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  Debra Evans with the following information included in your email:

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

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CURRENT LISTINGS


Posted 9/12/2019

Centerstone

PRN Emergency Psychiatry Program Assistants to work at University Hospital

At Centerstone, our mission is delivering care that changes people’s lives. For over 60 years, Centerstone has been providing community-based behavioral health care, substance-abuse treatment and intellectual and developmental disabilities services in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. We’re committed to bringing passionate and customer experience-focused individuals to help us continue to provide the best care to our communities. If you think you’re a good match to join our organization, please review the career opportunity below and submit your application. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Description:

Come join our team of highly motivated and caring professionals dedicated to delivering care that changes people lives. At Centerstone we focus on career development and go above and beyond to support you in meeting our mission.  We welcome the opportunity to talk with you about a career with Centerstone Kentucky.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Performs such front-desk/reception functions as meeting and greeting patients and visitors, answering multi-line switchboard, fielding calls of differing subject matter and routing calls to the appropriate source. Sending and delivering faxes.
  • Provide resource information to callers (consumers and family members) seeking  mental health and substance abuse treatment resources. Fielding calls from outside providers seeking inpatient bed or making a referral to the psychiatric emergency room. Have knowledge of Seven Counties Services programs and site locations. Ensure that patients leaving the unit have written materials including discharge paperwork, prescriptions, appointment information and contact information if crisis arises.
  • Provide low level crisis intervention to callers in need.  Offering support, arranging for on-site crisis intervention if needed and/or linking to trained crisis counselors.
  • Enters various patient data in electronic information system. Routinely work with both Seven Counties and UofL Hospital  electronic systems entering and retrieving clinical and demographic information.
  • Performs such medical records-related functions as putting together legal health records; ensuring all required clinical documentation (e. g., clinical evaluations, progress notes, legal hold forms) are present in the legal health record. Processing billing forms and ensuring that all documentation is complete.  
  • Notarizing Mental Inquest Warrants: ensuring completion of documents and that legal requirements are met.
  • Arranging ambulance transport to inpatient facilities.  Communication with police departments and mental inquest warrant clerks to assist clinical team in obtaining needed information. Communication with inpatient psychiatric units to facilitate a seamless transfer of patient care.
  • Provide low level monitoring of patients-alerting doctor and clinical team of potential or elevating agitation, contacting security staff if needed, participate in crisis intervention techniques and responding if required.   
  • Must be proficient at multi-tasking with minimal supervision in an often fast paced environment and being a key player on a multidisciplinary team.  

Required Skills:

  • Completion of up to 18 months’ business school, beyond high school. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Typing speed 40 – 50 word units per minute.  
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.         
  • One-to-two years’ experience working in office setting and performing various clerical or administrative tasks.  Or, without any formal business school training beyond high school, three-to-four years of such experience. 
  • Experience in a mental health or social services setting preferred.

Time Type:  Part time

Delivering Care that Changes People's Lives starts with our employees. As a Centerstone employee there are many perks to enjoy. Below are just some of the great benefits you might be eligible for with Centerstone.

Apply on-line at www.centerstone.org or https://centerstone.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/CenterstoneCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Emergency-Psychiatry-Program-Assistant_JR-000284


Posted 9/12/2019

St. John Center for Homeless Men

Shelter and Outreach Manager

Reports to:  Program Director

Agency description:  

St. John Center helps homeless men address barriers to self-sufficiency and housing so that they may leave homelessness for good.  By providing daytime shelter, social services, supportive housing, and serving as a hub with partner agencies, St. John Center is where homeless men seek help, find hope, and move forward. SJC staff utilize trauma-informed, client centered approaches to client engagement daily.

St. John Center is a high-volume shelter, serving an average of 170 men a day, and is open 7 days a week from 7:00 am – 3:00 pm.   In addition to 15 full-time and 8 part-time St. John Center staff, outreach workers from several partner agencies utilize the space daily.  

In addition to the Day Center, St. John Center has created an outreach program in tandem with Louisville Metro Resilience and Community Services and Uniting Partners for Women. The purpose of this project is to offer increased street outreach services so that the needs of all clients who are homeless can be addressed.

Position Summary:  The Shelter and Outreach manager will serve as leader of both the frontline shelter team and the outreach team.

The frontline shelter team manages all aspects of the day shelter, including intakes, housing counseling, employment services, security, and volunteer management. The Shelter and Outreach Manager will assist this team through direct individual supervision of each team member, as well as weekly meetings with the team. In addition, the Shelter and Outreach Manager will ensure that all services are recorded correctly and will complete accurate reports as requested.

General Duties:  The Outreach Team supports individuals and families experiencing homelessness and living in the community through such activities as: one on one contact with individuals on the streets and in emergency shelters; advocating on behalf of clients and/or supporting them to advocate for themselves;  collaboration and coordination of services with appropriate community agencies; liaising with hospitals and community agencies; consultation with mental health professionals. Through individual supervision and weekly meetings with the team, the Shelter and Outreach Manager will facilitate effective outcomes and individual growth among staff. In addition, the Shelter and Outreach Manager will complete necessary record keeping in the Homeless Management System and other documentation as required by agency and the specific situation; coordinate communication between various agencies and outreach groups; serve as the point person for focused opportunities to serve homeless clients; and address any issues, problems, or questions of policy or procedure that may arise.

The Shelter and Outreach Manager will offer insights to the teams regarding best practices and will represent SJC at local meetings with other agencies. A central task of this position is to ensure that high quality services are provided at all times.

To apply:  Send cover letter and resume to , Program Director.

Requirements:  Preference given to an individual with at least 5 years of experience in working with the homeless population and 3 years of supervision/project management experience. 

Basic computer literacy.


Posted 9/6/2019

Mental Health Therapist, Adult Behavioral Services
Job Description

Sign-on Bonus: $500 upon hire; $500 at 6 months; $750 at 1 year = $1,750 bonus!

Put your passion for compassion to work at LifeSpring Health Systems! We're the community mental health center serving eleven counties in Southern Indiana for more than 50 years. You will work directly with individuals who are overcoming mental illness and addiction. We treat the whole person with an integrated approach, and now offer basic medical care through our Federally Qualified Health Center. Our team atmosphere affords you the opportunity to collaborate with experienced licensed therapists and specialists and to provide the highest quality of care for clients. We offer competitive salaries, flexible schedule options, a chance to move up in the organization, and a full benefits package including generous paid time off.

Pursuing licensure? We provide on the job supervision by licensed professionals! Maintaining licensure? We offer annual training stipends and free opportunities for CEUs! Live across the river in Kentucky? We offer partial bridge toll reimbursement! Student loans? See if you qualify for loan forgiveness programs! Changing careers or looking for new challenges? Let us show you how rewarding our work is and how much good you can do. Non-traditional? We are a progressive organization, dedicated to helping people - including our staff - be successful!

