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

  • Job title
  • Full/part time
  • Company name and website
  • Location
  • Minimum qualifications
  • Preferred qualifications
  • Job description
  • Contact information, (name, phone #, email, and website)
  • Application information (where/how to apply)
  • Last day to apply/job closing date

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, full-time

Date posted: July 19, 2018

Employer: Green Hill

Location/ hours: West Orange, NJ. Full-time.

Job description: This position will be responsible for directing the social services function for 77-bed skilled nursing unit in accordance with current federal, state and local regulations and standards, as well as established policies and procedures of Green Hill.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, required.
  • Certification or licensure from the New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners, required.
  • Minimum of three years’ experience as a social worker, as well as one year in a supervision/management role, required.
  • Working knowledge of CMS LTC Phase 2 ROPs, required.
  • Current experience with EMR, required.
  • PCC (point click care) experience, preferred.

If interested in applying please submit resume to John DeLuca at j.deluca@green-hill.com.

Bilingual Clinician, part-time

Date posted: July 17, 2018

Application deadline: July 31, 2018

Employer: Deirdre’s House

Location/ hours: Morristown, NJ. Part-time with flexible scheduling including evenings and weekends.

Job description: This position is a member of a multidisciplinary team of clinicians who provide trauma-informed evaluation, assessments, and individual therapy to children/adolescents and their families in Morris County, NJ who have been impacted by sexual abuse, physical abuse, and/or neglect.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Licensed New Jersey clinician in social work, mental health, or related field, required.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in direct clinical services to children and their families who have experience trauma, required.
  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish).
  • Thorough knowledge of the dynamics of child development, child abuse, and trauma.

Job responsibilities:

  • Provide trauma informed therapy to children, adolescents, and/or family members per accepted standards of clinical practice.
  • Provide 20 hours per week of clinical services with a minimum of a seven-client caseload with flexibility in scheduling.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to Maria Vinci Savettiere at maria@dobcac.org.

Post-Master’s Fellowship

Date posted: July 13, 2018

Application deadline: July 26, 2018

Employer: Rowan Medicine, CARES Institute

Location/ hours: Vineland, NJ. Full-time with evening hours and travel between locations in Vineland and Stratford, NJ, required.

Job description: As part of a multidisciplinary team under the direction of Esther Deblinger, Ph.D., responsibilities for this position include providing therapy and assessments to children who have experience abuse and other traumas. Didactics on various topics related to child maltreatment, as well as, formal training and supervision in TF-CBT provided.  

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree in counseling or social work, required.
  • Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC) or Licensed Social Worker (LSW), preferred. Additional consideration for applicants who have submitted applications for LAC/LSW.
  • Experience with children and families, preferred.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred.

For more information, please email Marissa Mansueto at mansueto@rowan.edu. Apply online here, position #492975.

Mental Health Worker

Date posted: July 12, 2018

Employer: Hoboken University Community Mental Health Center, Carepoint Health

Location/ hours: Hoboken, NJ. Part-time Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, plus one Saturday per month for 15 hours per week.

Job description: This is an entry-level position tasked with clinical work with children and families, specifically therapeutic/behavioral services for children aged 6-11 years old.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or related field, required.
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license, required.
  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish), preferred.
  • Prior experience working with families, preferred.

If interested in applying, please send resume to Meghan Daley at meghan.daley@carepointhealth.org.

Clinician, per-diem

Date posted: July 12, 2018

Employer: Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark, Partnership for Children

Location/ hours: Locations throughout Hudson County, New Jersey. Per-diem with evening and weekend hours required.

Job description: This position will provide in-home services to youth and families through the NJ Children’s System of Care, including counseling, skill building, and parent education.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Licensed clinical social worker (LCSW), preferred with licensed social workers (LSW), required.
  • At least one year post-Master’s degree experience working with children and adolescents, required.
  • Experience working with young children (ages 0-5), or populations with developmental disabilities, preferred.
  • Bilingual (Spanish or Arabic speaking), preferred.

If interested in applying, please send resumes to ssteinberg@ccannj.org.

Resource Navigator, full-time

Date posted: July 12, 2018

Employer: Family Reach

Location/ hours: Position available in Parsippany, NJ or Boston, MA. Full-time.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, required.
  • Master’s degree in public health, social work, human services, or related field, preferred.
  • 1-2 years professional work experience, preferred.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to work with a high-degree of collaboration and independence.
  • Ability to thrice in a fast-paced environment and prioritize while working under multiple deadlines.

