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Residential Alcohol & Other Drug Therapist - Harbor Light Center

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 evaluation, assessment, intake, ongoing (individual and group) counseling, and transporting of clients to appointments when necessary. Utilize DDAP Licensing regulations for all documentation and treatment requirements. 

Responsibilities:

  • Complete Drug and Alcohol assessments, Biopsychosocial assessments, and treatment plan of residents in the required time period according to licensing requirements.
  • Utilize DDAP Licensing regulations for all documentation and treatment requirements. 
  • Provide individual and group alcohol/drug and mental health therapy.
  • Provide legible, timely, and appropriate written documentation service record for each resident as outlined by DDAP Licensing requirements.
  • Search out training and education opportunities from community resources.
  • Provide instruction in social and other daily living skills to residents.
  • Assist resident in setting goals to attain independent, self-sufficient living situation.
  • Assist resident in searching for community supports such as Psychiatric Rehabilitation Supports, Certified Recovery Specialists/Peer Mentors, or Case management supports.
  • Assist resident in searching out permanent and stable housing.
  • Facilitate a minimum of two (2) psycho-educational or processing groups and/or a minimum of three (2) treatment/therapeutic groups per week using Evidence-Based curricula or a variety of Evidence-Based Practices.
  • Responsible for maintaining an on-going treatment model and philosophy for the Center. 
  • Responsible for ensuring state-mandated clinical standards to maintain state licensing of the facility.
    • This includes review of case documentation and staff training.
    • Responsible for correction of any non-compliance areas noted in the weekly chart audit. 
  • Responsible for weekly Clinical Supervision meetings with Clinical Supervisor to review charts, documentation, case review, and ongoing professional development.
  • Work a minimum of (1) one Saturday per month, taking the preceding Friday off.  May be required to take residents on outing or activity.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in social work or related field with a minimum of two (2) years of related work experience
  • Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) a plus
  • Experience in mental health and homelessness a plus
  • Individual and Group skills necessary.
  • Strong oral communication and written documentation skills.
  • All three PA Clearances required upon employment: 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 Jennifer O’Brien @ Jennifer.Obrien@use.salvationarmy.org by November 2, 2020.

Receptionist/Billing Coordinator - Harbor Light Center

Responsible to maintain accurate billing records and confidentiality of the Harbor Light Center residents while pleasantly welcoming visitors to the building and answering the phone.  Ability to adhere to program expectations and program policies.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor admissions into the building through a lock/door security system.
  • Greet and receive visitors to the Harbor Light Center.  Have visitors sign in and call the person they are requesting to see to inform of their arrival.
  • Answer the Harbor Light Center telephones.  Use phone log sheet to log each incoming call.  Direct call to appropriate person.  Take phone message when necessary (include a phone number on message).  Maintain client confidentiality (we cannot say if a client is here or not and cannot take messages for them).
  • Monitor client sign in/out sheet.  Report problems or concerns to supervisor.
  • Check all clients’ packages, backpacks, etcetera, coming into or leaving the building.  (If there is a problem, such as finding something that belongs to the Center, contact a staff member immediately.)
  • Collect client I.D. badge and locker key when client leaves the building.
  • Initial sign-out sheet by time-in and time-out indicating you have checked baggage and have collected the client’s I.D. badge and locker key or returned I.D. and locker key when they have returned to the building.
  • Weekends – Monitor client visitations.
  • Perform monthly fire drill.
  • Assist staff members when asked, by performing minor tasks, i.e., fold/staple/sort papers, etcetera.
  • Complete all daily, weekly, and monthly billing information regarding clients at Harbor Light Center
  • Complete WITS and PROMISE data entry when necessary
  • Communicate data entry to Administrative Secretary, Fiscal Administrator, or Director when issues arise
  • Send appropriate data sheets to individuals in a timely manner.

Qualifications:

  • Preferred High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Preferred experience in an office setting.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to implement procedures to maintain a healthy, comfortable, and pleasant environment at the Harbor Light Center.
  • All three PA Clearances required upon employment: 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 Jennifer O’Brien @ Jennifer.Obrien@use.salvationarmy.org by November 2, 2020.