LifeSpring Health Systems is seeking a mental health therapist for our Adult Behavioral Services program in Jeffersonville, Indiana. A Master's in Social Work is required, LCSW in the State of Indiana (or eligible) is strongly preferred. This position will provide individual therapy to adult clients with a mental health and/or substance abuse diagnosis and work within an interdisciplinary team to advance their recovery. Duties will also include assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning and documentation of services in an electronic medical record. As an FQHC site, you may qualify for added student loan forgiveness.

Benefits include:

  • Kentucky residents using tolled bridges in commute receive a stipend to defray this cost
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending accounts
  • Life and Long Term Disability insurance
  • Short Term Disability insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan + Pension Plan
  • Tuition Assistance
  • And more!

Join the team that makes a difference in people's lives!

Job Type: Full-time

Lindsey Davis
Recruiter

LifeSpring Health Systems
460 Spring Street
Jeffersonville, IN 47130
Direct: 812-206-1207
Cell: 812-725-3057
Main: 812-280-2080
Fax: 812-206-1213
www.lifespringhealthsystems.org


Posted 9/4/2019

Next Step 4ADHD Center

Coach

We Are Growing Again!
Do you love motivating and inspiring people to reach their full potential?  Want to be part of a dynamic team of professionals committed to enriching the lives of our client’s and each other?  Next Step 4ADHD is searching for an ADHD Coach to join our team.  If you possess strong inter-personal skills and an interest in working with ADHD, then you've come to the right place!  Our team members receive a strong compensation and benefits package, as well as continued investment in their personal and professional growth. Don’t wait any longer, your next career is here, call us at (502) 907-5908 or email us at for more information.

Visit our website at https://www.NextStep4ADHD.com.


Posted 9/4/2019

Job Title: Sexual Assault Advocate

Organization: The Center for Women and Families

Job Location: Louisville, KY

Position Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Eligibility: Bachelor's degree or a minimum of five years’ experience in related field

Salary Range: $14.91 - $15.39 Hourly

Job Shift: First Shift

To Apply: Please apply directly to The Center for Women and Families by going to our website (thecenteronline.org > About > Employment > Now Hiring) at: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs?clientkey=EB6442DCF4D64989C0ACC14C9409E441&jpt=

OVERVIEW: The Sexual Assault Advocate is responsible for providing medical advocacy, case management, and support in hospital and community settings to survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence across the Center for Women and Families service region.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide trauma-informed medical advocacy services to clients affected by sexual assault and intimate partner violence, including: 
    • accompany victims during forensic exams
    • assess client needs and concerns and provide case management through practical assistance, advocacy, referral, follow up,  and coordination of services
    •  provide brief supportive counseling, safety planning, and information on coping to victims and their loved ones
    • walk-in counseling coverage rotation
    • develop and maintain professional relationships with hospital staff
  • Collaborate within CWF and with other coalitions, agencies, networks, organizations, and community partners, particularly in healthcare settings, in order to:
    • develop and maintain accessibility of CWF services to sexual assault survivors;
    • evaluate, enhance, and promote the sexual assault advocacy work of CWF
    • serve as a resource to other staff, volunteers, and agencies serving sexual assault clients; and
    • participate in the Center’s awareness and education efforts related to sexual assault
  • Fulfill ongoing assigned programmatic duties such as:
    • active participation in staff, team, committee, agency, and assigned community meetings;
    • maintain timely case records and statistics per agency and funder guidelines;
    • provide outreach services and community collaboration as assigned;
    • support the ongoing operation of CWF by assisting in groups
    • crisis line, shelter staffing, client desk, and other client services as assigned;
    • comply with State reporting guidelines for abuse and neglect; and
    • provide leadership as needed for committees, to facilitate trainings, to advance CWF initiatives, to support volunteers, etc.
  • Maintain job-related knowledge, expertise, and skills by:
    • actively engaging in supervision;
    • staying current on job-related research and publications;
    • successfully completing KCADV Level I Certification within first year of CWF employment and maintaining certification for duration of employment with CWF;
    • participating in agency or external trainings in order to maintain a minimum of 12 hours of annual continued education (CE), of which 6 hours must include training relevant to the provision of Rape/Sexual Abuse services
    • attaining  CPR/First Aid certification within first year of employment and kept current thereafter; and
    • completing a training on Universal Precautions/Bloodborne Pathogens within the first 30 days of employment and keep current thereafter.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Bachelor’s degree. A minimum of 5 years of experience in a related field may be substituted for a degree.

Competencies:

  • Developed sense of empathy
  • Attitude of growth and learning
  • Self-starter
  • Confidence in decision making
  • Conflict mediation skills
  • De-escalation skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to set and maintain boundaries
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Ability to remain calm during challenges
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to identify problems and offer creative solutions
  • Ability to facilitate cooperation among individual and groups

Other:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a driving record that meets CWF automobile insurance requirements.
  • Fluency in languages other than English are a plus.

Disclaimer: The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

Benefits: CWF offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit plan including a 401k plan with company match, CWF paid Life and Short Term Disability Insurance, company supplemented medical insurance, and additional company sponsored benefits including Dental., Vision, FSA, HSA, Voluntary Life and Long Term Disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The Center for Women and Families is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is our policy to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other legally protected status

 


Posted 8/29/2019

Skillz 4 Life

Preschool Teacher

$10 - $13 / hour - full-time, Louisville, KY

Candidate must have successful experience as aa teacher of infants, toddlers, two to three-year-olds, and or preschool children up to age 6.  Possess a Child Development Associate (CDA) certificate.  This person must have at least 3 years of experience working in a licensed child care center or an early childhood program.  The candidate must have successful completion of Child Abuse and Neglece (CAN) and Criminal Record Check and FBI fingerprinting check.  This person must be certified in CPR and First Aid, be able to lift 50 pounds and participate at the child's level (height) and that includes sitting on the floor and physical activities such as running and jumping.

To apply, please contact: 

 


Posted 8/26/2019

House of Ruth

Part-time Therapeutic Aide

Immediate Supervisor:  Director of Clinical Services

FLSA Classification:  Part-time/Non-Exempt:  1st shift every other weekend

Job Summary:  The Therapeutic Aide is responsible for providing operational support for HIV/AIDS adults who participate in House of Ruth’s Glade House Emergency and Short-term Housing Program.  Glade House is a 24/7 housing facility for up to 13 homeless adults who are HIV-positive.  The position hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. every other Saturday and Sunday. 

