HIV HOUSING AND HEALTH CASE MANAGER

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OPEN DATE:   January 3, 2019                                                                      CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

POSITION LOCATION:                                     1814 Maryland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21201

DEPARTMENT:                                                  Transitional Housing      

FLSA:                                                                     Non-Exempt

DAYS OF WEEK WORKED:                             Monday thru Friday

HOURS WORKED:                                             TBD

SALARY:                                                               $19.23 – $21.64 (hourly rate will commensurate with                                                                                                                                       experience)

NUMBER OF OPEN POSITIONS:                 1

JOB SUMMARY

The HIV Housing and Health Case Manager will work as part of the Transitional Housing team by providing services and support that includes: temporary and permanent housing, appropriate HIV medical care, following health protocols and linkage to other key services that reduce barriers to health.   The emphasis will be placed on treating the whole person by assessing needs and directing the client towards the most appropriate resources, internal to PLASE and in the community.  He/she will also be responsible for tracking clients’ progress and termination of services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Works as a collaborative part of the team effort; especially, in conjunction with the Advocacy Counselors to assist clients in providing on-going support and guidance
  • Provides an assessment, develops a service care plan with the client, and then implement, monitor and evaluate the care plan and the client’s progress, receives input from and in collaboration with the nurse, medical staff from other agencies through regular contact
  • Assesses HIV medical history, mental health or substance abuse history and current conditions, nutritional status, emotional/behavioral status, health care coverage, personal support system and employment/income status, offender status and legal needs, health education and social support
  • Helps clients understand and follow HIV/AIDS and other health protocols
  • Teaches clients their HIV medication protocol and side effects and administers medication using specified procedures
  • Maintains accounting of medications; especially, controlled substances
  • Attends and participates in Quality Assurance Committee meetings

Maintains records as required by Agency and Funders

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Experience:   Masters’ degree in Social Work (MSW); plus, at least 1 year of experience as a Social Worker in the human services field.

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:  Human Resources, 3601 Old Frederick Rd, Baltimore, MD 21229. 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.

Grants Administrator

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OPEN DATE:       January 3, 2019                                CLOSING DATE:     Open Until Filled       

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

DEPARTMENT:                                  Administration

FLSA:                                                     Exempt

JOB TYPE:                                            Full-Time

DAYS OF WEEK WORKED:             Monday – Friday

HOURS WORKED:                             TBD

HOURLY RATE:                                   $50,000.00 – $57,000.00 (salary will commensurate with experience) POSITIONS OPEN:                            1

JOB SUMMARY

The Grants Administrator is responsible for reporting activities and uses of funds to funding sources and will write reports to comply with grant requirements.  He/she will review data, run reports regarding program effectiveness, work done, accomplishments and areas that need improvement.   He/she will generate reports to meet specific deadlines set by funders. The Grants Administrator will analyze data and show the trends within the various departments.  He/she will assist in new grant opportunities and participate in the development, preparation and submission of grants and other written materials or reports.  The Grants Administrator will also be responsible for training staff in use of client-centered and other databases.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Coordinates grant reporting requirement for government agencies, foundations, institutions, etc.
  • Assists with reports concerning governmental and/or private foundations and other sources to meet requirements or enable supplemental allocations or assure continued funding
  • Discusses and helps implement program requirement with funding and administrative personnel such as: program goals and objectives
  • Outlines fund use and explains procedures and implementation
  • Works with Fiscal Officers and other appropriate staff in preparing requests, budgets or reports
  • Submits reports to Officials for approval
  • Helps to develop policies and protocols concerning data, technology use, review and usage
  • Participates in writing grant applications according to format required and submits application to funding agency or foundation, as well as monthly, quarterly and annual reports to funding sources to delineate accomplishment under grants
  • Meets with representatives of funding sources to work out details of reports, etc.
  • Monitors paperwork and electronic reports connected with programs
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned

*Note:   This is only a brief overview of what the job entails.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education  & Experience:   A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Database Management, Business Administration, Information Systems or a related field of study; plus, at least two (2) years of experience analyzing data and/or grants management

OR

 An Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in Computer Science, Database Management, Business Administration, Information Systems or a related field of study; plus, at least four (4) years of experience analyzing data and/or grants management.

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.

Fiscal Associate-Part-time

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OPEN DATE:       January 3, 2019                                                 CLOSING DATE:     Open Until Filled       

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

DEPARTMENT:                                  Finance

FLSA:                                                     Non-Exempt

JOB TYPE:                                            Part-Time (20 hours per week)

DAYS OF WEEK WORKED:             TBD

HOURS WORKED:                             TBD

HOURLY RATE:                                   $18.50 – $21.64 (hourly rate will 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

  • Verifies and processes payments for clients based on their needs as determined by case manager
  • Distributes funds to clients on a weekly basis on case managers’ reports
  • Prepares and reconciles billing for clients’ rental payments and submits rental billing reports to the State agency for approval
  • Runs reports for each client that are accurate and shows all activities
  • Processes rental checks for landlords for two (2) programs in a timely manner
  • Assists with inputting invoices for payment to be processed into the financial system
  • Assists with programmatic and fiscal review for grant programs including the general financial and A-133 audits
  • Completes and submits all necessary reports due to State agencies as needed
  • Analyzes 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:  Human Resources 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.

Outreach Counselor

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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

Outreach Counselor

OPEN DATE:       January 3, 2019                        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:                                   $14.42 – $15.63 (hourly rate commensurate with experience)

POSITIONS OPEN:                            1

 

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:  Human Resources,  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.