FAMILY SERVICES COUNSELOR
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $40,000 annually
Jewish Family & Community Services has been invested in the success of Northeast Florida since 1917, strengthening the entire community through services that aid people of all ages, races, religions, sexual orientations and backgrounds. While our quality programs may be diverse, they are unified by our guiding mission: to help people help themselves.
We are looking to hire Family Services Counselors who want to make a positive impact in the lives of children who are at-risk of abuse and neglect. We are hiring staff who want to work
with children who have been placed in foster care. We also have openings for Case Managers who want to work with at risk children to keep them from being removed from their families. We are looking for candidates who want to strengthen families by improving child safety, their well being and to create healthy permanent homes.
No formal experience is required, we will train you as a part of the job. Come work with a dedicated and supportive team in a role where you can make a meaningful difference and change lives.
Competitive salary, strong benefits package, and Internal advancement opportunities are all a priority at JFCS.
This position also offers you the opportunity for 6 hours of free tuition per semester at any State University or College to work toward a Master’s Degree.
Education: Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university is required. A degree in the field of Social Services is preferred but not required.
Experience: 6 months experience in counseling/case management preferred.
Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration: Meet training requirements stipulated by the Florida Certification Board (FCB) for a Child Welfare Case Manager.
Clear a Level II background screening.
Clear a reference check (professional and personal).
Clear a local background check from Duval County and the County in which you reside.
Clear a substance abuse screen.
Provide a copy of all degrees prior to your first day of employment.
Clear a Motor Vehicles Records check.
Provide proof of, and maintain a minimum personal auto bodily injury liability insurance level $50,000/$100,000.
Clear an E-Verify check to substantiate that the successful candidate meets the Department of Homeland Security authorization requirements to work in the United States (for more information visit www.dhs.gov/e-verify).
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