Hoarding Interventionalist

Who are we?
Catholic Charities was founded in 1920 with the mission of providing compassionate and quality social services to those in need. In our 100+ years of operation, we have prioritized, adapted, and created several unique programs and services to address the unmet needs of people impacted most by hardship. We remove barriers to make our vital services more accessible to families and individuals living in communities across the ten counties of southeastern Wisconsin.

A career at Catholic Charities blends social service with professional development. Our staff is made up of a diverse group of passionate professionals who are committed to serving people of all faiths and backgrounds.  We are a proud recipient of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Workplaces award, for 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, 2021.

What is the purpose of our Hoarding Intervention and Treatment Program?
Roughly 5% of the population struggles with Hoarding Disorder, which is closely related to depression, OCD, ADHD and anxiety.  As an outgrowth of our In-Home Support Services, our Hoarding Intervention and Treatment Program recognizes the unmet need of assistance for those facing Hoarding Disorder in the Milwaukee community. Through behavioral health therapy, case management, and home coaching, this program offers a holistic solution. Our goal is to improve the lives of individuals affected by Hoarding Disorder, so that they may live independently in clean, safe homes.

What will I do as a Hoarding Interventionalist?
The Hoarding Interventionalist position offers a unique and rewarding opportunity to assist those who struggle with Hoarding Disorder, on a one on one basis. As part of the Hoarding Intervention and Treatment Team, this position works in collaboration with the Social Worker and In-Home Therapist to develop individualized care plans for each client, in order to help them move forward, overcome obstacles and meet their goals.

The Interventionist’s primary responsibility is to work with the client in their home, assisting with the gradual de-cluttering work, as well as housekeeping, organizing belongings, and other support in line with the care plan.  Ultimately, by providing quality, compassionate care, you will be working toward our goal of helping our clients live safe, happy, and independent lives.

What are the requirements?
An Associate’s degree in human services or related field is required; a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, or related field such as Human Development or Services, or Psychology is preferred.  Up to 2 years of previous experience in social services, health care, or older adults is a plus.

As a Hoarding Interventionist you will travel 90% of the time to client’s residences in Milwaukee County, which requires a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and automobile insurance meeting the minimum liability coverage of $100,000/person and $300,000/accident.

Why should I apply?
This is the perfect opportunity for a driven, energetic individual with a genuine passion for helping others, to provide personalized support to those who struggle with Hoarding Disorder in Milwaukee County.

We provide ongoing training, accreditation, and support.  Additional benefits include: competitive Health, Dental, and Vision insurance, no evening or weekends, Paid Time Off, Holidays, travel reimbursement, and 403(b) retirement plan with company matching and contribution.
Organization: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee

Job Location: Milwaukee, Waukesha, WI

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