching and outreach to individual participants in the Louisville Asthma Data Initiative, as well as outreach and training to providers and care management teams
            • Collaborate with local partners to provide asthma education opportunities
            • Ensure accurate and timely data collection, including surveys, sensor-collected data and other data formats
            • Develop and maintain extraordinary relationships with our partners
            • Collaborate with Propeller Health's Account Management team to utilize key performance metrics to track and analyze the progress and overall health of the implementation through the program's life cycle
            • Collaborate with Propeller Health's Account Management team to successfully communicate with internal and external stakeholders in a timely and effective manner, including participation in Propeller Health's regular team calls to keep updated on new technology, and provide regular program updates
            • Conduct end user outreach and engagement calls as needed and staff Partner Support line with other program coordinators
            • Support Propeller Health's VP of Operations with inventory preparation, management and quality inspection as needed
            • Relay product feedback to Propeller Health's account management and product management team, and assist product manager to craft partner requirements for future product releases
            • Be the partner and end user advocate for internal stakeholders
            • Constantly identify ways we can improve our partner engagement methodologies and processes, including training curricula, user guides, reporting, etc.


            • Warm, engaging, people-oriented, cheerful, scrappy, and fun
            • 2+ years of customer service experience
            • Impeccable communication skills and outgoing personality
            • Organized, diligent, resourceful, versatile, and able to quickly adapt to changing processes in a startup environment
            • Must be equally comfortable working one-on-one as well as facilitating team meetings
            • Analytical and strategic mindset
            • Certified Asthma Educator or other respiratory clinical training a big plus


            Posted 1/28/2015


            Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare in Lakewood, WA is currently recruiting for the following positions:

            Clinical Positions:

            • Assessor – Access Center – Full Time
            • Therapist 3 – Adult Outpatient Services – Full Time
            • Therapist 3 – 72nd Street Clinic – Full Time
            • Therapist 1– Child and Family Services – Full Time
            • Therapist 1 – Adult Outpatient Services – Full Time
            • Therapist 1 – 72nd Street Clinic – Full Time
            • Mental Health Professional – Jail Transition Services – Full Time
            • Crisis Intervention Specialist –Emergency Dept. – PT and On Call
            • Mental Health Professional – Recovery Center – On Call
            • Mental Health Technician – Recovery Center  - On Call
            • Residential Counselors – Residential Services –PT and On Call

            Peer Positions:

            • Peer Specialist – Emergency Department – On call
            • Peer Case Manager 1 – PORCH Program – Full Time
            • Peer Mental Health Technician – Recovery Center –On Call
            • Peer Residential Counselors – Residential Services – On Call and Part Time

            Positions at Greater Lakes are posted on an online hiring system called Hyrell. External candidates can review job descriptions and apply for available positions at http://greaterlakes.hyrell.com

            Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare is a full-service community mental health center, providing behavioral healthcare to the citizens of Pierce County for 50 years. We are conveniently located a few miles south of Tacoma Mall, near the intersection of Bridgeport and Gravelly Lake Drive at 9330 59th Ave SW in Lakewood, WA (about 45 minutes south of Seattle). Greater Lakes serves over 10,000 individuals each year with a team of over 300 staff.Highly regarded in the mental health field, Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare is as committed to staff satisfaction as we are to great customer service. Greater Lakes values diversity. This is reflected in our culture of open communication, our use of participative decision making, and the high level of mutual respect apparent throughout the agency. Greater Lakes provides an excellent benefit package to staff in Regular Full Time and Regular Part Time positions.

            Greater Lakes is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and non–discrimination in all employment and service provisions, in full compliance with all relevant federal, state, and local regulations. EOE/M/F/Vet/Disability.

            Sarah Fusetti

            HR Analyst  253-620-5176

            Greater Lakes Mental Healthcare

            Visit our website at http://www.glmhc.org



            Posted 1/23/2015


            Treatment Supervior


            Maryhurst provides treatment programs for severely traumatized children who most often are victims of sexual, physical, and/or emotional abuse. Children in our care turn to risk-taking behaviors to cope with their pain. These behaviors can include such actions as running away, truancy, suicidal gesturing, delinquency, and substance abuse. Their issues are further complicated by years of multiple placements in foster care and hospital settings. In fact, prior to their involvement with Maryhurst, any one of our children is likely to have experienced an average of 20 out-of-home placements. We work hard to provide consistency, structure, and love for children. It is because of this philosophy and the hard work of staff and volunteers that our programs are successful. Today Maryhurst provides nine different programs that address the unique needs of more than 600 children and their families.

            Job Skills/Requirements

            The Treatment Supervisor is responsible for leading the treatment process of their client caseload. He/She provides direct services of weekly individual and group therapy as well as family therapy as indicated. He/She facilitates and supervises the treatment planning process and completes all clinical documentation within stated time frames. The Treatment Supervisor serves as a liaison and representative for child, family, and outside agencies. The Treatment Supervisor interfaces with other community resources such as legal and medical systems, as well as connects all services within the Maryhurst system for individual clients. Will ensure timely development and monthly evaluation/updates of treatment plans and completes those within stated time frames. The Treatment Supervisor ensures that documentation necessary for service reimbursement by various funding services is completed in a timely manner and accurately reflects the level of care needed for the client. Will also ensure appropriate transfer/termination planning including referrals and recommendations for ongoing services.

            Additional Information/Benefits

            Masters degree in Social Work or related field. Minimum of 2 years post-graduate experience working with children and families preferred. Experience with alcohol and other drug treatment preferred. Independently licensed (e.g. Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) preferred. If not licensed in their discipline, the treatment supervisor must have an associates standing (i.e. CSW, MFTA, LPCA, etc) in their respective discipline and have an approved supervision contract with their respective state board. Ability to supervise the treatment process, use alternative forms of treatment, and experience facilitating teams. Must have strong clinical, organizational, assessment, assertiveness, and documentation skills. Experience with DSM V.

            Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Educational Assistance

            Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check

            Please apply at www.louisvilleworks.com or www.maryhurst.org.


            Posted 1/21/2015


            Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana

            Community Engagement Manager (Serving Oldham & Shelby Counties)

            The Community Engagement Manager will cultivate and steward relationships in Oldham and Shelby Counties that will recruit volunteers and raise revenue for Big Brothers Big Sisters; nurture prospective corporate and community partnerships; manage existing partner relationships; develop and implement short and long-term outreach strategies that connect Big Brothers Big Sisters to the needs of the communities served; manage and grow existing special events and design and deliver new programs that generate revenue from corporate and individual supporters.

            Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of two years sales/marketing/development/program experience.

            Routine office environment.  Flexible work hours, including evenings and weekends to meet event needs. Travel required to local communities, event locations and businesses.  Must have car, valid driver’s license, and meet state required automobile insurance minimums.

            This is a part-time position, 28 hours per week. The salary range is $16.50 - $17.50/hour.

            To apply, please email Melissa Gordon.



            Posted 1/16/2015

            Volunteers of America:  Kentucky

            Title:  Direct Support Professional (Freedom House2) Louisville, KY

            ID:  1028

            Department:  Client Services

            Job Description:

            The Direct Support Professional is responsible for monitoring the functional operations of the residential program and facility.  The DSP’s primary responsibility is safety and security of programs and clients.

            KNOW HOW:
            The position requires a minimum of a high school diploma or GED.  Two years post-secondary education preferred.  Two years prior experience in a treatment facility (or other specialized knowledge and experience) preferred.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record required.  Must have ability to be CPR/First Aid certified, upon 30 days of employment.


            1.Satisfactory criminal records check.
            2.Satisfactory sex crimes records check.
            3.Driver’s license preferred.
            PRINCIPAL ACTIVITIES: 1.Maintain operational control of the facility in the absence of senior staff.
            2.Insure client’s compliance with Volunteers of America policies and house rules.
            3.Maintain chronological written records of events that occur during the shift.
            4.Maintain client sign-in/sign-out log.
            5.Make periodic tours of the facility and its grounds.
            6.Monitor number of clients in facility and their behavior, hourly.
            7.Complete required documentation.
            8.Attend training and clinical supervision.
            9.Provide transportation.
            10.Provide childcare.
            11.Observe and report maintenance needs and safety hazards.
            12.Performance Quality Improvement (PQI) duties as assigned by supervision & PQI Committee.

