Fiscal Associate I

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Fiscal Associate I

Reference ID: #121516

 

OPEN DATE:       December   16, 2016                       CLOSING DATE:     Open Until Filled        

POSITION LOCATION:                    3601 Old Frederick Rd., Baltimore, MD 21229

DEPARTMENT:                                  Finance               

FLSA:                                                     Non-Exempt

JOB TYPE:                                            Full-Time

DAYS OF WEEK WORKED:             Monday – Friday

HOURS WORKED:                             TBD

HOURLY RATE:                                   $21.64 – $23.07 (hourly rate commensurate with experience)

POSITIONS OPEN:                            1

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Fiscal Associate will assist in general accounting operations by controlling and verifying financial transactions and financial statements and will ensure accuracy and effectiveness in all accounting tasks.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Prepares detailed billing reports for payment of Federal, State and Local grants
  • Maintains tracking system for grant receivable funds from various agencies
  • Organizes and retains all grant documentations for proper reconciliation
  • Posts all receivables to the general ledger through the financial accounting system
  • Reconciles all cash bank accounts including: monthly petty cash and credit cards transactions
  • Allocates and posts all necessary adjusting entries and transactions within the general ledger
  • Maintains, tracks and posts all client funds and e-saver transactions to assure that all accounts are accurate and verifiable
  • Runs reports for each client that are accurate and shows all activities
  • Verifies and processes payments for clients based on their needs as determined by case manager
  • Completes all necessary reports due to State agencies
  • Prepares and reconciles billing for clients rental payments and submits rental billing reports to the State agency for approval
  • Processes rental checks for landlords in a timely manner
  • Assists with inputting invoices for payment to be processed into the accounting financial system
  • Assists with programmatic and fiscal review for grant programs including the general financial and A-133 audits
  • Reconciles monthly benefits billing with the Human Resources Director
  • Analyzes information by developing spreadsheet reports; verifying information
  • Protects organization’s values by keeping information confidential
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education  & Experience:   A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting or Business Administration with an emphasis in accounting; plus, at least  two (2) or more years of accounting experience in a non-profit environment.

OR

A high school diploma or equivalent (GED); plus, at least six (6) years of accounting experience working in a non-profit environment.

*Note:   Preference will be given to those with Abila MIP Fund Accounting software experience.

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

Applicants must have a valid drivers’ license to operate a vehicle in the State of Maryland

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENT CONDITIONS

Work requires light physical effort in the handling of light materials or boxes in non-strenuous work positions of up to 30lbs. and/or continual standing or walking

Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, residences or vehicles (e.g. use of safe work place practices, avoidance of trips and falls, observance of fire regulations and safely operating a motor vehicle.

How to apply:   Please send resume’/application to:  Sheri L. Jackson, Director of Operations at 3601 Old Frederick Rd, Baltimore, MD 21229 or email to: resume@projectplase.org   Applications may be obtained by going to Project PLASE’s web-site:  www.projectplase.org

**Note:  Resume’s/Applications must be received ON or BEFORE the closing date listed above.  Late resumes/applications WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

Project PLASE believes that all people are to be treated with dignity and respect and are entitled to fair and equal treatment in employment regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, religion, age, marital status or disability.

Overnight Counselor

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 Overnight Counselor

OPEN DATE:       Thursday, November 3, 2016                      CLOSING DATE:   Open Until Filled

 

POSITION LOCATION:                                    3601 Old Frederick Road, Baltimore, MD 21229

DEPARTMENT:                                                  Transitional Housing     

FLSA:                                                                     Non-Exempt

JOB TYPE:                                                            Full-time

DAYS OF WEEK WORKED:                             Monday through Friday

HOURS WORKED:                                             11:00 p.m. – 8:30 a.m.

