Employment Opportunities

Catholic Charities requires PA State Police, Child Line, FBI Clearances, and valid PA Driver’s License for all positions. Competitive salary and excellent benefits. EOE.

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  • Therapist

    Location: Lancaster Intensive Day Treatment

    Competitive sign-on bonus available

    Enhance the lives of at-risk youth through creative and therapeutic interventions

    Provide individual, group and family therapy to client and family. Coordinate casework services for assigned caseload as required. Provide treatment services within the community and at the program’s facility in accordance with the clients and/or family needs and Program Director’s request.

    Develop and oversee Individual Treatment Plan (ITP) for assigned clients. Ensure confidentiality is maintained for appropriate clinical records. Complete progress notes for each billable contact; complete additional clinical documentation such as discharge planning and assessment paperwork; complete all necessary administrative paperwork such as attendance reports, expense sheets, time sheets/productivity sheets and charge slips.

    Attend and participate in weekly team supervision, group supervision and/or individual supervision, and First Aid/CPR training is required and must be maintained.

    This is full time position that works during the hours of operations: (7:30AM – 4:00PM.)

    Master’s Degree in counseling or related field.

  • Caseworker

    Location: Interfaith Shelter and Lourdeshouse

    Interfaith Shelter and Lourdeshouse are seeking a Caseworker that will be a positive advocate.  Bachelor’s Degree with experience in the human service field.  Important attributes include: multi-tasking/ problem-solving, ability to drive a 15-passenger van, as well as, excellent writing and computer skills. Responsible to be on-call every other week.

  • Full-time and Part-time - Family Advocate

    Location: York (Intensive Family Services)

    York IFS program is seeking full-time and part-time Family Advocate. Responsible for coordinating the assessment and treatment services from intake to discharge.  Provides oversight of treatment and evaluates progress.  Bachelor’s Degree in counseling, social work or other human services related field is preferred.

  • Part-time - Family Therapist

    Location: York (Intensive Family Services)

    York IFS is seeking a part-time Family Therapist who will be responsible for day to day therapeutic needs of all assigned families; for record maintenance; for reporting to the Program Director as well as funding sources; for a ‘system based’ treatment plan uniquely developed for each family in the development of multidisciplinary treatment approach. Master degree required.

  • Therapist

    Location: Lancaster (Counseling Office)

    Counseling office seeking a full-time Therapist.  This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced therapist to provide counseling services to individual adults and children, couples and families. Master’s degree in Social Work or a related Mental Health discipline is required with at least one year of experience. Clinical license preferred.

  • Therapist

    Location: York (Counseling Office)

    Counseling office seeking a full-time Therapist.  This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced therapist to provide counseling services to individual adults and children, couples and families. Master’s degree in Social Work or a related Mental Health discipline is required with at least one year of experience. Clinical license preferred.

  • Mental Health Professional

    Location: Abbottstown, PA

    York/Adams Family Based Program is seeking a Master Level with experience to assist families at risk of out-of-home placement for emotionally disturbed children. Responsible for linking families with appropriate services, conducting family therapy, and coordinating delivery of services.  Experience in a CASSP related service system.

  • Part-time - English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher

    Location: Immigration & Refugee Services

    The ESL Program has immediate openings for Part-Time English as a Second Language Teachers.  Though our classes our leveled, ESL teachers should be comfortable working with all levels of ESL learners.  Curriculum materials are provided, but teachers are expected to adapt and supplement our standard curriculum based on their learners’ goals as workers, family members, and community members.  Volunteer classroom aides are used to assist in all of our classes, so teachers need to be comfortable managing volunteers in the classroom.  Teachers also participate in program improvement and professional development activities.

    ESL Teachers typically teach one or two classes, for a total of 8 or 16 hours per week.  The class schedules are set for the duration of the year at the beginning of each program year, so the teaching schedule is rigid.  Though most teachers choose to teach one class, it is possible to maintain a two class schedule as we run two shifts of classes (morning and evening).  All activities, classes and staff meetings/training, occur on Zoom at this time.  Teachers should be prepared to return to face-to-face instruction when it is deemed safe.  All teacher resources are housed on a Google Drive, so teachers should have familiarity with Google Suite.

