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Rewarding Careers in the Human Service Field.

Make a difference.  Change a life.

Do you have a commitment to improving the lives of children and their families? Boys and Girls Home and Family Services, Inc. employs over 220 individuals in three different sites throughout Iowa, Nebraska and Alaska.

Opportunities for employment include direct-care positions, careers in administrative or support services, maintenance, nursing, teaching or counseling.  Requirements for employment at the agency vary, ranging from those that require a high school degree/equivalent to requiring a Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate degree.

The employment opportunities listed below are updated on a regular basis. At the bottom of the page, interested applicants can forward questions and request further information from the Human Resource Department by clicking on the button. Potential applicants can also utilize this e-mail,
email@bghome.net, and attach a resume. Please identify which position you are interested in if a resume is being forwarded. An individual is not considered an applicant until a Boys and Girls Home and Family Services application form is completed and turned in to the agency. All resumes and/or inquiries made will be responded to by a representative from the agency's Human Resource Department.

Boys and Girls Home and Family Services is an equal opportunity employer. We also offer an excellent Benefits Package.

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CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES 

Last Update: 10/12/16


 

MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN (Full and Part-time):

LOCATION: Sioux City, Iowa  

Positions supervising clients ages 6 - 18 in our Residential Services programs.  Participate in treatment plan development, group therapy, skills development and team meetings. 
EDUCAITON AND EXPERIENCE:
A Bachelor's Degree and one year full-time experience working with youth PREFERRED or High School/GED and two years full-time experience working with youth is required.. Excellent benefits package for FULL-TIME employees. Pre-hire background check required. 

 

 ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL TEACHER

LOCATION:  Sioux City, IA


Work with youth ages 6-18 in an alternative or residential setting.  This position requires an individual who can build a strong and nurturing rapport with students who have unique educational needs. 


Applicants must have the ability to create lesson plans tailored to the individual needs of the student, deliver clear, positive and enthusiastic lessons as well as, possess strong classroom management skills.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Required:  A Bachelor's degree in education from an accredited institution with the state certification in elementary and/or secondary education.  Special Eduction certification preferred.  


SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

LOCATION:  Sioux City, IA


Do you want your job to be more than just chasing a paycheck?  Make a difference at Boys and Girls Home and Family Services, Inc.  Be an integral part of improving the lives of children in a classroom setting.  Work with children ages 6-18 in an alternative or residential classroom environment.  


This position requires someone who can build nurturing rapport with students who have unique educational needs.  Applicants must have the ability to deliver clear, positive and enthusiastic lessons and possess strong classroom management skills.

Schedule:  On-call, as needed to help with classroom coverage between the hours of 7am-3pm


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Required:  Bachelor's Degree in Education from an accredited institution with state certification in elementary and/or secondary education.  Special Education certification preferred.


LISW/LMHC THERAPIST (Full-Time)

LOCATION:  Sioux City, IA


We are currently seeking a qualified individual to work as a clinical therapist/social worker assigned to the Sioux City Community School District and thier buildings.  You will be responsible for providing a comprehensive array of clinical services, including but not limited to assessment, individual and family therapy.  This position follows SCCS calendar and daily school schedule.

 

  • Collaborate with SCCSD educators and administration to address presenting needs of children
  • Provide clinical individual support to students and families
  • Compile data necessary to fulfill requirements of the 4-year grant
  • Attend trainings to streamline modalities utilized by the SCCSD and integrate into therapeutic approach to aid students according to expectations of the School District
  • Provide training to education staff to assist in executing action plans within the classrooms

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
MSW or MA in a human services field from an accredited institution.  Two years of experience preferred. Full licensure preferred. Provisional license with a date of completion for licensure required.  Candidate will be employed by Boys and Girls Home and Family Services, Inc. as a partner in collaboration with the Sioux City Community School District.

LISW/LMHC THERAPIST
LOCATION: Sioux Center, IA
              Denison, IA

This qualified individual will work as an out-patient therapist with elementary and adolescent aged children living in rural locations in Iowa, attending school in both Denison and Sioux Center, Iowa.  This position is responsible for providing a comprehensive array of clinical services including but not limited to, assessment, individual and family therapy.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
MSW or MA in human services field from an accredited institution required.  Two years of experience preferred. Licensure as an independent practitioner or proof of progress and date of completion for licensure as an independent practitioner is required.

CLASSROOM AID-MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN (Full-Time)
LOCATION:  Denison, IA

Assist classroom teacher in supervising elementary students in an alternative classroom setting.  This position requires someone who can build nurturing rapport with students with unique educational needs.  You will assist with skills development, classroom management and managing the daily schedule for students.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
A Bachelor's Degree and one year full-time experience working with youth is PREFERRED or High School/GED and two years full-time experience working with youth is required.

If interested in applying, submit your resume using the contact information below:

Boys and Girls Home and Family Services, Inc.
Human Resources Department
PO Box 1197
Sioux City, Iowa  51104
Phone:  (712)  293-4700
Fax:  (712) 224-1902
Contact:  Marit Westrich
EMAIL:  westrichm@bghome.net

Boys and Girls Home and Family Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer