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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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Missouri Psychiatric Center is seeking a milieu specialist to serve as the clinical support resource person to patients on an inpatient adult unit at MUPC. To promote an environment that supports a fundamental respect for all individuals on the unit, that enhances the patient’s overall experience at MUPC and provide a safe and respectful person centered model of care. This role focuses on the application of psychotherapeutic knowledge, skills, and principles to brief clinical encounters that occur spontaneously with the purpose of facilitating interpersonal competencies such as learning adaptive coping, interaction, and relationship skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Promote a calm milieu by providing individual support and monitoring to patients as indicated/assigned; actively manage the milieu through interactions with individual patients on a regular/frequent basis; encourage patients to act at a level equal to their ability.
  • Function as a role model for patients on the unit to show ways to effectively relate to others, to get one’s needs met, to enhance/develop social competencies and interpersonal awareness; serves as a resource and point of contact for information, guidance and support for patients.
  • Work in collaboration with staff and the treatment team; communicates in a warm and empathetic manner.
  • Ensure a compassionate, high quality, exemplary customer driven culture; validate the patient’s needs and rights.
  • Be mindful of times of increased activity or stress on the unit in order to prevent escalation; redirect unhealthy/risky behaviors on the spot by giving feedback and alternative strategies; de-escalate patients and in emergencies provide appropriate crisis intervention techniques to maintain patients in a least restricting manner.

Qualifications: Master’s degree in social work or behavioral therapies (counseling, psychology, therapeutic recreation, occupational therapy) from an accredited college or university is preferred. Minimum two years of experience in mental health services. Two years of experience in an inpatient psychiatric setting preferred. Must possess strong interpersonal and communications skills, and work well in a team environment requiring a high degree of creativity and motivation. Must be able to physically respond to psychiatric emergent situations and be able to function as a team member and maintain BLS certification. Applicants with diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Apply online Job#: 17001149

