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Counselor

Job type: Full-time

Category: Other

Location: Boston, MA Post Date: December 04, 2017

Overview

We are looking for a fulltime staff counselor who is passionate about glorifying God by providing gospel-centered soul care for individuals, couples, and families.

We are in the process of opening a non-profit counseling and equipping center located in Boston, MA, in conjunction with 20 endorsing local churches. Our mission is to 'to foster a culture of care in greater Boston that is gospel-centered, church-based, and clinically-informed by offering counseling services and equipping resources.'

We are passionate about the glory of God, unabashedly gospel-centered, committed to the local church, and radically missional. Our desire is to provide specialized counseling services while equipping local churches to create a culture of care within their congregations and throughout our city.

Description

Duties and Responsibilities:

• To consistently engage in counseling of individuals, couples, and families • To eventually develop staff and additional gospel-centered counseling resources• To work together with the Director to see the "big picture" of caring for our counselees and partners at the center • To work together with the Director to facilitate general programming, helping where ever a need presents itself.• To equip qualified church partners so that they will be able to care for people in their own community.• To develop and maintain a relationship with key partners, especially pastors and elders, who regularly refer hurting people to the Center. This often includes updating the partner on the progress during and after the counseling.

Expectations:• Faithful membership at a local evangelical, gospel-centered church• 20-30 hours of billable counseling hours per week as well as some admin hours/marketing hours

Qualifications:• 2 years of experience in biblical counseling or equivalent (5 or more preferred)• Masters degree in biblical counseling or its equivalent (MDiv or higher preferred)• All three CCEF certificates (Foundations, Topics, and Counseling Skills) or equivalent• Meets the spiritual and character qualifications of a deacon, deaconess or an elder as found in 1 Timothy 3:1-13 and Titus 1:6-9 and to exhibit the fruit of the Spirit as found in Galatians 5:22-23. • Displays consistent wisdom, maturity, discernment, sensitivity, with both people and Scripture. • Licensure in the a mental health field is a plus

How to apply

• Contact Fletcher Lang (Executive Director) with a cover letter and resume at [email protected]