Catholic Charities Employment

The following jobs are available:

CERTIFIER FOR THE DELAWARE ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (DEAP) 

The Diocese of Wilmington/Catholic Charities’ Delaware Energy Assistance Program (DEAP), which provides assistance with home energy costs, is seeking 1 certifier to work for 6 months during the heating season for no more than 24 hours per week in Wilmington, Delaware.  The salary is $11.00 per hour.

Primary Duties are:

  • Data enters DEAP applications through a mail-in process with client.
  • Calculates gross household income and understands legal calculations.
  • Collects all documents required by Catholic Charities and adheres to Federal and State requirements.
  • Determines preliminary eligibility of client.
  • Completes pending files through an additional interview, if necessary or telephone contacts once additional information is received.
  • Communicates a clear, concise explanation of DEAP processes and services.
  • Finalizes Crisis Supplemental and Summer Cooling Assistance applications through an interview or via telephone.
  • Contacts vendors in order to determine crisis need, fuel type, validity of vendor choice, etc.
  • Refers clients to other community resources and/or programs.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • One year experience working with low-income people.
  • Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills and organizational ability.
  • Ability to speak in a concise, clear manner.
  • Good math skills.
  • Trustworthy and discreet with confidential/sensitive materials, information and data.
  • Ability to organize and handle a high volume workload.
  • Ability to work independently with flexibility.
  • Ability to complete assignments in a timely fashion.

To apply send your cover and resume to[email protected].  Visit our website at www.cdow.org.  

PT Payment Processor/Certifer 

The Diocese of Wilmington/Catholic Charities seeks a Part-Time (28 hours per week year round) Payment Processor/Certifier for Delaware Energy Assistance Program to work in the Dover office to process accurately all bills submitted by vendors under the supervision of the Payment Processor Supervisor on behalf of eligible clients. When needed interviews clients, completes applications, calculates and collects documents from clients as required.  Determines eligibility of clients and completes the file on the clients.   DEAP is a federally funded low-income home energy assistance program that helps households that need assistance to pay the cost of home energy. 

Under the supervision of the Payment Processor Supervisor, processes accurately all bills submitted by vendors on behalf of eligible clients. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Processes bill submitted by vendors.
  • Reconciles vendor claims versus payment as accurate.
  • Understands internal DEAP procedures and carries out any DEAP assignment required due to programmatic need, client volume, or seasonal nature.
  • Supports billing filing system.
  • Researches and solves any billing discrepancies.
  • Provides intake certifications as needed. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • High School diploma and some bookkeeping or accounting coursework or relevant experience.
  • Experience required at least 1 year.
  • Good math skills and ability to reconcile accounts.
  • Knowledge of Excel spreadsheets.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Frequently handles confidential or sensitive materials and must be trustworthy and discreet.
  • Ability to keep accurate records according to Catholic Charities requirements.
  • Ability to complete assignments in a timely fashion, carry the volume of work required and organize the workload effectively.
  • Ability to work independently with flexibility and under time constraints.
  • Legible handwriting.
  • An understanding of and commitment to the mission of the Diocese of Wilmington.

To apply send your cover and resume to [email protected]    Visit our website at www.cdow.org

COMMUNITY INTERVENTIONIST 

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington seeks one Fulltime Community Interventionist to serve Kent and Sussex Counties to provide positive behavior interventions; training, support and group work to the children, youth and their families. Serves as a member of a treatment team providing mental health services to children, youth and their families.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: 

  • Assists family in completing intake application/coordinates intake process.
  • Coordinates community resources as indicated in the treatment plan in conjunction with the therapist.
  • Conducts home assessments to obtain information on the child (client’s) living environment.
  • Meets with the client family to provide support and home management advice and to monitor assigned tasks, the acquisition of needed social services, and social/environment issues impinging on the family in conjunction with the therapist.
  • Prepares for and co-facilitates child and youth therapy groups.
  • Conducts children and youth group activities during parent meetings.
  • Spends 65% of time in direct service with children and families.
  • Provides client transportation in accord with approved IOP car utilization procedures.
  • Completes and submits progress notes and incident reports on the same day activity occurred. 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent with a minimum of two years’ experience working with children.
  • Demonstrates flexibility of schedule to meet program demands.
  • Maintains client confidentiality at all times.
  • Exhibits good communication skills.
  • Demonstrates awareness of cross-cultural issues and deal with a cultural diverse at-risk population.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of the treatment team.
  • Ability to work closely with psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers and school counselors.
  • Must possess high physical and emotional energy to handle the array of problems that need to be addressed.
  • Maintains a valid driver’s license. 

The Diocese offers an excellent benefit package which includes health/dental insurance, 403 (b), LTD, FSA, Credit Union, Blood Bank, voluntary group life, accident, cancer and hospital confinement insurance, vacation, sick/personal days and holidays.  Free parking.  

To apply send your cover and resume to [email protected]   Visit our website at www.cdow.org 

PART-TIME DIRECT SERVICE SPECIALIST -  BAYARD HOUSE

The Diocese of Wilmington/Catholic Charities is seeking a Part-time Direct Service Specialist for Bayard House, a community based maternity home for teenage girls and women within the city of Wilmington.  

