Keystone Human Services is the parent organization of six nonprofit subsidiary companies. We work to create an environment where all people, regardless of ability, can grow, make choices and be valued and contributing members of the community. In this vision, we see the welfare of all people being vested in the welfare of each individual.  Our services include the areas of intellectual disabilities, autism, mental health, Head Start, and an internationally accredited service dog program.

Keystone Human Services is currently seeking Direct Support Professionals to join our team of professionals in making a positive difference in the lives of our neighbors and the community.

The Work:

Create a healthy, engaging, typical home for people with intellectual disabilities
Teach and assist with daily living skills like cooking and light housekeeping
Provide and assist with direct care such as personal care and hygiene
Promote and advocate for the health and wellness of the people supported
Support individuals to become independent, make decisions, and live a meaningful dignified life with valued social roles (ex: friend, neighbor, student, employee)
Provide transportation within the community and to medical appointments as necessary

The Perks:

$500 Sign on bonus eligible per incentive guidelines ​
Knowing you make a difference everyday
Full Time, Part Time, and Casual hours available
$14.50 per hour
Competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, and more
Generous paid time off program
Extensive training and learning opportunities
Career development and advancement

Minimum Requirements:

Valid driver’s license with daily access to a privately maintained and insured vehicle
At least 18 years of age
Basic computer skills with the ability to utilize internal software programs
Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
Successful completion of required trainings within specified timeframes, including First Aid and CPR certifications and others mandated by regulations
Successful completion of the pre-employment process, including motor vehicle record and criminal background checks

Preferred Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent
Keystone Human Services is committed to an inclusive workplace that does not discriminate against race, nationality, religion, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or any other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law. We believe in diversity and encourage any qualified individual to apply.

 

Disclaimer: The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Before and After School Counselors are responsible for the safety, supervision, development and care of the Before & After School Fun Club program participants, curriculum, and activities. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Previous experience with children preferred. Those in the education or social services fields are encouraged to apply. Contact Chris Misner at [email protected] for more details.

Keystone Human Services is currently seeking Direct Support Professionals to join our team of professionals in making a positive difference in the lives of our neighbors and the community.

The Work:

The Perks:

Minimum Requirements:

 

Preferred Qualifications:

The position of the Tobacco Program Assistant requires a professional whose primary responsibility is to coordinate with others, plan programs, and present education programs designed to promote and reinforce behavior conducive to a commercial tobacco-free lifestyle in individuals, groups, schools and communities. This positon will directly assist the Executive Director in the tobacco prevention and control program in the 5 counties that are served by HCP.

At the core of this position is an ability to plan, coordinate and advance the work of promoting, maintaining and improving community health, especially as it relates to tobacco use by adults and youth.

 

 

Primary Job Functions:

The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other nonessential or peripheral duties that may be required.

The Tobacco Program Assistant will lead education programs and coordinate tobacco use prevention program components that education, youth programs and advocacy, PA Quit Line promotion and coalition building.

Functions:

● Assist the ED in the completion of the program goals, objectives and activities assigned by ALA in the 5 counties served.

● Assist the ED in monitoring these goals, objectives and activities of the subcontractors in the various counties served.

● Regular oral and written communication about tobacco prevention goals, facts, advocacy and other activities to assist in promotion, primarily in, but not limited to Franklin County.

● Provide effective tobacco use prevention programs to area schools, including classroom presentations, TRU groups, community presentations, health fairs, assisting with policy work in schools and working with student policy violators.

● Participate in various committees and boards related to program activities and responsibilities; represent the agency and provide accurate information regarding tobacco use prevention information and resources.

● Coordinate tobacco use cessation programs for trained facilitator. This requires finding space, coordinating times, gathering weekly supplies and materials and working with the facilitator on data collection and other necessary supplies.

● Assist the ED in work with housing sites and worksites to develop policies that support tobacco prevention and cessation in all 5 counties.

● Assist the ED with promoting Young Lungs at Play in area communities in all 5 counties.

● Assist the ED with legislative visits and calls in the 5 counties served by the tobacco programming. This includes participation in the annual Day at the Capital and attending advocacy training.

● Promote public awareness and education of tobacco prevention through mainstream communication outlets utilizing news releases, letters to the editor, radio, newspaper, social media, billboard advertisements, public service announcements, and organization or county newsletters.

