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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: Administrative
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 Childrens Home when needed in church and civic group meetings