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Location Department Job Title FTPT Posted On
Batesville, AR Health Resources of AR Mental Health Paraprofessional RFT 4/13/2017
Batesville, AR Health Resources of AR Mental Health Professional RFT 5/16/2017
Batesville, AR Health Resources of AR Residential Child Care Worker RFT 5/16/2017
Batesville, AR Health Resources of AR Site Coordinator of Independence Inn RFT 5/11/2017
Bentonville, AR Employment Services VR Summer Employment Specialist TEM 5/5/2017
Brookfield, MO Adult - Trenton Peer Specialist RPT 4/25/2016
Clinton, AR Health Resources of AR Mental Health Paraprofessional RFT 5/16/2017
Clinton, MO Employment Services Functional Leader-Missouri Job Center-Clinton RFT 4/28/2017
Cushing, OK Dayspring of OK Mental Health Professional RFT 5/16/2017
Eastern Region, MO Administration Administrative Assistant RFT 5/17/2017
Florissant, MO Adolescent St L County Therapist RFT 5/8/2017
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 5/15/2017
Hannibal, MO- Clarity Healthcare Clarity Healthcare Therapist (LCSW) RFT 4/7/2016
Hope, AR Dayspring of AR Mental Health Professional RPT 1/25/2017
Jefferson City, MO Workforce Partnerships Job Center Team Member RFT 4/10/2017
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-Joplin Community Support Specialist RFT 5/2/2017
Joplin, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent-Joplin Behavioral Health Technician (Evening and Overnight Shifts) RPT 2/28/2017
Kansas City (South), MO Employment Services Job Developer/Job Coach RFT 5/4/2017
Kansas City, MO (Adolescent Residential) Adolescent - Kansas Ci Behavioral Health Technician RPT 5/11/2017
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 Community Support Specialist RFT 5/4/2017
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 (LaHarpe Location) Administration Patient Account Data Spec A RFT 12/9/2016
Kirksville, MO (LaHarpe Location) CPRC - Kirksville PSR Specialist RPT 1/9/2017
Kirksville, MO (LaHarpe Location) Insurance Billing Billing Program Director RFT 4/14/2017
Kirksville, MO (LaHarpe Location) Patient Accounts Patient Accounts Supervis RFT 4/12/2017
Kirksville, MO (LaHarpe Location) RCF - Kirksville Behavioral Health Technician RFT 4/19/2017
Lebanon, MO Employment Services Job Coach PRN 5/16/2017
Lebanon, MO Workforce Partnerships Job Center Team Member RFT 4/10/2017
Liberty, MO Adolescent - Liberty Behavioral Health Technician RPT 4/6/2017
Liberty, MO Adult - Liberty Behavioral Health Technician RPT 2/15/2017
Liberty, MO Employment Services Job Developer/Job Coach RFT 5/4/2017
Little Rock, AR Dayspring of AR Administrative Assistant RFT 5/10/2017
Moberly, MO Adult - Liberty Therapist RFT 5/4/2017
Moberly, MO Adult - Moberly Community Support Specialist RFT 5/4/2017
Moberly, MO Adult - Moberly Counselor RFT 5/4/2017
Montgomery City, MO Adult Outpatient- Montgomery City, MO Counselor RFT 4/25/2017
Ponca City, OK Dayspring of OK Mental Health Professional RFT 5/16/2017
Quincy, IL Illinois-Quincy Behavioral Health Technician RPT 9/29/2014
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 Accounts Payable Specialist RFT 5/15/2017
Springfield, MO Employment Services Case Manager DMH Services RPT 5/10/2017
Springfield, MO Employment Services Job Coach PRN 5/10/2017
Springfield, MO Foster Care Foster Care Case Manager RFT 5/5/2017
Springfield, MO Primary Care Behavioral Health - Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Clinician RFT 12/13/2016
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 Adolescent - St. Charl Behavioral Health Technician (Male) RPT 3/27/2017
St. Charles, MO (Children's Program) Children's Program- St. Charles Child Specialist (Monday- Thursday 4:00pm-8:00pm and Saturday-Sunday 8:00am-4:00pm) RPT 4/24/2017
St. Charles, MO (Domestic Violence Shelter) Domestic Violence Shelter Therapist RPT 11/30/2016
St. Charles, MO (Men's) Men's Residential Associate Counselor (Sunday-Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm) RFT 5/11/2017
St. Charles, MO (Men's) Men's Residential Behavioral Health Technician (Saturday and Sunday, 3:00pm-11:00pm) RPT 5/8/2017
St. Charles, MO (Women's) Women's Residential Behavioral Health Technician (Monday-Wednesday, 3:00pm-11:00pm) RFT 5/17/2017
St. Charles, MO (Women's) Women's Residential Behavioral Health Technician (Medication Focused) (Sunday-Wednesday, 3:00pm-10:00pm) RPT 5/17/2017
St. Charles, MO (Women's) Women's Residential Behavioral Health Technician (Saturday and Sunday, 8:00am-4:00pm) RPT 2/9/2017
St. Joseph, MO Adolescent - St. Josep Behavioral Health Technician RPT 4/24/2017
St. Joseph, MO Adolescent - St. Josep Community Support Specialist RFT 5/15/2017
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 5/15/2017
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 (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) Administration Admissions Specialist RFT 4/18/2017
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. Louis, MO (Northrup Location) Adolescent- St. Louis Therapist RFT 4/25/2017
St. Louis, MO (Office Center Location) Adolescent St L County Therapist RFT 4/7/2017
St. Peters, MO Adolescent - St Peters Alumni Specialist RFT 2/23/2017
St. Peters, MO Adolescent - St Peters School Teams Coordinator RFT 5/8/2017
St. Peters, MO Adolescent - St Peters Therapist RFT 9/27/2016
Trenton, MO Adult - Trenton Associate Counselor RFT 4/12/2017
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
Trenton, MO Foster Care Older Youth Skills Trainer RFT 3/30/2017
Troy, MO (Adolescent) Adolescent- Troy, MO (The Farm) Behavioral Health Technician PRN 3/23/2017
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 (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
Union, MO (Franklin County) Adolescent - Franklin Co School Teams Coordinator/Associate Counselor RFT 4/6/2017
Warrenton, MO Adult Outpatient- Warrenton, MO Behavioral Health Technician RPT 3/20/2017
West Plains, MO Employment Services Administrative Assistant RFT 5/5/2017
West Plains, MO Employment Services Behavioral Therapist RPT 5/11/2017
West Plains, MO Employment Services Job Coach RPT 3/6/2017
West Plains, MO Employment Services Vocational Support Specialist (Job Coach) RFT 5/2/2017
West Plains, MO Employment Services VR Summer Employment Specialist TEM 5/2/2017
Wichita, KS (Hillside Location) Kansas-Hillside Counselor RFT 5/11/2017
Winfield, KS Adult - Winfield Resid Behavioral Health Technician RPT 10/27/2016
Winfield, KS Adult - Winfield Resid Counselor RFT 2/14/2017
Winfield, MO Adolescent- Winfield (The Farm- Residential) Adolescent Recovery Technician RPT 3/26/2017