Responsibilities include: 

  • Assisting in providing and facilitating social services for clients.
  • Plan training and activities for individuals and the group in parenting skills
  • Provide support, structure, stability, transportation, monitor progress
  • Supervise daily activities of the residents.
  • Candidates must have a valid driver’s license and insurable driving record

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at least 21 years of age
  • 15 hours of training in early childhood development
  • One year of experience in a child care facility or program
  • Experience with pregnant/parenting teenage girls, children and women preferred

This is a Part-time position - 19 hours per week. .   Free parking.

To apply send your cover and resume to [email protected] .  Visit our website at www.cdow.org

CLINICAL WORKER II 

The Diocese of Wilmington Catholic Charities Behavioral Health Services is seeking a full time, master’s level clinician, licensed to practice in Delaware and able to bill public and commercial insurances, to work in the Dover office. Bi-lingual preferred.  CADC or CCDP preferred.  This person will provide routine outpatient therapy for mental health and co-occurring disorders, case management, and support services to couples, groups, families and individuals, including children and adolescents.

Primary duties are: 

  •       Evaluates and assigns appropriate multi-axial DSM V classification.
  •       Provides psychotherapy for a variety or multiple issues such as mental health disorders, addiction, disability, employment needs, school problems, trauma, as required.
  •       Offers group therapy including recovery, co-dependency, parenting, anger management and domestic violence as needed.
  •       Consults on community-based program cases.  Provides coverage for an extended absence of a team clinician or vacancy.
  •       Contributes in case review and other staff meetings for both routine outpatient and community-based programs.
  •       Completes all reports and records as required in a timely manner.
  •       Coordinates initial and ongoing contact with medical insurance and managed care companies.  Continues communication and maintains relationships with network providers.
  •       Conducts assessments and intake sessions, completes the write-up and presents the information at a staffing.
  •       Generates effective referrals as necessary.
  •       Offers community outreach, education and consultation as directed.
  •       Presents workshops and training sessions for staff and others in the community.
  •       Participates in continuing education.
  •       Sustains a standard of 70% of available time in direct service (face-to-face) activity.
  •       Shares in on-call 24-hour emergency services on rotation with other clinicians.
  •       Serves on committees when assigned. 

Qualifications are: 

  •       Master’s degree in a Behavioral Health Care Discipline recognized for licensing by the State of Delaware.
  •       Two years post master’s experience with mental health treatment. 
  •       License required.
  •       Experience with children required. 
  •       Adherence to code of ethics associated with the certifications and licensure.
  •       Maintain confidential/sensitive materials and information.
  •       Demonstrated ability to provide a variety of therapeutic techniques used to address depression, anxiety, addiction, substance abuse, suicidal impulses, stress, trauma, low self-esteem, grief, job
  •          concerns and relationship problems.
  •      Ability to work closely with psychiatrists, psychologist, social workers and school counselors.
  •       Proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  •       Possess good verbal and written communication skills.
  •       Must be flexible. 

Work schedule is 35 hours per week including evening hours.

The Diocese offers an excellent benefit package which includes health/dental insurance, 403 (b), LTD, FSA, Credit Union, Blood Bank, voluntary group life, accident, cancer and hospital confinement insurance, vacation, sick/personal days and holidays.  Free parking.  

To apply send your cover and resume to [email protected] to apply.  Visit our website at www.cdow.org 

PART-TIME BASIC NEEDS CASE MANAGER

The Diocese of Wilmington/Catholic Charities seeks 1 Part-time Basic Needs Case Manager (21 hours per week) to work at Seton Center/Community Center in Princess Anne, Maryland which provides multiple social service programs.   

Primary duties are: 

  • Provides direct service and case management to individuals requesting financial assistance
  • Make available financial self-sufficiency information, including providing referrals to other community resources.
  • Interviews clients, data enters, performs calculations and gathers required information.
  • Determines eligibility of clients and maintains client records.
  • Prepare financial vouchers and obtain approval.

Qualifications are:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related fields with a minimum of 2 years of related experience.
  • Candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, possess good communication and organizational skills and must be flexible.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of computers and software.
  • Bilingual preferred.

To apply send your cover and resume to [email protected]   Visit our website www.cdow.org

PART-TIME DIRECT SERVICE SPECIALISTS – SHELTER

Diocese of Wilmington/Catholic Charities seeks Part-time Direct Service Specialist (up to 19 hours a week) at Casa San Francisco an adult shelter located in Milton, Delaware. The normal work schedule of 3 days of 6 hour shifts that varies – Monday, Tuesday 4p.m.-10 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m.-2p.m. or Wednesday, Thursday 4 p.m.-10 p.m., Saturday 6 a.m.-Noon.  Flexibility is critical. Ability to provide evening, weekend and holiday coverage. Skills that are preferred – social service experience, flexibility with overnight availability, able to cook and have experience with mental health, substance abuse and re-entry.  Responsibilities include; oversight of shelter residents, maintenance of building security, meal preparation, kitchen oversight, assurance of building cleanliness and handling shelter telephone calls. High School Diploma or equivalent. One year experience, including shelter/homeless experience or its equivalent is preferred.  Communication skills, ability to problem solve, handle emergencies, and ability to supervise and interact well with a diverse client population.  EOE. 

To apply send your cover and resume to [email protected]    Visit our website www.cdow.org