Careers at NJCDC

Listed below are current openings as of November 2014.

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.

Development

Development Associate (F/T)

Responsibilities: Serves as grant writer for corporations, foundations and government grant applications; coordinates projects with senior management and program staff; completes online and submits online grant applications in accordance with deadlines; coordinates end of year appeal and other appeals as assigned; conducts research to identify prospective donors and cultivates relationships, as assigned; maintains donor perfect database; manages donor correspondence in a timely manner. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree with three years of development or comparable experience; some experience in project management; proven success in goal achievement and following through on tasks; strong organizational skills; excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills and exceptional writing skills.
Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Events and Communication Associate (F/T)

Responsibilities: Manages event calendar and coordinates key external events; coordinates the logistics for fundraising events including, but not limited to, the Annual Golf Outing and Anniversary Dinner; works with program staff to identify corporate engagement opportunities; manages relationships with photographer and videographer; writes press releases and advisories; writes news and blog updates for NJCDC website and ensures site remains current; and manages constant contact database in coordination with Development Associate. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree with three years of development or comparable experience; some experience in project management; proven success in goal achievement and following through on tasks; strong organizational skills; excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills and exceptional writing skills. Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Elm Street Apartments

Employment Specialist (F/T)

Responsibilities: Provides job counseling, training and placement services for young adults to ensure that they become self-sufficient; and establishes relationships with local employers to assist with developing job opportunities for residents. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in a human services related field with one to three 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

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. 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.

School Based Youth Services Program – Passaic Valley High School

Lead Youth Development Specialist (F/T)

Responsibilities: Runs programs in coordination with community collaborators in areas such as pregnancy prevention, violence prevention, HIV prevention, decision-making, community service, parenting, and life skills instruction; designs and implements programs for youth and parents, including those to be operated after-school and evenings, on Saturdays, and during the summer; and assists the Program Director in maintaining and building relationships with school and community collaborators. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree required with at least three years of experience as a youth services worker; experience coordinating youth-oriented recreation activities preferred; good organizational skills; the ability to plan, schedule and carry out activities; the ability to multi-task and the ability to work effectively as a member of a team.

NJCDC Teacher with Students
NJCDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.