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Most employers are reputable and reliable, but the School of Social Work is not in a position to guarantee the professional standing of individual agencies, companies or other employers posting position notices. Applicants should research potential employers as part of the job search process.

Employers: if you would like us to post your opening, send it to: ssw@missouri.edu.

Missouri State Job Opportunities can be viewed at http://www.mo.gov/work/job-seekers/state-job-openings/. This site provides information concerning Merit registers that are open for current, future, and ongoing job opportunities within the agencies that comprise the Missouri Merit System. State Employment Information for Job Applicants can be viewed and accessed at: http://oa.mo.gov/human-resources-service-center.

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Location Department Job Title FTPT Posted On
Batesville, AR Health Resources of AR Grant Billing Specialist RFT 3/17/2017
Batesville, AR Health Resources of AR Rehab Day Specialist RFT 3/20/2017
Bentonville, AR Decision Point SWS Counselor RFT 3/17/2017
Bentonville, AR - Decision Point Decision Point Clinical Advisor RFT 3/20/2017
Brentwood, MO (Adult Outpatient) Adult Outpatient- Brentwood, MO Behavioral Health Technician RPT 1/12/2017
Brentwood, MO (Adult Outpatient) Adult Outpatient- Brentwood, MO Counselor RFT 2/2/2017
Brookfield, MO Adult - Trenton Peer Specialist RPT 4/25/2016
Florissant, MO Adolescent St L County Associate Counselor RFT 1/19/2017
Florissant, MO Adolescent St L County Community Support Specialist RFT 11/16/2016
Hannibal, MO CPRC - Hannibal Community Support Specialist RFT 7/26/2016
Hannibal, MO CPRC - Hannibal Family Support Provider RFT 2/21/2017
Hannibal, MO CPRC - Hannibal Therapist RFT 11/18/2016
Hannibal, MO- Clarity Healthcare Clarity Healthcare Patient Services Coordinator RFT 12/16/2016
Hannibal, MO- Clarity Healthcare Clarity Healthcare Therapist (LCSW) RFT 4/7/2016
Hope, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Professional RPT 1/25/2017
Hoxie-Paragould-Jonesboro-Trumann-Marion, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Para-Professional/Driver TEM 3/8/2017
Jefferson City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Jeff City Administrative Assistant/Trainer RFT 3/21/2017
Jefferson City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Jeff City Behavioral Health Technician RPT 9/2/2015
Jefferson City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Jeff City Community Support Specialist RPT 1/25/2017
Jefferson City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Jeff City Counselor RFT 9/8/2016
Jefferson City, MO (Adult Residential) Adult - Jeff City Community Support Specialist PRN 11/29/2016
Jefferson City, MO (Adult Residential) Adult - Jeff City Counselor RFT 9/8/2016
Jefferson City, MO (Adult Residential) Adult - Jeff City Therapist RFT 6/6/2016
Joplin, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent-Joplin Behavioral Health Technician (Evening and Overnight Shifts) RPT 2/28/2017
Kansas City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Kansas Ci Behavioral Health Technician RPT 2/1/2017
Kansas City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Kansas Ci Behavioral Health Technician- Overnight (Male) PRN 2/1/2017
Kansas City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Kansas Ci Counselor RFT 3/9/2017
Kansas City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Kansas Ci Program Director- SUD RFT 3/12/2017
Kansas City, MO (James A Reed Road) Community Services Direct Support Staff RFT 9/13/2016
Kirksville, MO (Jamison Location) Adolescent - Kirksvill Behavioral Health Technician RPT 6/16/2016
Kirksville, MO (Jamison Location) Adult - Kirksville Behavioral Health Technician RPT 10/6/2015
Kirksville, MO (Jamison Location) Adult - Kirksville Community Support Specialist RFT 3/8/2017
Kirksville, MO (LaHarpe Location) CPRC - Kirksville Community Support Specialist RFT 3/9/2017
Kirksville, MO (LaHarpe Location) CPRC - Kirksville PSR Specialist RPT 1/9/2017
Kirksville, MO (LaHarpe Location) Prevention Healthcare Homes (HCH) Care Coordinator RPT 3/17/2017
Kirksville, MO (LaHarpe Location) RCF - Kirksville Behavioral Health Technician RPT 8/10/2016
Kirksville, MO (LaHarpe Location) RCF - Kirksville Behavioral Health Technician (12:00am to 8:00am) RFT 3/2/2017
Lake Village, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Para-Professional/Driver TEM 3/8/2017
Lamar-Russellville-Morrilton, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Para-Professional/Driver TEM 3/8/2017
Liberty, MO Adult - Liberty Admissions Specialist RFT 2/22/2017
Liberty, MO Adult - Liberty Behavioral Health Technician RPT 2/15/2017
Little Rock, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Professional RFT 3/14/2017
Little Rock-Hot Springs, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Para-Professional/Driver TEM 3/8/2017
Mansfield, MO Employment Services Job Coach RPT 3/14/2017
Marshall, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Para-Professional/Driver TEM 3/8/2017
Monticello, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Para-Professional/Driver TEM 3/8/2017
Mountain Grove, MO Employment Services Job Coach RPT 3/14/2017
Mountain Home, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Para-Professional/Driver TEM 3/8/2017
Olathe, KS Kansas-Olathe Therapist RFT 1/31/2017
Quincy, IL Illinois-Quincy Behavioral Health Technician RPT 9/29/2014
Salem, Highland, Newport, & Batesville, AR Health Resources of AR Regional Director RFT 3/22/2017
Site Location Negotiable Volunteer/Intern Internships (Bachelors Level/Undergrad) INT 4/2/2015
Site Location Negotiable Volunteer/Intern Practicum Student/Master Level INT 4/2/2015
Springfield, MO Administration Vice President of Quality and Outcomes Management for SUD and Behavioral Health RFT 3/1/2017
Springfield, MO Employment Services Case Manager Traumatic Brain Services (BI) Services RPT 3/8/2017
Springfield, MO Employment Services Job Coach PRN 3/9/2017
Springfield, MO Primary Care Behavioral Health - Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Clinician RFT 12/13/2016
St Charles/St Louis-Broadway, MO Adult - St. Louis Broa Registered Nurse- Disease Management RFT 3/10/2017
St. Charles, MO Administration Managed Care Intern (Unpaid) INT 2/22/2017
St. Charles, MO Adolescent - St. Charl Behavioral Health Technician RPT 3/3/2014
St. Charles, MO (Domestic Violence Shelter) Domestic Violence Shelter Therapist RPT 11/30/2016
St. Charles, MO (Men's and Women's) Men's and Women's Residential Behavioral Health Technician (Medication Focused) (Sunday-Wednesday, 7:00am-2:00pm) RPT 12/6/2016
St. Charles, MO (Men's and Women's) Men's and Women's Residential Behavioral Health Technician (Medication Focused) (Thursday-Saturday, 3:00pm-10:00pm) RPT 12/26/2016
St. Charles, MO (Men's) Men's Residential Behavioral Health Technician (Overnight Weekends- 12:00am-8:00am) RPT 2/21/2017
St. Charles, MO (Women's) Women's Residential Behavioral Health Technician (Friday & Saturday, 10:00pm-7:00am) RPT 2/9/2017
St. Charles, MO (Women's) Women's Residential Behavioral Health Technician (Monday-Friday, 4:00pm-12:00am) RFT 2/9/2017
St. Charles, MO (Women's) Women's Residential Behavioral Health Technician (Sunday & Monday, 10:00pm-7:00am) RPT 2/9/2017
St. Charles, MO (Women's) Women's Residential Behavioral Health Technician (Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday, 10:00pm-7:00am) RPT 2/9/2017
St. Louis City, MO (Adult) Adult Residential- St Louis City Center Behavioral Health Technician - City Center PRN 11/30/2016
St. Louis, MO Employment Services IPS Employment Specialist RFT 3/20/2017
St. Louis, MO Employment Services Job Coach PRN 3/20/2017
St. Louis, MO (Broadway St Location) Adult - St. Louis Broa Community Support Specialist (Disease Management ) RFT 9/7/2016
St. Louis, MO (Broadway St Location) Adult - St. Louis Broa Counselor RFT 2/6/2017
St. Louis, MO (Dunnica St.-Advance Program) Adult - St. Louis Clinical Supervisor RFT 2/22/2017
St. Louis, MO (Dunnica St.-Advance Program) Adult - St. Louis Community Support Specialist RFT 1/12/2017
St. Louis, MO (Dunnica St.-Advance Program) Adult - St. Louis Health Navigator RFT 3/22/2017
St. Louis, MO (Dunnica St.-Advance Program) Adult - St. Louis Site Director- SUD RFT 2/22/2017
St. Louis, MO (Northrup Location) Adolescent- St. Louis Admissions Specialist RFT 2/17/2017
St. Louis, MO (Northrup Location) Adolescent- St. Louis Associate Counselor RFT 1/29/2017
St. Louis, MO (Northrup Location) Adolescent- St. Louis Behavioral Health Technician RPT 3/3/2014
St. Louis, MO (Northrup Location) Adolescent- St. Louis Counselor RFT 1/29/2017
St. Peters, MO Adolescent - St Peters Alumni Specialist RFT 2/23/2017
St. Peters, MO Adolescent - St Peters Therapist RFT 9/27/2016
Texarkana-Camden-El Dorado-Malvern, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Para-Professional/Driver TEM 3/8/2017
Town & Country, MO Adolescent St L County Community Support Specialist RFT 2/9/2017
Trenton, MO Adult - Trenton Behavioral Health Technician RPT 12/9/2016
Trenton, MO Adult - Trenton Therapist RFT 12/9/2016
Trenton, MO CPRC - Trenton Family Support Provider RFT 2/21/2017
Troy, MO (Adult Outpatient) Adult Outpatient- Troy, MO Behavioral Health Technician RPT 1/12/2017
Troy, MO (Adult Outpatient) Adult Outpatient- Troy, MO Licensed CD Counselor (Float) RFT 11/30/2016
Union, MO (Adult Outpatient) Adult Outpatient- Union, MO Behavioral Health Technician RPT 1/12/2017
Union, MO (Adult Outpatient) Adult Outpatient- Union, MO Behavioral Health Technician RPT 2/22/2017
Union, MO (Adult Outpatient) Adult Outpatient- Union, MO Clinical Supervisor RPT 2/23/2017
Union, MO (Adult Outpatient) Adult Outpatient- Union, MO Community Support Specialist RPT 2/22/2017
Union, MO (Adult Outpatient) Adult Outpatient- Union, MO Therapist RFT 2/22/2017
Union, MO (Franklin County) Adolescent - Franklin Co Community Support Specialist RFT 3/6/2017
Union, MO (Franklin County) Adolescent - Franklin Co School Teams Coordinator RFT 3/10/2017
Van Buren-Springdale-Rogers-Bentonville, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Para-Professional/Driver TEM 3/8/2017
Warrenton, MO Adult Outpatient- Warrenton, MO Behavioral Health Technician RPT 3/20/2017
Warrenton, MO Adult Outpatient- Warrenton, MO Counselor RFT 3/14/2017
West Plains, MO Employment Services Case Manager – TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) Services RFT 3/15/2017
West Plains, MO Employment Services Case Manager – TBI Services and DMH Case Management RFT 2/1/2017
West Plains, MO Employment Services Job Coach RPT 3/6/2017
Wichita, KS (Hillside Location) Kansas-Hillside Therapist RFT 2/17/2017
Winfield, KS Adult - Winfield Resid Behavioral Health Technician RPT 10/27/2016
Winfield, KS Adult - Winfield Resid Counselor RFT 2/14/2017
Winfield, KS Adult - Winfield Resid Therapist RFT 11/30/2016
Winfield, MO Adolescent- Winfield (The Farm- Residential) Adolescent Recovery Technician RPT 11/30/2016

