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Notice: The National Health Service Corps has a loan repayment program for those who work at a NHSC approved site. Here is the link to their website: or for a quick summary, click here.

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The Department of Children and Families has social worker vacancies in the Division of Safety and Permanence/Bureau of Milwaukee Child Welfare (BMCW) in Milwaukee and are Continually Recruiting. Click here for more information.

Lutheran Social Services

Lutheran Social Services is hiring for a part-time Mental Health Specialist to work in the Brown County area. Staff will work with clients who have a primary diagnosis of mental illness for approximately 25 hours a week in their own homes, with the possibility of extra hours. Staff are required to use their own vehicles and have adequate insurance. Candidates must be flexible, know their way around the area, and have good computer skills.
Hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 7:45am-3:45pm and every other Wednesday 1pm-3pm.
Apply at


A very well-known and respected Out Patient Mental Health Clinic in Green Bay, WI is looking to add F/T & P/T LPC, CSAC or LCSW!
Our main office is in Green Bay, WI and a satellite office in Kaukauna, WI. We are looking for someone who can work at the main office in Green Bay and work a minimum of 1 day in the Kaukauna office.
Job Responsibilities are but not limited to: Assess and treat individuals with mental, emotional, and/or substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs. Activities may include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, client advocacy, prevention, and education.

*** MUST be licensed in the State of Wisconsin, held your license for a MIN of 2 years and you MUST have a LPC, LCSW or CSAC license.
Compensation: Production based pay *** Unlimited income ***
Benefits offered: 401k, Flex spend, AFLAC

Golden House Victim Advocate

Position: Victim Advocate --Evenings, Weekends, and Overnights
Job Summary: Part-time position responsible for providing supporting services for victims of domestic violence and their families during evening, weekend and holiday hours.
Essential Duties:

  • Provide crisis intervention for victims of domestic violence and their families by answering Helpline calls, completing DVIP (domestic violence intervention program) process, meeting with victims one on one, and completing shelter intakes.
  • Promote a healthy shelter living environment by ensuring that shelter guidelines and responsibilities are followed by shelter residents and that any issues are addressed immediately through proper protocol.
  • Respond to the needs of shelter residents by providing supplies as requested, supporting individual needs, mediating conflicts that arise, and supervising overall shelter activities.
  • Maintain a clean, professional appearance of facility by following protocol for accepting and storing donations, keep storage areas organized, and complete other tasks as assigned.
  • Completes and maintains necessary documentation through established written and computer protocol.
  • Maintains the confidential nature of client and business information.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of the dynamics of domestic violence.
  • Knowledge of professional social work interviewing principles and techniques.
  • Knowledge of community resources and ways in which they may be made available to clients and residents.
  • Knowledge of human development; strong understanding of attitudes, behaviors and development through the lifespan.
  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize a computer and the required software.
  • Ability to understand human behavior and to relate sensitively and effectively with victims of domestic violence and their families.
  • Ability to be decisive and make constructive decisions, under the pressure of crises or emergencies, with appropriate knowledge and timing.
  • Ability to plan and organize work and to make effective use of time.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with staff and the public.
  • Ability to work the required hours of the position.
Minimum Qualifications Required:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in social work or related human service field or equivalent human service related experience preferred.
  • Valid Wisconsin driver’s license.
  • Completion of criminal background check.
  • Typical physical and mental demands: Requires sitting, standing, bending and reaching. Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer and standard office equipment. Requires hearing within normal range and vision correctable to 20/20 to read communications, reports and computer terminals.
  • Must be able to analyze many variables and choose the most effective course of action for clients and/or the organization at any given point in time.
  • Must be able to communicate and provide verbal feedback in a professional manner.
  • Must be able to analyze causes of interpersonal conflicts and resolve complex communications issues.
  • Must be able to resolve problems, handle conflict, and make effective decisions independently.
  • Ability to give, receive and analyze information, formulate plans, prepare written materials, and articulate goals and action plans. Must handle novel and diverse work problems on a daily basis.
  • Must be able to perform arithmetic calculations involving fractions, decimals and percentages.
This position description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the major responsibilities and requirements of this job. The employee may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this description.