Job responsibilities:

  • Handle daily communications and relationships with healthcare professionals.
  • Screen grant requests from hospital social workers to ensure.
  • Screen and handle communications with families who contact Family Reach directly for financial assistance or resource navigation.
  • Work closely with the family relations, development, and marketing staff to identify families to represent the Family Reach mission.
  • Research financial resources and providing advocacy and other services to families.
  • Contribute toward building a database of referral resources that staff can use to assist families.
  • Actively participate in weekly team meetings to share ideas, suggest improvements, learn from other team members about how to improve services.
  • Assist with special projects as needed.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to jobs@familyreach.org.

Community Engagement Executive Assistant

Date posted: July 12, 2018

Employer: Allies in Caring

Location: Hammonton, NJ with travel throughout southern New Jersey.

Job description: This position will gather family stories, create events, work with other organizations and the media, and generate a voice for Allies in Caring’s clients.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish), required.
  • At least 2 years’ experience immersed in the Latino/ Hispanic community, required.
  • Master’s degree in public health, social work, mental health, or equivalent experience, required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of social media, required.
  • Demonstrated communication skills, written and verbal, required.
  • Demonstrated record of building and maintaining positive working relationships, required.
  • Good problem-solving skills and able to think on the spot.
  • Ability to travel—valid New Jersey driver’s license and vehicle.

Job responsibilities:

  • Manage social media and website communications
  • Develop public relation and informational materials
  • Identify, asses, and coordinate community engagement opportunities
  • Develop and foster mutually beneficial partnerships and opportunities with community stakeholders.
  • Investigate emerging social media and communication channels.
  • Develop and implement fundraising activities
  • Seek in-kind donations and sustain relationships
  • Promote the organization’s mission and work recognition

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to iguillermo@alliesincaring.org.

Research Assistant, part-time

Date posted: July 6, 2018

Employer: Rutgers University-Newark, Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience, the Gluck Lab

Location/ hours: Newark, NJ. Part-time, up to 20 hours per week.

Job description: This position will assist with studies of aging and cognition in older African Americans in Newark. This community-engaged research project is part of the broader program of the African American Brain Health Initiative and is supported by a recent 5-year grant from the NIH’s National Institute on Aging for “Risk Factors for Future Cognitive Decline and Alzheimer ’s Disease in Older African Americans.”

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Post-Bachelor’s, or have a MSW, MPH, or other Master’s degree in biological sciences of health sciences field.
  • Prior experience in experimental research, strong computer and data skills, excellent oral and written English-language communication skills, good interpersonal skills and personality.
  • Prior experience working with the elderly, and familiarity with older African Americans and African American communities, especially in Newark.

Job responsibilities:

  • Administering health, fitness, and cognitive tests to older African American residents of greater Newark.
  • Assisting in the recording, entry, and analysis of the resulting data.
  • Participating in community outreach and recruitment efforts on campus and at local churches, senior centers, and public housing.

If interested, please contact Dr. Mark Gluck at gluck@newark.rutgers.edu with (1) a cover letter explaining how you meet the criteria noted above and how this position would fit into your long term career plans and (2) an attached PDF of a formal resume with full details of past educational and work accomplishments.

Administrative Assistant, part-time

Date posted: July 2, 2018

Employer: The Youth Success Network

Location/ hours: Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Part-time.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social services, psychology, education, or related field, required.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel), required.
  • Prior corporate or business experience, preferred.

Job responsibility concentration areas:

  • Quality assurance
  • Billing
  • Community outreach and liaison
  • Program design and administration
  • Filing and administrative paperwork

If interested in applying, please submit cover letter to David Ishibashi at dishibashi@tysn.org and copy (CC) Tiffany Zhu at tzhu@tysn.org.

Internship Opportunity

Date posted: July 2, 2018

Approximate state date: July 2018

Employer: The Youth Success Network

Location/ hours: Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Full- and part-time opportunities available upon request.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Currently pursing/ or have a Bachelor’s degree in social services, psychology, education, or related field, required.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communications skills, required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel), required.
  • Bilingual, preferred.

Job responsibility concentration areas:

  • Community outreach and liaison
  • Website design and management
  • Social media management
  • Minor administrative tasks

If interested in applying, please submit cover letter to David Ishibashi at dishibashi@tysn.org and copy (CC) Tiffany Zhu at tzhu@tysn.org.

Adoption Specialist, Per Diem

Date posted: June 21, 2018

Employer: Golden Cradle Adoption Services

Location/ hours: Cherry Hill, NJ. Per Diem.

Job description: This position will be working with adoptive parents to provide home study, post placement written reports, and adoption consulting. Applicants must be excellent writers adept in English usage and grammar. Well-written and comprehensive reports are required to be submitted within a specific period.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree in social work, required.
  • Current LSW or LCSW, preferred.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license and registered vehicle, required.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.

If interested in applying, please send resume to Desiree Huffnagle at dhuffnagle@goldencradle.org.

