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As a service to our alumni, we list employment openings that we receive. Please note that we may edit content you send for format and clarity. If you have a job you would like to post, please email sswweb@ssw.rutgers.edu. Please include the following:

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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.

Executive Director

Date posted: April 24, 2018

Application deadline: April 29, 2018

Employer: Family Promise of Hunterdon County

Location/ hours: Flemington, NJ. Full-time with flexibility for occasional weekend hours.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, required.
  • Master’s degree in social work or related field, preferred.
  • Five years’ experience in management, development, and leadership, required.
  • Previous non-profit experience, preferred.

Job responsibilities:

  • Report to the Board of Trustees, the Executive Director (ED).
  • Plan, manage, coordinate, and implement all programs and activities of Family Promise of Hunterdon County (FPHC).
  • Manage activities of and relationships with agency staff, host congregations volunteers, referring and supporting agencies, and, as needed vendors, grantors, and donors for the effective provision of services to homeless, formerly homeless and precariously housed families and individuals.

If interested in applying, please email Maggie D’Aversa at margaret.daversa@gmail.com.

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.

Bilingual Pro Se Victim Assistant

Date posted: April 18, 2018

Application deadline: May 3, 2018

Employer: Essex County Family Justice Center

Location/ hours: Centered in Newark, NJ with services throughout Essex County. Full-time.

Job description: This position will provide crisis intervention, safety planning, and legal advocacy to walk-in clients seeking assistance with the civil legal process, specifically the restraining order process.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree, required.
  • Two years’ experience in domestic violence or related field, required.
  • Completion of 40 hours of domestic violence coursework/certification, preferred.
  • NJ Domestic Violence Specialist certification, preferred.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred.

Job responsibilities:

  • Conduct comprehensive intake with client.
  • Assess for risk of danger, utilizing standard risk assessment tools.
  • Assist client with development of safety plan for self and children.
  • Provide support and court accompaniment to victims of domestic violence who are proceeding pro se through the civil protective process.
  • Provide information about victim’s legal options.
  • Facilitate/ accompany the videoconference temporary restraining order for select high-risk cases or domestic violence hearing in family court.
  • Provide information about the prevention of domestic violence act and related statutes.
  • Explain available resources and services, and facilitate referrals to onsite and offsite service providers.
  • Maintain accurate and confidential records.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to amani@essexcountyfjc.org.

Postdoctoral Fellow in Biobehavioral Clinical Research

Date posted: April 16, 2018

Employer: University of Utah, College of Social Work

Location/ hours: Salt Lake City, UT. Full-time. 

Job description: Eric Garland, Ph.D., director of the Center on Mindfulness and Integrative Health Intervention Development (C-MIIND) and Associate Dean for Research at the University of Utah College of Social Work, is seeking postdoctoral fellows to support federally-funded, biobehavioral clinical research on mindfulness-based interventions for chronic pain and prescription opioid misuse at C-MIIND. In particular, fellows will help conduct randomized clinical trials (RCTs) and psychophysiological research on Mindfulness-Oriented Recovery Enhancement (MORE), a manualized intervention for addiction, stress-related conditions, and chronic pain.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Ph.D. in clinical psychology, social work, nursing, or a related discipline, required.
  • Good scientific writing skills with a solid publication record, clinical research experience, and strong quantitative data analytic skills, required.
  • Clinical experience (e.g., treatment of mental health, addiction, and/or chronic pain), a clinical license (or license eligible), preferred.
  • Previous experience with mindfulness, psychophysiological data collection/analysis (e.g., EEG, HRV, fMRI, eye tracking, etc.), and previous study coordination experience on federally funded studies will be given, preferred.

Job responsibilities:

  • Manuscript preparation from existing datasets.
  • Delivering mindfulness, CBT, and other behavioral interventions to study participants.
  • Clinical data collection.
  • Psychophysiological data collection (autonomic, EEG, and fMRI measures).
  • Data analysis.
  • Designing and implementing new translational research studies.

For more information, please contact Eric Garland, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research at eric.garland@socwk.utah.edu. If interested in applying, please visit the online application here.

Senior Policy Analyst, Bethesda, MD

Date posted: April 16, 2018

Application deadline: May 4, 2018

Employer: The Council for State Governments, Justice Center, Corrections & Reentry

Location/ hours: Bethesda, MD. Full-time.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, required.
  • Master’s degree in related field, such as law or public policy, preferred.
  • At least five years’ technical assistance, project management, policy analysis, or operational experience in the field of juvenile justice of youth service, required.

Job responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize, design, implement, and manage technical assistance initiatives to help state and local agencies to adopt and effectively implement what research shows work to improve outcomes for youth and young adults in the juvenile justice system.
  • Support and serve as the project lead for technical assistance initiatives in coordination with the program director and other staff and ensure timeliness and high quality of deliverables.
  • Serve as the point of contact for high level officials from state and local agencies and provide them with advice, guidance, resources, and connections to national experts and peers to facilitate their system improvements.
  • Support the strategic development of new and current technical assistance initiatives, including proposal and budget development, funder and partner outreach and management, and the development and refinement of project descriptions, work-plans, and communication materials.
  • Support the development, writing, editing, and dissemination of technical assistance products and tools that highlight strategies, lessons learned, and examples from the field that are central to improving outcomes for youth.
  • Foster new and maintain existing relationships and coordinate closely with external partners, such as the U.S. Departments of Justice and Labor, funders, partners, and state and local leaders to advance project goals.
  • Support coordination and collaboration amongst the juvenile justice team as well as between the juvenile justice team and other parts of the Justice Center, including the integration of new strategies, knowledge, and tools into technical assistance and distance learning mediums.
  • Contribute to the development of CSG Justice Center website content, and strategize with staff and technical consultants on ways to use the web to promote technical assistance goals.
  • Monitor timelines, budgets, and deliverables to ensure that responsibilities to funders are met in assigned project areas.
  • Identify and engage new contacts in the field to serve as formal or informal project consultants or partners.
  • Ensure that senior staff and, when applicable, CSG Justice Center colleagues, consultants, and funders are aware of relevant project developments and that other work in the field is leveraged for the advancement of project goals and the overall juvenile justice program.

For additional information, or if interested in applying, please visit the online application via The Council of State Governments here.

Senior Policy Analyst, New York, NY

Date posted: April 16, 2018

Application deadline: May 4, 2018

Employer: The Council for State Governments, Justice Center, Corrections & Reentry

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

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, required.
  • Master’s degree in related field, such as law or public policy, preferred.
  • At least five years’ technical assistance, project management, policy analysis, or operational experience in the field of juvenile justice of youth service, required.