 

Ark of Learning Aide - DuBois

Working with elementary students at C.G. Johnson Elementary School in Reynoldsville.  Oversee the direct supervision, and academic aid to pupils who are enrolled in the program.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide assistance to the students for homework, answering questions and checking in with their teachers on a daily basis (taking turns with the Coordinator.)  Be sure they are organized in having all their work. If the student is struggling with a subject, ask the teacher if there is any extra material to practice with the child to get them to improve their grade.
  • Setting out supplies for these students.
  • Getting the snacks set on the table, cleaning the table and sweeping after snack time.  Cleaning up after each program is ended.
  • Giving directions to children and mentors, guidance and support providing them a positive and structured environment.  Assisting in all activities planned by the coordinator. Some activities include: crafts, game day, games in the gym, computer lab, and Learning for Life lessons, story time, etc.  Always being supportive and encouraging to the risk of children.
  • Assist office in planning and implementation of the program.
  • Attend school meeting relevant to the Ark Program.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma
  • Attends School workshops as offered
  • Ability to plan and organize
  • Ability to discipline and correct children properly
  • Must be reliable
  • Must be able to teach
  • 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 Captain Andrew Spooner @ Andrew.Spooner@Use.Salvationarmy.org .

Caseworker - McKeesport Corps

Shall provide a variety of services to individuals in need, including food, personal hygiene items, clothing, furniture, housing and utility assistance, referrals to community resources, and seasonal programming. Shall assist with identifying and addressing the root causes of the client’s situation. The overall goal of the position is to help clients determine the best strategy to improve their current life circumstances and to utilize available resources to help them overcome their current obstacles.

Responsibilities:

  • Represent The Salvation Army, the church and service programs in a professional and caring manner.
  • Work as a team with Corps Officers to encourage clients to participate in the holistic program of The Salvation Army.
  • Always maintain client confidentiality.
  • Conduct interviews and screen individuals for assistance. 
  • 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/soup kitchen in accordance with established policies, including ordering food, packaging food for distribution, keeping inventory, ensuring that the appropriate paperwork is completed and maintained, and the submission of monthly statistics.
  • Empower clients to resolve the crisis with which they are confronted. 
  • Refer clients seeking spiritual guidance to the Corps Officers.
  • Maintain confidential and accurate client files with pertinent information, documents, releases, and a plan of action, as well as a record of services provided and case notes in the online Social Services database
  • Produce and submit statistical reports in a timely manner.
  • In conjunction with the Corps Officers and Divisional Headquarters, develop programs to meet community needs.
  • Network with community agencies and participate in collaborative networks to stay current on services available, explore potential partnerships, and to address issues that are relevant to the community.
  • Participate in staff meetings, trainings, conferences, and other professional development opportunities for social services/technical skills improvement. 
  • Conduct presentations about The Salvation Army Social Services to the public at service clubs, religious groups, etc.
  • Coordinate and implement seasonal projects: Dollar Energy, Bundle-Up, Thanksgiving Assistance, Christmas Assistance, Camp Allegheny, Adopt-A-Family, Sheetz Family Christmas, etc.
  • Answer the telephone, take messages, and direct messages to the appropriate personnel as needed.
  • Participate in and support the implementation of special activities and events for the Corps programs as requested.
  • Process paperwork, track hours and assign duties to volunteers.
  • The above duties and responsibilities are not all inclusive and may be modified to include other job-related duties at the discretion of the supervisor.

 

Qualifications:

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in social work or related discipline. (Preferred)
  • At least 2 years of experience in social work or related field
  • Excellent counseling and listening skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and prioritize accordingly.
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with team members, clients, and agencies verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of community resources. 
  • Ability to function independently and adapt to various work locations and settings.
  • Must be familiar with social work ethics.
  • Must have excellent time management skills.
  • Must work well in a team atmosphere.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English, verbally and written, preferred to best serve the community.
  • Must have a valid PA driver’s license.
  • Respect of cultural differences, levels of education, physical functioning, and crisis situations in a non-judgmental manner. 
  • PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Request for Criminal Record, and FBI fingerprinting upon hire.
  • PA Mandated and Permissive Reporting and The Salvation Army's KeepSAfe training required.
  • Will respect and promote the interest of The Salvation Army. The individual is not required to embrace the tenets of faith but is required to promote and respect the mission of The Salvation Army.
  • Computer proficiency including Microsoft 365 products such as Outlook, Word, and Excel.

