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Job Opportunities:   July 24, 2015

 

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Attach and Email Resume Therapeutic Childcare Provider - IOP - Part-time - FAMILYConnections is seeking an experienced and reliable part-time (12 hours per week) therapeutic childcare provider beginning August 24, 2015.  The Childcare Provider will prepare age appropriate activities for children to partake in while their mothers are participating in treatment.  This individual will assist with the set-up and clean-up of meals and will perform other clerical tasks such as filing.
Required: HS Diploma; Experience working with children; Proficient computer skills
Desired: College courses in early childhood development; Bilingual - English/Spanish and English/Creole
Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9:00am-1:00pm
(Requisition #20150724)
Attach and Email Resume Group Facilitator - Strengthening Families of Essex (SFOE) - Part-time per diem - FAMILYConnections is seeking Group Facilitators for our upcoming 14-week Strengthening Families of Essex Program (SFOE) group cycles.  The Group Leader will facilitate and/or co-facilitate SFOE parent, children, or teen groups, using the indicated Strengthening Families curriculum.  Group Facilitators will also engage with families during family meal times, assist the Coordinator and/or Senior Group Leader with set up and clean-up of meals, as well as help facilitate the “family activity” component of the group.  The Group Facilitator must arrive on time for SFOE, commit to a full group cycle, attend all scheduled mandatory SFOE meetings, complete weekly group notes in a timely manner, as well as learn the Strengthening Families Program Curriculum. 
Required: Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related field; Commitment to 14 week program
Desired: Bilingual - English/Spanish
Hours: 14-week program typically held in evenings starting at 5pm or 5:30pm; up to 3 hours per evening, up to 4 times per week depending on program needs/number of group cycles running at any given time.
Attach and Email Resume Parents as Teachers Coordinator - Parents as Teachers - Full-time Exempt - Family Connections is seeking a Coordinator for the Parents As Teachers program who will be responsible for overseeing the program, supervising staff, as well as maintaining a case load of 10 clients.  The Supervisory responsibilities for the PAT program include: providing Parent Educators with individual supervision; attending State Supervisors Meeting as well as Essex County Home Visiting Advisory Board Meetings; assisting the PAT team with building and maintaining their case load through support and guidance; participating in the HV CoIIN Project as well as tracking data for the project; facilitating Team Meetings with Parent Educators (PE's); providing individual supervision with PE's; keeping up to date with changes made by the state and ensuring that the team is within guidelines of the state requirements, complete Quarterly reports as well as yearly APR report, support staff with day to day programming and concerns; overseeing all aspects of the Program; ensuring the Program is implementing Quality Standards; shadowing PE home visits as required by PAT National; assigning and closing cases within PRA/SPECT system; monitoring and keeping track of referrals received through PRA/SPECT system to ensure outreach is performed; checking PE Paper Files to ensure they are up to date; monitoring documentation within PATsys system; distributing Monthly Ticklers to PE’s; creating purchase requisitions within Web purchasing; placing orders for the program; making purchases and keeping track of credit card and receipts; ensuring that the program is within budget by monitoring Financial Edge reports and keeping within budget when spending by utilizing Budget Spreadsheets; assisting the team in building their case load through support and guidance; making sure Tool Timelines are up to date for each PE and are signed off on during supervision when tasks are completed.
For the role of Parent Educator, the Supervisor will be trained to deliver the Parents as Teachers (PAT) evidence-based curriculum to referred families. The Parent Educator responsibilities include: building and maintaining a caseload of 10;  working with referred families  in their homes; delivering the PAT model and curriculum as well as facilitating parent groups.  The Parent Educator is responsible for appropriate data collection, data entry, outcome information, and other necessary documentation in accordance with the PAT model as well as engaging and graduating an identified number of families through PAT. The position and program will be part of a larger Prevention Team at FAMILYConnections with the expectation that the Parent Educator collaborates with the Prevention Services Team.  The Parent Educator will participate in team meetings and a Quality Assurance Subcommittee.  The Parent Educator will be responsible for outreach and recruitment to build a caseload in addition to turning received referrals into enrollments.
