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Burrell Behavioral Health, in Springfield, MO, is seeking a clincian to serve all people, including the self of the provider and persons seeking treatment services, through best practices and in a manner that upholds Burrell’s mission, values, standard operating procedures as well as respective professional code of ethics, resulting in improved health outcomes, overall satisfaction, and stronger operational fiscal capacity. Your experience and skills in Clinical treatment services, coordination of care, documentation, staff development, quality assurance, compliance, revenue cycle, training, employee evaluation and time commitment to outpatient department and client contact/productivity expectations.

Qualifications: LMFT, PLPC, LPC, LMSW, LCSW, PhD, PsyD licensure

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The Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is seeking a vocational rehabilitation counselor in Jefferson City, MO that is responsible for planning, organizing and providing professional rehabilitation services for persons having a physical or mental disability.


  • Provides counseling and guidance services by effectively communicating vocational-related issues with clients.
  • Promotes case findings, receives referrals, conducts interviews and gathers information to determine eligibility for Vocational Rehabilitation.
  • Analyzes, interprets, and evaluates medical, psychological, social, educational, and employment information regarding applicants.
  • Arranges for or administers appropriate assessments to ascertain client's mental level, aptitudes, interests and abilities.
  • Plans with clients regarding services necessary to the attainment of realistic vocational goals.
  • Prepares and recommends individualized plans for employment.
  • Arranges for provision of rehabilitation services in accordance with approved individualized plans for employment.
  • Assumes responsibility for suitable placement and follow-up in employment.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Master's degree from an accredited college/university in rehabilitation counseling, guidance and counseling, clinical psychology, clinical social work with experience in vocational counseling or closely related field.
  • Work experience with individuals with disabilities is highly desirable.

Salary: $40,728 - $42,744 annually (Depending on qualifications)

Apply online: Jefferson City

Simplified SEO Consulting is seeking a mental health SEO specialist. This position provides the right balance of interacting with the mental health field, having a supportive work environment, and allowing you to maintain a good work/life balance. This position works 20-40 per week helping mental health professionals around the world get their websites to rank better on search engines. Previous website design or editing experience is a huge plus. However, it’s not required because truly we will teach you everything you need to know. You’ll need at least a Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work or a closely related field. This job is perfect for recent Social Work graduates! It’s also critical that you have internal motivation with excellent time management skills, because you’ll primarily work from home. Lastly, the ability to learn new things quickly and work well with a team will set you up for success. Read more about the position. If you’re interested in joining our team, send your resume and cover letter to In that letter, please let us know what interests you in this job.

Community Counseling Center has multiple openings in the following positions:

  • Children's Therapist
  • Children's Residential - Direct Care
  • Supportive Housing Worker - Direct Care Aide
  • Supportive Housing Worker - Direct Care Aide
  • Supportive Housing Worker Team Leader
  • Community Support Case Worker / Case Manager
  • Community Support Case Worker / Case Manager
  • Intensive Community Support Case Worker / Case Manager
  • Floating Community Support Case Worker / Case Manager
  • Community Support Supervisor
  • Community Support Case Worker / Case Manager
  • Emergency Services Specialist - Crisis Specialist
  • Emergency Services Specialist - Crisis Specialist
  • Employment Specialist
  • Adult Residential Direct Care Worker - Part Time and Full Time
  • Therapist
  • Peer Support Specialist / Peer Support
  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR) Specialist
  • Psychosocial Rehabilitation (PSR) Specialist
  • Adult Residential Direct Care Worker
  • Support Staff - Receptionist
  • Youth Day Treatment Therapist
  • Family Assistant Worker - Youth Direct Care Aide
  • Family Assistant Worker - Youth Direct Care Aide

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The 12th Circuit Children’s Division is seeking motivated individuals to join the team. They currently have openings in Audrain and Montgomery County. This is an entry-level professional social services position working with families and children in the provision of protective services. Applicants must have a Bachelor’s level degree. For more information, please contact Holly Stotler, Circuit Manager, at 573-581-3312.

Family Facets is seeking a child permanency specialist to provide reunification services including parental visitations, psycho-education, support, and resources to families in Boone County, Missouri. This is a full-time position, 2-3 family caseload. Work out of your home (telecommuting with families, at this time). Non-structured schedule which allows for flexibility; yet, routinely includes evenings and weekends. Salary range $28,000-30,000/yr, depending on education and experience, with adjustment for advanced service related experience. Training & resources provided - laptop, printer/scanner, cell phone, Staples account access. Company Car issued, to be housed at Specialist’s residence – vehicle taxes, licensing, fuel and maintenance provided. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a comparable Human Services field & 1 year family services experience required, preferably providing community-based interventions and/or family preservation. Must demonstrate knowledge and skills of child protection, family-centered practice, client engagement, communication, trauma informed practices, and case management.

Family Facets is seeking Intensive In-home Services / Intensive Family Reunification Services Specialist for positions in the following Missouri Counties: Christian & Douglas (among others). Provide intensive home-based services to prevent out-of-home placement of children and/or to re-unify children with their family. Full-time, 2-4 family caseload; on-call for crisis, as needed. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a comparable Human Services field & 1 year family services experience minimum. Work out of your home; virtual visits with families, at this time. Training & resources provided - laptop, printer/scanner, cell phone, Staples account access. Company Car issued, to be housed at Specialist’s residence – vehicle taxes, licensing, fuel and maintenance provided. Starting salary $27,000-30,000/yr, with adjustment or advanced service related experience.

Family Facets covers health insurance premiums for full-time employees; option for family enrollment. Application documents and information at Email competed application packet and inquiries to You may reach us at 573-239-6092 to discuss the position or application process.