Caseworker, Full-time

Date posted: June 19, 2018

Employer: Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault Crisis Center

Location/ hours: Warren, NJ. Full-time, Monday thru Friday 3pm to 11pm shift.

Job description: Full-time evening shift overseeing the fifteen-bed domestic violence shelter and twenty-four hour hotline.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Associate’s degree from a community colleges, required.
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred.
  • Complete sixty-hour domestic violence training offered by employer, required.  

Job responsibilities:

  • Responsible for answering the hotline and providing appropriate intervention and referral to callers.
  • Provide outstanding direct services to shelter residents.
  • Ensures that all shelter guidelines are followed.
  • Participates in the maintenance of the physical structure of the shelter.
  • Organize activities for shelter residents such as movie night, themed parties, or family style dinners.
  • Remain on premises until the next shift arrives.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to stepper@dasacc.org.

Behavioral Assistant

Date posted: June 15, 2018

Employer: The Community YMCA

Location: Eatontown, NJ

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in social services, preferred.
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license, vehicle registration, and automobile insurance, required.
  • High level of cultural competence, sensitivity, and responsive to the needs of the population they are serving.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bilingual, preferred.

Job description:

  • Provide individual direct service to children and adolescents in need of behavioral interventions.
  • Comply with behavioral plans developed by the therapist working with the child. 
  • Maintain designated level of service as determined by referring agency.
  • Maintain contact with referring agency as needed.
  • Submit timely paperwork, monthly summaries, and time cards. 
  • Attend required supervision in order to comply with medicaid standards.
  • Attend child/family meetings as required by the referring agency.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required.
  • Maintain a current BA Certification.

If interested in applying, please visit an online application here.

Parent Coach

Date posted: June 15, 2018

Employer: The Community YMCA

Location: Eatontown, NJ

Requirements/ preferences:

  • High school diploma and one years’ experience in social services, required.
  • Previous experience in parenting and teaching parenting skills, preferred.
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license, vehicle registration, and automobile insurance, required.
  • High level of cultural competence, sensitivity, and responsive to the needs of the population they are serving.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bilingual, preferred.

Job description:

  • Provide individual direct service to parents referred by one of the possible referring agencies.
  • Using tools in the designated curriculum, comply with goals developed by referring agencies and clinical coordinator of the family care program.
  • Maintain designated level of service as determined by referring agency.
  • Maintain contact with referring agency as needed.
  • Submit timely paperwork, monthly summaries, and time cards.
  • Attend child/family meetings as required by referring agency.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required.

If interested in applying, please visit an online application here

Mentor

Date posted: June 15, 2018

Employer: The Community YMCA

Location: Eatontown, NJ

Requirements/ preferences:

  • High school diploma and one years’ experience in social services, required.
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license, vehicle registration, and automobile insurance, required.
  • Good communication skills, be of stable character, and hold qualities necessary to be a positive role model.
  • High level of cultural competence, sensitivity, and responsive to the needs of the population they are serving.
  • Bilingual, preferred.

Job description:

  • Provide direct service to children and adolescents in the community.
  • Maintain designated level of service as determined by referring agency.
  • Maintain contact with referring agency as needed.
  • Provide support and advocacy to program participants.
  • Submit timely paperwork, monthly summaries, and time cards.
  • Attend child/family meetings as required by referring agency.
  • Attend staff meetings and trainings as required.

If interested in applying, please visit an online application here.

Various Openings

Date posted: June 11, 2018

Employer: Pyramid Healthcare, Inc.

Location/ hours: Hammonton, NJ. Both full- and part-time positions available upon request.

Summary description: Pyramid Healthcare will be hiring full- and part-time staff for its new adult detox and residential facilty in Hammomton, NJ opening in later summer 2018. Positions vary from behavioral health technicians, internships, counselors, and clinical directors.

For more information, contact Dominic Barone at dbarone@pyramidhc.com or Matt Mantone at mmantone@pyramidhc.com.

Program Manager, Full-time

Date posted: June 8, 2018

Employer: New Jersey Community Development Corporation, Paterson University Corps

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

Job description: The Paterson University Corps Program Manager will be responsible for recruiting volunteers at area colleges and universities and linking them with many of the programs and service operated by New Jersey Community Development Corporation.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, required.
  • Ability to work as a member of a diverse team of colleagues and have a strong interest in community development, education, and youth development.
  • Ability to form lasting relationships with key personnel at area colleges and universities.
  • Exceptional presentation skills.
  • Bilingual, preferred.

