Employment Opportunities

Pinebrook Family Answers

As a leader in the field of social services and behavioral health for children, young adults and families, our goal is to hire well-qualified, highly-skilled employees. Pinebrook Family Answers’ staff are highly valued in the community for their commitment to helping children, families and seniors in need. Each employee not only plays a critical role in the lives of the individuals we serve, but in the successful outcomes they achieve. In order to respond adequately to the needs of our diverse community, professionals with bilingual (English and Spanish) skills are also valuable additions to our staff.

Pinebrook Family Answers provides a competitive benefit package and a supportive work environment for our employees to grow professionally. A PA criminal history check, child abuse clearance, FBI fingerprint check, and drug test are required for all positions. Certain positions may require a valid PA driver’s license, a clean driving record, or two (2) step TB testing.

Available Positions – Full Time

ALPHA Academic Instructor

JOB SUMMARY: Provides core academic instruction to at-risk youth involved in the juvenile justice system. Instructs youth in preparing for GED exam, needing academic remediation, or preparing to return to school. Provides career/vocational/employment exploration through classroom instruction, coordinates community and literacy projects.

QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related discipline and PA teaching certification required. Basic computer skills including but not limited to MS Word, Excel, etc. Minimum of two years experience with at-risk youth. PA Criminal Record Check(SP-164) and PA Child Abuse Clearance (CY-113). S/he must demonstrate sensitivity to the cultural and socioeconomic differences present among the program’s defined service population.

Family Support Partner

JOB SUMMARY:  Under direction of the HFW Supervisor or his or her designee, the Family Support Partner utilizes their experience of raising a child with severe emotional and/or behavioral health challenges to assist parents with similar challenges.  This provides an empathetic link to the parent through which the Family Support Partner supports and extends the work of the HFW facilitator to ensure the phases and activities, principles and theory of change are accomplished and provides direct services to the parents to better ensure an individualized approach.

QUALIFICATIONSThe incumbent in this position must have parented or been the caregiver of a child with severe emotional and behavioral challenges. This position requires a person with an outgoing personality who can engage people from different cultures, ages, and backgrounds. The incumbent in this position must have experience with different systems, including schools, mental health agencies, child welfare, juvenile justice, health care and others.  S/he must possess extensive knowledge of community resources and the ability to engage with them. This position requires working flexible and on-call hours, and the incumbent must have a valid driver’s license and insurance, excellent driving record, and reliable transportation. S/he must demonstrate sensitivity to the cultural and socio-economic differences present among the Agency’s defined service population.

Available Positions – Part Time

Part-time flexible Psychotherapist

JOB SUMMARY:  Under supervision of an administrator in the outpatient clinic, the incumbent of this position provides psychotherapy to children and their caregivers, as well as adults referred to the Agency’s outpatient behavioral health service. Given that part-time flexible therapists … Continue reading

Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner

  JOB SUMMARY:  In collaboration with the Director of Behavioral Health Services, the incumbent of this position will co-manage and provide care for the Agency’s outpatient clients.  S/he will complete documentation in accordance with agency requirements as outlined in the … Continue reading

Psychiatrist

JOB SUMMARY: The Agency’s licensed Psychiatrist will provide psychiatric care for clients referred to the Agency’s outpatient clinics and be willing to travel to all locations or via tele-psychiatry as needed.  S/he will complete required documentation for psychiatric care provided in … Continue reading

Visitation Monitor

JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Transportation and Visitation Program Supervisor, provides transportation and monitoring of family visits. The incumbent must commit to accepting a minimum of two(2) assignments per month. S/he ensures the safety of children at all … Continue reading

Driver

JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Transportation and Visitation Program Supervisor, transports children placed in foster care and other residential settings to and from family visits and other appointments. The incumbent must commit to accepting a minimum of two(2) … Continue reading

Homemaker-Health Aide

  JOB SUMMARY: Homemaker-Health Aides provide hands-on personal care to the elderly, disabled, and/or handicapped individual in addition to providing a clean, healthy environment for clients and their families. Homemaker-Health Aides are supervised on a day-to-day basis by both the … Continue reading

To Apply:

Interested applicants can send a resume and cover letter to the Human Resources department, by email to gro.v1519090046lafbp1519090046@tiur1519090046cer1519090046, via fax at 610-432-5174, or mail a copy to 402 North Fulton Street, Allentown, PA 18102.

Internships

Pinebrook Family Answers is committed to providing college students with internships that translate academic knowledge into professional work experience. Internship positions are available for students seeking to fulfill course requirements or to achieve practical experience in the child welfare/behavioral health field.

Students meet regularly with their supervisor for supervision, training and guidance. The supervisor will submit written evaluations of the student’s performance to the faculty adviser, according to the school’s requirements. Upon completion of their internship, students are asked to complete an evaluation of their experience at Pinebrook Family Answers.

Non-Masters Level Internships

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To Apply for Internships:

Contact Pinebrook’s Clinical Program Manager, Anne Marko, to discuss internship opportunities, course requirements and qualifications by email to gro.v1519090046lafbp1519090046@okra1519090046mA1519090046, via fax at 610-432-5174. During the selection process, students are expected to submit a cover letter, resume, and references. Candidates will meet with their internship supervisor to review the intern’s responsibilities and the agency’s expectations to ensure the quality of the internship experience.