Shelter Advocate – Monroe, LA                                                                                                                                                                                                 The shelter advocate is responsible for providing safe shelter for battered women and their children. The shelter advocate works to empower battered and abused women and their children to make choices that result in safe, independent and violence-free lives. Experience & Knowledge: High school education; knowledge of household management skills; and two years experience working with people. Shift days and times are as follows: Saturday, Sunday,  Monday and Tuesday, 2 p.m. – 11 p.m. Please email resume to klairmore@wellspringalliance.org.

Family Law/Domestic Violence Attorney – Monroe, LA                                                                                                                                Full time position responsible for the research, analysis, documentation and representation of clients seeking family law counsel as a result of domestic violence. Experience & Knowledge: minimum Juris Doctorate with a minimum of 3 years work experience; member of the Louisiana Bar; understanding of the effects and cycle of domestic violence. Office hours are 8:30 a.m to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, non-traditional hours may apply. Please send resume to vbowman@wellspringalliance.org.

Outreach Specialist – Monroe, LA                                                                                                                                                                          Full time position providing a coordinated approach for outreach to homeless and displaced individuals with behavioral health issues by searching and identifying homeless individuals on the streets, as well as in shelters and homeless programs.  Will develop and deliver service-planning and personalized case management in order to connect individuals to resources available to meet their needs. Also provides for collaboration and communication among community partners. Experience & Knowledge: Bachelor degree required, Master degree preferred in social services or related field; previous experience working with persons with severe mental illness, drug and/or alcohol addicted and other service-resistant populations; experience in working with the homeless population, direct experience with street outreach desirable; experience in preparing and implementing Risk Management plans with clients; experience in engaging difficult populations. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, non-traditional hours may apply. Please send resume to cshaw@wellspringalliance.org.

Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant for Child Care Centers –Shreveport, LA                                                                        Full time position providing consultation to child care centers and family child care homes to increase the quality of child care in Louisiana. Consultants will conduct seminars with staff and parents, facilitate social skills groups, model appropriate caregiving techniques, and meet with parents.  Consultants must have the ability to conceptualize a variety of cases including attachment problems, challenging behavior, developmental delays or other mental health problems, relationship difficulties etc.  They must be accountable for all required documentation of services & contacts. Applicants must have physical ability to visit centers, complete consultations & documentation, strong written & oral communication skills; ability to organize & manage time; flexibility to allow working w/providers’ schedules & daily operation conflicts requirements. Experience and Knowledge: Masters or Ph.D. in Counseling, Social Work, Counseling Psychology or closely related field; Appropriate licensure to practice mental health counseling is preferred. Applicants must be license eligible in the state of LA and have specialized training in infant mental health or be able to complete training, and must be able to form working relationships w/ center staff, children, & families. PLPCs are not eligible for hire; 2 yrs clinical experience w/children & adults preferred; knowledge of child development & child care practices preferred; reliable transportation and computer/laptop are required. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, non-traditional hours may apply. Please send resume to estorz@wellspringalliance.org.

 

If you would like to complete an application, please print the Application_for_Employment and mail to 1515 Jackson St., Monroe, LA 71202.

The Wellspring is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.