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July 16, 2014
SSVF Case Manager Job Posting

Faith*Hope*Love*Charity, Inc., Stand Down, is seeking an experienced Case Manager to provide direct supportive services to homeless and at risk of homelessness veterans in the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Grant Program. This is a full time position. Case Management experience is required.

Job Responsiblities

SSVF Case Managers report to the Program Management team and FHLC’s Senior Management and their responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Providing eligibility screening to applicants and collecting and maintaining accurate and detailed records.
  • Coordinating and monitoring all aspects of service delivery including but not limited to: intake, assessment, categorization, recommendations on housing stabilization, budgeting, referrals for other available community resources, assistance in enrolling in WPB VAMC, benefits counseling, and advocacy.
  • Developing, implementing, and monitoring Housing Stabilization Plans to assist SSVF participants to prevent homelessness and maintain stable, permanent housing.
  • Assisting ineligible veteran clients with referrals to other resources.
  • Documenting service delivery and maintaining accurate, detailed, and timely documentation.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work or related field is required.
  • Verifiable Case Management experience is required.
  • Veteran status or experience working with veterans is preferred but not required.
  • Strong written communications skills are required.
  • Strong verbal communications skills are required.
  • A valid FL Driver’s License and access to transportation with minimum liability insurance is required.
  • Successful applicants will be well organized, self-motivated, and able to work successfully as a member of a dynamic team.

General Information

  • Salary range of $33,000-$40,000 based on experience and credentials.
  • Full medical benefits, mileage, and phone stipend available.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to
SSVF Program Director Josh Maddock at jmaddock@standown.org

June 17, 2014
Job Title: Residential Supervisor (Position #: 9054)

Days/Hours: Monday – Friday, 2 p.m. – 11 p.m. Flexible to come in for trainings and meetings as needed.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree (Masters Preferred) in Social Work or related field.
  • Five years experience in related field preferred.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Safe driving record. Valid Florida Driver’s License. Proof of Automobile Liability Insurance
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Computer literate.

Workplace Location(s): Jim and Jan Moran Family Center, Deerfield Beach, FL

Salary: $35,000

Brief Job Description:

  • Primary supervisory responsibility for supervision of delivery of advocacy services during shift.
  • Coordinates and oversees crisis line, support groups, advocacy, and crisis intervention.
  • Completes monthly reports and coordinates advocacy services through development of partnering relationships.
  • Develops procedures and protocols to evaluate effectiveness of services, educational programs, and crisis intervention services.
  • Works with supervisory team on strategic plan implementations.

Skills required

  • Must be familiar with Windows programs (Excel, Outlook) and data entry.

Date position available: July 14, 2014

If interested, submit updated resume and cover letter to Miriam Garcia, Residential Manager at mgarcia@womenindistress.org, with copy to Diane Smith, Human Resources Manager at dpsmith@womenindistress.org.

June 17, 2014
CASE MANAGER (Part-time)

World Literacy Crusade of Florida, Inc.
GIRL POWER PROGRAM
6015 NW 7th Avenue * Miami, FL * 33127
www.girlpowerrocks.org

POSITION/GOAL

Under the direct supervision of the Program Director, the Case Manager is responsible for the delivery of services to participants placed in the Post Arrest Diversion Program. Duties include intake and exit paperwork, case planning, crisis intervention and referrals. The job requires a high degree of flexibility in responding to emergency needs of participants as well as good organizational and documentation skills.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field and/or a minimum of 3 years experience counseling youth and/or young adults
  • Self-starter, knowledge of adversities facing at-risk youth with special emphasis on girls
  • Positive attitude towards girls suffering from emotional, physical and sexual abuse
  • Excellent communication and writing skills and proficiency in major computer software programs
  • Computer proficiency that includes ability to accurately input data into client informational and case management software and/or hard file
  • No criminal record and must be able to pass local FDLE background check

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Implement services and activities according to the approved Scope of Services and Evidenced Based Curriculum
  2. Oversee program enrollment & social service needs assessment; including sanctions by the Department of Juvenile Services and other applicable funding sources
  3. Establish an individualized care plan for each program participant
  4. Make referrals of participants and/or family to appropriate agency (mental health, medical, social service, educational, etc.) as needed in conjunction with agency partners
  5. Oversee, monitor and document monthly progress reports on participants including academic progress, attendance, community service hours, mental health services, and outside agency referrals (community partners)
  6. Provide monthly progress notes to DJJ and JAC probation officers and other judicial officials as required.
  7. Facilitate parent participation in monthly Parent Support Group Meetings and/or other program activities as directed by Program Director
  8. Attend JAC/CBO meetings the second week of every month to maintain the relationship between JPO’s and the agency
  9. Coordinate recognition activities for participants who complete program requirements
  10. Comply with the agency’s policies and procedures including confidentiality and equal opportunities
  11. Produce monthly and/or quarterly reports as required
  12. Assist with and attend student field trips
  13. Other duties as assigned