Central Missouri Community Action (CMCA) is has opening for the following positions:

  • Family Development Specialist: needed 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.
  • Parent Partner: needed to coordinate services for children and families who transition from Head Start into the Public School System, extending services through completion of 2nd grade. Responsible for coordinating family-centered activities and facilitating parent, teacher and community engagement in strategies to support strong social-emotional development and academic achievement. Includes case management, home visitation services, referral coordination, partnering with teachers, collaborative meeting planning and facilitation, goal-directed strategy planning, outcomes measurement, data collection, analysis and reporting. Some evening and weekend work will be required. BA/BS in Early Childhood/Elementary Ed, Human Services, Social Work or related degree and 2 yrs exp in social services or related field is required. Must have a working knowledge of child development and social service delivery. Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred. FT + excellent benefits. $15/hr.
  • Program Coach: needed as part of the Show Me Healthy Relationships Program. Do you enjoy working with people? Do you like being in the community, connecting resources and identifying needs? Is event planning and training something that you do well? If you have at least 3 years of experience in the social service or human services field and can answer yes to all of those questions then you should apply for Show Me Healthy Relationship's Program Coach located in Boone and Cooper County. $15/hr + excellent benefits.

Check out these listings and others at http://showmeaction.org/employment.

Voluntary Action Center is seeking a social services specialist/program coordinator. This role has two primary tasks: accurately assessing needs of low-income clients and providing appropriate services and coordinating seasonal programs. This position also takes primary responsibility for data collection and reporting.

Client intake and referral:

  • Interview clients to assess needs and provide direct services on the basis of individual circumstances and within VAC program guidelines. Refer clients to other agencies in order to meet additional needs.
  • Answer phone calls and assess client needs. Provide referrals and information as appropriate.
  • Follow up on client services to ascertain effectiveness of services rendered.
  • Maintain proper records on client contacts, referrals, and follow-up surveys.
  • Maintain a good working relationship with other social service agencies/resources in the community.
  • Maintain professionalism while working with people from various populations and backgrounds.

Coordinate seasonal programs:

Oversee all seasonal programs, coordinating all aspects of each. Projects include Homes for Computers, Summer Fan and Air Conditioner Programs, Lunch in the Park, School Supply distribution, Warm Up Columbia (collection and distribution of winter items), and Holiday Program (collection and distribution of gifts and food).

Information and organization:

  • Take primary responsibility to prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reports, compiling statistical data on services and follow-up surveys.
  • Evaluate information and conditions affecting the community and client population. Be familiar with current community needs.
  • Attend pertinent workshops, meetings, and seminars related to VAC's work.

