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 Service Worker – This position is responsible for assisting with the daily operation of our Adoption and Foster Care programs. The ideal candidate will possess organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills. 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 and $30,250. The 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.

Youth Mentoring Coordinator – This position is responsible for overseeing the Youth Mentoring Program. The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills, fundraising experience, public speaking skills, casework supervision, and the ability to communicate through writing. This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in the Human Service field, Education, Psychology, Social Work, or another related field from an accredited college or university. This is a Monday through Friday position compensated at an annual salary of between $29,150 and $33,000. The 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.

Parent Educator  – This position provides intensive, strengths-based, in-home services to families. The ideal candidate will understand the cultural diversity of the population(s) served by the agency, as well as have an understanding of the Strengthening Families Framework, an understanding of assessments, and the curricula used.  This position is compensated at an annual salary of $28,050.00 – 30,250.00.  This position requires an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development & Family Studies, Counseling, Psychology, or a related field.

 This position will require discussing, testing, and observing techniques and periodic reviews of needs and progress. In conjunction with the family, develop and execute service plans to address family needs. Attend interdisciplinary meetings and court proceedings as needed. Counsel, instruct, and coach family members on concerns like communication; child-rearing, structure, and positive discipline; financial management; home organization, cleanliness, and management; medical, dental, and mental health needs. Assist parents to improve skills to optimize the home environment by enhancing their support system and increasing their ability to problem-solve and advocate for their family members. In collaboration with the family, provide linkages and consultation, assistance in accessing services such as child care, transportation, housing, mental health, food banks, support groups, treatment facilities, legal aid, etc.

Attend staff meetings/training as scheduled. Be available to work non-traditional hours regularly. Willing to execute non-compete and/or expenses reimbursement agreements, as necessary, as they relate to specific programs and/or training.

 

Child Care Worker – These positions are responsible for providing child care in a group setting, being patient and friendly, and enjoying the company of children. Positions are available in toddler, preschool, and school-age classrooms. Summer positions are also available. These positions require 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. The competitive benefits package includes supplemental insurance, a 401(k) plan with matching contributions, paid holidays, sick, bereavement, 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 employees 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 and 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 the 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.