Employment Opportunities

The place for you

Imagine a place where every day you can come to work and know you are making a difference in the lives of children and families. If that’s what you want, then this could be the place for you.

Current Openings

Full time positions, if available, will be listed below:

Family Therapist – Intergenerational

Description

Part-time (15+ hours) or full-time position. Position needed for expansion of therapy services specializing in intergenerational issues affecting the wellbeing of children and their families, including marriage, parenting, and other cross-generational dynamics.

The ideal therapist for this position will:

  • Be able to articulate their own view of how strong families are built, and the role of the therapist in that process.
  • Be dedicated to strengthening their own family relationships, and to their own self-care and personal growth.
  • Be able to effectively work with our team of therapists and professionals within our organization and community.
  • Be creative, positive, and growth-oriented.

The Family Place is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization striving to achieve its mission of Strengthening Families and Protecting Children in Cache and Rich Counties through 24-hour emergency/respite nursery care, education, and counseling services.

Duties Synopsis:

Provide family, marriage, individual, and group therapy and complete associated documentation and reports.  Contribute creatively and proactively in shaping future growth of The Family Place Clinical Department. Position reports directly to The Family Place Clinical Director.

Duties:

  1. Conduct services in a manner consistent with The Family Place mission and in compliance with regulatory requirements.
  2. Provide family, marriage, individual, and/or group therapy, including clinical assessment, treatment planning and review, crisis intervention, case management, discharge planning, and referral.
  3. Focus therapy interventions on building stronger families; base interventions on application of EBPs; insure interventions are trauma-informed.
  4. Participate in The Family Place Trauma Resiliency Project by helping ensure that all families receive trauma-informed services.
  5. Interact effectively with other therapists, agency staff and volunteers, and community partners.
  6. Assist with program development by proactively contributing ideas for program growth, sustainability, and improvement, and completing tasks necessary for expansion.
  7. May supervise interns and/or staff seeking licensure, if qualified.
  8. Coordinate work with Clinical Director, Clinical Supervisor, and other agency administrators, and complete work assignments as required.
  9. Attend required meetings to coordinate services and maintain strong relationships.
  10. Develop and follow a self-care plan, complete at least one personal/professional growth goal annually, proactively seek to learn and obtain training, and attend required trainings.
  11. Meet standards established for making the position and program sustainable and for insuring high quality of services, including proactively seeking feedback and self-improvement.
  12. Travel to locations as required.
  13. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree and independent or provisional license in Marriage and Family Therapy or related clinical field. Two years of experience post- independent licensure preferred.
  2. Experience working with families (i.e., couples, adolescents, children).
  3. Experience working with individuals that have experienced trauma; ability to provide trauma-informed care.
  4. Bilingual (Spanish and English) and bicultural preferred.
  5. Experience in crisis intervention and counseling.
  6. Pass annual Background Criminal Investigation.
  7. First Aid/CPR certification; Food Handler’s Permit
  8. Own transportation.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  1. Ability to work effectively interpersonally; problem solving, communication, leadership skills.
  2. Knowledge of family systems theory and marriage and family therapy approaches.
  3. Understanding of and commitment to providing trauma-informed care.
  4. Ability to work under stress and handle crisis situations.
  5. Ability to maintain self-care, particularly under stress.
  6. Knowledge of therapy approaches for children and adolescents; experience with play and sand-tray therapy preferred.
  7. Knowledge of positive parenting techniques and child management skills.
  8. Knowledge of community resources and referral process.
  9. Experience facilitating group therapy sessions.
  10. Knowledge of child abuse symptoms and their effect on victims.
  11. Experience with clinical supervision a plus.

Compensation:

$18.46 to $25.00 hourly rate, or equivalent salary for full-time, based on experience and licensure. Benefits including health insurance, vacation, and sick leave, with full-time position (30+ hours per week). Application pending for National Healthcare Service Corps loan repayment program.

To Apply:

Please respond by providing a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to The Family Place, P.O. Box 6055, Logan, UT, 84341, or to reece@thefamilyplaceutah.org by May 10, 2018. Open until filled.

Part time positions, if available, will be listed below:

General Description

Part-time hourly position (Minimum 15 hours per week). Support staff for The Family Place 24-hour Emergency Care, Scheduled Weekly Care, and/or Crisis Shelter services.

Direct report to respective the Kid’s Place Manager, Logan, Hyrum or Smithfield.

Implements The Family Place Trauma Resiliency Project ensuring that all families receive trauma-informed care that target the critical parent-child relationship as a means of intervention to promote young children’s positive outcomes.

The Family Place is a nonprofit organization striving to achieve its mission of Strengthening Families and Protecting Children in Cache and Rich Counties through 24-hour emergency/respite nursery, education, and counseling services.

Duties

Fills scheduled and on-call shifts. Interacts positively and appropriately with children using trauma-informed practices, ensures children’s safety and well-being, and complies with grant and contract requirements including.

