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453 South Lime Street
Lancaster, Pa 17602
717.397.6267
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Employment/Internships

Program Manager 

PROGRAM MANAGER for nonprofit organization’s inpatient substance abuse program.   Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services and 5 years’ experience required.  Bilingual preferred.  Please send resume to CEO, Spanish American Civic Assn., 453 S. Lime Street, Suite A, Lancaster, PA  17602, or email to jfisher@sacapa.org.  EOE.


Position: Security Guard (full-time)

Department: SACA Development-  Centro Hispano Building
Experience: six months of experience preferred.
Work hours: Full time ( Monday- Friday 8am-5pm- 37.5 hours)
Requirements: Fluent in English and Spanish
Standing/walking for an extended period of time is required.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Monitor and authorize entrance and departure of employees, visitors, and  maintain security of premises.
  • Write reports of daily activities and irregularities, such as equipment or property damage, theft, presence of unauthorized persons, or unusual occurrences.
  • Patrol properties to maintain safety. Maintain public order or security
  • Respond to emergencies to provide assistance.
  • Monitor access or flow of people to prevent problems.
  • Prevent unauthorized individuals from entering restricted areas.
  • Prevent individuals from loitering or congregating on the sidewalk area in front of the Center.
  • Work with the police department to make sure that the Pershing Avenue area is free of unlawful or disruptive behavior.  

Please submit resume to mbarbosa@sacapa.org or walk-in at Tec Centro and complete an application


Position: Maintenance Repair Position (part-time)

Department: SACA Development Inc.
Experience: One to  two years of carpentry  experience preferred
Education: High School Diploma or GED preferred
Pay: based on experience
Work hours: Part-time up to 29 hours
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

  1. Perform carpentry repairs
  2. Install wooden structural components, building fixtures doors or windows.
  3. Provide daily job reports and scheduling
  4. Ordering and picking up materials and supplies
  5. Complete all assigned and emergency jobs in a timely manner

Please submit resume to mbarbosa@sacapa.org or walk-in at Tec Centro and complete an application


Position: MEP Maintenance (part-time)

Department: SACA Development Inc.
Experience: One to two years’ experience on HVAC, Plumbing and Electrical,
Education: High School Diploma or GE
Pay: based on experience
Work hours: Part-time up to 29 hours

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

  1. Performs routine MEP ( maintenance, electrical, plumbing) maintenance of all SDC buildings
  2. Provide daily job reports and scheduling
  3. Maintain an HVAC service maintenance program
  4. Ordering and picking up materials and supplies
  5. Complete all assigned and emergency jobs in a timely manner

Please submit resume to mbarbosa@sacapa.org or walk-in at Tec Centro and complete an application


Position: Janitor (part-time)

Department: SACA Development-  Tec Centro Building
Experience: six months of experience preferred
Pay: based on experience
Work hours: Part-time up to 29 hours

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

  1. Perform all clean task in the building. (classroom, bathrooms, common areas)
  2. Monitor building premises to ensure occupant or visitor safety.
  3. Gather trash and keep the outdoors clean.
  4. Buffing floors as needed.
  5. Ordering and picking up materials and supplies
  6. Complete all assigned and emergency jobs in a timely manner

Please submit resume to mbarbosa@sacapa.org or walk-in at Tec Centro and complete an application


Position: House Manager  Nuestra Clinica Residential ( Full and/or Part Time available)

OVERVIEW:  The House Manager is a key position within the program.  The House Manager facilitates activities and support services that complement the therapeutic program.  In this role, the House Manager oversees the smooth and efficient operation NCR  as well as coordinates essential activities, provides motivation, support to clients, and strict adherence to the rules of the facility.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Handles initial telephone communications and refers to appropriate source.
  2. Conducts client screenings, data collection and intake procedures under supervision.
  3. Completes appropriate client admission and discharge documents
    Responsible for security of the facility through inspection and frequent monitoring of rooms and hallways on all floors.  Performs security, bed checks, and client escort service under supervision.  Obtains assistance from counselors as needed to address any problem behaviors displayed by clients.
    Records personal supplies given to clients on NCR inventory sheets.  Tracks daily inventory and use of program supplies as assigned.
  4. Oversees the meal services for breakfast, lunch, and dinner through coordination with the Centro Hispano kitchen to insure that meals are served within a proper environment and that sanitation concerns are addressed.
  5. Assists clients with self-administration of medications according to NCR medication policy.
  6. Insures that all clients are working within the established schedule and that they are attending all scheduled activities.  Supports the provision of direct individual, group and family therapy; didactic lectures and experiential seminars under direct supervision.

Qualifications:  A high school diploma, or above, with skills in human relations, Latino culture and  recovery dynamics. Ability to read and write in Spanish and English preferred. Driver’s license preferred.

Interested parties may send resumes to me via email, or regular mail at

Jacqueline Fisher, MHS, ICADC, CAAP, CCPG
Executive Director  Spanish American Civic Association
Director of Behavioral Health Nuestra Clinica
717-431-1446
jfisher@sacapa.org


Bilingual Case Management Specialist Drug & Alcohol, Full time 40 Hours Per Week

This is professional work, in the field of drug and alcohol, providing a full range of case management services.

Employees in this class are primarily responsible for insuring that clients with drug and alcohol problems have access to services in a continuum of care, by identifying and referring the client to appropriate services.  An important part of this work involves assessing the needs of the client, determining level of care, developing client service plans; and when warranted, facilitating the client’s treatment to address their problems relative to alcohol and other drug usage.  Employees develop a rapport with the client serving as their advocate, assisting them throughout the provisions in their services plan and monitoring their progress while they are involved in the treatment system, and beyond treatment. The Case Manager will conduct intake interviews utilizing appropriate assessment practices, to obtain necessary information from clients, families and/or involved collaterals for the identification of service needs for drug and alcohol related problems.

