Planned Parenthood – Multiple Openings

The Planned Parenthood Association of Utah has openings for both this summer and the next academic year in areas such as marketing and communications, community outreach, and volunteer engagement. 
 
The applications as well as more details can be found at the following link:

Social Service Worker/Licensed Substance Use Disorder Counselor

Under the general administrative direction of the Social Work Manager of the Police Department, incumbent provides immediate crisis intervention and case management services to assist citizens and/or their families, along with assistance to prevent the intersection or further intersection with the criminal justice system.  These citizens and/or their families may have the following problems: homelessness, substance abuse/dependence, mental and/or chronic health illnesses, domestic violence, employment issues, poverty, being a victim of crime, and access to other basic necessities.

 

The incumbent must be willing to work closely with the entire team of the Salt Lake City Police Department, engage with external service providers on a regular basis and have the ability and skills necessary to work with the general public in a positive, friendly, and professional manner.

Clinical Case Manager

Under the direction of Red Mesa Clinical Supervisor, this position is responsible for the delivery of homelessness treatment and housing stabilization services to formerly homeless residents. The position calls for delivery of mental health services to residents, including, establishing relationships with community service providers; providing information and referral assistance to residents; intervening in resident crises; providing eviction prevention services; coordinating activities that develop community; and coordinating occupational opportunities for residents.

 

In order to apply download application at www.uicsl.org and email applications, cover letters,
resumes and other materials electronically to: info@iwic.org

 

Or, via postal mail to:
Urban Indian Center of Salt Lake
Attn: Executive Director
120 West 1300 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84115

Clinical Case Manager

Under the direction of Red Mesa Clinical Supervisor, this position is responsible for the delivery of homelessness treatment and housing stabilization services to formerly homeless residents. The position calls for delivery of mental health services to residents, including, establishing relationships with community service providers; providing information and referral assistance to residents; intervening in resident crises; providing eviction prevention services; coordinating activities that develop community; and coordinating occupational opportunities for residents.

Mental Health Counselor

The Polizzi Clinic provides critical services to low income individuals improving their mental health so they are able to work and support their families, and contribute to their communities. Our long term goal is to improve individual’s overall mental health thereby decreasing health-related poverty and homelessness in our community.

 

The clinic is the only resource for full outpatient psychiatric care at no cost for any low-income, uninsured Utahn struggling with serious mental illness. Medication management services are designed to establish diagnoses quickly, stabilize symptoms within six to eight visits, and then transition the patient to primary care for maintenance at an affordable health clinic.

 

In May 2017, the Polizzi Clinic expanded to provide counseling services. Since then, the interest has grown and we are in need of a mental health counselor on staff to assist on each day the clinic is open. This position provides professional counseling services of a preventative and developmental nature through direct consultation with patients. The incumbent will use clinical expertise to perform psychosocial assessments and develop/implement a treatment plan that provides excellent care while being sensitive to costs and resources. This position may be responsible for supervising the work of Social Work students, interns or other volunteer caseworkers.

Client Advocate Weigand Homeless Resource Center

Location: Catholic Community Services of Utah, 437 West 200 South SLC 84101
Status: Non-Exempt, Full-time, with benefits
Salary: $ 14.50-16/hr DOE

Catholic Community Services of Utah provides help and creates hope for thousands of people of all beliefs who are most in need in our community through Refugee Resettlement, Homeless Services and CCS of Northern Utah programs.  CCS offers an outstanding benefits package including group health insurance, dental, 401a and 403b retirement plans and a generous PTO/holiday schedule.

Job Description:
Offer our clients services, including, but not limited to, assisting in the process of becoming housed, employed and accessing necessary assistance resources.

Responsibilities include:
1. Oversee the effort to help our clients into housing and employment.
2. Actively advocate for clients in receiving services which will assist them in overcoming the obstacles to self-sufficiency.
3. Assist in efforts to develop and acquire job leads for our clients, in the community, on the computer and over the phone.
4. Manage the storage of important client documentation
5. Gather statistical information through surveys from clients monthly.
6. Enter client stats in State of Utah Homeless tracking system (UHMIS).
7. Conduct Life Skills classes on a monthly basis.
8. Liaison with other agencies such as the Road Home, Fourth Street Clinic, Valley Mental Health, Volunteers of America, Salt Lake Fire Department, Salt Lake City Police Department, and other as directed by the WHRC Manager or Program Director.
9. Keep the WHRC Manager and Homeless Services Director advised of any information or developments which have an impact on the organization.
10. Exercise a “team approach” with both staff and volunteers.
11. Perform other duties as assigned.