  1. Scheduled shifts including Fridays 5:00-9:00 p.m.
  2. Filling assigned on-call shifts. Accessible by phone at all times and able to arrive within 30 minutes when on-call. Weekends and Holidays required.
  3. Care for physical and emotional needs
  4. Communicates clearly, effectively and positively with parents
  5. Enforces rules and regulations
  6. Implements Attachment Regulation and Competency (ARC) framework
  7. Prepares nutritious meals and snacks
  8. Completes required documentation, i.e. opening/closing facility, sanitizing, answering phones etc.
  9. Scheduling emergency appointments
  10. Attend staff meetings as requested
  11. Reporting to the Kid’s Place Manager any suspicion or evidence of child abuse
  12. Completing and recording required trainings within the timeline required

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 6 months experience working with children ages 0-11 years
  2. 18 years old and pass an annual Background Criminal Investigation (BCI)
  3. Understand child development, positive behavior management and signs/symptoms of child abuse and neglect
  4. Ability to handle children with varying degrees of behavioral problems
  5. Ability to maintain high energy, self-motivation, and attention to detail when under stress
  6. Punctual, patient, positive and a strong work ethic
  7. Ability to work as team member
  8. Maintain confidentiality and professionalism

Requirements:

  1. Obtain Utah Food Handler’s Permit
  2. Obtain First Aid/CPR Certification

Pay and Hours:

Hourly wage starting at $9.00 per hour from 15-20 hours per week

Application:

Please respond by providing a cover letter, resume, three professional references to The Family Place, 1525 N 200 W Logan, UT 84341 or to krista@thefamilyplaceutah.org.

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General Description:

Part-time position, 10-20 hours per week. The Grant Writer researches, prepares, and submits grant applications and also performs assigned duties from the Grant Writer II position. Additionally, the Grant Writer creates and submits high quality grant reports in a timely manner. The Grant Writer will work with other staff members in coordinating grant responsibilities and will follow-up with staff members to ensure those responsibilities are achieved. The Grant Writer will attend grant meetings and other meetings as requested. She/he will assist with researching new grant opportunities and developing company boilerplate material. Additionally, the Grant Writer will help the Development team with responsibilities as needed (i.e., writing/editing press releases and letters). The Grant Writer reports to the Executive Director.

The Family Place is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization striving to achieve its mission of Strengthening Families and Protecting Children in Cache and Rich Counties through 24-hour emergency child care and scheduled weekly care, education courses, and counseling services.

Duties Synopsis:

The position will work in coordination with Grant Writer II to research and prepare grants to help fulfill The Family Place’s mission and purpose. The position will coordinate with the Kid’s Place, Education Department, Trauma Resiliency Project, and Therapy Department to secure and maintain grant funding to support departments and The Family Place as a whole and to also develop new programs and services. The Grant Writer will also provide technical writing and editing for press releases, media materials, and other written documents as needed at The Family Place. The Grant Writer will work as a team member on all projects funded by grants.

Duties Checklist

  • Through meetings, interviews, and trainings, gather information to understand projects to be able to accurately describe funding requests
  • Acquire and maintain a detailed knowledge about The Family Place and its mission, history, services, population, and goals
  • Research grant making organizations and applications
  • Compile, write, edit, and submit grant proposals and applications using professional language and a high-level of grammar and spelling
  • Work with accountant, book keeper, and project managers to develop budgets and make budget recommendations
  • Track and record grant progress and maintain contact with grant-making organizations during the review period
  • Edit and provide feedback for applications written by other TFP grant writers
  • Ensure that all grant reporting is completed in a timely manner and that applications and funding decisions are tracked and recorded
  • Participate as a team member in planning and implementation for all projects funded by grant money
  • Conduct grant coordination after an award is received either through an email or an in-person meeting to ensure that grant responsibilities are assigned and fulfilled
  • Work with the Development Team to maintain donor relations and increase funding opportunities
  • Prepare and/or edit written documents for The Family Place such as press releases, letters of support, media articles, and other documents as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. College degree in related field preferred
  2. Previous demonstrated related experience, preferred background in helping profession
  3. Understand child development, positive behavior management and signs/symptoms of child abuse and neglect
  4. High energy and self-motivation
  5. Proficiency with writing, editorial, formatting and budget preparation
  6. Punctual, thorough, caring, positive and a strong work ethic
  7. Ability to work as an effective team member
  8. Maintain confidentiality and professionalism at all times
  9. Proficient with Internet and MS Excel and Word
  10. Fluent in English

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  1. Problem solving and communication skills
  2. Ability to work under stress and handle crisis situations
  3. Experience writing and managing grant proposals
  4. Knowledge of positive parenting techniques and child management skills
  5. Knowledge of community resources and referral process
  6. Working knowledge of family systems
  7. Knowledge of child abuse symptoms and their effect on victims
  8. Proven ability to work as an effective team leader and team member
  9. Exceptional organizational skills
  10. Ability to work independently and manage time

Requirements:

  1. Obtain Utah Food Handler’s Permit
  2. Obtain First Aid/CPR Certification

Pay and hours:

Hourly wage depending on experience. 10-20 hours per week.

Application:

Please respond by providing a writing sample along with a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to The Family

Place, 1525 N 200 W Logan, UT 84341 or to amandaluzz@thefamilyplaceutah.org. Open until filled.

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The Family Place is always accepting applications. If you are interested in joining our efforts to build stronger families in Cache Valley, fill out the application below and bring it by.

Internships

Unpaid internships are available for experience and school credit.
To apply email resume to intern@utahfamilyplace.org.