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Chef Instructor

Aletheia House is looking for an individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of Veterans.

Duties Include:
-Provide instruction and training to Veteran participant the basics of food and kitchen safety, food preparation according to the objectives and goals of the curriculum lesson to participants enrolled in the culinary program at the Aletheia House.
-Actively involve client participation by creating a fun, interactive learning environment that inspires and motivates the participants.
-Assign participants kitchen tasks that allow each individual to gain hands-on practice and experience in order to improve cooking skills.
-Supervise participants in the kitchen, while encouraging proper technique and providing necessary feedback and guidance to ensure positive progress.
-Facilitate class discussion on each cooking lesson or food safety message by allowing participants to play an active role in the discussion.
-Purchase necessary items needed for classroom lessons while remaining in budget. Also it is expected that all receipts regarding purchases, etc. are turned in a timely manner to the Accounting Department.
-Document the delivery of services in a timely and professional manner in accordance with the policies of Aletheia House.
-Perform other related duties as assigned by the Veteran Services Coordinator, Clinical Director, Chief Operating Officer, and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
-Professional culinary training or experience working in the food industry.
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills with knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
-The ability to speak in front of groups.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with participants
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other participants and employees.

Qualifications:
-A minimum of five years of culinary experience, preferred.
-Teaching / instructing experience preferred.
Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical ability to sit and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the physical ability to occasionally carry or lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds.
-Ability to travel to class location and to stores occasionally.
-The ability to work in a kitchen, in which the environment may produce mild, cold, and hot temperatures.

Job Salary: 
$25 per hour
Hours: 
Monday - Friday, 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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 and resume to 205-324-7810 or, send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line insert (Chef Instructor). 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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Closing Date-Time: 
Wed, 07/23/2014 - 3:00pm

Treatment Coordinator

Aletheia House is looking for a Treatment Coordinator for our North office locations. North office locations include: Birmingham, Alabama with trips to Colbert and Lawrence Counties.

Position Summary:
The Treatment Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the daily operational activities of the treatment programs located in Jefferson, Colbert, and Lawrence Counties. The primary program operating in these counties are the men's and women's residential treatment facilities, the outpatient treatment program for the Birmingham Municipal drug court, and outpatient treatment programs in Jefferson, Colbert, and Lawrence Counties.

Duties Include:
-Oversee the daily operational activities of the project.
-Provide training and supervision for all direct service staff.
-Review and approve treatment plans.
-Conduct psycho-social assessments.
-Provide appropriate resolution for consumer issues and concerns.
-Facilitate meetings designed to improve the quality of treatment services and report on the same to project director.
-Oversee the timely, complete, and accurate completion of documentation as required by the Aletheia House and the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment.
-Conduct regular reviews of clinical documentation by staff and report on the same to the Project Director.
-Travel to the program sites on a weekly basis, and to Birmingham at last once a month.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Clinical Director, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Knowledge and experience related to the treatment of substance use disorders and co-occurring substance use and mental disorders.
-Knowledge and experience related to the prevention of HIV/AIDS.
-Ability to lead a team with diverse members.
-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 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.
-Licensed in the State of Alabama as a professional counselor, certified social worker, psychiatric clinical nurse specialist, psychiatric nurse practitioner, marriage and family therapist, clinical psychologist, or physician.
-At least five years experience providing substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services preferred.
-Certification as a substance abuse professional or the ability to achieve certification within two years.
-Valid driver’s license and a good driving record.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to sit, stand, bend and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the ability to drive for up to 200 miles per day.