Shelterwood Academy is seeking live-in mentors to impact the lives of teenagers from across the country. Shelterwood Academy is a gold standard Christian therapeutic boarding school located on the eastern side of Kansas City, MO. Applicants must be 21 years of age and work with a team of over 30 other men and women from across the country. Learn more

Applicants must be single men and women who have a passion for Christ and a passion to help at-risk teenagers in the Shelterwood program. It's a challenging and also a life-changing year of service. The position starts at $1,000 a month stipend plus free room and board, insurance benefits, and excellent training in the Leadership Development Program. Experience working or volunteering with teenagers is very helpful. An undergraduate or graduate degree is preferred.

Apply at www.shelterwood.org/mentor or contact Greg Stone, Staff Coordinator, at gstone@shelterwood.org or 816-812-2464.

The Arthur Center has opening for the following positions:

  • Community Support Specialist: Looking to make a difference? Do you have your MSW and need free supervision? Arthur Center is seeking Community Support Specialists to work in our Fulton and Mexico location providing support services to adults recovering from mental illness. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor or Master degree in a human services field, experience working with persons with disabilities from a person-centered approach and a familiarity with co-occurring disorders. Must have excellent verbal skills, a good driving record, and reliable transportation. Experience with electronic health records is preferred. This is a full-time, benefit- eligible position. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. EOE.
  • Employment Specialist: Looking to make a difference? Do you enjoy a flair of marketing and a chance to change lives? If so, Arthur Center is seeking highly motivated individuals to work in our Fulton location to assist adult’s recovering from mental illness obtain employment. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor or Master degree in a human services field, experience working with persons with disabilities from a person-centered approach and a familiarity with co-occurring disorders. Must have excellent verbal skills, a good driving record, and reliable transportation. Experience with electronic health records is preferred. This is a full-time, benefit- eligible position. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. EOE.
  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation Worker II: Arthur Center is seeking applicants for a psychosocial worker to provide direct supervision and support for persons participating in our Wellness Connections program. This includes facilitating group educational, social and leisure activities and documenting progress in an electronic health record. Workers provide transportation as part of the program, so a good driving record is required. Good listening, observational and communication skills are necessary. A basic knowledge of mental illness, intellectual disabilities, and addictions is also required. Knowledge of Illness Management and Recovery and Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment is a plus. The position requires a bachelor degree in a human services field. This is a full-time, benefit eligible position. EOE.

