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As a service to our alumni, we list employment opportunities that we receive. If you have a job you would like to post, please email sswweb@ssw.rutgers.edu. Please include the following:

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If you do not include a job closing date, the job will be removed from the website after 90 days. Please do not send PDFs or tables.

Social Worker- Behavioral Health

Date posted: August 3, 2020

Employer: Englewood Health

Location/ hours: Englewood, NJ. Full-time. 

Job description: This position is responsible for assessing and meeting the needs of patients and families with regard to psychosocial aspects of the episodes of care. The Social Worker functions as a member of the Care Coordination team to assist patients and families in appropriate and timely discharge from the inpatient setting by facilitating the transition to alternative settings or home. The Social Worker is the team member accountable for addressing counseling needs of the patients/family as they relate to coordination of care.

Qualifications:

  • 2 years of inpatient psychiatric experience, required
  • LCSW, required
  • Certified Drug and Alcohol Certification, preferred

For more information and to apply visit, https://www.englewoodhealth.org/career-opportunities

Mental Health Therapist

Date posted: July 30, 2020

Employer: Integrity Health

Location/ hours: Somerville, NJ. Part-time.

Job description: Innovative patient centered medical office located in Somerville, NJ is offering a part-time position for a Mental Health Therapist. This position will be a total of 24 hours/week and will be split between three 8-hour workdays Monday through Thursday. This position requires an active LCSW license to perform therapy in the state of New Jersey. The candidate would be paid for the total hours worked per week, not only when facilitating therapy sessions.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Attend daily and/or weekly staffing meetings per schedule.
  • Facilitate individual and/or group counseling services.
  • Provide and score assessment screening tools when needed.
  • Evaluate and diagnose patients according to the DSM V criteria.
  • Develop appropriate treatment goals with clients and work collaboratively to accomplish treatment goals.
  • Document the assessment of patient progress/regress and interventions provided in the medical record on an ongoing basis.
  • Recognize, respond to and assist in psychiatric crisis situations and provide the intervention(s) necessary.
  • Respond and assist in medical emergency situations as directed and needed.
  • Communicate effectively with patient, staff and physician/coordinate care according to the patient's needs.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Possesses superb written and spoken communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with clients, colleagues, and community resources.
  • Ability to be a team player and collaborate with others under the direction of the Medical Director.
  • Excellent time management skills; organized and able to prioritize.
  • Able to organize and manage files, schedules, dates, and information.
  • Self-directed and self-motivated.
  • *Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel), as well as other software programs such as Electronic Medical Records is a plus.

If interested in applying, visit the online application here: https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=Mental%20Health%20Therapist&l=Somerville%2C%20NJ&vjk=70714c60344eb8f8

Staff Psychiatrist

Date posted: July 20, 2020

Employer: Merced County Behavioral Health & Recovery Services

Location/ hours: Merced, CA. Full-time

Responsibilities: 

  • Provides general, acute and continuing psychiatric care to the patients in the mental health and alcohol and drug centers.
  • Emergency on-call and call back consultations.
  • Consults with other medical and substance abuse practitioners.
  • May advise staff on appropriate treatment techniques for specific cases.
  • Orders appropriate laboratory work and nursing follow-up care.
  • Complete medical and court records in accordance with mandated standards.
  • Collaborates with interdisciplinary team.
  • Evaluates social support/rehabilitation needs.
  • Reviews/oversees intake and treatment plans by multidisciplinary team.
  • Conservatorship evaluations and court testimony.
  • Provides jail-based psychiatric care and educates patients, families, and staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • License: Possession of a valid license to practice psychiatry issued by the California Medical Board.
  • Certification: Board certified or Board eligible in Psychiatric Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
  • Education: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

For more information and to apply visit the online application here: https://aphsa.careerwebsite.com/job/staff-psychiatrist/54241803/?utm_source=JobFlash&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=JobFlash-7%2B14%2C%2B2020

Bureau Chief, Behavioral Health Bureau

Date posted: July 20, 2020

Employer: Monterey County Health Department

Location/ hours: Salinas, CA. Full-time.

Job description: The Monterey County Health Department is seeking a candidate with proven executive management experience in providing behavioral health services in California to serve as the Director of Behavioral Health. The ideal candidate will have a balance of clinical and fiscal leadership experience; be client and recovery oriented; have experience in enhancing productivity to maximize existing resources; be a leader who can remain calm and patient in difficult situations; gain trust and respect from staff, while maintaining accountability; and have strong communication skills. 

Under administrative direction, the Bureau Chief is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, organizing, and evaluating the operations of the Behavioral Health Bureau. The Bureau provides a wide range of prevention, diagnostic, treatment, and community services for children, adolescents, and adults with mental illness, substance use disorder, and co-occurring conditions. The Bureau employs 475 FTEs, contracts with a large, community-based provider network (about 100 providers) and manages an annual budget of $169 million. The Bureau Chief is an at-will position reporting directly to the County Health Director.

Collectively, these efforts are reflective of the progressive vision and practices within the Behavioral Health Bureau and throughout the entire Health Department. The new Director must embody the values of a mission driven leader that understands the County’s role in the delivery of services equitably across the County. A sense of ethics and organizational loyalty are additional values expected in this role. The position requires exceptional leadership, management and administration skills in emphasizing the importance of productivity in generating revenue and in expanding the ability to provide additional essential services with a focus on better serving residents in South County and communities of color. 

For more information, please call 831-755-4834 or e-mail DiazM@co.monterey.ca.us, or visit the online application here: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/montereycounty/jobs/2805953/bureau-chief-behavioral-health-bureau

 

Deputy Chief Probation Officer

Date posted: July 20, 2020

Employer: Merced County Probation Department

Location/ hours: Merced, CA. Full-time. 

Job responsibilities: 

  • Plans, organizes and directs a major division in the Probation Department
  • Evaluates program requirements and assists in preparing budgets;
  • Participates in interview and selection of subordinate staff members specific to their Division;
  • Determines efficiency and effectiveness of programs and services;
  • Confers with subordinates regarding employee performance and evaluation;
  • Assists the Chief Probation Officer in the development of department goals, policy, procedures, and programs;
  • Conveys department plans, policies, procedures and goals to staff, and to interested community groups and organizations;
  • Manages to ensure continuity of services for clients between the divisions within the department;
  • Manages the development and implementation of training programs;
  • Responsible for updating of policies and procedures;
  • Acts as a representative of the department with the public, community organizations and other governmental agencies;
  • Responsible for supervision of peace officers, including those authorized to carry a firearm on duty pursuant to Penal Code 830.5.
  • Ensures evidence-based practices are developed and utilized throughout the area of assigned responsibility.
  • Initiates internal affairs investigations and makes recommendations to the Chief Probation Officer;
  • May serve as the acting Chief Probation Officer in periods of absence.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience:Four (4) years of full-time, increasingly responsible managerial/administrative experience in fields related to probation, parole, and/or law enforcement.
  • Education: Graduation from a four (4) year accredited college or university. Additional graduate training in the field of Criminology, Public Administration, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology or similar field is desirable.
  • License: Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain.
  • Certificates: Meet the California Penal Code Section 832 requirements regarding arrest, search, and seizure at the time of appointment or within the first twelve (12) months after appointment.

For more information and to apply, visit the online application here: https://aphsa.careerwebsite.com/job/deputy-chief-probation-officer/54241804/?utm_source=JobFlash&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=JobFlash-7%2B14%2C%2B2020

Telehealth Social Worker (Bilingual: Mandarin/Cantonese)

Date posted: July 20, 2020

Employer: Royal Care

Location/ hours: Remote work; Full-time

Job description:  This position will monitor the progress of each patient using telehealth and ensure that we are providing the best care to our patients. In addition to the patient and patient’s family, social worker is to be in constant communication with HHAs and other members of the service team to report any incidents and fulfilling patient’s home care needs.

Job responsibilities:

  • • Function as the liaison between aide and patient ensuring quality, continuous care
  • Handle all escalated non-clinical patient and HHA inquiries and needs
  • Maintain proper documentation; logging events, progress, items related to patient care activities according to department procedures
  • Keep the Director of Patient Services informed of any and all patient care issues i.e. patient or family member complaints, patient incidents, non-compliance with agency rules by a HHA, change in patient status
  • Facilitate problem-solving and work with management to implement improvement processes

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work or human services
  • Current social work licensure in New York 
  • Highly organized, detail oriented person who can multi task and prioritize
  • Strong communication skills
  • Customer service oriented
  • Demonstrated leadership and people skills
  • Chinese, Mandarin, or Cantonese speaking

For more information and to apply, please email eheimowitz@royalcare.nyc.

Social and Behavioral Research Specialist

Date posted: July 20, 2020

Application Deadline: August 31, 2020

Employer: UC Davis

Location/ hours: Davis, CA. Full-time.

Responsibilities:

Human Services, a department of Continuing and Professional Education, provides continuing education programs and public service to adults throughout California.  On a yearly basis, the Center coordinates over 5,000 classes and trains nearly 60,000 students. Human Services programs includes a $10 million-dollar county and state-funded, annually-renewable project which reaches 5,000 enrollments in child welfare classes.  In addition, Human Services currently maintains contracts with several entities, including the Department of Developmental Services, the Northern Director’s Association and CWS/CMS.  Contracted duties include providing technical assistance, training and research support. Human Services has also worked on a national and international level, providing expertise in quality improvement to all areas of workforce development. 

Under the general direction of the Department Chair (Continuing Educator III), this position is responsible for independent coordination of evaluation projects, including daily management decisions, internal and external consultation, and providing research and evaluation knowledge to projects and education of staff.  As the evaluation expert for CPE-Human Services, this position focuses on expertise in the design, execution, analysis, and evaluation of the Human Services academic projects within the field of developmental disabilities, public assistance programs, child welfare and adult learning application.

Minimum Qualifications: (must be attained at time of application)

  • Doctorate degree
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in evaluation and research methodology, theory and practice
  • Experience in managing and analyzing large data sets in the area of developmental disabilities, child welfare or other related human services field
  • Experience in developing evaluation methodologies for a variety of programs and data sets

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience in research and evaluation methodology related to human services program implementation and outcomes
  • Ability to lead others in planning and implementation efforts
  • Expertise in evaluating the application of adult learning methodologies
  • Ability to report and present on data outcomes to non-academia stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in the fields of developmental disabilities, child welfare or other human services field
  • Supervisory and/or leadership experience to manage a team or research project
  • Experience working with diverse groups of stakeholders, including federal legislators, funders, and representatives from populations served, consultant and colleagues.
  • Knowledge and experience with data visualization

Apply at UC Davis RECRUIT: http://50.73.55.13/counter.php?id=183085. For questions, please contact: Denise Prigge, Email: dlprigge@ucdavis.edu.

