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

  • 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.

Mental Health Therapist

Date posted: March 1, 2021

Employer: Synapse Behavioral Health

Location/hours: Marlton, NJ (temporary remote work due to COVID-19); various positions available including full- and part-time opportunities

Job description: A growing multidisciplinary mental health practice is seeking a full time or part time Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Psychologist to join our growing team. While it is preferable if you are already credentialed on major insurance panels, we will credential qualified candidates. We are looking for motivated individuals who would like to work in a collaborative setting with Psychiatrists and Physician extenders. Providers focus on the clinical aspects without any administrative responsibilities.

Qualifications:

  • Patient focused
  • Licensed: LCSW; will also consider LSW looking for clinical hours.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional references

If interested, please contact: Jennifer Christmas, LCSW at jennifer.christmas.LCSW@gmail.com, or call 609-280-3225. 

Head of Development & Communications

Date posted: March 1, 2021

Employer: "I Have A Dream" Foundation- New Jersey

Location/hours: Newark, NJ; Full-time

Job description: The successful candidate will coordinate all development and communications activities including strategy, implementation, results measurement, and evaluation. Major responsibilities include the formulation and execution of fundraising campaigns, donor cultivation strategies, event management, foundation relationships, grant writing, and research. This position interfaces closely with the Executive Director to communicate organizational messages and align funding opportunities with programmatic priorities. Reports to: Executive Director and works closely with the Board Development Committee

Job responsiblities: 

  • To develop, implement, and oversee comprehensive organizational fundraising plan to meet both annual and long-term revenue goals
  • Work closely and keep informed the Executive Director on all matters related to development and communications
  • Manage grant proposal writing process
  • Develop and supervise strategies for growing and sustaining the donor base and implementing high-quality donor communication, stewardship practices, and donor/wealth analyses
  • Develop and maintain programs of donor acknowledgement, appreciation, and recognition
  • Train and coach staff and board members to become effective prospective and current donor stewards
  • In conjunction with the Executive Director offer support with budget and cash flow projections
  • Oversee all donor record keeping, including processing gifts and acknowledgements, and maintain profiles on the selected data base
  • Work closely with Executive Director to oversee social media communication using various platforms and create mission-focused messages to articulate our special role and impact

Qualifications: 

  • A tech-savvy, fundraising generalist, who will implement creative strategies across multiple fundraising categories to support positive relationships with partners, constituents, and donors
  • Demonstrated team orientation that combines collegiality and creativity to inspire and motivate others
  • Positive, can-do attitude and enthusiastic commitment to an informed and engaged democracy
  • Sense of humor and humility
  • Outstanding verbal and interpersonal communication skills and demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively
  • Goal-oriented, strong relationship-building skills and willing to hold self and others accountable
  • Strong analytical ability, organizational skills, and attention to detail, including aptitude with financial analysis, budgeting, and data management
  • Understanding of and ability to communicate with the foundation world
  • Expertise integrating social media outreach strategies with fundraising campaigns
  • Experience developing and implementing special events
  • At least three years professional fundraising or sales experience
  • As this is a new position, the board will consider candidates who have demonstrated experience in development and communications, including college experience

To apply, please forward resume and cover letter to: mbrito@ihdfnj.org

Case Manager

Date posted: February 24, 2021

Employer: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Costal and Northern New Jersey

Hours: Full-time

Job description: This position is responsible for intake, enrollment, matching and managing a blended caseload of children, volunteers, and parents across all mentoring program models of the agency – Community Based, School Based, College, Diversion, Bigs in Blue, and any other program models that are implemented. In addition, this position is responsible for the coordination and facilitation of group mentoring programs.

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, education, or related field.
  • Experience working with both children and adults in diverse populations; specific assessment, intake or interview experience preferred.
  • Must have vehicle, valid driver’s license, and meet state required automobile insurance minimums
  • Flexible work hours to meet customer needs. 

Job responsibilities: 

  • Create program activities, correspond with school contacts to successfully coordinate program, and facilitate program sessions at schools and/or companies.
  • Serve as a lead facilitator for some programs and correspond with partnering school/company contacts to successfully coordinate program and provide updates to Regional Program Manager and Director of Programs, as needed.
  • Assess volunteer applicants through extensive screening and enrollment process including initial inquiry/orientation, processing applications, interviews, and volunteer training sessions.
  • Conduct parent/child enrollments including individual orientations, interviews, and child safety education. Assess and refer families for alternative or additional services as needed.
  • Ensure a high-level of proficiency and skill in applying child safety and risk management knowledge, policies and procedures throughout all aspects of job function. Identify child safety issues for volunteers, children and their families.
  • Conduct volunteer and client reassessments/updates as indicated.
  • Determine matches and facilitate match meetings. Accommodate volunteer and family schedules.
  • Manage a blended caseload and provide match support ensuring the elements of child safety, match relationship development, positive youth development and volunteer satisfaction are fulfilled and that potential problems and barriers are identified and addressed as early as possible. Promptly notify supervisor regarding concerns, which may negatively impact the match.
  • Conduct exit interview by phone with all parties at match closure. Assess reasons for match closure and re-match potential.
  • Attend, present, and represent agency as needed at site visits, Kids Club activities, recruitment/awareness events, fundraising events, and any other opportunities that arise.
  • Provide updates and success stories as needed.
  • Assist with training interns required to complete field placement hours through BBBS organization.

To apply, please email mailto:sorefice@mentornj.org

Clinical Supervisor (LCADC)

Date posted: February 24, 2021

Employer: Door into the Future

Hours: Full-time

Job Description: The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for the direct supervision and monitoring of our counselors/interns. They are responsible for ensuring that their supervisee’s meet all our training standards and comply with DMHAS requirements. They are responsible for oversight of clinical care and corresponding records. They will report to the Clinical Director. In addition, they will provide counseling services utilizing the Matrix Model, Motivational Enhancement Therapy, and Person Centered Therapy as assigned, including intake assessments.

