If you are a service-oriented individual and desire a thoroughly rewarding career where you have the ability to make a difference in the lives of children and families in your community, we invite you to join our team by applying for one of our employment opportunities. We are currently seeking Case Planners, Interventionists, Therapists, Youth and Child Care Specialists, and Direct Support Professionals as well as other positions for our Staten Island based programs.
Join a growing organization with opportunities for advancement!
A Case Planner provides comprehensive case management and support to children and families, makes referrals for the birth parents to drug rehabilitative services and therapeutic services or other community resources as needed. Requirements include: BSW/MSW or BA/MA Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Counseling. Experience working with children and families preferred. Willingness to conduct field work including home visits and also work some nights and evenings as needed. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
An Interventionist conducts assessment including review of referral information identifying and engaging key participants identifying systemic risks and protective factors and developing an analysis of the problem behaviors within the ecological context and model process and will implement a problem conceptualization identify community based resources to provide family specific intervention monitor community based intervention and outcome review and strategy revision procedure using the models process. Requirements include: BSW/ MSW or BA/MA Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Counseling. Experience working with children and families preferred. Willingness to conduct field work including home visits and also work some nights and evenings as needed.
A Therapist will deliver intensive family-focused therapy in order to reduce behaviors that put children at risk of placement out of the home (i.e., juvenile detention or foster care) and provide home- and community-based clinical therapy for both individuals and families that encompass mental health, substance abuse and trauma treatments. Requirements include: MA/MS in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Counseling or related field. Willingness to conduct field work including home visits and also work some nights and evenings as needed. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
A Youth and Child Care Specialist is responsible for the supervision of the pregnant and parenting residents, ensuring a warm and constructive residential environment and promote development of appropriate and effective independent living skills for the pregnant and parenting teens we serve. Requirements include: HS Diploma/GED required, AA/AS or BA/BS preferred. Clean and valid NY, NJ or PA Driver's License required. Experience working with pregnant teens and children preferred.
A Direct Support Professional is responsible for the safety of the individuals in his/her care and must observe, monitor, and assist them in their progress and behavior. Requirements include: HS Diploma/GED required, AA/AS or BA/BS preferred. Clean and valid NY, NJ or PA Driver's License required. Experience working with adults with developmental disabilities preferred.
The Foundling offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package, including 20 paid time off days, 12 paid sick days, 12 paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, in-service training, licensed supervision, flexible work schedules and competitive salaries.
How to Apply to Attend the Job Fair: Please join us on October 20th at 119 Tompkins Avenue between 10:30am-3:30pm for The New York Foundling job fair.