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Children’s Aid and Family Services has the following job openings as of June 18, 2021
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  • Director – Information Technology (1/FT): To manage the day-to-day operations of an IT Department, which includes evaluation, design, implementation and providing cost benefits analyses for technology infrastructure. Researches development of strategic implementations of local/wide area network components, which includes management of a Microsoft Exchange server, recommends, and/or purchases network/server equipment, recommends solutions for short and long term projects, enhancements of agency wide infrastructure and supervises the work of others. Responsibilities include: Serves as  primary point person for managing a mail server running on Microsoft, which include: server analyses, end user E-mail configuration, support via Outlook, consults with users and performs needs analyses, evaluates requirements, recommends designs, provides cost analyses, plans projects, and coordinates tasks for installation of high-speed data networks, including WAN, analyzes and resolves technical problems for established networks, servers, including Microsoft Exchange Server and performing network/server efficiency audits, performs daily, and/or as needed network security audits; configures security devices, including fire wall and anti-virus protection; performs network traffic assessments, maintains familiar with Business Intelligence and cyber security and/or various applications such as Mimecast/Barracuda, plans, tests, recommends, and implements network, file server, mainframe, and workstation hardware and software, provides network documentation, training, and guidance to technical and program staff. In this capacity ensures that appropriate technology documentation exists for network directory structures and related configurations, serves as technical specialist in network problems and emergencies, assists/directs the Network Engineer and Helpdesk Technician in troubleshooting and resolution of network production problems, investigates alternatives and researches development of strategic implementations of local and wide area network components; recommends network solutions for short-, medium-, and long-range network projects, maintains a broad knowledge of state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and/or systems and ensures that installed network equipment are running at optimal performance, plans, configures and maintains solutions for video conferencing, leads and/or guides the work of IT staff engaged in similar functions. Requires: Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 5 years job-related experience, successful completion of/Certification in related information technology (with special concentration in Network Administration or Systems Engineering) combined with a minimum of 7 years job-related, proven experience in large sized/multi-site organization, MS Exchange server 2000 or higher, Windows operating systems (2000 and higher); Routing, Sonic and/or Cisco routers/fire walls; IPSEC network security or similar, Wireless technology; STAR configured networks, and TCP/IP, DNS, WINS, Veritas or similar back up technical skills; Visual Basic;; SQL Server; MS Office, ability to design and install high-speed data networks, ability to maintain and troubleshoot computer network hardware, software, and peripherals, ability to design and install high-speed data networks, knowledge of current technological developments, trends, and/or network hardware and peripheral equipment. Salary range $75,000 – $85,000 depending on credentials and experience.
  • Staff Accountant – Finance (1/FT): Is responsible for working with the different Divisions within the State of NJ for Children, including accounting and reporting, maintaining state contracts, and working as the contact person between Children’s Aid and Family Services and contract administrators. Also responsible for other accounting functions involving general ledger account analysis, reporting, month end close, budgeting. Responsibilities include: Great Plains general ledger account and deferred income analysis, fixed assets and depreciation, accounts receivable, cost center expenses; preparation and entry  of annual agency and contract budgets, works with contract administrators on subsequent budget modifications, assists with the preparation of quarterly Reports of Expenditures for contracts; prepares monthly  bank reconciliations and investment analysis, prepares billing for IIC/Children Services, generates invoicing in Great Plains and follow-up with the State office over cash collection and/or billing issues as needed, prepares reports for management regarding levels of service provided, and past due amounts, is responsible for quarterly and yearly closeout of state contracts for Children Services; works closely with auditors on annual audit as it applies to state contracts, serves as backup for accounts payable and billing coordinator as needed, is responsible for cash application for monthly NJ payments via CareLogic, and/or ProCare system along with summary level entry into Great Plains. Requirements/Qualifications: Minimum of a BA/BS in Accounting with a minimum of four (4) years of related not-for-profit experience, including work with state contracts, must be versed in financial reports, Prior involvement in audits preferred, good computer skills, MS Word/Excel/Outlook.  Great Plains experience preferred, good organization and communication skills – oral and written.  Must be good team player.  Salary: $45,000 – $55,000 depending on credentials and experience.
