Crossnore School & Children's Home

Crossnore School & Children's Home is seeking a Senior Director of Prevention Services.  Leading the Prevention Division, this position will oversee the development and implementation of the Homebuilders In-Home Prevention Services program as well as other programs within the Prevention aspect of the Child Welfare continuum. Working in consultation with other senior leadership, this position will aid in strategic planning for prevention services throughout Western North Carolina.  A main strategic goal of this position will be to build a trauma-informed, integrated approach to prevent children from entering the foster care system and support families with their needs in the areas of crisis intervention, parenting, clinical needs, and resource access and case management.

Travel to other campus locations, community agencies, and families homes will be required. 

Position will require after-hours on-call support to staff within the team and must live local to Winston-Salem.   


Requirements & Qualifications

  • Master's degree in social work, clinical, human services or related field.
  • Licensed clinician required.
  • Minimum of 8 years leadership experience in Child Welfare or related field (clinical or crisis intervention supervision experience a plus).
  • Minimum of 5 years experience working with children and families in a prevention program, mental health setting, or child welfare system.
  • Knowledge NC Foster Care system.
  • Familiarity with accreditation processes such as COA, CARF, JACHO a plus
  • Experience with strength based empowerment models. 
  • Knowledge of organizational development and personnel management, including state and federal laws, and other applicable regulations and standards. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial management of sustainable business models, profit/loss, budgets, financial metrics/analysis and billing oversight.
  • Ability to think conceptually and plan strategically.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of a variety of computer software programs.
  • Professional (written and verbal) communication skills, and excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to communicate and relate to staff, children, clients and the public in a positive and pleasant manner. 
  • Demonstrated passion for serving children and the child-serving workforce. 
  • Valid driver's license
  • Must successfully complete extensive background checks, interviews, and pre-hire drug screen



  • Defined Contribution Benefits Plan including options for:
    • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
    • Life, Short-Term Disability, and Long-Term Disability plans
    • Critical Illness and Accident coverage options
    • Flexible Spending Plan
  • 401k with employer contribution
  • 20 Days PTO, 11 Paid Holidays
  • Ongoing Training


About Us

For more than 100 years, Crossnore School & Children's Home has provided a Christian sanctuary of hope and healing for children in need from North Carolina. Our holistic model of care allows us to nurture each child's mind, body, and spirit. With two residential facilities (one located on 85 acres in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountain town of Crossnore, NC, and the second located on 212 rolling acres on the edge of downtown Winston-Salem, NC), Crossnore School & Children's Home provides a homelike, healing, trauma-informed environment for these children.

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