Job responsibilities:

  • Conceptualize, design, implement, and manage technical assistance initiatives to help state and local agencies to adopt and effectively implement what research shows work to improve outcomes for youth and young adults in the juvenile justice system.
  • Support and serve as the project lead for technical assistance initiatives in coordination with the program director and other staff and ensure timeliness and high quality of deliverables.
  • Serve as the point of contact for high level officials from state and local agencies and provide them with advice, guidance, resources, and connections to national experts and peers to facilitate their system improvements.
  • Support the strategic development of new and current technical assistance initiatives, including proposal and budget development, funder and partner outreach and management, and the development and refinement of project descriptions, work-plans, and communication materials.
  • Support the development, writing, editing, and dissemination of technical assistance products and tools that highlight strategies, lessons learned, and examples from the field that are central to improving outcomes for youth.
  • Foster new and maintain existing relationships and coordinate closely with external partners, such as the U.S. Departments of Justice and Labor, funders, partners, and state and local leaders to advance project goals.
  • Support coordination and collaboration amongst the juvenile justice team as well as between the juvenile justice team and other parts of the Justice Center, including the integration of new strategies, knowledge, and tools into technical assistance and distance learning mediums.
  • Contribute to the development of CSG Justice Center website content, and strategize with staff and technical consultants on ways to use the web to promote technical assistance goals.
  • Monitor timelines, budgets, and deliverables to ensure that responsibilities to funders are met in assigned project areas.
  • Identify and engage new contacts in the field to serve as formal or informal project consultants or partners.
  • Ensure that senior staff and, when applicable, CSG Justice Center colleagues, consultants, and funders are aware of relevant project developments and that other work in the field are leveraged for the advancement of project goals and the overall juvenile justice program.

For additional information, or if interested in applying, please visit the online application via The Council of State Governments here.

Intensive In-home Clinician

Date posted: April 12, 2018

Application deadline: May 15, 2018

Employer: Serenity Grace & Joy Counseling, LLC

Location/ hours: Based in Springfield, NJ with some required travel through Essex, Union and Morris counties. Per diem position.

Job description: Seeking highly motivated and qualified licensed clinicians to work as an intensive in-community therapist. Candidates would provide evidence based, emotional and behavioral health services to youth and families in their homes.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Valid New Jersey licensure (LCSW, LPC, LMFT), required.
  • LSW or LAC, preferred.
  • 1 year experience working with children and families, preferred.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish, or English/Portuguese), preferred.

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

Licensed Bilingual Clinician, Full-time

Date posted: April 9, 2018

Application deadline: May 8, 2018

Employer: Family and Children’s Services

Location/ hours: Elizabeth, NJ. Full-time with immediate start date.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Masters level clinician (LSW, LAC), required.    
  • Experience providing therapy services to children/adolescents/families, required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), required.
  • Current valid New Jersey driver’s license, required.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Working knowledge of electronic health record system.
  • Experience with evidenced based treatments, preferred.

Job responsibilities:

  • Provide culturally competent family therapy in-office & in-home (or other community location), via a family centered treatment approach from intake through completion of service.
  • Provide crisis intervention.
  • Attend training workshops and complete other training requirements, as scheduled by agency.
  • Provide program specific supervision to a Bachelor’s level case manager, as part of a treatment team model.

If interested in applying, visit the online application here. Please direct questions to hr@facsnj.org.

Internship, Full-time

Date posted: April 5, 2018

Application deadline: May 4, 2018

Employer: Fostering Change for Children, Children’s Corps

Location/ hours: New York, NY. Both full- and part-time positions available between June and August 2018.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Students with a social work, psychology, non-profit management, or related major, preferred.
  • Self-motivated, open to learning, responsible, flexible, not afraid to ask questions, work well independently, and have an interest in child welfare.

Job responsibilities:

  • Identify and schedule trainers and speakers for the summer training program.
  • Research information on specific training topics.
  • Research resources for specific child welfare areas.
  • Prepare materials and handouts for individual trainings on social work and child welfare related topics.
  • Create training and team-building activities.
  • Assist in organizing and coordinating daily training activities as well as shadowing at partner agencies.
  • Document and log notes on daily trainings and activities.
  • Help facilitate social and team building activities for the group.
  • Help to create and administer weekly quizzes to assess training participants.
  • Assist with delivery of certain trainings or activities.
  • Assist with design and implementation of training Capstone Project.
  • Assess evaluation data.
  • Assist with human resources analysis of data between our recruitment & selection processes and our retention of Corps members.
  • Enhance and expand the mentoring arm of the Children’s Corps program.
  • Gather information on upcoming recruitment events.
  • Assist with grant applications and reports.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to Liv Anna Homstead, director of programs, at livanna@fosteringchangeforchildren.org.

Consultant, Part-time

Date posted: April 3, 2018

Location/hours: East Brunswick, NJ. Part-time with average of 5 hours per week.

Job description:  A small private practice is seeking a clinician to conduct substance abuse assessments and run a Saturday morning Early Intervention Group.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Knowledge of substance abuse treatment, required.
  • LCADC eligible, preferred.

If interested in applying, please send resume to Vicky Laszlo at JVickyLaszlo@gmail.com.

MHSC Clinical Supervisors (LCSW or Psychiatrist)

Date posted: April 2, 2018

Application deadline: July 2018

Employer: Hunter College, Mental Health Service Corps

Job description: The Mental Health Service Corps is looking for excellent community-minded social workers and psychiatrists committed to scaling up behavioral health care for high-need communities. Supervising social workers may supervise a variety of settings like primary care, substance use, college mental health, or behavioral health sites. Supervising psychiatrists oversee measurement-based behavioral health care in primary care settings.

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

Early Career Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors & Psychologists

Date posted: April 2, 2018

Application deadline: July 2018

Employer: Hunter College, Mental Health Service Corps

Job description: The Mental Health Service Corps is looking for excellent community-minded social workers, mental health counselors, and psychologists committed and passionate about providing care in high need communities. Candidates may be placed in a variety of settings like primary care, substance abuse, college mental health, or behavioral health sites.   

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

Licensed Counselor

Date posted: April 2, 2018

Employer: Future Project

Location: Bridgewater, NJ.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Licensed Masters Social Work (LMSW) or Licensed Bachelors Social Work (LBSW).
  • Minimum of one year of clinical social work, preferred.
  • Demonstrates professionalism by appearance, actions, self-development, and client relations.
  • Excellent language and communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstration of a team approach to work.
  • Able to handle high stress situations.
  • Demonstrates advance practice in assessment and clinical skills.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred.

Job responsibilities:

  • Conduct in-take session for new and existing clients.
  • Develop treatment plans and provide counseling to new and on-going clients in individual, family or group therapy.
  • Determine current problems, mental status, family and personal history, treatment recommendations and provisional diagnosis.
  • Ensure proper documentation of all activities in accordance with Future Project reporting system in a timely manner.
  • Provide support and assistant to clients in accordance with their Individual Care Plans.
  • Create a safe, comfortable and professional work environment at all times.
  • Attend weekly supervision and monthly staff meetings and training as required.
  • Manage clients' caseloads as well as maintain confidentiality of clients' information.
  • Complete all written reports before the deadlines. Work within a team-based environment.
  • Must be able to communicate and maintain order and control within a group setting of 10 or less children and adolescents for an hour to hour and a half.

If you would like to request more information or are interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to fphumanresourcerecruiting@gmail.com.

Senior Research Scientist, Child Welfare

Date posted: March 27, 2018

Employer: Child Trends

Location/ hours: Bethesda, MD. Full-time.

