Catholic Charities Employment

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT CATHOLIC CHARITIES

CERTIFIER FOR THE DELAWARE ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIHEAP) 

The Diocese of Wilmington/Catholic Charities€™ Delaware Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which provides assistance with home energy costs, is seeking 1 certifier to work for 6 months during the heating season for no more than 30 hours per week in Georgetown, Delaware.  The salary is $11.00 per hour.

Primary Duties are:

  • Data enters LIHEAP 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 LIHEAP 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.

For more information or to apply, see our posting on https://jobs.delawareonline.com or apply at [email protected].  Visit our website at www.cdow.org.  

BASIC NEEDS CASE MANAGER 

The Diocese of Wilmington/Catholic Charities seeks a Full-time Basic Needs Case Manager (35 hours a week) to work in our Eastern Shore, Maryland offices providing direct service, case management and advocacy to individuals requesting financial assistance and financial self-sufficiency information, including developing good landlord relations and providing referrals to other community resources. The primary office location is at The Seton Center in Princess Anne, Maryland, however this position requires travel to off-site locations.   

Essential Functions Include: 

  • Interview clients, enter data and determine eligibility adhering to funding requirements.
  • Analyze cases thoroughly and make good decisions for need of funding or referral to another resource.
  • Documents, files and maintains client and other information in the Awards database.
  • Provides complete and understandable explanation to ineligible clients.
  • Provides and assists clients in accessing and using other entitlements/resources.

Qualifications:  

  • Associates degree in Human Services or related fields plus 2 years€™ experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Possess attention to detail, organizational and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office amenable to learn internal AWARDS database software. 

The Diocese of Wilmington offers great benefits as follows: 

  • Health Insurance and a Prescription Plan at no cost for individual plan coverage.
  • Dental Insurance Plan.
  • 403 (b) with match.
  • Generous paid time off policy. 

To apply send resumes to [email protected]  EEO  Website www.cdow.org

FULLTIME COMMUNITY-BASED THERAPIST

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Wilmington is seeking a full-time Master€™s level Community-based Therapist to provide non-traditional mental health treatment and case management to children, youth and their families.  Role requires flexibility, transportation of clients, occasional use of own vehicle, evening hours and after-hours emergency coverage.  Serve as a member of the treatment team.

Essential Functions Include:

  • Conduct psychosocial assessments, formulates diagnoses and develop treatment plans.
  • Generate initial assessment, case records, progress notes and activity reports regularly.
  • Coordinate psychiatric and/or psychological evaluations, transition and discharge planning with PHB and other community resources.
  •  Observes and evaluates children and family in homes and the community.
  • Provides intensive services to families including family, marital, filial, crisis intervention and individual therapy in the home, community and office, as needed.
  • Spends 65% of time in direct clinical service with children and families.
  • Delegates tasks to community interventionist as appropriate to meet the goals of the client€™s treatment plan.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master€™s degree in a mental health discipline with two years€™ experience working with children and families.
  • Demonstrated sound communication skills.
  • Practiced in clinical assessment and management of caseloads.
  • Knowledge of childhood growth, development and pathology.
  • Capable of providing a variety of therapeutic techniques to address emotionally disturbed children€™s problems.
  • Proficiency in computer skills and Microsoft Office, amenable to learn internal AWARDS database software.
  • Spanish speaking and experience with positive behavioral interventions is a plus.

The Diocese of Wilmington offers great benefits as follows:  

  • Health Insurance and a Prescription Plan at no cost for individual plan coverage.
  • Dental Insurance Plan.
  • 403 (b) with match.
  • Generous paid time off policy.

To apply send resume to [email protected].  EEO www.cdow.org 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE/ANGER MANAGEMENT FACILITATOR

Assists individuals who have engaged in domestic violence and/or in inappropriate expression of anger take personal responsibility for their behavior.  Facilitates psycho-educational groups designed to help clients develop specific skills to identify and express emotions appropriately while improving their understanding of the backgrounds of abusive behavior including unresolved personal trauma, substance abuse and issues of power and control. 

