Current Available Positions

Best Nonprofit to Work ForDirections for Youth & Families is a non-profit, Resiliency Oriented/Trauma Informed agency that provides community based mental health treatment and prevention services in Franklin County. We believe in a healthy work environment based on support, not surveillance, of our employees. We believe in healing centered engagement where we celebrate and utilize the inherent strengths in one’s race, culture, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, and spiritual beliefs in all that we do.

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Positions Available


Fiscal Assistant

The Fiscal Assistant works closely with the Director of Finance to administrate and create the agency’s general ledger and financial reporting systems.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepares monthly cash reconciliations
  • Prepares general ledger entries for cash, revenue, payroll, expense and miscellaneous adjustments as needed
  • Assists with accounts receivable; calculates and recommends adjustments as needed
  • Assists in the preparation of the monthly financial statements and cost center reports as needed
  • Handles all accounts payable including preparing invoices as needed
  • Back-up for payroll processing
  • Will be the back-up for preparing monthly, quarterly, and semi-annual grant reports
  • Works to ensure adherence to agency accounting policies and procedures
  • Assists billing and data entry staff as needed
  • Demonstrates knowledge of issues of diversity and their affect in the workplace as reflective of the diversity in the population served

Other Responsibilities:

  • Prepares general ledger and other schedules as necessary for the annual audit
  • Assists with preparation of grant budgets
  • Assists with preparation of the annual agency budget
  • Follows up with third party payers for collection of receivables and makes billing adjustments when necessary
  • Performs additional duties and responsibilities as directed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors in Accounting or relevant experience
  • Familiarity with reporting in a medical or behavioral healthcare service environment preferred
  • Familiarity with Great Plains Accounting Software and Microsoft Office preferred
  • Possess strong organization and time management skills and flexibility with regard to priorities
  • Must have excellent communication skills including the ability to speak and write English
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, sit for long periods of time, tolerate use of a computer, lift and carry objects generally not exceeding 20 pounds

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.


Home-Based Early Childhood Specialist

Looking for an energetic and creative individual to be a part of our team and fill the position of full-time Early Childhood Specialist. This position is responsible for providing kindergarten readiness interventions that help parents create a home environment where at risk children ages 3-6, can develop the needed skills to enter kindergarten. Services are provided in the home to remove barriers and equip families with practical examples of functional changes that can be made. The Early Childhood Specialist work with the child and parent(s) to develop age-appropriate basic kindergarten readiness skills. Staff also provide parent support and training in areas of child development, positive interaction, discipline, safety, health, and nutrition

Required Experience:

  • Demonstrate ability to be highly motivated, creative, flexible and be a team player
  • Demonstrate skills in time-management, organization, effective communications
  • Maintain perseverance to keep families engaged in program
  • Proficiency with technology
  • Bilingual in Spanish a plus
  • Valid driver’s license and car insurance with own transportation

Agency Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous paid time off & holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance coverage
  • 403b with Employer Contribution
  • Merit-based pay increase
  • Longevity Bonus
  • Amazing co-workers
  • A healthy, positive culture
  • No on-call or weekends

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

Agency Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous paid time off & holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance coverage
  • 403b with Employer Contribution
  • Merit-based pay increase
  • Longevity Bonus
  • Amazing co-workers
  • A healthy, positive culture
  • No on-call or weekends

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

Agency Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous paid time off & holidays
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance coverage
  • 403b with Employer Contribution
  • Merit-based pay increase
  • Longevity Bonus
  • Amazing co-workers
  • A healthy, positive culture
  • No on-call or weekends

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.


Social Worker/Counselor, School Based

School Connections program provides year-round school and home-based mental health services to students in Franklin County who are currently experiencing or are at risk for mental health and/or behavioral issues. The program aims to assist youth in overcoming barriers that impede academic success using a trauma-informed/resiliency-oriented treatment approach. In addition to providing quality services to youth and families, workers provide collaboration, consultation and education to school personnel.

Position Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work/Counseling preferred or Bachelor’s in Social Work, with LSW
  • LSW/LPC (LISW/LPCC preferred)
  • Experience with children and families
  • Prior experience working with schools and school personnel
  • Excellent communication and engagement skills
  • Strong diagnostic assessment skills
  • Valid drivers license and insurance

Agency Benefits:

    • Competitive salary
    • Generous paid time off & holidays
    • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance coverage
    • 403b with Employer Contribution
    • Merit-based pay increase
  • Longevity Bonus
  • Amazing co-workers
  • A healthy, positive culture
  • No on-call or weekends

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.


 


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