March 26, 2018

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We regret that due to the number of applicants, only those that will be interviewed will be contacted.


Director of Advancement – Administration – Full-time-Exempt

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Family Connections is seeking a knowledgeable, experienced, proactive savvy Director of Advancement who will creatively and successfully lead the Advancement Department. The Director of Advancement will be a liaison to Senior Management and ensure that Advancement is fully integrated into the agency. Furthermore, the Director of Advancement is responsible for the direct Cultivation & Stewardship of Corporate Partners and serves as the high-level liaison to the Board of Directors. In this leadership role, the Director of Advancement will develop and implement as Annual Advancement Plan, which includes the following components: Major Donor Portfolio Action Plan; Corporate Partners Action Plan; Plans for Annual Giving and Special Events; Fundraising Goal for the Year; Branding and Marketing Plan; Plan for Volunteer Management. The Director of Advancement is integrated in the Agency’s culture such that philanthropy is an Agency-wide priority. As the Director of Advancement, this individual will oversee the Advancement Department budgets, including expenditures and work closely with the Finance Department to ensure that the Advancement aligns with the budget of the agency. Also, the Director of Advancement will supervise the Advancement Manager and other (future) staff within the Advancement department. The candidate should be a culturally competent individual who will work in alignment with FAMILYConnections’s mission.

Education/Certification: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree related to non-profit management, social services and/or marketing & communications. CFRE (Certified Fundraising Executive) certification preferred.

Experience: At least five years’ experience in non-profit development, fundraising and participation in a management team. Experience with practices and procedures of community mental health services a plus.

Knowledge: Knowledge of public and private sources for funding of Agency programs. Knowledge of best practices for non-profit fundraising. Knowledge of best practices for non-profit marketing & communications. Knowledge of best practices in mental health and addictions treatment and prevention a plus.

 (Requisition #20180228)


PJD Clinician- School-based-Full-time-Exempt

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FAMILYConnections is seeking a compassionate, reliable, organized and creative candidate as a full-time PJD Clinician for The Loft at Columbia High School. The PJD Clinician duties includes engaging students in counseling that fit the identified criteria, through the Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency Program. The PJD Clinician completes intake paperwork, necessary assessments, appropriate documentation, and treatment plans as needed. Furthermore, the PJD Clinician engages and interacts in a positive relationship with local police departments, organizes monthly meetings with local police departments to obtain referrals. The PJD Clinician facilitates positive prevention and skill building groups with students and utilizes state database to input all client information, consent forms, attendance, assessments, etc. Furthermore, the PJD Clinician attends weekly team meeting, supervision, monthly case conferences, and Quality Assurance Sub-Committee meetings. The candidate should be a culturally competent individual who will work in alignment with FAMILYConnections’s mission. The individual must be an enthusiastic team player and dedicated to the families we serve.

REQUIRED SKILLS & SPECIFIC LICENSE(S)

  • Master’s in Social Work or equivalent master’s in human services. LSW, LAC, or state licensure/certification specific to degree.
  • Proven ability and experience working with adolescents in an urban setting, ideally a high school. Experience with mandated populations a plus.
  • Knowledge of conflict resolution.

DESIRED/PREFERRED

  • LCSW/LPC Licensure

 (Requisition #20180323)


ADAPT-Community Engagement Specialist-Full-time-Exempt

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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

FAMILYConnections is seeking a dynamic Community Engagement Specialist join an interdisciplinary team of dedicated professionals.

The Community Engagement Specialist assists the ADAPT Manager by providing direct support for ADAPT-related initiatives, with a primary focus on community engagement efforts targeting older adults (ages 60 and over) and various groups of stakeholders throughout Essex County. Assist with the planning and implementation of programs and activities for the entire coalition. Collaborate with ADAPT Manager and other staff to implement countywide initiatives. Plan and coordinated coalition activities, meetings, and programs throughout Essex County. Plan and organize tobacco awareness campaigns targeting local retail establishments throughout Essex County. Participate in community outreach efforts, develops partnerships throughout various sectors in Essex County, including but not limited to, youth-based organizations, law enforcement, local health departments, schools, businesses, media, and faith-based organizations. Assist with data collection and analysis for reports as requested. Assists with the development of trainings and workshops to individuals throughout Essex County. The candidate should be a culturally competent individual who will work in alignment with FAMILYConnections’s mission. The individual must be an enthusiastic team player and dedicated to the families we serve.

REQUIRED SKILLS & SPECIFIC LICENSE(S)

  • Minimum of a BA in Public Health or related field.
  • Previous experience in substance abuse prevention program planning and coalition building.
  • Ability to work effectively on a team as well as strong cultural competence skills.
  • Experience training others on evidence-based strategies and coordinating implementation efforts.
  • Experience with demonstrated success in team building, and youth empowerment, community organizing and data collection.
  • Strong clerical, organizational and computer skills.

DESIRED/PREFERRED

    • Bilingual-English/Spanish or English/Creole (preferred)
    • CHES Certified
  • Knowledge of the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF), logic models, and needs assessments.

