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Prevention Assistant and Prevention Specialist (Varying Counties)

Announcement 0082

Aletheia House is currently looking for individuals for our Summer Camp Prevention Programs. We are in need of Prevention Assistants and Prevention Specialists.

Aletheia House is looking for Prevention Specialists and Prevention Assistants for our Summer Camp Prevention Programs located in the following counties: Jefferson, Blount, St. Clair, Pike, Bullock, Macon, Coosa, Clay, Randolph, Talladega, Choctaw, Greene, Hale, Marengo, and Sumter County.

**Please specify which county, position, and shift you are interested in.**

Position Overview:

Prevention Assistant--Responsible for assisting with trainings, presentations, and activities to community residents and stakeholders. This position requires a Bachelors Degree or you must be currently pursuing a Bachelors Degree.

Prevention Specialist--Responsible for providing meaningful age appropriate activities to youth that teaches positive ways to care about their country, community, family, and themselves. This position requires a Bachelors Degree, preferably in the Social Science field.

This is a temporary position starting in May 2017 - August 2017 (4-8 weeks). The hours are day shift hours ranging from 7:30 am - 5:00 pm; however, each camp site hours differ from county to county. You will receive 30-40 hours per week at $10.00 - $11.00 per hour depending upon position.

We are looking for enthusiastic, creative, positive individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of our youth.
If you are interested in working with a dynamic agency, please see the how to apply section for additional details. Please be sure to specify what county you are interested in working.

Prevention Specialist Job Duties

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 Community Wellness Coordinator, 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.
-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.

Travel Requirements:
-Must have your own transportation and be willing to use your own personal transportation to travel to various counties. Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included.

Prevention Assistant Job Duties

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide Prevention education classes to targeted schools in selected counties.
-Provide interactive activities for selected counties.
-Facilitate presentations to community residents and other stakeholders.
-Document services provided in a complete, accurate and timely manner.
-Report all unusual incidents that may involve participants to the Community Wellness Team Leader.
-To attend staff meetings and trainings as required.
-Perform other duties as instructed by the Community Wellness Coordinator, 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.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.

Qualifications:
-Minimum Bachelor’s degree in human services, social service field or Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred. Currently pursuing Bachelors degree required.
-Ability to provide services in a compassionate, ethical manner.
-Valid Alabama drivers’ license and good driving record required.
-Ability to keep sensitive information obtained confidential.

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.

Travel Requirements:
-Must have your own transportation and be willing to use your own personal transportation to travel to various counties. Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included.

County Information:
-Jefferson Co. M-F 7:30a-3:30p, or 8a-4p, or 9a-5p (6 weeks); Blount Co. M-F 8a-3p (4 weeks); St. Clair Co. M-F 7:30a-3:30p (4 weeks)

-Pike Co. M-F 8a-2p (4 weeks); Bullock Co. M-F 9:30a-2:30p (4 weeks); Macon Co. M-F 7:30a-2:30p (4 weeks)

-Marengo Co. M-F 8a-3p (5 weeks); Hale Co. M-F 8a-3p (4 weeks); Greene Co. M-F 8a-3p (4 weeks); Sumter Co. M-F 8a-3p (4 weeks); Choctaw Co. 8a-2p (4 weeks)

-Coosa Co. M-F 8a-3p (4 weeks); Clay Co. M-F 9a-3p (4 weeks); Randolph Co. M-F 8a-2p (4 weeks); Talladega Co. M-F 7:30a-3:30p, or 8a-4p, or 9a-5p (8 weeks)

Job Salary: 
Prevention Assistant--$10.00 per hour; Prevention Specialist--$11.00 per hour
Hours: 
Hours are typically Monday - Friday between the hours of 7:30am-5:00pm; however, the hours may vary from county to county
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 205-203-4843, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line (PS/PA--0082).

Please only choose 1 method of submission. Please specify which county, position, and shift you are interested in.

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, 04/07/2017 - 5:00pm

Therapist--Florence, Alabama

Announcement #0091

This position is located in Florence, Alabama and will serve the County of Lauderdale.

Position Summary:
The Therapist is responsible for providing outpatient treatment services and HIV testing, education, and counseling to program participants. The Therapist works closely with the Program Manager and Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide individual, group and family therapy to participants.
-Conduct psycho-social assessments in jails and hospitals as well as other assessments as needed.
-Conduct HIV pre/post test counseling, HIV tests, and HIV education classes.
-Conduct Outreach services as needed to obtain program participants.
-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 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, behavioral health, social work, psychiatric nursing or a related field with:) a clinical practicum, or 2) certification as a substance abuse counselor, preferred.
-At least five years experience providing substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services preferred.
-Ability to be certified as a Medicaid provider.
-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.

