[Nfbc-info] FW: job opportunities

Michael Hingson info at michaelhingson.com
Tue Sep 3 20:21:32 UTC 2013

Subject: WSIFBJob Announcement Position: Counselor



Job Announcement

Position: Counselor 

Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind, Inc.

Job Announcement

Position: Counselor 

Number of Openings:  20+

Position Type:  Fulltime positions available.

Address: Required to live within a 50 mile radius of one of the following


Little Rock AFB Presidio-Monterey, CA   Camp Pendleton, CA      Los Angeles
AFB, CA    
MCRD San Diego, CA      Fort Carson, CO USAF Academy, CO        NSB New
London, CT     
Bolling AFB, DC Fort McNair     NAVDIST Washington DC   MacDill AFB, FL
NAS Jacksonville, FL    NAS Key West, FL        NAS Pensacola, FL       USCG
Miami, FL 
NAS Atlanta, GA NSA New Orleans, LA     Andrews AFB, MD Fort Meade, MD 
US Naval Academy, MD    Soldier Systems Ctr, MA Fort Dix, NJ    McGuire AFB,
Camp Lejeune, NC        Fort Bragg, NC  MCAS Cherry Point, NC   MCAS New
River, NC     
Pope AFB, NC    Seymour Johnson AFB, NC USCG Elizabeth City, NC Defense
Supply Ctr Phila. PA   
Fort Buchanan, Puerto Rico      Charleston AFB, SC      NAS Corpus Christi,
TX  Defense Supply Ctr. Richmond, VA       
Fort Belvoir, VA        Fort Myer, VA                  

To inquire/apply:  Contact Laura True at  <mailto:LTRUE at wsifb.com>
LTRUE at wsifb.com or (336) 245-5653


.       Health and Welfare stipend in Lou of medical and dental insurance.

.       10 days of paid time off after 1 year of service

.       10 Federal Holidays off with pay

.       Life Insurance equal to 1 year of pay (paid by Winston-Salem
Industries for the Blind)

.       Employee Assistance Program

.       Short Term Disability Insurance available

.       Retirement Plan paid by Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind

.       403B plans available

.       Medical and Dependant Care Flexible Spending Accounts available
after 1 year of service

.       Periodic - discretionary cash bonuses


.       The qualified candidates must have a master's degree or higher from
an accredited graduate program in a mental health related field (such as
social work, psychology, marriage/family therapy, or counseling.  

.       A valid unrestricted behavioral health license/certification from a
state, the District of Columbia, a U.S. Commonwealth, or a U.S. Territory
that grants authority to provide counseling services as an independent

.       At least 2 years of post-graduate degree counseling experience.

.       Must be a US Citizen

.       Must be able to successfully complete criminal history background

.       Absence of any license suspension or investigation

.       Absence of being terminated for performance under any government

.       Absence of debarment, suspension, or other exclusion under the
HHS/OIG List of Excluded Individuals.

.       Absence of malpractice concerns

.       Absence of professional sanctions for ethical violations

.       Proven training and/or experience in treating children and/or
adolescents (CYB counselors only)

Job Responsibilities:

.       Working knowledge of military, state, federal, and local resources.

.       Working with family programs and/or advocacy services, military or
civilian social service agencies or a military family member with full
understanding of the military lifestyle.

.       Understanding, sensitivity, and empathy for service member and their

.       Ability to develop trusting helping relationships.

.       Ability to work effectively with individuals and families from
diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

.       Ability to intervene in crisis situations, using sound professional
judgment, ethical practice, and commonsense.  

.       Ability to work independently to develop, implement, and evaluate
safety and intervention plans to meet individual and family needs.


Education/Experience Requirements

Masters Degree in a mental health related field

Special Requirements:

Must be legally blind

US Citizen

Homeland security clearance required, includes drug screen and criminal
background check.

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