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Outreach Worker--Huntsville, Alabama

Aletheia House is looking for individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of Veterans reentering the workforce. This position will serve the Madison County, Morgan County and Limestone County area.

Position Summary:
The Outreach Worker is responsible for the recruitment of homeless Veterans who are in need of employment and supportive services. The Outreach Worker works closely with the Veteran Services Coordinator and Clinical Director to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Actively recruit Veteran participants who are in need of housing and supportive services.
-Provide outreach and engagement services.
-Conduct regular visits to homeless shelters, soup kitchens, the Birmingham VA medical Center, etc. as well as conducting street outreach in the alleys, encampments, and abandoned houses where many homeless veterans live.
-Identifying, recruiting, and enrolling at least 5-6 participants weekly into the program. Enrollment will come from street outreach, referral from other homeless service providers, and referrals from Veterans Affairs.
-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 Veteran Services Coordinator, Clinical Director, Chief Operating Officer, and/or Executive Director.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to travel around the varying counties (Madison, Morgan, and Limestone Counties) 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:
-Former homeless Veteran preferred.
-Valid Alabama drivers’ license and good driving record required.

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.

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. Mileage reimbursement is offered.

Job Salary: 
$30,000
Hours: 
(Full-time) 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. 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 (Outreach Worker). 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: 
Wed, 04/15/2015 - 5:00pm

Basic Living Skills Instructor

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

Position Summary:
The Instructor will provide basic living skills, employment readiness, and other structured group activities and classes. The Instructor works closely with the Chief Operating Officer to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide instruction in an interesting manner while actively involving client activities to increase soft skills needed to obtain and maintain employment.
-To provide employment readiness classes, life skills instruction, and other structured group activities using the approved curriculum to participants in the program.
-To provide referrals and resources to participants.
-To document the delivery of services in a timely and professional manner in accordance with the policies of Aletheia House and the Department of Mental Health.
-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 clients, participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.

Qualifications:
-Bachelors Degree in social science field, social work, social services, or other related field. Teaching experience preferred.
-Experience in providing substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services preferred.

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

Job Salary: 
$14.00 - $16.00 per hour
Hours: 
(Part-time), Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm, Saturday 9:00 am - 12:00 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 (Basic Living Skills). 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: 
Wed, 04/22/2015 - 5:00pm

Prevention Specialist (Summer)

Aletheia House is looking for 10 enthusiastic college graduates who want to make a difference in the lives of young children by providing high quality, drug abuse and violence prevention services. These Prevention Specialists will work in two communities- East Lake and West End- with children, ages 6-13, to implement a program that has been demonstrated to be effective in empowering young people to make positive choices.

This is an excellent opportunity for recent college graduates who want to start their career by helping others. While all majors are welcome, this is an especially good opportunity for students with social work, psychology and similar degrees. All qualified candidates are 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. Prevention Specialists 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 Prevention Specialist will provide meaningful age appropriate activities to youth that teaches positive ways to care about their country, community, family, and themselves. The Prevention Specialist 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 (40 hours per week).
Benefits: 

Gaining experience and knowledge in the non-profit sector, prevention, social, human, and community services field that will enhance your professional profile.

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 (Prevention Specialist Summer). 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, 05/01/2015 - 5:00pm

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: 
Thu, 12/31/2015 - 5:00pm