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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
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  • 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.

Director of Adult Services

Date Posted: April 1, 2020

Location/Hours: Santa Cruz, CA; Full Time

Employer: County of Santa Cruz

Job Description: The Human Services Department is seeking a dynamic leader to fill the Director of Adult Services position. The ideal candidate is someone who will engage and collaborate with strategic partners, the community, clients and staff. This position reports to the Human Services Department Director and is responsible for the administration of key adult-related programs including Veterans Services, Adult Protective Services, In-Home Support Services and the Public Authority.The incumbent in this position also plays a role in the implementation of the County’s Strategic Plan to reduce homelessness.

Qualifications:

  • Three years of responsible administrative or management experience which would demonstrate application or possession of the required knowledge and abilities.
  • A Master's Degree in Business, Public Administration, Social Services, Social Work, or closely related field, may be substituted for one year of the required experience.

For more information and to apply, visit the online application here.

President & CEO

Date Posted: April 1, 2020

Location/Hours: Wheaton, Illinois; Full-Time

Employer: DuPagePads

Job Description: The role requires a dynamic relationship-builder with a demonstrated knowledge of DuPage County (or like communities) who can cultivate and grow critical partnerships for organizational growth, accompanied by leadership and communication skills that can inspire, support, and accelerate change across the region. Building upon the agency’s strong brand presence and financial stability, the President & CEO will be tasked with creating a new vision and strategy for the agency’s programs and services, ushering in its next chapter of excellence in the provision of homelessness services with vigor. The ideal candidate will be exceptionally knowledgeable in homeless services, a proven advocate of marginalized populations, and enthusiastically determined to end homelessness in DuPage County.

Qualifications: 

  • Unwavering commitment to the mission of DuPagePads and its core values, with a proven track record of managing the strategic, operational and financial aspects of an organization with a similar social services scope.
  • A minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in leadership and management with a documented ability to develop successful teams and manage group dynamics. Significant experience hiring, mentoring and managing professional staff.
  • Demonstrated leadership successes in advocacy, policy and coalition building, particularly among diverse and disadvantaged populations.
  • Track record in financial management, stewardship and developing strategies to successfully increase revenue. Firm understanding of basic nonprofit structures, operations and finance.
  • Awareness of the operations and development of and collaboration with an effective nonprofit Board of Directors.
  • Superior skills in written communications, public speaking, and media relations.
  • Master’s Degree required. Strong preference for an MSW, MBA or other graduate degree in a related human services field.

If interested in applying, please visit the online application here

Senior Director, Research Services

Date posted: April 1, 2020

Location/ hours: Seattle, Washington; Full-time

Employer: Casey Family Programs

Job description: The Senior Director - Research Services has responsibility for leading evaluation studies for the team within Research Services at Casey Family Programs. This individual will work with Casey staff and other agencies to evaluate the effectiveness of child welfare and related prevention, education, employment and mental health programs, products or tools. 

The Senior Director – Research Services will develop and lead a team whose purpose is to plan and coordinate research or evaluation projects, including research design, data collection, data coding, data analyses and report writing. This role requires familiarity with state and county child and family welfare agency research capabilities and resources, as well as the ability to develop and evaluate standardized measures for evaluating the effectiveness of child welfare programs, products and tools.

Additionally, this role will work closely with Senior Directors in other Casey departments to ensure efforts are coordinated and not duplicative. Lastly, this person will assist the Managing Director of Research Services and the Strategic Engagement team to establish and maintain relationships with other foundations working in the child welfare research space.

For more information and to apply, visit the online application here.

Senior Social Worker

Date posted: April 1, 2020

Location/ hours: Santa Cruz, CA; Full-time

Employer: County of Santa Cruz

Qualifications:

  • Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these would be:
  • Two years of experience performing social service casework services equivalent to a Social Worker II in Santa Cruz County
  • OR a Master’s Degree in Social Work*
  • OR a Master’s Degree from a two year counseling program from an accredited college plus one year of social service casework experience. 
  • *If currently attending a Master of Social Work program, the Master’s Degree must be obtained within 90 days from the date of employment.

For more information and to apply, visit the online application here

Director, Custody Health & Custody Behavioral Health Services

Date posted: April 1, 2020

Application deadline: May 1, 2020

Location/ hours: San Jose, CA; Full-time

Employer: County of Santa Clara

Job description: The County of Santa Clara, California is recruiting nationally for an experienced, innovative, progressive, and collaborative Director, Custody Health & Custody Behavioral Health Services. The position will be responsible for a dedicated team of approximately 282 staff who serve an inmate population averaging nearly 3,500 and will oversee a budget of approximately $96 million. The Director, Custody Health and Behavioral Health Services, is an Executive Leadership position reporting to the Deputy County Executive. Under general direction, the Director is responsible for the strategic and operational leadership of the County’s Custody Health and Behavioral Health Services department including the Main Jail, Elmwood and Juvenile Hall locations.

Requirements: This position requires a Master’s degree and a minimum of 10 years of recent progressive administrative and management experience providing mental health, alcohol, drug and/or behavioral health services in a large custodial system and as a division of public health and/or health system. It is highly desirable that the individual possesses strong skills/experience in managing custody health and mental health services with a broad clinical and administrative background and significant competence in dealing with complex personnel issues.

For more information and to apply, visit the online application here

Crisis Specialist

Date Posted: March 30, 2020

Location/Hours: Burlington County, NJ; Full Time

Employer: Legacy Treatment Services

Job Description: Interviews consumers, completes assessment, treatment plans, and crisis intervention. Outreaches as required. Answers a 24 hour hotline. Additional tasks will be added at Director’s discretion.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree with two years’ crisis experience
  • Preferred: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree accepted with two years of mental health experience and one year in a crisis setting. Screener certification preferred.

All applicants interested in applying for an open position must do so in the form of a letter of interest within 7 days of the posting date. The letter of interest must be forwarded to Human Resources to LKurtz@legacytreatment.org.

Social Worker

Date Posted: March 27, 2020

Application Deadline: April 15, 2020

Location/Hours: Newark, NJ; Full Time

Employer: Sanar Institute

Job description: We are seeking a Full-Time Licensed Social Worker for the Sanar’s Wellness Center in Newark, New Jersey. This position will work with 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 Social Worker will provide mental health support services utilizing the Sanar Institute’s Tri-Phasic Healing Model and evidence-based psychotherapy modalities. In addition to one-on-one therapeutic supports, the ideal candidate will also facilitate groups and workshops and feel comfortable co-facilitating professional trainings utilizing our trauma-informed curriculum Building Healing Relationships.

  • Candidates must possess their New Jersey LSW license and have a minimum of two years of social work experience in order to be considered.
  • Sanar offers a full benefits package including health insurance, generous PTO, flexible scheduling including telecommuting options, a supportive work environment that encourages professional and personal development, a commitment to self-care and a convenient location near Newark Penn Station.
  • People of color and survivors/individuals with lived experience are highly encouraged to apply. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • MSW with New Jersey LSW license.
  • Minimum of two years’ professional experience working with survivors of interpersonal violence in a trauma-informed setting.
  • Emotional maturity, stability, and resilience is required, along with excellent social skills that are authentic, empathic, and create a strong therapeutic alliance with survivors.
  • Excellent presentation and public speaking skills and experience with training or leading workshops.
  • Experience, comfort, and sensitivity working in multi-cultural environments with knowledge and understanding of diversity, oppression, and privilege.
  • Alignment with the Sanar Institute’s Core Values
  • A strong desire to support individuals and communities impacted by interpersonal violence and/or are vulnerable to exploitation.
  • Experience working with marginalized communities, including youth, families, individuals identifying on the LGBTQI spectrum, individuals of color and immigrant populations.
  • Strong Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual preferred, with full proficiency in either Spanish or Portuguese highly preferred. Trauma-specific clinical training with one or more evidence-based modalities such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Somatic Experiencing, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Narrative Therapy, Art Therapy, and Trauma-Sensitive Yoga.
  • LCSW license or progress toward an LCSW
  • Experience with tele-health or web-based therapeutic supports.
  • Experience addressing vicarious trauma with organizations and companies.
  • SIFI certification and experience overseeing MSW interns. 

​To apply, please send a cover letter and your resume to Sarah Lott, Deputy Director, at Sarah.Lott@sanar-institute.org by April 15, 2020.

Associate Director (Chief of Staff)

Date Posted: March 20, 2020

Location: Landover, MD

Employer: Prince George's County Department of Social Services

Job Description: The Prince George's County Department of Social Services is seeking highly qualified applicants to fill an Associate Director (Chief of Staff) position, grade G-33, to manage the Child, Adult, and Family Services Division, and an additional Division to be determined within the Department.

This is a highly responsible management, professional, supervisory, and administrative level position, whereby the incumbent supports the Director to ensure organizational efficiency, assessing and developing comprehensive departmental programs and activities. Supervises professional, paraprofessional, technical, and clerical staff.

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in Business or Public Administration, Counseling, Social Work, Psychology, Public Health, or other related fields, plus five (5) years of experience organizing/overseeing public programs and activities at the management level that relates to child, adult, and family services; plus three (3) years supervisory experience planning, directing, coordinating, and assessing the work of Division Managers and other staff members. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

EACH APPLICANT MUST INCLUDE INFORMATION THAT CLEARLY DEMONSTRATES THE ABOVE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION.

CLOSING DATEONLY ON-LINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on March 20, 2020.

Prince George's County Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Committed to Diversity in the Workplace

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

Director of Social Services

Date Posted: March 20, 2020

Location/Hours: Charlotte, NC; Full Time

Employer: Mecklenburg County

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

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

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

The DSS Director might be for you if:

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

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

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

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

Division Director of Economic Services

Date Posted: March 20, 2020

Location/Hours: Charlotte, NC; Full Time

Employer: Mecklenburg County

Job Description: The Division Director of Economic Services will lead the Economic Services Division (ESD) which employs approximately 650 employees and has fiscal oversight of an approximately $75 million budget. The ESD Director reports to the Deputy Director of Adult and Economic Services and delivers overall management of the day-to-day operations of the division. The incumbent provides leadership in assigned organizational and program initiatives as well as guidance and direction to the ESD Management team which the incumbent directly supervises along with other assigned support staff.
 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Performing strategic planning initiatives.
  • Ensures Federal, state and local policy, rules and regulations are followed.
  • Provides oversight and direction for implementation of programs/services.
  • Coordinates within the department across divisions.
  • Represents division County-wide and to Commissioners.
  • Leads legislative initiatives.
  • Has line authority over a division.
  • Makes decisions on the day-to-day operations of the division.

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

Chief Deputy Director

Date Posted: March 20, 2020

Location/Hours: Sacramento, CA; Full Time

Employer: Department of Social Services

Job Description: Under the administrative direction of the Director, the Chief Deputy Director advises and assists the Director in the formulation, implementation, and administration of policy and operations, procedures and practices for the Community Care Licensing, Disability Determination Service, State Hearings, and Legal Divisions. The Chief Deputy Director provides overall direction, coordination and evaluation of these Divisions, and represents the Director with state, federal, and county governmental agencies, and other groups.

A. RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION:

30% Assists the Director in providing executive direction for the Department's licensing, disability determination, legal, and state hearings functions; administers the laws and formulates the regulations and policies pertaining to those functions; and provides overall leadership; planning and control to supervised divisions.
30% Provides program and policy direction to subordinate deputy directors and managers; evaluates program accomplishments and effectiveness of policy, practices, and procedures and make recommendations for appropriate changes and appropriate responses to media inquiries related to supervised divisions.
20% Advises the Director on the most effective deployment of resources for these functions of the department. Controls funds and policy pertaining to these functions of department, and pays significant attention to actual and proposed changes affecting them.
10% Represents the Department before the Legislature and its committees, various state boards / commissions / committees, and other public bodies. As designated, represents the Director in meetings with public entities, federal, state, and county officials.
10% Plans and maintains various forums in support of the department's communication with, and development of, its staff. These include, but are not limited to, leadership forum, senior and executive staff meetings, participation in division all-staff meetings, department dialogue and brown bag lunches with non-supervisory staff, and new employee orientation sessions.

B. SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

The Chief Deputy Director reports directly to the Director, and has broad discretion and independence in the performance of his/her duties.

C. ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITY:

The Chief Deputy Director is responsible for overseeing roughly 3,200 of the department's employees located at headquarters in Sacramento and in over 40 field offices across California. The position is responsible for the maintenance of effective policies and procedures and organizational structures for the four divisions supervised.

D. PERSONAL CONTACTS:

The Chief Deputy Director has extensive contacts with all levels of departmental staff as well as representatives from the Health and Human Services Agency, the Legislature, counties, county welfare directors, other state and federal agencies, vendors, lobbyists, advocates, clients, and other stakeholders.

E. ACTIONS AND CONSEQUENCES:

The Chief Deputy Director exercises judgment in making daily decisions affecting all aspects of the programs supervised by this position. Failure to provide sound advice and exercise good judgment could result in negative impacts to the health and safety of children and adults residing in licensed facilities, inability to meet the needs of daily living for persons with disabilities, and/or subject the Department/Agency/Administration to significant adverse policy, fiscal, political, client, and/or media impacts.

F. OTHER INFORMATION:

None.

Requirements: Answer the questions below in a Statement of Qualifications (SOQ). The SOQ is a narrative discussion of how the candidate's education, training, experience, and skills meet the evaluation criteria and qualify them for the position. The Statement of Qualifications serves as documentation of each candidate's ability to present information clearly and concisely in writing. The Statement of Qualifications shall be no longer than four (4) typed pages in length, single-spaced, in 12pt Arial font and one-inch margins. You must provide individual responses corresponding to each of the questions. You must also demonstrate a good grasp of the desirable qualifications in your responses.

  • Why are people poor? What policies have you helped implement to disrupt poverty?

  • What is your opinion of the state of California’s community care licensing system? How will your experience help bring significant contributions to CDSS to support Californians in need?

  • How do your peers’ and employees’ descriptions of you differ? Why?

  • What approach would you use to make improvements, bring efficiencies in our programs? How do you know when that approach is working?

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

Director of Adult Services

Date Posted: March 20, 2020

Location/Hours: Santa Cruz, CA; Full Time

Employer: County of Santa Cruz

Job Description: Live, work and play in Santa Cruz! The Human Services Department is seeking a dynamic leader to fill the Director of Adult Services position. The ideal candidate is someone who will engage and collaborate with strategic partners, the community, clients and staff. This position reports to the Human Services Department Director and is responsible for the administration of key adult-related programs including Veterans Services, Adult Protective Services, In-Home Support Services and the Public Authority.

The incumbent in this position also plays a role in the implementation of the

County’s Strategic Plan to reduce homelessness.

The Human Services Department strengthens our community by protecting the vulnerable, promoting self-sufficiency, alleviating poverty, and improving the quality of life. If this mission speaks to you, we encourage you to apply!

About You:

  • A thoughtful and trusted decision maker who considers varying perspectives
  • An energetic and approachable leader
  • Customer focused and skilled at delivering public human services
  • Responsive to multiple stakeholders while quickly building strong relationships

We Offer:

  • Various, robust benefit plans with the County contributing generously towards the total cost of the plans
  • CalPERS retirement
  • Generous administrative, vacation, sick and holiday leave pay
  • The opportunity to work with a dedicated human services team and build the extraordinary in beautiful Santa Cruz, California!