Job description: The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and executing major social science research projects or evaluations in consultation with other colleagues and/or other organizations. She or he will design research approaches; lead others to perform analysis; write and present reports; and draw policy inferences. She or he will be responsible for developing new opportunities and writing proposals, then serving as a principal investigator or project director for those projects.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • 10+ Years of experience in child welfare, doing similar work, with increasing responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated thought leadership within the field of child welfare; individual must have made a significant contribution through her or his research to the field, policy, or program practices.
  • Extensive experience writing and winning proposals, ideally from both government and foundation funders.
  • Extensive experience with and understanding of federal government contracting.
  • Expertise in designing evaluations and research studies, including leading randomized controlled trials and overseeing multivariate quantitative analyses and mixed methods approaches.
  • Experience conducting causal analysis for non-experimental designs (e.g., propensity score matching, regression discontinuity, instrumental variable design).
  • Ph.D. in relevant field, or Master’s degree or other relevant degree may be considered with substantial relevant experience.
  • Proven skills at management of a research team (consistent on time, within budget work).
  • Demonstrated communications achievements (e.g., notable research papers, effective white papers).

Job responsibilities:

  • Serves as principal investigator or project director for multiple research or evaluation studies.
  • Builds a line of work within the organization that supports a team of researchers that includes leading teams to write proposals, conceptualize work, and negotiate and draft budgets.
  • Supervises the data collection, tabulation, and analysis by research scientists, analysts and assistants.
  • Conducts site visits, interviews with public officials, and supervises field research.
  • Leads the interpretation of data from policy and program perspectives.
  • Provides quality control on all products and project management within the team.
  • Serves as a supervisor and mentor for research staff.
  • Writes papers, briefs, and other publications.
  • Presents results to clients and stakeholders and presents testimony to policymakers.
  • Disseminates/responds to public information requests from reporters, Congress, and researchers.

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

Primary Counselor

Date posted: March 23, 2018

Employer: Turning Point, Inc.

Location: Paterson, NJ.

Job description: Primary counselors for Turning Point’s Paterson location will provide comprehensive treatment services to include individualized treatment plans, individual and group therapy and facilitation of appropriate discharge plans.  Turning Point is an addiction treatment and recovery organization headquartered in Paterson, New Jersey.  Turning Point treats more than 3,000 individuals on an annual basis, providing sub-acute medical detox, short-term residential, halfway house, outpatient at facilities in Paterson, Whitehouse Station, Flemington and Verona. Their programs are built on evidence-based practices with an emphasis on education, treatment and prevention.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • MA, MSW, CADC, LCSW or LCADC.
  • Strong Knowledge of 12 step programs, required.

Job responsibilities:  

  • Assess client needs and provide each client with an individualized treatment plan.
  • Conduct individual and group counseling sessions with clients.
  • Present didactic sessions on chemical dependency and other related issues.
  • Document individual and group counseling sessions using the D.A.P. method.
  • Arranges for family members of clients to participate in the family program/visitation.
  • Perform family counseling as needed. Refer to family counselor or designee as appropriate.
  • Coordinate client’s medical treatment with medical department or outside facility as indicated.
  • Act as case manager for assigned clients.
  • Perform all reporting and record keeping in accordance with Turning Point policy.
  • Participates in all clinical staff meetings.
  • Participate in weekly supervision meetings and monthly grand rounds.
  • Coordinate discharge planning for caseload clients in coordination with the assigned discharge coordinator or case manager.
  • Responsible for knowing and enforcing Turning Point policy and procedure.
  • Responsible for maintaining status of credentials and continuing education courses.
  • Participates in continuous quality Improvement initiatives as directed by supervisor.
  • Performs all other duties as necessary or as assigned by supervisor.

If interested in applying, please send resume to cdavenport@turningpointnj.org, or contact Turning Point’s human resources department at (973) 239-9400.  

Executive Director

Date posted: March 16, 2018

Employer: All Saints Community Service and Development Corporation (ASCSDC)

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

Job description: The Executive Director is responsible for the overall management and leadership of the Jubilee Center, and for overseeing the administration of FSC and LPA. They will directly supervise the educational and/or program director at the Jubilee Center, the Registration Manager, Director of FSC and Program Director at LPA and the contracted accountant/bookkeeper. They are also responsible for managing the work of fundraising consultants. The Executive Director reports to the Board President. This is a hands-on position responsible for the organization's consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree, required. Master’s degree in education, public administration, social services, business, or nonprofit management, strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of five-year’s experience as a nonprofit director.
  • Experience working with low-income children and families, and effectively in a diverse, urban community with diverse populations.
  • Leadership, management and effective interpersonal skills working with stakeholders, staff and volunteers.
  • Experience working with nonprofit boards and financial management and budget preparation.
  • Proven success with fund raising from a variety of sources.
  • Experience cultivating partnerships with sponsors, donors, state funding agencies and other community organizations.
  • Ability to work effectively with public agencies and officials, and public-school staff.
  • Must be available in the evenings for monthly board meetings, as well as several evenings/weekends per year for special events, and other activities as needed.

If interested in applying, please email cover letter and resume to HumanResources@allsaintshoboken.com.

Case Manager

Date posted: March 15, 2018

Employer: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth & Middlesex Counties

Location/ hours: Middlesex & Monmouth counties in New Jersey. Full-time.

Job description: This position is responsible for intake, enrollment, matching and managing a blended caseload of children, volunteers, and parents across all three mentoring program models of the agency– community based, school based, and beyond school walls. In addition, this position is responsible for the coordination and facilitation of group mentoring programs.  This position effectively provides high-level customer service to ensure child safety, positive impacts for youth, constructive and satisfying relationships between children and volunteers—all in accordance with the Big Brothers Big Sisters’ brand and standards of practice. The successful incumbent will produce positive outcomes in the following areas: match closure rate, frequency of match closures, average match length, volunteer rematch rate, and customer satisfaction. 

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, education, or related field.  Masters of social work, preferred.
  • Experience working with both child and adult populations; specific assessment, intake or interview experience preferred.
  • Must have car, valid driver’s license, and meet state required automobile insurance minimums.  Travel throughout Monmouth and Middlesex Counties required.
  • Flexible work hours to meet customer needs.
  • Preferred candidate will be friendly, positive, well rounded, hard working, flexible, organized, and willing to work in all different areas of the agency including administrative duties.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills reflecting solid customer service.
  • Ability to form and sustain appropriate child and adult relationships.
  • Effectively assess and execute the following relational support skills:  guiding, supporting, confronting, advising and/or negotiating.
  • Public speaking capacities to effectively lead activities at School Based and Beyond School Walls programs, train volunteers on child development, and speak on behalf of the agency, as needed.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to Shannon Orefice at smauer@bbbsmmc.org.

Bilingual Research Coordinator

Date posted: March 15, 2018

Employer: New York University, Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Location/ hours: Remote position with travel within Northern/Central New Jersey. Full-time, Monday – Friday; 35 hours per week 

Job description: As part of a large, multi-site National Institutes of Health funded clinical trial, the team at the New York University College of Nursing is looking to test the Dementia Symptom Management at Home (DSM-H) program, an inter-professional quality improvement intervention that will be administered to persons living with dementia and their caregivers receiving home healthcare services. 

