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Attach and email resume Early Childhood Specialist - Launching Incredible Kids - Part-time Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FAMILYConnections is seeking an outgoing, organized Early Childhood Specialist (ECS).  The ECS will be responsible for planning and conducting parent education classes during the afternoon/evening hours and working with preschool teachers and administrators to implement an evidence based social-emotional learning program within Essex County. Services will be provided to parents and caregivers of children ages 0-5 as well as pregnant mothers. The ECS will also be assisting in consultation to teachers in their management of children’s classroom behavior. The ECS will be responsible for creating purchase requisitions as well as making purchases for necessary program materials. This person will assist the Program Coordinator in collecting data for reports and conduct observations and assessments. The ECS will work closely with the Program Coordinator and attend supervision as well as team meetings each week. The ECS should possess the ability to engage school personnel, parents and children of various ages, manage multiple tasks, and be able to effectively prioritize responsibilities. The candidate should be a team player with enthusiasm for early childhood ages and be able to provide the support needed within the school and home environment. This position is a unique opportunity to have a positive impact on teachers, students and parents.

Required: 3 years experience working within early childhood; Experience running groups; Bachelors in Social Work, Psychology or equivalent

Desired:
Bilingual - English/Spanish or English/Creole

Hours: Monday, Tuesday 9:00am-5:00pm; Wednesday, Thursday 11:00am-7:00pm

(Requisition #20160824)
Attach and email resume Bilingual Clinician- Outreach - Full-time Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FAMILYConnections is seeking a Bilingual Clinician for the Outreach Program, which includes both the Adolescent Crisis Intervention Program and the Foster Care Support Services Program. With a caseload of 8-10 clients between the two programs, the Clinician will provide in-home counseling and stabilization services for children and families involved in both programs. The Clinician will provide individual therapy as well as family therapy for children and families involved with the FAMILYConnections Outreach Programs. The Clinician will ensure that treatment plans and goals are being met for each child and family through various modalities, with an emphasis on trauma treatment. The Clinician will interact within the Outreach team through team meetings, clinical consultations and participate in a QI subcommittee. Applicants should be team oriented, enthusiastic and must have their own transportation

Required: Bilingual - English/Spanish; Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or Comparable; LSW, LCSW, LAC, LPC , MFT, LMFT or Comparable; Experience with diverse populations in an urban setting

Desired:
Experience in trauma; Knowledge/experience of NJ DCP&P system; Experience providing in-home therapeutic services

Hours: 9:00am-8:00pm - Daily schedule will be dependent on client need

(Requisition #20160823)
Attach and email resume Clinician- Outreach - Full-time Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FAMILYConnections is seeking a Clinician for the Outreach Program, which includes both the Adolescent Crisis Intervention Program and the Foster Care Support Services Program.  With a caseload of 8-10 clients between the two programs, the Clinician will provide in-home counseling and stabilization services for children and families involved in both programs.  The Clinician will provide individual therapy as well as family therapy for children and families involved with the FAMILYConnections Outreach Programs.  The Clinician will ensure that treatment plans and goals are being met for each child and family through various modalities, with an emphasis on trauma treatment. The Clinician will possess experience with a wide range of client populations, be able to work independently within the community and meet paperwork guidelines.  The Clinician will interact within the Outreach team through team meetings, clinical consultations and participate in a QI subcommittee.  Applicant should be team oriented, energetic and must have their own transportation.

Required: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or Comparable; LSW, LCSW, LAC, LPC , MFT, LMFT or Comparable; Experience with diverse populations in an urban setting; Valid Driver's License

Desired:
Experience in trauma; Knowledge/experience of NJ DCP&P system; Experience providing in-home therapeutic services

Hours: 9:00am-8:00pm - Daily schedule will be dependent on client need

(Requisition #20160913)
Attach and email resume Driver- Reunity House East Orange - Part-time Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FamilyConnections is seeking a part-time driver for their Reunity House East Orange program. The Driver will be responsible for providing transportation of children to and from visitations at Reunity House and will be part of a larger Reunity House team where additional driving may be needed. The Driver will report directly to the Program Manager, attend team meetings and complete necessary paperwork required by the program. The Driver will coordinate services for the vehicle and will participate in household maintenance. Ideal candidate will be a positive contributor to the overall team.

Required: High school diploma; Clean driving record/Valid driver's license; Ability to work afternoons/evenings; Computer literate, punctual, organized; Ability to interact well with children and families

Desired:
Experience working with children; Knowledge of Essex County and surroundings

Hours: Tuesday 3:30pm-7:00pm; Wednesday 2:00pm-8:00pm; Thursday 2:00pm-7:00pm

(Requisition #20160920)
Attach and email resume Clinician- Wellness House - Full-time-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FamilyConnections is seeking a dynamic, energetic Masters Level Clinician who holds a NJ License in Social Work or a related field. The Clinician will be working in an intensive outpatient setting treating severe and persistent mental illnesses, as well as co-occurring disorders. The Clinician should also have experience providing group, individual and family therapy. Experience using Electronic Health Records is also required

Required: Experience working with severe and persistent mental disorders; Licensure in Social Work or related field

Desired:
Bilingual - English/Spanish; LCADC or experience with substance abuse treatment