HOURS
Monday through Thursday, 1:00 to 6:30 pm
Some evenings and weekends required

SUMMER HOURS
12:00pm-5:00pm

SALARY
$15 per hour
Please forward cover letter and resume to girlpower@girlpowerrocks.org

June 17, 2014
Mentoring Coordinator

World Literacy Crusade of Florida, Inc.
GIRL POWER PROGRAM
6015 NW 7th Avenue * Miami, FL * 33127
www.girlpowerrocks.org

PURPOSE

GIRL POWER is a nonprofit 501(c) 3 organization located in Miami, Florida whose mission is to empower young girls and their families to succeed in order to protect, restore and preserve the family unit. Through collaborative programming with schools and other community-based organizations, we provide educational, social and mentoring opportunities to enhance the academic performance, community connections, and career options of the young girls.

The Mentoring Coordinator oversees the development and implementation of the Sister Circle Mentoring Program, funded by the Children’s Trust, which matches adult volunteer mentors with a mentee for one-to-one and group activities. The Mentoring Program Coordinator ensures program quality and performance related to recruiting, screening, matching, monitoring, counseling, troubleshooting issues that arise, resolving any conflicts, tracking progress and closing the relationship with the mentor and mentee. The role includes frequent communication with all participants involved (the mentors, parents/guardians, mentees), in addition to community partners and funders.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis in social work, psychology, and/or education and/or two or more years of experience in mentoring and youth development, working within community organizations and/or schools preferred
  • Familiar with non-profit organization operations
  • Passion for working with youth and building communities in Miami-Dade County
  • Experience working in racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse urban communities
  • Positive, compassionate attitude towards girls suffering from emotional, physical and sexual abuse as well as knowledge of other adversities facing at-risk youth
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Good social skills with the ability to establish community partnerships
  • Works well independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Creativity and flexibility are essential in assuming significant responsibility
  • Eager to learn and seek personal development opportunities
  • English and Creole or Spanish speaking/writing strongly preferred
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to consistent, reliable transportation
  • Pass a criminal background check

RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Oversee and manage all aspects of the Sister Circle Mentoring Program
  2. Recruit, interview, screen, orient, train, match, monitor and track progress of professional female mentors partnered with at risk 11-17 year old female mentees in the Miami-Dade County Liberty City, Over-town and Little Haiti areas
  3. Ensure the Sister Circle Mentoring Program meets all requirements as a provider of The Children’s Trust
  4. Achieve measurable outcomes with pre and post relationship surveys, pre and post life-skills surveys, GPA and attendance tracking through MDPS report cards of each student participant
  5. Plan, coordinate and supervise monthly mentoring events educationally themed to compliment mentoring program objectives to include a kickoff event, workshops, fieldtrips, retreats, mentor socials and an end of the year award ceremony
  6. Perform monthly quality support check-ins to each and every participant in the program
  7. Assist in oversight of community outreach, resource development and public awareness strategies for the organization
  8. Attend internal and external meetings as required
  9. Comply with WLC/GP policies and procedures including confidentiality and equal opportunities in all aspect of work
  10. As an absolute condition, must sign a drug and tobacco free workplace agreement
  11. Other duties as assigned

WORKING HOURS
Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Some evenings and weekends required

SALARY RANGE:
$31 to $34K
Please forward cover letter and resume to girlpower@girlpowerrocks.org

June 17, 2014
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT # PDS-2014-13
PUBLIC DEFENDER SERVICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

Forensic Social Worker/Professional Counselor
PDS-185-11/12 (GS-11/12 equivalent)
Salary- $63,091.00 - $95,785.00

Opening Date: June 10, 2014
Closing Date: July 17, 2014

Location: Office of Rehabilitation and Development
Public Defender Service
633 Indiana Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004

Promotion Potential: PDS-13.

Prior to hiring, candidate must hold an active social work or professional counselor license in the District of Columbia.

If hired at PDS Grade 11 or 12, a candidate may be promoted without further competition upon completion of one year of exemplary performance and certification for promotion by supervisor, subject to approval of the PDS Director.

PDS Overview: The DC Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia (PDS) is a federally-funded, independent organization dedicated to protecting the legal rights of indigent people accused of crimes or facing a loss of liberty. There are approximately 220 employees, most of whom are located at the main office at 633 Indiana Ave., NW, Washington, D.C., and include attorneys, social workers, investigators, administrative, and technical staff work with the legal staff to advance the PDS mission. All staff are considered federal employees for the purpose of employee benefits (e.g. health and life insurance, federal retirement, Thrift Savings). Transferring employees will receive recognition of creditable federal service for leave accrual and retirement purposes. Employment at the Public Defender Service is at will and does not constitute federal employment.