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, sociology, medicine, public health or related field, required.
  • Experience conducting research activities, required.
  • Working knowledge of research methodology, required.
  • Familiarity with computers and common software packages, required.
  • Ability to travel within Northern/Central New Jersey, required.
  • Bilingual (Spanish), required.
  • Experience working with elderly population, strongly preferred.
  • High level of interpersonal skills, preferred.
  • Experience working with older adults and caregivers, preferred.

Job responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, schedule, and facilitate face-to-face interviews with caregivers and care recipients.
  • Collect data by conducting interviews using Qualtrics survey instruments.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation in compliance with IRB protocols and regulations.
  • Assist in data entry and maintain database file system. 
  • Report on progress at team meetings.                     

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

Bilingual Outpatient Mental Health Clinician

Date posted: March 14, 2018

Employer: Mental Health Association in Passaic County

Location/ hours: Clifton, NJ. Part-time with evening hours available.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree in mental health, or related field, required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), required.
  • Current/valid licensure in chosen field, required. i.e. LSW, LSCW, or LPC.
  • Minimum of 1 year post-graduate clinical work in a mental health setting, preferred.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide individual, group, family, psychotherapy, case management and psycho-education.
  • Conduct initial assessment, develop treatment strategy and plan with behaviorally specific long- and short- range goals.
  • Maintain regular collateral contact with agencies, schools, and family members as appropriate.
  • Provide appropriate referrals to other facilities to ensure continuum of care. Execute timely discharge of clients as per policy.
  • Complete all required documentation in a timely manner as well staying current in all required competencies and licensure requirements.
  • Schedule required amount of weekly appointments and maintains required amount of face- to –face time with clients.

If interested in applying, please email resume to mtakach@mhapassaic.org.

Mental Health Support Specialist

Dated posted: March 13, 2018

Employer: Community Services Group

Location/ hours: Enhanced Community Residential Rehabilitation in York, PA. Both full- and part-time positions available.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • High school diploma or equivalency and 12 semester hours of college training in a mental illness related field OR High school diploma or equivalency and 6 month of formal training in mental illness or related field. Must be available to work flexible hours outside of regular scheduled hours and travel to other local programs to meet individual's and program's needs.
  • Valid driver's license, good driving record, and access to a reliable vehicle to attend trainings, meetings, and/or transport individual to services/appointments in personal or CSG cars or vans, required.
  • Those with or pursuing a bachelor's degree in psychology, social work, human development and family services, criminal justice or another related human services major are also encouraged to apply.

Job responsibilities:

  • Assists individuals to adjust to life as an independent member of the community.
  • Assists individuals where applicable in the management of the symptoms of their mental illness and establish their own recovery plan.
  • Assists individuals in monitoring and/or administering medications.
  • Updates and completes all daily, weekly, and monthly records, reports, logs, progress notes, location reports, and medical records in a timely fashion.
  • Communicates and cooperates with on-site team, individual's family, involved agencies, and the community in providing relevant information when needed and applicable.
  • Supervises and/or completes all duties and responsibilities in the daily operation of the residence in the 24-hour daily operation of the location.
  • Maintains the physical environment in a manner that does not create a health and safety risk for others.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of each individual's Support/Recovery Plan.
  • Transport individuals to services/appointment in personal or CSG cars/vans and assists individuals in and out of vehicles.

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

Nurse (LPN/RN)

Dated posted: March 13, 2018

Employer: Community Services Group

Location/ hours: Enhanced Community Residential Rehabilitation in York, PA. Full-time with required flexible hours.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • A valid Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license or a valid Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of Pennsylvania. Mobile Intervention Team Nurse must have documented psychiatric experience.
  • Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record, and access to a reliable vehicle to attend trainings and meetings.
  • Must have the ability to obtain clearances as defined by regulations. 

Job responsibilities:

  • Completes health appraisal on individuals when admitted to program.
  • Assist physicians as needed.
  • Evaluates, observes, and assesses physical health conditions.
  • Assists individual with any treatments prescribed by physician.
  • Ensures individuals receive error free medication at prescribed times.
  • Assists in administering/monitoring medications.
  • Monitors Vitals, intakes, and outputs.
  • Administers injections per physician orders.
  • Trains staff to correctly carryout physicians orders.
  • Educates individuals on medication, physical health, psychiatric health, nutrition, and selfcare.
  • Educates coworker's on any needed physical health matter for consistency in care.
  • Works with and coordinates care with pharmacy, physicians, and other health care providers.
  • Participates in treatment team as scheduled.
  • Completes medication progress sheets daily if regulated by program.
  • Provides medication/health teaching as needed.
  • Assist/manages medication refills, as needed.
  • Obtains medication and treatment needed from pharmacy or medication samples if available.
  • Completes medication release forms for discharge, as needed if regulated by program.
  • Completes pill and/or narcotic counts on established schedule if required by program.
  • Completes and facilitates medication disposal, as needed.
  • Completes medication records i.e., Medication Account Records, Physician Order Sheets, Nursing Tracking Forms etc. as per established schedule.
  • Completes medication record audits as per established schedule.
  • Provides First/Aid/Acute care as needed.
  • Schedules and attends individuals' medical appointments.
  • Drives van to appointments and outings and assists individuals in and out of the van.
  • Assists individuals in community settings.
  • Completes reports as per program regulations.
  • Provides or directs the provision of nursing care in accordance with the nurse practice act and legal responsibilities as defined by the State Board of nursing.
  • Facilitates weekly Wellness Groups for residents.
  • Educates individuals on medication, physical health, psychiatric health, nutrition, and self-care.
  • Conducts pre-evaluation for psychiatric evaluation as needed.

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

Assistant Program Director

Dated posted: March 13, 2018

Employer: Community Services Group

Location/ hours: Enhanced Community Residential Rehabilitation in York, PA. Full-time with ability to work flexible hours as necessary, and travel as needed for clients and various trainings.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • A master's degree from an accredited college or university,1 year of work experience working directly with persons who have mental illness and/or mental retardation/intellectual and developmental disabilities and at least 1 year supervision/management experience.
    • OR Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, 2 years of work experience working directly with individuals who have mental illness and/or mental retardation/intellectual and developmental disabilities and at least 1 year supervision/management experience.
    • OR Associate's degree or 60 credit hours from an accredited college or university, 3 years of work experience working directly with individuals who have mental illness and/or mental retardation/intellectual and developmental disabilities and at least 1-year supervision/management experience.
  • Valid driver's license, good driving record, and access to a reliable vehicle to attend trainings, meetings, and/or transport individual to appointments, required.
  • Able to drive passenger vans, accompany individuals into the community, and provide support and assistance in interactions in the community while maintaining sensitivity to the rights and dignity of the individual, required.

