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Development Counseling Services

We are looking for licensed professional counselors in Utah, Idaho, California, and Oregon (Portland position will be posted soon), who assist those with barriers that prevent them from obtaining employment and achieving long-term self-reliance. Counselors are housed in the Deseret Industries store and support the Deseret Industries job training program. Deseret Industries and Development Counseling Services are a part of the Welfare and Self-Reliance Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 

We are looking for licensed professional counselors who assist those with barriers that prevent them from obtaining employment and achieving long-term self-reliance. Counselors are housed in the Deseret Industries store and support the Deseret Industries job training program. The ideal candidate will have a true passion for helping others heal emotionally, gain self-confidence, create hope, and identify viable vocational/career pathways.

This complex and rewarding professional position involves a variety of activities throughout the workday, such as: professional and individualized assessments, expert counseling and guidance—including crisis intervention and vocational/career counseling—consultation with Church leaders, while working cohesively with community resources and other stakeholders to achieve long-lasting change.

“Giving help to others—making a conscientious effort to care about others as much as or more than we care about ourselves—is our joy” (Pte. Russell M. Nelson, General Conference, October 2019).

For more information about Development Counseling Services, please visit: https://www.ldsjobs.org/ers/ct/overview-development-counseling-services?lang=eng

Benefits include 401-K, vacation and sick leave, retirement, and EAP. Qualified CEUs sponsored by employer.

As of 5.20.22, there are current openings in Salt Lake County, Utah County, Idaho, and California

Please click here to find the official job postings: https://careersearch.churchofjesuschrist.org/Public/Search  (search by keyword – “counselor”).

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Last Updated: 5/26/22