 

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

Facilities Manager/Caretaker - New Kensington

The Facilities Manager/Caretaker is responsible to preserve, protect, maintain, operate, and repair the entire physical property and facility of the New Kensington main building, surrounding grounds and vehicles and equipment.  These duties should be performed in accordance with the mission, policies and procedures of The Salvation Army.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide general supervision and oversight of Maintenance/Housekeeping team members: employee’s, volunteers and community service persons.
  • Responsible for hands-on participation for interior and exterior maintenance, painting, repairs, and cleaning of entire site including buildings, structure, playing fields, playground, grounds and utilities.
  • Contact contractors and vendors as directed to obtain bids, services and other information pertaining to repairs or servicing of property, buildings, equipment, furnishings, utilities, etc.
  • Maintain proper and regular inspection and maintenance of stairs, sidewalks, paths, roads and other paved areas, retaining walls, etc
  • Monitor site and building operations including arranging for, and supervision of, emergency repairs as necessary until permanent repairs can be made. 
  • Monitor furnishings and equipment and conduct regular maintenance.
  • Maintain adequate inventory of cleaning and related supplies.
  • Correct conditions which pose a health or safety threat to building occupants, such as loose carpeting, inadequate ventilations, pest control, extermination, etc.
  • Maintain all areas of the site as directed in a clean, neat, uncluttered, orderly condition at all times using proper equipment and materials.
  • Maintain proper maintenance of all-natural growth landscaped areas
  • Respond to fire alarms, chemical spill and other hazardous situations, as needed.
  • Supervise and participate in the overall cleaning of all areas of building and grounds.
  • Provided general maintenance such as bulb replacement, fixture repair, painting, and general routine repair
  • Coordinate with Divisional Headquarters on all snow removal, HVAC maintenance, inspections, plumbing, alarms, and facility contracts. 

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and one year of related experience.
  • 1-3 years of related experience.
  • Valid PA Drivers License
  • Knowledge sufficient to use small tools & floor machinery
  • Broad understanding of plumbing-carpentry-electrical-hvac matters
  • PA clearances required upon employment, PA mandated and Permissive reporting and The Salvation Army KeepSAfe training required.

 

If you are interested in this position, please contact Major Scott Flanders @ scott.flanders@use.salvationarmy.org

Harmony House—House Aid/Peer Support

Assist in the daily operations of the Harmony House and care of its resident families by providing support and oversight of the program’s operations, policies, and procedures.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Transport of clients to appointments and AA/NA meetings
  • Ability to communicate with residents and staff
  • Support clients as a peer support sharing your recovery experience when comfortable
  • Demonstrate appropriate boundaries and proven problem solving abilities
  • Knowledge of the community-public, private, and natural resources
  • Adhere to specific shelter coverage hours
  • Provide light maintenance of building and surrounding property
  • Comply with BCCYS regulations and guidelines
  • All other duties as assigned by the Harmony House Supervisor and/or the Project Directo

 

Qualifications:

 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • Awareness or education regarding working with individuals and families substance abuse dependency and/or mental illness.
  • Knowledge includes the 12 step recovery process and working with individuals and families in a residential setting.
  • Must possess the skills to work with residents individually on their needs, utilizing strength based approaches and motivation interviewing techniques.
  • All three PA Clearances required upon employment: PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Request for Criminal Record, and Fingerprint based federal criminal history.
  • Valid Driver’s License is required.