Required: Bachelor's Degree in social work, psychology, early childhood or related field; Knowledge and experience working with the Parents As Teachers curriculum; Certification in the Parents as Teachers Program; Experience working with children and families in their homes; Experience working with diverse populations in urban areas; Excellent communication and writing skills; Superb organization skills with proficiency using the internet and Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel; Multi-tasker with strong work ethic, professionalism, attention to detail and follow-through
Desired: Experience supervising programs and staff; Bilingual - English/Spanish
Hours: Hours are generally Monday and Thursday 10:30am-6:30pm, Tuesday and Wednesday 9:30am-5:30pm, Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
(Requisition #20150716)
Attach and Email Resume Temporary Coordinator - Reunity House East Orange - Full-time Exempt - Family Connections is seeking a culturally competent, trauma informed, self-motivated individual to serve as our Coordinator for our Reunity House Program during a leave of absence.  Reunity House provides therapeutic supervised visitation to families who have been involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency and have a goal of reunification with their children.  The Coordinator is responsible for providing program support and supervision to team members, including Clinicians, Case Managers and Drivers in the Reunity House Program.  The Coordinator is responsible for providing clinical supervision hours towards licensure for some clinicians.  The position includes administrative duties, as well as some clinical duties, such as carrying a small caseload and providing coverage for Drivers when needed.  The Coordinator should provide strengths based service to clients as well as provide strengths based guidance to staff.  Administrative duties include ensuring the level of service is maintained, managing budgets, responsibility of the program site, and leadership.
Required: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or other similar field; Clinical licensure with ability to provide supervision hours towards other staff's licensure; Effective written and oral communication skills; Experience working with children and families; Experience working with state systems; Experience working on a multi-disciplinary teams; Ability to have good judgment and be creative flexible and enthusiastic
Desired: Bilingual - English/Spanish
Hours: Hours are designed to meet program needs and are a combination of 12:00pm-8:00pm, 11:00am-7:00pm, 10:00am-6:00pm and 9:00am-5:00pm
Requisition #20150715)
Attach and Email Resume Fee-for-Service Clinician - FAMILYConnections is seeking an energetic licensed fee-for-service Clinician to join our seasoned, creative and versatile Outpatient team.  The Clinician will be responsible for conducting comprehensive psychosocial assessments and providing individual, group and family therapy to a diverse populations of children, adolescents and adults.  Treatment services include collaboration in psychiatric care and medication monitoring with Agency psychiatrists and APN. The incumbent will be responsible for referrals and linkages to supportive services and collaborative community agencies and programs. The Clinician must be able to maintain thorough documentation. The Fee-for-Service Clinician is a part-time position and the Clinician will be expected to provide a minimum of five (5) direct service hours per week.
Required: LSW or LAC; Two (2) years of clinical experience with children and adults.
Desired: LCSW or LPC; Bilingual - English/Spanish; Experience with trauma focused interventions; Experience with co-occurring disorders; Experience with ADHD interventions; Experience in play therapy, family therapy and trauma focused interventions.
Hours: Minimum of five (5) hours per week
(Requisition #20141020)
Attach and Email Resume Coordinator - The HUB SBYSP - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a culturally competent, energetic and self-motivated individual to coordinate the School Based Youth Service Program at the Maplewood Middle School.  The Coordinator will deliver clinical services, recreation and enrichment activities and must be committed to the nurturance of families and work from a strength-based perspective.  The successful candidate will value teamwork and will be able to give and receive constructive criticism.  This position is responsible for the administrative aspects of the program as well as meeting productivity levels, budgeting and leadership.  The Coordinator will provide clinical services and interventions as needed.
Required: Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling or Comparable; LSW, LPC, or LCSW; 2-3 years experience in mental health, plus supervisory experience; Experience with diverse populations in an urban setting.
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:30am-5:30pm
(Requisition #20150706)
Attach and Email Resume Part-time Driver - Reunity House Paterson - Part-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a responsible part-time Driver for our Reunity House Program located in Paterson. Primary job responsibilities will include safe and timely transportation to and from home, visitations/group as well as communicating with guardians, clients, and team members regarding transportation related issues and documenting these activities. Job responsibilities may include assisting staff with clerical and case management related duties. Drivers will also be responsible for proper maintenance of vehicle and a satisfactory driving record.
