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Louisiana Baptist Children's Home

Director of Family Services

Louisiana Baptist Children's Home
Monroe, Louisiana, United States

Date Posted: 01/07/2009
Categories: Social Services
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

To serve children and families in need by providing leadership and supervision for the Family Services Department under the supervision of the President & CEO.


• Must have had a personal Christian conversion experience
• Must have a sense of call and commitment to a ministry of service to children
• Must be an active member of a local Southern Baptist or similar church
• Must have appropriate educational background and credentials
• Must have appropriate work or ministry experience with children or youth
• Must meet all other employment qualifications as outlined in the LBCH Employee Policy Manual


• Provide oversight for the operation of the Family Services Department including supervision of the social work and Family Services administrative staff
• Ensure that all programs meet or exceed Louisiana state minimal standards of operation for licensure
• Work cooperatively with Louisiana Department of Social Services representatives
• Consult with family workers regarding the appropriateness of referring children in care to outside agencies or physicians
• Consult with the Director of Health Services regarding medications
• Consult with area professionals - judges, psychiatrists, physicians and school personnel regarding care issues
• Supervise students in the PathFinders Transitional Living program
• Maintain a small caseload from the residential care programs
• Serve as the Director of Sellers Maternity Ministries
• Represent the Children’s Home when needed in church and civic group meetings

Please contact Perry Han at phan