APPLY NOW! Please visit www.santacruzcountyjobs.com

President & CEO

Date Posted: March 20, 2020

Location/Hours: Wheaton, IL; Full Time

Employer: DuPagePads

Job Description: The role requires a dynamic relationship-builder with a demonstrated knowledge of DuPage County (or like communities) who can cultivate and grow critical partnerships for organizational growth, accompanied by leadership and communication skills that can inspire, support, and accelerate change across the region. Building upon the agency’s strong brand presence and financial stability, the President & CEO will be tasked with creating a new vision and strategy for the agency’s programs and services, ushering in its next chapter of excellence in the provision of homelessness services with vigor. The ideal candidate will be exceptionally knowledgeable in homeless services, a proven advocate of marginalized populations, and enthusiastically determined to end homelessness in DuPage County.

Specific requirements include:

  • Unwavering commitment to the mission of DuPagePads and its core values, with a proven track record of managing the strategic, operational and financial aspects of an organization with a similar social services scope.
  • A minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in leadership and management with a documented ability to develop successful teams and manage group dynamics. Significant experience hiring, mentoring and managing professional staff.
  • Demonstrated leadership successes in advocacy, policy and coalition building, particularly among diverse and disadvantaged populations.
  • Track record in financial management, stewardship and developing strategies to successfully increase revenue. Firm understanding of basic nonprofit structures, operations and finance.
  • Awareness of the operations and development of and collaboration with an effective nonprofit Board of Directors.
  • Superior skills in written communications, public speaking, and media relations.
  • Master’s Degree required. Strong preference for an MSW, MBA or other graduate degree in a related human services field.

This position offers a competitive salary and benefits. All inquiries will be held in strict confidence. Relocation assistance negotiable.

DuPagePads is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria.

TO APPLY, PLEASE CLICK HERE: http://bit.ly/Pads-CEO

To assure confidential tracking of all applicants, no applications will be accepted via email. ALL INQUIRIES WILL BE HELD IN STRICT CONFIDENCE.

This search is being managed by Heather Eddy, President and CEO, and Megan DeVoe, Project Manager of KEES. Questions may be addressed to mdevoe@kees2success.com.

KEES is a retained executive search and consulting firm that builds transformative teams and leaders. Founded in 2013 as an expansion of Alford Executive Search, KEES partners specifically with nonprofit organizations to provide an array of search, leadership, interim staffing and human resources support. For more information, please visit www.kees2success.com.

Founded in 1985, DuPagePads is the largest provider of interim and permanent housing, coupled with support services in order to help individuals work toward becoming self-sufficient. These vital support services enable the individuals we help to receive case management and life coaching, employment support such as job coaching, as well as engagement with employers—effectively stopping the cycle of homelessness. For more information, please visit https://dupagepads.org/.

Senior Director, Research Services

Date Posted: March 20, 2020

Location: Seattle, WA

Employer: Casey Family Programs

Job Description: The Senior Director - Research Services has responsibility for leading evaluation studies for the team within Research Services at Casey Family Programs. This individual will work with Casey staff and other agencies to evaluate the effectiveness of child welfare and related prevention, education, employment and mental health programs, products or tools. The Senior Director – Research Services will develop and lead a team whose purpose is to plan and coordinate research or evaluation projects, including research design, data collection, data coding, data analyses and report writing. This role requires familiarity with state and county child and family welfare agency research capabilities and resources, as well as the ability to develop and evaluate standardized measures for evaluating the effectiveness of child welfare programs, products and tools.Additionally, this role will work closely with Senior Directors in other Casey departments to ensure efforts are coordinated and not duplicative. Lastly, this person will assist the Managing Director of Research Services and the Strategic Engagement team to establish and maintain relationships with other foundations working in the child welfare research space.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop, lead and monitor a team of Research Services staff as they conduct literature reviews, plan research, collect and analyze data, edit documents, write articles, book chapters, and reports for publication.
  • Coach and mentor team members by fostering collaborative arrangements among team members, other Casey work units and with academic or other professional organizations.
  • Create an organizational environment that fosters collaborative arrangements among team members, other Casey work units and with academic or other professional organizations.
  • RS Organizational Liaison Coordination & Special Assignment Workgroups. The Senior Director will be the liaison/member for existing efforts (Dedicated Waiver Team, SC4, CFS, KM, etc.), will oversee RS coordination and communication. Specifically, will ensure RS has liaisons with Casey teams/workgroups and will establish processes so RS staff are communicating critical information to other teams and effectively informing other RS staff of other team updates and requests.
  • Capacity Building and Technical Assistance (TA). To more fully coordinate these efforts, The Senior Director will be responsible for:
    • Coordinating the fielding and staffing of TA requests. The Senior Director will be responsible for rotating assignments based on capacity, skill sets and growth opportunities.
    • Developing TA capacity. It is critical to develop staff capacity. The Senior Director will be responsible for identifying other organizations that may be better suited to provide TA.
    • Tracking TA requests. In partnership with RS Administrative Specialist, the Senior Director is responsible for helping staff track TA requests.
  • Research Utilization. The Senior Director will be responsible forexpanding the Research Utilization work. This includes working with external partners active in this area (e.g., WT Grant), exploring research utilization opportunities and remaining up-to-date on any developments in the field. Further, the Senior Director will be responsible for supervising SRAs working on these endeavors (e.g., an SRA who is working on a research utilization evaluation project). Lastly, the Senior Director will will be responsible for coordinating sharing information with RS and Casey staff on the latest developments in this aspect of the field. Updates to Casey staff may be provided through a combination of presentations at team meetings, webinars and other means.
  • Focus on one or more of the following areas:
    • Economic analyses – with experience in conducting cost savings, benefit-cost, fund mapping, and other forms of financial analyses (including possibly producing benefit-cost analyses similar to what WSIPP can do but in real time as Casey needs them)
    • Advanced knowledge of qualitative and quantitative approaches to policy research methods and statistical analysis
    • Ability to access and analyze, on demand, a variety of cross-sector publicly-available data in a timely and competent fashion
  • Perform data analysis and report writing with appropriate level of statistical detail for given audiences, including policy makers, state child and family welfare agency personnel, practitioners and Casey Family Program staff.
  • Design, write and edit documents, articles, chapters and reports which summarize the findings of assessment measure analyses and other evaluation research.
  • Co-author articles for conferences and professional journals. This may include locating and synthesizing relevant literature, preparing literature reviews, and presenting at local, regional, or national conferences.
  • Supervise external consultants/contractors regarding study design, analysis, summarization and dissemination.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Requires a Doctoral degree in Social Work, Psychology, or other closely related field and a minimum of 15 years’ experience in a research setting of which 10 years are in a supervisory/management capacity.
  • Advanced knowledge of research methods and statistical analysis, including correlational techniques, significance testing, multivariate regression, and ANOVA, is required. Additional knowledge of statistical methods (e.g., latent class analysis, structural equation modeling, network analysis) is preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, experience in designing and writing technical reports and making presentations to professional audiences required. Knowledge of APA style highly desired. Knowledge of child and family social services and/or child development is required.
  • Requires proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, PageMaker, SharePoint etc.). Ability to learn other pertinent software programs as required.
  • This is a regular full-time position that may require travel 30% or more of the time.
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information by learning and following all relevant policies and protocols and using sound judgment in the handling and sharing of that information.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

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

Department Administrative Services Director

Date Posted: March 20, 2020

Application Deadline: April 1, 2020

Location: Santa Rosa, CA

Employer: County of Sonoma

Job Description: Reporting to the Human Services Director, the Department Administrative Services Director is responsible for managerial oversight of the Department's Financial and Operational functions. This position works closely with the executive management team on fiscal issues, represents the department before official bodies and the general public, and answers inquiries and explains accounting procedures to the public, auditors, and management staff.

Responsibilities of the position include:

  • Management of Operations, Contracts, Accounting, Budget, and Financial Analysis functions
  • Preparation of departmental budgets
  • Provision of financial analysis and forecasts to maximize revenue and effective use
  • Management of the Department cash position
  • Representation of the Department at state and regional trade functions
  • Development and provision of financial management reports and training
  • Direction of the publication of financial statements and expenditure claims for various governmental agencies, internal and external stakeholders, and other entities
  • Oversight of fiscal year-end close
  • Oversight of department facilities, fleet, mail, and stores

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Proven excellence with fiscal oversight, government finance, and management of complex budgets with multiple funding sources
  • Extensive knowledge of budget and financial statement preparation
  • Advanced spreadsheet and report preparation skills based on complex analysis
  • Experience supervising professional, administrative, or technical staff within a large and complex organization
  • Experience in social services financing
  • A degree in accounting, finance, and/or business or public administration
  • Excellent customer service, relationship building, communication, and presentation skills

The Department of Human Services

The Department of Human Services (HSD) is the largest department in Sonoma County, consisting of the following divisions: Administration, Adult and Aging, Economic Assistance, Employment and Training, and Family, Youth and Children. HSD's mission is to protect vulnerable children and adults, and to promote maximum independence and well-being for individuals and families.

The HSD Fiscal Year 19-20 budget (approximately $335 million) consists of almost 900 full-time equivalent positions and provides services through eight locations throughout the County. The Department's revenue sources include Federal, State, and County funds, grants, charges for services, and donations.

SONOMA COUNTY BENEFITS

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to a competitive total compensation package*, including:

  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,700 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • Significant portion of health care premiums paid by the County and access to several health plan options
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
  • Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range

*Salary is negotiable and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit, www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. EOE Apply by 4/1/20

Intensive Care Manager - Dream Free Program

Date Posted: March 16, 2020

Employer: AVANZAR’s Dream Free Program 

Hours/Location: Full Time; Multiple locations in NJ

Job Description: To provide coordinated, comprehensive, holistic direct services to AVANZAR clients.

Duties:

  • Responsible for intake assessments, development and implementation of case plan based on ongoing care management services.
  • Responsible for appropriate system linkages and referrals to support case plan
  • Responsible for monitoring and tracking service utilization
  • Responsible for evaluation of services and outcome measures
  • Responsible for providing direct client services including but not limited to case management, counseling, advocacy and group facilitation
  • Responsible for crisis responses
  • Responsible to assist in providing training to other social service organizations and the community
  • Responsible for on-call coverage
  • Responsible for collection and maintenance of client records and service data
  • Responsible for duties as assigned by the Supervisor & Program Director

Accountability: The Intensive Care Manager is responsible to the Supervisor & Program Director and the client population for the timely, professional, and effective performance of all job duties.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree in social work or related field or 5 years of related field experience, master’s preferred
  • Experience in working individually with the identified client population or experience with similar population that is transferable
  • Bilingual Spanish or Mandarin preferred. CADC preferred, LGBTQI knowledge preferred
  • Knowledge of human trafficking, domestic/interpersonal violence preferred
  • Ability to network with professionals within and outside of the agency on behalf of clients
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with clients and co-workers
  • Valid NJ Driver’s license

Please submit resume and cover letter detailing related experience to the Program Supervisor, Monica Kristen at monica@avanzarnow.org

Case Manager - Bilingual Spanish

Date Posted: March 9, 2020

Employer: Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton

Location/Hours: Hamilton, NJ; Full Time

Job Description:

  • Designs, implements and monitors individual program plans for clients.
  • Assesses client needs; investigate their eligibility for services
  • Counsels and aids individuals and families requiring agency assistance
  • Maintains client records and completes required documentation according to agency and accreditation standards.  This may include, but is not limited to data entry, progress notes, activity reports, time sheets and logs.
  • Coordinates client activities.
  • Assists clients with accessing other services (job training, counseling, housing, medical services, etc.)
  • Networks with other providers to generate community resources for participants.
  • May provide supportive counseling in individual and group settings.
  • Provide  transport consumers to appointments, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human behavioral science such as social work, psychology, sociology, guidance and counseling and child development. 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Must be Bilingual in Spanish

To apply, please send email directly to Danica Rivello, MSW, LCSW at drivello@cctrenton.org or directly on company website at https://www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org/

Youth Group Facilitator

Date Posted: March 9, 2020

Employer: Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton

Location/Hours: Trenton, NJ; Part Time (daytime hours/up to 19 hours per week)

Job Description: 

  • Facilitate groups for youth and/or parents
  • Provide knowledge regarding substance abuse (tobacco and other drugs)
  • Develop critical life skills, social skills and coping abilities
  • Access prevention education needs of students and implement curricula as indicated during sessions
  • Participate in program evaluation by administering pre/post test
  • Document content of group and individual sessions, noting attendance and participation
  • Attend annual trainings and staff meetings

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health, Education, Counseling, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology, Health Education or related field as required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual a plus (Spanish)

To apply, please send email directly to Danica Rivello, MSW, LCSW at drivello@cctrenton.org or directly on company website at https://www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org/

Case Manager

Date Posted: March 9, 2020

Employer: Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton

Location/Hours: Hamilton, NJ; Full Time (30 hours per week/Sunday thru Wednesday 8am-3:30pm)

Job Description:

  • Designs, implements and monitors individual program plans for clients.
  • Assesses client needs; investigate their eligibility for services
  • Counsels and aids individuals and families requiring agency assistance
  • Maintains client records and completes required documentation according to agency and accreditation standards.  This may include, but is not limited to data entry, progress notes, activity reports, time sheets and logs.
  • Coordinates client activities.
  • Assists clients with accessing other services (job training, counseling, housing, medical services, etc.)
  • Networks with other providers to generate community resources for participants.
  • May provide supportive counseling in individual and group settings.
  • Provide transportation of consumers to appointments, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services field, rehabilitation, nursing, or a related discipline. Valid driver’s license in good standing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual a plus

To apply, please send email directly to Danica Rivello, MSW, LCSW at drivello@cctrenton.org or directly on company website at https://www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org/

Clinician II

Date Posted: March 9, 2020

Employer: Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton

Location/Hours: Hamilton, NJ; Full Time

Job Description:

  • Provides individual, family, group psychotherapy/counseling, and assessments for adult mental health and dual diagnosis clients within the EISS program (Early Intervention and Support Services). Treatment based on wellness and recovery approach.
  • Conducts thorough initial and ongoing assessments involving the collection, analysis, and recording of significant bio-psychosocial information.
  • Makes diagnoses.
  • Maintains regular therapeutic contact with consumers.
  • Advocates for consumers and makes indicated referrals.
  • Coordinates treatment with relevant staff both inside and outside the agency.
  • Utilizes agency/program IT system for communications and clinical purposes.
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date case records in accordance with agency standards, accreditation and funding source requirements.
  • Utilizes supervision and training as opportunities for enhancing professional competence.
  • Submits schedule, all statistical reports/logs, and clinical reports within proscribed timelines.
  • Performs all duties in a professional and ethical manner consistent with agency, licensing, COA, and profession standards.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s or doctoral level degree in mental health field; Two years treatment experience in mental health and/or substance fields with adults, children, and families.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Licensed or near licensure LAC/LSW (LCSW or LPC preferred)

To apply, please send email directly to Danica Rivello, MSW, LCSW at drivello@cctrenton.org or directly on company website at https://www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org/

Clinician II

Date Posted: March 9, 2020

Employer: Catholic Charities Diocese of Trenton

Location/Hours: Westampton, NJ; Per diem/flexible daytime schedule

Job Description:

  • Provide assessment and ongoing individual, family, and couples counseling to clients.
  • Complete timely clinical documentation (intake, progress notes, treatment plans) via Electronic Health Record
  • Opportunities to conduct group therapy available

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess Masters' degree and current NJ licensure in good standing (LCSW, LPC). Must possess knowledge and familiarity with evidence based practices. Must have at least 1 year experience working with individuals, families, and couples in a clinical setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • NJ Licensure in good standing: LCSW or LPC

To apply, please send email directly to Danica Rivello, MSW, LCSW at drivello@cctrenton.org or directly on company website at https://www.catholiccharitiestrenton.org/

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Date Posted: March 9, 2020

Hours: Full Time

Job Description: Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  Interviewing clients to assess spectrum of needs, providing treatment adherence counseling to facilitate long term retention in care and to promote improved compliance with medication therapies.   In collaboration with the medical team, tracking and interpreting lab results for patients, providing referrals to community based ancillary services as needed, documenting and monitoring linkage outcomes, completing annual social service needs assessments on each patient to develop individualized treatment plans and to identify and eliminate or reduce client barriers to care.   Conducting routine mental health assessments, providing/facilitating services to support emotional care, conducting annual depression screening, identifying individuals experiencing emotional crisis and implementing  the appropriate intervention, participating in multidisciplinary team treatment approach, effectively documenting and communicating all relevant patient information, facilitating or referring to various modalities of counseling including group therapy, trauma informed care and family counseling. 

