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.

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. Mentor (Project GOLD)


The Mentor will provide peer-support to girls in Project GOLD as a positive example of someone who has overcome exploitation and has restored or is in the process of restoring her life. The position will provide personal advocacy and emotional support, identifying victims’ needs and helping them with identification of resources to assist with restoring their lives. The position provides information, referrals, advocacy and follow-up contact for services. The position also provides facilitation of participation in criminal justice and other public proceedings arising from the crime, spending one to two days per week in the human trafficking “G.R.A.C.E. Court” where the position provides advocacy on behalf of victims. She will also lead a survivor group at the Project GOLD Drop-In Center and encourage girls’ participation in programs. The Survivor Mentor is directly supervised by the Project GOLD Program Manager/Mentor Supervisor.


  • Personal history as a survivor of commercial sexual exploitation as an adolescent or young adult. This may include exploitation through prostitution, stripping, or pornography.
  • A significant length of time in recovery from sexual exploitation (out of the commercial sex industry).
  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED.
  • A current driver’s license, insurance and access to a car.
  • Bilingual – English and Spanish Mandatory

Pay: From $45,000 per year


  • Accompany Project GOLD girls to GRACE Court and provide support to GRACE court victims who may not have an advocate, working collaboratively with Kristi House staff on court, law enforcement, and prosecution issues.
  • Provide group and one-on-one support and mentoring to adolescent/teen girls who have been commercially sexually exploited. This support will include weekly, biweekly and or monthly meetings (depending on where a young woman is in her recovery).
  • Within the group/individual setting, engage with members to enhance opportunities for success, helping to expand mentees’ ranges of experiences through open communication and discussions.
  • Be available to encourage and support your mentee’s social, emotional, and cognitive growth, provide guidance to mentee in developing problem-solving skills. If sensitive topics come up, seek advice from program staff.
  • Provide written documentation of each contact with your assigned member (group or individual) using Kristi House-designated reporting format and data collection forms.
  • Work collaboratively with the staff at the Drop-In Center in developing appropriate support services, education outreach, safety, and goal development.
  • Attend case reviews and participate in trainings as needed.
  • When appropriate involve family members in the mentee/mentor relationship.
  • Assist with transportation of program members.


  • 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 recovery from commercial sexual exploitation for adolescent girls.

2. 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.

Pay: From $55,000 – $75,000 a year


  • 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.

3. Volunteer and Development Coordinator


The Volunteer & Development Coordinator develops and manages the volunteer program at Kristi House and its four satellite locations. The position staffs and oversees the Waiting Room Ambassador volunteers who occupy children while awaiting appointments and interact with caregivers receiving information and services. The position requires skills in training, organizing and communications. The person in this position should have a love for working with people and ability to engage those who have an interest in Kristi House.

The position is part of Kristi House’s Development and Community Relations team and as such is involved in related events and functions for the department including donor relations programs, annual events and fundraisers. The position assists with the identification, cultivation, solicitation and appropriate recognition of event sponsors, participants and volunteers. Reports to the Director of Development.


    • Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree or equivalent work experience may be substituted.
    • A “people person” who likes to interact with a variety of people and with strong appreciation for
    • Previous work experience in training and/or volunteer management strongly desired.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evening and weekend events as required.
    • Experience working on fundraising events or campaigns; strong interest in Development.
    • A willingness to learn about the services Kristi House provides for children and their families who are victims of crime.
    • Bilingual a plus (English/Spanish or English/Haitian Creole)


  • Health status appropriate to the physical and emotional demands of the job.
  • Lift, carry, push, pull, and otherwise move objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both written and verbal.
  • Ability to motivate staff, promote teamwork and build effective relationships.
  • High level of interpersonal, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding personal information of donors, volunteers and staff. 

Pay: From $40,000 -$50,000


Volunteer Coordinator:

  • Receive online volunteer applications, screen for appropriateness and set meetings with volunteer candidates.
  • Meet with incoming and exiting volunteers to complete required screenings and other documentation for personnel folders, explain services and roles and responsibilities of volunteers.
  • Provide training and orientation to new volunteers on volunteer operations and provide training resources on child sexual abuse, crisis management, and cultural competency.
  • Train volunteers on how to effectively engage children overcoming trauma in play and other enrichment activities while at the Center.
  • Recruit qualified volunteers through public awareness outreach at events and through educational presentations to community groups, businesses and other organizations.
  • Plan the December Holiday Celebration and other holiday events, coordinating all donations and activities for clients and distribution of donated goods to families.

Donor Relations

  • Work with Development and Community Relations team on identifying, engaging and stewarding donors, sponsors and volunteers.
  • Coordinate tours, and corporate engagement projects in concert with the Development and Community Relations team.
  • Manage receipt and distribution of in-kind donations, working with operations staff at Kristi House as well as the Development team.
  • Serve as an ambassador for Kristi House at local service organizations and community functions to cultivate prospects for donors, sponsorships, and volunteers.

