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We put our values front and center here at CARITAS. Our values include: Achievement, Honor, Innovation, Integrity, Passion, and Servant Leadership. The CARITAS culture reflects these values. Professional and timely communication among and between our constituents to include staff, volunteers, donors and clients as well as the ability to work across the programs of the organization — Shelter, the Furniture Bank, Works and The Healing Place — are necessary for success.

United by our compassion, we help our most vulnerable neighbors break the cycles of homelessness and addiction to reclaim their dignity. We are a family of four programs working to fill the gaps in the homeless services system; CARITAS Shelter, CARITAS Works, The Healing Place and the CARITAS Furniture Bank.

CARITAS Overview

CARITAS is the largest provider of homeless services in the Metro Richmond area.  We are unique in that we fill the gaps in the homeless services system so that people in crisis can find stability in their lives now and in the future.  Through our four programs – the Shelter, the Furniture Bank, Works and The Healing Place – we provide people with the basic life and job skills they need to exit shelter and return to their families, their jobs, their homes and their lives as productive citizens.

The Healing Place for Women Program Manager

Resumes and cover letters should be sent to careers@caritasva.org with THPW in the subject line. 

Position Summary:

The Healing Place, a proven peer driven, long-term residential recovery program has earned a reputation for success among some of the hardest populations to serve and is based on healthy connectivity with self, others and the God of their understanding. The Healing Place for Women Program Manager will boldly lead the long-awaited opening of The Healing Place for Women in Richmond, VA and is responsible for all aspects of program implementation and collaboration with the other programs of CARITAS and the community. This position works closely with The Healing Place for Men (established in 2005), to unfold this gender-specific, 120-bed facility. The Program Manager will recruit and develop a team of peer mentors and staff to assist in the day- to-day management and execution of the therapeutic community model with expectations that program outcomes will meet or surpass those established by The Healing Place for Men.  This position oversees directly or with dotted line responsibility three full time staff and 10 peer mentors.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Drive program development and execute gender-specific recovery program following The Healing Place model. 
  • Provide day-to-day management of recovery services in long-term residential setting including facilitating a therapeutic community with clients 3 times per week to address problems and issues in a democratic manner compatible with the social model.
  • Provide instruction and training for staff members, Peer Mentors, and clients in the principles of the social model recovery program to maintain standards of program delivery and promote behavioral and spiritual health and wellness among participants.
  • Develop and maintain a positive peer culture through role modeling and coaching within the facility. 
  • Work with the COO to accurately and effectively measure and evaluate outcomes, and develop and maintain a balanced budget for THPW Program.
  • Work across CARITAS programs, specifically CARITAS Works and THPM, to ensure consistent and timely communication and maximized opportunities.
  • Leverage key relationships in the community. Educate and engage key partners with a goal for enhancing our services, our visibility and our effectiveness. 
  • Support Director of Community Engagement by supervising volunteers, encouraging two-way communication, and participating in program activities.

Supervisor: This position reports to the Chief Operating Officer. Member of the Senior Leadership Team.

Hours: 7:30-4:00 M-F, Full-time Exempt, Range $45K-$65K 

Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge of the 12-step program of recovery and the Social Model.
  • Program management experience in the field of recovery.
  • Proven experience in team development and knowledge of group dynamics.
  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Social Work, Addiction Studies, Counseling, or a closely related field of study preferred. Licensure (LPC or LCSW) a plus. Will accept a BSW or equivalent; and/or five years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; and an excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office. CADC and/or PRSS a plus.
  • Ability to work harmoniously with diverse groups of individuals. 
  • Knowledge of and direct experience in working with those suffering from substance use disorders and a passion for recovery. 
  • Cultural competence in related recovery language, communities, and resources.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.  Experience in public speaking and facilitating presentations. 
  • Maintaining knowledge of best practices in recovery with expertise in application of knowledge to maintain program development and innovation are integral to this position.
  • Able to ethically maintain standards of professional care and confidentiality.
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment and prioritize work load. Requires a positive and hospitable attitude, teamwork, creativity, and flexibility on a daily basis.

Resumes and cover letters should be sent to careers@caritasva.org with THPW in the subject line.

 

CARITAS Solutions Driver

Position Summary:   CARITAS Solutions is a social enterprise of CARITAS that provides moving, hauling, and furniture removal and installation services for local customers.  This position provides temporary employment opportunities, helping to fill the gap in work history and providing job and team building skills.

Responsibilities:

CARITAS Solutions Driver

  • Loads and unloads furniture and related materials onto and off trucks, ensuring that appropriate padding and straps are used to prevent damage.
  • Responsible for moving office and household goods, appliances, equipment, etc. to and from job site to trucks using proper safety and moving skills.
  • Responsible for operating a 26 ft. non-commercial truck adhering to all safety and traffic regulations; driver is expected to sweep out truck at the end of shift.
  • Attend planning, strategy & safety meeting for projects as scheduled.
  • Models proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environment practices.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Tasked in cleaning up work sites, discarding all trash and debris.

Additional duties:

  • Follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to safely and efficiently operate a forklift, mechanical lift gates, and platforms, as appropriate to the position.

Supervisor:  Primary: Procurement/Special Project Manager, Secondary: Special Project Coordinator

Hours:  Varies

Qualifications:

  • Driver’s license and good driving record
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs.
  • Maintain a positive attitude
  • Be open and teachable
  • Strong Customer Service skills with the motivation to improve
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Value service before self
  • Value Teamwork over individual gain

Please submit resume and CARITAS Job Application  to Michael Gordon at mgordon@caritasva.org to apply for this position.

 

CARITAS Staff Accountant

Reporting to the CFO for CARITAS and its for-profit subsidiaries the STAFF ACCOUNTANT plays an integral role in accurately preparing accounting records and is responsible for a variety of general accounting functions including:

Performing day-to-day, monthly and year-end accounting activities, including creating and entering journal entries, monthly accruals, and prepaid expenses.

Managing the recording of cash receipts and revenue.

Preparing and maintaining balance sheet and GL schedules and reconciling accounts.

Preparing financial reports and statements.

Providing data analysis.

Ideal candidates have at least three  years of accounting experience and a Bachelor’s degree in accounting or finance.

CARITAS is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to careers@caritasva.org.

 

 

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