            • VOAKY, INC. is currently hiring for Full & Part-time positions.  All shifts available.
            • THIS IS A PAID POSITION starting at $9.00 to $10.00 per hour, depending on shift.
            • Social Security Card must be presented at time of hire





            Posted 1/20/15

            Youth Villages

            Application deadline:  February 1, 2015

            If you have experience working with youth through volunteer work, internships, etc. and have a passion to work with an at-risk population, then our YV 360 Career Development Program is the perfect post-graduate career opportunity for you. While working in a full-time Behavioral Youth Counselor position with salary and benefits in Memphis or Linden, Tenn., the program offers training that enhances your professional, leadership, and clinical skills during your first 10 months on the job. Apply for our YV 360 Career Development Program before the Feb. 1 deadline. The sooner you apply, the more time you will have to plan to attend our interview day if you move forward in the interview process.

            Rising Juniors and Seniors: We offer a paid summer internship in Memphis, Linden, and Nashville, Tenn., for current students. It is a 10-week, 40-hours-per-week internship offering hands-on experience with at-risk youth in residential treatment programs. We have housing options available and have approximately 75 interns come from across the country for this internship experience. Learn more and apply before our final Feb. 1 deadline.

            Posted 1/16/2015

            Nazareth Home

            Job Title: Social Worker

            Department: Social Services

            Job Code: Social Services

            Reports To: Social Services Director

            FLSA Status: Exempt

            To counsel and aid individuals and families requiring assistance of social services.

            ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

            • Complete admission paperwork on new residents (Backup for Admissions Dept)
            • Conducts faciliy tours (Backup for Admissions Dept)
            • Assist residents and families with financial planning (i.e. applying for public assistance, filing long term care insurance).
            • Problem solve with residents and families.
            • Concurrent Medical review
            • Act as liason for residents and families with medical doctor and community agencies.
            • Compiles data and completes MDS assessments on residents.
            • Establish and coordinate programs that will enhance the residents quality of life.
            • Work directly with the nurse manager to ensure a holistic approach to the program.
            • Provide community education to both staff and families.
            • Attends weekly interdisciplinary meetings.
            • Sets up dischage plan and aftercare for residents returning home.
            • Consults with residents and families on transfer decisions.
            • Advocates for resident independence with family and staff.
            • Investigates resident grievance and abuse allegations along with other administrative staff and reports to appropriate agencies when warrented.

            This job has no direct supervisory responsibilities, however, individual balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed. Uses discretion or independent judgement in matters of significance.


            To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

            EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

            Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

            Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.

            Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages.

            Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of data and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. Exercises discretion or independent judgement in matters of significance.


            Bachelors in Social Work (BSW) preferred.


            The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

            While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; sit; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus for chart reviews and computer work.


            To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software.


            The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

            Must be able to relate to and work with the ill,disabled, elderly, emotionally upset, and at time hostile people within the facility.

            Must be able to cope with mental and emotional stress of position. Is subject to frequent interruptions.
            Must be able to work with co-workers, visitors, and residents and contribute to friendly team effort.

            Tasks assigned to this position may involve potential and/or direct exposure to blood, body fluids, infectionus diseases, air contaminants, and hazardous chemicals.

            The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
            This job description is not intended to be all inclusive. You, the employee, will be expected to perform other reasonably related duties as
            assigned by your immediate supervisor and/or other management staff of the organization as business needs arise. You understand the responsibilities and standards outlined herein will be used as the guideline for your performance evaluation.
            Your signature below attests that you have read, or have had read to you and thoroughly explained, the position description and that you have received a copy of the position description.
            The organization reserves the right to revise and/or change position descriptions and responsibilities as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.

            Contact Information

            Jennifer Smith, Director Human Resources

            Nazareth Home

            2000 Newburg Road

            Louisville, Kentucky 40205




            Posted 1/15/2015


            Supportive Services for Veterans Families (SSVF)  Location:  Louisville

            Associate Director of Veterans' Services, Lexington Regional office

            Reports to:  Director of Regional and Outreach Services


            Under direction, coordinates and supervises the SSVF Programs in Southern Indiana, Elizabethtown KY, and West Virginia as well as the HVRP programs in Louisville and Knoxville.

            Know How:

            Master’s Degree in human services or a related field or an MBA.   Requires three years related work experience and 3 years supervisory experience.  Knowledge of problems associated with veterans/veteran families who are homeless of at risk of homelessness.  Veteran preferred.  

            Must have a commitment to the principles of the project, excellent verbal and written communication skills, high degree of organization, and creative problem solving skills. Must have the ability to exercise tact, diplomacy, judgment, discretion and honesty.  Must learn and apply agency, personnel and program policies and procedures, and stipulations of the grant contract.

