Shelter Program Supervisor (Day & Evening Positions)

Seeking to fill a Day and an Evening Position

About the organization. WC&S is a comprehensive domestic violence program annually serving over 7,500 adult and child survivors of domestic violence & facilitating an intervention program to over 500 people who are abusive. We are advocates, grounded in fostering a community of safety, healing, and empowerment for anyone affected by domestic violence. Our Mission is to strengthen our ability to meet the individual and evolving needs of those affected by domestic violence by investing in the growth of our people, deepening community engagement, and amplifying the voices of all survivors. All staff learn about and support the organization’s mission, vision, and values of Safety, Uplifting Others, Compassion, Courage, Equity, Survivor-Centered Advocacy, and Stewardship.

About the role. As the Day or Evening Shelter Program Supervisor, you will co-lead a key program within WC&S. You will provide leadership, supervision, and in-person and on-call support to Advocates working in the Shelter Program. You will work collaboratively with the other Shelter Program Supervisor to effectively support your Team as they handle client case management, building and resident safety, and other client needs. You will have the ability to demonstrate exemplary client and customer service, provide successful coaching and mentoring to Advocates, be a resourceful problem solver, and successfully prevent and respond to crises. Due to the sensitive nature of our work, it is important that you understand abusive family dynamics, including intimate partner violence (IPV), cycle of abuse, power and control dynamics, and child abuse and neglect. This role will be based out of the WC&S Residential Program, which is housed in the main WC&S facility.

The successful candidate is an excellent Advocate and proven leader who is steadfast and flexible, experienced in effective crisis management and supervision, and is sensitive to trauma and cultural diversity issues. If you are passionate about serving those experiencing IPV, supporting and guiding those directly working with them, and eager to be where the action is, then we’re excited to hear from you. This role provides you with the opportunity to grow and showcase your leadership, supervision, communication, and crisis management skills while contributing to the organization’s mission in a variety of ways. WC&S will offer you an environment that provides endless opportunities to advance your knowledge and skills.

Here’s what you will do:

  • Provide supervision, training, support, performance management, and evaluation to designated Advocates in regular collaboration with the other Shelter Program Supervisor.
  • Oversee, support, mentor, and guide Advocates by directly working with them, learning their duties, understanding their needs, and checking in with them daily; provide leadership, proactive planning, and problem-solving support to all Advocates on duty.
  • Learn and understand essential duties of positions supervised; provide direct back-up as needed.
  • Provide on-site crisis intervention supervision to Advocates during typical work hours; provide on-call crisis intervention supervision and/or coverage back-up as needed during designated hours.
  • Lead or co-facilitate Case Management and Administrative Team Meetings in collaboration with the other Shelter Program Supervisor and Administrative and Training Supervisor.
  • Work with Advocates to de-escalate and mediate conflicts among Shelter residents; address grievances and work to resolve them.
  • Oversee, coordinate and support case management of clients, including with other departments; provide direct case management on complex cases as needed; participate in, or assign designee to participate in, interdepartmental case management meetings within or outside of WC&S as needed.
  • Participate in program leadership, recommend and implement innovating ideas and solutions around procedures and program development; participate in and collaborate with the WC&S Leadership Team.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of clients, residents, and location.
  • The Day Shelter Program Supervisor position requires being available for 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM plus providing Saturday and Sunday back-up for on-site coverage, as needed. The Evening Shelter Program Supervisor position requires being available for 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday 2:00 PM to 10:00 PM plus providing on-call supervision Monday through Friday 10:00 PM to 8:00 AM. Both Shelter Program Supervisors will take part in weekend on-call supervision rotation, along with other leaders.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Here’s what we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related area required (commensurate experience will be considered); Master’s degree preferred.
  • At least two years of direct service experience in victim services or human service agency required; experience in residential programs preferred.
  • At least two years of supervisory, mentoring, or leadership experience required.
  • Demonstrated ability to regulate emotions and effectively manage crises required.
  • Bilingual or multilingual proficiency preferred.
  • Strong command of general technology including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite is required; familiarity and understanding of information technology, including Salesforce, Tableau, and Teams strongly preferred.
  • A demonstration of the understanding of abusive family dynamics, including intimate partner violence, cycle of abuse, power and control dynamics, cultural diversity issues and child abuse and neglect.
  • Ability to understand and perform confidentiality and safety procedures.
  • Experience working in organizations with a successful track record in diversity and inclusion cultures preferred.
  • Act 33/34 and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances will be required.

