Counselor - Therapist
The New Mexico Boys & Girls Ranches
Belen, NM US
Posted ago
The New Mexico Boys & Girls Ranches

New Mexico Boys and Girls Ranches is a non-denominational Christian organization providing residential care, foster placement, and OP counseling to families of children placed at The Ranches as well as to families working to avoid out-of-home placement for their teens.

This position is based out of our (south of) Belen, NM location. This licensed counselor/therapist will work with adolescents and their families providing individual, family, and group counseling and case management for the foster program. Depending on the need,

Some evening hours and on-call hours are possible.


  • 3 weeks paid vacation/year
  • Earned Sick Leave (ESL)
  • Paid health insurance
  • Paid life insurance
  • Paid long-term disability (LTD) 
  • Dental reimbursement plan
  • Flexibility to work with clients based on need – with no insurance requirements
  • As well as other optional benefits


  • Provide individual, family, and group counseling
  • No insurance billing required (all services Donor Paid)
  • Provide community education programs as needed
  • Provide case management to foster families and children in their care 
  • Maintain program files
  • Learn to perform S.A.F.E home studies and updates
  • Assist with recruiting, training, and qualifying potential foster parents


  • Strong oral, written, interviewing, and crisis intervention skills
  • Ability to provide various modalities of therapy with creativity
  • The ability to work in a multicultural collaborative team environment
  • Master’s level counseling/social work degree
  • Ability to pass background checks and have a valid driver’s license
  • New Mexico - LMHC, LPCC, MSW, LISW, LCSW, or LMFT Licensure


  • Not required but bilingual (Spanish/English) is a plus, but only English is required
  • S.A.F.E-trained certified a plus but can be completed once on-board


  • $42,000 - $48,000 DOE for entry-level clinicians
  • $48,000 - $56,000 DOE for independently licensed clinicians

$42,000 - $56,000 yearly DOE
About The New Mexico Boys & Girls Ranches

Established as New Mexico Boys Ranch, Inc. in 1944, our organization has evolved into three divisions that promote opportunity and meaningful help for struggling children and their families. Our multi-denominational Christian programs offer kids a safe place to live, a personalized plan to address their needs and goals, and individualized education and counseling. Please visit our website for more information

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