Catholic Charities Employment

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES AT CATHOLIC CHARITIES

PAYMENT PROCESSOR/CERTIFIER

The Diocese of Wilmington/Catholic Charities is accepting applications for the position of Payment Processor/Certifier for the Delaware Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) to work in the Dover, Delaware office.  DEAP/LIHEAP is a federally funded low-income home energy assistance program that helps households that need assistance to pay the cost of home energy.  Main duties are to process accurately all bills submitted by vendors on behalf of eligible clients.  Explain services, interview, complete applications and/or mail in applications for clients to determine eligibility adhering to funding requirements as needed.

Essential Functions Include:

  • Process bills submitted by vendors.
  • Reconcile vendor claims versus payment as accurate.
  • Understand internal DEAP procedures.
  • Support billing filing system.
  • Research and solve any billing discrepancies.
  • Explain DEAP services, interview, complete applications and/or mail-in applications for clients and determine eligibility adhering to funding requirements as needed.

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and one year experience in bookkeeping or accounting or combination of education and relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of bookkeeping principals.
  • Proficient in data entry and Microsoft Office software including Excel.
  • Possess good communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to organize records.

Work schedule is typically 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to  4:30 p.m.

Salary is $11.50 per hour.

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 www.indeed.com

CERTIFIER FOR THE DELAWARE ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIHEAP Interviewer/Data Entry)

The Diocese of Wilmington/Catholic Charities’ Delaware Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which provides assistance with home energy costs, is seeking 1 part-time Certifier to work for 6 months during the heating season for no more than 28 hours per week. This person will communicate information to clients regarding DEAP services and processes as well as interview clients, data enter applications, perform calculations and collect documents required by law.

Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 28 hours per week.

Essential Functions:

  • Data enters DEAP applications.
  • Calculates gross household income and understands legal calculations.
  • Collect all documents required by Catholic Charities.
  • Determines preliminary eligibility of client.
  • 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.
  • Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills and organizational ability.
  • Ability to speak in a concise, clear manner.
  • Good math skills.
  • Strong data entry and computer skills.

To apply go to www.Indeed.com

CASE MANAGAER OF 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.

The Case Manager processes the intake, development and discharge of residents.

Schedule is typically 3 days a week 8:00 – 4:30 and two days 1:00 – 8:00.

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:

Must be at least 21 years of age, possess a Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, criminal justice, education. guidance and counseling, human behavioral science or related field and one year of full time work experience in a child care facility or program.

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.

Job Type:   Full-time

Experience:  Early childhood education: 1 year (Required)

Education:  Bachelor’s (Required)

Location:  Wilmington, DE (Preferred)

License:  Valid and insurable driver’s license (Required)

Work authorization:  United States (Required)

Shifts:  Morning (Required), Mid-Day (Preferred) and Evening (Required)

Required travel:  25% (Preferred)

ADMINISTRATOR OF MARYDALE RETIREMENT VILLAGE SENIOR HOUSING

The Diocese of Wilmington/Catholic Charities is accepting applications for the position of Administrator of Marydale, a HUD/Section 8, 108 unit community for low-income seniors and persons with disabilities under age 62 who require the features of an accessible unit.

Essential Functions Include:

  • Assist in the development, implementation and oversees the annual budget and program goals and objectives.
  • Manage and monitor vacancies, renovations and move-outs/move-ins ensuring occupancy goals are met.
  • Conduct/direct the processing of all applications for housing, including all required paperwork, documentation and interviewing.
  • Coordinate and manage repairs to buildings and grounds ensuring the safety and well-being of residents.
  • Provide leadership, management and supervision for Marydale employees.
  • Assure required HUD, DSHA, Diocesan reports and forms are completed.
  • Ensure all supportive programs (pastoral, community service, etc.) are carried out.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Services Administration, Long-Term Care Administration, Public Health Administration, plus 5 years’ experience in housing management or community services management or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with HUD/Section 8 multi-unit housing facilities and HUD rules and procedures, Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program and Delaware State Housing Authority.
  • Proven strong leadership, supervisory and management skills
  • Demonstrated collaboration, communication and organization skills.
  • Possess financial management knowledge.