  • Part-time Resident Attendant

    Location: Evergreen House, Lourdeshouse and Interfaith Shelter

    Evergreen House, Lourdeshouse and Interfaith Shelter are seeking a part time Resident Attendant who is willing to work weekends. Ideal candidate must be responsible, flexible and dependable. Specifically seeking for overnight weekends, daytime weekends, section shift and evenings Monday through Friday. Experienced and Social Services background preferred, but not necessary.

  • Behavioral Health Technician

    Location: Lancaster Day Treatment Program

    The Behavioral Health Technician is responsible for all of the direct supervision of clients involved in daily activities to include life skills group, recreation, behavior modification, non-clinical/non-educational curriculum, transportation, and any special activities.  Behavioral Health Technicians enhance the fulfillment of clinical goals for clients by following treatment plans and by giving feedback to therapists as those plans are developed based upon observation and interaction with the clients.

  • Part-time Empowering Women for Success (EWS) Project Coordinator

    Location: Immigration & Refugee Services

    The part-time Empowering Women for Success (EWS) Project Coordinator will assist immigrant and refugee women in accessing community resources and working toward their personal, professional, and family goals. The EWS Project Coordinator, working under the supervision of the ESL Program Manager and with the assistance of the Volunteer Coordinator, will oversee the referral services clinic, the supplemental diaper bank, menstrual product distribution, and assist in organizing quarterly informational workshops for clients. Soliciting donations, helping to coordinate supply drives, and networking with local providers will be an essential aspect of this position.

  • Part-time Program Coordinator

    Location: Evergreen House

    This is a paraprofessional non-clinical position which provides administration and clerical support to the Program Director as well as clinical staff. The Program Coordinator (PC) will also assist current and alumni residents with locating and accessing resources in the community. The PC will maintain a safe environment and provide a caring relationship with program participants. The PC will ensure that all participants are treated with respect and dignity, in accordance with Catholic Charities standards of treatment and ethics. Duties may vary from administration, clerical to research, presentation, and the coordination of referrals and activities for the program. The PC will report directly to the Program Director.

  • Part-time Counselor Assistant

    Location: Evergreen House

    The Counselor Assistant will work under the supervision of the Program Director in providing drug and alcohol services to a maximum eight (8) adult female (according to client / staff ratio) clients in a residential setting depending upon the supervisor’s positive assessment of the Counselor Assistant’s individual skill level. Services rendered include interviewing, screening, intake, assessment, treatment planning, chart management, case consultation, individual and group therapy, family and couple sessions, teaching seminars, conducting house meeting, documentation and record keeping, case management, community networking, attending trainings, staff meetings, treatment team meetings, house meetings, being on-call, aftercare planning, resource coordination, researching clinical topics, clerical support, and resident follow-up. Other responsibilities which enhance the quality of services delivered and the program as a whole include effective and professional internal and external communication and conduct, coordination and civility with coworkers and community agencies, being supportive to the team when needed as well as clients, and demonstrating leadership qualities when necessary. This position will also require on-call responsibilities after business hours and on weekends when assigned, on a rotation.

  • Part-time Permanency Caseworker

    Location: Adoption Services & Specialized Foster Care

    The Permanency Caseworker provides services to adoptive/foster children, adoptive/resource families, and birth families in accordance with the requirements of the SWAN Program and in accordance with the policies, procedures, and philosophies of the Diocese of Harrisburg, Catholic Charities, and the Adoption Department. This worker may complete SWAN units of service including: child profiles, child preparation, child specific recruitment, family profiles, placement, finalization, and post-adoption support services.

  • Administrative Assistant

    Location: Administration

    This position requires a mature, detail-oriented individual with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to understand and follow instructions, as well as work independently. Should possess an overall knowledge of general office procedures, and familiarity with office equipment. Proficient use of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, SharePoint, Outlook, PowerPoint). Trustworthiness, reliability, willingness to maintain confidentiality and the ability to complete routine and delegated assignments in a timely manner is essential.+

  • Part-time Job Developer

    Location: Employment Services

    The Job Developer objective is to assist refugees and program eligible clients in overcoming barriers to employment or upgrades within their current jobs. Assisting clients in job search activities, scheduled training activities and following Department of Welfare rules and regulations for the Employment Services program.

Testimonials

Imagine your dream student - someone who is bright, inquisitive, kind to others, and comes to class eager to learn. Well, that is Koffi. He first came to my ESL class in May of 2014. He had only been in the United States for about 6 months at that time.