About the benefits. WC&S offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, including: generous paid time off; health, vision, and dental insurance; short-term and long-term disability coverage; group life insurance; retirement plan; Flexible Spending Account; Employee Assistance Program; paid training, mentoring, and professional development opportunities; and is a Public Service (Student) Loan Forgiveness eligible employer.

WC&S is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to ensuring that both applicants and employees are treated without discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender identity expression, national origin, age, religion, disability status, sexual orientation/identity, citizenship status, veteran status, marital status or any other protected characteristic. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment to all.

TO APPLY:

To ensure consideration for an interview, please send a resume and cover letter via email with the subject line “Shelter Program Supervisor” by February 1st to careers@wcspittsburgh.org.

Case Manager

Do you have a passion for giving back?

Do you like making a difference?

Do you like making someone smile?

If you answered “yes” to all the above questions, we would love to have a conversation with you. 

Job Summary:

Responsible for providing In-Home crisis and non-crisis case management services to Agency consumers.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide In Home services to consumer by PARTNERING with the referral agency, Children, Youth and Families, to identify and achieve both consumer and agency goals, by PROVIDING the consumer with referrals to community resources, mental health facilities, drug and alcohol treatment, and any other necessary referrals, as needed.
  • Maintain compliance with CYF and NCA regulations by CREATING and UPDATING consumer files, submitting in –home services plan, weekly reports, contact summaries, and all other paperwork by ensuring all client information is implemented accurately into both the STAT and Key Information and Demographic System (KIDS), in a concise and timely manner.
  • Participate in the In-Home Services On-Call Cycle by TAKING part in the assigned rotation, opening cases and assisting consumers in an emergency or crisis situation.
  • Providing the agency with outcomes by CONDUCTING North Carolina Family Assessments with all assigned cases that are applicable.

Position Requirements:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field, prefer a Master’s Degree
  • 3–5 years of equivalent professional experience
  • Basic knowledge of a personal computer and Microsoft Word.
  • Possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License, access to an automobile and current automobile insurance.
  • Act 33/34, Criminal Background, and FBI Clearances are also required within 30 days upon hiring.
  • Flexibility with regard to a work schedule to meet the availability of the clients.
  • A willingness to transport clients is also required.
  • Familiar with the human service field, the juvenile court system, child development, conflict resolution, and experience with individual and family counseling
  • Must maintain consumer, program and agency information in a confidential manner and discuss such information privately with only appropriate personnel.
  • Expected to treat all consumers with respect and professionalism.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Compensation:

  • Master’s Degree: mid to high $30’s
  • Bachelor’s Degree: mid $30″s

Organizational Summary:

Life’sWork of Western PA is a non-profit organization empowering people to live the life they choose. We partner with people with disabilities, people with other barriers, and young adults to pursue their hopes and dreams through strengthening workplace abilities, building life skills, and developing meaningful relationships.

We believe everyone deserves to share in opportunities of meaningful employment. Through employment for all, we envision creating a compassionate, inclusive and equitable community where all individuals have a chance to flourish. A career at Life’sWork means a chance to promote life altering change in an individual’s life.

Benefit Package:

  • Health Coverage: (full-time only)
    • Pays 100% of employee only coverage.
    • Matches up to $700 towards your health savings account (H.S.A.)
  • Other benefits; (100% paid by employee)
    • Dental and vision
    • Aflac
    • Legal Shield / Identity Theft
  • Paid Time Off (PTO):
    • Beginning your second year, full-time employees will receive 20 days of PTO
    • Beginning your second year, part-time employees may receive up to 10 days of PTO
  • Holidays: (full-time & part-time)
    • Offer 12 holidays per year
  • Retirement Plan (403(b) Thrift Plan):
    • Matches 100% up to 5% of employee’s contribution
  • Mileage reimbursement:
    • Follows the federal mileage rate.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement:

At Life’sWork of Western PA, we have a clear vision: to create a community where difference is valued. As an organization with a mission that is centered around lifting up some of the most vulnerable members of society, diversity and inclusion are more than just words to us. Here, everyone is welcome. We employ, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, age, sex, religion, color, national origin, language, sexual orientation, pregnancy, gender identity, handicap or disability, and other protected status’. As an employment organization that is continually evolving to provide the best possible services for our clients, we strive to be as diverse as the individuals that we serve. Life’sWork is fully focused on building and nurturing a workplace where inclusion is part of our everyday culture, not just an initiative; where all employees feel their individual gifts are celebrated and appreciated, and where they are encouraged to be who they are.

