Careers

Join the Crittenton Team!

 


 

Members of the Crittenton Center team make a difference every day in the lives of children, teens, 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 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

Classroom Educator

Classification                                          Reports To                                                   

Non-Exempt                                            Director of Child Development Programs                            

 

Summary/Objective

Under the supervision of a Child Development Coordinator, the Classroom Assistant will perform daily desk functions; assist in the classroom and with parents and families.

 

Essential Functions

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

 

Classroom Teacher

  1. Follows Adult and Child Food Program guidelines and accreditation standards.
  2. Enters data for the on-line Gold Assessment for classrooms.
  3. Keeps attendance for classroom and clocks children in and out.
  4. Assists in the classrooms, as needed.
  5. Engages the children on a daily basis in order to build relationships and facilitate the check in and out procedures.
  6. Facilitate relationship building with children, teachers and family.
  7. Other duties as assigned.

 

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

Work Environment

This job operates in an early childhood learning environment. The role routinely comes into contact with clients who may have a variety of illness and varying degrees of hygiene. The job also includes frequent exposure to outside weather conditions. 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 usually 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 walk, or sit,  talk, see, taste, smell and hear.

The employee must occasionally lift or move items up to 10 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. Job holder must be able to assist other staff during an emergency situation.

 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This position covers day time hours, Monday through Friday. Work times may vary depending upon the Agency needs.

 

Travel

Travel is primarily local during the business day.

 

Required Education and Experience

High School Diploma or general education degree (GED).

A Criminal Background and Abuse check, as well as an up to date physical, including a TB test is required. A fingerprint background check is also required for all Child Development Programs.

 

Certificates, Licenses, Registration

  1. A valid driver’s license and a driving record sufficient to qualify for agency automobile coverage.
  2. Maintain current CPR and First Aid Certifications.

 

Equal Opportunity and Commitment to Diversity

The 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.

 

The 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.

Family Support Specialist HOPES

Classification                                          Reports To                                                  

Non-Exempt                                            HOPES Program Director    

               

Summary/Objective

Under the supervision of the Program Director HOPES provides regular in-home supportive services to individuals and families.

 Essential Functions

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

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.
  1. Serves as the initial client contact after receiving a referral.
  2. Assists at-risk families to develop and achieve goals that support positive health, educational and personal outcomes.
  3. Provide in-home guidance, support and education to at risk pregnant women and/or families who are or have recently delivered a baby.
  4. Refers, advocates and assists parents to access various community resources that support their goals.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. Works collaboratively with other FSS’s in developing strategies and approaches to client related issues.
  8. Participates in the closure of cases and makes appropriate referrals/recommendations.
  9. Provides case coordination for all clients.
  10. Completes all required documentation and data collection as required by HOPES program standards.
  11. All documentation and data collection is completed in the time frames set by the Program Director.
  12. Actively participate in weekly supervision with Program Director or assigned Supervisor.
  13. Attends all case coordination meetings, as needed.
  14. Transports or provides transportation for clients for goal related activities.
  15. Attends program and Agency meetings.
  16. Coordinates and/or participates in interdisciplinary consultation and collaboration.
  17. Attends all training required by HOPES and/or Agency.
  18. Maintains high standards of confidentiality of all employee and client records and information.
  19. Adhere to the Social Work Code of Ethics.
  20. Other duties as assigned.

Competencies

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

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

 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

High School diploma required. Knowledge of infant and child development.

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

Preferred Education and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related degree with experience working with young children/families is preferred.

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

The 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.

The 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.

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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