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Case Manager - Harmony House

Case management consists of assisting clients to gain access to the needed medical, social, educational, mental health, and drug and alcohol services. This includes direct assistance in gaining access to services, coordination of care, oversight of the entire case, and linkage to appropriate services. Case management includes: assessment of client eligibility; information and referral to resources that will help the client obtain permanent housing and maintain self sufficiency: scheduled case management meetings; follow-up; and discharge planning.

 

Responsibilities:

• Reports to Program Manager

• Hourly Position

• Case Management for supportive housing participants

• Complete phone assessments, intakes and referrals.

• Complete placement interviews /assessments.

• Complete intake packet, service plan, daily notes and discharge summaries.

• Complete required HMIS (Homeless Management Information System) paperwork

• Assist in daily operations of the Harmony House. This includes implementation of program rules and guidelines.

• Participate in inter-agency collaboration and meetings.

• Provide client transportation to appointments, as necessary, in The Salvation Army vehicle.

• Maintain accurate records that comply with policies and procedures of The Salvation Army

• Participate in continuous quality improvement reviews• Conduct random urinalysis as needed

• Conduct weekly apartment checks

 

Requirements

• Valid Driver’s License is required.

• All three PA Clearances required and thereafter upon renewal date: PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Request for Criminal Record, and Fingerprint based federal criminal history.

• PA Mandated and Permissive Reporting and The Salvation Army’s Keep Safe training is required.

Education and Experience:

• Bachelor’s degree in psychology or a related degree. • At least 1 year experience in a shelter/residence or crisis oriented family service program or an Associates degree with 5 years human service experience.

• Knowledge of HUD funded supportive services.

If you are interested in this position please contact Jamie Kinkead at jamie.kinkead@use.salvationarmy.org

Case Worker - Homewood/Brushton

 

The Case Worker shall provide a variety of services to households in need, including food, personal hygiene items, clothing/furniture vouchers, housing assistance, utility assistance, referrals to community resources, and seasonal programming. In addition, will provide information, advocacy, and support to assist households with identifying and addressing the root causes of their current challenges in order to help clients determine the best strategy to overcome their current obstacles and improve their current life circumstances.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Work as a team with Corps Officers to encourage clients to participate in the holistic program of The Salvation Army.
  • Provide all forms of direct service to clients including, but not limited to intake/assessment, referrals, advocacy, material assistance such as food, clothing/furniture vouchers, and personal hygiene items, and financial assistance such as gift cards, housing assistance, and utility assistance based upon guidelines, available resources, and policies and procedures of The Salvation Army. 
  • Coordinate all aspects of feeding programs, including food pantry, Senior food boxes, and community meals in accordance with established policies, including ordering food, ensuring that the appropriate paperwork is completed and maintained, and the submission of monthly statistics.
  • Maintain confidential client files, including all required paperwork, a record of services provided, and case notes. Services provided should also be documented in the electronic client database.
  • Familiarize self with community resources and existing, as well as potential, collaborative partners to better serve the community.
  • Attend staff meetings and service provider meetings as requested.
  • Network with service providers, particularly as it concerns preventing duplication of services and issues that are relevant to the residents of the community.
  • Coordinate and implement seasonal programming such as Dollar Energy, Project Bundle-Up, Thanksgiving Assistance, Christmas Assistance, Treasures for Children, Camp Allegheny, Sheetz Family Christmas, etc.

 

Education and Experience

  • Degree in Social Work or related discipline preferred. 
  • At least 2 years of experience in Social Work or related field.
  • All three PA Clearances required upon employment and thereafter upon renewal date: PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Request for Criminal Record, and Fingerprint based federal criminal history.
  • PA Mandated and Permissive Reporting and The Salvation Army's Keep Safe training required.

If you are interested in this position please contact Major Ana Frazer at ana.frazer@use.salvationarmy.org

Recovery Support Specialist (Part Time) - Pittsburgh Harbor Light Center

 

Job Summary:

 

Maintains safe, orderly, and therapeutic physical environment for residents. Evaluates behavioral and emotional needs of clients and provides input. Works together as a treatment team to effectively meet the needs of the residents.  Facilitates Daily Living and Lifeskills groups.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Listens to clients concerning all areas of treatment

 

  • Maintains safe, orderly, and therapeutic physical environment for clients including crisis intervention. 