To apply: visit: www.arthurcenter.com.

Next Generation Ministries is summer volunteers for their Spark Summer Leaders Program. The time committment is four days a week (Thu-Sun) for 10 weeks. The Spark Summer Leaders Program is an opportunity for promising college aged adults to take on an important role in the execution of Spark Mini-Mobile camps. Spark Summer Leaders will spend their summers traveling to each of our different church locations and working directly with pastors and church leadership to implement a successful camp at that location. SSL will also be working with local church volunteers and children in attendance at camp.

Responsibilities:

  • Training local church volunteers
  • Delivering camp equipment such as rock wall, large inflatables to churches
  • Setting up, taking down, and maintaining equipment
  • Managing registrant information
  • Leading large group game time
  • Leading worship and skit time
  • Coordinating with Conference and local church staff to lead entire camp weekend

Qualifications:

  • A perpetually outgoing and positive personality
  • An ability to create great, long-lasting relationships with church staff and fellow SSLs
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Experience with children
  • Aptitude for leading meetings and speaking in front of large groups
  • A basic understanding of excel, word, and other Office products
  • Must be safe sanctuary certified (Will be provided if necessary)

Apply online - For questions, please contact Abby Addleman at abbyaddleman@gmail.com or (417) 316-1935.

Capitol Region Medical Center is seeking a LCSW/Counselor/Psychologist for their Employee Assistance Program. This is a full-time position providing individual and family therapy in the employee assistance program and presenting overall wellness to our contracted EAP companies. Work schedule will be 8:00am - 4:30pm; no weekends. Applicants can apply for this positon at https://taq.crmc.org/careers/.

MU Health Care is seeking a social worker to provide social evaluation, treatment, resource referral and discharge planning to patients and their relatives. This is a .8FTE position; approximately 32 hours per week between University Hospital and Women and Children's Hospital. It will be every Saturday (8am-4pm) at UMHC, possibly Sundays as well. Then 2-3 days per week at WCH; afternoon and evening hours depending on the number of hours worked over the weekend, likely 1pm-7pm.

Responsibilities:

  • Interview patients and families for social information relevant to treatment and health care planning and compile comprehensive social evaluations.
  • Counsel, plan and implement discharge and post-hospital care with patients and families.
  • Refer patients and families to community, state and federal agencies and resources and provide coordinative services.
  • Counsel patients and families for adjustment to illness/disability and for personal and family problems related to health/illness in routine and complex situations.
  • Assess needs and locate community resources for patients and families in need of concrete services such as transportation, lodging and food.
  • Assist patients and families with problems which require intervention within the hospital and community.
  • Document social services provided appropriately and in accordance with department and hospital policy.
  • Maintain department statistical records.
  • Provide twenty-four hour a day coverage for crisis intervention in the Emergency Center on rotational coverage with the rest of the staff.
  • Consult and collaborate with health care providers and other staff regarding patient care, problems and discharge planning.
  • Participate in department and hospital committees as assigned.

Qualifications: Requires a Master’s degree in social work from a college or university accredited by the national Council of Social Work Education. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Salary Range: $20.94 - $31.49

Apply: Job# 16003806

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in Los Angeles, CA is seeking a director of care management. This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer/Chief Nursing Officer and has 24-hour accountability for the oversight of all activities to manage the care of the patient over the continuum of care from pre-hospitalization through discharge. These activities include admission, continued, extended and discharge reviews in all reimbursement categories to determine medical necessity, assure high quality of care and efficient utilization of available healthcare resources, facilities and services. The Director implements the Utilization Management Plan for the organization and coordinates variance reports and summaries in coordination with Quality and Performance Improvement, Risk Management, and Infection Control. This role encompasses the effective and efficient management of human, fiscal and other resources, development of staff competency through assessment and education, compliance with regulatory and professional standards and strategic planning, improvement of quality, service levels, safety, customer satisfaction and of collaborative relationships.

Responsibilities:

  • Establishes operational plans for the Department based upon the Hospital’s mission and strategies.
  • Develops & monitors labor, supply & capital budgets; sets staffing & resource utilization parameters daily.
  • Evaluates FTE allotment and staff skill mix for long range staffing adjustments.
  • Recommends program/service changes to increase efficiency & appropriate use of fiscal resources.
  • Develops and prioritizes annual department budget in line with the Hospital's process, goals and targets based on projected volume/workload, expense dollars and revenue dollars.
  • Develops, revises or reviews all policies and procedures. Has intimate knowledge of the Care Management Department policies and procedures and monitors staff compliance.
  • Operationalizes human resource policies to include behavioral interviewing, credentials compliance, orienting, evaluating, coaching / counseling, disciplining and terminating staff.
  • Implements a process to evaluate and improve staff competencies through education.
  • Develops and operationalizes the Quality and Performance Improvement Plan.
  • Serves as a resource person and internal consultant to department heads, medical staff, and hospital staff related to Care Management of the patient population served. Ensures age-specific and population specific awareness in patient/family care and interaction.
  • Utilizes Milliman best practices to determine patient disposition. Collaborates with Hospitalists, Intensivists, Laborists and Emergency Department physicians in this process.
  • Organizes & directs work flow, solves intra/inter-departmental problems that inhibit work flow & quality, motivates employees to optimal performance, and serves as a resource to staff for any issues.
  • Develops and uses a system to continuously evaluate and respond to customer concerns. Assures that the Watson Model of Care is implemented by the Care Managers.
  • Participates with hospital and physician leadership in decision-making. Acts as patient care liaison with the Medical Staff. Fosters multi-disciplinary integration of process improvement strategies.
  • Responsible for appropriate patient placement in the ADT processes. Assigns a Care Manager to every patient in the Emergency Department and on admission to the hospital.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two (2) years management experience required overseeing hospital-based care management unit and a minimum of five (5) years of care management experience preferred.
  • Bilingual language skills preferred (Spanish)
  • Current California Nursing license or LCSW required.
  • Certification in Case Management preferred.
  • Bachelor of Science degree
  • Master’s in Nursing, Business or related health field required (individuals without a Master’s will be required to complete the degree within 2 years of their hire date).

Download PDF with more information.

Hospice of Northeast Missouri in Kirksville, MO is seeking a licensed social worker. MSW preferred but will consider a BSW with 2 years experience in related field. Looking for compassionate individual able to work independently and with interdisciplinary team. Problem solving and time management skills, as well as reliable transportation required. Applicants contact the office at (660) 627-9711 or stop by the office at 201 S. Baltimore. Ste. C, Kirksville (lower level of the Alliant Bank).

Rainbow House is seeking a clinical coordinator to be responsible for supervising and providing direct clinical services to the children/families referred to Rainbow House (RH) Regional Child Advocacy Center (CAC) by the multidisciplinary teams. Direct clinical services include providing individual and family therapy. Supervision of direct clinical services includes providing individual and group clinical supervision to other RH therapists. This positions is also responsible for coordinating the Rainbow House Mental Health Network.

