Holy Cross Ministries

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Director of Counseling

POSITION PURPOSE:  This position is responsible for the planning and operation of the Counseling Program. The Counseling program provides bilingual, bicultural trauma-informed counseling services to victims of crime. This position participates in the needs assessments of the populations served, the training and leadership development of the staff, and MSW students and the coordination of Holy Cross Ministries’ counseling services.

 

NATURE AND SCOPE:  This position reports to the Executive Director and works with the other program directors and coordinators to coordinate services to address and meet the needs of the clients utilizing evidenced based trauma-informed care techniques to promote mental health and wellness. This position supervises MSW students and coordinates with other HCM departments, schools and other organizations to assist in meeting the biopsychosocial and health needs of those served in an effective and efficient manner.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  This position requires a , psychology, education or equivalency.  Additionally the incumbent should have three to five years clinical experience and have capacity per DOPL guidelines to supervise interns. Subspecialty training in trauma informed care is preferred. Supervisory and administrative responsibilities as well as experience in working with internal and external groups and in program development and planning is preferred.

PRINCIPLE  ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

  1. Participates in the identification of service needs through community assessments, case findings, diocesan requests, and in collaboration with other HCM departments.

 

  1. Coordinates these findings with the HCM program directors to assist in the planning, development and implementation of programs and the evaluation of the effectiveness of programs.

 

  1. Provides direct consultation, supervision and trauma informed care training for HCM staff and MSW students.

 

  1. Assumes leadership role in the development and implementation of prevention and intervention programs that empower clients served.

 

  1. Provides direct clinical care via individual, family, and group trauma-informed counseling settings exclusively to victims of crime (and secondary victims) who are in need of counseling services as a result of the victimization.

 

  1. Provides crisis intervention counseling as needed, which may require after hours work.

 

  1. Provides services that promote multi-cultural sensitivity. Develops strategies to decrease negative effects of cultural barriers and supports cultural diversity.

 

  1. Monitors and helps develop the approved budget for the Counseling Program.

 

  1. Participates in regular meetings with staff for purposes of program and administrative updates, program in-services, communication and review of casework and interventions.

 

  1. Assists in the development of the Strategic Plan and monitors the initiatives and objectives for the Counseling Program.

 

  1. Assists in the development and implementation of the Outcome Management Program (ETO) including statistics and outcome measures for the Counseling Program.

 

  1. Enters data for all clients served in HCM’s data management system(s) within 24 hours of clients’ appointments or as new data is available.

 

  1. Serves as a member of HCM staff committed to fulfilling the mission of HCM serving program participants, clients and each other in an atmosphere of hospitality that is characterized by cooperation and a positive, respectful relationship with each individual.

 

Documents assessment and progress of clients in HIPAA compliant software and tracks necessary program reporting metrics in the Outcome Management Program (ETO).

 

 

 

Position Details

Full-time position, excellent benefits package.

 

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume with references to:

Emmie Gardner

egardner@hcmutah.org

Holy Cross Ministries

860 East 4500 So. Ste. 204

Salt Lake City UT 84107

 

Counselor

POSITION PURPOSE:  This position is responsible for providing direct trauma-informed clinical services to clients who are victims of crime.

 

NATURE AND SCOPE:  This position reports to the Counseling Director and works with the other programs to coordinate services for their clients to best address and meet their bio-psycho-social and health needs in an effective and efficient manner. This position may supervise MSW students if licensure allows.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:  This position requires a, psychology, education or equivalency.  Bilingual in Spanish is required. Preferred that incumbent have three to five years clinical experience and have capacity per DOPL guidelines to supervise interns. Subspecialty training in trauma informed care is also preferred.

 

PRINCIPLE  ACCOUNTABILITIES:

 

  1. Participates in the identification of service needs through community assessments, case findings, diocesan requests, and in collaboration with other HCM departments.

 

  1. Shares these findings with the HCM Counseling Program Director to assist in the planning, development and implementation of programs and the evaluation of the effectiveness of programs.

 

  1. Provides direct clinical care via individual, family, and group trauma-informed counseling settings exclusively to victims of crime (and secondary victims) who are in need of counseling services as a result of the victimization..

 

  1. Provides crisis intervention counseling as needed, which may require after hours work.

 

  1. Provides services that promote multi-cultural sensitivity. Develops strategies to decrease negative effects of cultural barriers and supports cultural diversity.

 

  1. Documents assessment and progress of clients in HIPAA compliant software and tracks necessary program reporting metrics in the Outcome Management Program (ETO) on a daily basis as clients are served and new data is available.

 

  1. Serves as a member of HCM staff committed to fulfilling the mission of HCM serving program participants, clients and each other in an atmosphere of hospitality that is characterized by cooperation and a positive, respectful relationship with each individual.

 

 

Position Details

Full-time position, excellent benefits package.

