Staff Benefits

SHORE UP! Inc.’s total rewards involve a combination of compensation, benefits and opportunities to positively impact the communities we serve. The staff benefits include:

  • Paid time off, which includes paid holidays, personal days and accrued vacation.
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance via group premiums
  • Employer-paid short-term disability insurance
  • Employer-paid basic group life insurance
  • Supplemental insurance where additional short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance, cancer insurance and life insurance are income protection options
  • State of Maryland Retirement and Pension System Plan, which SHORE UP! Inc. pays 93% of the contributions
  •  403(b) defined contribution retirement plan

 

 

If interested in any of SHORE UP!’s positions, please send your resume or completed employment application to humanresources@shoreup.org. 

Position
Location
Description
Closing Date
Position Type
Position
  • Scanner/Intake Worker
Location
  • Salisbury, Md.
Description

The Scanner/Intake Worker will assist the Office of Energy Assistance in the accomplishment of the department’s goals. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Entering required data into the Pro2000 system
  • Scanning certified client applications into the OHEP system
  • Greeting visitors and referring clients to OHEP
  • Providing clerical job functions

The ideal candidate must have a high school diploma or GED and 2 years of prior related experience.  They must also have extensive computer skills that includes MS Word and MS Excel.  An awareness of the Maryland Office of Home Energy Assistance Program is preferred.

Closing Date
Position Type
Full-time
Position
  • Contractual and Part-Time Substitute Driver
Location
  • Salisbury, Md.
Description

Provides safe transportation for individuals in the Adult Day Services program.

The ideal candidate must have a high school diploma or GED and prior related experience.  They must have a good driving record with zero active points, while able to maintain valid First Aid and CPR Certification.  The ideal candidate must be able to successfully complete pre-employment requirements that include a criminal background investigation. The individual must also be highly dependable and possess emotional maturity and stability, calmness and good judgment during crisis situations.

 

Closing Date
Position Type
Part-time
Position
  • Auditor/Weatherization
Location
  • Salisbury, Md.
Description

Conducts comprehensive residential home energy assessments in accordance with agency, utility and government standards, while providing client education regarding how to make their homes safer and more energy efficient.  The Auditor will also complete the following:

  • Conduct combustion safety testing and infrared scanning to evaluate existing conditions and recommend energy efficient improvements.
  • Complete detailed and accurate home measurements.
  • Perform data collection and input into the Hancock Energy Software and other databases.
  • Interact with homeowners, tenants and contractors regarding energy efficiency while preparing detailed and accurate work orders.

The ideal candidate must have a high school diploma or GED.  A Building Analyst (BPI) Certification, RRP Lead Certification, OSHA – 10 Certification, BPI HEP Quality Control Inspector (QCI) Certification and BPI HEP Energy Auditor (EA) Certification are all preferred.

 

Closing Date
Position Type
Full-time
Position
  • Outreach/Grants Coordinator
Location
  • Salisbury, Md
Description

Conducts targeted outreach and marketing of agency programs/services to underserved populations.  Assists in facilitating the successful completion of grant proposals and implementation.

  • Devises innovative outreach strategies.  Maintains outreach event calendars and attends related events.  Collaborates with community partners to plan and execute outreach events.  Designs flyers and brochures for distribution at outreach events.
  • Researches Census data and other data regarding the agency’s program/service area.
  • Provides grant proposal and other document assistance (i.e. parent/teacher handbooks, etc.)
  • Writes press releases, creates photos, gathers marketing and communication analytics.
  • Assists with agency social media content.
  • Provides energy assistance applications.

Must have a Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of two years related experience.  Must also have extensive computer skills, which includes Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency.  Graphics, web design experience and AP format writing preferred.

Closing Date
Position Type
Full-time
Position
  • Health Services Assistant
Location
  • Salisbury, Md
Description

Assist the Health Supervisor in monitoring and/or data analysis, training, policy and procedure development and daily administration of child/family/staff health, nutrition, mental health and education services.

  • Provides direct support for dental prevention within Early Head Start/Head Start centers.
  • Assists with providing appropriate community health information and referrals for children/staff/ families; responding to related requests; development and distribution of written and web-based materials for children/staff/families within health, fitness, safety, nutrition, preventive health education and mental health awareness; submission of child health forms to healthcare providers; staff trainings; and creation/maintaining of MOUs and partnerships within the community.

The ideal candidate has a High School Diploma or GED, related experience and MS Office skills (i.e. MS Word, Excel, Publisher, Powerpoint, One Note, Share Points).  Must pass a medical examination, TB test and criminal background investigation.