Other Duties:

  • Represent VAC at meetings and other collaborations of social service agencies.
  • Assist with fund raising and other events.
  • Assist with maintaining supplies and other stored items.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Social Work or a related field.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and ability to use database systems. Interest in collection and reporting of data preferred.
  • Familiarity with other computer programs preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Sensitivity to, and acceptance of, individual needs and differences, including the ability to be flexible but fair when applying program policies to different client situations.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and complete them in a timely manner.
  • Ability to conduct oneself in a professional manner, particularly in the handling of confidential information, as well as in relations with other personnel and with all clients.

Apply: Please contact Nick Foster at (573) 874-2273 or e-mail at dir@vacmo.org.

Family Facets is seeking full-time a LCSW/LPC in Columbia, MO. Family Facets Therapy Program is a trauma-informed, strengths-based approach to support healing and growth. Due to Family Facets’ reputation as a leader in trauma-informed therapy and our relationship with Children’s Division in Missouri, we are expanding and seeking a professionally minded LCSW or LPC to help meet our program’s goals and objectives. This position will function as part of our team of 12 Mental Health Clinicians serving Western, Central and Eastern Missouri to provide in-home and in-office therapy services to children, adolescents, and families in service area.

Responsibilities: Work under the direct guidance of the Clinical Director and Assistant Clinical Director who provide consultation support as well as training and continuing education opportunities. Additional administrative support provided by the Therapy Program Manager and Therapy Intake Specialist through the referral process, scheduling, marketing, billing, and paneling. Office space, supplies, and IT items, including computer and cell phone provided.

  • Provide a range of diagnostic assessments and therapeutic interventions for clients and their families.
  • Provide treatment along the continuum of care for clients including engagement, assessment, intervention, and evaluation.
  • Complete diagnostic assessments, treatment plans, progress notes, quarterly updates to referral sources, and discharges plan.
  • Facilitate communication with clients in crisis, as needed.
  • 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 therapy retreats and Family Support Team meetings, as needed.
  • 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.
  • Assist Associate Clinical Director with tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • 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 stressors.
  • Knowledge of legal and ethical issues related to patients' rights.
  • Knowledge of community mental health resources.

Requirements:

  • Fully licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Missouri Prefer specialized training in trauma and/or suicidal behaviors.
  • Must have the ability to obtain TFCBT certification within one year of hire.
  • Experience and passion for the child welfare community, trauma-informed practices, and lifelong learning is absolutely necessary.

Apply: 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. Please call with any questions at 573-886-7422.

SSM Health is seeking a full-time social worker for home health in Jefferson City, MO. This poitions has $5,000 sign on bonus. Under general supervision, provides assistance to patients and their families in the form of counseling, resource referral and long term planning. Interviews patients and family members obtaining social history; evaluates insurance coverage; communicates with external payors; makes arrangements for alternative payment plans; counsels and educates patients and families; completes discharge arrangements; and obtains follow-up information. Responsible for the delivery of age appropriate care for assigned neonatal, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients with a wide variety of medical surgical conditions.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs patient assessments including: biophysical, psychosocial, spiritual, cultural, and age appropriate needs of the patients, including the assessment for signs/symptoms of abuse or neglect in order to develop, evaluate, and modify patient's plan of care.
  • Interviews patients, appropriate family members and significant others to obtain bio psychosocial history. Provides options for alternative arrangements utilizing external sources or community resources, and may coordinate volunteer and bereavement counseling.
  • Assists physicians and other members of the health care team to identify discharge needs.
  • Provides counselling and education for emotional, social and financial problems of patients and families.
  • Reviews and signs off on documentation of initial evaluation and discharge planning performed by the Social Work Assistant. Monitors daily work activities of social work students as required by C.S.W.E.
  • Meets or exceeds established productivity standard while maintaining quality patient care. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work required. Missouri MSW license preferred
  • 1 years of experience in a health care environment required; volunteer or school work in a healthcare environment acceptable to meet 1 year requirement
  • Must maintain a valid driver's license and a driver's record deemed acceptable by SSM. Must maintain and be able to produce proof of current auto insurance with at least state required minimum coverage.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to operate a vehicle in a safe and lawful manner.
  • Requires effective oral and written communication skills to communicate with customers
  • Ability to assess patient/family needs
  • Requires data gathering and completion of reports
  • This position requires daily travel to patient homes and meeting locations, the ability to operate a vehicle in a safe and lawful manner is an essential function of the job.
  • Additionally, access to a vehicle in good working condition required.

