Catholic Family Services – Counselor – Diocese of Birmingham


Catholic Family Services – Birmingham, AL is a non-profit family service and child welfare agency seeking to fill a full time position for Counselor based in Birmingham, AL.

The Counselor position is responsible for providing individual counseling for adults/children and supporting the Director and the mission of Catholic Family Services.

Counselor Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or related degree.

  • Required LMSW, LICSW, LPC, LMFT or comparable license/eligibility
  • Excellent communication, organizational and problem solving skills
  • Computer proficiency
  • Ability to respond calmly and non-judgmentally to others, including persons in crisis
  • Ability to work with a team while evidencing ability to think critically; plan and carry independent work when directed by the Director
  • Ability to demonstrate cultural and socioeconomic proficiency
  • Understanding of counseling modalities used in treatment of Depressive and Anxiety Disorders
  • Willingness to understand and support Catholic Morality and Social Teaching
  • Respect the dignity and humanity of each person in care
  • Spanish proficiency preferred
  • Be a practicing Catholic who accepts all Church teaching on faith and morals.  

Benefits include Paid Leave/Holidays, Health Insurance, Life Insurance & Retirement Plan  

Interested candidates should email resumes to Scott Bowen, Interim Director, at No phone calls please.

 “The Diocese of Birmingham is an equal opportunity employer”