Employment

Are you a team player? Are you driven by a desire to use your skills and talents to help others? Are you self-motivated and interested in being part of a dynamic and growing service organization? Would you like to make a difference in the lives of young people and your community? If so, then Florence Crittenton may be the place for you!

 

career opportunities

We invite you to consider the career opportunities listed below. To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to our HR Department by emailing here. Candidates may also submit their cover letters or resumes by faxing to 602-274-7549. No phone calls please. EOE.

Current Job Openings:

 

 

 

Behavioral Health Technicians (BHT) – Therapeutic Group Home and Girls Ranch Scottsdale

Posting Date: September 2019

Job Summary:
Provides direct client care supervision to adolescent girls, ages 10-18 (clients) in a residential group home setting as part of a treatment team. Participates in therapeutic interaction, guidance, support and role modeling to residents while monitoring resident behavior according to program guidelines. Fosters and creates positive relationships and communicates with team members, residents, resident families, and visitors.

Status and Schedule:

  • Therapeutic Group Home (TGH): First, Second and Third Shifts: Regular Full-Time (40 hours per week) – General pay range: $14 to $15.50 per hour, depending upon education, experience, and shift.
  • Girls Ranch Scottsdale (GRS): First and Second Shifts: Regular Full-time (40 hours per week) – General pay range: $15 to $16.50 per hour, depending upon education, experience, and shift.
  • Floater/Relief for TGH and GRP: Must be willing and able to work various shifts and sites, as needed) – Additional pay differential.

Benefits:
Benefits vary as follows for the positions:

  • 40 hour positions, eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, AD&D, Vacation/AZ Paid Sick Leave (after completing 90 days of employment)
  • Eligible for $150 bonus after being employed for six months

Education and Experience:
High School Diploma or GED. Minimum one (1) year experience in social services field preferred. Experience in working with children and adolescents, ages 10 to 18 preferred. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Displays temperament to work with and care for youth, and to be culturally sensitive to the diverse populations of Arizona.
  • Ability to read and comprehend basic instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to conform writing to prescribed style format.
  • Ability to compile, organize, and review information and use established guidelines or procedures to determine the appropriate course of action in daily work situations.
  • Must have excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy. Works effectively and relates well with others including superior, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside of the agency.
  • Exhibits professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working relationships.
  • Ability to represent agency effectively in a variety of settings with diverse communities.
  • Demonstrates understanding and appreciation for diverse cultures.
  • Strong attention to detail and well organized.
  • Must be able to maintain a calm, non-defensive, supportive attitude during crisis or potential crisis situations.
  • Must be team-oriented.

Required:

  • Must have and maintain a valid Arizona Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
  • Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • CPR and First-Aid certification, before working unsupervised.
  • Non-violent crisis intervention, before working unsupervised.

Other:
Ability to work schedule required to fulfill duties of position. This would include days, nights, evenings, and/or weekends. At times, individual must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with ability to handle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the Team Member is regularly required to talk or hear. The Team Member regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The Team Member occasionally lifts/and or moves up to 40 lbs. All lifts exceeding 25 lbs require a dolly, cart, or two-person team lift. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, ability to adjust focus, and manual dexterity in combination with eye/hand coordination. Must be able to move quickly, hold or respond physically to an emergency situation. Ability to travel to/from appointments. throughout day. Exposed to outside environment on a daily basis. Exposure to hazards involving health and safety hazards due to entering unknown environments, such as group homes, shelters, etc. At times, neighborhoods may require individual to take extra safety precautions.

Driving company vehicles is an essential component of the position in transporting clients to/from appointments, activities, etc.

If interested and qualified, please submit resume here.

Guidance Counselor

Posting Date: May 2020

Job Summary:
School Counselor provides leadership, advocacy, and collaboration to implement a preventative, proactive school counseling program using the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) National Model. The School Counselor will promote student success through the implementation of this comprehensive school counseling program that addresses the academic, career, and personal/ social needs of students.

Requirements:

  • One – three years of experience as a school counselor implementing the ASCA National Model
  • One – three years of experience as a teacher or knowledge and implementation of classroom management skills and lesson delivery
  • Establishing professional relationships within the school and the school community to enhance student achievement
  • Experience in the use of technology in research, school counseling program development, management, and delivery
  • Actively involved in school community
  • Participation and involvement in school counselor best-practice training at the local, state and/or national level
  • Ability to work with diverse populations and cultures
  • Continued professional development could include: ASCA National Model, Differentiated Instruction, Understanding by Design, Response To Intervention, Positive Behavior Intervention Support, and other state-wide initiatives

Arizona Department of Education and Girls Leadership Academy of AZ minimum requirements:

  •   Master’s Degree in School Guidance and Counseling
  • Arizona State School Counseling Certification
  • Adheres to the American School Counselor Association Ethical Standards for School Counselors
  • Fingerprint clearance
  • Must have and maintain a valid Arizona Driver’s License.  Must have and maintain an acceptable driving record.  Must have access to an automobile and maintain the minimum level of required automobile insurance per the State of Arizona.
  • Ability to successfully complete CPR and First Aid within required time frames.

Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of college/university admissions processes, scholarship programs and other educational opportunities.

