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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.

Positions Available

  • 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!

  • HR Coordinator

    This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to grow their understanding of human resources in the non-profit sector. This position touches many aspects of human resources including benefits, payroll, recruitment, and administration. We're looking for an enthusiastic, well-organized professional to provide excellent customer service and HR support to our team members. If that sounds like you, apply today!

    1. Assists and directs the implementation of recruitment policies and procedures of the organization.

    • Review incoming resumes for assigned positions.
    • Conducts screening interviews for assigned positions.
    • Assists with scheduling final interviews.
    • Schedules and conducts writing samples and skills tests.
    • Schedules and ensures completion of all pre-employment requirements for all new hires.
    • Creates personnel and benefits files for all new hires.
    • Performs initial file review and follow-up.
    • Prepares and submits advertisements and prepares and distributes internal recruiting notices.
    • Coordinates and assists with conducting new hire orientations.

    3. Enters Human Resource information into the payroll system.

    • Enters each new hire into the payroll system.
    • Processes all employee changes and terminations in the payroll system, ensuring that the appropriate forms have been completed and signed.
    • Prepares the benefits and compensation for each pay cycle.

    4. Serves as a benefits administrator for assigned employee benefits.

    • Processes employee enrollments, terminations and changes with vendors for health, vision, dental, GTL/LTD/ADD, Pension and COBRA benefits.
    • Enters benefits information into the payroll system for each employee upon eligibility.
    • Maintains employee benefit files.
    • Ensures the accuracy of all benefits invoices.
    • Maintains the employee benefits checklist.
    • Prepares and confirms the accuracy of the bi-weekly pension upload and generates vendor invoices for accounting.
    • Assists the Director of HR with the Pension audit and 5500 audits.

    5. Assists the training department with orientation and training requirements.

    • Processes employee enrollments, terminations and changes.
    • Prepares and distributes the employee status report on a bi-weekly basis.

    6. Works to ensure compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and Council on

    • Accreditation standards with regards to human resources.
    • Ensures all pre-employment clearance applications are submitted by the deadlines.
    • Ensures all pre-employment testing is complete, on time, and meets standards.

    7. Completes administrative reports and tasks as assigned.

    • Serves as the primary back-up for the agency receptionist – provides phone, front desk and mailroom coverage as needed.
    • Completes employment verification requests.
    • Provides wage information for UC claim forms as assigned.

    8. Supports appropriate communication between staff, administration, and outside vendors.

    • Communicates regularly with benefits vendors and contacts.
    • Provides positive and professional customer service to employees and candidates.

    9. Complete other tasks as assigned by the Director of Human Resources or President/CEO.

     

    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.
    • Must have and be able to maintain a valid Pennsylvania Drivers License.
    • Ability to use appropriate technology to communicate and complete duties.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field preferred.
    • High school diploma with a minimum of 3 years of Human Resources experience REQUIRED
    • Experience with ADP Workforce Now a plus
    • 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.

     

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer

  • LPN

    1. Comply with all Agency and Program policies, procedures, and protocols in a professional and ethical manner.
    Includes the entire policies and procedures manual
    Policies of note:
    -Adheres to the Confidentiality Policy
    -Follows the Code of Ethics and Professional Practices Policy
    -Adheres to the Restricted Procedures and Discipline Policy
    -Meets specific training requirements as outlined by MCO’s, DPW, and COA

    Procedures of note:
    -Medication administration
    -CPR and First Aid
    -Fire Drills
    -Facility Inspections

    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:
    -Non-violence
    -Emotional Intelligence
    -Social Learning
    -Shared Governance
    -Open Communication
    -Social Responsibility
    -Growth and Change

    Appropriately performs Safe Crisis Management intervention techniques:
    -Includes both physical and nonphysical interventions

    3. Actively participate in the maintenance of a therapeutic environment and implement appropriate clinical interventions with clients as needed.
    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:
    -Community meeting
    -Therapeutic groups
    -Recreation activities

    4. Prepare and complete required reports and documentation as well as perform other required administrative tasks assigned.
    -MARS
    -Transcribing of Doctor Orders/medical orders
    -Scheduling of medical appointments
    -Assessing residents for medical/health concerns
    -Medical updates prepared for psychiatrist
    -Obtaining psychotropic medications consents from parents, guardians, and caseworkers.

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB:
    1. Physical ability to perform all aspects of safe crisis management, including physical interventions.
    2. Ability to intermittently stand and sit.
    3. Pushing, pulling, lifting, and carrying as required.
    4. Must be able to describe and articulate events in both written and spoken English.
    5. Must be able to read and comprehend reports written in English.
    6. Ability to provide awake supervision of clients at all times.
    7. Ability to provide vehicular transportation of clients.
    8. Has the mental and emotional capacity to work in a highly stressful environment.
    9. Maintains licensure in the state of Pennsylvania

    QUALIFICATIONS:
    1. Licensed Practical Nurse certification required.
    2. One year experience working with children/youth in a residential treatment setting or other relevant experience preferred.
    3. Good written and verbal communication skills.
    4. 21 years of age or older
    6. Be sensitive to and comfortable with working in an agency that provides services to a culturally diverse population.

    Apply Today!

  • 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!

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