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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

Community Outreach Specialist

Announcement #: 0060

Position Summary:
Aletheia House is seeking a Community Outreach Specialist who provides information about agency services to relevant members of the community. The Community Outreach Specialist is responsible for helping to ensure program promotions and the internship program operates smoothly and with high quality. The Community Outreach Specialist works closely with the Clinical Director and the Director of Behavioral Health in order to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

Program Promotion
-Providing information about agency treatment services to potential clients and referral services.
-Responding to telephone calls, texts, email and letters regarding possible referrals to the program promptly.
-Visiting potential clients in jail, prisons, hospitals, etc. to screen them for program eligibility, and arranging for program staff located in other counties to conduct these screenings when this would be more appropriate and/or efficient.
-Serving as an advocate for individuals who are in the criminal justice system with judges, parole boards, etc. to encourage them to allow clients to receive treatment as an alternative to incarceration.
-Providing regular feedback to referral sources about the progress of clients they have referred to the program, including immediate notification when clients they refer to the program have left against staff advice.
-Maintaining regular communication via email, letters, phone calls, and personal visits with current and potential referral sources.
-Sending thank you notes to individuals who make referrals to the program.
-Attending relevant conferences, workshops, etc. to promote the program. Serving as an exhibitor, including distributing materials and manning the booth, during conferences.
-Serving as an agency speaker at community meetings, conferences, workshops, etc.
-Participate in the agency annual fundraising event- The Corporate Battle of the Bands.

Internship Program
-Providing information about internship opportunities to potential interns and/or faculty.
-Responding to telephone calls, texts, email and letters from potential interns and/or faculty related to internships.
-Meeting with potential interns to provide additional information about the agency and the internship opportunities. Determining the type of internship experience the student is seeking, and working with the Clinical Director to match the intern to the appropriate placement.
-Providing relevant documentation to the faculty member about the internship placement.
-Organizing the internship appreciation lunch at the end of each semester. Conducting exit interviews with interns at the end of their internship get feedback about their experience, and providing this feedback to the Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, and Clinical Director.
-Meeting with the faculty at each school in the state that offers a Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work or Clinical Psychology at least once annually. Also, meeting with the faculty of other schools that have placed interns in the agency annually.
-Serve as the host for faculty members and other relevant staff who visit the program, including making arrangements for them to meet with the relevant staff and tour the facilities.
-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:
-Successful applicants must be self-directed and self-motivated.
-Exceptional oral and written communication skills, and be strong public speakers.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) is required.
-Ability to respond o email and/or phone inquires after normal business hours.
-Must be willing to travel statewide, but most of this travel will not require overnight stays.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.

Qualifications:
-A degree in marketing, communications and/or public relations will be consider a plus but is not required. Paid or volunteer experience working with nonprofit organizations is a benefit.
-Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and insurance, and be able to travel by car throughout the State of Alabama.

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 and travel throughout the State of Alabama.

Travel Requirements:
-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation. Requires the ability to drive on a consistent weekly basis. Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included.

Job Salary: 
$33,000 - $38,000 Based on Experience
Hours: 
F/T Exempt: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm; some evenings and weekends are required.
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, 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 (COS-0060). 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, 12/09/2016 - 5:00pm

Therapist--Muscle Shoals

Announcement #0062

Aletheia House is looking for a Therapist for the Colbert and Lauderdale County area.

Position Summary:
The 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.

Job Salary: 
$39,000 - $42,000 Based on Experience
Hours: 
F/T Exempt, Monday - Thursday 10:30 am - 7:30 pm and Friday 8:30 am - 12:30 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 (Therapist 0062).

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, 12/09/2016 - 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