Responsibilities:

  • Is well versed in and certified to practice in at least one type of evidence-based, trauma-focused therapy (preferable TF-CBT).
  • Provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, treatment, and advocacy to children/families accepted as clients of RH CAC, and maintains updated files including progress notes, treatment plans and reports.
  • Works closely with CAC staff, multidisciplinary team members, community professionals, and other agencies to provide therapy, consultation, referrals and advocacy for children and families served by the center.
  • Appears in court when summoned to testify on behalf of child clients.
  • Completes all paperwork required by HIPPA, Medicaid and other insurance providers, state licensure, and Rainbow House in a timely fashion.
  • Continuously updates the RH data system and other responsibilities required for accurate reporting of services.
  • Assists in hiring, training, supervising, and evaluating of RH clinical staff.
  • Meets regularly with RH clinical staff for the purpose of supervising/staffing cases, distributing client referrals, sharing clinical techniques, and training opportunities.
  • Coordinates the Mental Health Network. This includes maintaining records of evidence-based, trauma-focused training certification and licensure of the network of therapists who have linkage agreements with Rainbow House, as well as organizing group applications for evidence-based, trauma-focused training offered through state organizations.
  • Participating as a member of the Boone County Human Trafficking Task Force: attending meetings, providing trainings to multidisciplinary team members and community professionals, being an advocate for identified child victims, and assisting in increasing awareness / prevention of human trafficking in the communities served by RH CAC.
  • Attends professional and community meetings to represent RH on a variety of topics and issues.
  • Makes presentations and provides community education / training on a variety of topics and issues.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above 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.

  • Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, or social work, and current LPC or LCSW status.
  • Must have training in evidence-based, trauma-focused therapy, clinical experience, and experience in supervising clinical staff.

Please send resumes to Brenda Porter at bporter@rainbowhousecolumbia.org.

Catholic Charities of Kansas City - St. Joseph is seeking a part-time family development specialist. This position seeks to assist families through comprehensive case management. Services focus on aiding parents in the healthy development of their children through education, developmental assessments of children, goal setting and attainment, as well as assistance meeting their immediate needs. Social worker services include maintaining a determined caseload of clients. The direct services required for Case Management include the following:

Stewardship

  • Employee will conduct and document intakes on individuals and families.
  • Employee will conduct and document a full assessment of the families, including Ages and Stages questionnaires on all children ages five and younger.
  • Employee will provide case management services, including enrollment in public benefits, goal setting, and educational services to clients.
  • Employee will help with housing, transportation, medical expenses, clothing, emergency assistance, food, and other identified client needs as funding allows.
  • Employee will lead regular educational classes for families.
  • Employee will adhere to regulations and policies outlined by agency and funding grants when administering services.
  • Employee will fully document services rendered into the agency’s and state’s databases in a timely fashion.
  • Employee will properly document client services and interactions in accordance with funder requirements and agency requirements.
  • Employee will adhere to HIPAA requirements in regard to handling of client protected health information.

Teamwork and Collaboration

  • Employee will attend and participate in team meetings and program development planning.
  • Employee will assist coworkers, when needed, in the welcome center, adoption and case management services.
  • Employee will spend dedicated time in month working in the welcome center aiding walk-in clients.
  • Employee will participate in regular supervisory sessions with program manager.

Commitment to Customers

  • In all modes of service, employee is expected to establish and maintain a working relationship with community resources and to provide information and referral services as needed.
  • Employee will treat clients with dignity and honor in all circumstances.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related human service field
  • Licensed master social worker
  • Licensed clinical social worker
  • Licensed professional counselor OR
  • Master’s degree in psychology or counseling from an accredited school with at least three years’ experience in child and/or family welfare services.

Apply

Lutheran Senior Services in Florrissant, MO is seeking a service coordinator. This person is responsible for helping senior residents stay independent in their homes as long as possible by providing resources, assisting with benefits and education. Go to www.lssliving.org, search employment (Service Coordinator) and the requisition number is 5810.

The McCambridge Center is seeking (primarily overnight) addiction recovery technicians.

To apply, contact Donna Wood at dwood@compasshn.org or Shari Beck at sbeck@compasshn.org. Please note that because of their service, this position is only open to females.

The Housing Authority of the City of Columbia is seeking a project based voucher family self-sufficiency coordinator (PBV FSS). This is a full-time position to coordinate an established PBV Family Self-Sufficiency program for low-income families receiving rental assistance through the Columbia Housing Authority’s Project Based Voucher program. The Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of program operations including the program’s budget and compliance with federal program policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, and benefits. The coordinator will be responsible for working directly with a caseload of 50-75 families and assisting them with developing and completing a personalized five-year plan to become self-sufficient. Qualified candidates must be able to work with health and social service agencies, schools, businesses, and other local partners to develop a comprehensive plan that enables the participating family members to connect with supportive services that will help them to attain the knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to become self-sufficient and build family assets.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, interview, enroll, and perform case management duties for 50-75 families in the self-sufficiency program
  • Direct activities of professional and technical staff members and volunteers
  • Establish and maintain relationships with community agencies and organizations through active participation in the Program Coordinating Committee (PCC) in order to meet community needs and to ensure that services are not duplicated
  • Participate in the determination of organizational policies regarding such issues as participant eligibility, program requirements, and program benefits
  • Plan and administer budgets for programs, equipment and support services
  • Develop additional financial resources through grant submission, fund raising and other means in order to expand and enhance services to residents
  • Prepare and maintain records and reports, such as budgets, case records, and/or escrow accounts information and required reports
  • Establish & maintain contracts of participation with Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) families
  • Calculate FSS escrow deposits manually and using the current software system
  • Research and analyze member or community needs in order to determine program directions and goals
  • Facilitate the Money Smart program to program participants and provide homeownership counseling services
  • Speak to community groups to explain and interpret program purposes, participation, and policies
  • Act as consultant to agency staff and other community programs regarding the cooperation between program-related local, federal, state, city, and county activities
  • Oversee the Section 8 Homeownership Program
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Perform PBV annual reexaminations, interim examinations, change of residence, terminations, and other PBV duties
  • Facilitate the Home Buyer Education Class, develop and maintain relationships with community professionals, schedule guest speakers and teachers, develop promotional and informational material, provide 1 on 1 counseling to participants seeking homeownership, oversee budget, submit required reports, attend trainings, and other duties.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in social service coordination, employment, housing and financial counseling is required. Prefer a minimum of two year’s experience in social services. Demonstrable computer skills; bondable and insurable; possess a valid Missouri driver license; willing to travel overnight for training or attendance at conferences / workshops as directed; able to work evenings and weekends; able to obtain and maintain a bank account for the purpose of receiving direct deposit of payroll; able to pass a drug screen and background check.

Apply: Employment applications are available at the CHA Administration Building, 201 Switzler Street or on the web at www.columbiaha.com. For accommodations related to disability please call (573) 443-2556, ext. 1120.

Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center is seeking a behavioral health consultant for Working to Recognize Alternative Possibilities (WRAP) in their child and family services department.

