Tabor is a non-profit community benefit organization providing services that foster housing and financial stability in Lancaster County, PA. Tabor assists over 5,000 clients annually, has 50+ staff and an annual operating budget of $4.5 million. Tabor has served Lancaster County residents more than 50 years. Tabor's mission: To help strengthen the Lancaster County community by giving people the tools and inspiration to meet their housing and financial challenges and by revitalizing our surroundings.
Tabor Community Services, a non-profit organization providing programs and services to foster housing and financial stability in Lancaster County, PA, is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Outreach Worker position.
The Outreach Worker walks the streets and parks of Lancaster City and travels to locations throughout the county to locate, meet, and build rapport with individuals and families who are living on the streets, in vehicles, or in other places not meant for human habitation. The goal is engaging with people, especially those experiencing chronic homelessness and/or those who resist seeking services, in ways that help them connect with services when possible or assists them to secure permanent housing directly when feasible. The Outreach Worker is based at Tabor’s 308 E. King Street, Lancaster, location and reports to the CHART Manager.
Key qualifications include:
A degree in social work or a related field
Fluency speaking and writing English required; bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred
The ability and commitment to be outside consistently engaging with people who are unsheltered day after day regardless of the season or inclement weather
Ability to engage effectively with people who may be experiencing untreated mental illness and/or substance use disorders
Valid driver’s license and reliable, insured personal vehicle required
Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until a candidate is appointed. Qualified applicants can send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to:
Wendy Stivers, CHART Manager
Tabor Community Services
308 E. King Street, Lancaster PA 17602
TLC Case Manager
Tabor Community Services (equal opportunity employer) is seeking a direct-service case worker for TLC, which is a program of Tabor and home to Veterans' Victory House.
TLC is a 5 story, 52 unit, residential facility in the City of Lancaster providing temporary housing with supportive services for individuals, families, and veterans experiencing homelessness. TLC's programs assist people experiencing homelessness to reach their goal of safe, sustainable permanent housing.
Key Qualifications include:
Bachelor's degree in social work or related field strongly preferred; Associates degree in social work or related field plus relevant experience may be considered
Bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred
Prior military experience preferred - qualified veterans encouraged to apply
Adherence to the Housing First philosophy of ending homelessness
An approach to service that is trauma-informed, recovery focused, and empowers people to resolve their own challenges to the fullest extent possible
Ability to establish a respectful relationship with persons served to help them gain skills and confidence
Demonstrated sensitivity to persons of varied economic and cultural backgrounds
Ability to maintain appropriate professional boundaries and interface well with the staff team and other professionals who serve TLC participants
Review of resumes will begin around January 22, 2020, and continue until the position is filled.
Qualified applicants should send, via e-mail (preferred) or U.S. mail, their resume, a letter detailing their interest and qualifications, and the names with contact information for 3 references to:
TLC Programs Manager
105 E. King Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
Equal Employment Opportunity
Tabor Community Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, disability, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, citizenship, veteran status or genetic information.
Americans with Disabilities Act
Applicants as well as employees who are or become disabled must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities either unaided or with reasonable accommodation. The agency shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law.