Rape and Abuse Crisis Service, a private, non-profit organization located in Jefferson City, Missouri, is seeking an executive director. We operate a 24 hour a day/7 days per week safe shelter offering a crisis hotline, intervention and advocacy for adult survivors of stranger and non-stranger sexual assault and domestic violence. We provide legal advocacy, prevention, and educational services for survivors, their children and the community in eight counties in Central Missouri. We are looking for a skilled executive to lead our organization in this critical mission.


  • Report to the Board of Directors and oversee strategic, fiscal and operational efficiency of programs and staff.
  • Evaluate, integrate, and execute ideas and plans relevant to the mission and services of the agency.
  • Serve as the face of the agency and promote its mission, values, and programs and services to the greater community.
  • Manage agency finances including grant writing, budget preparation, participation in fundraising, solicitation of donations, and exploration of additional funding opportunities.
  • Work closely with the Board of Directors regarding all aspects of the agency.
  • Develop and maintain professional standards of practice in the agency.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to professional staff development.
  • Develop and administer sound human resource practices, including: employee hiring, development, evaluation, promotion, and, if necessary, discharge.


  • Bachelor’s degree required (Masters Degree preferred) in human services or business management or equivalent work in human services to include nonprofit management.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities, including supervision.
  • Proven administrative abilities, including fund management, grant writing and procurement of major donors.
  • Proven success working with a Board of Directors or comparable work experience or training.
  • Dynamic and charismatic team player who enjoys being the public face of an organization.
  • Empathy, courage, and determination needed to work in a social service agency.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Commitment to the mission and values of RACS.
  • Knowledge of the domestic violence issues in the state of Missouri, Cole County and nationwide.

Salary: $60,000 - $65,000

To apply for this position, or for additional information on the opportunity, please send a copy of your resume with a cover letter to All applications and inquiries will receive a response and be kept strictly confidential.

Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri is seeking a SSVF program manager in Sprngfield, MO to provide leadership for the for Veteran Families Program, which serves 36 counties in southern Missouri. An overview of responsibilities include: monitoring deliverables; auditing invoices; monitoring budget activity; hiring staff, providing staff supervision and direction; reporting quantitative and qualitative performance indicators; providing direct case management services as needed; interfacing with community organizations, Continuum of Care, and VA agencies; and other duties as assigned. Applicant must demonstrate knowledge of housing stability case management; must be able to work in a team environment with CCSOMO staff and management; must possess exceptional organizational skills, writing skills and public speaking abilities; and must be able to perform rigorous independent analysis of client data and financial documents.

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Empower Missouri is seeking an interim executive director. This is an opportunity to help set up our 119-year-old organization for enhanced success. The ideal candidate will work with the Board of Directors to position the organization for continued growth and collaborate to identify our next full time Executive Director. This contract position will be for at least a six-month period and approximately 25-35 hours per week. The interim executive director is a proven leader, responsible for overseeing the operations of Empower Missouri, shaping a sustainable strategy for the organization, and supporting the Board in in identifying a permanent executive director. This position is responsible for providing day-to-day oversight of the organization and staff. This position reports to the Board of Directors.


Management, Operations, and Leadership

  • Oversee Empower Missouri’s day-to-day administration and operations, including staff supervision, programmatic progress and facilities/systems management.
  • Enhance the effectiveness of the team through hiring, supervision and professional development of the staff to ensure growth and success.
  • Ensure the implementation of programs, services, and activities that meet the requirements of all grants and support positive outcomes for Missourians.
  • Provide leadership and direction to ensure the effective operation and delivery of programs.
  • Identify qualities and skills sets needed in the permanent Executive Director.

Financial Performance and Resource Management

  • Recommend new and innovative fundraising and development strategies.
  • Ensure timely financial reporting to the Board and Finance Committee.
  • Prepare and propose budgets and prudently manage Empower Missouri resources.

Organization and Board Development and Governance.

  • Provide leadership at all Board and Board Committee meetings.
  • Communicate effectively with the Board and provide all information necessary for the Board to function properly and make informed decisions.
  • Deliver recommendations for improvement and change that foster Empower Missouri’s long-term stability and success.


  • Change agent who has successfully led an organization through challenge and change.
  • High integrity leadership and commitment to transparency.
  • Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting.
  • Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation.
  • Ability to convey Empower Missouri’s strategic vision to staff, Board, volunteers and donors.
  • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit sector.
  • Ability to interface with and motivate Board members, volunteers, and donor groups.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including public speaking.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with and cultivate staff.
  • Five or more years senior nonprofit management experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher education preferred.

Please send resume and cover letter along with a proposal for the scope of work along with compensation expected to Applications are due by April 15, 2020. Proposals will be viewed on a rolling basis.

Social Work p.r.n. is seeking multiple social workers to work as part of a multidisciplinary team at a mental health hospital in Farmington, MO. These positions are 40 hours/week, Monday through Friday. While they are temporary jobs, it is possible that they could become permanent.


  • Writing assessments, notes, and treatment plans
  • Facilitating treatment groups
  • Acting as liaison with patient's family and guardians
  • Facilitating the discharge process for patients

To apply for this position, email or call 314-963-3155.

Social Work p.r.n. is seeking a Missouri LMSW or LCSW to work in a middle and high school setting in St. Charles County. This is a permanent position set to start as soon as possible. The main goal for this position is to provide psychosocial support in order to help students grow socially and academically. The scope of practice includes helping students cope with disabilities, behavior management, and mental health issues such as depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder.