SALARY/HOURLY RATE:                                 $10.50 per hour               

POSITIONS OPEN:                                               One

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Overnight Counselor will assist with the operation of the housing program to facilitate the smooth running of the facility and will provide on-going support and guidance to PLASE residents to ensure persons become stable physically, mentally and emotionally.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience:   A high school diploma or equivalent (GED); plus, two (2) years of experience working in a homeless shelter.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Assists clients with preparing for bed
  • Maintains a clean and safe physical environment for PLASE clients
  • Sets the security alarm systems, contacts alarm company as needed, avoids false alarms
  • Handles all emergencies or crisis situations that arise
  • Reviews client sign-in log and does a walk through for attendance
  • Reviews daily log entries
  • Performs building rounds and records in overnight room check log
  • Completes Fire Watch Control sheet daily according to procedures and conducts periodic fire drills
  • Prepares incident reports
  • Completes controlled substance log at the beginning and ending of each shift
  • Completes medicine log when assisting with medication monitoring
  • Checks building for any maintenance problems and submits work orders to manager for approval
  • Counsels clients and provides on-going support and guidance
  • Attends continuing education classes, workshops and seminars
  • Conducts new client intake for residents referred during shift
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

Applicants must have adequate transportation to and from work.

 

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Work requires light physical effort in the handling of light materials or boxes in non-strenuous work positions of up to thirty pounds (30lbs.) and /or continual standing or working sixty (60) percent of the time.

Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, residences or vehicles (e.g. use of safe work place practices: avoidance of trips and falls, observance of fire regulations and safely operating a motor vehicle).

*Note:  Persons serving in this capacity may be exposed to aggressive behavior.

How to apply:   Please send resumes’/applications to:  Sheri L. Jackson, Director of Operations at 3601 Old Frederick Rd, Baltimore, MD 21229 or email to: resume@projectplase.org .  Applications may be obtained by going to Project PLASE’s web-site:  www.projectplase.org

**Note:  Resumes’/Applications must be received ON or BEFORE the closing date listed above.  Late resumes’/applications WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

Project PLASE believes that all people are to be treated with dignity and respect and are entitled to fair and equal treatment in employment regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, religion, age, marital status or disability. EOE

Outreach Counselor

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Outreach Counselor

Reference ID: #91604

 

OPEN DATE:       September 23, 2016                        CLOSING DATE:     Open Until Filled        

POSITION LOCATION:                    3601 Old Frederick Rd., Baltimore, MD 21229

DEPARTMENT:                                  Permanent Housing      

FLSA:                                                     Non-Exempt

JOB TYPE:                                            Full-Time

DAYS OF WEEK WORKED:             Monday – Friday

HOURS WORKED:                             TBD

HOURLY RATE:                                   $12.50 – $14.43 (hourly rate commensurate with experience)

POSITIONS OPEN:                            2

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Outreach Counselor provides services and support to individuals who have moved from PLASE’s Transitional Housing Facility to Permanent Housing.  He/she will make frequent visits to the homes, and various living situations of PLASE residents in order to assess

The Outreach Counselor develops and accesses community-based contacts and services for individuals.  Trains and actively helps the individual in daily living skills to include:  personal hygiene, housekeeping, and budgeting as well as social and interpersonal functioning skills.  He/she addresses areas around chemical use recovery, mental health, medical, emotional needs, education and employment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Provides case management, counseling and support information to previously homeless persons who have mental problems, developmental disabilities, substance abuse issues, HIV/AIDS or are at risk for AIDS
  • Makes home visits to client’s residence and corresponds with family members, relatives and/or other relevant adults
  • Acts as liaison between the client, Project PLASE and community-based organizations, services and health facilities
  • Meets with representatives from other agencies when necessary
  • Keeps client records and statistical data up-to-date according to the services provided
  • Contacts community agencies for follow-up reports on clients
  • Draws up a budget for clients to follow.
  • Arranges for psychological/medical appointments
  • Conducts house meetings in a group setting
  • Transports clients to various appointments, meetings and leisure activities
  • Conducts client assessments and evaluations
  • Draws up and implements service agreements
  • Trains and implements specially designed programs
  • Responds to client emergencies
  • Communicates with shelter staff concerning client’s needs and additional referrals
  • Attends continuing education courses, workshops and seminars
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education  & Experience:   A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in human services or related field; plus, two (2) or more years working with individuals who are mentally ill or have HIV/AIDS or are substance abusers.