Apply online

Steppingstone is seeking a youth care specialist who has a passion for working with at-risk youth and wants to make a difference in the community. This position works directly with youth by teaching them the life skills they need to be self-sufficient. Steppingstone is a transitional living program (TLP) for adolescents ages 16 – 21, located in Kansas City, Missouri. Steppingstone is a program of a larger, non-profit organization Every Child’s Hope, based out of St. Louis, Missouri. Steppingstone – KC is a 24/7 facility with the following shifts currently available:

  • YCS 6 OVN
  • Every Other Saturday 10pm – 9am
  • Sunday 10pm – 9am
  • Monday 10pm – 9am
  • Tuesday 10pm – 9am
  • YCS 3
  • Sunday 3pm – 11pm
  • Monday 3pm – 11pm
  • Tuesday 3pm – 11pm
  • Friday 3pm – 11pm
  • Saturday 8am – 4pm
  • Part-Time/PRN
  • Overnight availability 10pm – 9am

Requirements: Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have a strong desire to work with adolescents, a clean driving record, and ability to pass a criminal background check and drug screen, and be at least 21 years of age.

Responsibilities: Youth Care Specialists supervise adolescents in a highly individualized transitional and independent living program. Responsibilities include providing transportation (agency vehicle provided); administering medication; providing life skill instruction; offering support in non-crisis situations. Additionally, you will be required to complete daily logs and attend regular training and/or staff meetings while utilizing basic computer skills.

For more information, please e-mail your resume to KSingleton@echmail.org for consideration. Every Child’s Hope is an EEOE, a drug free workplace, and utilizes E-Verify.

Blessing Hospital is seeking full-time social workers for their acute medical units and emergency department.

  • Acute medical units, 40 Hour Full time, M-F position
  • Emergency Department, 36 Hour (3-12 Hour shifts), mostly assessing patients who present with mental health need; Nights
  • Emergency Department, 36 Hour (3-12 Hour shifts), mostly assessing patients who present with mental health need; Weekend Days/Nights
  • Emergency Department, Per Diem, mostly assessing patients who present with mental health need; Days/Nights

Responsibilities:

  • Provides assessment and intervention of psychosocial needs for patients with complex medical presentation.
  • Develops, implements, coordinated and evaluates client service plans in an inpatient environment.
  • Works with Emergency Room physicians to assess patient for criteria of inpatient psychiatric treatment, versus implementation of outpatient program.
  • Assists with complex discharge needs to local, less restrictive environments.

Qualifications: MSW preferred. License required or license eligible in IL.

Benefits:

  • Up to 4 weeks of Paid Time Off within the first year
  • Wellness Program
  • 503 (c) investment plan
  • Shift differential when applicable
  • On-site Child Care (Excelerate Gold Level)
  • On-site Pharmacy
  • Education Assistance

For more information on career opportunities, contact Rebecca Koetters at (217) 223-8400, ext. 6855 or rebecca.koetters@blessinghealthsystem.org.

Apply online

Wyman Teen Leadership Program enables teens from economically challenged circumstances to lead successful lives and build strong communities. The Wyman Teen Leadership Program (TLP) uses a progressive year-round approach over six years to support healthy teen development, leadership skills, and post-secondary access and persistence. The goals of TLP are to help youth from the St. Louis, MO area be productive in school and work, connect to community and family, and successfully navigate diverse environments. The program begins the summer before teens’ ninth grade year and provides consistent support and opportunities through their second year of post-secondary education. Learn more at http://wymancenter.org/tlp.

