Careers

Join the Crittenton Team!

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Members of Crittenton Center team make a difference every day

in the lives of children, individuals and families.

Crittenton Center team members serve as coaches and mentors to kids from infancy through high school, as well as adulthood.  It is a great organization to gain or expand your experience in the social work field, teaching, and counseling youth.

A variety of career paths are available for you to learn, grow and achieve your goals while helping kids find a brighter tomorrows right in your own backyard. 

If you want to make a difference in the lives of others every day,

apply for one of our open positions below!

Crittenton Center provides these benefits to our employees and their families:
Health and Dental insurance
403b Retirement program with agency match
Life and AD&D insurance
Short-term and Long-Term disability insurance
Flexible Spending accounts
In addition, Crittenton Center offers eligible employees the following:
Ten paid holidays per year
Paid vacation time
Paid sick time
Professional development opportunities

Open Positions

Full-Time & Part-Time Youth Worker Positions

Summary/Objective

The Youth Worker is responsible for the direct care and supervision of the residents, which may include infants, children and/or adolescents.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Provide direct care for residents, including participation in recreation activities, various housekeeping functions, and other daily activities/routines/living skills which may include hygiene, peer relationships, adult relationships, money management, school homework, room cleaning, laundry, chores, etc.
  2. Successfully complete First Aid/CPR, TACT II, Medication Manager training, and maintain current certifications. Administer medication according to Agency policy.
  3. Provide transportation, as necessary, for residents on a regular and emergency basis.
  4. Serve as an adult role-model. Treat all staff, residents and other visitors with dignity and respect.
  5. Provide great customer service to all staff, residents, resident families, referring agencies, external professionals and the public.
  6. Communicate with Shift Lead and/or Shift Supervisors and provide appropriate feedback related to the implementation of the individual care plans.
  7. Record/document resident progress as directed.
  8. Monitor residents to ensure all Emergency Shelter rules are being followed and provide appropriate consequences as needed.
  9. Be familiar with each resident’s case history and background.
  10. Attendance at all staff meetings is Mandatory.
  11. Be familiar with all policies, not only for the Agency as a whole, but the specific policies and procedures for working at the Emergency Shelter.
  12. Adhere to Social Work Code of Ethics.
  13. Maintains high standards of confidentiality of all resident and employee information.
  14. Other duties as assigned.

 Competencies

  1. Customer/Resident Focus.
  2. Ethical Conduct.
  3. Interpersonal and Communication Skills.
  4. Compassion
  5. Thoroughness
  6. Understanding of Boundary Issues.
  7. Ability to Stay Calm in Stressful Situations

Work Environment

This job operates in an Emergency Shelter environment. The role routinely comes into contact with clients who may have a variety of illness and varying degrees of hygiene.  The position requires the ability to perform de-escalation and/or physical restraint of residents, as well as regular walking, running or lifting. This role also routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The noise level in the work environment is generally low to moderate but can be loud.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand or sit for extended periods; walk, run, talk and hear; use hands and fingers to handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands arms; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 20 pounds, frequently lift or move items up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift or move items up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Job holder must be able to physically respond quickly in an emergency and be able to perform the techniques of TACT physical restraint of residents, as necessary.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This can be a full-time position, part-time position, or an on-call position. Days and hours of work could be Sunday through Saturday 12:00 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.

Required Education and Experience

High School Diploma or equivalency required. Some college education preferred.

A Criminal Background Check, Abuse check, Motor Vehicle check, Fingerprinting, as well as a pre-employment physical are required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registration

1. Position requires a valid driver’s license with a minimum of two years driving with a permanent driver’s license, and a good driving record with ability to qualify for vehicle insurance coverage through the Agency insurance plan.

Equal Opportunity and Commitment to Diversity

Crittenton Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Crittenton Center expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment or discrimination based on any of the characteristics mentioned above. Improper interference with the ability of other employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

United Way/E.O.E.