● Collaborate with other community health agencies and organizations on promotional campaigns and partner in health education programs and services.

 

 

Minimum Job Qualifications

Experience: A Bachelor’s Degree or Associates Degree and two years of relevant experience.

Training: Equivalent to two years’ experience in health education, non-profit services, health services, public education experience or a directly related field or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

⬥ Computer skills demonstrating the ability to operate Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Adobe Reader, as well as proficiency with regular and frequent communication through e-mail and the Internet.

⬥ Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

⬥ Ability to learn and use a web-based reporting program for completing on-line reports.

⬥ Knowledge of program development, promotion, marketing, education, and media communications in a health education program.

⬥ Knowledge of the local community, its leaders and dynamics

⬥ Perform effective public speaking to groups of varied interests and backgrounds; develop and deliver informative and persuasive presentations.

⬥ Recordkeeping and reporting procedures.

⬥ Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other agencies, organizations and subcontractors

⬥ Be willing to travel throughout Franklin County and on occasion, the other counties served by the ALA contract.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications

⬥ Ability to relate to and motivate diverse members of the community

⬥ Self-starter with strong organizational and planning skills

⬥ Proven ability to work in a group to achieve a common goal

⬥ Passion for public health and tobacco prevention

⬥ Qualified applicants must be willing to work some evenings and/or weekends as needed

 

 

·        This position reports directly to the Executive Director

·        This position will be approximately 35-37.5 hours per week with Healthy Communities Partnership.

·        Expected pay rate is $19-$20/hr.

Chambersburg Cares Coalition Coordinator

Job Description: The Coalition Coordinator will work with Chambersburg Cares in the leadership, grant administration, program monitoring, and coordination of all Coalition initiatives and projects. The Coordinator will maintain effective, ongoing communication with youth groups, parent groups, school personnel, community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, law enforcement, area businesses, and other area representatives who play key roles in increasing protective factors and decreasing risk factors within our communities.

Responsibilities:

1.      Identify, evaluate and participate in the writing of grant applications appropriate for sustainability of the coalition and its various initiatives. Identify new funding sources and match funds (including in-kind) that support initiatives and projects.

2.      Implement strategies and conform to the conditions of grants awarded to the Coalition. Monitor progress of all programs as specified in grant proposals; monitor progress made toward program outcomes.

3.      Provide input and direction to Coalition leadership; develop written summaries of coalition related meetings and distribute to membership.

4.      Recruit members for the Coalition, prevention boards, and on-going projects and actions.

5.      Work closely with school district personnel, SAP Coordinator and other appropriate agencies to facilitate the collection of data through PA Youth Survey (PAYS). Create reports and plan activities to disseminate survey results.

6.      Organize events, forums, and education events targeting parents, youth and community members.

7.      Coordinate, edit and write articles and information for local media outlets including newspapers, radio and TV stations. Information to be focused on prevention and community responsibility for positive youth involvement and choices.

8.      Responsible to build community relations and assist in delivering public presentations.

9.      Assist with management of Coalition Facebook page and web information.

10.   Connect with other collaboratives and attend local meetings to make community partners aware of Coalition activities.

11.   Responsible for community interactions and inquiries, responding through phone, email and mail correspondence.

Additional Requirements: Valid driver’s license and ability to travel. Travel is required to meetings, conferences, or other activities as needed to complete duties and work related to the coalition. Travel will be reimbursed at the federal mileage rate.

Qualifications and Skills: Bachelor’s Degree in public health, social work, or related field such as health education, community organization.  Relevant experience in managing or coordinating a volunteer based community group desired. Experience with substance use prevention coalitions is a plus, particularly Drug-Free Communities funded coalitions. Ability to work independently; strong public relations skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and proficiency with Microsoft Office and general computer skills.

