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The Salvation Army - Camp Allegheny, Elwood City, PA: Seasonal Summer Camp Staff

Camp Allegheny is looking to fill the following seasonal positions for Summer 2021: 

 

  • Male and Female Senior Counselors
  • Male and Female Music Counselors
  • Nature/STEM Director
  • Pioneering Director
  • Arts and Crafts Director
  • Audio Visual Director 
  • Social Media and Photography Director
  • Climbing Wall Director
  • Archery Director 
  • Riflery Director
  • Lifeguards
  • Kitchen and Housekeeping Staff
  • Dining Hall Supervisor
  • Nurse
  • Camp Driver
  • Maintenance Staff
  • Camp Registrar
  • Staff Center Director

 

Training and certifications can be provided by camp in Lifeguarding, Archery, Riflery, Climbing Wall, ServSafe, and First Aid/CPR. 

 

Positions can be available as a paid internship opportunity for college students. Staff must be available to work in a residential camp setting from June 1st – July 31st (June 7th for Counselors) and be 18 years and over.  Starting salary range of $2,300 - $2,600 with board and accommodation included. Work schedule runs Monday through Friday, with weekends off.  For further information and to apply online, go to: http://salvationarmywpa.org/camp/summer-jobs/

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 may be interested in applying for this position Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at: http://internal-usesalvationarmy.icims.com.  Prospective employees can apply online at http://careers.salvationarmy.org.

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 may be interested in applying for this position Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at: http://internal-usesalvationarmy.icims.com.  Prospective employees can apply online at http://careers.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 may be interested in applying for this position Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at: http://internal-usesalvationarmy.icims.com.  Prospective employees can apply online at http://careers.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 may be interested in applying for this position Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at: http://internal-usesalvationarmy.icims.com.  Prospective employees can apply online at http://careers.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 may be interested in applying for this position Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at: http://internal-usesalvationarmy.icims.com.  Prospective employees can apply online at http://careers.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 may be interested in applying for this position Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at: http://internal-usesalvationarmy.icims.com.  Prospective employees can apply online at http://careers.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 may be interested in applying for this position Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at: http://internal-usesalvationarmy.icims.com.  Prospective employees can apply online at http://careers.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 applying for this position Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at: http://internal-usesalvationarmy.icims.com.  Prospective employees can apply online at http://careers.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 you may be interested in applying for this position Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at: http://internal-usesalvationarmy.icims.com.  Prospective employees can apply online at http://careers.salvationarmy.org.