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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 November 2017

Administration

Vice President of Development (F/T)

Responsibilities: The Vice President of Development is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the organization's fundraising and marketing activities and for serving as the organization's key external affairs representative to diverse audiences. Proven skills in identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding corporate and individual donors and foundations are essential, as are marketing skills and techniques to enhance the organization's profile. Specific responsibilities include: Develop and implement annual fundraising plan resulting in increased financial support; maintain and build upon the organization's existing base of donors; identify major gift donors; aggressively research potential grant sources and write grant proposals; initiate a capital campaign; and manage existing events and develop new special events.

Qualifications: Minimum of five years of progressively responsible development experience, demonstrated success in developing a strong major gifts program and in personally securing five figure and higher major gifts from individuals, grant writing success, attaining corporate and foundation grants, and some experience with capital campaigns. Bachelor's Degree required- Advanced Degree preferred. To apply: Send resume and cover letter to development@njcdc.org

Fiscal/Accounting

Staff Accountant (F/T)

Responsibilities: Implements bookkeeping and accounting functions including accounts payable, purchasing and procurement, accounts receivable, payroll, journal entries and bank reconciliations; monitors cash flow; enters and processes revenue receipts; prepares monthly reports; processes, records and reconciles credit card expenses; prepares expenditure reports; and maintains inventory reports.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degreein Accounting; 1-3 years of experience in accounting and/or finance preferred; knowledge of non-profit accounting and public sector finance; experience in bookkeeping for a multi-site organization, preferred; experience with accounting software (MIP a plus); strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task; detail-oriented and an understanding of financial accounting and reporting.

Great Falls Youth Development Center-International High School

Youth Development Specialist (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. t.

Qualifications: Strong commitment to providing high quality programming for high school students; ability to work a schedule of 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday ;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.

Day Program/Connections

Assistant Manager (F/T)

Responsibilities: Develops and implements a vocational training program plan that includes community sales plan, job sampling opportunities and volunteer activities; establishes linkages with community partners to establish locations for volunteer activities; creates a monthly schedule based on programs vocational and non-vocational offerings, which addresses specific goals and objectives as identified in each consumer's Individual Habilitation Plan (IHP); Maintains records as required by the NJ Division of Developmental Disabilities and NJCDC Quality Assurance Committee and submits reports on time.

Qualifications: BA in human services with one to three years of experience or a high school diploma with five years of experience in a human services related field; excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; a valid driver's license; and demonstrated leadership capacity and sound judgment.

Elm Street Supervised Apartments

Youth Development Specialist (F/T)

Responsibilities: Implements Individual Service Plan teaching/training schedule for youth between the ages of 18-21; ensures that ISP goals and objectives are being addressed and that anticipated outcomes are being documented, monitored and met; teaches skills as per the ISP and in accordance with established methods; and coordinates resident transportation.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in a human services related field with one to three years of experience working with young adults preferred or a High School Diploma with three to five 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.

Hawthorne Heights

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

Youth Development Worker (F/T or 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.

Community Schools Program at School No. 5

Youth Development Specialist (P/T)

Responsibilities: Serves as a member of a 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; assists with providing high-quality remediation activities in core academic areas such as reading and mathematics, enrichment activities including arts and culture, youth development experiences, and physical activity; infuses social, emotional, and character development into the program as a means to impacting positive student behavior; Ensures an environment that motivates and inspires creativity; develops and implementing monthly lesson plans; Managing classroom activity and maintaining program space; Attending regularly scheduled staff- meetings.

Qualifications: High School Diploma; completed at least two years of college; strong commitment to providing high quality programming for youth; have a passion for the arts; ability to work schedule of 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday; good organizational skills; self- starter; ability to work independently; good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; the ability to plan, schedule and carry out activities; and the ability to work effectively as a member of a team.

YouthBuild

Alternative Education Teacher (F/T)

Responsibilities: : Provides instruction in the core content areas: mathematics, social studies, science and language arts; develops individualized goals/plans for each student and assesses trainee academic progress monthly/bimonthly; implements curriculum and develops additional materials according to the needs of the program and trainees; and maintains up to date files according to program requirements.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree and a certificate of eligibility in one of the core content areas, standard teachers certification is preferred; a minimum of 1 year of teaching experience; ability to multi-task; good organizational skills; good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skill; ability to work as a team and experience working with at risk youth.

Paterson Youth Council/Garrett Morgan Academy

Youth Program Director (F/T)

Responsibilities: Acts as the primary liaison between GMA staff and community partners; coordinates and manages an active GMA Partnership Council.; plans and manages a yearly calendar of activities and events for GMA students to participate in, with principal responsibility for overseeing these activities and events, including college tours, robotics club, Saturday STEM program, field trips, etc; provides dynamic leadership to ensure that the program's goals, objectives and outcomes are met; assists in securing funding and resources for community partnerships for GMA students.; acts as the primary liaison between NJCDC staff, PYC students and all community partners who are supporting PYC and coordinating their events and initiatives; facilitates PYC students meetings and coordinates all logistics for any trips and events; Responsible for recruitment and enrollment of members, and maintaining attendance records; coordinates annual marquis events that include an MLK Youth Leadership Awards event, trips to Washington, Philadelphia, Boston, and elsewhere.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in education, social work or related human services field; experience working with community collaborations, youth development programming and at-risk youth; knowledge of and belief in the philosophy of Positive Youth Development; experience with implementation of evidence-based programming; some supervisory experience; demonstrated leadership skills; good organizational skills; self-starter; and excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

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