  • Counseling students both individually and in groups weekly, biweekly, monthly, or as needed
  • Creating individualized treatment plans to help students improve
  • Managing case records
  • Reporting any child abuse or neglect
  • Educating parents on available resources to help their child
  • Providing some teacher/guidance counselor training (i.e. in behavior management)
  • Attending educational planning meetings
  • Advocating for students, families, and resource
  • Completing intake forms upon initial referral
  • Completing psyciatric evaluations for students exhibiting the need for medication
  • Coordinating with our psychiatrist regarding students' behavior and/or side effects to medication
  • Completing suicide risk assessments and responding appropriately
  • Thoroughly documenting changes in behavior

To apply for this position, email or call 314-963-3155.

Cornerstones of Care has openings in the following positions. Please visit us at to learn more about these openings.

Cass/Johnson County

Gillis Campus

Hyde Park Campus


Independence Location

Kansas Family Preservation Services

Kansas Foster Care

KC Northland

Multiple Campuses

Overland Park Location

Ozanam Campus

Spofford Campus

St. Louis Location

Wichita Pathways

FCC Behavioral Health is seeking bachelor's level care coordinators to focus on helping individuals and family develop skills, access resources and learn to manage illness in order to be successful in the living, working, learning and social environments of their choice. CC’s teach, model and practice skills with person(s)-served in order to promote recovery and wellness.


  • Provide education to person(s) served to learn about and manage mental illness and/ or substance use disorder.
  • Link person(s) served with community resources and help them to develop natural supports.
  • Help person(s) served to develop or improve interpersonal, social, family, community and independent living skills.
  • Provide transportation for the person(s) served when providing necessary interventions.
  • Complete required documentation in a timely manner.
  • Adherence to all applicable evidence-based practice models.
  • Orally communicate information effectively and accurately.
  • Assure program operates within the constraints of the agency’s certification (CARF, DMH) standards and strategic plan related to clinical care.
  • Abide by program and agency policies and procedures
  • Other job duties and special projects as assigned.


  • A mental health professional, OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, nursing or human services field, OR
  • At least two years of higher education with two years of experience in psychiatric, substance use treatment or developmental disabilities; OR
  • Any four-year degree with two years of experience in psychiatric, substance use treatment, or developmental disabilities; OR
  • Four years of experience of equivalent experience with consumers and their families receiving psychiatric, substance abuse treatment or developmental disabilities services to move towards their personal, social, and vocational competency in order to live successfully in the community

The base pay for the position is $14.50/hr and it goes up based on experience. For more information, please go to our website at and click the employment tab .

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The Missouri Institute of Mental Health, part of the University of Missouri St. Louis, has two positions open in the Columbia/ Jefferson City area. MIMH is working with Preferred Family Healthcare on two Regional Partnership Grants to treat adults with substance use disorders who have children that have been removed from the home or are at risk of removal. Funding for these positions continues for 4 years with the possibility of additional projects in the future. MIMH is providing the evaluation for these grants which includes the collection of data from participants and partners, analysis and reporting. Both positions work closely with the evaluation team at MIMH in St. Louis including the Principle Investigator and the Data Analysis. More detailed descriptions of the positions can be in the links below.

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ArchCity Defenders (ACD) is seeking a housing case manager. ACD is a holistic legal advocacy organization that combats the criminalization of poverty and state violence, especially in communities of color. ACD’s foundation of civil and criminal legal representation, social services, impact litigation, policy and media advocacy, and community collaboration achieves and inspires justice and equitable outcomes for people throughout the St. Louis region and beyond. ACD seeks a dynamic, creative, committed individual with a strong commitment to social justice to join our dynamic and diverse staff of attorneys, paralegals, social workers, community organizers, and media and communication advocates who collaborate to provide holistic advocacy to address the causes and consequences of poverty and involvement with the legal system. ACD seeks a thoughtful and dedicated Housing Case Manager to guide and support clients through their housing crisis or to help rebuild their lives after experiencing homelessness. The case manager works collaboratively with lawyers, social workers, and other advocates to help clients navigate the overwhelming process of securing and maintaining safe and affordable housing. The case manager will also provide ongoing holistic coaching and case management to clients that may be necessary to maintain housing and achieve economic security.

Minimum Qualifications: Masters degree in Social Work


  • Provide supportive, holistic case management to clients within housing caseload.
  • Work collaboratively with legal staff to meet clients’ legal and non-legal needs.
  • Create goal and action plans with clients.
  • Assist clients in accessing community resources, including: affordable housing, public transportation, employment assistance, affordable childcare, legal assistance, state benefits, and health and mental health services.
  • Complete all documentation including intake, assessment, case notes, grant-specific documentation, and evaluation metrics.
  • Administer pre- and post-evaluations to assess program effectiveness.
  • Comply with all applicable regulations, policies, and grant requirements.
  • Support, promote, and participate in ACD’s public outreach and volunteer activities.
  • Support, promote, and participate in community outreach with the client community, state and local social service providers, and other community groups.
  • Provide psychoeducation and coping/regulation practices to clients related to mental health, trauma, and the impact of poverty, over-policing, incarceration, and proximity to violence.
  • Supervise bachelors and masters-level social work students to meet the needs of clients.
  • Coach clients through crisis, setbacks, and successes, and in setting and achieving goals.
  • Embrace and support ACD’s overall mission, standards, policies and procedures, and confidentiality guidelines as well as adhere to the legal professional responsibilities that underpin the organization.
  • Perform other duties and projects as required by management.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills: able to work well with a wide range of people.
  • Working knowledge of local, state, and federal housing policies.
  • Understanding of local, state, and federal benefits and resources.
  • Experience and/or training in working with clients experiencing housing crises or homelessness.
  • Experience and/or training in mental health, conflict resolution, or trauma-informed crisis intervention.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as well as independently.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Demonstrate dependability through good attendance and adherence to timelines and schedules.
  • Good follow-through related to client needs, grant compliance, and social work projects.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrate resourcefulness and ability to take initiative in development and completion of projects.
  • Able and willing to continue professional development.
  • Knowledge of the St. Louis region is a plus.

