Children’s Aid and Family Services has the following job openings as of March 28, 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.
  • Sr. Accountant – Grants (1/FT): To handle a variety of responsibilities with the Finance depart, including Federal, NJ State and County grant reporting, primarily for programs run by The Center of for Alcohol and Drug Resources. Ensures contract requirements are well understood, properly documented, projected and grant monies spent, this role requires the ability to analyze budgets, create reports and analysis while forecasting the grant “spend” and communicating with the program Directors. The employee should be detail-oriented with ability to meet deadlines, both prescribed and self-imposed. Responsibilities include: preparing State budgets, submitting and analyzing reports, serves as finance liaison with programs, reviews grant compliance-related policies, assists with audits and aids with inputting the annual agency budget. Requirements: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in accounting with relevant not- for-profit experience, knowledge of Microsoft Great Plains and CIMS – Contract Information Management System software highly preferred, strong computer skills, and the ability to work as an effective team member. Salary: High $40s to $50,000.
  • HR Assistant (1/FT): To provide clerical support to a department of two. Responsibilities include: Conducting reference/background checks, filing, material prep, data entry and resume dissemination.  Requires: a minimum of a High School diploma, with at least two (2) years previous office and customer service experience, prior HR experience and college degree preferred. Must have attention to detail, ability to maintain confidentiality and a friendly/approachable demeanor at all times, ability to engage people over the phone and in person, the ability to multi-task and manage changing priorities.  Good computer skills – Microsoft Word Applications: Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher a plus.  Hourly Rate: Based on qualifications and experience, starting at $15 per hour – 30 hours per week, benefits and paid time off available.

 

  • Administrator – Disability Support Services (1/FT): Provides supervision, leadership and oversight of supports through the community care waiver and staff of the disability support services program consistent with the mission and objectives of the agency. Responsibilities include: Ensuring policies, standards and practices for all community based support programs are executed, continuous development of program policies and protocols, monitor and uphold all Department of Human Services and Department of Children and Families licensing and certification requirements for programing, stay abreast of changes in regulations and Medicaid compliance, supervise/train/lead and grow staff, develop and maintain community relationships, work closely with administration, HR and finance to accomplish agency-wide goals and monitor related controllable program cost and expenditures. Requires: Master’s level degree with a combination of five (5) years administrative and program development experience, extensive knowledge and experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD), Excellent organization and communication skills – oral and written, ability to multitask and adapt well to changing priorities. Computer literacy requires – Microsoft Applications – specially, Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, experience with Medicaid/Fee-for-Service and electronic health records preferred. Salary to commensurate with credentials and qualifications. Please forward salary requirements.
  • 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 (1/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.
  • Program Supervisor,Day Habilitation – (1/FT): To provide supervision of adult day habilitation programing within the Medicaid community care and support programs. Responsibilities include: providing leadership, supervision, support and continued development of the day habilitation programs(s), overseeing day-to-day operations, which includes curriculum, delivery of services, staff hiring/training/supervision, ensuring program compliance with policies, standards and protocols, and maintaining records and logs as required. Requires: Bachelor’s degree with a combination of three (3) years administration and program development experience preferred or High School diploma with at least five years administrative experience and experience with individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities.  Experience with Medicaid/Fee-for-Service and electronic health records preferred, ability to work with diverse populations, team oriented individual with strong organization and communication skills.  Must be able to multi-task, prioritize and adapt well to unexpected obstacles. Salary High $30 to $40,000 per annum
  • Recreation Leader – (1/FT): To implement and build a program of recreation based activities for individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. Responsibilities include: Developing, leading and evaluating engaging recreation based activities for participants, schedules and facilitates destination trips, ensures that activities are appropriate and safe for participants, maintains open communication with program staff and builds a rapport with participants and parents/guardians. Requires: Minimum of a high school diploma, 2 years of experience implementing physical activities and coaching in school-based, afterschool and/or community-based settings preferred, experience working individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities preferred and/or behavioral challenges. Must be able to work after-school hours and evenings as well as work off program hours as needed, positive caring attitude and energy a must, ability to participate in activities, strong communication skills – oral and written, must be able to adapt well to changing priorities and situations. Salary – Low $30s per annum
  • Summer Camp Aide (multiple seasonal positions): To support children with intellectual and development disabilities in maintain their independence and assist them in participating in summer camp activities. Responsibilities include: care, safety and supervision of youth, providing one-to-one assistance, participating in recreational activities, assist youth in the management of self-injurious behaviors and providing personal care, i.e. – toileting, dressing, feeding, lifting, transferring. Requires: Must be at least 18 years of age, high school diploma with prior experience working with individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD), good communication skills – oral and written, valid driver’s license and good driving history. Must complete pre-hire trainings and cooperate with licensing and Department of Human Services (DHS) and Department of Children and Family (DCF). Hourly rate $12-13 based on experience.
  • Clinician (1/PT): To provide individual and group therapy to individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities. Responsibilities include: providing weekly psychotherapy for each assigned client, both in and out of office settings, completes assessments, conducts mental status screenings, maintains case record documentation and forms in accordance with regulations and professional standards using an EHR system. Collaborates with a behavioral team, develops treatment goals that are achievable, specific and meet the their Individual Service Plan (ISP), attend all required trainings and participate in psychiatric consults as appropriate, must be available to participate in meetings related to caseload, in person or by phone. Requires: Master’s level professional with appropriate licensure – LCSW, LPC or MFT preferred, minimum of one year relevant experience, prior experience providing therapy to individuals with special needs preferred, strong clinical skills and a working knowledge of the DSM-5 required, excellent communication and organization skills, valid driver’s license/good driving history and computer literacy- Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. Schedule: late afternoons to early evening, up to 10 hours per week. Flexibility in hours and days. Hourly rate commensurate with credentials and qualifications.

 

 

 

  • 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.

 

  • 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.

  • 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. Requires: Minimum of an LCSW, LPC, or MFT, experience with children and families preferred, experience with foster care and loss issues helpful, bilingual/Spanish preferred, valid driver’s license, good driving history and use of own car for self-transportation ( mileage reimbursement), ability to work respectfully with people of diverse backgrounds and display sensitivity to cultural diversity, ability to work effectively as a team member as well as independently in clinical capacity/self-management. Schedule: must be available to work flexible hours, including evenings as needed. Salary: Mid $50s

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.