The School of Social Work not only aims to educate its students with the best and latest practices, but we hope to aid our alumni and recent graduates gain employment in the social work field. Below is a list of the latest jobs available in the social work field both locally and across the nation. The list is updated as now jobs become available. Please do not contact the school for information about a particular job; instead, contact the organization listing the job with any questions you may have. Good luck in your job search!
If you are an organization wishing to post your job with the Tulane School of Social Work, please complete and return the TSSW Job Posting Application via fax to (504) 862-8727 or e-mail Joseph Halm with the details. Postings are listed for one month and can be extended at the request of the employing agency.
NO/AIDS is searching for a Comprehensive Risk and Counseling Services (CRCS) Specialist. Candidates will work with the Prevention Department to provide one-on-one counseling with young (age 13-29), African American MSM who are HIV+. Other job duties include community outreach, including some late nights and weekends, to young African American MSM age 13-29 as well as HIV Counseling and Testing, including Enhanced HIV Counseling and Testing. Candidates will also work with NATF CTR Manager and Patient Navigator to help ensure clients who test confirmatory positive receive their confirmatory results and are linked to medical care and other services.
Qualifications include experience working with HIV prevention and/or the young, African American gay/bi/MSM community preferred; must be able to work nontraditional hours; must be able to work with diverse communities; must be able to use the internet for evidence based searches; must have knowledge on how to use and access online M4M websites and mobile M4M apps in order to promote and recruit eligible persons for programs. Candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in human services/related field required; Master’s degree in Social Work or related field preferred.
To apply for this position, please fill out our online application for employment (preferred method) which allows you to upload a cover letter and resume at the end of the process. You can also send your cover letter and resume with salary requirements via email to email@example.com or via postal mail to this address: Attn: Human Resources, NO/AIDS Task Force, 2601 Tulane Ave., Suite 500, New Orleans, LA 70119.
Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. (Posted 4/23/13)
Eden Healthcare Services, LLC (a private mental health provider) is currently accepting applications for a Clinical Coordinator. Potential candidates must be able to handle multiple tasks, be a self-starter, and be able to work independently, be extremely self-motivated and organized, as well as meeting strict deadlines. Have great customer service attitude with pleasant manners, and able to work independently. Candidates must be fully licensed in Louisiana as a LMSW, LPC or LCSW. Candidates should be willing to commit a minimal of 24 months and must possess strong organizational, written & verbal communication skills.
Job responsibilities are to provide an array of clinical services including: Coordinate service plans with involved family, caregivers, medical, psychiatric and other providers, Implement approaches that utilize and enhance consumers’ natural supports. Responsible for completing all assessments and service logs with proper documentation. Marketing for referrals. Oversee the development and implementation of orientation programs for new staff as well as ongoing training, continuing education and professional development. Must be able to handle confidential information and maintain a professional presence at all times.
Starting salary will be $30,000. Quarterly bonuses are available along with student loan reimbursement and a gas stipend.
For more information or to apply, contact Dwayne D. Gray, MS at (504) 523-9444 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. (Posted 4/23/13)
The Tulane Law School Career Development Office is searching for a part-time research assistant. The assistant will help the career counselors with various summer projects including updating databases, handbooks, and spreadsheets, assisting with information gathering for the class of 2012, and general administrative tasks. The position is part-time and flexible, and current graduate students are preferred. For more information or to apply, contact Amanada Moeller, JD at email@example.com. Application deadline is Tuesday, April 16. (Posted 4/8/13)
Absolute Health is a mental health rehabilitation service and is seeking a mental health professional to work in the River Parishes of Louisiana. The mental health professional will be responsible for providing approved mental health rehabilitation services to assigned clients on a one on one basis, has experience in applied intervention strategies/methods designed to address behavioral and/or emotional and /or mental health problems. Our office is located in LaPlace, La., and positions are available immediately. Bachelor's and Master's degree holders are welcome.
