Project Home Indy

strong mothers, strong children – for generations

Project Home Indy

strong mothers, strong children – for generations


Director of Clinical Programs

PHI is seeking a dynamic, capable, and caring visionary with proven leadership skills and significant clinical social work experience for this executive-level position directing our trauma-informed residential program, which empowers homeless teenage girls who are pregnant or parenting to gain self-sufficiency. 

Organization Overview:
Project Home Indy is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides holistic, trauma-informed services to teen mothers to create successful futures for themselves and for their children. We create opportunities to expand life skills, access healthcare, and realize greater educational success.

Position Duties:

  • Responsible for creating and implementing programs and services to help PHI meet its mission. 
  • Oversee the development of the clinical program to ensure it adheres to best practices, evidence-based practices, and DCS standards and requirements.
  • Supervise the Case Manager, Independent Living Skills Coordinator, Alumnae Resource Coordinator, Medical Care Coordinator, and direct care staff.
  • Track clinical program outcomes and work with partners to develop programming.
  • Ensure residents are receiving adequate therapeutic care.
  • Responsible for the safety and well being of program residents.

Position Qualifications:

  • Must have an understanding of and belief in the ability of teen mothers to achieve self-sufficiency and care for their child(ren).
  • Must have a master's degree or higher from an accredited school in social work, counseling, or a related human service area of study. Must also meet one of the following requirements:

(1) Four years of supervisory and administrative experience in a child welfare agency or therapeutic setting that serves children; or
(2) One year of supervisory experience in a supervisory capacity and a current license issued by the behavioral health and human services licensing board, as
(A) A clinical social worker;

(B) A marriage and family therapist;
(C) A mental health counselor; or

(D) A social worker with a master's degree. Official transcripts will be required.

  • Must be at least 25 years of age.
  • Must have experience in trauma-informed care. TF-CBT certification is a plus.
  • Must have demonstrated ability under minimal supervision to develop, design, deliver and evaluate PHI’s programs in ways that will enrich residents’ lives.
  • Must be well organized and detail oriented to coordinate multiple event, contract, publications and reporting schedules.
  • Ability to work independently and exercise excellent judgment in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be proficient in the operation of computers as well as word processing and spreadsheet software and various basic office equipment.
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills and have the ability to work with diverse groups.
  • Must have the willingness and ability to travel in the metropolitan Indianapolis area and surrounding areas as required. Valid driver’s license required.
  • Must be able to pass a criminal history check (National, State Police, City, County, Sex and Violent Offender Registry and Child Protective Services).
  • Must have experience with staff supervision in a child welfare setting.
  • Must have experience working directly with DCS and an understanding or residential group home operation.

To apply:

Please email the following documents to

  • Resume;
  • Cover letter; and
  • Salary expectation

Applicants who do not submit the required materials will not be considered.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and interviews will be conducted prior to the closing date of December 31, 2017. Thus, it is beneficial to apply early. Job will be posted until filled, which may be prior to the listed closing date.