Full-Time Family Support Specialist HOPES

Family Support Specialist HOPES

  1. Responsible for initiating and maintaining regular and long-term in-home contact/support with families. Develops trust with clients.
  2. Able to establish trusting relationships with clients, accept individual differences, and have a willingness to work with culturally diverse populations.
  3. Serves as the initial client contact after receiving a referral.
  4. Assists at-risk families to develop and achieve goals that support positive health, educational and personal outcomes.
  5. Provide in-home guidance, support and education to at risk pregnant women and/or families who are or have recently delivered a baby.
  6. Refers, advocates and assists parents to access various community resources that support their goals.
  7. Provides prevention health related and developmental information to families, as well as available funding resources such as Medicaid, Hawk-I or other insurance availability and assists in accessing if necessary.
  8. Performs an assessment of the family and develops a family-centered support plan based on the HOPES program specifications and client needs. Includes strengthening the parent-child relationship; assist parents in improving their skills to optimize the home environment; improving the family support system; increasing the family’s ability to problem solve and assume the role of advocate for themselves and their children.
  9. Works collaboratively with other FSS’s in developing strategies and approaches to client related issues.
  10. Participates in the closure of cases and makes appropriate referrals/recommendations.
  11. Provides case coordination for all clients.
  12. Completes all required documentation and data collection as required by HOPES program standards.
  13. All documentation and data collection is completed in the time frames set by the Program Director.
  14. Actively participate in weekly supervision with Program Director or assigned Supervisor.
  15. Attends all case coordination meetings, as needed.
  16. Transports or provides transportation for clients for goal related activities.
  17. Attends program and Agency meetings.
  18. Coordinates and/or participates in interdisciplinary consultation and collaboration.
  19. Attends all training required by HOPES and/or Agency.
  20. Maintains high standards of confidentiality of all employee and client records and information.
  21. Adhere to the Social Work Code of Ethics.
  22. Other duties as assigned.

 Competencies

  1. Communication Proficiency
  2. Collaboration Skills
  3. Ethical Conduct
  4. Flexibility
  5. Time Management
  6. Customer Service proficiency

Work Environment

This job operates in both an office and client home environment. The role requires the ability to sit and concentrate for prolonged periods of time and/or drive/travel to client homes. This role also routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands and fingers to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This could be either a full-time or part-time position. Days and hours of work are typically Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. This position may require long hours and/or weekend work.

Travel

Travel is primarily local during the business day. Occasional overnight travel.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related degree with experience working with young children/families is required. Candidates who are fluent in Spanish are a plus.

Significant and relevant experience working with young children/families may be considered in lieu of education.

A Criminal Background Check, Abuse check, Motor Vehicle check, as well as a pre-employment physical are required.

Certificates, Licenses, Registration

  1. Must complete and pass the National Certification for Family Support. Workers have one year to prepare, take and successfully obtain the certification. If unable to obtain the certification within the identified timeframe, employee will not be able to continue working as a Family Support Specialist.
  2. A valid driver’s license and a driving record sufficient to qualify for agency automobile coverage, which includes a minimum of two years driving experience with a permanent driver’s license.

Equal Opportunity and Commitment to Diversity

Crittenton Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, age, disability, gender identity, results of genetic testing, or service in the military. Equal employment opportunity applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

Crittenton Center expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment or discrimination based on any of the characteristics mentioned above. Improper interference with the ability of other employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Employee signature below constitutes employee’s understanding of the requirements, essential functions and duties of the position.

Full-Time Overnight Youth Counselor Positions

Full-time overnight youth counselor position to provide direct care for children ages 0-17 in our Emergency Youth Shelter Program, giving short-term, goal-oriented care for infants, children and adolescents.

Overnight shift is from 10:00 pm - 8:00 am (Four, ten-hour shifts). Rotating weekends.

Job duties include;

  • Providing a safe environment for children through strong communications, observation and awareness skills.
  • Providing direct care for residents.
  • Implementing daily routines, life skills, and expectations of shelter programming.
  • Completing overnight duty checklists as assigned which include cleaning, documentation, etc.
  • Transport residents to school and other appointments/activities as needed.
  • High school diploma/GED required.

A criminal, abuse and motor vehicle background check will be conducted. Fingerprinting will also be conducted to meet Federal requirements.

Position requires a valid driver’s license and a good driving record with ability to qualify for vehicle insurance coverage through the Agency insurance plan. Must also have a minimum of two years driving with a permanent driver’s license.

United Way/E.O.E.

The Crittenton Center  is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable discrimination laws. The Crittenton Center will recruit, hire, train, and promote individuals without regard to race, religion, color, creed, sex (except where sex is a bona fide occupational qualification), age, national origin, disability (except where physical or mental abilities are a bona fide occupational qualification), sexual orientation, marital status, or political affiliation.

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