Work schedule is typically 35 hours per week, core hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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 www.Indeed.com

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.

Work schedule is typically 35 hours per week, core hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.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  www.indeed.com

LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR/THERAPIST – 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 Wilmington 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 typically 35 hours per week including evening hours, core hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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 www.Indeed.com.

DIRECT SERVICE SUPERVISOR 

The Diocese of Wilmington/Catholic Charities’ Bayard House is a community-based maternity home for homeless, pregnant women and teenage girls located at 300 Bayard Avenue, Wilmington, Delaware. The primary responsibility is to monitor, supervise, evaluate and oversee the responsibilities of the Direct Service Specialists.

Essential Functions Include:

  • Train new staff members.
  • Supervise Direct Service Specialists.
  • Create work schedules.
  • Compile written reports.
  • Conduct monthly supervisory meetings with Direct Service Specialists and document.
  • Study and observe the financial operations of the program budget.
  • Perform duties of the Direct Service Specialist as needed.
  • Participate in on-call 24-hour emergency services as required.

Qualifications Include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related fields with 3 years of progressively responsible, varied work including residential care or shelter experience and supervision or Associate’s degree in Human Services or related field with 5 years of progressively responsible, varied work including residential care or shelter experience and supervision.
  • 15 hours of training in early childhood development required.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving, leadership and supervisory ability.
  • Handle emergencies or crisis situations as needed.
  • Ability to learn and administer 1st Aid, CPR and passive physical restraint when indicated.
  • Valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record required.

Work schedule is 37.5 hours per week.

Diocese benefits include:

  • 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.

For more information or to apply, see our posting on www.indeed.com

GENERAL MAINTENANCE PERSON  

The Diocese of Wilmington Catholic Ministry to the Elderly, Incorporated – Marydale, a housing facility for senior citizens is seeking a full time General Maintenance Person.  Located just outside of Newark, Marydale is designed in a garden-style setting and consists of 108 1-bedroom apartments.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure the proper cleanliness of common space, community center, sidewalks, parking lots and grounds.
  • Maintain and perform preventative maintenance on all machinery, equipment and vehicles.
  • Perform landscaping duties including but not limited to grass cutting, snow removal, trimming of bushes, etc.
  • Accept work or service requests for repairs and maintenance to the apartments as well as to common areas, structures and grounds.
  • Receive and handle emergencies on a 24-hour, 7-day a week basis when the on-call maintenance person. Contact the Administrator if warranted due to conditions beyond level of expertise.
  • Perform general maintenance and repairs of structures i.e. carpentry, electrical, painting and mechanical.
  • Operate and maintain a variety of equipment including mowers, tractors, power saws, sprayers, etc.
  • Observe and respond to any unhealthy, unsafe or hazardous conditions throughout the development. Use expertise to correct the situation and if beyond ability report concern to the Administrator.
  • With the approval of the Administrator, order materials and supplies as needed.
  • Work schedule arranged by Administrator to meet the needs of Marydale.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and completion of an accredited vocational trades program or any combination of acceptable education and experience that has provided the required knowledge, skills and abilities with three to five years of experience in building and mechanical/emergency systems maintenance and/or repair, which shall have included one to two years’ experience in repairs to HVAC systems.
  • Possess basic knowledge of HUD procurement procedures, rules and regulations is preferred.
  • Knowledge of preventive building, equipment, vehicle and ground maintenance.
  • Ability to use and maintain all power tools and equipment.
  • Ability to perform light/heavy lifting, carrying of materials, moving equipment and use of ladders.
  • Capability to follow directions.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Valid drivers’ license and insurable driving record.

Normal work schedule is Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Diocese benefits include:

  • 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.

For more information or to apply, see our posting on www.indeed.com

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 www.indeed.com

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]