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Women's & Children's Counselor

Job type: Full-time

Category: Other

Location: Birmingham, AL Post Date: June 15, 2017


Briarwood Presbyterian Church, PCA, is seeking to hire a Women and Children's Counselor toserve in the Briarwood Counseling Ministry. This Counselor will have a heart to counsel women and children from a Biblical Counseling perspective. She will hold either a Master's Degree in Counseling (preferably biblical counseling) or the equivalent. She will be certified or certifiable in Biblical Counselingunder the auspices of the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors, the American Academy of Biblical Counselors or the International Association of Biblical counsellors and have at least five years' experience in a counseling/discipleship setting. She will provide biblical counseling with a Reformed view of Scriptures and become a member of Briarwood. She will have good communication skills, organization skills and work well with a team to accomplish ministry goals and objectives.


Major Responsibilities:

  1. Women's and Children's Counselor - Will maintain a counseling load of 14-20 sessions each week. Will assist the Director of Counseling and lay counselors as needed in collaborative counseling. Provide advocacy for women and children in conflicted situations. Have a heart for and be proactive in counsel and care for the afflicted and vulnerable.
  2. Lay Counselor Coordinator - Assist Director with the administration of the Lay Counseling Team. Will be responsible for receiving and evaluating Personal Data Inventories (PDI) for prospective counselees, assigning new counselees to appropriate staff or lay counselors; and request Administrative Assistant to schedule appointment with staff counselors. She will maintain files for each Lay Counselor to denote cases assigned and completed.
  3. Premarital Counseling - Facilitate the premarital counseling team. Receive PDI, Temperament Survey, and payment for the PREPARE on line Assessment for counselees. Check availability and assign to potential Premarital Lay Counseling Team.
  4. Support the goals of the Counseling Ministry under the supervision of the Director of the Briarwood Counseling Ministries.

How to apply

An interested candidate should inquire with resume to Janet Norden at jnorden@briarwood.orgor for more information call 205-776-5282.