Job Openings

 

 

Thank you for your interest in a career with Volunteers of America North Louisiana. We are always happy to hear from people who can help us fulfill our mission of “uplifting all people.” For more information, contact Human Resources Director, Kyra Ebarb, at Kyra.Ebarb@voanorthla.org

Volunteers of America North Louisiana is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Current Openings:

Program Assistant (Bossier City) – We are seeking to fill a part time Program Assistant position in the after-school program at our Bossier LightHouse location. The start date will be April 12th.  The mission of this position is to assist the Program Coordinator in providing instruction and recreational activities for youth five to eighteen years of age. Responsibilities include assisting with homework; assisting with development and organization of daily activities and special events; assisting with the monitoring of students during participation in the LightHouse program. Requirements include a high school diploma, however, enrollment in a degree program and previous teaching experience is a plus. Candidates must be comfortable working in person and virtually from 2:30pm-5:00pm and 6:00pm-7:30pm, and must be able to pass a criminal background check.

Qualified candidates may email their resume to: shawndreka.reynolds@voanorthla.org


Residential Trainer (Shreveport area) – We are seeking candidates for part time and full time Residential Trainer positions.  Candidates must be available to work 12-hour shifts nights, weekends, and holidays.  Residential Trainers ensure the safety and wellbeing of individuals who reside in a residential setting.  Primary responsibilities include providing training to residents; transporting residents to appointments; planning and conducting structured activities; and coordinating with the resident’s Case Manager concerning resident’s progress, including appropriate change to the service plan.  Requirements include a high school diploma or GED; prior work experience in a program that serves persons with intellectual disabilities preferred; CMA certification preferred; and current certification in CPR/First Aid.  Candidates must pass a background check and have a valid driver’s license.

Qualified candidates may email their resume to Jeannie.Kanode@voanorthla.org


Mental Health Professional II (Caddo, Bossier and Desoto Parishes) – We currently have openings for full and part time school-based and community-based Mental Health Professionals in our Youth Behavioral Health Program.  Primary responsibilities include providing supportive counseling, individual intervention, parent/family intervention and crisis intervention for school aged children with mental health and/or behavioral health issues.  Additional duties include collecting data for the initial assessment; conducting face-to-face interviews with the recipient and their family, which shall include school and home visits; providing crises intervention support as needed; and ensuring all records are accurately maintained and all invoicing is submitted in a timely manner.  Minimum requirements for a Mental Health Professional II include a master’s degree in counseling, psychology or social work.  Preference will be given to those fully or provisionally licensed in the State of Louisiana.

Qualified candidates may email their resume to Lauren.Findley@voanorthla.org 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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