Required:
High School Diploma; Standard valid NJ driver's license in good standing with minimal violations.
Desired:
Bilingual - English/Spanish; Experience working with children and families; Experience working with a social service agency.
Hours:
Tuesday and Wednesday 2:00pm-6:00pm; Thursday 4:00pm-8:00pm. 
(Requisition #20150630)
Attach and Email Resume Accounts Payable/Purchasing Specialist – Finance – Full-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a full-time Accounts Payable/Purchasing Specialist to manage all aspects of our Web Purchasing System from requisition to purchase as well as perform purchasing for agency.  The Accounts Payable/Purchasing Specialist reviews all invoices and purchase authorizations for appropriate documentation and approval and processes check requests.  This position is responsible for auditing and processing credit card bills and prioritizing invoices according to cash discount potential and payment terms.  The Accounts Payable/Purchasing Specialist responds to all vendor and staff inquiries as well as reconciling vendor statements and researching and correcting discrepancies.
Required: High School Diploma; 2+ years Accounts Payable; Experience; Thorough knowledge of applicable accounts payable/general ledger systems and procedures and financial chart of accounts; Proficient in MS Word and Excel; Knowledge of Blackbaud Financial Edge Accounting and Web Purchasing Systems; Strong organizational and time management skills as well as problem solving skills, basic accounting principles knowledge, documentation skills, documentation skills, research and resolution skills, data analysis and multi-tasking skills.
Desired: College Courses in Accounting
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00am-5:00pm with an hour for lunch
(Requisition #20150619)
Attach and Email Resume Manager of Youth Prevention Services - ADAPT/SFOE/OTARY - Full-time Exempt -  The Prevention Manager provides programmatic leadership for the team’s programs/initiatives, is accessible to Coordinators, and supports Coordinators in program/initiative planning by providing oversight and feedback on how program/initiative delivery aligns with contractual obligations and outcomes.  The Prevention Manager is aware of all program/initiative deliverables and is monitoring and supporting the program and Coordinators to ensure that these requirements are met.  This role communicates program/initiative successes, as well as challenges, to all indicated persons, and actively/continuously develops programs/initiatives, as well as problem-solves challenges.  The Prevention Manager regularly discusses performance, communicates strengths and performance improvements need by supervisees through provision of consistent supervision, organizes, facilitates team meetings, and keeps minutes as well as ensuring that all training and follow-up from other teams, committees, or sub committees is being communicated clearly and effectively.  The Prevention Manager consults with the Director and Human Resources efficiently regarding: hiring, training, establishing and communicating expectations, evaluating, motivating, counseling and disciplining and ensures that staff members understand and adhere to agency policies and procedures. This position works closely with each Coordinator in budgeting and spending within program and with the Finance Department and Director to prepare budget and monitor program spending and makes sound and timely decisions based on ability to coordinate, monitor, and evaluate data.  The position manages all aspects related to funding sources including: contracts and their renewals; compliance with government regulations; requirements of accreditation bodies and funders regulations, including meeting required levels of service; maintaining positive relationships with key referral agencies and other community stake holders; and keeping Director abreast of any changes. The Prevention Manager incubates new programs in collaboration with the Director of Communications and Development to: assist in developing new Request for Proposals for the agency; ensure rapid implementation according to timeline agreed upon with funder; participate in hiring / training of personnel; supervises new programs/initiatives and Coordinators on Prevention Team as indicated.  The Prevention Manager plans accordingly for events and makes every effort to be available (based on a rotating schedule) for Program/Initiative Presentations at monthly Family Connections’ Board Meetings and monitors the team space and facility for any issues and provides feedback and completes follow up as indicated.  This position reviews, approves/denies, signs off on all administrative/programmatic paperwork as indicated and attends and/or facilitates program/initiative contract meetings, quarterly meetings, community meetings, workgroup meetings as indicated.  The Prevention Manager is an active participant of Quality Improvement, Incident Review, ADAPT Coalition, Coalition workgroup(s) as well as other committees.  This position provides on-site support to programs/initiatives, ranging from site coordinating, group facilitation or co-facilitation, workgroup or initiative leadership/participation as indicated/needed during program delivery hours.