Job responsibilities:

  • Assists program director with general program management.
  • Monitors program and staff compliance to all company policies and procedures and all regulatory standards.
  • Supervises, trains, and oversees the performance management of all staff.
  • Assists in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of staff.
  • Develops educational and training materials, presents educational materials on various aspects of programs, and provides technical assistance to staff.
  • Ensures the development and implementation of individual program plans and activities.
  • Reviews financial documentation/billing and performs on-site audits of individuals' funds and petty cash funds.
  • Ensures that location is safe, comfortable and well maintained.
  • Serves as team leader for staff interdisciplinary/multidisciplinary team meetings.
  • Directs and ensures effectiveness of program's daily operations including incident management.
  • Fulfills duties and responsibilities of the Program Director in a temporary acting capacity in the absence of Program Director.
  • Transports individuals in personal or company vehicle for meetings, appointments, or community activities.
  • Assists in the development of data collection methods to report and monitor program activities, analyzes data to determine if the activities provided are meeting program goals.
  • Responds to emergencies and provides leadership.

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

Mentorship Intern

Date posted: March 13, 2018

Employer: Akhil Autism Foundation

Location/ hours: Part-time, about 3 hours per day.

Job description: Work as a mentor of individuals with autism by providing assistance and care during tutoring sessions with various teachers/instructors; reading books and working through other educational materials; and be responsible during various outings, i.e shopping or bowling. Aside from this being a paid position, volunteer hours may be counted/applied. Preferred applicants include special education instructors, or current undergraduate or graduate students in social work, or related fields. 

If interested in applying, or if you have any questions, please send cover letter and resume to Manisha Lad at manishaladnc@gmail.com, or call 732-887-4263.

Bilingual Case Manager

Date posted: March 9, 2018

Employer: Exact Care Pharmacy

Location/ hours: Newark, NJ. Full-time, fully remote with some travel required.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree with experience in social work (field work) or related field, preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing, required.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English, required.
  • Excellent problem solving ability.
  • Highly team oriented and the ability to help others succeed.
  • Very organized with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent with multitasking.
  • Self-starter with little to no supervision needed.
  • Excellent communication skills; oral, written, facilitation and presentation.
  • Proficient in MS Office suite.

Job responsibilities:

  • Partner with account manager in assigned territory to educate facilities, institutions, and private patients about Exact Care Pharmacy to grow assigned territory.
  • Keep lines of communication open between assigned account manager and regional sales director to address any potential issues that may/may not arise.
  • Manage the patient assessment process to grow business and maintain referral relationships.
  • Conduct home assessment meetings with patients and/or their families, health professionals, etc. to assess and review their situation related to their medication.
  • Responsible for accurate data entry in compiling all patient medication with the appropriate prescription information to ensure the patient will receive the exact medication at the exact time.
  • Maintain accurate records and prepare reports for the consistency of information to be shared with the Exact Care Pharmacy team.

If interested in applying, please see online application here.

Creative Arts Therapist, Full-time

Date posted: March 6, 2018

Employer: Women Aware, Inc.

Location/ hours: New Brunswick, NJ. Full-time, occassional evening availabilty, required.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master's degree in creative arts therapy (music, movement, drama, or visual art), required.
  • Registration and board certified, preferred.
  • Domestic violence experience, preferred.
  • Excellent crisis intervention skills, required. 
  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish), preferred. 

Job responsibilities:

  • Provide creative arts therapy services to child witnesses of domestic violence, as well as support services for the non-offending parent.
  • Provide a safe, non-judgmental, and empowering environment to clients and staff.
  • Provide individual and group creative arts therapy services for children, and support services for their non-offending parent in accordance with accepted standards of care and ethics of the profession.
  • Work collaboratively with Agency staff and community agencies to facilitate the delivery of services.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to admin@womenaware.net.

Caseworker, Per-diem

Date posted: March 6, 2018

Employer: Women Aware, Inc.

Location/ hours: New Brunswick, NJ. Per-diem with availabilty to work holidays, weekends (mornings and evenings), and overnight shifts. 

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree and bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred.

Job responsibilities:

  • Answering the 24-hour domestic violence hotline. 
  • Orienting residents to communal living in Women Aware residential facility.
  • Providing ongoing information and advocacy to assigned clients during their stay.
  • Supporting residents in achieving their goals in accordance with program guidelines and agency policy.
  • Providing client transportation on an as-needed basis.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to admin@womenaware.net.

Caseworker, Full-time

Date posted: March 6, 2018

Employer: Women Aware, Inc.

Location/ hours: New Brunswick, NJ. Full-time, Monday thru Friday, 3-11p.m..

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree, required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), required.
  • Domestic violence experience, required. 
  • Strong advocacy and management skills, preferred.

Job responsibilities:

  • Answering the 24-hour domestic violence hotline. 
  • Orienting residents to communal living in Women Aware residential facility.
  • Providing ongoing information and advocacy to assigned clients during their stay.
  • Supporting residents in achieving their goals in accordance with program guidelines and agency policy.
  • Providing client transportation on an as-needed basis.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to admin@womenaware.net.

Community Outreach Specialist

Date posted: March 6, 2018

Employer: Women Aware, Inc.

Location/ hours: New Brunswick, NJ. Full-time, evenings and weekends are required.

Job description: In collaboration with the development manager, this position carries the responsibility of managing communications and outreach efforts for Women Aware’s programs using both in-person and online approached. Including tasks such as marketing and communication activities; outreach and enrollment strategies; recruitment and training of volunteers; and special event planning and execution.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree, required.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to admin@womenaware.net.

Research Coordinator

Date posted: March 5, 2018

Anticipated start date: March 2018

Employer: New York University, Rory Meyers College of Nursing

Location/ hours: Travel within Northern/Central, NJ. Full-time, or 35 hours per week.

Job description: This position will work as part of a large, multi-site National Institutes of Health funded clinical trial, looking to test the Dementia Symptom Management at Home (DSM-H) program, an inter-professional quality improvement intervention administered to persons living with dementia and their caregivers through the use of home healthcare services.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, sociology, medicine, public health, or related field, required.
  • Experience conducting research activities, required.
  • Working knowledge of research methodology, required.
  • Familiarity with computers and common software packages, required.
  • Ability to travel within Northern/Central New Jersey, required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), required.
  • Experience working with elderly population and caregivers, preferred.
  • High level of interpersonal skills, preferred.

Job responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, schedule, and facilitate face-to-face interviews with caregivers and care recipients.
  • Collect data by conducting interviews using Qualtrics survey instruments.
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation in compliance with IRB protocols and regulations.
  • Assist in data entry and maintain database file system. 
  • Report on progress at team meetings.    

If interested in applying, please visit this online application.

Licensed Therapy Practitioner

Date posted: March 5, 2018

Employer: Creating Change, LLC

Location/ hours: This position services clients across Bergen, Passaic, Morris, and Sussex counties. Part-time, hours are flexible.

Job description: The licensed individual, family, and couples therapy practitioner is responsible for the provision of face-to-face clinical behavioral stabilization and support interventions, psycho-educational services, skills training, advice and counseling services designed to assist youth and/or their families to strengthen and develop the coping skills they need to restore or maintain the child’s capacity to function in the community.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Up-to-date licensure as LCSW, LMFT, LPC, or LSW, required.
  • Experience working with children, required.
  • Valid NJ driver’s license and insured vehicle, required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred.
  • Able to pass a background check, required.