Closing Date
Position Type
Full-time
Position
  • Family Services Worker/Family Advocate
Location
  • Salisbury, Eden, Snow Hill, Easton and Grasonville
Description

SHORE UP! is seeking a Family Services Worker/Family Advocate to provide comprehensive case management; goal setting; and linkages to service, advocacy and evaluation for children and families enrolled in the Head Start and Early Head Start Programs. The Family Services Worker/Family Advocate will also:

  • Recruit, enroll and obtain appropriate records of children and families to ensure full enrollment and waitlists
  • Actively link families
  • Aid families in identifying needs and community resources
  • Record and update caseload information
  • Actively participate in parent or group meetings, community collaborations and affiliations that advocate for Head Start/Early Head Start children and families
  • Refer families and children to SHORE UP! resources and community organizations for social service needs
  • Assist families with transportation to meetings and medical appointments
  • Participate in the active supervision of children arriving and departing on buses as assigned and/or needed.

The candidate must have, at minimum, an Associate’s degree. A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.  The candidate must be willing and able to earn a Credential of Certification in social work, human services, family services, counseling or a related field within 18 months of hire.  A minimum of 2+ years related experience is desired.

 

Closing Date
Position Type
Full-time
Position
  • Registered Nurse (contractual and part-time)
Location
  • Salisbury, Md
Description

SHORE UP! is seeking a contractual Registered Nurse (RN) to provide skilled nursing care for Adult Day Services and Residential Services.  This RN will:

  • Provide skilled nursing care for participants based on home visits, assessments and problems identification.  This includes consultant, emergency services and documentation within clinical records.
  • Develop a written plan of care for each participant in consultation with their physician.
  • Provide implementation, evaluations and updates in accordance to current regulations.
  • Lead, evaluate, guide, inform, and supervise assigned staff in collaboration with the center director.
  • Coordinate with necessary agencies and/or physicians to certify participants through the Professional Service Review Organization, Adult Evaluation and Review Services and Veterans Administration.
  • Review Activity Program and calendar accordingly.
  • Involve and educate staff in care planning implementation and ongoing participant review and progress.
  • Administer medication and treatment during center operation hours, as ordered by the participant physicians.
  • Develop and maintain cooperative relationships with community agencies and organizations.
  • Educate community agencies and groups regarding the SHORE UP! Adult Day Services program and goals.

Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and be a Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Maryland, with a minimum of 3 years of related experience.

Closing Date
Position Type
Full-time
Position
  • Head Start/Early Head Start Operations Supervisor
Location
  • Salisbury, Md.
Description

SHORE UP! is seeking a Head Start/Early Head Start Operations Supervisor responsible for overseeing the smooth and efficient operation of Early Head Start/Head Start centers.  This individual will ensure that active supervision and the health/safety of the children are at the forefront of center operations. They will also meet the needs of children, parents and the community. Other responsibilities include:

  • Supporting the planning and implementation of a comprehensive child development program that meets the Head Start Performance Standards and the Maryland State Department of Education’s Office of Child Care licensing regulations.
  • Ensuring Standards of Conduct are adhered to within Early Head Start/Head Start center operations
  • Monitoring Early Head Start/Head Start centers to ensure active supervision.
  • Overseeing the financial aspects of center operations regarding expenditures and purchase approvals.
  • Assist in developing the financial budget regarding facilities, equipment, materials, repairs and maintenance.
  • Attending Policy Council meetings while assisting in collaborative partnership building with parents.

The ideal candidate has a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or a related field, plus a minimum of 5 years of related experience that includes prior supervisory experience.

Interested applicants should provide an updated resume or employment application to humanresources@shoreup.org

Closing Date
Position Type
Full-time
Position
  • Human Resources Assistant
Location
  • Salisbury, Md
Description

SHORE UP! is seeking a Human Resources Assistant to also provide backup Receptionist functions.

Coordinates various components within organizational/departmental employment-related requirements and projects.

  • Verifies pre-employment job requirements that includes interviewee education, prior employers/roles, necessary credentials and criminal background investigations.
  • Performs data entry that includes new hire, staff change, completed staff training and performance evaluation content.
  • Performs filing of confidential information within proper personnel files.
  • Completes and provides incoming requests for employment verifications.
  • Facilitates new hire orientations and onboarding.
  • Assists with health and safety screenings for contagious diseases that impact SHORE UP! Inc., our facilities, staff and visitors.
  • Provides back-up receptionist and incoming/outgoing mail operations functions.

