Alabama Council on Human Relations, Inc.
-Committed to equal opportunity, and providing services and advocacy to Alabama children and families in need since 1954
Position Openings Available 2017
All positions require reliable transportation and good computer skills, written and oral communication; most positions require college degrees or certificates as listed. Classroom-related positions also require good skills with children/families; preference to qualified bilingual (especially Spanish speaking) applicants.
Apply at 950 Shelton Mill Road (office entrance is at the BACK of the building on the far right end toward the hill), Auburn, AL; EOE; resumes accepted, but also must complete the application before interview will be considered.
Intervention/Behavior Specialist - BA and experience with young children in mental health/special needs-related area (Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Psychology, HDFS or related degree. Accept, refer, follow-up and track (using computer data system) referrals for all HS/EHS children who have possible special needs (whether educational or mental health); work closely with education team and with contract mental health provider to see that services are provided to children as well as to parents and teachers; learn the Conscious Discipline curriculum; monitor classrooms via video system and assist teachers with children as needed.
Bus Driver (in Lee) - Must be 25 years or older, have clear driving record, vehicle liability insurance and have or be able to immediately obtain Commercial Driverís License with passenger, air brake and School Bus License.
Bus Aide - Must be at least 19 years old, with high school diploma or GED. Must be able to get on and off the bus several times each morning and afternoon. Must be able to go out the back emergency door, out the roof exit, and out the roof exit hatch and assist preschoolers to do so in an emergency, including carrying a child off the bus. Must be able to keep records as children enter and exit the bus, assist with harnesses, keep order in a kind manner.
Teacher - ECE, HDFS (w/concentration in Infancy & Preschool), or AA/Child Development. Still hiring in this area in Lee and Russell.
Teacher Assistant - CDA, Child Development certificate or higher; work with teacher as the second person in the classroom supervising children, participating in all classroom activities and working as a member of a teaching team.
Intern - Must be at least 19 years old and in school to obtain CDA or higher in field.
Positions come open frequently because we are located in an area where people move frequently - spouses complete school, people move in and out with the military, and so on.
Benefits: ACHR offers excellent benefits for most regular positions including: eight paid holidays, annual leave and sick leave (accrue a day for each month worked), employer-paid BC/BS health, dental and vision insurance (family coverage optional; paid by employee), life insurance, defined benefits retirement plan, optional flex benefits plan, and ongoing training. Health insurance is granted after the three-month evaluation for those who work 30 or more hours/week. Other benefits do not take effect until after a new employee has successfully completed a six-month introductory period.
Applications: If you are interested in working at ACHR feel free to complete an application, which we will hold for six months in case a position becomes available. You may submit a resume. However we must have a completed application for anyone who wants to be considered for a position.
Required Documents: Because our staff work with or near children, we require clear Criminal Background Check (with fingerprints cleared through the ABI and FBI using DHR's system through COGENT), clear child abuse and sex offender records and a medical report & TB skin test on the Department of Human Resources Form. These items, as well as proof of education (diploma - bring original & we will make a copy; classroom positions also may require transcript) and 3 work references, MUST be completed before selection for employment. Some positions require that staff drive and so we require a clear (or nearly) clear Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
Other things to know: ACHR is drug-free, smoke-free and, to the extent practicable, scent-free workplace, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
How to Apply: If you are interested in any position, stop by our central office (950 Shelton Mill Road, Auburn, AL) to pick up an application or to request more information. Or you may email a resume/vita to firstname.lastname@example.org and follow with an application - or call 334.821.8336.
Alabama Council on Human Relations, Inc.
950 Shelton Mill Road/P.O. Box 3770, Auburn, AL 36831-3770
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