Posted 3 months ago

Come join a team that is making a difference in our local communities! Benefits of working at WCA:

  • 100% Employer paid Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability and Long-Term Disability Polices.
  • Employer pays 80% of individual Medical Insurance Premium.
  • 15 paid Holiday’s.
  • 10 days of vacation in first year of employment.
  • 3.69 hours of sick time accrued per pay period.
  • 8% retirement match after 1 year and 1000 hours of service
  • Mileage reimbursement

Westmoreland Community Action (WCA) is a non-profit organization that works to improve individuals and family’s quality of life and help to reduce poverty in the community. WCA is currently seeking three Part-Time Support Specialists, New Foundation Program. This position could be regularly assigned to work any of the shifts at the New Foundations Program according to the Program needs. Responsibilities:

  • Provide supervision and support to mental health participants in the New Foundations Program, as well as adhere to specific program policies and procedures.
  • Develop and implement housing strategy plans.
  • Supervise participants during medication administering times, ensuring they self- medicate according to prescribed dosages.
  • Provide transportation for participants of the New Foundations Program when necessary for housing- related services in the community.
  • Ensure participant confidentiality, right to appeal, and individual civil rights are maintained in compliance with HIPAA standards established by Westmoreland Community Action.


  • High school diploma or its equivalent.
  • Six months experience as a support staff trainee or one year of experience in a human service agency working with the mentally disabled, elderly or children & youth or two years of college, which includes courses, appropriate to the human services field.
  • Ability to supervise or assist participants in the implementation of their housing goals.
  • Ability to maintain accurate case documentation.
  • Willingness to accompany participants into the community for scheduled housing- related appointments if necessary.
  • Computer knowledge and skills helpful.
  • Valid PA Driver’s License required and must carry $100,000/$300,000 bodily liability car insurance.
  • Must be dependable, responsible, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Support Specialist New Foundation salary based on experience: $16.48 to 18.78. Westmoreland Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects our community and those we seek to serve.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $16.48 – $18.87 per hour


  • 8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:

Covid vaccine required. Medical or religious exemptions accepted.

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