Salary Range:Hourly, based on experience; Hours: 38-40 hours/week

Reports to: Healthy Communities Partnership Executive Director, Project Director and Chambersburg Cares Board

Elementary Student Assistance Program (SAP) Liaison/Education Coordination

 

 

Liaison/Educator should have knowledge of:

·       local child-serving systems including child and adolescent mental health

·       procedures for accessing local resources for students and families

·       school culture and ESAP-related school policies and procedures for teams to which they are assigned

·       screening, crisis intervention, suicide prevention and intervention

·       program coordination/planning

·       marketing and promotion

·       basic drug and alcohol prevention education

·       child and adolescent development

·       classroom management techniques

 

Liaison/Educator should have skills in:

·       working with parents, students and school personnel

·       serving as advocates for parents/caregivers and students in the school and community child-serving systems

·       accessing local resources

·       consulting with school and community child-serving professionals

·       developing marketing materials

·       communication with potential partners and agencies

·       recruitment of families

·       scheduling program locations and dates/times

·       working with and engaging students

·       accessing local resources

·       following curriculum

 

Responsibilities may include:

·       attending ESAP core team meetings and other at assigned schools

·       consulting with teams for interventions and assisting parents in accessing the appropriate services

·       brief screenings of children referred to SAP

·       communication and assistance to parents to connect families to necessary resources

·       providing in-service and program updates and team maintenance

·       facilitating and supporting school-based aftercare plans

·       facilitating and assisting with postvention efforts

·       facilitating  or co-facilitating student education and support groups in schools (K-12)

·       providing follow-up with parents and students

·       assisting schools in promotion of ESAP program to faculty, staff, students, parents, and community members

·       drug/alcohol prevention education in schools and community organizations

·       working with schools to schedule education

·       interacting with a variety of ages (K-12) and families

·       teaching an evidence-based curriculum (Too Good For Drugs) in classrooms throughout Franklin County

·       facilitating Strengthening Families Program (10-14) with families and their children ages 10-14

·       assisting in data collection and analysis

·       assisting in program reports

·       provide other programs for HCP as needed

 

 

Additional Requirements: Valid driver’s license and ability to travel. Travel is required to meetings, conferences, or other activities as needed to complete duties and work related to the coalition. Travel will be reimbursed at the federal mileage rate.

 

Qualifications and Skills: Bachelor’s Degree in public health, social work, or related field such as health education, community organization. Experience working with youth (especially at-risk youth). Ability to work independently; strong public relations skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and proficiency with Microsoft Office and general computer skills.

 

This position will be approximately 32 hours per week, seasonal position from late August to early June (during school year) with Healthy Communities Partnership.  Interested applicants should submit resume to Christy Unger at [email protected] or by mail to 232 Lincoln Way East, Suite B, Chambersburg, PA 17201.  Please send resumes to this email and do not apply through this website.

All resumes should be received by November 27th for consideration.  Expected pay rate is $18-$20/hr.

Minimum qualifications:

·         Bachelors degree

·         Experience in human services field

·         Experience in mental health or substance use programs or services

·         Experience working with youth (especially at-risk youth)

 

Liaison/Educator should have knowledge of:

·         local child-serving systems

·         child and adolescent mental health

·         procedures for accessing local resources for students and families

·         the school culture and SAP-related school policies and procedures for teams to which they are assigned (training provided)

·         student assistance program policies and procedures (training provided)

·         crisis intervention

·         suicide prevention and intervention

·         screening procedures

 

Liaison/Educator should have skills in:

·         working with parents, students and school personnel

·         serving as advocates for parents/caregivers and students in the healthcare system

·         accessing local resources

·         consulting with school and community child-serving professionals

 

Responsibilities may include:

·         attending SAP core team meetings at assigned schools

·         meeting with students individually to perform mental health and drug and alcohol screenings

·         consulting with teams for interventions and assisting parents in accessing the appropriate services

·         providing in-service and program updates

·         facilitating  or co-facilitating student education and support groups in schools

·         providing follow-up with parents and students

·         assisting schools in promotion of SAP program to faculty, staff, students, parents, and community members

·         drug/alcohol prevention education in schools and community organizations

Other duties and responsibilities as needed.

Healthy Communities Partnership has an opening for an elementary Check & Connect Mentor / Violence Prevention Educator.  This position will be 35-38 hours per week during the school year (mid-August through mid-June).  Check & Connect Mentors build relationships with their assigned students, have a long-term commitment to these students, and work with persistence to support students through working with the kids, their caregivers, and schools.  Educators provide classroom lessons on conflict resolution, communication skills, diversity education and more.  Interested applicants should submit resume to Christy Unger at [email protected] or by mail to 232 Lincoln Way East, Suite B, Chambersburg, PA 17201.  Expected pay rate will be $18-$20/hr.

 

All resumes must be received by July 12th for consideration and interviews will be held soon.

