The Villages, Indiana’s largest not-for-profit child and family services agency, serves over 1,400 children and their families each day. Our vision is that every child will flourish in a healthy, nurturing, self-sufficient family. You can find out more about our work on our Facebook page, Twitter feedLinkedIn account, or Instagram.

Current programs include:

  • Foster Care
  • Older Youth Services
  • Adoption
  • Kinship Care
  • Child Development
  • Community Based Services
  • Child Abuse Prevention
  • Parent Education
  • Wraparound Behavioral Health Services

All The Villages services are strength-based, culturally respectful, and trauma informed.

Mission: The Villages champions every child’s right to a safe, permanent, and nurturing home. We are committed to strengthening families for all children and to embracing the dignity and diversity of every child, youth and family served.

Vision: Every child will flourish in a healthy, nurturing, self-sufficient family.

BSW jobs available now (but we have regional openings throughout the year):

Case Manager, Foster Care  - Elkhart

Case Manager, Family Connection Network  – Indianapolis

Case Manager, Licensing and Foster Care  – Fort Wayne

MSW job available in our Indianapolis office:

Home-based Therapist

General employee benefits:

  • Subsidized Health Insurance (with Villages paid contributions)
  • Subsidized Dental Insurance
  • Subsidized Vision Insurance
  • Sponsored Retirement
  • Section 125 Unreimbursed Medical Expenses and Dependent Care
  • PTO (with Holidays)
  • Villages-paid Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Villages-paid Disability
  • Aflac
  • Various discount programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 12 Paid Holidays

General Case Manager Job Description

Salary range: Competitive salary, based on experience.

Start date: New positions are opened in accordance with varying needs in each region.

License: Can start with pending temporary license application

Case Manager POSITION SUMMARY 

To provide client-centered, culturally competent, and trauma-informed services to clients served by the agency. This position supports the agency’s mission, vision, goals, and objectives.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Regular and predictable attendance is required.  

Case Management and/or Licensing (85%)

  • Responsible for facilitating the implementation of comprehensive services for children, youth, and families.
  • Assess and monitor the needs of children, youth, and families. Provide case management or licensing services using a child, youth, and family team approach. 
  • Act as a liaison between The Villages and referring agencies, schools, community resources and The Villages’ Administrative Staff
  • Identify measurable outcome goals for children, youth, and families.
  • Demonstrate cultural, trauma-informed competence in interaction with all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Assess and report on the safety and appropriateness of child, youth, and family living situations.
  • Interact in a positive and professional manner with internal and external stakeholders, without bias.
  • Provide accurate, timely, and professional documentation as needed to meet the requirements in the service standards.
  • Report safety concerns to supervisor, immediately, when made aware. 
  • Provide evening and weekend contact with clients as required.
  • On call duties for crisis and placements as required.
  • Demonstrate an ability to support, and problem solve through, a crisis and other complex situations as they arise
  • Home visiting is required regardless of home environment.

Training and Support (10%)

  • Assist with training, licensing support and crisis intervention for child, youth, and families. 
  • Attend staff meetings, court hearings and other regional meetings as scheduled.
  • Meet with Regional Director, Clinical Director or Supervisor on regular basis for supervision.
  • Assist with development of community partnerships to enhance services to children, youth and families.
  • Assist with the development and facilitation of support groups, in-service, and other trainings as required. 

Other Duties (5%)

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

COMPETENCIES 

  • Communication Proficiency 
  • Collaboration and Teamwork Ability
  • Organizational Skills and Time Management
  • Confidentiality and Ethical Practices 
  • Problem Solving

TRAVEL

Regular travel is required for this position.

Work Hours: Work schedules for employees vary throughout our organization. The Villages regular business hours are between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday.

Candidate Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in psychology, sociology, social work or directly related human service field (If BSW, then LBSW is needed and you can be working toward this).

Home-based Therapist Job Description

Salary range: Competitive, based on experience

Start date: New positions are opened in accordance with varying needs in each region.

License: Can start with pending temporary license application

POSITION SUMMARY

To provide client-centered, culturally competent and effective services to clients served by the agency. This position supports the agency’s mission, vision, goals, and objectives.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Regular and predictable attendance is required.

Execution of Operational Compliance (85%)

  • Acts as a liaison between The Villages' families and referring agencies, the children’s families, schools, community resources and The Villages' administrative staff.
  • Assessing the child and/or family needs, provision of counseling (including Medicaid billing and documentation), case management services using a child/family team approach; monitoring child/family progress.
  • Responsible for ensuring the implementation of comprehensive services.
  • Crisis intervention.
  • Assess safety in all interactions.
  • Cultural Competence.
  • Develop SMART treatment plans that are monitored for completion per service standards.
  • CFTM and court participation.
  • Completion of required documentation as required by funding source.
  • Contacting family within service standards timelines (including evenings and weekends if necessary.

Training and Support (10%)

  • Assist with resource family training, licensing support and crisis intervention.
  • Identify abused and neglected children and adults and their needs.
  • Work with hard-to-reach or resistant individuals and families.

Other Duties (5%)

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

COMPETENCIES

  • Communication Proficiency
  • Collaboration Skills and Teamwork Ability
  • Organizational Skills and Time Management
  • Confidentiality and Ethical Practices
  • Problem Solving

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Travel expectations with job: Yes

Work Hours: The Villages regular business hours are between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday.  On call duties as required.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Master’s degree in one of the following:
    • Social work with an emphasis on clinical practice
    • Clinical or counseling psychology
    • Marriage and Family Therapy
    • OR related field
  • Training and experience in child, adult, and family therapy/counseling
  • Demonstrated respect for confidentiality practices
  • Proficiency with office technology including software applications relative to the job including web maintenance

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of two years previous experience in either foster care or social services