There is always more work to be done, and we believe that if the services that are provided by our organization are done through a diverse mix of talents, perspectives, and backgrounds, we can play a role in creating ongoing and lasting change.

Life’sWork has developed Safety Operating Procedures. All staff and clients are required to follow these rules diligently so that we can sustain a healthy and safe workplace for all in this unique environment.

Girl Scout Program Facilitator – Part-Time

Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls in kindergarten through twelfth grade, and our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character. At Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania, we’re committed to providing every girl the chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.

Position Description:

As part of the Community Outreach team, you will lead Girl Scout programming and work with volunteers, parents, and program partners to design and deliver programming that is girl-led, encompasses empowering activities, and relates to issues relevant to their lives and development. You will coordinate activities and outings that may include scheduling guest speakers, retreats, cultural outings, and community projects.  Program delivery occurs during, but is not limited to: in school, after school, evenings, summer and, very rarely, weekends.

  • This is a part-time position
  • 10-15 hours per week
  • January–May and Sept-Dec: hours will be mostly during the school day/after school hours for programs and team meetings with flexible hours for paperwork and planning
  • June–August: 9am-5pm preferred availability for summer day camp
  • $16 per hour
  • Experience working with youth in large groups and ability to effectively and positively control a large group of children
  • Experience in developing and maintaining community collaborations and partnerships
  • Experience in curriculum building, youth/classroom/group management
  • First Aid/CPR trained or open to getting certification
  • Strong public relations skills and ability to develop community collaborations
  • Reliable form of transportation and current driver’s license
  • While this is a remote position, frequent travel to program sites and schools in the City of Pittsburgh is required
  • Clearances required

Summary:

Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania is one of three Girl Scout councils in Pennsylvania.  We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports 27 counties in western Pennsylvania and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Clearances and criminal background checks are required.

TO APPLY:

Apply today to be part of our mission to help build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.  Submit cover letter and resume to recruiting@gswpa.org.

Volunteer Relations Coordinator

Hybrid workweek optional; can be based out of the Edinboro, Greensburg, Johnstown, or Pittsburgh office

Girl Scouts is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls in kindergarten through twelfth grade, and our mission is to build girls of courage, confidence, and character. At Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania, we’re committed to providing every girl the chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.

Position Description:

The Volunteer Relations Coordinator supports volunteers and staff by addressing issues and concerns raised by our members. This role specializes in investigating alleged violations of Girl Scout policies and/or reports of poor behavior. This person will also facilitate resolution strategies when conflict negatively impacts Girl Scouting. As a policy subject matter expert, they develop council strategies, policies, and procedures that support girl and adult membership. Thoughtful communication, confident presentation skills, and analytical thinking are essential components of this position.

The Essential Functions of this position include the following:

Conflict Management:

  • Understand and use the Conflict Management System to effectively manage true conflict, poor behavior, and violations of policy/procedure
  • Maintain thorough documentation and records
  • Evaluate and update policies and procedures
  • Develop innovative strategies and services to improve retention through conflict management and customer service

Volunteer Support:

  • Investigate concerns brought forth by members and provide members with resources that support Self Resolution and autonomy when possible
  • Collaborate with members to create productive solutions that benefit all parties through mediation and action plan agreements
  • Address issues of bullying, harassment and discrimination
  • Protect the integrity of our policies and procedures through education and/or litigation

Staff Support:

  • Assess concerns brought forth and collaborate with staff on how to best manage potential issues/conflicts/policy violations/bad behaviors
  • Coach staff on how to effectively communicate with volunteers and advise staff on how to manage issues that impact their areas
  • Provide staff with Volunteer Relations resources that support volunteer retention
  • Develop and implement training opportunities and resources for staff

Requirements:

  • Degree in social services, psychology, related humanities field or equivalent professional experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in related field with experience in volunteer management and support
  • Ability to work independently, manage multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Top notch communicator – writes well, confidently presents to groups, facilitates effective two-way communications, and communicates in a clear and understandable manner appropriate for the audience
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office, Outlook, Teams and willingness and ability to learn new systems
  • Working knowledge of Salesforce a plus
  • Must be organized, detail orientated, and customer focused
  • Ability and willingness to work and maintain a flexible schedule, as needed, to include occasional evenings and weekends
  • Travel may be required to any of our 27 counties served by Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania

Summary and Benefits:

Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania is one of three Girl Scout councils in Pennsylvania.  We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports 27 counties in western Pennsylvania and are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Clearances and criminal background checks are required.

Our generous benefit package includes:

  • Office based with a hybrid workweek, which allows up to 3 days of remote work per week
  • Health, dental and vision insurance available
  • Company paid life and long-term disability insurance
  • Voluntary additional insurance benefit options: short-term disability, cancer insurance, life insurance, and accident insurance
  • 401(k) plan, both pre-tax and ROTH options, with employer match
  • A generous paid time off policy
  • 15 paid holidays annually (office closure between December 24-Jan 1)
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Flexible spending options for medical, dependent care, and parking expenses
  • Employee Assistance Program

TO APPLY:

Apply today to be part of our mission to help build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.  Submit cover letter and resume to recruiting@gswpa.org.

Summer Camp Positions

Don’t apply for just any job this summer. Apply for a job that will set you on a path toward your future career. When you work at a Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania camp this summer, you’ll build your resume with outdoor certifications and real-life leadership, communication, and problem-solving experiences employers are looking for—all while getting paid to fill your summer with travel, camping, overnight trips, rock climbing, ziplining, horseback riding, archery, swimming, new friendships, and unforgettable memories. Plus, meals, housing, and laundry are all included while you’re at camp.

However you choose to work with us, you’ll be learning new skills while making a difference in the lives of girls. Open positions include:

Assistant Camp Director, Camp Administrator, Healthcare Manager, Lifeguard, Horseback Riding Director, Assistant Horseback Riding Director, Horseback Riding Instructor, Barn Aide, Kitchen Manager, Cook, Kitchen Aide, Program Director, Trip and Travel Director, Counselor-in-Training Director, Activity Specialist, Unit Leader, Unit Counselor, Junior Counselor, Lead Day Camp Counselor, and Day Camp Counselor.

To view more about each open position and learn more about Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania, visit gswpa.org/employment.

GSWPA follows the required CDC and local guidelines.

Don’t apply for just any job this summer. Apply for a job that will set you on a path toward your future career and make a difference in the lives of girls. 💚🙌 NOW is the perfect time to apply for a 2022 summer camp position with us! 👉 gswpa.org/summercamp

Board Member

Macedonia FACE has as its ultimate goal the achievement of programmatic excellence and fiscal strength. Board members are legally responsible for the actions of the organization.

Specifically, the Board governs the organization through active oversight of:

  • Mission development and long-range planning
  • Financial management
  • Resource development and fundraising
  • Board education and development

Each Board member must express and demonstrate a commitment to the mission of Macedonia FACE and be fully committed to the vision and service of Macedonia FACE. In addition, the Board has a fiduciary responsibility to clients, their families, donors and the community – and is ultimately responsible for attracting funding and resources to ensure the financial viability of the organization and its programs.

Specifically, individual Board member responsibilities include the following:

  1. Provide continuing direction for planning, operation and evaluation of Macedonia FACE programs and activities
  2. Actively participate in one or more fundraising activities.
  3. Attend at least 80% of board meetings, committee meetings and special events.
  4. Actively serve on at least one Board committee, as established, and offer to take on special assignments
  5. Remain informed about organization’s mission, services, policies and programs.
  6. Each year make a personal minimum financial contribution of $10.00 per month. In addition, support the annual event through attendance and by selling tickets and ads.
  7. Review agenda and supporting materials prior to Board and committee meetings.
  8. Actively participate in making viable introductions to individuals, corporations, foundations and other organizations – and to attend meetings as needed – to connect Macedonia FACE to donated funds and needed in-kind goods, services and expertise.
  9. Inform others about the organization.
  10. Suggest possible nominees to the Board who will make significant contributions to the work of the Board and Macedonia FACE.
  11. Keep up-to-date on the developments in Macedonia FACE’s field of expertise.
  12. Review, evaluate and approve the organization’s financial affairs and policies.
  13. Follow conflict of interest and confidentiality policies.

Board Directors and Committee Members

As one of the world’s oldest and largest fair trade organizations, Ten Thousand Villages has spent more than 60 years cultivating trading relationships in which artisans receive a fair price for their work and consumers have access to distinctive handcrafted items.  Ten Thousand Villages establishes long-term buying relationships in places where skilled artisans are under or unemployed, and in which they lack other opportunities for income. A founding member of the World Fair Trade Organization, Ten Thousand Villages sees fair trade as an alternative approach to conventional international trade.