Work Environment – inside/outside, office, warehouse, noise, temperature, etc.
1. Inside an office most of the day.
2. One on one meetings with vulnerable clients.
3. Properly dispose of drug paraphernalia when found.
4. Clean up of human biohazard materials, vomit, excrement, soiled clothing, and blankets.

Physical Demands including bending, sitting, lifting and driving
1. Ability to sit for periods of time.
2. Ability to move around a large room and yard frequently each hour.
3. Salt walkways during winter months.

Skills, knowledge and abilities:
1. Ability to get along with people.
2. Ability to operate with minimal supervision. Must possess the ability to follow through with assigned tasks.
3. Must be able to meet a dead line.
4. Must possess the ability to multi-task.
5. The ability to respond to a problem(s) and come up with an effective solution.
6. Ability to approach problematic situations with tact and sensitivity.
7. Must possess the personal qualities of integrity, compassion, and empathy, which encourage the trust, and confidence of others.
8. Proficiency in oral and written communication.
9. Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

Education, training and or experience:
1. Bachelor‘s degree or equivalent experience in Social Service area.
2. Supervisory experience.
3. Must possess computer software experience in the following, MS operating system, MS Word, Excel, and the internet.
4. Spanish speaking preferred.
5. Knowledge of homeless service providers.

Background Screen/BCI requirement
1. Must pass BCI/FBI background check.

Licenses, certifications and credentials
1. None Required.

Position status and expected schedule
1. 40 hours per week Monday –Friday 8:30am-5:00pm.

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This job description lists typical examples of work and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to a position. The employer reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this position. CCS is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply: Please go the company website: ccsutah.org and apply under the employment tab.
Position closes: Open until filled
Requisition #: 18.1.2

Entry-level PT/FT opportunities

Compassionate Living and Services has immediate, entry-level PT/FT opportunities in Salt Lake and Utah Counties. Our company provides services to individuals with intellectual disabilities and acquired brain injuries in need of extra support in their living situation while living at home. Potential job tasks range from helping individuals find work and pay bills to promoting healthy socialization and interaction with peers by planning and executing activities within the community. The individuals we work with range in age from elementary school students to middle-age adults and experience varying levels of disability.

A successful candidate will be able to pass a background/driving record check, drug screening, and have a strong desire to work with individuals with disabilities.

Starting pay is $11.50 and increases based on experience. For more information or to submit a resume and cover letter, please email: hr@compassionatelivingservices.com

 

Canvasser

Canvasser

Field – Salt Lake City & Ogden, Utah


Come be a part of Utah history and get paid to gather

signatures for the 2018 ballot initiative on redistricting 

 


Why do we do it?

Because Voters should choose their politicians; politicians shouldn’t choose their voters.

We are committed to bringing people of all political persuasions together to work toward increasing accountability in government, decreasing polarization and combating the negative impact that gerrymandering has had on Utah’s communities.

We’re looking for smart, hard-working Utahns to help us gather the signatures we need to qualify for the ballot in 2018.


As a paid canvasser, you will:

  • Go out and physically collect signatures from supportive Utah voters.
  • Get paid $15 per hour (not by signature)
  • Receive training from political field operation experts‒ including practical, hands-on experience with cutting-edge data and tech tools!

Position open September 2017- April 2018, with shorter terms & holiday breaks available


 Job Requirements:

  • No previous experience needed!

Applicants must:

  • Be able-bodied and capable of standing and walking for several hours at a time
  • Own or have consistent access to a working, legally registered vehicle
  • Speak fluent English
  • Be 18 or older

Although no previous experiences is required, preference is given to applicants who are:

  • Tech-savvy and willing to master new tech tools
  • Interested in politics and political organizing
  • Outgoing and willing to proactively engage with voters in the field
  • Self-motivated and hard-working

Job starts in September 2017

Have questions? Reach out anytime to nate@grassrootsutah.org

 

HIV Treatment and Care Internship

Project Title HIV Treatment and Care Internship Opportunities Summary
UDOH Project Lead Tyler Fisher, Ryan White Part B Administrator
Email TFisher@Utah.gov Phone 801-538-6353
Work Location Utah Department of Health (288 North 1460 West, Salt Lake City)
Ryan White Program Details

 

The Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, classified by Title XXVI of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, and amended by the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Treatment Extension Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-87, October 30, 2009) is the largest Federal program directed exclusively toward HIV/AIDS care. The Program is meant to help communities and states make it easier for those affected by HIV to get healthcare and supportive services. The Ryan White Part B Program administrated by the Utah Department of Health (UDOH) provides services to those living with and affected by HIV disease in Utah.
Internship

Activities

(50%)- Outreach Services:  Work closely with the HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care team to understand various HIV services and treatment opportunities.  Develop a strong knowledge of the Ryan White Part B Program, the AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), and applicable case management services. Work closely with Ryan White Part B staff to develop and coordinate communication, including promotional materials/campaigns to inform clients and coordinate/oversee outreach activities for people living with HIV to engage them in health insurance enrollment decisions.

 

(30%)- Promote Health, Assess Needs, and Increase Capacity: Work closely with the HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Care team to identify HIV service gaps particularly as they pertain to people living with HIV’s ability to enroll into and maintain health insurance with Ryan White Part B premium assistance. Design and maintain resource lists for staff and community partner for tracking and reporting of enrollment efforts. Organize and Facilitate community partner coordination of enrollment efforts.   

 

(20%)- Other duties as assigned: Complete other administrative duties as assigned.

Prerequisites ·         Current graduate or undergraduate student in public health or other related field.

·         Bilingual English/Spanish

·         Familiarity with HIV or an interest/willingness to learn about HIV.

·         Ability to communicate effectively (written, visual and verbal).

·         Strong organizational skills; detail oriented.

·         Ability to work independently.

Project Start Date ASAP
Hours per week 10-20 Total number of hours

 

Dependent upon the student’s availability and any internship requirements. Pay rate $15/hr
Other Details ·         Please send resume and email expressing interest to Tyler Fisher (TFisher@Utah.gov) by September 30, 2017

·         Must be available to work in Salt Lake City on site at the Utah Department of Health.

·         Must have occasional evening and weekend availability

Insurance Enrollment Assistor

Utah AIDS Foundation

Insurance Enrollment Assistor

Job Description

Job Summary

The Enrollment Assistor provides enrollment assistance to individuals that are living with HIV to enroll in a Ryan White Part B approved health insurance plan. This position is a full-time temporary position that is generally filled from October through December.

Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain expertise in eligibility, enrollment, and program specifications to assist individuals in enrolling into a health plan that best suits their healthcare needs.
  2. Provide information and services in a fair, accurate, and impartial manner.
  3. Facilitate selection of a Qualified Health Plan (QHP) for individuals needing assistance in enrollment; Provide information in a manner that is culturally and linguistically appropriate to the needs of the population being served, including individuals with limited English proficiency;
  4. Collect and track select patient information for specific enrollment/retention interventions and communicate information back to patient’s case manager and the Ryan White Part B Program utilizing systems that protect patient privacy.
  5. Collect, track and assist in the preparation of progress reports and other reporting requirements
  6. Attend meetings as requested by the Programming Director, Chief Financial Officer or Executive Director, such as staff meetings, departmental meetings and other meetings as appropriate.

Accountable to: Programming Director

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or human services related field required OR equivalent experience.  
  • Ability to relate positively and sensitively to persons diverse in lifestyle, age, ethnicity, beliefs, socio-economic level and sexual orientation.
  • Must have reliable transportation for travel to client’s appointments and other statewide travel.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a health care related field.
  • Experience and understanding of health insurance industry, benefits selection, etc.
  • Experience and understanding of Medicaid and CHIP.
  • Experience working with and managing volunteers.
  • Bilingual (Spanish-English)

To Apply:

Fax or email cover letter and resume to Jared Hafen, Programming Director, 801-487-3978 or Jared@UtahAIDS.org.