Employment Opportunities

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. 

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Phyllis Stacks. If you are interested in an internship, please contact Warren Atkins.

Housing Location Specialist/Housing Case Manager

Tabor Community Services, a non-profit community benefit organization providing programs and services to foster housing and financial stability in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is seeking candidates for a full-time position to work in both the Community Housing Solutions program (housing location) and the Shelter to Independent Living program (rapid rehousing).

 

The successful applicant will have the patience and compassion to work with individuals and families in housing crisis situations. Necessary skills include active listening, ability to help clients identify their personal strengths, creative thinking and problem solving. Other relevant skills include budget counseling, tenant/landlord education, negotiation, advocacy, case management and proficiency with computers and the Microsoft Office programs, including Word and Excel. Strong written and verbal skills essential.

Key Qualifications:

  • Education: 2 years of post-secondary education required, Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Experience: One year of relevant experience required; two or more years preferred (Please refer to the Basic Functions and Specific Functions on the full job description).

  • Belief in the “Housing First” philosophy

  • Negotiation and sales skills essential

  • Understanding of the interests and concerns of landlords/property managers required; experience working in rental housing field preferred.

  • Knowledge of available affordable rental housing in the city and county, building codes and safety standards for rental housing.

  • Knowledge or understanding of tenant’s rights and responsibilities

  • Ability to work collaboratively with other staff and service providers

  • A conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change

  • A commitment to empowering others to solve their own problems.

  • Fluency in English is required; fluency in Spanish is desired.

This is a full time position working 40 hours per week.

Qualified applicants should send, via e-mail (preferred) or U.S. mail, a letter detailing their interest and qualifications, resume, and the names with contact information for 3 references to:

Ann Linkey, Director, Supportive Housing programs 

alinkey@tabornet.org

 

Postal address:

308 E. King Street

Lancaster, PA 17602

Maintenance Technician

Tabor Community Services, a non-profit community benefit organization providing programs and services to foster housing and financial stability in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified candidates for the new position of a full-time Maintenance Technician.

 

The Maintenance Technician performs a variety of work in the general maintenance and repair of buildings, facilities, and equipment needed to assure all required building code regulations and inspections are met, and conducts self in a manner which positively reflects on Tabor as a highly professional organization.

Key Qualifications include:

  • High school education required. Post-secondary training preferred.

  • Previous maintenance experience preferred. Any combination of education, training and experience which demonstrates ability to perform the duties and responsibilities as described including work related work experience in one or more of the building trades.

  • Ability to use computers for email and service order requests.

  • Knowledge of the following trades: carpentry, plumbing, glass replacement, painting, masonry, grounds keeping, appliance repair, and electrical wiring: standard practices and tools used in the maintenance and repair for building facilities; safety practices and procedures related to the building trades

  • Fluency in speaking and writing English is required, bilingual fluency in English and Spanish strongly preferred.

  • Effective use of a variety of hand and power tools.

  • Maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with those contracted in the course of work assignments, clients and supervisor.

  • Organizational skills to efficiently and effectively manage workload and service orders.

  • Must secure all state mandated child abuse and criminal background certifications/clearances and pass a motor vehicle record check in accordance with Tabor policy.

  • Must possess valid PA driver’s license and proof of automotive insurance meeting the minimum requirements of Tabor’s policies.

Qualified applicants should send, via e-mail (preferred) or U.S. mail, a letter detailing their interest and qualifications, resume, and the names with contact information for 3 references to:

Warren Atkins, HR Coordinator

watkins@tabornet.org

 

Postal address:

308 E. King Street

Lancaster, PA 17602

Custodian for TLC & Tabor

Tabor Community Services, a non-profit community benefit organization providing programs and services to foster housing and financial stability in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is seeking qualified candidates for the new position of Custodian for TLC & Tabor. TLC is a division of Tabor.

 

TLC, located at 105 E King Street in Lancaster, is a 5 story, 52 unit, temporary shelter facility in the City of Lancaster providing interim housing with supportive services for individuals, families, and veterans experiencing homelessness and is home to Veterans’ Victory House. The goal of TLC’s programs is to assist people experiencing homelessness to reach their goal of safe, sustainable permanent housing.

 

The TLC & Tabor Custodian position is based at TLC, but also provides twice-weekly cleaning of Tabor’s offices at 308 E King St. Together, the work at both locations makes a full time benefits-eligible position.

Key Qualifications include:

  • At least 1 year custodial/janitorial experience preferred

  • Ability to be highly responsible and work independently with attention to detail and neatness

  • Ability to use computers proficiently for email and record keeping

  • Fluency speaking and writing English required; bilingual in English and Spanish strongly preferred

  • Proficiency or ability to become proficient on the risks, dangers, and safe effective use and storage of a variety of cleaning chemicals and sanitizing products in a residential environment

  • Organizational skills to efficiently manage workload and inventory of supplies

  • Demonstrated sensitivity to persons of varied economic and cultural backgrounds

  • Ability to maintain appropriate professional boundaries with staff and TLC participants

 

Review of resumes will begin around June 25, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.

 

Qualified applicants should send, via e-mail (preferred) or U.S. mail, a letter detailing their interest and qualifications, resume, and the names with contact information for 3 references to:

Roger Steffy, Director of TLC

rsteffy@tabornet.org

 

Postal address:

105 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:

Jennifer Gehman

TLC Programs Manager

jgehman@tabornet.org

Postal address: 

105 E. King Street

Lancaster, PA 17602

If you are interested in volunteering, please contact Phyllis Stacks. If you are interested in an internship, please contact Warren Atkins.

 

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.

Tabor Community Services is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. A copy of the official registration and financial information for Tabor Community Services, Inc. may be obtained from the Pennsylvania Department of State by calling, toll free within Pennsylvania, 1-800-732-0999. Registration does not imply endorsement.

 

Open: Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM

308 E. King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602

Mailing Address: PO Box 1676, Lancaster, PA 17608-1676

Tel: 717-397-5182 | Fax: 717-399-4127

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Tabor Community Services is a HUD Appoved Agency
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