 

Minimum qualifications:

·         Bachelors degree

·         experience in human services or education field

·         experience working with youth in upper elementary, middle, or high school ages

·         experience in a school setting preferred

 

Knowledge of:

·         educational systems and school settings

·         child and adolescent mental health

·         family dynamics

·         motivational techniques

·         classroom management techniques

 

Skills in:

·         working with and engaging students

·         assisting students with goal-setting and decision-making skills

·         accessing local resources

·         communicating with teachers and school staff

·         working with and engaging parents

·         prevention education in schools and community organizations

 

Additional responsibilities include:

·         making a two-year commitment with assigned students

·         interacting with a variety of ages (4th-5th grades)

·         using the Check & Connect model to engage students and work on goal-setting while approving attendance and school engagement, as well as academic performance and behavior

·         providing classroom education to fidelity using an evidence-based curriculum

·         assisting in data collection and analysis

·         provide other programs for HCP as needed

This position will be 30-34 hours per week with Healthy Communities Partnership.  The position will involve providing coordination and planning for Strengthening Families Program (10-14) for about 10 hours per week, as well as providing prevention education in local schools for the other 20-24 hours per week during the school year (mid-August through early June).  There is potential to add additional program work to increase hours to full-time.  Interested applicants should submit resume to Christy Unger at [email protected] Expected pay rate is $18-$20/hr.

 

All resumes must be received by July 12th for consideration and interviews will be held soon.

 

 

Minimum qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s degree (preferred)

·         experience in human services or education field

·         experience working with youth and/or families in a variety of ages

 

Knowledge of:

·         program coordination/planning

·         basic drug and alcohol prevention education

·         child and adolescent development

·         classroom management techniques

 

Skills in:

·         marketing, promotion, and recruitment of families for programs

·         communication with potential partners and agencies

·         scheduling program locations and dates/times

·         working to coordinate programming, including scheduling and coordination of facilitators, planning meals, communicating with participating families, etc

·         working with and engaging students

·         accessing local resources

·         following curriculum

·         working and partnering with school and community child-serving professionals

 

Additional responsibilities include:

·         working with schools to schedule education

·         interacting with a variety of ages (K-12) and families

·         teaching an evidence-based curriculum (Too Good For Drugs) in classrooms throughout Franklin County

·         facilitating Strengthening Families Program (10-14) with families and their children ages 10-14

·         assisting in data collection and analysis

·         assisting in program reports

·         provide other programs for HCP as needed

Healthy Communities Partnership has an opening for an Elementary Student Assistance Program Liaison/Educator.  This position will be 34-36 hours per week during the school year (mid-August through early June) with Healthy Communities Partnership.  The position will be include providing elementary liaison services for about 24 hours per week and providing education in schools for an additional 10-12 hours per week.  Interested applicants should submit resume to Christy Unger at [email protected] or by mail to 232 Lincoln Way East, Suite B, Chambersburg, PA 17201.

All resumes must be received by July 12th for consideration.  Expected pay rate is $18-$20/hr.

 

Minimum qualifications:

·         Bachelors degree

·         Experience in human services field

·         Experience working with elementary youth and/or families (especially at-risk youth)

 

Liaison/Educator should have knowledge of:

·         local child-serving systems

·         child and adolescent mental health

·         procedures for accessing local resources for students and families

·         the school culture and SAP-related school policies and procedures for teams to which they are assigned (training will be provided)

·         student assistance program policies and procedures (training will be provided)

·         crisis intervention

·         suicide prevention and intervention

·         screening procedures

 

Liaison/Educator should have skills in:

·         working with parents, students and school personnel

·         serving as advocates for parents/caregivers and students in the healthcare system

·         accessing local resources

·         consulting with school and community child-serving professionals

 

Responsibilities may include:

·         attending Elementary SAP core team meetings at assigned schools

·         consulting with teams for interventions and assisting parents in accessing the appropriate services

·         brief screenings of children referred to SAP

·         communication and assistance to parents to connect families to necessary resources

·         participating in team maintenance

·         providing in-service and program updates

·         facilitating  or co-facilitating student education and support groups in schools (K-12)

·         providing follow-up with parents and students

·         assisting schools in promotion of SAP program to faculty, staff, students, parents, and community members

·         teaching an evidence-based curriculum (Too Good For Drugs) in classrooms throughout Franklin County