Program Coordinator - Stepping Stones to Resiliency (2821)

*Sign-On Bonus
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$1500 for LAC, LSW     $3000 for LCSW,  LPC 

Location: Essex County, NJ
Job Type/Status: Full Time

"Life can turn upside down for a child when a parent struggles with addiction or lost their battle to a substance use disorder." You can make a difference by creating pathways of hope, resiliency, and healing for children and families!

Center For Family Services is hiring a licensed clinical professional to coordinate services and lead a team of counselors providing counseling and support services to children and teens impacted by Substance Use in the Family. 

Position Summary:

Center For Family Services is seeking a caring, compassionate, and skilled Licensed Social Workers (LCSW or LSW) or Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC or LAC) to lead a team of professionals that enhances services for children and teens affected by substance use in the homes and the community. The Program Coordinator for Stepping Stones to Resiliency provides program management and direct clinical services. The Program Coordinator is responsible for the daily management of the program. This key staff member manages the recruitment, training, scheduling, data collection, reporting, and coordination of program activities pertinent to the goals of the program. Clinical services may include provision of on-site community and classroom interventions, short-term traumatic grief outreach services, individual and family counseling, and workshops

Duties and Responsibilities including but not limited to;

  • Aligns with CFS philosophy that staffs are our greatest resource. Provides leadership to staff, and promotes a sense of agency with co-workers and staff, and communicates in ways that support agency mission and values
  • Promotes and  provides culturally competent client care and staff interactions that respond  respectfully to the strengths and skills of diverse ethnicities and cultures, languages, socio-economic classes, disabilities, religions, genders, sexual orientation and other diversity related factors.
  • Coordinate program activities
  • Participate on community coalition meetings that strengthen the program and work toward meeting goals and objectives
  • Participate in Federal Monitoring Meetings and Technical Support
  • Collect and Review Data for trends and service delivery gaps
  • Work closely with key stakeholders in assessing the program and identifying areas of growth
  • Assess and identify new stakeholders to integrate the program within the community
  • Coordinate linkages with internal and external platforms that bring awareness and resources to the community


  • At least five-year's experience working with children and teens
  • LCSW, LSW, LPC, of LAC
  • Experience working in grief and traumatic loss
  • Knowledge in trauma informed care and/or family substance use
  • 2 years- experience in supervision and management
  • Clearly communicates ideas in both written and verbal form
  • Work a flexible schedule including evenings
  • Valid driver's license in the state of his/her residence, insurance, and clean driving record

At the Center for Family Services our employees are our greatest resource and we are committed to investing in our staff. We offer a competitive benefits package as well as ongoing resources that will support staff on their personal and professional journey.*

  • Excellent paid time off (PTO) program, including vacation, sick, personal, and holiday
  • 401k Plan
  • Medical insurance plan options
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health & Wellness Activities
  • Ongoing Training & Professional Development Opportunities
  • Opportunity for advancement

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

Disclaimer 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.