Employment

Employment:

What Children’s Aid Society has to offer:

  • Highly competitive compensation plans
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); bereavement pay
  • Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental, and vision coverage; wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); 24-hours nurse hotline; 401K retirement plan with company contribution; life insurance; supplemental self-insurance
  • Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick and holiday pay for qualifying employees

We are currently seeking staff for the following positions:

Adoption/Foster Care Permanency Worker – This position is responsible for assisting with the daily operation of our Adoption and Foster Care programs. The ideal candidate will possess excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills along with required experience in children and family services, adoption, or intercountry adoption with a counseling background serving as an added bonus. This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in an accredited program of Social Work, a related human services field, including but not limited to, Human Development and Family Studies, Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling, Pastoral Counseling, or in a psychology-related field from an accredited college or university. This is a Monday through Friday position compensated at an annual salary of between $28,050.00 and $30,250.00. Competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life, and supplemental insurance, 401(k) plan with matching contribution, as well as paid holidays, sick, bereavement, vacation, and personal time off.

Child Care Aide – This position is responsible for attending to the care, safety, and well-being of all children at our Child Care Center, using a wide range of teaching methods (stories, media, indoor or outdoor games, drawing, etc.) to enhance the children’s abilities, and assisting the Assistant Group Supervisor and Team Leader in carrying out the program curriculum. This position requires at least a High School Diploma or a General Education Development (GED) Certificate or a minimum of an 8th grade education and that the candidate enjoys the company of children. This is a day shift, Monday through Friday position compensated at a rate of $9.35/hour on a part-time basis. Competitive benefits package includes supplemental insurance, 401(k) plan with matching contribution, paid holidays, sick, bereavement, and vacation time off, and professional development assistance.

Child Care Provider – This position is responsible for providing high-quality child care for the participants of our Healthy Relationship Workshops who are in need of respectful, considerate child care providers. In this role, you will be responsible for providing child care in a group setting at the various workshop locations for the duration of each event. This position requires at least a High School Diploma or a General Education Development (GED) Certificate and that the candidate enjoys the company of children. This is a temporary, multiple-location, evening position compensated at a rate of $12.00/hour on a part-time basis..

Facilitator – This position is responsible for facilitating Together Project classes. The ideal candidate will possess an outgoing and sociable personality, good facilitation skills, and strong interpersonal skills. This position requires a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Human Development and Family Studies, Psychology, or an other related field from an accredited college or university. This is a temporary position compensated at a rate of $17.00/hour on a part-time basis.

Family Support Services Caseworker – This position is responsible for providing direct service and support to our Family Support Services Program. The ideal candidate will possess excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills along with two years of experience working with children and families with supervisory or management experience serving as an added bonus. This position requires a degree in Social Work, Human Development & Family Studies, Psychology, or other related field from an accredited college or university. This is a Monday through Friday position compensated at an annual salary of between $28,050.00 and $30,250.00. Competitive benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, life, and supplemental insurance, 401(k) plan with matching contribution, as well as paid holidays, sick, bereavement, vacation, and personal time off.

Food Service Worker Substitute – This position is responsible for the Child Care Center’s food program. The ideal candidate will possess at least one year of experience in daily food preparation in a group setting and the ability to maintain a safe, clean, and appropriate environment for children by following a quality standard of care in food preparation, storage, and handling established by Pennsylvania State guidelines. This position requires a High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Certificate with ServSafe® Certification serving as an added bonus. This is a day shift, Monday through Friday position compensated at a rate of $10.00/hour on a part-time basis.

Lead Infant Teacher – This position is responsible for providing child care in a group setting, being patient and friendly with excellent communication skills, and enjoying the company of, and be skilled in, nurturing, supporting, and esteem building for children. This position requires a minimum of a High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Certificate and completion of a post secondary training curriculum approved by the Department of Education (CDA) and two years of documented experience with children. This is a day shift, Monday through Friday position compensated at a rate of between $10.18/hour and $11.28/hour on a part-time basis. Competitive benefits package includes supplemental insurance, 401(k) plan with matching contribution, paid holidays, sick, bereavement, and vacation time off, and professional development assistance.

Lead School Age Teacher – This position is responsible for providing child care in a group setting, being patient and friendly with excellent communication skills, and enjoying the company of, and be skilled in, nurturing, supporting, and esteem building for children. This position requires a minimum of a High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Certificate and completion of a post secondary training curriculum approved by the Department of Education (CDA) and two years of documented experience with children. This is a day shift, Monday through Friday position compensated at a rate of between $10.18/hour and $11.28/hour on a part-time basis. Competitive benefits package includes supplemental insurance, 401(k) plan with matching contribution, paid holidays, sick, bereavement, and vacation time off, and professional development assistance.

Lead Toddler Teacher – This position is responsible for providing child care in a group setting, being patient and friendly with excellent communication skills, and enjoying the company of, and be skilled in, nurturing, supporting, and esteem building for children. This position requires a minimum of a High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) Certificate and completion of a post secondary training curriculum approved by the Department of Education (CDA) and two years of documented experience with children. This is a day shift, Monday through Friday position compensated at a rate of between $10.18/hour and $11.28/hour on a part-time basis. Competitive benefits package includes supplemental insurance, 401(k) plan with matching contribution, paid holidays, sick, bereavement, and vacation time off, and professional development assistance.

If you are interested in a position, please fill out our Personnel Data Summary and submit it to:

Children’s Aid Society
1008 South Second Street
Clearfield, PA 16830

Employment Requirements:

All employees are required to obtain a Staff Health Appraisal prior to employment and every two years thereafter. Child Care employee are required to obtain a Staff Health Appraisal on an annual basis. All first-time employees are also required to obtain a Tuberculosis (TB) Test submit the results to Children’s Aid Society. All first-time employees are required to obtain a Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (Tdap) vaccine if they have never received one.

All new employees are required to complete Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse: Mandated and Permissive Reporting in Pennsylvania at the time of employment and every three years thereafter. The link for the training is http://www.reportabusepa.pitt.edu/

All new employees must have current (one-year after date of issuance) clearances from the Pennsylvania State Police, the Pennsylvania Child Abuse History, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). After initial employment, new clearances will need to be obtained every 36 months for all staff.

When applying for the FBI clearance, employees must register under the Department of Human Services.

Clearances can be obtained at the following websites:

Pennsylvania State Police – https://epatch.state.pa.us
Pennsylvania Child Abuse History – www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis/public/home
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Clearance – https://uenroll.identogo.com/
National Sex Offender Registry – http://www.keepkidssafe.pa.gov/natsexoffreg/index.htm

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, disability, ancestry, national origin, age, or sex.