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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 https://www.mo.gov/work/job-seekers/. 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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The MU Division of Student Affairs, Student Health & Well Being is seeking a master's level clinician (part-time) to work remotely. The Counseling Center is part of the recently defined MU Student Health and Well-Being unit, which includes the Counseling Center, Student Health Center, and Wellness Resource Center. The Center is an APA-accredited doctoral internship site and serves a multiculturally diverse and international student community. The Counseling Center focuses on multicultural competence, affirmation and inclusive excellence, and the staff seeks like-minded professionals to join a team engaged in the efforts to enhance campus services to better support all students.

Reporting to the Director of the Counseling Center, this position serves an essential role as a direct mental health service provider with a special focus on underrepresented students experiencing racial trauma. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of the impact that inequality, prejudice, and marginalization can have on students of color and have the skills and experience in therapy to address this impact. Additionally, this position requires strong, generalist clinical skills to assess and intervene with a wide range of presenting student concerns within a time-limited treatment model. Finally, given the current need for remote access, experience providing telehealth is also desired.

Responsibilities include providing brief, individual therapy to university students in a remote context and completing associated paperwork in a timely manner. The successful candidate will possess strong interpersonal and written skills; a well-articulated approach to time-limited therapy; the ability to network with remote colleagues and other campus offices/entities; and a commitment to the importance of a developmental perspective of counseling services.

Salary: $27.21 - $40.62

Shift: This position is available for the 2020/2021 academic year; specific start date is negotiable. Part-time, hours per week are negotiable but must fall between 8 and 5, Monday through Friday.

Minimum Qualifications: A Master’s degree in counseling or social work is necessary. Must be currently licensed (not provisionally) as an independent practitioner in the state of Missouri.

Preferred Qualifications; Candidates demonstrating a track-record of providing evidence-based, culturally-informed brief therapy pertaining to racial trauma specific to the college population are preferred. Experience providing telehealth is also preferred.

Application Materials: All applications need to be made through the Human Resource Services website. In addition to the online application, please include the following materials: 1) a letter of application highlighting relevant experiences and fit with the position and addressed to the Search Committee Chairperson; 2) a current vita; and 3) contact information (including e-mail addresses) for at least four professional references. Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF attachments are required. Materials should not be e-mailed or mailed. Criminal background checks will be conducted on finalists prior to finalizing offers of employment.

For questions regarding the online application process, contact Human Resource Services (muhrs@missouri.edu or 573-882-7976). For questions regarding the position, contact Dr. Christine Even (Evenc@missouri.edu) at 573-882-6601. Application Deadline: Priority consideration will be given to those completed applications received by August 21, 2020; however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Family Access Center for Excellence (FACE) of Boone County is searching for two clinical case managers. FACE is a direct community service center funded by the Boone County Children Services Fund. It is affiliated with the University of Missouri’s Department of Educational, School and Counseling Psychology, the Missouri Prevention Science Institute, the Department of Psychological Sciences, and the School of Social Work. FACE is an innovative approach to coordinating and improving the mental and physical health, well-being, and safety of Boone County children and families in a manner that is transparent and promotes client/family direct involvement and choice in the development and implementation of treatment plans.

Responsibilities

  • Implement evidence-based assessment, youth evaluations, and linkages to other community agencies and resources.
  • Provide case management services to oversee the follow through and implementation of service plans.
  • Support prevention activities and training in the community.
  • Support clinical practicum placement and training of graduate students.

Qualifications

  • Masters level, Specialist, or Doctoral degree in School Psychology, Social Work, Clinical Psychology or related field.
  • Licensed clinicians preferred (LCSW, LPC, etc.).
  • Experience working in community settings, implementing evidence-based assessment and interventions, and coordinating clinical services for youth.