            Must have personal automobile, valid driver’s license, liability insurance, and be willing and able to travel between the counties and states that we serve up to 70% of the time.  

            Must complete required case management and Critical Time Intervention  (CTI) training within 18 months

            Must place importance on the values of compassion, commitment, justice, integrity and diversity.

            Special Requirements:

            1. T.B. test.
            2. Driver's license and satisfactory driving record.

            Principal Requirements:

            1. Supervises and trains staff in proven outreach practices in the various communities to identify target population of the grant.
            2. Supervises and trains staff in assessing, referring, and enrolling target population.
            3. Supervises and trains staff in creating and processing all internal / external reports and compliance with Council on Accreditation standards and PQI.
            4. Supervises and trains staff in creating, processing, and updating Policy and Program Manuals.
            5. Develops and manages budgets associated with Veteran Administration and Department of  Labor grants.
            6. Supervises and trains Program Support Specialists in developing and maintaining program budgets.
            7. Ensures program compliance and satisfaction with the SSVF and HVRP Programs.
            8. Must learn to complete required VA reports and submit in a timely manner.
            9. Performance quality improvement (PQI) duties as assigned by supervision & PQI committee.
            10. Must be able to handle personnel issues appropriately and according to VOA policies as they arise.
            11. Must provide appropriate and regular supervision to direct reports.
            12. Must perform external relations activities as needed.
            13. Must be able to perform daily administrative duties as required.
            14. Must be willing to travel up to 70%.
            15. Must participate in VOA meetings as needed either in person or through the use of technology.

            Other Related Activities:

            1. Participate in community/state committees on behalf of target population and Volunteers of  America.
            2. Conduct case record reviews.

            Effect on End Results:

            1. Ensures the achievement of grant and program goals.
            2. Ensures compliance with grant requirements.
            3. Ensures Volunteers of America’s positive public image when working agencies, grantors, clients, employers, etc.
            4. To model agency core values of integrity, compassion, diversity, commitment & justice to all internal and external contacts.
            5. Insures continuation of Volunteers of America’s participation with the SSVF.
            6. Provides a supportive and learning environment for all direct reports.

            Contact:  Susan Buckmaster


                Posted 1/13/2015

                Lifeline Youth & Family Services

                Masters Level and Bachelor Level staff

                We are currently hiring for both masters level and bachelor level staff throughout the state of Indiana. All available applications can be accessed through our webpage at http://www.lifelineyouth.org/open-positions.html.

                Applicants interested in a position in Region 18 (Washington, Scott, Clark, Floyd, and Harrison Counties) can apply through the link for Region 15.

                Posted 1/13/2015

                Chavurat Shalom is a weekly community wide program for Jewish older adults.

                We are seeking to contract with an individual to plan and implement weekly programs each Thursday as well as going ongoing outreach and evaluation for a total of approximately 10 hours per week.  This person is hired by and reports directly to the Board of Chavurat Shalom.  Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or the equivalent in a related field, eligible candidates must enjoy working with seniors.

                Interested candidates may contact CSSearchCommittee@gmail.com

                Click here for job description

                Posted 1/13/2015

                Therapist - Home Based

                Nashville, Indiana (Brown County)

                Please forward resumes to Amanda Kinnaird

                Job Summary:

                Centerstone, a leading mental and behavioral health services non-profit, is seeking a therapist to provide psychotherapeutic services for child/adolescent/family team as well as adults with serious mental illness. Treatment includes evaluations, treatment planning and direct services to individuals and families in the home, school and office. This position requires after school and evening work hours. Regular travel in county is required.


                Ability to function independently and as part of a team. Computer literacy (Microsoft Office, Word and Outlook) and well-developed verbal and written communication skills to utilize electronic clinical record system. Satisfactory driving record and reliable transportation required. Must be flexible, organized, and detail-oriented. Master's degree required. Licensed eligible required, licensed preferred. Competitive compensation package.

                Posted 1/12/2015

                House of Ruth

                Program Aide Positions

                House of Ruth is now hiring Program Aides. The Program Aide is responsible for providing operational support for HIV/AIDS adults who participate in the Glade House Transitional Housing Program.  Glade House is a 24/7 transitional housing facility for up to 12 homeless adults who are HIV-positive.

