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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.

Job Resources

Ongoing Opportunity

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.


Brown County Health & Human Services is Looking for a Crisis Coordinator

Brown County Health and Human Services offers exciting challenges, personal growth opportunities and a chance to make a difference, all while preserving a strong work-life balance. As an employee, you will have the opportunity to serve individuals and families within your own community. Come and see all that Brown County has to offer! Our Behavioral Health unit is looking for compassionate, self-directed and resourceful individuals to join our team now!

This position coordinates all aspects of the Emergency Detention process and community based system involved in Emergency Detentions. This position is responsible for developing, monitoring and evaluating crisis mental health services for children and adults provided internally and with contracted services. This position is to create and maintain a system for data collection, analysis, and identify strategies to expedite the detention process, identify and reduce obstacles in decision making and promote crisis plan continuity, while promoting person centered practice. This position is responsible to create and oversee a crisis coordinating committee.

For the full job description and application instructions, please visit


Catholic Charities is hiring an Bilingual Outreach Case Manager in Sheboygan

Our culture is defined by our mission to "provide service to those in need, to advocate for justice and to call upon others to do the same" since 1920. A career at Catholic Charities blends social service with professional advancement. We are a proud recipient of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Workplaces award for both 2016 and 2017.

For some clients juggling multiple issues, we provide ongoing support through our Case Management Services. The Outreach Case Manager works with clients to identify issues, problem solve, and together create a plan to address long term needs and transform lives. As an advocate for the client, the Case Manager will help the client obtain available community resources.

The goal of case management services is to work with clients to help them attain a greater degree of self-sufficiency and overall improvement in their lives. While there are no charges to clients for Outreach and Case Management Services, the program readily accepts donations.

Position Summary
The Case Manager provides outreach services to both English and Spanish speaking client in the Sheboygan and Fond Du Lac Communities, to include: translation, transportation, supportive problem solving, preventative education, and crisis intervention. This position also assist clients with educational, health, social or legal systems and other community resources.

Essential Functions
  • Providing translation and interpretation services to clients,
  • Providing assistance to the immigration process, and cultural counseling as needed,
  • Assist families in health care interpretation and advocates for their interest for educational, medical, housing, employment, food, and other material assistance by enrolling them in State and Federal benefit program, such as Badger Care, T-19, foodshare, etc.
  • Provide limited transportation services to clients to medical appointments or community agencies/programs, as needed,
  • Plans and directs clients to other direct assistance to families programs or services as needed, such as locating needed clothes, job placement, housing, school, food, etc.
  • Coordinate and facilitate resource fairs and group presentations to increase awareness and knowledge of resources within the community,
  • Maintain appropriate client case notes and information to meet appropriate quality assurance standards or other applicable standards,
  • Remain current in professional area(s) of expertise, such as various public benefit and assistance programs, through appropriate professional development activities, including training, reading, etc.
Position Qualifications/Requirements
  • Associates degree in Human Services or related degree required; Bachelor in Social Work preferred.
  • Two or more years' experience providing social services to individuals and families.
  • Valid Wisconsin driver's license, reliable transportation, and Wisconsin auto insurance coverage required. (Required general liability coverage: $100,000 per person and $300,000 per accident).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Spanish required.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with a passion for developing and maintaining strong relationships through Agency knowledge, personality, and communication.
  • Confident, autonomous self-starter who is comfortable and organized to perform multi functional tasks while achieving desired results.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
Travel: 20%; Regular business hours Monday through Friday; evening hours may be required depending on client need.

To apply, email resume and cover letter


NEWCAP Position Opening: Housing Case Manager PSH (Full time)

Housing Case Manager PSH, Full-time, $17.00/hour, very generous benefits! The Housing Case Manager shall be responsible for the daily case management of families selected to participate in Newcap's Permanent Supportive Housing Program. Case management includes completion of individual family needs assessments, linkage to identified services, development of detailed service plans, and ongoing monitoring of family progress. Case Manager will need to work closely with all other Newcap programs and services and the staff of various service provider agencies.

  • High school diploma.
  • Minimum 3-5 years of working with mental illness and programs in case management.
  • Must have a valid driver's license and have access to a reliable car with insurance coverage.
Bachelor degree or specific coursework in Social Services or related field.