Apply on-line. If this link doesn’t work, you are also able to apply online at: http://hrs.missouri.edu/find-a-job/academic

  1. Click on ‘Job opportunities for prospective employees’
  2. Enter 33781 into the ‘Search Job’ text box
  3. Click on the job ‘Clinical Instructor’
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Upload (a) a letter of application in which candidates describe in detail their qualifications for the position, and (b) names and contact information for three references in the Attachments section of the application. Your CV must be uploaded in the Resume/CV and Cover Letter section.

Please contact Dr. Wendy Reinke (ReinkeW@missouri.edu) for questions about the position. Please contact FACE of Boone County for support in application process (573) 771-3223.

FCC Behavioral Health is seeking a clinical therapist responsible for providing quality individual/group therapy to person(s)-served of the center in a timely and responsible manner. The Clinical Therapist may also be involved in intake duties, consultation, and referral development. Further duties may include collaboration with the Intensive Care Coordinator's and Director on policies and procedures, program development and continuous quality improvement measures. In addition, this position will complete civil commitments when necessary.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts individual/group therapy sessions with assigned person(s)-served and/or the person(s)-served family.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the DSM and familiarity with the diagnostic criteria sets of all substance use and mental disorders.
  • Ability to stay current in education and research regarding therapeutic strategies.
  • Follow's up with all no-shows who have attended three (3) or more sessions, by telephone or individualized letter.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all civil involuntary detention procedures.
  • Formally present cases in crisis staffing as assigned.
  • Completes all treatment plans, progress notes and social assessments in a timely fashion.
  • Maintains an accurate and up-to-date records of person(s)-served as outlined in the agency and site Policies and Procedure Manuals.
  • Provide weekly reports in staffing about new person(s)-served admissions and person(s)-served receiving therapeutic services that require team advice.
  • Ability to demonstrates a caring and compassionate approach to person(s)-served care.
  • Ability to be accepting of individual differences among person(s)-served.
  • Ability to interact tactfully and diplomatically with a variety of audiences, including frustrated, angry or otherwise emotional individuals.
  • In conjunction with the individual, family and/or significant other, identifying risk factors related to relapse in health, mental illness and/or substance use disorders and develop a plan with strategies to support recovery and prevent relapse.
  • Ensure individuals gain access to necessary rehabilitation services, general entitlement benefits, housing, schools, employment, legal services, wellness or other services and gain skills in independently accessing needed services.
  • Provide holistic, person-centered care with emphasis on harm reduction and use of motivational approaches that promote active participation in decision making and self-advocacy in all aspects of services and recovery/resiliency.
  • Contacting individuals in crisis situations including locating and coordinating resources to resolve a crisis.
  • Ensuring communication and coordination with and between multiple service providers.
  • Ability to effectively utilize computer systems currently employed by FCC.
  • Maintain/improve professional competencies through training activities and/or other educational means.
  • Maintain awareness regarding the agency vision and assist staff in continuing motivation and empowerment.
  • Participates in clinical staffing of person(s)-served to include attendance of meetings and/or written notes regarding person(s)-served cooperation and participation with program expectations.
  • Consistently complies with supervisory directives as it applies to enforcement of facility policies and procedures with person(s)-served.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of diagnostic criteria sets for substance use and/or mental disorders.
  • Development of the individualized recovery care plan for assigned person(s)-served with SMART goals, objectives and interventions.
  • Treatment plan review forms completed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Progress notes written accurately using the PIRP format and in compliance with the 5-Day Rule (and/or site policy)
  • Discharge/Transition/Aftercare Summary completed accurately and in a timely manner.        
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Listen to others to facilitate an open exchange of ideas and provide for effective communication.
  • 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.
  • Maintain confidentiality, at all times, within the legal framework. Will adhere to established guidelines regarding confidentiality as well as the agency's adopted code of ethics.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of person(s)-served as outlined in the agency and site Policies and Procedure Manuals.
  • Maintain acceptable attendance record, respect break periods and work with supervisor to ensure coverage during any absence.
  • Exhibit a professional appearance, attitude and demeanor that reflects confidence, positive self-esteem and overall professionalism when working with person(s)-served, co-workers, families and referral sources.
  • Demonstrate initiative and a "can do" attitude.
  • Other job duties and special projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or related field.
  • Must have all necessary course work and meet all requirements to be licensed within the State of Missouri, at minimum be eligible to begin supervision.
  • Must meet the Department of Mental Health's criteria for Qualified Mental Health Professionals (QMHP).
  • Meet the minimum requirements to be clinically privileged by FCC Behavioral Health.