Responsibilities: to assist the primary care provider by providing holistic health care through recognizing, treating and managing mental health and psychosocial issues for Heartland Clinic patients. Key duties include conducting assessments, diagnostic and functional evaluations of both adult and adolescent patients. Other key duties include providing consultation and training to primary care team providers to enhance the skill and effectiveness of treating patients. The Behavioral Health Consultant will supervise AmeriCorps members and social work students on an as needed basis. This position is also responsible for making recommendations as to when clients need to be referred to another mental health facility; following up with clients to better identify if changes in treatment are needed, and developing relapse prevention plans.

Qualifications: Requires graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a master’s degree from an accredited school of social work or psychology. This position also requires a LMSW licensure by the Behavioral Sciences regulatory Board in Kansas. Licensure as a LSCSW is highly preferred.

Apply: For best consideration, please complete an online application as soon as possible at www.bertnash.org/careers.

Westminster College is seeking a part-time counselor for the Wellness Center in the Student Life department. Westminster College is unique in the sense that we are small and close-knit community which allows us to attend to all students mental, physical, and emotional needs while they are away from home with personal attention and care. The Wellness Center is compromised of The Student Health Clinic, Counseling Services, Nutrition Services, and Wellness Programming and is staffed by caring health professionals who provide individual consultations for personal, social, family, academic, and health concerns. Given this holistic perspective, students are able to receive specialized and tailored services that meet their specific needs in one office. Some of the unique services that we offer to student at no additional cost include: individual, group, and couples counseling, one-on-one consults with a registered dietician, BASICS an alcohol reduction program, tobacco cessation program, training to become a certified peer health educator, and walk-in appointments to see a nurse practitioner to service all health needs.

Under the direct supervision of the executive director and the counselor (full-time) in the Wellness Center, the counselor (part-time) will provide direct mental health services to students, coordinate prevention outreach events on campus, supervise doctoral practicum counselors, and collaborate with other departments on campus. The Counselor (part-time) position is a 9-month position and serves as a vital role in maintaining a healthy campus climate and provides services that directly impact student’s academic engagement and retention. Additionally, this position is responsible for developing and providing multicultural outreach programs to the campus that address healthy behaviors that may impact student success and wellness. The Wellness Center works closely with other departments on campus and therefore is often consulted with by faculty and staff regarding student’s well-being. In addition to counseling and outreach efforts, this position provides individual supervision to practicum students. The Wellness Center serves as a practicum site for doctoral students in clinical and/or counseling psychology. Supervision includes reviewing and approving client documentation, individual meetings, group/case conference consultations. This position is also responsible for on-call after hour counseling/crisis response rotation shared by the Executive Director and Counselor (full-time). This is a very rewarding and challenging full-time position (mid-August to mid-May)

Responsibilities:

  • Provides individual and group counseling to students who are experiencing personal, family, health, educational or career challenges. Makes appropriate referrals for long-term services as needed and assist with hospitalization/follow-up care upon release. Preferred experience with alcohol/substance abuse and working with survivors of trauma/sexual assault.
  • Prepares required clinical documentation and case reports in a timely manner and in compliance with state statues and guidelines.
  • Coordinate and provide BASICS (Brief Alcohol Screening Information for College Students), which is a two session consultation process that utilizes motivational interviewing techniques to assess students’ attitudes, beliefs, values, and behaviors related to alcohol and/or other substances.
  • Provide prevention outreach/programming by developing and implementing awareness activities/events related to alcohol/substance abuse, body image/eating disorders, diversity/multicultural awareness, sexual assault prevention, sleep/stress management, and suicide prevention.
  • Assists students and organizations with health/wellness promotions by creating activities, campaigns and media strategies, and providing leadership to individual students and student organizations for campus activities.
  • Support resident advisors and mentors by designing and implementing training activities, assisting the Dean/Associate Dean of Student Life with supervision and consultation.
  • Provide after-hours and weekend on-call consultation and crisis intervention services scheduled by the Executive Director.
  • Provides training and supervision to practicum counselors completing a practicum placement at Westminster College.
  • Participates in weekly group supervision, case conference, staff meetings, and other essential meetings.
  • Provides consultation to and serves a resource to students, faculty, and staff regarding referrals to counseling within the limits of confidentiality.

Qualifications:

  • Education: Minimum of master’s degree in counseling, social work or other mental health field.
  • Licensure: Candidate must have state and/or national licensure as a counselor, psychologist or clinical social worker or be under supervision for said license and eligible for licensure within the year.
  • Experience: One to two years of counseling or student development experience in higher education preferred.
  • Skills: short-term, developmental and solution-focused counseling skills; counseling and consulting with individuals and groups; excellent verbal and written communication skills; creating, planning and implementing innovative prevention and education programs; ability to maintain professional and confidential demeanor in a busy and dynamic office environment; time management skills; ability to work well with a variety of staff with different work styles; intervening in individual, group or campus crises situations; proven track record establishing and maintaining positive and effective work relationships professional and clinically.

Apply: Please apply online and submit a cover letter, resume/curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references to lisa.otto@westminster-mo.edu or kasi.lacey@westminster-mo.edu. Application will be open until filled.

Wonderland Camp is a nonprofit camp located in the Lake of the Ozarks, MO serving children, teenagers, and adults with a wide range of disabilities and special needs. Wonderland is currently recruiting paid staff to work a variety of residential summer camp positions. Summer positions including but not limited to:

  • Cabin Counselors
  • Cabin Leaders
  • High Ropes/Adventure
  • Recreation staff
  • Lifeguards
  • Nursing medication aids
  • Dietary Nutrition/ kitchen interns
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Music
  • RN’s
  • Photographer
  • Tractor driver

If interested or needing more information, please visit www.wonderlandcamp.org or email mark@wonderlandcamp.org.

Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center is seeking a therapist for Working to Recognize Alternative Possibilities (WRAP) in their child and family services department.

Responsibilities: The Working to Recognize Alternative Possibilities (WRAP) Therapist will provide prevention, education outreach and clinical activities to at-risk children attending Douglas County public schools. The WRAP program is designed to help children and families achieve success at school. Specific duties will include screening, referral and case management to help youth access relevant services. The WRAP Therapist will also provide direct services, including crisis intervention, therapeutic interventions, assessment, support services, and follow-up. This position will work closely with school personnel and other team leaders to coordinate intervention strategies.

Qualifications: The WRAP Therapist requires a master’s degree in psychology or social work and a Kansas license in one of these disciplines. Experience in working with juveniles and families in clinical interventions and experience working with school personnel strongly preferred. Flexibility in assigned working hours, strong organizational skills, and exceptional oral and written communications skills are required. All job offers are contingent upon a successful completion of a background check.

Apply: For best consideration, please complete an online application as soon as possible at www.bertnash.org/careers.

Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center is seeking a case manager for community psychiatric support in their adult services department.

Responsibilities: The primary responsibility of the Community Psychiatric and Treatment Support (CPST) will be to help clients to understand the symptoms of their mental illness and to minimize the effect of those symptoms in all the significant areas of their lives. The Case Manager will assist clients in learning and practicing new skills that contribute to their recovery as well as provide supportive counseling and interventions. This position is responsible for providing outreach and crisis interventions services with the purpose of diverting from hospitalization and allowing the client to maintain independent living.

