Children’s Aid and Family Services has the following job openings as of February 11, 2019

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  • Chief Financial Officer – (1/FT): Is responsible for the direction and oversight of administrative services – Finance, Facilities, IT and purchasing. Works collaboratively with all senior executives responsible for program divisions and fundraising, provides timely and accurate analysis for of budgets, actual financial results and financial trends in order to assist the President & CEO with decision making. Ensures the prudent management of agency resources and liaises with Federal, State and County contract personnel to provide information and data regarding performance of agency contracts. Ensures that agency facilities meet the highest standards and ensures that technology responds to the needs of the organization and appropriate systems and controls are in place. Collaborates with the HR Administrator in regards to health and welfare, retirement plans and related communications. Requires: Undergraduate degree in the area of accounting, finance or business from an accredited college or university; Master’s degree and/or CPA designation preferred, minimum of 15 years or related experience and/or training and a minimum of 10 years senior management and supervisory experience, prior senior experience working with a non-profit environment and prior experience working with various departments and divisions in the State of New Jersey, strongly preferred, Up to date knowledge and experience with current computer, financial and accounting Microsoft Applications, excellent communication and organization skills, demonstrated financial expertise and strategic planning skills, the ability to develop and maintain relationships with diverse audiences, interface with staff, other senior management personnel and funding sources. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