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

The ideal candidate will: Be passionate about Heart of Missouri CASA’s mission. 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. 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Volunteer training and supervision duties:
    • Assist with screening and interviewing volunteer candidates.
    • Participate with CASA team members in completion of pre-service training and orientation for new CASA volunteers.
    • Assist with the selection and assignment of appropriate CASA volunteers.
    • Supervise caseload of 30 CASA volunteers.
      • Develop initial case plans with new CASA volunteers and ongoing strategies for advocacy.
      • Provide timely, relevant coaching support to CASA volunteers to help guide them through their case.
      • Have a minimum of one monthly contact with each active CASA volunteer.
      • Provide regular encouragement and motivation to volunteers.
      • Review and distribute CASA volunteer’s court reports.
      • Attend court hearings with volunteers and debrief with them.
      • Maintain volunteer and child case files and electronic databases and track court dates.
      • Ensure volunteers submit monthly hours/activities.
      • Implement exit process for CASA volunteers completing cases and volunteers exiting program.
    • Assist with the coordination and facilitation of continuing education trainings for CASA volunteers. Attend continuing education trainings.
    • Assist CASA team with volunteer retention/appreciation activities.
  • Participate in outreach and volunteer recruitment activities.
  • Participate in the implementation of agency strategic plan.
  • Participate in the evaluation of volunteers, program, and position.
  • Attend meetings and trainings locally, regionally, state-wide, and nationally.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • 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. o 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. o Must have a commitment to continuing professional and personal learning.
  • 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: $36,000-$38,000 – pay commensurate with experience and skills.

Apply: Indeed Job posting. Cover letter and resume required for consideration. For questions, reach out to Sara Echternach at hello@homcasa.org.

Social Work p.r.n. is seeking a temporary, part-time employment specialist in Webster Groves, MO with either a BSW or MSW. This position will require 13-15 hours a week for 1-3 months while the agency is hiring. Scheduling of the 13-15 hours is very flexible as long as it occurs during the standard business day, Monday through Friday. This position is located in downtown St. Louis and serves the housing insecure population - those who are currently/recently homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. This is an office position. Everyone in the building is required to wear a mask and temperatures are being checked upon entrance.

Responsibilities:

  • Intake
  • Case management with homeless veterans
  • Placing clients into stable employment and housing
  • Assessments and referrals
  • Individual counseling sessions
  • Facilitating job readiness classes
  • Inputting client data

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Missouri Kids First is seeking an executive director in Jefferson City, MO to empower adults to protect children from abuse and neglect through community education, professional training, and child advocacy. This position reports to the Board of Directors and is a professional position responsible for implementing the overall mission and policies set by the Board of Directors. This position supervises the ongoing operations of the organization, develops and maintains a strong funding base, increases public and private awareness of the organization, develops and maintains relationships of partner agencies and represents the organization on a local, state and national level.

