Careers with Bell

Bell Socialization Services, Inc. is a large and growing social services provider in York and Adams counties of south-central PA. We presently employ nearly 300 staff members who make a difference every day in the lives of people with mental, intellectual, and economic disabilities.

ARE YOU A BELL PERSON?  Working at Bell is more than a means to a paycheck.  Our “work family” is caring and supportive, and we’re dedicated to Empowering lives. Every. Day. no matter the type of work we do.

Before you look at our current openings (below), check out Bell’s vision, mission, and values and see if they align with yours.  You might also read some of Our Stories. And check out our Employee Benefits!

When you’re ready, complete an ONLINE APPLICATION. Need more info? Call our human resources office at 717-848-5767, ext. 517.

Bell is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We have a diverse workforce and do not discriminate in employment, promotion, or in any other respect on the basis of race, color, religious creed, disability, union membership, high school equivalency, ancestry, or national origin (LEP), age, sex or sexual orientation.

CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

NEWLY INCREASED STARTING WAGES

Direct Support Professional (York & Adams County) – ID Department

Share your compassionate nature and home management skills by providing “hands-on’ services and support to enable individuals with Intellectual Disabilities to live as independently as possible in a shared residential setting. DSPs are responsible for carrying out all day-to-day duties necessary for the residential programs to operate smoothly. Positions available throughout York and Adams Counties are full-time; second & third shifts.

Minimum requirements: Must be at least 21 years old, Requires HS/GED; most require no intellectual disability experience required, some locations require one plus years’ experience; valid driver’s license for 3 years, insurable driving record, and reliable transportation. Current physical and Mantoux (TB) test required. PA State Police background check, ChildLine clearance, and/or FBI clearance.

Senior Direct Support Professional (York & Adams County) – ID Department

Share your compassionate nature and home management skills by providing “hands-on’ services and support to enable individuals with Intellectual Disabilities to live as independently as possible in a shared residential setting. Sr. DSPs are responsible for carrying out all day-to-day duties necessary for the residential programs to operate smoothly. The Sr. DSP will also be responsible to assist the Residential Program Supervisor with specific paperwork duties and tasks that must be completed within a set time frame. Full-time positions are available throughout York and Adams County.

Minimum requirements: Must be at least 21 years old, Requires HS/GED; valid driver’s license for 3 years, insurable driving record and reliable transportation; current physical and Mantoux (TB) test; and ChildLine clearance and PA State Police background check.

Direct Support Professional Non-Driver – ID Department

The Direct Support Professional (DSP)- nondriving position is responsible for providing direct services of the highest quality to people with intellectual disabilities and possibly mental health issues so they can live in the community, live a quality life, and live as independently as possible.  The DSP is responsible for the day-to-day duties necessary for the residential program to operate smoothly.  Schedules include evenings, holidays, and weekends.  The DSP works directly with individuals who live in the home and must implement and document Individuals’ goals and intervention plans. This position may require lifting depending on the needs of the individuals. This is a non-driving position which means that this staff does not complete all job duties that driving staff complete. Non-driving staff will not run appointments or one on one activities in the community with the individuals. This position is not allowed to drive agency vehicles at any time, nor are they allowed to transport individuals in their personal vehicles. Non Driving staff must be able to get to various work locations on time for shifts and have transportation home at the end of their shifts.

Minimum requirements: Must be at least 21 years old, Requires HS/GED; some locations require no intellectual disability experience, while other locations require one plus years’ experience; insurable driving record, and reliable transportation. Current physical and Mantoux (TB) test required. PA State Police background check, ChildLine clearance, and/or FBI clearance.

Residential Program Supervisor – ID Department

Bring your proven management skills to work where you can make a real difference! Manage one of our residential sites and supervise Residential Service Workers to ensure they provide quality direct services to people with intellectual disabilities. Responsible for ensuring all day-to-day activities necessary for the site to operate properly. This is a full-time hourly position, which includes evenings and weekend hours.

Minimum requirements: HS diploma/GED and two (2) years of human service experience. Must be at least 21 years old, possess a valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation. Current physical and Mantoux (TB) required. PA State Police background check, Act 33, and/or FBI clearances.

Direct Support Professional 3rd Shift – ID Department

Share your compassionate nature and home management skills by providing “hands-on’ services and support to enable individuals with Intellectual Disabilities to live as independently as possible in a shared residential setting. DSPs are responsible for carrying out all day-to-day duties necessary for the residential programs to operate smoothly. Positions available throughout York and Adams Counties are full-time; second & third shifts.

Minimum requirements: Must be at least 21 years old, Requires HS/GED; most require no intellectual disability experience required, some locations require one plus years’ experience; valid driver’s license for 3 years, insurable driving record, and reliable transportation. Current physical and Mantoux (TB) test required. PA State Police background check, ChildLine

Individual Service Workers – SELF Program (1 full-time and part-time position)

Help individuals live as independently as possible in the community when you take on a position in the SELF program. Explore opportunities in hands-on education to assist consumer-directed learning in regard to enhancing the level of independence in all areas of daily living skills. This is a part-time position. Work hours are flexible and may include evening and weekend hours based on consumer needs.