The ideal candidate has an associate’s degree, experience with exposure to internal confidential information, and a minimum of 2 years experience as a receptionist providing administrative support or within a Human Resources Department.

Interested applicants should provide an updated resume and/or employment application to humanresources@shoreup.org

Closing Date
Position Type
Full-time
Position
  • Receptionist/Intake Worker
Location
  • Salisbury, Md.
Description

Performs receptionist functions within the Home Energy Assistance program.  Also provides client intake functions regarding the Home Energy Assistance program.

The ideal candidate has a high school diploma or GED and two years of prior related experience.  Formal computer training is preferred.  Highly qualified applicants are considered.

Closing Date
Position Type
Full-time
Position
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (contractual & part-time)
Location
  • Salisbury, Md.
Description

SHORE UP! Inc. is seeking a contractual Certified Nursing Assistant for our Adult Day Services and Residential Services programs. This Certified Nursing Assistant will:

  • Assist clients with bathing and grooming activities, basic chores and necessary daily assistance (i.e. cleaning, walking, transferring from to/from beds and wheelchairs, food, shopping, vacuuming, laundry, etc.)
  • Maintain accurate records while communicating well with clients and others
  • Assist with prescribed medication

The ideal candidate has a High School Diploma or GED equivalency.  Must be certified by the Maryland Board of Nursing and have current CPR/First-Aid certification.

Closing Date
Position Type
Part-time
Position
  • Licensed Social Worker (contractual & part-time)
Location
  • Salisbury, Md.
Description

SHORE UP! Inc. is seeking a contractual Licensed Social Worker for our Adult Day Services and Residential Services programs.   This Licensed Social Worker will:

  • Provide ongoing recruitment to combat attrition in the programs.  Recruit new participants by networking with community services, health services and social services providers.
  • Provide orientation and in-service training for staff, students and volunteers.
  • Provide available resources and eligibility criteria to participants and their families while assisting them in gaining appropriate care.
  • Make initial home visits with the Registered Nurse to assess individuals while collecting necessary admissions information.
  • Maintain confidential participant records of services and needs.
  • Coordinate and implement individual, group and family counseling.
  • Ensure awareness of state and local regulations and policies regarding the programs, as well as potential impact on participants.
  • Provide discharge and referral services to participants.

Must have a Bachelor’s Degree with a Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW), plus a minimum of one year of related experience. Or, the applicant may have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (BSW), plus a minimum of two years of related experience.  Must be in compliance with licensing requirements for Maryland Certification as a Social Worker.

Closing Date
Position Type
Part-time
Position
  • Substitute Teacher
Location
  • Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Queen Anne's, Dorchester, Kent and Talbot counties
Description

Assist in the implementation of developmentally appropriate practices.

  • Communicate with parents in a positive manner regarding their child’s development, in accordance to SHORE UP! policies and procedures, Head Start Discipline Standards and Child Abuse and Neglect reporting requirements.

The ideal candidate has a high school diploma or GED, CBC and health clearance, and the ability to relate to pre-school children and their families positively.

 

Closing Date
Position Type
Part-time
Position
  • Nutrition Aide
Location
  • Stockton
Description

Assists in the planning and implementation of nutritional education for staff and children.

  • Prepares meals and ensures each child is served appropriately.
  • Monitors food and related supplies, charts, temperatures, inventory, supplies and equipment.
  • Posts menus and special diets.  Maintains related changes.
  • Wash dishes and ensures sanitary conditions, requirements and refrigeration.The ideal candidate has a high school diploma or GED, prior experience and Nutrition and/or Sanitation Training/Certification.  Must pass medical examination, TB test and criminal background investigation.
Closing Date
Position Type
Full-time
Position
  • Bus Aide
Location
  • Berlin, Cambridge, Chestertown, Crisfield, Eden, Grasonville, Hurlock, Princess Anne, Salisbury, Snow Hill, St. Clair, St. Michael's and Stockton
Description

Provides adult supervision for Head Start/Early Head Start Program children being transported to/from the Head Start/Early Head Start centers. The Bus Aide will also:

  • Assist each child on/off the bus while ensuring their arrival and safety. This includes walking each child across streets/highways, etc. when necessary and approved by the Site Coordinator.
  • Ensure each child is seated with their seat belt fastened prior to any movement of the bus.
  • Provides necessary discipline in accordance to Head Start/Early Head Start disciplinary procedures.
  • Remain on the bus until all children have exited the bus.
  • Completes and maintains daily attendance records for each child.
  • Distributes information to parents as directed by the Site Coordinator.The ideal candidate has a high school diploma or GED and prior related experience.