Current Openings

All positions are residential and based at Wyman’s 280+ acre camp in Eureka, Missouri.

  • Group Leaders - living in a cabin with small groups of teens, providing daily supervision and support of teens, and creating and facilitating activities throughout the summer.
  • Trek Instructors - living in a cabin with small groups of teens, leading multiple 4-8 day camping trips, guiding outdoor activities such as hiking and canoeing, and facilitating trek prep sessions.
  • Team Leaders - being proactive members of seasonal supervisory staff team, providing direct supervision of Group Leaders, overseeing logistics of summer activities, and facilitating leadership and college access programming.
  • Teen Supports - being proactive members of seasonal supervisory staff team, identifying and addressing teen needs, coaching staff on teen issues, and facilitating leadership and college access programming.

Dates:

  • Super Staff Training: May 16-19
  • All staff Training: May 22-June 6
  • Session 1: June 7-June 27
  • Session 2: July 7-July 27
  • Note: Staff must commit to both sessions and all applicable trainings

Apply online: www.wymancenter.org/category/careers

Contact: Taylor.Krewson@wymancenter.org or (314) 620-7730

Chaddock is seeking a therapist at foster and adoption services to provide individual, group and family therapy, clinical assessments, in-home therapy, school based therapy as well as clinical consultation on issues regarding therapeutic services to clients. Responsible for the timely completion of all assigned clinical documentation. All services shall be provided in accordance with the highest professional standards and within the realm of the Chaddock treatment model.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work or counseling is required. Two years’ experience in providing therapy to children, adolescents, adults and/or families is preferred.
  • Current State of Illinois LSW/LCSW or LPC/LCPC or be eligible to obtain within 6 months of employment is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with youth.
  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to be organized, self-directed, and to work independently.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.

Apply Online

Compass Health has openings for the following positions:

Jefferson City:

  • Community Support Specialist - Organized, compassionate candidates needed for our outpatient clinic to connect individuals with chronic mental illness to community resources and teach life skills individually as well as in a group setting. Req. BA/BS in Social Work or related degree. Adult teams; residential and outpatient openings.
  • Therapists - For a variety of programs and settings in Jefferson City. Outpatient mental health, children’s openings. LCSW/LPsy or provisional licensure required.
  • Counselor/Counselor Trainee - Self starter, Experience in providing Substance Abuse counseling as part of our outpatient assertive community treatment team for transitional-aged youth. Excellent communication and assessment skills. Participate in team meetings, collaborate with team members, competent in electronic documentation, treatment planning, and provision of crisis intervention when needed. LPC/LCSW or substance abuse certification, provisional licensure or considering bachelor-level candidates with substance abuse experience to obtain certification.
  • Integrated Health Specialist - Provide integrated, holistic community support services as part of an integrated, trans-disciplinary wellness team. MA/MS required and must qualify as a Qualified Mental Health Provider as defined by Department of Mental Health.
  • Community Support Supervisor - Supervise a team of community support specialists utilizing the team model approach for services and ensure quality of treatment for the team’s consumers. MA/MS required and must qualify as a Qualified Mental Health Provider as defined by the Department of Mental Health.

Columbia:

  • Counselor/Counselor Trainee: - Self starter, Experience in providing Substance Abuse counseling in our residential treatment center for women. Excellent communication and assessment skills. Participate in team meetings, collaborate with team members, competent in electronic documentation, treatment planning, and provision of crisis intervention when needed. LPC/LCSW or substance abuse certification or provisional licensure required.
  • Addiction Recovery Technicians - Provide support and supervision for our residential treatment centers. Observation, behavior medication, group education and transportation as needed. Flexible, PRN/on-call positions open. Days, evenings, overnights and weekend shifts. Must have valid driver’s license, good driving record, and ability to obtain a Class E license in 90 days. HS Diploma/GED preferred. 2-day orientation required.

