Employment Opportunities


HELPING INDIVIDUALS

Are you interested in helping individuals and families improve the quality of their lives and relationships? If so, Families First is the organization for you.

For 180 years, Families First has been passionately committed to family preservation and has touched thousands of families through programs that strengthen parents, repair relationships, maintain the independence of seniors and remove barriers to stable, productive lives.

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Families First has the following open positions

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Substance Use Treatment Therapist - Full and Part-time

Families First is a looking for a full-time or part-time Substance Use Treatment Therapist.

This person in this position will perform assessments of client needs, analyze data, formulate and implement service plans; as well as keep accurate, timely records. Additionally, this position will maintain an active caseload for individuals and/or families, and will monitor regular communication with client and other individuals or organizations which are providing service to the client, and provide limited supportive counseling service to clients under supervision.

A demonstrated skill and mastery in implementing a range of treatment modalities is required in addition to versatility in responding to the needs of greatly divergent client groups. This person must be a licensed therapist with a LCSW, LMHC, LMFT, LCAC or Lac. A Master's degree in social work, psychology, or marriage and family therapy is required. The person in this position must be available to work until 8:00 pm at least three nights between Monday - Thursday each week.

As a full-time employee at Families First, the person in this position will receive an annual salary, quarterly bonus opportunities and a robust benefit program that includes but is not limited to vacation, sick and holiday pay, health, dental and vision insurance, a pension and retirement plan, long-term disability and short-term disability, bereavement time, and free parking.

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Administrative Support/Clerical Support - Evening Shift

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Compose and type routine correspondence, prepare outgoing mail and correspondence, including email and faxes.

2. Enter client, referral, and additional data into computerized database.

3. Facilitate proper cash handling procedures, GAAP, and balance cash sheets.

4. Facilitate client scheduling and tracking via telephone, through computerized database, and in person.

5. Maintain electronic case records as needed for all departments.

6. Participate and successfully complete all assigned in-service and internet based training. Avail self of career development opportunities.

7. Participate in supervision with direct supervisor as scheduled or needed.

8. Participate in self-evaluation procedures and the setting of individual performance goals.

9. Work no fewer than 37.5 hours per week on a schedule assigned by the agency or direct supervisor.

10. Operate copying, duplication, and other office equipment.

11. Maintain supplies, copies, and needed items for specified areas.

12. Participate in agency quality improvement initiatives.

13. Carry out all duties within the framework of agency policy.

14. Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED

Must be able to work until 8:00 pm Monday - Thursday. Associate's Degree or 2+ years administrative experience required. Knowledge of and competency in operating general office machines and equipment, including personal computers. Knowledge of and competency in operating Microsoft office programs including Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of general office procedures and techniques. Ability to perform mathematical and accounting duties of medium difficultly level. Ability to relate positively with agency clients and other employees. Ability to retain composure and work efficiently under considerable stress and pressure. 

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Licensed Family Therapist, full and part-time

Families is looking for a full and a part-time licensed FAMILY COUNSELOR

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILL REQUIRED:

The individual in this position will facilitate individual, couples and family counseling. Knowledge, skills, and experience in mental health, marriage therapy, and family counseling required. Must hold a Master of Social Work or other related Masters Degree and an Indiana State issued license (LCSW, LMFT, or LHMC). Experience with children and/or play therapy is preferred. Advanced counseling skills supported by experience with a wide range of client problems and needs, and in at least one area of the agency's service programs. Mastery and demonstrated skill in implementing a range of treatment modalities. Versatility in responding to the needs of greatly divergent client groups served through different agency programs, and/or specialization in one or more areas of practice, treatment modality, or in serving a particular client group. Ability to work collaboratively with professionals from other agencies and other disciplines, volunteers, community groups, and lay leadership. Ability to understand and interpret complex organizational structures.

Must be available 2-3 evenings.

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Home Based Case Manager

Families First is looking for a full-time Home-based Case Manager

This person in this position with work with clients referred to Families First by the Department of Child Services (DCS). This person will work with the clients in a home-based environment and will provide assessments, analyze data, formulate and implement service plans; as well as keep accurate, timely records. In addition, this position will maintain an active caseload for individuals and/or families, will monitor regular communication with client and other individuals or organizations which are providing service to the client, and provide limited supportive counseling service to clients under supervision.

Individual needs to be available some evenings and occasional weekends depending on the client needs.

A Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology or other Social Service field. Experience working in a home-based environment preferred but not required if the candidate has a Bachelor's degree in Social Work.

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Home-based Therapist

Families First is a looking for a full-time Home-based Therapist.

The person in this position will perform assessments of client needs, analyze data, formulate and implement service plans; as well as keep accurate, timely records. Additionally, this position will maintain an active caseload for individuals and/or families, and will monitor regular communication with client and other individuals or organizations which are providing service to the client, and provide limited supportive counseling service to clients under supervision.

A demonstrated skill and mastery in implementing a range of treatment modalities is required in addition to versatility in responding to the needs of greatly divergent client groups. A Master's degree in social work, psychology, or marriage and family therapy is required. Must be license eligible and must apply to take the licensing exam within 90 days of employment and take the test within 9 months of employment. Prior experience in home-based family preservation helpful, but not required.

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