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

Care Coordinator

Date posted: February 28, 2018

Employer: National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence- New Jersey (NCADD-NJ)

Location: Multiple positions available in Camden, Cumberland, Ocean, Middlesex, Passaic, Hudson, and Essex Counties.

Job description: The care coordinator will provide assessment, patient placement, case management, and cross-system coordination for WFNJ recipients whose substance use disorders and/or mental health disorders pose a barrier to participation in work activities.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree in counseling, social work, or related field, required.
  • LPC, LCSW, or LCADC with co-occurring experience, preferred. Documented evidence that a license will be obtained in the next twelve months is also accepted.
  • Bachelor’s degree and CADC applicants may be considered.
  • At least two years’ experience in treating substance use and mental health disorders and extensive applied knowledge of the DSM 5 and the ASAM criteria, 3rd edition, preferred.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter with specifications on salary requirements, and resume to Lisa Schmitter at lschmitter@ncaddnj.org.

Therapist/counselor

Date posted: February 27, 2018

Employer: Center for Evaluation and Counseling, Inc.

Location/ hours: Sparta, NJ. Part time, or 25 hours per week with some evening hours required.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree in mental health, or related field.
  • LPC, LCSW, or license eligible therapist/counselor. Supervision is available for LACs and LSWs.
  • Knowledge of trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy (TF-CBT), and child abuse dynamics, preferred,
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to margaret.pittaluga@centerforeval.org.

Counseling Center Director

Date posted: February 27, 2018

Employer: The Joel Paul Group

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

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in social work or related field with updated LCSW certification.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ clincial supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated past history of executive managerial ability.
  • Knowledge of New York State Office of Mental Health regulations for Article 31 clinics.
  • Excellent organizational and written/oral communications skills.
  • Ability to liason with all levels of internal/external mental health professionals, active leadership, and active board of directors.

Job responsibilities:

  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the counseling center, ensuring same day access, centralized scheduling and use of collaborative documentation.
  • Liaison with executive director in all critical areas of operation.
  • Coordinate compliance in all areas of clinical policy and procedure.
  • Monitor program adherence to Agency, funding source and regulatory requirements.  Implement and enforce all regulatory standards as they relate to the NYS Office of Mental Health.
  • Develop and implement strategies to assure that Counseling Center program maintains the highest level of certification/license.
  • Supervise and evaluate full-time, part-time, fee-for-service, and support staff.
  • Oversee admissions process.
  • Review treatment plans.
  • Provide direct care services as needed.
  • Train and oversee staff in the maintenance of clinical records in compliance with the State Office of Mental Health.
  • Provide agency and in-service trainings; promote staff development to ensure Counseling Center staff possesses core competencies to effectively treat youth and adults with complex treatment needs including co-occurring disorders, risk factors for continued justice involvement, and past histories of poor engagement in mental health disorders.
  • Develop and manage the Counseling Center’s annual operational budget, ensuring contractual compliance, fostering and maintaining good relations with professional and local community, and giving special attention to access to services, treatment engagement and verification of eligibility and billing performance.
  • Oversee Counseling Center billing.
  • Implement outcome measuring for the benefit of clients, as well as clinical staff to ensure optimal management of Counseling Center.
  • Provide oversight to quality assurance team to ensure compliance with review of clinic cases.
  • Coordinate with other agency services and clinic staff to ensure meeting clients’ needs.
  • Address staffing issues including hiring, staff development and staffing concerns.
  • Address insurance credentialing and other insurance issues.
  • Participation in committees responsible for quality assurance, incident management and utilization review.
  • Review and/or supervise any counseling center emergency on as-needed basis.
  • Provide ongoing evaluations of service delivery.
  • Responsible for community outreach efforts to develop and expand census through the implementation of effective linkages and organizational relationships; familiarity with PAR submission to OMH for increase of census.
  • Provide supervision to identify and support Counseling Center risk management.
  • Oversee an implementation of an electronic health record.
  • Ensure that the Counseling Center stays up to date on treatment, healthcare, and criminal justice reforms and changes; liaison with criminal justice and community providers
  • Responsible for incident report submission.
  • Coordinate and work with maintenance to address facilities concerns.

If interested in applying, please send resumes to joel@joelpaul.com (Word format, only).

Executive Director

Date posted: February 23, 2018

Employer: New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence

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

Job description: The NJCEDV Executive Director is an exciting and challenging position for an individual who seeks the opportunity to affect change in New Jersey. The Executive Director is the chief administrative official of NJCEDV and reports directly to the Board of Directors. She/he is responsible for providing visionary leadership as well as operational expertise.  As the chief spokesperson, she/he is to effectively communicate the mission and spirit of the domestic violence movement. The Executive Director (ED) is the principal resource to NJCEDV Board, staff, domestic violence programs, and all relevant governmental and community organizations. She/he is responsible to oversee and strengthen the organization’s infrastructure that supports the programs and its anticipated growth.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Working knowledge of domestic violence and the social/feminist theory.
  • Experience in an agency serving victims of domestic violence and/or Coalition experience preferred. 
  • Master’s degree in related field or Bachelors with demonstrated experience.  A minimum of 5+ years of successful senior level/l managerial /supervisory experience including grants management, human resources, public relations and fund development.
  • Understands the role of state domestic violence coalitions and domestic violence programs in the intervention and prevention of domestic violence.
  • Possesses democratic leadership style and values feminist ideals and workplace policy.
  • Knowledge of state/federal legislative system.
  • Committed to issues of social justice, diversity, cultural competency and antiracism/anti-sexism.
  • Demonstrates openness, respect and values teamwork.  Excellent written and oral skills in all realms
  • Demonstrates successful supervisory experience of seasoned staff.

Job responsibilities:

  • Serve as the public face of the NJCEDV providing effective advocacy for all its positions/constituents and act as the principal liaison to State of New Jersey officials, departments and agencies and their national counterparts.
  • Manage the procurement of funds and financial affairs of the NJCEDV including research, and oversee the preparation of grants to support the organizations goals, the development of the budget, and prudently allocating resources within those budget guidelines to maximize results.
  • Develop and recommend policy to the Board of Trustees which is consistent with the mission and core values of the NJCEDV and is designed to support its critical goals and objectives
  • Facilitate the development of and direct a comprehensive offering of programmatic initiatives and activities.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of all NJCEDV programs against outcomes measures on a regular and continuing basis to ensure that they are meeting the needs and goals of the Coalition and its constituents.
  • Provide support to NJCEDV’s Training Institute and Annual Conference which offers trainings to professionals, government workers, law enforcement/judiciary, organizations, etc. to further the understanding of domestic violence and how best to address prevention and intervention.  Work with the Director to strategize and enhance its reach and growth.
  • Support staff who administer and are liaison to the Domestic Violence Specialist certificate program to further its impact and stability.
  • Supervise a staff of 15 and hired consultants to fulfill training and contract obligations.
  • Oversee the activities of the Coalition Office including fundraising initiatives.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to nonprofitbiz27@gmail.com.