Fulton:

  • MEND Facilitator - Lead an educational group utilizing the DULUTH model for batterers of domestic violence relationships. PT day/evening groups in our outpatient program. On-site training provided.
  • Therapist - Outpatient mental health. Individual/group therapy, assessment and crisis intervention during the day. Missouri licensure required.

For more information about these positions or to apply online, visit compasshealthhome.org. E-mail resume for consideration to: employmentcentral@compasshealth.org.

The State of Missouri is seeking a social worker (MSW required, LCSW preferred) to provide case management and therapy services in a maximum-security mental health facility in Fulton, MO. This is a direct-hire position for the State of Missouri that pays $49,116.00 per year plus full benefits. This is a professional Licensed Clinical Social Worker (preferred) position providing casework, group work, and/or client-centered advocacy services to patients or clients in a program for persons with mental illness, mental retardation/developmental disabilities, and/or physical disabilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs advanced clinical social work functions in a program for persons with mental illness, mental retardation/developmental disabilities, and/or physical disabilities; or serves as a member of a medical review team which conducts on-site reviews of nursing homes, hospitals, and extended care facilities.
  • Conducts complete assessments of patients' or clients' social, environmental, and economic backgrounds to assist medical and other professional staff with diagnosis, prognosis, and rehabilitation, habilitation, and/or treatment planning.
  • Interacts with other personnel to plan, evaluate, and review treatment plans and results.
  • Utilizes clinical skills and available community resources to positively impact the social functioning of the patient or client.
  • Inspects extended care and skilled nursing facilities in order to assess residents' level of care needs, determines the quality and appropriateness of care and social services provided, and monitors compliance with state and federal guidelines for care and services.
  • Evaluates the suitability of conditions in which patients or clients would be placed on convalescent leave, aftercare, or discharge; makes recommendations accordingly.
  • Facilitates community organization on a local, regional, or statewide level for the purpose of increasing client services; monitors to ensure proper service delivery.
  • Confers with medical facilities, schools, community groups, public health and social service agencies, and other service providers to discuss referrals, follow-up care, and decisions affecting the patient or client and to explain agency policies, treatment philosophy, programs, and goals.
  • Assumes supervisory responsibility over Clinical Casework Practitioners and other social services staff, particularly in cases where employees are completing their supervised experience required for clinical social work licensure.
  • Utilizes evaluative principles and techniques to conduct special research projects and reports results.
  • Maintains required reports and records; prepares reports in response to requests for information and services from social, legal, and medical agencies.
  • Exercises a high degree of independent skill and competence within established policies; receives supervision from a designated authority who reviews work through case review, participation in treatment planning, and/or observation of results.
  • Performs other related work as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Possession of a current license to practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of Missouri preferred; Masters of Social Work degree is required.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the ethical considerations involved in the practice of licensed clinical social work.
  • Intermediate knowledge of methods, principles, practices, and techniques of casework, group work, client-centered advocacy, community organization, research, psychotherapy, and other clinical skills as they apply to intervention programs for persons with mental illness, mental retardation/developmental disabilities, and /or physical disabilities.
  • Intermediate knowledge of current social and economic problems.
  • Intermediate theoretical and practical knowledge of individual, group, and family behavior.
  • Intermediate knowledge of individual and group therapy techniques and theories.
  • Intermediate knowledge of medical and psychiatric diagnoses and their implications for treatment prognoses.
  • Intermediate knowledge of various federal, state, and facility guidelines and regulations concerning care for persons with mental illness, mental retardation/developmental disabilities, and/or physical disabilities.
  • Intermediate knowledge of available community resources and their organization, purpose, and use.
  • Intermediate knowledge of the social, emotional, and financial effects of various mental and physical problems on patients or clients, their families, and the community.
  • Ability to apply a variety of techniques and methods in the areas of assessment, planning, individual and group therapy, administration, and community organization.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, clients, family members, the public, and representatives of other agencies and organizations.
  • Ability to assess the individual needs of a patient or client and evaluate the care and services provided in terms of meeting those needs.
  • Ability to supervise and provide guidance to social work staff and students in compliance with all laws and regulations relating to the practice of social work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to work cooperatively in an interdisciplinary team setting.

