Careers at NJCDC

Listed below are current openings as of January 19, 2016.

If you are interested in applying for any position listed below, please e-mail a letter of interest, along with a current resume to Human Resources at careers@njcdc.org unless otherwise noted.

All positions require computer proficiency with experience with Microsoft Word and Excel. Some positions also require knowledge of Access and PowerPoint.

Administration

Community Development Associate (F/T)

Responsibilities:: An entry-level position, the CDA will work with agency leadership to assist in the implementation and execution of programs, services, and plans. Particular emphasis will be placed on starting up new initiatives. Qualifications: Successful candidates will have strong organizational, writing, and project implementation skills. A bachelor’s degree is required and experience in community development or a related field is preferred. Salary: Commensurate with experience. To apply: Send resume to cda@njcdc.org

Early Learning Coordinator (F/T)

Responsibilities: Leads, reconstitutes and expands Early Learning Network (ELN) to support preschools and early childhood centers in the Great Falls Promise Neighborhoods; provides on –site technical assistance or professional development workshops for staff of each (ELN); enrolls residents in NJCDC pipeline; creates referral process and recruitment strategy for Parent Academy Program; launches, oversees, and serves as master trainer for 10-week Parent Academy Program; works with Director of Research and Evaluation to identify variables and demographic data to be used from program evaluation. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree; at least 5 years of experience as a program administrator in a child development setting; at least 5 years of experience leading training within an early childhood setting; thorough understanding of early childhood development, Infant/Toddler Environment Rate Scale (ITERS), The Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS) and Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS).Salary: Commensurate with experience. To apply: Send resume to cda@njcdc.org

Security

Security Officer (P/T)

Responsibilities: Monitors and authorizes entrance and departure of employees, parents, program participants and visitors; de-escalates challenging situations that may arise with unauthorized visitors, parents, etc.; maintains visitors sign-in log; completes reports of activities and disturbances that occur on a weekly basis while on duty; reports all incidents to appropriate staff and completes documentation; assists staff, police and emergency personnel in handling emergencies or disruptive situations; Assists Director of Facilities with execution of emergency procedures such as fire drills, emergency evacuations and lockdowns. Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent; a minimum of three years of experience as a security officer; good interpersonal and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively in writing using proper grammar and vocabulary; and ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time. To apply: Send resume to mcassidy@njcdc.org.

Elm Street Supervised Apartments

Case Manager (F/T)

Responsibilities: Coordinates the implementation of Individual Service Plan (ISP) for youth between the ages of 18-21; ensures that each resident receives services that are in line with their ISP such as health, mental health, substance abuse, educational and employment services; and conducts therapeutic sessions with residents both individually and in groups. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or Masters’ Degree in Social Work with a minimum of two years of experience working with young adults; excellent organizational skills; ability to work effectively independently and as a member of a team; excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; and a valid driver’s license. Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Hawthorne Heights Supervised Apartments

Residence Counselors (P/T- On Call)

Responsibilities: Carries out the residence’s program plan which is developed in connection with residents’ goals, objectives, and individual needs and preferences; ensures the health and safety of residents; provides assistance to residents in meeting goals and objectives; and properly maintaining program and consumer records. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in human services field with one to three years of experience or High School Diploma with one to two years of experience in the human services field; a valid New Jersey driver’s license. Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Independence House

Program Director (F/T)

Responsibilities: Oversees all facets of program operations; ensures that all facility and all program components are operated in accordance with the highest level of standards of program quality and best practices and in strict adherence with state licensing regulations; screens all potential residents, develops individual service plans and ensures that all appropriate services are provided. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in human services related field with at least three years of experience in management and the delivery of services to adolescents and young adults, particularly at risk youth; Master’s Degree is preferred; strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills; ability to work a flexible work schedule; ability to work effectively independently and as a member of a team; and a valid driver’s license.Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Life Skills Coordinator (F/T)

Responsibilities: Implements Individual Service Plan (ISP) training/teaching schedule; ensures that ISP goals and objectives are addressed and outcomes are documented, monitored and met; ensures timely completion of program documentation as required by state standards, agency policy and procedures and quality assurance guidelines; and provides emergency shift coverage during staff shortages. Qualifications:Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field with one to three years of experience working with young adults or High School Diploma with three to seven years of experience working with young adults; a valid driver’s
license; good organizational and interpersonal skills; and a self-starter with ability to work effectively as a member of a team. Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Youth Development Worker (P/T- On-Call)