Job responsibilities:

  • Recruiting interviewing and selecting members on a yearly basis.
  • Planning and managing a yearly calendar of events for the PYC.
  • Acts as the primary liaison between NJCDC staff, PYC students and all community partners who are supporting PYC and coordinating their events and in initiatives.
  • Seeking out new partnership and collaboration opportunities for PYC to participate in.
  • Facilitating PYC students meetings and coordinates all logistics for any trips and events.
  • Motivating PYC members in terms of strong attendance, behavior and taking initiatives with new community projects.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to careers@njcdc.org. Please place “Program Manager/University Corps” in the subject line of the email.

Therapist

Date posted: June 7, 2018

Employer: Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Health, Adult Psychiatry and Eating Disorder Departments

Location/ hours: Somerset, NJ. Various positions available upon request—full-time, part-time, and per diem.

Job description: This position will provide assessment, prevention/intervention, education, treatment and discharge services to adult psychiatric patients and their families. The clinician will also actively participate in department-specific and hospital-wide activities to ensure regulatory compliance, enhance program development, and quality improvement. Additionally, the clinician will engage in community outreach, professional associations, and marketing activities.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Counseling degree from an accredited school or Master’s degree from an accredited school of social work, required.
  • Ph.D. from an accredited college or university, preferred.
  • Two years or more years’ job related clinical experience, preferred.
  • Minimum of one year of clinical experience is a mental health setting, preferred.
  • NJ State licensure, LCSW, LPC, preferred.
  • LSW, LAC is acceptable depending on experience.
  • Excellent customer satisfaction skills.
  • Ability to present well both verbally and in written form.
  • Experience with community marketing and referral development.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Suite including, word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation software.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides individual, group and family therapy to psychiatric patients for purposes of crisis intervention, ongoing treatment, evaluation of clinical progress and determination of future course of treatment.
  • Enhances professional competence by regularly attending continuing education programs.
  • Maintains regular contact with referral sources and provides timely and complete information regarding the patient’s treatment progress and discharge plan.
  • Facilitates referral of individuals to ancillary and/or alternative providers when appropriate. Has knowledge of community resources to make appropriate referrals
  • Applies the knowledge of growth and development over the lifespan.
  • Applies the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of patients served on his or her assigned unit, i.e. Infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.
  • Assesses data reflective of each patient’s status and interprets information needed in order to identify each patient’s age requirements relative to his or her age specific health care needs.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to Lisa Knothe at lisa.knothe@rwjbh.org.

Assistant Director of Residential Operations, Full-time

Date posted: June 7, 2018

Employer: New Jersey Community Development Corporation

Location/ hours: Passaic County, NJ. Full-time.

Job description: This position oversees all facts of program operations for Hawthorne Supervised Apartment Program, the Supported Living Program, and the NJCDC Day Program. The assistant director also provides administrative and programmatic support to the director of residential operations.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or human services field, preferred.
  • Three years’ experience in residential setting.
  • Demonstrated experience working with developmentally disabled.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently.
  • Ability to multi-task and excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Valid, clean New Jersey driver’s license.

Job responsibilities:

  • Ensures overall performance of programs meeting identified outcomes, including expectation of a program culture that is inspiring, nurturing, and supportive.
  • Hires, trains, supervises and evaluates program staff. 
  • Establishes the staff schedule.  Reviews and approves staff time sheets, vacation and holiday requests.
  • Coordinates the referral and admissions process.
  • Coordinates the planning for new residents to move into the residence, including reading records and completing evaluations to determine appropriateness of potential program residents, as well as ensuring that all admission records are in place prior to the move-in date. 
  • Initiates and coordinates the ongoing Individual Habilitation Plan for each resident and ensures that all staff is active participants in the required components of this process.
  • Monitors the DTR progress for each resident.  Tracks progress related to residents’ IHP goals and objectives. 
  • Ensures the timely and thorough completion of program documentation as required by state licensing standards, agency policy and procedures and continuous quality improvement (CQI)  guidelines.
  • Reviews the daily logs, medication logs, communication log, activity sheets, and incident reports at least once every 72 hours to identify any errors, problems, trends, or issues which require intervention. 
  • Provides administrative &  programmatic support to the Director of Residential Operations
  • Works with Director of Residential Operations to ensure that program staff is thoroughly familiar with State licensing standards and policies and procedures of NJCDC’s residential programs. 
  • Assists Director of Residential Operations in new program development, including attending planning meetings.
  • Cooperates with the Department of Children and Families, Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities, Division of Mental Health & Addiction Services and the Office of Licensing during all investigations.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to careers@njcdc.org. Please place “Assistant Director” in the subject line of the email.

