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Passionate & Purposeful

While each person brings something unique to our team, each member shares the passion for improving the lives of children and the desire for purposeful service. Children’s Home of York is a growing, innovative organization with opportunities for dedicated, qualified individuals to make an impact on the lives of children and adolescence.

Executive Positions Available

Positions Available

  • Administrative Assistant

    We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to be the front face of the Children's Home of York. This person will be responsible for greeting clients, vendors, and executives and maintaining the main switchboard. This position supports human resources functions, development fundraising projects, and assists programs with administrative tasks.

    This person will work well independently and have the motivation to make projects their own. We're looking for a creative and energetic individual looking to develop their own niche. If you're willing to grow, we're willing to help!

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Complies with all Agency and Program policies, procedures, and protocols in a professional and ethical manner.
    • Includes the entire policies and procedures manual.
    • Includes all policies in the Employee Handbook.
    • Prepares and completes required reports and documentation, and performs other required administrative tasks assigned.
    • Complete the population report daily.
    • Complete the check register daily.
    • Process the incoming and outgoing mail daily.
    • Responsible for the Neopost /Priority Systems mail machine.
    • Maintain the vehicle log book and keys.
    • Maintain the mail room and staff lounge.
    • Distribute incoming faxes to appropriate staff.
    • Create name badges for all staff members.
    • Reserve meeting rooms for staff as needed.
    • Responsible for the petty cash and reconciling on a monthly basis.
    • Supports appropriate communication between the organization and its customers, visitors, clients, and other outside contacts.
    • Answer phone and directs calls to an appropriate staff member.
    • Answer the window and directs visitors to appropriate staff member.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

    • Ability to intermittently stand and sit, push, pull, lift, and carry as required.
    • Must be able to describe and articulate events in both written and spoken English.
    • Must be able to read and comprehend reports written in English.
    • Has the mental and emotional capacity to work in a highly stressful environment.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High school diploma required
    • Successful work history of 2 years or more preferred.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft office suite, including word and excel. Knowledge of Microsoft 360 web applications a plus.
    • 21 years of age or older
    • All required clearances
    • Be sensitive to and comfortable with working in an agency that provides services to a culturally diverse population.

    Apply Today!

  • Direct Support Professional

    Responsibilities:

    • Comply with all Agency and Program policies, procedures, and protocols in a professional and ethical manner.
    • Abides by all expectations outlined by licensing bodies, including but not limited to COA and DPW Provide supervision as per program expectations and ensure that all clients have appropriate shelter and nutrition.
    • Ensure that the milieu provides physical and emotional safety for all clientele.
    • Provide oversight of milieu and ensure that all residents complete daily living activities (i.e., personal hygiene, laundry, maintaining a clean living space).
    • Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Supervisor, IL Coordinator, or Associate Director.
    • Work to ensure the health and well-being of both clients and fellow staff at all times by adhering to the Seven Commitments of the Sanctuary Model and the philosophy of Safe Crisis Management Prepare and complete required reports and documentation as per organization and program expectations as well as perform other required administrative tasks assigned.
    • Provide client oversight, participate in, or facilitate group meetings and activities specific to program implementation.
    • Attend regular supervision with immediate supervisor and provide the necessary communication
    • Provide vehicular transportation for clients as needed and assigned.

    Essential Functions:

    • Physical ability to perform all aspects of safe crisis management, including physical interventions.
    • Ability to intermittently stand and sit.
    • Pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying as required.
    • Must be able to describe and articulate events in both written and spoken English Must be able to read and comprehend reports written in English.
    • Ability to provide awake supervision of clients at all times Ability to provide vehicular transportation of clients.
    • Has the mental and emotional capacity to work in a highly stressful environment.

    Requirements:

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • One year experience working with children/youth in a residential treatment setting or other relevant experience preferred.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills. 21 years of age or older
    • All required clearances
    • Be sensitive to and comfortable with working in an agency that provides services to a culturally diverse population

    Apply Today!

  • Foster Care & Adoption Caseworker

    ADOPTION RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Complete assigned State Wide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN) units of service. Caseload could include any combination of units of service (Child Profile, Child Preparation, Family Profile, Child-Specific Recruitment, Placement, Finalization, and Post Permanency). Comply with SWAN guidelines and timelines for units of service

    Prepares and completes required reports and documentation, maintains files and records, and performs other required administrative tasks assigned. Complete documentation as required by SWAN and by Children’s Home of York

    Establishes and maintains professional relationships with the referral providers, inter-agency members, resource families, and the community. Maintains a professional relationship and rapport with other team members, referral sources, Resource Families, client families, and community resources. Is alert to complaints and takes corrective action when needed

    Attends required training and meetings

    FOSTER CARE RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Provide case management and advocacy services including placement, supervision, support, guidance, counseling, and therapeutic interventions for program youth, their families, and resource families. Bringing clients into appropriate services, developing the ISP, brokering services, monitoring the ISP, provide level of supervision and support to the clients and Resource Families

    Receives referrals made to the program and assists with determining appropriate resource family matches. Rotating receiving referrals – the intake phone, being there when you need to be, giving quick and accurate answers, facilitating the referral with both match and placement.