To apply, please fax your resume' to David Isom (985) 652-8360 or e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. (Posted 3/19/13)
CeaseFire New Orleans, part of the Mayor’s NOLA for Life murder reduction strategy and operated by the Urban League of Greater New Orleans, is seeking qualified individuals for the position of Hospital Response Supervisor. The CeaseFire Hospital Response Initiative will work in partnership with the Interim LSU Public Hospital Trauma Center to respond to shootings at the hospital, providing supports for the victims and their families. The purpose of this intervention is to stop shootings and killings by intervening at a critical moment to change behaviors and norms around violence.
The Hospital Response Supervisor will facilitate violence prevention planning, development and implementation. The Supervisor should have experience with public health approaches to violence intervention and community-based programming. He or she should be familiar with public health models and program designs. A qualified Hospital Response Supervisor has experience working with high risk individuals, strategizing to reduce client risk levels over time and conflict mediation skills. The Supervisor should have experience working in New Orleans communities and have credibility with key stakeholders and high risk individuals. This is a full time position with the Urban League and it reports to the Program Director in the Office of Criminal Justice at the City of New Orleans.
For more information, read the full job description. Interested candidates should submit cover letters and resumes with their applications. This position will remain open until filled, but priority will be given to applications that are received before March 22, 2013. Any questions, please contact us at email@example.com. (Posted 3/9/13)
Jewish Family Service (JFS) a non-profit social service agency dedicated to preserving, strengthening, and enhancing the wellbeing and self-sufficiency of individuals and families at every stage of the life cycle, seeks a bilingual (Spanish) Case Manager to provide post release, follow up services to Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC).
The position of Case Manager is responsible for providing culturally and linguistically appropriate follow-up services and comprehensive case management for UAC. The Case Manager will be responsible for conducting calls, interviews, and home visits with UAC; developing individual case plans with particular attention to culture, language, and special circumstances; and maintaining case files. The Case Manager will provide information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy, and support to ensure that each child receives the services they require. The case manager will assess the safety and appropriateness of the placement on an ongoing basis using child welfare principles and social work best practices. The Case Manager will also build a network of local pro bono legal resources/services and care providers to establish services for UAC, facilitate access/remove barriers to those services, and track individual progress via an online database. Additionally, the Case Manager will be responsible for submitting written reports as required, coordinating/maintaining communication with key stakeholders, and participating in regular training and communication sessions with headquarters staff.
Requirements include a master’s degree (MA or MSW) preferred. A minimum of two years experience in case management, preferably working with, serving, and advocating on behalf of immigrant and refugee children. Experience in child welfare, child placements, and family preservation. Prior experience with social services provision. Must possess an extensive knowledge of immigrant community local resources. Excellent organizational, verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment. Must have a valid driver’s license, insurance, a clean driving record, and personal transportation. Some overnight travel is required. Fluency in Spanish required. Candidate must have dedication to the human rights of refugees, immigrants, asylum seekers and displaced people.
To apply, please submit cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. (Posted 3/7/13)
The Guidance Center, Inc. is searching for Master level clinicians to provide counseling and skill building to a diverse patient population (ages 3 and up). There are positions available at our St. Bernard and New Orleans locations -- when applying please indicate if you have a preference for location or are available for all locations.
The Guidance Center, Inc. provides behavioral health services throughout the metro area. Services include but are not limited to mental health counseling, substance abuse treatment, assessment and referral services, crisis intervention, medication management, community programming, parenting, and continuous education for mental health professionals. The Center provides services in client's homes, schools, employment location or other appropriate community locations and our clinics and emphasizes cognitive/behavioral treatment, solution focused and problem solving modalities; our clinicians also provide play therapy and client and person centered interventions.
