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   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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Posted 6/18/2018

Community Living Support (CLS) Worker

20 - 30 Hours a week

My name is David Mudd and I am looking for a Community Living Support (CLS) worker for my son, Matthew.  Matt is 22 years old and lives in Louisville with me.  Matt is approved for the Michelle P. Waiver (MPW) and we can offer someone up to 20-30 hours a week of employment at $15 an hour. 

The job entails assisting Matt to become more competent with defined life skills (shopping, use of money, cooking, laundry, physical fitness, etc.) as well as simple community inclusion outings like movies, bowling, museums, or other entertainment type activities.  It would also involve aiding Matt with transportation to/from work and Special Olympic events/games from time to time, so reliable transportation is a must.

The successful candidate must be able to document their time according to mandates from Centerstone, the organization who oversees Matt's MPW allocation.

We are quite flexible in scheduling around school and/or other employment, but we do hope to find someone who will be willing to dedicate a minimum of 20 hours a week to assisting Matt.

Interested applicants may contact me with any questions at (502) 991-9997.  Please be able to furnish a resume and references to me at should you decide to apply."    

Posted 6/6/2018

Brighter Hope Summer Camp

We have an opening for help with our summer camp at Brighter Hope. We work mostly with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. We provide ABA therapies at the center and have an open door for all other members of the child's therapy team. 

 We are seeking a person with experience working with children and a career interests in behavior therapies. We are a new center and growing FAST so there is a good possibility that the summer camp position could turn into a more permanent part of full time behavior technician position in the fall!

 The pay for the summer is $12/hr. The hours are 745 am to 415 pm. Paid training is on June 4 from 8 am to 4 pm and camp begins June 11 and ends August 10. 

Please send resume' to:

or contact:

Ashlee Morgan, MSSW
Executive Director
Brighter Hope, LLC
P: 502.530.1767
F: 502.805.0787 

Posted 6/6/2018

Job Fair for MSW Students

 WHEN: June 8th, 2018 11-2:30 p.m.

WHERE: 1025 South 2nd Street Louisville, KY

WHY: Volunteers of America wants to interview you for therapist openings at our new location!

HOW: Apply online at http://voamidstates.applicantstack.com/x/openings

Be prepared for an interview and bring copies of your resume.

Please contact Pamela Williams, Director of HR at pamelaw@vaomid.org

Posted 6/1/2018

Domestic Violence Intake Center (In the Hall of Justice)

Intake Clerk - Second Shift

Applications will only be accepted through June 8, 2018.  Individuals can either apply through Indeed.com or by sending/delivering  a resume to Kristy Williams, Human Resources Specialist, Jefferson County Attorney’s Office, 600 W. Jefferson St, Suite 2086, Louisville, KY 40202

Job Description

Posted 5/31/2018

Lifeline Youth and Family Services

Licensed Clinical Therapist

Full and/or Part-time; Licensed with LMHCA, LMHC, LMFT, LCSW, LSW

Contact Information: 

Tim Blanchard

4150 Illinois Road

Fort Wayne, IN 46802


Job Description

Posted 5/30/2018

UofL Career Development Center

Job and internship opportunities for students and alumni looking for social work related experiences. These positions will be closing in a few weeks, and are available for students and alumni in Cards Career Connection powered by Handshake. Students can login with their ULink credentials, and alumni can sign-up for a free account here: https://louisville.joinhandshake.com/.


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Community Programs Intern



Beaded Treasures Project

Louisville, KY

Youth Care Worker 2nd/3rd Shifts




Louisville, KY

Summer Direct Support Professional



Meaningful Day Services, Inc.

Brownsburg, IN

Youth Care Worker / Mental Health Specialist



Allendale Association

Lake Villa, IL

FFT Therapist



Cayuga Centers

Canandaigua, NY

Autism Therapist (Working with Children)



Little Star Center

Carmel, IN




Allendale Association

Lake Villa, IL

Foster Care Counselor



Youth Villages

Cookeville, TN

Family Counselor (MST)



Youth Villages

Cookeville, TN

Family Intervention Specialist



Youth Villages

Cookeville, TN

Posted 5/29/2018

Sunrise Recovery

Job Postings

Sunrise Recovery is an abstinence-based Detox and Residential Addiction Treatment Center scheduled to open summer of 2018 in Clarksville, Indiana.

We are currently seeking candidates for several positions.

Full and Part time Addiction Recovery Assistants for all shifts. We offer an individualized orientation program to help you learn how to work effectively with our residents. Applicants must have a High School Diploma or GED and be 21 years of age.  Applicants must pass the required criminal background checks and pass a drug screen. Applicants with some college experience with focus on mental health and addiction, a work history in this field or having a CADAC preferred. Those applicants possessing a higher level of education or CADAC will also be responsible for facilitating groups.

Intake Specialist sought for 1st and 2nd shift. Primary duty is to complete initial paperwork, release of information forms, and other vital intake procedures with all new admissions and at discharge. This position requires a person to work with minimal supervision and be HIPPA compliant. This applicant will work with clinical staff, business office, medical staff, medical records, utilization review, and marketing, nursing, and community resources.  Applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a behavioral science field. 

Residential Therapist Full time to provide residential services to adults with the primary diagnosis of substance use or addictions.  This position consists of performing assessments, providing individual, family and group therapy in a residential treatment setting. Applicants must have a Master’s Degree in Social Work and if not currently licensed pass the LSW within 3 months of hire and the LCSW within 6 months of eligibility. Supervision will be provided.