Provide supportive medical management of HIV infected FTC clients, make referrals for medical and essential support services as appropriate, participate in quality management activities, educate clients regarding treatment adherence and risk reduction.  Collaborate with the multidisciplinary team to support compliance with care and viral load suppression.  Document all encounters in the EMR and appropriate database. 

Requirements: 

  • Experience working with patients/families with chronic illness, specifically HIV/AIDS preferred
  • Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary team in a health care setting is ideal
  • Masters level LCSW, LPC or equivalent, with active NJ licensure is required

Candidates must submit applications via www.rwjbh.org Job Search.  The specific listing appears as follows:

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Req #: 0000047434
Category: Social Work
Status: Full-Time
Shift: Day

Division Director of Economic Services

Date Posted: March 9, 2020

Employer: Mecklenburg County

Location/Hours: Charlotte, NC; Full Time

Job Description: The Division Director of Economic Services will lead the Economic Services Division (ESD) which employs approximately 650 employees and has fiscal oversight of an approximately $75 million budget. The ESD Director reports to the Deputy Director of Adult and Economic Services and delivers overall management of the day-to-day operations of the division. The incumbent provides leadership in assigned organizational and program initiatives as well as guidance and direction to the ESD Management team which the incumbent directly supervises along with other assigned support staff.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Performing strategic planning initiatives.
  • Ensures Federal, state and local policy, rules and regulations are followed.
  • Provides oversight and direction for implementation of programs/services.
  • Coordinates within the department across divisions.
  • Represents division County-wide and to Commissioners.
  • Leads legislative initiatives.
  • Has line authority over a division.
  • Makes decisions on the day-to-day operations of the division.

Requirements:

Experience: Four of more years of supervisory or management level experience in a social services or human services agency.

Education: Master’s degree in social work, psychology, public administration, health services administration, or a human service-related field.

Equivalent Experience for Education Accepted? No

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

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of federal and state policy related to the delivery of public assistance programs. Demonstrated ability to implement large scale change to improve service delivery in a social service setting.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of:

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

Skilled in:

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

Abilities:

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

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

N (Not Applicable) Activity is not applicable to this position

O (Occasionally) Position requires this activity up to 25% of the time (up to 10 hrs/week)

F (Frequently) Position requires this activity from 25% - 60% of the time (10 to 24 hrs/week)

C (Constantly) Position requires this activity from 67% or more of the time (26 or more hrs/week)

Physical Demands

Lift/Carry

Stand

O

Walk

O

Sit

C

Manually Manipulate

F

Reach Outward

O

Reach Above Shoulder

O

Climb

N

Crawl

N

Squat or Kneel

N

Bend

N

Grasp

O

Speak

Hear

C

C

Vision Requirements (check all that apply)

10 lbs or less

O

11-20 lbs

O

21-50 lbs

N

51-100 lbs

N

Over 100 lbs

N

Push/Pull

12 lbs or less

N

13-25 lbs

N

26-40 lbs

N

41-100 lbs

N

Close _X_

Distance _X_

Color _X_

Peripheral _

Depth ___

WORK ENVIRONMENT

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

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS STATEMENT

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

For more information, visit the APHSA Career Center website.

Director of Social Services

Date Posted: March 9, 2020

Employer: Mecklenburg County

Location/Hours: Charlotte, NC; Full Time

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

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

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

The DSS Director might be for you if:

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

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

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

EDUCATION

(Minimum Qualifications):

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

(Preferred Qualifications):

  • Executive level experience in human services/ government agency.

KNOWLEDGE OF:

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

SKILLED IN:

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

Abilities

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

For more information, visit the APHSA Career Center website.

Director Human Services Agency

Date Posted: March 9, 2020

Employer: County of Ventura

Location/Hours: Ventura, CA; Full Time

Job Description: Ventura County is located on California's "Gold Coast," approximately 35 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 20 miles southeast of Santa Barbara. Residents enjoy rolling hills and sweeping ocean views in a nearly perfect Mediterranean climate with an average annual temperature of 74.2 degrees. The beauty and weather combined with a wonderful quality of life are among the many reasons our residents choose to call Ventura County "home."’

One of the County of Ventura's largest agencies, the Human Services Agency provides public services that promote self-sufficiency, health, and well-being for more than one of every four County residents. Human Services Agency programs ensure the protection of children, the elderly and dependent adults, and provide a safety net for individuals and families who need assistance with basic necessities such as food, housing, and health care. The Human Services Agency also helps youth and adults secure employment through education, training, job search skills, and job placement.

Appointed by the County Executive Officer, with the concurrence of the Board of Supervisors, plans, organizes, and directs the activities of the Human Services Agency; enlists community interest in and support of Human Services Agency objectives to the public; represents the County's interest before legislative bodies and committees on human services matters.

This position is responsible for operation of an expanding, integrated social services delivery system, including responsibility for the County public assistance and social services programs. This classification is exempt from Civil Service.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Extensive experience leading and administering a large team in a large and complex organization.
  • Exceptional analytical skills, including the use of data-driven methodology and financial strategy to best navigate complex, changing landscapes.
  • Impressive interpersonal and communication skills, including presenting information to executive leadership for decision-making.
  • Exemplary leadership skills required to develop, coach, empower, motivate, and manage staff.
  • A strong and enduring commitment to continuous improvement through business process re-engineering, implementation of new technology, organizational change management, and adherence to best practices.

To learn more about this exciting opportunity you may click on this online brochure: http://tiny.cc/rzg8jz

To APPLY for this exceptional career opportunity, please send a resume, cover letter and answers to the supplemental questions.

Submit in one of the following ways:

OR

Resumes, cover letters and responses to the supplemental questions will be screened based on the criteria outlined in the job bulletin.

For further information about this recruitment and to apply online, visit our website at http://www.ventura.org/jobs. For additional inquiries, contact Jessica Ruiz by e-mail at Jessica.Ruiz@ventura.org or by telephone at (805) 654-2419.

First Review of Resumes: The week of March 23, 2020

FILING DEADLINE: This recruitment accepts resumes on a continuous basis until sufficient qualified resumes are received to meet business needs. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Aging & Disability Services Division Chief

Date Posted: March 9, 2020

Employer: Arlington County Government

Location/Hours: Arlington, VA; Full Time

Job Description: Arlington County Department of Human Services seeks a strong executive leader with a human services background to champion and orchestrate efforts to support the quality of life for older adults and persons with disabilities. This Aging & Disability Services Division (ADSD) Chief will oversee one of five service divisions in the integrated Department of Human Services. The other four service divisions include Behavioral Health, Child and Family Services, Economic Independence, and Public Health. The ADSD Division Chief oversees more than 80 staff and manages a budget of $23 million. The ADSD Division Chief will provide leadership in the following areas:

  • Community Supports and Coordination Bureau (CSCB). CSCB includes the customer service resource center, nursing case management, congregate meal programs, in-home community living program, adult protective and adult services, adult day program, and the Area Agency on Aging;
  • Developmental Disabilities Services Bureau (DDS). DDS includes assessment and support coordination services, residential services, and vocational habilitation services for individuals with developmental disabilities;
  • Senior Adult Mental Health Program (SAMH). SAMH provides outpatient behavioral health assessment, treatment, case management, and medication management;
  • Northern Virginia Regional Older Adult Facilities Mental Health Support (RAFT) program. RAFT supports older adults with serious mental illness who are living in community residential settings; and
  • The Arlington Commission on Aging and the Developmental Disabilities Committee of the local Community Services Board.

The ADSD Division Chief will ensure exceptional customer service which is in alignment with the Department's mission to Strengthen, Protect, and Empower those in need; monitor the performance of the division's work and guide actions to ensure program compliance and positive client outcomes; provide administrative oversight in partnership with a fiscal team and a quality assurance team; serve as a member of the departmental leadership team; and collaborate with other Divisional leadership to fulfill the mission of the department. The ideal candidate will possess strong communications skills to represent the agency throughout the Arlington community; considerable knowledge of current trends, issues, and legislation which impact human services for older adults and persons with disabilities; demonstrated leadership and a systems-focused and action-oriented, strategic planning background to facilitate organizational change. Arlington County DHS is committed to delivering client services in an effective, equitable, respectful, and trauma-informed manner. Our staff are dedicated to ensuring our clients are approached, engaged, and cared for in ways that demonstrate competency, sensitivity, and awareness of factors that impact the client experience including but not limited to: cultural identity, gender, racial and ethnic diversity, religious/spiritual ascription, physical capability, cognitive and literacy levels, sexual orientation, and linguistic needs.

Requirements: A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master's degree in social work, human services administration, public administration or directly related field, plus highly progressively responsible management experience in human services, especially in one or more of the following types of programs for older adults and persons with disabilities: social services, mental health services, nursing case management, adult day care, intellectual disabilities services, and/or area agency on aging services.

Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the education requirement on a year for year basis

Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:

  • Demonstrated exceptional community engagement experience;
  • Track record of progressive leadership;
  • Clinical license in related field; and
  • Record of significant accomplishments in relevant human service programs.

A complete application will include a letter of interest and a resume.

Additional Requirements: A pre-employment background check will be conducted on candidates selected for employment. The candidate selected will be required to complete a State of Virginia Central Registry check.

For more information, visit the APHSA Career Center website.

Director of Family Services

Date Posted: March 9, 2020

Employer: Virginia Department of Social Services

Location/Hours: Richmond, VA; Full Time

Job Description: At the Virginia Department of Social Services, we are passionate about our mission of people helping people triumph over poverty, abuse and neglect to shape strong futures for themselves, their families and communities. We are one of the largest

Commonwealth agencies, partnering with 120 local departments of social services and 31 community action agencies, along with faith-based and non-profit organizations, child care providers, and adult living facilities to promote the well-being of children and families statewide. The Social Services System is comprised of approximately 1,650 (state) and 8,500 (local) human services professionals, who ensure that thousands of Virginia’s most vulnerable citizens have access to the best services and benefits available to them.

These are incredibly exciting times at VDSS! We are driving unprecedented, progressive organizational change to create platforms for industry-leading innovations with the goal of delivering the best possible outcomes for Virginians. Join our team, drive the change, and make a difference!

This is a senior level position reporting to the Deputy Commissioner of Human Services. As part of the senior leadership team, the Senior Director is directly responsible for leading family services activities throughout the VDSS enterprise.

The purpose of this position is to work in cooperation with the Social Services, the local Departments of Social Services, and other public and private entities to protect children and ensure the safety, permanency and well-being of all children and families in Virginia. This position is responsible for: the direction of a comprehensive statewide service system in support of the VDSS mission and strategic plan, involving 11 special service programs and special program grants totaling over $220 million annually in state and federal funds; all administrative functions including budgeting, planning, and evaluating of programs; providing leadership to over 231 staff members; and directing the development and implementation of policies and policy direction for various intra and intergovernmental systems change activities, which include balancing customer needs and rights with the limitations of public resources.

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or other related fields such as public administration, human services and extensive executive leadership.
  • Extensive knowledge of child welfare programs and service delivery system, associated laws, regulations, and funding streams as well as recent innovations in research and program evaluation and strategies.
  • Understanding of intergovernmental roles, authorities and relationships with respect to program administration in the executive, judicial and legislative branches.
  • Knowledge of public Children and Family Services programs and policies, state and federal statutes and regulations governing programs administered by Children and Family Services.
  • Knowledge and understanding of principles and practices of Child welfare systems and program management practices under relevant federal and state and local structures to support public child welfare programs.
  • Knowledge and experience with budgeting, contracting and grants management.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use multiple automated systems to perform division functions, data analysis and the generation of information needed to support strategic planning.
  • Knowledge and understanding of federal and state structures to support public child welfare programs.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use automated systems and data communications technology to perform division functions and generate information needed to support strategic planning.
  • Significant knowledge of public Children and Family Services programs and policies, state and federal statutes and regulations governing programs administered by Children and Family Services.
  • Considerable skills in effective communication with all levels of officials, executives, employees and external constituencies both orally and in writing.
  • Expert skill in building the internal capacity of staff to successfully achieve the mission and vision of VDSS by supporting staff using a servant leadership model that empowers them to make decisions to successfully fulfill that mission.
  • Ability to assess client and community needs in allocating services.
  • Ability to develop the skills of the team to work collaboratively with both internal and external partners including other VDSS team members, LDSS, other state agencies, the judicial branch, the legislative branch, advocates and public and private providers.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or other related fields such as public administration, human services.

Special Requirements

  • Management approval to telework is contingent upon successful completion of 6 months of employment and the business needs of the work unit.
  • Selected candidate(s) must successfully pass a fingerprint-based criminal history background check.
  • Selected candidate(s) will be assigned to an emergency role upon hire and is expected to perform in that capacity as needed.
  • Telework is a condition of employment for this position. The employee may be required to work a schedule that is split between remote and onsite (shared workspace) locations.
  • A motor vehicle check will be conducted on selected candidate(s).
  • Frequent in-state, overnight travel may be required. Selected candidate(s) may be required to use their personal vehicle or state vehicle as available for business use.

For more information, visit the APHSA Career Center website

Director of Social Services

Date Posted: March 9, 2020

Employer: County of Nevada

Location/Hours: Nevada City, CA; Full Time

Job Description:

This is an extraordinary opportunity to lead an organization and team dedicated to outstanding customer service. The Social Services Department ensures that citizens have access to essential resources in times of crisis and need.

  • Actively participate in coordination of countywide homelessness assistance services
  • Modernize and increase the provision of services for residents through technology and training
  • Fully implement the Continuum of Care mandates and utilize alternative funding streams to strengthen and increase services to children and families served by Child Welfare Services

Known as “California Gold Country,” Nevada County is located in the foothills of the Western Slope of the Sierra Nevada, just a short drive from Sacramento. Nevada County offers many activities for the outdoor enthusiast, including skiing, biking, hiking, fishing, kayaking, hunting, and backpacking. Nevada County towns are also known for their art galleries, live theatre venues, museums, historic buildings, fine dining, quaint bed and breakfast establishments, and award-winning wineries.