Ten Thousand Villages Pittsburgh is an independent nonprofit that sells Ten Thousand Villages Products and shares the company name, but The Pittsburgh board operates separately of Ten Thousand Villages US leadership.  In addition to governance, the board is also heavily involved in many aspects of operations, including managing bank accounts, approving expenses, creating the annual budget, devising policies, implementing advertising and marketing plans, organizing events, pursuing grant opportunities, and more.

The board currently has openings for board of directors and committee members with experience and expertise in the following:

  • Fundraising/Development
  • Human Resources
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Operations
  • Legal

The full Board of Directors meets on the third Wednesday of every month (except July and December) at 6:30PM.  During normal operations, the meeting takes place at the store located at 5820 Forbes Ave in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood and regular in-person attendance is expected of directors.  Due to Covid, the board has been meeting virtually.  In an average month, board service will require 4-10 hours. Terms are three years and directors are not required to make financial contributions.

Board committees meet as needed, typically once per month and often by telephone video conference. There is not a term duration for committee members.

If you are interested in joining the Ten Thousand Villages Pittsburgh Board of Directors, please submit your resume to board.pittsburgh@tenthousandvillages.com.

Outpatient Supervisor – Milestone Centers, Inc.

ORGANIZATION: Milestone Centers Inc.
DEPARTMENT: Outpatient
POSITION: Outpatient Supervisor
STATUS: Full Time; 37.5 hours / week
SCHEDULE: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM; Monday through Friday
LOCATION: Wilkinsburg
SALARY: $50,000-$60,000/year

Milestone Centers, a subsidiary of Partners For Quality Inc., is a nonprofit, community-based human services agency supporting individuals with behavioral health challenges and intellectual & developmental disabilities in communities throughout Western Pennsylvania. Our Agency oversees 20 residential settings, two outpatient offices, three adult training facilities, a prevocational enterprise program, a consumer drop-in center, habilitation services, and two Health Care Quality Units in Butler and Warren, which train professionals in 18 counties. Milestone Centers has earned certification from the Sanctuary Institute for providing trauma-informed care.

The Outpatient Supervisor will be responsible for the day-to-day operations and supervision of the Webb Outpatient department. This position also provides outpatient treatment to a limited caseload of outpatient clients. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrates and reflects a commitment to the mission and values of Milestone by serving others with respect, dignity, and compassion.
  • Utilizes Sanctuary Model’s shared values, the Seven Commitments and tools to conduct daily tasks.
  • Coordinates and assigns case transfers.
  • Coordinates treatment team meetings.
  • Participates in interviewing and selecting staff.
  • Provides orientation to new staff.
  • Acts as the team leader for clinical crisis.
  • Acts as liaison between various departments and levels of care within the Agency and community.
  • Provides training and information regarding clinical policies and procedures.
  • Participates in planning and implementation of clinical services.
  • Completes clinical documentation within required parameters
  • Provides case management to clients/consumers in caseload as necessary, which includes but is not limited to case conferences, staff consultation, psychiatric consultation, linking to other external service providers.
  • Consults with other external service providers and linkage with other levels of care within Milestone.
    Meets or exceeds 60% of productivity standards.

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Master’s Degree
  2. One of the following Pennsylvania licenses preferred: LSW, LCSW, LPC, LMFT, PsyD
  3. Two years related experience,
  4. Good verbal and written communication skills
  5. Proficient computer skills
  6. Act 33 and Act 34 clearance and FBI background check
  7. Valid PA Driver’s license
  8. COVID-19 vaccination

SALARY

$50,000-$60,000/year

CASH INCENTIVES

Employees have the opportunity to earn additional money through various incentive programs:

  • $1,000 Employee Referral (for successfully referring someone to employment)

BENEFITS

Full Time employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurances (United Healthcare)
  • $1,200 cash payout option in lieu of Health Insurance coverage
  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • 15 to 27 Paid Days Off / year
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Optional 401(k) with Employer match

WORK PERKS

  • Free parking
  • Employee Activities, Rewards and Recognition Programs
  • Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program
  • Credit Union
  • Educational Leave

APPLY TO THIS POSITION

  • Interested applicants can choose to apply in any of the following ways:
  • Complete an employment application online
  • Email resumes: Careers@PFQ.org
  • Fax resumes: 412-824-8160
  • Drop off resumes or apply in person: Partners For Quality, 250 Clever Road, McKees Rocks, PA 15136

If you need any assistance or require an accommodation to apply please contact us at 412-446-0700.

