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Eyerly Ball Senior Outreach Counseling Therapist - Make a difference in our community! in Des Moines, Iowa

Senior Outreach Counseling Therapist - Make a difference in our community!

Des Moines, IA (



Flexible schedule! Work from home options! Work in the community! Enjoy all the benefits of connection to office based clinic incluidng: supervision toward full licensure, case consultation, training and more!

At Eyerly Ball, it’s not just a job; it’s who we are. We have the privilege of serving others who need it most. You matter here! Your work has a deep impact on the individual and community. As you seek to serve others, you will find yourself inspired by those you serve. We are rooted in our mission and believe you will be too.

For over 50 years, Eyerly Ball has provided a full continuum of mental health services and treatment to meet the needs of our community, from family and individual counseling to outpatient care for all ages. Our innovative solutions provide comprehensive, effective mental health services, including: outpatient, residential, community outreach, care coordination and crisis services.

Position Purpose:

Are you a passionate Mental Health professional looking to make a difference in the lives of seniors who have been touched by mental illness? At Eyerly Ball, we are currently looking for aSenior Outreach Counseling Therapistin the Des Moines area to provide services in 2 main areas with about 20 hours per week in each area:

1) Provide evidence based therapeutic interventions to homebound seniors in the community through individual therapy. Engages clients through referral and assessment processes and conducts psychosocial assessments. Collaborativley completes treatment plans with clients and together plan for recovery and discharge.

2) Faciliate uplifitng and positive groups at Des Moines area senior centers to promote wellness and connection. Develop strong relationships with each senior site. Serve as a welcoming resource at the sites in connectiing seniors to resources with sincere follow up in ensuring needs are addressed where help is requested.

Benefits of Working at Eyerly Ball Community Mental Health Services:

  • Eligibility of loan repayment through the federal loan repayment plan

  • Supervision towards full licensure is provided

  • Professional development such as EMDR and Mindfulness

  • Joining a dedicated team of professional experts who are committed to improving the mental and behavioral health of the communities we serve.

  • Advancing your career in the mental health industry with ongoing job training and opportunities for advancement within Eyerly Ball.

  • Competitive salary, commensurate with education/experience.

  • Excellent, comprehensive benefit package: medical, dental, vision, flex spending account, health savings account, short-term disability insurance, employer-sponsored long-term disability insurance, employer-sponsored life insurance, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, voluntary life insurance, and identity theft insurance.

  • Paid vacation, sick and holiday time off

  • 401(k) plans with company match, immediate vesting


  • Master's degree in social work, mental health counseling, gerontology, or other related human service field from an accredited program

  • LMSW, LIWS, LMHC, LMFT, or equivalent, in good standing with the state of Iowa

  • Gerontoloty experience preferred

As a condition of employment, Eyerly Ball Community Mental Health Services requires all newly hired employees to have at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine AND a flu shot by their start date unless they have requested and received an exemption due to a qualifying medical condition, a sincerely held religious belief or practice or a requirement by law.