Please Note: Due to the volume of resumes that we receive, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.
Apply at under Careers tab or submit your resume and cover letter to
Newcap, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Qualified Contacts Sought for RSVP Director Position

The Volunteer Center of Brown County is looking for a dynamic individual to lead and operate our federally funded RSVP (Retired and Senior Volunteer) Program! The RSVP Program Director is a full-time position which functions as a working project manager, actively involved with community organizations, RSVP volunteers, and nonprofit community partners.

More information can be found here:

If interested, please apply by sending a resume, cover letter and references to Eric Sponholtz, Executive Director, at

Deadline to apply is Monday, April 2, 2018.

City of Green Bay looking for Playground Program Leader

The Playground Program Leader is responsible for instructing and providing a specific recreation program, assisting the Playground Supervisor with planning and organizing the program, and providing a safe and comfortable environment for participants.

Education and Experience:

  • Must have completed two semesters of post high school education at an accredited technical college or university.
  • Experience in recreation programming preferred.
  • Ability to cooperate and work with others.
General Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Report to work at assigned park at designated times.
  • Participate in all City-wide playground events: Talent Show, Kiddie Parade and Karnival, Games Day, Track and Field Day.
  • Design and direct a comprehensive recreational program that includes low organized games, special events, shows, sports, etc.
  • Responsible for safety and supervision of all playground participants.
  • Responsible for inventory.
  • Set up and run a park store where profits are used to purchase prizes for various games and activities.
  • Cooperate with co-workers.
  • Open and secure facility daily.
  • Attend all staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Complete all required papers, i.e. attendance forms, lesson plans, financial reports, and payroll forms.
  • All other duties as assigned.
Rate of Pay: $10.74 per hour (first-year instructor)
Hours: Monday-Thursday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM Friday: 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Program Dates: Ten Weeks, June-August
Apply Online:

VA Palliative Care Fellowship for 2018-2019


MSW Students who are graduating this spring know that the Milwaukee VA will be accepting applications and interviewing for the VA Palliative Care Fellowship for 2018-2019. Here is the information.


The Milwaukee VA Medical Center is again recruiting qualified applicants for our Interdisciplinary Fellowship in Palliative Care. This is a one-year program designed to train participants in the many skills required to competently care for people at end of life. This positions offers opportunities for clinical rotations at VA and non-VA sites. Qualified applicants will have a Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited university (by August 2018) and a strong interest in working in a palliative care setting. The annual salary is $30,706.00 with benefits. Interested candidates should contact Don Weir by March 31st, 2018 for further information. Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to the following address/number:


Don Weir, MSW, LCSW

Coordinator, Palliative Care Program (RECC)

Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center

Milwaukee, WI 53295

414-384-2000, ext. 46742

After School Program Bilingual Case Manager (Hmong/English)

Family Services Job Posting

Family Services is a non-profit organization that protects, heals and cares for children and families throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Family Services is strongly committed to protecting children and vulnerable individuals from abuse and exploitation. When traumatic situations occur, our staff is there to assist the individual or family with their journey of healing and recovery. Family Services cares for individuals who are isolated, abandoned or just need help developing the skills to live successfully.

The Coming Home Project of Family Services is seeking a qualified individual 40 hours a week to provide prevention and intervention services to at-risk bilingual youth. Duties include: homework help, gang prevention activities, implementing site-based activities, collaboration with schools and other community service providers, individual and family intervention strategies, creating recreational activities and community service events. Candidates must be available for regular school year between the hours of 2:00-7:00 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Summer hours will vary but must be available from 10:00-6:00 during summer.

Qualifications include experience with high-risk populations in a culturally competent manner and/or a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services preferred. Fluency in English and Hmong is required. A valid driver's license, reliable transportation and car insurance are also required for this position.

To apply, visit


Casual Hospice Social Worker

Will make required contacts when full-time social worker is out, whether that be for covering days off or when our numbers require additional assistance to meet the face-to-face requirements.
Need a social work degree (BSW)
Preferably MSW students who might be looking for some extra income if hey aren't already full-time employed
For more information click here. Then scroll down and click on Hospice Social Worker (Casual)


Options for Independent Living Seeking Executive Director

Options for Independent Living (Options) is a consumer-driven, consumer-managed organization serving 17 counties in Northeast Wisconsin and the Fox Valley. Options provides independent living services and offers innovative ways to meet day-to-day needs of individuals of any age with a disability while advocating for their independence and civil rights.
With a current annual budget of $1.5 million and a staff of 20, Options offers five mandated core services to consumers: (1) systems and individual advocacy, (2) information and referral, (3) independent living skills training, (4) peer counseling, and (5) transition (nursing facility to community and school to adult life). Additional support services include: residential accessibility consultation assessments, assistive technology, Work Incentives Benefits Counseling, Medicaid Personal Assistance Program, Equipment Loan Program and HOME Loan Program.

