Employment Opportunities

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

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Additional Employment Opportunities-Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg

  • PT Resident Attendant

    Location: Harrisburg (Interfaith Shelter)

    High School + Experience

    Catholic Charities Interfaith Shelter, Harrisburg, seeks a part time Resident Attendant who is a responsible, flexible, dependable individual, to work in our residential setting, able to drive program vans and transport clients to various appointments. Experience and social services background preferred.

     

  • PT Resident Attendant

    Location: Harrisburg (Evergreen House)

    Part Time – Resident Attendants – Evergreen House seeks Resident Attendants who are responsible, flexible, dependable individuals to work in our residential facilities in the Harrisburg area. Experience and social services background preferred.

  • PT Housekeeper/Breakfast Cook

    Location: Harrisburg (Priest Retirement Center)

    Housekeeper/Breakfast Cook

    The cook portion of the position is responsible for breakfast only. The housekeeping responsibilities are to the common areas as well as the apartments and provides laundry services for the residents.

    Need individuals who can fill in during holiday and leave.

  • PT Therapist

    Location: York-Counseling

    York Counseling seeks a part time Counselor/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.

  • PT Family Advocate

    Location: York-Intensive Family Services

    The Family Advocate is responsible for coordinating the assessment and treatment services from intake to discharge. Provides oversight of treatment and evaluates progress.  Bachelors Degree in counseling, social work or other human services related field is preferred.

  • PT Family Therapist

    Location: York-Intensive Family Services

    The Family Therapist is responsible for the 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.

  • Volunteer Special Events Coordinator(s)

    Location: Harrisburg

    This volunteer plans, organizes coordinates, promotes, and facilitates special events including: Annual Golf Classic, Soup, Salad and Sermon, Shelter Shuffle, Come and See Dinner, Souper Bowl Sunday, Highmark Walk, other events as established. Would consider having several volunteers if there is an interest to share the coordination.

  • Volunteer Coordinator

    Location: Harrisburg

    Under general direction, this volunteer coordinates other volunteers to assist in office, programs and events. This position coordinates the activities of the organization’s volunteers in order to supplement staffing needs and get community members involved in the organization’s mission. Responsibilities of this position include recruiting, training and managing volunteers. Some volunteers are needed for special events, while others may have year-round application.

  • FT Resident Attendant

    Location: Harrisburg - Lourdeshouse

    Seeking resident attendants who are responsible, flexible dependable individuals to work in residential setting, able to drive program vans and transport clients to various appointments. Experience and social services background preferred.

     

  • Full Time and/or Part Time Caseworker

    Location: Harrisburg - Specialized Foster Care

    Responsibilities are as follows: Program marketing, evaluating all referrals, and for matching children with suitable resource families through the foster care system. In addition the Caseworker provides casework services for the children placed in the Foster Care Program. Finally, the Caseworker participates in the Resource family initial training sessions and provides ongoing training for certified foster families.

  • PT ESL Instructors

    Location: Harrisburg, Mechanicsburg - Immigration & Refugee Services

    Program is seeking several part-time English as a Second Language Instructors for community-based Adult ESL Classes in the Harrisburg and Mechanicsburg areas. Morning and evening teaching positions are available. A Bachelor’s degree, experience in English as a Second Language or Adult Literacy Education, and transportation are required.

     

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 Program not only provides domestic infant adoption and Special Needs 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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