Employment Opportunities


HELPING INDIVIDUALS

Are you interested in building a rewarding and satisfying career helping individuals and families of every kind improve the quality of their lives and relationships? If so, Families First is the employer 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, and remove barriers to stable, productive lives.

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Families First has the following open positions

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Administrative Support/Clerical Support

Families First is a looking for a full-time, Administrator willing to work two evenings a week until 8:00 pm Monday - Thursday.

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

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 pressure. 

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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 LSW, LCSW, LMHCA, LMHC, LMFTA, 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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Digital & Content Specialist

Families First is a looking for a part-time Digital & Content Specialist working approximately 20 hours per week at our central location located at 2240 N. Meridian, Indianapolis, IN.

This person will provide support to a dynamic external relations team that manages numerous organizational and project-related communications activities and products. They will look at audience engagement and analytics to help create strategic content calendars that best represent Families First in the community. They will help to produce brand-compliant, multi-media information products and visual assets. They will also provide high quality storytelling, writing and marketing support to raise awareness, engage both community and corporate constituents, and enhance resources for Families First.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist in the planning, implementation, and analysis of public relations and development initiatives and events.

Help to manage Families First's presence on social media

Respond to followers and provide a friendly and informative level of engagement for select social media platforms.

Develop unique social media posts, graphics, communications toolkits, shareable products, and content targeting multiple audiences.

Schedule and maintain social media calendar and posts.

Collaborate on the production of videos showcasing client stories/expertise of Families First (including storyboarding, recording, editing, and distribution).

Contribute to writing content for various products including project fliers, blogs, articles and stories.

Develop and execute email marketing and fundraising communications.

Develop new web pages to support external relations goals.

Help to organize and staff key Families First events and provide support for external events in terms of collateral materials, etc.

Provide quarterly analytics reports and identify trends.

Weekly, review press mentions and monitor Families Firsts' public perception.

Work in partnership with other staff and volunteers to advance the mission of Families First.

Other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILL REQUIRED:

Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, graphic design or related field or two year's relevant work experience required. Must have high ethical standards and an appropriate professional image. A well-organized individual who is a team player and who can relate to people at all levels of an organization. Effectively prioritize and complete assigned work/functions within allotted timeframes. Must be articulate and have proficiency in editing, writing and grammar. Must be able to conceptualize the agency's mission and purpose. Capacity to use Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite including Premiere Pro and Audition, and a proficient understanding of managing business social media platforms. Experience with Salsa Engage software is a plus but not required.

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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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Batterer's Intervention Program (BIP) Counselor - Part-Time

Families First is a looking for a part-time Batterer's Intervention Program Counselor.

The person in this position will facilitate group counseling under the Batterer's Intervention Program on Thursday evenings from 6:00-8:00 pm. Knowledge, skills and experience in Batterer's Intervention Programs a must. 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 a BIP Certified Facilitator. The person in this position must be available to work until 8:00 pm on Thursdays and as a PRN as needed.

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