The Executive Director represents the Agency, those whom the Agency serves and the community. We are seeking a dynamic individual, with vision and excellent communication skills to interact with peers, legislators, current and prospective donors, the media and community are required. Most importantly, this person must truly believe in and live the philosophy of independent living - that individual choice and personal decision making are the mission of all involved in this Agency - and - must have the proven ability to advocate for disability rights and to increase public awareness on disability-related issues.

This individual is responsible for providing overall management of Options and service provision to individuals in the 17 county area. Excellent demonstrated team leadership, a strong business and financial acumen, and communication skills are requirements. This position requires an individual knowledgeable about programs, services and barriers that affect people with disabilities and those who are older.

Education: Bachelor's degree in human service or management fields.
Experience: Five (5) years of human service program provision and / or administration; minimum one year of supervisory experience. Individual with a disability is preferred.

* Responsible for the overall fiscal management including budget preparation and monitoring. Oversee the financial status of the organization including developing long and short-range goals. Set financial priorities accurately to ensure the organization is operating in a manner that supports the needs of its programs and staff.
* Spearhead systems advocacy efforts.
* Prepare and submit appropriate grant applications that are consistent with the agency mission. Coordinate all fundraising activities as determined by the Board of Directors.
* Formulate and execute comprehensive marketing, branding and development strategies to ensure consistency throughout the organization and enhance revenue from major donors, foundations, government agencies and corporations utilizing all aspects of social media as appropriate.
* Lead the management team, hire, recruit, train, motivate and supervise staff members including conducting staff performance evaluations.
* Plan, implement and evaluate new programs and coordinate existing services in the 17 county service area.
* Liaison to the Board of Directors and Standing and Ad Hoc Committees.
* Act as liaison to local, state and national organizations and legislative entities to promote services for people with disabilities. This includes but is not limited to participating in achieving the goals and relevant activities of the Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers (WCILC) as appropriate.

SALARY: Compensation and benefits are commensurate with Options budget and the applicant's experience and expertise. Further questions will be answered if an interview is offered.


APPLICATION: Email cover letter and resume to

Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified persons with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply


Opportunity to Obtain Supervision of 3000 hours of Clinical Practice (Post-Graduate)

Jennifer Sovey-Fahey is looking to provide supervision of post graduate experience (3000 hours) to professionals attempting to obtain their license for independent practice.

Professionals currently employed in a human service profession without a supervisor to oversee hours for independent license, can connect with Jennifer via email to discuss the opportunity.

Jennifer has been providing supervision to Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) with training licenses and Advanced Practice Social Workers (APSW) looking to obtain LCSW credentials (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) for years, and she has been approved by the Department of Safety and Professional Services.  Individual and/or group supervision are possible, and minimal paperwork is needed for Department approval.

Please email:


Come Work for Brown County Health & Human Services!

Brown County Health and Human Services offers exciting challenges, personal growth opportunities and a chance to make a difference, all while preserving a strong work-life balance. As an employee, you will have the opportunity to serve individuals and families within your own community. Come and see all that Brown County has to offer!

We currently are recruiting for the following:

  • Clinical Social Worker
For full job descriptions and instructions on how to apply, visit

Curative Connections Hiring: Program Specialist

Program Specialist - Brain Rehab & Wellness Program

This person is responsible for the development of rehabilitation plans and provision of appropriate services to provide cognitive retraining for individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury and/or other neurological impairments, for the purpose of assisting participants in reaching their rehabilitation goals for personal and community independence.

This person is responsible for direct care and treatment planning, case management, instruction in a group setting, curriculum development of programming, in addition to promotional, educational, and operational duties as described.