Development & Communications Associate

Date posted: July 15, 2020

Employer: Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund (LALDEF)

Location/ hours: Trenton, NJ. Full-time. 

Job responsibilities: 

  •  Working with the Interim Executive Director to draft inquiry letters, acknowledgement letters, proposals, and other donor correspondence as directed;
  • Updating & maintaining donor database & Grants calendar;
  • Submitting Grant applications in a timely manner
  • Drafting monthly development reports to submit to the Board
  • Researching potential and existing individual, foundation, corporate and government funders;
  • Managing Social media posts, periodic press releases, and e-blasts
  • Providing some administrative support including coordinating large mailings, organizing and maintaining donor database, filing, copying, writing, and editing

Qualifications:

  • Candidates should be self-motivated, independent and organized with highly proficient skills in researching, writing, editing, and communication.
  • Must also have strong computer skills.
  • Knowledge of or an interest in/easy ability to learn new software (Salesforce, MailChimp, HTML, etc.) is preferred.
  • Flexible, enthusiastic, organized individual with a commitment to social justice, and an interest in grassroots advocacy.
  • Experience in stakeholder, donor, and community engagement, is beneficial.
  • Applicants who are bilingual in English and Spanish will be given special consideration. 

To apply, please send resume, cover letter, and short (no more than one page) writing sample as Microsoft Word or PDF attachments to Caty at info@laldef.org. Those chosen to continue will be asked to complete a short writing assignment.

Legal Services Coordinator

Date posted: July 15, 2020

Employer: Latin American Legal Defense and Education Fund (LALDEF)

Location/ hours: Trenton, NJ. Full-time. 

Job responsibilities: 

  • Supporting the supervising attorney and staff in various legal administrative duties;
  • Gathering and arranging evidence and other legal documents for exhibits, attorney review, case preparation, as needed;
  • Drafting correspondence, legal documents/filings, affidavits, and other formal statements;
  • Identifying appropriate laws, judicial decisions, legal articles, and other materials for assigned cases;
  • Maintaining and organizing sensitive documents;
  • Managing your client’s billing and data entry;
  • Assisting the other legal team staff in compiling case management summaries and reports; and
  • Assisting in the preparation of reports to the Board of Trustees as directed.

Qualifications:

  • Flexible, enthusiastic, organized individual with a commitment to social justice, an enhanced sensitivity to cultural differences, and an interest in grassroots advocacy.
  • Must be comfortable working individually as well as with a team.
  • Candidate should be certified as an “Accredited Representative” of the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) – or be willing to seek accreditation within the first six months of employment.
  • Computer skills needed include routine use of Google Suite and Microsoft Office Suite products; some experience with Salesforce is preferred.
  • Fluency in both English and Spanish is required.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter as Microsoft Word or PDF attachments to info@laldef.org. Please include two references (name, current position, email, and best telephone number.)

Mental Health Clinican (Bilingual)

Date posted: July 9, 2020

Employer: Trinitas Regional Medical Center

Hours/location: Full-time; Elizabeth, NJ

Job description: The goal of the SBYSP Youth Enrichment Service (Y.E.S)  is to provide safe, enriching, barrier free services to augment the lives of our students so that they can successfully graduate and become productive members of society. This program is grant funded through the Department of Children and Families and is facilitated in partnership through Trinitas Regional Medical Center and The Elizabeth Board of Education.  Given the multitude of stressors that impact the lives of our students it requires a multi-pronged approach. For this reason, our program provides full wraparound services, such as Mental Health counseling, Vocational/Employment counseling, Pregnancy Prevention, Learning Support, Recreation and much more. These services are provided at no cost to the students to ensure equal access to these support systems. As part of the Elizabeth school district we currently operate two Y.E.S.  programs servicing over 600 young people in group and individual services each year. Through our events, summer program and recreational activities, we even impact thousands more of these students.

For more information and to apply visit: https://pm.healthcaresource.com/CS/trinitasrmc/#/job/425?source=Indeed

 

CAP Housing Navigator

Date posted: July 7, 2020

Employer: North Hudson Community Action Corporation

Location/ hours: Guttenberg, NJ. Full-time

Job responsibilities: 

  • Carry a case load of clients for Rental Prevention Assistance. Accept referrals from the Point of Entry System; verify and document eligibility under the eligibility criteria.
  • Provide individualized housing stability plans in relation to a client’s ability to obtain and/or maintain permanent housing.
  • Provide discharge plan including 3 months of follow-up assistance
  • Ensures client data is captured accurately and timely in HMIS and is treated in lawful confidential manner as required by funding source. Conduct venue based outreach (distribution of Rapid Re-Housing program materials and perspective landlord information letter) to possible landlords and property management companies. Developing relationships with local landlords  to recruit and retain landlords and housing managers willing to rent to program participants. Participate in Landlord Association meetings, landlord sponsored events and/or community agency events.

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in social work, sociology, or other related disciplines, required
  • Minimum of 1 year Housing Case Management experience
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish, preferred

For more information and to view the online application, visit: https://nhcac.org/job/nhcac-guttenberg-nj-90-cap-housing-navigator/

Case Manager/Social Service Navigator for Homeless Hotline

Date Posted: July 2, 2020

Application Deadline: July 31, 2020

Employer: Ending Homelessness in Middlesex County

Job Description: Middlesex County uses NJ211 as its Homeless Hotline and Single Point of Entry for persons seeking the assistance of the County’s system of homeless service providers, both public and private. Persons are appropriately referred for available resources. In the event that none are readily available or appropriate they are offered case management services from Coming Home. This is the position you would fill.

Requirements: The following are the essential functions for this job but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned. You will be providing Supportive Services to individuals and families to help them overcome their particular barriers to housing and to find a home. Services may include assisting the individual with gathering documentation, increasing income, accessing appropriate mental and physical health services, and any other services that assist an individual to improve his/her quality of life. You will:

  • Assist clients with obtaining entitlement benefits including (GA, SSI, TANF, SNAP, etc.); and help them to obtain various forms of identification including birth certificates and social security cards.
  • Assist with applications for supportive and subsidized housing and research potential locations for affordable rental housing; build relationships with prospective landlords, and identify appropriate permanent housing options.
  • Collaborate with community substance abuse and mental health providers to ensure seamless referral services and provide ongoing information, referrals, linkages, and advocacy for all other identified needs.

You will also document and track client progress, (daily logs, HMIS, etc.) according to program standards; and prepare case-related reports including but not limited to demographics, outcomes, successes and challenges. Case Manager will also participate in, and help to run and maintain, the Case Managers’ Collaborative, comprised of case managers from other agencies in the County also serving the needs of homeless person, to share best practices and provide resources to all.

Qualifications:

General: Ability to work independently and as part the team. Ability to exercise mature and professional judgment. Good problem solving and conflict resolution skills. A highly motivated self-starter with the ability to coordinate multiple projects and tasks.

Required Qualifications:

  • BA in social work and/or related field (e.g. Psychology, Sociology, Counseling);
  • Two years’ experience in providing case management services in a health or social service setting, preferably with the homeless and preferably in Middlesex County, NJ;
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish);
  • Possesses valid driver's license and a vehicle;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Demonstrates cultural competence and understanding;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel

Wage: $40k annually with benefits

Please send resume and cover letter to Bobbin Paskell at bobbin.paskell@co.middlesex.nj.us by July 31, 2020.

Clinician

Date Posted: June 26, 2020

Location: Edison, NJ

Employer: JFK Medical Center/Hackensack Meridian

Job Description: Open clinician position at JFK Medical Center/Hackensack Meridian in Edison. Clinician to provide both mental health and substance use treatment in our outpatient behavioral health center. Work with a motivated, engaged multidisciplinary team and with a diverse patient population. Must have LCSW. If interested, send resume/vitae to Fiona.Byrne@hackensackmeridian.org.

Staff Clinician

Date Posted: June 25, 2020

Application Deadline: July 25, 2020

Location/Hours: Irvington, NJ; Full Time

Company Name: Irvington Counseling Center

Minimum Qualifications: MSW, LSW

Job Description: Provide counseling services in an urban setting to children, families, couples, and individuals. (supervision towards LCSW hours will be provided at no cost). Currently providing teletherapy due to COVID-19 restrictions. 

How to apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Linda Richardson at irvcounseling@aol.com. No phone calls please.

Director of Housing for Health

Date Posted: June 17, 2020

Location: Santa Cruz, CA

Employer: County of Santa Cruz

Job Description: Are you seeking new, exciting, opportunities?

The County of Santa Cruz offers work-life balance with its generous benefits package
Paid Holidays*Annual Leave*Medical*Dental*Vision*CalPERS retirement *and more!

The Position
The Director of Housing for Health is responsible for the following:

  • directing,
  • planning,
  • developing,
  • implementing and
  • overseeing a comprehensive homeless services system.

This position reports to the Human Services Department Director and acts as the official representative for the County on homelessness and leads the implementation of the countywide strategic plan on homelessness.

Apply online at www.santacruzcountyjobs.com

Live and work in beautiful Santa Cruz County!

The County’s natural beauty spans from its coastal beaches to its redwood forests. The County also has excellent shopping throughout the local communities and features a lively downtown area in the City of Santa Cruz and Capitola.

 The ideal Mediterranean climate features low humidity with a typical 300 days of sunshine a year. Its unique shops and restaurants, coupled with a multitude of cultural and recreational activities, including theater, music, art, as well as golfing, surfing, hiking and biking offer a wealth of leisure activities. Higher education includes Cabrillo College and the University of California, Santa Cruz, with two additional State Universities less than an hour away. These elements of high-quality living make Santa Cruz one of California’s most desirable areas. 

 LIVE Here            WORK Here            PLAY Here

Requirements

  • Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration, Social Sciences or a related field.
  • The equivalent of six years of full-time professional experience managing a behavioral health, health services or social services program in a public or non-profit agency.

**A Master's Degree may be substituted for one year of experience.

Executive Director

Date Posted: June 17, 2020

Location: Bronx, NY

Employer: New Settlement Apartments

Job Description: New Settlement provides critical community-based services to the neighborhood of Mt. Eden. The project started in 1989 when Settlement Housing Fund received 14 previously abandoned and newly renovated buildings from the City of New York. New Settlement recognized from the outset that a community is not made simply of bricks and mortar. Through careful stewardship of the real estate assets and stabilization of the fourteen buildings, New Settlement Apartments (a separate legal entity) has grown to encompass over 20 buildings in the area of New Settlement’s community programs, which have grown significantly over time and provide a range of community-based services in education, college access, youth development, arts, workforce development, community organizing, wellness and other key services that provide important resources to the neighborhood’s youth and families. These programs are provided in addition to the New Settlement Community Campus, a 172,000 sq. ft. facility, that includes three schools providing pre-K through 12th grade public education and a Community Center with an indoor swimming pool, dance studio, multipurpose rooms, art gallery space, an outdoor amphitheater and rooftop garden terrace. New Settlement is a part of Settlement Housing Fund, but has its own board of directors and staff leadership responsible for oversight of an $8 million budget and approximately 215 full and part-time staff.

