Counselor Aide

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Location: Salem, NJ

Work Status:  Full Time 

Position Summary:

Center For Family Services is looking for a responsible and organized individual to fill the Counselor Aide position in the CPSAI (Child Protection Substance Abuse Initiative) Program. The primary concern of the CPSAI Program is the safety and well-being of children. By treating the alcohol/drug problems of the caregivers, we help provide a more secure environment for children. A Counselor Aide is needed to transport clients to and from appointments at DCP&P Office and first treatment appointments. The Counselor Aid will also assist CADC with case management and perform the clerical aspects of the job.

Duties and Responsibilities:

CPSAI is a collaboration between CFS and the Division of Child Protection and Permanecy. Our certified alcohol and drug counselors are located in county DCP&P offices across Southern New Jersey. These counselors conduct evaluations on parents and caregivers who are suspected of having substance abuse problems and when necessary makes treatment referrals for them.  The Counselor Aide is will transport clients to and from appointments at DCP&P Office and first treatment appointments. The Counselor Aide will also assist CADC with case management and perform the clerical aspects of the job.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

  • Previous experience in Substance Use Disorder treatment

  • Current driver's license with a good driving record of at least three years

  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration

  •  All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks

About CPSAI (Child Protection Substance Abuse Initiative:

Our Child Protection Substance Abuse Initiative's top priority is the safety and well-being of children. By treating the alcohol/drug problems of the caregivers, we help provide a more secure environment for children. The program is a collaboration between Center For Family Services and DCP&P. Our certified alcohol and drug counselors conduct evaluations on parents and caregivers who are suspected of having substance abuse problems and when necessary make treatment referrals for them. Aides provide clients with transportation, communication access to assessment appointments, and case management.

About Employment at Center For Family Services:

Apply and get hired at Center For Family Services, a leader in the non-profit sector and named as a top workplace in the region since 2010. As part of our team, you will be recognized as our most valuable resource. Our staff balance best practices with personalized care. Together our team makes a positive difference in the lives of people in need. If you're interested in a rewarding career, Center For Family Services is a great place to grow as a professional. For more information about our top workplace, please visit Center For Family Services website at www.centerffs.org.

Disclaimer: 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.