Job Openings

 

Thank you for your interest in a career with Volunteers of America of 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 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:

Residential Monitors (Shreveport area) – We are currently accepting resumes for part-time Residential Monitor positions working evening and weekend shifts in a veterans residential facility.  Responsibilities include monitoring the residents of the facility to ensure adequate supervision, support and safety at all times.  Requirements include a high school diploma or equivalent, and experience working in a residential setting is preferred.  Also, the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment; good verbal and written communication skills; the ability to show positive leadership; and the ability to handle crisis situations appropriately.  Candidates must be able to work evening and weekend hours, and have acceptable criminal background check results.

Qualified candidates may email their resume to sylvia.gousha@voanorthla.org 


Driver (Alexandria/Pineville area) – Resumes are being accepted for a full time Driver position.  The Driver is responsible for transporting Behavioral Health clients to and from their homes and/or community to health appointments where alternative transportation is not feasible and/or available.  This position requires a high school diploma or a GED, a well as experience working with clients.  Also required is a good driving record, and acceptable criminal background check results.  Candidates must be at least 21 years of age due to insurance carrier restrictions.

Qualified candidates may email their resume to jennifer.varner@voanorthla.org, or apply in person at 3704 Coliseum Blvd., Alexandria, LA 71303


Rapid Rehousing Case Manager (Alexandria/Pineville area) – We currently have a position available for a full time Rapid Rehousing Case Manager in our Central Louisiana division.  The mission of this position is to provide intensive, time-limited services to individuals who have lost employment or need educational assistance with the goal of maintaining housing.  The Case Manager is responsible for securing and maintaining potential permanent apartment sites; contacting consumers within three working days of the referral; completing assessment and client intake forms; providing or ensuring provision of support services necessary to enable the consumer to maintain community living; assisting consumers with moving into their apartments, including having utilities turned on, cleaning the apartment if necessary, and moving the furniture; and other duties as assigned.  Requirements include a bachelor’s degree (preferred) in social services or a related discipline, or a minimum of four years of experience in social service; good computer, communication and organizational skills; and the ability to work as a team.

Qualified candidates may email their resume to: joseph.buzzetta@voanorthla.org


Residential Trainers (Shreveport area) – We are seeking candidates for one full-time and two part-time Residential Trainer positions.  The full-time position is for the 3:00 – 11:00 p.m. shift.  Candidates for the part-time positions must be available to work 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 changes 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; and CMA certification preferred.

Qualified candidates may email their resume to felicia.newton@voanorthla.org, or apply in person at 1002 Texas Avenue, Shreveport, Louisiana 71101


Case Manager (Shreveport area) – We currently have an opening for a full time Case Manager in the Support Services for Veterans and Families (SSVF) program.  The primary responsibilities of this position are to provide assessment, service planning, monitoring, linkage and referral to veterans.  Requirements include a bachelor’s degree in a human service field or a related discipline, and at least two years of experience working in case management.  Candidates must have acceptable criminal background check results, a valid driver’s license, and dependable transportation.

Qualified candidates may email their resume to shenita.sumlin@voanorthla.org 


Child & Adolescent Mental Health Professionals (Desoto and Caddo Parishes) – We are seeking to fill Mental Health Professional positions working in Desoto and Caddo Parish.  Primary responsibilities of this position include providing supportive counseling, individual intervention, parent/family intervention and crisis intervention for school aged children with mental health and/or behavioral 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 include a master’s degree in counseling or a related field; and a minimum of three years of post-masters experience in the delivery of mental health services specifically to children and adolescents.  Prior managed care/rehabilitation experience required. 

Qualified candidates may email their resume to Eddie.Jenkins@voanorthla.org 


Mental Health Professional (Alexandria area) – The primary responsibility of this position is to provide intensive, community based treatment for the persistent mentally ill adult population.  Additional duties include collecting data for the initial assessment; conducting face-to-face interviews with the recipient which shall include home visits; providing crises intervention support as needed; and ensuring all records are accurately maintained and all invoicing is submitted in a timely manner.  Requirements include a masters degree in social services field, and a minimum of three years of post-masters experience in the delivery of behavioral health services to adults.

Qualified candidates may email their resume to Joshua.Blackwell@voanorthla.org 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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