This is a full-time position with benefits and a salary commensurate with experience. Health coverage, 401(k), paid vacation, and paid continuing education opportunities. ArchCity Defenders is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, LGBTQIA+, and gender non-conforming applicants.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to:

Subject: Housing Case Manager
Wendy L. Werner
Werner Associates, LLC
Vice-Chair, ArchCity Defenders Board of Directors

Missouri Department of Mental Health Housing Team is searching for a Housing Development Officer II to be domiciled in Jefferson City. To apply: Upload a resume, cover letter, and transcripts by Monday, March 16, 2020


  • Work with service providers in assigned Continnua of Care (CoC) to assess clients and assure placement on the Prioritization List.
  • Conduct CoC Coordinated Entry assessments using the VISPDAT and/or other tools required by the CoC.
  • Review Shelter Plus Care applications and determine eligibility for individuals and families referred for DMH Shelter Plus Care openings from the CoC Prioritization List for the St. Louis City CoC, the St. Louis County CoC and Balance of State CoC Regions 1,2,3,6, & 7.
  • Make referrals to Processing Centers.
  • HMIS data entry and maintenance for DMH SPC programs.
  • Eligibility detrerminations and referrals to processing centers for Rental Assitance Program (RAP)one- time- assistance.


  • Maintain knowledge of HUD regulations defining homelessness, disability, income limits, and other eligibility criteria.
  • Maintain good working relationships with DMH Processing Center staff and providers.
  • Maintain knowledge of Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS) used for assigned CoCs.

Qualifications: One or more years of experience as a Housing Development Officer I and/or Accountant I with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.
A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in one or a combination of the following: Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business or Public Administration, Sociology, Psychology, Community or Economic Development, or a closely related field; and,
One or more years of technical or professional experience in housing management, banking, real estate, accounting, community or economic development, loan or mortgage administration, credit analysis and investigation, social services/social welfare, mental health, or a closely related area.

Salary: $46,403.76 annually, commensurate with education and experience.

Please direct additional questions to: Mental Health Human Resources,

Veterans United Home Loans Inclusion & Social Impact Team has openings in the following positions:

Diversity and Inclusion Coordinator: support the Diversity team in efforts to promote an inclusive environment for a diverse workforce.

  • Organize track, and manage team projects and/or schedule.
  • Establish and cultivate positive relationships with community organizations and VU employees.
  • Coordinate and attend community events on behalf of Inclusion at VU.
  • Conduct research on programs and concepts in both areas of Inclusion and Social Impact.
  • Assist in team event setup and support.

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Volunteer Coordinator: assist the Social Impact Team in their efforts to coordinate opportunities for VU employees to enhance lives and have positive social impact in the community.

  • Organize, track, coordinate and/or manage internal and external volunteer projects and events.
  • Provide additional coordination and support for Inclusion and Social Impact programs.
  • Establish and cultivate positive relationships at Veterans United and in community nonprofits/human service providers.
  • Serve as an additional liaison between employees and their culture team members.
  • Remain knowledgeable on company and industry guidelines and processes.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, excluding licensed activity.

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Saint Francis Healthcare System in Cape Girardeau, MO is seeking a Social Worker - Master's to be responsible for assessing the psycho/social need of patients on assigned units and plans and implements strategies for meeting these needs. The Social Worker III consults with other social workers and Medical Center staff on complex cases assisting with recommendations and interventions. Collaborates with case managers to assure cost effective outcomes in patient care. Assists the Assistant Manager of Social Services in administrative activities. Serves as a clinical resource to the Medical Center and the community to identify effective psychosocial intervetions that can improve health outcomes. Reports directly to the Assistant Manager of Social Services.


  • Masters of Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work.
  • Five (5) years experience in health care or related agency preferred.

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People Incorporated of Virginia is seeking a President and CEO. This position leads multiple non-profit organizations, including a Community Action Partnership, a Community Development Financial Institution, a Community Housing Development Organization, and a regional tourism development agency. The President and CEO oversees a staff of 250 and a budget of $30 million assuring both excellence and innovation in service and a strict adherence to the organization’s mission. The CEO will provide leadership and staff support to the boards of directors, function as the liaison to the local state and federal governmental officials, to funders, to partners, and to the Community Action networks. The successful candidate will possess a Master’s degree in a related field and 5 years related experience in senior management in a non-profit organization. Experience may be accepted in lieu of education. A balance of education and experience is sought. The position is based in Abingdon, Virginia and requires substantial travel. A valid driver’s license, excellent driving record and reliable transportation are required. Agency applications received by April 15, 2020 will be considered. An agency employment application can be obtained at Submit applications to People Incorporated of Virginia, 1173 West Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, Attn: Amanda Ball, Governance Coordinator. Submissions can be emailed to

Bootheel Counseling Servicesin Sikeston, MO is seeking a clinical therapist to join the team and support the physical, emotional and mental well-being of clients. Therapists in this position work directly with clients to actively listen to concerns and create and provide the most meaningful interventions. Therapists in this position manage their own caseload and have opportunities to work closely with colleagues to gain clinical input. Opportunities for licensure supervision are available. Qualified Applicants must possess a master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology or related field, licensed or eligible to be licensed by the State of Missouri. Bootheel Counseling Services and Family Medical Clinic is a not-for-profit CARF accredited Community Mental Health Organization that has served the community for over 40 years with locations in Sikeston, Bloomfield and Charleston. We have a benefits package that includes 100% agency paid employee health insurance premium starting on the first day of employment. We also offer dental and vision along with a retirement plan.