    Prepares and completes required reports and documentation, maintains files and records, and performs other required administrative tasks assigned. ISP, Quarterly Program Report, Home Visit Notes, Admission Checklist, Peer Review Checklist, Admission and discharge forms, and respite sheets. Timely and accurate completion of the above, files kept up to date.

    Establishes and maintains professional relationships with the referral providers, inter-agency members, resource families, and the community. Maintains a professional relationship and rapport with other team members, referral sources, Resource Families, client families, and community resources. Is alert to complaints and takes corrective action when needed.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:
    Ability to intermittently stand and sit.
    Pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying as required.
    Must be able to describe and articulate events in both written and spoken English.
    Must be able to read and comprehend reports written in English.
    Ability to provide awake supervision of clients at all times.
    Ability to provide vehicular transportation for clients.
    Has the mental and emotional capacity to work in a highly stressful environment.
    Maintains a flexible schedule of appointments and on-call duties.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, sociology or related field, required
    One year of casework, case management, support coordination or related experience
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    21 years of age or older
    Be sensitive to and comfortable with working in an agency that provides services to a culturally diverse population.

    Apply Today!

  • Junior Staff Accountant

    We have a fantastic opportunity for anyone looking to grow in finance and accounting. Our team is expanding and we're looking for a go-getter with a head for numbers and patterns. Ideally, this person will be self-motivated, detail-orientated, and enjoy finding answers in the numbers. You will work very closely with the Director of Finance and have the ability to shape this position from the ground up.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Process medical claims and find resolutions for denied medical claims.
    • Daily cash reporting and assist with month-end close.
    • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations monthly.
    • Prepare general ledger journal entries.
    • Assist with budget preparation.
    • Assist with timely and efficient completion of annual audits.
    • Adhoc reporting and projects.
    • Back up on accounts payable tasks.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Associate degree in Accounting or equivalent experience.
    • Minimum of 2 years of relevant work history.
    • Quickbooks experience.
    • Intermediate Excel skill.
    • Intermediate Access database experience.
    • Medical billing a plus, but not required.

    BENEFITS:

    • No-cost medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee
    • No-cost life and accidental death insurance & long-term disability coverage
    • 403B Retirement plan with 5% employer contribution after one year of service
    • Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development
    • Time off benefits (sick, vacation, personal holidays)
    • Employee Assistance Program
  • Maintenance Coordinator

    We are looking for an individual with experience in general facilities maintenance with an ability to coordinate the ongoing operations including routine maintenance, emergency situations, and capital projects. The ability to navigate minor repairs or negotiate contracts with outside vendors is necessary.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Primarily responsible for routine and preventative, and emergency maintenance of all Agency facilities and vehicles including the development of preventive maintenance
    • Maintains a list of vendors/contractors and manages relationships with vendors/contractors
    • Facilitate and supervise any projects involving sub-contractors
    • Prepares and completes required reports and documentation, maintains files and records, and performs other required administrative tasks assigned
    • Keeps accurate records of all maintenance activities
    • Provide documentation to Finance Office for contractor payment
    • Responsible for maintaining locks and keys in all agency facilities and acts as a liaison with key service and alarm company
    • Ensures Agency-wide compliance of all local, state, and federal regulations, Council on Accreditation standards, and licensing requirements with regards to facilities
    • Supports appropriate communication between the Facilities Office and Agency team members, administration, board members and outside vendors
    • Develops and manages the approved budget for the Facilities Office
    • Provides facilities support to Agency departments and programs as needed and assigned
    • Negotiates contracts and procures goods and services for the agency
    • Performs on-call duties as assigned
    • Ensures that quarterly inspection of all properties are occurring as scheduled
    • Serves on the Safety Committee
    • Attends and actively participates in Building and Grounds Board Committee Meetings
    • Coordinates and manages the CHOY Gymnasium
    • Attend regular supervision with immediate supervisor and provide necessary communication relating to all operations of assigned areas

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

    • Ability to intermittently stand and sit
    • Pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying as required
    • Must be able to describe and articulate events in both written and spoken English
    • Must be able to read and comprehend reports written in English
    • Ability to provide vehicular transportation
    • Has the mental and emotional capacity to work in a highly stressful environment

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • High school diploma preferred
    • Basic understanding of electrical repair, plumbing, HVAC, and carpentry preferred
    • Supervisory experience preferred
    • Experience working with subcontractors required
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • 21 years of age or older
    • All required clearances
    • Be sensitive to and comfortable with working in an agency that provides services to a culturally diverse population

    Apply Today!

