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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Accounting Assistant

Families First is a looking for a part-time Accounting Assistant to work approximately 25 hours per week at our central location located at 2240 N. Meridian, Indianapolis, IN.

The person in this position will perform the accounts payable and payroll functions for the organization; prepare monthly billing for various payors; assist with budgets and required reporting for various payors; perform payroll for the organization.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Codes, records, and scans all invoices; writes accounts payable checks for the general checking account.

Prepare monthly billings for various payors, government grants and contracts.

Assist in budget preparations and final reporting for various government grants and foundation grants.

Performs payroll function including maintaining confidential payroll files; performing payroll calculations via payroll processing company; generating payroll registers; monthly reconciliation of accrued payroll, payroll withholding accounts and related expense accounts.

Reconciles monthly health, dental, vision, and retirement invoices. Ensures accurate invoicing for new employees and terminated employees and coordinates through payroll accordingly.

Assist with the annual 403(b) audit and annual financial audit.

Maintain inventory record of fixed assets for the depreciation schedule, and records monthly journal entry.

Reconcile monthly bank and investment statements and records monthly journal entry.

Performs other duties as requested and/or required by management.

KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILL REQUIRED:

Minimum of two years of accounting/payroll experience. Knowledge of Accounting, A/P, A/R, Payroll, G/L, GAAP, and Internal Control, knowledge of and/or aptitude for computer Accounting Software, spreadsheets (Excel), and word processing (Word), time management skills and the ability to prioritize. Must have the ability to communicate and to work well with all levels of staff and management. Experience with Financial Edge NXT software a plus. Experience with grant accounting a plus.

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Recovery Coach - Indianapolis Office

This position will provide peer recovery support to clients with substance use disorder (SUD). The person in this position will maintain ongoing client support regardless of relapse and will serve as a motivator, ally, role model, problem solver and advocate. Should possess a thorough understanding of community culture and be able to identify barriers to successful recovery. Will assist in planning of goals, conduct educational and motivational groups which initiate change in behaviors, link individuals and families with support services, and provide training to families and others.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in social work, psychology, sociology, or directly-related human service field from an accredited college. Other Bachelor's degrees will be accepted in combination with a minimum of five years' experience working directly with families in the child welfare system.

Completion of state-approved training programs and passing score on certification exam (certification in process is acceptable).

Must be able to identify with Substance Use Disorder.

Must possess a valid driver's license and the ability to use private car to transport self and others and must comply with the contract requirements concerning minimum car insurance coverage. 

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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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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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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.

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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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