To Apply: visit the Golden House website here:

Substance Abuse Counselor (Green Bay)

The Jackie Nitschke Center, Inc. is seeking a qualified person to fill a full-time Substance Abuse Counselor and Case Manager position in our substance abuse treatment program for adults. The position will work in our Residential program, requiring daytime hours. The Jackie Nitschke Center provides services in a home-like environment utilizing a team approach to improve the quality of life for our clients and their families.
Hours: 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday as well as one Saturday per month.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Facilitating individual, family and group therapy, family programming, and assessments, utilizing a wide variety of approaches to suit clients individual needs
  • Formulate treatment plans and track client progress
  • Participate in group staffing and program development
  • Maintain accurate and quality client files in accordance with agency procedures and state regulations
  • Communicate with families, referrals and other collateral sources regarding treatment progress and discharge plans
  • Assist clients in establishing the most effective discharge plan for their situation, including researching resources in other communities
  • Precertification and utilization review with insurance companies
Qualified applicants with a minimum of an Associate Degree (Bachelors or Master's Degree preferred). Applicants must have a Substance Abuse Counselor in Training (SACT) license (SAC or CSAC preferred). Applicants without these qualifications will not be considered. Preferred applicants will have characteristics of integrity, professionalism, flexibility and empathy, as well as a strong adherence to ethical standards and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Compensation is based on experience, education and licensure; non-profit organization

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to:
Laura Hansen, Program Manager
Jackie Nitschke Center, Inc.
630 Cherry Street
Green Bay, WI 54301

Northwest Journey Day Treatment Program

Northwest Journey Day Treatment Program is looking for a part-time fill-in position at our Green Bay site. Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Human Service field with two years of experience working with children with Mental/Behavioral Health challenges, or a Master’s Degree in Human Service or related field with one year of experience. Qualified applicant will work directly with professional team serving youth in group and individual counseling setting.
Qualified individuals should email resume to Jennifer Sovey Fahey at

Many Open Positions with Forward Service Corporation!

Forward Service Cooperation is hiring for a variety of positions in the Green Bay, Appleton, and Oshkosh areas. Employment Specialists, Case Managers, Account Representative, and Job Developers are some of the positions offered.

Benefits, Pay, and More: At Forward Service Corporation we’re committed to providing a positive work experience for all of our employees. Of course, two key components of that positive work experience are benefits and pay.
Forward Service Corporation is proud to offer a comprehensive and competitive benefit package to our full-time employees. Those benefits include:

  • Paid Time Off – inclusive of sick leave, personal time and vacation time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance and AD&D
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Section 125 Plans (medical reimbursement and dependent care)
  • Service Awards
  • Dependent Life (Spouse and Child)
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Wellness Program
  • Business Casual Dress Code
For specific information, please refer to the links below:

Current Career opportunities:

About Forward Service Corporation:

About the FSET program:

For more information or to schedule an interview, contact Kinsey Kopp at

Teach Reading to Students of All Ages This Summer!

Earn more than $6,000 during the summer. Teachers typically earn between $500 and $700 per week while teaching.

Gain over 500 hours of teacher-training and teaching experience with a variety of age groups.

Help students of all ages develop their reading skills and ability to become imaginatively absorbed in books.

The Institute of Reading Development is seeking candidates for summer 2015 teaching positions. We seek applicants with an undergraduate degree or higher from any discipline. We provide a paid training program and comprehensive on-going support. The Institute teaches developmental reading programs in partnership with the continuing education departments of more than 100 colleges and universities across the United States. Our classes for students of all ages improve their reading skills and teach them to experience absorption in literature.