Qualifications: The CPST case manager requires a BA/BS degree or four years of equivalent experience working in the human services field. Must have reliable transportation with a valid, unrestricted driver’s license. Flexibility in assigned working hours is also a must. All job offers are contingent upon a successful completion of a background check.

Apply: For best consideration, please complete an online application as soon as possible at www.bertnash.org/careers.

Family Facets has openings in the following positions:

  • LCSW or LPC: Family Facets is seeking to hire an LCSW or LPC for Boone County, St. Louis City and County, and surrounding areas. Our Therapy Program is a trauma informed and strengths based approach to support healing and growth. This position will provide both in-home and in-office therapy services to children, adolescents, and families and functions as part of a team of 10 therapists serving St. Louis City and County and surrounding areas in Missouri. This position requires experience and passion for the child welfare community, trauma informed practices, and lifelong learning. Therapist will provide a range of diagnostic assessments, and/or therapeutic services for children and/or their families. Therapists work under the direct guidance of the Clinical Director of the Family Facets Therapy Program.
    Qualifications: Master's degree in Counseling, Social Work, and at least 1 year experience. Requires LCSW or LPC.
    Responsibilities:
    • Provide treatment along the continuum of care for clients including engagement, assessment, intervention, and evaluation.
    • Responsibilities include completion of diagnostic assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, quarterly updates to referral sources, and discharges plans.
    • Provide in-home and in-office therapy for children, adolescents, and adults.
    • Consult as a member of a team weekly to gain insight and develop as a practitioner. Attend quarterly therapy retreats. Participate in Peer Record Reviews quarterly as a part of agency Quality Assurance Program.
    • Maintain licensure with ongoing continuing education, as designated by professional licensure board.
    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
    • Knowledge and understanding of clinical social work and mental health principles, trends, methods, procedures, and standards.
    • Knowledge of diagnostic and evaluation administration, scoring, and interpretation.
    • Ability to apply mental health counseling methods and techniques.
    • Ability to maintain emotional stability to cope with human suffering, emergencies, and other stresses.
    • Knowledge of legal and ethical issues related to patients' rights.
    • Knowledge of community mental health resources.
    Compensation: A percentage of the fees received by Family Facets, and based on experience and licensure. This position is not benefits eligible.
    Application Process: Visit our website, www.FamilyFacets.com; from the bottom of the Home Page, click on Employment Opportunities. Email completed Family Facets Employment Application, Cover Letter, Resume, and current Missouri License to HRManager@FamilyFacets.com.
  • Intensive In-home Services Specialist: IIS Specialist needed for Boone and Cole Counties, or Warren County, to provide intensive home based service to prevent out-of-home placement of children. Full-time position and a 2 family caseload. On-call for crisis, behavioral training provided. Work out of your home; company car provided, to be housed at your home. Starting salary based on education and experience, with adjustment for advanced service related experience. Master’s degree preferred; Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a comparable human service field and 3 years children services experience minimum. Prior MO Children's Division service interaction preferred. Application documents available at www.familyfacets.com. Completed Family Facets Employment Application, Cover Letter, Contract Data form CM-7 and Resume to be emailed to HRManager@FamilyFacets.com.

Sherwood Forest Camp is nestled on 487 acres, just 100 miles south of St. Louis, in Lesterville, Missouri. Campers can explore forests, meadows, a 15-acre lake, creeks, and nearby state parks. Each year, Sherwood serves approximately 350 children and adolescents ages 7 to 15, predominantly from families living in poverty. Sherwood is committed to providing the highest quality camp experiences for children and adolescents from diverse racial, ethnic, socio-economic, and religious backgrounds. Campers live together in a residential camp setting, participate in fun and challenging activities; practice team-building and decision-making skills; develop independence and responsibility; and learn to respect themselves, each other, and the natural environment. The Camp staff consists of 55-65 individuals working in a variety of positions. There are 2-3 Cabin Leaders per cabin of 8 campers. Facilities include a dining hall, multi-purpose building, health center, swimming pool, climbing tower (Tango Tower), teams challenge course, archery range, campfire circles, six primitive camp sites, an amphitheater, open fields for games and sports, a 15 acre lake, cabins, and a barn which houses creative arts, performing arts, and KNOTS (Knowledge of Nature, Outdoor-Living and Tripping Skills). Activities at camp include swimming, swim lessons, canoeing, funyaking, river canoeing (one-day and multi-day), performing and creative arts, hiking, Tango Tower, outdoor cooking, and camping out. Campers are encouraged to take responsibility for themselves, consider others’ perspectives, and make decisions about their own schedules.

Sherwood Forest Camp has openings in the following positions:

