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 – Adolescent Specialist


Full-time exempt position specializing in therapy for families of adolescents with suicide risk factors. Position includes providing licensure supervision for two CSW staff.

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.


  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. Assess and intervene with suicide risk in adolescents, using family-based intervention strategies.
  4. Focus therapy interventions on building stronger families; base interventions on application of EBPs; and insure interventions are trauma-informed.
  5. Participate in The Family Place Trauma Resiliency Project helping ensure that all families receive the project’s trauma-informed services.
  6. Interact effectively with other therapists, agency staff and volunteers, and community partners.
  7. Assist with program development by supervising CSW staff, proactively contributing ideas for program growth, sustainability, and improvement, and completing tasks necessary for expansion.
  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. LCSW in the State of Utah. Two years, or close to two years, post-licensure experience.
  2. Experience working with adolescent families preferred.
  3. Experience working with individuals that have experienced trauma; ability to provide trauma-informed care.
  4. The individual will preferably be bilingual and bicultural.
  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. Experience with clinical supervision preferred.
  2. Ability to work effectively interpersonally; problem solving, communication, leadership skills.
  3. Knowledge of family systems theory and marriage and family therapy approaches.
  4. Understanding of and commitment to providing trauma-informed care.
  5. Ability to work under stress and handle crisis situations.
  6. Ability to maintain self-care, particularly under stress.
  7. Knowledge of therapy approaches for children and adolescents; experience with play and sand-tray therapy preferred.
  8. Knowledge of positive parenting techniques and child management skills.
  9. Knowledge of community resources and referral process.
  10. Experience facilitating group therapy sessions.
  11. Knowledge of child abuse symptoms and their effect on victims.


$42K to $52K based on experience and licensure status, plus benefits.

To Apply:

Please respond by providing a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to The Family Place, P.O. Box 6055 Logan, UT 84341or to reece@thefamilyplaceutah.org by  February 14, 2018. Open until filled.

Eligibility and Reimbursement Specialist


General Description:

Part-time or full-time position. Position is responsible for facilitating access to therapeutic services, handling reimbursement procedures, managing credentialing of licensed staff with third-party payers, reviewing records for accuracy, and coordinating communication with agency staff to insure therapy client accounts and related financial processes remain current. Supports planned expansion of therapy services in keeping with The Family Place mission; full-time employment depending on program success.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be passionate about helping families receive services that can make them stronger.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including positivity and patience.
  • Excel in establishing and maintaining organization of information.
  • Be committed to personal growth, innovation, and learning.

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 care, education, and counseling services.

Duties Synopsis:

Position is responsible for managing communication and information needed to establish eligibility and obtain reimbursement for therapeutic services. Manages process of credentialing of licensed staff with third-party payers, reviews records for accuracy, and coordinates generally with agency staff and funding sources. Interfaces with clients, therapy and accounting staff, third-party payers, and the general public. Direct report to Clinical Director and Associate Director. Receives direction from and assists the Clinical Director with program development tasks, particularly as relates to funding for services. This is a new position that will develop according to program need.


