Our vibrant, growing non-profit is reaching out far and wide with opportunities for people to work with our Prevention and Student Assistance Program (SAP) Team and our Prevention Team! Current opportunities include the following. Click the Position Title to download the attachments and learn more about each position.
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until positions are filled, unless a deadline date is noted on the position announcement. When submitting your resume and cover letter, please indicate the position(s) for which you are applying. **Application instructions vary by posititon, so be sure to carefully follow the correct procedures.**
We look forward to hearing from you!
Independent Contractor/Group Facilitator
The Center for Humanistic Change (CHC) seeks Independent Contractors/Group Facilitators to lead a variety of life skills and different programs for youth and adults in the Lehigh Valley. For a full list of our current programs, please go to http://www.thechc.org/programs/full-program-listing.html.
Our independent contractors deliver services based on their specific professional education, training, and experience, as well as their ability to provide services independently. Key skills include:
• Ability to engage and retain program participants through a variety of educational strategies.
• Knowledge of and experience with interactive/experiential learning models and with managing group dynamics.
• Willingness to serve as a role model for participants, especially concerning behaviors and attitudes that relate to CHC program topics.
• Understanding of and respect for each individual’s rights and differences in learning styles, background, beliefs, and values.
• High standard of professionalism in all aspects of delivering CHC programs.
• Transportation to and from program facilities. If contractor is using own automobile for transportation, contractor must maintain the minimum automobile insurance as required by law.
• Commitment to ongoing cultivation of skills and knowledge in relevant fields, including substance use and other prevention topics, facilitation techniques, child development, child welfare, and current best practices in group dynamics and facilitation.
Please apply to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Manager of Community Outreach & Prevention Programs is a full-time position to establish and maintain outreach to diverse communities in the Lehigh Valley. The manager will deliver alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention as well as life skills programming to youth and adults in settings that best meet the needs of diverse/unique communities. It is preferred that applicants have a Master's Degree in education, psychology, counseling, social work, or a closely related human services field and, have relevant work experience or equivalent formal training. However, a Bachelor's Degree with related experience may be substituted for a Master's Degree. In addition, a minimum of three years’ experience in community outreach, the building of collaborations, and working with community and educational systems is preferred.
Ideal candidates need to demonstrate the ability to work independently and with a team, manage deadlines for paperwork and electronic data entry, relate well to youth and adults to be successful in this position. Excellent judgment, attention to detail, outstanding written and verbal communication skills, strong presentation and facilitation skills, and proficiency in MS Office are required for this position. Juggling deadlines, thinking outside the box, adapting to new situations, remaining current with new trends in prevention and technology, and the ability and willingness to learn new skills are essential to success in this position. In addition to availability during normal business and school hours, applicants must be flexible to provide weekend and evening programs. All applicants must have reliable transportation and the ability to do light lifting to transport files and other materials as necessary to/from the office and school.
Only qualified applications should apply. Please email resume and cover letter to email@example.com. (Applications without cover letters will not be considered.) If your skills and experience are a good match for this position, you will be invited to an interview. The interview process will require a 5-7 minute facilitation of a hands-on activity on a relevant life skill topic during a group interview session. An additional individual interview for those candidates that successfully complete the group interview. Additional information such as a writing sample or data entry sample may be required. Applications will be continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please write the name of the position in the email subject area.
Group Interviews and Information Sessions for the position of Contractor/Group Facilitator are held periodically. However, we welcome resumes and inquiries at any time. Sessions will be advertised here, so please check back. If you would like to be notified when these events are scheduled, please sign up for our eNewsletters here.
Important Employment Information
In addition to your current, professional resume, please also complete the downloadable CHC Employment Application.
All about the clearances required to be a part of the CHC Team.