This position is full time, and the Center provides paid time for client contact via phone, and also an expense allowance to help defray costs of delivering services (i.e. cell phone, gas, consumables). Benefits include life insurance for regular full time staff; access to over 160 hours of CE each year; this training is accepted by both the LCSW and LPC board in satisfaction of continuing education requirements; licensure supervision for full time LMSWs and LPC-Interns through our LCSW-BACSs and LPC-Ss; access to low cost group short term disability, hospital indemnity, cancer and accident payment policies; dental and vision plans for regular full time staff; up to 2 weeks of paid annual leave; and nine paid holidays. There is room for advancement and several of our Master Level therapists have become licensed and moved into a supervisory role. Before a formal job offer can be made, applicant will be subjected to a LA State Police background check and also be drug free which will be verified by drug screen. Qualifications include a Master’s degree in social work, psychology or related field.
To apply , contact Jessica Griffin at (504)278-4006 or at email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. (Posted 3/7/13)
Behavioral Health Group -- New Orleans Narcotic Treatment Clinic is searching for a substance abuse counselor for its Gretna office. Counselors will provide patient-centered, solution-focused therapy and supportive services for patients in an outpatient medication maintenance treatment program. Counselors are required to meet with patients on a monthly basis and utilize elements of motivational interviewing, mindfulness, CBT and 12 Steps. Counselors will accurately document and maintain all patient records in order to comply with Joint Commissions standards as well as participate in weekly staff and treatment team meetings to ensure a high level of patient care. Hours are Monday - Friday from 4:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. Qualification include CSW, LMSW, LCSW, CIT, LAC, LPC and LCDC.
To apply, contract Amanda Karistai, LMSW, at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 972-391-4097. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. (Posted 2/25/13)
Boys Hope Girls Hope of New Orleans is searching for a residential counselor. Boys Hope Girls Hope of New Orleans helps good kids in bad situations beat the odds. By providing family-like homes in safe neighborhoods, a first-class education in top-rated schools, and comprehensive college preparation, we empower children of poverty and potential to triumph over their circumstances, become successful, and grow up to give back to their communities. As a live-in Residential Counselor, you'll provide the most fundamental need of all. You'll help build the loving and supportive family dynamic and home environment that all children need to feel secure. We are recruiting for one live-in House Parent to live in our Boys Home.
You and other committed staff members will:
Qualified applicants will be at least 21 years of age; hold a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in social work, psychology, counseling, education, or a related field; and will have experience in serving a similar population equal to at least one-year full-time work. A valid driver's license is also required. Live-in staff members receive private, furnished living quarters, and meals at no cost; a competitive compensation and benefits package including group medical and dental coverage, 403(b) retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, long-term disability coverage, 125 Flex Benefit plan; and the chance to change the lives of children who need it. You may submit your resume to execSearch@bhgh.org. (Posted 2/25/13)
The Good Shepherd School in New Orleans is searching for a social worker. Hours would be 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. At The Good Shepherd School, social work is considered an organized framework of developmental, preventive and remedial programs. The school social worker is a link between home, school and community. The school social worker provides support services that are designed to alleviate conditions which are impeding a child's success in school. The knowledge of human behavior, social systems, and social work skills in the delivery of services is required to perform this job. The school social worker advocates for students and helps promote maximum development through utilization of all available resources, whether they are based in the home, the school, or the community.
OPS Family Care, a private Social Service Agency, is seeking part-time direct service workers to provide independent living skills training and respite care in the Greater New Orleans. This is perfect for students or others seeking a second job.
High school diploma with a minimum one year of experience working with children, youth and families is required. Education level can replace years of experience. Bachelor's degree in a human service field and/or experience working with children, youth and families is a plus. Pay ranges from $8 to $10 per hour. Evenings, nights and weekends required; reliable transportation is a must!
Please e-mail your cover letter and resume to email@example.com. Applicants accepted until all positions are filled. (Posted 2/13/13)
Trinity Counseling and Training Center is searching for a part-time temporary grant writer. Position available 10 hours per week for a three calendar month period. Salary $13 per hour. No benefits. Send resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to the attention of: John Shalett at (504) 522-7668. Position available immediately. (Posted 2/6/13)
Greenbrier Behavioral Hospital in Covington, LA is looking for an LCSW experienced with working with the mentally ill population.