Minimum requirements: HS diploma/GED. Must be at least 21 years old, possess a valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation. Current physical and Mantoux (TB) test required. PA State Police background check, Act 33, and/or FBI clearances.

House Program Manager – Bell Family Shelter

The House Program Manager is a key individual responsible for providing support to homeless individuals and families; overseeing the proper preparation and maintenance of required documentation and records, as well as creating the monthly Resident Counselor schedule to ensure coverage and perform on-call duties. Provide close coordination with other services and agencies. Because of the nature of this Agency, it is essential that the House Program Manager believes in the philosophy of the Agency as well as be able to develop a professional rapport with Shelter staff and clients.

Minimum requirements: Associate’s degree or equivalent or two (2) year of Human Service experience and two years of strong Supervisory skills and knowledge of office procedures. Must be at least 21 years old. Pennsylvania State Police Background Check, ChildLine Clearance, and FBI.

Resident Counselor – Bell Family Shelter 

A caring, organized person is needed who can remain positive and helpful in service to the efficiency of our shelter and the homeless families served there. The Resident Counselor (RC) will make routine safety and security checks of the site, complete intake and exit interviews as needed, and interact with residents to provide them with appropriate support. The RC will screen incoming calls and redirect callers to the appropriate agency or office. Keeping the residence clean and orderly may also be assigned. This is a full-time hourly position.

Minimum requirements: HS diploma /GED and 1-year experience in social services. Must be at least 18 years old. PA State Police background check, ChildLine.

Case Manager – Possibilities Program

Looking for hands-on work that makes a positive impact on people’s lives? This may be the position for you. The successful MH Case Manager will assess individual mental health, drug and alcohol, and/or children’s needs of Shelter residents, and make referrals to appropriate services. The Case Manager provides supportive guidance and advocacy for the mental health needs of program participants, including crisis intervention; transport residents as needed to accomplish program goals; and design and instructs or arrange mental health and life skills workshops. Case Manager is responsible for preparing and maintaining required documentation and records, including client-centered goal plans, discharge plans, and aftercare records. This is a full-time salaried position.

Minimum requirements: bachelor’s degree in social science. Must be at least 21 years old, possess PA valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation. PA State Police background check, Act 33, and/or FBI clearances.

Resident Counselor – CRAS – Mental Health Services

Be part of the challenging and rewarding work of a CRAS Resident Counselor. By providing direct care service to consumers in a CRAS group home, you will help with skills training, implement a medication monitoring system, respond to client emergencies, assist clients in progress towards goals developed on their individual plans, and complete documentation. This position is responsible for the overall maintenance, management, and cleanliness of the facility during the shift and will remain in the residence whenever a client is present. This is a full-time hourly position and a part-time hourly position. The schedule consists of working rotating shifts of three nights/days on, and six nights/days off.

Minimum requirements: one year of college credits in social science, or one-year of human service experience. Must be at least 21 years old, possess a valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation. Current physical and Mantoux (TB) test required. PA State Police background check

Assisted Living Counselor – CHIPP (Mental Health Services)

Bring your experience and energy to Bell prepared to make a difference. The Assisted Living Counselor provides direct care services in a residential program working with clients who have a chronic mental illness and may also have additional physical and/or medical needs. Monitor medications, respond to any client emergencies, provide supportive counseling, assist clients with activities of daily living and hygiene to the degree of the client’s needs, complete required documentation, transport clients as necessary, and ensure client safety. This is a full-time hourly position.

Minimum requirements: one year of college credits in Social Science or one year of Human Service experience. Must be at least 21 years old, possess a valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation. PA State Police background check.

Apartment Counselor – CHIPP (Mental Health Services)

Make a positive difference in people’s lives when you provide direct care services to consumers in the CHIPP program. Apartment counselors monitor medications, respond to client emergencies, provide supportive counseling, assist clients with activities of daily living, complete required documentation, transport clients as necessary, and ensure client safety. This is a full-time hourly position.

Minimum qualifications include one year of college credits in social science OR one year of human service experience. Must be at least 21 years old; possess valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and reliable transportation; PA State Police background check.

Assistant Program Coordinator – CHIPP AL (Mental Health Services)

Keen management, organizational, and people skills will bring success in this position. To maintain proper day-to-day operation of the program, key responsibilities include staff supervision and aiding in hiring new staff, assisting with setting goals for program growth and development, administrative services, expense records, employee time sheets, evaluations for direct subordinates, and organization/running of site meetings. The CHIPP APC will also attend staff meetings, rotate on-call time as assigned, and transport clients as necessary. This is a full-time salaried position.

Minimum requirements: bachelor’s degree in social science or four (4) years of human service experience. Must be at least 21 years old, possess a valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation. PA State Police background check.

