Employment Opportunities

Morningstar Children and Family Services actively seeks individuals who are mission minded, energetic team players and have a desire to make a difference in the lives of others.  Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, possess a valid Georgia drivers license, good driving record and clean criminal background check.

Open Positions

Mental Health Clinic Nurse

General Summary:  The primary role of the Mental Health Clinic Nurse is to provide nursing assessments to all clients and to communicate results to the client and, when necessary, to the appropriate staff.

Qualifications:  Current Georgia Licensure at the RN level.  Candidates shall be no younger than 21 years of age.  The position requires that candidates must hold or obtain a valid Georgia Driver’s License and by approved through the Georgia DHR Criminal Records Check.  You must have the abililty to work well with all agency staff, teachers, families, and caseworker to meet the needs of a client in care.  Must meet and maintain educational requirements as required for on-going licensure.  

Essential Functions:  Complete the initial nursing assessment to all ASAM Level .05 and Level I prior to first group for DATEP clients and as indicated for mental health clinic clients.  Screen for TB, RPR, HIV, alcohol and drug, obtain a comprehensive medical history, allergies, and current medications with consumer consent as appropriate for clients in the DATEP program.  Provide ongoing nursing assessments as ordered by physician and outlined in client’s Individualized Resiliency Plan.  Provide appropriate follow-up by providing the client with results and referrals for counseling/medical intervention when appropriate.  Comply with State reporting requirements for communicable diseases.  Maintain appropriate written consent ad medical documents within the client medical chart.  Obtain appropriate Authorization for Release of Information in compliance with HIPAA/CFR 42 Federal Guidelines.  Administering and recording drug/alcohol screens and communicating results with counselors on duty.  Responsible for all other duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.

Other Functions:  Acts as a positive role model for clients and staff.  Demonstrates with behavior that is appropriate.  Speaks positively regrading co-workers, clients, and programmatic areas.  Displays enthusiasm.  Willingly and cooperatively performs all duties requested.  Completes training requirements for this positing.  Participates in classes/workshops, completes required hours, and uses time management to insure completion of required hours.  Is a contributing team player by participating in making decisions by open consensus, supports teammates’ efforts to preform and is accountable for what was agreed upon.  


Direct Care Staff (Group Leader I) 
Seeking 1st shift (7a-3p), 2nd shift (3-11p) and 3rd shift (11p-7a).
Job Summary:A. The GL I must have the ability, energy, flexibility and maturity to relate to children, youth and adults.* He/she must display the motivation and desire to learn and develop appropriate childcare skills and meet all the employment qualifications as outlined in the standard for a child caring institution.* The GL I must be willing to follow the directions or instruction of the Cottage Supervisor.* Safety and Supervision of the youth in his/her care is of the utmost importance from the start of his/her assigned shift.* The Group Leader I is responsible for providing direct supervision of clients and the facility in a manner which creates a family-oriented environment.Qualifications:

* Training and experience of Group Leader I necessitates a high school education or equivalent. Some college training in the social services or related fields is a preference.

* The GL I shall be no younger than 21 years of age. The position requires that the Group Leader I must hold or obtain a valid Georgia Driver’s License and be approved through the Georgia DHR Criminal Records Check. The Group Leader I must have the ability to work well with all agency staff, teachers, families, and caseworkers to meet the needs of a client in care. One specific area of personal knowledge demands applying principals and procedures of childcare, appropriate behavior modification during individual or group supervision and when involved in crisis intervention. The other areas of knowledge requires teaching and monitoring proper manners, grooming, hygiene, housekeeping, skills and basic living forms.


Morningstar has partnered with Teamwork Services, Inc. to manage employment applications and screening. Applications are accepted for open positions only, Monday – Friday, 8:30-4:30 at the Teamwork Services location listed below.
700 Gloucester Street
Brunswick, GA 31520
Or call (912) 265-8500
Morningstar Children and Family Services provides equal employment to all employees and applicants for employment.  No person shall be discriminated against in employment because of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.