Hours: Monday, Weds, Thurs, Fri 9:00am-5:00pm, Tues 10:00am-6:00pm

(Requisition #20160921)
Attach and email resume Prevention Educator - Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (ADAPT) - Full-time - Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FAMILYConnections is seeking a Prevention Educator to be a part of their team! The Prevention Educator will collaborate with ADAPT’s Senior Coordinator and other staff to implement countywide initiatives.  Responsibilities include: Planning and coordinating coalition activities, meetings and programs throughout Essex County. Participating in the outreach and advocacy efforts targeting middle, high school and college aged students (ages 11-24) and older adults (ages 60 and over) throughout Essex County. Developing partnerships throughout various sectors in Essex County including but not limited to: youth based organizations, schools, businesses, media and faith-based organizations. Assisting with data collection and analysis for reports as requested. Coordinating additional coalition program functions including needs assessment, collaborating with various ADAPT workgroups and maintaining coalition member database as directed by the Coordinator. Planning and organizing tobacco prevention/cessation awareness campaigns targeting local  establishments throughout Essex County. Providing trainings and workshops to individuals throughout Essex County, specifically the college-aged and older adult populations. May be required to attend trainings both in and out of state. Assist with other duties as directed by the Coordinator.

Required: BA in Public Health, Health Education or related field; Experience in substance abuse prevention program planning & coalition building; Experience training other on evidence based strategies  & coordinating implementation efforts; Experience with demonstrated success in team building, youth empowerment, community organizing and data collection.

Desired:
Bilingual - English/Spanish or English/Creole

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:00am-5:00pm; Tuesday Thursday 11:00am-7:00pm

(Requisition #20160610)
Attach and email resume Employment Specialist - The Loft (Columbia High School) - Part-time Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FAMILYConnections is seeking an energetic Employment Specialist for The Loft, School Based Youth Services Program, at Columbia 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; Assisting students in post high school/college/career planning; Facilitating psycho-educational and academic support groups in program; Supervising students during recreational activities and developing positive social interactions with students; Ensuring documentation and data input into Management Information System is completed in a timely fashion.

Required: Bachelor's degree in Human Services field; Demonstration of cultural competence; Knowledge adolescent development, community resources and group processes; Experience working with adolescents in an urban setting; ability to advocate for students.

Hours: Monday 11:00am-5:00pm, Tuesday 2:00pm-5:00pm, Wednesday 11:00am-5:00pm, Thursday 11:00am-4:00pm

(Requisition #20160714)
Attach and email resume Employment Specialist - The Den (Bloomfield High School) - Part-time Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FAMILYConnections is seeking an energetic Employment Specialist for The Den, School Based Youth Services Program, at Bloomfield 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: Bachelor's degree in Human Services field; Proven ability with creating warm, non-threatening therapeutic atmospheres; Experience working with adolescents in an urban setting; ability to advocate for students.

Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 2:00pm-5:00pm; Wed 11:30am-5:00pm

(Requisition #20160715)
Attach and email resume Bachelors Visitation Specialist - Supportive Visitation Services - Morris/Sussex 4039,4040,4041,4042 - Part-Time - Non-Exempt

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)
Attach and email resume Clinician - Outpatient - Part-time Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FamilyConnections is seeking a part-time Clinician, bilingual preferred, to join its outpatient services team. Primary responsibilities include providing culturally competent, trauma-informed individual, group and family therapy to children/adolescents, families and adults. The Clinician will also conduct comprehensive psychosocial assessments, collaborating with the psychiatrist and other staff as needed, and provide referrals and linkages to supportive concrete services and collaborative community agencies and programs. The Clinician must be able to keep caseload and documentation current at all times while maintaining a high level of direct client service. The Clinician  will possess experience with a wide range of client populations, strong writing skills, and experience with treating trauma and co-occurring disorders. LCSW preferred. Position requires some evening hours.

Required: Degree in Social Work or equivalent in Human Services Field; LSW/LAC.

Desired: LCSW/LPC; Bilingual – English/Spanish or English/Creole; Experience with play therapy, family therapy, group treatment, trauma-informed interventions, co-occurring disorders and working with mandated/voluntary clients; Experience utilizing electronic health records.


(Requisition #20160617)
Attach and email resume FCIP (Family Crisis Intervention Program) Clinician - Part-Time Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: FamilyConnections is seeking a part-time Master's Level clinician to provide individual, family, and group counseling to adolescents and their families in the Family Connections' Family Crisis Intervention Program and Outreach To At Risk Youth Program. Services will be provided in Family Connections' offices, schools, homes, and other community locations. The Clinician be energetic, creative, organized, flexible, and skilled at interagency collaboration. Use of personal vehicle is required to travel to scheduled sessions and between agency locations.

Required: Master's degree in Social Work or related field; LSW/LAC; Strong writing and computer skills; Excellent time management skills.

Desired: Bilingual - English/Spanish or English/Creole; Experience using an electronic clinical record; Experience working in a billing environment

Hours: Monday 2:00pm-7:00pm, Tuesday 1:00pm-7:00pm, Wednesday, Thursday 2:00pm-7:00pm

(Requisition #20160609)
Attach and email resume Masters Visitation Specialist - Supportive Visitation Services - Morris/Sussex 4038 - Part-Time - Non-Exempt

Job Responsibilities: Family Connections is looking for a part time, Master's Level Visitation Specialist, 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. Visitation Specialist will be expected to collaborate with DCP&P as well as collateral services as the family works toward permanency. Visitation Specialist will be a part of the SVS Team as well as the larger DCP&P contracted programs team. Visitation Specialist is expected to attend various meetings as available, and prepare for case presentation and discussion as needed. The Visitation Specialist will utilize an electronic health record for documentation

Required: Master's 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  12:00pm-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 #20160422)

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

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