The Domestic Violence/Anger Management Group Facilitator is a fee for service position.  Schedule proposed is two mutually agreed upon evenings per week and the potential for some weekend facilitation up to 6 hours per week.  Salary is 20.00 to $30.00 per hour.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Facilitates domestic violence and/or anger management group sessions as assigned.
  • Conducts intake/assessment sessions as assigned.
  • Conducts domestic violence and/or anger management orientations sessions as assigned.
  • Schedules and facilitates make-up sessions as needed.
  • Updates and maintains client files.
  • Keeps program contents and group process current with state protocols.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor€™s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or pastoral counseling from an accredited college or university.
  • One year of experience in clinical mental/behavioral health, domestic violence, victim services, and/or family life work preferred.
  • Ability to abide by requirements of confidentiality including HIPAA requirements.
  • Certification with DE Domestic Violence Coordinating Council is preferred.

To apply go to https://jobs.delawareonline.com

EEO  Website:  www.cdow.org

SENIOR PROGRAM MANAGER OF BASIC NEEDS AND THE WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

Responsible for the overall operations of the Basic Needs Program (Case Management, Immigration and Thrift Services) and the Weatherization Assistance Program. 

The Basic Needs Program provides financial help for rent, mortgage, utility payments and referral services; Immigration Program – immigration petitions and help, Thrift Services – sale of gently used clothing and accessories, household goods, appliances, furniture, new and used beds with Voucher Program available and Food Cooperative for qualified households throughout Delaware.

The Delaware Weatherization Assistance Program provides services needed to maximize energy efficiency and reduce the energy burden of low income families in Kent and Sussex counties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Supervise, develop and evaluate staff; including facilitate regular staff meetings.
  • Manage all contracts and requirements for the programs.
  • Ensure timely and accurate submission of invoices and reports to all contract managers.
  • Oversee the programs€™ budgets and policies regarding participant involvement, program requirements, benefits and the direction of case managers.
  • Plan, monitor annual program plans including budgets, staffing, goals and objectives; including the evaluation of program outcomes.
  • Pursue contracts, grants and meet/foster relationships with foundations/funders.
  • Represent, promote and market program services in the community.
  • Manage the financial and other records. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Social Work, Human Services or Social Service Administration, Non-Profit or Project Management or a related field plus 5 years’ experience which includes management and supervision or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Possess organizational, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated effective written and oral communication ability.
  • Experience with personnel management, customer service and contract relations.
  • Skill in computer software programs including Microsoft Office. 

The Diocese of Wilmington offers great benefits as follows:  

  • Health Insurance and a Prescription Plan at no cost for individual plan coverage.
  • Dental Insurance Plan.
  • 403 (b) with match.
  • Generous paid time off policy.

To apply send resume to [email protected].  EEO www.cdow.org 

CASE MANAGER AT BAYARD HOUSE

The Diocese of Wilmington/Catholic Charities is seeking a Case Manager for Bayard House, a community-based maternity home for teenage girls and women within the city of Wilmington. 

Essential Functions:

  • Manage contact, referral, assessment, intake, pre-placement and placement of residents.
  • Plan and implements the client service plan.
  • Monitor medical services for the client.
  • Provide case management and advocacy services for the resident, family and significant others.
  • Inform and assist residents about Medicaid, WIC and food stamps services.
  • Oversee weekly house meetings.
  • Track monthly billing, resident budgeting, goals and outcomes.
  • Document files and maintain client information.
  • Complete the discharge process with clients.
  • Serve emergency duty €“ shared on-call rotation.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor€™s degree in Social Work or related fields with 1-3 years€™ experience.
  • Demonstrated skills in clinical assessment and management of caseloads.
  • Ability to be certified in passive physical restraint.
  • Possess attention to detail, organizational and communication skills.
  • Operate computers, ability to use Microsoft Office and amenable to learn internal AWARDS database software.

This is a fulltime 37.5 hours per week position €“ 3 Day shifts 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 2 Evening shifts 1:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  Occasional weekend coverage.

Diocese of Wilmington offers great benefits as follows:

  • Health Insurance and a Prescription Plan at no cost for individual plan coverage.
  • Dental Insurance Plan
  • 403 (b) with match.
  • Generous paid time off policy.

To apply send resumes to [email protected]  EEO  Website:  www.cdow.org

FULLTIME DIRECT SERVICE SPECIALIST 

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

Essential Functions Include: 

  • Assist 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 and monitor progress.
  • Supervise daily activities of the residents. 

Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma plus one year of relevant work experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 15 hours of training in early childhood development.
  • Experience with pregnant/parenting teenage girls, children and women preferred.
  • Candidates must have a valid driver€™s license and insurable driving record.  

This is a fulltime 37.5 hours per week position (including overnights and weekends).

The following schedules are currently available: 

  • Sunday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Monday through Thursday 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. off Friday and Saturday.
  • Tuesday through Friday 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. off Sunday and Monday. 