Minimum qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and database management
  • Ability to work with underserved diverse populations

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor residents’ activities
  • Help to provide a safe environment for residents and guests
  • Assist with routine drug and alcohol screenings
  • Assist with Glade House facility inspections
  • Document clients’ daily activities and therapeutic interventions related to goals and daily functions
  • Assist with Supervising Self Administration Medication (SSAM)
  • Supervise and assist residents as needed during meal preparation, housekeeping responsibilities, and other activities
  • Maintain clinical records as dictated by policies and procedures
  • Provide transportation to residents as needed
  • Maintain annual training requirements, plus 1st aid and TB testing requirements
  • Take inventory of equipment and supplies
  • Additional, selected responsibilities or tasks to be performed from time to time may be required as necessary.

Physical Requirements:

Physical exertion requirements other than routine, e.g., off- and on-loading, carrying, lifting, or other movements related to the work of the position, will be undertaken with the advice of the supervisor.

To Apply:  please email your resume and cover letter to , Director of Clinical Services.  Position open until filled.

 


Posted 8/23/2019

Family Health Centers

We are a local Federally-Qualified Health Center with 8 locations and our Population Health Department is hiring for Care Coordinators.  We are all about promoting wellness and getting patients to come in for annual wellness visits and to complete health screenings instead of only coming to the clinic when they are sick.  We do outreach to parents to remind them to keep up with their annual health screenings.  We have been doing texting campaigns to our patients to address diabetes care, hypertension, colon cancer screening, cervical cancer screening, and immunizations.  Lots of exciting things happening here at Family Health Centers. 

JOB DESCRIPTION
At Family Health Centers, we work hard because our patients deserve the best. FHC is currently seeking dedicated professionals with a positive attitude for the position of Population Health – Care Coordinator.  The Population Health – Care Coordinator is responsible for coordinating activities that enhance quality initiatives by assisting in care opportunity outreach.  The Care Coordinator works to connect patients with preventive services and completion of care gaps for the patients at Family Health Centers (FHC).   They coordinate care for all patients who are part of the assigned panel, especially those with serious, complex or chronic health problems or psychosocial issues.  A demonstrated skill in independently organizing and prioritizing workload in order to meet deadlines is required.

Examples of duties include:

  • Schedule patient appointments
  • Monitoring and completing preventive health measures
  • Alert medical providers of diagnoses needing addressed for risk adjustments and care gaps needing addressed during medical visits.
  • Use registry and other information to inform care team members of preventive care required for patients.
  • Counsels patients regarding recommended health screenings.
  • Ensures that patient data is entered into the computer system for follow up and reporting.
  • Identifies patients with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and/or other communication barriers and uses appropriate interpretive services.
  • Scans documents into the patient’s electronic health record (EHR) as applicable.
  • Outreach patients who are overutilizing the emergency room and offer them appointments with their primary care provider here at FHC.

Students can apply by sending resume to pfulkerson@fhclouisville.org.

Since 1976, Family Health Centers, Inc.(FHC) has served our community by providing provide primary and preventive medical care to adults, women and children without regard to the ability to pay for services. FHC employs nearly 400 professionals across many medical and clerical disciplines at 8 Louisville Metro Locations.  Our vision of service is to provide you and your family with the same care and attention we would want for our families and ourselves.   Last year we provided care to more than 39,000 children and adults



Posted 8/23/2019

JOB TITLE:   TALENT RECRUITER

REPORTS TO:    REIMAGE PROGRAM MANAGER

WORK LOCATION:   KENTUCKY YOUTH CAREER CENTER AND REGULAR, LOCAL TRAVEL REQUIRED

ON SITE SUPERVISORSKENTUCKY YOUTH CAREER CENTER PROGRAM COORDINATOR & REIMAGE PROGRAM MANAGER

LENGTH OF WORK WEEK20 HOURS / PART-TIME

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES

The Talent Recruiter is responsible for recruiting youth and young adults ages 16-24 previously or currently involved with the justice system, this includes court-involvement facing juvenile charges, adult misdemeanors, and limited felony charges. The target recruitment area will be Jefferson County, with strategic recruitment in the Russell, Shawnee, and Park Hill communities. The Talent Recruiter will follow up with prospective youth referrals received through recruiting efforts to access eligibility and encourage program enrollment. The Talent Recruiter will also submit and adhere to self-directed recruitment plan conducive with increasing program referrals and enrollment. There will be a set schedule of recruitment, with mandatory staff meetings, trainings, and attendance at program events (this will include events scheduled evenings and weekends). 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITES

  1. Recruit at local high schools, community events, and job fairs as assigned.
  2. Research and recruit at local events geared towards the youth population. 
  3. Develop strategic relationships with community organizations and leaders. 
  4. Focus on recruitment of both in-school and out-of-school youth.
  5. Canvas/Stomp various neighborhoods in our identified locations.
  6. Coordinate with Case Managers to develop recruiting activities that lead to program enrollment during the recruitment phase.
  7. Conduct follow-up with prospective youth via phone calls, emails, letters, and other forms of communication.
  8. Promote and provide information about the program for potential participants and interested persons within the community.
  9. Become familiar with and work towards meeting program and unit goals. 
  10. Perform other duties as assigned by the designated supervisor. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The work is lightly active, and involves walking and standing. It requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision, and hearing. The work requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations. The work at times requires bending, reaching with the ability to lift, push, or pull light weights, less than 30 pounds.

Regular, local travel, through one’s personal vehicle, is required for meeting with participants and local entities. A valid driver’s license and proof of insurance is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. High School Diploma or Equivalent preferred.
  2. Experience or training in recruitment, social services, counseling, youth development, criminal justice, or related field.
  3. Passion for working with at-risk/court-involved youth.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s degree.
  2. Demonstrate relevant job experience.
  3. Demonstrate successful experience in working with individuals 16 to 24 years of age.

RATE OF PAY

  1. $20.00 per hour.
CONTACT INFORMATION

Posted 8/23/2019

JOB TITLE:  CASE MANAGER, SHELTERWORKS FOR YOUNG ADULTS

REPORTS TO:    KENTUCKY YOUTH CAREER CENTER PROGRAM COORDINATOR 

WORK LOCATION:   KENTUCKY YOUTH CAREER CENTER AND REGULAR, LOCAL TRAVEL REQUIRED

ON SITE SUPERVISORSKENTUCKY YOUTH CAREER CENTER PROGRAM COORDINATOR 

LENGTH OF WORK WEEK40 HOURS/FULL-TIME

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITIES

In coordination with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the Louisville Coalition for the Homeless, the ShelterWorks Case Manager for Young Adults is responsible for working with young adults ages 18 - 24 who are experiencing homelessness and linking them to resources leading to self-sufficiency and permanent housing. The Case Manager will be expected to recruit homeless young adults for participation in the program. The Case Manager will work to identify internal and external job training, employment, and/or internship opportunities for youth enrolled in the program. In addition, the Case Manager will link young adult participants to internal wraparound services such as work-readiness training, food bank, mental health services, GED instruction, legal aid, leadership development opportunities, and more. The Case Manager will work closely with local shelters and other program partners to verify homelessness and ensure young adults are referred to appropriate housing options. 

