Trinity Alliance is looking for self-motivated people to join our dedicated team!  If that person is YOU, please take a look at the job description(s) below and send in your resume.  

NEW!!! FAMILY SUPPORT SPECIALIST/EARLY EDUCATOR (Posted 3/27/17)

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Director of Early Childhood Intervention

ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVE: Responsible for ongoing management of an average caseload of 15 children and families.  This includes goal planning, development and keeping case records, planning and advocating of services to assist families, administering the Ages and Stages Questionnaire Screenings as indicated and other responsibilities as designated.

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:  

  • Responsible for a caseload of an average of fifteen (15) children and their families, to plan long and short-term goals for the child and family
  • Write up weekly goals and objectives and select appropriate methods and materials for implementation
  • To develop and keep a weekly case record on the interactions between worker, parent and child and how the objectives are being met
  • Responsible for keeping a record of all client contacts
  • Participate in on-going case management, planning and advocacy services for families
  • Participate in client case conferences, to serve as ad advocate for client in obtaining and/or maintaining supportive services
  • Function as a mandated Child Abuse and Neglect Reporter
  • Prepare all released and consent forms
  • Responsible for administering timely developmental screenings for program participants
  • Responsible for submitting all necessary statistical data and forms required by funding source
  • Responsible for administering participant satisfaction surveys
  • Keep staff informed of family program status
  • Write brief weekly reports and quarterly reports for Program Director
  • Attend on-going, job related trainings
  • Assume other job related duties as assigned by the Program Director an/or agency CEO 

 REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:    

  • BS in Education and/or Human Services preferred or an AA degree with related experience working with young children and their families
  • Knowledge and experience working in the field of Developmental Disabilities preferred
  • Considerable work experience and professional training may be substituted for educational requirement
  • Use of own vehicle
  • Valid New York State drivers license

HOURS: Full Time

Please submit resumes and cover letters via email or fax, in attention to our Human Resources offices at HR@ta-cr.org / 518-689-0379

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NEW!!! CASE MANAGER (Posted 3/27/17)

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Director of the Capital South Campus Center

ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVE: The Literacy Zone is a reform initiative to close the achievement gap in urban and rural communities of concentrated poverty and high concentrations of families and individuals with limited literacy or English language proficiency.

The Case Manager plays a crucial role in stabilizing families by providing information and support to residents within the Albany Literacy Zone. Serving as a bridge between Capital Region BOCES and Trinity Alliance at the new Capital South Campus Center.

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:   

  • Provide holistic and comprehensive case management services to all students including: registration, assessment, goal setting, identifying barriers, monitoring progress, follow-up, advocacy, and referrals.
  • Receive training in NYSED assessment and NRS policy and procedure.
  • Attend a minimum of twelve hours of staff development per year related to: multiple pathways to a new NYS high school equivalency diploma (HSED) or English language proficiency; benefits counseling including use of the online benefit toolkit; support for transition to post-secondary education for out-of-school youth and students who received NYS HSED.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the Pathways out of Poverty provided within the Literacy Zone community.  Work with the Literacy Zone Coordinator to administer needs assessments, further determining which services are still needed with the Literacy Zone community.  Once needs are identified; work with, or identify additional partner agencies to provide those services within the Literacy Zone.
  • Connect families with needed and available resources and Literacy Zone partners.
  • Follow-up with students and partner agencies as appropriate to document use/success of referral
  • Input accurate and complete data for all contact with students in ASISTS database
  • Conduct outreach activities to neighborhoods and businesses located within the Literacy Zone.
  • Provide all required documentation in a timely manner, which may include student/family follow-up outcomes, ISRF, and evaluation 

 REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Education or related field; or 2 years’ experience within the counseling/adult education field
  • Understanding of adult literacy
  • Knowledge of community resources and counseling/social work practices with high risk populations
  • Good documentation skills, as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to establish rapport, and ability to motivate others to set and achieve goals
  • Task-oriented, nonjudgmental, open personal qualities, clear sense of boundaries 
  • A strong sense of and respect for confidentiality for both students and their families
  • Ability to work in a variety of settings with culturally-diverse families and communities with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate  

HOURS: Full Time

Please submit resumes and cover letters via email or fax, in attention to our Human Resources offices at HR@ta-cr.org / 518-689-0379

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CHILD CARE LEADER (Posted 3/13/17)

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Director of Early Childhood Intervention

ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVE: Responsible for ensuring appropriate care, supervision and guidance to the children (0-3), and their families in our signature Race to 10,000 program, an early childhood language program.  These responsibilities will be consistent with the philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures of the agency.

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:       

  • Planning  activities for the children
  • Actively engage the children in the activities
  • Provide a safe and nurturing environment for all child participants
  • Prepare and organize group materials
  • Ensure weekly curriculum outcomes are met
  • Assist with the preparation, setting up and cleaning up of the materials and room facility used
  • Assist Program Facilitator in related duties as assigned
  • Provide weekly summary reports

 REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:    

  • AA Degree in Early Childhood
  • Experience in outreach work with families and young children 
  • Considerable Experience may be substituted for degree requirement

HOURS: Part time, 16 hours max ($9.70/hour)

Please submit resumes and cover letters via email or fax, in attention to our Human Resources offices at HR@ta-cr.org / 518-689-0379

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COUNSELOR (Posted 2/24/17)

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Director CARE After School at Arbor Hill Center

ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVE: Responsible for ensuring appropriate care, supervision and guidance to the children (5-12 years) in the child care program.  These responsibilities will be consistent with the philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures of the agency.

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:      

  • Plan and implement a well-balanced and flexible program of childcare activities
  • Secure necessary supplies and equipment for the smooth running of the child care program
  • Assess the child’s overall adjustment and development
  • Answer and screen all telephone calls
  • Participate in monthly staff meetings and bi-weekly supervision with the Program Coordinator and/or the Assistant Program Coordinator
  • Maintain internal records, including progress notes, attendance, incident reports, curriculum sheets and medical charting for each child
  • Perform other duties as required by the Program Coordinator and/or the Assistant Coordinator
  • Participate in required training and staff development 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:    

  • Associates degree in early childhood education with one year of supervised experience in childcare; or, three (3) years supervised experience in childcare
  • Must have a valid New York State driver’s license & able to transport children
  • Must be able to go up and down stairs
  • Must be able to lift at least 30 lbs
  • Must have appropriate computer skills & knowledge  

HOURS: Part time ($10.04/hour)

Please submit resumes and cover letters via email or fax, in attention to our Human Resources offices at HR@ta-cr.org / 518-689-0379

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FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST 

RESPONSIBLE TO:  Director of the Capital South Campus Center

ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVE:  Provide professional, courteous reception and customer service.  Administrative support services to CSCC Director, Coordinators, and Case Manager(s).  The following reflects the essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. The Director may assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time due to reasonable accommodations or other reasons.

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:      

  • Greet all guests including students, prospective students, professors, professional staff, and colleagues, have them sign in, and direct them to the appropriate program.
  • Provide general information, referral and assistance to the public.
  • Answer the telephone and direct calls to the appropriate employee and take and deliver messages.
  • Greet all vendors and file vendor receipts
  • Photocopy when asked.
  • Data entry, filing, typing as needed.
  • All classroom scheduling
  • All space requests and confirmations
  • Assistance in event planning and recruitment efforts
  • Other duties as assigned 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:  

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated competence in typing, clerical work, office management, and organizational and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point with at least three (3) years of satisfactory experience working in an administrative and/or secretarial position
  • Valid New York State driver’s license 

HOURS: Full time, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm (Hours may vary due to Calendar of Events)

Please submit resumes and cover letters via email or fax, in attention to our Human Resources offices at HR@ta-cr.org / 518-689-0379

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SHELTER ATTENDANT (on-going)

RESPONSIBLE TO:  House Manager at the Homer Perkins Center

ACCOUNTABILITY OBJECTIVE:  To supervise the program and residents; creating an environment of safety and sanctuary that will promote wellness.  

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:     

  • Provide support and monitoring to all residents.
  • Observe medications and document on medication logs/MARS.
  • Supervise and perform UDS testing and breathalyzers.
  • Provide crisis intervention when necessary.
  • Facilitate appropriate classes
  • Perform head counts and bed checks.
  • Answer and log all phone contact and faxes received.
  • Transport residents to appointments/court and outpatient treatment programs  
  • Conduct appropriate fire drills.
  • Perform physical plant inspections and document any concerns and/or issues.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Conduct room searches/inspections on shift
  • Evaluate job functions of residents
  • Do pick –ups from the Food Bank as needed  

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS: 

  • Two (2) years of college
  • Or, high school diploma or equivalency with six (6) months successful association with a substance abuse program or other community service experience
  • Or, one (1) year of the above experience, preferably have or working on CASAC-T, CASAC
  • Valid Driver's License 

HOURS: Full time

Please submit resumes and cover letters via email or fax, in attention to our Human Resources offices at HR@ta-cr.org / 518-689-0379

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Trinity Alliance of the Capital Region is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, socioeconomic status or veteran status.