We hire people who:

  • Have strong reading skills and read for pleasure
  • Are responsible, hard working, and have good communication and organizational skills
  • Will be patient and supportive with students
We invite you to submit an online application and learn more about teaching for the Institute at:

Health Careers & Prevention Coordinator

Overview: This full-time position, located at Northeastern Wisconsin Area Health Education Center's (NEWAHEC) Manitowoc office, provides an exciting opportunity to work with youth on health careers preparation and promotion, and substance abuse prevention.
The health careers portion of the position comprises about 75% of effort, working closely with schools to reach high school students throughout NEWAHEC's 11-county region on a variety of health careers promotion and preparation activities, including:

  • Delivering a 15-unit health careers curriculum at high schools
  • Coordinating an on-line health careers academy for high school students that delivers college-level courses for credit
  • Coordinating two, five-day summer health careers camps
  • Coordinating job shadow and health careers experiences for two regional health care alliances
The substance abuse prevention portion of the position comprises about 25%. This part of the position works with the Manitowoc County Substance Abuse Prevention coalition, whose mission is "to reduce the incidence of alcohol, tobacco and drug use by youth and young adults through education, peer leadership, policies and environmental strategies." Activities include:

  • Coordinating a variety of evidence-based strategies in schools and in the community to reduce the rate of substance use and abuse, particularly among youth
  • Working with, and developing the capacity of volunteer community coalition members
Location: Northeastern WI Area Health Education Center - Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Job Classification: Full-time, salaried/exempt
Salary: Starting salary range is $30,000 to $34,000 annually
Fringe Benefits: A comprehensive benefit package, including health and dental insurance, paid time off, retirement plan match, short and long-term disability, and life insurance.

For additional information, please see Job Description.

To Apply: Send cover letter and resume by email to:
Martin Schaller
Executive Director
Northeastern Wisconsin Area Health Education Center

Shelter Care Workers

Brown County Shelter Care is currently hiring Part-time and On-Call Shelter Care Workers. These positions provide care and supervision to residents of Brown County Shelter Care. Shelter Care is open 24-hours per day, 7 days per week. Pay is $17.86 per hour. On-line applications only. Website: - click on Employment to apply.

Child Protective Services Social Worker

Position Summary: Perform social work activities for Child Protective Services. Under State of Wisconsin Chapters 48/938 criteria, conducts child abuse and neglect investigations, provides protective services and supervision of children in substitute care. Testifies in court as needed and appropriate.
Status: Full Time; 40 hours
Position Classification: 12
Salary Range: $17.96 - $22.45
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Department: Social Services
Manager: Kate Gardner
Schedule: Monday – Friday
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Major Areas of Accountability:

  • Under State of Wisconsin Chapters 48/938 criteria, conducts child abuse and neglect investigations, provides protective services and supervision of children in substitute care. Testifies in court as needed and appropriate.
  • Works with families to provide the services necessary to prevent or reduce the length of time of out-of-home placements.
  • Reviews requests and referrals for agency services, determines services needed and works with clients and appropriate agencies for the provision and follows-up of these services.
  • Develops appropriate case plans with follow-up and revisions as needed.
  • Maintains case records to include pertinent, current, accurate information and correspondence, reports and other required documents.
  • Assesses eligibility for Kinship Care and maintains all appropriate records and documentation.
  • Works with Juvenile Intake, Indian Child Welfare, law enforcement and other appropriate agencies to assure services are provided that are in the best interest of the child, the family and the community.
  • With the Director's approval, participates in meetings and on committees appropriate to Child Protective Services issues.
  • Provides training and education to other agencies and the general public on Child Protective Services.
  • As assigned: licenses foster homes, conducts step-parent adoption studies, supervises visitation, and conducts independent investigations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 4 Year Degree from an accredited school of social work or educational program as approved by the State of Wisconsin Social Work Licensure law.
  • Valid WI Driver’s license and adequate auto insurance.
  • Current State of Wisconsin Social Work license or acquire the license within the six month probationary period.
  • Within six month probationary period must successfully complete all assigned training programs.
Successful candidates must pass a drug screen, background check, and other potential pre-employment requirements. Application materials, including job description, are available on the County’s website,

Human Resources
Attn: Kris Duening
330 Court St
Eagle River, WI 54521
Fax: 715-479-3799

Deadline: March 27, 2015

Supervised Visitation

Family Access Solutions (a program of HELP of Door County, Inc.) is seeking applicants in Brown and Door Counties to provide supervised visitation. This is a part-time position (2-8 hours/week). Door County needs morning hours and weekends, Brown County mostly weekends and evenings. Although schedule is flexible, applicant must be able to work a consistent schedule. Qualified applicants must pass a background check and will receive on-the-job training. All applicants must be 18 or older, have knowledge of child development, able to make quick decisions, and have excellent observational and writing skills. EOE. Please send resume and cover letter to Dorothea Carson,