New Settlement envisions itself as a vibrant, diverse and equitable community in which all individuals and families have the power to make quality choices about education, employment, housing, wellness, and creative expression. Grounded in its commitment to affordable housing and a thriving neighborhood, New Settlement’s mission is to collaborate with community residents and develop partnerships to create services and opportunities that celebrate the inherent dignity and potential of individuals and families. For more information, please visit: www.newsettlement.org

New Settlement seeks a new Executive Director to succeed the retirement of our current Executive Director after 25 years of service. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual dedicated to serving a primarily low-income community of color with comprehensive, high-quality services and an interest in building organizational systems and capacities to help ensure New Settlement’s ongoing sustainability. The Executive Director position is a full-time exempt position and serves as the head of New Settlement, overseeing 59 full-time and 156 part-time staff and a budget of $8 million.

The Executive Director will be responsible for the operational success of New Settlement’s multiple programmatic areas, ensuring seamless team management and development, financial growth and sustainability, and ongoing community partnerships. Responsibilities include strategic leadership; staff and program oversight; oversight of all organizational operations; financial oversight; monitoring, and evaluating program strategy and outcomes; helping to build and sustain New Settlement’s organizational culture; and acting as an ambassador for the organization with external stakeholders, including major funders. The Executive Director will work in coordination with the overall strategic direction and growth of Settlement Housing Fund. Additionally, as the eyes and ears on the ground in Mount Eden, the Executive Director will collaborate and coordinate with the SHF property manager and help to identify and possibly resolve issues as they arise. The Executive Director is a direct employee of Settlement Housing Fund, reporting to the New Settlement Board of Directors and the Settlement Housing Fund President/CEO.

Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Leadership – New Settlement’s senior-most executive, the Executive Director will work in close consultation with the New Settlement Board of Directors and senior leadership team, ensuring programmatic quality while overseeing the organizational culture and infrastructure necessary for the organization to thrive. 

  • Strategic Direction – The Executive Director, together with the senior leadership team and with guidance from the Board of Directors and SHF President/CEO, will work to determine New Settlement’s future strategic direction. Initial activities will include an organizational and community needs assessment to help refocus priorities and set a course for the future. The Executive Director will ensure that programs are appropriately aligned to promote both New Settlement’s mission, strategic direction, and financial sustainability. 

  • Board of Directors - The Executive Director is responsible, in partnership with the Board Chair, for the identification, engagement, and recruitment of new board members. The New Settlement Board is currently in a period of growth and reinvigoration. The Executive Director will help to further define and build the role and structure of the board, ensuring ongoing engagement and effectiveness. 

  • External Relations Management & Cultivation – The Executive Director serves as the leading voice for the organization. The Executive Director will build and maintain relationships with a variety of stakeholders including key institutional and individual funders, government contacts, community partners, and the Board of Directors. 

  • Development – The Executive Director will drive the overarching fundraising strategy and related activities that support the organization’s sustainability and growth. Particular attention will be needed to build both individual program revenue streams (in coordination with program directors) and general operating funds. New Settlement’s funding mix is comprised primarily of government and private foundation funding. 

  • Management & Financial Oversight – The Executive Director will lead, with the support of the senior leadership team and staff, all operations. S/he will build on New Settlement’s positive team dynamics to increase internal communications and consider opportunities to restructure current staff configurations to promote greater knowledge sharing and efficiency. The Executive Director is also responsible, with the finance team, for budgetary oversight and strategy. Operating with an ~$8 million budget, the Executive Director will be responsible for monitoring the financial self-sufficiency of all programs and increasing the financial sustainability of all New Settlement programs, including the Community Center. 

  • Program Leadership & Evaluation – The Executive Director will provide vision, oversight, and direction to New Settlement’s program team. The Executive Director is ultimately responsible for ensuring New Settlement’s impact and outcomes achievement as well as contract compliance across nine diverse program areas as well as within the New Settlement Community Campus and Community Center. 

  • Housing Operations – The Executive Director, while not directly responsible for the oversight of New Settlement Apartments’ buildings, will act as a resource to Settlement Housing Fund’s Property Manager to collaborate and coordinate on issues as they arise. 

Requirements:

Qualifications

  • Commitment to and understanding of New Settlement’s core constituents, preferably based on experience in Mt. Eden, Bronx or a similar community.

  • Passionate commitment to New Settlement’s mission.

  • Proven leadership skills and good track-record of professional work experience and advancement.

  • Strong organizational leadership skills, with an ability to articulate and execute a clear and inspiring vision.

  • Strong critical thinking skills and track record of building strategy, identifying solutions, and addressing organizational issues.

  • Experience building infrastructure, staffing, and capacity development for an organization.

  • Natural affinity for cultivating relationships and persuading, convening, facilitating, and building consensus among diverse individuals.

  • Existing network of other nonprofit leaders, Bronx-based community building organization leaders, government officials, and/or funders.

  • Proven commitment in racial, economic, equity and social justice..

  • Demonstrate personal qualities of integrity and credibility.

  • Master’s Degree (MPA or MBA) preferred..

  • Minimum 15 years professional work experience, including 5 years in a significant leadership role.

  • Prior experience in leadership role serving a low-income community of color.

  • Experience in youth and community development.

  • Experience in supervision, mentoring and coaching of others.

  • Strong financial acumen with experience managing complex organizational budgets in or approaching the $8 million range.

  • Track record in leading and sustaining fundraising efforts.

  • English fluency required; bilingual abilities in Spanish preferred.

To learn more, and to apply, visit the APHSA Career Center website.

County Health Officer

Date Posted: June 17, 2020

Location: San Bernardino, CA

Employer: San Bernardino County

Job Description: The County of San Bernardino is recruiting nationally for a dynamic, innovative, and highly experienced physician leader with a passion for healthy communities to serve as the next County Health Officer. This at-will physician executive position reports directly to the Board of Supervisors  while operating under the umbrella of the Public Health Director, and directs medical oversight and policy, retaining the powers, duties, and responsibilities relating to the preservation and protection of public health. This position will be responsible for a dedicated team of approximately 39 in a Department with approximately 995 staff and will oversee a budget of approximately $122 million.

Requirements: Graduation from a Medical School of good standing and possession of a valid license to practice medicine in the State of California issued by the Medical Board of California or Osteopathic Medical Board of California; or licensed in another state, with the ability to acquire medical licensure in California within six months of being hired.

The successful candidate must possess or be willing to obtain a National Provider Identifier (NPI) and a valid Controlled Substance Registration Certificate issued by the Drug Enforcement Administration; must be an enrolled provider or eligible for enrollment in Medicare/Medi-cal and not excluded from participation in any federally funded health care program. Possession of a Master’s degree in public health from an accredited school of public health is highly desired.

Candidates applying for the County Health Officer can obtain the necessary experience and education in one of the following ways: 2 years of public health medical experience, or 5 years of experience as a physician or surgeon, licensed in the State of California or another state with experience in a public health environment.

This is a contract position with a highly competitive salary ranging from $222,914 to $304,782 annually, with an excellent executive benefits package that considers employment history and track record of success. 

Candidates should apply by July 13, 2020. Interested candidates should email a compelling cover letter and comprehensive resume to apply@ralphandersen.com. If you have any questions or wish to discuss the opportunity further, please contact Robert Burg at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com

Deputy County Administrator for Human Services

Date Posted: June 17, 2020

Location: Chesterfield, VA

Employer: Chesterfield County

Job Description: Chesterfield County, Virginia (Richmond-Metro Area), a recognized leader and award-winning local government, is seeking a dynamic, innovative and experienced individual who will oversee the Human Services Division. The Human Services division employs approximately 930 full-time and part-time staff members with a budget in excess of $98 million. The Deputy County Administrator serves on the executive leadership team and reports to the County Administrator.

The Deputy County Administrator leads the operations of the Human Services division of county government including:

  • provides consultation to the County Administra­tor, recommends policies, and sets priorities for consideration by the Board of Supervisors concerning the provision of programs and services administered by the Human Services division
  • oversees the administration of programs and services that are available to the residents of Chesterfield County, which include the following six departments: Adult/Juvenile Drug Court, Citizen Information and Resources, Community Corrections Services, Juvenile Justice Services, Mental Health Support Services and the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Social Services.  Additionally, the Deputy County Administrator serves as a liaison to the Courts System and the Health District.
  • facilitates working relation­ships with Human Services department heads on organization­al, financial and administrative strategies to support goals and objectives related to human services programs in the county.
  • ensures compliance with federal, state, and local laws and ordinances as well as maintains open communication and positive relationships with key stake­holders such as the Board of Supervisors, Social Services Board, non-profit and human services communities, local and regional entities, and county residents.

Requirements

Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Pub­lic Administration or related field is required. Master’s degree is preferred.  A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible managerial and leadership experience in a senior man­agement capacity with a comparable organization, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Ideal candidate will have diverse leadership experience and demonstrate successful human services experi­ence and achievement in a public sector setting.

Good driving record, pre-employment drug test and extensive background check required. To review the recruitment profile and application instructions, visit the link Deputy County Administrator for Human Services or visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/chesterfieldco#

The application deadline date is July 2, 2020, at 5 p.m. Interested applicants should submit a confidential resume with cover letter and must include salary requirements to:

Mary Martin Selby, Director of Human Resources

Chesterfield County Human Resources

P.O. Box 40

Chesterfield, VA 23832

(804) 748-1551

Electronic responses are required and should be directed to

ExecutiveSearch@chesterfield.gov

An Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Workforce Diversity

Social Worker

Date Posted: June 12, 2020

Employer: The Innocence Project

About the Organization: The Innocence Project was founded in 1992 by Barry C. Scheck and Peter J. Neufeld at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University to assist the wrongly convicted who could be proven innocent through DNA testing. The Innocence Project's groundbreaking use of DNA technology to free innocent people has provided irrefutable proof that wrongful convictions are not isolated or rare events but instead arise from systemic defects. Now an independent nonprofit organization closely affiliated with Cardozo School of Law at Yeshiva University, the Innocence Project's mission is to free the staggering numbers of innocent people who remain incarcerated and to bring substantive reform to the system responsible for their unjust imprisonment. To learn more, please visit www.innocenceproject.org .