  • Office Assistant & Front Desk Support (1/FT): To provide office assistance to the Disability Support Services programs while supporting the front desk area of 200 Robin Road. Responsibilities include: routine administrative duties, welcoming visitors, answering phones, maintaining security by monitoring logbook and issuing visitor badges are provided, maintaining the office inventory, maintaining spreadsheets and electronic/paper files, providing regular follow-up and planning to ensure efficient work flow of daily activities, assisting in preparation of program events for staff, clients, families, and hiring events, and other relevant duties as assigned. Requires: a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent with related experience, excellent customer service, inter-personal and organization skills, good computer skills, particular – Microsoft applications, bilingual Spanish a preferred, must be able to present in a professional manner – both on the phone and in person, must be able to multi-task and shift priorities as needed.  Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pm/40 hrs. per week. Hourly rate: $16.83
  • In-Home Respite Worker (Per Diem): To provide temporary relief to families who are caring for a youth with developmental disabilities in the caregiver’s home. To provide support for families that need a break from the daily challenges while using a creative approach to enhance a youth’s well-being. Must engage the individual in recreational activities that support his/her constructive interests and abilities, support the individuals communication needs, choices and preferences, with the use of inclusive strategies, provide personal care to the individual as needed (may include but is not limited to lifting, transferring, toileting, feeding, bathing, and dressing). Will document the daily behavior of the individual, special incidents, accidents and any other information that pertains to the care of the individual. Requires: High school diploma, prior experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities or challenging behaviors, ability to complete pre-hire online training, background checks and provide medical clearance.  Hourly rate $13 per hour
  • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Program without Walls (1/PT):  To provide in-home ABA services to youth ages 3-21 diagnosed with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and provide supervision to program staff. Services are either for Intensive In-Home Services Behavioral (IIH-B) through Children’s System of Care or Managed Care Organizations (MCO). Services focus on decreasing dangerous & maladaptive behaviors while assisting youth in acquiring, retaining, & improving self-help, communication & adaptive skills. Requires: Master’s degree in Psychology, Special Education or related field preferred, certified BCBA by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, minimum one year experience working with individuals with Autism Spectrum – Disorder and/or Intellectual /Developmental Disabilities, minimum one year experience conducting Functional Behavior Assessments and writing Behavior Intervention Plans, strong communication skills and the ability to work as part of an inter-disciplinary team. Must meet all agency training requirements and have a flexible schedule as services would be after school and/or weekends. Hourly rate: $80.00 – $90.00 based on experience
  • Residential Manager (FT): To establish a therapeutic milieu and deliver effective services through positive role-modeling and professionalism. The residential manager is responsible for the day-to-day functioning, supervision and management of the home.  Responsibilities include ensuring the home has 24-hour coverage and supervision that is in line with ratio requirements, providing coverage to the home as needed, staff training and supervision, inter-facing with family/team members – internal and external stakeholders, completing reports, logs and ensuring all documentation is submitted in a timely basis.  Requires: Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent with three years’ experience working with children who are behaviorally challenging, BA degree in Social Services or related field preferred, experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities and previous supervisory experience, strong problem solving and organization skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, and valid NJ driver’s license/good driving history. Computer literacy required – Microsoft Applications: MS. Word, Outlook required. Salary: Low $50,000’s based on size of group home/level of service, experience and credentials.
  • Behavior Specialist (2/PT positions): 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: Master’s level professional with appropriate experience, willing to consider bachelor’s level professional with a minimum of 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.  12- 18 hours per week, hourly rate $25 per hour. Positions available in West Orange and Bogota/Ridgewood, NJ
  • 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: $20 per hour dependent on credentials and experience.
  • Direct Support Professional – (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 Shifts: 3pm – 11pm, $16.50 per hour, 11pm – 9am, $15.50 per hour and exclusively Sat & Sun 9am – 3pm – $18 per hour. All shifts available at a variety of locations.  Priority hiring for our Awake Overnight positions in our West Milford and Ringwood, New Jersey locations.
