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Job Opportunities:   July 02, 2015

 

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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 Part-time Youth Development Specialist - The Hub - Part-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a part-time Youth Development Specialist for The Hub at Maplewood Middle School.  Responsibilities include: Interacting with students to facilitate social skill development; Coordinate recreational, educational, and cultural trips; Facilitate and supervise activities and interact with students in recreation program; Co-facilitate positive prevention groups; Input consent forms and daily attendance for students in recreation into online database; Demonstrate cultural competence through an awareness of and sensitivity towards Agency’s clients’ and coworkers’ cultural and socioeconomic characteristics i.e. is flexible in presentation of profession self, has the ability to “connect” with diverse populations, and has the skills to integrate culture* throughout the clinical process with respect to race, color, creed, religion, gender, ethnicity, language, sexual orientation, age, appearance, mental and/or physical capability, etc.
Required: Bachelor's Degree; Proven ability and experience working with adolescents in an urban setting, ideally a middle school; Demonstrate cultural competence through an awareness of and sensitivity towards Agency’s clients’ and coworkers’ cultural and socioeconomic characteristics; Knowledge of conflict resolution
Hours: Monday through Friday 12:30pm-5:30pm
(Requisition #20150718)
Attach and Email Resume Parent Educator - Parents as Teachers - Part-time - The Parent Educator will be trained to deliver the Parents as Teachers (PAT) evidence-based curriculum to referred families.  The Parent Educator will work with referred families in their homes, delivering the PAT model 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.  The Parent Educator will engage and graduate an identified number of families through PAT and provide the needed services in the community to meet the commitment of the program contract.  The position and program will be part of a larger network of programs at FAMILYConnections with the expectation that the Parent Educator collaborates with them.  The Parent Educator is expected to participate in team meetings and ongoing Quality Assurance projects and subcommittees.
Required: High School Diploma or GED; Experience working with children in urban areas; Superb organization skills with proficiency using the internet and Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel;  Excellent communication and writing skills; Multi-tasker with strong work ethic, professionalism, attention to detail, and follow-through.

Desired: Bachelor's Degree; Bilingual - English/Spanish or English/Creole.
Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00am to 4:00pm and Thursday 10:00am to 3:00pm
(Requisition #20150610)
Attach and Email Resume Coordinator - SFOE - Full-time Exempt - The Coordinator of the Strengthening Families Program is responsible for both the administrative and programmatic requirements to deliver a minimum of 10 Strengthening Families groups in the Essex County community. The Strengthening Families Program utilizes the evidence-based Strengthening Families curriculum to deliver group cycles to caregivers and their children aged 6 to 16. The program also provides childcare for children under six.  Responsibilities of the Coordinator includes:  Identification of group sites; Relationship building with sites; Establishment of MOU's with sites; Recruitment of families through advertising and marketing; Engagement of families throughout the group cycle; Hiring/training/supervising of per diem Group Leaders and Caregivers for groups; Facilitating of groups; Planning and purchasing of all program supplies; Data collection and record keeping; Collection and aggregation of outcome information; Planning and implementation of annual Family Picnic and participation in ADAPT (substance abuse prevention Coalition) workgroup(s).
Required: Masters in Social Work or equivalent Masters in Human Services field; Experience in Supervision and Management
Desired: Preventionist Certificate; Bilingual - English/Spanish or English/Creole
Hours: Monday through Thursday 12:00pm-8:00pm and Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
(Requisition #20150605)
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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If you are unable to send your resume using the link, e-mail your resume to fchr@familyconnectionsnj.org with the position and the name of the program you are applying for in the subject line.  Resumes without a complete subject line will not be considered. 
We regret that due to the number of applicants, only those that will be interviewed will be contacted.

We thank you for your interest.

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