Children’s Aid and Family Services has the following job openings as of April 17, 2018

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Development & Communications:

Director, Development (1/FT): In collaboration with the Vice-President of Development, the Director is responsible for developing and coordinating resource development strategies to raise annual cash and in-kind gifts in line with the annual budget. The Director is also responsible for all the day-to-day activities of the development department and serves as a key external face of the organization, responsible for building/maintaining community relationships and raising awareness of the agency. Requires: Master’s degree – a focus in business, marketing or philanthropy preferred. Must be an experienced and successful individual giving /major gifts fundraiser with has a proven track record of achieving significant annual income generation and lead and coach other front line fundraisers.  Experience with cultivation, solicitation and other significant revenue-generating experience essential. Special event and corporate relations experience preferred. Bachelor level candidates with strong experience in the field may be considered. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Manager, Development Database & Event Operations (1/FT): To manage projects as assigned related to donor management/research, specials events, agency clients and community relations.  This position has primary oversight, event logistics and website management. Requires: minimum of a bachelor’s degree with appropriate experience, expert computer knowledge – Microsoft Applications, experience in Raiser’s Edge, Access, or equivalent database essential.  Must exhibit highly developed organizational, interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) and attention to detail, ability to safeguard confidential information.  Some evening work may be required. Position based in Paramus, NJ. Salary: Low to Mid $40s


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Behavior Specialist, Intensive In-Home Support Program (1/PT): Is responsible for the supervision of bachelor’s level Behavior Specialist, Behavior Support Staff in an intensive in-home program which provides services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, completes functional behavior assessments, develops treatment plans, and records client information in an electronic health records (EHR) system. Requires: Master’s level professional with a BCBA credential.  Part Time position – up to 10 hours per week, flexibility to offer evenings and weekends as needed.  Must have a valid driver’s license and own vehicle for self-transportation to and from worksites.  Hourly rate commensurate with qualification and experience.

Behavior Specialist, Intensive In-Home Support Program (1/FT): Teach staff to implement the behavior plans and strategies that are developed by the supervisor that support the needs of intellectual/developmentally disabled (I/DD) children and adults in the agency’s care. Specifically, review plans with staff, implement house goals such as activity charts for staff to follow, report the progress of the staff and clients to the supervisor at review meetings.Requires: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field with a two years’ experience providing services to children and adults with I/DD and utilizing ABA methodology. Must have a valid driver’s license and own vehicle for self-transportation to and from worksites.  Flexibility to work evenings and/or weekends as needed.  Salary: $40,000.

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.

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.

Support Coach – STRIVE Day Habilitation Program (2/FT): To establish a therapeutic milieu and deliver effective services through positive behavioral supports and professionalism.  To support adults with developmental disabilities in maintain 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.  Requirements: A minimum of a high school diploma, bachelor’s degree preferred, prior experience working with the developmentally disabled population or individuals who are behaviorally challenged, valid NJ driver’s license with a good driving history, ability to work with individuals from a diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds, ability to work effectively with clients, including intervention and relationship building skills.Hourly rate: $12 – $13 depending on experience and qualifications.  The position is 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday. Benefits include participation in Medical/Dental plans, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts, paid time off, paid sick time, and time and ½ on select holidays.

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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.

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.

Coalition Coordinator/Prevention Specialist (1/FT position): To provide guidance and support to the Garfield Prevention Coalition (GPC) through the building and the implementation of evidence-based, environmental prevention strategies to reduce the prevalence of underage drinking and substance abuse in the Garfield community. The coalition coordinator’s activities support The Center for Alcohol and Drug Resources’ (TCADR) role in the community as the first choice for alcohol, tobacco and other drug information, referral services, and prevention programming in Bergen County. Requires: Bachelor’s degree in communications, sociology, psychology or related field and a minimum of 50 hours towards certification as a Prevention Specialist required, Master’s degree in related field preferred, minimum three years’ experience in an organization providing community collaboration, education, and prevention services including environmental change strategies; bilingual/Spanish a must – Must be able to speak, read and write fluently; excellent organization and communication skills – oral & written, ability to work effectively with people of diverse cultural/economic/racial/religious backgrounds, sexual and gender orientation, ability to design and coordinate special events and marketing campaigns, and computer literacy essential – Microsoft applications. Salary commensurate with credentials and experience.

Prevention Specialist/Educator (1/FT entry level positon): 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. Will assist the Bergen County Prevention Coalition with activities that will promote environmental change around substance use.  Responsibilities include: facilitating school, community and family based programs, preparing materials for programs and presentations and maintain good relationships with community partners and maintain good records and completing reports.  Requires: a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in public health, sociology, psychology or other related field, bilingual/Spanish preferred, well organized, excellent written and communication skills, ability to work with a diverse population, strong classroom management skills, and use of own vehicle for self-transportation. Some evenings and occasional weekends required. Salary commensurate with experience and credentials.

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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.


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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.