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PRN Residential Aide (Days and Overnight Shifts)

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

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide appropriate supervision of residential clients, including supervision of work assignments, meal preparation, and recreational activities.
-Enforce program rules in a fair and constant manner.
-Properly document activities on clients and maintain other records as directed.
-Document and assist clients with medications to ensure proper usage.
-Provide appropriate supervision of residential clients, including supervision of work assignments, meal preparation and recreational activities.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Residential Supportive Services Manager, Clinical Director, Chief Operating Officer and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Personable and ability to work with internal and external customers.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.

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

Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s Degree in human services, social work, or any other related field preferred.
-Valid driver’s license and a good driving record required.

Job Salary: 
$11.00 per hour
Hours: 
(Part-time) As needed basis for Day Shifts and Overnight 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, or fax cover letter & resumes to 205-324-7810, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line please insert (PRN Residential Aide). 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 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, 03/06/2015 - 5:00pm

Summer Camp Counselor

Aletheia House is looking for skilled, high-energy, people-oriented individual who cares about making your community and world a better place? Do you enjoy working with young people? Do you want to gain valuable skills, meet new friends and have fun all while affecting positive change? If so, Aletheia House wants you to serve as a Camp Counselor for our Kids Who Care Summer Camp. Individuals who have majored in social work, psychology, & education are strongly encouraged to apply.

Camp Starts June 8th – July 31st; however, selected candidates must be available for training June 1st –June 5th.

Kids Who Care is a free summer camp program for Birmingham-area youth ages 6-13. Throughout the summer, campers will engage in activities designed to teach them positive ways to care about their country, community, family and themselves. Counselors will lead campers in creative learning activities including music, art, fun outdoor games that promote physical health and activity and will teach campers about making healthy nutrition choices including how to prepare healthy snacks.

Position Summary:
The Camp Counselor will provide meaningful age appropriate activities to youth that teaches positive ways to care about their country, community, family, and themselves. The Camp Counselor works closely with the Environmental Prevention Manager to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide instruction and structured activities to youth ages 6-13.
-To provide education from an approved curriculum to participants in the Summer Camp program.
-Creating activities that focus on music, art, fun outdoor games that promote physical health and activity.
-Teaching campers how to make healthy nutritional choices by teaching them how to prepare healthy snacks.
-To conduct camp activities according to the direction of the Environmental Prevention Manager and/or Clinical Director.
-Participating in leadership training activities in addition to the summer camp program.
-Document services provided in a complete, accurate and timely manner.
-Report all unusual incidents that may involve participants to the Clinical Director.
-To attend staff meetings and trainings as required.
-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 with knowledge of English grammar, spelling and punctuation.
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with program participants and guardians.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.

Qualifications:
-Bachelors Degree in social science field, social services, psychology, education, or other related field. Teaching experience preferred.
-Previous experience working with children of all ages.
-Ability to provide services in a compassionate, ethical manner.
-Ability to keep sensitive information obtained confidential.
-Valid driver’s license and a good driving record required.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the physical mobility to sit, stand, bend, and walk for moderate periods of time.
-Requires the physical ability to drive a 15 passenger van.

Job Salary: 
$11.00 per hour
Hours: 
Monday - Friday (8 hour shifts) between the hours of 7:30 am - 5:00 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 & resumes to 205-324-7810, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line please insert (Camp Counselor). 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 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 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, 04/03/2015 - 5:00pm