Children’s Aid and Family Services has the following job openings as of October 12, 2017

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Maintenance Worker, Facilities (1/FT):To perform repair work, including but not limited to basic carpentry, painting, dry wall/plaster repair, minor plumbing, fencing/rail work, minor electrical work door and window repair, minor concrete, and masonry work.  Requires: High School Diploma or the equivalent with three years of experience and or training, ability to use and operate all basic carpentry and hand-held power tools, must be able to meet the physical demands of the position – carry up to 55 lbs., occasional up to 100 lbs., lift, stoop, kneel, crawl, climb and carry a ladder, must have a valid State driver’s license, good driving history and have use of own vehicle (mileage is reimbursable), use of own tools highly preferred. Salary: Low – Mid to $30s depending on qualifications/experience.

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.

Assistant Pre-K Teacher (1/FT): Works collaboratively with the Group Teacher and shares in the planning and carrying out of the weekly curriculum and daily program.  Responsibilities include: supervising children at all times, reinforcing educational techniques and center philosophy, ensuring the smooth transition and separation of child/parent at drop off and pick up times, shares important and pertinent information with office staff in the absence of the Group Teacher, keeps a clean and organized classroom, maintains the confidentiality of all children.  Requirements: CDA preferred, minimum of a high school diploma with relevant experience in an early childhood educational setting, ability to physically care for the children – lifting, carrying, bending, sitting on the floor, etc.,  must have the personal characteristics to provide children with safe, secure, affectional and continuous care, the ability to work well with individuals of all socio-economic and racial backgrounds, knowledge of and sensitivity to cultural diversity issues, and the ability to work well as a member of a team.  Salary commensurate with credentials and qualifications.

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.

Director – Day Habilitation and Community Support Programs (1/FT): To provide oversight and direction to an adult day habilitation program providing services to individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. Responsibilities include: providing leadership and supervision to program and staff, on-going development and marketing of the program, outreach/intakes and enrollment of individuals, developing service plans, hiring and training staff, developing activities, valued outcomes, assessments, staying abreast of regulations, ensuring client safety, and ensuring Medicaid compliance. Requires: a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of experience working with the intellectually and/or developmentally disabled population. This requirement may also be achieved through demonstration of an associate’s degree and five years of management and oversight of programs that serve the intellectually and/or developmentally disabled population or 10 years of management and oversight of programs that serve the intellectually and/or developmentally disabled population and a high school diploma. Must have a valid NJ driver’s license, use of vehicle for own transportation to/from meetings, knowledge of Medicaid fee-for-service and experience with electronic health records preferred. Salary commensurate with credentials and experience.

Special Needs After-School Counselor (multiple positions/PT): To provide care and supervision to a group of 2-3 children with special needs in an after-school setting. Will assist children in increasing their independence, experiencing community membership and teaching social and peer-relationship building skills and increasing self-confidence. Must actively participate in all program activities (may involve physical activities (i.e. walking, running, biking, swimming), ability to adapt activities so all children may participate, ability to reinforce positive behavior and utilize behavioral interventions as deemed appropriate. Responsible for the completion of program logs, documents and data entry in to electronic health records (EHR).  Requires: a minimum of a high school diploma, prior experience working with  children/teens, in a school, camp or group home setting, prior experience working with individuals with special needs/intellectual or developmental disabilities preferred. Must display a patient and kind demeanor and possess strong communication skills – verbal and written.  College preferred.  Hourly rate: $12 to $15 depending on credentials and qualifications. Schedule: Monday – Friday 2:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

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Bookkeeper/Data Manager (1/FT): To provide administrative support to The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources (TCADR) through the management of data for the Recovery Support Services program and bookkeeping functions for TCADR programs. Responsibilities include: day-to-day and accounting functions, purchases, accurate and timely review of financials and ledger entries, working with the finance department to ensure appropriate spending, invoicing community partners for services rendered, maintaining organized documents/information on grant/funding contracts participating in the grant writing process, General ledger coding of vendor invoices, preparing payroll staff time sheets and allocated PTO/sick time.  Requires: Bachelor’s degree with a bookkeeping /budgeting background and prior experience in a not-for-profit environment.  Will consider a high school diploma with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in bookkeeping/budgeting/data management. Must be detailed oriented, strong communication skills, deadline driven with excellent Microsoft office skills – particularly Excel and Outlook. Salary mid to high $30s.

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.

Patient Navigator/CRAFT Clinician, Overdose Recovery Program (1/FT): To provide support to the Bergen County Opioid Overdose Recovery Program (OORP) by conducting comprehensive case management assessment and assisting individuals who have been reversed with Narcan from an opioid overdose. Will work in collaboration with the OORP recovery specialist, provide patients with a warm hand-off to appropriate treatment and recovery services. Link patients with systems that provide resources, services and opportunities and implement the Community Reinforcement Approach and Family Training (CRAFT) intervention with concerned significant others to engage treatment-refusing family members with substance use disorders into treatment. Requires: a licensed master’s professional (psychology, counseling or social work), knowledge skills and experience necessary to completely perform case management duties with a minimum of 3 year demonstrated experience working with high need individuals with substance use and/or mental disorders, Bilingual Spanish preferred, ability to work effectively with individuals of all racial, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds, sexual and gender orientation, must be well organized with excellent communication skills – oral and written, willingness and ability to accept on-call responsibilities, own vehicle for self-transportation and good computer skills – Microsoft Office Applications.Salary – Low to Mid $50’s depending on experience and credentials.

Youth Counselor- Specialty Bed Group Homes Program (FT and Per Diem): 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: Shift schedule: 40 hours per week, 3pm – 11pm. $13 per hour. Other shifts available, but priority hiring is for 3pm – 11pm.  Must be able to work weekends as needed. Per Diem positions available – $10 per hour.


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.

Sr. Clinician – Pre/Post Adoption Counseling Services (1/FT):  To provide therapeutic services for children and families in both field and office settings in Bergen, Essex and/or Passaic Counties.  Treatment and program emphasis is to strengthen family functioning, stabilize placements, support permanence and minimize disruptions through psychotherapy, parent education, and advocacy for adoptive and relative placements. Clinicians utilize a strength-based, family-focused approach and address core adoption/kinship issues to address the effects of impermanence and support child and family well-being. Clinicians work with families prior to adoption or kinship finalization, as referred by the Division of Child Protection and Permanency (DCP&P) as well as post finalization, as referred by the legal parent. Positon based out of Fair Lawn, NJ. Requires: a minimum of an LCSW, LPC, or MFT, experience with children and families preferred, experience with foster care and loss issues helpful, valid driver’s license and use of own car for self-transportation, ability to work respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds and display sensitivity to cultural diversity and the ability to work effectively as a team member as well as independently in clinical capacity/self-management. Willing to consider an LSW, LAC with considerable experience.  Salary commensurate with experience.

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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.