  • Direct Support Professional – Adult and Children’s Services (FT, PT & 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 (Shifts: 3pm – 11pm, 11pm – 9am and Sat & Sun 9am – 3pm) Hourly Rate $11-$12 per hour, depending on schedule and qualifications.
  • Support Coach – STRIVE (FT positions): The staff within our day program support adults with developmental disabilities in maintaining their independence and empowering them to become integrated members of their communities. Responsibilities include but are not limited to implementing behavior plans, providing an appropriate level of supervision, one-to-one personal care as needed, accompanying/transporting clients to appointments and into the community for recreational activities, teaching and reinforcing independent living skills, administering medication and working as a critical part of an interdisciplinary team. This position is Monday – Friday, 40hrs a week. 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Requires: Minimum of a High School diploma with prior experience working the developmentally disabled and/or behaviorally challenged individuals, preferred: Bachelor’s degree with relevant experience, valid state driver’s license and good driving history, good writing and communication skills, computer literacy, ability to effectively work with people of diverse cultural backgrounds and races, ability to effectively work as a team member and implement positive behavioral supports. Hourly Rate: $11 – $13 per hour depending on credentials and experience.
  • Individual Support Specialist – Tech 1 provider (multiple/PT positions): Completes the Child Adaptive Behavior Summary (CABS) with the individual’s parent/guardian, creates and develops the Individual Support Plan that will be implemented by the ISS Tech 2 Provider, provides 1 hour of weekly face-to-face supervision of the Tech 2 Provider with the individual, supervises individuals with developmental disabilities to ensure safety, provides personal care to the individual while in the home or community as needed (may include but is not limited to lifting, transferring, toileting, feeding, bathing, and dressing), transports and accompanies individuals on activities in the community if applicable, documents the daily behavior of the individual, special incidents, accidents and any other information that pertains to the care of the individual, assists and teaches the Tech 2 provider strategies to use with individuals in developmental areas, documents weekly progress notes and maintains communication with the individual’s Care Manager. Requires: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree (Master’s Degree preferred), prior experience (minimum 3 years) working with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or challenging behaviors, valid driver’s license and good driving history, must be able to use of own vehicle for the transportation of clients as needed – mileage reimbursement available, good writing and communication skills, ability to effectively work with people of diverse cultural backgrounds and races, ability to effectively work as a team member and implement positive behavioral supports, employee must successfully complete and demonstrate proficiency in all areas of required training. Hourly rate: $20 – $35 per hour dependent on experience and experience.
  • Individual Support Specialist- Tech 2 provider (multiple positions/PT): The Individual Support Specialist implements the Individual Support Plan as developed by the supervisor. This staff member supervises individuals with developmental disabilities to ensure safety and provides personal care to the individual while in the home or community as needed. Specialist will teach the individuals skills such as toileting, bathing, brushing teeth, meal prepping, washing hands, social skill building, effective communication skills, etc. This is a part time position with varied hours. All specialists are responsible for coordinating their schedules with the families. These positions that serves both Bergen and Passaic counties. Requires: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree (Master’s Degree preferred), prior experience (minimum 3 years) working with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or challenging behaviors, valid driver’s license and good driving history. Must be willing and able to use of own vehicle for the transportation of clients as needed – mileage reimbursement offered. Hourly Rate: $14 – $18 per hour dependent on credentials and experience.
  • In-Home Respite Worker (multiple positons/PT): The In-Home Respite Worker is a Monday through Sunday position. All respite workers are responsible for coordinating their schedules with the families (5 hrs per week). Each respite worker is responsible for the care, safety, and well-being of individuals with developmental disabilities in the caregiver’s home and/or community. The staff supervises and engages the individual in recreational activities that supports his/her constructive interests and abilities. The worker provides personal care to the individual while in the home/community. These position serves both Bergen and Passaic counties. Requires: Requires: Minimum of a high school diploma with prior experience working with individuals with special needs and/or challenging behaviors, good writing and communication skills, ability to effectively work with people of diverse cultural backgrounds and races, ability to effectively work as a team member and implement positive behavioral supports, employee must successfully complete and demonstrate proficiency in all areas of required training. Hourly rate: $10 – $12 depending on qualification.
  • After-School Respite Aide – STRIVE Respite Program (multiple PT positions): The after school respite aide counselors provide leadership and guidance to a group of 2-3 children with special needs and assists children with increasing their independence, experiencing community membership, increasing social skills, building peer relationships and increasing self-confidence while providing positive reinforcement or other behavioral interventions, as needed. The staff maintains constant supervision and provides physical assistance to children when necessary. Schedule is Monday – Friday, 17 ½ hours per week – either 2:30 – 6:00 pm or 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Requires: Minimum of a high school diploma with at least one year working with children/teens, must have the desire to work with special needs children and a willingness to learn different approaches and techniques, must have the physical ability to care for and engage children, ability to participate in all activities, which may include, running kneeling, lifting, climbing, sitting and standing for extended periods of time, must have the auditory, visual and physical ability to respond to critical incidents, maturity, good moral character and integrity. Prior experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and/or challenging behaviors preferred, strong communication skills – oral and written.  Hourly rate: $11 – $12 depending on qualifications.
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst – BCBA (1/PT): To design, implement, and teach staff to implement behavior observation systems, training/support plans, and positive behavior intervention guidelines. In conjunction with behaviorists, develop programs appropriate to the current and future needs of the residents. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: supervision of behavior specialist, approving individual support plans and functional behavior assessments, supervises the collection, summarization and analysis of data related to individual educational habilitation plans, participates in team meetings, conducts treatment integrity checks on behavioral specialist performance, provides trainings to staff as needed, provides feedback to the program and completes all DHS trainings. Requires: BCBA with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience working with individuals on the Autism Spectrum Disorder or Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities, strong communication skills – oral & written, experience working with Functional Behavior Assessment and writing Behavior Support Plans. Hourly rate commensurate with experience and qualifications.
  • Residential Manager- Disability Support Services, Adult Program (2/FT): Responsible for the day-to-day operations of the group home, assures proper ratio coverage of the home, supervises direct support professionals and ensures that each resident’s individual habilitation plans are being implemented and goals are achieved. Requires: Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent with three years’ experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Valid driver’s license/good driving history, Preferred: BA degree in Social Services or related field, experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and prior supervisory experience; Strong problem solving and organizational skills; ability to physically care for residents and the home, which includes standing for long periods of time, bending, lifting/carrying (50 pounds), climbing, kneeling, crawling and participation in recreational activities; excellent communication skills – oral and written; ability to work unconventional schedules, work in an environment where there may be exposure to blood borne pathogens, possible exposure to violent and/or offensive behavior from residents. Salary: Mid – High $30s depending on experience and credentials
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst – BCBA (1/PT): To design, implement, and teach staff to implement behavior observation systems, training/support plans, and positive behavior intervention guidelines. In conjunction with behaviorists, develop programs appropriate to the current and future needs of the residents. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: supervision of behavior specialist, approving individual support plans and functional behavior assessments, supervises the collection, summarization and analysis of data related to individual educational habilitation plans, participates in team meetings, conducts treatment integrity checks on behavioral specialist performance, provides trainings to staff as needed, provides feedback to the program and completes all DHS trainings.  Requires: BCBA with a minimum of two (2) years’ experience working with individuals on the Autism Spectrum Disorder or Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities, strong communication skills – oral & written, experience working with Functional Behavior Assessment and writing Behavior Support Plans.  Hourly rate commensurate with experience and qualifications.