  • Village Director – Village directors are responsible for supervising and managing a number of cabin groups. They directly supervise cabin leaders assigned to their groups. They meet with their group leaders on a daily basis to discuss how the day has gone and develop strategies on how to deal with any challenges. A set consists of 24 campers and about 6–9 staff members. Village directors provide guidance and assistance to counselors in their work with children and participate in a variety of administrative duties.
  • Department Head - Department Heads train and supervise instructors who teach and work in their department area: adventure/sports, aquatics, KNOTS (Knowledge of Nature, Outdoor-Living and Tripping Skills), IDEAS (STEM, reading, writing, and related topics), and/or performing/creative arts. They are responsible for planning, developing, and organizing program activities and lesson plans (when needed), creating schedules for staff and campers, and teaching during activity periods. They are responsible for the use, care, and maintenance of all the equipment that is used in their program area and activities.
  • Reading Instructor - Responsibilities include: execute curriculum – focusing on the camper’s enjoyment of reading through reading and enrichment activities. This will be accomplished by working collaboratively with the Department Heads to offer activities that coincide with the main character’s experience in the Hatchet, incorporating the word of the day with each village, implement the curriculum in 1-2 hour sessions each day for 12 students in an activity period.
  • Group Leader - Responsibilities include: supervising a cabin group of 8 children in a residential setting, guiding campers through the camp's daily routine, helping campers plan and organize their daily schedules, looking out for the personal health and safety of campers, and supervising campers in maintaining the cleanliness of the cabin. Most importantly, group leaders motivate and encourage their campers to participate in a wide variety of activities. Group leaders teach in one of the camp's activity departments as a program instructor.
  • Challenge/Trek Group Leader - Responsibilities include: supervising a cabin group of 8 children in a residential setting, guiding campers through the camp's daily routine, helping campers plan and organize their daily schedules, looking out for the personal health and safety of campers, and supervising campers in maintaining the cleanliness of the cabin. They mentor campers while they help plan and organize backpacking and river trips that are 2–7 days in length, arrange community service projects, and help campers develop skills in areas such as leadership, decision-making, problem-solving, and conflict resolution. Tripping group leaders teach in one of the camp's activity departments as a program instructor.
  • Adventure/Journey Group Leader - Responsibilities include: supervising a cabin group of 8-12 children in a residential setting, guiding campers through the camp's daily routine, helping campers plan and organize their daily schedules, looking out for the personal health and safety of campers, and supervising campers in maintaining the cleanliness of the cabin. Additionally, Leadership Group Leaders mentor campers while they plan and organize an out-of-state urban camping trip lasting 6–12 days, various community service projects, and college visits. They help campers develop skills in areas such as leadership, decision-making, problem-solving, and conflict resolution. These leadership group leaders should be 21 years of age with a clean driving record. Leadership group leaders teach in one of the camp's activity departments as a program instructor.
  • Art Trek Group Leader – Responsibilities include: supervising a cabin group of 8 children in a residential setting, guiding campers through the camp’s daily routine helping campers plan and organizer their daily schedules, looking out for the personal health and safety of campers, and supervising campers in maintaining the cleanliness of the cabin. They mentor campers while they help plan and organize the camp plays under the direction of the Theatre Director. The campers will participate in sessions that will involve but not limited to; lighting, sound, scenery design and construction, play rehearsal, instruct younger campers, setup and production of the talent show, etc. They will also participate in the creative arts program helping with the instruction of our younger campers along with community service projects, and help campers develop skills in areas such as leadership, decision-making, problem-solving, and conflict resolution. These leadership group leaders should be 21 years of age with a clean driving record. Leadership group leaders teach in one of the camp’s activity departments as a program instructor.
  • Program Instructor – Program instructors work in one or more activity areas (adventure/sports, aquatics, KNOTS, IDEAS, and/or performing/creative arts). They plan, organize, and teach activities related to their program area. All aquatics instructors need a current certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, which includes a current certification in CPR for the Professional Rescuer, or the equivalent certification. A lifeguarding course will be offered prior to Staff Orientation. Instructors in Adventure/Sports need documented training and/or certification as a rope course leader and/or climbing and rappelling instructor. Training will be conducted prior to Staff Orientation for all Adventure/Sports instructors. Instructors must be at least 18 years old.
  • Trip Leaders – Responsibilities include: planning and packing for hiking, river, and overnight trips, take responsibility for all aspects of the trips and its participants, planning all programming and meals during the trip, to assist campers with proper packing, and build enthusiasm for the trips. Additionally, must be able lift canoes, hike for long distances, and ensure the safety of all campers. Trip Leaders need a current certification in American Red Cross Lifeguarding, which includes a current certification in CPR for the Professional Rescuer, or the equivalent certification. A lifeguarding course will be offered prior to Staff Orientation.

Salaries range from $1,800-$2,400 based on education, experience, and job responsibilities. For more information, contact:

Amanda Westall Program Manager, Quest
Website: www.SherwoodForestSTL.org
E-mail: AmandaW@SherwoodForestSTL.org
Phone: (314) 644-3322
Fax: (314) 644-3330

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Katy Trail Community Health is seeking a behavioral health consultant to join our primary care team and serve patients in our Versailles and Warsaw clinics. The behavioral health consultant is responsible for providing services to children, adolescents, adults and families in order to improve psychosocial functioning and chronic disease management. In exchange for your services, we offer a competitive salary and benefit package that includes medical, company match 403B, paid holidays and vacation.

If you would like to join Katy Trail Community Health in improving the health of the communities we serve by putting people first and providing high quality health care services, email your resume and cover letter to treno@katyhealth.org or mail to:

Katy Trail Community Health
Attention Human Resources
3615 W Broadway, Ste 304
Sedalia, MO 65301

Missouri Girls Town, in Kingdom City, MO, is seeking a full-time LMSW, LCSW, pLPC or LPC to provide individual, group and family counseling to young women ages 8-21. Competitive salary and benefits available. Missouri Girls Town is a not-for-profit residential facility that serves young women with past trauma. They provide DBT to the residents and families. Training will be available. Please e-mail your resume to mblumer@mogirlstown.org or fax to (573) 642-5162.

NGOAbroad has the following international opportunities in social work:

  • GREECE: Syrian Refugees - Your help needed with trauma counseling in refugee camp in Greece. Helpful if you have or can acquire perspective on their world view as preparation.
  • SRI LANKA: Post Conflict Trauma - In 2009, Tamil civilians were told that they would be safe from the civil war in the "No Fire Zones." Instead, they were shelled and shot. 70,000 Tamils died in these atrocities; 10x the number killed in atrocities in Bosnia. Do you have experience in trauma? Or grief & loss? Or gender based violence? Or working with adults, children and families? Come help in this counseling program to help heal the wounds in the North.
  • KENYA: Sexual Abuse - While physical abuse/ domestic violence is beginning to be addressed throughout the world, sexual abuse is still taboo and unaddressed. This program is an exception for Africa. Experienced in trauma, sexual abuse, gender based violence, EMDR and/or PTSD? We need you here! Therapists with backgrounds in music, art or dance therapies especially helpful as Freudian based therapies and most talk therapy is very new and foreign in Kenya.
  • NEPAL: Trafficking - Sex traffickers prey on young women in rural Nepal that want out of poverty. Traffickers promise them a job; instead girls are tricked into prostitution and sexual exploitation in India. Come help in the remote rural villages: teach English and literacy to create another life for these girls. No experience necessary. Or if you have experience in counseling, help the women who have escaped prostitution to start life anew.
  • LEBANON: Syrian Refugees - There are ~1 million Syrian refugees in Lebanon; 1 out of 5 people. This multi-faceted org - health, human rights, Syrian & Iraqi refugees, education & psycho-social, livelihoods - gives excellent experience in international social work. You can get experience in: writing grant proposals; monitoring and evaluation; checking on programs in the field and in various corners of the country; and coordinating with the UN and international NGO's; assisting with project and program management. ~3 month commitment minimum.
  • COSTA RICA: Domestic Violence - Spanish fluency required Work in the shelter: do crisis, individual or group counseling and/or play therapy with the kids; advocacy in court; community education; help women become economically independent so they can leave abusive relationships.
  • UGANDA: Community Organizing & Women - This Ugandan social work director who emphasizes empowering women, is an excellent community organizer, and does a phenomenal job of teaching villages how to assess their needs, their strengths and achieve their goals. They have just bought land to build shelter for battered women so also need help with grant writing. This is an great place to get experience in international development.
  • INDIA: Geriatric Social Work - Do you have working with seniors or in home health care or any part of Gerontology? Help the equivalent of a local community college develop curriculum in Geriatric Social Work: half practice; half theoretical.
  • SIERRA LEONE: Homes for Ebola orphans - In 2014, there were ~14,000 cases of Ebola in Sierra Leone; and ~4,000 deaths. This organization aims to find adoptive homes in Sierra Leone for 230 kids. Come help do background checks, home visits and placing kids into a loving family.
  • GHANA: Psychiatric Unit - Most psych units in Africa are about 50 years behind what you would find in the West. Come help with individual and group therapy and re-integration into the community. Ghana has earned its reputation as one of the most friendly, hospitable African countries....and the most "drumming-est"!
  • THAILAND: Dance, Music, Art & Drama Therapy Work with innovative organization that helps kids with developmental disabilities through dance, music, art or drama therapy.
  • CAMEROON: Alternatives to Violence - When a social worker from Canada asked an audience of 50 men, how many of them beat their wives. 48 hands went up! "Why" "How else would you get them to mind?" You will also see corporeal punishment in schools and homes. Are you comfortable with public speaking? Come teach positive reinforcement and other ways of interacting.

