About Us: Calamity Rose Ranch is not your average mental health clinic. We’re a sanctuary of hope, where patients are at the heart of everything we do. Our unique approach integrates traditional therapeutic techniques with the profound healing potential of animal-assisted interventions. Here, you won’t just be a therapist; you’ll be a guardian of well-being, a guide to self-discovery, and a companion on the path to healing.


• To support and enhance the learning and development of all Calamity Rose Ranch Patients through promoting wellness & resiliency and fostering a vibrant, inclusive outpatient mental health agency. 

• Therapist and or Clinical Social Worker  provide services to patients  on a wide range of personal and academic issues including but not limited to trauma, anxiety, depression, eating disordered behaviors, racial & sexual identity development, interpersonal relations, microaggressions, educational & career goals, interpersonal violence social/behavior adjustment and couple/family relations.

• Therapist and or Clinical Social Worker responsibilities include providing multiculturally-informed administered standardized assessments, crisis intervention on an outpatient basis. 


• Master’s Degree in Counselor Education, Social Work, Counseling, or related field; independent licensure in professional discipline in the State of IOWA (or demonstrate eligibility for independent licensure in IOWA if licensed in another state) upon hire.

• Possess at least one year of full-time or equivalent experience in a college counseling center.

• Staff Therapist and or Clinical Social Worker  serve on on-call rotation, requiring them to live within a 30-minute radius of campus.


• Significant clinical experience and excellence in clinical skills and crisis intervention; previous experience with working in an outpatient mental health agency, or related • Strong knowledge base regarding diversity, equity, and inclusion issues; excellent human relations skills and effective verbal and written communication skills; sustained engagement & dedication to professional development & continuing education.

• Proven ability to design and deliver programs/outreach services that focus on the mental health needs and barriers to care for patients  from historically under-served populations.

• Effective written and verbal communication skills, meeting the needs of various campus constituencies.

• Acknowledge and comply with all departmental, safety, and state requirements.

• Strong professional ethics and discretion with an attitude of respect for all employed at Calamity Rose Ranch .

• Commitment to Calamity Rose Ranch ‘s mission, vision and values and demonstrated ability to create and sustain an organizational climate based on inclusion, social justice, and equity.

Pay / Benefits:

At Calamity Rose Ranch employees are general contractors with a pay split which has some pros and cons.

Application Instructions:

For highest consideration please submit a resume, cover letter, and a list of 3 professional references which includes name, telephone number and email address to: