Employment

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

(3) Positions are currently open:

  1. Project GOLD Clinical Site Manager
  2. Master’s Level Therapist
  3. Human Resources Manager

Please check back periodically. Send resume and cover note 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 our Chief of Operations, Eve Mart, at 305-547-6834 or emart@kristihouse.org.

To advise us of your interest in possible employment opportunities at Kristi House, please send a cover letter and resume to: Chief of Operations, Kristi House, 1265 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, or email it 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. Project GOLD South Clinical Site Manager

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Kristi House Project GOLD Clinical Manager is responsible for carrying out the daily operations of the South Drop In Center. The position supports the Directors in the supervision and training of direct care staff.  The Project GOLD Clinical Site Manager is supervised by the Project GOLD Directors. This position will participate in continuing education seminars, trainings and community outreach events to strengthen and promote community linkages for Project GOLD in the Homestead and surrounding areas.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s degree required in social work or related field of study.
  • Must be a Licensed Mental Health Professional for a minimum of one year.
  • At least 2-3 years of prior experience working with youth required.
  • At least 2 years of supervisory experience in the fields of mental health or social services.
  • Sensitivity to the needs of runaway, homeless, and sexually exploited youth.
  • Knowledge of the dependency system.
  • At least 1 year of experience working with mental health related issues, complex trauma, substance abuse, court-involved youth.
  • TF- CBT certification required.

Job Type: Full-time

RESPONSIBILITIES

Drop In Center Supervision:

  • Provide supervision to ensure safety of members, adherence to program rules and policies, confidentiality, and appropriate delivery and documentation of direct care services.
  • Provide an on-site presence at the South Drop In Center on a regular basis and assist in management and scheduling of program services, groups and program needs.
  • Work with staff to maintain thorough, accurate, and timely completion of clinical records.
  • The role includes providing professional development (i.e., coaching and training on technical and soft skills) of staff, volunteers, and community partners.
  • Supervises Support Staff, Family Engagement Specialist and Project GOLD therapist.
  • Network and serve as a representative of Kristi House in the community to raise awareness of CSEC and Project GOLD as needed.

 

Direct Client Services:

  • Provide advocacy, information, and linkages with community partners or other service providers on behalf of youth who are victims or at risk of commercial sexual exploitation.
  • Coordinate services with external partners to provide a continuum of care for each member including MDT, G.R.A.C.E. Court, and other collaborative staffings.
  • Complete clinical assessments and individual, family, or group interventions as needed.
  • Crisis intervention including but not limited to Baker Act, abuse reporting, law enforcement, or other scenarios that require de-escalation or higher level of care needs.
  • Promote a trauma-informed and culturally sensitive atmosphere of dignity and respect in line within the philosophy of Kristi House and Project GOLD to all members and staff.
  • Facilitate group at the Drop In Center as needed.
  • May carry a small list of care of members as needed for individual and/or family therapy (i.e. TF-CBT, etc)

2. Master's Level Therapist

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

This is an unlicensed, Master’s level, full-time, 40 hours per week position designed to provide therapeutic services to child sexual abuse victims, physical abuse victims, children who have experienced sex trafficking, and children who have witnessed exposure to domestic violence, along with their parents/caregivers.  The therapist is responsible for carrying a therapeutic caseload of Kristi House clients, including individual, group, and family therapy. The position reports to the Clinical Supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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
  • Minimum travel for meetings or conferences.
  • Perform related work as required.

3. Human Resources Manager

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Human Resources Manager is a full-time, permanent position that is a vital member of the team.  This role is responsible for planning, organizing and implementing Human Resources policies and procedures, worker’s compensation, unemployment, employee relations, reporting functions, audits and working in a highly collaborative, team-based environment. The position is also responsible for administering payroll processes and procedures to ensure compliance and efficient delivery of payroll reports/checks while maintaining a high level of confidentiality. The position directly reports to the Chief Operating Officer (COO).

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, but a combination of experience and education can be substituted.
  • Previous experience working in a Human Resources Department.
  • Experience working on a payroll system (i.e. ADP); must be detail orientated and work well under pressure / time constraints.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents; ability to write routine reports and correspondence; ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Understanding of grant-funded allocations; Knowledge of audits and reports required/requested.
  • Bi-Lingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required.
  • Experience providing administrative support to multiple staff members and working in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Current Florida driver’s license and car insurance required.

Job Type: Full-time

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for reviewing, amending, and writing policies and procedures relating to Human Resources.
  • Facilitate all aspects of the onboarding process, including benefits review and new employee orientation (in English and Spanish, if necessary) to foster a positive attitude towards agency mission, vision and goals.
  • Responsible for worker’s compensation including receiving and processing w/c incident reports, working with employee for medical attention and follow-ups, working with w/c carrier to report incident and follow up; reviews monthly/quarterly/etc. reports for carrier for usage and trends.
  • Fosters effective employee relations by working with management to provide guidance and communications including relating to employees and agency wide events such as trainings and employee events.
  • Responsible for all aspect of payroll to include:
    • Review and data entry of employee timesheets into the payroll system.
    • Ensure employee time is entered and allocated correctly.
    • Enters all new hires, terminations and employee changes into the payroll system.
    • Review payroll reports prior to submission for processing.
    • Researches and resolves questions from managers and employees re: time, accruals for time off / time taken.
    • Exports the processed payroll into the Accounting Department software.
  • Handles unemployment quarterly billings form State of Florida, works with unemployment carrier to respond to unemployment claims.
  • Responsible for EEO reporting and Civil Rights reporting.
  • Responsible for Agency audits (TCT, VOCA, CBO, COA, NCA etc.) relating to Human Resources.
  • Responsible for updating Employee Handbook and employee forms as necessary.
  • Participating in reviewing staff allocations and facilitating changes with Direct Deposit forms.
  • Responsible for pre-employment practices including employment verifications.
  • Maintain current personnel files including documentation of required certifications and recertifications, and trainings.
  • Responsible for job descriptions, internal job postings and external job postings.
  • Responsible for coordinating employee recognition awards with Leadership.
  • Works with Program Supervisors and Directors relating to Corrective Action process.
  • Attend meetings as requested/scheduled.
  • Other duties that might be assigned.

RELEVANT SKILLS & EXPERIENCES:

  • A personal interest in, and commitment to, working with adolescent girls.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a team player
  • Positive attitude and belief in the hope of an individual’s recovery from commercial sexual exploitation.
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