 

  • Clinician (1/FT): To provide therapeutic clinical services to children in the treatment homes program. Responsibilities include: providing weekly psychotherapy to children and conducting sessions with treatment parents monthly, assessing child’s clinical needs, developing treatment goals, writing and submitting Joint Care Reviews (JCRs) conducting quarterly clinics for children on caseload, maintaining up to date client charts, developing a trusting relationship with children, parents, and external stakeholders, participate in collateral contacts for clients as needed, be available for in person and over the phone crisis intervention, attends supervision and trainings as needed and/or required. Requires: Master’s level professional with appropriate licensure, a minimum of one year experience providing psychotherapy to children/families required, LCSW, LPC or MFT preferred, strong clinical skills, including a working knowledge of the DSM-5, excellent communication skills – oral and written, valid driver’s license/good driving history and sensitivity and knowledge of cultural diversity issues.
  • Family Engagement & Community Outreach Specialist (1/FT): To recruit new therapeutic foster families through community engagement.  This involves canvasing local neighborhoods with marketing materials, hosting speaking engagements and orientations to interested families or organizations and developing relationships with community partners.  Provides program support and assistance with the foster parent licensing process, which includes but is not limited to: assisting with the home study process, conducting/preparing for home inspections, presenting, arranging and coordinating trainings and providing support and guidance to current therapeutic foster families. Requires: minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, in the area of human services – social work preferred, knowledge of the foster care system, regulations, and licensing preferred, must have excellent communication skills – oral and written, high level of comfort with public speaking, must be able to develop and maintain community relationships, work independently with high initiative, attention to detail, work with diverse populations from various social and economic backgrounds, strong organization skills, able to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings and some weekends as needed.  Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

  • Family Engagement & Community Outreach Specialist (1/FT): To recruit new therapeutic foster families through community engagement.  This involves canvasing local neighborhoods with marketing materials, hosting speaking engagements and orientations to interested families or organizations and developing relationships with community partners.  Provides program support and assistance with the foster parent licensing process, which includes but is not limited to: completing home studies, conducting/preparing for home inspections, presenting, arranging and coordinating trainings and providing support and guidance to current therapeutic foster families. Requires: minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, in the area of human services – social work preferred, knowledge of the foster care system, regulations, and licensing preferred, must have excellent communication skills – oral and written, high level of comfort with public speaking, must be able to develop and maintain community relationships, work independently with high initiative, attention to detail, work with diverse populations from various social and economic backgrounds, strong organization skills, able to work a flexible schedule that may include evenings and some weekends as needed.

  • Prevention Specialist/Educator (1/FT position): To implement evidence based substance abuse prevention and education curriculums aimed at reducing substance use and abuse among youth, adults and families living in Bergen County in school and community settings. Assists the Bergen County Prevention Coalition with activities that will promote environmental change around substance use. Responsibilities include but are not limited to facilitating school, family and community based programs, preparing materials for programs and presentations, maintain good relationships with community partners and funders, and keeping detailed records and reports. Some evenings and occasional weekends are required. Requires: Bachelor’s level professional in the area of public health, sociology, psychology or education. Bilingual Spanish preferred, well organized with excellent communication skills – oral & written, ability to work effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds, must have strong facilitation skills/class management skills. Salary: High $30’s

 

 

  • Recovery Specialist (Multiple Per-Diem positions): 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.

 

  • 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. Each cycle of parent workshops/trainings may be 7 to 14 sessions long. Schedules include: Mondays – Thursdays 5p.m. to 8pm – Bergen County: Englewood, Garfield, Lodi, Hackensack, Fair Lawn and Lyndhurst. Passaic County: Paterson 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

 

  • Director, Coalition and Community Services (1/FT position): To plan, direct and coordinate projects that strengthen The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resource as the first choice for alcohol, tobacco and other drug information, referral services, prevention programming. Coordinates the efforts of the Bergen County Prevention Coalition & Garfield Prevention Coalition, which includes county-wide/city-wide assessment, building the coalition’s capacity, developing strategic plans, implementing evidence based prevention strategies, programs, policies and practices, evaluation success and creating a sustainability plan with representatives from the Bergen County community. Provides administrative oversight of coalition coordinators, prevention specialist and interns, ensures program compliance with program funders, develops and maintains relationships in the communities we serve, participates in community meeting and serves as an ambassador to promote the awareness of agency programs. Requires: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in the area of Human Service, public health, public policy or other relevant field, master’s degree preferred, minimum of three (3) years successful senior management experience in an organization providing community collaboration, education and prevention services, excellent presentation, organization and communication skills – oral and written, Bilingual Spanish preferred, ability to designed and coordinate special events and marketing campaigns, computer literacy – Microsoft Applications, valid driver’s license and use of own vehicle for self-transportation. Salary commensurate with credentials and experience.

