Catholic Charities of Madison
  • Madison, WI, USA
  • Part Time

Catholic Charities of Madison is seeking a part-time (up to 20 hours/week), masters-level School Counselor/Group Facilitator. This role involves working across two different school-based mental health programs, our Parish School Counseling program and our FACE-Kids program. In the School Counselor role (one day a week for 8 hours) the counselor provides classroom guidance lessons to all grades at an area Catholic school, one-on-one support for students, and consultation for teachers and parents. In the Group Facilitator role (approximately 13 hours a week) the facilitator develops curriculum for, and leads, short-term social-emotional wellness student groups in various school settings alongside student services co-facilitators. Typical groups include emotional regulation, coping with stress, coping with anxiety, and family change. The ideal candidate would also become trained in and provide a small number of cognitive behavioral trauma intervention groups for students, using a ready-made, evidence-based curriculum. This up to 20 hour per week dynamic position runs through the school year only, and offers supportive supervision, a flexible schedule, professional development opportunities, and the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of Dane County youth. Applicants must have a completed master's degree (in social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, or related field), have direct clinical experience working with youth, and experience leading mental health or guidance groups. A clinical license and experience working in the school setting are preferred but not required.

Changing Lives. Serving All. Employing All. The heart of our mission is compassionate, caring services for the poor and vulnerable.


Catholic Charities was founded in 1946 and is a private, nonprofit organization serving people in an 11 county area in south-central Wisconsin. The agency helps people of all ages deal with mental health issues, face transitions in life, reach for their potential despite special challenges, heal from abuse or addiction and secure emergency services. In 2014, 30,000 people benefited from agency programs provided by 330 employees and 1,000+ volunteers.

We serve those in need regardless of religion, race, social or economic status. We serve and employ persons regardless of sexual orientation, religious, ethnic, racial or social background. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We encourage women and minorities to apply.

Employees enjoy a supportive work environment and competitive pay. Full-time employees are eligible for health and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement savings plan, health cafeteria plan, sick pay and generous paid vacation time. Retirement plan offered to part-time employees working 20+ hours per week, as well as pro-rated sick and vacation time.

Catholic Charities is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining an atmosphere of diversity and inclusion. We want our staff and programming to reflect the rich culture and diversity of our state and actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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