Apply online for this position. Please, no phone calls or email correspondences. Applicants determined to meet the qualifications and requirements for this position will be contacted by a member of our recruitment team. Athena Consulting, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Big Brothers Big Sisters is seeking interns for their AmeriCorps program that runs for a year at a time and begins in mid August. The position has a stipend (approximately $850/month) and an education award (approximately $5,500) that is available at the end of the contract. The education award can be applied to future tuition expenses or student loans. The positions are full time but flexible (34-36 hours a week). The major job duty is enrolling and training volunteers/mentors for the program (BBBS). Will work around school schedules and much of the work is scheduled by the member as they have time (within reason). There are 5 positions available come August 17th. Anyone interested can contact Aleshia Marso via email at aleshia@bigsofcentralmo.org for more information or to set up an interview.

Southwest Iowa Families, Inc. is seeking mental health therapists. Must be masters level licensed or license eligible in Iowa. MSW preferred, eligible mental health counselors or marriage and family are encouraged to apply. Flexible – full or part-time schedules are possible. This is an opportunity to practice in a rural setting. Southwest Iowa Families is an outstanding provider of services for children and families. Individual, family and group work with a broad range of client issues and problems will be expected. Southwest Iowa Families Inc. is known for its commitment to high quality children’s therapy, prevention services and work with "at risk" families. Salary and benefits will be discussed at interview. Send cover letter and resume to swfamilies@mediacombb.net.

Mental Health Resources, Inc. is seeking a community support workerto work with mentally ill (SPMI) adults in Platte, Clay and Ray counties. This FT position requires a valid driver’s license with up-to-date auto insurance and a BA/BS in psychology, social work or related field. Duties include assisting clients with medication, accompanying clients to various appointments and helping clients stay out of the hospital. Work hours are 8-5, M-F. E-mail resume to llauvetz@tri-countymhs.org.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop timely and goal/client oriented progress notes
  • Develop annual treatment plan that is strength based, reflecting client’s goals and desired outcomes
  • Complete other required documentation (CIP’s, CSW/Client agreement, and progress notes) in a timely manner
  • Maintains collateral contacts which are deemed appropriate by treatment plan or crisis intervention
  • Promotes client participation in the community by assisting clients to cultivate community resources in order to maintain daily living skills
  • Assists and supports clients in making and carrying out health care needs decisions as indicated in treatment plan and/or documented in progress notes
  • Include client, client guardian, secondary consumer, RCF staff, etc. in annual treatment planning, quarterly reviews and critical intervention plans
  • Follow procedures for crisis intervention and will seek team/QMHP for consultation/resolution

Pay: $13 - $17/hour

Benefits: 401(K) Plan, Vision, Dental, Life, Disability, Mileage Reimbursement, Health Insurance is not provided

Rainbow House is seeking a clinical coordinator for their Children’s Emergency Shelter and Homeless Youth Program. The position requires a Master’s degree in educational and counseling psychology or social work. Must hold a valid Missouri license as a LCSW, LPC, or must be provisionally licensed and under appropriate supervision. Some experience in residential treatment, child welfare, or mental health setting is strongly preferred. This position will provide both brief interventions and long-term individual therapy. In addition to providing assessments, individual therapy and family therapy to children and youth in residence at the Children’s Emergency Shelter and Homeless Youth Program, this position provides support to shelter staff regarding behavioral and clinical concerns of children and youth in both programs.

Please email a resume and cover letter to Kelsey Louder at klouder@rainbowhousecolumbia.org.

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

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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).

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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.

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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.

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.

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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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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