 

If interested in this position, please contact Amy Frank @ amy.frank@use.salvationarmy.org

 

Janitor/Driver - Johnstown (Part time - 20-29 Hrs/week)

Primary responsibility is to function as a driver and janitor for the Johnstown facility. This will include food pick-ups and deliveries as assigned, light maintenance, and janitorial duties.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for pick-ups and deliveries as assigned, to include the following: Treasures for Children, Bundle-up, kettles, etc. Maintenance, custodial, and pantry/kitchen supply pick-ups.
  • Responsible for weekly visual inspection of vehicles and reporting of any observed damage or pending state inspection sticker expiration.
  • Responsible for maintaining fuel levels in assigned vehicles. Cleaning of interior and exterior of assigned vehicles.
  • Preform basic maintenance of property. Including but not limited to changing light bulbs, scheduling inspections, making small repairs.
  • Clean, sanitize interior of building.
  • Remove trash and weeds from exterior of building.
  • Dress should be neat and appropriate and work conducted in a professional manner.
  • Snow removal when needed.
  • Be able to work independently and be able to adapt work schedules to accommodate program needs.
  • Willingness to work extra seasonal hours (November and December)

 

Qualifications

  • Must have a valid driving license, and ability to pass the 12-passenger van training as supplied by The Salvation Army.
  • High School Graduate or G.E.D. equivalent with two years’ experience.
  • Must provide resume and be willing to have an interview.
  • All three PA Clearances required upon employment: PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Request for Criminal Record, and Fingerprint based federal criminal history.

 

If you are interested in this position, please contact Captain Erin Smullen @ erin.smullen@USE.salvationarmy.org.

Cook/Kitchen Supervisor - Johnstown - Part Time (20-29 hrs/wk)

 

The cook is responsible for preparing foods which meet nutritional and dietary requirements set forth by the respective County Health Departments, PA State Health Department and the Department of Children and Youth Services. Maintain inventories and temperature logs of all foods stored, purchased, or donated by USDA or FOOD BANK.  Clean all work equipment in accordance with Food Safety and PA Health Department.  

Responsibilities:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to implement procedures to maintain a healthy, comfortable and pleasant environment at the Meal Center.
  • Knowledge of health, safety, and food service codes
  • Plan monthly menus incorporating USDA, Food Bank and purchased food items. 
  • Ability to evaluate services and recommend necessary changes.
  • Be able to work independently and be able to adapt work schedules to accommodate program needs.
  • Should be able to lead and direct other kitchen workers such as community services workers, volunteers, etc.
  • Must have pleasant personality and be able to work well with other employees and must be of a confidential nature.

Qualifications:

  • High School Graduate or G.E.D. equivalent with one year cooking experience.
  • A non-expired Health Department Food Certification or ability to obtain.
  • Ability to pass Serve Safe training
  • All three PA Clearances required upon employment: FBI Fingerprinting, PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Request for Criminal Record
  • Must be able to work unsupervised as minimal as possible.
  • Must provide resume and be willing to have an interview.

 

If you are interested in this position, please contact Captain Erin Smullen @ erin.smullen@USE.salvationarmy.org

 

House Manager (Weekends) - Family Caring Center

  • Sat 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Sunday 7:00 am – 7:00 pm

Job Summary:

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, & observant. Remaining calm during an emergency and directing the resident to safety. Knowing the phone numbers to call during emergency.
  • Answer, screen, and respond to 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. 
  • Assist in coordination of residents daily program and activities. Work with Social Workers to insure resident involvement in and progression towards self sufficiency. 

Requirements:

  1. All three PA Clearances required upon employment. PA Child Abuse History, Request for Criminal Record, and Fingerprint based Federal Criminal history. 
  2. PA Mandated and Permissive Reporting and The Salvation Army's KeepSAfe training required. 

 

If you are interested in this position, please contact Major Vanessa Fullwood @ Vanessa.Fullwood@use.Salvationarmy.org