  • Coalition Outreach Coordinator/Youth Prevention Specialist – Coalition & Community Services (1/PT): To provide support to the Bergen County Prevention (BCPC) though coalition building and the implementation of evidence-based, environmental prevention strategies to reduce the prevalence of underage drinking and substance abuse in the Bergen County community. The coalition outreach 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. Responsibilities include: working with BCPC members to conduct county needs assessments, build capacity and develop a strategic plan, implement strategies and evaluate effectiveness, support the Coalition in following the Strategic Prevention Framework as required, coordinates and provides prevention education programs in the Bergen County catchment area, promotes the vision of the Coalition and its membership, assists with scheduling and coordinating services related to the Coalition, maintains the social media calendar and updates social media platforms as they become relevant to the coalition’s work, attends community meetings as a representative of the BCPC and TCADR, collaborates with and provides technical assistance to schools, human service agencies, community groups and municipal alliances, ensures Coalition efforts are culturally competent, participates in statewide meetings and trainings to support the BCPC, provides prevention education programs as assigned in schools, to parents or other community groups, maintains current knowledge of alcohol and drug resources to answer information and referral calls on a daily basis, may the take lead on new coalition grant opportunities as they become available including but not limited to the Partnership for Success (PFS), Youth Services (YSC), etc. and coordinates National Night Out, Sticker Shock campaign, TIPS training etc. and participates on conference steering committee as assigned. 25 hours per week. Hourly rate: 21.97
  • Recovery Specialist (Full Time and 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. FT/Recovery Specialist, STAR program – Salary: $42,000 and Per Diem rates: $15 per hour – Training, $75 – on-call and $125 for deployments to hospitals (divided into 2 payments of $62.50, based on the submission of documentation).
  • Baby-Sitters – School & Families Programs: (Multiple positions/per-diem):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. Hourly rate: $12 per hour
  • Mobility Mentoring Specialist (1/FT):To provide comprehensive one-to-one mentoring services to young adults who require assistance with achieving self-sufficiency and economic independence.  Responsibilities include: recruitment of program participants and creating and maintaining a community presence and linkages, cultivating and providing, community resources to meet and support the goals of each mentee, building a rapport with program participants and identifying individual goals and objectives by utilizing various assessment tools, utilizing the mobility mentoring model to implement strength-based services, providing regular check-ins to ensure that participants are maintaining focus and are on track with meeting their goal and objectives, coaching participants in the development of academic, career, financial literacy and life-skills that will lead to maintaining self-sufficiency, creating a trusting environment with mentees that encourages the sharing of their life successes and challenges, facilitating  and/or coordinates group workshops that support mentees in achieving their goals, maintaining up-to-date collateral contact documentation regarding all participant activities, preparing timely reports and outcomes in accordance with agency standards and grant requirements and attending all meetings and conferences as required.  Requires: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with 3 years of related experience, knowledge of the aging out population and ability to develop rapport with this population, experience with developing and organizing community outreach and linkages, excellent organization, communication skills and computer literacy – Microsoft Applications and valid New Jersey Driver’s License and good driving history and flexibility with work schedule – evenings and occasional weekends as needed.  Full Time Exempt: 30 hours per week.  Salary: $38,000 – $40,000.
  • Baby-Sitters – School & Families Programs: (Multiple positions/per-diem):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. Hourly rate: $12 per hour
  • Sr. Clinician, Bilingual Spanish – TSVP (1/FT): To provide a safe therapeutically supervised environment for visitation between child and non-custodial parent, as directed by the Division.   Responsibilities include: counseling parents in their homes (or wherever the family and the Division deems appropriate) on developing or enhancing their parenting skills; providing weekly individual counseling sessions to the non-custodial parent; observing parent and child interaction and offers corrective suggestions/interventions to improve parenting skills toward a goal of reunification; providing DCP&P with necessary court reports, assessments of client progress and descriptions of parent/child interactions; attending family team meetings, developing and completing pre/post evaluations and supervised visitation checklists; maintaining level of service logs; testifying in court, maintaining NJ SPIRIT system and participating in updates, reviews and audits. Requires: MSW/LCSW relevant experience, must be equally fluent in both English and Spanish, excellent communication skills – oral and written, ability to work with diverse populations, strong engagement, and relationship development and interventions skills.  Must have a driver’s license and use of own vehicle for self-transportation to see clients and attend meetings. Salary: Low $60s
  • Therapist, Positive Connections (Per Diem): To work with children, families and adults to provide intensive in-community counseling and outpatient counseling services. Requires: LCSW, LPC or LMFT.  Experience in any of the following areas strongly preferred: adoption, kinship care, substance abuse, the LGBTQ+ community and individuals with developmental disabilities.  Will consider well qualified LAC and LSW applicants.  Offering competitive rates


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.

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