Bilingual Senior Residential Counselor - Part Time - Juntos, Camden NJ

***500 Sign on Bonus eligible to all Juntos new hires***  The bonus will be paid in one lump sum in a separate check on the next regularly scheduled pay date after you start employment with Center for Family Services.   The signing bonus is taxable, and all regular payroll taxes will be withheld.  In the event you leave the Center for Family Services within 4 months of your date of hire, you will be responsible for reimbursing the Center for Family Services for the entire signing bonus.

About the Juntos Program:

Juntos provides temporary shelter to unaccompanied children and teenagers who have crossed the southern border into the United States  and are in need of a safe place to live. Our goal is to help children through these difficult circumstances and to minimize the impact by providing a warm and caring home that seeks to reunite children with their family. Services are focused on the safety of every child in our care. We utilize a Nurtured Heart, a trauma informed care approach, which emphasizes physical, psychological and emotional safety for the children in our care and helps them rebuild a sense of control.

Summary

Center For Family Services is seeking motivated, culturally sensitive and compassionate individuals for the Residential Care Provider positions for the Juntos Program. The Residential Care Provider will be a key member of the program's team by providing direct counseling services and support to children and teens in the program. 

Location: Camden, NJ

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides supervision of Residential Care Providers
  • Assures the continuing training and development of program staff
  • Assigns staff work schedules, makes appropriate changes when indicated
  • Assists residential counselors in providing life skills education, counseling and other service delivery areas 
  • Coordinates recreation and physical education activities for the youth
  • Coordinates appointments with Medical consultants and ensures all over-the-counter and prescription medication are on hand and correctly administered

Requirements: 

  • Certified Social Worker (CSW) or equivalent certification, if applicable
  • Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree or related field, or extensive experience
  • 5 - 7 years of experience working with the program population or relevant direct service delivery in a residential setting, with supervisory and program administration experience. 
  • 8 - 10 years of experience working with the program population or relevant direct service delivery, in a residential setting, with supervisory and program administration experience preferred.                                                                                                   
  • Bilingual language fluency in both English and Spanish. 
  • Excellent written documentation and data entry skills
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (conversational Spanish required, fluent Spanish preferred)
  • Must be a licensed Driver for three years

All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.