  • Knowledge of current developments in business and industry regarding career opportunities and employment.
  • Ability to organize and coordinate work.
  • Requires knowledge of post high school community and financial aid resources.
  • Ability to read, write, analyze, and interpret standardized tests, assessments, policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Must have excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively and relate well with others including superior, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside of school and district.
  • Exhibits professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working relationships.
  • Ability to represent school and district effectively in a variety of settings with diverse communities.
  • Demonstrated understanding and appreciation for diverse cultures.
  • Ability to solve problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule forms.
  • Strong attention to detail and well organized.
  • Ability to collaborative with others.
  • Excellent listening ability.

Computer Skills

Required

  • Word Processing (MS Word)
  • Spreadsheets (Excel)
  • Presentation (PowerPoint)
  • E-mail (Outlook and Gmail
  • Internet (proficient in using search engines)
  • Google classroom, Google meets and other media used to communicate through technology

Preferred:

  • Student Information System (SIS) application (PowerSchool)
  • Educational and Career Action Plan program (ECAP)

Other:

  • Ability to work schedule required to fulfill duties of position:
  • Individual may be required to organize and attended meetings outside of the school day such as IEP’s, parent meetings and student conferences.
  • Individual must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with ability to handle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and demands and to seek supervisory assistance as appropriate.

If interested and qualified, please submit resume here.

Teacher – Social Studies

Posting Date: May 2020

Job Summary:
Instructs students in one or more subjects.

Essential Functions:

Each responsibility listed below is an essential function of the position. This information will be considered, as necessary, for compliance with current Americans with Disabilities Act regulations.

GLAA Faculty embodies the following hallmarks of excellence:

1)      Expert Content Knowledge

GLAAZ’s rigorous college-preparatory curriculum makes it imperative that faculty have a comprehensive, deep understanding of content so that they can help students create connections across disciplines, relate new concepts and ideas to others, foster in-depth explorations of content through Socratic and inquiry-based learning, and recognize how ideas and skills are transferrable to everyday life.

2)      Rich and Diverse Pedagogical Toolbox

GLAAZ faculty will need to possess and apply a diverse set of research-based instructional strategies, including differentiated instruction, engaged learning/personalization, Socratic seminar/questioning strategies, standards-based curriculum development, critical thinking processes, use of data to inform instruction, interdisciplinary instruction, and technology supported instruction.

3)      Professional Training and Credentials

GLAAZ faculty will meet all Arizona certification requirements.  All faculty members will hold a degree from an accredited four-year college or university, and instructors with master’s degrees are strongly preferred.  Faculty are expected to exemplify the value of higher education and will be encouraged to pursue advanced degrees through master’s or doctoral programs. 

4)      High Expectations for Student Achievement

All GLAAZ faculty and staff will support the core belief that all students are capable of making substantial academic progress and enrolling in college upon graduation without need for remediation. On a daily basis, faculty will communicate their expectations for student progress and provide detailed and specific verbal and written feedback regarding student progress.  

5)      GLAAZ Leadership Principles 

GLAAZ faculty will reflect the core values of Florence Crittenton Services of Arizona and the school and will model daily the leadership qualities expected of students.  Faculty members are expected to exhibit respect for students, parents, and colleagues.    

Educational and Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred
  • At least 3 years successful classroom teaching experience
  • Two or more areas of certification to serve the school’s instructional design – preferred

Personal Qualities Desired

  • Work effectively with high school students.
  • Establish and maintain effective relationships with others.
  • Prioritize and schedule work independently.
  • Possess strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Stay informed on technology issues.
  • Collaborate with other people and resources.
  • A special interest in helping accomplish the school vision and mission as it relates to developing the leadership capacities of adolescent girls.
  • Maintain confidentiality within the work environment.
  • Able to resolve differences with colleagues, parents, and students in a caring and thoughtful manner.
  • Engage adults and students in problem solving and other collaborative work
  • Embrace diversity and works well with diverse groups of students and adults.
  • Welcome challenge with an entrepreneurial spirit

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations

  • Class One Fingerprint Clearance Card
  • Arizona Teacher certification required upon hire (excluding Teach for America teachers who must achieve certification within 2 years.)

If interested and qualified, please submit resume here.

If you are over 21 years of age and none of our current openings are right for you, please consider becoming a volunteer or mentor – we encourage you to share your skills and talents with our kids and families whenever you can, however you can! See our volunteer page for more information on how you can get involved.

Come prepared to your interview.  Download our Application For Employment

Equal Opportunity Employer

The company’s policy of equal employment is based upon respect for the individual and a belief that everyone deserves the same chance to succeed. Florence Crittenton hires, recruits, and advances employees on the basis of job performance. All job-related decisions are made without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, age, marital status, or status with regard to public assistance or other factors unrelated to the position.

Benefits

At Florence Crittenton we’re committed to the success of our kids and families…and our employees too. We are proud to offer competitive salaries commensurate with position and experience along with a comprehensive benefit package for employees and their families. Levels of benefits vary for full-time and part-time employees.

As a member of the Florence Crittenton team, you may be eligible for the following benefits and more:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  •  Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Time-Off Benefits
  •  Vacation
  •  Sick Time
  •  Holidays
  •  Jury Duty
  •  Bereavement Leave
  •  Leaves of Absence
  •  Family Medical Leave
  •  Personal Leave of Absence
  •  Military Service Leave
  •  Life Balance Program (Employee Assistance Program)