The ideal candidate will be a collaborative leader that is driven and motivated by public service, with exceptional communication skills and a proven track record of effectively navigating and leading cultural change within the ongoing shifts in regulations, programs, and technology that define Social Services.

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit an electronic version of your resume (including dates of employment, staff managed, and budget of programs/projects managed), cover letter, and the names of six professional references (two each of current or former: supervisors, direct reports, and colleagues) to: https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=619

For additional information contact:

Jill Engelmann
CPS HR Consulting
916-263-1401
jengelmann@cpshr.us

To view an online brochure for this position visit: executivesearch.cpshr.us
Nevada County, California website: www.mynevadacounty.com

Multiple Openings: Counselor (Full Time), Counselor Intern (Full Time), Support Staff (Full Time & Part Time)

Date Posted: March 6, 2020

Employer: Integrity House

Integrity House has several vacancies throughout its State-wide locations. Interested candidates to send resume to ewgibson@integrityhouse.org.

Counselor (Full Time)

  • Credentials Required: LSW, LCSW, LAC, LPC, CADC, or LCADC
  • Setting: Residential Program
  • Location: Newark or Secaucus
  • Schedule: Mixture of day shifts (7am-3pm), evening shifts (3pm-11pm) and one weekend shift.
  • Benefits include health, vision, and dental, on site clinical supervision, CEUs, 403B, & professional development.

Counselor Intern (Full Time)

  • Credentials Required: Actively pursuing a credential (LSW, LCSW, LAC, LPC, CADC, or LCADC) and can achieve such credential within 3 years of hire.
  • Setting: Outpatient Program
  • Location: Toms River
  • Schedule: Evenings
  • Benefits include health, vision, and dental, on site clinical supervision, CEUs, 403B, & professional development.

Support Staff (Full Time & Part Time)

  • Credential Required: Valid Driver’s License
  • Setting: Residential Program
  • Location: Newark or Secaucus
  • Full Time Schedule: Mixture of day shifts (7am-3pm), evening shifts (3pm-11pm) and one weekend shift.
  • Full Time Benefits: health, vision, and dental, 403B, & professional development.
  • Part Time Schedule: Saturday & Sunday 7am-3pm; Saturday & Sunday 3pm-11pm; Friday & Saturday 11pm-7am; Friday & Saturday 11pm-11am; etc.

Clinical Position

Date Posted: March 5, 2020

Employer: Stress & Anxiety Services of New Jersey, LLC

Location/Hours: Florham Park, NJ; Full Time

Job Description: Stress & Anxiety Services of New Jersey, LLC is seeking a licensed psychologist for immediate opening of a full-time clinical position in our Florham Park, NJ office location. Flexible hours.  Weekly peer supervision meeting. Pay is based on clients seen. No managed care or insurance contracts or related paperwork to worry about.  Health insurance available with employee contribution.  Partial reimbursement provided for continuing education and professional organization membership fees. Bonus program available. Opportunity to work with Telehealth when seeing clients. Opportunity for running CBT anxiety groups. Great collegial and friendly working environment.  Requirements include: experience with children and adolescents as well as adults, STRONG training/experience in working within a CBT framework, and familiarity with treating anxiety related disorders, especially utilizing ERP for the treatment of OCD. Other evidenced-based therapy training (DBT/ACT) a plus. 

To apply, please send CV and 3 references to Robert.Zambrano@StressAndAnxiety.com

Care Manager

Date Posted: February 25, 2020

Employer: Tri County Care Management Organization (CMO), Inc.

Location/Hours: Branchburg, NJ; Full Time

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in social work, psychology or related discipline.
  • At least one (1) year of experience in a child service system environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bi-lingual- Spanish
  • Experience with DD/ID population
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

Position responsibilities Include:

  • Provide intensive wraparound/case management services to families and children with mental health/ behavioral/developmental challenges.
  • Advocate and help find resources for youth to access formal and informal services and be a liaison for care services.
  • Attend meetings at homes, schools and other services with the youth and families.
  • Document and follow up on plans of care.

Apply online at: www.tricountycmo.org/careers/

Care Manager Supervisor

Date Posted: February 25, 2020

Employer: Tri County Care Management Organization (CMO), Inc.

Location/Hours: Branchburg, NJ; Full Time

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work, psychology or related discipline.
  • At least five years clinical experience in a child service system environment.
  • Supervisory experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong problem-solving sills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in general computer use and data entry.

Position responsibilities include:

  • Supervises team of 6-8 Care Managers/Specialists, overseeing clinical operations of the team to ensure compliance to standards of care and wraparound fidelity.
  • Maintains a knowledge base of current standards as they apply to CMO compliance with CSOC standards and regulations.
  • Collaborates with Care Managers on all aspects of Care Manager duties including leading and scheduling Child & Family Team meetings and preparation of crisis plans, and review and monitoring of individual service plans.
  • Supports Care Managers at family and community meetings as needed.
  • Leads team meetings, provides regular supervision and participates in management team meetings.

Apply online at: www.tricountycmo.org/careers/

Behavioral Health Counselor, LSW or LCSW

Date Posted: February 25, 2020

Employer: Henry J. Austin Health Center

Job Description: The mission of Henry J. Austin Health Center is to provide quality, community-based, affordable, accessible primary health care services in a culturally sensitive manner with respect and dignity. Increasing access and decreasing barriers to quality care are the mainstays of HJAHC.

Henry J. Austin Health Center is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC).  FQHC is a federal designation from the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) that is assigned to private non-profit or public health care organizations that serve predominantly uninsured or medically underserved populations. FQHCs are located in or serving a federally designated Medically Underserved Area/Population.

Under the direct supervision of the Behavioral Health Director, the Behavioral Health Counselor provides behavioral and mental health services to include brief intervention counseling, referrals to higher levels of care and follow up services to patients.  Is responsible to work independently, managing a diverse and sometimes difficult caseload; does related work as required.

Qualifications:

  • Education/Experience: Master’s Degree in Social Work required; or PhD in Clinical Psychology
  • Certificates and Licenses: Licensed in the State of New Jersey as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) required, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or a Licensed Psychologist preferred

Benefits:

Interested individuals are encouraged to apply for the job by sending a resume and/or cover letter via email to Shelby Kuster, HR Specialist, at Shelby.kuster@henryjaustin.org with the subject line Behavioral Health Counselor Position.

Part-Time Therapist

Date Posted: February 21, 2020

Employer: JFCS of Greater Mercer County

Location/Hours: Mercer County, NJ; Part Time (15 hours/week)

Responsibilities:

  • Collect, assess and evaluate information about the client’s situation and presenting symptoms
  • Provide therapeutic interventions that are evidenced based; crisis intervention and stabilization
  • Make appropriate referrals and assist with linkage to services
  • Coordinate the development and implementation of the treatment plan, comprehensive assessments, discharge plans within established time frames.
  • Monitor progress towards treatment goals by evaluating and adjusting services provided
  • Experience with the DSM5 and ICD10 for psychiatric diagnosis
  • Facilitate individual, family and group counseling sessions
  • Educate family members by advising on the most appropriate and helpful roles they can fulfill in the treatment process
  • Complete clinical documentation in an accurate, timely manner
  • Participate in weekly case conferences and scheduled clinical and staff meetings
  • Ability to maintain confidential information within HIPAA guidelines and Agency policies*

Qualifications:

  • A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university. Must have a current active clinical license to practice; LCSW or LPC
  • Must have the ability to obtain clearances as defined by Agency policies
  • Ability to communicate and effectively work with culturally diverse clients, stakeholders, referral sources, and community partners including school administration, teachers, parents, students, care management organization (CMO), hospitals, Mobile Response, DCP&P, FSO and other community organizations.

This position reports to Shirley Bellardo, Clinical Director. If interested, please email cover letter and resume to Shirley Bellardo at ShirleyB@jfcsonline.org.

Homebuilders In-Home Family Therapist

Date Posted: February 21, 2020

Employer: Institute for Family Development

Location: King County (Seattle Area), WA

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

What We Offer:

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

To Apply:

Click on or copy and paste url: https://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=fd247

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

IFD is an equal opportunity employer.

HOMEBUILDERS® Therapist/Counselor/Social Worker

Date Posted: February 21, 2020

Employer: Institute for Family Development

Location: Kitsap County, WA

Job Description: The Institute for Family Development (IFD) is a nonprofit corporation headquartered in Federal Way with seven locations and approximately 150 employees statewide. Since 1982 IFD has provided intensive, in-home family services to keep children safe, strengthen families, and reduce the need for placing children into state-funded care. Evidence has overwhelmingly shown that empowering families and teaching parents new skills produces better outcomes and is less expensive than removing children from the home.
 
We provide an array of evidence and research based services. Our HOMEBUILDERS® model of Intensive Family Preservation Services is internationally known. The model has been identified as an evidence-based practice by Washington State Institute for Public Policy (WSIPP) and the California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare, and it has been designated a “model family strengthening program” by the United States Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) and the Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP).

This position is funded by the Regional Support Network. Work is exclusively with families of youth with mental illness who are at imminent risk of psychiatric hospital placement or are being reunified after a psychiatric placement. A HOMEBUILDERS® therapist:

  • Maintains a caseload of only two (2) families at a time, providing the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of high-risk children and families.
  • Provides a range of clinical, concrete and advocacy services tailored to each family.
  • Works with families in their homes and, when applicable, community settings.
  • Schedules client sessions at times that are convenient for families, and at times family members most need our help and support, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Is available on a 24/7 basis to respond to families when there is a crisis or urgent need.

What We Offer:

Extensive Training and Support:

  • Ten (10) or more days of training in the first year
  • Weekly team consultation
  • Regular individual supervision
  • Access to crisis consultation with supervisors and program managers on a 24/7 basis
  • Ongoing quality enhancement activities to support model fidelity and clinical practice

 Excellent Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental reimbursement plan
  • 20 paid vacation days per year
  • 11 holidays per year
  • 12 paid sick leave days per year
  • 401(k) retirement plan (typically 5% annual agency contribution)

Competitive Compensation:

  • Starting salary for a Bachelor's degree with at least two years related experience is $38,283.19 to $43,068.58, depending on experience. Starting salary for a Master's Degree is $43,260.00 to $48,667.50, depending on experience. 
  • Paid mileage and travel time
  • Agency issued cell phone

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate degree in social work, psychology, human services or related field preferred; OR undergraduate degree in social work, psychology, human services or related field with at least two years’ experience working with children and families.
  • Mental Health Professional and Child Mental Health Specialist preferred
  • Ability and interest in being on call on a 24/7 basis and working a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Residence in South Kitsap County (or willingness to move upon hire)
  • Satisfactory completion of a criminal history check
  • Valid driver’s license, a vehicle in good working condition and automobile insurance
  • 21 years of age or older

Additional information about IFD and this position is on our website: www.institutefamily.org.

Contact: Harolyn Engelskirchen, jobs@institutefamily.org.  

IFD participates in the e-Verify program and is an equal opportunity employer.

In-Home Family Therapist/Counselor/Social Worker

Date Posted: February 21, 2020

Employer: Institute for Family Development

Location: North Puget Sound Area, WA

Job Description: The Institute for Family Development (IFD) is recognized as a leader in providing services designed to keep children and youth safe, strengthen families, and reduce the need for placing youth into state-funded care. Founded in 1982, we are one of the largest providers of evidence-based services to youth and families involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems in Washington State.

We are looking for a full-time (100% FTE) therapist serving the North Puget Sound area with excellent communication skills and a passion for making a difference in his or her community to join our team providing home-based family services, including crisis intervention, counseling, skill building, concrete services, and advocacy. Specific programs may include PCIT, SafeCare, FPS, and CFI, as assigned. This position reports to the program supervisor.

What We Offer:

Excellent Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental reimbursement plan
  • Paid vacation leave
  • 11 holidays per year
  • Paid sick leave
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Agency issued cell phone
  • IFD is a supportive work environment with excellent supervision.

Competitive Compensation

  • Master’s degree: DOE
  • Bachelor’s degree: DOE
  • $1,000.00 hiring bonus allocated throughout first year of employment

Typical Working Conditions

  • Requires working flexible hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • Work is performed primarily in client homes.
  • Requires extensive travel to client homes and throughout the community.
  • Involves exposure to tobacco smoke, domestic animals, household pests, and other conditions common to domestic environments.
  • Frequent contact with staff and non-staff (e.g., client families, referring agencies, community professionals, community agencies / programs).

Minimum Requirements:

  • A graduate degree in human services or related field and at least one year of experience working with families; or an undergraduate degree in human services or related field and at least three years of experience working with families required.
  • Applicant must demonstrate an ability to work with diverse individuals, exercise discretion, maintain client confidentiality, and communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Applicant must have a valid driver’s license, a vehicle in good working condition, and automobile liability insurance that meets minimum agency requirements.
  • Satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check, including no history of DUI violations, required.
  • Current Washington State counselor credential (license, associate, or agency affiliated counselor), and First Aid and CPR certifications required.
  • Applicant must be 21 years of age and live in the designated service area.

Additional information about IFD and this position is on our website: www.institutefamily.org.
 
IFD is an equal opportunity employer.

In-Home Family Counseling Supervisor

Date Posted: February 21, 2020

Employer: Institute for Family Development

Location: Everett, WA

Job Description: The Institute for Family Development (IFD) is recognized as a leader in providing services designed to keep children and youth safe, strengthen families, and reduce the need for placing youth into state-funded care. Evidence has overwhelmingly shown that empowering families and teaching parents new skills produces better outcomes and is less expensive than removing children from the home. Founded in 1982, we are one of the largest providers of evidence-based services to youth and families involved in the child welfare and juvenile justice systems in Washington State.

IFD provides a variety of in-home family counseling services to families involved in the state child welfare system. Services provided include Family Preservation Services (FPS), Parent Child Interaction Training (PCIT), Project SafeCare, Triple P: Positive Parenting Program, Promoting First Relationships (PFR), and more.

We are looking for a supervisor to support a team of therapists who are making a real difference in the lives of high-risk youth and their families. Key components of the supervisor job include:

  • Directing and monitoring the clinical team’s work to meet site and program performance expectations.
  • Providing training, clinical consultation and support to clinical staff.
  • Developing and implementing program / site plans.
  • Overseeing day-to-day program operations, including billing processes.
  • Being available on a 24/7 basis to respond to team members and clients when there is a crisis or urgent need.
  • Initiating and maintaining internal and external communication and relationships.

What We Offer:

Extensive Training and Support

  • Up to 10 days of training in the first year
  • Access to crisis consultation with the program manager on a 24/7 basis
  • Monthly supervisor support meetings
  • Ongoing quality enhancement activities to support model fidelity and clinical practice

Excellent Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • 20 paid vacation days per year
  • 11 holidays per year
  • 12 paid sick leave days per year
  • 403(b) retirement plan (typically 5% annual agency contribution)

Competitive Compensation:

  • $49,749 – 54,075
  • 10% add-on for employees proficient in an approved second language
  • Paid mileage and travel time
  • Agency cell phone
  • $1000 signing bonus, and a $500 relocation allowance for individuals who have to move into the required service area

Minimum Requirements:

  • Graduate degree in social work, counseling or a related field
  • Experience providing some combination of FPS, FFT, PCIT, SafeCare, or Triple P
  • Washington State counseling or social work license preferred
  • Ability and interest in being available for crisis consultation on a 24/7 basis and working a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends, when needed
  • Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Residence in the service area (or willingness to move upon hire)
  • Satisfactory completion of criminal history and driving history checks
  • Valid driver’s license, a vehicle in good working condition and automobile insurance
  • 21 years of age or older

Additional information about IFD and this position is on our website: www.institutefamily.org.