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

Shall provide a variety of services to individuals in need, including food, personal hygiene items, clothing, furniture, housing and utility assistance, referrals to community resources, and seasonal programming. Shall assist with identifying and addressing the root causes of the client’s situation. The overall goal of the position is to help clients determine the best strategy to improve their current life circumstances and to utilize available resources to help them overcome their current obstacles. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Represent The Salvation Army, the church and service programs in a professional and caring manner.
  • Work as a team with Corps Officers to encourage clients to participate in the holistic program of The Salvation Army.
  • Always maintain client confidentiality.
  • Conduct interviews and screen individuals for assistance. 
  • 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/soup kitchen in accordance with established policies, including ordering food, packaging food for distribution, keeping inventory, ensuring that the appropriate paperwork is completed and maintained, and the submission of monthly statistics.
  • Empower clients to resolve the crisis with which they are confronted. 
  • Refer clients seeking spiritual guidance to the Corps Officers.
  • Maintain confidential and accurate client files with pertinent information, documents, releases, and a plan of action, as well as a record of services provided and case notes in the online Social Services database
  • Produce and submit statistical reports in a timely manner.
  • In conjunction with the Corps Officers and Divisional Headquarters, develop programs to meet community needs.
  • Network with community agencies and participate in collaborative networks to stay current on services available, explore potential partnerships, and to address issues that are relevant to the community.
  • Participate in staff meetings, trainings, conferences, and other professional development opportunities for social services/technical skills improvement. 
  • Conduct presentations about The Salvation Army Social Services to the public at service clubs, religious groups, etc.
  • Coordinate and implement seasonal projects: Dollar Energy, Bundle-Up, Thanksgiving Assistance, Christmas Assistance, Camp Allegheny, Adopt-A-Family, Sheetz Family Christmas, etc.
  • Answer the telephone, take messages, and direct messages to the appropriate personnel as needed.
  • Participate in and support the implementation of special activities and events for the Corps programs as requested.
  • Process paperwork, track hours and assign duties to volunteers.
  • The above duties and responsibilities are not all inclusive and may be modified to include other job-related duties at the discretion of the supervisor.

 

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree in social work or related discipline. (Preferred)
  • At least 2 years of experience in social work or related field
  • Excellent counseling and listening skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and prioritize accordingly.
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with team members, clients, and agencies verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of community resources. 
  • Ability to function independently and adapt to various work locations and settings.
  • Must be familiar with social work ethics.
  • Must have excellent time management skills.
  • Must work well in a team atmosphere.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English, verbally and written, preferred to best serve the community.
  • Must have a valid PA driver’s license.
  • Respect of cultural differences, levels of education, physical functioning, and crisis situations in a non-judgmental manner. 
  • PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Request for Criminal Record, and FBI fingerprinting upon hire along with renewals every five years. 
  • PA Mandated and Permissive Reporting and The Salvation Army's KeepSAfe training required.
  • Will respect and promote the interest of The Salvation Army.  The individual is not required to embrace the tenets of faith but is required to promote and respect the mission of The Salvation Army.

 

If interested in this position, please contact Lauren Fair @ Lauren.Fair@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.

 

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.

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

Light House/Harmony House Case Manager

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; schedule case management meetings; follow up; and discharge planning.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete phone assessments, intakes and referrals
  • Complete placement interviews/assessments
  • Compete 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 (2 days a week) and Ambridge Program(3 days a week.) This includes the implementation of program rules and guidelines.
  • Participate in inter-agency collaboration and meetings
  • Provide client transportation to appointments and AA/NA meetings, as necessary, in The Salvation Army vehicle
  • Maintain accurate records that comply with policies and procedures of The Salvation Army vehicle
  • Conduct random urinalysis as needed and apartment checks
  • Solid organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Demonstrate appropriate boundaries and proven problem solving abilities
  • Attend all staff meetings, workshops and trainings as required by supervisor
  • Knowledge of the community-public, private, and natural resources
  • Adhere to specific shelter coverage hours
  • Comply with BCCYS regulations and guidelines

Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, Substance Abuse, Mental Health, Human Services and/or related degree.
  • Knowledge includes the 12 step recovery process and working with individuals and families in a residential setting.  Must possess the skills to work with residents individually on their needs, utilizing strength based approaches and motivation interviewing techniques.
  • All three PA Clearances required upon employment: PA Child Abuse History Clearance, Request for Criminal Record, and Fingerprint based federal criminal history. 
  • Valid Driver’s License is required.

If interested in this position, please contact Amy Frank @ amy.frank@use.salvationarmy.org