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Provide comprehensive case management services to young adults enrolled in the program.
  2. Update database system(s) with detailed case notes, program outcomes, and other pertinent information as required by the program.
  3. Recruit homeless young adults for participation in the program, both internally and externally through shelters and other program partners.
  4. Develop close working relationships with local shelters, agencies serving homeless youth, and other program partners.
  5. Become familiar with HUD's Continuum of Care (CoC) and participate fully as a member of the CoC, including attending sponsored meetings, trainings, and activities.
  6. Advocate for permanent housing options for program participants.
  7. Become familiar with internal programs and services to best meet the needs of program participants. Work with staff of internal programs to ensure seamless service delivery for co-enrolled participants.
  8. Become familiar with and work towards meeting program and unit goals and outcomes.
  9. Become familiar and compliant with HUD regulations that fund this grant serving homeless young adults.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned by the designated supervisor. 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The work is lightly active, and involves walking and standing. It requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision, and hearing. The work requires the use of hands for simple grasping and fine manipulations. The work at times requires bending, reaching with the ability to lift, push, or pull light weights, less than 30 pounds.

Regular, local travel, through one’s personal vehicle, is required for meeting with participants and local entities. A valid driver’s license and proof of insurance is required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Bachelor’s Degree required
  2. Experience or training in social services.
  3. Passion for working with homeless or at-risk young adults ages 18 - 24.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Master’s degree.
  2. Experience working with homeless individuals, families, or programs.
  3. Experience working with young adults ages 18 - 24.
  4. Case Management experience.

RATE OF PAY

$20.00/hour. There will be a set schedule with the possibility of flexible hours, based on the needs of program participants. Schedule could include days, evenings, and weekends. At least 50% of the Case Manager’s time will be spent in the community.

CONTACT INFORMATION


Posted 8/16/2019

The Center for Women and Families, Louisville, KY

Emergency Shelter Resident Advocate - Integrating DV and SMI Services

Position Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Eligibility: Bachelor's degree or a minimum of three years’ experience in related field

Salary Range: $14.91 - $15.39 Hourly

Job Shift: First

To Apply: Please apply directly to The Center for Women and Families by going to our website (thecenteronline.org > About > Employment > Now Hiring) at: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs?clientkey=EB6442DCF4D64989C0ACC14C9409E441&jpt=

OVERVIEW: The Emergency Shelter Resident Advocate (ESRA) – Integrating DV (Domestic Violence) and SMI (Serious Mental Illness) Services is responsible for supporting the essential daily living needs of individuals experiencing homelessness due to intimate partner violence and/or sexual assault in a 24/7 emergency shelter. While focusing on educating and skill-building with clients around job readiness and financial literacy, they actively assess the needs of the shelter community and manage a caseload of clients working toward self-directed goals, under direct supervision. They are empathetic, client-centered, collaborative, and professional with the individuals we serve.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Direct Client Services: Provide crisis intervention, safety planning, case management, counseling, de-escalation, transportation, advocacy, information, referrals and supportive services to:

  • Guide weekly client-centered sessions and aid clients in identifying immediate needs and viable goals.
  • Complete Economic Success Program assessments and transition plans.
  • Facilitate groups, events, and activities to connect clients to community partners/resources.
  • Provide individual and/or group psycho-education on financial abuse and financial empowerment.
  • Conduct intakes, exits, agreements, and conflict resolution.
  • Support shift lead, groups, walk-in clients, child enrichment, pet needs, and shelter space readiness.
  • Assists with client desk, call center and hospital advocacy coverage as needed.
  • Engage volunteers and community partners.

Documentation: Document prompt and timely interactions with clients and other relevant activities to examine program goals and outcomes and support continuous improvement, including the following tasks:

  • Maintain daily written, verbal and electronic communication.
  • Record client interactions in appropriate databases.
  • Participate in CDBG grant performance submissions.
  • Collaborate with program staff on clients entering emergency shelter. 

Emergency Shelter Team/Centerwide Initiatives: Engage as an active contributor to Emergency Shelter and Centerwide initiatives, including the following tasks:

  • Engage in bi-weekly supervision and coaching with direct supervisor.
  • Participate in shadowing with supervisor and director.
  • Participate in peer to peer shadowing with co-workers.
  • Participate in team and agency meetings as required.
  • Provide Harm Reduction Model of Care.
  • Attend required trainings and participate in continuing education opportunities and in-services.
  • Participate in conflict resolution with peers and clients as needed.
  • Coordinate with community partners (i.e., law enforcement, CPS, JCPS, VOA, The Coalition for the Homeless) to promote positive relationships. Communicate any challenges to the director for follow-up.
  • Provide Emergency Shelter program orientation to new hires, volunteers and interns.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Bachelor’s degree. A minimum of 3 years of experience in a related field may be substituted for a degree.

Competencies:

  • Understanding of the impacts of trauma
  • Active listening skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Confidence in decision making
  • Ability to remain calm during challenges
  • De-escalation skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to identify problems and offer creative solutions
  • Organizational skills
  • Developed sense of empathy
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Ability to set and maintain boundaries
  • Ability to facilitate cooperation among individuals and groups

 Other:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a driving record that meets CWF automobile insurance requirements.
  • Fluency in languages other than English are a plus.

Disclaimer: The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

Benefits: CWF offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit plan including a 401k plan with company match, CWF paid Life and Short Term Disability Insurance, company supplemented medical insurance, and additional company sponsored benefits including Dental., Vision, FSA, HSA, Voluntary Life and Long Term Disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The Center for Women and Families is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is our policy to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other legally protected status


Posted 8/14/2019

Landmark Recovery of Louisville

Therapists (CSW, LCSW, LPCA, LPCC, TCADC, CADC, LCADC)

Landmark Recovery of Louisville is immediately seeking to hire therapists (CSW, LCSW, LPCA, LPCC, TCADC, CADC, LCADC). Landmark Recovery exists to assist each patient in the development of a lifestyle that is permanently free from all mind and mood altering substances and that promotes the patient’s well-being across mind, body, and spirit. We strive to achieve this vision by building strong, ethically-grounded relationships between each employee and each patient. These relationships outlast the treatment program and continue to serve the patient as long as necessary post-discharge.

Landmark Recovery offers competitive pay, a full benefits package, an exciting and innovative work culture, growth within the organization and an opportunity to be part of an amazing team. If interested in employment with Landmark Recovery or know someone who may be a good fit for this environment, please send your resume to our Regional Clinical Director, .