Click on this link to apply: https://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=fd272

IFD participates in the e-Verify program and is an equal opportunity employer.

SHIP Coordinator

Date Posted: February 20, 2020

Employer: JFS Metrowest

Hours: Full Time

Job Description: The SHIP Coordinator (35 hours per week) manages the day to day operations of the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), a program of the RSVP Center of Essex & Hudson Counties at Jewish Family Service of MetroWest, NJ.

The SHIP program serves as the point of contact for Essex County residents who have questions about Medicare.  Trained SHIP staff and volunteers are state certified Medicare counselors available to assist Medicare beneficiaries with questions on Medigap plans, Medicare Advantage, Part D plans, general Medicare questions, etc.  Medicare beneficiaries can call the dedicated SHIP Helpline to talk to a Medicare counselor on the phone or to schedule a face-to-face appointment.  Appointments are available in easy to access locations across Essex County including senior centers, libraries, hospitals, etc.

The SHIP Coordinator is responsible for:

  • coordinating and managing SHIP Volunteers who serve as Medicare counselors (approximately 20-25 older adult volunteers)
  • counseling Medicare beneficiaries in Essex county who have questions or issues related to Medicare
  • assisting low-income Medicare beneficiaries with applying for prescription assistance or other Medicare savings programs
  • monitoring counselor activity through program reporting, including detailed quarterly progress reports to the State of NJ
  • hosting Medicare Enrollment Events across Essex County to assist beneficiaries during the Medicare Annual Election Period each year
  • coordinating and attending biannual SHIP update trainings for staff and volunteers to be updated on changes in Medicare
  • conducting community outreach to promote SHIP services to Medicare beneficiaries of all ages throughout the county through agency partnerships and other available channels
  • conducting community outreach to low-income Medicare beneficiaries to assist them in applying for Medicare savings programs
  • entering appropriate tracking data into the SHIP reporting website monthly
  • giving presentations on Medicare as requested by community groups and other non-profits
  • planning and executing the SHIP Budget
  • making home visits to homebound SHIP clients when necessary (on average once a month)
  • managing part-time seasonal SHIP Assistant during open enrollment

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. social work, counselling, psychology, special education, or another human services field).  Masters (MSW/LSW/LCSW) preferred
  • At least 1-year experience, either personal or professional, working with volunteers and/or older adults
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications and ability to learn SHIP reporting database
  • Valid driver’s license in good standing, reliable transportation, and ability to travel within Essex County
  • Bilingual preferred (Spanish)

Working Conditions:

  • Work will take place in an office setting as well as throughout the community

Physical Requirements:

  • May require lifting of 5-20 pounds (SHIP marketing material and promotional items) occasionally for events.

Eligible for Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, and Retirement

To Apply: Send Resume to hr@jfsmetrowest.org or apply on indeed.com https://www.indeedjobs.com/jfs-metrowest/_hl/en_US?cpref=JXWAtnzf3XWjLOi4YeVNLikN87qYWwuQo_IPTiU1kCE

Director of Family Services - W0246

Date Posted: February 20, 2020

Employer: Virginia Department of Social Services

Location: Richmond, VA

Job Description: At the Virginia Department of Social Services, we are passionate about our mission of people helping people triumph over poverty, abuse and neglect to shape strong futures for themselves, their families and communities. We are one of the largest

Commonwealth agencies, partnering with 120 local departments of social services and 31 community action agencies, along with faith-based and non-profit organizations, child care providers, and adult living facilities to promote the well-being of children and families statewide. The Social Services System is comprised of approximately 1,650 (state) and 8,500 (local) human services professionals, who ensure that thousands of Virginia’s most vulnerable citizens have access to the best services and benefits available to them.

These are incredibly exciting times at VDSS! We are driving unprecedented, progressive organizational change to create platforms for industry-leading innovations with the goal of delivering the best possible outcomes for Virginians. Join our team, drive the change, and make a difference!

This is a senior level position reporting to the Deputy Commissioner of Human Services. As part of the senior leadership team, the Senior Director is directly responsible for leading family services activities throughout the VDSS enterprise.

The purpose of this position is to work in cooperation with the Social Services, the local Departments of Social Services, and other public and private entities to protect children and ensure the safety, permanency and well-being of all children and families in Virginia. This position is responsible for: the direction of a comprehensive statewide service system in support of the VDSS mission and strategic plan, involving 11 special service programs and special program grants totaling over $220 million annually in state and federal funds; all administrative functions including budgeting, planning, and evaluating of programs; providing leadership to over 231 staff members; and directing the development and implementation of policies and policy direction for various intra and intergovernmental systems change activities, which include balancing customer needs and rights with the limitations of public resources.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or other related fields such as public administration, human services and extensive executive leadership.
  • Extensive knowledge of child welfare programs and service delivery system, associated laws, regulations, and funding streams as well as recent innovations in research and program evaluation and strategies.
  • Understanding of intergovernmental roles, authorities and relationships with respect to program administration in the executive, judicial and legislative branches.
  • Knowledge of public Children and Family Services programs and policies, state and federal statutes and regulations governing programs administered by Children and Family Services.
  • Knowledge and understanding of principles and practices of Child welfare systems and program management practices under relevant federal and state and local structures to support public child welfare programs.
  • Knowledge and experience with budgeting, contracting and grants management.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use multiple automated systems to perform division functions, data analysis and the generation of information needed to support strategic planning.
  • Knowledge and understanding of federal and state structures to support public child welfare programs.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use automated systems and data communications technology to perform division functions and generate information needed to support strategic planning.
  • Significant knowledge of public Children and Family Services programs and policies, state and federal statutes and regulations governing programs administered by Children and Family Services.
  • Considerable skills in effective communication with all levels of officials, executives, employees and external constituencies both orally and in writing.
  • Expert skill in building the internal capacity of staff to successfully achieve the mission and vision of VDSS by supporting staff using a servant leadership model that empowers them to make decisions to successfully fulfill that mission.
  • Ability to assess client and community needs in allocating services.
  • Ability to develop the skills of the team to work collaboratively with both internal and external partners including other VDSS team members, LDSS, other state agencies, the judicial branch, the legislative branch, advocates and public and private providers.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Social Work or other related fields such as public administration, human services.

Special Requirements

  • Management approval to telework is contingent upon successful completion of 6 months of employment and the business needs of the work unit.

Selected candidate(s) must successfully pass a fingerprint-based criminal history background check.

Selected candidate(s) will be assigned to an emergency role upon hire and is expected to perform in that capacity as needed.

Telework is a condition of employment for this position. The employee may be required to work a schedule that is split between remote and onsite (shared workspace) locations.

A motor vehicle check will be conducted on selected candidate(s).

Frequent in-state, overnight travel may be required. Selected candidate(s) may be required to use their personal vehicle or state vehicle as available for business use.

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

Budget Analyst Supervisor-00063681

Date Posted: February 20, 2020

Employer: Georgia Department of Human Services

Location/Hours: Atlanta, GA; Full Time

Job Description: The Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) provides a wide range of human services designed to promote self-sufficiency, safety and well-being for all Georgians. The department is one of the largest agencies in state government with an annual budget of $1.8 billion and nearly 9,000 employees. DHS is comprised of three Divisions: the Division of Aging Services, the Division of Child Support Services, and the Division of Family and Children Services.

The Office of Budget Administration (OBA) coordinates and executes the budgetary and financial plan for DHS and provides customer service via timely and accurate information to Divisions and Offices, Attached Entities, Legislative Budget Offices, and other key stakeholders regarding budget issues for sound decision-making by DHS Leadership. OBA performs a wide range of functions in helping DHS fulfill its vision of "Stronger families for a Stronger Georgia."

OBA is seeking candidates for the position of Budget Analyst Supervisor. This position reports to the Senior Manager, Budget. The Budget Officer position provides budget and financial analysis and assists in the provision of centralized department-wide strategic financial services for the Department of Human Services. This position will be based at 2 Peachtree Street, NW, Atlanta, GA in Fulton County.

Job Description

Pay Grade: M

Supervises, guides, and/or instructs the work assignments of subordinate staff. Oversees, develops, prepares, analyzes and/or revises large or complex budgets and supporting schedules for assigned organizations or program areas. Performs review and analysis of budget program and policy issues, analyzes financial trends or proposed legislation and recommends appropriate courses of action to management.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises and plans work of assigned staff.
  • Analyzes agency budgeting and accounting reports/requests to maintain expenditure controls.
  • Analyzes or develops policy and budget-related initiatives Makes recommendations based on analysis.
  • Assesses financial data to determine the resources required to implement a program, or to analyze trends.
  • Examines budget estimates for completeness, accuracy, and conformance with procedures and regulations.
  • Produces comprehensive analytical reports.
  • Requests budgetary codes, track physical inventory or record/audit expenses, or document use of funds and adherence to budget allocations.
  • Reviews, interprets and writes policies and procedures associated with budget and other financial matters.
  • Serves as budget expert for agency or multiple programs and develop reports for agency, OPB or other government entities.
  • Supervises the budget preparation, auditing, records management and related operations.

Core Competencies:

  • Knowledge of and experience in personnel matters, staff development and other related activities in assigned areas.
  • Knowledge of and experience in the State of Georgia budgetary process and operations.
  • Knowledge of and experience in the development of budgets according to guidelines and policies.
  • Ability to plan and direct the work of others.
  • Knowledge of general procedures in state government related to procurement, contracts, accounting, and other administrative areas.
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Skilled in the use of financial software (TeamWorks Financials/HCM)

Requirements: 

Bachelor's degree in public administration, business administration, accounting, finance or related filed from an accredited college or university AND Three years of fiscal analysis experience

OR

Associate's degree in public administration, business administration, accounting, finance or related field from an accredited college or university AND Five years of fiscal analysis experience.

Note: An equivalent combination of education and job specific experience that provided the knowledge, experience and competencies required to successfully perform the job at the level listed may be substituted on a year-over-year basis.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

  • At least three (3) to five (5) years of progressive levels of increasing responsibilities in directing activities in programmatic business, accounting, and/or budgeting operations.
  • Experience in tracking and analyzing the general and amended budgetary process [(Governor's Budget
  • Knowledge of and experience in contract and procurement processes.
  • Knowledge and experience in PeopleSoft (Financials), fund source and/or grants management.
  • Ability to work with office directors/program managers collaboratively, productively, effectively, and professionally.

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

Administrative Coordinator

Date Posted: February 20, 2020

Employer: APHSA

Location: Arlington, VA

Job Description: The American Public Human Services Association (APHSA), is a nonprofit, bipartisan membership organization whose mission is to advance the well-being of all people by influencing modern approaches to sound policy, building the capacity of public agencies to enable healthy families and communities, and connecting leaders to accelerate learning and generate practical solutions together. APHSA seeks an Administrative Coordinator to work 16-20 hours/week in a contractor capacity. Telework is permitted. Additional hours may be available upon approval. The Administrative Coordinator assists the Director of Interstate Affairs and Compact Operations, and support clerical and administrative operations of the AAICPC Administration.
Our value proposition of Influence, Build, and Connect motivates and guides the way we do business. The staffing team at APHSA is at the heart of our ability to deliver on our members’ expectations of us. To most effectively deliver value, we must actively work together as a team. In this teaming environment, we coordinate our actions, listen to other viewpoints, and enable shared decisions through distributed leadership. We promote collective learning, always considering how to do our work even better.
JOB SUMMARY:

The Administrative Coordinator role is currently based in Arlington, VA, but allows telework. We are looking for someone with strong problem-solving skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills. The successful candidate will possess attention to detail, high energy and flexibility and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced organization. This individual will need to work well in a team environment, be able to represent the organizational leaders with professional courtesy and acumen and deliver flawless work output. The duties and administrative functions will require confidentiality, initiative, sound decision-making, independent judgment and the ability to escalate serious or unique problems to higher levels.

Specific Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Schedules internal and external meetings; adjustment and prioritization of last-minute changes including logistics such as conference rooms, events, and catering.
  • Schedules webinars and conference calls and communication to all participants.
  • Prepares logistics for meetings, maintenance of calendar invites.
  • Prepare agendas and minutes
  • Maintain official Compact and Deputy Compact Official (DCO) forms for each state.
  • Maintain and update Contact Lists
  • Manage orders for manuals and guides
  • Assist with issuing and summarizing rapid response inquiries and state notices to all states as directed and/or requested
  • Format and modify official ICPC Forms
  • Support conference planning and preparation and other duties as assigned.
  • Assist with developing conference notices and other general information
  • Assist and support revisions to the compact administrators manual, guidebooks, training manuals, and other ICPC materials.
  • Conducts occasional research on varying topics to support Association needs.
  • Handles record keeping and retention of committee minutes.
  • Provides administrative support for meetings, trainings, seminars and activities for the Association.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Performance Expectations:

  • Self-starter, ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment and discernment in decision making.
  • Demonstrates high level of problem-solving skills.
  • Exhibits strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills with the ability to produce high quality communications to individuals at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrates outstanding customer care and relationship management skills.
  • Possesses strong organization skills, ability to multi-task high volume work requests and re-prioritize independently; pro-actively problem-solves.
  • Works independently as well as part of the team to ensure that the needs of the group are met, and that adequate administrative coverage is provided to the team.
  • Completes successfully and in a timely manner tasks, whether routine or urgent.
  • Upholds a high level of confidentiality on sensitive business and other related matters.

Requirements:

Required Minimum Level (check one):
* High School or GED  College or Equivalent Training
* Advanced Degree or Equivalent  Certification (please explain below)
 Other (please explain below)

Required Minimum Number of Years (check one):
* 0-3 Years  3-5 Years
 5+ Years * Other (please explain)

Skills and Competencies Required:

* Does not require  Does require (please detail)

• proficiency in Microsoft Office; other document management software desirable
• working knowledge of Adobe Design/Adobe Professional Suite
• working knowledge of survey development and analysis

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

Senior Social Worker

Date Posted: February 20, 2020

Employer: County of Santa Cruz

Location/Hours: Santa Cruz, CA; Full Time

Job Description: Paid holidays, excellent benefits and CalPERS retirement!

The County of Santa Cruz offers work-life balance with its generous benefits package which includes annual leave, paid holidays, medical, dental, vision, and retirement benefits! In addition to the competitive wages, Senior Social Workers may receive an additional five percent (5%) hourly increase when assigned by the Human Services Director to work in the Family and Children’s Services or Adult Protective Services Divisions.

The County of Santa Cruz is seeking a Senior Social Worker. Do you have a passion for making a difference in the community? Are you an experienced Social Worker with case management experience? If so, read on!

The Human Services Department currently has vacancies in the Family and Children’s Services and the Adult Protective Services divisions.

Bilingual (English/Spanish) Candidates Encouraged to Apply

Salary: $6,205 – 7,857 / Month

Live and work in beautiful Santa Cruz County!

Equal Opportunity Employer

LIVE Here WORK Here PLAY Here

Requirements: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain these would be:

Two years of experience performing social service casework services equivalent to a Social Worker II in Santa Cruz County OR a Master’s Degree in Social Work* OR a Master’s Degree from a two year counseling program from an accredited college plus one year of social service casework experience. *If currently attending a Master of Social Work program, the Master’s Degree must be obtained within 90 days from the date of employment.

