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Attach and Email Resume Employment Specialist - SBYSP - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking an energetic Employment Specialist for The Space, School Based Youth Services Program, at Orange High School.  The Employment Specialist will be responsible for: Developing and facilitating job skills training for individuals and groups; Developing employment opportunities in the community by networking with community members and assisting in referring students for part-time employment; Facilitating psycho-educational and academic support groups in program; Ensuring documentation and data input into Management Information System is completed in a timely fashion; Supervising students during recreational activities and developing positive social interactions with students.
Required: Proven ability with creating warm, non-threatening therapeutic atmospheres; Experience working with adolescents in an urban setting; Ability to advocate for students
Desired: Bachelor's Degree in Human Services field
Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
(Requisition #20140917)
Attach and Email Resume Clinician - Incredible Parents=Incredible Kids - 28/hrs per week - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Master’s level clinician for a vibrant early childhood program beginning in September!  The clinician will be responsible for planning and providing the Incredible Years evidence based curriculum to classrooms within a preschool setting during the day as well as conducting parent education classes during the afternoon/evening hours. Services will be provided to children ages 0 to 5 years old, parents and caregivers of children ages 0 to 5 as well as pregnant mothers. At times, the Clinician may provide consultation to teachers to assist in managing children’s classroom behavior. The Clinician will be responsible for creating purchase requisitions as well as making purchases of necessary program materials. This position will assist the Coordinator in collecting data for reports and conduct student observations to complete PKBS pre and post-tests. The Clinician will work closely with the program Coordinator and attend supervision as well as team meetings each week. This organized individual will possess the ability to engage school personnel, parents and children of various ages and manage multiple tasks as well as prioritizing responsibilities. The candidate should be a team player with enthusiasm for their work. This position is a unique opportunity to have a positive impact on teachers, students and parents.
Required: Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or equivalent; Knowledge of Early Childhood and Development; Experience running groups.
Desired: Bilingual - English/Creole or English/Spanish
Hours: 28 hours per week; Monday and Tuesday 9:00am-5:00pm, Wednesday and Thursday 11:00am-7:00pm
(Requisition #20140912)
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 Program staff with clerical and case management related duties.
Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent; Safe Driving History based on 5 year driver's abstract review
Desired: Experience working with adolescents; Experience working with a Social Service Agency
Hours:
Monday through Thursday 2:00pm-8:00pm
(Requisition #20140613)
Attach and Email Resume Case Manager/Driver - Reunity House - Part-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a responsible Part-time Case Manager/Driver for the Paterson Reunity House.  Case Management responsibilities will include the following: Providing outreach and case management to families with children and providing input of case management activities to treatment team with written progress notes as well as verbal communication; Assessing/Referring/Linking clients to services; Providing follow-up to ensure client satisfaction; Coordinating program services to ensure an effective and efficient service delivery system by maintaining LOS and productivity spreadsheets, co-facilitating groups, coordinating program purchasing and meal ordering, program scheduling, transportation, childcare and event planning; Preparing client files and all other paperwork as required; Attending all meetings, trainings, and workshops as required by the program; Conducting outreach to culturally based community agencies and resources to identify new resources or strengthen existing relationships.  Driver responsibilities will include the following: Providing transportation for children to and from visitation at Reunity House Paterson in a professional and safe manner; Maintaining a transportation signature log and notifying the Program Coordinator or the treatment team of any problems during transportation; Responsible for vehicle maintenance and documentation of such maintenance, including regular service appointments and weekly cleaning; Informing Program Coordinator or identified liaison of any problems with the vehicle in a timely manner; Responsible for maintaining mileage logs and maintaining records of receipts.
Required: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field; Valid NJ driver's license with a safe driving history; Experience working with children and families; Proven ability working in a team environment; Microsoft Office, Word & Excel.
Desired: Experience with Outreach activities; Knowledge of Passaic County and surrounding areas.
Hours: Tuesday 10:00am-5:00pm, Wednesday 12:00pm-7:00pm, Thursday 12:30pm-7:00pm.  Ability to be flexible based on client needs.