Essential Skills:

  • Proficient at facilitating group, individual, family sessions, and assessments
  • Knowledge of ASAM Patient Placement Criteria and DSM-5
  • Knowledge of Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Person Centered Therapy, CBT, and MI
  • Knowledge of clinical supervision models
  • Must be willing to be both a team player and work independently as needed
  • Willingness to obtain additional skill sets as determined by Director

Previous work experience in the substance abuse field required.

Qualified candidates must have an active LCADC and CCS (or CCS eligible), or a LCADC with LCSW/LPC/LMFT

Please email resume to the Director, Christine at chubbard@doorintothefuture.com

Bilingual Substance Abuse Counselor

Date posted: February 24, 2021

Employer: Door into the Future

Job description: This position will provide direct counseling and case management services for our clients in our Intensive Outpatient and Outpatient substance use treatment programs consisting of, but not limited to individual counseling, group facilitation, treatment planning, referral reporting, and discharge planning.

Qualified candidates will be familiar with NJSAMS and the use of an electronic health record; as well as have knowledge of DSM-5 and ASAM placement criteria.

Previous experience in the substance abuse field required.

Preference to candidates with LCADC/LSW/LAC/LAMFT

Please email resume to the Director, Christine at chubbard@doorintothefuture.com

Interim Executive Director

Date posted: February 19, 2021

Employer: S.O.U.L. Sisters Leadership Collective (SSLC)

Location: SOUL Sisters is following CDC safety precautions at this time.  Should things reopen, this position may require the ED to spend up to 20% of their time traveling to build relationships with organizations throughout the country.  During at least the next 5 months, the position will be mostly virtual, so there is some flexibility about location for the next five months, but in the future, the position will need to be based in NYC or South Florida.

Job description: The primary focus of this role is to provide leadership and management to all staff, programs, operations, and community partnerships in New York City, Miami and nationally. The Interim Executive Director  has overall accountability for the maintaining progress of overall organizational operations, vision, strategy, program development and fundraising for 18 months while our current executive director pursues a fellowship opportunity.

Core job responsibilities:

  • Strategic Alliance Building
  • Strategy and Program Development
  • Fund Development & Financial Management
  • Organizational Development
  • Staff Supervision and Management
  • Other duties as assigned/needed.

Qualifications:

  • At least 5 – 7 years’ experience in youth development and non-profit management;
  • At least 5 years of management experience, including staff supervision;
  • Masters Degree in social work, education or other related degree preferred;
  • Able to leverage professional connections in NYC or South Florida;
  • Experience organizing with girls & gender expansive youth, low-income, Black, Indigenous, and people of color, and/or rural communities;
  • Some experience with budgets, government grants and audits;
  • Experience working in coalitions and organizing a diversity of stakeholders;
  • Policy advocacy experience, particularly with community-based organizations;
  • Experience with and enthusiasm for fundraising;
  • Skilled relationship-builder with membership organizations, donors, elected officials, and foundations;
  • Excellent public speaking and written communication skills;
  • Strategic planning and program development competency.

 

To apply, email cover letter, resume and list of three professional references to edsearch@soulsistersleadership.org. Screening interviews will begin on a rolling basis.

For more information on this position: https://soulsistersleadership.org/jobs/interim-executive-director/

Executive Director

Date posted: February 18, 2021

Employer: Immigrant Defense Project

Location/hours: New York, NY (currently remote through pandemic); Full-time

Job description: Broadly, the new Executive Director will provide vision and leadership for a growing and dynamic organization and represent and champion IDP to the broader community, funders, partners and other external audiences. Specifically, the new Director can expect to engage in the following areas:

  • Collaboratively set vision, direction, and strategy for IDP’s work and continued success. 
  • Collaborate with IDP’s leadership team and Advisory Board in developing and implementing efficient organizational and management infrastructure and ensuring ongoing financial health. 
  • Represent IDP externally, strategically leveraging opportunities to lift up IDP’s groundbreaking work and impact. 
  • Drive and diversify IDP’s fundraising goals and strategies. 
  • Collaborate with the leadership team in creating a healthy organizational culture built on equity, learning, and growth.

Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing social justice and direct experience in an advocacy, organizing, policy or legal organization working the areas of criminal justice or immigrants’ rights, and ideally at the intersection of the two; personal or professional experience centering the perspectives and voices of communities harmed by multiple and intersectional systems of oppression is also highly valued;
  • Experience in a director, leadership, or management role in a nonprofit organization;
  • Demonstrated experience directing and overseeing the growth of a nonprofit organization, including financial management, governance, fund development, and grant writing;
  • Exceptional communication skills, and the ability to engage with diverse groups of people in an open and respectful way;
  • Superb interpersonal skills and proven capacity to forge strong relationships with a variety of stakeholders;
  • Demonstrated ability to employ a growth and learning mindset, and to bring an inclusive, collaborative approach to managing and building consensus;
  • Ability to develop and implement effective communication strategies, including press outreach, website management, and social media;
  • Demonstrated experience in nonprofit fiscal management;
  • Ability to nurture a positive and healthy work environment for staff; and
  • An advanced degree in law, public policy, nonprofit management, or another related field is helpful, though equivalent relevant experience and related understanding of theories of change and programmatic frameworks can be substituted.

This search is being led by Callie Carroll and Yuniya Khan of NPAG. Due to the pace of this search, candidates are strongly encouraged to apply as soon as possible. Candidates may submit their cover letter, outlining their interest and qualifications, along with their resume via NPAG’s candidate portal.

