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Director of Housing, F/T-Birmingham, AL

Announcement _0001

Aletheia House is looking for Full-Time Director of Housing in the Birmingham, Alabama area who will be responsible for developing, managing and maintaining affordable housing for Aletheia House, one of Alabama’s largest nonprofit organizations. The Housing Director works closely with the Executive Director to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Position Summary:
A successful Director of Housing will demonstrate a passion for providing high quality affordable housing for tenants with low and moderate incomes. She or he will be a self-directed employee who possesses extraordinary drive, leadership abilities and organizational skills. She or he will have a strong working knowledge of housing development, and finance; underwriting or related areas (experience related to the development of housing using low income housing tax credit financing is a plus). She or he will demonstrate the ability to work independently with government organizations, leaders, neighborhood associations, tenants, etc. She or he will also demonstrate the skills needed to manage the organization’s property management staff and maintenance team.

Approximately 70% of the job responsibilities for this position will be related to the development of new affordable housing throughout the state of Alabama (including development financed using the low income housing tax credit). 30% will relate to the management and maintenance of the agency’s Second Chance Housing Program, a portfolio of more than 250 apartment units and single family houses that are leased to low and moderate incoming tenants who have barriers (e.g. a history of incarceration and poor credit histories) that prevent them from leasing from traditional landlords.

Primary Responsibilities:
DEVELOPMENT OF NEW AFFORDABLE HOUSING:
1. Identify potential properties for development.
2. Develop pro forma financial statements to determine if projects are financial feasible.
3. Address issues such as zoning, utility access, easements, etc. including attending neighborhood association meetings, zoning
hearings, etc.
4. Select the architect and develop preliminary plans.
5. Identify and select lenders and/or tax credit equity partners.
6. Work with attorneys to address legal issues associated with development.
7. Select the general contractor and developing initial cost estimates.
8. Develop and submit proposals for funding including applications for low income housing tax credits.
9. Finalize the contracts and development plans for projects that receive tax credit and other financing.
10. Monitor the construction process.
11. Select the property manager and oversee the property management process.
12. Select the accountant and oversee the accounting process (including submission of tax returns and other related documents.
13. Monitor the ongoing operation of the property.
14. Perform other similar tasks related to the development of new affordable housing.

MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE OF EXISTING HOUSING:
1. Develop and implement policies and procedures that ensure properties are well managed.
2. Supervise the property management staff.
3. Work with the attorneys to evict tenants who are noncompliant with the terms of their lease.
4. Ensure tenant data is collected and reported to various funding organizations.
5. Develop and prioritize a list of maintenance needs.
6. Develop and prioritize a list of long-term capital needs.
7. Supervise the property maintenance staff.
8. Select and hire contractors as needed.
9. Perform other similar tasks related to the management and maintenance of existing affordable housing.

Qualifications:
-Bachelor’s degree required. A graduate degree in a related field such as finance, business, and public administration is a plus.
-At least five years experience in housing development, finance, underwriting, management, etc. Experience in affordable housing is a plus.
-Demonstrated ability to work with financial spreadsheets.
-Excellent written, interpersonal and verbal communication skills, including the ability to make compelling public presentations.
-Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
-Ability to diverse groups of people.
-A commitment to providing excellent customer service to our tenants.

Affirmative Recruitment:
Aletheia House is an organization that values diversity and inclusion, and will make an affirmative effort to seek and recruit individuals who have not traditionally been hired in positions like this including women and people of color.

Housing Costs in Birmingham are very reasonable:
If you are considering moving to Birmingham from another city, please consider our housing costs are 14% below the national average. The average rent for a two-bedroom apartment is $800.00 per month.

Travel:
-Travel instate required.
-Valid Alabama driver’s license and good driving record required.
-Mileage reimbursement is offered.

Job Salary: 
$65,000.00 - $75,000.00
Hours: 
F/T, Exempt – (Flexible Hours), 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. 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 & resumes to 205-203-4843, or send an email with a three-page attachment to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. In the subject line please insert (DH-0186).

The first page of the attachment should be a cover letter and 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 do you bring to this position that should 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: 
Mon, 12/31/2018 - 5:00pm

Prevention Assistant, P/T Alabama Varying Counties

Announcement #0166

Aletheia House is looking for individuals to assist the Community Wellness Team with providing preventative services in targeted communities. Permanent Part-Time positions are available in Blount, Choctaw, Clay, Greene, Hale, Macon, Marengo, Pike, Randolph, St. Clair, and Sumter Counties.

Position Summary:
The Prevention Assistant is responsible for assisting with trainings, presentations, and activities to community residents and stakeholders. The Prevention Assistant works closely with the Community Wellness Team Leader and Community Wellness Coordinator to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House. Areas serviced are Blount, Choctaw, Clay, Greene, Hale, Macon, Marengo, Pike, Randolph, St. Clair, and Sumter Counties.

