Employment Opportunities

Located on 94 acres in the Ocala National Forest, The Refuge offers the highest quality of care through a holistic approach to therapy in the treatment of trauma, addiction, and more.

Career Opportunities

At The Refuge, we are always looking for talented and caring professionals to join our team! The Refuge offers competitive compensation, benefits and regular opportunities for development and advancement. If you are interested in a career with The Refuge, please click the button below.

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Internship Opportunities

The internships are open to pre-masters, post masters, pre-doctoral and post-doctoral students. Internships are also open to bachelor’s level internships in human services, psychology, and social work. Students are involved in assisting clinicians in conducting various group therapies, including trauma process groups, breath work sessions, equine therapy, 12-step group, relapse prevention group, grief group, life skill group, shame group, anger management group, meditation group and several others. Advanced students after 8 weeks of participation as an intern at The Refuge have the opportunity to gain experience providing individual therapy and crisis management; conducting assessments; participation in family programming; treatment planning; case management; utilization review; and create and run their own groups.

The minimum time commitment is at least 8 weeks; 16 hours each week. However, a student’s schedule can be adjusted depending on educational requirements.

Both group and individual supervision is provided. We will determine upon interview and student provided information of the educational standards for the internship/practicum, our ability to provide the clinical supervision hours outlined by your college of education.

We have Qualified Supervisors on staff certified in the State of Florida for post-masters supervision for licensure.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities:

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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