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Current Opening: Program Supervisor (full-time, Harrisonburg)

Job Summary

The Program Supervisor supports and oversees the work of the caseworker, offering consultation, guidance, and direction regarding specific cases, providing direct service delivery as needed. This position may also be responsible for the supervision of other service areas related to child-placing activities. The Program Supervisor supports adherence to State Licensing requirements in relation to the administration of agency policy/procedures as related to day to day operations in order to provide quality service practice and delivery. This position also offers a unique opportunity to launch and oversee a community-based family mentoring program in the Harrisonburg/Rockingham region.

Experience in therapeutic foster care or public agency/child welfare is preferred. Familiarity with clinical issues and interventions typically encountered in work with children and families and competence in trauma-informed and attachment assessment and treatment planning is ideal.

The person most suited for this position will have strong communication skills—both written and verbal, and the ability to provide guidance and feedback to staff in a supportive, clear, and direct manner.

Qualifications and Skills

Required Qualifications, Education, Experience, Credentials, Licensure

  • MSW or Masters in related field
  • Casework services with children and families—3 yrs with MSW
  • Casework services with children and families—4 yrs with Masters in related field
  • Driver’s License

Preferred Qualifications, Education, Experience, Credentials, Licensure

  • Supervisory experience
  • License or License/eligible

Please submit the following along with your online application:

  • A cover letter to summarize why you are interested in the position and relevant experience you have.
  • A resume

People Places: Dedicated to providing therapeutic services within the community and nurturing safe and lasting relationships for children and families.

EEO: People Places provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Current Opening: Family Consultant (full-time, Staunton)

Job Summary

Are you passionate about helping children and youth in your community and looking for a sense of professional purpose? We currently have a full-time position open in our Staunton office for a Family Consultant. This is a challenging but rewarding position that requires initiative, case management and counseling skills, and the ability to work with children, families, and treatment teams.

We offer a competitive salary, full benefits, and an energetic work environment.

Qualifications and Skills

Required Qualifications, Education, Experience, Credentials, Licensure

  • A minimum of a Baccalaureate degree in a human services or related field;
  • A minimum of two years experience providing casework services to children and families

Please submit the following along with your online application:

  • A cover letter to summarize why you are interested in the position and relevant experience you have.
  • A resume

People Places: Dedicated to providing therapeutic services within the community and nurturing safe and lasting relationships for children and families.

EEO: People Places provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Current Opening: Family Mentor (part-time, Charlottesville)

Job Summary

Family Mentors provide hands-on support and guidance to families to help prevent placement disruption or facilitate successful reunification. They are a resource, coach, and advocate for their clients; a co-pilot on their clients’ journeys toward goal attainment.

Responsibilities and Duties

Through weekly home visits, Family Mentors provide parent education and support to promote positive, lasting impacts within family systems. Goals are individualized to meet the unique needs of each family. Common goals include parenting skills, organizational skills, accessing community resources, creating consistent and predictable family routines, communication skills, and securing/maintaining stable housing and employment.

Qualifications and Skills

Candidates should possess the following qualifications:

  • Experience working in a community setting with families from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds
  • Experience working with individuals and families with mental health needs
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and time management skills
  • The ability to function well within interdisciplinary treatment teams
  • The availability to spend several hours with each family on a weekly basis
  • Dedication to the principles of service, social justice, integrity, and the inherent dignity and worth of every person
  • Reliable form of transportation to visit clients in the Charlottesville/Albemarle Regional areas

Equal Employment Opportunity

People Places, Inc. (the “Agency.”) provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, the Agency complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status is expressly prohibited. Improper interference with the ability of Agency employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.