Job Description: The Social Worker provides support and assistance to Innocence Project (IP) clients (i.e., exonerees) and serves as a bridge in their transition to life outside of prison after wrongful incarceration. These responsibilities extend to other Network Member Organizations (NMO) across the country. The Social Worker reports to the Director of Social Work and works closely with other IP staff.

Essential Job Functions:

Direct Practice

  • Provide social work services, including client advocacy and related support, in accordance with IP social work plans and guidelines.
  • Perform comprehensive needs assessment for mental health, substance abuse, co-occurring disorders, domestic violence and medical needs.
  • Maintain a comprehensive understanding of the impact of the criminal justice system and intersectional oppression.
  • Conduct follow-up as appropriate based on results of evaluation with supportive counseling over the phone periodically.
  • Document findings in client records according to established protocol. Submit reports on clientele, behavioral health consultations, screenings, assessments and brief treatment encounters, as appropriate. May also be required to assist with board reports and other reporting requirements.
  • Develop individualized service plans for clients including setting up some social services and managing any funds distributed to clients for those services.
  • Travel to meet clients upon their release and other times, which will include out-of-state destinations.

Client Initiatives and Conference Activities

  • Develop curriculum and provide in-person and virtual facilitation for group client sessions, as needed.
  • Collaborate with other IP departments, in particular litigation, and NMOs regarding ongoing projects and new initiatives for clients.
  • Assist in designing, implementing and supporting clients’ involvement at the annual Innocence Network conference.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have a Master Social Worker (MSW) or a related master’s degree
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience in clinical counseling.
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience working with social services, such as procuring public benefits or enrollment in entitlement programs.
  • Must have an informed understanding of trauma and how to provide trauma informed care with marginalized communities and their ongoing intersectional oppression.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license in order to travel independently.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) or Clinical Social Worker (LCSW).
  • Experience developing crisis intervention training.
  • Experience developing and implementing counseling programs for individuals and small groups.
  • Experience working with clients in the criminal justice system.
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus.

Key Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal and counseling skills with a non-judgmental approach.
  • Strong advocacy skills and a strong commitment to social justice.
  • Creative and pro-active problem solver.
  • Highly motivated and organized with the ability to work autonomously.

Compensation and Benefits:  The salary for this position is competitive and the Innocence Project offers an excellent benefits package, including health, dental and vision insurance, Flexible Spending Account, 401k plan with company-match, and paid Transitcheks.

Workforce Diversity and Equal Opportunity: The Innocence Project considers the diversity of its workforce to be vital to our organization’s success in meeting its mission. We strongly encourage applicants from all cultures, races, educational backgrounds, life experiences, socio-economic classes, sexual orientations, age, gender, and physical abilities to apply. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, it is our policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, familial status, marital status, predisposing genetic characteristics, actual or perceived domestic violence victim status, unemployment status, caregiver status, or any other category protected by law.

Application Instructions: To apply, please visit Paycom. Upload your cover letter and resume as (last name. first name. cover letter/resume). Information submitted through this secure site is kept confidential. Due to the large
volume of applications, we are unable to give applicant updates by phone.

Mental Health Manager

Date Posted: June 10, 2020

Application Deadline: July 31, 2020

Location/Hours: North Bergen, New Jersey; 24 Hours/Week (flexible schedule, primarily weekdays)

Employer: HMH Palisades Medical Center

Job Description: 

  • Provide guidance and supervision to a 24/7 mental health staff embedded within PMC’s emergency department.  
  • Guide/Assist staff and consulting psychiatrist to manage cases of persons with mental health issues in the ED
  • Oversee scheduling of mental health staff
  • Attend (virtual or in-person) monthly county meetings to review ED mental health processes & issues
  • Assist Director of Mental Health in Quality Improvement, budget processes, and regulatory visits
  • Provide limited Employee Assistance Sessions to hospital staff
  • Assist hospital departments with mental health guidance and needs (e.g. maternity and depression screening)

Qualifications:

  • New Jersey LCSW (Licensed Social Worker) required
  • Previous supervisory experience preferred
  • Spanish speaking is a plus

For more information, and to apply, contact Mark Somerville, LCSW, Director of Mental Health, HMH Palisades Medical Center, at mark.somerville@hackensackmeridian.org.

Outpatient Clinical Social Worker - Two Positions

Date Posted: June 10, 2020

Application Deadline: July 31, 2020

Location/Hours: North Bergen and Union City, New Jersey; Full Time

Employer: HMH Palisades Medical Center

Job Description: Outpatient counseling and psychotherapy at an offsite Community Mental Health Center (with two sites: North Bergen and Union City NJ) that serves a diverse, voluntary, and disadvantaged population. Clients/patients are seen on a weekly or every-other-week basis for issues of depression, anxiety, adjustment disorders, stable psychosis (e.g. schizophrenia or bipolar disorder) and other conditions. Most sessions are "individual," supplemented by family and/or group sessions as needed. Clients/patients have the option of psychiatric evaluations for medication purposes. "Medication Only" treatment is not offered: all persons seen for services must be connected with a Social Worker.

Services are provided by a team of 7 Social Workers, 1 Psychiatrist, and 3 support staff with weekly staff meetings and monthly peer supervision. Ongoing weekly supervision provided onsite by the Director of Mental Health who is an LCSW with 30+ years experience: both the work and supervision fully prepare candidates for the New Jersey LCSW or advanced licensing in other states. 
All documentation is done through the Epic platform: new staff must have Epic training (which we provide) prior to beginning work. 

This agency has just re-opened for in-person sessions: for summer 2020, PPE (e.g. masks on) and other precautions (e.g. scheduling to limit the number/proximity of persons in each building) must be followed for all persons in our buildings. 

Qualifications:
New Jersey LSW (Licensed Social Worker) required. Candidates who have passed the LSW exam, or who are scheduled to take it soon, are encouraged to apply; already licensed Social Workers will be given priority.
Bi-lingual and/or LCSW are a plus, but not necessary.

For more information, and to apply, contact Mark Somerville, LCSW, Director of Mental Health, HMH Palisades Medical Center, at mark.somerville@hackensackmeridian.org.

Director of Development

Date posted: June 10, 2020

Employer: YWCA Princeton

Location/ hours: Princeton, NJ; Full-time

Job description: The Director of Development is responsible for maximizing the organization's fundraising performance and achieving its development goals. The Director structures and adapts the organization’s fundraising strategies to be well positioned for success in a rapidly evolving environment. This involves planning and directing the organization’s overall fundraising program through a wide variety of activities, including annual giving, grant and foundation funding, events, and strategic partnerships. Critical to this role will be designing and implementing a major gifts program for the long-term sustainability of the organization. This will include support of a capital campaign designed to further YWCA Princeton’s strategic plan. Additionally, the Director will provide strategic oversight to the organization’s Marketing efforts. The Director must strongly represent values of the YWCA, share a passion for its mission to eliminate racism and empower women, and represent these values to internal and external stakeholders. This includes maintaining strong relationships with a wide portfolio of major donors, institutional funders, staff, the public, Board members, and others. The Assistant Director of Development and Marketing Manager will report to the director. 

Skills and requirements: 

  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in fundraising, including designing and implementing strategic fundraising programs, with a focus on building a major gifts program
  • Strategic fundraising professional with the demonstrated ability to meet goals, independently drive activity, and close five-plus figure gifts
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge or another CRM strongly preferred
  • Marketing or donor communications experience preferred
  • Strong alignment with the YWCA’s mission
  • Experienced relationship manager with internal and external stakeholders
  • Campaign experience preferred
  • Planned giving experience a plus
  • Ability to be creative, flexible and well-organized

For more information and to apply, submit resume and cover letter to hr@ywcaprinceton.org.

Program Coordinator

Date posted: June 8, 2020

Employer: Cancer Support Community

Location/hours: Bedminster, NJ (Virtual during COVID-19); Full-time

Job description: This position works closely with the Program Director and assists in the development, implementation and facilitation of all programs.

  • Provides individual counseling and psychosocial assessments, develops shared engagement plans with participants based on expressed emotional and social needs and identification of the programs, services and interventions that would be the most relevant in enhancing patient activation. Conducts intakes, and provides information and referrals. Actively participates in clinical supervision.
  • Maintains accurate records of clinical interventions within Salesforce. Assists in quality assurance activities, including ongoing evaluation of program activities.
  • Leads the development of the program calendar, ensuring that it reflects the diverse needs of the people with cancer, family members and caregivers in the community.
  • Programs may be delivered anywhere in the community and in conjunction with provider partners or other community based organizations, either in-person or virtually.
  • Programs include: newcomer orientation, decision support, distress screenings, individual counseling and group support, educational workshops, including nutrition and health cooking, health and wellness programs, survivorship programs, and activities that build social connections. Participates in building communication plans that increase awareness of the programs and increases participation. Develops robust professional networks and referral resources.
  • Hires contracted instructors or secures volunteer instructors/workshop facilitators for programs; coordinates finding substitutes. Supervises volunteers and interns assigned to projects within the program area. Supervision of social work interns only with proper credentialing.
  • Maintains thorough and current knowledge of trends within social work, oncology and of community resources relevant people with cancer and their families. Maintains a current social work license.
  • Supports fundraising efforts through participation in events and presentations in the community.
  • This position works primarily Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. There may be some flexibility with this schedule, including occasionally be evening and Saturday work.

Requirements: 

  • Master's degree from an accredited school of social work and a current NJ clinical social worker license (LCSW) is required.
  • 2 – 4 years of experience within clinical or community based settings

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to centralnj@cancersupportcnj.org. 

Patient Care Coordinator

Date Posted: June 5, 2020

Employer: Jefferson Health New Jersey

Location: Voorhees Township, NJ

Job Description: In collaboration with the Interdisciplinary Team, the Social Worker is directly involved in the process of assessment, planning, implementation, facilitation, monitoring and evaluation of the options and services required to meet an individual's health needs. They are patient advocates and counselors (providing therapeutic interventions), perform psychosocial assessments, refer patients and families to extended care facilities and/or community resources and provide patient and family assistance in obtaining financial assistance. Through communication and identification of available resources, participates in the promotion of quality outcomes, patient satisfaction, cost-effective care delivery and safe transition of care.  

  • Full Time Schedule: Mixture of day shifts (7am-3pm), evening shifts (3pm-11pm) and one weekend shift.
  • Full Time Benefits: health, vision, and dental, 403B, & professional development.
  • Part Time Schedule: Saturday & Sunday 7am-3pm; Saturday & Sunday 3pm-11pm; Friday & Saturday 11pm-7am; Friday & Saturday 11pm-11am; etc.

