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Join the PromiseCorps Team

Jennifer Hasselbusch

We are looking for our next cohort of PromiseCorps members. The individuals in this stipended position will join the Promise Heights team for the 2019-2020 school year and work in the five Upton/Druid Heights schools. Members will be supervised by our Community School Coordinators and work with BCPS teachers to conduct assessment and make referrals for chronically absent students. To view the full job description and apply, visit https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/umb_external_staff/jobdetail.ftl?job=1900008J&lang=en

IMPORTANT: Applications must be completed through the UMB Career portal.

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More openings at Promise Heights!

Jennifer Hasselbusch

The PH Data Analyst who will report directly to the Director of Research and Evaluation and be responsible for the coordination, analysis and reporting of Promise Heights project data. This posting will close on February 5, 2019. Full description and application can be viewed here.

 The Director of Early Childhood. We would like the chosen applicant to have an LCSW-C. The primary purpose of the Director for Early Childhood is to create and implement a strategic plan that facilitates collaboration and coordination among existing early childhood education programs in the West Baltimore community of Upton/Druid Heights to prepare low income children to enter kindergarten and to improve transitions from early learning to K-12. The Director will create a local coalition to develop an early childhood system of care in which public and private providers offer a wide range of programs working toward the same goals with the same expectations. This position will directly supervise a team of Early Childhood Mental Health Consultants (licensed social workers) and facilitate a parent education curriculum.  The posting will close on February 7, 2019. Full description and application can be accessed here.

The Marketing Specialist, under the supervision of the Promise Heights Executive Director, will provide strategic marketing, communication, and public relations expertise and guidance to the initiative. This position will be responsible for communicating and promoting the mission and vision of Promise Heights, both internally and externally. External stakeholders include local and national media, funders, local and state legislators, and community residents. The position will be responsible for creating, distributing, and maintaining print, and digital communications; generating related content for the website; maintaining ongoing media outreach; developing annual progress reports; and promoting the brand and reputation of Promise Heights. The posting closes on February 25, 2019. Full description and application can be accessed here.

Promise Heights is looking for you!

Jennifer Hasselbusch

Promise Heights is looking for a Budget Analyst! This individual would be responsible for providing analysis and reviewing sustainability plans for the Promise Heights program. The position would also prepare, analyze, forecast, and report budgetary information for Promise Heights' grant and contract budgets.

To see the full job description and/or to apply, click HERE to be taken to the UMB Career portal. All applicants MUST apply through the portal and the posting will close on January 4, 2019.

Promise Heights is looking for YOU!

Jennifer Hasselbusch

Promise Heights is looking to hire a Social Worker for the Eutaw-Marshburn Elementary School and the community of Promise Heights. This person would receive referrals from teachers for students in the General Student population to identify emotional and social strengths and needs to determine optimal interventions that promote school readiness for children from birth to the age of 5. To view the full job description and apply, visit https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=1800013K&lang=en                           Please note that this posting will close on September 7

We are  also looking for our next cohort of PromiseCorps members. These individuals in this stipended position will join the Promise Heights team for the 2018-2019 school year and work in the five Upton/Druid Heights schools. Members are supervised by our Community School Coordinators and work with BCPS teachers to conduct assessment and make referrals for chronically absent students. To view the full job description and apply, visit https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=180000PF&lang=en

IMPORTANT: Applications for either position must be completed through the UMB Career portal.

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Join the Promise Heights team!

Jennifer Hasselbusch

We are currently looking for a new person to join our team!

ESSENTIALS FUNCTIONS:

  • Conduct social work assessments that examine risk and strengths of children and their families who attend the Booker T. Washington Middle School for the Arts (BTW).
  • Develop service plans by identifying evidence based or informed programs and services available for a variety of client issues dealing with challenges, strengths, change and crisis. Establish and monitor the connection between the service providers and individual children and their families.
  • Participate on the school’s leadership team and support the principal’s vision for school day and after-school program curriculum to the fullest extent possible.
  • Provide training, guidance, and support to teachers, school administrators, and staff as well as other community partners regarding issues including mental health, poverty, unemployment, substance abuse, physical abuse, rehabilitation, social adjustment, child care, and /or medical care.
  • Maintain case records and document client(s) progress.  May perform chart reviews and generates notes on evaluations, therapy sessions, reports, and other accountability measures.
  • Participate in capacity-building activities, including initiative-wide and site-based training, network meetings and study visits, and with the principal ensure the participation of other site-based staff as needed or required.
  • Train social work interns working at BTW.
  • Use traditional and non-traditional communication channels such as social media and other web technologies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Education: Masters in Social Work
  • License/Certification: Licensed as Graduate Social Work (LGSW) in the State of Maryland
  • Preferred Experience: Two years working with low-income communities

KNOWLEDGE, SKILS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of best practices in the field as well as relevant federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and programs/policies utilizing proper application of diagnostic tools.     
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to effectively interact with a diverse client population using various approved interviewing techniques and consultative approaches. Ability to work as part of a team, as well as with individuals and/or families from diverse ethnic, racial, and social-economic backgrounds. Demonstrated leadership ability, effective verbal and written communication skills, and capacity for creative problem-solving, conflict resolution.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of client information in accordance with professional standards, HIPAA (Health Information Portability  &  Accountability Act) and FERPA (Family Education Rights and Privacy Act) and state regulations.
  • Strong written and oral community skills as well as proficiency in information technology work processing, spreadsheets, and databases.

For more information or to apply, please visit https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=170001WF&lang=en. This posting has been extended until January 16th!

Please pass on to any individuals that you think would be a great fit for our team!

Join the Promise Heights Team - we're looking for AmeriCorps Student Servicie Coordinators!

Jennifer Hasselbusch

We are looking for ten AmeriCorps Student Service Coordinators to join the Promise Heights team for the coming school year. They will be working in the five Upton/Druid Heights schools, operating under our Community School Coordinators as well as interacting with BCPS teachers to conduct assessment and make referrals for chronically absent students. To view the full job description and apply, visit https://umb.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=170001AT&lang=en.

IMPORTANT: Applications must be completed through this portal.

Please share with your network or anyone you feel would be a good fit!