Responsibilities:

  • COMPETENCY PROFILE/CORE VALUES ALIGNMENT
    • Ability to promote partnerships and maintain favorable working relationships among diverse institutions and individuals
    • Ability to work as a team member with a strong commitment to collaborative work with both internal and external partners.
    • Demonstrated ability to establish and promote positive relationships, and actively contribute to creating a highly cooperative work environment.
    • Possess strong leadership and coaching skills
    • Desire to continually improve and increase individual and organizational capacity.
    • Ability to provide clear and consistent vision, including aligned goals and objectives to the staff.
    • Support, mentor and empower professional growth and development in co-workers, partners and staff through open and direct communication.
  • NON-PROFIT MANAGEMENT
    • Works in collaboration with the Board to develop and implement agency strategic plan.
    • Assists the Board in the formation and implementation of the policies, goals, and objectives of Missouri KidsFirst to achieve effective and economical operation of the organization.
    • Manages day-to-day activities of the agency in accordance with sound management and personnel practices.
    • Builds and maintains strong working relationships with the Missouri KidsFirst Board of Directors, Missouri child advocacy center directors, multi-disciplinary team representatives, Midwest Region Child Advocacy Center, National Children's Alliance, Prevent Child Abuse America, federal, state and local governmental entities and individuals, and other key constituents through contact and verbal and written updates.
    • Participates in board development and growth; prepares all board materials, plans and attends all board meetings, and provides direct over sight and management of all board committees.
    • Develops and nurtures ongoing relationships with funding sources through public speaking, verbal and written correspondence and reports.
    • Keeps the Board informed about relevant developments that may impact the agency.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
    • In conjunction with the Board, especially the Treasurer, ensures agency's fiscal health including obtaining and maintaining a stable, diversified funding base.
    • Responsible for and oversee grant applications, funding reports, invoices and collecting and summarizing relevant data.
    • Identifies and cultivates individual, foundation, corporate and governmental relationships for the purpose of promoting Missouri KidsFirst's mission and generating funds to the organization.
    • Develops annual budget and maintains fiscal accountability through fiduciary oversight of the budget, compliance with standard accounting practices, filing tax documents, and by coordinating annual third party audit of financial records.
    • Ensures the ethical disbursement of funds and other contracts in compliance with appropriate state and federal laws and consistent with Missouri KidsFirst mission and values.
  • PERSONNEL
    • In conjunction with the Board, develop and annually review personnel policies.
    • Recruit, hire, train, support, evaluate, and supervise employees, interns and volunteers.
    • Maintain personnel records and carry out personnel policies.
  • PROGRAM PLANNING AND EVALUATION
    • Maintains compliance with the Standards of Accredited Membership with National Children's Alliance.
    • Maintains compliance with the Criteria of the Building Capacity to Prevent Child Abuse State Chartering with Prevent Child Abuse America.
    • Oversees and provides training and technical assistant to child advocacy centers and multi-disciplinary teams and supports local accreditation processes.
    • Develops and recommends to the Board specific, written, short and long range plans for the development of programs and services.
    • Develops and implements professional development and training for child advocacy centers, multi-disciplinary teams and community-based child abuse prevention agencies.
    • Ensures accurate and timely compilation of program statistics, including comprehensive gathering of data from membership.
    • Provides support, assistance and mentoring for child advocacy centers and community-based child abuse prevention agencies.
    • Works with other state and national organizations on behalf of children.
    • Stays current with trends and best practices on issues related to child advocacy centers and child abuse prevention.
    • Increases public awareness about child abuse and its prevention through community engagement and use of reframing research.
    • Serves as a communication link for those in the child welfare field about public policy issues, training, and activities of Prevent Child Abuse America.
    • Researches and organizes best practices in the area of child abuse prevention programming.
  • PUBLIC POLICY
    • In conjunction with Legislative Committee, coordinates and oversees all public policy activities, including but not limited to:
      • Promoting Missouri KidsFirst's mission to legislators and other public policy agencies
      • Tracking and informing the Board and members of legislation concerning child abuse issues.
      • Attending appropriate legislative and public policy meetings and events
  • PUBLIC RELATIONS
    • In coordination with the Board, oversee and implement a marketing and public relations plan and activities to include creation of collateral materials and oversight of website. Assure marketing and public relations plan are consistent with Prevent Child Abuse America messaging.
    • Serve as a spokesperson for Missouri KidsFirst.
    • Maintains positive and working relationships with key stakeholders and other relevant individual and organizations.
    • Participates in local, state and national organizations related to child abuse.
  • OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED

Qualifications:

  • Master Degree preferred or Bachelor's Degree in public administration, organizational development, management, social services, health or public health
  • Minimum 5 years expertise in the field of human services and 4 years experience in a nonprofit organization, including at least two years supervisory and contract administration
  • Previous nonprofit management experience
  • Previous experience working in the area of child protection/child abuse and neglect is highly preferred
  • Successful fundraising and grant writing experience
  • Understanding of legislative process and experience with legislative advocacy
  • Excellent skills in word processing, spreadsheets and financial programs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Valid driver's license and automobile insurance
  • Must be willing to travel in-state and out-of-state
  • Must be willing to use personal vehicle for travel
  • Must be willing to work in Jefferson City and reside in Central Missouri
  • Subject to criminal and child abuse background screening
  • Subject to credit screening
  • Unquestionable integrity required

To apply: Submit application, cover letter and resume by email to jjensen@missourikidsfirst.org Submit documents in the following format, first initial, last name, type of document (examples jsmithapplication, jsmithresume, jsmithcoverletter). Application closing: August 31, 2020

Ozarks Community Health Center has openings in the following positions. Be a part of a growing organization wiht great pay and benefits.

  • LCSW/LPC – Full-time, schools
  • Clinic Manager – Full-time, Hermitage

To apply, please come to any Ozarks Community Health Center locations or contact us by phone at (417) 745-0103 or e-mail at ozarkscommunityhc@ozarkschc.com.

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 www.bootheelcounseling.com to complete the application. Email resume to: hrdirector@bootheelcounseling.com.

The Missouri State Public Defender System is seeking a mitigation specialist in the Columbia Capital Office. This position involves investigative work for the purpose of developing mental health, medical and social history information necessary to both the first and second stages of death penalty murder cases. Individual will be responsible for assisting in developing a mitigation plan for presentation at trial or on appeal. Duties include interviewing clients; locating and contacting witnesses; locating, collecting, and analyzing educational, medical, mental health, and various other records. Individual will also assist defense attorneys in locating and working with experts, serving subpoenas, coordinating witnesses, creating demonstrative evidence, preparing timelines and genograms of client, researching medical/mental health issues. Travel is required and may involve working evening and weekend hours.

Qualifications: Master's degree from an accredited college or university with specialization in psychology, social work, sociology or closely related field.

Salary is $3,348 per month plus generous State of Missouri benefits package.

Applications are available online at www.publicdefender.mo.gov; by calling 573-777-9977, ext. 202; or by visiting any local public defender office. Employment Application must be received by mail, email, or fax in Human Resources no later than July 15, 2020 to be considered for position. Send completed application by mail, fax or email to:

Office of State Public Defender
1000 West Nifong, Bldg. 7, Ste. 100
Columbia, MO 65203-5661
Fax: 573-777-9976
Email: human.resources@mspd.mo.gov

Gibson Center is seeking a full time community support advocate to advise and support consumers, coordinate their rehabilitation plans with other agencies (including private providers, physicians, Division of Family Services, courts, Vocational Rehabilitation, Social Security, school systems, housing authorities, and others) ensuring access to and availability of services to which consumers are entitled, acting as an advocate for the consumer to satisfy his/her needs and maintain recovery and effective level of functioning. This is a full-time, salaried, professional position.