Minimum qualifications

One year as a drug and Alcohol Case Management Specialist Trainee; or A Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Dependency, Sociology, Social Welfare, Psychology, Nursing or a related field; and one-year direct service experience performing counseling or case management work in alcohol or other drug treatment setting; or;

A Bachelor’s Degree which includes or is supplemented by successful completion of 18 college credits in sociology, social welfare, psychology, criminal justice or other related social sciences; and one-year direct service experience performing, counseling or case management work in alcohol or other drug treatment setting; ability to read, write and speak Spanish, Driver’s license and dependable car.

Interested parties may send resume to me at address below or email below:

Jacqueline Fisher, MHS, ICADC, CAAP, CCPG
Executive Director  Spanish American Civic Association
Director of Behavioral Health Nuestra Clinica
545 Pershing Ave
Lancaster PA 17602
717-431-1446
jfisher@sacapa.org


Bilingual Career Advisor (Career Navigator)

Full time position (Monday – Friday – including one evening in a week)

Provide career advice and navigation services to adults, youths, unemployed, underemployed and assist them transitioning in adult education classes, vocational training and employment services.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university or equivalent combination of education and experience. One to two years related experience and / or training.  Bilingual (Fluent in Spanish/English, ability to write, speak and read in both)

Please send resume and cover letter to: mbarbosa@sacapa.org

By mail: Tec Centro
c/o Marlyn Barbosa
102 Chester St.
Lancaster PA 17602


Bilingual Full Time Case Manager / Outreach Worker – Senior Center 

Assist Individuals in the Senior Center program with human services needs in order to eliminate barriers. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required.  In addition to receiving on-the-job-training individual must be able to speak clearly over the phone and in person to communicate with both colleagues and clients. The ability to work on your own, being a team player, and able to take initiative is vital.

Job Duties

  • Perform an intake on each client seeking case management services.
  • Determines immediate needs in discussion with client and develop the best possible strategy for self-sufficiency.
  • Provides case management in the area of benefits, food orders, clothing, housing, legal or medical assistance as well as interpretation and translation services as needed.
  • Use the compass system to enroll clients for state services and programs
  • Provide clients with information and referral service allowing individuals to access behavioral health services, support groups, and other supportive services.
  • Maintains an updated database of individual clients that records a service history and complete monthly reports.

Qualifications

A High School Diploma and/or general education degree (GED). Equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to Read, Write and Speak in English and Spanish. Driver’s license a must along with  clean driving record.

**Internal candidates encouraged to apply, but must not have disciplinary actions within the last year. **

SACA is an equal opportunity employer.

Contact:

Yirmares Cuevas
Center Director
717-397-6267
717-509-2833 fax


Outpatient Behavioral Health Office Manager:

Job Description: Under direction of the Director , coordinates administrative support and related office operations; serves as central information point within administrative/scheduling department to effect administrative communication; oversees the front desk scheduling, performs moderately complex level work and performs related duties as required.

Duties:
1. Works directly with the Psychiatrist to coordinate care efforts, includes triage and scheduling.
2. Plans and organizes clerical support activities; enforces procedures, practices, and work methods to increase work unit effectiveness and efficiency, disseminating information, determining assignment of functional responsibility, and supervising staff.
3. Supervises, coaches and counsels schedulers to encourage exceptional performance and improvement in areas of individual weakness.
4. Collects, compiles, and reports department-specific program or administrative information and reports to the director.
5. Drafts meeting minutes and routine correspondence.
6. Serves as departmental resource on activities and clerical procedures; assists in organizing work processes and coordinating work through the department; serves as central point within department/division to ease management/administrative communication.

Requirements:
1. Two or more years Behavioral Health Scheduling and Front desk experience required. Equivalent combination of education, POA certification and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to provide administrative support preferably within a Behavioral Health Office preferred.
2. Experience on McKesson or similar scheduling system.
3. Stable work history.
4. Good computer skills (Word, Excel, Typing, Data Entry and Outlook)
5. Professional phone/customer service skills
6. Ability to work in a team environment
7. HS Diploma or GED
8. Ability to pass pre-employment screenings
9. Bilingual Preferred
10. Knowledge of office practices and procedures; customer service techniques, office equipment operation, basic data collection and compilation techniques, document formatting techniques, automated and manual records management practices; clerical work methods review.

**Current employees encouraged to apply, must not have any disciplinary actions in the last year.


Part Time Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Counselor
(This is a Fee for Service Position)

Provide counseling with emphasis on prevention. Work with individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health. May help individuals deal with issues associated with addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; self-esteem; and aging.
• Provides direct individual, group and family therapy; didactic lectures and experiential seminars.
• Assures that all elements of the treatment plan, including the aftercare plan, are realized within the time limits and documented appropriately in the client’s chart.
• Completes discharge summaries on assigned clients.
• Interfaces with and maintains contact and rapport with significant others, referral sources and other service providers as required or needed.
• Experience with Medication Assisted Treatment (Buprenorphine) preferred ,but not required.

  • Education, Training or Certification: Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or higher from college or university, CADC or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience: Two to four years related experience and/or training
  • Certificates, licenses, registrations: CADC preferred
  • Language Skills: Spanish, English

Please send resume to Jacqueline Fisher to 545 Pershing Ave., Lancaster Pa 17602, or email jfisher@sacapa.org


INTERNSHIPS

Here’s an opportunity to gain some excellent experience outside the classroom — and help make our community better at the same time. We occasionally have a need for interns to help fulfill our mission. Majors could include social work, bilingual education, marketing, business, and more.