 


Posted 8/13/2019

Adelante hispanic Achievers

Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator position is a 30 hr/wk, hourly position paid at $12.50/hr. To apply, send resume and a letter of interest to our Program Manager, . The Program Coordinator will work as part of a three-person programmatic staff to develop, lead, and evaluate Adelante’s programs, specifically as the lead of both a weekly Saturday Mentoring & Enrichment program and a weekly After School Tutoring program site. This person will be the primary contact for students and parents in the programs the he or she leads, and will also oversee volunteers who work at her sites. He or she will report directly to Adelante’s Program Manager. We are looking for an individual who is English/Spanish bilingual. Link to full position Listing


Posted 8/12/2019

Centerstone

Social Workers and Therapists

We have positions with Adults Services, Child and Family Services and Addictions.  Positions are located in Louisville, Shelbyville, Sheperdsville, Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties.

All interested candidates should apply on-line at www.centerstone.org.

At Centerstone, our mission is delivering care that changes people’s lives. For over 60 years, Centerstone has been providing community-based behavioral health care, substance-abuse treatment and intellectual and developmental disabilities services in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. We’re committed to bringing passionate and customer experience-focused individuals to help us continue to provide the best care to our communities. If you think you’re a good match to join our organization, please review the career opportunity below and submit your application. We look forward to hearing from you!


Job Description:

1.    Performs clinical services including a variety of therapy programs and techniques such as group and individual therapy, family and marital therapy, expressive therapy, crisis intervention and management, psychodrama and problem solving.
2.    Maintains and completes service documentation such as psychosocial assessments, case notes, case reviews, court reports, letters, etc., according to prescribed standards.
3.    Conducts case reviews and determines current and future treatment and treatment planning, including after-care plans for clients completing treatment, based upon quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress.
4.    Consults and collaborates with external agents including CHR, school officials, family members, physicians, and other health agencies, regarding organization's programs and client needs and conditions.
5.    Attends and participates in staff meetings, treatment planning meetings, case conferences, and clinical seminars providing information relating to program administration and development.
6.    Writes correspondence on behalf of clients and their families such as court reports, letters of recommendation, etc.
7.    Conducts case presentations and consultations with other agencies regarding programs and services offered.
8.    Conducts emergency evaluations of high-risk clients to determine level of treatment indicated and arranges for hospitalization, as needed.
9.    As needed, assists supervisor or division director with development and coordination of clinical programs.


EDUCATION

    • Master's degree in Social Work.
    • CSW, with social work board-approved LCSW supervisor or licensed therapist or LCSW, LPCC, LPCA, or LMFT .
    • Compliance with Kentucky social work board’s statutes and regulations on clinical practice.
    • Basic knowledge of mental and physical characteristics of applicable population (e.g., growth and development and range of treatment needed), psychotherapy, human behavior, and related issues and community resources and SCS services.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to handle case load with varying levels of client disability and need. 
    • Reliable transportation for frequent travel between work sites.

 


 

Posted 8/7/2019

ECHO Exploited Children's Help Organization

Program Coordinator

Overview: This is a salaried position and is responsible for assisting with prevention programs that ECHO coordinates within Louisville community and surrounding areas. This includes, but not limited to: volunteer management, scheduling, program review, and event preparation.

Responsibilities:
•    
Serves as primary contact for all ECHO children/youth programs, including adult programs
•    Responsible for recording and submitting data for children/youth and adult programs in a timely manner
•    Responsible for reporting children/youth data as related to grants
•    Correspond with partner agencies to coordinate programs, referrals, and/or special events
•    Assist in the coordination of client services and/or referrals with partner agencies
•    Coordinate communication between targeted partners for ECHO
•    Respond and report disclosures or crisis calls coming into the office
•    Help maintain direct services, program requests, and evaluation records for ECHO programs
•    Work with Executive Director to maintain good working relationships with other agencies
•    Attend professional training as determined by Executive Director
•    Maintain accurate records of travel and time
•    Coordinate regular communication for ECHO constituents through social media platforms
•    Assist in the coordination of volunteers to assist in the delivery of programs and community outreach events
•    Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director
Minimum Education/Work Requirements:
•  
 Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Education, Psychology, Criminal Justice or related field and 5 years of experience in the nonprofit sector
•    Comfortable and competent working with children in an educational and/or therapeutic setting
•    Demonstrate effective oral and written communication skills
•    Equally capable and comfortable working independently or as a team player
•    Comfortable and confident with public speaking
•    Demonstrates strong organizational skills, problem solving skills, and initiative
•    Proficiency in the following software: Microsoft Office, Google, and Social Medium platforms (Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn) or the willingness and ability to learn
Other Requirements:
•    Able to successfully pass a criminal background check (no abuse, child maltreatment, violent, or sexual crimes). Having any other misdemeanor or felony conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from gaining a position at ECHO. The relevancy, severity, and timing of the conviction/s will be weighed carefully, and employment decisions will be made on a case-by- case basis.
•    Current and valid driver’s license and liability insurance
•    Reliable transportation

Preference will be given to those who have the following:
•  
 Familiarity with violence and/or sexual abuse prevention continuum and spectrum
•    Experience in online marketing and social media
•    1+year work experience with children and/or volunteers
•    Works well in multicultural teams and with diverse constituencies. S/he will be self-motivated, work well under pressure and be able to handle several projects. S/he will have good judgment and ideally, a good sense of humor

In addition to performing the above mentioned job responsibilities, the individual should possess the following characteristics:
•  
 Positive attitude
•    Self-driven
•    Critical Thinker
•    Willingness to work cooperatively, courteously, and effectively with all staff, volunteers, and partners
•    Demonstrate flexibility and creativity in completing assigned tasks
•    Set priorities and efficiently manage workload
•    Complete all assignments in a timely manner
•    Open, direct communication

COMPENSATION
Salary DOE, minimum $32,500
This is an EXEMPT position.

Benefits:    
Stipend provided to help defray the out of pocket cost of health insurance
ECHO provides the following: disability insurance, mileage reimbursement for ECHO programs, and cellphone reimbursement (a portion) to conduct ECHO business

Hours:    
37.5 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends

Other:    
ECHO allows for a flexible schedule, telecommuting, and family-friendly

Application Requirements
Applicants should send a cover letter, resume, three professional references to:

ECHO/1411 Algonquin Parkway/Louisville, KY 40210

or with subject line: application-Program Coordinator. Email preferred, no phone calls.
 