 

  • Insures and trains clients on program expectations and responsibilities, including detail assignments

 

  • Communicates with staff either verbally or in written communication logs. Attends program meetings. 

 

  • Attends trainings as determined by Clinical Supervisor or Institutional Services Director. 

 

  • Evaluates behavioral and emotional needs of clients and provides input. Assists with interventions with clients. 

 

  • Transports clients to meetings, pick-up and drop-off clients, do store runs, and drop-off and pick-up discharges. 

 

  • Orient new clients to unit, program, and milieu. 

 

  • Perform monthly fire drill according to DDAP regulations.

 

  • Administer, collect, and record results of client drug urine testing as directed and/or per program requirements.

 

  • Clerical and safety/security duties as assigned. 

 

  • Facilitate daily living and life skills or recovery-oriented groups for residents

 

  • Complete daily documentation on all facilitated groups.  Notes will be turned in to the Clinical Supervisor by the end of the shift for review and filing.

 

  • Ensures the safety and security of the residents and facility at all times.

 

  • Additional tasks as appropriate and assigned 

 

If you are interested in this position contact Jennifer O’Brien at Jennifer.O’Brien@use.salvationarmy.org.

Lead Recovery Support Specialist- Pittsburgh Harbor Light Center

 

Job Summary:

 

Responsible for the safety and security of The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center. Additional responsibilities include supervising and overseeing the Harbor Light Center Recovery Support Specialists. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Be knowledgeable and capable of performing the duties of the position.

 

Assume any additional duties assigned by a Director.

 

Supervise job assignments performed by the Recovery Support Specialists and Drug and Alcohol Case Manager and complete monthly one-on-one supervision.

 

Shift filling capacities for Recovery Support Specialists.

 

Provide for training to the Recovery Support Specialists on an ongoing basis.

 

Update manuals as necessary.

 

Keep current with changes in field.

 

Plan for improvements in building security, budget processes in conjunction with the Institutional Services Director.

 

Track logs in use:.

  1. Medication Log
  2. Shift Openings
  3. Check-in locations for the security tours
  4. Shift Exchange Log
  5. Others as necessary
  • File completed paperwork in clinical charts daily.
  • Build new charts for incoming clients

 

If you are interested in this position, please contact Jennifer O’Brien @ Jennifer.O'Brien@use.salvationarmy.org.

 

Residential Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor - Harbor Light Center

 

Job Summary:  

Responsible for all aspects of resident care throughout their treatment experience.  Successfully manage an active case load of (8) eight alcohol and other drug residents of the Harbor Light Center program.  Assist in all aspects of recruitment, evaluation, assessment, intake, ongoing (individual and group) counseling, and transporting. Strong verbal communication skills and written documentation skills required.  Utilize DDAP Licensing regulations as a boiler plate for all documentation and related requirements.  Must meet the Pa. Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Staffing requirements, Act 33 and/or 34 clearances.  Valid PA driver’s license at time of hire.  Although this hourly position is (40) forty hours per week, the position may from time to time necessitate additional work (approved) hours.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in social work or related field or bachelor’s degree in social work or related field with four years of related work experience
  • Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) a plus
  • Experience in mental health and homelessness a plus

 

If you may be interested in this position please contact Jennifer Warner at Jennifer.Warner@use.salvationarmy.org

Ark of Learning Director - Indiana

 

Job Summary Ensures the program runs effectively throughout the year in coordinating with Salvation Army, school staff, parents, and agencies. Work with the elementary schools Indiana School District.  Oversee the assistant director and work study students, volunteers, and students participating in the program. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance to the students with homework checking in with their teachers on a daily basis.  Help students with organization and socialization.
  • Overseeing the Ark of Learning program.  
  • Develop program start up by meeting with guidance and principal to designate children who would benefit most from the after-school program.
  • Disperse packets to student’s parents and then schedule individual meetings with parents.
  • Meet with various agencies that will support the program throughout the year through site visits.
  • Developing and organizing the program with monthly calendars, activities and agencies.
  • Support children emotionally, educationally, and physically.  Provide guidance and support in a positive and structured environment.
  • Attend the extra activities such as back to school bash and family fun fest.
  • Recruit volunteers at the IUP events at the beginning of each semester.
  • Train the volunteers.
  • Plan and run the summer day camp program.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or currently in the process of attending a university for the degree.

