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Below, please find listings for several current openings within the mental health network of Lorain County.

Our network of mental health providers is looking for clinicians to serve our community. Bi-lingual (English-Spanish) mental health clinicians (Therapists, Case Managers and In-Home Therapists) particularly are in demand. Other types of positions, and internships, are often available.

These are not all of the opportunities available; please also visit the individual agency websites listed below. We also cannot guarantee that the positions listed below are still open and available.

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Bi-lingual (English-Spanish) mental health clinicians (Therapists, Case Managers and In-Home Therapists) wanted. A progressive Mental Health Network in Northeast Ohio is looking for qualified bi-lingual mental health professionals. Great benefits, signing bonuses and lower cost of living in a suburban environment are available. There will be an opportunity to interview with multiple high quality behavior health agencies. Selected candidates will have flight/travel expenses covered for interviews in Lorain County, Ohio.

A Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling is required as well as having passed the Social Work or Counselor Licensure Test. For additional information, please contact Vinaida at 440.233.2020 or [email protected]

Bilingüe (Inglés – Español) clínicos de salud mental (terapeutas, etcétera) querían. Grandes beneficios y un menor costo de vida en un entorno suburbano están disponibles. Habrá una oportunidad de entrevistar con varias agencias de salud en el comportamiento de alta calidad. Los candidatos seleccionados tendrán los gastos de vuelo/viaje cubiertos para las entrevistas en el Condado de Lorain, Ohio. Un título de Maestría en Trabajo Social o asesoramiento es necesario, así como que ha pasado a la Obra Social o prueba de Licenciatura Consejero. Para obtener información adicional, por favor, póngase en contacto con Vinaida al 1+440.233.2020 o [email protected]

Lorain County Safe Harbor/Genesis House is a non-profit domestic violence social service and social change agency, providing emergency confidential shelter and a wide variety of community-based intervention and prevention services throughout Lorain County.

 

Title:  MAP (Men’s Anti-violence Program) Program Facilitator

 

This is a part time hourly position that involves evening, day time and potentially some weekend hours.  This position reports directly to the Manager of Community Education.

 

Key Responsibilities:

Group Facilitation:  Provide direct service via group co-facilitation to male perpetrators of domestic violence using the MAP program curriculum, which is based on the Duluth Model:  Creating a Process of Change for Men Who Batter.

  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to group meeting time
  • Display group rules
  • Arrange seating in a circle or semi-circle
  • Have materials available or group activities (large paper pads, easel, markers, handouts, etc.)
  • Respect the confidentiality of group members and their partners
  • Begin and close the meetings punctually and with the established group routines
  • Model mutually respectful, co-facilitator, mixed-gendered relationships based on equality
  • Complete and maintain attendance records and other records or reports as needed
  • Maintain organized and thorough client files for MAP Program participants
  • Refer group members to other community resources as appropriate

Maintain Collaborative Internal Relationships:

  • Attend regularly scheduled supervision meetings
  • Debrief with co-facilitator after each group session
  • Alert supervisor to any safety concerns and perform any necessary safety-planning steps
  • Consistently model a relationship with co-facilitator that demonstrates equality in partnerships, and err on the side of female empowerment whenever possible
  • Attend Genesis House staff meetings or other meetings and community events as assigned by supervisor

Maintain Collaborative External Relationships:

  • Provide court testimony as needed regarding MAP Program participants’ attendance and behavior in group
  • Provide written reports as needed to referring agencies
  • Provide education to the community regarding the philosophy behind the MAP Program and the root causes of domestic violence as needed
  • Maintain a respectful and cooperative relationship with the partner agency hosting the MAP Program group. Serve as an agency liaison to this community partner
  • Communicate respectfully with partners of MAP Program participants

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have flexibility of schedule to facilitate evening groups and also provide occasional court testimony during the day as well as attend occasional day time meetings at Genesis House
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license and reliable, insured transportation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must
  • Excellent conflict management skills and an assertive communication style are necessary
  • A commitment to equality in relationships and women’s empowerment
  • An understanding of and commitment to feminist principles, social change movements and activism
  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Basic computer skills including simple database usage, Microsoft Word programs, and internet research abilities
  • An appreciation for the importance of maintaining strict confidentiality as well as strict professional boundaries
  • Master’s degree and 10+ years of experience working with domestic violence victims or offenders is preferred, with a variety of experience and skills being able to serve as equivalents

 

Lorain County Safe Harbor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Bi-lingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

 

Forward resumes to:

Meg McIntyre, Manager of Community Education

[email protected]

 

 

Lorain County Safe Harbor/Genesis House is a non-profit domestic violence social service and social change agency, providing emergency confidential shelter and a wide variety of community-based intervention and prevention services throughout Lorain County

 

Title:  Administrative Coordinator

 

This is a part-time hourly non-exempt position that requires flexibility in scheduling, including the possibility of some weekend and evening hours that will build into a full-time position by the end of 2017.  Responsibilities will begin with personnel and facilities management responsibilities, and lead to the additional responsibilities of bookkeeping and grant tracking.