  • Respite Worker, Zoe’s Place (Per Diem positions): To provide supervision/coverage to a mother/child home in the absence of the live-in house manager. Serves as a supportive role model and plays a vital role on the team assisting each resident in meeting their full potential. Responsibilities include: overseeing day-to-day daily operations of the home, encouraging a family environment, enforcing program rules and protocols, ensuring safety requirements are being adhered to, working with the mobility mentoring specialist and life coach as needed, and providing a supportive environment for residents and their children. Coverage is primarily on the weekends, may include overnights (sleeping in the home), vacations and/or during leaves. Requires: minimum of a high school diploma, relevant experience, strong communication skills – oral and written, driver’s license/good driving history, ability to build relationships and intervene appropriately as needed.  Hourly Rate: $10

  • Warm Line Worker, Bi-lingual Spanish (1/PT): To handle and respond to all programs (NJ ARCH and KinKonnect) and Warm Line calls, e-mails and inquiries. Translates handbooks, outreach, training materials, and web pages, as needed into Spanish.  Researches information for website.  Manages program’s lending library articles and Access database.  Forwards data concerning the calls and e-mails to Program Evaluator for input into data collection systems. Requires a minimum of a high school diploma, AA/BA preferred, prior experience working with individuals over the phone, excellent interpersonal skills, Fluency in both English and Spanish (read, write and speak), knowledge of adoption issues highly preferred, and strong computer skills – Microsoft Office Applications. Hourly rate – $15 – $18 per hour, based on experience/qualifications, 3 days per week.  Positon located in South Orange, NJ.

  • Clinician, Mobility Mentoring (1/PT): To provide in home therapeutic services – individual, family, and group – to young mothers living in a supportive housing program. Responsibilities include: providing individual, family and group therapy, completing assessments, intakes, developing treatment plans, and maintaining case files. Requires: an MSW/LCSW, MA/LPC or MA/MFT, willing to consider an MSW/LSW or MA/LAC with at least three years’ experience providing individual/family therapy, strong intervention and clinical skills, excellent organization and communication skills, computer literacy essentials. PT – 20 hours per week, hourly rate commensurate with experience and credentials.

 

  • Clinician, Zoe’s Place (Per Diem Positions): To provide weekly individual/couples and/or family therapy as needed to young mom’s in living in supportive housing mother/child program, develops clinical treatment goals for clients, works with mobility mentoring specialist and life coach to barriers in meeting independence goals, must participate in meetings, maintain standards of documentation and follow up, participate in supervision and training as required. Requires: Master’s professional with appropriate licensure, prior experience providing psychotherapy, LSCW, LPC or MFT preferred, strong clinical assessment and intervention skills, excellent communication skills – oral and written, an ability to work independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team. Flexibility in schedule required up to 8 hours per week. Hourly rate commensurate with experience and credentials.
  • Clinician, WISE (Part Time & Per Diem Positions): To provide office based therapeutic services in a group setting. Responsibilities include: Co-facilitating group therapy, working with children with behavioral sexual problems and their caregivers. Maintains/updates client charts and required documentation, establishes a rapport with all participants, participates in supervision and team meetings/trainings as needed. Requires: Master’s level professional, appropriate licensure, prior experience clinical experience. Position based out of our South Orange, NJ office. Hourly rate commensurate with experience and credentials. Part time: Tuesday – Thursdays 3pm to 8pm

 

 

 

 

  • Clinicians, WISE (Per Diem Positions): To provide office based therapeutic services in a group setting. Responsibilities include: Co-facilitating group therapy, working with children with behavioral sexual problems and their caregivers. Maintains/updates client charts and required documentation, establishes a rapport with all participants, participates in supervision and team meetings/trainings as needed. Requires: Master’s level professional, appropriate licensure, prior experience clinical experience. Position based out of our South Orange, NJ office. Hourly rate commensurate with experience and credentials.

 

 

  • Clinician, WISE (Part Time & Per Diem Positions): To provide office based therapeutic services in a group setting. Responsibilities include: Co-facilitating group therapy, working with children with behavioral sexual problems and their caregivers. Maintains/updates client charts and required documentation, establishes a rapport with all participants, participates in supervision and team meetings/trainings as needed. Requires: Master’s level professional, appropriate licensure, prior experience clinical experience. Position based out of our South Orange, NJ office. Hourly rate commensurate with experience and credentials. Part time – Tuesday – Thursdays 3pm to 7pm

Please submit your resumes and applications via

E-Mail: resumes@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.

 

Applying for an Internal Position:    

If you are a current employee and are interested in applying for any of the following positions, please review the attached internal application, have your current supervisor sign off and forward the completed application to Mya Martinez, Administrator, Human Resources (201-740-7070). This ensures that the process is fair and that all parties involved have a clear understanding of the protocol.

 

 

$200 Recruitment Referral Benefit:

An employee is eligible to receive a $100 bonus when a candidate referred for a position is hired and employed for a regular position of 21 or more hours/week. After the referred employee has completed six (6) months of employment, the referring employee will receive another $100 bonus. Rehires are not eligible.