Partners For Quality and its family of agencies are an equal opportunity employer

EOE

School Social Worker (K-5)

This position is grant-funded through the 2023-24 school year.

The Environmental Charter School has an immediate need for a K-5 Social Worker.  Successful candidates must be progressive minded, and embody a can-do spirit and work ethic. For best consideration, candidates should have a degree or experience in education, a strong work ethic, and a “whatever it takes” attitude.

WORKING AT THE ENVIRONMENTAL CHARTER SCHOOL

The Environmental Charter School’s faculty and staff are passionate, talented and uncompromising with a mission to make sure all students succeed at a high level following our guiding principles of catalyst, character, collaboration, and commitment.  Every aspect of our organization and program is designed – and continually refined – to ensure that goal. Our work is student-centered, constantly improving, and reflective. ECS’s progressive approach to education challenges faculty to take risks. We strongly value collaboration and recognize the power of systems thinking. Our high achievement scores, long waiting lists, and unique location in the city of Pittsburgh, serve as a model in environmentally-focused education.

OVERVIEW

As a member of the school’s Student Services team,, the School Social Worker helps to ensure that supports are in place to ensure each child’s success.  This includes, but is not limited to, family engagement for school-based support, collaboration with community agencies in securing needed resources for homeless students and families, participation in school-wide support teams, and collaboration with school administration. Candidates should be energetic and progressive minded, with a willingness to work collaboratively with all educators at the campus.

Educational Background and Work Experience

  • Master’s degree in social work from an accredited institution
  • Current license as a social worker (LSW) or licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in PA
  • Minimum of 3-5 years school social work experience preferred
  • Familiarity with charter schools
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Minimum starting salary of $45,263 up to a maximum starting salary of $51,964 dependent upon prior years’ social work experience.

ECS offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-, and long-term disability insurance, generous paid time off, and participation in a generous 403b retirement plan.

To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and license to: https://ecspgh.org/careers/.

Clearances current within one year of hire date will be required.  This includes Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151), Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Clearance  (Act 114), FBI Criminal Background Check. Commonwealth of PA Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release (Act 168) and Mandated Reporter Training also will be required.

ECS is an equal opportunity employer.

Middle School Long Term Substitute Social Worker

(This assignment period will be February 2022 through the end of the school year in mid-June)

The Environmental Charter School is looking for a highly dedicated and motivated individual for our school. Successful candidates must be progressive minded, and embody a can-do spirit and work ethic. For best consideration, candidates should have a degree or experience in education, a strong work ethic, and a “whatever it takes” attitude.

WORKING AT THE ENVIRONMENTAL CHARTER SCHOOL

The Environmental Charter School’s faculty and staff are passionate, talented and uncompromising with a mission to make sure all students succeed at a high level following our guiding principles of catalyst, character, collaboration, and commitment.  Every aspect of our organization and program is designed – and continually refined – to ensure that goal. Our work is student-centered, constantly improving, and reflective. ECS’s progressive approach to education challenges faculty to take risks. We strongly value collaboration and recognize the power of systems thinking. Our high achievement scores, long waiting lists, and unique location in the city of Pittsburgh, serve as a model in environmentally-focused education.

OVERVIEW

As a member of the school’s Student Services team, the Substitute School Social Worker helps to ensure that supports are in place to ensure each child’s success.  This includes, but is not limited to, family engagement for school-based support, collaboration with community agencies in securing needed resources for unhoused students and families, participation in school-wide support teams, and collaboration with school administration. Candidates should be energetic and progressive minded, with a willingness to work collaboratively with all educators at the campus.

Educational Background and Work Experience

  • Master’s degree in social work from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 3 years school social work experience preferred but not required
  • Familiarity with charter schools and middle school-aged students

Compensation and Benefits

$130/day plus participation in a 403b retirement plan after 400 hours worked.

To Apply: Submit cover letter, resume, and license to: https://ecspgh.org/careers/.

Clearances current within one year of hire date will be required.  This includes Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151), Pennsylvania State Police Criminal Record Clearance  (Act 114), FBI Criminal Background Check. Commonwealth of PA Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release (Act 168) and Mandated Reporter Training also will be required.

ECS is an equal opportunity employer.