OR

Six (6) years of experience working with individuals who are mentally ill or have HIV/AIDS or are substance abusers

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

Applicants must have a valid drivers’ license to operate a vehicle in the State of Maryland

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENT CONDITIONS

Work requires light physical effort in the handling of light materials or boxes in non-strenuous work positions of up to 30lbs. and/or continual standing or walking

Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, residences or vehicles (e.g. use of safe work place practices, avoidance of trips and falls, observance of fire regulations and safely operating a motor vehicle.

How to apply:   Please send resume’/application to:  Sheri L. Jackson, Director of Operations at 3601 Old Frederick Rd, Baltimore, MD 21229 or email to: resume@projectplase.org   Applications may be obtained by going to Project PLASE’s web-site:  www.projectplase.org

**Note:  Resume’s/Applications must be received ON or BEFORE the closing date listed above.  Late resumes/applications WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

Project PLASE believes that all people are to be treated with dignity and respect and are entitled to fair and equal treatment in employment regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, religion, age, marital status or disability.

Housing Specialist

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HOUSING SPECIALIST

Reference ID: #91603

 

OPEN DATE:       September 22, 2016                                        CLOSING DATE:   Open Until Filled

POSITION LOCATION:                                    3601 Old Frederick Road, Baltimore, MD 21229

DEPARTMENT:                                                  Celebration Housing Veterans Program               

FLSA:                                                                     Non-Exempt

JOB TYPE:                                                            Full-time

DAYS OF WEEK WORKED:                             Monday through Friday

HOURS WORKED:                                             TBD

SALARY/HOURLY RATE:                                 $14.43 – $16.35 (hourly rate commensurate with experience)

OPEN POSITIONS:                                            1

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Housing Specialist works with veterans to complete forms for eligibility, performs inspections of properties where veterans will live and provides relocation assistance.  The Housing Specialist will access and seek out appropriate housing for veterans and maintain a positive relationship with landlords; and, will submit appropriate documentation, data and billing as needed.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience:   Associates degree In Business Administration or related field from an accredited college or university; plus, at least two (2) years of experience in a housing related field.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Contacts applicants and certifies eligibility for program recipients according to Federal and local program guidelines and procedures
  • Briefs eligible applicants on housing program requirements, regulations and responsibilities
  • Processes all eligible applicants from initial application to admission into the program
  • Performs rental calculations
  • Oversees move-in and annual inspections pursuant to Housing Quality Standards between tenant, landlord and inspector; and, coordinates re-inspection of failed units
  • Performs inspections on an as needed basis
  • Prepares and sends out annual recertification packets to tenants and annual recertification letters to complete on a monthly basis
  • Monitors monthly transaction reports
  • Negotiates rental rates, reviews leases prepared by landlords/property managers and administers Housing Assistance Payment contracts
  • Maintains knowledge of affordable rental housing units to ensure fair market rent
  • Performs daily computer data entry and word processing
  • Investigates cases involving program and lease violation; and, conducts informal hearings
  • Mediates disputes and investigates general complaints from tenants, landlords and general public
  • Monitors appropriate billing of housing assistance payments and other fees to and from other public housing agencies
  • Monitors tenant accounts receivable collection efforts and initiates collection activity as appropriate according to Maryland State Law
  • Explains Project PLASE rental projects to applicants, tenants, landlords, government officials and other members of the general public in person, over the phone and through emails
  • Collaborates with case managers to ensure income changes are completed and forwarded in a timely manner
  • Coordinates and collaborates with the Finance Department to insure accurate and timely payments to landlords
  • Attends housing meetings, workshops and training classes
  • Performs public relations work to promote program for new landlords and is also involved in community outreach
  • Prepares statistical reports
  • Maintains and updates archived files and maintains tenant files
  • Performs other related job duties as assigned

 

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

Applicants must have a valid drivers’ license to operate a vehicle in the State of Maryland.

 

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Work requires light physical effort in the handling of materials or boxes in non-strenuous work positions of up to thirty pounds (30lbs.).  Work also requires continuous standing or walking at least seventy (70%) percent of the time.

Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, residences or vehicles (e.g. use of safe workplace practices, avoidance of trips and falls, observance of fire regulations and safely operating a motor vehicle).