(Requisition #20140906)
Attach and Email Resume PrePARE Coordinator - PrePARE at EO AEP (East Orange Alternative Elementary Program) - FAMILYConnections is seeking a dynamic Clinician/Coordinator for a start-up project at East Orange School District's alternative elementary school program; approximately 40 students in grades K-5.  The PrePARE Coordinator will deliver the Second Step Curriculum in all classrooms, provide play therapy for up to 14 children, provide supportive counseling for parents of play therapy clients, as well as provide consultation, training and support for teachers. The Coordinator is responsible for administering standardized assessment tool(s) (pre and post for children, parents and teachers) and be able to report on outcomes.  Responsible for all outcome data collection committed to in the project design, which includes serving the identified number of participants across identified service types, as well as outcomes that show interventions are having a positive impact. This position is responsible for building collaborative relationships with the school administrators, teachers, parents, and other Family Connections programs.
This is a ten month position September - June, and open for immediate hire. The hours will generally be 8am to 4pm, with flexibility needed for early morning meetings, special events in the evening, and accommodating play therapy sessions or sessions with parents after school.
Required: Master's degree in Social Work or comparable degree; LSW or comparable license; Experience working in a school setting; Experience working with children ages 5-10; Experience managing a program or project in addition to clinical experience.
Desired: Bilingual English/Spanish or English/Creole
(Requisition # 20140905)
Attach and Email Resume Clinician - Outpatient - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking an energetic full-time licensed Clinician to join our seasoned, creative, and versatile Outpatient team.  This position will be responsible for conducting comprehensive psychosocial assessments and providing individual, group, and family therapy to a diverse population of children, adolescents, and adults, as well as periodic mental status evaluations for court appointed clients.  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.  Bilingual/Spanish speaking and LCSW preferred.  Experience in play therapy, family therapy, trauma focused interventions preferred.
Required: LSW; LAC; Two years of clinical experience with children and adults
Desired: LCSW, LPC, Bilingual - English/Spanish, Experience with trauma focused interventions; Experience with co-occurring disorders; Experience with ADHD interventions.
(Requisition # 20140826)
Attach and Email Resume Temporary Strengthening Families Coordinator - SFOE - Full-time Exempt -FAMILYConnections is seeking a Temporary Strengthening Families Coordinator for the SFOE program.  Responsibilities include: Coordinating SFOE groups by preparing handouts, materials, location, videos, etc. (Group breakdown is as follows: 5:30-6:00pm – Dinner served to families.  Responsibilities include: Supervising staff members sitting with families to ensure dinner discussion cards are provided to families and staff members are facilitating family discussion, 6:00-7:00pm – Youth and caregivers engage in their specific groups and curriculum is implemented.  Oversees childcare providers for children five and under, 7:00-7:30pm – Coordinates Family Activity by making certain that all staff participate in facilitating the family activity scheduled for that week); Holding mandatory team meeting on weeks 3 and 9 of each cycle as needed; Hiring staff members for groups (facilitators for parents, youth, and babysitters); Marketing SFOE within Essex County (schools, churches, resource centers, etc.) to recruit families as well as find new locations for cycles to be implemented; Completing necessary reports for the program; Approving timesheets for staff; Completing requisitions for food and other items needed for program (i.e. graduation gifts); Attending events (back to school night, health fairs, etc.); Managing weekly group notes; Locating venues, collaborating with organization hosting groups and arranging all aspects of the program to assure the program runs smoothly.
Required: Master's degree in related field; Experience working with families; Experience running groups using an evidence curriculum.
Desired: Experience supervising or managing staff; Trained in Strengthening Families Curriculum.
(Requisition # 20140825)
Attach and Email Resume Temporary Program Coordinator - ADAPT - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Temporary Program Coordinator for the ADAPT program.  Responsibilities include: Assisting with planning and attending youth leadership and county council meetings (flexibility for nights required); Assisting with planning and coordinating the Youth Leader Induction Ceremony; Assisting with planning and coordinating the Teen Summit; Using REACH to input and keep track of everything for DFC grant requirements; Attending staff, Coalition, workgroup and community meeting as needed; Transporting youth leaders to meetings when needed; Office duties (Coalition paperwork, logic model updates, agendas, sign-in sheets, etc.); Assisting with data collection processes (schools and communities); Facilitating Coalition meetings when needed (Youth Leadership and Teen Summit workgroup); Assisting with fundraising initiatives.
Required: Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field; Community organizing experience; Experience working with teenagers; Valid NJ driver's license with safe driving history.