This person may provide coverage to the Adult Day Treatment Program Leader in their absence. Clients are served at Curative Connections, with occasional services provided in the community.
Hours: Full time
Wage: $11.62 per hour

For more information or to apply online, please visit our website:


Service Specialist Position at Advocates for Healthy Transitional Living

General Description: Interact one-on-one or in a group setting with clients regarding academic, relational and behavioral goals.

Primary Responsibilities: Deliver quality services, on-site and in the community, in a way that most benefits the client and their team, while working toward establishing recovery plan goals.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Provide consistent, effective communication, as required (includes clients, client families and teams, referral sources and outside collaborators)
  • Timely submission of required service documentation and notes
  • Maintain accurate record of client information as required
  • Participation in supervision, team meetings and group programming
  • Attending trainings as designated by manager
  • Maintaining professionalism at all times when representing Advocates for Healthy Transitional Living
  • Creating a safe and productive environment at all times
  • Transportation of clients, as required
Required skills, knowledge and abilities
  1. Ability to understand client needs and issues
  2. Ability to give and receive feedback
  3. Ability to identify activities that correlate with recovery plan goals
  4. Ability to operate in a positive, dynamic, trauma-informed learning environment
  5. Ability to positively engage with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  6. Ability to clearly communicate with individuals of varying communication skills
  7. Ability to document and submit accurate information
  8. Appropriate knowledge of mental health, social services, personal safety and conflict resolution
  9. Flexible schedule, if required (evenings, weekends, etc.)

Experience and Qualifications
  1. Experience with at-hope populations (preferred)
  2. Pass background check
  3. Proof of Automobile Insurance and valid driver's license
  4. High-school diploma, Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in a human service related field (depending on level employment)

Interested candidates can send their resume and cover letter to: Jennifer Linzmeier at


Innovative Services, Inc. Hiring Youth Behavioral Specialist

Join our growing team of Youth Behavior Specialists!

We are hiring several part time positions (after school hours) starting at $10.75/hr. Full time positions are filled internally when they come available.

As a Youth Behavioral Specialist, you will work with children one on one and/or in group setting progressive life goals such as community integration, appropriate social skills, anger management/coping skills and daily living skills. Candidates will be working directly with children with developmental disabilities and/or mental health issues. We work with children who have Depression, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, ADHD/ADD, Attachment Disorders, Anxiety, Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, and other Developmental Disorders.

Must have 3 years driving experience with a clean driving record.

Please contact our Recruiter, Michelle at 920-632-7441 or visit us online at for more information.


Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Bridge Community Health Clinic

Bridge Clinic, a Federally Qualified Health Clinic, is expanding its mental and behavioral health counseling services. We have an opening for a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) interested in joining a client and family centered culture and working with like-minded and mission-driven individuals.

The LCSW works with individuals and families experiencing varying levels of difficulties with life situations or mental health concerns in both clinic and school-based settings. Our service delivery model is based on focused, time-limited, and goal specific interventions that enhance and foster the client's optimal functioning and interaction at home, in school, at work and in the community.

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing high quality, compassionate, ethical, and culturally competent diagnostic and therapeutic services;
  • Completing comprehensive clinical assessments and making independent diagnoses;
  • Using evidence based practices in accordance with clinic and regulatory guidelines;
  • Completing suicide and homicide risk assessments and providing crisis intervention when needed.
  • Conducting individual, couple, family, and group sessions within scope of practice and limits of experience and training; and
  • Maintaining and developing community referral resources, and referring clients for additional and alternative services as needed.
Requirements include:
  • Documenting all contacts with and about the client in the Electronic Health Record;
  • Completing all required documentation (assessments, initial and updated treatment plans, progress notes, discharge plans, etc.) within 5 days of the appointment; and
  • Working collaboratively with Bridge Clinic medical, dental, and community practice partners.
  • Master's degree in social work from an accredited College or University;
  • Completion of Clinical Supervision hours;
  • Fully licensed, or able to be licensed, in the state of Wisconsin as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW);
  • Experience working with children 13 years and under.
Compensation and Benefits includes:
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • 6 paid holidays plus 17 days of paid time-off
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life, AD&D, Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan, 401(k) and 401(k) Roth
Send resume and cover letter to




The NASW has developed a new email list that members can join upon request. People on this list receive information about social work job openings at various organizations and agencies as they come in. For more information about NASW or becoming a member, please click here.