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Employment Opportunities

Building Assistant

The Human Services Center Corporation (HSCC) in Turtle Creek is seeking to fill a part-time, temporary position as a Building Assistant!

Tasks include:

  • emptying garbage cans
  • cleaning bathrooms
  • dusting floors
  • mopping
  • small building repairs
  • other maintenance/building related items

Work hours are generally Monday through Friday, 4:00-7:00PM (start time may be able to be changed based on candidate’s schedule).

Applicants must possess current Act 33/34 and FBI clearances or at least be applying for them to be considered for an interview. The ideal candidate should be a high school graduate and has experience working in maintenance and/or janitorial duties. Pay is $15/hour.

Masks will be optional indoors, however, the Human Services Center the right to change masks policies at any time.

TO APPLY:  For more information please contact Stephanie Eson, Operations & Community Programs Manager, by email at seson@hscc-mvpc.org. Resumes MUST be emailed if applying for the position. NO PHONE CALLS.

Volunteer Opportunities

General Volunteers

Volunteers are needed for general office duties, maintenance, and various other tasks. Individual volunteers and volunteer teams are welcome!

To apply to be a volunteer, please complete the Volunteer Application located here. Please contact Stephanie Eson at seson@hscc-mvpc.org or 412-829-7112 for more information.

Pantry Network of Eastern Suburbs

Volunteers are needed to assist stocking shelves, registering clients, and escorting and assisting patrons as they shop for their goods. Volunteer hours are flexible, but Pantry distribution days are the second Saturday of the month from 8:30am to 10:30am. For more information, please contact Stephanie Eson at seson@hscc-mvpc.org or 412-829-7112.

Youth Programs Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to assist the Youth LIFE After-School Program staff any time between the hours of 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday, September through May. Tasks would include helping students with homework and academic activities, in addition to becoming mentors to various ages of youth. Volunteers must possess current Act 33/34 clearances. To apply to be a volunteer, please complete the application located here. For more information, please contact Nikki Polliard at 412-829-7112 or npolliard@hscc-mvpc.org.

KOOL Chaperone Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to help chaperone various field trips during the KOOL Summer Program, every Friday, from early July to mid-August. Volunteers must possess current Act 33/34 clearances. For more information, please contact Nikki Polliard at 412-829-7112 or npolliard@hscc-mvpc.org.

Emerging Leaders Program Volunteer

Professionals are needed in various fields that would be willing to volunteer a few hours of their time with seniors in high school! Every year, the students participate in job shadows, job tours, presentations, and/or informational interviews with professionals in their fields of interest. We are always looking for engaging individuals that would like to share their expertise and knowledge in their careers. For more information, please contact Kaelynn Hillegass at 412-829-7112 or khillegass@hscc-mvpc.org.

 

Internship Opportunities

Youth Support Intern (Youth Programs) – looking for TWO interns

The Youth Learning In a Fun Environment (Youth LIFE) After-School Program, a program of the HSCC, is seeking a student (preferably a social work/direct practice student) for fall through spring to help carry out the functions of the program and assist the youth participants. THIS MAY BE IN-PERSON OR VIRTUAL DEPENDING ON VARIOUS FACTORS. Responsibilities include organizing and planning the HSCC’s Lights on After-School event, implementing an internet-based math and reading curriculum, developing and implementing current event, cultural, science, and other supplemental activities, assisting in reviewing participants’ files and progress, and mentoring the first-fifth grade participants. The interns may also be required to implement an evidence-based, best practice bullying prevention curriculum – Second Step for 1-5 graders. The Second Step curriculum is a comprehensive program for promoting emotional and social competencies and reducing bullying problems in elementary aged children. Second Step is designed to be taught two or more times per week for a minimum of 30-40 minutes per day. Systematic, developmentally based lessons, materials, and instructions are provided to facilitate emotional literacy, self-control, and social competence. Ideally, the internship will be at least three days per week from approximately 2:00PM-7:00PM. However, 4 days from 3:00PM-7:00PM would be acceptable. Any needed variations to days and times of the internship can be further discussed in an interview. The student must be available from September through the end of April. Based on individual interests and schedule, additional opportunities may also be available. A modest stipend is provided with this internship. For more information please contact Leah O’Reilly at loreilly@hscc-mvpc.org. Resumes and cover letters MUST be emailed.

 

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