Program Director, Full-time

Date posted: June 7, 2018

Employer: New Jersey Community Development Corporation, Spruce Street Apartments

Location/ hours: Paterson, NJ. Full-time with capacity to serve on-call (24-hour)

Job description: This position oversees all facts of program operations for Spruce Street Apartments and provide administrative and programmatic support to the director of residential operations.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in social work, rehabilitation counseling, or related behavioral health or counseling program, required.
  • Possess credentials as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Social Worker (LSW), Licensed Rehabilitation Counselor (LRC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), required.
  • Three years’ experience in a community behavioral health setting.
  • Demonstrated experience working in wellness and recovery programs.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership capacity and sound judgment.
  • Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
  • Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license.
  • Computer skills are also essential, with experience in Microsoft Word and Excel, preferred.

Job responsibilities:

  • Ensuring overall performance of program in meeting identified outcomes, including expectation of a program culture that is inspiring, nurturing and supportive.
  • Coordinating the planning for new consumers to move into the residence, including reading records and completing evaluations to determine appropriateness of potential program consumers, as well as ensuring that all admission records are in place prior to the move in date.
  • Coordinating the annual Individual Service Plan (ISP) process for each resident. Tracks progress related to consumers’ ISP goals and objectives.
  • Establishing, supervising and evaluating methods used to teach consumers new skills. Directs program staff to provide services in accordance with established methods.
  • Coordinating clinical and supportive services for consumers. Determines how program staff will provide assistance to each resident and oversees staff’s provision of the direct assistance.
  • Reviewing daily logs and incident reports at least once every 72 hours to identify any errors.
  • Ensuring the timely and thorough completion of program documentation as required by state licensing standards, agency policy and procedures and quality assurance guidelines.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to careers@njcdc.org. Please place “Program Director/Spruce Street” in the subject line of the email.

Medical Social Worker, Full-time

Date posted: June 7, 2018

Employer: Flushing Hospital Medical Center, Department of Case Management & Social Work

Location/ hours: Flushing, New York. Full-time.

Job description: This position will be responsible for identifying patients requiring social work intervention. The social worker will identify and assess psychosocially complex cases requiring intervention to transition the patient to the next level of care, provide supportive counseling, education and develop and implement treatment and/or discharge plans. This position will also coordinate complex discharges to appropriate care settings. This candidate must have the ability to work closely with various interdisciplinary team members, and be responsible to collaborate with community agencies and referral services.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • LMSW or LCSW, required.
  • Clinical experience in a hospital setting and/or community care, preferred.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in a fast paced, high volume setting.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and time management skills.

If interested in applying please email resume to Roy Naipaul at rnaipaul.flushing@jhmc.org, or fax resume to 718-670-4437.

School Social Worker

Date posted: June 5, 2018

Employer: John P. Holland Charter School

Location/hours: Woodland Park, NJ. 25-30 hours per week starting with potential to grow into full-time position in the new school year.

Job description: This position will be active with parents, part of the Preschool intervention Team (PIRT), monitor students with IEP’s, conduct assessments as needed, and collaborate with preschool staff. Currently, this role would help to manage 6 classes with 90 students.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to Victor Vilchez at vvilchez@johnpholland.com.

Community Liaison

Date posted: May 30, 2018

Employer: Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University

Location/ hours: South Orange, NJ. Full-time with travel required.

Job description: The Community Liaison for the Human Dimension Course (HD) is responsible for engaging and recruiting individuals and families to participate in the SOM’s Human Dimension course. In this course, pairs of medical students will be matched with individuals and families in the community and will partner with those individuals and communities over time throughout the SOM’s core curriculum.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • High school diploma or technical degree, required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, preferred.
  • Excellent communication, administration, and leadership skills, required.
  • Ability to travel independently throughout New Jersey and to conduct meeting either before or after “normal” work hours on an occasional basis, required.
  • Experience working within communities and with community agencies and families, required.
  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish), preferred.

Job description:

  • Establish and maintain contact with individuals and families involved in the HD program.
  • Provide liaison services between participants and SOM faculty, staff and students.
  • Conduct phone interviews and in-home safety screenings.
  • Ensure all logistics related to safety screenings and agency needs are completed in a timely, efficient and accurate manner.
  • Maintain and nurture community relations including maintenance of a contact database for course members, community resources and key constituents.
  • Maintain contact between Human Dimension and SOM leadership.
  • Articulate the mission, vision, values of the SOM as well as programs, services and resources available throughout the community health partnerships.
  • Recommend outreach activities to address identified community health needs; including orientations, community engagement sessions, trainings and presentations.
  • Support the execution of special programs and events.

If interested in applying, please visit an online application here and reference job number: 493239.

Community Integration Counselor

Date posted: May 29, 2018

Employer: Advance Housing, Inc.

Location/ hours: Positions available in Teterboro and Sparta, NJ. Full-time.