Duties and responsibilities include:
The above statements are only meant to be a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job. The incumbents may be requested to perform job related tasks other than those stated in this description.
Qualifications including being a graduate of an accredited Masters Level education program in Social Work for the Social Worker position. At least two years of related clinical experience is required. Able to work under stressful situations. Possesses good oral and written communications skills. Is flexible and able to change with the needs of the patient and the program.
For more information, contact the hospital at (985) 893-2970. (Posted 1/28/13)
Ochsner Medical Center is searching for a Social Work II position. Candidates will plan, organize and implement utilization management programs based upon individualized patient biopsychosocial assessments and thorough knowledge and use of Ochsner and community-based services to coordinate and implement complex discharge plans. Position also provides information and referral to governmental and community resources as well as collaborates and communicates (verbally and through the maintenance of the medical record) with the multidisciplinary team to (re) evaluate and respond to patient and caregiver needs including, but not limited to, spiritual, cultural and emotional needs in relation to adapting to the patient's medical condition. Candidates may practice clinical social work within the agency only under the supervision of an LCSW employed by OHS.
Qualifications include a master's degree in Social Work (MSW) from a university accredited by the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) as well as a GSW certification. Recent grads will medical and case management experience will be considered.
For more information, read the full job description. Applicants can apply online as well as send their resume to email@example.com. (Posted 1/17/13)
Oceans Behavioral Hospital in Kentwood, La., is searching for a new therapist with an LCSW or LMSW certification. Candidates will provide direct clinical services in an inpatient geri-psych hospital (16 beds) to include assessments, treatment planning and discharge planning. Candidates must be a LCSW or LMSW, and salary is dependent on experience. For a full job description, click here.
Catholic Charities has several job openings throughout its organization. Please view this flyer for full details about available positions. (Posted 1/3/13)
Ameson Education & Cultural Exchange Foundation is searching for participants for the Ameson Year in China Fellowship (AYC). Participants in AYC will travel to China for one academic year to teach English to primary and secondary school children (ages 9-16). The AYC Fellowship provides free housing, free health insurance and a monthly stipend of $800. Participants should anticipate working up to 30 hours per week. Candidates must be native English speakers, must have graduated by May 2013 or earlier and must be comfortable with travel. Job locations include Shanghai, Beijing an Nanjing.
Ozanam Inn has an opening for a full time Case Manager to provide supportive services to chronically homeless individuals. Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or other Human Services area is required, MSW preferred. Please submit a cover letter with your salary requirements and a resume to: Ozanam Inn, 843 Camp Street New Orleans, LA 70130. (Posted 12/20/12)
The New Horizons Youth Service Bureau in Hammond, La., has an opening in the Pathways Program for a Homebuilder's Therapist. The program services St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Washington, Livingston and St. Helena Parishes. Homebuilder's is an intensive, in home, crisis intervention for families whose children could be placed outside the home either in foster care, juvenile facility or psychiatric hospital. Candidates should be a master's level social worker or counselor intern to fill this position.
Please send any inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Tiffany Gilley (985) 345-1171 or (985) 788-2585. (Posted 12/19/12)
Behavioral Health Group - New Orleans Narcotic Treatment Clinic – is searching for a substance abuse counselor for its Gretna location. Hours will be Monday – Friday from 4:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. Counselors provide patient centered, solution focused therapy and supportive services for patients in an outpatient medication maintenance treatment program. Counselors are required to meet with patients on a monthly basis and utilize elements of motivational Interviewing, mindfulness, CBT, and 12 Steps. Counselors accurately document and maintain all patient records in order to comply with Joint Commission standards. Counselors also participate in weekly staff and treatment team meetings to ensure a high level of patient care.
Qualifications include CSW, LMSW, LCSW, CIT, LAC, LPC, LCDC. Salary is negotiable - depending on experience and qualifications.