Case Manager- Next Door

The Case Manager position is responsible for assisting consumers with housing needs and goal setting, proper preparation, and maintenance of required documentation and records as well as close coordination with other services and agencies. Because of the nature of this Agency, it is essential that the Rental Assistance Case Manager believes in the philosophy of the Agency as well as be able to develop a rapport with program participants. Assess individual and family housing needs and make referrals to community services.  Assess children’s needs and make appropriate referrals. Facilitate the program’s goals of assisting residents with finding safe, affordable, and permanent housing in the community through the program.  Determine which services an individual or family is eligible to receive from the program. Assist consumers with determining goals necessary for finding and maintaining housing, including tenancy and budgeting skills.  Provide support services to help consumers maintain their housing. Keep timely and accurate documentation as required by program procedures. The Case Manager is responsible for maintaining a chart in an orderly manner for each family or consumer.  Use the VI-SPDAT and HMIS system to collect information on consumers served.   This program operates Monday through Friday 9 am-6 pm, and Saturday 9 am-Noon, with the exception of holidays.  On-call services are offered after hours.

Minimum requirements:   Bachelor’s degree in Social Science & experience preferred or Associate’s Degree & two years of Human Service experience; 21 years old; valid driver’s license.  PA State Police Background Check, ChildLine clearance, and FBI clearances. Bilingual (Spanish) preferred.

Clubhouse Generalist – Oasis House Clubhouse

The primary responsibility of the Clubhouse Generalist is to assist and participate in the functioning of the Oasis House Clubhouse, including overseeing the assigned unit. Other responsibilities include unit-related responsibilities, such as assuring that the work for the day is completed, support service responsibilities such as providing support, training, and encouragement to members within the Clubhouse, and documentation responsibilities required by program procedures. This is a full-time salaried position.

Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree in social science or HS diploma/GED and a minimum of two (2) years experience in human services which must include one year of direct mental health experience. Applicant must have completed or will attend 12-hour psychiatric rehabilitation orientation training within one year of hire and have already completed or will attend three-week training at an International Center of Clubhouse Development (ICCD) certified training base within two years of employment, at the program coordinator’s direction. Must be at least 21 years old, possess a valid driver’s license, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation. PA State Police background check.

Program Coordinator – Oasis House Clubhouse

This challenging position is responsible for the overall operation of the member-driven, recovery-oriented clubhouse, which includes independently organizing work to completion; staff supervision; proper maintenance of required records; assuring program revenues adequately meet agency expectations; representing and marketing the program to the community and local employers; as well as close coordination with other services.  The program coordinator must create an environment within the clubhouse that fosters support, participation, and decision-making by members and staff. The position will require travel, overnight stays, and unusual work hours at times to attend training and to represent the clubhouse at meetings and in the community.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor of Science degree in Social Science. Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner (CPRP) certificate is preferred.  Minimum three (3) years of work experience in direct mental health services, which must include either 60 hours of psychiatric rehabilitation training or two (2) years of work experience in psychiatric rehabilitation; 21 years old; valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.  Pennsylvania State Police background check.  Must have already completed or will attend the three-week training at an International Center of Clubhouse Development (ICCD) training base.  Minimum one (1) year of supervisory experience.

ADMINISTRATIVE OPPORTUNITIES

Maintenance Technician

Are you a well-organized, mechanically inclined jack of all trades who enjoys the satisfaction of completing clients’ work requests?  Join our multi-skilled maintenance team. Work includes everything from installation of doors, windows, and drywall to painting, basic HVAC, plumbing, and appliance repair as well as simple automotive operations and repair. Primary responsibilities include troubleshooting and problem solving when doing repairs and preventive maintenance on all agency property (occupied and/or vacant); completing required purchase orders, coordinating the use of outside contractors and vendors, and reporting all health and safety issues relating to property maintenance to the Property Manager promptly. An understanding of lawn care and landscaping is a plus.  This is a full-time salaried position.  

Minimum requirements:  HS diploma/GED, specialized training or experience/overall knowledge of multiple trades (i.e.- drywall, painting, carpentry, and plumbing, among others).  The candidate must own a standard set of tools available to aid in the performance of the above duties and have the ability to lift 50 lbs.  Must be at least 21 years old, possess a current valid driver’s license, an insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation.  PA State Police background check.

Philanthropy Officer 

Bring your successful major gift fundraising experience, key community connections, and nonprofit passion to the role of Bell’s Philanthropy Officer (PO). Working in conjunction with Bell’s executive leadership, the PO is responsible for the agency’s effort to identify, research, and successfully obtain major gifts and grants to provide supplemental funds for agency operations and to develop endowments to provide for the agency’s future financial needs. A successful candidate will have a background in creating and implementing development strategies within the nonprofit organizational structure, will be comfortable in a leadership role, have superb prioritization and time management skills, exceptional oral and written communication skills, and maintain a creative, self-starter attitude. This is a full-time salaried position.

Minimum requirements: Bachelor’s degree (nonprofit management, communications/journalism, public relations, business, etc.) or five to ten years directly related fundraising experience and/or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience cultivating and closing gifts of $10K or more preferred. Knowledge of York/Adams County’s community needs – particularly as related to mental health, intellectual and developmental disabilities, affordable housing, and homelessness a plus. Must be at least 21 years old, possess a valid driver’s license for 3 years, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation. PA State Police background check.

Internship Opportunities Volunteer Opportunities

 

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