Requirements:

  • LCSW, Master's in Social Work, 2 years of hospital experience in a hospital, home health, managed care environment, or other health related services/setting
  • Bilingual

For questions about the job, contact Terri Fox, 609-471-6915, Theresa.Fox@Jefferson.edu Apply here for job posting 9239736: https://recruit.jefferson.edu/psc/hcmp/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_SCHJOB_FL&Action=U  

Homebuilders In-Home Family Therapist

Date Posted: June 3, 2020

Employer: Institute for Family Development

Location/Hours: King County, WA; Full Time

Job Description: HOMEBUILDERS® Therapist position available in King County (Washington State). Must live in, or be willing to move to King County.

The Institute for Family Development's (IFD) internationally recognized Homebuilders program has an opening for a full-time, in-home therapists in King County, Washington. Homebuilders is one of the oldest “family preservation” programs in the country, and IFD is one of the leaders in home-based services for families.  As a Homebuilders therapist, you will work with only 2 families at a time, enabling you to provide intensive and responsive services to families with children at imminent risk of out of home placement, or children being reunified with their families.  We are the largest provider of in-home family counseling services in Washington State.  Our Homebuilders program is an "evidence-based program", and is being replicated across the U.S. and other countries. This is your opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of vulnerable children and families.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • A supportive team environment; excellent clinical supervision; licensure supervision; and comprehensive training, including at least 10 days of workshop training in the initial year (CEUs provided).
  • Flexible work hours, including evenings and weekends.  If you are tired of, or can’t see yourself in a 9-5 job, this is the job for you.
  • Competitive salary and excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, 20 days’ vacation, 12 days’ sick leave, 11 holidays a year, cell phone, and mileage compensation.
  • Hiring bonus allocated throughout first year of employment.

This is a great opportunity to work for an exciting and dynamic organization, and an opportunity to be on the cutting edge of the child welfare services field: Our Homebuilders program is now being replicated in seven US states and British Columbia. We have received recognition from the U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice Delinquency Prevention, the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), the Washington State Institute for Public Policy (WSIPP), the California Evidence Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

HOW TO JOIN OUR TEAM

  • Minimum qualifications:
  • MSW, MA preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in a human services field and two years of related experience
  • Experience working with diverse populations, and/or bilingual skills also preferred. 

To Apply: Click on or copy and paste url: https://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=fd276

For more information, e-mail resume and/or questions to: jobs@institutefamily.org.

IFD is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Assistant Director, Departmental Operations

Date Posted: June 3, 2020

Employer: County of San Diego The Health and Human Services Agency Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA

Location/Hours: San Diego, CA; Full Time

Job Description: Under the administration of the Director, Child Welfare Services, this executive management position will assist in leading and directing the planning and operations of Child Welfare Services.

Child Welfare Services (CWS) strives to ensure every child grows up safe and nurtured. CWS is committed to excellence in the delivery of culturally competent, family-centered and child-focused protective services. CWS investigates reports of suspected child abuse and neglect and intervenes with families who do not meet the minimum community standards of health and safety as required by law. Investigations are conducted in a thorough and professional manner. Family interventions are completed in the least intrusive manner necessary for the protection of the child. In addition to these services, CWS administers the following: Polinsky Children’s Center, a 24-hour facility for the temporary emergency shelter of children; San Pasqual Academy, a first-in-the-nation residential education campus for adolescent foster youth; foster care eligibility and licensing; group home placement services for foster youth with emotional and behavioral issues; services to emancipating foster youth; adoptive home assessments and placements; and critical support services to regional operations. CWS has approximately 2,300 youth (ages 0-21) in foster care.

Assistant Director, Departmental Operations duties include:

  • Working closely with the County's senior leadership and HHSA Executives in setting and carrying out the County's vision, mission and objectives for the department.
  • Assisting in the implementationand evaluation of legislation, policies and programs.
    • Acting as a liaison with other public and private agencies and coordinating activities with County departments, and local, State and Federal governments.
    • Assisting in developing annual budget and monitoring revenue and expenditure transactions.
    •  Providing leadership within a large matrix organizational setting, working with subordinate managers to develop and retain highly competent, service-oriented staff through selection, training, and day-to-day management practice

Benefits:

  • Fifteen days of paid vacation, thirteen days of paid sick leave, and thirteen paid holidays
  • Flexible Management Benefit Package – a monthly credit may be used to select benefits from a group of options:
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Disability insurance, life insurance, and accidental death/dismemberment insurance
  • Flexible Management Benefit Package – a monthly credit may be used to select benefits from a group of options
  • Defined benefit retirement program with San Diego County Employees

Retirement Association

  • Deferred Compensation Program 457 and 401(a) plans
  • May be eligible for relocation allowance up to $15,000

Requirements

Bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or certified foreign studies equivalency AND five years of experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the classification. Experience must include four years of management-level experience and at least one year of supervision.

A master’s degree or higher may substitute for a total of one year of experience and cannot be applied to the required one year of supervision.

  • Senior/Executive management-level experience interpreting and implementing laws, rules, regulations, policies, and procedures pertaining to the operation and provisions of child welfare services
  • Experience administering policies/programs for vulnerable and/or at-risk children and families
  • Experience with courts and legal entities
  • Experience managing administrative components of an organization such as budget, contracts and staffing
  • Experience working with community groups and advisory boards

The Health and Human Services Agency Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) provides vital health and social services to more than one in every three county residents. HHSA’s success in providing high-value services and community engagement is built on the Live Well San Diego vision of supporting the well-being of a region that is Healthy, Safe, and Thriving.

For more information, and to apply, visit the APHSA Career Center website.

Director of Housing for Health

Date Posted: June 3, 2020

Employer: County of Santa Cruz

Location/Hours: Santa Cruz, CA; Full Time

Job Description: Are you seeking new, exciting, opportunities?

The County of Santa Cruz offers work-life balance with its generous benefits package

Paid Holidays*Annual Leave*Medical*Dental*Vision*CalPERS retirement *and more!

The Position
The Director of Housing for Health is responsible for the following:

  • directing,
  • planning,
  • developing,
  • implementing and
  • overseeing a comprehensive homeless services system.

This position reports to the Human Services Department Director and acts as the official representative for the County on homelessness and leads the implementation of the countywide strategic plan on homelessness.

Apply online at www.santacruzcountyjobs.com

Live and work in beautiful Santa Cruz County!

The County’s natural beauty spans from its coastal beaches to its redwood forests. The County also has excellent shopping throughout the local communities and features a lively downtown area in the City of Santa Cruz and Capitola.

 The ideal Mediterranean climate features low humidity with a typical 300 days of sunshine a year. Its unique shops and restaurants, coupled with a multitude of cultural and recreational activities, including theater, music, art, as well as golfing, surfing, hiking and biking offer a wealth of leisure activities. Higher education includes Cabrillo College and the University of California, Santa Cruz, with two additional State Universities less than an hour away. These elements of high-quality living make Santa Cruz one of California’s most desirable areas. 

 LIVE Here            WORK Here            PLAY Here

Requirements

  • Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration, Social Sciences or a related field.
  • The equivalent of six years of full-time professional experience managing a behavioral health, health services or social services program in a public or non-profit agency.

**A Master's Degree may be substituted for one year of experience.

For more information, and to apply, visit the APHSA Career Center website.

Department/Agency Director of Community Resources

Date Posted: June 3, 2020

Employer: Mecklenburg County Government

Location/Hours: Charlotte, NC; Full Time

Mecklenburg County is seeking an experienced strategic leader for the position of Department/Agency Director of Community Resources, a department within the Consolidated Health and Human Services (HHS) organization.The Department/Agency Director of Community Resources is responsible for the oversight of 5 Community Resources Centers (CRC) throughout Mecklenburg County with the overall purpose of directing the vision and operations of the Community Resources department and will report to the Assistant County Manager.

The position has overall management of the internal day-to-day operations of the Community Resource Department , as well as the leadership in assigned organizational change initiatives. Directly supervises the Community Resource Centers, Child Support Enforcement Division, Unified Workforce Development Program, Consolidated HHS Mail Services Center and other staff as assigned. Further, this position ensures effective, efficient and fiscally responsible operations which are compliant with county, state and federal policies, regulations, and statutes. The candidate will represent Mecklenburg County in national, state, and local initiatives and projects while setting agency priorities and objectives along with County Leadership.

The successful candidate for the Department/Agency Director for Community Resources will have a robust passion for people and community. The incumbent should have the ability to inspire staff to achieve unexpected and remarkable results because of their commitment to building a sustainable, independent, and progressive community within Mecklenburg County.

The Department/Agency Community Resources Director candidate will embody the below attributes:

  • Achieve the goals and objectives of the
  • Collaborative and strategic leadership skills: Have a passion for service, and a deep commitment to the mission of the Community Resources department and Consolidated Health and Human Services (HHS)
  • Embrace a broad community-based approach focused on outcomes, quality and impact
  • Embrace a collective impact philosophy
  • Experience managing risk and a proven track record leading and managing change throughout a department.
  • General knowledge of all aspects of Health and Human Services.
  • Integration focused with a commitment to developing generative solutions.
  • Leader and staff developer with experience leading a culture initiative that aligns with the department’s
  • Maintain a holistic service delivery focus through the lens of the social determinants of health
  • Nurturing positive working relationships with public officials, community partners, customers, local and state government agencies and decision-makers.
  • Resourceful, finding innovative ways to overcome obstacles.
  • Systems thinker with the understanding of how technology, people, and processes work together.
  • Understands crisis management.
  • Visionary – You can envision programs to develop the community by seeing beyond the obvious and being generative, original, and specific in your approach.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Directs the department or agency, including its assets and resources (annual budget exceeding $15M and with over 180 FTEs).
  • Serves as a cabinet member on the Executive Leadership Team
  • Makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners and the County Manager.
  • Develops and implements strategic initiatives.
  • Sets the tone, climate and vision for the department or agency.
  • Ensures compliance with statutory responsibilities and directives.
  • Reviews reports submitted by staff members to recommend approval or to suggest changes.
  • Delivers speeches, writes articles, or presents information at meetings or conventions to promote services, exchange ideas, or accomplish objectives.
  • Interprets and explains policies, rules, regulations, or laws to organizations, government or corporate officials, or individuals.
  • Prepares or presents reports concerning activities, expenses, budgets, government statutes or rulings, or other items affecting businesses or program services.
  • Serves as liaisons between organizations, shareholders, and outside organizations.
  • Establishes departmental responsibilities and coordinates functions among divisions and worksites.
  • Provides a broad community based approached focused on outcomes

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience: Six years of progressively responsible management experience directly related to the area assigned.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in a related field. Masters Degree in a related field preferred.       