To apply, send resume to Amanda Karistai, LMSW, at email@example.com or call her at 972.391.4097. Position will remain open until filled. (Posted 12/17/12)
New Horizons Youth Service Bureau of Hammond, Louisiana is seeking an individual with mental health clinical training and experience to implement Multisystemic Therapy (MST) with families in the Florida Parishes area. Applicants must be willing to work flexible hours, including some evenings and weekends. Job responsibilities also include 24/7 on call coverage, mandatory participation in a five-day MST training, and travel across a multi-parish service area (St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Livingston, Washington, and St. Helena Parishes) to conduct home visits. Please note that preference will be given to applicants living inside the service area (St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Livingston, Washington, and St. Helena Parishes). Please indicate in cover letter if you would be willing to re-locate if hired.
Applicants should possess a master’s degree in social work, counseling, psychology or a related mental health field. Training and experience in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Structural Family Therapy, Strategic Family Therapy and behaviorally-based treatments strongly preferred. Salary will be determined, and compensation includes mileage stipend; health, dental, and vision benefits; paid vacation and sick leave.
To learn more about Multisystemic Therapy (MST) – a well-researched community-based treatment model directed at youth involved in criminal activity and their families —please visit www.mstservices.com.
To apply, please e-mail resume, cover letter, and one page writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org to Gail McWilliams, LMSW. (Posted 12/19/12)
Clemson University's Youth Learning Institute is seeking a field instructor for its Youth Development Center in Aiken, SC. The Youth Development Center works with children who have been termed status offenders (status offenses are things such as truancy, behavior problems, breaking of school policies, etc.). The program will work with a maximum of 32 students at a time. The program utilizes a 12-week cycle of seven-day educational and recreational modules. Participants can enter at the beginning of any module and complete a full 12-week cycle. These modules focus on: environmental science, technology, aerospace, food and nutrition, horticulture, health, marine science, electricity, zoology, physical science, high adventure, and mechanical science. The primary educational goals for the program are: behavior modification, improve study skills, and create a passion for learning. Staff will have great work schedules, and there will be many chances to pick up trainings and add to an instructor’s knowledge.
For more information, please read the full job description. To apply, send resumes and personal references to Shannon Repokis by e-mail at email@example.com.
Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. (Posted 12/17/12)
Open Door Mission Foundation in Houston, Texas, is searching for a Social Work Case Manager. Candidates will provide long term, medical case management for men actively recovering from injury or illness in the Russell M. Scott Convalescent Care Center (RMSCCC); assess psychosocial and medical needs and facilitate procurement of resources for clients; assist clients with goal setting (both short- and long-term) monitor progress, and provide follow-up; facilitate psycho-educational groups and provide brief clinical interventions for clients; and provide case management for clients in the drug/alcohol recovery and work programs.
Hours will be Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Qualifications include LMSW preferred; but will consider GSW/MSW (recent graduate). Applicants must be eligible for licensure by the Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners. Familiarity with services and resources for the homeless desired. Ability to speak Spanish is preferred, but not required.
To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Director of Social Services Kirsten C. Besch, LMSW, MPH, at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please. (Posted 12/17/12)
The Arizona Department of Economic Security’s Division of Children, Youth and Families has several openings for Child Protective Service Specialists. There are vacancies through the state for these position. Candidates would be under direct supervision and performing a variety of tasks at the professional entry level in child protective case management; providing direct or indirect assistance to children and the families; and performing related work as required.
For more information, please read the full job description. To apply, go to www.azstatejobs.gov. Select the Search for Jobs button. Type in keyword DES, find and select Child Protective Service Specialist job title and click Search button. Select the job title, scroll to the bottom of the screen and apply. (Posted 12/10/12)
Headquartered in Atlanta, Ga., Chamberlin Edmonds, an Emdeon company, is searching for a Healthcare Representative.