                • High school diploma or equivalent
                • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and database management
                • Ability to work with under-served diverse populations
                • Willing to work flexible hours second or third shift and weekends
                • Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and automobile insurance


                • Monitor residential activities
                • Help to provide a safe environment for Glade House residents and guests
                • Assist with routine drug and alcohol screenings
                • Assist with Glade House facility inspections
                • Document daily activities
                • Take inventory of equipment and supplies
                • Other responsibilities as assigned

                Physical Requirements:

                • Must be able to multi-task in a sometimes stressful and fast-paced environment.
                • Must be able to work under conditions which require sitting, standing, walking, reaching, bending, stooping, and lifting up to 20 pounds
                • Reasonable accommodation will be provided to qualified individuals with a disability, as necessary

                To be considered for the Program Aide position, submit resume to L. Hurt.  NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

                Posted 1/6/2015

                Benchmark Family Services

                Child Therapist

                Benchmark Family Services is a network of professional, therapeutic foster homes and committed staff across four states with the goal of providing stable out-of-home placements for children in need. We work alongside child welfare agencies to provide stable care to youth in the least restrictive setting possible. Benchmark provides quality out of home placements for youth in need by working with referring agencies to guarantee the support, treatment and care they deserve. By recruiting and training a network of professional, therapeutic foster homes, we are able to offer our contracting agencies a variety of beds available for the youth they serve. Our program staff manages the cases assigned to our agency by providing weekly contacts and visits to the home and youth in care.

                Benchmark Family Services, located in Elizabethtown, is looking to hire a full-time therapist. The therapist will be required to do the following duties:

                • Conduct therapeutic assessments and consult with treatment team members to form treatment plans
                • Provide individual and group counseling to youth in foster care program
                • Provide crisis stabilization services for clients
                • -Miscellaneous duties as necessary

                Office hours are Monday- Friday 8:30-5:00 but applicants will need to be available after hours for appointments and crisis situations.

                Applicants must have at least a Masters Degree in mental health, counseling, social work and related licensure and appropriate supervision by a LCSW, PhD or LPCC. Experience with children is preferred, but not required. Please send all resumes to Laura Elmore

                Posted 1/5/2015

                YMCA of Greater Louisville (Downtown branch)

                Position: Newcomer Academy Sports Coach/Mentor

                The Newcomer Academy Program offers the opportunity for an individual to positively impact the lives of youth who have relocated to Louisville Kentucky as international immigrants and refugees and are now attending ESL Newcomer Academy, a Jefferson County Public School. This position provides a rewarding and challenging opportunity to assist these students in understanding and learning to achieve in a new country through education and sports during the school's after-school program. Essential responsibilities include to:

                • Uphold the mission of the YMCA, and demonstrate behaviors that reflect a determined, nurturing, genuine, hopeful, and welcoming nature.
                • Specifically seeking coaches for girls sports team and middle school boys soccer team
                • Be available 10-15 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 3 days/week from 2:00pm-5:00pm and intermittent evening activities January May 2015
                • Act as head/associate coach during all practices and competitive matches
                • Serve as a tutor in the areas of math, English, and social studies to high school and middle school aged boys and girls in the program
                • Meet individually or in small groups with students for the purposes of behavioral/academic intervention
                • Manage individual student improvement plans and progress reports
                • Communicate with school faculty and staff regarding school curriculum and student homework
                • Cultivate principals of inclusion, accountability and discipline among youth in the program
                • Mentor youth in the areas of leadership and short- and long-term goal setting
                • Assist in coordinating athletic/academic activities for student teams throughout the year
                • Additional duties as assigned

                Eligibility Requirements:

                • High School Diploma
                • At least 18 years of age
                • Minimum two years coaching sports at a recreational or competitive level or equivalent playing experience
                • Relevant experience working with at-risk youth in an academic/athletic environment
                • Childcare/youth worker experience preferred
                • Own transportation and must qualify to transfer participants
                • Experience working in Multicultural environment
                • Ability to transport sports equipment, be physically active, and assist in moving soccer goals across short distance (if applicable)

                Contact information (name, address, phone, fax) so an applicant can submit their letter of interest:

                YMCA Newcomer Academy contact: Smith Crafton, program coordinator

                email: Smith Crafton
                phone: 270-869-4650

                job description link:http://www.louisvilleworks.com/JobSearchDetails.aspx?JobID=187646&frame=false