Work Services Supervisor

ASPIRO, Inc. is looking for a WORK SERVICES SUPERVISOR. The Work Services Supervisor must manage the contract work assigned so that the business needs of production and our customers are met. The Work Services Supervisor manages the environment of the various workstations consistent with the case plans of the individual clients within his or her area of supervision. Requirement: Degree in Rehabilitation, Education, or Business or Associate Degree in Production Management or substantial experience in direct supervision. Experience with people with disabilities or another human service group preferred. Hours are Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Full benefit package. To apply go ASPIRO’S website: and complete and submit the online application. EOE/M/F/D/V Minorities Encouraged to Apply

Social Worker

Department Of Health And Human Services: Children, Youth and Families Division

Position Overview: Provides child protective services initial assessments or ongoing family assessments in accordance with a risk management system; determines the origin of problems, provides for safety of children; provides information and referral services for the family and case management including case documentation requirements; places children in out of home placements if necessary; provides court related services in accordance with the Children’s Code (Chapter 48) and the Juvenile Code (Chapter 938) as it pertains to children in need of protection services. Provides on-call after hours crisis coverage on a rotating basis. May be assigned to any and all Social Work functions performed within the Division.
Salary Range: $42,754 - $64,988/yr
Position Requirements: State of Wisconsin Social Work Certification required. Bi-lingual candidates in Spanish or Hmong will receive special consideration.
Fringe Benefits: The County offers an excellent compliment of fringe benefits which include paid vacation, holidays, sick time, health insurance (HMO options), dental insurance, funeral leave, life insurance, long and short term disability insurance, deferred compensation, and Wisconsin Retirement.
Residency Requirements: County residency is not required as a condition of employment.
Public Records Notice: Wisconsin Statutes require an employer to treat an applicant’s identity as a public record unless the applicant specifically requests that his or her identity not be disclosed. Even with a written request for confidentiality, identity may be disclosed as required by law if a candidate becomes a finalist for the position.
Application Process: Candidates will be reviewed based on a combination of education and experience. A selection of qualified individuals will be invited to participate in the interview process that may include multiple interviews. All candidates participating in the interview process will be contacted at the conclusion of the search. Communications related to this opportunity should be directed to:

Outagamie County HR Department
File CC-573
410 South Walnut Street
Appleton, WI 54911

Outagamie County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Social Worker

The Wood County Human Services Department has an opening for a full-time Social Worker (Family Services Ongoing) position in Wisconsin Rapids. The purpose of this position provides assessment, counseling, and case management in the provision of Child Protective Services and/or Juvenile Court Services to juvenile clients and their families of the Department.
Essential requirements include: Minimum qualifications of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a directly related field, and one year experience in the family services field. Possession of, or eligibility for, Social Work Certification in accordance with Wisconsin Chapter 457.08 is required. Basic everyday living skills, the ability to understand and follow directions (agency manuals, etc.), and reading and writing (for reports) is necessary. Ability to communicate orally and in writing with individuals and groups. This position may require travel to and from off-campus sites. Individual may use personal vehicle or other means of reliable transportation.

For more information, please visist Deadline: April 10th, 2015

Child Protective Services Supervisor - Winnebago County

Winnebago County Department of Human Services is seeking an experienced individual to supervise a team of social workers providing Child Protective Services on-going case-management, intervention services, and related court work to children and families. Working experience regarding Wisconsin Chapter 48, Wisconsin Child Protective Services Standards, and e-WiSACWIS is required. A Masters Degree in Social Work with a clinical emphasis and supervisory experience is preferred. Social Worker certification by the State of Wisconsin is required.
Applicants interested in this position can visit our county website at: or call our Human Resources Department for more information at (920) 232-3460.

Winnebago County Human Resources Dept.
P.O. Box 2808
Oshkosh, WI 54903

Deadline: April 17th, 2015


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