Careers at Catholic Social Services

We are proud to employ kind-hearted individuals who are passionate about leading and helping others be the very best they can be. Like those we serve, CSS of Rapid City believes in the spirit of welcoming those from all walks of life who can help us be the very best organization we can be.

If you’re looking to pursue a career in social services, or simply want to work in a field where you can help others succeed, consider joining our team. We’d be delighted to have you.

Benefits of working at CSS

  1. Family first environment
  2. Flexible hours and closed at Noon on Friday's
  3. Free downtown parking
  4. Monthly staff lunches
  5. Competitive pay
  6. Supportive work culture
  7. Three weeks of vacation and six days of sick leave
  8. Fourteen paid holidays
  9. Up to 5% match on 403b retirement plan
  10. Medical, dental and vision plans with HSA & FSA options
  11. Public service student loan forgiveness eligible

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Explore Our Open Career Opportunities!

Program Supervisor - Lakota Circles Of Hope

Position Summary: Implementation and management of the Lakota Circles of Hope program while being the primary point of contact with schools for curriculum sales and implementation.

Requirements of the Position

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Sales, Marketing, or a related degree.
  2. Previous experience working in sales or marketing.
  3. Previous experience in the education market.
  4. Has knowledge and respect for Native American culture and traditions.
  5. Has a basic understanding of Catholic Social Teaching and demonstrates a willingness to live a personal and professional life in accordance with these values and teaching.
  6. Ability to travel with possible overnight stays.
  7. Must be able to lift twenty-five pounds

Major Tasks (Under supervision of the Executive Director)

  1. Secures contracts with schools to implement LCH within schools and other institutions. Oversees the implementation of the program curriculum.
  2. Works with the Program Evaluator to oversee input and compilation of the program data required to evaluate the program and forwards reports to schools, funders, LCH Coalition Members and CSS Program Committee as indicated.
  3. Oversees and Assists in the preparation of grant reports related to the program as required by funders in conjunction with ED, Program Evaluator and CFO.
  4. Develops forms, policies, and procedures needed for the program.
  5. Works with the ED and CFO to develop Business Plan, Long Range Goals and Program Budget.
  6. Keeps ED informed of program needs, activities, and makes recommendations regarding the program.
  7. Represents agency at local and regional educational summits like the Native American Education Summit, DOE Events, Counseling Associations meeting and School Administrator gatherings.
  8. Works with the Development and Communications Director to develop marketing and development materials and to assist with curriculum sales and promotion of activities.
  9. Participates in staff and department heads meetings as assigned.
  10. Schedules and plans meetings for the Lakota Circles of Hope Advisory Committee and maintains a binder including agendas, minutes, and related materials. (Semi-annually)
  11. Consults with the Lakota Circles of Hope Coalition Members regarding curriculum content, program activities, outcomes, and objectives.
  12. Sees to it that all prevention activities and youth programs follow the requirements of the safe environment policies of the Diocese of Rapid City.
  13. Develops the curriculum and oversees the training of all individuals who implement the LCH program to enhance teachers' knowledge of Native American Culture, familiarize those who do implementation to understand the curriculum, and help schools complete needed pretest and posttest in a timely manner.
  14. Other Duties as assigned.

Relationships

  1. Reports directly to the Executive Director.
  2. Develops and maintains relationships with key decision makers at SD schools to build program awareness.
  3. Needs to maintain an effective working relationship with co-workers, other social service agencies, Catholic Diocese, Parishes, schools, State Agencies, Tribal agencies, and other nonprofit agencies.

Clinical Supervisor - Counseling

$1200 Sign-on Bonus ($600 at three months and $600 at six months)

Master's Degree required. Competitive salary. Full benefit package. See job description for more details.

Job Description

Clinical Supervisor – Counseling 

Position Summary: Assists the Executive Director in the implementation and management of counseling programs, staff, budget, marketing and provides outpatient mental health services.