4. Training Coordinator and Registrar / C-START CTS Center


This position manages daily operations and direct service staff at Kristi House central and satellite facilities involved in the C-START CTS Center. The position serves as participant support liaison for all community agency trainees, reports to the Project Director for C-START and interfaces with the leadership and evaluation teams. The position is responsible for accurate capture and tracking of all C-START program data to assist with maintaining adequate client files to help ensure the quality of services and timely grant reporting, and in a manner that ensures safeguarding of data integrity, confidentiality, and adherence to all applicable standards.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Experience with culturally diverse populations preferred.
  • Great organizational and time management skills.
  • Great oral and written communication skills.

Pay: From $40,000 -$45,000


CTS Center Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate staff and community participation in each C-START Learning Collaborative and mini-training.
  • Assist with registration for all C-START Learning Collaboratives, handling service provider enrollment and onboarding.
  • Assist C-START Project Director and Evaluation Faculty on setting up systems for data collection and management. Work closely with the evaluation team to ensure proper data collection for evaluation.
  • Coordinate all logistics for trainings, working with facilities, materials production, and other needs for successful training sessions.
  • Manage consultation call scheduling and tracking of participation.
  • Arrange for CEUs for participants when appropriate.
  • Manage budget expenses relating to travel, assessment tools, connectivity, and incentives.
  • Work closely with training participants to ensure data captured for tracking metrics and assessment tool scores.
  • Participate in training sessions, consultation calls and follow up where data collection is involved, working closely with Project Director and Communications Manager.
  • Assist with aggregation of data for quarterly reporting and program evaluation.
  • Perform related activities, as needed.

Operations Responsibilities:

  • Work with IT and staff to troubleshoot and resolve database system issues.
  • Assist with reviewing client files to ensure that all required service entries and activities are completed.
  • Assist direct care staff with daily operations relating to providing evidence-based interventions.
  • Assist with welcoming and responding to clients, MDT staff and other visitors to Kristi House, as needed.
  • Assist with completing Performance Quality Improvement quarterly for each program, as needed.
  • Perform related activities, as needed.

5. Project GOLD Masters Level Therapist


This is a Master’s level, full-time, 40 hours per week position providing intake, assessment, individual, family, and group services to youth who are victims or at risk of human trafficking/commercial sexual exploitation and their non-offending caregivers at Project GOLD (PG). The therapist is responsible for carrying a list of care of PG members and, on occasion, other Kristi House office therapy clients. The position reports directly to the PG Associate Director and, as needed, PG Director or Program Manager.


  • Masters Degree or higher from an accredited university in Clinical Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, or Clinical Psychology.
  • A minimum of 1 years Masters level experience and ability to work with youth who are at risk and/or trauma exposed (sexual abuse and HT/CSEC preferred) and their families.
  • Ability to manage workload, adjust to changing priorities and opportunities.
  • Experience interfacing with the community and working in a culturally diverse environment.
  • Survivors of HT/CSE/commercial sex industry/people with lived experience are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish or English/Haitian Creole preferred.

Pay: From $55,000 -$65,000


  • Complete comprehensive clinical intake assessment of youth referred for PG services.
  • Complete clinical and HT/CSE outcomes or screening tools at intake, during the course and at the end of treatment as per Kristi House therapy policies, or as otherwise needed.
  • Provide individual and/or family therapy (i.e. TF-CBT, etc.) as appropriate to PG members at the PG drop-in center, in the home, at school, or at other Kristi House offices.
  • Prepare treatment plans/treatment plan reviews for individual and family therapy or groups, discharge summaries, and therapy summary or progress reports as needed.
  • Develop and maintain strategies to engage caregivers in intake and therapy services.
  • Lead/co-facilitate therapeutic, life skills, activities of daily living, safety/prevention, psychoeducational, and other group programming at the drop-in center.
  • Document all contact and activity conducted whether virtual, in-person, telephone, email, or other correspondence via therapy progress notes.
  • Be on-call for critical incidents/crises and ongoing consultation when applicable/needed.
  • Maintain professional standards regarding record keeping and confidentiality.
  • Maintain contact with other PG staff with overlapping lists of care as well as other agencies providing services or involved with PG members (e.g. DCF, Citrus, GRACE Court, SAO, and other community partners) to ensure communication among agencies.
  • Prepare for/attend weekly supervision to discuss list of care, documentation, and other needs.
  • Assess youth and families for co-occurring disorders and make referrals as needed.
  • Attend monthly therapeutic group supervision and psychiatric case review.
  • Transport members and/or caregivers as needed for continuity of services.
  • Travel for meetings, staffings, court, or conferences as needed.
  • Perform related work as required.
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