Call Center Supervisor

Date posted: February 21, 2018

Employer: The Mental Health Association of New York City

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

Job description: This position serves as the primary, on-site supervisor and team leader for a    designated shift and provides direct clinical and administrative supervision to crisis counselors. The supervisor will provide oversight across different service tracks and hotlines, and provide additional content supervision and consultation for specialized track(s) as necessary.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree in in psychology, social work, or related field.
  • 3 years’ experience with the practice of assessment and/or psychotherapy, preferably with administrative/supervisory duties.
  • Crisis intervention and/or mental health information and referral services experience, preferred.
  • Valid NYS license. 
  • Fluency in the English language, both oral and written. 
  • Courteous, empathic, and professional manner. 
  • Motivational interviewing. 
  • Active listening skills to establish working alliance with clients and crisis counselors. 
  • Knowledge of mental health resources in the New York metropolitan area. 
  • Efficiency with information-gathering, problem-solving, and conflict-resolution.  
  • Superior communication skills to convey information clearly, accurately and completely. 
  • Ability to maintain professional demeanor when handling crisis and abusive contacts.  
  • Superior supervisory skills as evidenced by effective time management and multi-tasking. 
  • Ability to work efficiently in a team and independently. 

Job responsibilities:

  • Provide ongoing clinical, administrative, and technical supervision to direct reports; review application of clinical skills, provide coaching where necessary, identify areas of improvement, and make recommendations for remediation in consultation with Training department. 
  • Ensure compliance of direct reports with clinical training and supervision requirements. 
  • Attend monthly clinical supervision, and ongoing seminars as indicated.  
  • Conduct contact call monitoring for quality improvement and training purposes; work directly with Quality Improvement Specialist and Associate Director.  
  • Collaborate with crisis counselors in de-escalation of client contacts that warrant supervisory intervention (through coaching of crisis counselor and/or contact with client). 
  • Adhere to performance-based management approach utilizing key performance indicators to make data driven evaluations. 
  • Maintain responsibility for meeting service levels and maintaining efficient operations during given shift. 
  • Answer hotline calls as necessary to maintain service levels during call volume surges, staffing shortages, and/or when otherwise needed to maintain service levels. 
  • Perform annual evaluation of all direct reports.  
  • Work with program leadership to ensure efficient dissemination of all policy and program changes, and assist with implementation of new programs.  
  • Complete monthly reports as indicated for quality improvement and operations. 
  • Coordinate and manage regular communications with internal and external partners relevant to program if applicable. 
  • Recommend program design modifications as needed to ensure program supports innovations in mental health 
  • On call duties as needed.  

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to careers@mhaofnyc.org.

Case Manager, Full-time

Date posted: February 20, 2018

Employer: Jersey Battered Women’s Service, Inc.

Location/ hours: Morris County, NJ. Full-time including two evenings per week.

Job description: JBWS seeks a passionate and engaging full-time case manager to join an interdisciplinary team working in the Transitional Living Program and Morris Family Justice Center. The ideal candidate is knowledgeable about community resources and works with clients to increase self-sufficiency and safety using a collaborative, strengths-based and empowerment approach. Possessing strong interpersonal skills and flexibility, this case manager will provide housing advocacy, safety planning, linkage to resources, and coordinate client services.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field, required.
  • Experience in housing, vocational, and/or social services case management, preferred.
  • Experience utilizing crisis intervention skills, conducting needs assessments, and assisting in safety planning, required.
  • Able to complete 40 hours of domestic violence training upon hire, required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), preferred.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to employment@jbws.org.

Substance Abuse Counselor

Date posted: February 16, 2018

Employer: Door Into The Future

Location/ hours: Passaic, NJ. Full- and part-time positions available.

Job description: This position will provide direct counseling and case management service for Door Into The Future’s clients in partial care, intensive outpatient, and outpatient substance use treatment programs. Individual duties include, and are not limited to, individual counseling, group facilitation, treatment planning, referral reporting, and discharge planning.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Previous work experience in the substance abuse field, required.
  • Familiar with NJSAMS and the use of electronic health records, as well as, a knowledge of DSM-5 and ASAM placement criteria, required.
  • Current dual licensure as a LCADC and LSW/LAC/LCSW/LPC, preferred.

If interested in applying, please send resume to chubbard@doorintothefuture.com or fax to the attention of Christine at 973-928-4263.

Licensed Therapist, full-time

Date posted: February 15, 2018

Employer: The Mentor Network

Location/ hours: Clayton, NJ. Full-time with immediate start date.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Master’s degree in human services related field, required.
  • 3 years’ experience in related work, required.
  • Current licensure as LSW, LAC, or LPC, required.

Job responsibilities:

  • Conducts psychosocial assessments to document history and identify preliminary issues for treatment by interviewing the child and family (if applicable), and transcribing or dictating relevant information for client records. 
  • Provides individual, family and/or group therapies using various treatment modalities.
  • Develops individualized treatment plans in coordination with interdisciplinary team to include but may not be limited to: The Department of Children and Families, District Family Safety/Community Based Care Provider, Juvenile Justice Counselor (if applicable), and child targeted case manager (if one is assigned).
  • Works with members of the interdisciplinary team to coordinate other treatment initiatives including school performance, permanency, and reunification planning. Develops and coordinates discharge plan based on treatment, indicating all relevant aftercare needs and plans. Accesses community resources that would be beneficial to client aftercare needs.
  • Attends regular treatment team staffing and level of care meetings.
  • Conducts educational groups for clients, families and foster parents. Provides documentation of foster parent educational in-services to adhere to foster parent licensing standards, assuring that the skills needed for treatment plan in the home environment are learned.
  • Prepares and trains the child’s biological or legal parents to resume care of their child when reunification is the goal (if applicable to the population being served). 
  • Maintains current, legible and adequate medical record documentation in client’s chart. Assures that all required client documentation is in their chart, including any foster parent and/or outside agency documentation pertaining to the client.
  • Conducts regularly scheduled face-to-face meetings with client and caretaker in order to monitor the child’s progress and discuss treatment strategies and services. Attends regular staff meetings, clinical meeting and one-on-one sessions with direct supervisor to process current status of cases.

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

Research Participant Recruitment Coordinator

Date posted: February 14, 2018

Employer: Montclair State University, College of Education and Human Services

Location: Montclair, NJ.

Job description: The research participant recruitment coordinator will be overseeing all aspects of participant recruitment for the national scale Boy Scouts of America National Character Initiative study. This will include recruiting adult volunteers and youth members of Boy Scouts from across the country. This position will work as a member of the Institute for Research on Youth Thriving and Evaluation (RYTE) at Montclair State University under the supervision of co-Directors Dr. Jennifer Urban & Dr. Miriam Linver.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Highly motivated individual able to work efficiently and productively in a fast-paced research environment.
  • Must have a Master’s, Ph.D. or Ed.D. in a social science field with a focus on human development, evaluation, or a related field (e.g., psychology, education, sociology, family science).
  • Candidates with a bachelor’s degree and extensive experience as a research participant recruitment coordinator will be considered.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, be energetic, personable, and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to operate with considerable independence and initiative, to deal in confidence with sensitive information, and to multi-task and manage multiple competing priorities.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for intellectual rigor and engagement; excellent organizational and planning skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Creative problem solver.
  • Persuasive communicator, an excellent network builder and an experienced project manager, who will be driven to deliver their recruitment targets.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience managing large-scale participant recruitment efforts for a research study.