  1. Facilitates client access to services at The Family Place by assisting clients in understanding available funding resources, guiding clients through application processes, obtaining information to determine eligibility, and advocating for client needs.
  2. Communicates with clients face-to-face and via telephone or other secure means of communication, including traveling between The Family Place locations.
  3. Handles communication with clients regarding fees responsible for and related questions and concerns. May receive payment for services and complete fee collection activities.
  4. Handles communication with third-party payers, including insurance and clergy representatives, around eligibility, authorization, billing, and managing claims for services provided, including actions and/or appeals of claims not initially reimbursed.
  5. Serves as Client Account Representative, and completes Sliding Fee Scale program processes, including reviewing applications, collecting information needed to determine eligibility, and communicating with applicants and program providers. Ensures Sliding Fee Scale program meets requirements of National Health Service Corps.
  6. Makes referral to applicable Family Place services and to outside resources according to client needs, including to financial assistance program specialists/agencies.
  7. Manages staff credentialing and renewal with insurance companies/other third-party payers.
  8. Acts as liaison and handles communication with insurance companies, including managing Medicaid-related processes. Maintains record of payer contacts and notes regarding communications.
  9. Coordinates information exchange in general between therapy department and other agency staff regarding reimbursement-related issues.
  10. Maintains client records and insures records and communication are in compliance with HIPAA and other applicable laws and regulations.
  11. Completes chart reviews and other quality assurance activities to ensure adequate compliance with regulatory and third-party payer requirements.
  12. Analyzes data and develops reports regarding revenue generated and received.
  13. Assists with scheduling and general communication in therapy department.
  14. Meets or exceeds outcome targets and deadlines set for key processes.
  15. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. One year of relevant experience, particularly with insurance billing/reimbursement and/or eligibility determination.
  2. Basic knowledge of accounting, experience with QuickBooks preferred.
  3. Pass annual Background Criminal Investigation.
  4. First aid/CPR certification; Food Handler’s Permit.
  5. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong organization skills, ability to create and maintain order.
  • Proactive, takes initiative in tackling challenges.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, ability to build relationships and navigate complex systems.
  • Integral part of therapy and administration teams; team player.


  • Knowledge of insurance industry, including Medicaid and other government-funded programs, as relates to therapy/counseling services.
  • Skills related to use of electronic databases and record-keeping.
  • Knowledge of referral resources for financial assistance, entitlement programs, and other community services.
  • Knowledge of accounting practices as relates to therapy/counseling services.


Wages and Benefits:

Part-time $12-$16 per hour depending on qualifications and experience. Benefits with full time employment.


Please respond by providing a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to The Family Place, P.O. Box 6055 Logan, UT 84341or to reece@thefamilyplaceutah.org  by December 11, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Open until filled.

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

General Description:


Part time position (20-25 hours per week). The Events Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing Advancement Department fundraising and friend-shipping events.


Direct report to the Director of Advancement.


Duties Synopsis:


The Events Manager duties include fostering teamwork, taking initiative, being proactive, and problem solving to achieve department and organization business plan outcomes. Leads, is self-directed and takes direction, manages events including supervising VISTA Volunteer, Volunteer Coordinator and generally other employees, interns and volunteers for events supervised.


Responsible for outreach to promote events, represents The Family Place at community and organization meetings and activities as assigned.


Generally supports, collaborates and coordinates with organization department heads and design and media staff.


Tracks events, participation, and outcomes, i.e., incomes and expenditures, and prepares and communicates reports regularly accounting for business outcomes.



  1. High functioning team, cooperation, and employee and volunteer retention.
  2. Annual events calendar showing Advancement Department events position oversees and other organization and department events assisted with.
  3. Successful events including:

— Annual Dinner and Auction

— Princess Party

–Trick-or-Treat Trot

  1. Successful friend-shipping and/or awareness events including:

— Steppin’ Up for Children

— Fly with the Family Place

  1. Support for third-party fundraisers.
  2. Successful internal events including:

— Annual employee summer social

— Annual employee Christmas party

— Annual department head and employee retreats



  1. Pass annual background criminal investigation.
  1. Previous experience in event management, marketing, public relations, or campaign development; two years related experience.
  1. Ability to think strategically, creatively problem solve, exercise good judgment and lead change.
  2. Impeccable integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven and self-directed.
  3. Passion for The Family Place’s purpose and mission.

–Demonstrated competency in public speaking

— Commitment to advocacy for children and

— Advancing the mission and goals of the organization

  1. Ability to promote The Family Place through speaking engagements and community events.
  2. Proven ability to work in a dynamic team and build strong working relationships.
  3. Computer literate, proficient in M.S. Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, WordPress, InDesign, etc.
  4. Food handlers permit
  5. CPR certification



Wage from $10 to $15 per hour depending on qualifications.


Please respond by providing a cover letter, resume, three professional references to The Family Place, PO Box 6055, Logan, UT 84341 or to coby@thefamilyplaceutah.org by March 16, 2018. 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.


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