Employment

Benefits

Bethany Children’s Home offers competitive wages and excellent benefits. Full-time employees are eligible to receive the following:

  • Life, medical, prescription, dental, vision, short-term disability and long-term disability insurances on the 90th day of employment;
  • Generous paid-time off plan beginning on the 1st day of employment;
  • Eight (8) paid holidays per year;
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match;
  • Paid training;
  • Employee Assistance Program; and
  • Use of the many recreational amenities on campus, such as our outdoor pool, weight room and full-size gym for personal use.

In addition to competitive wages, part-time employees are eligible to receive the following:

  • Paid-time off plan based on average hours worked per week after one (1) year of employment;
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer match (with required hours worked);
  • Paid training;
  • Employee Assistance Program; and
  • Use of the many recreational amenities on campus, such as our outdoor pool, weight room and full-size gym for personal use.

Minimum Requirements

To be eligible for employment at Bethany, candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Have at least a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be able to apply for and receive Child Abuse, State Police and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances
  • Be able to certify fitness for duty by a physician no more than 30 days prior to employment and every two years thereafter
  • Be able to comply with all physical training requirements
  • Have a valid drivers’ license with 3-year clear driving history

Weekday Houseparent Couples – Sign-on Bonus!

If you believe today’s children are tomorrow’s future, this may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for. We are seeking couples to be Weekday Houseparents. The Houseparent position is both challenging and rewarding as we help our residents achieve their dreams of a brighter future through the use of structured programming and clinical support. Houseparents are responsible for providing compassion, discipline and daily supervision to the children of Bethany Home.

Weekday Houseparents work full-time Monday through Friday, averaging 50 to 60 hours per week, and enjoy an excellent benefits package. In addition to the benefits for full-time employees as described above, Weekday Houseparents are provided with an unfurnished off-campus apartment with all utilities, a furnished, private on-campus apartment with all utilities and on-duty meals.

In addition to the minimum requirements described above, candidates should be mature, responsible individuals with a sense of mission to help children in need. We are offering a sign-on bonus of $5,000 (half after 90 days and the remainder is paid after six months) to couples and an additional longevity bonus of $10,000 per couple after three (3) years of successful employment.

Employment Application 

Application Supplement – Weekday HP

Weekend Houseparent Couples or Individual –  Sign-on Bonus!

We are also seeking couples or individuals to be Weekend Houseparents. Weekend Houseparents work full-time Friday evening through Monday, and enjoy an excellent benefits package, including the benefits for full-time employees as described above, and a furnished, private on-campus apartment with all utilities, household items and meals provided while on duty.

In addition to the minimum requirements described above, candidates should be mature, responsible individuals with a sense of mission to help children in need. We are offering a sign-on bonus of $2,500 (half after 90 days and the remainder is paid after six months) to couples and an additional longevity bonus of $5,000 per couple after three (3) years of successful employment.

Employment Application

Application Supplement – WE Relief HP

Email resume to: employment@bethanyhome.org.

Human Resources Generalist

Bethany Children’s Home, a Berks County nonprofit agency, is seeking a full-time Human Resources Generalist to support a busy HR department. The successful candidate will carry out responsibilities in the following functional areas: talent acquisition, employee engagement and retention, workforce management, employee relations, risk management, and employment law and regulations.

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements for consideration:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development or related field.
  • 1 – 3 years of progressive HR experience.
  • Previous experience in human services preferred.
  • SHRM or HRCI certification preferred.
  • Be at least 21 years of age.
  • Be able to apply for and receive Child Abuse, State Police and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances.
  • Be able to certify fitness for duty by a physician no more than 30 days prior to employment and every two years thereafter.

Employment Application

Email resume to:  employment@bethanyhome.org

Shelter Supervisor

Bethany The Shelter Supervisor is responsible for 2nd shift operations, supervising staff and referrals in an emergency shelter.

Bethany has an immediate opening for a full-time Shelter Supervisor. The Shelter Supervisor is responsible for shift operations and mentors our cottage support staff. Our cottage support staff are responsible for providing guidance, supervision and compassion while assisting our youth with emotional and behavioral interventions in an emergency shelter setting.

The Shelter Supervisor is responsible for:

  • Overseeing 2nd shift operations.
  • Taking emergency referrals.
  • Training and providing ongoing mentoring to Cottage Support Staff.
  • Seeking out or providing coverage for shift call-offs.
  • Conducting team and individual supervisions in accordance with Clinician and Director.
  • Maintaining accurate recordkeeping and submits timely approvals for staff benefit time and payroll records.
  • Ensuring Cottage Support Staff are current on mandated and required trainings.

Candidates must be willing to work between the hours of 2:30pm and 10:30pm with rotating weekends.

If you have a passion for helping children in need we would love to hear from you.

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Previous supervisory experience; AND
  • A Bachelor’s degree in the behavioral sciences, human services or social services fields; AND a minimum of one year of experience in child welfare, youth work, child care or related field; OR
  • An Associate’s degree in the behavioral sciences, human services or social services fields; AND a minimum of three years of experience in child welfare, youth work, child care or related field.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have excellent computer skills.

