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Children’s Aid and Family Services has the following job openings as of November 2, 2020
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  • Controller – Finance Department: (1/FT): To maintain the books and records of the Agency. This includes general accounting and reporting, maintenance of the general ledger, analysis of accounts, monitoring accounts receivables, payables and cash positions.  This position provides the primary support to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and supervises the Senior Accountant, Billing Coordinator, Accounts Payable Coordinator and the Accountant for State Contracts.  This position also interfaces with other departments and provides financial information and guidance. Requires: Bachelor’s degree in the area of Accounting, Finance or Business, a minimum of four years of relevant experience, familiarity with the not-for-profit industry as it relates to contracts, funding and grants,  CPA, CMA or CFGM preferred but not required, excellent communication skills – oral and written and strong computer skills – specifically Microsoft Word Applications – Excel, Outlook, and Great Plains.  Salary commensurate with credentials and qualifications; include cover letter with salary requirements.
  • BCBA – Behavior Supports (1/PT): To provide in-home ABA services to youth ages 3-21 diagnosed with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. 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; certified BCBA by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board; minimum of 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; have a flexible schedule as services would be after school and/or weekends; strong communication skills and the ability to work as part of an inter-disciplinary team, must be CPR/FA certified, must be certified in Crisis Prevention Institute (CPI) interventions (training also offered by CAFS).  Services will be provided in various parts of Bergen County.  Hourly rate: $80 – $90 per hour – based on credentials and 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 – Mid $40s based on size of group home/level of service, experience and credentials.
  • Behavior Specialist (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: Bachelor’s level, psychology or related degree, 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. Hourly rate $25 per hour.
  • 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 $12.50-$15 per hour depending on schedule. Positions available in West Milford, Ringwood, Fair Lawn, Park Ridge, Clifton, Haskell, Hawthorne, Montvale, Ridgewood and Bogota. Temporary $3 increase per hour to standard rate from 10/1/20 – 12/31/20, $15.50 – $18 per hour based on schedule.
  • 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: $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: $20 per hour dependent on credentials and experience.
  • 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.
  • Director, Recovery Support Services (1/FT): The Director is responsible for developing and implementing all recovery support services provided by the agency including services provided at area hospitals, the Bergen County Jail, with all levels of law enforcement and in the community.  The Director must have excellent organization and communication skills, a strong track record of community engagement and collaborating with partners across systems of support, a minimum of 3 years supervisory experience with proven leadership and training skills, grants acquisition and management including budgeting and outcome reporting, strong presentation skills, extensive knowledge of recovery, treatment, clinical services and “best practices” for individuals with substance use disorders and their loved ones.  Requirements include: A Masters level professional with appropriate clinical licensure and a minimum of 5 years of direct client experience is preferred. The Director must also possess the ability to effectively work with people of diverse cultural backgrounds and races, work effectively as a member of a team and be proficient in the utilization of Microsoft applications.  Salary Commensurate with qualifications and credentials.
  • 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.

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: $11

  • Sr. Clinician – 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: Mid $50,000’s


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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