Please go to to complete the application. Email resume to:

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Care Coordination Division is currently seeking new clinical social work and nursing case management staff members who have a passion for patient care to work at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. Our current openings are across several units of the adult inpatient and outpatient settings and include room to grow and expand scope of practice. We know word of mouth is powerful when it comes to recruitment. Additionally, the Division places a high priority on advanc-ing the University of Iowa’s goals to recruit and retain underrepresented U.S. racial/ethic minority (URM) staff. This important responsibility is shared by everyone in the Division. For these reasons, we invite you to review the active posting(s) listed below. If you know of anyone who may be interested in these openings or you believe one of these positions could be a great step in their professional plan, please share these opportunities. If you believe one of our openings fits your experience and career goals within the University, please apply online. Questions about these positions or working for the Care Coordination Division can be directed to Anna Hernandez, Administrative Services Specialist, ( or 319-467-5368) and Erin Curry, Administrative Services Coordinator, ( or 319-384-8417).

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Columbia Parks and Recreation CARE Program is seeking CARE summer job coaches to work between 10 and 28 hours per week (more hours worked per week = larger caseload) from early-April to late-August; however, the bulk of the hours worked will be from June 15 to August 7. The pay is $11.00 per hour in 2020. Job coach schedules are flexible with daytime, evening, and weekend hours available. We can work around most summer schedules. They may work during the spring and summer OR just the summer (that is up to their availability). Job coaches must have reliable transportation and a dependable cell phone. We do give mileage reimbursement and a cell phone allowance.


  • mentor at-risk trainees (14- to 18-year-olds)
  • meet with each trainee and work site supervisor at the work site at least weekly (more if necessary)
  • visit and observe each trainee working on-site at least twice per week (more if necessary)
  • communication between trainees, work site supervisors, and the CARE office
  • assist in teaching job readiness training and money management
  • assist in conducting orientations

The CARE program’s goal is for Columbia’s youth to be ready to enter the workforce and become productive, self-sufficient citizens. Since 1982, the CARE program has provided comprehensive services for Columbia’s at-risk 14- to 18-year-old youth that include:

  • job readiness training
  • paid real-world hands-on work experience
  • mentoring
  • career exploration

To apply, go to

Aspire Counseling is seeking a part-time intake coordinator. Seeking a self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills to be a welcoming, encouraging, and consistent figure to answer new client phone calls and emails, schedule new client consultations, assist new clients as they begin the therapy process, and perform other administrative tasks as needed. This is a part-time position (7-10 hours) with flexible hours throughout the week.

Please apply by sending resume to or visit

Arthur Center in Mexico, MO is seeking youth community support workers. Community support is a key service of the Youth Community Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program funded by MO HealthNet. This service is initiated when psychiatry or outpatient therapy services have proved insufficient or the level of risk of out-of-home placement is significant. The service is an individual intervention designed to coordinate and provide services and/or resources to children, adolescents and their families to improve family functioning, peer relationships, social competence and school success. The support is person/family centered and is driven by the youth’s treatment plan that is developed collaboratively with the family and other professionals. The length of time the youth participates in the program and intensity of services varies depending upon the individual family’s situation, but typically lasts from 12-18 months and contacts may be weekly gradually diminishing as the youth progresses. Community Support Specialists are persons who typically have either a bachelor’s degree or master’s degree in a human services field and are trained to support youth and their families in accessing community resources, working with behavioral health professionals, schools, juvenile justice or other community agencies.

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Missouri Department of Mental Health Housing Team is searching for a Housing Development Officer II to be domiciled in Jefferson City. To apply: Upload a resume, cover letter, and transcripts by Monday, March 16, 2020

Responsibilities: Eligibility determinations for the DMH Shelter Plus Care (SPC) program:

  • Work with service providers in assigned Continnua of Care (CoC) to assess clients and assure placement on the Prioritization List.
  • Conduct CoC Coordinated Entry assessments using the VISPDAT and/or other tools required by the CoC.
  • Review Shelter Plus Care applications and determine eligibility for individuals and families referred for DMH Shelter Plus Care openings from the CoC Prioritization List for the St. Louis City CoC, the St. Louis County CoC and Balance of State CoC Regions 1,2,3,6, & 7.
  • Make referrals to Processing Centers.
  • HMIS data entry and maintenance for DMH SPC programs.
  • Eligibility detrerminations and referrals to processing centers for Rental Assitance Program (RAP)one- time- assistance.


  • Maintain knowledge of HUD regulations defining homelessness, disability, income limits, and other eligibility criteria.
  • Maintain good working relationships with DMH Processing Center staff and providers.
  • Maintain knowledge of Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS) used for assigned CoCs.


  • One or more years of experience as a Housing Development Officer I and/or Accountant I with the Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System; and possession of a high school diploma or proof of high school equivalency.
  • OR;
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum of 15 earned credit hours in one or a combination of the following: Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business or Public Administration, Sociology, Psychology, Community or Economic Development, or a closely related field; and,
  • One or more years of technical or professional experience in housing management, banking, real estate, accounting, community or economic development, loan or mortgage administration, credit analysis and investigation, social services/social welfare, mental health, or a closely related area.

Salary: $46,403.76 annually, commensurate with education and experience.