Major Duties: This position is located in the Office of Rehabilitation and Development and provides services to adult clients arrested for violations in the District of Columbia. Under the general supervision of the Chief of the Division, candidate will evaluate clients, devise, recommend, and implement individualized service/treatment options in the least restrictive settings. Candidate will perform the following duties: Work in concert with legal counsel on behalf of agency clients and appointed counsel clients through the Criminal Justice Act (CJA); interview client, family, and other collateral contacts to establish extensive psychosocial evaluations; visit clients at their residence, place of employment, jail, shelters, residential or community-based programs, and other similar locations; develop advocacy-based dispositional plans and strategies geared to specific and individual needs of the client; utilize research to support findings; evaluate and recommend treatment options; identify and refer for substance abuse treatment, medical and mental health services, housing, employment, et al; work with local social service agencies to identify programs and resources for clients and their families; keep abreast of research; and develop cooperative relationships with service organizations and legal agencies to assist clients with matters related to rehabilitation.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required as candidate will prepare frequent and extensive court/parole commission reports and provide testimony in court and at parole hearings. Travel is required in and around the DC area. Personal transportation required.

Qualification Requirements: Masters Degree in social work, professional counseling, or related degree and a minimum of one year of post-graduate professional or advanced experience as social worker/case manager or other comparable experience. Fluent Spanish speaker and writer strongly preferred.

Other Requirements: Candidate must have no convictions as defined in DC Code Section 14.305 (b)(1) (Impeachment by evidence of conviction of crime).

Your cover letter should demonstrate the following:

  • Experience working with arrested adults and understanding of the plight of persons from disadvantaged backgrounds
  • Direct advocacy experience working on behalf of adult clients on rehabilitation and dispositional issues
  • Knowledge of social work concepts and concepts related to rehabilitation and alternatives to confinement
  • Demonstrated excellent writing and oral persuasion skills and ability to communicate effectively to broad spectrum of people. Demonstrated computer skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct studies and report findings and recommendations
  • Familiarity with treatment and rehabilitation resources
  • Knowledge of the court system

How to Apply: Applicants may submit employment material via email as WORD document attachments to dbarnes@pdsdc.org, by fax transmission to (202) 824-2949, via mail delivery service (i.e. USPS, UPS, FEDEX, etc.) to the Public Defender Service, 633 Indiana Avenue, NW 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20004, or hand carry to the Public Defender Service, 601 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW Suite 110, Washington, DC 20004, Attn: Donna Barnes, Office Manager, ORD Division, Announcement #PDS-2014-13.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

June 04, 2014
Job Opportunity

2nd Chance Mental Health Center, LLC, an intensive outpatient treatment facility for substance abuse and co-occurring disorders, is interviewing for full-time and/or part-time positions; BSW, MSW, CAP or LCSW/Clinical Supervisor. Duties include assessments, treatment planning, treatment plan reviews, chart audits, peer consultation, individual and family therapy and psychosocial rehab groups. Excellent written and oral communication skills required, and well as good typing and computer skills. Knowledge of Medicaid standards preferred.

Send resume to Dr. Beth Amey at bethamey@2ndchancemhc.com

May 27, 2014
Elite Medical Scribes

Medical Scribe

Medical Scribe Working as a medical scribe provides a firsthand opportunity to work with medical providers in the medical field. While employed as a medical scribe, you will be working with a team of medical providers to streamline and improve patient care. Scribes gain valuable experience working in a medical setting, which will benefit them in their future career as a health care provider.

We have positions (approximately 15-­‐28 hours/week) available in a Specialty Clinic in Tamarac, FL. The starting wage is $8.83/hour with a bonus opportunity. We also offer many opportunities for advancement and growth within the company!

Roles and responsibilities of a scribe include:

  • Assist the medical provider to be more efficient and productive
  • Accompanying the provider during the examination
  • Transcribing the patient's history and physical exam
  • Documenting consultations
  • Maintenance of the patient's medical record under the supervision of the provider

Requirements:

  • Must be detail-­oriented and strive to constantly improve knowledge and skills
  • Mastery of English language with excellent verbal/written communication
  • Must be adaptive and flexible to a variety of situations with strong observation and listening skills
  • Knowledge of medical terminology is a plus
  • Preference is given to applicants with excellent typing skills
  • Major's may be from a broad range including biology and chemistry
  • Bilingual (Arabic) skills a plus
  • Preference is given to applicants who have an interest in healthcare and are looking to stay in the industry, either as a scribe or other healthcare professional

Interested candidates are encouraged to visit our website (www.elitemedicalscribes.com under the “jobs” tab) and submit an application and resume. Please contact our Recruitment Coordinator, Steven Endsley at stevene@elitemedicalscribes.com with any questions!

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