  • Mental Health Worker

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Comply with all Agency and Program policies, procedures, and protocols in a professional and ethical manner. Includes the entire policies and procedures manual and policies of note.
    • Meets specific training requirements as outlined by CHOY, MCO’s, DHS, and COA and procedures of note, including but not limited to Medication Administration, CPR and First Aid, Fire Drills and Saftey Procedures, Facility Inspections.
    • Abides by all expectations outlined by licensing bodies, including (but not limited to) COA, DPW, OMHSAS, and Managed Care Organizations.
    • Work to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of both clients and fellow staff at all times. Adheres to the seven commitments of the Sanctuary Model: non-violence, emotional intelligence, social learning, shared governance, open communication, social responsibility, growth, and change. Appropriately perform Safe Crisis Management Techniques, including both physical and nonphysical interventions.
    • Maintains the clean and sanitary conditions of the building and agency property
    • Is knowledgeable of and implements ISP and client goals, program level protocols, and the clinical direction of the therapists with a trauma-informed care approach
    • Facilitates clients groups effectively
    • Prepare and complete required reports and documentation as well as perform other required administrative tasks assigned. All documentation submitted in a timely manner as per program expectations and protocol, completes incident reports prior to the end of the shift. Completes Life Space Interviews appropriately. Maintains clear and appropriate group notes, daily logs, medication logs, and progress reports. Records accurate information in breakfast, lunch, and snack logs.
    • Interacts with outside agencies and other stakeholders in a professional manner

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

    • Physical ability to perform all aspects of safe crisis management, including physical interventions.
    • Ability to intermittently stand and sit.
    • Pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying as required.
    • Must be able to describe and articulate events in both written and spoken English.
    • Must be able to read and comprehend reports written in English.
    • Ability to provide awake supervision of clients at all times.
    • Ability to provide vehicular transportation for clients.
    • Has the mental and emotional capacity to work in a highly stressful environment.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors degree in psychology, sociology, behavioral science, or related field required
    • One year of direct care experience working with children/youth in a residential treatment setting or other relevant experience preferred with an approved degree in a related field
    • Good written and verbal communication skills
    • 21 years of age or older
    • Be sensitive to and comfortable with working in an agency that provides services to a culturally diverse population

    Apply Today!

  • Therapist III

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1.      Comply with all Agency and Program policies, procedures, and protocols in a professional and ethical manner.

    • Maintains familiarity with policies, procedures and protocols
    • Provides clinical input into the development of appropriate policies to assure program compliance with regulations and high-quality service
    • Maintain all required training and licensing requirements.

    2.      Work to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of both clients and fellow staff at all times.

    • Adheres to the seven commitments of the Sanctuary Model and ensures that all clinical staff adheres to these commitments.
    • Appropriately performs Safe Crisis Management physical intervention techniques and ensures that all clinical staff does same.
    • Maintains the clean and sanitary conditions of the building and agency property and ensures that all clinical staff does the same.
    • Able to be counted in the staff/client ratio when necessary.

    3.      Operates as a member of the Program Leadership Team to develop, administer, and implement program procedures and services as defined in the program description and the clinical operations of the program.

    • Attends and actively participates in Program Leadership Team Meetings and activities

    4.      Provide evidence-based and best practices clinical and therapeutic services to individual clients, groups, and families as per program expectations.

    5.      In the absence of a different plan, manages the discharge process and completes the following discharge procedures:

    • Writes discharge summaries.
    • Sets up aftercare services (including Med Management and referrals for other services).
    • Performs post-discharge follow-up contacts as per agency expectation.

    6.      Perform collateral services with families, agencies, schools, and other involved entities and presides at multi-agency/inter-agency team meetings.

    • Provides collateral services in a thorough and timely fashion
    • Ensures collateral services meet all governing regulations

    7.      Ensures that families receive information regarding needed services

    8.      On behalf of the Children’s Home of York and the BRIDGES™ Program, attends CHOY and community meetings as assigned.

    9.      Develop individualized comprehensive treatment plans with clients, families, concurrent services, and other members of the treatment team, and ensures that clinical staff does same.