Requirements of the Position

  1. Master's degree in social work or counseling field.
  2. Maintains MSW-PIP, LPC-MH or equivalent license. Licensed in the state of South Dakota for 2 years or longer.
  3. Understands Catholic Social Teaching and demonstrates a willingness to live a personal and professional life accordingly.
  4. Is familiar with all state and federal laws related to providing mental health services.
  5. Informs Executive Director of changes in licensing status or if complaints have been made to the licensing or certification board.

Major Tasks

  1. Make certain that all therapy staff either is licensed or certified in their respective fields or has established a plan to obtain such licenses.
  2. Assists the Executive director by evaluating, supervising and monitoring of clinical counseling staff.
  3. Provides supervision of therapists/counselors as assigned by the Program Director.
  4. Reviews resumes and conducts first interviews of perspective therapists.
  5. Assists Program Director in the development of standards, policies, and procedures for therapy programs.
  6. Works with the Program director to identify staff training opportunities, speakers and arranges for programs.
  7. Sees to it that needed reports for each program are completed and the program evaluations are compiled.
  8. Works with Program Director to establish budgeting and goals for counseling programs staff.
  9. Maintains an active direct service load of approximately ½ time and assumes the responsibilities outlined under Outpatient Therapist’s job description.
  10. Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.

Relationships

  1. Reports directly to the Executive Director.
  2. Frequently coordinates with Executive Director and Communications Director.
  3. Maintains effective working relationships with co-workers, other social service agencies, Catholic Diocese, parishes, schools, Tribal entities, United Way, governmental entities, and other non-profit agencies.

EEOC Statement
Catholic Social Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


Counselor / Outpatient Therapist

$1200 Sign-on Bonus ($600 at three months and $600 at six months)

Master's Degree required. Competitive salary. Full benefit package. Some travel required. See job description for more details.

Job Description

Counselor/Outpatient Therapist

Position Summary:  The outpatient therapist provides counseling services to individuals, couples, families and groups as assigned by the Counseling Program Supervisor.

Requirements of the Position

  1. Master's Degree in social work or counseling field.
  2. Maintains LPC or equivalent license in the state of South Dakota.
  3. Obtains continuing education units (CEUs) and documents with the Agency.
  4. Informs Counseling Program Director of changes in license status or if complaints have been made to the licensing or certification board.
  5. Understands Catholic Social Teaching and demonstrates a willingness to live a personal and professional life accordingly.

Major Tasks

  1. Provides therapy for clients as assigned.
  2. Maintains appropriate level of confidentiality regarding clients and other office matters.
  3. Seeks out professional consultation or supervision with Counseling Program Director or other assigned supervisor.
  4. Provides workshops and presentations to communities or organizations as assigned or approved by the Counseling Program Director.
  5. Maintains case records in accordance with the Agency’s policies and laws governing privileged records.
  6. Maintains a high standard of professionalism by continuing to stay current in respective field through professional reading, training, and consultation.
  7. Attends staff meetings, case consultation and other meetings as assigned by Counseling Program Director or Executive Director.
  8. Networks with local agencies, service providers, community resources so that appropriate referrals can be made.
  9. Establishes and maintains services in outreach offices as assigned by Counseling Program Director.
  10. Assist Counseling Program Director and Executive Director in the ongoing evaluation and development of agency policies and programs so the agency can more effectively carry out its mission of service.
  11. Assists in the collection of fees from clients for services rendered.
  12. Assists agency staff in establishing a plan that increases staff/agency visibility, accesses local opportunities and secures the resources and support to address needs.
  13. Represents Catholic Social Services at professional meetings as assigned by the Counseling Program Director or Executive Director.
  14. Other Duties as assigned by Catholic Social Services’ Counseling Program Supervisor or Executive Director.

Relationships

  1. Reports directly to the Counseling Program Director or Executive Director.
  2. Needs to maintain effective working relationship with co-workers, other social services agencies, Catholic Diocese, parishes, schools, United Way and other nonprofit agencies.
  3. Maintains a professional image to the public.

EEOC Statement
Catholic Social Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.