Family Counselor-Family Preservation & FTBS – Highfields Inc – Jackson, MI

This is a split position, working with clients in two of our different programs. Family Preservation In-Home services and Families Together Building Solutions (FTBS). You will be working with clients in Branch and Hillsdale Counties out of our Jackson Highfields Office.
The Family Preservation In-Home Worker & FTBS Worker provides strength-based, solution-focused home-based services to children and families.
Education Requirements & Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in human services.
  • State licensure commensurate with degree preferred.
  • Experience in providing home-based family preservation services with children and families is preferred.
  • An understanding, commitment and/or training in solution-focused counseling models.

Additional Training Required:
Must attend and participate in FTBS specific training and have the ability to understand, practice and implement solution focused approaches to treatment.
Essential Functions:

  • Engage with children and families, assisting them to improve their functioning.
  • Provide home-based services to families at a level that meets contractual expectations including unit thresholds and documentation requirements.
  • Interact with clients in non-traditional settings and during non-traditional hours.
  • Represent clients served and Highfields through interacting with referral sources.
  • Maintain compliance with agency and contractual training and licensure requirements.
  • A high level of decision making is required in this position. 9 on a 10 points scale.

Travel Requirements

  • Extensive travel to clients’ homes is required.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must maintain adequate insurance coverage.
  • Must have/maintain a valid driver’s license with minimal driving offenses.


  • Hiring and Retention Bonuses
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Ability to Work from Home (Hybrid)
  • Paid Training Opportunities
  • Student Loan Forgiveness through Work Eligibility
  • Paid Mileage
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401k with match
  • 4 Weeks Paid Time Off
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Mental Health Resources
  • Inclusive Culture and Support for Wellness
  • Short-Term Disability
  • In-House Trainings
  • A Family Work Environment

***Physical Requirements & Employee Testimonials attached

Job Type: Full-time

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