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)

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 County 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)

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 

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 

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

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 County 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 clearances

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 21 years old. PA State Police background check, ChildLine clearance, 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: Associates degree or equivalent or two (2) years of Human Service experience and two years of strong Supervisory skills and knowledge of office procedures. Pennsylvania State Police Background Check, ChildLine Clearance, and FBI Clearance.

Night Watchman –Bell Family Shelter

Accountable, safety-minded people are encouraged to apply! The Night Watchman is responsible for the safety and security of Shelter residents, regular inspection of premises, and proper preparation and maintenance of required documentation and records. This is a part-time position. Minimum requirements: HS diploma /GED or 1-year experience in social services. Must be at least 18 years old. PA State Police background check, Act 33, and FBI clearances

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. The 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, an insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation. PA State Police background check, Act 33, and/or FBI clearances.

Caseworker – CRAS

Step up to the challenges and rewards of working as a caseworker with Bell’s CRAS team. The Caseworker is responsible for the supervision of approximately ten (10) mental health clients living in supervised apartments and group homes, with 90% of work time spent in direct client interactions, e.g., assisting in developing the client’s daily living skills, aiding in all phases of community adjustment, providing supportive counseling, completing goal plans and assessments, and more. The work schedule rotates on-call weekends and holidays, which may occasionally involve emergency assistance to clients. The caseworker will ensure maintenance and management of apartments in compliance with DPW guidelines and dutifully maintain client records. This is a full-time salaried position.

Minimum requirements: Associate degree in social science or college credits in social science or two 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) test required. PA State Police background check

Assisted Living Counselor – CHIPP

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.

Assistant Program Coordinator – CHIPP AL

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 – Community Special Programs – Next Door

Looking for hands-on work that makes a positive impact on people’s lives? This may be the position for you. The Case Manager position is responsible for assisting consumers with reaching goals identified by consumers in conjunction with the WellSpan Special Programs team. WellSpan Special Programs team supports residents that are transitioning from the acute care setting to a community setting where they receive clinical and social service support. The Case Manager is responsible for proper preparation and maintenance of required documentation and records as well as close coordination with other services and agencies be maintained. The Case Manager will support consumers at several locations in York and Hanover and will serve as the primary connection to social service support.  This is a full-time salaried position.

Minimum qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Social Science or Associates degree in Social Services and four (4) years of Human Services experience; 21 (twenty-one) years old; valid driver’s license.  PA State Police Background check. PA ChildLine. FBI Fingerprint Clearance.

Case Worker Outreach Rental Counseling 

Looking for hands-on work that makes a positive impact on people’s lives? This may be the position for you This Case Worker position will be responsible for outreaching the rural areas of York County to provide rental counseling to consumers who are homeless or have low to moderate incomes. This position will offer assistance with goal setting, landlord advocacy, resource coordination, and housing assistance as needed. Because of the nature of this Program, it is essential that the Outreach Case Worker believe in the philosophy of the Agency as well as be able to develop a rapport with program participants. It is estimated that this position will spend at least 75% of the work week in the community, and make contacts with potential individuals, families, and referral sources. 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 qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Social Science or Associates degree in Social Services and four (4) years of Human Services experience; 21 (twenty-one) years old; valid driver’s license.  PA State Police Background check. PA ChildLine. FBI Fingerprint Clearance.

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, insurable driving record, and have reliable transportation.  PA State Police background check.

Janitor 

Are you the type of person who likes things Clean and tidy? Bring your experience and enthusiasm to this job, helping to create a clean and safe working environment. Must perform all routine daily cleaning tasks which include all five floors of our main office. This is a part-time hourly position. This position schedule will be 7:30 am – 4:00 pm. Each day there will be a 30-minute unpaid lunch break. Minimum requirements: must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds. PA State Police background check.

Accountant

We are all accountable to someone or something in this life….why not be accountable with Bell Socialization Services?  Bring your fiscal finesse to this entry-level position as you help maintain fixed assets,  reconcile sub-ledgers, prepare and track grant billing, and assist with financial statement preparation, the month-end close process, and audits for a large non-profit agency serving individuals in York and Adams counties.  We are “counting” on you to join us!

Minimum qualifications for this full-time salaried position include Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree and experience.  Non-profit experience preferred.  Additional qualifications include a Pennsylvania State Police background check, credit history check, 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/FBI Clearance.

Internship Opportunities Volunteer Opportunities

 

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