Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: $18-$22/hour DOE
Organization's Mission: Treating substance use disorders, rebuilding lives, strengthening families, and empowering women.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: We celebrate diversity by elevating empathy, encouraging inclusivity, and challenging inequity through education, awareness, and action.
Position Summary: House of Hope (HOH), a local nonprofit, empowers women, strengthens families, and promotes recovery in our community. As Utah’s oldest treatment center, we have a long legacy of employing staff who are dedicated to the mission of spreading hope, nurturing healing, and encouraging personal growth in our colleagues, our clients, and our organization. We offer a culture of camaraderie, creativity, and collaboration as we work collectively to make a difference in the lives of the families we serve.

We are seeking a new manager with a passion for helping children and making a difference in the social work field! House of Hope, established in 1946 to strengthen families, is a great setting to receive comprehensive training in community resources, family reunification, and meeting the needs of high-risk families. Our non-profit organization is unique in that we specialize in working with young children (birth-age 8) in residential and outpatient treatment with the majority reunifying with his or her mother while she attends substance use disorders treatment at House of Hope. This collaboration of services gives each child a better chance of building a stronger bond with a mother who is working toward recovery and self-sufficiency in the community.

The Hope Center for Children cares for children (6 months to 8 years) in a day treatment program offering therapeutic childcare, social development skills, play therapy, and various family services for those participating in the House of Hope continuum of care. This position is for a manager to ensure that the program is operated at the highest level of quality for the young children who attend the program. (The Hope Center number of children has decreased during Covid-19 and is currently serving an average of 12 children a day but we hope to return to 24-36 children over the next 12 months).
Primary Responsibilities: The successful House of Hope applicant will:
-Be passionate about working with young children and their parents
-Have leadership skills with experience supervising and mentoring others in a similar field
-Be competent in program management including curriculum design and scheduling for early childhood best practices for infants, toddler, and preschoolers
-Be proficient in child development skills and working with families
-Be an organized multi-tasker, who is calm in a crisis and proficient at problem solving
-Have the ability to teach and motivate others to reach personal and professional goals
Demonstrate excellent direct communication and writing skills

Education Required:
-Bachelor’s Degree in related field, current SSW or SUDC licensure OR willing to work toward licensure
-May consider individual without a Bachelor’s degree with extensive supervisory experience in early childhood or comparable environment


Hours/Schedule:
FULLTIME
-40 Hours/week
-8:30am – 5:00pm, M-F
Desired Qualifications: Do these qualifications match your education, experience, and/or skillset?
Bachelor’s degree in related field, current SSW or SUDC licensure OR willing to work toward licensure
May consider individual without a bachelor’s degree with extensive supervisory experience in early childhood or comparable environment
Can work in stressful situations, problem solve and stay calm during crises
Proficient at documentation and managing a program including making facility clean and welcoming, planning activities, managing classroom conflict, and scheduling staff, parent consultation, and accessing community resources
Experience in working with families and/or groups of children or human service programs
Interested in learning more about non-profit organizations, treatment programs and children’s issues
Proficient at computer basics, good time management, and a sense of humor
Most importantly, has a passion for working on a collaborative team to help women and children in need


Education Required:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field, current SSW or SUDC licensure OR willing to work toward licensure
May consider individual without a Bachelor’s degree with extensive supervisory experience in early childhood or comparable environment

Agency Requirements:
-This is a non-smoking work site
-Must be 21+ years old
-Must be able to pass background check and drug test
-If in recovery, must have at least two years of sobriety
-Must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and be willing to be seasonally vaccinated against the flu
-Must have personal reliable transportation and UT driver’s license
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Wages & Benefits:
$18-22/hour, DOE and licensure. Plus a fulltime benefits package, including:
-Paid training
-Licensure fees paid
-Health insurance (90% of employee premium paid by HOH)
-Dental insurance (100% of employee premium paid by HOH)
-2x salary life insurance policy
-30+ days off per year for holidays, vacation, sick time, personal & wellness day, etc.
-401(k) dollar-for-dollar match up to 5% after one year of employment
-Employee recognition and other incentives
How to Apply: Application Instructions
Send the following to jobs@houseofhopeut.org:
1. BRIEF STATEMENT OF INTEREST/COVER LETTER (may be in body of email) indicating which position you are applying for, an explanation of why this position interests you, and the skills/talents/interests that would make you a good candidate (no more than one to three paragraphs are required)
2. RESUME
3. THREE (3) PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES
Closing Date: Until Filled
Location: Salt Lake City

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Contact: Kirt Bateman
Email: jobs@houseofhopeut.org
Phone: 801-487-3276