Employment

 

 
 
Clinical Supervisor - Pittsburgh Harbor Light Center

 

Responsible for development and oversight of staff clinical training.  Responsible to work with Harbor Light Director to ensure quality clinical care of clients.  Responsible for clinical development of staff, program activities and program residents. Coordinate and oversee all student internships (i.e. pharmacy and counseling). 

In the absence of the HL Director, and with the assistance of the Administrative Supervisor, responsible for program operation.

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


 

 
Safety & Security Officer - Pittsburgh Harbor Light Center

 

To maintain the safety and security of the Harbor Light residents, staff and building.

 

Education and Experience:

  • 2 years of college studies in criminology or corrections.

  • Prior experience in security working in a community setting or low-profile security detection job.

  • Provide customer service skills in reference to low level detection.

If you may be interested in applying for this position please contact Major Ida Perez at ida.perez@use.salvationarmy.org

 

Residential Alcohol & Other Drug Counselor - Pittsburgh Harbor Light Center

 

Responsible for all aspects of resident care throughout their treatment experience.  Successfully manage an active case load of at least (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. 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.  Prefer a valid PA driver’s license at time of hire.  Must have a valid driver’s license by the completion of (90) ninety-day probationary period.  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 two years of related work experience

  • Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) a plus

  • Experience in mental health and homelessness a plus

  • References required

  • Current PA Driver’s License preferred at time of hire.  Current Pa. Driver’s License required by completion of (90) ninety-day probationary period.

If you may be interested in applying for this position please contact Major Ida Perez at ida.perez@use.salvationarmy.org

 
House Manager Family Caring Center (Full Time – M-F 7am-3pm)

Job Summary:

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) – Family Caring Center (Part Time, Saturday and Sunday 7am-7pm)

 

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 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

 
Pittsburgh Harbor Light Center Director

Job Summary:

Responsible for program oversight, clinical services, evaluation of existing services and implementation of new service and program components at the Harbor Light Center. This position is responsible for programadministration and professional leadership. This position requires an understanding of and implementing the Mission of The Salvation Army throughout the program and its staff.  Emphasis to “Bridge” program residents with other Salvation Army programs and services both inside and outside of the Harbor Light Center is expected.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the funding contact point person for Harbor Light Center and Family Caring Center Programs for the Allegheny County Contract process.
  • Develop proposal and funding initiatives to support and expand programs.  This will be accomplished with the assistance of the Divisional Grant Writer.
  • Responsible for the preparation of the annual budget, fiscal reports, income and expenditure reports and related reports. This will be accomplished with the support of individuals in the Finance Department. Final approval to be secured through Command Finance Council.
  • Approve all program expenditures. Responsible for ongoing monitoring of program income and program expenses.  
  • Continuous evaluation of existing program services. Recommend and implement new services and program components.  This will include evaluation to continue and or to develop outside programs and outcomestudies.
  • Responsible for recruitment, supervision, evaluation, development and efficient utilization of professional and direct care personnel.  The hiring and terminating of personnel would be accomplished with the support ofthe Divisional Human Resources Manager with final approval from Command Finance Council.
  • Provide leadership, oversight and responsibility for all professional, direct service staff and volunteers related to the efficient and effective operation of the programs.
  • Provide dialogue with program staff regarding standards, policies and procedures in the care, operation and treatment of program clients
  • Maintain ongoing involvement and network with community providers including, but
  • Not limited to, Community Care Behavioral Health Organization (CCBHO), Allegheny County Consumer Action Response Team (CART), and Allegheny County Bureau of Drug and Alcohol program representatives
  • Appointment to the Greater Pittsburgh Advisory Board, serve on and participate in the Program Services Committee.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Must meet the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) requirements for the position of Program Director and Clinical Supervisor Position. Prefer MSSW or equivalent degree and a minimum of three year’s professional experience, at least one year working directly with the chemically dependent, with an emphasis on administration, management, supervision, substance use disorders (SUD’s), mental health and other human services. 
  • At least three years of experience of progressive management experience within a social service and/or nonprofit setting.
  • Must possess required certifications and licenses to meet DDAP Staffing Requirements, and other state, county, city and federal requirements.   
  • Experience in supervision, managing programs, finances/budgets, government and other program contracts.

 

If you may be interested in applying for this position please contact Erica Washington at Erica.Washington@USE.Salvationarmy.Org
 
Divisional Social Services Director - Western Pennsylvania Divisional Headquarters

Job Summary:

Oversee the Social Services Department of The Salvation Army in Western PA division. Ensure delivery of professional social services that are consistent with the holistic Mission of The Salvation Army.

