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YWCA Greater Harrisburg (EOE), Attn: Human Resources, 1101 Market Street Harrisburg, PA 17103 firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to (717) 234-1779.
Crisis Advocate and Volunteer Coordinator
The Violence Intervention and Prevention Department is seeking a full-time Crisis Advocate and Volunteer Coordinator. This position will provide crisis counseling and response to victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault. This position will also coordinate all volunteer trainings, recruit participants for the program and will plan and schedule trainings twice per year. Crisis Advocate and Volunteer Coordinator applicants must demonstrate the ability to work independently, utilize sound judgment, respond to crisis situations in a professional manner, and balance numerous priorities and tasks at one time. Must have excellent verbal and written communicate skills. Prior experience in crisis intervention is a plus. Position requires a Bachelor's degree in human services or related field and prior related work experience. Must have a valid driver's license, reliable transportation, proof of insurance, FBI, criminal and child abuse clearances. This is a Saturday-Wednesday position, 4 pm to 12 midnight.
We have an immediate need for a self-motivated, outgoing and organized individual responsible for scheduling and supervising visits for infants, toddlers and children with their families within our Visitation Center. The Visitation Specialist will monitor visits and document observations of the quality and content of contact between child(ren) and family during visits. Additional responsibilities include facilitating intake and orientation for adults/children; timely completion of progress notes for program data, client files and reports, and testimony in dependency or termination court hearings as necessary. Must be able to work as part of a team, maintaining a professional attitude and respectful demeanor with clients, co-workers and supervisors at all times. Qualifications include: Associate's degree in social work, human services or mental health field or a minimum one-year relevant experience; strong organizational, communication and writing skills; the ability to maintain confidentiality; computer proficiency, database experience a plus. Hours for this position are Monday-Thursday, 9 am to 2 pm with occasional weekend hours as required to meet program needs. FBI, State Police and Child Abuse clearances also required.
Group Supervisor/Lead Teacher (3 yr. old)
The Grace Pollock Child Development Center has an opening for a full-time Group Supervisor/Lead Teacher within our 3-yr.old classroom. Will provide an age-appropriate, safe learning environment for preschool children while promoting development in all domains of learning to promote school readiness. The ideal candidate will have the ability to establish effective relationships with parents and children; work to create a positive, nurturing environment while maintaining high teaching standards; and demonstrate excellent leadership, creativity and communication skills. Qualifications inclue: Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field; alternatively a CDA Certificate acceptable, experience with and/or working knowledge of DHS regulations and Keystone STARS program, minimum of two years' experience in child care, a genuine LOVE of teaching young students, as well as FBI, State Police and Child Abuse clearances.