Special Requirements/Conditions: License Requirements: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License or the employee must be able to provide suitable transportation which is approved by the appointing authority. Background Investigation: Fingerprint check. Certain positions may require a Master’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree because of State requirements.

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

Aging & Disability Services Division Chief

Date Posted: February 20, 2020

Employer: Arlington County Government

Location/Hours: Arlington, VA; Full Time

Job Description: Arlington County Department of Human Services seeks a strong executive leader with a human services background to champion and orchestrate efforts to support the quality of life for older adults and persons with disabilities. This Aging & Disability Services Division (ADSD) Chief will oversee one of five service divisions in the integrated Department of Human Services. The other four service divisions include Behavioral Health, Child and Family Services, Economic Independence, and Public Health. The ADSD Division Chief oversees more than 80 staff and manages a budget of $23 million. The ADSD Division Chief will provide leadership in the following areas:

  • Community Supports and Coordination Bureau (CSCB). CSCB includes the customer service resource center, nursing case management, congregate meal programs, in-home community living program, adult protective and adult services, adult day program, and the Area Agency on Aging;
  • Developmental Disabilities Services Bureau (DDS). DDS includes assessment and support coordination services, residential services, and vocational habilitation services for individuals with developmental disabilities;
  • Senior Adult Mental Health Program (SAMH). SAMH provides outpatient behavioral health assessment, treatment, case management, and medication management;
  • Northern Virginia Regional Older Adult Facilities Mental Health Support (RAFT) program. RAFT supports older adults with serious mental illness who are living in community residential settings; and
  • The Arlington Commission on Aging and the Developmental Disabilities Committee of the local Community Services Board.

The ADSD Division Chief will ensure exceptional customer service which is in alignment with the Department's mission to Strengthen, Protect, and Empower those in need; monitor the performance of the division's work and guide actions to ensure program compliance and positive client outcomes; provide administrative oversight in partnership with a fiscal team and a quality assurance team; serve as a member of the departmental leadership team; and collaborate with other Divisional leadership to fulfill the mission of the department. The ideal candidate will possess strong communications skills to represent the agency throughout the Arlington community; considerable knowledge of current trends, issues, and legislation which impact human services for older adults and persons with disabilities; demonstrated leadership and a systems-focused and action-oriented, strategic planning background to facilitate organizational change. Arlington County DHS is committed to delivering client services in an effective, equitable, respectful, and trauma-informed manner. Our staff are dedicated to ensuring our clients are approached, engaged, and cared for in ways that demonstrate competency, sensitivity, and awareness of factors that impact the client experience including but not limited to: cultural identity, gender, racial and ethnic diversity, religious/spiritual ascription, physical capability, cognitive and literacy levels, sexual orientation, and linguistic needs.

Requirements: A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Master's degree in social work, human services administration, public administration or directly related field, plus highly progressively responsible management experience in human services, especially in one or more of the following types of programs for older adults and persons with disabilities: social services, mental health services, nursing case management, adult day care, intellectual disabilities services, and/or area agency on aging services.

Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the education requirement on a year for year basis

Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:

  • Demonstrated exceptional community engagement experience;
  • Track record of progressive leadership;
  • Clinical license in related field; and
  • Record of significant accomplishments in relevant human service programs.

A complete application will include a letter of interest and a resume.

Additional Requirements: A pre-employment background check will be conducted on candidates selected for employment. The candidate selected will be required to complete a State of Virginia Central Registry check.

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

Housing and Human Services Director

Date Posted: February 20, 2020

Employer: County of Bucks

Location/Hours: Doylestown, PA; Full Time

Job Description: Bucks County, Pennsylvania (pop 628,000) seeks a skilled and experienced leader to serve as its Housing and Human Services Director. Bucks County is located in beautiful southeast Pennsylvania immediately adjacent to Philadelphia, New Jersey and Montgomery County. As a member of the Commissioners’ senior management team, the Housing and Human Services Director is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of all departments in the Human Services Division. This individual will represent the County of Bucks at meetings with local, state and federal officials. This individual supports the system of care practice model, which maximizes all resources around an individual or family. This individual oversees the County’s publicly funded Human Services system (Over $225 million annual budget), which includes the Human Services Block Grant and the following departments: Children & Youth, Behavioral Health, Mental Health/Developmental Programming, Area Agency on Aging, and Housing Services. Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Business Administration, Education, or a related field preferred; at least ten years’ related experience, minimum of three years working directly with a human service population. Candidates also need at least 5 years of progressively responsible management and program administration experience in human services. Salary range $120,000-140,000 with excellent benefits; actual salary to be based on experience/qualifications. Send cover letter, resume, and salary history/expectation with all included in only one attachment to woglomd@lafayette.edu. Deadline is noon on February 20, 2020. EOE.

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

Health Assistant Director

Date Posted: February 20, 2020

Employer: City of El Paso

Location/Hours: El Paso, TX; Full Time

Job Description: The City of El Paso, Texas is conducting a national search for the position of Health Assistant Director. This position reports to the Director of Public Health and is responsible for the coordination and control of assigned Health department functions. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an experienced, visionary, dynamic, and creative public health leader with excellent management and leadership skills. Successful candidates must have a proven track record of implementing best practices. The Department has a 2020 adopted budget of approximately $17 million and a very capable staff of 76 authorized full-time and approximately 223 grant funded positions. The Department is organized into several divisions providing numerous essential public health services: Health Education and Promotion, 211, HIV Prevention, Dental, Epidemiology & Surveillance, Disease Contact Investigation, CommUnity Care Center, Tuberculosis, Medical Waiver, Clinical and Environmental Laboratories, Woman Infants and Children Services, Immunizations, Preparedness, Compliance and Food Safety.

If you are looking for an exceptional opportunity to make a difference in the El Paso community while enjoying an exceptional quality of life, the City of El Paso is the place for you!

Requirements: This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and at least 6 years of professional management or administration experience in public health or a similar health care organization. The salary range is $88,883 to $153,769 per year, including an excellent benefits package.

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

Deputy Director Human Services

Date Posted: February 20, 2020

Employer: Broward County, County of Commissioners

Location/Hours: Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Full Time

Job Description: The Broward County Human Services Department (HSD) is seeking a dynamic and strong leader for the position of Deputy Director of the Human Services Department. The Deputy Director works in partnership with the Human Services Department (HSD) Director to oversee one of the largest departments in Broward County government.

The mission of the HSD is, “To enhance the quality of life for Broward County residents through innovative and integrated health and human services programs.” The Human Services Department, through its’ five divisions and three offices provides a comprehensive array of social services, both directly and via funding to local social service organization, to Broward County residents. The Department has a total budget of $166.3 million and 628 employees. The five divisions within the Department are: Community Partnerships, Elderly and Veterans Services, Family Success Administration, Broward Addiction Recovery, and Crisis Intervention and Support Services. The three offices are: Office of Equity and Community Investment, Office of Evaluation and Planning, and the Office of Administrative Services.

The ideal candidate will be a proven leader and have demonstrated success in a wide variety of administrative areas and have a clear understanding of both direct services and contracted services. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator with outstanding oral and written skills, who can understand the needs and deliver services within the community as well as promote collaboration with non-profit, state and other agencies. The position requires an effective communicator to a wide range of audiences, including clients and elected officials. The ideal candidate will be versed in operations, seasoned in program management, involved with professional associations and be able to incorporate innovative and best practices. The ideal candidate will be results oriented in a fiscally challenged environment and be committed to providing innovative service delivery. She/he will have a proven record in the management and administration of governmental affairs, public and business administration and personnel management. The ideal candidate will have significant experience in exercising judgment and discretion in establishing, applying and interpreting departmental policies and procedures as well as creating and implementing effective administrative programs and procedures. Additionally, this candidate will be committed to serving the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County’s Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

The selected candidate will be both visionary and have attention to detail. He/She will work collaboratively with the Director. This person will work effectively with stakeholder groups and represent the Department and County when needed.

The primary areas of focus for the Deputy Director will be:

Assist with direction and supervision of HSD Division Directors and Office Administrators. Assist with and supervises coordination of County Commission agenda process for meetings including approving agenda items for the department and attending agenda review as needed. Assist with development, approval, and monitoring of overall budget, as well as budgets of all divisions and offices and inclusive of approving and monitoring all performance measures. Provide department leadership and assistance relative to the role and responsibilities within the realm of emergency management. Represent Broward County and HSD on various community-based boards and committees. Assist in directing the administrative operations. Assist in directing the planning and coordination of programs, including HSD Strategic Planning. Prepare or coordinate the preparation of federal, state, or other grants. Recommend and implement organizational and administrative changes. Promote effective operations through standardization, improvement, simplification of operating systems. Act for the Department Director in his/her absence.

The position is open due to the retirement of the current Deputy Director.

Education, Certifications and Experience Requirements:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public administration, business administration, or closely related field; Master’s degree preferred. Requires ten (10) years progressively responsible human services experience in supervisory and administrative settings or closely related experience including six (6) years high level supervisory and administrative experience or closely related experience.
  • Candidates should have professional experience in social work, business operations and program management. Experience in a comparably sized complex governmental organization is desirable.
  • Public presentation skills are required. Six Sigma or similar process improvement skills and Strategic Planning experience preferred.

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

Trainer/Technical Assistance Specialist - Trauma Informed Care Initiatives

Date Posted: February 13, 2020

Employer: CAI

Location/Hours: New York, NY; Full Time

Job Description: CAI, a training, technical assistance and research-to-practice nonprofit organization is seeking a highly motivated professional for the full-time, exempt position of Trainer/Technical Assistance Specialist - Trauma Informed Care Initiatives in CAI’s NYC office to work on at least two of CAI’s projects: The NJ Trauma Informed Care Project and The NY Trauma Informed Care Initiative. This person will be responsible for providing technical assistance and trainings for CAI’s Trauma Informed Care focused initiatives, to build the capacity of agencies delivering HIV care, treatment and support services to integrate TIC into the agency’s culture, environment and service delivery.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to):

  • Deliver technical assistance on integration of trauma informed care into agency culture, environment, and service delivery, including but not limited to policy and protocol development, patient flow, human resources, etc.
  • Deliver CAI training courses to a defined level of quality utilizing adult learning principles
  • Contribute to curriculum writing and training material development
  • Stay abreast of current literature and research related to HIV, trauma, and trauma informed care
  • Utilize evidence-based knowledge and best practices to inform technical assistance activities, Training curricula, training materials and other resources
  • Maintain accurate and current records of all technical and training activities
  • Represent organization at professional meetings
  • Provide ongoing phone and onsite technical assistance to agencies providing TIC services related projects being conducted in NY and/or NJ
  • Regular travel to sites within NYC and across the state of New Jersey
  • Other duties as necessary/assigned

Minimum Education, Experience and Other Required Skills:

This is an advanced level position that requires a Master’s Degree with expertise in HIV and/or mental health, as well as experience providing training to adults in a public health arena. Summary of requirements is provided below.

  • Master’s degree in related field (MPH, MSW preferred) or BSN
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience providing technical assistance to build capacity of health serving agencies
  • Experience and/or knowledgeable about coaching staff to achieve performance improvement
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in delivering adult training programs
  • Experience training multidisciplinary staff who work in a primary health care settings
  • Ability to interpret and use real-time data to support process improvement
  • Strong training and presentation skills
  • Adaptability and flexibility in approach to training techniques and TA delivery
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team, in a fast paced environment
  • Detail oriented, highly organized, and able to multi-task/manage multiple projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

CAI offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits and working conditions. For immediate consideration: EMAIL, MAIL or FAX your cover letter, resume and salary range requirements to our Human Resources Department, Attention: “Trainer/Technical Assistance Specialist – Trauma Informed Care Initiatives” search.

Mail: CAI Human Resources Department  505 Eighth Avenue, Suite 1900  New York, NY 10018
Email: employment@caiglobal.org 
Fax: 212.629.3321

Project Coordinator, Trauma Informed Care Initiatives

Date Posted: February 13, 2020

Employer: CAI

Location/Hours: New York, NY; Full Time

Job Description: CAI a training, technical assistance and research-to-practice nonprofit organization is seeking a highly motivated professional for the full-time exempt position of Project Coordinator for CAI’s NYC office to work with the New Jersey Trauma Informed Care Project – Overdose Data to Action- with particular focus on the opioid epidemic in New Jersey. This person will be responsible for all levels of coordination of this project. The position is located in CAI’s NYC office and will have some travel to various parts of New Jersey. 

Major Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with Project Director to coordinate all project activities, deliverables, and budget modifications
  • Maintain ongoing oversight and communication with all project staff re: meetings, deliverables, reporting, etc.
  • Coordinate and manage project-related meetings and accurate minutes
  • Manage all training arrangements and timely records of all training and technical assistant activities
  • Manage all project data collection activities and generate data reports as needed.
  • Oversees accurate and current data documentation in Quick Base by project staff
  • Oversee the production of training/meeting announcements, calendars, flyers, etc.
  • Establish relationships with multiple external organizations
  • Provide oversight, all logistical arrangements and registration on all webinars and learning collaboratives internally and externally
  • Maintain project communication activities, including website, learning management system, and newsletter
  • Facilitate all project-related training logistics and activities
  • Confirm travel arrangements for project-related staff as needed
  • Provide word processing, spreadsheet, presentation and other computer-related services
  • Order and assemble project-related training supplies and materials as requested
  • Travel to New Jersey including the southern tier for multiple events via public transportation, rental car and/or your own vehicle.
  •   Perform other duties as assigned.

Education, Qualifications, Credentials & Skills: 

  • Masters preferred; BA/BS/BSW required.
  • Previous and successful program coordination and management, office administrative experience.
  • Knowledge of computers, word processing skills, and various other software programs.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to professionally interact with co-workers and the public-at-large.
  • Detail oriented, highly organized and ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects and/or activities.

For immediate consideration: EMAIL, FAX or MAIL your cover letter, resume and salary range requirements to our Human Resources Department, attention: “Project Coordinator – Trauma Informed CareSearch.

Mail: CAI Human Resources Department                   
505 Eighth Avenue, Suite 1900, New York, NY 10018    

Email: employment@caiglobal.org

Outpatient Mental Health Therapists

Date Posted: February 12, 2020

Employer: Omni Health Services

Location: Camden, NJ

Job Description: Omni Health Services is currently looking for full time outpatient mental health therapists at our Camden location. The Outpatient Therapist is responsible for providing psychotherapy services to assigned clients ages 5 and older, completion of clinical reports, client service management and provision of crisis intervention services when needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters degree in psychology, counseling, social work, or a closely related mental health/human service field.
  • A minimum of two years experience in psychotherapy preferred.
  • Language proficiency in Spanish preferred but not required.
  • The Outpatient Psychotherapist must possess an understanding of child & family development, be able to navigate collaborative efforts and be culturally competent.
  • Must be open to working some Saturday hours.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Excellent organizational, written, oral, interpersonal skills & sound judgment are required. The Candidate must also have a genuine concern for the well being of children and families. Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

Experience:

  • Relevant: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • Master's (Required)

License:

  • LAC (Preferred)
  • LPC (Preferred)
  • LCSW (Preferred)
  • LSW (Preferred)

To apply, send your resume to Ashley Schaffer, Clinical Director, at aschaffer@omhsi1.com.