Employment Application

Email resume to:  employment@bethanyhome.org

Cottage Supervisor

Bethany has immediate openings for full-time Cottage Supervisors. The Cottage Supervisor is responsible for cottage operations and and mentors our cottage staff. Our cottage staff are responsible for providing guidance, supervision and compassion while assisting our youth with emotional and behavioral interventions in a variety of settings. The Cottage Supervisor works with the treatment team to help our youth achieve their goals.

The Cottage Supervisor is responsible for:

  • Trains and provides ongoing mentoring to Cottage Support Staff and Houseparents.
  • Seeks or provides coverage for shift call-offs.
  • Conducts team and individual supervisions in accordance with Clinician and Director.
  • Maintains accurate recordkeeping and submits timely approvals for staff benefit time and payroll records.
  • Ensures Cottage Support Staff and Houseparents are current on mandated and required trainings.

Candidates must be willing to work a flexible day and evening schedule with rotating weekends.

If you have a passion for helping children in need we would love to hear from you.

Candidates must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Previous supervisory experience; AND
  • A Bachelor’s degree in the behavioral sciences, human services or social services fields; AND a minimum of one year of experience in child welfare, youth work, child care or related field; OR
  • An Associate’s degree in the behavioral sciences, human services or social services fields; AND a minimum of three years of experience in child welfare, youth work, child care or related field.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have excellent computer skills.

Employment Application

Email resume to:  employment@bethanyhome.org

Cottage Support Staff – 2nd or 3rd shift

Bethany has immediate openings for full-time positions working directly with teenage youth. Our Support Staff are responsible for providing therapeutic guidance, supervision and compassion while assisting our adolescents with emotional and behavioral interventions in a variety of settings. Support Staff work with the treatment team to help our youth achieve their treatment plan goals.

Full-time positions are available between the hours of 2:30 pm and 10:30 pm. Rotating weekend availability is required.

If you love working one-on-one with at-risk adolescents in a home-like environment, we would love to hear from you. Preferably, candidates have at least one year of experience working with adolescents in placement as a therapeutic support staff, BSC or similar role.

Employment Application

Application Supplement – CSS

Email resume to:  employment@bethanyhome.org

Registered Nurse (RN)

Bethany is seeking experienced and detail-oriented Registered Nurses to assist in the day-to-day operations of a busy health clinic. Two part-time positions are available that will offer a combination of clinic work, school nursing and case management within a residential facility. Candidates should be available to work two weekdays (either 8- or 12- hour days) and every other weekend (8 hour days).

Previous pediatric or behavioral health experience is preferred, and excellent communication skills are a must.

If you have a passion for helping children in need we would love to hear from you. Note to candidates: If an offer of employment is made, you agree to a background check and pre-employment testing to include:

  • Child Abuse, State Police and FBI Fingerprinting Clearances (at Bethany’s expense)
  • Fitness for duty certification by a physician no more than 30 days prior to employment and every two years thereafter (at your expense)
  • Drug screen (at Bethany’s expense)
  • All physical training requirements
  • Valid drivers’ license with clear 3-year driving history

Employment Application

Email resume to:  employment@bethanyhome.org

Part-Time Tutor 

Bethany is seeking a part-time tutor to facilitate tutoring services and academic enrichment to our residents in the Haas Learning Center. Prior experience in secondary teaching or as a classroom assistant is required. Candidates should have academic strength in all core content areas, especially Math and Science, and meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college in education. -OR-
  • An Associate’s Degree from an accredited college, with experience in the classroom as an educational aide.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have excellent computer skills.
  • Needs valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License with clean 3-year driving history.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • Must have health assessment certified by a physician no more than 30 days prior to commencing employment and renewed every two years.
  • Must provide current PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal History and FBI Fingerprinting clearances within 30 days of commencing employment.

Employment Application

Email resume to:  employment@bethanyhome.org.

Part-Time Cook

Bethany has an immediate opening in its food service department for a part-time cook. As part of the food service team, the cook is responsible for preparing meals according to National School Lunch guidelines. Candidates must be available during 1st shift hours with occasional Sunday availability and meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent with specialized training and experience in the culinary arts.
  • Must currently have ServSafe certification and maintain throughout employment.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have excellent computer skills.
  • Needs valid Pennsylvania Driver’s License with clean 3-year driving history.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
  • Must have health assessment certified by a physician no more than 30 days prior to commencing employment and renewed every two years.
  • Must provide current PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal History and FBI Fingerprinting clearances within 30 days of commencing employment.
  • Must maintain training hours in accordance with Professional Standards for School Nutrition Personnel

Candidates must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift and carry up to 50 pounds regularly.

Employment Application

Email resume to:  employment@bethanyhome.org.

Please email employment@bethanyhome.org for more information or to submit a resume for any of our employment opportunities. Only completed applications that meet the minimum requirements will be considered. Applications may also be faxed to the attention of Human Resources at (610) 589-6886.  Please, no phone calls.

Bethany is an equal opportunity employer.

Please check out our video below to learn more about the services we provide and how your potential involvement could benefit the youth who call Bethany home.