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We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the following full-time and part-time positions. To apply, please submit a cover letter along with a current resume to careers@njcdc.org, unless otherwise noted. NJCDC is an equal opportunity employer.

Please note: All positions require computer proficiency with experience with Microsoft Word and Excel. Some positions also require knowledge of Access and PowerPoint. Salaries for each position are commensurate with experience.

Current Openings as of January 2017

Compete for Life (21st Century Community Learning Center)

Youth Development Specialists (P/T)

Responsibilities: Takes the lead in implementing specialized after school activities in areas such as academic enrichment, positive youth development, and health and fitness; increases students' career and college readiness by offering high quality remediation activities in core academic areas such as reading, mathematics, enrichment activities including arts and culture, youth development experiences, and physical activity; designs and implements programs for youth and parents, including those operated after school, evenings, on Saturdays and during the summer; maintains program files and assists with data collection for evaluation purposes.

Qualifications: Strong commitment to providing high quality programming for high school students; ability to work a schedule of 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday and Summer Hours 10am-3pm; good organizational skills; ability to work independently and as a team. Education and social work majors in their senior or junior year of college are preferred.

Full Service Community School Program – School #5

Afterschool Program Coordinator (P/T)

Responsibilities: Recruits program participants; obtains completed applications from children's parents; Supervises AmeriCorps Members during After School program hours (3 to 6 p.m.); ensures that quality programming is happening through the FSCS After School Program by monitoring programming (grades K to 3); coordinates with the 21st Century After School Program Coordinator (4 to 8); monitors attendance tracking in After School Program; communicates with parents; recruits instructors for future program sessions and developing contracts; and manages program schedule and classroom activity.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in education or a human services related field; at least one year of experience working with school age children in an afterschool program setting; and ability to work afternoon and early evenings.

Social Worker (P/T)

Responsibilities: Provides the training and the tools that will enable parents to understand and meet their child's social and emotional needs; provides social work in the assessment of, educational planning for, monitoring for, an re-evaluation of students in need of special services, in accordance with all applicable federal state and local codes and regulation; completes a diagnostic social history on students referred for evaluation, assesses the status of the student's social and academic adjustment in terms of school performance, family and personal history, socio-economic and cultural influences and community factors; ensures that the instructional program for the identified student addresses the Core Curriculum Content Standards and any accommodations, and that the IEP clearly specifies the performance levels in the standards at which the student is expected to demonstrate competency; and works with and counsels students to enhance their personal and social growth and increase their responsibility for behavior and attitudes.

Qualifications: Licensed Social Worker (LSW); excellent verbal and written communication skills; a valid driver's license; experience in teaching and working with children and adolescents; demonstrated understanding of current rules and regulations regarding special education and current social work issues; and the ability to keep accurate records and prepare reports

Hawthorne Heights

Assistant Manager/Supervised Apartment Program (F/T)

Responsibilities: Participates in annual Individual Habilitation Plan (IHP) process for each consumer; assists in the implementation of the monthly training schedule; maintains consumer's finances as determined by IHP and completes all reports and paperwork as required.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in a human services related field with one to three years of experience working with the developmentally disabled or a high school diploma with two to three years of experience working with the developmentally disabled; excellent organizational skills; ability to multi-task and work as a member of a team; a valid driver's license and excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

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.

Independence House

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: Masters or Bachelor's 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.

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.

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.

Neighborhood Help Center

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.

To apply: Send resume to outreach@njcdc.org

Paterson Family Center

Teachers (F/T)

Responsibilities: Plans and implements day- to day curriculum for children assigned to classroom; Monitors needs of individual children; maintains appropriate records and documentation on the progress, accomplishments and needs of each child; leads individual conferences with parents regarding their child's education; informs parents of school news and activities; adhering to NAEYC Code of Ethics; meets with Director to report on program status and any needs or challenges of individual children or concerns of parents.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree; Pre-School through Grade 3 Certification (P-3), Certificate of Eligibility(CE), or Certificate of Eligibility with Advance Standing (CEAS); good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; highly organized and motivated.

School Based Youth Services Program – PCTI

Administrative Assistant/Assistant Youth Development Specialist (F/T)

Responsibilities: Serves as a member of School Based Youth Services Team committed to helping young people build on existing assets to make positive choices about their health and well-being, academic achievement, and interaction with others; answering telephones, taking messages, greeting students and faculty who enter the room; inputting data into the program's management information system and completing reports and documents needed for program.

Qualifications: Associate's Degree or High School Diploma with one year of experience; ability to type and file; good organizational skills; and good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

Great Falls YouthBuild

Education and Employment Coordinator (F/T)

Responsibilities: Developing and maintaining relationships with public sector agencies and other local employers to assist in placing participants in unsubsidized employment. Serving as lead contact should problems arise; developing and maintaining relationships with colleges, universities and vocational training schools to assist in enrolling current and former participants; working with Apprentice Coordinators and local construction trade unions to secure apprenticeship opportunities for program participants; facilitating workshops on workplace readiness as needed including: completing applications, resume writing, interviewing techniques, and job retention.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in a human services related field; at least 3 years' experience working with at-risk youth in the arena of job and post- secondary education placement, community development or relationship building; the ability to multi-task; good organizational skills; demonstrated leadership capacity and sound judgment; ability to work as a team; and excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

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