The Diocese of Wilmington offers great benefits as follows:  

  • Health Insurance and a Prescription Plan at no cost for individual plan coverage.
  • Dental Insurance Plan.
  • 403 (b) with match.
  • Generous paid time off policy. 

To apply go to [email protected]  EOE  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.  

Essential Functions Include: 

  • Assisting in providing and facilitating social services for clients.
  • Plan training and activities for individuals and the group in parenting skills
  • Supervise daily activities of the residents.

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
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license.

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

To apply go to [email protected]  EOE  www.cdow.org

PART-TIME DIRECT SERVICE SPECIALISTS – SHELTER

The Diocese of Wilmington/Catholic Charities is seeking a Part-time Direct Service Specialist to supervise residents at Casa San Francisco, an emergency shelter for adults in Milton, Delaware.

Essential Functions Include:

  • Supports and monitors shelter residents.
  • Orients new residents to the shelter building, policy and procedures and introduces current residents.
  • Plans and prepares all meals served during your shift.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • One year of relevant work experience required, preferably experience with mental health, substance abuse and re-entry.

The normal work schedule of 3 days of 6 hour shifts that varies (up to 19 hours a week)  Monday, Tuesday 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., or Wednesday, Thursday 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday 6 a.m. to Noon.  Flexibility is critical.  Ability to provide evening, weekend and holiday coverage. 

To apply go to [email protected]    EOE  www.cdow.org

 SUSSEX SERVICES MANAGER 

The Diocese of Wilmington Catholic Charities is seeking an individual to provide overall management for human services in Sussex County including Casa San Francisco, a 12 bed facility that serves as an adult homeless shelter, an emergency food pantry, a brown bag food cooperative and provides emergency financial assistance located in Milton, Delaware and Catholic Charities Georgetown office in Delaware.

Essential Functions Include:

  • Develop and monitor the annual 24-hour adult shelter, food assistance and community services programs.
  • Prepare and manage the shelter’s financial plan/budget.
  • Recruit, train, and develop staff and volunteers. Evaluate staff.
  • Oversee the operations of the Georgetown office of Catholic Charities.
  • Maintain program, client, facility, fiscal and staff records.
  • Ensure all reporting on program performance, accountability are accurate.
  • Obtain all necessary licenses and inspections.
  • Confirm contractual obligations are met.

Minimum Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Psychology or Human Services field or related field plus five years’ supervisory experience in human services management or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to be objective and deal with a culturally diverse, at-risk population.
  • Must possess strong leadership and management ability, tact, diplomacy, flexibility, supervisory and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the development, implementation, utilization and evaluation of social services and allied delivery systems.

Work schedule is 37.5 hours per week.  Flexible hours required with supervision of overnight and weekend staff.  

The Diocese of Wilmington offers great benefits as follows:  

  • Health Insurance and a Prescription Plan at no cost for individual plan coverage.
  • Dental Insurance Plan.
  • 403 (b) with match.
  • Generous paid time off policy. 

To apply go to https://jobs.delawareonline.com

EEO  Website:  www.cdow.org

FEE FOR SERVICE REGISTERED NURSE – MEDICAL CONSULTANT 

The Diocese of Wilmington Catholic Charities is seeking an individual to provide medical consultation for the clients (women, girls, infants and young children) in care at Bayard House, who are prescribed prescription medications or non-prescription for sickness (infections, viruses, colds, etc.) or chronic and/or acute illness, such as diabetes and asthma.  Clients on medications shall receive a minimum of one hour per month of medical consultation service each. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE: 

  • Develop an effective medication management program for Bayard House.
  • Review the administration of the client’s medication to ensure if problems with following the self-administration regulation and develop corrective action plans.
  • Examine the medication administration record (MAR) for compliance with the assistance with the self-administration of the clients.  Assess the overall general physical health of each client.
  • Guide Bayard House staff in the physical care of each client.
  • Evaluate and monitor the impact each client’s medication, are the desired effects occurring and are there any side-effects noted.
  • Make the staff aware of the expected outcomes and possible side-effects of the medication each client is prescribed.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in Delaware.
  • Organized and detail oriented.
  • Possess excellent communication skills.
  • Apply good judgement, decision-making and critical thinking.
  • Valid driver’s license and insurable driving record. 

For more information or to apply, see our posting on https://jobs.delawareonline.com or apply at [email protected].  Visit our website at www.cdow.org.