 

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume with references to:

Emmie Gardner

egardner@hcmutah.org

Holy Cross Ministries

860 East 4500 So. Ste. 204

Salt Lake City UT 84107

 

Parents as Teachers Home Visitor

Holy Cross Ministries is seeking a Parents As Teachers Home Visitor

to work in the Holy Cross Ministries’ Parents as Teacher Program (PAT)

program for families with children ages 0-3 years old in Park City, Utah.

  • Candidate must have strong skills in building relationships, outreach to the underserved and immigrant communities, teaching, public speaking, writing and speaking in Spanish and English and have a working knowledge and empathy for the challenges faced by working parents, and bicultural and/or immigrant families.
  • Driver’s license required as well as basic computer competency.
  • BA or Community College certification in primary education, early childhood or related field, and experience in education and/or social services.

Candidate is an active participant in the mission of Holy Cross Ministries; candidate’s accountabilities and duties include:

  1. Enrolls implements and documents Parents as Teachers (PAT) affiliation program practices with 17-22 families.
    1. Recruits families with children 0-3 years old
    2. Assesses parent needs and strengths to support children’s education.
    3. Calendars, organizes, and tailors PAT instruction to fit assessed need for each family twice each month during home visits.
    4. Refers related family needs to the Promotora Outreach Program or other appropriate services, including the School Readiness Program.
    5. Staffs families weekly with PAT Program Coordinator
    6. Participates in training necessary for affiliate and/or program model implementation and other training to effectively administer PAT practices.
    7. Works to plan and conduct required parent meetings.
    8. Is knowledgeable regarding PAT requirements and is compliant with those standards.
    9. Coordinates services with HCM and community partners.
    10.  Shares developmental and educational information with community child care partners to support needs of working parents and best practices in child care.
    11. Collects demographic data on names, ages, and contacts for children 0-3 encountered in community work for use in PAT or other endeavors.
  2. Assists in development of outcome measures.  Enters data necessary for PAT standards as well as HCM standards for measuring program outcomes and success.  Works with other HCM departments to provide seamless referrals to meet needs of families and opportunities for their growth.

Position Details

Full-time position, excellent benefits package.

Salary starting at $19/hour depending on experience.

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume with references to:

Lizeette Zurita

lzurita@ hcmutah.org

Holy Cross Ministries

860 East 4500 So. Ste. 204

Salt Lake City UT 84107

 

Summer Program Activities Staff

Holy Cross Ministries is seeking persons to work in the Holy Cross Ministries Summer Program at McPolin Elementary in Park City June 3 - July 22, 2019.

Candidates will plan and conduct recreational, socioemotional and arts and other learning activities in an educational setting,  and serve as instructional aids in reading and math as well for children K-5. BA or Associates Degree, or post-secondary and High School diplomas, experience working with children preferred.

Principal Accountabilities for this person are:

  1. Represents the mission of Holy Cross Ministries in all components of the Holy Cross Ministries Summer Program, and in professional relationships with Holy Cross Ministries staff, clients, partners, donors and other persons who invest in the support of the programs of Holy Cross Ministries.
  2. Welcomes and escorts children upon arrival and establishes a regular routine for starting out the activity session and establishes plans to establish rapport and communication with children and their sense of wellbeing.
  3. Conducts in a pleasant and safe manner planned classroom  activities, including recess, organized playground/gym activities and games, recess, restroom breaks, field trips, and other activities essential to the afternoon program. Actively engages with students in these activities.
  4. Plans and conducts activities which promote a sense of respect, community, kindness, inclusion, and and increased sense of self-worth and capacity for the individuals and group
  5. Assists children in proper ways to express and handle conflict, fear, anger and other situations which need attention.
  6. Prepares all materials and the classroom for planned activities.  Organizes the materials and space after the activities are completed.
  7. Ensures that children are always engaged in planned activities and supervised .
  8. Assists in documenting children’s progress through attendance, assessments or other methods as required.
  9. In the morning session, masters knowledge of the classroom schedule, routines, procedures to be able actively support the lead teacher in planned activities.   Maintains regular communication with the lead morning teacher to prepare to support and assist.
  10. Meets weekly with coworkers and summer coordinator to review activities, daily schedules, special events, and to surface any challenges which emerge.
  11. Reports as soon as possible any student or family concerns immediately to lead teacher.
  12. Reports immediately any violations of or lapse of safe environment standards to supervisor, including bullying, failure to supervise adequately.
  13. Takes attendance, reports absences according to procedure. Enters attendance weekly in to ETO
  14. Greets and welcomes parents, volunteers, or visitors and follows security procedures which apply.
  15. Assists with special activities such as parent events, parties, field trips, and other scheduled activities.
  16. Demonstrates knowledge of building safety, communication and security procedures and adheres to them at all times.
  17. Other duties as assigned.

Position Details

Temporary position, Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am-3pm.

$15/hour

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume with references to:

Miriam Garcia  (mgarcia@hcmutah.org)

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