Job Openings

Moderate Residential Care Program Social Worker/Assistant Director

The Presbyterian Home for Children seeks to employ an experienced LBSW or MSW Social Worker for its Moderate Residential Care Program. This individual will provide social services to the program’s residents and also involve each resident in the restorative programs and services available at the Presbyterian Home. The Moderate Care Social Worker is to counsel and comfort adolescents when needed, as well as challenge and encourage them when possible. The Moderate Care Social Worker will have primary supervisory oversight of the direct line Child Care Workers and is responsible for scheduling work hours. The Moderate Care Social Worker is to perform all duties in compliance with regulations set forth by the state’sinte licensure and funding agencies.

Qualifications:
A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, from an accredited institution of higher education and licensed by the Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners;
• Five or more years of experience in the field of Children Youth & Family Services preferred;
• Good verbal and written communication skills with both children and adults;
• Possess, or be willing to acquire, a working knowledge of the State of Alabama Department of Human Resources and Medicaid Rehabilitative Options regulations as they relate to the treatment services provided at PHFC and the facility’s licensure and funding;
• Very good organizational, human relations and technology skills;
• Self-motivated, able to work flexible hours, high energy and dedicated to the well-being of children and families;
• Team player who can interact creatively and effectively with supervisees, supervisor and co-workers.

Email resumes to: fwalker@phfc.org

Public Relations Intern

Location: PHFC campus in Talladega, AL
Reports to: Director of Resource Development
Hours per week: 15-20
Time Period: Interns may begin immediately or at the beginning of a semester
Compensation: The internship is unpaid. We will provide a stipend to cover approved travel and work-related expenses.

The Public Relations Intern will have the opportunity to join one of the state’s oldest organizations dedicated to the transformation of children and families. Students will gain valuable experience in the communications field. Tasks may include:
• Write and edit press releases, feature stories, and other communications pieces
• Research, fact check, and collect data for various materials
• Build and maintain media lists for event markets
• Effectively communicate with all levels of staff and external audiences
• Participate in brainstorming and strategizing sessions
• Website development
• Social media development

Desired Qualifications:
• Students must have completed their sophomore year and be majoring in: Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or Marketing
• Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills
• Creative self-starter who is comfortable with both taking initiative and working in collaboration.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and AP style
• Ability to successfully work with volunteers and staff.

Physical Requirements:
Requires the physical mobility to sit and walk for moderate period of time and occasionally carry or lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds.

How to apply: Email a resume with cover letter to Jacque Cordle, Director of Resource Development, at jcordle@phfc.org. Email submissions only, please no phone calls.

Social and Digital Media Intern

Location: PHFC campus in Talladega, AL or Telecommute from home
Reports to: Director of Resource Development
Hours per week: 15-20 if working at office in Talladega, AL or 10 per week if telecommuting
Time Period: Interns may begin immediately or at the beginning of a semester
Compensation: The internship is unpaid. We will provide a stipend to cover approved travel and work-related expenses.

The Social and Digital Media Intern will have the opportunity to join one of the state’s oldest organizations dedicated to the transformation of children and families. The Social and Digital Media Intern will play an active role in the development of PHFC’s online community. The intern will maintain PHFC’s presence on various social media platforms and help create and publish content that is relevant to our customer base. The intern will regularly analyze and report on the activity on social media networks as well as the PHFC website. The intern will also assist in maintaining PHFC’s archive of digital images, videos, and other content. To telecommute the intern must provide their own computer.

Desired Qualifications:
• Students must have completed their sophomore year and be majoring in: Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or Marketing
• Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills
• Creative self-starter who is comfortable with both taking initiative and working in collaboration.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, AP style, and basic photo-editing software.
• Ability to successfully work with volunteers and staff.

How to apply: Email a resume with cover letter to Jacque Cordle, Director of Resource Development, at jcordle@phfc.org. Email submissions only, please no phone calls.

Physical Requirements:
Requires the physical mobility to sit and walk for moderate period of time and occasionally carry or lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds

Events and Fundraising Intern

Location: PHFC campus in Talladega, AL
Reports to: Director of Resource Development
Hours per week: 12-20
Time Period: Interns may begin immediately or at the beginning of a semester
Compensation: The internship is unpaid. We will provide a stipend to cover approved travel and work-related expenses.

The Events and Fundraising Intern will have the opportunity to join one of the state’s oldest organizations dedicated to the transformation of children and families. Students will gain valuable experience in the communications field. Tasks may include:
• Develop social media marketing, recruitment, and event updates for events
• Assist with existing marketing efforts and logistics planning for events
• Recruitment of groups and individuals for fundraising events
• Provide support for on-going development activities including prospect research, sponsor program administration, and program marketing.
• Provide event participants with necessary documentation in a timely manner, including waivers, directional maps, volunteer FAQs and other necessary documents
• Manage participant and donor data in software programs
• Develop and manage fundraising incentive programs
• Attend and participate in event related activities and meetings

Desired Qualifications:
• Students must have completed their sophomore year and be majoring in: Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or Marketing
• Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills
• Creative self-starter who is comfortable with both taking initiative and working in collaboration.
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, AP style, and basic photo-editing software.
• Ability to successfully work with volunteers and staff.

Physical Requirements:
Requires the physical mobility to sit and walk for moderate period of time and occasionally carry or lift objects weighing up to 20 pounds.

How to apply: Email a resume with cover letter to Jacque Cordle, Director of Resource Development, at jcordle@phfc.org. Email submissions only, please no phone calls.

Relief Child Care WorkerEmployment Application

The Presbyterian Home for Children is seeking individuals or couples to provide relief child care help in a supportive, caring Christian community. A child care worker (houseparent) is a caring, responsible person who guides a child’s personal development by encouraging helpful and healthful behaviors. Ability to praise, encourage and positively reinforce is essential.

Must possess good organizational, listening and writing skills, possess flexibility and desire to help a child succeed.

The work is demanding, yet rewarding, and requires maturity and sound judgment.

To be considered for employment by the Presbyterian Home for Children, please start by filling out the job application and mail it to:

Human Resources
Presbyterian Home for Children
PO Box 577
Talladega, AL 35161