This position is responsible for providing high quality client focused service by using extensive knowledge of state and federal program requirements to assist clients in applying for and obtaining government benefits. Primary Responsibilities/Tasks include interviewing clients in a hospital setting and/or home visits to assist them in obtaining maximum benefit coverage; completing applications for state and federal program, reviewing medical records and taking all actions necessary to expedite benefit approval; and maintain ongoing communications with government agencies regarding the status of claims.
Requirements include ability to apply knowledge of federal and state programs to benefit coverage for the client; understanding of and ability to apply the medical definition of disability as it relates to body systems and to functions of daily living. Ability to read and apply the information contained in medical records; previous RN experience preferred; strong communication skills (verbal & written); demonstrated experience working with people of various educational and socioeconomic backgrounds (healthcare setting preferred), experience communicating government caseworkers and hospital personnel; and strong organization skills – ability to prioritize, plan, and follow tasks through to completion without direct supervision.
For more information, visit www.chamberlinedmonds.com. To apply, send resumes to Mary Capritto and Amy Doyle. (Posted 12/17/12)
St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson, Miss., is searching for a medical social worker for its Cancer Center. Candidates should be a graduate of an accredited school of social work; Master's degree required. Sufficient previous experience in social work, healthcare setting is preferred. Current licensure as a Masters Social Worker in Mississippi required.
St. Dominic Hospital is a 535-bed acute care hospital specializing in cancer treatment, womens services, surgery, behavioral health programs and more. We believe that when you join St. Dominics as an employee, you join the St. Dominics family. Each employee is a valued member of the total care team whose ministry of Christian healing serves the individual needs of our patients. Its the commitment of our employees that makes St. Dominics one of the leading healthcare providers in the southeast.
For more information or to apply, please read the full job listing. (Posted 12/10/12)
Madison River Oaks Medical Center in Canton, Miss., is searching for a social worker. Candidates will provide social services for all patients as needed and assist with resource (case) management. Position also coordinates application for and certification of patient eligibility for all reimbursement programs as appropriate and leads discharge planning and coordination of all aspects of patient discharge needs.
Candidates must be a graduate of an accredited college program in social work. Must have a minimum of a BSW. LCSW or MSW preferred.Must be licensed by Mississippi State Board of Examiners for Social Workers. Have a minimum of one year experience in a healthcare setting.
For more information or to apply, please read the full job listing. (Posted 12/10/12)
The Guidance Center, Inc., is seeking Master level clinicians.
Positions are available in its St. Bernard and New Orleans locations- when applying please indicate if you have a preference for location or are available for all locations. Salary range will be discussed during the interview. Qualifications include a Master’s degree in social work, psychology or related field.
To apply, contact Jessica Griffin at (504) 278-4006 or Jessica.email@example.com. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. (Posted 11/29/12)
The Family Justice Center of New Orleans is searching for a case manager for its Transitional Housing Program. The Case Manager is responsible for coordinating client services and managing case records. This position requires knowledge of the psychosocial development and functioning of clients. It also requires the ability to manage documentation and coordination of all services to survivors. The position requires the ability to effectively communicate with clients and related agencies.
Job Duties include:
Educational requirements include a Bachelor’s degree in the human service field from an accredited college of university required, Masters Degree in social services or comparable field preferred. A minimum of two year of experience in the field of domestic violence, mental health, or substance abuse is desired.
To apply, please forward your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. (Posted 11/20/12)
College Track, a college preparatory and success program that helps traditionally under-served students from under-resourced communities graduate from high school and succeed in college, is searching for part-time Academic Mentors. The position will be about 15 hours per week. Academic Mentors provide on-going direction, counseling and case management support to a group of intervention students, while working as part of a team to assist them in developing academic readiness and in being on-track for college admissions and successful college completion. Academic mentors will meet with students on a weekly or bi-weekly basis, and will communicate regularly with members of College Track Academic Affairs, school teachers, counselors, parents and other adults in students’ circle of support. They will provide direction to students while monitoring their progress, maintain case management files, and prepare and issue regular reports in line with program goals.