Job Qualifications:

· Master’s Degree in social work or Bachelor’s degree in social work with a willingness to pursue a Master’s Degree

· Over 10 years of social service administration experience required. 

· Experience in planning, organizing and program development. 

· Certification as a Field Instructor a plus. 

· Academy of Certified Social Workers Organization Certification preferred. 

·Accomplished, grounded Christian with a heart and commitment for ministry and Mission of The Salvation Army.

·Must have demonstrated leadership abilities and commitment to working in a culturally diverse setting.

·Excellent managerial and supervision skills.

·Strong proposal writing skills.

·Strong written and oral communication skills.

·Ability to respond effectively to sensitive inquiries or complaints.

·Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suites.

·Ability to relate and respond to clients, employees, management and leadership.

·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 please contact Erica Washington at Erica.Washington@USE.Salvationarmy.Org 


 

Pathway of Hope Regional Case Manager – Pittsburgh/ Homestead Area

Job Summary:

Interview, assess, collect client data, collaborate with Corps Ministry Teams and community partners and formulate a plan of action appropriate to move the client families from crisis to stability. Must be able to work with clients who are involved with other social service systems, mental health and adults in crisis.

Qualifications:

• MSW Degree in Social Work or related discipline.
• At least 2 to 5 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 KeepSAfe training required.

 

If you may be interested in applying for this position please contact Major Jodi Lloyd at jodi.lloyd@use.salvationarmy.org


Case Manager/ Pathway of Hope Case Manager – Homewood Corps

Job Summary:

Case Manager:

To provide ongoing support and expertise through comprehensive assessment, planning, implementation, and overall evaluation of individual client social service needs. The overall goal of the position is to help clients determine the best strategy to improve their current life circumstances using available resources if necessary to help them overcome their current obstacles.

Pathway of Hope Case Manager:

Interview, assess, collect client data, collaborate with Corps Ministry Team and community partners and formulate a plan of action appropriate to move the client families from crisis to stability. Must be able to work with clients who are involved with other social service systems, mental health, and adults in crisis.

Qualifications:

• BSW Degree in Social Work or related discipline. (Preferred)
• At least 2-5 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 KeepSAfe training required.

 

If you may be interested in applying for this position please contact Lt. Peranda Fils-Aime at Peranda.Fils-Aime@USE.Salvationarmy.org


 

 

Cook - Monessen Worship & Service Center (Part Time)
 

The cook is responsible for preparing foods that meet nutritional and dietary requirements set forth by the USDA.  Maintain inventories and temperature logs of all foods stored, purchased, and donated by Westmoreland County Food Bank.  Clean all work related items and surfaces in accordance with PA Health Department. Be able to work independently/unsupervised.

 

If you are interested in this position please contact Captain Susan Thwaite at Susan.Thwaite@USE.SalvationArmy.Org

 


 

 

Supportive Housing Case Manager - Full TIme - Exempt

 

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.


Essential Functions:

  • · Complete phone assessments, intakes and referrals.
    · Complete placement interviews /assessments/goal setting and tracking.
    · 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, HUD and all other funders
    · Participate in continuous quality improvement reviews
    · Conduct random urinalysis as needed
    · Conduct weekly apartment checks

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Requirements:
  • · Valid Driver’s License is required.
    · 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 is required.
  • Education and Experience:
    · Bachelor’s degree in psychology or a related degree &/or at least 1 year experience in a shelter/residence or crisis oriented family service program.

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If you may be interested in applying for this position please contact Amy Frank at amy.frank@use.salvationarmy.org


 

Equal Employment Opportunity Policy Statement

It is the policy of The Salvation Army that it will provide equal opportunity for employment on the bases enumerated in the federal, state and local laws applicable to it, except where a prohibition on discrimination is inconsistent with the religious principles of The Salvation Army. Such equal opportunity for employment will apply to recruitment and hiring, training, promotion, salaries and other compensation, transfers and layoffs or termination.


As a religious organization, a branch of the Christian church, The Salvation Army reserves the right to make such employment decisions, adopt employment policies (including employee benefits) which are calculated to promote the religious and moral principles for which it is established and maintained, consistent with its rights to the free exercise of its religion guaranteed to it by the Constitution of the United States.

Without limiting the foregoing, by accepting employment with The Salvation Army, an individual recognizes that The Salvation Army is a church, agrees to do nothing to undermine its religious mission, and acknowledges that his or her conduct must not conflict with or undermine the religious programs of The Salvation Army, or its religious and moral purposes.