Cited in 2001, by a National advocate, as being one of the top ten local homeless coalitions in the country, The Greater Wheeling Coalition for the Homeless continues to grow as a dynamic and diverse non-profit. While maintaining the feel of a small business (less than 15 full time employees) we creatively carry out our mission which encompasses serving the homeless of the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia through providing comprehensive programming and agency owned supportive housing opportunities. We are fast paced agency focusing on ending homelessness permanently. Our team is well suited for self-motivated people who work independently while maintaining the organizational focus of implementing innovative programs and establishing outstanding outcomes. Additionally, the Coalition serves as a pivotal community organizer through leading the local Continuum of Care (forty-five member community planning group) and participating in many community-based and State-wide planning efforts.
Where is Wheeling West Virginia . . .
Wheeling West Virginia is55 miles from Downtown Pittsburgh, 120 miles from Columbus, Ohio, and 130 miles from Cleveland, Ohio. Population in 2015 is estimated at 27,648. For 2015, the median household income was $36,989 and the per capita income was $26,291. Wheeling is full of hardworking, dedicated people who enjoy a comfortable quality of life. From nationally ranked schools to award-winning hospitals, Wheeling is an excellent place to raise a family. When compared to more urban localities, Wheeling boasts lower than typical housing costs with competitive wages.
Immediate Openings . . .
Full Time LSW Case Manager (CM)
Full Time Services Coordinator
Part Time Community Engagement Specialist (CES)
Necessary Personal Attributes for Success:
High degree of personal flexibility to accommodate changing regulations and policies
Capability to multi-task assignments at a fast pace while maintaining a calm demeanor
Dependable on a daily basis and punctual
Work as a team member in an environment which fosters input and critical thinking in solving social issues funded through the governmental and public sector
Accept constructive criticism as a necessary stage of professional growth
Proven ability to perform duties with minimal supervision, reflecting attributes of an independent worker and self-starter
Fluency in spoken and written English with experience in persuasive communications
Highly organized on every level
Skillful at generate enthusiasm among all
Ability to maintain confidentiality in all assignments
Benefits – Full-time include: Paid vacation, sick days and holidays, GWCH paid pension, and employee insurance including vision, dental and health care.
Part-time include: GWCH paid pension
Hours – Hours are typically M-F SOB 9a COB 5p. On-call rotation applies to LSW and CES. Occasional evening and weekends may apply
Transportation – Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and auto insurance required for all positions.
Other – GWCH follows Title VI of CRA 1964; Section 504 of 1990; Age Discrimination Act 1975; and Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. Candidates must have favorable results for a criminal background check, Protective Services check, Central Child Abuse Registry as per WV Code 15-2C-1 and drug testing. GWCH is a drug free employer and tobacco free facility.
In order to be considered ALL must be included: full cover letter specifying position of interest, resume, and 3 professional references, by COB 03/08/17, addressed to:
Ms. Lisa A. Badia, Executive Director
Greater Wheeling Coalition for the Homeless
84 15th St., Wheeling, WV 26003
OR email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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