Equivalent Experience for Education Accepted? Yes 

Licenses and Certifications: Valid NC or SC driver’s license and the ability to obtain and maintain a County Operator Permit.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of: 

  • Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Principles and processes for providing customer services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • The structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, and agency rules, and the political climate.
  • Expertise in area of assignment.

Skilled in:

  • Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. 

Abilities:

  • Building Strategic Work Relationships – Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
  • Aligning Performance for Success – Focusing and guiding others in accomplishing work objectives.
  • Strategic Decision Making – Obtaining information and identifying key issues and relationships relevant to achieving a long-range goal or vision; committing to a course of action to accomplish a long-range goal or vision after developing alternatives based on logical assumptions, facts, available resources, constraints, and organizational values.
  • Formal Presentation – Presenting ideas effectively to individuals or groups when given time to prepare; delivering presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience.
  • Leading through Vision and Values – Keeping the organization’s vision and values at the forefront of associate decision making and action.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Moderate noise is typical for the work environment for this job.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS STATEMENT

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

For more information, and to apply, visit the APHSA Career Center website.

 

Director of Social Services

Date Posted: June 3, 2020

Employer: Mecklenburg County

Location/Hours: Charlotte, NC; Full Time

Mecklenburg County is seeking an experienced strategic leader to guide the department and enhance service delivery as we focus on following strategic goals:

  • Stabilization: strengthen and stabilize families through timely and efficient delivery of programs and services,
  • Recruitment & Retention: develop a competent, engaged and highly productive workforce,
  • Collaboration: develop intentional external partnerships that will aid in the delivery of holistic services to our customers.

The DSS Director is responsible for directing the overall vision and operations of the department and will report to executive management in the County Manager’s Office. The Director works closely with the public, partnering organizations, elected officials, commission members, adjunct staff, the press, government and municipal staff.

The DSS Director might be for you if:

  • You possess collaborative and strategic leadership skills, have a passion for service, and a deep commitment to the mission of the Consolidated Health and Human Services (HHS) Agency.
  • You have experience leading a culture initiative that aligns with the department’s vision.
  • You can develop short- and long-term strategies to achieve the goals and objectives of the department.
  • You have experience managing risk and a proven track record of implementing innovative solutions.
  • You possess vast knowledge of human services policies and regulations
  • You like nurturing positive working relationships with public officials, community partners, customers, local and state government agencies and decision-makers.

Current Staff and Partners envision a DSS leader with the below attributes:

  • An ability to work in an environment that fosters support, creativity, and innovation
  • A capability to maximize services and outcomes with an astute business acumen
  • A transformational leader who flourishes under pressure and is guided by respect and trust
  • A leader who understands and appreciates that employees are vital assets to the business
  • An aptitude to build trust and work through change with experience and diplomacy
  • A leader who is committed to service integration and process improvement
  • An ability to have high levels of effective communication easily translated to all levels of staff
  • A leader who enjoy working transparently to ensure employees are informed and feel included
  • An ability to demonstrate Strong advocacy for Human and Health Services
  • A visionary who promotes collaboration

Requirements

EDUCATION

(Minimum Qualifications):

  • Master’s Degree in a related field.
  • 8 years of progressively responsible management experience in human services.

(Preferred Qualifications):

  • Executive level experience in human services/ government agency.

KNOWLEDGE OF:  

  • Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Principles and processes for providing customer services. This includes customer needs assessment,meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • The structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, and agency rules, and the political climate.
  • Expertise in area of assignment.

SKILLED IN:

  • Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions      or approaches to problems.
  • Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.

Abilities

  • Building Strategic Work Relationships – Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
  • Aligning Performance for Success – Focusing and guiding others in accomplishing work objectives.
  • Strategic Decision Making – Obtaining information and identifying key issues and relationships relevant to achieving a long-range goal or vision; committing to a course of action to accomplish a long-range goal or vision after developing alternatives based on logical assumptions, facts, available resources, constraints, and organizational values.
  • Formal Presentation – Presenting ideas effectively to individuals or groups when given time to prepare; delivering presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience. Leading through Vision and Values – Keeping the organization’s vision and values at the forefront of associate decision making and action.
  • Leading through Vision and Values – Keeping the organization’s vision and values at the forefront of associate decision making and action.

To learn more, and to apply, visit the APHSA Career Center website.

PALS Coordinator

Date Posted: June 2, 2020

Employer: Women Aware

Hours: Full Time

Job Description: 

This job description is a broad outline of the responsibilities and duties of the Domestic Violence Clinician and will be amended as needed to meet the program priorities of Women Aware, Inc. and their ensuing work requirements.  It should not be construed as a contract.

Reports to: Director of Client Services 

Qualifications:     

  • MSW required, LCSW preferred
  • 5 years’ experience in domestic violence counseling or other direct services
  • Supervisory experience
  • Full Time, M-F, evenings

General Responsibilities:

At the direction of and in collaboration with the Director of Client Services, the Domestic Violence Clinician carries the responsibility of the oversight and development of PALS and DVL programs.  This includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Provide a safe, non-judgmental, and empowering environment to clients and staff
  • Conduct weekly supervision to program staff, interns, and volunteers. 
  • Ensure service provision in accordance with accepted standards of care and ethics of the profession.
  • Conduct program evaluation to ensure compliance with agency guidelines and best practice standards.

Specific Duties:

  • Oversight of domestic violence counseling and crisis intervention programs at Women Aware.
  • Analysis and implementation of policies and best practices for direct services that enhance program effectiveness as well as the safety, well-being, and fair treatment of staff and clients.
  • Directly supervise PALS, Support Groups and DVL program and agency interns.
  • Responsibilities for interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; and appraising performance.
  • Provide individual counseling and trauma informed treatment plans to victims of domestic violence and keep records according to best practice standards.
  • Develop and enhance direct service outcome measures.
  • Participate in professional and community organizations and committees necessary for professional development and increased effectiveness of Women Aware and its programs.
  • On call coverage to be available for clinical emergencies and to direct supports as needed.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Please submit resume at admin@womenaware.net

 

Overnight Safe House Case Worker

Date Posted: May 28, 2020

Employer: Women Aware

Job Description: This job description is a broad outline of the responsibilities and duties of the Overnight Case Worker and will be amended, as needed, to meet the program priorities of Women Aware, Inc. and their ensuing work requirements.  It should not be construed as a contract, and does not create a contract of employment.  Employment with the Agency is at-will.

Reports to: Coordinator of Residential Services

Qualifications:               

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • DV and case management experience preferred
  • Excellent crisis intervention and case management skills
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred
  • Full time

General Responsibilities: In collaboration with the Coordinator of Residential Services, carries the responsibility for providing case management services to residential victims of domestic violence.  This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Provide a safe, non-judgmental, and empowering environment to clients and staff.
  • Provide individual case management and crisis intervention, services in accordance with accepted standards of care and ethics of the profession.

Specific Duties:

  • Provide the following direct services:  Answer the 24-hour domestic violence hotline and properly provide crisis counseling, information/referrals, and shelter screening.  Responsible for orienting residents to communal living residential facility. Provide ongoing information and advocacy to assigned clients during their stay.  Support residents in achieving their goals in accordance with program guidelines and Agency policy.  Provide client transportation on an as-needed basis.
  • Documentation: maintain case records for clients according to Agency documentation policy/procedure, document hotline calls, intakes, discharges, incidents, assessments, complete safety and goal plans with clients, and maintain other records as needed.
  • Documentation of the CACFP program’s Child Menu Binder and Daily Attendance Records. 
  • Maintain and submit daily timely and accurately statistics.
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly and quarterly reports/statistics including CACFP program, DV Core Service Stats, services provided and hotline log
  • Provide coverage for coworkers as needed.  May be required to stay and cover the following shift in case of emergency, inclement weather, if next shift relief does not report to work, or if unable to find coverage.  May be required to work other shifts and weekends as needed and directed by Coordinator of Residential Services.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Please submit resume to admin@womenaware.net

 

Financial Support Analyst

Date Posted: May 27, 2020

Employer: Women Aware

Job Description: This job description is a broad outline of the responsibilities and duties of the Housing Compliance and Financial Support Analyst and will be amended, as needed, to meet the program priorities of Women Aware, Inc. and their ensuing work requirements.  It should not be construed as a contract and does not create a contract of employment.  Employment with the Agency is at-will.

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

Qualifications:   

  • BA/BS in Accounting/or Equivalent Experience
  • Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
  • Advanced Excel, Word skills, and QuickBooks experience
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment

General Responsibilities:

  • Performs functions associated with the processing of the Organization’s payroll and maintenance of the Organization’s timekeeping system.
  • Reconciles the accounting system to ancillary systems and third party records.
  • Serves as liaison between Women Aware and its accountants.
  • Supports the Housing program by performing Housing administration and compliance functions surrounding client rent and utility assistance programs.
  • Works with finance, program, and development staff to ensure coordinated efforts to facilitate accurate, timely, efficient and transparent processes over all financial functions.
  • Perform basic accounting functions including managing bill payment; accounts payable and accounts receivable transactions.

Specific Duties:

  • Ensures the completeness, approval and timeliness of employee time sheets via the review of data recorded in the Organization’s time reporting system.
  • Prepares payroll for processing via entry of time sheet data into a vendor online payroll application.
  • Maintains schedules and support for ensuring the accuracy of employee payroll deductions for health benefits, retirement plan contributions and other miscellaneous employee deductions.
  • Codes all bills and deposits in accordance with the Organization’s cost allocation methodology.
  • Maintains documentation and ensures compliance for client rental and utility assistance programs.
  • Performs accounts receivable and accounts payable functions in the accounting system.
  • Pays bills based upon approved vouchers and records transactions in the accounting system.
  • Reconciles various systems and reports to the accounting system via Excel spreadsheets.  This includes reconciling the accounting system to the Organization’s donor system, the vendor retirement plan system, and payroll system.
  • Maintains documentation as required for audit.
  • Assists with the compilation and monitoring of grant budgets.
  • Assists with allocation of costs to programs and funding sources.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Please submit cover letter and resume to admin@womenaware.net

Clinical Director

Date Posted: May 27, 2020

Employer: Voyage Health

Location/Hours: Brooklyn, NY; Full Time

Job Overview: Our mission is to provide high quality addiction recovery services to those struggling with the disease of addiction and those affected by it.  BMMG Health Company will be the premier provider of quality addiction recovery services and will improve the total well-being of individuals and families through investment in our employees, clients, and communities. We are looking for a leader that wants to join our fight against the opioid crisis and make a difference in our community.  Our ideal candidate will be a high energy leader who enjoys working in a dynamic entrepreneurial environment. The clinical director should be a great team player that is committed to inspiring our clinical and administrative team to provide the highest quality of care for our patients.

