It’s a great time to become part of a dynamic, caring agency that addresses a major community public health epidemic: child sexual abuse and exploitation.

Kristi House is 28 years old and still growing to meet the needs of children in Miami-Dade County. As Miami-Dade County’s Children’s Advocacy Center, you’d be part of a team that is helping to heal and protect our community’s most vulnerable victims.

Several positions are currently open:

  1.  Mental Health Therapist (Full Time)
  2.  Support Staff (Palmetto Bay)
  3.  Prevention & Education Specialist  (2 open positions)

Please check back periodically. Send resume and cover letter to jobs@kristihouse.org.

Kristi House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. If an accommodation is needed in order to participate in the application process, please contact jobs@kristihouse.org.

To advise us of your interest in possible employment opportunities at Kristi House, please send a cover letter and resume to: jobs@kristihouse.org.

In the employment, training, promoting, or provision of service to clients, Kristi House will not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, country of national origin, language proficiency, or ability to pay. In addition, clients that are diagnosed with co-occurring disorders will not be excluded from service because of the diagnosis. Kristi House will provide reasonable accommodation to all employees and clients as specified by the mandates of the Americans with Disabilities Act, The Department of Children and Families CFOP 60-10, and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. All services including communication assistance and auxiliary aids, are provided free of charge to the client.

1. Mental Health Therapist (Full-Time)


Kristi House is currently seeking Licensed Therapists to provide a mix of telehealth and face-to-face sessions. Therapists will have one location to work from and can choose between Miami Gardens, Downtown Miami, South Miami, or Homestead.

Kristi House is dedicated to eradicating child abuse and child sex trafficking – working nationally on solutions, and locally to heal child-victims. Kristi House provides an integrated solution for families navigating the complex services involved in the healing process.

This is a Master’s level (Full-time: 40 hours per week, Part-time: 10 – 32 hours per week) position designed to provide therapeutic services to child sexual abuse victims, physical abuse victims, and/or children who have experienced sex trafficking, along with their parents/caregivers. The therapist is responsible for carrying a therapeutic caseload for Kristi House clients, including individual, group, and family therapy. The position reports to the Clinical Supervisor.


  • Master’s Degree from an accredited university in Clinical Social Work, Mental Health, Counseling, or Marriage and Family Therapy.
  • A minimum of 1 year Masters level experience working with emotionally disturbed children and adolescents.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish or English/Haitian Creole preferred.


  • Provide office, in-home or teletherapy for children and their caregivers who are overcoming sexual abuse.
  • Serve on call for critical incidents and ongoing consultation.
  • Maintain professional standards regarding client record keeping and confidentiality.
  • Monitor clients’ clinical progress during the course of treatment via clinical assessment tools.
  • Prepare treatment plans/treatment plan reviews/termination summaries and closing documents.
  • Maintain contact with KH case coordinators and other agencies co-located at the Center to ensure communication among agencies involved with the family.
  • Prepare for and attend weekly supervision to discuss client’s progress, therapists’ needs and administrative paperwork.
  • Assess clients/families for co-occurring disorders and make referrals as needed.
  • Attend bi-weekly group supervision and monthly psychiatric case review.
  • Lead a therapeutic group at KH such as Teen Group, Pathways, or Parents Group.
  • Perform and be available as back up for initial clinical intake assessments.

2. Support Staff (Palmetto Bay)


The Support Staff/Receptionist position is a full-time, non-exempt position that is responsible for greeting and interacting with child-victims and their families at the Palmetto Bay office and on the phone; engaging children in play while they await appointments; assisting with client forms and paperwork; supporting case coordinators and therapists by coordinating their schedules; and providing data support on client assessments and tracking.


  • Bilingual (English/Haitian Creole) required and Second position Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, education, social work or related equivalent in field experience.
  • Skilled at working independently while prioritizing efficiency, initiative and time management skills.
  • Prior experience with PowerPoint, Word/Excel, Google Drive, and ZOOM
  • Skilled in public speaking and teaching; experience teaching preferred.
  • Prior experience publishing on social media, Instagram IGTV or IG Live feed / stories and FB Feed, stories and Live is preferred.
  • Prior experience working with culturally diverse children and families is preferred.


  • Assist Engagement Team with reaching out to referred families and partner agencies to schedule them for intakes and services.
  • Welcome all child-victims and family members of victims to the office and inform staff that appointments have arrived.
  • Supervise child-victims and their siblings in reception area, engaging in play when waiting for appointments.
  • Assist parents of child victims with necessary information whenever possible.
  • Answer telephone calls from victim families, partner agencies, and the general public and forward them appropriately.
  • Collect and input child-victim assessment data, client records and satisfaction surveys in KH Database.
  • Collect daily/weekly schedules for child-victims’ and their caregivers’ appointments from Therapist and Case Coordinators, and Psychiatrist (when needed) confirming, resetting, and cancelling as needed.
  • Send correspondence to parents/caregiver as needed.
  • Assist with medical record reviews as needed.
  • Generate monthly reports for funding reporting purposes upon request.
  • Coordinate psychiatric appointments with clients and Central Support Staff.
  • Ensure the office is neat and stocked with proper supplies.
  • Perform related work as required.

3. Prevention Education Specialist


This is a 40-hour-a-week staff position responsible for planning, scheduling, and presenting educational programs throughout the Miami-Dade community, particularly in underserved areas, as well as online via Zoom. Creative approaches, the ability to present before all types of audiences as well as work independently are needed. In addition to presentations, the position assists with identifying victims of sexual abuse and exploitation and providing appropriate outreach for services follow-up for the children and their families.


  • High school diploma required.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish required.
  • Ability to manage workload, adjust to changing priorities and opportunities.
  • Proficient using computers for office work, operation of Microsoft Word, Excel.
  • Experience providing support to multiple staff members.
  • Experience working with youth with mental health and behavioral diagnoses, or other trauma.
  • Experience interacting with culturally diverse children and families preferred.


  • Prepare and provide presentations to community agencies, staff and personnel on areas relating to child sexual abuse, commercial sexual exploitation, problematic sexual behavior in children, child traumatic stress and related mental wellbeing programs.
  • Provide school presentations relating to issues of internet safety and sexual violence, i.e., boundary safety, sexual harassment, teen dating violence, etc., for the purpose of increasing student awareness and knowledge, and for identifying victims or youth at risk for abuse and exploitation.
  • Create educational outreach messages using social media, including FB and Instagram.
  • Participate and represent Kristi House at expos, health fairs, and networking events. Occasional Saturdays/evening are required.
  • Work independently, on certain tasks and projects with the support of the Education Team Leader and/or Education Director, with weekly supervision/team meetings.
  • Become a subject matter expert on child trauma topics.
  • Maintain records of presentations details, participant evaluations and follow-up services and aggregate results in order to create monthly and quarterly reports.
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