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Director of Clinical Counseling - Homestead, FL #4413791

Company: MVM Inc.

Date: 01/12/2018

Category: Manufacturing — Other

City: Homestead, FL

Position Title: Director of Clinical Counseling

Travel: Up to 100%

Remote option: No

Schedule: Flexible schedule, including nights and weekends

Contingent upon Award

In anticipation of a contract award, MVM, Inc. is looking for a Director of Clinical Counseling to be part of a highly capable team to run a shelter and all surrounding operations for the temporary care and transport of unaccompanied children (UC).

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee entire Clinical Counseling operation and ensure it functions efficiently and smoothly

  • Liaise with ORR/DCS Policy and Procedures Compliance Coordinator for updates or changes to ORR policy that affect clinical counseling operations.

  • Report any ORR policy changes or updates to the Lead Clinical Counselors to distribute to their teams.

  • Serve as morale-booster for the entire department – bear overall responsibility for promoting a positive and highly efficient environment.

  • Conduct random spot checks in UC portal to ensure Clinical Counselors are updating UC case files in accordance with ORR policy and regulations.

  • Promote friendly competition between Lead Clinical Counselors.

  • Oversee Lead Clinical Counselor team, offer assistance as requested/needed.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Master's degree in social work (MSW), counseling, psychology, sociology, or other relevant behavioral science in which clinical experience is a program requirement; have clinical experience as a part of the master’s program requirements; OR

  • Bachelor's degree in one of the aforementioned sciences plus ten (10) years of clinical experience.

  • Five (5) or more years’ experience at a Director/Executive level in a relevant field;

  • Must be Bilingual in Spanish and English.

  • Available to work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.

  • ​Must be able to travel for extended periods of time (up to 100%).

Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified/Licensed as a Qualified Supervisor.

  • Experience training and managing a large team of case managers and youth care workers;

  • Experience working with refugees under the age of 17;

  • Experience working with Government Clients, preferably ORR, FEMA, HHS, and/or DHS.

Standing/Walking/Mobility: Must have mobility to stand or walk 50% - 100% of the time.

Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling: 5% - 25% of the time.

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 5% - 25% of the time.

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: Must be able to write, type, and use a telephone system 75% - 100% of the time.

Physical Dimensions: Medium-duty work. Must be able to exert up to 10 pounds of force constantly and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently to move objects.

Applicants selected will be subjected to a Government background investigation and may be required to meet the following conditions of employment:

  • Favorable credit check

  • Clean criminal background check

  • Clean Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) or Child Protective Services (CPS) check

MVM offers a competitive benefits package, and fosters a highly skilled, energized, and empowered workforce.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Recruiting Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

For more information about the company please visit our website at

MVM is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.MVM, Inc. is a professional services firm with 2,500 employees and counting across the United States. We have nearly forty years of experience providing professional, technical, administrative, and program management support services to our Government customers, and have extensive domain expertise in counter-narcotics, criminal and civil investigations, public safety, and national security.

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