 

This position reports to the Executive Director

 

Key Responsibilities:

Personnel

  1. Submit bi-weekly payroll reports to payroll company for processing
  2. Organize and maintain a filing system for all employee personnel records, including time off tracking and continuing education records
  3. Schedule agency-wide training and training opportunities for individual employees
  4. Schedule interviews for open positions
  5. Coordinate the hiring of employees, including preparing offer letters, arranging for background checks, and obtaining necessary documentation to establish personnel files

    Facilities

  1. Coordinate and oversee the maintenance and cleaning of buildings and grounds of agency property
  2. Schedule and coordinate annual inspections of the shelter and the agency’s Outreach Building
  3. Coordinate the maintenance and upkeep of agency vehicles, including washing, oil changes, registration and repairs
  4. Coordinate larger projects at agency properties, like remodeling or renovations

    Bookkeeping

  1. Track vendors, write checks and keep a ledger of accounts paid.
  2. Balance bank statements
  3. Prepare monthly financial statements
  4. Track grant expenditures and prepare various financial reports for different funders
  5. Create an annual budget for the agency based on projected spending, projected income and personnel costs
  6. Create monthly and quarterly invoices for agency contracts
  7. Create and maintain a filing system for all agency financial records
  8. Provide reports and records for fiscal audits as needed
  9. Other duties as assigned

Minimal Requirements:

  1. BA degree preferred in business, accounting or related field with 5 years bookkeeping experience
  2. Must have a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and insurance
  3. Must be experienced and very comfortable with WordPress website development, Excel, accounting PeachTree software, and a variety of data management/data analysis tools
  4. Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds
  5. Must be able to vary their work schedule according to the agency’s needs
  6. Must be able to develop successful relationships with a wide variety of people, including donors, agency staff, funders and other government entities
  7. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must
  8. Must maintain a strong connection to the agency’s mission and philosophy

 

Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Forward resumes to Virginia M. Beckman, Executive Director at [email protected]

 

Lorain County Safe Harbor/Genesis House is a non-profit domestic violence social service and social change agency, providing emergency confidential shelter and a wide variety of community-based intervention and prevention services throughout Lorain County.

 

Title:  Shelter Advocate

 

This is a part-time hourly position that will include weekend, evening and holiday hours.  This position reports directly to the Shelter Manager.

 

Key Responsibilities:

In-House Responsibilities:

  • Conduct in-house intake interviews
  • Linkage duties including needs assessment, goal setting, and goal evaluation
  • Make referrals and advocating for clients in regard to securing appropriate services and resources for mental health services and social services
  • Facilitate peer group sessions
  • Individual crisis counseling

 

Crisis Telephone Responsibilities:

  • Crisis support and linkage with Emergency Stabilization Services
  • Provision of information and referrals including linkage to mental health and social service agencies
  • Conduct telephone intake screenings

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Provide transportation to clients
  • Maintenance of shelter including conducting a daily shelter tour and reporting needed repairs and/or health and safety concerns in the log book
  • Complete record keeping tasks and maintaining client’s files
  • Attend all scheduled staff meetings and/or in-services
  • Run agency errands, including donation pick-ups and grocery shopping
  • Participate in activities that promote the agency in the community
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent life experience in human services
  • Valid Ohio driver’s license and insured, reliable transportation
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check
  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must
  • An understanding of trauma and trauma-informed care is necessary
  • Strong conflict management skills
  • An appreciation for the importance of maintaining strict confidentiality as well as strict professional boundaries
  • An understanding of and commitment to feminist principles, social change movements and activism

 

Lorain County Safe Harbor is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Bi-lingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

 

Forward resumes to Virginia Beckman, Executive Director at [email protected]

The Lucy Idol Center is seeking drivers. High School Diploma or GED required. Must be able to pass a background check, physical, driver abstract and drug test. Call 440-967-6724 between the hours of 10:00am – 2:00pm.
Bellefaire JCB’s Lorain location is seeking a School Based Supervisor.

