Social Services Coordinator – Chester County

VisionCorps, a values driven organization, has an exciting employment opportunity for a full time Social Services Coordinator in Chester County.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manages referrals and provides direct services for case management, TSS/SS, and low vision clients
  • Facilitates new client intakes and initiates appropriate referrals within and outside of VisionCorps
  • Fulfills the Training and Support Services (TSS) duties as defined in the grant through the Pennsylvania Association for the Blind
  • Provides direct services to eligible TSS clientele- per PAB contract, including, but not limited to: transportation/escort, life skills, and support services
  • Plans/facilitates client groups as assigned
  • Maintains appropriate documentation of all client contact in CRM including TSS records relating to eligibility, services plans, progress and change in status
  • Provides public education on VisionCorps services & low vision/blindness issues
  • Stays informed on advances in the field of vision loss and related treatments, rehabilitation services, mental health and technology through reading, seminars, and other educational avenues
  • Manages volunteers and support staff as appropriate
  • Builds and maintains collaborative relationships with local and regional organizations for the benefits of clients, VisionCorps, and the surrounding community
  • Works as a team with other VisionCorps staff and volunteers.
  • Participate in monthly Department meetings
  • Participate in Company events
  • Keep up to date on all training
  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Human Services, Social Work or related field
  • Two years’ experience in human service field with elderly and/or individuals with disabilities
  • Experience in the areas of mental health and/or crisis intervention
  • CPR and First Aid Certifications (or ability to obtain)
  • Clear criminal record check and child abuse clearance from the state of PA
  • Valid PA driver’s license and ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Record check
  • Access to personal vehicle for travel (as needed)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite

Working Conditions:

  • Provide services in client’s natural environment, home, retirement community, assisted living or skilled care, etc.
  • Must be able to sit at desk for periods of time
  • Must be able to sit in a vehicle for periods of time

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to carry, lift, and push equipment up to 20lbs.
  • Must be able to spend considerate amount of time stooping, kneeling, and crouching.
  • Fine motor skills – use hands to finger, handle or feel
  • Visual acuity – close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Must be able to travel safely and independently
  • Must be able to verbally communicate and hear
  • Must be able to sit at desk for periods of time
  • Must be able to sit in vehicle for periods of time

VisionCorps offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes paid time off, holidays, health, dental, and life insurance and more.

For consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter and salary requirements by APPLYING ONLINE

Please note: 

  • All VisionCorps employees are employed at-will.
  • VisionCorps is an Affirmative Action Plan employer.
  • VisionCorps is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace.
  • All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected status.
  • VisionCorps promotes a Drug and Smoke Free workplace.

Qualified individuals may submit their resumes to jobs@visioncorps.net. VisionCorps is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

244 North Queen Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
EOE/AAP/MF/H/V