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Family Services Manager

The Family Services Manager is responsible for all aspects of the Family Services Program which serves youth and families impacted by domestic and sexual violence. The position provides oversight and coordination of professional, administrative and clinical activities as well as some direct service. Specific responsibilities include program development and management, supervision of staff and establishment of positive community relations through ongoing collaboration and communication with relevant professionals and agencies. The position requires a balance of clinical and administrative leadership. For more details on this position download the Family Services Manager Job Description.

Position Details: Full-time; LCSW or LCPC; Minimum 4 years of experience in clinical service delivery; Bilingual, Spanish-speaking preferred.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Rebecca Laudati, Victim Services Director, at rlaudati@mutualground.org.


Family Support Coordinator – Substance Use Services Department

The Family Support Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of teaching the Parenting classes utilizing the Nurturing Parenting evidenced-based curriculum. The Nurturing Parenting program provides parenting classes to voluntary and court-mandated clients with substance use disorders. This position assumes the broad role of teacher, supporter, advocate, child development specialist and liaison to the larger community. The Family Support Coordinator is trained to have extensive knowledge and skills, including an understanding of child abuse and neglect, the ability to conduct a developmental screening, parenting and home management skills, and the ability to access community resources. They work with each family and facilitate weekly parenting groups which helps families develop strength-based action plans to address areas identified as challenges, provide information to improve parenting skills, teach child development and maintain collaborative relationships with primary care providers and the community. For more details on this position download the Family Support Coordinator Job Description.

Position Details: Full-time; Master’s Degree in social work or human service related field; Bilingual, Spanish-speaking required.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Stephanie Adamson, Director of Substance Use Services, at sadamson@mutualground.org.

Prevention Educator – Substance Use Prevention Education Department

Prevention Educators provide age appropriate substance use prevention programs and education to families and youth. Conduct community education about substance use and agency services for groups and organizations in Southern Kane and Kendall counties. For more details on this position download the Prevention Educator Job Description.

Position Details: Full-time; Travel to local schools required; Bachelor’s degree; Bilingual, Spanish-speaking preferred.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Nicole Lay, Substance Use Prevention Manager, at nlay@mutualground.org.


Relief Advocate – Residential Services Department

Relief Advocates provide on-call coverage for weekend shifts (Friday 3:00pm – Monday 6:00am.) Relief advocates work as needed to relieve full-time and part-time staff and must be available for day, evening, and overnight shifts. An on-call stipend is provided in addition to an hourly wage for actual hours worked. For more details on this position download the Relief Advocate Job Description.

Position Details: Weekend On-Call; Bilingual Spanish-speaking preferred.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Evelyn Perteet, Residential Manager, at eperteet@mutualground.org.

Therapist – Counseling Services Department

The Therapist position provides individual and group counseling for victims of domestic and sexual violence to residential and non-residential clients. For more details on this position download the Therapist Job Description.

Position Details: Full-time; Master’s degree in social work, counseling or other behavioral health field; Bilingual Spanish-speaking preferred.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Janna Matthis, Clinical Counseling Manager, at jmatthis@mutualground.org.


Therapist (OP & IOP Groups) – Substance Use Services Department

The Therapist’s role is to engage, facilitate, assess goals, and provide outpatient, intensive outpatient groups and individual sessions to clients seeking services for substance use. Evening hours are required. 4 ten hour shifts Monday-Thursday. For more details on this position download the Therapist Job Description.

Position Details: Full-time; Master’s degree in counseling, social work or other behavioral health field; Clinical license preferred (LPC/LCPC or LSW/LCSW); Bilingual Spanish-speaking preferred.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Stephanie Adamson, Director of Substance Use Services, at sadamson@mutualground.org.


Training and Education Advocate – Prevention Department

The Training and Education Advocate will recruit direct service volunteers and interns. This individual will promote Mutual Ground services throughout the community. The Training and Education Advocate will also coordinate and continuously update the 60-hour DV/SV Certification program at least two times per year and conduct community education about sexual and domestic violence and agency services for groups and organizations in Southern Kane and Kendall counties. This position requires travel to local schools and community events. For more details on this position download the Training and Education Advocate Job Description.

Position Details: Part-time; Bachelor’s degree; Bilingual, Spanish-speaking preferred.

To Apply: Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter to Rhonda Annala, Sexual Violence Prevention Education Manager, at rannala@mutualground.org.