For more information, please read the full job description. To Apply, submit a resume and cover letter (include a one paragraph statement regarding a key strategy that you would use to promote student achievement and academic readiness as an Academic Mentor in the letter) to Dr. Donna Johnson at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. (Posted 11/13/12)
Sylvanie Williams College Prep is seeking a part-time Student Supports Intern interested in pursuing a career in education, counseling, social work, or art therapy. The intern will be assigned administrative responsibilities designed to provide exposure to school counseling and therapy, student supports, and data management. The Student Supports Intern will work directly with the art therapist/counselor to ensure that the best possible counseling is in place to support student achievement in the classroom every day.
Absolute Health is a mental health rehabilitation service searching for a Licensed Mental Health Professional (LCSW, LMFT, LPC, APRN, Licensed Psychologists) certified to work in mental health/psychosocial behavior in the River Parishes of Louisiana. The chosen individuals will evaluate the performance, supervise and train unlicensed staff members, conduct clinical evaluations of clients, write treatment plans, and be team oriented. The office is located in LaPlace, La.
Positions are available immediately. To apply, please fax your Resume to (985) 652-8360, Attention Mr. David Isom. (Posted 11/7/12)
The Orleans Parish Sheriffs’ Office Day Reporting Center is seeking Case Managers. The DRC program is an alternative to incarceration program for individuals under the supervision of Probation and Parole.
Interested persons must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice, education, social work, or a human services related field with 2 years experience working with at-risk clients. Knowledge of recovery and relapse prevention is a plus. Applicants must have a valid drivers’ license and reliable transportation. This position is a contracted position for the duration of the one year under a new Federal Grant. Salary is $40,000
To apply, fax resume to 504-827-8886. (Posted 11/5/12)
The Orleans Parish Sheriffs’ Office Day Reporting Center is seeking a Peer Support Specialist. The DRC program is an alternative to incarceration program for individuals under the supervision of Probation and Parole.
Interested persons must have at least 2 years experience working in the capacity of a mentor with an at-risk population. Knowledge of recovery and relapse prevention, and individuals with experience on supervision is a plus. Applicants must have a valid drivers’ license and reliable transportation.
This position is a contracted position for the duration of the one year under a new Federal Grant. Salary is $20,000.
To apply, fax resume to 504-827-8886. (Posted 11/5/12)
The Orleans Parish Sheriffs’ Office Day Reporting Center is seeking a part time Employment Specialist. The program is an alternative to incarceration program for individuals under the supervision of Probation and Parole.
Interested persons must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in criminal justice, education, social work, or a human services related field with 2 years experience working with an at-risk population. Knowledge of the community is a plus. Applicants must have a valid drivers’ license and reliable transportation. This position is a contracted position for the duration of the one year under a new Federal Grant. Salary is $20,000.
To apply, fax resume to 504-827-8886. (Posted 11/5/12)
The Florida Parishes Human Services Authority District has several temporary disaster recovery positions available including:
Crisis Counselor -- This post is for 8 proposed positions of Crisis Counselor in the Florida Parishes Human Services Authority District. Specifically, this contract will service the parishes of Washington, St. Helena, Livingston and Tangipahoa. Crisis Counselors are provide both long and short-term evidence-based behavioral health interventions in order to assist individuals to return to their pre-disaster levels of functioning. Key functions include: counseling and resource referral, education, stress management, attendance and participation in community meetings. Full job description is available here.
Resource Linkage Coordinator -- This post is for 8 proposed positions of Resource Linkage Coordinator in the Florida Parishes Human Services Authority District. Specifically, this contract will service the parishes of Washington, St. Helena, Livingston and Tangipahoa. Resource Linkage Coordinators are responsible for assisting FEMA declared residents with returning to a pre-disaster level of functioning in the community. Key functions include: outreach, completion of data sheets, case notes, resource linkage, helping in the development of a recovery plan and networking with other agencies. Full job description is available here.
