Who We Are

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 May 2017

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

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.

Paterson Family Center

Teacher (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.

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