 

 

If you may be interested in this position please contact Capt. Denise Martin at denise.martin@use.salvationarmy.org

Camp Allegheny Facilities Manager - Ellwood City, PA

The Facilities Manager is responsible to preserve, protect, maintain, operate and repair the entire physical property and facilities of Camp Allegheny.  These duties should be performed in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of The Salvation Army, the rules and regulations of the PA Department of Environmental Protection and the guidelines of the American Camping Association (ACA).

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have valid PA state driver’s license to operate automobiles.
  • Must have physical ability to lift and carry objects weighting up to 50 pounds without the aid of mechanical or electrical equipment.
  • Must have general knowledge of automobile mechanics and operations, building and equipment repairs, computer operation and operation of building maintenance equipment.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Education.
  • Two-year college or technical school relating to construction or building maintenance.
  • Two years of supervisory/leadership experience. 

Technical Training and Required Certifications:

  • Must possess or be willing to train and obtain
  • Minimum of Class D Sewage Treatment Plant Operator Certification
  • Pesticide Applicators Certification
  • Certified Pool Operators Certification

 

If you are interested in this position contact Erica Washington at Erica.Washington@use.salvationarmy.org.

 

Pathway of Hope Regional Case Manager – Allegheny County/ Family Caring Center

Support local families on their journey from crisis to stability! Interview, assess, collect client data, collaborate with Corps Ministry Teams and community partners to formulate a personalized plan of action for client families. Must be able to work with clients who are involved with other social service systems, mental health and adults in crisis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reports directly to the Pathway of Hope Director and Corps Officers.
  • Must be conversant in all Pathway of Hope methodology.
  • Work as a team member with Corps Ministry Teams to select viable client families to participate in Pathway of Hope.
  • Work closely with Corps Ministry Teams to form an interdisciplinary team to empower family clients to move from crisis to stability.
  • Maintain a Pathway of Hope specific caseload of at least 6 active families, starting in the 6th month of employment. Seek out new families when graduating or exiting current Pathway of Hope families. Communicate with Pathway of Hope Director if caseload expectation is not maintained for over 1 month.
  • Maintain weekly contact with Pathway of Hope families and log case/care management and all client interactions via ServicePoint within 48 hours.
  • Maintain all statistical reports, case notes, and client assessments as pertains to Pathway of Hope via ServicePoint software.
  • Work closely with Corps Ministry Teams to encourage client families to participate in the holistic program of The Salvation Army.
  • Process Pathway of Hope forms, i.e., recording and maintaining client files according to Salvation Army standards.
  • Must familiarize self with community resources and existing, as well as, potential collaborative partners.
  • Attend Social Service and/or Pathway of Hope Department Meetings and service provider agency meetings as requested by Pathway of Hope Director or Corps Officers.
  • Attend board meeting, community meeting, or trainings as requested by Corps Officers and/or POH Director.
  • Network with service provider agencies.
  • Conduct research into community organizations and businesses for possible Social Services partnerships and volunteers; create and maintain these partnerships.
  • Strictly adhere to Salvation Army policies pertaining to confidentiality, release of information, and retention and/or destruction of records.   If client files are subpoenaed, the Corps Officer will be notified immediately. He/she will notify the General Secretary who will decide how to proceed. Files are not to be released except on instruction by the General Secretary.
  • Work closely with POH Director, Corps Officers, and the Development Department as grant and fundraising opportunities arise.
  • Serve as an advocate for those Family Caring Center (FCC) families who are transitioning out of FCC.
  • Assist Pathway of Hope families at the Family Caring Center at least 2 days each week.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related discipline preferred.
  • At least 2 to 5 years of experience in social work or related field preferred.