Desired: Experience in Public Health, Community Health, Prevention, etc., CHES or CPS certification; Strong clerical, organizational and computer skills; Knowledge of implementing environmental-based strategies; Knowledge with Drug Free Communities (DFC) program.
Hours: Monday and Wednesday 10:00am to 6:00pm, Tuesday and Thursday 11:00am-7:00pm, Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
(Requisition # 20140818)
Attach and Email Resume Clinician - Launching Incredible Kids - 28 hours per week - Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Master’s level clinician for a vibrant early childhood program beginning in September!  The clinician will be responsible for planning and providing the Incredible Years evidence based curriculum to classrooms within a preschool setting during the day as well as conducting parent education classes during the afternoon/evening hours.  Services will be provided to children ages 0 to 5 years old, parents and caregivers of children ages 0 to 5 as well as pregnant mothers.  At times, the Clinician may provide consultation to teachers to assist in managing children’s classroom behavior.  The Clinician will be responsible for creating purchase requisitions as well as making purchases of necessary program materials.  This position will assist the Coordinator in collecting data for reports and conduct student observations to complete PKBS pre and post-tests.  The Clinician will work closely with the program Coordinator and attend supervision as well as team meetings each week.  This organized individual will possess the ability to engage school personnel, parents and children of various ages and manage multiple tasks as well as prioritizing responsibilities.  The candidate should be a team player with enthusiasm for their work.  This position is a unique opportunity to have a positive impact on teachers, students and parents.
Required: Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or equivalent; Knowledge of Early Childhood and Development; Experience running groups; Bilingual English/Creole
Desired:
Experience using the Incredible Years Curriculum
Hours: 28 hours per week - Monday and Thursday 10:00am to 6:00pm, Tuesday and Wednesday 8:30am to 4:30pm
(Requisition # 20140815)
Attach and Email Resume Clinician - Launching Incredible Kids - 28 hours per week - Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Master’s level clinician for a vibrant early childhood program beginning in September!  The clinician will be responsible for planning and providing the Incredible Years evidence based curriculum to classrooms within a preschool setting during the day as well as conducting parent education classes during the afternoon/evening hours.  Services will be provided to children ages 0 to 5 years old, parents and caregivers of children ages 0 to 5 as well as pregnant mothers.  At times, the Clinician may provide consultation to teachers to assist in managing children’s classroom behavior.  The Clinician will be responsible for creating purchase requisitions as well as making purchases of necessary program materials.  This position will assist the Coordinator in collecting data for reports and conduct student observations to complete PKBS pre and post-tests.  The Clinician will work closely with the program Coordinator and attend supervision as well as team meetings each week.  This organized individual will possess the ability to engage school personnel, parents and children of various ages and manage multiple tasks as well as prioritizing responsibilities.  The candidate should be a team player with enthusiasm for their work.  This position is a unique opportunity to have a positive impact on teachers, students and parents.
Required: Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or equivalent; Knowledge of Early Childhood and Development; Experience running groups; Bilingual English/Spanish
Desired: Experience using the Incredible Years Curriculum
Hours: 28 hours per week - Tuesday and Wednesday 10:00am to 6:00pm, Thursday and Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm
(Requisition # 20140816)
Attach and Email Resume Temporary Prevention Manager - Prevention - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Temporary Prevention Manager to collaborate with community-based agencies, schools and other social service providers to market, collaborate and recruit on behalf of Prevention programs.  The Prevention Manager will manage programmatic and administrative aspects of the programs to assure compliance with contract/funder mandates, including meeting required levels of services, maintaining positive relationships with key referral agencies and other community stakeholders as well as keeping the Program Director abreast of any changes.  This position is responsible for submitting monthly and/or quarterly reports to the Program Director as appropriate.  The Prevention Manager is accountable for follow-up with the Business Office regarding vendors and billing processes, including submitting purchase requisitions, check requests, handling receipts and placing orders when needed.  Other management functions include approving purchase requisitions in WebPurchasing related to dietary, travel, program supplies, field trips, etc.  The Prevention Manager will manage staff members by approving timesheets, interviewing and hiring as well as providing clinical and programmatic leadership for staff through provision of one-on-one supervision, conducting team and staff meetings, and ongoing daily support.  Other responsibilities include attending General Coalition meetings, Executive meetings, Youth Leadership meeting, Coalition events and community initiatives as an active member of ADAPT .  The Prevention Manager will be an active participant in the Quality Assurance Committee, Cultural Competence Committee, Supervisors meetings and Division meetings.  The Prevention Manager is accountable for managing and providing guidance to staff when unexpected crisis or possible DCP&P calls occur and assisting staff with staying within budget by monitoring Financial Edge reports.