All fulltime positions offer a comprehensive benefits package. All applicants must pass a criminal background check and drug screen. Those who are in recovery must be clean and sober a minimum of 2 years and continue to work a recovery program.

All resumes are to be emailed to .

Posted 5/23/2018

The Louisville-Jefferson County Public Defender’s Office  

Adult Division Social Worker.

Job Description

The Social Worker is responsible for preparing a holistic, strengths-based assessment of the client’s needs to identify services to meet underlying needs with two goals in mind: first, to diminish the risk of later involvement with the criminal justice system; and, second, to reduce the necessity of incarceration and the exorbitant expenditures required to house people in jails and prisons when more effective and less costly alternatives exist.  The Social Worker also may provide forensic social work services, including mitigation in conjunction with the Assistant Public Defender for the legal disposition of criminal cases. Social Workers in the Adult Division of the Public Defender’s Office develop alternative sentencing plans by:

  • conducting a social service needs assessment with client, whether in an office or adult detention facility setting;
  • contacting service providers and making necessary community-based referrals;
  • presenting written plans, including social history and recommendations to the Court for approval, which may include testifying in court;
  • coordinating services with clients in lieu of a jail or prison sentence.   

Whether full or part-time, or seasonal/contract position: Full-time; Monday through Friday 8:15am-4:30pm

Eligibility requirements for the position:

Education: Graduate of a college or university with a bachelor’s degree in social work, family studies, counseling, sociology, psychology, or related field. Master’s in Social Work preferred.

Experience: Must have one to two years of experience working with individuals with substance abuse disorder and/or other mental health issues. Master’s in Social Work can be substituted for one year of experience.

Additional Skills Preferred:

Strong writing skills; creative with limited resources; strong empathy skills; and a desire to work with vulnerable populations.

Salary commensurate with experience.   

Contact information (name, address, phone, fax), so an applicant can submit their letter of interest: To apply for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to Senior Social Worker .


Posted 5/23/2018


Community Case Manager - Full-time

Necco has an immediate opening for a full-time Community Case Manager:


Please visit https://www.necco.org/careers-with-social-impact/ to apply.

Posted 5/1/2018

St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities

Full-time Counselor

St. Elizabeth Catholic Charities is looking for a full time counselor. This position will work in the schools three days a week and provide outreach counseling two days a week out of our New Albany office. This position will work with both children and adults and is an exciting opportunity for a clinician who is looking for variety in his/her practice.

Please contact , LCSW,  to submit your resume . Please see our website for a complete job description and to learn more about our programs.

Posted 4/13/2018

Apple Patch

Job opportunities available.  Please visit our website to view our open positions and apply:  https://applepatch.org 

Posted 4/11/2018

Hagan Health

Behavioral Health Therapists

At Hagan Health we are dedicated to giving courteous and caring treatment to all our patients.  We believe in a team approach and that coordination of care is the best means for providing quality service to our patients.  Therefore, our staff consists of:  a psychiatrist to evaluate and assess medical, mental, and prescription needs, several behavioral therapists who work closely with our psychiatrist to help patients work on issues that hinder them from “healthy mind, healthy body,  healthy choices,”  a Physicians Assistant on staff to provide many of the routine needs and triage patients to the appropriate level of care, and caring office personnel who receive intake information that assures the best fit for the patients.

Job Summary

Our behavioral health therapists will be competent in providing quality therapy to patients under psychiatric care for a wide range of mental health issues such as anxiety & panic, depression, eating disorders, bipolar, borderline personality, addictions, and attention deficient.  Many of our patients, arranging from the pre-adolescent to the geriatric patient,  have life stressors such as relationship issues, grief & loss, trauma, abuse, and other adjustment issues.  Therefore, we are looking for therapists who have compassion and care as well as the ability to work with an array of issues. 


  • Master’s Degree  in the field of psychology, social work, couples and family therapy or the equivalent or higher
  • Working toward licensure in one of the above areas and under the supervision of an approved supervisor, if not currently licensed.
  • Highly skilled in therapeutic modalities such as CBT, Narrative, Internal Family Systems, DBT, mindfulness, systemic, structural, and solution focused.
  • Competent in working with individuals, couples, and groups.
  • Special training working with pre-adolescents, young adults, middle age, or geriatric populations.
  • Creative and ambitious in developing and facilitating speciality groups.


  • Report to and work under the clinical supervision of the Director of Psychotherapy.
  • Responsible for maintaining all documentation of patient encounters (electronically)
  • Attend weekly staff meetings to discuss and coordinate patient care.
  • Responsible for adherence to all office policies and procedures.
  • Maintain approved supervisor and appropriate Board documentation to be on track for licensure.
  • Provide quality behavioral health therapy using appropriate and best suited psychotherapy modalities for the specific issues of concern.
  • Work as a team player to provide a high level of patient care and community recognition as being a top notch center for excellence.
  • Work with psychiatrist and director of psychotherapy in treatment planning and goal setting.

Interested and qualified applicants may submit their resume to: .  Resume should include a contact telephone number and email address to set up an interview.

Posted 4/4/2018

Family Health Centers

Population Health-Care Coordinator

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, gaps in care.
  • Alert medical providers of diagnoses needing addressed for risk assessments 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.
  • Assist patients with accessing the patient portal.
  • Outreach patients who are overutilizing the emergency room and offer them appointments with their primary care provider here at FHC.

 To apply, send resume to .

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.