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 and part time positions, if available, will be listed below:

Therapist

 

Seeking candidates possessing LMFT or LAMFT, or LCSW, CSW, CMHC, or ACMHC with strong experience and passion for family therapy. One full-time (30+ hours/week) and two part-time (10+ hours/week) positions.

Require experience and ability in working with individuals with mental health challenges and/or that have experienced trauma, providing trauma-informed care, and working with families (i.e., couples, adolescents, children).

Bilingual (Spanish and English) and bicultural strongly preferred. Desire experience in crisis intervention and crisis counseling.

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 therapy, education, and 24-hour Kid’s Place care and shelter services.

Send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to The Family Place, P.O. Box 6055, Logan, UT, 84341, or to heather@thefamilyplaceutah.org. Open until filled.

Wellness Coordinator

 

General Description:

Part-time hourly position (25 hours per week).

The Wellness Coordinator is a new position for the purpose of developing and implementing a formal program of health and wellness for The Family Place staff that 1) addresses the stress and potential for work-related burnout and 2) provides information, education, and the encouragement needed to increase individual health and wellbeing. Position outcomes are to increase job satisfaction and help retain qualified and skilled staff.

Direct report to Clinical Supervisor in collaboration with 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 therapy, education for parents and children, the Kid’s Place 24-hour emergency and planned care, and the Starfish Children’s Shelter.

 

Duties Synopsis:

The Wellness Coordinator plans, develops, and implements The Family Place health and wellness program intentionally creating an environment improving employee health and wellness. The program is individualized and sustainable. The position assists and supports employees in developing and implementing wellness plans and timelines beginning at the date of employment, during training, and throughout an employee’s employment. The position assists with employment orientation, coordinates mentoring and cross-training.

Outcomes:

 Increased staff retention.

  1. Improved employee resiliency, attendance, and job satisfaction.
  2. A minimum of 40 surveys collected annually.

 

Duties Checklist:

 Help employees develop ideas and practices for self-care and well-being:

    1. Conduct employee surveys to determine staffs’ wellness needs and program impacts.
    2. Oversee employee mentor and job shadowing program.
    3. Motivate participants to set and reach wellness goals.
    4. Answer employee questions regarding wellbeing program.
  1. Keep abreast of current wellness and wellbeing initiatives and activities:
    1. Develop, coordinate, manage, and maintain total wellbeing programming 1) to reduce health risk and fatigue, 2) to encourage self-care and resiliency, and 3) is integrated in all areas of an employee’s position including trainings and regular work schedule.
    2. Oversee employee mentor and job shadowing program.
    3. Monthly wellness newsletter.
    4. Continuously develop creative program materials, including promotional pieces.
  2. Outreach to and coordination with community partners that are Victim Service Providers.
  1. Other duties as assigned.

 

 Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor degree preferred.
  2. Background in health and wellness preferred.
  3. Must be passionate about wellness.
  4. Ability to work effectively and respectfully with diverse work groups and with employees at all levels.
  5. Ability to set goals and deadlines.
  6. Must be able to communicate professionally both verbally and written.
  7. Must be computer literate, able to use word processing and Excel programs.
  8. First aid/CPR certification; Food Handler’s Permit
  9. Pass annual Background Criminal Investigation.
  10. Own transportation.

 

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  1. Problem solving and communications skills.
  2. Patience and compassion.
  3. Ability to work under stress in a fast paced environment.
  4. Understanding of compassion fatigue.
  5. Ability to work as an effective team member.

Compensation:

 Part-time position of 25 hours per week at $10.00-15.50 per hour depending on qualifications and experience

Application:

Please respond by providing a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to The Family Place, P.O. Box 6055 Logan, UT 84341or to janae@thefamilyplaceutah.org by December 19, 2018 at Noon. Open until filled.

GRAPHIC DESIGN SPECIALIST

General Description:

Part time 20-25 hours per week.

Direct report to the Director of Advancement. Leader, proactive, self-directed, takes direction.

Responsible for written content, graphic design, and layout advertising 1) Advancement Department fund raising and friend-shipping events and 2) organization and department services and classes.

Duties include website maintenance, developing content for and updating social media postings, publications, flyers, brochures, newsletters, etc. Connects organization and programs to and regularly updates/informs media and partner outlets.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Proficiency with Adobe Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, WordPress, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Hootsuite, blogging,
  2. Experience writing, designing flyers, handouts, annual reports and newsletters.
  3. Proficiency using personal computer and various office software packages including Microsoft Suite, and calendaring and email management.
  4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  5. Ability to create, compose and edit written and electronic materials.
  6. Pass annual background criminal investigation.
  7. Ability to work both independently and as a team player.
  8. CPR/First Aid Training Certificate
  9. Food Handler’s Permit
  10. Basic knowledge in HTML/CSS (Hypertext Markup Language/Cascading Style Sheets) preferred.

Application:

Please respond by providing a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to The Family Place, P.O. Box 6055 Logan, UT 84341or to heather@thefamilyplaceutah.org by December 31, 2018 at Noon. Open until filled.

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.