For details: see the job description or visit the agency’s employment page.

Bellefaire JCB’s Lorain location is seeking an Integrated Co-Occuring Treatment Therapist (ICT).

For details: see the job description or visit the agency’s employment page.

The Amherst Firelands location is seeking a Therapist II / Counselor.

View job details.

Join OhioGuidestone as a Mental Health Assessor.

View the job posting.

OhioGuidestone is expanding services in Lorain County in the area of Intensive Home Based Therapy (IHBT). Therapists at OhioGuidestone work in a variety of settings including clients’ homes, in the community, and in the office. The ideal candidate for community counseling will have a genuine passion to work with diverse clientele in a home-based setting providing individual and family counseling. The IHBT Therapist carries a smaller caseload providing intensive home based services. This therapist will be expected to work on an on-call rotation. There is a $1000 retention bonus given every 6 months for this position.

For details: visit https://recruiting.ultipro.com/OHI1003/JobBoard/4da200cc-2a1f-0d6e-6a26-433bb2d266af/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=c8c04e58-a8be-412e-843b-c5acd2cef2f8.

This position will provide intensive, in-home and community-based counseling and CPST services to children and their families. The qualified licensed clinician will provide behavioral health counseling, assessments, as well as develop strength based engagement with children and families in need of services. Assist clients and families with skill development, anger management, managing mental, emotional and behavior symptomology. This position requires flexibility of schedule in response to the needs of families.

A Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling, an LSW or LPC, and prior experience in the delivery of mental health services in the home/community to children and families with complex needs is essential.

For details: download the job posting or visit http://www.applewoodcenters.org/careers/current-opportunities.

Pathways has an opening on staff for independently licensed social workers and counselors to provide outpatient psychotherapy. Must be either a LISW, LPCC, LISW-S, PCC or as a licensed psychologist. The following qualifications are necessary:

  • Experience in working with children, adolescents and adults.
  • Be open to working in a faith-based counseling environment.
  • Available either part or full time.
  • Willing to work a minimum of two evenings a week and/or Saturday.
  • Ability to do progress notes and diagnosis forms electronically.
  • Commitment to completing clinical and administrative paperwork in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Open to working on a commission basis.
  • Must pass background checks and have a clean malpractice history.
  • Must have current license to practice counseling in the State of Ohio and be in good standing with the Ohio, CSWMFT Board.

Pathways is a community mental health agency and a member of the Lorain County Board of Mental Health. It is CARF accredited. Therapists are W-2 employees and are covered under the agency’s professional liability insurance. Separate, personal liability coverage is recommended but not required.

Please direct inquiries to 440-323-5707 or [email protected]

To provide office based clinical services to children, families and /or groups in our Elyria, OH office, 10- 15 hours per week. Services include individual therapy, family interventions, and group therapy. Candidate must have a Master’s Degree, a valid independent Ohio Social Work or Counseling License. A minimum of 1 year prior experience in the delivery of mental health services to children with complex needs is essential; as well as proven experience with Medicaid billing requirements. Some evening hours required.

For details: visit http://www.applewoodcenters.org/careers/current-opportunities.

To provide mental health prevention, consultation and clinical services to students and
families in alternative and regular education settings in northern and southern Lorain County.

For details: download the job posting or visit http://www.applewoodcenters.org/careers/current-opportunities.

Applewood Centers is seeking a Multisystemic Therapist.

For details: visit the agency’s careers page.

To see employment opportunities at various agencies, visit their websites directly:

Applewood
Bellefaire JCB
Big Brothers & Big Sisters of Lorain County
Catholic Charities Services of Lorain County
El Centro de Servicios Sociales
Far West Center
Firelands Counseling Center
Gathering Hope House
Lucy Idol Center for the Handicapped
N.A.M.I. of Lorain County
New Sunrise Properties
OhioGuidestone
The Nord Center
Pathways Counseling & Growth Center
Safe Harbor (Genesis House)
Volunteer Guardianship

 

Interested in internships? Follow these links:

Doctoral Internship with a focus in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology at Applewood

Mentor Volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lorain County

Student Internships with OhioGuidestone

Student Internships with The Nord Center

Student Internships with Pathways

Or, contact any of our agencies to inquire about internship or volunteer opportunities.

 

The Lorain County Board of Mental Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.