Required:
Licensed Social Worker or Master’s Level Counselor; 3 years of Managerial or Supervisory experience within the Social Service field; Experience working with children and their families; Experience in Early Childhood Field; Ability to manage multiple programs that have different focuses and work with different populations, ranging from prenatal women, children ages 0 and up, up to older adults; Must be comfortable and confident in providing guidance and support to program staff on a day to day basis as well as when problems arise.
Desired: Knowledge of Prevention team programs including: Outreach to At-Risk Youth(OTARY), Strengthening Families of Essex (SFOE), Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT), Incredible Parents=Incredible Kids (IP=IK) and Parents as Teachers (PAT).
Hours: Monday and Thursday 10:00am-6:00pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
(Requisition # 20140814)
Attach and Email Resume Help Desk Support Assistant - Administration - Full-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a dynamic full-time Help Desk Support Assistant to perform the following job responsibilities: Configure, troubleshoot and assist with all things technology including: laptops, desktops, tablets, communication devices, Microsoft Windows OSes, Microsoft Office 2010/13, SharePoint Foundation 2010, Office 365, multifunction printers, logon scripts, and network shares; Document details of daily support requests and remedies and populate knowledge base; Install software, drivers and client utilities as part of our standard image; Provision new/remove old network accounts including active directory users, Office 365, VoIP, and SaaS users; Hardware and software upgrades; Systems monitoring, patch management and inventory maintenance; Special projects as set forth by supervisor.
Required:  Associates degree or better with 0-2 years in IT related position; Excellent writing skills and ability to document processes; Good organization skills; Windows 7/8.1 professional installation and configuration experience; Basic troubleshooting skills; Fundamentals of networking; Printer Installation/Configuration.
Desired: SonicWALL VPN; SharePoint 2010 site owner; SQL Server 2005 back-ups; Group Policy; PowerShell; TrueCrypt; RADIUS; Hyper-V, DMZ, Lansweeper; Backup Assist.
(Requisition # 20140811)
Attach and Email Resume Director of Programs - Administration - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Director of Programs for our Outpatient, Intensive Outpatient and Partial Care Programs.  Reporting to the COO, the Director of Programs is responsible for the implementation, management, supervision and evaluation of assigned programs.  As a member of the Executive Team, the Director of Programs participates in strategic planning and budgeting initiatives in addition to problem solving.  He/she works within the guidelines, policies and mission of the organization and will be accountable and responsible for specific projects as assigned.  The Director of Programs is responsible for supervising Program Managers to ensure that all programs are meeting obligations.  This individual will be responsible to transition the mental health and substance abuse cost reimbursement contracts to a fee-for-service model.
Required: LCSW preferred or LPC, and required training certificates for clinical supervision; 5+ years post licensing experience in an administrative supervisory capacity in a mental health and substance abuse setting; Strong clinical skills with knowledge of psychiatric disorders and treatment modalities; Experience managing fee for service programs and billing; Capacity to develop systems to respond to changing program needs and rapidly assess system effectiveness as well as implement modifications; Ability to provide collaboration between programs to ensure seamless continuity of care between programs; Proven effective communication and marketing skills.
Desired: Experience with EHR; Experience with managing staff which includes: caseload management supervision, level of service supervision, clinical supervision, and productivity supervision; Experience in developing and managing program outcomes.
(Requisition # 20140617)
Attach and Email Resume Per Diem Babysitter/Caregiver - Strengthening Families of Essex - Part-time Non-Exempt
Assist with caring for children 5 years old and under who will not be participating in the children's portion of group.  Assist with set-up and clean-up of meals, help with family activity, perform other tasks related to implementing the Strengthening Families of Essex Program (SFOE).  Attend all scheduled mandatory SFOE meetings scheduled by manager/coordinator.
Required: High School Diploma or High School student with babysitter training certification.  Experience interacting with and supervising children.
Preferred: Bilingual English/Spanish
Hours: Monday-Friday 5:30pm-7:30pm (up to 6 hours per week)
(Requisition # 20130912)

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