Posted 7/30/2019

Mandala House

Clinical Social Workers

Mandala House is an established, interdisciplinary group practice focused on child, adolescent, & adult outpatient mental health services, as well as training and research, in the Highlands area near downtown Louisville. We provide psychotherapy, psychiatric, and assessment services to a highly diverse population within an environment that appreciates system dynamics and mind-body connections. Many mental health disciplines are represented on our team: Psychiatry, Psychology, Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Professional Counseling. We have a few clinical associates who are bilingual, and we aspire to be the group practice of choice for those who are traditionally marginalized in society as well as those for whom Spanish is their native/primary language.  Together, we work collaboratively to provide informed care that is guided by science and clinical wisdom. 

We are currently seeking to hire Clinical Social Workers who value integrated care and see themselves as service innovators to join our practice. Because we accept most private and public insurance plans, we currently have a surplus of incoming referrals. A successful applicant will:  1) Value active engagement with a collaborative treatment model, 2) Be committed to lifelong learning and compassionate care, and 3) Demonstrate the ability to enhance our dynamic, patient-centered practice and advance the field of psychology.

Barbara Beauchamp, Psy.D., LP, HSP

Mandala House, LLC, Director of Clinical Services

1190 East Broadway | Louisville, Kentucky 40204

502.309.2408 (office)  | 502.771.4283 (fax)

My Email:  bbeauchamp@mandalalouisville.com

Main Office Email:  office@mandalalouisville.com

Web:  www.mandalalouisville.com

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/MandalaHouseLou

Preferred Pronouns:  She/Her/Hers


Posted 7/29/2019

Centerstone

JR-001673 Principal Therapist - Stonestreet - Supervisory Position

Full-time Employee

Contact: or 502-550-0588 ext. 1265

Apply on linehttps://centerstone.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/CenterstoneCareers/job/Louisville-Kentucky/Principal-Social-Worker_JR-001673

Performs clinical services including a variety of therapy programs and techniques such as group and individual therapy, family and marital therapy, expressive therapy, crisis intervention and management, psychodrama and problem solving.  Maintains and completes service documentation such as psychosocial assessments, case notes, case reviews, court reports, letters, etc., according to prescribed standards. Conducts case reviews and determines current and future treatment and treatment planning, including after-care plans for clients completing treatment, based upon quantitative results and professional opinion of client progress. Consults and collaborates with external agents including CHR, school officials, family members, physicians, and other health agencies, regarding organization's programs and client needs and conditions. Attends and participates in staff meetings, treatment planning meetings, case conferences, and clinical seminars providing information relating to program administration and development. Writes correspondence on behalf of clients and their families such as court reports, letters of recommendation, etc. Conducts case presentations and consultations with other agencies regarding programs and services offered. Conducts emergency evaluations of high-risk clients to determine level of treatment indicated and arranges for hospitalization, as needed. Develops and coordinates clinical programs within division. 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

EDUCATION

  • Master's degree in Social Work and LCSW. 
  • Compliance with Kentucky social work board statutes, laws and regulations on clinical practices.           

EXPERIENCE

  • Four to six years direct social work experience, including four years post-master's clinical social work.
  • Advanced knowledge of mental and physical characteristics of applicable population (e.g., growth and development and range of treatment needed), psychotherapy, human behavior, and related issues and community resources and CKY services.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Potential to undertake supervisory / leadership responsibilities.
  • Ability to handle case load with varying levels of client disability and need.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/REQUIREMENTS

  • Position has some unusual physical demands, including occasional exposure to threat of bodily harm from clients or their families
  • Normal work tasks may involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissue.
  • Position at times may require incumbent to remain on twenty-four hour call.
  • Reliable transportation for frequent travel between work sites.

Within the bounds of their respective job descriptions, all staff are expected to exercise principle-centered leadership, focused on customer service responsiveness, with a continuous quality improvement orientation.  Additionally, all staff are expected to develop a working knowledge of and follow all policies and procedures related to safety management and other Joint Commission standards.

REQUIRED SKILLS/COMPETENCIES

  • Knowledge of normal growth and development and of culture/ethnicity relevant to age groups/populations served
  • Use results of assessments, reassessments, including client strengths and preferences, to construct a case conceptualization
  • Apply DSM 5 criteria to diagnose mental health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and/or substance use disorders
  • If substance use disorder is primary, assesses the readiness of client for treatment via stage of change
  • Utilize case conceptualization and problem areas to guide development and collaboration with clients to build individualized Treatment Plans
  • Utilize EBPs and clinical techniques in sessions
  • Measures client progress towards Treatment Plan goals and objectives throughout treatment course
  • Assess and manage client risk and additional adjunctive services with appropriate and congruent interventions and collaboration
  • Assess client’s measurable progress towards goals/minimum discharge criteria and discharging client when they have met minimum discharge criteria
  • Utilize Treatment Team and supervision to address client case conference needs
  • Manages client caseload and services to maximize direct care client time and reach expected productivity targets
  • Understand role of OTRs to appropriately represent client need for services required for authorization
  • If licensed and approved by respective Board to provide clinical supervision, provides Board approved clinical supervision to  non-licensed staff
  • Mentors staff members and serves as clinical resource for them

Competencies:

Performance Indicator

Accountability: Holds self-accountable to meet assigned goals in a timely manner; self-determination and self-direction; exceeds expectations

Customer Service: Effective in supporting and handling internal and external customers’ needs

Cultural Competence: Respects cultural, ethnic, religious, gender, sexual orientation and disability differences; understands impact of own differences on others

Ethical Principles:  Demonstrates ethical behavior in all aspects of work

Quality Improvement:  Effectively express and implement new work solutions; accepts change that takes organization in positive direction

Consultation/Supervision:  Incorporates consultation/supervision in day-to-day responsibilities; coaches peers, leaders, and/or subordinates

Professional Demeanor:  Good interpersonal skills; responsive to internal and external customer needs

Information Technology:  Applies technology skills and knowledge to fulfill job responsibilities; ensures confidentiality, security, and integrity of all data

Interpersonal Communication:  Appropriately impart verbal and written communications that are concise, clear, and informative; conduct timely follow-ups

Job Knowledge:  Possess and demonstrates both specific and general knowledge and skills needed to perform job

Teamwork:  Effective team member; deals tactfully and sensitively with teammates’ feelings and ideas

Procedural Compliance:  Adheres to organizational policies, procedures, rules, and regulations

Regulatory Compliance:  Has knowledge of and adheres to regulations applicable to job (e.g., Joint Commission, AODE, Health & Safety, etc.) and professional licensure regulations that govern profession

Trauma Informed Culture:  Realizes overall prevalence of trauma: understands how trauma affects/can affect staff and persons served; practices trauma informed behavior and communication; engages in healing, hopeful, and honest relationships; completes TIC trainings.

 LCSW required

Full time supervision expectations.

 


Posted 7/23/2019

Middlebury College

Staff Counselor

Middlebury College (a small, private, liberal arts college in Vermont) is recruiting a staff counselor to provide short-term counseling, crisis intervention, and mental health outreach services to enhance the psychological and emotional welfare of students and the College community.