Responsibilities:

  • Recruit Medicaid and private insurance consumers through appropriate agencies and/or assist consumers who should be eligible for Medicaid.
  • Deliver specific case management services as prescribed in the rehabilitation plan for a specific assigned caseload.
  • Provide expert knowledge of all agency and community resources that can be utilized to assist consumers in their continuing efforts to function.
  • Provide information and actively support and guide consumers’ efforts in making applications for resources and receiving services.
  • Accompany consumers to offer tangible support in cases of reluctance to attend open AA/NA meetings, other self-help meetings, stressful legal proceedings, and other life tasks that may be difficult for consumers.
  • Routinely check on consumer progress with objectives, encourage participation in necessary activities and completion of tasks according to the rehabilitation plan. Follow up as needed. Conduct periodic re-evaluations.
  • Assist in formulation of rehabilitation plans.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary treatment team meetings, assessments, rehabilitation plan reviews, discharge planning. Keep counselor and others informed of conflicts, problems and progress. Assure continuity and coordination of services delivered to individual consumers.
  • Participate in supervisory sessions, classes and other events necessary to perform duties. Provide experimental training in life skills and resource acquisition.
  • Make home visits and travel in service area to coordinate efforts.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned.
  • Document in consumers’ records and complete billing documents according to established time frames.
  • Produce assigned number of billable case management units each month.
  • May be required to transport consumers in personal vehicles.
  • Maintain appropriate level of insurance for transporting consumers in personal vehicle.
  • Monitor delivery of services and perform necessary follow-up.
  • Discharge planning.
  • Provide case management as assigned for inpatient and other outpatient service programs.

Qualifications: Must have BA, BS, BSW in social work, counseling or psychology from an accredited university or have four (4) years relevant experience. Must demonstrate skill in developing positive, productive consumer relationships and negotiating complex service systems to obtain needed services and resources for consumers.

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Poplar Bluff Regional Hospital is seeking a behavioral health therapist to provide group, individual, and family therapies to patients requiring psychiatric care. Maintains required documentation according to applicable standards. Master's degree required for licensure. Two (2) years post-graduate in a clinical (or comparable) setting.

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Presbyterian Children's Homes and Services (PCHAS) is seeking a full-time therapist in Farmington, MO to provide assessment and strength-based therapy services to clients and families directly served by PCHAS.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct assessment and diagnosis and provide individual, group and family therapy for assigned clients on a weekly basis in accordance to the accepted therapy model.
  • During each week of service, provide case notes documenting all therapy sessions as well as any other requested report or clinical documentation conducted in that week.
  • Provide input to PCHAS treatment team on identified issues, symptomology and possible interventions to be used in the development of master treatment plans and plan revisions.
  • Attend clinical staffing’s, staff meetings, and trainings as assigned by the supervisor. These hours are designated as required and non-billable.
  • Produce 9 billable hours per week (50 minute sessions) according to individual plan developed with Clinical Director.
  • Provide other therapy paperwork, as needed, to maintain client files according to licensing/accreditation/payer standards.
  • Submit payroll time sheets to designated staff on a timely basis, if not salaried.
  • Performs duties as negotiated to meet agency goals and objectives.

Qualifications

  • Therapists shall possess a master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, or Counseling. Must be either licensed or provisionally licensed in a clinical discipline, i.e. LCSW, LPC, etc. Must be able to qualify as a Missouri Medicaid provider.
  • EXPERIENCE: A combination of education and experience which meets the legal requirements of the State of Missouri for licensing as an LCSW or LPC, and previous job experience working with at-risk children, adolescents, and their families.
  • SKILLS: Must have skills in the area of assessment, treatment, diagnosis, and the ability to provide services to children and adults in individual, group or family situations; ability to conduct oneself in a competent and professional manner commensurate with the standards of skill, ethics and practice as are, and may be expected or required of persons engaged in the discipline of therapy in this state.

Other Requirements: Persons in this positions must:

  • Hold a valid driver’s license, have and maintain a risk-free driving record.
  • Undergo initial and periodic child abuse/neglect, criminal history, sexual offender, and child care/elder care disqualification list screenings as conducted by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services utilizing the Family Care Safety Registry.
  • Upon request must submit fingerprints for review by the Missouri Highway Patrol and Federal Bureau of Investigation.
  • Undergo a pre-employment drug screen and a pre-employment physical with the results showing no evidence of communicable disease.
  • Be trained and certified, and re-certified as scheduled, in American Red Cross First Aid and CPR.
  • Be trained and practice TBRI (Trust Based Relational Intervention) principles and techniques).

