Helping Hand Home employs over 90 full-time and part-time staff to work with the 41 children in residence. Positions range from Therapeutic Childcare Specialist and professional clinical staff to administrative and support staff. Helping Hand Home offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

Current Openings

Administrative Coordinator

Details of the Position: 

– Serve as Receptionist for HHH with the responsibility of projecting a positive and welcoming environment for the public.
– Provide primary front desk support for all volunteers, donors, visitors including but not limited to greeting, routing phone calls, issuing security badges, etc.
– Manage calendar of room reservations.
– Point of contact for any office equipment problems, requesting service as needed.
– Manage purchasing of supplies for campus.
– Distribute mail and provide support as needed for mass mailings.
– Maintain job postings, screen candidates, schedule interviews, and communicate with candidates.
– Process background checks and pre-employment screenings on all new hires and ensure paperwork is complete.
– Liaison with IT vendor for IT issues and equipment ordering.
– Assist with accounting tasks including processing checks, managing petty cash, invoices, and check mailings.
– Provide support for special events, grants, and other development projects as needed, including writing, editing, data analysis, report design, and tax letters.
– Other duties as required.
– The hours for this position are M-F 8am to 5pm.

Core Skills:

– An intermediate skill level with Excel and Word is required.
– Ability to use computer word processing software, to enter data accurately in databases, and to create reports.
– Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to work cooperatively with personnel of the Home, members of the Helping Hand Society, customers, clients, clients’ families, volunteers, regulatory personnel, and vendors.
– Ability to resolve conflicts in a professional, collaborative manner.
– Ability to work in a stressful and sometimes unpredictable environment.
– Must maintain a professional level of discretion with sensitive data, including employee personal information, donor information, and accounting documents.

Required Qualifications:

– College degree preferred
– Must be at least 21 years of age
– Must be able to pass background check, drug test, and TB test

Therapist

Helping Hand Home for Children is currently hiring a full-time Therapist. The position’s main job function is to provide individual, group, and family therapy and case management services to a caseload of approximately 11 children. This position also provides guidance to the treatment team regarding clinical and milieu issues as well as documents goals and progress in each child’s file.

Details of the Position:

– Master’s degree in social work or equivalent human services advanced degree required
– Licensure as an LCSW or LPC required
– Minimum of two years working in counselling with children / families required
– Experience working in a residential treatment setting preferred
– Must hold a current driver’s license

This position participates in the on-call system, which requires the employee be on call for a week approximately four to five times per year.

Therapeutic Childcare Specialist

The Therapeutic Childcare Specialist works to provide a stable, safe, and healing environment for the children in our care. HHH uses the TCU Trust-Based Relationship Intervention model as the foundation of our program. A two-week paid training program is provided.

This role might be a good fit for people interested in direct care, child development, trauma-informed care, mental health, attachment theory and practice, social work, relationship-based therapy, treatment planning, or life skills coaching.

Details of the Position:

Core Responsibilities:

– Teach and role-model a variety of social, problem solving, academic, recreational, and self-help skills
Implement motivational and discipline plans and effective teaching techniques taught in training or outlined in individualized treatment plans for the children
– Build relationships with the children through mutual respect, positive feedback, and consistency
– Actively and enthusiastically lead and participate in activities
– Safely use crisis intervention techniques to manage aggressive behavior
– Complete required regular forms and reports accurately
– Contribute to building a home-like, therapeutic environment
– Set boundaries in a nurturing, supportive way
– What we look for: patience, empathy, emotional resilience, flexibility, punctuality
– Our scheduling uses both part- and full-time emploees. Currently hiring for our February 19 training class.
– Helpful but not required: Social Services degree and/or experience; experience working with children.

Salary and Benefits:

– $14.00 or $15.50 per hour depending on experience, with $0.50 per hour increase after completing 90 days of employment.
– Full-time employees receive paid health insurance, subsidized dental and vision, 401k, partial tuition reimbursement options, and 26 days of PTO annually.

 Requirements:

– Must be at least 21 years of age
– Must be physically able to use authorized crisis intervention techniques
– Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
– Must be flexible with hours and able to work weekends, holidays, and occasional overnights as needed

Helping Hand Home for Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer.