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His House Children's Home

Director of Counseling

His House Children's Home
Mami Gardens, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 07/10/2009
Categories: Social Services
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
His House Children’s Home located in Miami Gardens, Florida is a faith based non-profit organization dedicated to restoring the joy in the lives of children and families. The agency provides residential care for abused, neglected and drug exposed children in a campus home-like setting. Our goal is to restore the emotional and physical well being of children through an array of services in a loving and nurturing environment.

His House Children's Home is committed to breaking the cycle of abuse while meeting the emotional, medical, educational and social needs of the whole child. His House Children’s Home addresses these needs so children excel to the best of their abilities and receive all social and health opportunities that are available to every child.

The organization provides services ranging from residential services, case-management, an in-house counseling center, The His House Academy, after-school tutoring, weekly athletic, art and dance programs, in addition to foster and adoption placement. All programs are specifically designed and targeted to meet the needs of the whole child.

Its model is unlike your typical shelter. The home is staffed with house parents and supporting caregivers. Each house provides a home for ten to twelve children. It is the goal of His House to give each cottage a family-feel and make the home as cozy and home-like, as possible. We are coloring away the darkness in little hearts all over South Florida.

Currently we are looking to fill the following position:

Director of Counseling will have the overall responsibility for the organization and administration of the Counseling department in support of the stated goals and mission of His House Children’s Home. The Director is a service provider and team leader, delivering, supervising and coordinating developmental, therapeutic, psycho-educational, career, outreach and preventive counseling services to abused, neglected and drug-exposed children.

1) Building the counseling program from the ground up
2) Writing and implementing policies
3) Organizing, directing and coordinating the provisions of clinical services and as such is a member of the executive management team
4) Supervising counseling staff and interns
5) Providing crisis intervention and trauma counseling and consultation during emergency situations
6) Responding to court requests for reports or information about services and programs

1)Ph.D or Psy.D in Clinical/Counseling Psychology or Masters Degree with a LCSW, LMHC, LMFC
2)Must possess excellent organizational, administrative abilities
3)Effective writing and verbal skills
4)Well developed therapeutic and diagnostic skills
5)Minimum of 3 years experience in program management

Salary commensurate of experience. Benefits available include: health, dental, vision, life, AD&D, LTD, AFLAC insurance, vacation time, and personal days.

Please email resume to Maria Hurtado at: or fax to 305-430-7135.