Job responsibilities:

  • Identify local council staff who will assist with recruiting youth and adult volunteers for the study.
  • Establish relationships with the local council staff, ensuring data collection happens in a timely manner, and when necessary, will be dispatched to local sites to assist with and mitigate any potential barriers to data collection.
  • Develop recruitment materials, advertising, social media outreach, giving presentations to groups of Scouts across the country, and other techniques to enhance participant recruitment.
  • Screen potential participants, as well as securing informed consent for study participation.
  • Maintain an internal participant database (e.g., tracking and updating contact information, geographical locations, consent, etc.) and for communicating with the leadership team to determine the effectiveness of recruitment plans.
  • Schedule study visits across 15 to 30 sites across the country, booking travel, and working closely with the project co-Directors, research scientists, and post-docs to assure that recruitment milestones are met.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to Colette Killian at killianco@mail.montclair.edu. Be sure to include vacancy #Temp- 11018 in the email.

Research Scientist

Date posted: February 14, 2018

Employer: Montclair State University, Department of Research and Sponsored Programs

Location: Montclair, NJ.

Job description: The research scientist will conduct independent research as a member of the Institute for Research on Youth Thriving and Evaluation (RYTE) at Montclair State University under the supervision of co-directors Dr. Jennifer Urban and Dr. Miriam Linver. This position will work on the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) National Character Initiative Project (examining the training of adult volunteers, and the character outcomes for youth).

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Highly motivated individual able to work efficiently and productively in a fast-paced research environment.
  • Must have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in a social science field with a focus on human development, evaluation, or a related field (e.g., psychology, education, sociology, family science).
  • Must have at least 1 year of experience working in a related field post doctorate.
  • Able to work independently on project goals, and lead the work of doctoral assistants and graduate assistants.
  • Knowledge of research methods, qualitative data analysis, and quantitative data analysis.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for intellectual rigor and engagement; excellent writing ability and publication record; experience working in a team environment; an ability to work both independently and collaboratively; and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Preference will be given to candidate with prior experience conducting applied developmental research and/or research on character development programs.

Job responsibilities:

  • Lead an effort to develop quantitative and qualitative measures for assessing youth character.
  • Manage a team of phone interviewers conducting interviews with youth and adults.
  • Direct coding and analysis of participant interviews.
  • Assist with quantitative survey analysis with multiple waves of youth and adult data.
  • Independently manage data and analysis of mixed-methods dataset.
  • Present research findings at national meetings.
  • Publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Conduct grant writing and report writing for funders and other external audiences.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to Colette Killian at killianco@mail.montclair.edu. Be sure to include vacancy #V-122317 in the email.

Research Study Interview Coordinator

Date posted: February 14, 2018

Employer: Montclair State University, College of Education and Human Services

Location: Montclair, NJ.

Job description: The research study interview coordinator will be managing the scheduling, training and management of interviewers, data collection, data cleaning, and data entering for telephone interviews of 300 adult interviews and 300 youth interviews that are part of the national scale Boy Scouts of America National Character Initiative study. Data will be collected at three time points with 100 adult interviews and 100 youth interviews being conducted at each time point. This position will work as a member of the Institute for Research on Youth Thriving and Evaluation (RYTE) at Montclair State University under the supervision of co-Directors Dr. Jennifer Urban & Dr. Miriam Linver.

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Highly motivated individual able to work efficiently and productively in a fast-paced research environment.
  • Must have a Master’s, Ph.D. or Ed.D. in a social science field with a focus on human development, evaluation, or a related field (e.g., psychology, education, sociology, family science).
  • Candidates with a bachelor’s degree and extensive experience as a research interview coordinator will be considered.
  • Excellent interviewing, oral and written communication skills, be energetic, personable, and detail oriented.
  • Ability to operate with considerable independence and initiative, to deal in confidence with sensitive information, and to multi-task and manage multiple competing priorities.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for intellectual rigor and engagement; excellent organizational and planning skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experience with collecting qualitative interview data, be creative problem solvers and be able to lead and motivate.
  • Organized, reliable, results-oriented, an experienced project manager, and will be driven to deliver their recruitment targets.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience managing a call center and/or prior experience managing largescale participant recruitment efforts for a research study.

Job responsibilities:

  • Work closely with the Research Participant Recruitment Coordinator to develop and implement practices and strategies to aid in recruitment of a sub-group of BSA National Character Initiative study participants who will complete telephone interviews at three time points.
  • Develop training materials, hire, train, develop, and manage interviewers. Including organizing and directing the interviewers, assessing their work, and giving guidance and feedback to maximize performance.
  • Coordinate schedules of both interviewers and interviewees, develop and maintain an online interview scheduling platform, conduct interviews, develop and maintain a participant tracking database, as well as direct and conduct data cleaning in preparation for analysis.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to Colette Killian at killianco@mail.montclair.edu. Be sure to include vacancy #Temp- 11019 in the email.

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Date posted: February 14, 2018

Employer: Montclair State University, Department of Research and Sponsored Programs

Location: Montclair, NJ.

Job description: The post-doctoral researcher will conduct independent research as a member of the Institute for Research on Youth Thriving and Evaluation (RYTE) at Montclair State University under the supervision of co-Directors Dr. Jennifer Urban & Dr. Miriam Linver. This position will work on the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) National Character Initiative Project (examining the training of adult volunteers, and the character outcomes for youth).

Requirements/ preferences:

  • Candidates must have a Ph.D. or Ed.D. (or have ABD status and a scheduled date for their dissertation defense) in a social science field with a focus on human development, evaluation, or a related field (e.g., psychology, education, sociology, family science).
  • Highly motivated individual able to work efficiently and productively in a fast-paced research environment.
  • Able to work independently on project goals, and lead the work of doctoral assistants and graduate assistants.
  • Knowledge of research methods, qualitative data analysis, and quantitative data analysis.
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for intellectual rigor and engagement; excellent writing ability and publication record; experience working in a team environment; an ability to work both independently and collaboratively; and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience conducting applied developmental research and/or research on character development programs.

Job responsibilities:

  • Lead an effort to develop quantitative and qualitative measures for assessing youth character.
  • Manage a team of phone interviewers conducting interviews with youth and adults.
  • Direct coding and analysis of participant interviews.
  • Assist with quantitative survey analysis, with multiple waves of youth and adult data.
  • Independently manage data and analysis of mixed-methods dataset.
  • Present research findings at national meetings.
  • Publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Conduct grant writing and report writing for funders and other external audiences.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to Colette Killian at killianco@mail.montclair.edu. Be sure to include vacancy #V-122217 in the email.

Clinical Social Worker, Full-time

Date posted: February 6, 2018

Employer: Montefiore Medical Center, Mental Health Clinic

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

Job description: This position will perform intakes, as well as, individual, family, and group psychotherapy, and will provide crisis intervention for psychiatric outpatients in a hospital-based mental health clinic.

Requirements:

  • Current LMSW or LCSW, required.
  • Prior mental health experience working with adults, in either work or field placement, required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish), required.

If interested in applying, please send cover letter and resume to migonzal@montefiore.org.

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