Office Location:
St. Clair and Blount counties: 2772 Hannover Circle, Birmingham, AL
Macon and Pike counties: 1620 Carter Hill Road, Montgomery, AL
Choctaw, Greene, Hale, Sumter, and Marengo Counties: 102 E. Washington Street, Demopolis, AL
Clay and Randolph Counties: 1211 N. Main Avenue, Sylacauga, AL

Primary Responsibilities:
-Assist with trainings for Peer Leaders.
-Assist with providing trainings for community residents and summer prevention camp participants.
-Facilitate presentations to community residents and other stakeholders.
-Assist with camp activities and alternative programs designed to serve low-income youth.
-Assist with providing education from an approved curriculum to participants.
-Document services provided in a complete, accurate and timely manner.
-Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed.
-Report all unusual incidents that may involve participants to the Community Wellness Coordinator and/or Community Wellness Team Leader.
-Clean areas used by summer camp participants daily.
-Ability to work independently and within collaborative groups.
-To attend staff meetings and trainings as required.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Community Wellness Coordinator, 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:
-Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program
-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.

Education Requirements:
-Bachelor’s Degree or working in pursuit of a Bachelor’s Degree.

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: 
$10.00 / Hour
Hours: 
P/T, Non-Exempt, 25 hours, Monday – Friday and some weekends. Work hours vary (not to exceed 25 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. 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. In the subject line please insert in the subject line (PA-0166) and specify county code as listed:
0166-A St. Clair and Blount county code
0166-B Macon and Pike county code
0166-C Choctaw, Greene, Hale, Sumter, and Marengo county code
0166-D Clay and Randolph County Code

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?
Please provide detailed information regarding employment, internships, and/or volunteer experiences.

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: 
Mon, 12/31/2018 - 5:00pm

Therapist - F/T - Luverne and Greenville, AL

Announcement #0170

Aletheia House is looking for an individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of individuals recovering from substance abuse in the Butler and Crenshaw counties area. This position is located in Luverne and Greenville, AL.

Position Summary:
The Therapist is responsible for providing counseling and supportive services to men and women for substance use disorders, psycho-social assessments and TB education and testing to clients. The Therapist works closely with the Program Manager to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-To provide treatment for substance use disorders to court-involved adults.
-Conduct TB test with clients
-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.
-Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Manager, Health Center Director, 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 behavioral health required. Licensure or certification in Counseling and Social Work or AADC is preferred.
-Licensure and/certification as required by the Alabama Department of Mental Health, or the ability to achieve licensure/certification within two years.
-At least two years experience providing substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services preferred.
-Medicaid knowledge required.

Physical Requirements:
-Requires the ability to drive a motor vehicle.

Travel:
-Must be willing to use and have your own personal transportation. Mileage reimbursement for personal use of vehicle is included. Minimal travel required for staffing, team meetings, agency training, and quarterly meetings.
-Must have valid and current Drivers’ License.

Job Salary: 
Salary will commensurate based on education, experience, and licensure.
Hours: 
F/T, Exempt, Monday-Friday, 11:00 am – 7:00 pm - 40 hours a 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. 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 the Director of Human Resources, tchatmon@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line (TH-0170).

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, 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: 
Mon, 12/31/2018 - 5:00pm

Peer Residential Support Specialist-Varying Schedules, P/T Birmingham, AL

Job Announcement_0194

Aletheia House has several openings in our residential facilities. We are looking for individuals in recovery who want to make a difference in the lives of those who are in treatment for substance use disorders. All available positions are part-time positions in Birmingham. The county serviced will be Jefferson County.

Location of Positions: Patton/Avondale Supportive Housing, Men’s Residential, and Women’s Residential (St. Anne’s).

Office Location: Birmingham, AL

Position Summary:
The Peer Residential Support Specialist provides peer support and supervision, and recovery coaching, to clients in residential programs. She or he works closely with the Treatment Services Manager to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-Provide peer mentoring and/or coaching to clients enrolled in residential treatment.
- Provide recovery resource connecting.
-Facilitate and lead recovery groups as needed.
-Provide appropriate supervision of residential clients, including supervision of work assignments, meal preparation, and recreational activities;
-Conduct room inspections for compliance checks.
-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.
-Transport program participants to NA/AA meetings, store runs, and other recreational activities.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Treatment Services Manager, Director of Behavioral Health, 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.
-Effective communication skills.
-Organizational skills.

Qualifications:
-At least three years of substance use recovery.
-Valid driver’s license and a good driving record required.
-Certification as a peer recovery support specialist is a plus.