Job Description: Oversees the clinical functions of the facility, including: clinical management, clinical policies and procedures, medical records, patient care information systems, quality management, staff credentialing, and billing operations.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of master’s degree in human service field (i.e. social work, counseling, psychology)
  • Approval to supervise clinical staff
  • Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC)
  • Clinical License to practice Independently
  • 5-10 years of experience managing/supervising in a behavioral healthcare treatment setting
  • 10 years of experience working with substance use/mental health disorders.
  • Thorough knowledge of management principles, clinical systems and operations and supervision, billing and collections, quality assurance, and regulatory/accreditation agency requirements.

Duties:

  • Oversees clinical admission, including admission assessment and preliminary treatment planning.
  • Intervenes as needed, clinically with clients in situations such as:  Crisis, crisis intervention, AMA risk, and special needs.
  • Oversee the timely completion of psychosocial assessments, clinical admission notes, and master treatment plans for new admissions.
  • Provides and is familiar with information necessary to facilitate third party reimbursement and billing.
  • Provides clinical and administrative supervision to direct reports.
  • Facilitates weekly treatment planning meeting, group clinical supervision meeting, and counselor/program staff meeting.
  • Facilitate and development of communication to ensure efficient interdepartmental communication.
  • Reviews client records for quality of treatment documentation and planning.
  • Reviews staff communication and shift logs for treatment implications.
  • Coordinates with other team members to monitor and ensure compliance with State licensing and regulatory standards.
  • Provides and facilitates quality assessment and improvement training, and staff development for direct reports.
  • Develops, coordinates, and maintains clinical program policies and procedures, and modifies as necessary overall program parameters.
  • Participates in quality assurance and utilization review.
  • Preparation and presentation of performance evaluations.
  • Provides objective, useful and timely feedback to employees.
  • Makes appropriate compensation determinations, if applicable.
  • Provides appropriate training for staff and hold staff accountable for attending required training.
  • Holds interviews for vacant positions and makes appropriate selections of candidates to fill open positions.
  • Monitors adherence to company and department policies, procedures and practices.
  • Creates and supports a positive, professional, team-oriented, harassment free work environment by understanding and complying with the company’s policies and practicing exceptional communication and organizational skills.

Interested individuals may apply by forwarding their most recent resume and cover letter to steve@ascensionrs.com. This position will remain posted until filled.

Department/Agency Director of Community Resources

Date Posted: May 20, 2020

Employer: Mecklenburg County Government

Location: Charlotte, NC

Job Description: Mecklenburg County is seeking an experienced strategic leader for the position of Department/Agency Director of Community Resources, a department within the Consolidated Health and Human Services (HHS) organization.The Department/Agency Director of Community Resources is responsible for the oversight of 5 Community Resources Centers (CRC) throughout Mecklenburg County with the overall purpose of directing the vision and operations of the Community Resources department and will report to the Assistant County Manager.

The position has overall management of the internal day-to-day operations of the Community Resource Department , as well as the leadership in assigned organizational change initiatives. Directly supervises the Community Resource Centers, Child Support Enforcement Division, Unified Workforce Development Program, Consolidated HHS Mail Services Center and other staff as assigned. Further, this position ensures effective, efficient and fiscally responsible operations which are compliant with county, state and federal policies, regulations, and statutes. The candidate will represent Mecklenburg County in national, state, and local initiatives and projects while setting agency priorities and objectives along with County Leadership.

The successful candidate for the Department/Agency Director for Community Resources will have a robust passion for people and community. The incumbent should have the ability to inspire staff to achieve unexpected and remarkable results because of their commitment to building a sustainable, independent, and progressive community within Mecklenburg County.

The Department/Agency Community Resources Director candidate will embody the below attributes:

  • Achieve the goals and objectives of the
  • Collaborative and strategic leadership skills: Have a passion for service, and a deep commitment to the mission of the Community Resources department and Consolidated Health and Human Services (HHS)
  • Embrace a broad community-based approach focused on outcomes, quality and impact
  • Embrace a collective impact philosophy
  • Experience managing risk and a proven track record leading and managing change throughout a department.
  • General knowledge of all aspects of Health and Human Services.
  • Integration focused with a commitment to developing generative solutions.
  • Leader and staff developer with experience leading a culture initiative that aligns with the department’s
  • Maintain a holistic service delivery focus through the lens of the social determinants of health
  • Nurturing positive working relationships with public officials, community partners, customers, local and state government agencies and decision-makers.
  • Resourceful, finding innovative ways to overcome obstacles.
  • Systems thinker with the understanding of how technology, people, and processes work together.
  • Understands crisis management.
  • Visionary – You can envision programs to develop the community by seeing beyond the obvious and being generative, original, and specific in your approach.
     

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Directs the department or agency, including its assets and resources (annual budget exceeding $15M and with over 180 FTEs).
  • Serves as a cabinet member on the Executive Leadership Team
  • Makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners and the County Manager.
  • Develops and implements strategic initiatives.
  • Sets the tone, climate and vision for the department or agency.
  • Ensures compliance with statutory responsibilities and directives.
  • Reviews reports submitted by staff members to recommend approval or to suggest changes.
  • Delivers speeches, writes articles, or presents information at meetings or conventions to promote services, exchange ideas, or accomplish objectives.
  • Interprets and explains policies, rules, regulations, or laws to organizations, government or corporate officials, or individuals.
  • Prepares or presents reports concerning activities, expenses, budgets, government statutes or rulings, or other items affecting businesses or program services.
  • Serves as liaisons between organizations, shareholders, and outside organizations.
  • Establishes departmental responsibilities and coordinates functions among divisions and worksites.
  • Provides a broad community based approached focused on outcomes

Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Experience: Six years of progressively responsible management experience directly related to the area assigned.

Education: Bachelor's Degree in a related field. Masters Degree in a related field preferred.       

Equivalent Experience for Education Accepted? Yes 

Licenses and Certifications: Valid NC or SC driver’s license and the ability to obtain and maintain a County Operator Permit.
 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of: 

  • Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Principles and processes for providing customer services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • The structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, and agency rules, and the political climate.
  • Expertise in area of assignment.

Skilled in:

  • Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. 

Abilities:

  • Building Strategic Work Relationships – Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
  • Aligning Performance for Success – Focusing and guiding others in accomplishing work objectives.
  • Strategic Decision Making – Obtaining information and identifying key issues and relationships relevant to achieving a long-range goal or vision; committing to a course of action to accomplish a long-range goal or vision after developing alternatives based on logical assumptions, facts, available resources, constraints, and organizational values.
  • Formal Presentation – Presenting ideas effectively to individuals or groups when given time to prepare; delivering presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience.
  • Leading through Vision and Values – Keeping the organization’s vision and values at the forefront of associate decision making and action.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Moderate noise is typical for the work environment for this job.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS STATEMENT

To accomplish this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform, with or without reasonable accommodation, each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Director of Social Services

Date Posted: May 20, 2020

Employer: Mecklenburg County

Location: Charlotte, NC

Job Description: Mecklenburg County is seeking an experienced strategic leader to guide the department and enhance service delivery as we focus on following strategic goals:

  • Stabilization: strengthen and stabilize families through timely and efficient delivery of programs and services,
  • Recruitment & Retention: develop a competent, engaged and highly productive workforce,
  • Collaboration: develop intentional external partnerships that will aid in the delivery of holistic services to our customers.

The DSS Director is responsible for directing the overall vision and operations of the department and will report to executive management in the County Manager’s Office. The Director works closely with the public, partnering organizations, elected officials, commission members, adjunct staff, the press, government and municipal staff.

The DSS Director might be for you if:

  • You possess collaborative and strategic leadership skills, have a passion for service, and a deep commitment to the mission of the Consolidated Health and Human Services (HHS) Agency.
  • You have experience leading a culture initiative that aligns with the department’s vision.
  • You can develop short- and long-term strategies to achieve the goals and objectives of the department.
  • You have experience managing risk and a proven track record of implementing innovative solutions.
  • You possess vast knowledge of human services policies and regulations
  • You like nurturing positive working relationships with public officials, community partners, customers, local and state government agencies and decision-makers.

Current Staff and Partners envision a DSS leader with the below attributes:

  • An ability to work in an environment that fosters support, creativity, and innovation
  • A capability to maximize services and outcomes with an astute business acumen
  • A transformational leader who flourishes under pressure and is guided by respect and trust
  • A leader who understands and appreciates that employees are vital assets to the business
  • An aptitude to build trust and work through change with experience and diplomacy
  • A leader who is committed to service integration and process improvement
  • An ability to have high levels of effective communication easily translated to all levels of staff
  • A leader who enjoy working transparently to ensure employees are informed and feel included
  • An ability to demonstrate Strong advocacy for Human and Health Services
  • A visionary who promotes collaboration

Requirements

EDUCATION

(Minimum Qualifications):

  • Master’s Degree in a related field.
  • 8 years of progressively responsible management experience in human services.

(Preferred Qualifications):

  • Executive level experience in human services/ government agency.

KNOWLEDGE OF:  

  • Business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • Principles and processes for providing customer services. This includes customer needs assessment,meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • The structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, and agency rules, and the political climate.
  • Expertise in area of assignment.

SKILLED IN:

  • Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions      or approaches to problems.
  • Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.

Abilities

  • Building Strategic Work Relationships – Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.
  • Aligning Performance for Success – Focusing and guiding others in accomplishing work objectives.
  • Strategic Decision Making – Obtaining information and identifying key issues and relationships relevant to achieving a long-range goal or vision; committing to a course of action to accomplish a long-range goal or vision after developing alternatives based on logical assumptions, facts, available resources, constraints, and organizational values.
  • Formal Presentation – Presenting ideas effectively to individuals or groups when given time to prepare; delivering presentations suited to the characteristics and needs of the audience. Leading through Vision and Values – Keeping the organization’s vision and values at the forefront of associate decision making and action.
  • Leading through Vision and Values – Keeping the organization’s vision and values at the forefront of associate decision making and action.

Division Director of Child Welfare Services

Date Posted: May 20, 2020

Employer: County of Santa Cruz

Location: Santa Cruz, CA

Job Description: The County of Santa Cruz is currently seeking a Division Director of Child Welfare Services to develop, administer, and evaluate Children’s Services. This exciting position is within the Human Services Department. We enjoy watching the people we serve thrive and our communities grow stronger. Our jobs are meaningful and provide us with the opportunity to offer the highest quality service to the residents of Santa Cruz County. We strive to treat all people with respect, dignity and fairness.

Serving a Diverse Community
We strengthen our community by protecting the vulnerable, promoting self-sufficiency, alleviating poverty, and improving the quality of life.

