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Children's Aid and Family Services has the following job openings as of June 23, 2017

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Child Care & Early Learning:

Teacher's Aide (Per-diem positions): To assist group and assistant teachers with the supervision and care of children attending a curriculum focused childcare center. Requires: A minimum of a high school diploma or the equivalent, a patient and nurturing presence, ability to engage with children of various ages, take initiative and follow all safety requirements of the classroom/center – prior experience preferred but not required. Hourly rate based on experience.

Developmental Disabilities Program:

Direct Support Professional – Adult and Children’s Services (FT, PT & Sub/Per Diem): To support individuals in maintaining their independence and empowering them to become integrated members of their communities. To establish a therapeutic milieu and deliver effective treatment services through positive behavioral supports and professionalism. Responsible for the care and supervisor of 4-6 individuals living in a community residence. Requires: Minimum of a high school diploma, two years working with individuals with developmental disabilities, good communication skills, and a valid driver’s license/good driving history. Preferred: Bachelor’s degree, experience working with the developmentally disabled. FT and PT Overnight 11pm – 9am positions also available. Adult Services- Hourly Rate $10-$11 per hour, depending on qualifications.Children's Services - Hourly Rate $10-12 per hour, depending on qualifications. 

Assistant Residential House Manager – Disability Support Services, Adult Program (3/FT): To support adults living in a group home setting, ensuring that these individuals receive the care and supervision as per their individual habilitation plans and that staff are supported in providing these services to clients.  Responsibilities include the training, scheduling and supervision of staff, providing direct care to clients and ensuring that weekly menu and recreation are appropriately planned for the home.  Requires: Minimum of a high school diploma, 2 years prior experience working with individuals with disabilities, good communication skills – oral and written, valid driver’s license and good driving history, ability to work a 3pm -11pm shift (Sunday – Thursday or Tuesday – Saturday depending on the home). Hourly rate: $15 per hour.

Adoption & Permanency Services

Specialist, Adoption & Youth Development (1/FT): To identify adoptive families for older children, assist children with the recruitment process and coordinate the mentor program which assists adolescents in out-of-home care and children referred from the community to prepare for and transition successfully to independence. Requires: a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and a minimum of two years’ experience in the area of child welfare, Master’s preferred, strong communication skills – oral & written, computer literacy – Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, NJ valid driver’s license/good driving history, use of own vehicle for self-transportation (authorized mileage is reimbursable), excellent presentation skills, and the ability to work independently.  Salary: commensurate with credentials and work experience - $35,000 - $38,500

The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources:

Baby-Sitters (Multiple positions/per-diem/substitute): To provide childcare and supervision to children whose parents are participating in agency workshop and training sessions.  Requires: Minimum of 18 years of age, prior baby-sitting experience, patience and ability to physically care for children, which may require sitting and standing for long periods of time, squatting, kneeling, etc.  Hourly rate: $10 - $12 per hour depending on qualifications and experience.  Must be able to work a minimum of 2 evenings per week as needed between the hours of 5:30pm – 8:30pm. Each cycle of parent workshops/trainings may be 7 to 14 sessions long.

Facilitator – Second Steps Program (multiple positions/per-diem): To facilitate an evidence-based curriculum to middle school children. Requires: Minimum of a BA degree, prior related experience, good presentation, communication and classroom management skills. Program is facilitated at local schools between the hours of 8:00am – 3pm, Sept through June.  Competitive hourly rate.

Recovery Specialist (Multiple Per-Diem): To engage individuals who have been reversed from an opioid overdose and provide non-clinical assistance and recovery supports while maintaining follow-up with these individuals. Requires: Minimum of a high school diploma and three (3) years of sobriety and experience in the principles of recovery that assist individuals to improve their health and wellness; preferred: Associate’s degree, must have the availability to work a 12-hour shift from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. or from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m., valid driver’s license and uses of own vehicle for self-transportation.
 

Out-Of-Home-Care:

Specialty Group Homes Program:

Youth Counselor (FT and Per Diem Positions): To serve as a role model and therapeutic change agent for children as young as five years old up to eighteen years of age  (up to 8 residents) living in a group home setting. Responsible for supervising, transporting, daily care and program routines.  Requires: minimum of a bachelor’s degree or high school diploma with three years’ experience working with emotionally disturbed children, valid driver’s license/good driving history. Schedule: Live-in: 2 ½ days/63 hours per week, days may vary - $8.44 first 40 hours $12.66 for remaining 23 hours (includes sleeping time).  Shift schedule: 40 hours per week 3pm – 11pm.  Must be able to work weekends if needed. Per Diem positions available - $10 per hour.

Clinical Services:

Clinician, Family Counseling Center (Per Diem Positions): To provide office based therapeutic services - individual, couples, family, and group – to clients, according to professional and agency standards and within the purview established by professional licensure. Requires: MSW/LSW or MA/LAC, strong clinical and intervention skills, prior experience providing clinical services.  Preferred: LCSW, LPC or MFT. Hourly Rate: LSW/LAC $35 per hour or LCSW/LPC: $41 per hour. Position based in Fair Lawn, NJ.

 

Please submit your resumes via
E-Mail: jobs@cafsnj.org
Fax: 201-634-3672
Mail: Children's Aid Family Services
Attn: Human Resources
200 Robin Road Paramus, NJ 07652

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Children’s Aid and Family Services values a diversified workforce and follows all relevant federal and state laws and requirements. Employees at this agency are selected under procedures which provide equal opportunity to all people regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, or national origin. Our primary goal is to assure that the agency’s staff are able to successfully fulfill the responsibilities of the position assigned. In doing so, we embrace a full commitment to affirmative action in the recruitment, selection, placement, training and promotion of minorities. This effort recognizes the fact that our client base is also diverse. An equal employment opportunity is afforded to qualified individuals with disabilities who, with reasonable accommodation, can perform the functions of their position. Staff will also be promoted and/or transferred in adherence with these values.