Applicants with demonstrated skills and experience in multicultural counseling are encouraged to apply, especially experience working with historically underrepresented students (e.g., students with disabilities, students of color, queer, transgender, first-generation, low-income, international, immigrant, undocumented, tribal and indigenous communities) and with the ability to provide culturally competent and inclusive support services.

The position requirements include: 1) M.A., M.S., M.S.W., Ed.D, or Ph.D. in a clinical field and formal training in clinical assessment and counseling, 2) 2-5 years of clinical experience, which can include practicum and internship work, and 3) a current, active Vermont license in a clinical field or equivalent transferable license in another state (or demonstrated progress towards licensure).

The job description is available online at: https://middlebury.peopleadmin.com/postings/19495.

This position is classified within the SP3 pay range. The salary range is available online at: http://www.middlebury.edu/offices/business/hr/comp/payranges.


Posted 7/18/19

Transformations:  Hope for Today's Families

Title:  Behavioral Health Professional under Clinical Supervision

Location:  Jefferson County and surrounding Counties

Qualification Requirements: Social Workers with a Masters or Doctorate degree who have obtained their Certified Social Work (CSW) licensure with at least two years of paid social work experience.

Transformations is seeking organized, dependable people with great time management skills with a zest for growth who are looking to expand their practice skills while providing services to a wide range of clientele in home and community-based settings.

Transformations’ offers a full-time (18 hours direct contact with clientele weekly), comprehensive supervision track for Certified Social Workers that includes
the cost of supervision, flexible scheduling options, professional liability insurance, skill building for private-practice and electronic medical record keeping.

Job Duties:

  • Will utilize individual, family and collateral modalities with a broad-range of clientele and needs
  • Will verify insurance
  • Conduct and complete diagnostic evaluations
  • Conduct and complete functional and level of care assessments
  • In conjunction with the client and/or guardian design a treatment plan
  • Document service provision in electronic medical record within a timely manner
  • Attend and actively participate with individual and group supervision
  • Will maintain Certified Social Worker certification throughout the course of employment
Required:
  • Safe and reliable transportation
  • A valid driver’s license with up-to-date automobile insurance
  • Must pass background checks
  • A working desktop computer or laptop with reliable Internet connectivity
  • A compatible web browser for the electronic medical record (Internet Explorer, Safari and/or Google Chrome)
For additional information please contact at 502-424-2562.

Posted 7/11/2019

The Center for Women and Families, Louisville, KY

Domestic Violence Outreach Coordinator

Position Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Eligibility: Bachelor's degree or a minimum of three years’ experience in related field

Salary Range: $36,000 annually ($17.31/hour)

Job Shift: First Shift

To Apply: Please apply directly to The Center for Women and Families by going to our website (thecenteronline.org > About > Employment > Now Hiring) at: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs?clientkey=EB6442DCF4D64989C0ACC14C9409E441&jpt=

OVERVIEW: The DV Outreach Coordinator is responsible for providing advocacy to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, including court advocacy, case management, and groups. They will provide our outreach communities in Bullitt, Spencer, Shelby, Oldham, Henry, and Trimble counties with education focused on awareness and prevention. The DV Legal Coordinator will build strong relationships in these communities to enhance work done by The Center for Women and Families.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Direct Client Services:

  • Provide case management and supportive services to victims of domestic violence in our outreach communities and provide crisis intervention by phone.
  •  Attend DVO hearings/criminal court hearings with survivors.
  • Facilitate groups for non-residential clients. Identify ideas for new groups and develop curriculum for those groups
  •  Provide follow-up services to on-going clients in our outreach communities.
  • Support CWF clients/staff as needed. 
  • Review and respond to referrals, both in house and from the outreach communities.
  • Provide collaboration/liaison between agency, courts, clients, and community; develop a knowledge of resources in each of the outreach communities.

 Community Engagement

  • Collaborate with community partners to promote positive relationships with Center staff and clients.
  • Identify community members to serve on Advisory Committees in outreach counties and support supervisor in facilitating the committees.
  • Build volunteer bases in outreach counties.
  • Collaborate with the Sexual Assault Services team to increase community awareness of sexual assault and CWF resources throughout our outreach service region.
  • Establish good working relationships with law enforcement, victim advocates, County and Commonwealth Attorneys, court clerks, judges, and all court personnel.
  • Ensure CWF educational material is up-to-date and widely distributed in the outreach counties.

Training:

  • Mentor new and seasoned CWF staff on prevention approaches, models and programs. Serve as a bridge with colleagues, teams, and community to integrate violence prevention strategies into agency’s client services.
  • Regularly review and make recommendations to new hire training curriculum to ensure it stays current with Center processes and policies.
  • Facilitate New Advocate Training modules as part of 40-hour training for new staff and volunteers.
  • Provide community, school education and training, on subjects such as healthy relationships, bullying prevention, and intimate partner violence.

Documentation:

  • Maintain daily written, verbal and electronic communication
  • Record client interactions in appropriate databases
  • Use collected client information to support continuous improvement and examine programs and outcomes
  • Participate in any grant performance issues

DV Team/Centerwide Initiatives:

  • Record client interactions in appropriate databases. Collect and record data relevant to Center services to assist with identifying program outcomes and goals.
  • Participate in agency data workgroup to analyze data collection and enhance the agency’s capacity to make data-driven decisions.
  • Participate in the interview and hiring process for the DV team and other teams as requested.
  • Participate in cross-team collaboration, share skills, keep others in the agency informed of the DV non-residential program services.
  • Attend staff meetings, agency meetings, case reviews and assigned community meetings.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Bachelor’s degree. A minimum of 3 years of experience in a related field may be substituted for a degree.

Competencies:

  • Ability to facilitate cooperation among individual and groups
  • Attitude of growth and learning
  • Self-starter
  • Confidence in decision making
  • Conflict mediation skills
  • De-escalation skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Developed sense of empathy
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Ability to remain calm during challenges
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to identify problems and offer creative solutions
  • Ability to set and maintain boundaries

Other:

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a driving record that meets CWF automobile insurance requirements.
  • Fluency in languages other than English are a plus.

Disclaimer: The preceding description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of the position.

Benefits: CWF offers a competitive and comprehensive benefit plan including a 401k plan with company match, CWF paid Life and Short Term Disability Insurance, company supplemented medical insurance, and additional company sponsored benefits including Dental., Vision, FSA, HSA, Voluntary Life and Long Term Disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The Center for Women and Families is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment. It is our policy to provide full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other legally protected status

 


Posted 7/8/2019

Compassionate Schools Project, a University of Virginia research study, is seeking several part-time data collectors to assist with the evaluation of a 21st century health and wellness curriculum that is being implemented within Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS). 

https://www.compassionschools.org/

Work 12-30 weeks between September - December, 2019 and February - May, 2019, with possible opportunity for additional hours.  Required training is scheduled for the week of August 26th, 2019. 