Team Leader -- This post is for 2 proposed positions of Crisis Response Team Leader in the Florida Parishes Human Services Authority District. Specifically this contract will service the parishes of Washington, St. Helena, Livingston and Tangipahoa. Team leaders are responsible for the direction and administrative support of the crisis counseling teams. This includes day to day planning, logistics, and supervision of crisis counselors and resource linkage coordinators on each team. Full job description is available here.
To apply for any of the above positions, submit your resume to Sherl Turner, HR Director; email@example.com or 5593 Hwy 311, Houma, LA 70360. (Posted 9/19/12)
Behavioral Health Group has an immediate opening for a Substance Abuse Counselor. The position is at an adult outpatient substance abuse treatment facility in Gretna that needs full time experienced counselors (LAC, CAC, RAC, RSW, LMSW, LCSW). Clinic hours are 5:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. and occasional Saturdays from 5:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Responsibilities include assisting patients in identifying, maximizing, and relating their strengths to appropriate social, educational (academic and vocational), and occupational goals; helping the patients prepare and adjust to a drug free existence; offering assistance (emotional and physical) with problematic issues; attending weekly staff meetings prepared to discuss assigned individual caseload; and reporting to the Counselor Supervisor and Program Director for provision of services to assigned patients and adherence to schedules, established program policies and procedures, and applicable Federal, State and Local regulations
Position offers competitive salary; medical, dental, and vision insurance plans; short-term disability insurance; voluntary life insurance; company-provided life insurance; 401(k) savings plan; paid sick/personal and vacation time as well as 11 paid holidays Qualifications are licensed or certified mental health professional (LAC, CAC, RAC, RSW, LMSW, LCSW) as well as prior chemical dependency treatment experience
To apply or for more information, contact Jennifer Palumbo at firstname.lastname@example.org or 504.347.1120 or contact Amanda Karistai at email@example.com or 972.391.4097. (Posted 8/20/12)
Bedford Care Center in Hattiesburg, Miss., is searching for a worker director. Candidates must has a Bachelor’s Degree; at least two years experience in Social Services in a long-term care facility; must meet all state and federal requirements for the position; must have basic computer literacy, good oral / written communication skills. Position includes Excellent Benefits; Pharmacy Benefits; Health, Dental, Life & Disability Insurance; 401K Retirement Plan as well as other benefits.
Apply online at www.bedfordcarecenters.com or send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply in person, please visit the Bedford Care Center, Monroe Hall, 300 Cahal Street, Hattiesburg, MS 39401. (Posted 8/20/12)
Boys Hope/Girls Hope of New Orleans is searching for live-in residential counselors. The position expectations are listed below.
Qualified applicants will be at least 21 years of age; hold a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in social work, psychology, counseling, education, or a related field; and will have experience in serving a similar population equal to at least one-year full-time work. A valid driver's license is also required. Live-in staff members receive private, furnished living quarters, and meals at no cost; a competitive compensation and benefits package including group medical and dental coverage, 403(b) retirement savings plan, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, long-term disability coverage, 125 Flex Benefit plan; and the chance to change the lives of children who need it.
This position requires living in the home with the youth, so be sure you can make that commitment before responding. For more information about Boys Hope Girls Hope, visit http://new.boyshopegirlshope.org. You may submit your resume to ExecSearch@bhgh.org. (Posted 6/20/12)
The U.S. Navy is searching for social workers. As a Navy Social Worker, you’re the key to connecting families to the resources they need. Your focus is on our men and women in the Navy and Marine Corps, so their focus is on keeping our country safe and rendering aid. Social workers may also conduct awareness workshops and lead conflict resolution training and work as part of a team that includes Developmental Pediatricians, Occupational and Physical Therapists, and other professionals in the distinguished Navy Medical Service Corps.
Tulane School of Social Work, 6823 St. Charles Ave., Building 9, New Orleans, LA 70118 800-631-8234 email@example.com