Values

  • Excellent Service
  • Compassion
  • Integrity
  • Partnerships
  • Effective Practice

If that sounds like something you would like to be a part of, apply today at: www.santacruzcountyjobs.com

Live and work in beautiful Santa Cruz County!

The County’s natural beauty spans from its coastal beaches to its redwood forests. The County also has excellent shopping throughout the local communities and features a lively downtown area in the City of Santa Cruz.

Requirements

You:

  • Have at least three years of responsible administrative or management experience
  • Have thorough knowledge of program planning, administration, coordination, and evaluation
  • Experience in Human Services
  • Can lead a dynamic team with your experience in supervising

We:

  • Offer various robust benefit plans with the County contributing generously toward the total cost of the plans
  • Contribute to your CalPERS retirement
  • Provide the opportunity to work with a dedicated team within your community!

Case Manager II (Multiple Positions)

Date Posted: May 20, 2020

Employer: Palm Beach County

Location: Palm Beach, FL

Job Description: Interviews, intakes/assesses, develops and manages service plans to address homeless individuals status/priorities.  Determines eligibility for the homeless service program; interviews/places eligible individuals into emergency/transitional housing, housing first and rapid re-housing.  Visits homeless clients in a variety of settings including home visits, outreach visits, and other professional settings; monitors progress in all programs; prepares invoices for payments to vendors; represents the Homeless Services Program at community service meetings; adheres to Housing and Urban Development (HUD)/related grant requirements and division Policies and Procedures Manuals (PPMs); maintains client records using multiple databases during all stages of services within a continuum model.

The Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners provides an excellent benefits package, including medical, dental and life insurance as well as vacation and sick leave, tuition reimbursement and participation in the Florida Retirement System.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology or Psychology; minimum of three (3) years of experience in social services or related field.  Equivalency:  Unrelated Bachelor’s Degree and four (4) years of related experience.

PREFERENCE FOR EXPERIENCE:  Working with the homeless population; assessing mental health/substance abuse clients; using MS Word/Excel.  Also desirable:  Knowledge of prioritization screening/assessment tools (must specify on application); Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW); bilingual (Spanish/Creole).

Visit www.pbcgov.jobs for job description and to apply online.  May upload any Veteran’s Preference documentation to online application (No e-mail applications/resumes accepted).  Online Applications are accepted until filled.  EO/AA M/F/D/VDrug Free Work Place; All employees of Palm Beach County may be required to work before, during and/or after a natural or man-made disaster or hurricane.

Managing Director

Date Posted: May 20, 2020

Employer: Community Development Corporation of Long Island

Location: Centereach, NY

Job Description: Community Development Corporation of Long Island (CDCLI) is a chartered member of NeighborWorks® and is committed to making dreams of long-term economic stability come true. CDCLI invests in the housing and economic aspirations of individuals and families by providing solutions that foster and maintain vibrant, equitable, and sustainable communities.

Founded over 50 years ago, CDCLI is a regional and national leader in new growth models, community development housing and lending. It is well positioned to support individuals and communities as well as to lead on a variety of innovative initiatives.

Its deep roots in the Long Island region, its solid financial footing, complemented by the dynamic leadership at the executive and board level, allow it to be the go-to entity comprehensively addressing community development and economic stability on Long Island.

Position

The Managing Director (MD) is a unique opportunity for an outstanding executive to support the CEO and the Executive Leadership team in charting the course for new business development and new social enterprises by ensuring the standards of excellence in client needs assessment, retention, and delivery of services and products.

Reporting directly to the CEO, as a member of the Executive Leadership team, this executive team member will collaborate closely with the CEO and the Executive Leadership team on enterprise-wide strategic initiatives and empower CDCLI’s teams to optimize community impact. To support these outcomes, the MD will guide the high-performing team leads (5-7 individuals), assist them in continually strengthening and developing the capacity of each of their departments, and drive coordination amongst them. CDCLI’s key business lines fall within the following departments: Home Ownership, Home Improvement and Optimization, Real Estate Development, Rental Assistance, Resident Services and lending (CDCLI is a Community Development Financial Institution). Candidates will be considered from nonprofit, for-profit, real estate, and government professional backgrounds who have extensive experience in program development, management, operational systems, and customer experience. This individual should understand how to direct and align systems, processes, and objectives collaboratively while empowering individual initiative, accountability and leadership. 

In addition to a portfolio focus, the MD will work in partnership with the CEO and Executive Leadership team to support enterprise-wide initiatives that advance CDCLI’s vision and amplify effectiveness of the organization’s entire program and operational ecosystem. In this capacity, the MD will work in close collaboration with Operations, Finance, Marketing, and Development to ensure all functions are aligned and are set up to effectively support the objectives of CDCLI.  The MD will play an integral part in the implementation of systems that facilitate joint efforts across service teams and across the entire organization.

Responsibilities:

Organizational Collaboration

  • Facilitate cross-departmental collaboration and strengthen internal communications with staff throughout the organization.

  • Ensure consistency and coordination across all teams and seek out opportunities for cross-team collaboration.

  • Partner with the CFO and VP, Marketing and Development to ensure the effective rollout and implementation of enterprise-wide systems including a CRM to achieve client management and customer service goals as well the implementation of processes to support the effective delivery of programs and services.

Department Oversight

  • Empower department leads and ensure each department lead meets the contract compliance requirements for that department including with all laws, rules, and regulations governing contract activities

  • Advise on and in conjunction with CEO, approve department’s annual plans and budgets; evaluate and monitor program outcomes and budgets and support improvements as necessary.

  • Ensure the delivery of high-quality services.

  • Support and motivate the organization's staff including the identification of professional development opportunities; managing performance in a fair and transparent manner; build upon culture of high standards and accountability; and, recruit and hire new staff.

Strategic Vision and Leadership

  • Support effective decision-making processes on the Executive Leadership team that will enable CDCLI to achieve its long- and short-term goals and objectives.

  • Along with the CEO and members of the Executive Leadership team; identify, assess and analyze new business lines that align with CDCLI’s Sustainable Business Initiatives (SBI)

Along with other members of the Executive Leadership team, represent CDCLI as appropriate with other stakeholders, partners, and funders.

Requirements

Experience and Key Characteristics

The successful candidate will be an experienced, thoughtful, and inspiring manager with a passion for the mission of CDCLI and a track-record of successful program/business and operational leadership. This individual may have a background in nonprofit, for-profit, real estate, government and/or other related areas and will have proven experience in guiding and motivating diverse and high-performing staff to achieve ambitious goals.

Qualified candidates for the MD position will bring demonstrated experience in:

  • Experience supervising and guiding high-caliber senior professionals who oversee a wide range of business lines and large teams.

  • Executive level experience in strategic decision-making and operational management to support the CEO.  

  • Demonstrated ability to set priorities, delegate responsibilities, and allocate resources as appropriate to achieve results; a manager who knows how to build positive culture and maintain high standards.

  • Ability to adapt and lead a team confidently through complex, evolving situations.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the capacity to establish and sustain collaborative and productive relationships at multiple levels within the organization.

  • Experience implementing and rolling out enterprise-wide systems including CRM technology.

  • Financially astute manager who can support team leadership in building detailed budgets and work closely with finance and accounting in establishing strong controls and efficient reporting.

  • An understanding and knowledge of affordable housing required. Subject matter expertise in the following areas preferred:

    • Knowledge of financing and renovation of blighted houses to rent or sell

    • Managing multiple funding streams, e.g. governmental, business, foundations

    • Multi-family affordable housing experience (financing, community engagement, and local approvals)

    • First time homebuyer training, foreclosure prevention, and financial education

    • Sustainability/Energy efficiency program 

For more information, and to apply, visit the APHSA Career Center website.

Direct Care Workers - Hiring Direct Care Heroes for openings throughout NJ

Date Posted: May 20, 2020

Employer: The NJ Department of Children and Families

Location: Trenton, Newark, and Vineland, NJ

Job Description: The NJ Department of Children and Families is posting the following job availabilities and role descriptions as a courtesy on behalf of its contracted provider community in an effort to assist and support their search for qualified staff to enhance their COVID-19 continuation of operations response. None of these positions are within the purview of NJ DCF.

Responsibilities:

  • Orientation for the designated program
  • Direct client supervision
  • Attend all required program and treatment meetings
  • Observation and documentation of client behavior
  • Pre-vocational skills training
  • Assist clients in meeting individual goals as defined in their treatment plan
  • Teach/support clients in basic self-care
  • Maintain accurate records

Qualifications:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree or high school graduate with 3-5 years of experience providing direct care to youth in a behavioral health agency or institutional setting.

Salary: $15 - $30 per hour

Apply: Submit a cover letter, area of interest form, and resume to: DCFORA@dcf.nj.gov

The area of interest form can be found at: https://www.nj.gov/dcf/documents/about/employment/DSP_AREA_OF_INTEREST.pdf

New Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Housing Coordinator

Date Posted: May 15, 2020

Employer: JBWS

Job Description: JBWS is a private, nonprofit agency that provides safety, support and solutions for abuse for anyone who faces the issues of intimate partner abuse regardless of severity of the abuse, marital status, income, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, or ethnicity. The vision of JBWS is to create a community-wide culture that refuses to tolerate the presence of any form of intimate partner violence. More than 75 paid staff and nearly 200 volunteers work together with the help of the community to fulfill the agency mission. JBWS is an equal opportunity employer. JBWS values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

JBWS is seeking a Housing Coordinator to be part of an exciting new opportunity assisting domestic violence survivors in accessing much needed resources. Our Community Housing Assistance program supports survivors with obtaining and maintaining stable housing, aiming to mitigate the impact of the Covid crisis on their safety and stability. This position will provide strength-based, non-judgmental, client-centered services to survivors who have immediate housing needs, making both experience in housing services and skilled rapport building with clients key features of an ideal candidate. The position requires the ability to make partnerships with outside service providers as well as housing resources within Morris County.   Our ideal candidate also has proven ability to work independently, maintain clear communication with all parties, and facilitate the rapid movement of processes. This position will be a key member in creating policies, procedures, and related forms as this is a new venture within JBWS.

Qualifications:

  • BA in social work or related field, required
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience providing case management and linkage to community resources, required.  Experience addressing housing needs, preferred
  • Bi-lingual Spanish speaking, preferred
  • Proven ability to work effectively within teams
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Candidates with 40-hour domestic violence training preferred however candidates without training must complete 40-hours of domestic violence training upon hire
  • Flexibility to work two evenings per week
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Submission Procedure: All candidates should submit a cover letter outlining your interest in the position and a resume, along with the job title to Employment@jbws.org.

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