*Note:  Persons performing duties in this capacity may be exposed to aggressive behavior.

How to apply:   Please send resumes’/applications to:  Sheri L. Jackson, Director of Operations at 3601 Old Frederick Rd, Baltimore, MD 21229 or email to: resume@projectplase.org.   Applications may be obtained by going to Project PLASE’s web-site:  www.projectplase.org

*Please include REFERENCE ID Number when applying for this position

**Note:  Resumes’/Applications must be received ON or BEFORE the closing date listed above.  Late resumes’/applications WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

Project PLASE believes that all people are to be treated with dignity and respect and are entitled to fair and equal treatment in employment regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, religion, age, marital status or disability. EOE

Certified Medical Technician

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CERTIFIED MEDICAL TECHNICIAN

Reference ID: #91601

 

OPEN DATE:       September 12, 2016                                        CLOSING DATE:   Open Until Filled

POSITION LOCATION:                                    1814 Maryland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21201

DEPARTMENT:                                                  Transitional Housing     

FLSA:                                                                     Non-Exempt

JOB TYPE:                                                            Full-time

DAYS OF WEEK WORKED:                             Monday through Friday

HOURS WORKED:                                             TBD

SALARY/HOURLY RATE:                                 $12.02 – $14.42 (hourly rate commensurate with experience)

OPEN POSITIONS:                                            2

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Certified Medical Technician administers medications to residents and maintains related medical records under HIV/AIDS Program Coordinator supervision.   The Certified Medical Technician verifies the identity of residents receiving the medication and records names of drug, dosage and time of administration on specified forms or resident records.  He/she works as part of the staff team with the goal of addressing the overall health and functioning of residents; especially, concerning HIV/AIDS, but including other medical and related needs.  The Certified Medical Technician will teach residents about medications, protocols and side-effects.  He/she will teach residents self-medication and related skills.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience:   High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and certification as a Medical Technician in the State of Maryland; plus, at least, two (2) years of experience working in a clinic, hospital or health facility. Applicants must have excellent written, oral and documentation skills.    Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel a plus.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Works as a collaborative part of team; especially, with case managers to assist residents in providing on-going support and guidance
  • Presents medication to residents and observes ingestion or administers medication using specified procedures
  • Assists with the service plan provided by case manager; particularly, around HIV/AIDS and health issues including helping to address barriers to following health protocols
  • Teaches clients about medications, protocols and side effects
  • Teaches clients self-medication and other related skills
  • Takes vital signs or observes residents to detect response to specific types of medications and prepares report or notifies designated personnel of unexpected reactions
  • Maintains accounting of all medications; especially, controlled substances
  • Documents reasons prescribed drugs are not administered
  • Assist on duty nurse with examinations and treatment of residents
  • Communicates with pharmacy and medical personnel concerning residents
  • Receives supply of ordered medications and assembles drugs for administration to residents
  • Records and restocks medication inventories
  • Maintains a clean and organized medication room
  • Monitors residents and staff compliance regarding State and Federal requirements; including, but not limited to, bloodborne pathogens, hazardous materials, infection control and safety
  • Assists residents with needed resources and agencies in the communities
  • Reviews CD4 and viral loads with clients to help determine a health improvement plan
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned

 

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

Applicants must have a valid drivers’ license to operate a vehicle in the State of Maryland.

Applicants must have certification as a Medical Technician

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Work requires light physical effort in the handling of materials or boxes in non-strenuous work positions of up to thirty (30) pounds (30lbs.) and/or continuous standing or walking at least sixty (60) percent of the time.

Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, residences or vehicles (e.g. use of safe workplace practices, avoidance of trips and falls, observance of fire regulations and safely operating a motor vehicle).

*Note:  Persons performing duties in this capacity may be exposed to aggressive behavior.