Job Salary: 
$43,000 - $48,000
Hours: 
Full-time / Exempt, Monday - Friday (Day Shift Hours), Minimum 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. 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 and resume to 205-324-7810 or, send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line insert (Treatment Coordinator). 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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Closing Date-Time: 
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 3:00pm

Cook

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 Cook is responsible for overseeing the daily operational activities 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, Clinical Director, Chief Operating Officer, and / or Executive Director 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 (lunch and 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.
-Budget monthly food allowance and 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, Clinical Director, 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: 
$25,000 - $32,000
Hours: 
Full-time / Exempt, Monday - Friday, 6:00 am - 2:00 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. 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 and resume to 205-324-7810 or, send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line insert (Cook). 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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Closing Date-Time: 
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 3:00pm

Driver-Butler, Dallas, Lowndes and Jefferson County Areas

Aletheia House is looking for a Part-time Drivers for the Butler, Dallas,Lowndes, and Jefferson County areas.

Duties Include:
-Provide safe transportation to work and home for Aletheia House clients.
-Assist with the maintenance, cleaning, and repairs of agency vehicles.
-Maintain transportation documentation as required by Aletheia House and other funding sources.
-Submit reports to Clinical Director in a timely manner.
-Perform other duties as instructed by the Clinical Director, Chief Operating Officer, and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Excellent writing, communication, organizational and time management skills.
-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:
-Valid Alabama drivers’ license and good driving record required.
-Previous driving experience, preferred.

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

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.

Job Salary: 
$10.00 per hour
Hours: 
(Part-time) Must be able to work flexible shifts
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, fax cover letter and resume to 205-324-7810, send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line insert (Driver Butler Co.). 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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Closing Date-Time: 
Mon, 07/28/2014 - 3:00pm

Case Manager-Conecuh / Butler County

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

Duties Include:
-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.
-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.
-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.
-Attend staff meetings and trainings as required.
-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 clients, participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.

Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree in a social service field or behavioral health preferred.
-Valid drivers’ license and good driving record required.
Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to sit and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the ability to drive a motor vehicle.

Job Salary: 
$29,000 - $34,000
Hours: 
Full-time Monday - Friday from 9am-5pm
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. 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: 

To Apply:
Individuals who are interested should come in to fill out an application, fax cover letter and resume to 205-324-7810, send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line insert (Case Manager-Rural Counties). 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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Closing Date-Time: 
Mon, 07/28/2014 - 3:00pm

Maintenance Worker I

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

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provides pest control treatment to a variety of residential facilities throughout the agency on a consistent basis.
-Inspects properties to determine whether pests are present and the need for treatment. Places monitors and traps to exterminate vermin.
-Provides chemical and related treatment for pest as appropriate for the control of insects, bird, rodents, and other animal pests in both vacant and occupied residential units and housing and in common areas on the grounds.
-Provides treatment for pests that attack structural material, including fungus, termites, carpenter ants, and wood-boring beetles.
-Completes reports and work orders in a timely manner.
-Maintains and replaces personal protective equipment.
-Inform supervisor of unit conditions.
-Conduct visual inspection of apartment grounds and alert maintenance to any potential or noted issues.
-Provide appropriate resolution for residents to resolve minor issues, problems, and complaints, while keeping open lines of communication with Director of Facilities and Maintenance.
-Oversee and maintain positive customer service to residents and potential tenants.
-Attend staff meetings, safety meetings, and trainings as required. Follows OSHA standards and requirements.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Facilities and Maintenance, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Must be a highly motivated and trustworthy individual that has the ability to work independently and professionally while providing extraordinary customer service.
-Knowledge of residential pest control treatment.
-Ability to safely operate equipment and tools.
-Knowledge of eradication of bed bugs and the usage of heat remediation equipment.
-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.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.

Qualifications:
-Must have at least a high-school diploma or equivalent.
-At least 1 year of prior experience in pest management or related experience preferred.
-Valid Alabama drivers’ license and good driving record required.
-Must possess own vehicle that will be used for work. Mileage reimbursement provided.

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: 
$23,000 - $26,000
Hours: 
(Full-time) Monday - Friday (Day Shift Hours)
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. 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 and resume to 205-324-7810, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line insert (Maintenance Worker I). 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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Closing Date-Time: 
Wed, 07/30/2014 - 3:00pm