Job Salary: 
$38,000 - $13,000 DOE
Hours: 
F/T, Exempt--Monday - Thursday 12:00 noon - 8:00 pm and 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 fax cover letter and resumes to 205-203-4843, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line (FTHR-0091).

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, 05/26/2017 - 5:00pm

Human Resources Representative--Birmingham, Alabama

Announcement #0103

This is a full-time position located in the Birmingham, Alabama area.

Position Summary:
The Human Resources Representative is responsible for assisting and maintaining day-to-day functions of the HR department. The Human Resources Representative works closely with the Director of Human Resources in order to accomplish the mission and the service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Responsible for maintaining company records, retrieves records as needed, and ensures systems are organized and filed accordingly.
-Compile records for potential new hires to ensure completeness and accuracy of pre-employment files.
-Conduct background checks, reference checks, and follow through on additional documentation to include educational confirmation, and application documents.
-Provide support, as needed, for other staffing-related activities to include advertising, recruiting, screening and/or interviewing.
-Monitor, report, and follow-up on complete and incomplete new hire documentation.
-Responsible for drafting newsletters, etc.
-Prepare and maintain reports, presentations and other documents and develop and maintain filing systems. Maintain file space and purge old files as directed.
-Support employee relations, company related functions, and other company services.
-Use scanners to convert forms, receipts, and reports into electronic format.
-Process and scan files to be entered into computer in digital database.
-Create file folders as needed. Input data as needed into MIP and other reporting systems. Fax pertinent documents, files, etc.
-Attend staff meetings and in-service training as required.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Human Resources, 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, punctuation, and arithmetic.
-Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel).
-Exceptional interpersonal skills to relate with employees, participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
-High attention to detail and the ability to focus on various tasks and assignments.
-Organized and effective communication skills are essential.

Qualifications:
-Entry level 0-2 years of Human Resources experience. Bachelors degree in Human Resources preferred or Bachelors degree in a related field required.
-Ability to use a computer and understand database systems.

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

Travel:
-This position requires some travel in order to assist with HR related needs in the Jefferson County area.

Job Salary: 
$28,000 - $33,000 DOE
Hours: 
F/T, 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 and resumes to 205-203-4843, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line (HRR 0103).

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: 
Sun, 06/11/2017 - 5:00pm

Basic Living Skills Instructor--Birmingham, Alabama

Announcement #0106

Aletheia House is looking for individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of men and women recovering from substance abuse. We currently have several part-time opportunities for the right qualified individuals who have a passion for teaching. We are in need of 4 Basic Living Skills Instructors for our EDC, Men and Women IOP programs.

There are four available Basic Living Skills Instructor positions:
1a. 12:45 pm - 3:45 pm (4 days per week) and on Saturday from 8:30 am - 8:30 pm (24 hours per week total)
2b. 12:45 pm - 3:45 pm (4 days per week) (12 hours per week total)
3c. 12:45 pm - 3:45 pm (4 days per week) and on Saturday from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm (15 hours per week total)
4d. 12:45 pm - 6:45 pm (4 days per week) (28 hours per week total)

**Direct service hours and documentation time is included in total hours per week**

**Please specify in the subject line which shift (ie. 1a, 2b, 3c, or 4d) you are applying for.**

Position Summary:
The Basic Living Skills Instructor will provide basic living skills, employment readiness, and other structured group activities and classes. The BLS Instructor works closely with the Program Manager and Director of Behavioral Health 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 Program Manager, 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 clients, participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.

Qualifications:
-Bachelors Degree in behavioral health required. Teaching experience preferred.
-Experience in providing substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services preferred.

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

Job Salary: 
$15.00 - $20.00 per hour DOE
Hours: 
See specific position requirement.
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 cover letter and resumes to 205-203-4843, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line (BLSI-0106).

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, 06/23/2017 - 5:00pm

Therapist--Muscle Shoals, Alabama

Announcement #0108

Aletheia House is looking for a Therapist for the Colbert 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.

Job Salary: 
$38,000 - $42,000 DOE
Hours: 
F/T, 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 fax cover letter and resumes to 205-203-4843, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line (MSTHR-0108).
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: 
Sun, 07/09/2017 - 5:00pm