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

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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)

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The Innocence Project is seeking a social worker to provide support and assistance to Innocence Project (IP) clients (i.e., exonerees) and serves as a bridge in their transition to life outside of prison after wrongful incarceration. These responsibilities extend to other Network Member Organizations (NMO) across the country. This positions reports to the Director of Social Work and works closely with other IP staff.

Responsibilities:

Direct Practice

  • Provide social work services, including client advocacy and related support, in accordance with IP social work plans and guidelines.
  • Perform comprehensive needs assessment for mental health, substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, domestic violence and medical needs.
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of the impact of the criminal justice system and intersectional oppression.
  • Conduct follow-up as appropriate based on results of evaluation with supportive counseling over the phone periodically.
  • Document findings in client records according to established protocol. Submit reports on clientele, behavioral health consultations, screenings, assessments and brief treatment encounters, as appropriate. May also be required to assist with board reports and other reporting requirements.
  • Develop individualized service plans for clients including setting up some social services and managing any funds distributed to clients for those services.
  • Travel to meet clients upon their release and other times, which will include out-of-state destinations.

Client Initiatives and Conference Activities

  • Develop curriculum and provide in-person and virtual facilitation for group client sessions, as needed.
  • Collaborate with other IP departments, in particular litigation, and NMOs regarding ongoing projects and new initiatives for clients.
  • Assist in designing, implementing and supporting clients’ involvement at the annual Innocence Network conference.

Required Qualifications

  • Must have a Master Social Worker (MSW) or a related master’s degree.
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience in clinical counseling.
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience working with social services, such as procuring public benefits or enrollment in entitlement programs.
  • Must have an informed understanding of trauma and how to provide trauma informed care with marginalized communities and their ongoing intersectional oppression.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license in order to travel independently.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
  • Experience developing crisis intervention training.
  • Experience developing and implementing counseling programs for individuals and small groups.
  • Experience working with clients in the criminal justice system.
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus.

Apply: To apply, please visit Paycom. Upload your cover letter and resume as (last name. first name. cover letter/resume). Information submitted through this secure site is kept confidential. Due to the large volume of applications, we are unable to give applicant updates by phone.

Burrell Behavioral Health (in Springfield and Columbia, 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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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 jessica@simplifiedseoconsulting.com. 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 www.familyfacets.com. Email competed application packet and inquiries to HRManager@FamilyFacets.com. 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • 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 RACS.Jobsearch@gmail.com. All applications and inquiries will receive a response and be kept strictly confidential.

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.

Responsibilities:

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.

Qualifications:

  • 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 EDSearch@EmpowerMissouri.org. Applications are due by April 15, 2020. Proposals will be viewed on a rolling basis.

Cornerstones of Care has openings in the following positions. Please visit us at https://cornerstonesofcare.org/about-us/Join-Our-Team/Job-Openings to learn more about these openings.

Cass/Johnson County

Gillis Campus

Hyde Park Campus

IIS/IFRS

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

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.

Date Collector - (part-time) - APPLY

Coordinator - (full-time) - APPLY

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

Responsibilities:

  • 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@wendywerner.com
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

Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Skills:

  • 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.
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, HRmail@dmh.mo.gov

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.

Qualifications:

  • 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 www.peopleinc.net. Submit applications to People Incorporated of Virginia, 1173 West Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, Attn: Amanda Ball, Governance Coordinator. Submissions can be emailed to aball@peopleinc.net.

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, (anna-hernandez@uiowa.edu or 319-467-5368) and Erin Curry, Administrative Services Coordinator, (erin-curry@uiowa.edu 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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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 http://www.gocomojobs.com/postings/21293

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 info@aspirecounselingmo.com or visit https://aspirecounselingmo.com.

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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