Counselor and Care Manager

Date Posted: February 12, 2020

Application Deadline: April 20, 2020

Employer: Workit Clinic

Location: Atlantic City and Newark, NJ

Job Description: Workit Health (www.workithealth.com) is an innovative digital health company based in Ann Arbor, MI with locations in California and New Jersey. We provide support services and treatment for substance use disorders, including Medication Assisted Treatment for opioid use disorder. Workit Health offers online telecounseling and telemedicine services as well as a customized digital program to support clients around the clock. We have been operating clinics in Michigan, California and New Jersey and continue to grow. Workit Health is an exciting, fast-paced, dynamic place to be, and very rewarding work.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 work out of our clinic in Atlantic City, NJ and see patients both in person at Workit Clinics and via telehealth platforms. 

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.

Minimum Requirements:

  • State licensure or certification as a Substance Abuse Counselor, Peer Recovery Coach, or the equivalent of either in your state. One (1) year experience providing SUD services in an inpatient or outpatient setting is preferred. Must have licensure or certification that allows for coach to assist clients unsupervised.
  • Ability and willingness to do work online; familiarity with Google Drive, spreadsheets, documentation, videoconferencing and secure email. Must agree to maintain computer and internet accessibility as these are essential to providing online counseling services.
  • Strong communication, CBT, and motivational interviewing skills. Ability to apply evidence-based therapeutic interventions.
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills.
  • Must be able to develop clear and concise reports in a timely manner.
  • Enthusiasm for revolutionizing the way addiction is addressed and treated is necessary! Note that we welcome employees who are in recovery themselves. Workit is a company by people in recovery, for people still struggling.

Required Education: Master’s degree or equivalent licensure

Salary: $45,000 annually, depending on experience

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Other types of insurance

Apply here or email your resume to clinic@workithealth.com

Part-Time MFT/LSW Associate

Date Posted: February 12, 2020

Employer: ERA Center

Location/Hours: Santa Clara, CA; Part Time

Job Description:

  • Provide individual psychotherapy to survivors, significant others, and allies impacted by sexual trauma
  • Perform assessment, treatment planning, ongoing documentation, and termination services
  • Maintain accurate and current patient records and scheduling using practice software
  • Attend and participate in weekly supervision and bi-monthly clinical trainings
  • Collaborate with outside providers (e.g., psychiatrists, parents, etc.) as needed
  • Co-facilitate a support group alongside program director
  • Participate in outreach education presentations (Start date summer 2020)

Schedule: Scheduling details will be discussed through interview process and finalized at hiring.

  • 12 to 15 patient hours
  • Available to work one evening a week
  • Individual and/or group supervision
  • Supplemental training

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Registered Marriage and Family Therapist Associate with the BBS (open to ASW as well)
  • At least two years experience working in sexual trauma, domestic violence, and/or social justice communities
  • Desire to specialize in treating sexual violence
  • Experience and practice in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
  • Passionate, collaborative, and devoted professional to join our focused team

Application Procedure: Please e-mail all documents to Kim Panelo Xue (kpxue@era-center.org)

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Three references
  4. Answers to the following questions:
  • What could you contribute to this center and its mission to serve survivors?
  • What is your familiarity or experience with Psychodynamic Psychotherapy?
  • What are your long-term career goals?
  • How do you consider yourself a trauma-informed clinician?

Social Worker

Date Posted: February 7, 2020

Employer: Hudson Regional Hospital

Location/Hours: Secaucus, NJ; Full Time

Job Description:

  • Provides for the discharge planning of patients to ensure continuity of care and discharge to the least restrictive setting. 
  • Identifies "high risk" patients in order to provide social work services and complex discharge planning needs.
  • Interviews patients, families and/or community support services to assess patients' psychological, social, environmental and financial status and meet identified needs.
  • Participates in Interdisciplinary Discharge Planning Rounds to assess discharge planning needs, identify problems and communicate on-going interventions. 
  • Engages patients and families in decision making necessary during hospitalization treatment, including but not limited to discharge planning treatment decisions. 
  • Provides crisis intervention services to patients and families to enable them to cope with the end of life issues, adjust to new and/or chronic illness, as well as, catastrophic events, which impact their lives. 
  • Educates patients and/or families about discharge planning, patient needs, as well as availability and eligibility criteria for programs/services benefits to meet those needs. 
  • Creatively negotiates, coordinates, and advocates community based services (DYFS, APS, Office of Public Guardian, DDD, etc.) to assure continuation of care and special services appropriate to the age of patients and needs identified. 
  • Helps people anticipate delays or changes by keeping them informed of progress. 
  • Documents in the Medical Record all assessments, reassessments and interventions to enhance multidisciplinary communications, as well as, to meet all regulatory and reimbursement standards. 
  • Maintains appropriate case folders, resource files and statistical reports to facilitate monitoring and evaluations. When deficiencies are identified assists in initiating corrective actions. 
  • Monitors discharge planning delays to identify and report trends for performance improvement. 
  • Attends appropriate Social Work conferences/workshops to maintain CEUs and license specific requirements. 
  • Is knowledgeable of and adheres to all hospital policies and procedures including but not limited to: Attendance Management:  Reports to work on time; is flexible when staffing needs warrant change; requests time off in a timely manner; consistently utilizes time clocks to document in and out shifts.  Rules of Conduct: Respects the rights and property of others; does not engage in Harassment or Violence in the Workplace.  HIPPA: Maintains confidentiality of patients, staff and visitors at all times. Dress Code: Complies with dress code policy and wears ID at all times.
  • Successfully completed previous years goals or performance improvement plan.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work from a professional school accredited by the Council on Social Work
  • Minimum 3 years current relevant social work experience preferred
  • Current NJ Social Worker license: LSW (Licensed Social Worker) or LCSW (Licensed Clinical Social Worker)

For more information, and to apply, visit https://www.hudsonregionalhospital.com/about/join-our-team/

Creative Arts Therapist

Date Posted: February 5, 2020

Employer: Women Aware

Location/Hours: New Brunswick, NJ; Part Time

Job Description: In collaboration with the PALS Coordinator, the Creative Arts Therapist is responsible for providing creative arts therapy services to child witnesses of domestic violence, as well as support services to the non-offending parent.  This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • 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.

Specific Duties:

  • Responsible for ensuring that the following direct services are provided to non-residential clients: intake appointments, individual and group creative arts therapy, adult support group, client advocacy, support services including resources and referrals, and crisis intervention. 
  • Maintain case records for individual and group clients according to Agency documentation policy/procedure, administer evaluations and assessments, complete safety and goal plans with clients, and maintain other records, as needed.
  • Maintain contact with clients on the waiting list and update accordingly.
  • Maintain and submit daily log; timely and accurately input stats to the data spreadsheet. 
  • Assist with submission of statistical reports such as monthly program reports dv core statistics, and PALS programmatic reports to the PALS Coordinator.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Creative Arts Therapy (music, movement, drama, or art) required
  • Registration and Board Certification, preferred
  • DV experience, preferred
  • Excellent crisis intervention skills required
  • Bilingual-Spanish a plus
  • Part-time, evenings availability required

To apply, send your resume to admin@womenaware.net.

PALS Case Worker II

Date Posted: February 5, 2020

Employer: Women Aware

Location/Hours: New Brunswick, NJ; Full Time

Job Description: In collaboration with the PALS Coordinator, carries the responsibility for providing case management services to adult victims of domestic violence.  This includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Provide a safe, non-judgmental, and empowering environment to clients and staff.
  • Provide individual case management and group counseling services 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. 

Specific Duties:

  • Responsible for ensuring the following direct services are provided to non-residential clients: intake appointments, individual weekly case management for PALS adults, group counseling, client advocacy, crisis intervention, resources and referrals.
  • Manage childcare program; following monthly PALS theme curriculum as appropriate. 
  • Maintain case records for individual and group clients according to Agency documentation policy/procedure, administer evaluations and assessments, complete safety and goal plans with clients, and maintain other records as needed.
  • Maintain contact with clients on the waiting list and update accordingly.  Manage client database and hotline call log.
  • Timely and accurately input statistics into the appropriate spreadsheets.
  • Assist with submitting reports such as:  monthly program report, FVPSA, DV core stats, and PALS programmatic report to the PALS Coordinator.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • DV and group experience, preferred
  • Excellent crisis intervention and case management skills required
  • Bilingual-Spanish required
  • Full time, M-F, evenings

To apply, please submit resume to admin@womenaware.net

Health Assistant Director

Date Posted: February 5, 2020

Employer: City of El Paso

Location/Hours: El Paso, TX; Full Time

Job Description: The City of El Paso, Texas is conducting a national search for the position of Health Assistant Director. This position reports to the Director of Public Health and is responsible for the coordination and control of assigned Health department functions. This is an extraordinary opportunity for an experienced, visionary, dynamic, and creative public health leader with excellent management and leadership skills. Successful candidates must have a proven track record of implementing best practices. The Department has a 2020 adopted budget of approximately $17 million and a very capable staff of 76 authorized full-time and approximately 223 grant funded positions. The Department is organized into several divisions providing numerous essential public health services: Health Education and Promotion, 211, HIV Prevention, Dental, Epidemiology & Surveillance, Disease Contact Investigation, CommUnity Care Center, Tuberculosis, Medical Waiver, Clinical and Environmental Laboratories, Woman Infants and Children Services, Immunizations, Preparedness, Compliance and Food Safety.

If you are looking for an exceptional opportunity to make a difference in the El Paso community while enjoying an exceptional quality of life, the City of El Paso is the place for you!

Requirements: This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and at least 6 years of professional management or administration experience in public health or a similar health care organization. The salary range is $88,883 to $153,769 per year, including an excellent benefits package.

Review of resumes begins March 9, 2020. Email compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, salary history, and six professional references to apply@ralphandersen.com. Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Robert Burg, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.

Deputy Director Human Services

Date Posted: February 5, 2020

Employer: Broward County, County of Commissioners

Location/Hours: Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Full Time

Job Description: The Broward County Human Services Department (HSD) is seeking a dynamic and strong leader for the position of Deputy Director of the Human Services Department. The Deputy Director works in partnership with the Human Services Department (HSD) Director to oversee one of the largest departments in Broward County government.

The mission of the HSD is, “To enhance the quality of life for Broward County residents through innovative and integrated health and human services programs.” The Human Services Department, through its’ five divisions and three offices provides a comprehensive array of social services, both directly and via funding to local social service organization, to Broward County residents. The Department has a total budget of $166.3 million and 628 employees. The five divisions within the Department are: Community Partnerships, Elderly and Veterans Services, Family Success Administration, Broward Addiction Recovery, and Crisis Intervention and Support Services. The three offices are: Office of Equity and Community Investment, Office of Evaluation and Planning, and the Office of Administrative Services.

The ideal candidate will be a proven leader and have demonstrated success in a wide variety of administrative areas and have a clear understanding of both direct services and contracted services. The ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator with outstanding oral and written skills, who can understand the needs and deliver services within the community as well as promote collaboration with non-profit, state and other agencies. The position requires an effective communicator to a wide range of audiences, including clients and elected officials. The ideal candidate will be versed in operations, seasoned in program management, involved with professional associations and be able to incorporate innovative and best practices. The ideal candidate will be results oriented in a fiscally challenged environment and be committed to providing innovative service delivery. She/he will have a proven record in the management and administration of governmental affairs, public and business administration and personnel management. The ideal candidate will have significant experience in exercising judgment and discretion in establishing, applying and interpreting departmental policies and procedures as well as creating and implementing effective administrative programs and procedures. Additionally, this candidate will be committed to serving the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County’s Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

The selected candidate will be both visionary and have attention to detail. He/She will work collaboratively with the Director. This person will work effectively with stakeholder groups and represent the Department and County when needed.

The primary areas of focus for the Deputy Director will be:

Assist with direction and supervision of HSD Division Directors and Office Administrators. Assist with and supervises coordination of County Commission agenda process for meetings including approving agenda items for the department and attending agenda review as needed. Assist with development, approval, and monitoring of overall budget, as well as budgets of all divisions and offices and inclusive of approving and monitoring all performance measures. Provide department leadership and assistance relative to the role and responsibilities within the realm of emergency management. Represent Broward County and HSD on various community-based boards and committees. Assist in directing the administrative operations. Assist in directing the planning and coordination of programs, including HSD Strategic Planning. Prepare or coordinate the preparation of federal, state, or other grants. Recommend and implement organizational and administrative changes. Promote effective operations through standardization, improvement, simplification of operating systems. Act for the Department Director in his/her absence.

The position is open due to the retirement of the current Deputy Director.

Education, Certifications and Experience Requirements:

Requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public administration, business administration, or closely related field; Master’s degree preferred. Requires ten (10) years progressively responsible human services experience in supervisory and administrative settings or closely related experience including six (6) years high level supervisory and administrative experience or closely related experience.

Candidates should have professional experience in social work, business operations and program management. Experience in a comparably sized complex governmental organization is desirable.

Public presentation skills are required. Six Sigma or similar process improvement skills and Strategic Planning experience preferred.

Requirements:

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public administration, business administration, or closely related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • Requires ten (10) years progressive responsible human services experience in supervisory and administrative setting or closely related experience including six (6) years high level supervisory and administrative experience or closely related experience.

To learn more, and to apply, visit APHSA's career center website.

Associate Commissioner for Eligibility Operations

Date Posted: February 5, 2020

Employer: Texas Health and Human Services

Location/Hours: Austin, TX; Full Time

Job Description: The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) seeks highly qualified candidates to fill Associate Commissioner(AC) position for Eligibility Operations (EO) within the Office Access & Eligibility Services (AES). The AC EO is selected by and reports to the Deputy Executive Commissioner (DEC). The AC is responsible for developing, implementing and executing the strategic goals and objectives of AES relating to the delivery of eligibility determination services. Work is performed under limited direction with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

To efficiently and effectively serve Texans eligible for social services, AES must be a flexible and dynamic organization with a culture of continuous improvement. The AC for EO will oversee eligibility determination for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), functional and financial eligibility for Community Attendant Services. In addition, the AC oversees title XX programs to include Residential Care, Home Delivered Meals, Emergency Response Service, and Special Services to Persons with Disabilities programs. Eligibility determination services are provided by staff in offices located across Texas.

The AC for EO is responsible for growing strong teams and fostering a collaborative environment across other divisions within AES. The leadership position will manage and oversee the following functions: Operations - eligibility determination activities and coordination of support activities for field staff; Vendor Operations - vendor activities that support eligibility determination and benefit delivery; and Support Operations - training delivery, curriculum development, quality assurance, quality control, regional policy support, and data management and reporting.

The ideal candidate will thrive in an environment that emphasizes: innovation through new ideas, striving for excellence by taking pride in your work, embracing our people’s differences as a source of strength, accomplishing more through partnership, leading by example and learning for continuous improvement.

Requirements:

Demonstrated ability to direct and organize program activities; to provide strategic leadership to manage staff and large/complex projects; to establish program goals and objectives that support the strategic plan; to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement effective solutions; to work with internal stakeholders to achieve objectives; and to communicate effectively with elected officials, executive management, and all levels of staff.

Experience with coordinating eligibility operations and supporting services for public assistance programs well as the state and federal laws and regulations relevant to these programs; developing and presenting analyses; and managing the development of budgets and staff.

Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor's degree.

Ten years of full-time professional experience, preferably within state government or a public agency.

