The Station Foundation is a national non-profit serving Special Operations Forces (SOF) as they return home from war. Headquartered outside of Bozeman, MT The Station provides a sanctuary and path for SOF families to heal and reconnect to what matters most in their lives, returning home with meaning and purpose. Since 2012, The Station Foundation has served more than 1000 families, preserving the health and wellness of the SOF Community. The Station Foundation is fully committed to providing world class holistic support to service members, partners, and children as they deal with the complex layers of chronic combat, leveraging action based experiential practices and education, to help with the stressors along the path in Special Operations.
We consider applicants for all positions on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender, marital status, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation and any other legally protected status.
Director of Mental Health
Full time mental health professional with a strong desire to operate in a non-clinical environment. Appetite to design, collaborate and facilitate restorative experiences serving the SOF Community, providing the highest level of care for our population, before-during-and after programs. Capable of pulling across contemporary psychological approaches and synthesizing a cohesive process for growth, reconnection, and reintegration after war. Works closely with the team to deliver curriculum addressing the enduring and emerging challenges facing SOF. Well versed in mindful-based approaches and open to non-traditional approaches to healing from war. Facilitates psycho education discussions and thoughtful experiential practices for participants to grow, learn, and integrate into their personal lives. Serves as a lead contact for situations beyond The Station’s threshold of care, ensuring outreach assistance is provided to the fullest extent possible. Builds relationships and a deep understanding of critical resources available in local communities of our participants. Supports the staff with education and consultations. Reports directly to the Executive Director and works closely with the entire staff, both in program and non-program environments. Performs other duties as assigned.
- Collaborate with program leads around program development, instruction and engagement
- Create and facilitate programming around enduring and emerging challenges facing the SOF Community
- Facilitate individual and group psycho-education
- Provide consultations with program participants throughout the continuum of care
- Evaluate participant needs and accommodate accordingly.
- Facilitate referrals based on acuity and level of care needs of the participant.
- Provide interventions using evidence-based techniques as appropriate.
- Manage participant data collection to establish both a quantitative and qualitative baseline
- Establish processes to manage, track, and support participants as they return home
- Provide integration support with program alumni as they return home
- Study and understand factors that affect human behavior around combat; grief; moral injury.
- Participate in regularly scheduled (usually weekly) care discussions with the Executive Director
- Provide recommendations to leadership and staff on extenuating, crisis-level situations
- Support the staff through group and individual consultation
- Conduct trauma-informed systems review
- Facilitate proactive risk assessments and develop risk mitigation plans around potential crisis situations
- Maintains and updates a network of referral resources for participants in their local communities
- Maintain all required licensing, insurance, and profession specific credentials
- Highest personal and professional integrity
- Master’s Degree in Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, or related field
- 2 years of experience
- Montana Licensure as Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) — contingent upon hiring
- Preferred: National Counselor Certification (NCC)
- Strong desire to work with military communities in intimate, “non-therapeutic” conditions
- A tempered, mature, calm, poised disposition open to variety and flexibility
- Enjoys working in a team setting with emphasis on creativity, collaboration, kindness and non-judgement
- Mindset as a utility player — extend role beyond traditionally defined mental health professionals.
- Trained with and experience with evidence based approaches (CBT; DBT; ACT; Positive Psychology)
- Willing to learn about combat related issues and theories of trauma
- Love for outdoors and non-traditional, informal settings
- Eager to work with participants in all phases of support
- Is a positive presence on the team and in the work environment
- Takes and provides feedback and demonstrates improvement and growth
- Excellent interpersonal skills. Professionally communicates across verbal and written platforms
- Leads and executes with limited supervision
- Imparts knowledge through informal skills sharing (does not have to be formal role)
- Constructively contributes to a spirit of continuous improvement
- Creates strong team environment that empowers and encourages collaboration
- Is eager to learn and initiates own training, development, and personal growth activities
- Leverage training, insights, and experiences in building or enhancing programs
Child Development Coordinator
Coordinator is a nurturing, responsible, enthusiastic individual responsible for delivering world class care and support to children in the Special Operations Community. Coordinator reports directly to the Director of Child Development, and works closely with the entire team to collaborate, design, and deliver experiential curriculum addressing the enduring and emerging challenges facing SOF. Duties include facilitating restorative experiences for SOF children, coordinating program logistics, leading individual and group activities, providing age appropriate instruction, and enhancing child focused programs.
The success of this position stands upon trust and respect, and is built upon these attributes:
- Kind, empathetic and accommodating to the needs of others
- Fun, positive, disposition with a special attention to connecting with children (0-18 years)
- Impeccable character — a person of integrity who embodies the values of the team
- Team oriented and mission driven
- A strong desire to learn, grow, and serve
- Responsive and flexible (quick, urgent, & agile approach to problem solving)
- Eager to collaborate and able to receive direction
- Flexible of shifts in roles and responsibilities
- Mature, tempered decision making
- Poised, calm, and responsive when addressing challenges or issues
- Excellent interpersonal skills. Professionally communicates across verbal and written platforms
- Confident to receive and deliver candid, direct feedback.
- Proactive and engaged — open to creating with limited guidance or oversight
- Expresses a caring, empathetic disposition with a curious, creative approach to instruction
- Overall well-being of children under their care
- Organize and develop age-appropriate experiential activities
- Identify creative ways to reinforce existing curriculum
- Refine curriculum to meet the real-time needs of students
- Maintain a safe workplace by reinforcing The Station’s safety policies
- Report and address concerns with staff and parents
- Help children discover new interests by introducing them to art, music, sports, and other opportunities
- Provide guidance and structure during activities
- Identify creative ways to connect children with parents
- Collect, manage, and respond appropriately to child intake information during pre-workshop planning
- Remain attentive to evolving needs of participants
- Ensure child development center maintains a high level of organization and cleanliness
- Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Childhood Education
- Previous experience in childcare
- A valid driver’s license
- CPR & First Aid certified
- Ability to pass a background check
- Strong understanding of stages of childhood development
Assistant Property Manager
Full time, residential position outside of Bozeman, Montana. Responsible for operational readiness of The Station Foundation’s private facility [Base Camp Jimmy], accomplishing an array of duties caring and maintaining all infrastructure and grounds. Reports directly to the Executive Director.
Emphasis placed on the quality of a candidate’s character and work ethic. Specific duties, tasks, and responsibilities can be taught to anyone possessing the drive and dedication. We do not teach character or work ethic. Previous experience in property management functions are important and valuable, but not critical.
Physically demanding. Requires proactive, self-driven, dependable work ethic with steadfast attention to detail and initiative. Must be fully committed, steady and efficient, with a swift sense of urgency to accomplish the task at hand. Organized, responsible person capable of handling multiple projects simultaneously with minimal oversight, using sound judgment and decision making skills to solve problems. Cautious and conscientious, caring deeply about personal contributions and taking great pride in the quality of their work. Must possess awareness and appreciation of working for something larger than oneself, and that contribution is a crucial aspect to achieving The Station Foundation’s mission of serving others.
Attend to emergencies regardless of time of day or conditions. Interface with team, guests, volunteers, and third party contractors on a daily basis. Coordinate, synchronize, and supervise all property projects and tasks, requiring a calm, professional, outgoing disposition. Serve as a representative to the organization Other attributes include: mature, careful, thorough, attentive, resourceful, conservative and systems oriented.
Working knowledge of property repairs, particularly buildings, landscaping, and heavy equipment. Carpentry skills are valuable but not essential. Understanding and working knowledge of cloud based administrative and project management tools, such as google based business applications, email, and simple tracking/accounting processes.