Children’s Aid and Family Services has the following job openings as of August 28, 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 Director (1/FT): To train staff, implement and coordinate all compliance requirements as it pertains to CQI, COA and other licensing bodies, Turrell staff planning/training, staff/volunteer orientation/paperwork.  Is responsible for the supervision of center head teachers (infant/toddler & pre-school/kindergarten), works closely with the center director to ensure that the center is running smoothly and efficiently, maintains classroom scheduling based on licensing and accreditation requirements. Provides coverage in the center wherever needed. Requires: Bachelor’s degree in education, minimum of three (3) years supervisory experience, must be a licensed head teacher, P-3 certification, knowledge of non-profit/child development center procedures, good communication and computer skills (Microsoft Word/Excel),  ability to speak to large groups and facilitate trainings, ability work independently, be organized and dependable with an excellent eye for detail, knowledge of and sensitivity to cultural diversity issues, ability to work effectively with people of various backgrounds and races, ability to work effectively as a member of a team. Salary commensurate with credentials and 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.

Assistant Residential Manager – Disability Support Services, Adult Program (2/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, 4 years experience working with individuals with disabilities, 2 years of supervisory experience and 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). Hourly rate: $15 per hour.

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


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 – Therapeutic Supervised Visitation Program (1/FT): To provide a safe therapeutically supervised environment of visitation between child and non-custodial parent as directed by the Division of Child Protection and Permanency. Responsibilities include: Provide counseling to parents and assist in developing or enhancing their parenting skills, observe and supervise parent –child interactions, support the Divisions permanency plans and attend meetings, complete evaluations and reports as directed and maintain the NJ SPIRIT System/Citrix.  Requires:  MSW/LCSW or MA/LPC with relevant experience working with children and parents, excellent report writing and documentation skills, valid driver’s license and use of own vehicle for self-transportation. Willing to consider LSW’s or LAC’s depending on prior experience.  Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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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.