 

How to apply:   Please send resumes’/applications to:  Sheri L. Jackson, Director of Operations at 3601 Old Frederick Rd, Baltimore, MD 21229 or email to: resume@projectplase.org.   Applications may be obtained by going to Project PLASE’s web-site:  www.projectplase.org

*Please include REFERENCE ID Number when applying for this position

**Note:  Resumes’/Applications must be received ON or BEFORE the closing date listed above.  Late resumes’/applications WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

Project PLASE believes that all people are to be treated with dignity and respect and are entitled to fair and equal treatment in employment regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, religion, age, marital status or disability. EOE

Housing Coordinator / Case Manager

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HOUSING COORDINATOR/CASE MANAGER

Reference ID: #91602

 

OPEN DATE:       September 12, 2016                                        CLOSING DATE:   Open Until Filled

POSITION LOCATION:                                    1814 Maryland Ave., Baltimore, MD 21201

DEPARTMENT:                                                  Celebration Housing Veterans Program               

FLSA:                                                                     Exempt

JOB TYPE:                                                            Full-time

DAYS OF WEEK WORKED:                             Monday through Friday

HOURS WORKED:                                             TBD

SALARY/HOURLY RATE:                                 $45,000.00-$48,000.00 (salary commensurate with experience)

OPEN POSITIONS:                                            1

 

JOB SUMMARY

The Housing Coordinator will oversee housing services for Veterans.  He/she will be SSI/SSDI Outreach Access and Recovery (SOAR) trained and responsible for applications for benefits eligibility through this program.  The Housing Coordinator will carry a client caseload; provide outreach and placement services to Veterans and review applications for eligibility, reconsideration and updates.  The Housing Coordinator will ensure that the housing program and services are consistent with agency philosophy, policies, procedures, funders’ and State and Federal regulations; assures client needs are met; particularly, those Veterans who present health and other special needs this would include:  HIV/AIDS, psychiatric, mental and/or physical health, trauma or substance abuse needs.  He/she will provide clinical guidance to staff concerning issues of client-care and other crucial clinical guidance.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education & Experience:   Master’s degree in Social Work, Human Services or related field from an accredited college or university; plus, at least, two (2) years of direct care or program management experience or equivalent clinical training and direct supervision of staff.  Applicants must have excellent written and oral communication skills.  Experience using Microsoft Word and Excel a plus.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Utilizes counseling and communication skills to engage Veterans and families and build a positive working relationship
  • Serves as liaison between the Veteran, Project PLASE, Veteran peer and relevant community-based organizations, services, health facilities and landlords
  • Completes initial service plan within five (5) days of initial agreement and updates the service plan at least every three (3) months
  • Establishes a file for each client that includes all documents, contacts and information related to that client
  • Provides linkages to community agencies
  • Provides transportation for clients to various appointments, meetings, functions and leisure activities
  • Conducts Veteran assessments, evaluations, completes forms, narratives and referrals
  • Assists clients in obtaining and maintaining all entitlements and benefits for which they are eligible for
  • Supervises and works as a team with other Case Managers, Veteran Peers, Housing Specialist, Interns and Volunteers
  • Oversees Staff Meetings
  • Ensures overall quality of program and services
  • Assures monthly, quarterly and annual reports are completed accurately and submitted in a timely manner
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

 

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES

Applicants must have a valid drivers’ license to operate a vehicle in the State of Maryland.

Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical preferred

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Work requires light physical effort in the handling of materials or boxes in non-strenuous work positions of up to thirty (30) pounds (30lbs.) and/or continuous standing or walking at least sixty (60) percent of the time.

Work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions typical of such places as offices, meeting and training rooms, residences or vehicles (e.g. use of safe workplace practices, avoidance of trips and falls, observance of fire regulations and safely operating a motor vehicle).

*Note:  Persons performing duties in this capacity may be exposed to aggressive behavior.

 

How to apply:   Please send resumes’/applications to:  Sheri L. Jackson, Director of Operations at 3601 Old Frederick Rd, Baltimore, MD 21229 or email to: resume@projectplase.org.   Applications may be obtained by going to Project PLASE’s web-site:  www.projectplase.org

*Please include REFERENCE ID Number when applying for this position

**Note:  Resumes’/Applications must be received ON or BEFORE the closing date listed above.  Late resumes’/applications WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

NON-DISCRIMINATION STATEMENT

Project PLASE believes that all people are to be treated with dignity and respect and are entitled to fair and equal treatment in employment regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, religion, age, marital status or disability. EOE