 

If you are interested in this position please contact Molly Minman at Molly.Minman@use.salvationarmy.org.

Janitor – McKeesport Corps

Cleaning, organizing, and general maintenance of the building, grounds and vehicles. General up keep, light duty repairs such as electrical, plumbing, and HVAC…etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sweeping
  • Mopping
  • Vacuuming
  • Dusting
  • Cleaning the windows
  • Emptying garbage/recycling
  • Buffing the floors
  • Mowing the lawn
  • Mop and clean the gym
  • Clean parking lot & side-walk
  • Clean chapel for Sunday services

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Valid Drivers License required.

 

If you are interested in this position please contact Major Malinda Jones at Malinda.Jones@use.salvationarmy.org.

Janitor – Steel Valley (Homestead) Corps

Janitorial and transportation duties.  To keep the building site clean and safe and to use safe driving practices when driving for The Salvation Army.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain daily cleanliness of building and outside properties which consists of:
  • Hallways and Gym floor
  • All offices
  • All program rooms
  • Chapel
  • Sunday School rooms
  • Provide Transportation for Corps programming, which includes:
  • Senior Club
  • Women’s Ministries
  • Maintain mileage log
  • Any other transportation duties which arise

 

If you are interested in this position please contact Lt. Michael Haynes at Michael.Haynes@use.salvationarmy.org.

Pathway of Hope Regional Case Manager (Meadville, Corry, Oil City, and Franklin)

Support local families on their journey from crisis to stability! Interview, assess, collect client data, collaborate with Corps Ministry Teams and community partners to formulate a personalized plan of action for client families. Must be able to work with clients who are involved with other social service systems, mental health and adults in crisis.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reports directly to the Pathway of Hope Director and Corps Officers.
  • Must be conversant in all Pathway of Hope methodology.
  • Work as a team member with Corps Ministry Teams to select viable client families to participate in Pathway of Hope.
  • Work closely with Corps Ministry Teams to form an interdisciplinary team to empower family clients to move from crisis to stability.
  • Maintain a Pathway of Hope specific caseload of at least 6 active families, starting in the 6th month of employment. Seek out new families when graduating or exiting current Pathway of Hope families. Communicate with Pathway of Hope Director if caseload expectation is not maintained for over 1 month.
  • Maintain weekly contact with Pathway of Hope families and log case/care management and all client interactions via ServicePoint within 48 hours.
  • Maintain all statistical reports, case notes, and client assessments as pertains to Pathway of Hope via ServicePoint software.
  • Work closely with Corps Ministry Teams to encourage client families to participate in the holistic program of The Salvation Army.
  • Process Pathway of Hope forms, i.e., recording and maintaining client files according to Salvation Army standards.
  • Must familiarize self with community resources and existing, as well as, potential collaborative partners.
  • Attend Social Service and/or Pathway of Hope Department Meetings and service provider agency meetings as requested by Pathway of Hope Director or Corps Officers.
  • Attend board meeting, community meeting, or trainings as requested by Corps Officers and/or POH Director.
  • Network with service provider agencies.
  • Conduct research into community organizations and businesses for possible Social Services partnerships and volunteers; create and maintain these partnerships.
  • Strictly adhere to Salvation Army policies pertaining to confidentiality, release of information, and retention and/or destruction of records.   If client files are subpoenaed, the Corps Officer will be notified immediately. He/she will notify the General Secretary who will decide how to proceed. Files are not to be released except on instruction by the General Secretary.
  • Work closely with POH Director, Corps Officers, and the Development Department as grant and fundraising opportunities arise.

 

If you are interested in this position please contact Molly Minman at Molly.Minman@use.salvationarmy.org.