For the full position description and to apply, please visit: https://recruitcrm.io/apply/25003074. More information about the Immigrant Defense Project may be found at: https://www.immigrantdefenseproject.org/

Sharsheret Summer Internship Program

Date posted: February 18, 2021

Application deadline: March 1, 2021

Employer: Sharsheret

Job description: Sharsheret Summer Internship Program Looking for a meaningful internship opportunity this summer? Sharsheret, a fast-paced, national, breast cancer organization supporting Jewish women and families facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer, is looking for bright and hardworking college and graduate school students for full-time remote summer internships. Interns will contribute to Sharsheret’s core programs supporting young Jewish women and families facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer. These internships are made possible with support from the Stephanie Sussman and Ann Nadrich Memorial Fund, the Sema Heller-Netivot Shalom Scholarship Fund, and Philip H. and Suzi Rudd Cohen.

Qualifications: 

  • College or graduate school student
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in fast-paced environment
  • Passion for issues related to breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and women’s health

Job responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of Sharsheret’s programs for women and families facing breast cancer and ovarian cancer
  • Organize outreach to health care professionals and Jewish organizations
  • Assist in the planning of Sharsheret’s college campus campaigns and races
  • Coordinate community programming for breast cancer and ovarian cancer awareness  Support the enhancement of Sharsheret’s social media presence
  • Research and data entry

To apply, send resume and cover letter to internship@sharsheret.org by March 1st . Candidates must be available for Zoom interviews to be held March 9-11th .

Oncology Social Worker

Date posted: February 16, 2021

Employer: Cancer Care, New Jersey Regional Office

Location/hours: *Due to COVID-19 this position will be done remotely for a period of time; Full-time

Job responsibilities: 

  • Conducting face-to-face and telephone counseling with individuals, as well as face-toface, telephone and online support groups;
  • Providing immediate help and support to people with cancer and their loved ones contacting CancerCare via a national toll-free Hopeline;
  • Addressing client needs by conducting a brief assessment to determine how the client is coping with cancer;
  • Participating in local presentations, workshops, health fairs, fundraising and community events;
  • Upholding the CancerCare brand and philosophy;
  • Demonstrating a commitment and passion about the organization’s mission and goals.

Qualifications: 

  • Bilingual Spanish, preferred (not required) 
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work and New Jersey Licensed Social Work (LSW) credential is REQUIRED.
  • 1 to 2 years’ experience and a background in health, hospice or mental health settings delivering intervention to clients coping with chronic and acute life-threatening illness as well as with the bereaved is required. Knowledge of medical and psychosocial aspects of cancer is preferred.
  • A willingness to work with clients who are experiencing stress and trauma in their lives as a result of coping with chronic and life threatening illnesses.
  • Highly organized with excellent analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal/communication skills, with the ability to write quickly, clearly and compellingly.
  • Knowledge of and experience in oncology strongly preferred, but not required.

Please submit resume and cover letter via this link: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=19899&clientkey=F9F412B300B531093E50167343672B81

Pashto/Dari Case Aide

Date posted: February 12, 2021

Employer: Nationalities Service Center

Location/hours: Philadelphia, PA. Part-time.

Job description: The Pashto/Dari Case Aide will work with Nationalities Service Center (NSC) Family Literacy Team to support the focus of Early Literacy and Active Parenting for refugees and immigrants in the Philadelphia area. Seeking candidates with some experience working with families and children; and who are able to conduct outreach around the Philadelphia area. 

Minimum qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED.  
  • 1+ years of experience working within the refugee and immigrant community.
  • Bilingual skills are required in the following language: Pashto/Dari.

More information about the position can be found here:  https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=27e48a4b-a610-4fda-9822-2ed5e4765278&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US&selectedMenuKey=CareerCenter

To apply, please contact Betsy O'Neil Smith, 215-490-6673, boneilsmith@nscphila.org

Swahili/Kinyarwanda Case Aide

Date posted: February 12, 2021

Employer: Nationalities Service Center

Location/hours: Philadelphia, PA. Part-time.

Job description: The Swahili/Kinyarwanda Case Aide will work with Nationalities Service Center (NSC) Family Literacy Team to support the focus of Early Literacy and Active Parenting for refugees and immigrants in the Philadelphia area. Seeking candidates with some experience working with families and children; and who are able to conduct outreach around the Philadelphia area. 

Minimum qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED.  
  • 1+ years of experience working within the refugee and immigrant community.
  • Bilingual skills are required in the following language: Swahili/Kinyarwanda.

More information about the position can be found here: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=27e48a4b-a610-4fda-9822-2ed5e4765278&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US&selectedMenuKey=CareerCenter

To apply, please contact Betsy O'Neil Smith, 215-490-6673, boneilsmith@nscphila.org

Arabic Case Aide

Date posted: February 12, 2021

Employer: Nationalities Service Center

Location/hours: Philadelphia, PA. Part-time.

Job description: The Arabic Case Aide will work with Nationalities Service Center (NSC) Family Literacy Team to support the focus of Early Literacy and Active Parenting for refugees and immigrants in the Philadelphia area. Seeking candidates with some experience working with families and children; and who are able to conduct outreach around the Philadelphia area. 

Minimum qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED.  
  • 1+ years of experience working within the refugee and immigrant community.
  • Bilingual skills are required in the following language: Arabic.

More information about the position can be found here: https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=27e48a4b-a610-4fda-9822-2ed5e4765278&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US&selectedMenuKey=CareerCenter

To apply, please contact Betsy O'Neil Smith, 215-490-6673, boneilsmith@nscphila.org.

LCSW/LSW/LPC Therapist

Date posted: February 10, 2021

Application deadline: March 5, 2021

Employer: Visions and Pathways (V&P)

Location: Bridgewater, NJ

Job description: Incorporated in 1970, Visions and Pathways (V&P) was New Jersey’s first private 501(c)(3) non-profit youth shelter. Our mission is to provide abused, neglected, homeless and missing youth with housing, a stable environment and supportive services that help them become self-sufficient.

Our Behavioral Department has an immediate opening for a LCSW/LSW/LPC Intensive In–Community (IIC) Therapist with experience in conducting individual, group and family therapy with troubled youth and their families; and participate and collaborate with each the child-family team, which may consist of, but not limited to, behavioral assistants, mentors, teachers, care managers, DCP&P, school administration and other community resources.

Job responsibilities: 

  • Provide therapeutic counseling services to children and families in their homes.
  • Teach children and caregivers strategies to help manage maladaptive and high-risk behaviors while helping the family to develop healthier family dynamics.
  • To deliver evidence-based practices in compliance with agency policies and regulations.
  • Participate and collaborate with each the child-family team (CFT) which may consist of, but is not limited to, behavioral assistants, mentors, psychiatrists, teachers, care managers, DCP&P, school administration and other community resources.
  • Participate in weekly/biweekly/monthly (depending on license requirements) supervision to discuss the therapeutic process.
  • Create and implement treatment for each assigned youth.
  • Be sensitive to cultural differences of clients and respond appropriately.

Qualifications: 

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, LCSW, LSW or LPC  
  • Two years post graduate experience working with children and young adults with behavioral issues highly desired.
  • Superior oral/written communication, presentation, organizational and leadership skills required.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
  • NJ Valid Driver’s License is required.

For consideration, please send resume to: jobs@visionsandpathways.org

Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health Care Coordinators

Date posted: February 10, 2021

Employer: The National Center for Advocacy and Recovery for Behavioral Health

Location/ hours: Cape May, Camden, Mercer and Essex Counties, virtual (Zoom/phone) with minimal expectations to work in the physical office, 8:30a-4p (35 hr full-time work week) 

Qualifications: Must hold a Master’s Degree in counseling, social work, or related field. LPC, LCSW or LCADC with co-occurring experience strongly preferred or documented evidence that a license will be obtained in the next twelve months. Should have 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 Ed.

Job responsibilities: Duties include behavioral health/substance abuse assessments and treatment referrals, conducted via Zoom and phone for now.

For consideration specify salary requirements in cover letter and send to lschmitter@ncaarbh.org

 

 

Provisionally Licensed – Child/Adolescent Therapist 

Date posted: February 8, 2021

Employer: Brave Minds Psychological Services, LLC

Location/ hours: Scotch Plains, NJ (working virtually now due to COVID-19); part-time (fee for service basis)

Qualifications:

  • Licensed in the state of NJ to provide mental health services (LSW, LAC, MA, PsyD, PhD) and clinical experience with children and teens during internship or externship, required
  • Experience with trauma specific therapies (TF-CBT, EMDR), exposure therapy, play therapy, parent therapies, and/or family therapies
  • Experience with LGBTQIA+ and ethnically diverse populations. Lived experience valued.

Job responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive psychosocial intakes and individual and family therapy
  • Work with child survivors of sexual abuse and their non-offending parents
  • Maintain clinical file including intake summary, documentation and authorizations for collateral contacts
  • Be available on: Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday (and/or Sunday) OR Wednesday, Saturday (and/or Sunday)
  • Develop community relationships, network and market

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Lisa Weiss, MSW, LSW at lisaweiss@bravemindsnj.com. Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

Activity Therapist (Direct Support Professional)

Date posted:  February 8, 2021

Employer: The NJ Expanding Capabilities Center

Location/hours: Various openings available in Little Ferry, Ramsey, and Livingston, NJ; full- and part-time opportunities. 

Job description: An Activity Therapist assists the individuals with disabilities in the successful completion of Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s) by teaching functional skills to be used in their day-to-day. The Activity Therapist will also promote community integration by accompanying the program participants on recreational outings with the goal to improve socialization and communication skills. Activity Therapists should take an individualized approach when serving the program participants, complying with the agency’s mission and vision to provide person-centered care. Activity Therapists are to present themselves in a professional manner while providing an effective environment for participants to complete their day-to-day tasks, and responsibilities in the program. Activity Therapists are to report to the Program Director and will not have any subordinates reporting to them. Activity Therapists are expected to complete the tasks on their job description plus anything additionally asked of them by their direct supervisor, or any member of administration. All Activity Therapists while employed or thereafter, must comply with any and all investigations involving DDD, OOL, DHS, and/or APS.

Job responsibilities: 

  • Follow the Participant’s Individualized Service Plan to assure that their daily activities align with their individualized goals
  • Adhere to the agency’s incident reporting policies and procedures, and report all incidents per state mandate
  • Contribute to client’s individualized plan of care with opportunity to help them function most efficiently in the community, with opportunity to grow in the work field
  • Complete all necessary trainings required to successfully complete their job role within the allotted training time frames mandated by the DDD Guidelines
  • Maintain a clean and organized workspace, while maintaining an open line of communication with supervisors and co-workers
  • Create and implement programming provided as trained
  • Actively engaging clients with programming based on their specific needs
  • Expanding on programming as needed
  • Ensuring programming is kept safe, organized, and returned to designated areas; any lost or damaged programming must be replaced by the Activity Therapist as needed
  • Establish positive relationships with the individual being served, as well as their family members and/or caregivers and guardians
  • Adhere to the agency’s confidentiality policy, as per HIPAA mandate
  • Must be able to administer medications, and complete ongoing trainings to remain certified
  • Take an individualized approach when engaging the service recipients, and adapt to their specific needs
  • Must have a reliable means of transportation to and from work in order to adhere to agency’s attendance policy
  • Ensuring the safety of all individuals
  • Having open communication with the Program Director and Vice president of Behavioral Services
  • Work alongside the Behavioral Team to ensure plans are accurately followed
  • Utilizing Crisis Management training and when using, being sure to follow protocols and procedures, and filling out the PCT form
  • Ensuring Therap data is completed on time, by 11pm the same day as services and completed before your next scheduled shift
  • Ensuring Scomms are sent out for your group in a timely manner

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • 1-2 years experience in the social service field serving the intellectually disabled population, preferred
  • Strong communication skills, awareness of advocacy needs, empathetic towards others, strong willingness to learn, concrete boundaries, and reliable  
  • Basic timekeeping, reading, and math skills are required
  • Clean driving record, with little or no points
  • Able to drive a company van while abiding by all NJ Motor Vehicles driving requirements (not to exceed 5 points for staff who are required to drive)
  • CPR/First Aid preferred, but willing to train. Crisis management also preferred but will train in house
  • Valid NJ Driver’s License; must be 18+
  • Required to pass a background check and record verification, as well as complete fingerprinting process prior to hire
  • The ability to climb stairs, check under furniture at floor level, and lift up to 50 pounds is required  
  • The physical ability to assist in lifting may be required  

To apply, please contact Michele Branco, Human Resources Director, by email at: MBranco@thenjecc.com

Part-Time Clinician

Date posted: February 5, 2021

Employer: New Brunswick Counseling Center

Hours: Part-time

Job description: Seeking a part-time clinician (LAC, LSW)  6:00 AM to 1:00 PM 3 days per week to work with consumers with co-occurring needs (Mental Health & Addiction). Will Provide direct practice in the areas of individual and group therapy, biopsychosocial assessments, patient education, clinical case management, treatment planning to consumers with substance use/mental health disorders. Participate as a member of the multidisciplinary treatment team. 

Qualifications: 

  • LAC, LSW 
  • Masters Degree in Human/ Social Services or related field, required 
  • Minimum of one year experience in human services fieldwork 
  • In-depth knowledge of the causes and effects of drugs/alcohol and addiction on individuals and families 

To apply, please contact Lori J. Sonenblum, LCSW, LCADC at lsonenblum@burlingtoncounselingcenter.org

Licensed Counselor

Date posted: February 5, 2021

Application deadline: March 22, 2021

Employer: New Brunswick Counseling Center

Hours: Full-time; Monday-Friday 6am-1:30pm

Job descrption: Seeking a full-time clinician (LAC, LSW) Monday through Friday 6:00 AM to 1:30 PM to work with consumers with co-occurring needs (Mental Health & Addiction). Will Provide direct practice in the areas of individual and group therapy, biopsychosocial assessments, patient education, clinical case management, treatment planning to consumers with substance use/mental health disorders. Participate as a member of the multidisciplinary treatment team. 

Qualifications:

  • LAC, LSW 
  • Masters Degree in Human/ Social Services or related field, required
  • Minimum of one year experience in human services fieldwork 
  • In-depth knowledge of the causes and effects of drugs/alcohol and addiction on individuals and families 

For more information and to apply, visit the online application here: https://newbrunswickcounselingcenter.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=52

Adult Intensive Outpatient Program Counselor

Date posted: February 2, 2021

Employer: YMCA of Greater Monmouth

Location/hours: Matawan, NJ; part-time

Job description: In 12-15 hours per week, this clinician fulfills the clinical and administrative duties required for the Adult IOP, and carries an assigned caseload of IOP Adults substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. Clinical services are offered in compliance with agency requirements for licensure and accreditation. Administrative duties include consulting with Drug Court, ISP and other referral sources, as well as preparing reports and working in cooperation with the Adult IOP Coordinator.  This individual provides education, crisis intervention, case management and assists with discharge planning. Individual, group and family therapy and parent support are the core clinical duties of this position.

Qualifications: 

This position is substance abuse specific and requires the expertise of a clinician trained and experienced in substance abuse treatment with a Master’s Degree in Psychology, Clinical Counseling, Social Work or other related Human Services concentration is required, accompanied by New Jersey licensure LAC/LPC, LSW/ LCSW or eligibility.  Additionally, LCADC/CADC licensure or eligibility is preferred. 

  • It is additionally required this Counselor demonstrate competency with regard to planning treatment for Co-Occurring services. 
  • This Counselor also needs to demonstrate familiarity and an understanding of the IOP level of care, as well as competency in individual, group and family therapy. 
  • Other required skills include the ability to conduct a diagnostic interview for identifying co-occurring disorders and formulating a relevant treatment plan.
  • Also needed is the ability to speak and write in a clear and concise manner.
  • This position requires an individual, who demonstrates the ability to apply a motivational approach to treatment, as well as an aptitude for engaging clients and their parents/guardians. 
  • Demonstration of a high level of cultural competence, sensitivity and responsiveness is also necessary.

For more information and to apply please visit: https://part-time-ymcanj.icims.com/jobs/1245/adult-intensive-outpatient-program-counselor---male/job

Program Manager

Date posted: February 2, 2021

Employer: YMCA of Greater Monmouth

Location/hours: Matawan, NJ; full-time

Job description: The function of the Program Manager is to provide clinical oversight and to assist in the administration of the program services including interviewing, assisting in monitoring levels and quality of service, and building positive community relationships through ongoing collaboration and communication with relevant professionals and agencies. Provides direct supervision to clinical staff and interns related to substance abuse and mental health services. Facilitates the screening of urgent Intakes as necessary. Handles crisis calls and situations as needed, in compliance with best practice principles.      

Qualifications: 

  • Must possess a Master’s Degree in Social Work accompanied by a NJ Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) license
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years clinical experience as an LCSW and possess a Clinical Supervisor’s certification to supervise intermediate level licensed clinicians and interns
  • It is preferred the Program Manager possess or be eligible for a NJ Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) license
  • If Program Manager does not possess LCADC, he/she must possess Certified Clinical Supervisor (CCS) certification to supervise intermediate level clinicians working specifically in addictions
  • Must possess competency skills in individual, group and family therapy modalities for mental health and substance abuse, as well as showing an aptitude for staff supervision
  • Must possess strong communication, writing and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Valid NJ Driver’s License, acceptable driving record, and valid NJ Motor Vehicle Insurance.

For more information and to apply please visit: https://full-time-ymcanj.icims.com/jobs/1258/outpatient-clinical-supervisor/job

Outpatient Per Diem Counselor

Date posted: February 2, 2021

Employer: YMCA of Greater Monmouth

Location/hours: Matawan, NJ; part-time

Job description: This individual serves in a clinical capacity as a Primary Counselor and carries an assigned caseload consisting of children, adolescents and/or adults with behavioral and mental health issues. Service provision includes evaluative services, clinical treatment, therapeutic interventions and discharge planning, as well as monitoring client progress related to psychotropic medication. Consultation with referral sources and completing progress reports is necessary, as indicated.  Individual and family therapy are the core clinical offerings of this position. It also includes providing services at schools and licensed satellite locations, which will require acting as the agency liaison.

Qualifications: 

  • This position includes treatment of individuals including children adolescents and with mental health issues and requires the expertise of a clinician trained and experienced in Play Therapy, Parenting Counseling and additional treatment and engagement strategies.
  • It is required that this Counselor demonstrate competency with regard to planning treatment for varied problematic and complicated individual and family issues.
  • The minimum of a Masters Degree in Psychology, Clinical Counseling, Social Work or other related Human Services concentration is necessary, accompanied by New Jersey licensure or eligibility.
  • Counselor needs to demonstrate proficiency in individual, group and family therapy.
  • Able to conduct a diagnostic interview toward the development of a relevant treatment plan.
  • Ability to speak and write in a clear and concise manner.
  • This position requires an individual, who is a good team player. Demonstration of a high level of cultural competence, sensitivity and responsiveness is also necessary.

For more information and to apply please visit: https://part-time-ymcanj.icims.com/jobs/1217/outpatient-per-diem-clinician/job

Assistant Director

Date posted: February 2, 2021

Employer: CareOne Livingston

Location/hours: Livingston, NJ; full-time

Qualifications: 

  • Licensed social worker (LSW), required
  • Experience/certifications in medical social work or skilled nursing facility (SNF), preferred

Job responsibilities: 

  • Assessments
  • Daily patient interaction
  • Family care conferences
  • Discharge planning

For more information and to apply, please send resume to htbales@gmail.com.

School Social Work, Bilingual

Date posted: February 1, 2021

Start date: Immediate

Recruiter/Employer: Therapy Source

Location/hours: Newark, NJ; full-time remote

Qualifications: Flunecy in Spanish and English, required

Interested? Please email JGuerra@TXsource.com with a resume, any questions, and/or the best time to connect.

School Social Worker

Date posted: February 1, 2021

Start date: Immediate

Recruiter/Employer: Therapy Source

Location/hours: Newark, NJ; part-time with remote assignment through April 2021

Interested? Please email JGuerra@TXsource.com with a resume, any questions, and/or the best time to connect.

Professional Counselors (LPC or LCSW)

Date posted: January 25, 2021

Employer: Main Street Counseling 

Hours: Various positions open including full-/part-time. 

Job description: Currently seeking Professional Counselors (LPC or LCSW) to join a growing private group mental health counseling practice. We are adding a new location in Burlington County in 2021. Full-time and part-time positions available. We are currently offering telehealth sessions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Flexible hours and excellent pay. In this position, you will have the opportunity to focus on being a therapist and doing what you love without having to focus at all on the business side of having a private practice. Currently, telehealth sessions will be conducted during the COVID pandemic, but we will be back in the office when it is safe to do so. Your responsibilities will be to schedule your own appointments, meet with your clients, and keep your own notes using our Electronic Health Records (EHR) system. We have a system that is quick and easy for our therapists allowing for more time and energy to be focused on client care. All other business responsibilities are taken care of for you (ie: office space, referrals, insurance claim submissions, payroll, etc.).

If you are interested in learning more, please email your resume and letter of interest to Justin Kahn at mainstreetcounselingnj.com or visit our website at mainstreetcounselingnj.com and click on Join the Practice.

Social Worker

Date posted: January 25, 2021

Application deadline: March 5, 2021

Employer: Workit Health

Location/hours: Hamilton, NJ; Full-time

Job description: As a Counselor and Care Manager at Workit Clinic, you will be responsible for providing support to MAT patients through counseling and case management services. MAT Counselors are full time employees that see patients both in person at Workit Clinics and via telehealth platforms. Currently our team is fully remote but there may be in person care in the future.

Qualifications: 

  • State of New Jersey licensure or certification as an LCSW,  LSW, and LCADC.
  • Master's degree or equivalent licensure 
  • Preferred qualifications:  One (1) year experience providing SUD services in an inpatient or outpatient setting   

Job responsibilities:

  • Assist with in-person induction visits 2-3 times per week
  • Communicate with clients via our digital platform on a regular basis. Consult with Workit Health’s partnering medical providers to coordinate patient care.
  • Provide a full-range of supportive SUD services including brief individual text-based counseling, intensive counseling, case management, and consultations to support strength-based discharge planning and continuity of care.
  • Complete and maintain accurate records or reports regarding the patients' histories and progress, services provided, all per Workit Health's mission and guidelines.
  • Participate in case conferencing with clinical supervisor and director to assess client needs, progress, documentation, and exit planning.
  • Prepare all related treatment documentation in accordance with applicable organizational and state standards in a clear, thorough, and timely manner. Experience with electronic health records essential.
  • Participate in care management for clients through our digital platform, in person, and on the phone.
  • Intervene as an advocate for clients to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations. Provide client and/or family members with information about addiction issues and about available services or programs, making appropriate referrals when necessary.
  • Coordinate with service providers outside of the organization to market, refer, and collaborate enhancing client care.

For more information you can email, Ashley Hails at ahails@workithealth.com. To apply, visit: https://jobs.lever.co/workithealth/2c2553b0-1b56-42c2-abb6-0d0fe2b9ac69.

Rutgers Virtual Career & Internship Fair Series

Event date: Friday, February 5, 2021, 11AM – 4PM ET

Event host: Rutgers Office of Career Exploration and Success (CES)

Register via Rutgers Handshake – http://careers.rutgers.edu/fairseries

This virtual fair is open to ALL Rutgers University students and alumni. Complete your registration by selecting:

  • one-on-one virtual sessions to connect directly with recruiters seeking undergraduate, graduate, and alumni candidates.
  • 30-minute group sessions hosted by employer representatives to provide greater insight into their organization and hiring needs.

Spots are limited—register today! Watch this video on How to Register for the fair and sign-up for sessions. Pre-registration is encouraged—as candidates, upon registering, will need to select and schedule one-on-one and group sessions with employers they would like to meet. Early registration is encouraged as sessions are limited. 

Elementary School Social Worker

Date posted: January 13, 2021

Recruiting organization: Therapy Source

Location/hours: Newark, NJ; remote through April 1, 2021; full-time.

Qualifications:

  • Certification through the NJDOE as a school social worker
  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • Professional liability insurance
  • Criminal history review

If you are available and interested in this position, please send copy of a recent resume and a good time to connect to jguerra@TXsource.com

Residential Counselor

Date posted: January 11, 2021

Employer: Easterseals New Jersey

Location/hours: Various locations across the state; Full-time

Job description: Supports the group home residents with daily living activities. Delivers high quality services that will help consumers achieve measurable outcomes of new and on-going consumer care challenges in accordance with Individual Rehabilitation Plans (IRP). Maintains compliance with all licensing, regulatory, and ENJ policies and procedures.

Job responsibilities: 

  • Supports consumers in achieving measurable outcomes to address new and on-going consumer care challenges.
  • Adheres to the Adult Mental Health Rehabilitation Services standards (AMHRS).
  • Achieves high level of consumer and customer satisfaction by responding in a timely manner to consumer complaints and grievances.
  • Educates and monitors consumer medications, observes medication logs, and complete monthly medication audits.
  • Coordinates supportive services based on consumer needs.
  • Maintains company vehicle in accordance with required policies and procedures.
  • Inspects physical environment at the start and end of each shift to determine deficiencies that will need remediation.
  • Provides high quality services in accordance with Individual Rehabilitation Plans (IRP).
  • Accurately documents services in accordance to required timeframes with policy and procedures using the electronic health record system.
  • Maintains a safe clean environment of care (EOC) that meets with the standard of safety and cleanliness for staff and consumers.
  • Ensures all required trainings are in compliance. All training and certifications must be completed 14 days prior to expiration to avoid interruption of services.
  • Maintains ENJ’s Core Values at all times (Warmth, Respectful, Expertise).

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor Degree in MH, health or human services or
    • A combination of one (1) or more years’ of college, plus related life or work experience equal to four (4) years or High School or GED plus four (4) years of related work or life experience.
  • Must be computer literate and be able to learn new computer programs.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Must be flexible and compassionate when working with consumer

Visit this site to apply: https://www.easterseals.com/nj/who-we-are/careers-at-easterseals/

Executive Director

Date posted:  January 11, 2021

Application deadline: March 31, 2021

Employer: Day Care Council of New York

Job description: Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is the senior executive at Day Care Council of New York (DCCNY) and the primary spokesperson and advocate for its mission. DCCNY is seeking an Executive Director who is a seasoned and successful champion of Early Childhood Education to be responsible for planning, implementing, and supervising all programs and activities of the Council. 

The Executive Director is also responsible for identifying areas of unmet program needs for new proposal development and represents the Council publicly in a variety of forums for the expression of positions endorsed by the board as policy. 

The Executive Director of the DCCNY maintains a leadership role and leadership responsibilities representing the needs and the safety of NYC children and the teachers and organizations that provide those needs; including but not limited to their health, safety, and education in NYC, and by extension NYS. 

The ED will develop/maintain relationships with elected officials and community leaders, generate new sources of revenue in support of DCCNY’s goals and commitments, and expand the reach of new and existing programming. 

The ideal candidate should be an inspiring & results-driven leader with expertise in Early Childhood Education and a passion for DCCNY’s mission. The ED will work closely with diverse stakeholders to develop and maintain collaborations for programming, funding, and advocacy.  

Key Responsibilities: Develop and deliver programs, member engagement, staff development, advocacy, communications, program and partnership development, financial resource development, financial management, work with the Board.  

Qualifications:

  • Industry experience: 10 years working for nonprofits, at least 5 years in a supervisory capacity and senior leadership role, working with diverse populations, preferably in the Early Childhood Education field.
  • Non-profit management: Proven management & leadership skills with the ability to build strong teams.
  • Community Engagement: Understanding of advocacy, and public policy work on the local, state, and national level; Experience developing a strong community presence with an ability to speak to a variety of diverse constituents and stakeholders in the public and private sectors.
  • Resource Development & Fiscal Oversight: Experience with non-profit financial management and performance metrics.
  • Program Development: Experience implementing organizational strategy.
  •  For a full description including key responsibilities & the ideal candidate’s qualifications, see http://bit.ly/3ax7PJj.

To apply, email a resume & cover letter addressing the position’s responsibilities, qualifications & salary requirements to dccnysearch@supportcenteronline.org. Rolling review; early applications encouraged.   

Program Manager

Date posted: January 5, 2021

Employer: Family Promise of Essex County

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

Job description: FPE seeks a motivated, compassionate, and organized professional to fill the full-time role of the Program Manager. The PM is responsible for ensuring effective delivery of programs and services to all clients in FPE’s Emergency Family Shelter Program, Prevention and Stabilization Program, and Youth and Family Program. The PM has responsibility for ensuring that case management services are delivered in keeping with NASW Standards for Case Management and its Code of Ethics, and for collecting all data and reporting on all outcomes. The PM will oversee the case management staff and the van driver and will report to the Executive Director. This is an exempt position. 

Qualifications: 

  • MSW required. SIFI Certification is a plus.  
  • Experience providing case management services, program planning, data collection and evaluation, representing FPE to public and government agencies, and grant administration, relating to the responsibilities listed above. 
  • Experience with reporting on government grants and using HMIS 
  • Minimum three years’ experience in a supervisory position, managing and evaluating staff, and developing programs.  
  • Experience dealing with clients dealing with homelessness desired. 
  • Minimum three to five years’ experience related to employment placement, housing/shelter, and/or family services, with vulnerable and culturally diverse populations.  
  • Strong verbal and written skills. 
  • Knowledge and comfort with basic computer programs, including Microsoft Office. 
  • A sense of comfort in partnering with the faith community. Our 800+ volunteers come from a wide variety of congregations. 

Application process:

  • Interested applicants should email a resume, cover letter, and salary expectations to employment@fpessexnj.org.  
  • Please include the words “Program Manager” in the subject line.  
  • No phone calls, please. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.  

Director of Health

Date posted: January 4, 2021

Employer: United Way of Greater Newark (UWGN)

Location/hours: Newark, NJ (remote until return to office). Full-time. 

Job description: UWGN is seeking a full-time Director of Health to oversee this work with a specific emphasis on food insecurity, childhood obesity and collective impact. The selected individual report to the President and CEO. Responsibilities The Director of Public Health oversees UWGN’s health strategy in partnership with the Believe in a Healthy Newark coalition.

Job responsibilities: 

  • Serve as the UWGN representative and liaison to the Believe in a Healthy Newark Steering Committee
  • Provide input, guidance and thought leadership to the coalition in the areas of the social determinants of health outlined above
  • Serve as the lead convener for the Food and Fitness Impact team
  • Work in partnership with the F + F impact team as a strategy to address childhood obesity and food insecurity in the City of Newark
  • Serve as liaison to other BHN impact teams for UWGN
  • Identify new partners and areas of focus to leverage resources for F + F in the areas of childhood obesity and food insecurity
  • Works in close partnership with the President and CEO to address the areas of social determinants for the City of Newark and our 12 other municipalities in addressing the public health issues as a result of the pandemic.
  • Provide research, writing and thought leadership to reports documenting the work of BHN and UWGN
  • Work with the Grants Manager to identify sources of funding to support the work
  • Monitors paperwork and other related documents connected with grant-funded programming.

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in project management, with a specific focus on public health and coalition building/convening
  • Master’s Degree in public health (preferred), social work or public administration
  • Demonstrated interest, experience, or coursework related to health, childhood obesity, food insecurity or other Social Determinants of Health
  • And understanding of policy development and reporting on subject areas 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, PowerPoint and experience navigating grant application systems.
  • A high level of professionalism when conducting daily communication with UWGN staff, partners and external funders through verbal, written, and electronic correspondence.
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills; ability to communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong emphasis on time management, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Deep understanding of impact areas (positive youth development, food insecurity, urban transformation, collective impact and public health
  • Knowledge of Newark funding landscape is a plus
  • Demonstrated intellectual curiosity; openness to innovation to achieve articulated goals.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, cultural sensitivity, and commitment to the mission.

To apply, please send a resume, cover letter and writing sample to Catherine Wilson, President and CEO, United Way of Greater Newark at cwilson@uwnewark.org

Resiliency Specialist

Date posted: January 4, 2021

Employer: Sanar Institute

Location/hours: Currently remote- headquartered in Newark, NJ. Part-time/hourly (15-25 hours per week) . 

Job description: Sanar isseeking a Part-Time Resiliency Specialist (15-25 hours per week) for the Sanar’s Wellness Center in Newark, New Jersey. This position will provide direct individual services to a diverse range of clients that have experienced interpersonal trauma including survivors of all forms of human trafficking, sexual abuse, child abuse, intimate partner violence, and individuals vulnerable to exploitation based on their gender identity and/or sexual orientation. The Resiliency Specialist will provide individualized mental health support services utilizing the Sanar Institute’s Tri-Phasic Healing Model and evidence-based psychotherapy modalities.

Qualifications: 

  • Candidates must currently hold a New Jersey LSW license to be considered.
  • Master's Degree required

Job responsibilities: 

  • Provide comprehensive, trauma-informed, judgement-free intakes, individual client support sessions, and assessments for survivors of interpersonal violence and individuals vulnerable to exploitation. 
  • Provide trauma-informed case management and advocacy for emergency and nonemergency services and specialized, population-specific referrals through organizational referral partners.
  • Provide support to organizations and companies exposed to secondary and vicarious trauma through wellness-based support sessions, case consultation, and training facilitation.
  • Create trauma-informed educational materials and the strengthening of internal documents, protocols, and policies to ensure they are trauma-informed, client-centered, and culturally sensitive.
  • Keep detailed case notes to fulfill all grant-reporting duties and HIPAA regulations.
  • Assist in any other identified programmatic areas necessary to successfully support survivors of complex trauma.

 To apply, please send a cover letter, including hourly rate requirements, and your resume to Sarah Lott, Deputy Director, at Sarah.Lott@sanar-institute.org

 

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