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HIV Prevention Specialist / Instructor

Announcement #0053

Aletheia House is looking for an individual to provide HIV education, testing, and TB testing in the Birmingham, Alabama area to program participants enrolled in Substance Abuse Treatment.

Position Summary:
The HIV Prevention Specialist / Instructor provides HIV education, HIV testing, and TB testing to program participants in Aletheia House Substance Abuse Treatment programs. The HIV Prevention Specialist / Instructor works closely with the Prevention Manager and Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Facilitate HIV education classes to adult men and women who are enrolled in Substance Abuse Treatment.
-Conduct pre and post HIV test counseling to adult men and women who are enrolled in Substance Abuse Treatment.
-Conduct TB screenings for individuals in Substance Abuse Treatment.
-Responsible for completing documentation as required by Alabama Department of Public Health and the Aletheia House.
-Document all services in a timely complete and clinically appropriate manner.
-Serve as liaison between clients and other service providers, as applicable.
-Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Clinical Director, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with program participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees

Qualifications:
-Master’s degree preferred. Bachelor’s degree required.
-Prior experience in substance abuse treatment/prevention a plus.
-Must be able to get certified as a HIV tester.
Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to lift, sit, stand, bend and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the ability to drive a motor vehicle.
Travel:
-Some local travel required.
-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation. Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included.

Job Salary: 
$19.00 per hour
Hours: 
Part-time non exempt, Monday through Friday 2:00pm-7:00pm (25 hours total)
Benefits: 

n/a

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should come in to fill out an application, or fax cover letter and resumes to 205-324-7810, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line HPSI-0053.

The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter; the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.
The third page should answer theses three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Fri, 10/21/2016 - 5:00pm

Maintenance Technician

Announcement #0058

Aletheia House is looking for five experienced Maintenance Professionals who have experience in Construction, Residential, and Commercial maintenance.

Position Summary:
The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining buildings and equipment. The Maintenance Technician is responsible for performing maintenance such as plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, etc. The Maintenance Worker works closely with the Maintenance Manager in order to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-To perform maintenance and repairs on agency buildings, grounds, and equipment in a timely professional manner (ie. plumbing, electrical, painting, flooring, roofing, drywall, etc.).
-To properly document services provided in a complete, accurate and timely manner according to agency procedures.
-To report all unusual incidents that may involve program participants, colleagues, building or equipment issues to the Maintenance Manager.
-To maintain a safe working and living environment for program participants and employees by ensuring job safety and practicing OSHA regulations.
-To attend staff meetings and trainings as required by the agency.
-To perform other related activities as assigned by the Maintenance Manager.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Experience with working with residential and commercial maintenance.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.

Qualifications:
-Previous experience working within a Maintenance capacity in areas of maintaining buildings, grounds, equipment, plumbing, electrical, HVAC, carpentry, painting, sheetrock finisher, etc.
-Ability to keep sensitive information obtained confidential.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to sit, stand, walk, and bend for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the physical ability to occasionally carry or lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds.
-Ability to work in conditions that may be extremely hot or cold due to varying seasons of the weather.

**Must have your own tools and transportation**

Job Salary: 
$14.00 - $18.00 Based on Experience
Hours: 
P/T Non-Exempt: Monday - Friday 9:00am-2:45pm, 28.75 hours a week
Benefits: 

n/a

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. All of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should come in to fill out an application, or fax cover letter & resumes to 205-324-7810, or send an email to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line please insert (MT-0058). The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter; the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about internships and/or volunteer experiences. The third page should answer these three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills, and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Fri, 11/04/2016 - 5:00pm

Cook (Part-time)

Announcement #0064

Position Summary:
The Cook is responsible for overseeing the daily operational activities for the Birmingham residential facility regarding preparing meals and assuring the dining area and kitchen are up to food and safety standards. The Cook works closely with the Residential Supportive Services Manager to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide direct service to program participants in accordance with Aletheia House policies.
-Ensure that balanced nutritional meals (dinner) are provided.
-Ensure that all areas of the kitchen, dining area, pantry, cooking utensils, etc. are clean, neat,
organized, and stocked.
-Cleans and maintains station while practicing exceptional safety, sanitation, and organizational skills.
-Order supplies and groceries needed to perform essential job duties.
-Maintain an adequate inventory of all supplies.
-Ensure that all equipment, furniture, etc. is up to standards and safety codes.
-Implement a menu that provides adequate nutritional value.
-Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas.
-Prepare meals, snacks, etc. for the agency in regards to special agency functions.
-Prepare menus for days that you will be off (regular scheduled off days and holidays).
-Prepare and serve beverages and food.
-Ensure that groceries delivered match inventory list and ensure that all items are stocked away.
-Order and take delivery of supplies.
-Completes required documentation in a timely and accurate manner.
-Report any program participant issues or program issues to proper personnel.
-Oversees volunteers and ensures that daily chores are done.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Residential Supportive Services Manager, Director of Behavioral Health, Chief Operating Officer, and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Professional communication skills required.
-Ability to lead and work independently.
-Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure.
-Must have problem solving skills, be self-motivated, and organized.
-Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to relate to participants.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.