Education:
High School Diploma or GED

Certification:
Employees who have excellent performance in this position for at least nine months may be eligible to become certified as Peer Recovery Support Specialists.

Job Salary: 
$11.00 - $13.00 Hourly
Hours: 
Part-time, Non-Exempt, Varying Schedules Available
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, resume, and 3 questions to 205-203-4843, or send an email with one attachment including cover letter, resume, and 3 questions to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line (PRSS-0194).
To be considered for the position, you must submit in one attachment the following:
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• 3 Questions – Three questions are as follows:

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?

* Please include all three documents in one attachment to be considered for candidacy.*

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 a disability.

Closing Date-Time: 
Mon, 12/31/2018 - 5:00pm

Recovery Support Specialist, F/T-Evergreen, AL

Job Announcement_0197

Aletheia House has an opening in Evergreen, AL. We are looking for individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of those who are in treatment for substance use disorders.

Office Location: Evergreen, AL

Position Summary:
The Recovery Support Specialist is responsible for the recruitment of program participants who are in need of treatment and supportive services. The Recovery Support Specialist is also responsible for providing recovery coaching services for program participants in the IOP Program. The Recovery Support Specialist works closely with the Treatment Services Coordinator and the Director of Behavioral Health to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
Outreach:
-Actively recruit program participants who are in need of treatment and supportive services.
-Provide outreach and engagement services.
-Conduct regular visits to areas and facilities to find program participants; as well as conducting street outreach in the shelters, encampments, abandoned houses, and/or any other areas where potential program participants congregate.
-Identifying, recruiting and enrolling at least 5-6 participants weekly into the program.
-Enrollment will come from street outreach referral from other service providers.
-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 Treatment Services Coordinator, Director of Behavioral Health, Chief Operating Officer, and/or Executive Director.

Recovery Support Specialist:
-Provide peer mentoring and/or coaching to clients enrolled.
-Provide recovery resource connecting.
-Facilitate and lead recovery groups as needed.
-To build positive relationships within the community.
-Assist the Treatment Services Coordinator in helping program participants find needed community resources.
-Serve as a liaison between participants and connecting with other community organizations and resources.
-Assist program participants with solving problems directly related to recovery.
-Assist program participants with improving job skills.
-Properly document activities on clients and maintain other records as directed.
-Transport program participants to appointments and assist them in obtaining community services.
-Maintain accurate, complete and timely documentation of peer support activities.
-Maintain contact with participants between appointments and sessions.
-Attend staff meetings and trainings as required.

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 participants and resource providers.
-Ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
-Ability to maintain harmonious effective working relationships with other employees.

Qualifications and Education:
-High School Diploma or GED required.
-Valid Driver’s License and a good driving record required.

Travel:
-As needed in order to recruit participants in the counties serviced and to attend meetings and trainings located in Birmingham, AL.

Job Salary: 
$30,000.00
Hours: 
Full-time, Exempt, Monday – Friday – 40 Hours (Work hours may vary).
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, resume, and 3 questions to 205-203-4843, or send an email with one attachment including cover letter, resume, and 3 questions to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line (RSS-0197).
To be considered for the position, you must submit in one attachment the following:
• Cover Letter
• Resume
• 3 Questions – Three questions are as follows:

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?

* Please include all three documents in one attachment to be considered for candidacy.*

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: 
Mon, 12/31/2018 - 5:00pm

Therapist - F/T - Selma, AL

Announcement #0183

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

Office Location: Selma, Alabama.

Position Summary:
The Therapist is responsible for providing counseling for substance use disorders, psycho-social assessments and TB education and testing to clients. The Therapist works closely with the Treatment Coordinator to accomplish the mission and service goals of Aletheia House.

Primary Responsibilities:
-To provide treatment for substance use disorders to court-involved adults.
-Conduct TB test with clients
-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.
-Attend staff meetings and in-service trainings as directed.
-Perform other duties as assigned by the Treatment Coordinator, Health Center Director, 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 behavioral health with a clinical practicum required. Licensure or certification is preferred.
-At least two years experience providing substance abuse treatment and/or prevention services preferred.
-Medicaid knowledge required.
-Licensure and/certification as required by the Alabama Department of Mental Health, or the ability to achieve licensure/certification within two years.

Travel:
-Travel required at least twice per week.

Job Salary: 
$38,000 - $42,000
Hours: 
F/T, Exempt, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm, Tuesday and Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm, 40 Hrs 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. 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, resume, and 3 questions to 205-203-4843, or send an email with one attachment including cover letter, resume, and 3 questions to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org. Please insert in the subject line (TH-0183).
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 as follows:
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?
**Please include all three documents in one attachment to be considered for candidacy.*

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: 
Mon, 12/31/2018 - 5:00pm