Please direct additional questions to: Mental Health Human Resources,

SEMO Health Network is seeking a behavioral health consultant (LCSW) to work Monday-Thursday 8-5:30pm; Friday 8-12pm. Apply online

Heart of Missouri CASA is seeking an advocate supervisor to provide professional staff support to CASA volunteers, ensuring that children involved with Heart of Missouri CASA receive sound advocacy and early permanency planning. The advocate supervisor is primarily responsible for supervising a caseload of 30 CASA volunteers and working collaboratively with the CASA team in the completion of recruitment, screening, and training (pre-service and continuing education) activities for the CASA volunteers.


  • Be at ease working independently, while also being skilled at working collaboratively with co-workers, volunteers, and community partners.
  • Think creatively to problem-solve and resolve conflicts.
  • Understand the effects of trauma and take a trauma-informed approach to working with vulnerable populations.
  • Perform and remain calm in high-pressure and/or emotionally charged situations.
  • Be skilled at public speaking and training.
  • Be able to change direction quickly to respond to urgent needs.
  • Possess a strong work and team ethic and be a highly motivated self-starter.
  • Be able to encourage and motivate volunteers who may feel discouraged or overwhelmed.
  • Be highly skilled at engaging and inspiring others.


  • Education and experience:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in social work, child development, juvenile justice or social-service related field.
    • Has knowledge and understanding of the issues and dynamics within families in crisis, specifically relating to child abuse and neglect.
    • Has worked with at-risk children and families for at least 2 years.
    • Preferably has experience working with older youth in foster care and has knowledge of the services available to them.
    • Must demonstrate collaboration and leadership ability as well as a sound understanding of the principles of volunteer management and advocacy.
    • Preferably has experience working with and coaching volunteers.
    • Must have a commitment to continuing professional and personal learning.
  • Qualifications:
    • Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense and good listening ability.
    • Ability to communicate with, support, and empower volunteers to be effective in their roles.
    • Ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities.
    • Excellent organizational skills with ability to work independently with minimal supervision while meeting established deadlines.
    • Commitment to CASA’s mission and vision.
    • Basic computer skills.
    • Must be able to pass criminal background check.

Salary: $35,000-$37,000 – pay commensurate with experience and skills.

To apply: please send a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 professional references (name, phone number, email address) to Sara Echternach, Boone County Program Director, at Applications will not be considered without a cover letter. Formal review of applicants and interviews will begin the week of March 16, 2020. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Psychiatric Medical Care and Senior Life Solutions is seeking part-time PRN therapists in Bethany, Memphis, and Trenton MO. The PRN Program Therapist provides therapeutic services for patients utilizing group, individual, and family therapy sessions to older adults in an intensive outpatient environment. They work within a small, interdisciplinary team with a focus on quality patient care and provision of services ordered by a physician. The PRN Therapist documents all completed services in compliance with provided standards and regulations and is thorough with details and organization. The PRN therapist fills a temporary need in the absence of the regular therapist or in times of transition.


  • Education: master’s degree in social work from an accredited graduate school of social work or master’s degree in other counseling related field.
  • Licensure: License in Social Work or Counseling as recognized by state. May include LCSW, LPC, LMFT, etc.
  • Certification: Must meet any applicable state certification standards.
  • Experience: Two to three years of clinical experience with older persons, extensive group work, hospital or nursing home experience preferred.

Apply online: Bethany, MO | Memphis, MO | Trenton, MO

Love INC is seeking a program coordinator to be responsible for coordinating all activities and services of Love INC’s Clearinghouse program, as directed by the Program Director. This individual will manage and respond to all of Love INC’s incoming requests for assistance, manage referrals for off-site Love INC programs, and maintain Love INC’s Information Library. A successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and an ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences. Computer proficiency, specifically in Microsoft Office and database software, is needed.


  • Incoming requests for assistance responsibilities:
    • Communicate the Love INC mission to community members and organizations
    • Receive, monitor and respond to all incoming requests for services or assistance
    • Maintain the contact log database so that incoming referrals are recorded and tracked
    • Provide a screening interview to determine eligibility for services and refer to appropriate Love INC program/service, as applicable
    • Provide select Clearinghouse services offered by the program to clients who meet eligibility criteria
    • Provide information and community referrals to those who are not eligible for Love INC services or who are placed on a waiting list for our services
    • Offer to pray and/or provide emotional support for individuals requesting services, as appropriate
    • Create monthly reports of volume and type of requests and provide feedback to staff for use in strategic planning and community education
  • Information Library responsibilities:
    • Create new documents as needed to better serve Love INC clients and the community
    • Update existing documents on a scheduled basis to maintain accuracy
    • Ensure uniformity of format within documents in library
    • Ensure that new and updated documents are available on Love INC server and website
    • Supervise volunteers working with the Information Library
    • Educate staff and volunteers about community resources and use of the library


  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, education, psychology, social services, or related field, or equivalent professional experience
  • Strong computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Office and database software
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage and respond to a high level of incoming requests for assistance
  • Strong applied data management skills, including the ability to successfully navigate Love INC’s database platforms and engage in high-quality data entry and analysis
  • Possess a commitment to Love INC’s mission, values, and work ethic
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other Program Coordinators and Love INC staff to implement a coordinated network of care for Love INC clients
  • Awareness of the complex issues faced by individuals experiencing poverty
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to listen to client stories and respond to potentially stressful situations with empathy, patience, and kindness
  • Knowledge of existing resources in the Columbia area helpful

To apply, please submit a resume, cover letter, and list of professional references to Please note “Program Coordinator – Clearinghouse” in the email subject line.

Covenant Care Services LLC is seeking a full time therapist for the Jackson office location. The job is listed on indeed for applicants to apply or they could email their resumes to Office hours are 8:15a-4:45p. Out of the Jackson office location, we serve a majority of our clients in Cape County but cover several other counties throughout our therapy department. Our client population ranges in age and severity of need, from children to adults with diagnoses including developmental disabilities coupled with mental health concerns. The therapist role is to develop a plan specific to each client to include behavioral interventions. Treatment is provided in the home, community, and other necessary settings to teach communication, social and daily living skills and reduce problematic behaviors.