Responsibilities: Implements Individual Service Plan (ISP); ensures that ISP goals and objectives are being monitored and met; teaches skills as per the ISP and in accordance with established methods; reviews the daily logs, medication logs, communication logs activity sheets and incident reports at the beginning of each shift; and coordinates resident transportation. Qualifications: High School Diploma with a minimum of two years of experience working with young adults; excellent organizational skills; ability to work effectively independently and as a member of a team; good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; and a valid driver’s license; carry out activities; the ability to multi-task and the ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Neighborhood Help Center

Director/Neighborhood Help Center (NHC) (F/T)

Responsibilities: Manages overall operations of the Center and develops and implements a wide array of programming including workshops, seminars, and social events to engage neighborhood residents. Qualifications: Strong organizational, supervisory, and presentation skills are required, as well as being bilingual in Spanish and the ability to work flexible hours. Bachelor’s degree also required, as is a minimum of two years of operating a program particularly in a non-profit environment. Salary: Commensurate with experience. To apply: Send resume to egonzalez@njcdc.org.

Assistant Director of Community Outreach (F/T)

Responsibilities: Develops and implements a variety of strategies and activities to engage local residents in the organization’s programs, as well as to broadly inform local residents about the organization’s offerings:oversees the development and functioning of several new neighborhood associations.Qualifications: Strong organizational, supervisory, and presentation skills, be bilingual in Spanish and have the ability to work flexible hours. Bachelor’s degree is preferred, as is a minimum of one year in a non-profit or similar environment with some supervisory experience. Salary: Commensurate with experience. To apply: Send resume to egonzalez@njcdc.org.

School Based Youth Services Program – Passaic Valley High School

Program Director (F/T)

Responsibilities: Provides dynamic leadership to ensure that program’s goals are met; hires, trains, and supervises program staff; nurtures and expands the community collaborative; serves as key liaison to ensure
continual support of program; ensures that program activities are carried out as scheduled; provides leadership in the activities of a Program Advisory Board; cultivates existing funders and identifies additional funding resources. Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Social Work or human services field; experience working with community collaborations and youth required; supervisory experience; good organizational skills; and excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.Salary Commensurate with experience.

School Based Youth Services Program – Clifton High School

Mental Health Clinician (F/T)

Responsibilities: Provides counseling to program participants between the ages of 13-19 in individual and group sessions; makes referrals to community resources; develops professional relationships with community and hospital-based organizations; manages cases; and assists in data collection for evaluation purposes. Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or Psychology with appropriate state licensing credentials required; strong clinical skills; previous experience working with youth and adolescents; and excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills. Salary Commensurate with experience.

Spruce Terrace Apartments

Program Director (F/T)

Responsibilities: Ensuring overall performance of program in meeting identified outcomes, including expectations of a program culture that is inspiring, nurturing and supportive; coordinating training and independent living areas for consumers, serving on an on-call (24 hour) capacity; coordinating the planning for new consumers to move into the residence, including reading records and completing evaluations, to determine appropriateness of potential program consumers, as well as ensuring that all admission records are in place prior to the move in date; and coordinating the annual Individual Service Plan process for each resident. Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Social Work; Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Social Worker is preferred; demonstrated experience working in wellness and recovery programs; demonstrated leadership capacity and sound judgment and a valid driver’s license. Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Wellness and Recovery Coordinator (F/T)

Responsibilities: Ensuring overall performance of program in meeting identified outcomes, including expectations of a program culture that is inspiring, nurturing and supportive; coordinating training and independent living areas for consumers, including but not limited to accessing benefits and entitlements, employment skill development, budgeting, and accessing resources through One Stop Career Center; and conducting workshops as needed. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Psychosocial Rehabilitation,
Psychology, Social Work or a human services related field or an Associate’s Degree in Psychosocial Rehabilitation or a human services related field with two years of experience; demonstrated leadership capacity and sound judgment; ability to work effectively as a member of a team. Salary: Commensurate with experience.

NJCDC Teacher with Students
NJCDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.