For more than 160 years, White’s Residential and Family Services has helped families in crisis, in transition and in need of support through its accredited and comprehensive continuum of community-based services, foster care, adoption support and residential treatment programs. Our statewide network of facilities and seasoned providers allows us to support children, teens and families with a variety of services when they need it, wherever they may need it.

At White’s we realize that no family is exempt from tough times; it’s a hard time to be a parent and a hard time to be a teen.  At its core, White’s provides hope for children, teens and families by offering services which challenge them to live lives of character, stability and service to others.

Mission-White’s Residential & Family Services is a Christ-centered organization committed to enriching the lives of children and families through emotional healing, personal development and spiritual growth.

Vision-White’s Residential and Family Services will provide hope for children and families and offer services which challenge them to live their lives of character, stability and service to others.

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General employee benefits:

  • Health care
  • Time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retirement contribution
  • Paid workout time/Fitbit program
  • Staff Chaplain
  • Individual Development Plan
  • No cost housing for those who qualify

Associate Degree positions:

Bachelor’s Degree positions:

Master’s Degree positions:

Houseparent 

Salary range: $34-$40k annual

Start date(s): Pending pre-hire process

Job Description: Houseparents can help youth learn to function in a home-like setting.  By example and teaching, Houseparents can offer; healthy values, a safe and secure structured environment, and opportunities for relationship building.  Houseparents will work as a full member of a treatment team for cottage of residents. Must demonstrate sensitivity to our service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and needs. 

Travel expectations: Minimal

Work Hours: Work days will be scheduled on a two week cycle.  The 50%/183 day schedule has a 2 week rotating schedule where one week requires 48 hours and the next 64 hours for an average of 56 hours weekly.

Candidate Qualifications: This person must be 21 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Bachelors in Human Services or related field preferred. The regular Houseparent must function as a positive role model for residents.

Youth Care Specialist 

Salary range: $26k-$31k annual

Start date(s): Pending pre-hire process

Job Description: The night security personnel are to provide supervision to students in the cottage through documented 15-minute room checks (unless specified differently), manage any potential problems that are minor in nature, contact campus supervisor with problems of a more major nature.  Must demonstrate sensitivity to our service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and needs.    

Travel expectations: None

Work Hours: Two week rotation; six on two off; 10PM-6AM

Candidate Qualifications: A person must have a high school diploma (or equivalent) and be at least 21 years of age.  This person must be stable, firm, assertive, committed, flexible, and capable in pressure situations.

Business Development Manager 

Salary range: $48k-$66k annual

Start date(s): Pending pre-hire process

Job Description: The incumbent of this position will be responsible for building new and maintaining current referral partner relationships for all of White’s Residential Programs.  He or she will serve as the main contact for residential referral sources and must be able to provide a thorough and complete explanation of White’s programs and services. This person will be directly responsible for increasing the number of qualified referrals White’s receives for its residential programs and will employ the proven tactics of customer relationship management, sales, public relations, marketing/communications (including digital strategies), and fundraising in order to be successful. This person needs to be self-motivated and driven to connect White’s mission to appropriate target audiences and be able to connect outside contacts to the appropriate person and/or department within the agency. 

Travel expectations: Significant

Work Hours: Regular work days will be 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

Candidate Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, or Communications with sales experience required.  Applicants will be considered who possess a Human Services related degree and three or more years of experience submitting or receiving referrals for foster care, short and long term residential, or acute inpatient settings. Experience working in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Sociology, Human/Social Services, Family and/or Consumer Sciences fields highly preferred; demonstrated understanding of the fields and governing principles is required.

Family Specialist 

Salary range: $34k-$45k annual

Start date(s): Pending pre-hire process

Job Description: The Family Specialist is knowledgeable and experienced in regards to the application of appropriate social work skills and principals. The Family Specialist demonstrates the ability to exercise independent judgment and function as a team member in the professional treatment effort as it applies to each child/family on the assigned caseload.  The Family Specialist must be equipped to identify the needs of the children and families in their care, and to address those needs through the application of various components of all of the White's Family Services care models, including Foster Care, Father Engagement Services, and Family Preservation Services.  This position is an integral part of the treatment team’s efforts toward permanency; preservation of the legal family, reunification with the legal family, adoption, or independent living.  This position requires an over-arching understanding of the entire continuum of services available for families, children, and the referring agencies. The individual must demonstrate sensitivity to our service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and needs.

Travel expectations: Some

Work Hours: Regular work days will be 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

Candidate Qualifications: A Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Sociology, Human/Social Services, Human Development and Life Studies, Family and Consumer Sciences or Child Development and three years of experience in community-based support services is required.  Must have a valid driver’s license with no restrictions that would limit the ability to perform job functions and must hold the basic belief that children are meant to grow up within their family of origin whenever possible, and that warrants significant supportive efforts toward preservation or reunification when necessary.

Therapist

Salary range: $36k-$50k annual

Start date(s): Pending pre-hire process

Licensure: Must be licensed by the State of Indiana as a LMHC, LCSW, or HSPP.  Pending licensures are accepted. 

Job Description: Provide treatment oversight and direction including matters related to assessment and treatment planning/review for residential youths.  Complete clinical assessments, progress reports, and direct clinical services for assigned youth.  Maintain active and ongoing communication with parents and Educational Consultants (in applicable cases). Assist with staff development activities related to mental health diagnoses and treatment provision within the framework of Compass Rose Academy’s Growth Model as well as TF-CBT.  The therapist must demonstrate sensitivity to the service population religious, cultural, and socioeconomic characteristics and needs.

Travel expectations: None

Work Hours: Regular work days will be 8:00 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

Candidate Qualifications: Must have a Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work, or Psychology. Must be licensed by the State of Indiana as a LMHC, LCSW, or HSPP. Minimum of up to one year of practicum or internship experience required.  Depending on the assignment, additional experience and specialized credentialing and/or licensing may be required in the areas of Substance Abuse or Sexually Maladaptive behavior.  Training and experience in a psychodynamic psychotherapy model and one year of residential/social service experience is preferred. Must be able to professionally and effectively integrate faith and psychology. Must be trained, or willing to be trained, in Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavior Therapy.

Clinical Supervisor

Salary range: $43,000-$59,200 annual

Start date(s)Pending pre-hire process

Job Description: The Clinical Supervisor directs and coordinates all caseload work and clinical services within the regional office.  This individual is responsible for supervising Family Specialists in conjunction with the Regional Manager, provide treatment direction, assign caseloads, and approve all written work including:  treatment plans, monthly reports, closing reports, progress notes, and correspondence.  This individual must have an understanding of clinical issues, treatment programming concepts, and counseling. This Individual must demonstrate sensitivity to our service population’s cultural and socioeconomic characteristics and needs.

Travel expectations: Minimal

Work Hours: General office hours are 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday

Candidate Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Social Work is required. LCSW is preferred. Three years paid social work experience. At least one year of paid case work in a child-placing agency is required. Must have a valid driver’s license with no restrictions that would limit the ability to perform job functions.