Job description: This position provides support services to adults with serious mental illness to promote the achievement of community integration and valued life roles in the social, employment, educational, or housing domains. Conducts individual supportive counseling and group activities with consumers in the program. Functions as an active member of the clinical team and provides after hours on-call support to consumers in crisis.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, counseling, psychiatric rehabilitation, psychology, or criminal justice, required.
    • OR Bachelor’s degree in non-human services related discipline and at least two years’ professional experience in a community behavioral healthcare setting. Certification as a psychiatric rehabilitation practitioner may be substituted for one year of experience.
  • At least one year of mental health/ human services experience in a community behavioral healthcare setting, preferred. (In addition to any experience utilized to satisfy the educational requirement above).

If interested in applying, please send resume to ldesimone@advancehousing.org.

Social Worker/ Clinician

Date posted: May 23, 2018

Employer: Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey

Location/ hours: Elizabeth, NJ. Part-time/per diem positions available with evening availability required.

Job description: This position will be responsible for providing individual and family therapy to children/adolescents and their families and/or adults in a supportive environment that will help them achieve their full potential. Excellent documentation and clinical skills will be necessary to conduct and document assessments, treatment plans and session notes.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree in social work, required.
  • Valid New Jersey Licensed Clinical Social Worker, required.
  • 1-2 years clinical experience, required.
  • Bilingual in English, Spanish, and/or Arabic, preferred.

If interested in applying, please send resume to jobs@jfscentralnj.org.

Social Worker (Bilingual)

Date posted: May 22, 2018

Employer: Alliance Adult Medical Day Care

Location/ hours: Audubon, NJ. Both full- and part-time positions available upon request.

Requirements:

  • Valid, current New Jersey Certified Social Worker.
  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish).

Job responsibilities:

  • Facilitating admissions and discharge planning.
  • Counseling residents and family members.
  • Completing all required documentation for medical records, including MDS, care and discharge planning.

If interest in applying, please send resume to jkaur.aamdc@gmail.com

Social Worker

Date posted: May 17, 2018

Employer: Queens Legal Services NYC

Location/ hours: Jamaica, NY. Full-time.

Job description: Queens Legal Services (QLS) seeks a social worker to work primarily with their family law and immigration practice units to provide holistic support services to crime victims from Queens, NY. This position will be part of an interdisciplinary team of attorneys, paralegals, and Master’s level social workers. The social worker will provide counseling and crisis intervention to victims of intimate partner violence (IPV) and other crime victims, assess their individual needs, and develop service and safety plans to address those needs.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree in social work, required.
  • Current/ valid New York state licensure, preferred.
  • Experience and/or training in the field of intimate partner violence (IPV), required.
  • Experience providing short-term counseling, crisis intervention and safety planning.
  • Experience working with immigrant communities and clients who have experienced significant trauma.
  • Familiarity with NYC institutions and social service systems.
  • Experience providing client advocacy, especially in the area of public benefits, housing, and with NYS and NYC agencies and systems including the Administration for Children’s Services (ACS), and with the civil and criminal legal systems.
  • Fluency in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Bengali, or Korean, strongly preferred.
  • Strong writing skills, required.
  • Demonstrated passion for social justice and commitment to working with low-income communities and communities of color to advance equality.
  • Experience working with diverse communities and working in an interdisciplinary team, strongly preferred.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter, resume, names of three references, and two recent writing samples to jobs@queenslegalservices.org. Include “social worker” in the subject line of the email.

Child Welfare Advisor, Full-time

Date posted: May 17, 2018

Employer: Foster Care Alumni of America

Location: Washington, D.C. 

Job description: As a child welfare advisor to the associate commissioner of the Children’s Bureau (CB), this position will provide thought leadership, subject matter expertise, anticipatory thinking and support facilitation, coordination, identification, and oversight of the execution of the associate commissioner’s priorities for advancing national efforts that strengthen the capacity of families. This candidate will be charged with ensuring that youth and family perspective and voice on child welfare issues are incorporated into all of the associate commissioner’s work in additional to assisting the associate commissioner’s office with administrative tasks and initiatives.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, public policy, social work, or related field, required.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience working in, with, or on issues affecting public child welfare systems, with recognized expertise and credibility across the spectrum of child welfare topics, required.
    • Lived experience in the public child welfare system that has allowed the candidate to develop the equivalent expertise and perspective will also be considered with regard to the required work experience.
  • Demonstrated in-depth understanding of issues related to state and federal law, policy, and funding.
  • Knowledgeable about child welfare reviews including data, Child and Family Services Reviews (CFSR) policies and procedures; and national outcomes trends and program improvement plans (PIPs).
  • Knowledge of evidence-based and promising practices and strategies to strengthen child welfare systems, required.

If interested in more information, or to apply, please visit this webpage.