Interested? Please read NGOabroad website and send answered questionnaire and resume to: info@NGOabroad.com. These are volunteer opportunities. Both students and seasoned professionals are needed. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Great Circle is seeking summer adventure guides for youth residential care to guide small groups of youth in residential treatment and other youth in state custody through an exhilarating 10-week summer adventure camp program. Living in tents in the woods, cooking over a fire, you’ll use activities like ropes courses, team challenges, climbing, kayaking, aquatic adventures, land navigation, and many other adventures in intentional ways to grow our young people’s confidence, relationships, and purpose, as well helping them heal from the past and grow hope for the future.

The Meramec Adventure Learning Ranch is the therapeutic wilderness and adventure arm of Great Circle. Using the transformative power of the wilderness and adventure, the Ranch is dedicated to serving individuals and families whom much of the world has given up on, including youth struggling with traumatic pasts, youth in residential treatment, youth on the Autism Spectrum, and Wounded Warriors. In nine years, the ranch has grown to be one of the most extensive adventure bases in the Midwest and recognized on a national level. Located on 1,200 acres in Steelville, last year the Ranch served over 8,900 participants in programs running all but a few days of the entire year.

The ranch is a unique program; the only one of its kind in Missouri and one of the few therapeutic adventure programs left in the country that serve youth in the state system. The MALR is looking for Summer Guides and Lifeguards to facilitate the 10-week therapeutic summer adventure program with youth in residential treatment and the state Children’s Division. Youth are between the ages 6-18, have experienced histories of severe trauma and abuse and are working through emotional and behavioral challenges. Each guide is assigned a group of 10 kids and 2 cottage staff and leads them through the week. During these trips adventure activities such as ropes courses, team challenges, climbing, lake and aquatic adventure activities, and the outdoors itself is used as a catalyst to build relationships and produce victories that grow awareness, efficacy, connection, purpose, and hope.

Experiences in the Position:

  • Camp on-site with the camp staff during Adventure Camp.
  • Lead groups through daily activities of team courses, challenge courses, lake adventures, climbing, biking, and much more.
  • Facilitate group processing and individual growth throughout each activity and at all times as well and maintaining safety.
  • Facilitate your group in daily camp routine and living, evening activities and special events.
  • Take every opportunity to tell others about the Ranch, our mission, and about the young men and women we serve.
  • Become an engaged an active part of the Ranch Family as well as the local community.

Requirements:

  • A Calling/Passion to be HERE!
  • GRIT
  • Disciplined Work Ethic
  • Honesty
  • Willingness to have fun and act silly
  • Creativity and Ideas
  • Self-Awareness
  • Wisdom and Discernment
  • Willingness to learn
  • Humility
  • Unconditional Care, Unwavering Belief, and Consistent Accountability for yourself, the Ranch Family, and those we serve
  • It’s also nice if you have experience in Adventure activities and Residential Care or in a related field.

When is Camp?

May 22-June 3—Camp Preparation/Training
June 5-June 30—Camp Sessions 1-4
July 3- July 7—Break
July 9- Aug 5—Camp Sessions 5-8

Compensation

Salaries are based on position and experience, but range from $390-$425 per week. Meals and shelter are provided at the camp, and housing is provided for time off if you desire to remain in the area. Practicums and internships are welcome.

For more information, visit http://www.greatcircle.org/index.php/services-by-program/super-curricular/experiential-adventure-therapy/, email brett.bailey@greatcircle.org, or call 573-775-5513.

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Central Missouri Community Action Boone County Family Resource Center is seeking a family advocate to provide comprehensive intake, assessments and referrals for all families seeking CMCA services. This positions acts as a link between families and local social service agencies/programs by providing information, referrals and follow-up contact. Bachelor’s in related field preferred + 1 yr in a social services. $11.40- $12.55/hr based on qualifications. FT + excellent benefits. Interested applicants can find this listings at www.showmeaction.org/employment or can call 573-443-1100.

Central Missouri Community Action Boone County Family Resource Center is seeking a family development specialist to work with individuals and families providing services and case management techniques to assist in identifying and overcoming barriers which prevent them from meeting their basic needs. BS in social work, human or child and fam dev or a related field preferred. 2 yrs exp in a social service related field required. Must have general knowledge of family involvement practices and working knowledge of family development and social services. $13.70/hr. FT + excellent benefits. Interested applicants can find this listings at www.showmeaction.org/employment or can call 573-443-1100.

ParentLink is seeking an educational program associate III. This position will serve as ParentLink's community liaison in 4 Central Missouri counties. This grant-funded, benefit-eligible position will engage local community members in strengthening and facilitating coordination of and access to maternal and child health, home visiting, and other health services and opportunities.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide on-site consultation and collaboration with maternal child health services
  • Coordinate and/or actively engage in community networking event in each county of the service region
  • Offer Care Coordination, assisting in connecting families to needed resources, and helping them to overcome barriers to obtaining those resources.

Assigned service region will include Boone, Maries, Phelps, and Randolph Counties.This position will be housed at ParentLink off of South Providence Road in Columbia, Missouri.

Pay: $15.29 to $16.00

Shift: Monday through Friday 8-5 with some nights and weekends.

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Counseling, Child and Family Development, Health Administration, Social Work, or related area.

Apply: To review the complete job description and apply for this position, please visit MU's career site and search for JobID#:22120.

Phoenix Health Programs is seeking a full-time community support specialist. Some responsibilities include providing service coordination for clients which includes transporting, linking clients with community resources, coordinating rental payments and utility payments on behalf of clients and assuring rental properties meet quality, suitability and accessibility standards.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field or equivalent education and experience
  • 3 years experience in substance/alcohol use disorder field

Apply: though the indeed application process.

Meramec Adventure Ranch is seeking summer adventure guides for youth in residential care. Guide small groups of youth in residential treatment and other youth in state custody through an exhilarating 10-week summer adventure camp program. Living in tents in the woods, cooking over a fire, you’ll use activities like ropes courses, team challenges, climbing, kayaking, aquatic adventures, land navigation, and many other adventures in intentional ways to grow our young people’s confidence, relationships, and purpose, as well helping them heal from the past and grow hope for the future.

Responsibilities:

  • Camp on-site with the camp staff during Adventure Camp
  • Lead groups through daily activities of team courses, challenge courses, lake adventures, climbing, biking, and much more.
  • Facilitate group processing and individual growth throughout each activity and at all times as well and maintaining safety.
  • Facilitate your group in daily camp routine and living, evening activities and special events.
  • Take every opportunity to tell others about the Ranch, our mission, and about the young men and women we serve.
  • Become an engaged an active part of the Ranch Family as well as the local community.

For more information, visit www.meramecranch.org, email brett.bailey@greatcircle.org, or call (573)775-5513.

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