Victim Advocate/Outreach Case Manager
The Wellspring has an immediate opening for a full-time Victim Advocate/Outreach Case Manager for LaSalle and Caldwell parishes. Job responsibilities include providing case management and supportive services reflective of The Wellspring mission that are designed to strengthen the well-being and development of families and individuals. Must be able to develop increased community awareness of domestic violence and the services available.
Skills & Abilities: Ability to develop and access community resources; computer skills; ability to develop and maintain professional relationships and to communicate and work with other staff, clients, volunteers and other professionals from various cultural, ethnic and racial backgrounds; ability to work within the purpose, structure and constraints of the agency; ability to present domestic violence issues to public, social and business events; ability to maintain poise and control and to be effective even under extreme stress and unexpected crises; ability to prioritize and budget time and duties efficiently; ability to manage position with minimal supervision, ability to assume responsibility for own learning; and ability to promote teamwork among co-workers and project participants.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in social work or related field required.
Experience: Knowledge of community resources, and previous experience working with the public preferred.
Reliable transportation is required.
Please email resumes to email@example.com.
The Wellspring has an immediate opening for a part-time 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. Please email resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Mental Health Consultant for Child Care Centers
The Wellspring has an immediate opening for a 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 years 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 email@example.com
Unless otherwise indicated in the job description, resumes can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to 1515 Jackson St., Monroe, LA 71202
Thank you for considering employment with The Wellspring!