For many people, those first 6 months can be overwhelming and hectic, but Koffi’s spirit is indomitable. He came to class every night ready to learn and in a short time he found a job. Even after a long day of working hard, Koffi would come into class with a smile on his face. He greeted his fellow students with a smile and was ready to learn.

After being in the country for a little over a year, Koffi decided he would like to become a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). He took the initiative and researched his options before deciding on the program at HACC.
Koffi continued with his English studies right up to the time his CNA class started at HACC. I was sorry to see him leave, but so happy for him.

In June of this year Koffi graduated from the CNA Program at HACC. We are all so proud of Koffi. He has been such a positive influence on all of us, staff and students alike. It is impossible to look at Koffi’s smiling face and not want to smile right back, he is that full of kindness and hope. I am so glad he was my student and I feel certain that he will do even more amazing things in the future.

- ESL Instructor

Tiffany starts her story by openly stating that the first 39 years of her life were a waste. She spent all of her time drinking, which was her way of coping with the many let downs in her life.

Fearing for her life, a friend convinced Tiffany to check herself into a 30-day detox program. Upon completion she entered the Evergreen House program. While this was not her first choice, Tiffany ended up residing at Evergreen House for seven and one-half months.

Tiffany credits Evergreen’s staff and their patience with her eventual success in the program. Evergreen’s staff understood what she was going through and eventually became like her family. The Evergreen House program provided the structure and support she needed to maintain her sobriety.

Tiffany credits Evergreen House for a second chance at life and she is determined to have a positive impact on others.

- anonymous

Catholic Charities Adoption Services and Specialized Foster Care not only provides foster care and adoption services, but it also helps adoptees and their birth families to connect with one other through Search services. Nearly 50 years ago, Tina was an accomplished athlete who found herself pregnant while pursuing an advanced degree. With housing and supportive services from Catholic Charities, Tina made the difficult decision to place her daughter for adoption. Following the adoption, Tina pursued her career as an athlete, coach, and business administrator. While she was confident that she had made the right decision, Tina constantly thought about the daughter she had placed for adoption and wondered about her well-being. She eventually made attempts to find her daughter through various sources and by updating her online information in the event that her only child might someday want to meet her. After several years, Tina had come to the conclusion that meeting her daughter was just not meant to be.
This past year, Tina’s daughter, Beth, contacted Catholic Charities with a request for information about her birth parents. After talking with Beth and encouraging her to pursue the search, Catholic Charities was able to connect Beth with her birth mother. The two later traveled to meet each other, and Tina was given the opportunity to meet Beth’s husband and daughters. Tina was thrilled to learn that she was a grandmother, but she was most happy to hear that her daughter had loving adoptive parents who had given her a good life. Tina later wrote to Catholic Charities that “I think someone did a lot of praying and the prayers were answered.”

- Anonymous

A native of Puerto Rico, Maria* moved to Harrisburg with the dream of building a bright future for herself and her baby. While working to gain her bearing, Maria was kicked out of the house in which she had been staying, rendering Maria and her son homeless. Maria had very few options, as she had not yet secured a job, childcare, or private housing. In March 2017, Maria and her two year old son were welcomed into the Interfaith Shelter.
Upon entering the Interfaith Shelter, Maria immediately began building the skills needed to obtain self-sufficiency. The first challenge to overcome was Maria’s limited English proficiency. Determined to improve her English, Maria enrolled in ESL classes at the Tri-County Adult Learning Center, and she began practicing her growing language skills with residents and staff at the shelter. Maria also enrolled in a workforce development program offered through the PA Department of Human Services, working to develop marketable skills and gain permanent employment. Although many of the area’s transitional housing programs were completely full and had long wait lists, Maria eagerly applied to the YWCA Transitional Housing program. She knew that, with determination and hard work, she could build a better life for her family.
As she was nearing the end of her stay with the Interfaith Shelter, Maria was accepted into the YWCA Transitional Housing program and was assured that a room would soon be available. In order to keep Maria on the path towards success, the Interfaith Shelter granted Maria an extension until she was able to move into the YWCA. During her stay at Interfaith, Maria successfully obtained childcare, enrolled in a cash assistance program, improved her English proficiency, and began developing employment skills leading to a new job. Maria has served as an inspiration to others at the shelter that any barrier can be overcome.

- Anonymous
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