The Children's Home of Reading is proud of the quality of programs and services we provide children and families in need and the positive outcomes achieved. That success is due to attracting and retaining top-quality professionals who are committed to the children they serve and who strive to be the best in their field.
Join our team! Become part of a rewarding and supportive organization that works together to continue our record of success. We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package and opportunity for professional development and advancement. All positions require candidates to be a minimum of 21 years of age, criminal, child abuse and FBI clearances that meet current regulations and ability to pass a physical exam (including drug screen) upon conditional job offer. Most positions require a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Social Work, Psychology or other human service field. Experience with adolescents or mental health is preferred. Some positions require a current and valid Pennsylvania driver's license with a good driving record.
Current Job Openings - Last Updated 05/23/2017
Clinicians - Outpatient Lehigh Valley /Outpatient Berks County - Part Time/Fee-for-service
Lehigh Valley & Berks. Experienced Master's level professional to provide fee for service individual, group, & family therapy for Outpatient Clinic and school-based services. Prior experience, a minimum of two years, with children/adolescents and families preferred. Bilingual (Spanish speaking) preferred but not required. CHOR Clinicians may jobs share if interested. EOE.
Cook Assistant - PTOC
Berks. Part time on call Cook Assistant position for a dependable person to serve meals, prepare food, cook & perform kitchen/housekeeping duties. Must be able and willing to work nights and weekends. Cooking or food preparation experience preferred. EOE.
Teacher (Science) - Residential Education / CDA - Full time
Berks. Full time Science Teacher needed for therapeutic educational program in an alternative education setting. Teacher must be subject certified and have strong classroom experience. Experience and understanding with adolescents and mental health preferred. Special education certification also preferred. EOE.
Youth Behavioral Specialist - Residential Direct Care - Full time and Part time
Berks. Full time and part time positions available to provide direct care in residential treatment program for male AND female adolescents age 12-18 with behavioral, mental health and sexually acting out issues. Bachelor degree in human service related field and 1 yr. direct care exp. with adolescents or HS diploma plus 12 semester credit hrs. and 2 yrs. direct care exp. with adolescents required.
Secondary English Teacher - FT
Full time English Teacher needed for therapeutic educational program in an alternative education setting. Teacher must be subject certified and have strong classroom experience. Experience and understanding with adolescents and mental health preferred. Special education certification also preferred. EOE.
Elementary and Special Education Teacher - CHOR Day Academy (CDA) - Full time
Full time Elementary and Special Education Teacher needed for therapeutic educational program in an alternative education setting. Teacher must be dual certified and have strong classroom experience. EOE
Special Education Teacher - FT
Plan and implement lesson plans, establish effective rapport with and motivate students, evaluate academic and social growth, and establish and maintain standards of behavior. Requires Bachelor Degree, current PA Teaching, Special Education Certifications, and strong classroom experience. Experience with adolescents and mental health preferred. Dual Certification a plus.
Secondary Social Studies Teacher - CHOR Day Academy (CDA) - Full time
Full time Social Studies Teacher needed for therapeutic educational program in an alternative education setting. Teacher must be subject certified and have strong classroom experience. Experience and understanding with adolescents and mental health preferred. Special education certification also preferred. EOE
Classroom Aide - CHOR Day Academy (CDA) - Full Time
10 Month (School Year) Hourly Position. Benefits for 12 month calendar year. The classroom aide assists the classroom teacher with instruction, behavior management, and in other assigned aspects of the day to day operations in this alternative education setting. Associates degree preferred, high school diploma or equivalency required. EOE.
The Children's Home of Reading, a leader in the treatment of emotionally & behaviorally challenged children & adolescents, seeks qualified, PT to FT Psychiatrist for our Residential, Outpatient & Community programs in the Reading, PA area. Our Psychiatrists partner with experienced social & behavioral specialists in a creative, interdisciplinary team approach. Candidates must be BC/BE, child-adolescent background preferred. We offer excellent compensation and benefits package & flexible schedules. For immediate & confidential consideration, please submit CV with cover letter to: Scott Schwartz, Director of Human Resources, 1010 Centre Avenue, Reading, PA 19601, email to (firstname.lastname@example.org), or phone 610.478.8266. Please visit our web site for more information at www.choreading.org EOE.
Program Supervisor - ERC LV - FT
The ERC Program Supervisor will be responsible for supervising the day to day operation of the program including: staff recruitment; documentation; assessments; staff supervision; program scheduling; networking with community members/agencies; evaluation of staff performance; development and supervision of alliances between team members; maintenance of a program of public relations; provision of leadership and direction to staff in support of mission statement and goals; creation of an environment that supports staff cohesion and morale; fulfillment of clinical roles as necessitated by program, review case files for the presence of mandated documentation; evaluate training needs of staff; family contacts; and completion of all relevant duties associated with direct service provision. Bachelor's Degree Required.
Case Manager - SFC - Full time
Berks. Full time Case Manager needed in our SFC program to provide case management services to children and families. Bachelor's Degree in social work, psychology, or human services field required. One year verified experience in case management or counseling with children and families required. Spanish speaking required. Must be available and willing to work a flexible schedule. Must hold a valid PA driver's license and a good driving record, with proof of auto insurance coverage. Must maintain license and good driving record throughout employment at CHOR. EOE.
Security/Housekeeping - PTOC
Berks. On call position (various & varying hours) available to perform housekeeping and security duties in a facility serving adolescents with mental health and behavioral issues. Requires responsible person with ability to follow directions, pay attention to detail, and work independently. Must be detailed, conscientious and courteous. Must be available to work nights and weekends.
YBS - APHP - Full Time
Full time; Monday - Friday; 1st shift position in our day treatment program serving children ages 5-12 with mental health issues. Provide direct care, supervise group and individual activities. Prior experience with children and youth mental health programs strongly preferred. Requires excellent written and communication skills and attention to detail. Team membership essential. Bachelor's Degree in related field preferred but not required. MUST BE BILINGUAL!
Case Manager - BPSC - FT
Berks Parents Services Collaborative has a FT opening to provide case management services to chemically dependent/recovering pregnant and parenting women in the community. Potential candidate will also perform outreach services at the Berks County Jail. The position requires reliable transportation and flexibility. Bachelor's Degree in relevant Human Services field and min. of 1 year D&A experience required. Bi-lingual required.
Qualified applicants may also submit a resume and cover letter, indicating position of interest to:
The Children's Home of Reading
Human Resources Department
1010 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601
Fax: (610) 898-0242
The Children's Home of Reading is an Equal Opportunity Employer