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Shelter Advocate

Responsible for providing safe shelter for battered women and their children.  The shelter advocate works to empower battered and abused women and their children to make choices that result in safe, independent and violence-free lives. High school education, 2 years working with people, and household management skills required. Please send resumes to vbowman@wellspringalliance.org


Mental Health Consultant for Child Care Centers

The Wellspring has immediate openings for one full time Mental Health Consultant in the Shreveport area and one part time Mental Health Consultant in the Alexandria area.  Job responsibilities include providing consultation to child care centers enrolled in the State of Louisiana’s Quality Start program, conducting seminars with staff, observing classrooms, modeling techniques, and meeting with parents.  Consultants must have the ability to conceptualize a variety of cases including challenging behavior, attachment problems, developmental delays or other mental health problems, relationship difficulties etc.  They must be accountable for all required documentation of services & contacts.

Skills:  Physical ability to visit centers, complete consultations & documentation, strong written & oral communication skills; ability to organize & manage time; flexibility to allow working w/providers’ schedules & daily operation conflicts req.

Qualifications:  Masters or Ph.D. in Counseling, Social Work, Counseling Psychology or closely related field; Appropriate licensure to practice mental health counseling is preferred.  Applicants must be license eligible in the state of LA and have specialized training in infant mental health or be able to complete training, and must be able to form working relationships w/ center staff, children, & families.

Experience:  2 yrs clinical experience w/children & adults preferred; knowledge of child development & child care practices preferred.

Reliable transportation and computer/laptop are required.

Generous salary & benefits package for qualifying candidate.  To apply, contact ccascio@wellspringalliance.org


Supportive Services for Veteran Families Case Manager 

The Case Manager is a member of the service team for the Veterans Services program of The Wellspring Alliance. This position maintains a caseload of households in the Supportive Services for Veteran Families grant. This includes Outreach activities in the community, completing thorough intakes and eligibility screening with referred clients, assessing housing needs and providing prompt financial assistance as needed for housing costs, and/or assisting clients to secure housing if they are homeless. The case manager actively uses Housing First and progressive engagement while interviewing and working with veteran household. In addition, the case manager enters client data into the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). In collaboration with the service team, the Case Manager is responsible for developing and implementing client-defined, goal-oriented Housing Stability Plans, assessing the needs of referred households, utilizing VA and community resources to meet identified individual needs with the goal of stabilizing permanent housing in the shortest time possible. This position works closely with the Veteran Services Program Manager and provides support as requested with the overall objective to provide outstanding case management to families served by The Wellspring Alliance.  Please send resumes to dlong@wellspringalliance.org.




Unless otherwise indicated in the job description, resumes can be emailed to rjohnson@wellspringalliance.org  or mailed to 1515 Jackson St., Monroe, LA 71202


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