Case Manager, Full-time

Date posted: May 7, 2018

Employer: Taylor Care Adult Behavioral Health

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

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s in human services, or in an unrelated field with 2 years’ experience in mental health.
    • OR no degree and 5 years’ experience in mental health field.
  • Additional experience in addictions counseling, preferred.

Job responsibilities:

  • Manage a caseload of clients.
  • Facilitate group therapies.
  • Maintain required documentation, including daily attendance and progress notes.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings for treatment, assessment, and development of the program.

If interested in applying, please send resume to hcampbell@taylorcare.com

Community Relations Coordinator, Full-time

Date posted: May 7, 2018

Employer: Taylor Care Adult Behavioral Health

Location/ hours: Tuckerton, NJ. Full-time with flexibility for some early or evening hours.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology or related field, required.
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license, required.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in eldercare or related field with strong business development experience, required.
  • New Jersey Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC), required.
  • Record of superior customer service, required.
  • Background/ prior experience in a healthcare setting, specifically in marketing, sales, admissions, or as a community liaison, preferred.

Job responsibilities:

  • Analyzes the territory market to identify, profile, and prioritize potential referral sources that can meet growth goals.
  • Develops focused relationships with community and professional organizations to create a network that will generate the necessary referrals and admissions.
  • Meets goals for required sales activities and company standards.
  • Educates referral source contacts on services and provides feedback to the company on product needs.
  • Maintains a positive image of the agency.
  • Responds to inquiries and family care conferences with prospects about how services can address their needs and expectations in order to engage them as clients.
  • Provides clinical team with necessary information so that clinical staff can meet clients’ care needs, as well as customer expectations.
  • Collaborates, develops, and executes a marketing plan in keeping with the locations budget. Plan should include presentations, sponsorships, educational, and social events for referral sources.

If interested in applying, please send resume to hcampbell@taylorcare.com

Clinical Director, Full-time

Date posted: May 4, 2018

Employer: Lost Souls Recovery

Location/ hours: Clementon, NJ. Full-time with flexibility to work occasional evenings and weekends.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • New Jersey licensed clinical social worker who is a certified clinical supervisor by the certification board or is an LCADC;
    • OR New Jersey licensed professional counselor, or licensed marriage and family therapist, who is certified by the certification board, or who is an LCADC;
    • OR New Jersey licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor who, in addition, holds a Master’s degree recognized by the New Jersey Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners, Alcohol and Drug Counselor Committee, Division of Consumer Affairs, New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety as meeting the educational requirements set forth.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working in the addiction field with 1 year of supervisory experience, preferred.
  • Working knowledge of individual family, and group therapy techniques, including interpretation of the DSM-V and knowledge of ASAM, and of the 12 step program.

Job responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintaining written objectives, policies and procedures, an organizational plan and a quality assurance program, reviewed by the administrator, for substance abuse counseling services.;
  • Ensuring that the behavioral and pharmacologic approaches to treatment are evidence based or based on objective information to provide treatment services consistent with recognized treatment principles and practices for each level of care and type of client served by the program.
  • Providing or ensuring, and documenting, that direct clinical supervision is provided at least one hour per week to all clinical staff, individually or in a group setting, with group supervision not to exceed 50 percent of supervision time.
  • Ensuring that substance abuse counseling services are provided as specified in the client treatment plan, and coordinated with other client care services, if applicable, in order to provide continuity of care.
  • Assisting in developing and maintaining written job descriptions for substance abuse counseling personnel, and assigning duties.
  • Assessing and participating in staff education activities and providing consultation to program personnel.
  • Providing orientation to and evaluation of new counseling staff prior to the assignment of counseling responsibilities.
  • Ensuring that all counseling staff are properly licensed or credentialed in accordance with this chapter.
  • Participating in the identification of quality care indicators and outcome objectives and the collection and review of data to monitor staff and program performance.
  • Participating in planning and budgeting for the provision of substance abuse counseling services.
  • Ensuring that clinical staff are being supervised by the appropriately credentialed staff.

If interested in applying, please send resumes to markgattusolsr@gmail.com and tommymarkov@gmail.com.

Support Program Coordinator, Temporary

Date posted: May 1, 2018

Employer: Sharsheret

Location/ hours: Teaneck, NJ. Full-time from July to October 2018.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • 2 years’ experience in a health care setting, preferred.
  • Master’s degree in social work, preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Strong writing, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

Job responsibilities:

  • Assist support team with program development, including national webinars.
  • Coordinate program-related projects and mailings.
  • Speak one-on-one with women and families calling with breast and ovarian cancers, and cancer genetics questions.
  • Process telephone, email, and online requests for information from women and families facing cancer.
  • Complete program-related data entry.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to resumes@sharsheret.org.