 

Closing Date
Position Type
Full-time
Position
  • Bus Driver
Location
  • Berlin, Cambridge, Chestertown, Crisfield, Eden, Grasonville, Hurlock, Princess Anne, Salisbury, Snow Hill, St. Clair, St. Michael's, Stockton and the Shady Pines Center
Description

SHORE UP! is seeking Bus Drivers to transport individuals within our Head Start/Early Head Start Program or Shady Pines Adult Day Services operations.

The ideal candidate has a high school diploma or GED and prior related experience. Candidates must have a good driving record with zero points, while possessing a Class B CDL driver’s license with P and S endorsements. Additionally, they must possess and maintain valid First Aid and CPR Certifications. The candidate must pass a criminal background investigation, pre-employment drug/alcohol test and medical examination, and attend DHR orientation.  They must also be highly dependable and relate well to pre-school children and adults, have emotional maturity and stability, calmness and good judgment during crisis situations.

Closing Date
Position Type
Full-time
Position
  • Custodian
Location
  • Head Start Centers in Berlin, Cambridge, Chestertown, Crisfield, Eden, Grasonville, Hurlock, Princess Anne, Salisbury, Snow Hill, St. Clair and Stockton
Description

Provides cleaning services that ensure building/property cleanliness, health and safety. Cleaning functions include:

  • Dusting, mopping, sanitizing, sweeping, trash removal, vacuuming, waxing, washing and wiping.
  • Identifying potential maintenance concerns for repair and related improvements.
  • Maintaining cleaning supply inventory
  • Ensuring soap, paper towels and toilet tissue are adequately maintained for utilization
  • Replacing light bulbs, tubes, switches and ceiling tile
  • Moving and rearranging furniture; loads/unloads delivery trucks and delivers packages

The ideal candidate has a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) and prior related experience.  Must successfully meet pre-employment requirements that include criminal background investigation, physical examination and TB assessment.

A Custodian will be assigned to all Head Start centers.

Closing Date
Position Type
Full-time
Position
  • Teacher
Location
  • Centers in Berlin, Cambridge, Chestertown, Crisfield, Easton, Eden, Grasonville, Hurlock, Princess Anne, Salisbury, Snow Hill, St. Clair and Stockton
Description

Responsible for the planning and implementation of daily classroom curriculum activities for a group of up to 20 children, up to 4 years of age – Upper Shore Head Start Centers and Lower Shore Centers.

  • Assists in the delivery of health, education and social services to Head Start Program children and their families.  This includes those with intellectual and/or physical disabilities.
  • Participate in active supervision of children arriving and departing on buses as assigned and/or needed.

CDA Trainee (Starting at $14.37 hourly) 

A high school diploma or GED is required. The applicant must be working on a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential while obtaining experience working with infants and toddlers, or  have immediate plans to obtain the credential.

Teacher I (Starting at $15.28 hourly)

Teacher I must have a high school diploma or GED and a current Child Development Associate (CDA) credential.

Teacher II (Starting at $16 hourly) 

Teacher II must have an associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field, including Child Development, Special Education, Human Development/Ecology, Child & Studies, Psychology – Birth to 8 or Social Work.  Experience working with infants and toddlers is preferred.  Highly qualified applicants are considered.

Teacher III (Starting at $17.19 hourly)

Teacher III must have a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field, including Child Development, Special Education, Human Development/Ecology, Child & Studies, Psychology – Birth to 8 or Social Work.  Experience working with infants and toddlers is preferred.  Highly qualified applicants are considered.

Closing Date
Position Type
Full-time
Position
  • Teacher's Aide
Location
  • Head Start Centers in Berlin, Cambridge, Chestertown, Crisfield, Eden, Grasonville, Hurlock, Princess Anne, Salisbury, Snow Hill, St. Clair, St. Michael's and Stockton
Description

Assist the Teacher in the performance of daily classroom activities and duties to prepare the children for school readiness. The Teacher’s Aide must possess a High School Diploma or GED, and Child Care I & II.  Teacher’s Aides must also be willing to enroll in courses and/or training, in addition to having one year of teaching experience.  Training is provided for CDA Credentials. Candidates must pass a  criminal background check prior to employment.

 

Closing Date
Position Type
Full-time