A minimum of five years in an operational/administrative management role directing the efforts of a large organization with staff distributed across multiple geographic areas.

Experience should include:
Strong operational and organizational experience.
Working with stakeholders to support strategic objectives.
Ability to manage complex service delivery models.
Developing and presenting information to stakeholders, legislators and oversight entities.
Identifying and implementing initiatives to increase efficient and effective operations.

Preferred Qualifications:

15 years of full-time professional experience, preferably within state government or a public agency.

3 years of Senior-level management experience.

To learn more, and to apply, visit APHSA's career center website.

Caseworker I

Date Posted: February 5, 2020

Employer: Archuleta County

Location/Hours: Pagosa Springs, CO; Full Time

Job Description: Works under direct supervision while learning job tasks and developing skills and knowledge. Meets with supervisor frequently for direction and makes significant decisions only with supervisor oversight. All documentation is reviewed by supervisor. Provides case work services for various programs offered through Department of Human Services; performs initial intake and Supervisor assisted ongoing case management; performs initial assessments and evaluations of individual or family needs and safety; assists in providing crisis intervention; provides basic direct and core services; recommends service referrals to community resources, core and direct services, and/or protective services; develops plans to assist clients and submits for

Supervisory review; and maintains records, documentation and reports related to services provided. Position requires basic knowledge of established theories, principles and concepts of social casework practice related to assigned program area(s). Performs increasingly more responsible work as the employee gains experience and independently provides basic casework services.

Requirements: 

Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in Social Work, Psychology or a related human behavioral science. A newly hired Child Welfare Caseworker is required to successfully complete the Colorado Department of Human Services training requirements for caseworkers within the mandated time frames to be eligible for continued employment. In order to meet the minimum educational requirements of a human behavioral science degree, the applicant must have a degree with major course work (equivalent to 30 semester hours or 45 quarter hours) in either development of human behavior, child development, family intervention techniques, diagnostic measures or therapeutic techniques such as social work, psychology, sociology, guidance and counseling, and child development. Experience: Two years of experience in a directly related field or in the performance of similar duties and responsibilities. Licenses: Valid State Driver’s License.

Any combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: All knowledge, skills and abilities may not be required of all incumbents. Knowledge of: Established theories, principles and concepts of social casework practice. Human physical, emotional, psychological and social stages of development. Addiction, domestic/family violence, developmental disabilities and mental health issues, signs/symptoms. Child and/or adult protection issues and investigative procedure, laws and time lines, including Native American Child Welfare laws. Multi-cultural issues and differences. Policies, procedures, philosophies, rules, ethics and regulations governing the services to clients. Applicable state, federal, Native American Tribal and local ordinances, laws, rules and regulations and how they apply to child/adult protection. Community resources available to assist clients. All computer applications and hardware related to performance of the essential functions of the job. Record keeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques. Correct English usage, including spelling, grammar, punctuation, and vocabulary. Skill in: Assessing risk in child and adult protection and assessing family functioning to insure safety of individuals. Assessing evidence, to include determining if a client’s injuries are consistent with reported abuse. Using forensic interviewing techniques. Using conflict resolution techniques. Using tact, discretion, and initiative within established guidelines. Educating families in appropriate parenting skills through teaching, role modeling, demonstrating and various coaching techniques. Providing accurate court testimony. Assessing environment in regard to personal safety. Preparing clear and concise reports, correspondence and other written materials. Researching, compiling, and summarizing a variety of informational and statistical data and materials. Organizing work, setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines, and following up on assignments with a minimum of direction. Applying logical thinking to solve problems or accomplish tasks, and to understand, interpret and communicate complicated policies, procedures and protocols. Using mathematics. Communicating clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing. Ability to: Respond to each client with empathy and respect. Deescalate chaotic and/or potentially violent situations and set limits when appropriate. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of individuals. Collect process and utilize incoming information, define problems, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Make critical decisions in high risk and high stress situations. Speak effectively before groups and respond to questions. Work/participate as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Tools and Equipment Used: Computer(s) General Office Equipment Calculator Copy Machine Motor Vehicle(s) Camera Shredder Cell Phone Pagers Video Recorder Audio Recorder Printer PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to have the ability to move to and from various points within the office. Travel to other locations using various modes of private and commercial transportation. Ability to work with hands above shoulder height or arms extended at shoulder height. The employee is required to use hand to finger, handle, grasp or feel objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. Requires repetitive movement’s standard in office-related activities such as typing, and sitting and standing, talking in person and via telephone. This position is occasionally required to stoop, kneel or crouch. Ability to lift and/or carry up to 20 pounds on a regular basis. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth deception and the ability to adjust focus. Requires full range of peripheral vision to monitor multiple computer systems. Requires full range of hearing to be able to communicate via the telephone, and in person, ability to hear and conduct routine conversation. Requires sufficient hearing and speech ability to communicate verbally in response to inquiries, complaints, and to speak to individuals or groups in an informational or instructional situation. Working time may require irregular hours and/or on-call status.

To learn more, and to apply, visit APHSA's career center website.

Director of Behavioral Health & Recovery Services/Public Guardian-Conservator

Date Posted: February 5, 2020

Employer: Merced County

Location: Merced, CA

Job Description: Under administrative direction, develop strategic and tactical business plans, define requirements and determine objectives; present mandated or recommended changes in policy to the County Executive Officer and Board of Supervisors; plan, organize, manage, direct, and supervise the activities, programs, and services of the County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Department and public guardian/conservator; fiscal and personnel management including employer-employee relations; and to perform related work as required.

The Director of Behavioral Health & Recover Services/Public Guardian-Conservator is the executive management position in the Department of Behavioral Health and Recovery Services. This position is responsible for the overall management and direction of inter and intra Departmental activities, programs, and services, including mental health, alcohol and drug treatment and prevention.

This is an at-will Senior Executive position reporting to the County Executive Officer.

Requirements:

Experience: Broad and extensive experience in the preparation and maintenance of mental health managed care plans; development, analysis, and administration of mental health programs and services including the physical care and treatment of patients. Four (4) years of the background and experience must have been in a management or full supervisory capacity. The experience will have included work in the areas of fiscal management, personnel management, program development, and grant administration.

Education: Completion of a Masters Degree in mental health related subjects such as Psychology, Social Work, Marriage, Child and Family Counseling, Nursing, Hospital Administration, Public Health Administration or Public Administration.

Desirable: Experience managing a Psychiatric Health Facility.

To learn more, and to apply, visit APHSA's career center website.

Chief Operating Officer

Date Posted: February 5, 2020

Employer: Oklahoma Department of Human Services

Location/Hours: Oklahoma City, OK; Full Time

Job Description:

Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) is the state’s largest agency with approximately 6500 employees, 92 offices, a $2.4 billion dollar budget, serving approximately one quarter of the state’s population, and seven major program areas across 77 counties. We administer all of the social safety net programs including SNAP, TANF, Child Support, Child Care Licensing, Child Welfare, Aging Services, Developmental Disabilities Services, and Adult Protective Services. We are recruiting a Chief Operations Officer with experience in executive level leadership of social safety net programs. Our Chief Operations Officer establishes high level strategies for execution by program leaders with a focus on building innovative systems of prevention.

General Duties

  • Be an innovative thought leader with a proven history of leading and evolving social safety net programs in a collaborative environment with a focus on prevention strategies.
  • Use data and promising practices to inform decisions and strategies
  • Have relationships with federal partners to access opportunities to lead change.
  • Mastery of federal regulations to create innovative practices while ensuring compliance.
  • Provide executive and strategic supervision, planning, direction, and guidance over numerous programs within OKDHS.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with other members of the executive team, as well as other public or private organizations

Complexity of position

  • Coordinate priorities across multiple programs
  • Create culture of innovation and collaboration
  • Professional development of program leaders

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • 8 years of experience in human services or public administration
  • Within that 8 years of experience, 4 years in an executive leadership supervisory capacity, managing other executive level staff

Please note the degree requirements are negotiable if there is a higher amount of relevant experience.

Preferences Given:

Applicants with executive level leadership experience in TANF, SNAP, Child Support, Social Services, and Block Grants.

For more information, and to apply, visit APHSA's career center website

Health and Human Services Administrator

Date Posted: February 5, 2020

Employer: Marion County, GA

Location/Hours: Salem, OR; Full Time

Job Description: Marion County, Oregon is a vibrant community located in the heart of the Willamette Valley - one of the most fertile and agriculturally productive regions in the world. The area is dotted with cities, farms and forests and is considered one of the most livable areas of the country offering a low cost-of-living, quality schools and mild weather.

The ideal Health and Human Services Administrator is an experienced leader in the behavioral and/or public health arena who values public service, collaboration and the significant contributions by staff, peers and other stakeholders that are vital to the success of the Health and Human Services Department. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are paramount. Those who have effectively led change and have an understanding of Oregon’s shifting healthcare landscape under HB 3100 and the expansion of the Oregon Health Plan will be well-placed for success. The most qualified candidates will demonstrate their ability to lead a highly talented and cohesive professional and administrative staff and manage a large, complex, and challenging agency. This individual will be expected to work well with both internal and external stakeholders to establish positive partnerships and continue the work laid out in the department’s 2018 – 2023 Strategic Plan.

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, please submit your resume (reflecting years and months of employment, beginning/ending dates as well as size of staffs and budgets you have managed), cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues) by applying on our website: https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=610

For more information contact:

Pam Derby
CPS HR Consulting
916-263-1401

To view an online brochure for this position visit: executivesearch.cpshr.us
Marion County, Oregon website: www.co.marion.or.us

Director of Economic Supports and Well-Being

Date Posted: February 5, 2020

Employer: Hennepin County

Location/Hours: Minneapolis, MN; Full Time

Job Description: Want to make a difference for the Hennepin County residents that we serve? As Director of Economic Supports and Well-Being within Human Services and Public Health you will play a critical role in making certain our staff and programs operate smoothly. You will lead a team of professionals to ensure our department has the essential support and tools to achieve Hennepin County's mission and vision.

This position will report to the Assistant County Administrator of Human Services and will oversee economic benefit programs, child support, employment programs, youth education programs, and will lead efforts to reduce racial and other disparities in our systems.

In this posting you will:

  • Lead staff and operations of economic benefit programs, child support, employment programs, youth education programs, family emergency shelter programs, and emergency assistance programs, to ensure that policies, standards, and regulations are followed.
  • Coordinate and develop economic assistance, child support, employment, and youth programs and services; identify unmet needs, define objectives, policies, or plans to meet those needs, and think systemically when making critical decisions that could impact other areas of the organization.
  • Work with department leadership to create organizational vision and strategy, leading with purpose
  • Ensure a collaborative, diverse, energizing, supportive and nimble work culture and develop future leaders.

Requirements:

One of the following:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in a field related to the business and seven or more years of management or administrative experience.
  • Eleven or more years of management or administrative experience.

For more information or to apply please click here.

Policy Associate

Date Posted: February 5, 2020

Employer: APHSA

Location/Hours: Arlington, VA; Full Time

Job Description: The Policy Associate is responsible for supporting the APHSA’s Center for Employment and Economic Well-being (CEEWB) and for coordinating the work of CEEWB across the Association’s Influence, Build, and Connect teams. The position provides support to APHSA’s affinity groups, including the American Association of SNAP Directors (AASD) and the National Association of State TANF Administrators. As an APHSA Collaborative Center, the CEEWB is charged with the goal of leading national efforts to transform the operations, policies, and practices of public sector health and human service agencies and programs through whole family and preventative-focused approaches, and toward the sustained well-being of all children, youth and families.

Major Responsibility #1: Support the development and continuous operation of the Center for Employment and Economic Wellbeing through Strategic Partnerships and Communications.

  • Recruit and regularly consult with thought leaders in research, industry, peer member associations, and advocacy to contribute to CEEWB publications and APHSA learning agendas.
  • Present on behalf of APHSA at relevant conferences, conduct webinars, and contribute content to partner communications platforms.
  • Support Director of Policy and Research and Senior Director in developing proposals to advance policy and practice work in economic mobility. Lead components of privately funded or contract work related to workforce, SNAP, TANF and asset creation.

Major Responsibility #2: In coordination with the Senior Director and Knowledge Mobilization Manager, assist in the administration of the affinity group and work group committees.

  • Manage affinity group and work group listservs. Ensure smooth scheduling and logistical support for affinity group meeting management, including scheduling, agenda creation, and call/meeting facilitation.
  • Ensure affinity group bylaws and rosters are kept current and within APHSA bylaws.
  • Support the Membership & Events team in producing annual events, including participation in conference planning committees and leading content development.

Major Responsibility #3: Policy Analysis and Development. The incumbent will serve as APHSA’s primary analyst for federal policy initiatives, including TANF, SNAP, and WIOA programs.

Support the Director of Policy and Research in developing policy analysis and positions on behalf of members, including bill analysis, comments on proposed rules, as well as developing policy proposals that advance member policy goals in partnership with affinity group and Leadership Council leaders.

  • Develop newsletter content, webinars, briefing materials, written testimony, and presentations to support APHSA executive team in advancing policy goals.

Requirements:

Minimum of BA/BS degree and 3-5 years’ work experience. Requires some travel during spring/summer to conduct site visits throughout the country.

  • At least 3 years prior experience in Human Services or related fields such as Health, Housing or Labor, either in government service at local, state or federal levels or in related roles in the business and non-profits sector.
  • Strong working knowledge of TANF, SNAP, workforce development, or asset development as well as, whole family, or two-generation approaches.
  • Experience in collaborating with a broad range of stakeholders and bringing different perspectives together.
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills, including written and speaking.
  • Ability to demonstrate non-partisanship.
  • Proficiency Microsoft Office Suite.

Skills in survey and other forms of data development, collection, analysis and communications

For more information, and to apply, visit APHSA's career center website.

Homebuilders In-Home Family Therapist

Date Posted: February 4, 2020

Employer: Institute for Family Development

Location/Hours: King County (Seattle area), WA; Full Time

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

What we offer:

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

To apply, visit https://theapplicantmanager.com/jobs?pos=FD268. Questions should be directed to jobs@institutefamily.org.

Full Time and Part Time LCSWs

Date Posted: February 3, 2020

Employer: Senior Care Therapy

Location/Hours: Monmouth/Ocean, Somerset, Essex, and Cumberland/Gloucester Counties

Job Description: Senior Care Therapy is expanding and seeking FT or PT LCSW’s passionate about working with the geriatric population! SCT is a clinician owned and operated company providing psychotherapy services, including evaluations and ongoing therapy, to residents in assisted living, acute rehabs, and long-term care settings. Senior Care Therapy was founded in 2008 with a mission to provide the best quality psychological services to these residents while working with a multi-interdisplinary team. Today, SCT provides care throughout NJ, NY, and PA.​

Fee-For-Service and FT Positions Available: You choose!​

  • Locations close to home​
  • Flexible schedule to fit your needs with DAY hours​
  • Focus on patient care: SCT takes care of the caseload and billing​
  • No on call: you walk in and out of the facility and the day is over!​
  • Constant support: SCT values our clinicians and completes regular on-site visits and continuous involvement with staff and facilities​

Responsibilities:

  • Provide initial evaluations and ongoing follow-up for residents.
  • Opportunity for group and family work.
  • Provide collaboration with nursing staff within the facilities as well as therapists working with the residents.

Inquiries should be sent to jpourakis@seniorcaretherapy.com.

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