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 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 Trainer (Alexandria/Pineville area) – We are currently accepting resumes for a part time (20 hours per week maximum) Residential Trainer position in the Central Louisiana area.  The mission of this position is to aid in the improvement of the health and welfare of program participants in a residential setting.  Primary responsibilities include providing documentation of treatment activities; involving participants in a structured self-government program; providing or arranging for transportation of participants when needed; planning and conducting structured activities for participants; identifying and handling crisis situations in conjunction with the Program Director when needed; maintaining residential facility in accordance with licensing and agency standards; and training participants in independent living skills.  Requirements include a high school diploma or GED, and previous work experience in a related field.  Candidate must have clear background check results; have a valid driver’s license; and be willing to work overnight and weekend shifts.

Qualified candidates may email their resume to celeste.brown@voanorthla.org


Driver (Shreveport area) – We have a part-time Driver/Program Assistant position open at our Travis Street LightHouse after-school program.  The Driver/Program Assistant utilizes an agency vehicle to transport program participants to/from the program site.  Additionally, they work with the Program Coordinator to provide instructional and recreational activities for program participants five to thirteen years of age.  Working hours are from 2:00 p.m. to approximately 7:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday.  Candidates must pass a background check; have a valid Louisiana driver’s license; and a good driving record.  Prior experience working with youth is preferred.

Qualified candidates may e-mail their resume to tammeshia.bolden@voanorthla.org


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 part-time Residential Trainer positions for weekend shifts only.  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 ryan.parker@voanorthla.org or apply in person at 1002 Texas Avenue, Shreveport, LA 71101


Child & Adolescent Mental Health Professionals (Caddo and Desoto Parishes) – We are seeking to fill Mental Health Professional positions working in Caddo and Desoto 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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