Covenant Care Services LLC in Jackson, MO is seeking a full-time bachelor's level social worker. The job is listed on indeed for applicants to apply or they could email their resumes to


  • Implement the interventions developed by Qualified Health Care Professional (QHCP)
  • Provide instruction and introducing behavior protocols to clients
  • Provide direct assistance to the QHCP and engage in data collection procedures
  • Provide behavioral interventions in home, community, and school settings and use ABA interventions to teach communication, social, and daily living skills and reduce problematic behaviors

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in social work, Psychology, or Human Services

Catholic Charities of Southern Missouri is seeking a family strengthening coordinator to be responsible for the comprehensive case management of the Residents of LifeHouse, as well as the LifeHouse Aftercare clients. Working with residents while at LifeHouse and Aftercare clients, to provide comprehensive case management, resource referrals and general support, the Family Strengthening Coordinator works within the family strengthening framework which emphasizes a strengths-based approach focusing on the empowerment of each individual. The Family Strengthening Coordinator must have a commitment to the agency mission.


  • Commitment to Mission, Vision, and Values of Catholic Charities of Southern MO.
  • Strict adherence to resident/client and program rules of confidentiality.
  • Maintain professional staff/client boundaries.
  • Communicate effectively, respectfully, and on an ongoing basis with LifeHouse Care Management Team, residents, volunteers, and other staff members.
  • Provide comprehensive case management to LifeHouse residents and LifeHouse Aftercare clients.
  • Work closely with the Director of LifeHouse to identify and develop programming and resources, on-site and off-site, for residents.
  • Orient new residents and staff to the LifeHouse program.
  • Supervise and coordinate resident class schedules and monitor attendance.
  • Work with each assigned resident on establishing, completing, and documenting a selfsufficiency plan, including short and long term goals.
  • Coordinate and oversee resident attendance at school, work, and other goal oriented programs.
  • Establish and maintain a therapeutic relationship with residents.
  • Provide support and guidance to residents on working towards and completing goals.
  • Provide input to the Director regarding resident plans, including progress and recommendations.
  • Conduct telephone and on-site intake assessments of new residents and comprehensive case management assessments at program entrance.
  • Record case activity on each resident in the client file/chart in a timely manner.
  • Record resident data in agency database CaseWorthy, LifeHouse HMIS, and any grant data base collection requirements.
  • Assists with outcome measurements and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Assess and monitor parenting skills with residents with appropriate intervention, counseling, education, and support.
  • Work with families to assess infant/children's needs and establish a parenting plan to ensure that physical, emotional, behavioral, and social needs of infants/children are being achieved.
  • Oversee compliance with and completion of residence program responsibilities including daily chores.
  • Attend community networking meetings as LifeHouse representative to develop relationships and resources within the community.
  • Assist with transportation of resident to and from appointments as needed.
  • Orient, train and supervise staff, student interns, and volunteers as needed.
  • Attend staff meetings and house meetings (as required).
  • Enforce LifeHouse standards for cleanliness.
  • Represent LifeHouse professionally at all times.
  • On-call time required, as well as emergency coverage when needed.
  • Additional tasks and duties as instructed.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education, Licensure, and Certification
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field required. Must be at least 21 years of age and possess a valid driver’s license and proof of current car insurance. Current CPR certification or the ability to obtain within the first 30 days of employment.
  • Experience
    • At least 2 years of experience in social service field, working directly with clients. Knowledge of pregnancy, child development, homelessness, and community resources is preferred.
  • Skills, Knowledge, and Qualifications
    • Must have experience and a willingness to work in a fast paced social service, faith-based environment serving individuals and families from low to impoverished backgrounds.
    • Must be a self-motivated team player with excellent communication skills and able to build and maintain partnership internally and externally.
    • Ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds.
    • Strong customer/client services orientation.
    • Sound judgment and decisiveness.
    • Excellent verbal, listening, and written communication skills.
    • Possess personal character to work with expectant mothers and their children.

Apply online:

Illinois Collaboration on Youth (ICOY) is a statewide, nonprofit that shapes practice and policies and builds the capacity of member agencies so that children, youth and families are safe, healthy and on the path to maximizing their potential. ICOY aims to lead the way for children and youth services in Illinois, strengthen the network of providers, and improve outcomes for children and youth. ICOY strives to accomplish its mission by developing and advancing effective public policy; helping to transform public systems to be more prevention oriented, results-oriented, and accountable. We work collaboratively with local, state and governmental leadership to create community-based opportunities, needed services and environments to help ensure children and families succeed. ICOY also works in partnership with other national and statewide organizations and foundations to test new ideas and approaches, provide technical assistance, generate new evidence and support innovation.

Job Description: ICOY seeks a motivated, strategic thinker to join our team as the Juvenile Justice Manager to support our work in the juvenile justice system. Specifically, we are looking for someone who has experience utilizing data to drive systems level change and has experience supporting communities in their efforts in reform.. Under the direction of the Program Director, the Juvenile Justice Manager will contribute to ICOY’s work in reducing the number of children and youth incarcerated.


