***Transitional Living Program Manager (3/5/14)
$37,500-$42,500/yr depending on education and experience
Description: The Transitional Living Program Manager oversees The Center’s independent living programs for homeless young adults. This includes the apartment-based independent living program and Chrysalis House, a transitional house for parenting teens. S/He provides supervision and support to program staff (Case Managers, On-Site Support Staff and Volunteers) and oversees the programs life skills trainings. Additionally, s/he is expected to assist in addressing any client behavioral issues and will work with the case managers to develop trauma informed interventions. This is a twelve (12) month, fulltime position.
Qualifications: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in human services, education or a related field; and at least (3) three years of management/supervisory experience. A Master’s degree is preferred.
***School Based Chemical Dependency Prevention Counselor (3/5/14)
$15-$18/hr depending on education and experience.
Description: The CD Prevention Specialist is responsible for providing school based crisis intervention, counseling (individual, family and group) and case management services to youth ages 12 to 20. The CD Prevention Specialist provides support for problem solving as well as information and referral services. S/he is responsible for conducting comprehensive assessments with the student that may identify any issues related to substance use/abuse, problem gambling and other risk factors that inhibit healthy youth development. Based upon assessment, the CD Prevention Specialist will develop an Individual Service Plan with a youth that includes the direct services provided by the CD Prevention Specialist, school staff, as well as referral linkages to other community agencies and school services. The CD Prevention Specialist will work with faculty, staff and collaborative partner agencies to assure quality services are provided.
Qualifications: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field required. Note: A Master’s degree, CPP/ICSP/CASAC, advanced training in chemical dependency prevention-related areas is preferred. If candidates do not possess related certification, expectation is that active pursuit of these certifications will occur at time of employment.
***Substitute Emergency Shelter Counselor (3/5/14)
$10-$12/hr. depending on education and experience.
Description: The Substitute/Relief Counselor is responsible for supporting and managing a caring shelter environment including: supervision of residents, one-to-one counseling, teaching independent living skills, preparing meals with residents, facilitating recreational outings, and general upkeep of the house itself. This coverage is provided in the absence of full-time staff to insure coverage of the established staffing pattern, or as an addition to the full-time team as deemed necessary by the Shelter Manager.
Qualifications: High school diploma or GED plus one year of Human Services experience, preferably working with youth.