Required: Master's in Social or equivalent Master's in Human Services field; Training and Experience in Supervision and Management
Desired: Full Clinical Licensure or Preventionist Certification; Bilingual - English/Spanish or English/Creole
Hours: Monday through Thursday 12:00pm-8:00pm, Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
(Requisition #20150515)
Attach and Email Resume Parent Advocate - HomeSafe (Passaic) - Part-time - FAMILYConnections is seeking a dynamic Parent Advocate for a new contract with the Department of Children and Families.  The Parent Advocate will be a part of a multidisciplinary team assisting families that have been separated and reunified following child abuse and neglect allegations. The Parent Advocate will provide constructive advocacy as well as 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 that include a history of homelessness, substance abuse, mental health concerns, and separation of children because of the stressors.  This position will be responsible for providing in-home visits as well as co-facilitating groups for parents with the Coordinator/Clinical Case Manager.  The Parent Advocate should have personal and/or professional experience and knowledge with the Department of Child Protection and Permanency and be knowledgeable about community resources.
Required: Personal and/or professional experience and knowledge of the Division of Child Protection and Permanency of NJ; Personal and/or professional experience and knowledge of the community resources available in Passaic County
Hours: This position is 1 day per week for 7 hours.  Schedule is negotiable and will be based on client need.

(Requisition# 20150602)
Attach and Email Resume Driver - Reunity House - Part-time Non-Exempt - The Driver will be responsible for the transportation of children participating in the Reunity House Program.  Transportation could include but is not limited to the transportation of children to and from visitations and group as well as other treatment services.  The driver may provide transportation for parents and resource parents.  The driver is responsible for ensuring safety during transportation, helping children transition in and out of visitation/group with clinical staff support, developing appropriate communication and relationship within the Reunity House team, with children, parents/guardians/resource parents, daycare providers/schools, and DCP&P.  The driver will be part of the Reunity House Program team in South Orange, East Orange, and Paterson and can provide transportation across numerous counties.  Responsible for coordinating vehicle maintenance.
Desired: Bilingual - English/Spanish or English/Creole
Required: High School Diploma or equivalent; New Jersey standard driver’s license with safe driving history; Proven effective written and oral communication; good judgment, creative, flexible, energetic; Experience working with children and families; Experience working with state systems; Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team environment.
Hours: Hours are based upon Program needs and transportation schedule.  Generally 4:00pm-7:00pm and 2:00pm-6:00pm.  A total of 14.5 hours per week
(Requisition #20150306)
Attach and Email Resume Driver/Program Assistant - Adolescent Program - Part-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a responsible Part-Time Driver/Program Assistant for our Adolescent Program.  Primary job responsibilities will include safe and timely transportation from school to Program and to home as well as communicating with guardians, clients, and team members regarding transportation related issues and documenting these activities.  Job responsibilities may include assisting staff with clerical and case management related duties.
Required: High School Diploma; Standard valid NJ driver’s license in good standing with minimal violations.
Desired: Experience Working with Adolescents; Experience Working with a Social Service Agency.

Hours: Monday through Thursday 2:00pm-8:00pm
(Requisition #20150206)
Attach and Email Resume Fee-for-Service Clinician - FAMILYConnections is seeking an energetic licensed fee-for-service Clinician to join our seasoned, creative and versatile Outpatient team.  The Clinician will be responsible for conducting comprehensive psychosocial assessments and providing individual, group and family therapy to a diverse populations of children, adolescents and adults.  Treatment services include collaboration in psychiatric care and medication monitoring with Agency psychiatrists and APN. The incumbent will be responsible for referrals and linkages to supportive services and collaborative community agencies and programs. The Clinician must be able to maintain thorough documentation. The Fee-for-Service Clinician is a part-time position and the Clinician will be expected to provide a minimum of five (5) direct service hours per week.
Required: LSW or LAC; Two (2) years of clinical experience with children and adults.
Desired: LCSW or LPC; Bilingual - English/Spanish; Experience with trauma focused interventions; Experience with co-occurring disorders; Experience with ADHD interventions; Experience in play therapy, family therapy and trauma focused interventions.
Hours: Minimum of five (5) hours per week
(Requisition #20141020)

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

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