    • Treatment plans reflect best-practices guidelines, follow the expectations outlined by COA, CASSP principles, MCOs, and  by the various licensing bodies

    10.  Prepare and complete required reports and other documentation in a timely fashion as well as perform other required administrative tasks as assigned.

    • As per program expectations.

    11.  Provides support in the Treatment Rooms when needed.

    • As per assigned by the Program Supervisor and/or Associate Director

    12.  Provides coverage in Treatment Rooms when needed as assigned by the Program Supervisor and/or Associate Director.

    13.  Responds to crises in the milieu as needed.

    14.  Works effectively with all fellow members of the Program Leadership Team.

    • Works with Program Supervisor and other PLT members to develop and implement program procedures and ensure compliance with these expectations.
    • Works with Program Supervisor and other PLT members to ensure compliance with DHS regulations, COA expectations, and other licensing and oversight bodies.

    15.  Acts as the program’s Mental Health Professional in the absence of the Program Supervisor, other clinicians, and the Associate Director.

    16.  Perform other duties as assigned by the Associate Director and/or Associate Clinical Director or the President of the Agency.

     

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

    • Physical ability to perform all aspects of safe crisis management, including physical interventions.
    • Ability to intermittently stand and sit.
    • Pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying as required.
    • Must be able to describe and articulate events in both written and spoken English.
    • Must be able to read and comprehend reports written in English.
    • Ability to provide awake supervision of clients at all times.
    • Ability to provide vehicular transportation of clients.
    • Has the mental and emotional capacity to work in a highly stressful environment.
    • Maintains a flexible schedule for appointments and on-call duties.
    • Maintains licensure in the state of Pennsylvania


    QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • Master's degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field required.
    • Current or eligible for PA LSW or LPC.
    • Good written and verbal communication skills. 
    • 21 years of age or older.
    • All required clearances.
    • Be sensitive to and comfortable with working in an agency that provides services to a culturally diverse population.
  • Transportation Case Aide

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Develops, maintains, and communicates monthly transportation calendar. Keeps schedule/desk calendar posted in the office and updated with scheduled transports, vacation, etc. Promptly responds to transportation requests by all staff. Works cooperatively with all staff to meet the needs of the program and clients we serve.

    Provides transportation and supervision of clients as requested. Is available to assist with all transportation requests. Provides transportation for clients to all areas of the state and beyond. Uses creative strategies to coordinate transportation for multiple clients at the same time. Fosters and maintains positive relationships with medical and dental providers, school personnel other professionals, as well as the clients we serve and their families. Assists with supervision of family visits as assigned.

    Prepare and complete required reports and documentation as well as perform other required administrative tasks assigned. Keeps physical and dental forms for children on hand for the medical providers who serve the clients who are transported. Maintains vehicle inspection logs, records all transports and mileage on the vehicle logs located in each vehicle, ensures that all fleet vehicles are stocked with mileage/travel logs, first aid kits, fire extinguishers. Maintain and monitor Insurance cards, vehicle registration cards, and fuel cards. Performs monthly vehicle maintenance checks for fluid levels, interior and exterior lights, and other safety matters and sends reports to the Agency Maintenance Manager for correction.

    Maintains safe use of Agency vehicles including staff training. Completes safe driving training annually, provides Permanency Program driving orientation to new program staff, and assists with maintaining cleanliness of fleet vehicles inside and outside of the vehicles. Reports all vehicle safety-related matters immediately to the Agency Maintenance Manager, ensures that all clients are securely fastened in the proper child safety restraint and that seat belts are used during all transports, and follows all posted speed limits and road signs at all times.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:

    • Ability to intermittently stand and sit.
    • Pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying as required.
    • Must be able to describe and articulate events in both written and spoken English.
    • Must be able to read and comprehend reports written in English.
    • Ability to provide awake supervision of clients at all times.
    • Ability to provide vehicular transportation for clients.
    • Has the mental and emotional capacity to work in a highly stressful environment.
    • Maintains a flexible schedule of appointments and on-call duties.

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • High school diploma required.
    • Excellent driving record
    • Good written and verbal communication skills.
    • 21 years of age or older
    • Be sensitive to and comfortable with working in an agency that provides services to a culturally diverse population.

Benefits

No-cost medical, dental, and vision coverage for the employee
No-cost life and accidental death insurance & long-term disability coverage
403B Retirement plan with 5% employer contribution after one year of service
Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development
Time off benefits (sick, vacation, personal holidays)
Employee Assistance Program


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Or, you can contact us the old-fashioned way:

Children’s Home of York
Attn: Human Resources Department
77 Shoe House Road, York, PA 17406
Fax Number: (717) 718-9720


Children’s Home of York is an Equal Opportunity Employer