  • Oversee contract deliverables for the IL Juvenile Justice Commission
    • Serve as the Racial and Ethnic Disparities (RED) Coordinator for the state of Illinois. Responsibilities include collecting data on RED in the juvenile justice system, writing reports on RED, providing training and facilitate conversations on RED, developing a statewide RED plan, support the RED committee, attend RED conferences and topic-specific events.
    • Lead the writing and organization of the Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission quarterly newsletter to highlight the accomplishments of the Commission, Commissioners, and Commission-funded sites.
    • Work with the Communications Manager to support the design and marketing of the Commission website and newsletter.
    • Lead technical assistance efforts to support the functioning of juvenile justice councils throughout the state including providing data analysis, site-visits, assessment, action planning, report writing, and organizing coordinator engagement and education.
    • Attend and coordinate Commission meetings and subcommittee meetings in collaboration with DHS staff including preparing documents and taking minutes.
    • Supervise and support the Compliance Monitor with data collection, technical assistance, and developing system-level responses to compliance challenges.
    • Lead any Gender-Responsive Services work indicated by the Commission.
    • Work with the Violence Prevention Manager to incorporate the Youth Advisory Board voice into Commission planning.
  • Oversee contract deliverables for the Redeploy IL Program
    • Work with the Training Coordinator to support the Redeploy Board through document preparation and taking minutes. Work with the Training Coordinator to support the subcommittees of the Redeploy Board through document preparation and taking minutes.
    • Help the Redeploy Board work with the Commission to consider system-level changes to the juvenile justice field.
    • Work with the Communications Manager to manage the Redeploy website.
    • Provide relevant technical assistance to Redeploy IL sites (webinars, trainings, consultation, etc.)
    • Supervise and oversee the work of the judicial consultant funded through the Redeploy Board to provide technical assistance to the sites.
  • Support Budgetting process
    • In collaboration with the Program Director, coordinate fiscal management of ICOY’s Redeploy and Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission contract. Administer and manage subcontracts and provide fiscal reports to the Illinois Department of Human Services and the Redeploy Illinois Oversight Board.
  • ICOY Policy Initiatives
    • Provide consultation to the ICOY policy team and board on relevant juvenile justice policies.
  • Additional duties as needed

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: The successful candidate will have:

  • A graduate degree (preferred) in field related to juvenile justice and/or youth services and 1 - 2 years of relevant experience in a nonprofit environment is preferred.
  • Intimate knowledge of the juvenile justice system.
  • Experience utilizing data to drive decisions
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work autonomously and as a member of a team.
  • Flexibility and an ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Ability and willingness to travel, work flexible hours, possess a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and auto insurance as required by ICOY.
  • Knowledge of computers and technology: proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint and audio/visual and conference calling technology.
  • Illinois Collaboration on Youth is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates should email their resume, two 1-2 page writing samples with at least one related to public policy analysis, three references, and cover letter by Monday, March 2, 2020 to:

    Ms. Chelsea Biggs
    Program Director
    Illinois Collaboration on Youth
    No phone calls please.

Dane County Human Services Department is seeking a full-time Social Worker - Bilingual (Spanish/English) in the Children's Long Term Support Unit. Under the supervision of the Children's Social Work Supervisor, this position develops long-term working relationships with children and young adults from birth to twenty-one years old, who experience intellectual, physical, emotional, developmental and other disabilities. Most have additional complicating factors such as medical, psychiatric, sensory or behavioral challenges which require multi-system coordination.Starting hourly rate of $24.77 with further increases to $32.55. Bilingual positions are subject to earn an additional $0.75 per hour. Excellent benefits include fully paid dental and HMO health insurance premiums for full time employees. The County will also provide contributions towards POS health insurance premiums and short/long term disability. Additional benefits available include long term care, vision coverage, flex spending account and deferred compensation programs paid in full by the employee and a wellness program (for further details visit Employees hired after 7-1-11 must be expected to work a minimum of 1200 hours annually to be enrolled in the Wisconsin Retirement System when hired. Dane County also provides six (6) weeks of paid parental leave for birth or adoption of a child.

Examples of Duties: Children's Long-Term Support Social Workers work closely with families, guardians, schools, service providers and natural supports; coordinate comprehensive assessments of individuals' needs; develop family and person-centered plans; act as team leaders, facilitating regular stakeholder meetings; mediate conflicts; comply with court requirements; develop or connect people to needed paid and unpaid supports; monitor the continued appropriateness and effectiveness of supports, making changes as warranted; autonomously complete daily, monthly and annual paperwork needed to maintain Medicaid waiver services and other public benefits; perform other duties as assigned with flexibility, humor and creativity. Children's Long-Term Support Social Workers seek to ensure health and safety while promoting self-determination, community belonging, valued social roles, the sharing of ordinary places, opportunities for contribution, and choice. They provide on-going therapeutic interventions to children and families in community based settings, such as a child's home, neighborhood, school, or other places where people without disabilities typically spend time.

Education, Experience & Special Requirements: Applicants with a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Social Work will be screened through. Applicants who are currently in their final semester of school and are obtaining a Bachelors or Masters Degree in Social Work will also be screened through. Applicants with any other major must possess a temporary or permanent Social Work Certification from the WI Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) prior to applying (a training certificate will not be accepted).

All individuals must possess a degree and a temporary or permanent Social Work Certification from the WI Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) prior to the first day of employment. If any applicant does not possess a temporary or permanent certification on the first day of employment the job offer will be rescinded and they will be terminated. Candidates with a temporary certificate must obtain a permanent certification within one (1) year in order to pass probation.

Special Requirements:

  • Applicants applying for the Children's Long Term Support Division must have two (2) years of professional experience working directly with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
  • Must take AND pass the State of Wisconsin's test to become a Children's Long Term Care Functional Screener within sixty days of hire.
  • Requires a valid driver's license (or eligibility for), access to reliable personal motor vehicle transportation, and a good driving record.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is required. (Must be able to pass a bilingual Spanish and English test.)

Apply online