Current Available Positions

Best Nonprofit to Work ForDirections for Youth & Families provides community based treatment and prevention services for the Franklin County area, emphasizing commitment to family, school, and work. The following opportunities exists for those who are interested in being part of our dynamic results-oriented team.

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Positions Available


Clinical Psychologist

Seeking an Ohio Licensed Psychologist to provide psychological testing and evaluation for youth and some adults. Position is full-time. Must be willing to work some evening hours to accommodate parents work schedules.

To apply for this position you may email your resume and cover letter, fax it to 614-294-3247 or mail it to DFYF HR Dept, 1515 Indianola Ave., Columbus, OH 43201.


Clinical Social Worker/Counselor

Full-time licensed professional social worker/counselor to provide mental health treatment services to adults and their families, community-based. Experience working with adults and families. Master’s degree required in Social Work or Counseling LISW/LPCC/LSW/LPC. No on-call expectations. No weekends.

Position Requirements:

  • LSW/LISW or LPC/LPCC
  • Experience with children and families
  • Excellent communication and engagement skills
  • Strong clinical skills
  • Experience with family systems-based therapy
  • Valid drivers license and insurance

To apply for this position you may email your resume and cover letter, fax it to 614-294-3247 or mail it to DFYF HR Dept, 1515 Indianola Ave., Columbus, OH 43201.


Medical Billing Specialist

Full-time billing specialist with experience processing claims and knowledge of behavioral health billing practices, strong analytical skills, and detail oriented.
Summary of Duties:

  • Research denied and pending claims, correcting errors & rebilling claims
  • Experience of EHR, 835 payment files & 837 electronic file submission
  • Responsible for submitting claims to Medicaid, Medicare, Caresource, Buckeye Health, etc.
  • Knowledge on reimbursement process
  • Must keep the Billing Supervisor/Manager informed off all weekly, Monthly production of claims submission and any other claim related issues
  • Assures prompt and accurate billing and claims processing of all services provided
  • Reviews paid claims and resolves any payment discrepancies
  • Exercises good judgment and discretion
  • Familiar with HIPPA privacy requirements for all patient information and maintains and protects confidential information
  • Proficient in use of computers and common office equipment
  • Basic understanding of Medical ICD 10 codes and CPT medical billing codes
  • Good Telephone and patient relation skills
  • Detail Oriented and ability to prioritize work on a daily basis
  • Follows all billing processes and procedures
  • Must have experience in behavioral health medical billing and CPT coding systems. Knowledge of the Avatar Billing System preferred
  • Assists clients in completing billing paperwork and communicates effectively with clients & Managers regarding the billing expectations

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED or Higher
  • Experience with Avatar billing system
  • Must have at least 2-3 yrs of Medicaid/Medicare billing experience
  • Knowledge of Behavioral health
  • Knowledge of Medicaid/Medicare Billing rules and regulations
  • Professional with co-workers

To apply for this position you may email your resume and cover letter, fax it to 614-294-3247 or mail it to DFYF HR Dept, 1515 Indianola Ave., Columbus, OH 43201.


Case Manager

Full-time Case Manager to provide case management mental health treatment services to youth and families in homes, schools, and the community. Experience working with youth and parents.  Bachelors or Master’s degree in related field. No on-call expectations. No weekends.

Position Requirements:

  • Experience with children and families
  • Excellent communication and engagement skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Valid drivers license and insurance

To apply for this position you may email your resume and cover letter, fax it to 614-294-3247 or mail it to DFYF HR Dept, 1515 Indianola Ave., Columbus, OH  43201.


Recreation – Prevention Specialist/Part-time

Seeking an energetic and creative individual to be a part of our After-School team and fill the position of part-time Recreation – Prevention Specialist. Responsibilities include lesson planning, facilitating activities, participating and additional tasks requested by Supervisor or Program Manager. Applicant should have experience and knowledge of various activities such as basketball, volleyball, football, and soccer (not limited too), and capable of instructing and educating youth. Recreation Specialist should be capable of creating activities that that are appropriate for various age ranges and implementing values of team work, sportsmanship, and communication. Recreation Specialist will oversee groups of no more than 10 youth and able to implement activities from lesson plans. Applicant should be comfortable working with youth between the ages of 8 – 18 years of age, completing all required documentation daily, and possess basic computer skills. Afterschool programming days are Monday-Friday; hours are from 3 – 8 pm, summer hours 9 – 3 pm, and occasional special events that may require coming in prior or staying later. Applicant should possess a valid driver’s licenses and insurance as they may be required to transport youth home or to special events. Bachelor’s degree preferred and experience facilitating music activities and working with youth required.

To apply for this position you may email your resume and cover letter, fax it to 614-294-3247 or mail it to DFYF HR Dept, 1515 Indianola Ave., Columbus, OH 43201.


Music – Prevention Specialist/Part-time

Energetic and creative individual to be a part of our After-School team and fill the position of part-time Prevention Music Specialist. Responsibilities include lesson planning, musical arts groups, classes, rehearsals, and additional tasks requested by Supervisor or Program Manager. Applicant should have experience and knowledge of various instruments (piano, percussion, vocals, guitar, and steel drums). Music Specialists should be knowledgeable in music theory – rhythm, melody, harmony, timbre, form, texture, and dynamics, and possess the skill set in order to instruct and educate youth. Music Specialist will have one musical performance quarterly that highlight newly developed skills amongst youth. Applicant should be comfortable working with youth between the ages of 8 – 18 years of age, completing all required documentation daily, and possess basic computer skills. After-school programming days are Monday-Friday; hours are from 3 – 8 pm, summer hours 9 – 3 pm, and occasional special events that may require coming in prior or staying later. Applicant should possess a valid driver’s licenses and insurance as they may be required to transport youth home or to special events. Bachelor’s degree preferred and experience facilitating music activities and working with youth required.

To apply for this position you may email your resume and cover letter, fax it to 614-294-3247 or mail it to DFYF HR Dept, 1515 Indianola Ave., Columbus, OH 43201.

Download an EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION.


Directions for Youth & Families is an EOE M/F/D/V