 (Requisition #20180323)


Senior Housing Case Manager – HomeSafe -Full-time-Non-Exempt

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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

FAMILYConnections is seeking a dynamic Senior Housing Case Manager to join an interdisciplinary team of dedicated professionals. The Senior Housing Case Manager will be part of a multidisciplinary team assisting families that have been separated and reunified following child abuse and neglect allegations. The Senior Housing Case Manager will provide support and guidance to families participating in this supportive housing setting. The families served will be involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency and face stressors including history of homelessness, substance abuse, mental health concerns, and separation of children due to these stressors. This position will be repaonsible for completing a housing intake to definte the arrangements/budgeting and furnishings, followed by ongoing housing stability support. The Senior Housing Case Manager should have experience with housing and community resources as well as professional knowledge of the Department of Child Protection and Permanency. The candidate should be a culturally competent individual who will work in alignment with FAMILYConnections’s mission. The individual must be an enthusiastic team player and dedicated to the families we serve.

REQUIRED SKILLS & SPECIFIC LICENSE(S)

  • Related Bachelor’s degree
  • At least two years’ experience providing case management services
  • Professional experience and knowledge of the community resources.
  • Valid NJ State Driver’s license

DESIRED/PREFERRED

  • Related Bachelor’s degree
  • Bi-lingual in English/Spanish or English/Creole
  • Professional knowledge of the Division of Child Protection and Permanency of NJ.

 (Requisition #20180201)


Employment Specialist -HomeSafe-Full-time-Exempt

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FAMILYConnections is seeking a compassionate, reliable, organized and creative candidate as a full-time Employment Specialist to join an interdisciplinary team of dedicated professionals. The HomeSafe Employment Specialist will be responsible for providing case management specific to employment, vocational and other job-related needs of families in the HomeSafe Program. The HomeSafe Program provides supportive housing for families involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency and face stressors including a history of homelessness, substance abuse, mental health concerns, and separation of children due to these stressors. The position may involve providing services both on site as well as in-home. The Employment Specialist will guide and support the client through the job search process and prepare the client for the interview process by providing interviewing techniques, professional dress attire, guidance and mock interviewing interactions. The Employment Specialist will also identify training and educational opportunities to assist the client with professional development. The Employment Specialist may facilitate/co-facilitate weekly parenting skills groups and must build relationships with community employers. This individual will maintain thorough documentation in the electronic health record system. The individual must be an enthusiastic team player and possess the skills to lead weekly team meetings and supervision sessions. The candidate should be a culturally competent individual who will work in alignment with FAMILYConnections’s mission.

REQUIRED SKILLS & SPECIFIC LICENSE(S)

  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in the Human Service Field or Social Work
  • One to two years working with a client population providing case management

DESIRED/PREFERRED

    • Experience with electronic health records
    • Two years’ experience providing clinical mental health services
  • Experience in working with families who are involved with DCPP or similar systems.

    Requisition #(20180131)


Clinician Reunity House (East Orange)-Full-time-Exempt

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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

 FAMILYConnections is seeking a full-time Clinician for the Reunity House East Orange program. The Clinician will provide therapeutic supervised visitations and parenting skills to families involved in the child welfare system. The Clinician will be responsible for collaborating effectively with DCP&P and various community partners, completing comprehensive psycho-social assessments, engaging clients through visitation, treatment planning, facilitating parenting skills training and support groups, and documenting effectively through our ECR. The candidate should be a culturally competent individual who will work in alignment with FAMILYConnections’s mission. The individual must be an enthusiastic team player and dedicated to the families we serve.

REQUIRED:

  • Master’s Degree in social work or related discipline.
  • Two years’ experience in mental health working with diverse populations

DESIRED:

    • Bilingual (Spanish)
    • Experience working with children and families.
    • Experience in trauma informed care.
    • Experience working with electronic records.
  • HOURS:
  • This position is 35 hours per week. The schedule is dependent upon the needs of the Reunity House East Orange program.
  • (Requisition #20180118)

Housing Case Manager– HomeSafe – Full-time – Exempt

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 JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

FAMILYConnections is seeking a dynamic Housing Case Manager to join an interdisciplinary team of dedicated professionals. The Housing Case Manager will be a part of a multidisciplinary team assisting families that have been separated and reunified following child abuse and neglect allegations. The Housing Case Manager will provide support and guidance to families participating in this supportive housing setting. The families served will be involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency and face stressors including history of homelessness, substance abuse, mental health concerns, and separation of children due to these stressors.  This position will be responsible for conducting housing intakes to define the family’s housing goals as well as providing overall case management, which includes lease signing, financial arrangements/budgeting and furnishings, followed by ongoing housing stability support. 

In addition, the role of the Housing Case Manager is to provide wraparound services to support the needs of the families. The services include offering constructive advocacy, linkage to community resources, career education support and job skills training, legal and immigration guidance and the co-facilitation of support groups.  The Housing Case Manager will be responsible for coordinating in-home visits and provide ongoing support for families as needed.

