Posted: 03/13/2022

Children in Need of Services (CHINS) is currently seeking to hire Counselors and Social Workers to provide therapeutic services to children and their families. If you enjoy working in a family setting that focuses on relational based trauma-informed interventions, this position is for you. Caseloads are generally low (25-30 for full time) so that we may be supportive of our client and family needs and offer quality services. We offer full time, part time, and contracted positions with competitive salaries, strong benefits, and flexible schedules. 

Position Overview

This position is responsible for providing counseling serves to children, youth, and families between the ages 0-18. Services provided include intake, assessment, treatment planning, individual group and family therapy and case coordination with CYFD Child Protective Services. This position includes opportunities to be involved in program development as we strive to meet the needs of the community. 

Company Overview

CHINS is a non-profit company that has provided support services to children in need and their families in Otero and Lincoln County, New Mexico for over 35 years. We have demonstrated effectiveness in bringing needed programs to our community as well as successfully operating and sustaining these programs. We continue to provide critical services such as counseling, nutrition, childcare, social and educational services. You will enjoy working with our innovative, positive team, which seeks best practice in serving children and families! Our Mission statement reads: "Create relationships with families and the community to support the healthy emotional, physical, and educational development of children."


Licensure in New Mexico, Master's Degree Clinician (LMHC,LPCC, LMSW, LISW/LCSW, or LMFT). Licensed in accordance with requirements of the New Mexico Social Work Practice Act or the New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Art, with required staff supervision and training. 

Company Benefits

CHINS offers medical, dental, prescription drug coverage, retirement, and a competitive leave package. CHINS also has been supportive of our therapist by providing many opportunities for high quality training such as a Child-Parent Psychotherapy with Alicia Lieberman, Circle of Security Parenting, Play Therapy and Infant Mental Health. CHINS also provides clinical supervision for counselors working towards independent licensure. 

Salary: $40,000 - $48,000 Per Year

Job Types: Full-Time, Contract 


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