Anti-Human Trafficking Case Manager (Part Time)

Responsibilites:

  • Interview and assess potential clients for human trafficking
  • Provide comprehensive case management services for victims of human trafficking identified, including referrals to medical, mental health, dental, immigration/legal  providers; access to appropriate benefits, housing, childcare, supportive counseling/socialization, ESL, literacy, criminal justice system victim advocates; family reunification and coordination with life skill mentors and interpreters.
  • Meet regularly with clients to discuss and evaluate their progress
  • Develop a safety and service plan in coordination with the client
  • Collaborate with other service provider partners to ensure follow up and coordination of all aftercare services
  • Participate in awareness and training events throughout Western Pennsylvania
  • Assist the AHT Regional Coordinator in capacity building efforts across Western Pennsylvania. This may include finding potential partner agencies, assisting in trainings, analyzing outcomes of various initiatives, etc.
  • Prepares and maintain case records and logs on any interactions with clients

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work; Master of Social Work preferred
  • Licensed Social Worker in Pennsylvania, preferred
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred
  • 3-4 years of experience working with those affected by human trafficking, domestic violence or sexual assault
  • Experience with trauma-informed care, preferably knowledge of The Sanctuary Model
  • Able to maintain strict confidentiality
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to travel from site to site as may be needed in the performance of duties.
  • Professional-level communications skills verbal and written.
  • Must have computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel Programs and be proficient in and the ability to utilize the internet.
  • All three PA Clearances required upon employment and thereafter upon renewal date: PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Request for Criminal Record, and Fingerprint based federal criminal history.
  • PA Mandated and Permissive Reporting and The Salvation Army’s KeepSAfe training required.

 

If you are interested in this position please contact Sarah Medina at Sarah.Medina@USE.SalvationArmy.Org

Recovery Support Specialist - Pittsburgh Harbor Light Center

Maintains safe, orderly, and therapeutic physical environment for residents. Evaluates behavioral and emotional needs of clients and provides input. Works together as a treatment team to effectively meet the needs of the residents.  Facilitates Daily Living and Lifeskills groups.

 

If you may be interested in this position please contact Jennifer Warner at Jennifer.Warner@use.salvationarmy.org

House Manager - Family Caring Center (Full Time)

The House Manager is responsible for oversight, coordination, care and safety for residents throughout their stay in the Family Caring Center.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Answer, screen and respond to incoming calls for the Family Caring Center in a courteous manner.
  • Complete intake screening and assessment of potential residents in the absence of the Social Worker.  Admit new residents, review program rules, completion and documentation of program intake and admission forms.
  • Document and secure all Family Caring Center resident money for savings, Bridge Housing and medications. The resident self-administer medication under staff supervision.
  • Assist in the coordination of residents’ daily program activities, monitor resident behavior.   Work with the Social Workers to insure resident involvement in, and adherence to, and progression towards resident self-sufficiency.  Document resident and program activities throughout shift.
  • Complete all statistics for funding agencies, and The Salvation Army – DHQ.
  • Compile payroll from time cards and submit to DHQ in a timely manner.
  • Complete case documentation, statistical information, and daily program forms.

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Experience in Human Services delivery system

If you may be interested in applying for this position please contact Major Vanessa Fullwood at Vanessa.Fullwood@USE.Salvationarmy.Org

House Manager (Weekends/Part Time)

Responsible for the oversight, coordination, care and safety of program residents throughout their stay in the Family Caring Center.  The position requires:   Lifting between 25 – 30 pounds, walking bending, sitting and standing during the performance of duties.  Preparation and serving of meals and cleaning of kitchen.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be awake, alert and observant.  Remaining calm during an emergency and directing the resident to safety.  Knowing the phone numbers to call during an emergency.
  • Answer, screen and respond to incoming calls for the Family Caring Center in a courteous manner.
  • Complete intake screening forms of all callers;  Explain the program and secure all necessary information for Social Worker.
  • Document and secure all Family Caring Center resident money for savings, Bridge Housing and medications.  Document when resident was given self-administered medication.
  • Assist in the coordination of residents’ daily program activities, monitor resident behavior.   Work with the Social Workers to insure resident involvement in, and adherence to, and progression towards resident self-sufficiency.  Document resident and program activities throughout shift.
  • Complete case documentation, statistical information, and daily program forms.

 

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Experience in Human Services delivery system.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to obtain Food Certification

 

If you may be interested in applying for this position please contact Major Vanessa Fullwood at Vanessa.Fullwood@USE.Salvationarmy.Org