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Job Opportunities:   May 20, 2015


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Attach and Email Resume Case Manager/Driver - DREAMS - Full-time Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a passionate, personable, and empathic individual to join an interdisciplinary team of dedicated professionals on the forefront of trauma-informed care in a creative arts therapy program for children exposed to domestic violence and their non-offending parents.  This organized individual will possess the ability to engage with children and adults and to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and responsibilities including: referring and linking families to concrete services; providing follow-up to ensure appropriate service linkage; coordinating services to ensure effective and efficient service delivery for the program.  Additional responsibilities include: maintaining spreadsheets; childcare and organizing children’s activities for children whose parents are attending counseling sessions; and driving families to and from the program.  Must be an enthusiastic team player and have excellent computer skills.
Required: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related field; Valid NJ driver's license with clean driving record; Experience with children and families; Excellent computer skills; Candidate is required to attend 40 hours of domestic violence training mandated by State of NJ upon hire.
Desired: Bilingual - English/Spanish; 40 hour Domestic Violence Response Team Training Certificate.
Hours: Monday and Tuesday 11:30am-7:30pm, Wednesday 10:00am-6:00pm, Thursday 12:00pm-8:00pm, Friday 9:00am-5:00pm.
(Requisition #20150520)
Attach and Email Resume Prevention Manager - 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 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 Bilingual Client Service Associate - Full-Time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking a Bi-lingual Receptionist/Administrative Assistant to provide a variety of administrative support functions for our outpatient mental health and substance abuse treatment site.  Responsibilities include: Responding to and cataloguing service inquiries, scheduling intake assessments, and conducting and performing outreach for missed intake appointments and pending referrals; Initiating client profile in electronic health record system, identifying/verifying payer and obtaining authorization if required as well as completing required intake documentation with client; Answering incoming calls, including bilingual calls, and handling caller’s inquiries in a professional and courteous manner; Providing assistance with centralized administrative functions which includes providing coverage for reception as needed, ensuring that the reception area and waiting room represent clean, safe and professional agency standards, sorting and distributing daily mail as well as courier delivered packages, responding to records requests and assisting with cataloguing and filing of inactive files; Typing psychiatric evaluations and scanning and uploading client records into CareLogic; Other duties as assigned.
Required: Bilingual – English/Spanish; Three to five years of experience working in a medical office environment; Experience with electronic health record system; High School Diploma or equivalent; Proven experience of delivering excellent customer service at all times; Ability to deal with the public (including children and individuals with psychiatric disorders)
Desired: Associate's Degree
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30am-4:30pm
(Requisition #20150324)
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)
Attach and Email Resume Caregiver - Launching Incredible Kids - Part-time - FAMILYConnections is seeking a per diem Caregiver to assist with caring for infants and children of various ages while their parents attend parenting groups.  The Caregiver will provide age appropriate activities to engage children during this time as well as creating a safe and nurturing environment.  Other responsibilities include meeting and greeting parents when they arrive; mingling; helping with meal set-up and clean up; and performing other tasks as it pertains to the program.  The Caregiver is also responsible for attending mandatory meetings with supervisory/coordinator and is required to report any accidents or incidents that may occur during childcare hours as well as completing the required paperwork.
Required: High school diploma or high school student with babysitter training certification; Experience interacting with and supervising children; Knowledge of early childhood development; Experience working the babies, toddlers or preschoolers
Desired: Bilingual – English/Spanish or English/Creole
Hours: Up to 7 hours per week.  Monday 3:00pm-5:00pm, Tuesday 3:00 to 5:00 pm, Wednesday 3:00pm to 6:00pm
(Requisition #20141111)
Attach and Email Resume Caregiver - Strengthening Families of Essex - Part-time - Assist with caring for children 5 years old and under who will not be participating in the children's portion of group.  Assist with the 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
Desired: Bilingual – English/Spanish or English/Creole
Hours: Up to 6 hours per week.  Monday-Thursday 5:30pm-7:30pm
(Requisition # 20130912)
Attach and Email Resume Group Leader - Strengthening Families of Essex (SFOE) - Part-time Non-Exempt - FAMILYConnections is seeking Group Leaders for 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 leaders 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 Leader 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: BSW or degree in a related field; Commitment to 14-week program
Desired - Bilingual - English/Spanish
Hours: 14-week program typically held in the evening starting at 5:00pm or 5:30pm; Up to 3 hours per evening and up to 4 times per week depending on program needs/number of group cycles running at any given time.

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Family Connections is an Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F.