Various Openings

Date posted: May 1, 2018

Employer: Cayuga Centers

Location: New York, NY.

Summary description: Cayuga Centers is currently hosting open interviews for a wide range of positions including: assistant director of case management, case manager, assistant director of clinical services, clinician, case aide, intake worker, and agency trainer.

For more information, please click here. Open interviews will be held every Wednesday and Thursday from 3p.m. to 5p.m. at Cayuga’s location at 1916 Park Avenue, Suite 506, New York, NY 10037.

Preventive Case Planner

Date posted: April 30, 2018

Employer: The New York Foundling

Location/ hours: New York, NY (citywide). Full-time.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, counseling, or related field, required.
  • Travel throughout 5 boroughs of NYC, required.
  • Fluency in Spanish, preferred.
  • Fluency in American Sign Language, preferred.

Job responsibilities:

  • Meeting with families, typically in their home, at least twice a month.
  • Assessing the needs of all family members and developing, with the family’s input, a service plan that identifies and addresses various challenges affecting their daily functioning in the home, school, community, etc.
  • Completing referrals to community resources as needed and/or providing appropriate interventions directly that meet the family’s needs for stability, safety and well-being.
  • Coordinating with collateral service providers and stakeholders.
  • Maintaining appropriate and timely documentation of all casework contacts.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to anna.poiarkoff@nyfoundling.org.

Case Manager, Full-time

Date posted: April 25, 2018

Employer: Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey

Location/ hours: Branch office located in Mountainside, NJ. Full-time.

Job description: This position will provide support coordination services to adults with developmental disabilities and families in an emergency situations/crisis.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field, required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), required.
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license, required.
  • Proficient and demonstrate writing and computer skills.
  • Maintain positive community relationships and identify resources.
  • Ability to work independently.

If interested in applying, please send resume to jobs@jfscentralnj.org.

Social Worker

Date posted: April 25, 2018

Employer: Community Soup Kitchen and Outreach Center of Morristown

Location: Morristown, NJ

Job description: This position is responsible for providing therapeutic support, encouragement, and guidance to our guests in a respectful and non-judgmental manner. The social worker is to act as an advocate for guests to the community and other agencies. This position will work cooperatively with volunteers, co-workers, and donors to provide nutritious meals in a safe, warm, caring, and friendly environment.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree in social work (MSW), who is license eligible, required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred.
  • Quick to create collaborative and meaningful relationships with local agencies and with guests.
  • Experience with vulnerable populations, preferred.
  • Self-motivated and eager to be of assistance to the guests.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Works well on a team.

Job responsibilities:

  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with soup kitchen guests.  
  • Interact with guests on a professional and therapeutic level.
  • Participate in and supervise outreach center programming.  
  • Facilitate groups for the outreach center.   
  • Gain knowledge of community resources through community outreach and advocacy.
  • Provide a friendly and caring presence in the dining room.
  • Assist is distributing personal care items, food, etc.
  • Provide information and referral to our guests and assist them in accessing community resources appropriate for the needs.
  • Advocate for guests and follow up on referrals.
  • Be available to guests to listen and provide support with respect and patience.
  • Assist in filling out forms and applications.
  • Tracks all referrals and reports to the director of programs and services.
  • Introduces self to volunteers and works with other staff to create a positive atmosphere.
  • Appropriately uses authority in the dining room to ensure a peaceful environment, uses respectful language, mannerisms and tone of voice with guests, volunteers and co-workers.
  • Provides services that are consistent with the soup kitchen’s mission and values.

If interested in applying, please email tara@cskmorristown.org.

Social Worker, full-time

Date posted: April 24, 2018

Employer: Jewish Family Service of Central New Jersey

Location/ hours: Branch office located in Mountainside, NJ. Full-time.

Job description: This position will work within two programs and provide in-community counseling and case management services to older adults, as well as individuals, couples, and family therapy in traditional outpatient settings with children.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree in related field and LSW, required.
  • Proficient writing and computer skills, required.
  • Maintain positive community relationships and identify resources.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license, required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred.
  • Specialization in aging/gerontology, preferred.

If interested in applying, please send resume to jobs@jfscentralnj.org.

Licensed In-home Clinician

Date posted: April 24, 2018

Employer: Point of You, Inc.

Location/ hours: Based in Linden, NJ with travel throughout Essex, Union, Passaic, and Middlesex counties. Part-time/ per diem.

Job description: This position will provide evidence-based, emotional and behavioral health service to youth and families in their homes and communities.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree, required.
  • Valid licensed therapist (LCSW, LPC, or LMFT), required.
  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish), preferred.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to pointofyouinc@gmail.com.

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