Qualifications:
-Food Handlers permit preferred but not necessary.
-Minimum of five years experience preferred but not required.
-Must be able to speak, read, and understand basic cooking procedures.
-Understanding the knowledge of safety, sanitation, and food handling procedures.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to sit, stand, bend and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Be able to lift, carry, and move items frequently.

Job Salary: 
$13.00 per hour
Hours: 
Part-time, Non-Exempt, Monday - Friday 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm (20 hours per week)
Benefits: 

N/A

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should come in to fill out an application, or fax cover letter & resume to 205-324-7810, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line please insert (Cook-0064). The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter; the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

**Please choose only 1 of the 3 options to apply**

The third page should answer these three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Fri, 12/09/2016 - 5:00pm

PRN Therapist--Muscle Shoals

Announcement #0065

Aletheia House is looking for a PRN (As Needed) Therapist for the Colbert and Lauderdale County area.

Position Summary:
The PRN Therapist is responsible for providing outpatient treatment in the forms of individuals, groups, and family counseling to program participants. The Therapist works closely with the Treatment Coordinator and Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide individual, group, and family counseling to program participants.
-Conduct psycho-social assessments as needed; also conduct psycho-educational classes with clients and their families according to the approved curriculum.
-Document all services in a timely complete and clinically appropriate manner.
-Serve as liaison between clients and other service providers, as applicable.
-Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Behavioral Health, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with program participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees

Qualifications:
-Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or other behavioral health area with a clinical practicum, required.
-Experience in providing substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services, preferred.
-Current certification as a Drug Counselor and / or LPC Licensure preferred.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to lift, sit, stand, bend and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the ability to drive a motor vehicle.

Travel:
-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation, light travel required from Colbert to Lauderdale on a daily basis (15-20 miles one way). Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included.

Position Requirements:
It is expected that the PRN Therapist will work as needed and be available to work whenever the primary Therapist is not available. PRN Therapists must be flexible and be willing to work days, evenings, and nights. If no available positions are offered during the month, the PRN Therapist will not be penalized.

Job Salary: 
$20.00 - $25.00 per hour
Hours: 
P/T, Non-Exempt (PRN--As Needed)
Benefits: 

N/A

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should fax your cover letter and resume to 205-324-7810, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line (PRN-Therapist 0065).

The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter; the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences. The third page should answer theses three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Fri, 12/16/2016 - 5:00pm

Outreach / Case Manager—Luverne & Greenville, Alabama

Announcement 0066

Position Summary:
The Outreach / Case Manager is responsible for the recruitment of clients for the Healthy Living program. The Outreach / Case Manager is also responsible for administering data collection tools to Healthy Living clients and submitting data to the Evaluator. The Outreach / Case Manager works closely with the Program Manager and Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Actively recruit program participants while providing case management and engagement services.
-Provide case management by the development of plans that address and identify issues in the areas of housing, employment, and other life functions. Maintain client files.
-Help clients and participants obtain appropriate mainstream resources including, but not limited to food stamps, employment, medical, and dental services.
-Ensure housing stabilization, maximum levels of self-sufficiency, and overall better quality of life by maintaining frequent contact with program participants.
-Serve as an advocate for clients and participants with other service providers.
-Document the history of all services provided to clients in a timely, complete, and accurate manner. Provide summaries and reports as required.
-Administer data collection tools to Healthy Living program participants. Submit collected data to Evaluator.
-Assist in the collection of follow-up data by locating individuals who have received services.
-Coordinate and communicate outreach tracking activities with other staff members and accurately documenting all activities.
-Participate in required staff meetings and trainings.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Treatment Coordinator, Director of Behavioral Health, Chief Operating Officer, and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to drive a motor vehicle to recruit participants.
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with participants and resource providers.

Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree preferred.
-Some knowledge of substance abuse treatment or prevention required.
-Valid drivers’ license and good driving record required.
-Individuals with at least two years in recovery encouraged to apply.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to sit, stand, bend and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the ability to drive personal motor vehicle.

Travel:
-This position requires some travel in order to recruit participants in the counties serviced and to attend meetings and trainings located in Birmingham, AL. Mileage reimbursement is offered.

Job Salary: 
$31,000 annually
Hours: 
Full-time / Exempt, Monday – Thursday from 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Benefits: 

Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should come in to fill out an application, or fax cover letter and resumes to 205-324-7810, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line (OR/CM 0066).
The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter; the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.
The third page should answer theses three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Fri, 12/16/2016 - 5:00pm

Healthy Living Therapist--Selma, Alabama

Announcement #0069

*This position is stationed in Selma, Alabama*

Position Summary:
The Healthy Living Therapist is responsible for providing individual, group, and family counseling to clients at the Aletheia House in the Selma, Alabama area. The Healthy Living Therapist works closely with the Substance Abuse Rural Treatment Services Coordinator and the Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide individual, group and family counseling to residents;
-Conduct psycho-social assessments as needed; also conduct psycho-educational classes with clients and their families according to the approved curriculum;
-Document all services in a timely complete and clinically appropriate manner;
-Serve as liaison between clients and other service providers, as applicable;
-Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed;
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with clients, participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.

Qualifications:
-Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or other related field, required.
-Experience in providing substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services, preferred.
-Current certification as a Medicaid provider, preferred.
-Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in counseling, psychology, social work, psychiatric nursing or a related field with:) a clinical practicum, or 2) certification as a substance abuse counselor.
-At least five years experience providing substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services preferred.
-Licensure and/certification as required by the Alabama Department of Mental Health, or the ability to achieve licensure/certification within two years.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to sit, stand, bend and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the ability to drive a motor vehicle.

Job Salary: 
$36,000 - $42,000 annual salary
Hours: 
Full-time Exempt, Monday - Thursday, 10:00 am - 8:00 pm (40 hours per week)
Benefits: 

Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should come in to fill out an application, or fax cover letter & resume to 205-324-7810, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line please insert (HLT-0069). The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter; the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

**Please choose only 1 of the 3 options to apply**

The third page should answer these three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Fri, 01/13/2017 - 5:00pm

Men's Hope Therapist

Announcement #0068

Aletheia House is looking for an individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of individuals recovering from substance abuse.

Position Summary:
The Men’s Hope Therapist will serve men with Medicaid who are assessed as needing intensive outpatient services. The Men’s Hope Therapist will work closely with the Treatment Coordinator and the Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the service goals of Aletheia House.

Treatment for program participants will be based on the individual need of the client and may include a referral to detox and/or residential care before entering this program. This program would also provide a variety of basic living skills activities offered by other instructors.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide supportive housing for men who are assessed as needing it.
-Provide individual and group counseling to men who have Medicaid.
-Conduct psycho-social assessments as needed; also conduct psycho-educational classes with clients and their families according to the approved curriculum.
-Document all services in a timely complete and clinically appropriate manner.
-Serve as liaison between clients and other service providers, as applicable.
-Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Clinical Director, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with program participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees

Qualifications:
-Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work or other behavioral health area with a clinical practicum, required.
-Experience in providing substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services, preferred.
-Current certification and / or licensure preferred.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to lift, sit, stand, bend and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the ability to drive a motor vehicle.

Job Salary: 
$36,000 - $43,000 based on experience and certification
Hours: 
Full-time, Exempt, Monday - Friday, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Benefits: 

Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

During the past several years, we have experienced significant growth. Most of our supervisors have been promoted from within, so there is definitely an opportunity for outstanding employees to advance within the organization.

To Apply: 

Individuals who are interested should come in to fill out an application, or fax cover letter & resume to 205-324-7810, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line please insert (MHT-0068). The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter; the second page of the attachment should be a resume including detailed information about employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

**Please choose only 1 of the 3 options to apply**

The third page should answer these three questions:
1. Why are you interested in this position?
2. What experiences, skills and passions would you bring to this position that would make us want to select you?
3. Who is the person in your life who knows the most about how you would perform in this position and what would they tell us about you if we called them?

Aletheia House is a United Way Agency.

Aletheia House is an Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family and Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise discrimination.

Closing Date-Time: 
Fri, 01/13/2017 - 5:00pm