These are at-will  hourly positions that do not carry benefits.  Pay is $16.50 per hour.  

Job duties may include:  

Data collection activities (e.g., computer and paper assessments, classroom observations); Scoring or coding student data; Communicating with families and school staff about the project; and Clerical tasks  (e.g. copying, preparing data collection materials, making phone calls). 

Required: 

*Reliable transportation and ability to travel between schools in Jefferson County KY.  

*Two years of college coursework. 

* Experience  with children and adults from diverse backgrounds in education, customer service, sales, human services or similar field.  

*Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills. 

Preferred:   

Experience in survey administration or conducting educational or clinical assessments. Experience working in a public school setting.  

To apply:  https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UVAJobs/job/Remote---Kentucky/CSP-Project-Assessor--Staff-Wage-_R0007294?fbclid=IwAR2SGY09c8hLe1G5xjmXFlRODFKtzHQkguyPkNS6x-9Ybl7hZiN-2CALQGM

Complete the online application, attach cover letter & resume. Questions?  Contact Project Associate: 


Posted 7/3/2019

House of Ruth

Housing Case Manager

Immediate Supervisor:                Housing Program Manager

FLSA Classification:                    Full-time/Exempt

Overview:

Founded in 1992, House of Ruth is a nonprofit HIV/AIDS services organization with a mission of strengthening lives for those with or affected by HIV/AIDS.  We do this by offering housing and support services with a holistic focus on low-income individuals who are HIV-positive, as well as their family members who count on them for financial and emotional support.

Ours is a culture that values professionalism and integrity, along with an unwavering commitment to House of Ruth’s mission.  The successful candidate is a hands-on problem solver who takes the job duties very seriously but is able to find humor in the day-to-day, sometimes unpredictable occurrences of a nonprofit that provides direct services to an underserved client population.

Job Summary:

The Housing Case Manager will conduct assessments, develop individualized case plans, link families with community resources, conduct home visits, and provide case management services for clients in permanent housing.  Will work collaboratively with other staff members to help clients achieve economic and social/emotional self-sufficiency and maintain permanent housing.   

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree required in Social Work or a related field
  • Kentucky license preferred (CSW, LPCA, LPATA, MFTA, LPCC, LMFT, LPAT, or LCSW); will also consider candidates who will obtain license within 90 days after hire
  • Valid drivers’ license and reliable transportation
  • Successful completion of background screening

Responsibilities:

  • Provides initial psychosocial assessment and updates on an ongoing basis
  • Provides case management and service coordination designed to assist clients in maintaining stable housing
  • Develops individualized case plan in collaboration with client in the areas of, but not limited to, daily living skills, money management, employment linkage, benefits establishment, linkage to substance abuse and mental health care, and all other services need to assist clients in reaching treatment goals
  • Assists clients in locating safe, affordable housing
  • Provides crisis intervention as needed
  • Serves as a client advocate with third parties as needed
  • Maintains required client documentation and progress notes
  • Additional, selected responsibilities or tasks to be performed from time to time may be required as necessary.

Physical Requirements:

Physical exertion requirements other than routine, e.g., off- and on-loading, carrying, lifting, or other movements related to the work of the position, will be undertaken with the advice of the supervisor. 

To Apply:  Email cover letter and resume to , Housing Program Manager.  Please, no phone calls.  Position will remain open until filled.  


Posted 7/3/2019

The Center for Women and Families

Crisis Response Advocate

Full-time, hourly

Job ID:  PD_  Grade:  16

OVERVIEW: The Crisis Response Advocate (CRA) is responsible for providing direct service to clients in a 24/7 call center environment. The CRA is the first impression many clients and community members experience with The Center. They are expected to be compassionate, empathetic, sincere, and professional in their interactions with the public.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Direct Client Services: Provide crisis intervention, safety planning, counseling, advocacy, information, referrals and supportive services, including the following tasks:

  • Answer incoming calls to The Center’s 24/7 crisis line and Metro United Way’s 2-1-1 Information and Referral line
  • Conduct follow-up calls as appropriate
  • Respond to text and email inquiries from clients
  • Support walk-in clients
  • Assist with client desk, shelter, and hospital advocacy coverage as needed

Documentation: Document prompt and timely interactions with clients and other relevant activities to support continuous improvement and examine program goals and outcomes, including the following tasks:

  • Maintain daily written, verbal and electronic communication
  • Record client interactions in appropriate databases
  • Coordinate advocate response to hospital runs
  • Collaborate with shelter staff on clients entering emergency shelter

Call Center/Centerwide Initiatives: Engage as an active contributor to Call Center and Centerwide initiatives, including the following tasks:

  • Engage in bi-weekly supervision and coaching with direct supervisor
  • Participate in call shadowing with supervisor and director
  • Participate in peer to peer shadowing with co-workers
  • Facilitate and participate in team and agency meetings as required
  • Maintain required trainings and participate in in-services and continuing education opportunities
  • Participate in conflict resolution with peers as needed
  • Coordinate with community partners (e.g., law enforcement, Child Protective Services, volunteers, Metro United Way, sexual assault forensic exam (SAFE) nurses) to promote positive relationships. Communicate any challenges to the director for follow-up.
  • Provide Crisis Response program orientation to SAFE nurses, volunteers, and interns

REQUIREMENTS:

Education: Bachelor’s degree. A minimum of 3 years of experience in a related field may be substituted for a degree.

Competencies:

  • De-escalation skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Developed sense of empathy
  • Ability to remain calm during challenges
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to identify problems and offer creative solutions
  • Ability to set and maintain boundaries

Other:   

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a driving record that meets CWF automobile insurance requirements.
  • Fluency in languages other than English are a plus. 

DEPARTMENT  :  Crisis Response                                                

SUPERVISED BY  :  Supervisor of Crisis Response       

SUPERVISES :  N/A

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT AND AGREEMENT TO PERFORM THE RESPONSIBILITIES

My signature below acknowledges that I have read the above job description and fully understand the responsibilities and requirements listed herein. Further, I understand that the listed responsibilities are representative of the main duties of the position and are not necessarily a complete list of all the responsibilities required of the position. My signature also serves as my agreement to maintain a driving record that meets CWF automobile insurance requirements and to perform the responsibilities of the position in a safe manner and in accordance with The Center’s established procedures.

______________________________________________________________________________________

Employee’s Name – Print                                 Signature                                                        Date

  ______________________________________________________________________________________

Supervisor’s Name – Print                                Signature                                                        Date

 

Marsha Duffield. Admin Coordinator of Operations

Business Line: 502.581.7200