Virginia Home for Boys and Girls is currently accepting resumes for the following positions. Please forward resumes to Angela Miller in Human Resourses firstname.lastname@example.org.
Group Care Services Teaching-Parent
As a member of the treatment team, Group Home Teaching Parents implement and monitor each child’s individualized treatment plan providing flexible guidance based on the child’s level of achievement and readiness for self-responsibility. The Group Home Teaching Parents serve as the “Primary Workers” providing advocacy and support to address individual client issues, needs, and concerns. Responsibilities include serving as a leader and positive role model for every child, and providing teaching and support around social, coping, daily living, academic, healthy relationship and independent living skills. The Group Home Teaching Parent manages and implements all systems, rules and routines in a consistent, predictable and nurturing manner in order to foster positive growth and development of each child placed in the program.
Experience and Education:
- Must meet qualifications to be a Qualified Mental Health Professional; At least a bachelor’s degree in a human service field or special education from an accredited college without one year of clinical experience; or at least a bachelor’s degree in a nonrelated field and is enrolled in a master’s or doctoral clinical program, taking the equivalent of at least three credit hours per semester and is employed by a provider that has a triennial license issued by the department and has a department and DMAS-approved supervision training program; must have a Virginia Driver’s License with driving record in good standing.
Mentors and Home-Based Service Providers
Virginia Home for Boys & Girls has an immediate opportunity available for Mentors and Home-Based counselors to work in a supportive, dynamic, and professional environment. We are seeking at least QMHP prepared individuals who may serve a multi-purpose role in contract service delivery of mentoring and/or home-based counseling.
- Mentors provide valuable one-on-one mentoring to at-risk youth in the surrounding community. This part-time position provides social skills development, problem solving and conflict management skills as well as connection with resources in the youth’s community. Mentoring Hourly range: $9.80 – $12.98/hour.
- Home-based Counselors are responsible for providing an array of mental health services to youth and their families. Provides direct counseling services to individualsand families and coordinates these services with the youth’s overall service plan. Home-based Hourly range: $13.85 – $15.25/hour.
Our campus has opportunities for married couples to become professional Teaching- Parents and live and work in a home with up to 8 adolescents ages 11-17. VHBG is a certified sponsor site for the international Teaching-Family Model. Training is provided in this model of care and Teaching-Parents have opportunities, as they develop their skills, to become certified in the model. Responsibilities include: interacting with and consulting with various adults/professionals to help residents develop successful life skills, managing a house budget, providing a family-style atmosphere and advocating for all adolescents in your care. Relevant education in the human services field and/or experience with adolescents is preferred, but not required. The strong desire to create a lifestyle centered on working directly with adolescents in a supportive, nurturing home environment is a must. Competitive salary includes free room and board and is complemented by an excellent benefits plan.
Human Resources Manager
Angela Miller has worked in Human Resources at VHBG since 2008. She holds a B.S. in Biology from Texas Southern University and has a Masters in Healthcare Human Resources from Texas State University-San Marcos. She is a member of (SHRM) Society for Human Resource Management.