REQUIRED:

  • Professional Knowledge of the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (personal life experiences are a plus).
  • Experience and/or knowledge of housing and the ability to building productive relationships within the communities.
  • Personal and/or professional experience and knowledge of the community resources available in the counties of Essex, Hudson, Passaic, Union and Bergen.                  
  • Valid NJ Driver’s License

DESIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Bilingual – English/Spanish or English/Creole

HOURS:

This position is 35 hours per week. The schedule is dependent upon the needs of the HomeSafe program. 

(Requisition #20171020)


Clinician – HomeSafe – Full-time – Exempt

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JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

FAMILYConnections is seeking a compassionate, reliable, organized and creative candidate as a full-time licensed Clinician to join an interdisciplinary team of dedicated professionals. This HomeSafe Clinician will be responsible for maintaining a caseload of DCPP involved families for the HomeSafe Program in Essex, Hudson, Passaic, Union, and Bergen counties. The HomeSafe Program provides supportive housing for families involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency and face stressors including history of homelessness, substance abuse, mental health concerns, and separation of children due to these stressors.  The Clinician will provide services both on site as well as in the community. This Clinician may be facilitating and co-facilitating weekly parenting skills groups for the parents and will be responsible for conducting biopsychosocials, treatment planning and discharge planning as well as providing supports to families who are reunified as well as separated.  This individual will maintain thorough documentation in the electronic health record system.  Must be an enthusiastic team player and participate in weekly team meetings and supervision.

REQUIRED:

• LSW, LAC, MFT

• Two years’ experience providing clinical mental health services

DESIRED:

• LCSW, LMFT, LPC

• Experience with play therapy, family therapy, group treatment, trauma informed interventions, co-occurring disorders

• Experience utilizing electronic health record system

• Experience in working with families who are involved with DCPP or similar systems

HOURS:

Hours are flexible and based on client needs.  The daily scheduling could be any combination of 9am-5pm, 10am-6pm, 11am-7pm and/or 12pm-8pm

(Requisition #20170508)


Driver – SVS Morris/Sussex – Reconnections – Part-time – Non-exempt

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Job Responsibilities: FamilyConnections is seeking a responsible driver for their Supportive Visitation Services Program. The Driver will be part of the SVS Morris/Sussex team and can provide  transportation across numerous counties. The Driver will be responsible for the transportation of children  participating in the Reconnections program. Responsibilities include: transportation for children or parents to and from visitations or to other services after visitation, ensuring safety during transportation, assisting children transition in and out of visitation with clinical staff support, vehicle maintenance, developing appropriate communication and relationships within the Reconnections, children, parents/guardians/resource parents, daycare providers/schools and DCP&P.

Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Effective written and oral communication, good judgment, creative, flexible, energetic
  • Experience working with children and families
  • Experience working with state systems
  • Experience working on a multi-disciplinary team

Desired:

  •  Bilingual –English/Spanish a plus

Hours: Tuesday 3:00pm-8:00pm, Wednesday, Thursday 2:00pm-7:00pm, Saturday 9:00am-2:00pm

(Requisition #20161128)


Bachelors Visitation Specialist – Supportive Visitation Services – Morris/Sussex 4039,4040,4042 – Part-Time – Non-Exempt

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Job Responsibilities: Family Connections is seeking part time, Bachelor’s Level Visitation Specialists, for a new Supportive Visitation Services (SVS) program in Morris and Sussex County. The Visitation Specialist will provide supportive supervised visitation services for families currently separated from their children.  Visitation can occur in parent or resource parent homes, or other community locations. The Visitation Specialist will also provide support and modeling around appropriate and nurturing parenting, individually with a family or in a group setting.  Driving parents and/or children for visitations, in an agency vehicle, is also required.  Use of personal vehicle for home visits may also be required.  The program incorporates trauma informed models, and the Visitation Specialist should have experience with the dynamics facing a family involved in child welfare. Following a family reunification, aftercare services for the family will be provided in their home on a weekly basis. The Visitation Specialist will be expected to collaborate with DCP&P as well as collateral services as the family works toward permanency. Thd Visitation Specialist will be a part of the SVS Team as well as the larger DCP&P contracted programs team. The Visitation Specialist is expected to attend various meetings as available, and prepare for case presentation and discussion as needed. The Visitation Specialist will also utilize an electronic health record for documentation

Required: Bachelors in Social Work, Counseling or comparable

Desired: Experience working with children and families impacted by trauma and/or child welfare involved; Excellent organizational and time management skills; Ability to work well independently and in a team environment; Self-starter; Ability to support client in navigating multiple systems of care; Group facilitation experience; Bilingual – English/Spanish preferred; Experience working with electronic health records.

Hours: Monday & Tuesday 10:00am-6:00pm, Wednesday 9:00am-5:00pm, Thursday  11:00pm-7:00pm, Friday 9:00am-5:00pm; Hours M-F, Saturdays and some holidays as needed; Flexible based on client needs; May change based on referral needs.

(Requisition #20160701)


Family Connections is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/D/V/SO

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