Project Director

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Location: Cumberland County, NJ
Job Type/Status: Full-time

The Project Director will oversee program operations to address the mental health needs of children who witnessed or experienced domestic violence. The project director is responsible to lead program operations, clinical supervision, and management of direct services staff. This position is part of our SERV domestic violence services, providing services that promote healing for victims and survivors of domestic violence.  

Job Qualifications
The Project Director must successfully complete 60-hour Domestic Violence training and the New Jersey State Confidential Sexual Violence Advocate Training, as well as additional training in human trafficking provided by Services Empowering Rights of Victims (SERV). The Project Director will have experience in advocacy, crisis-intervention and counseling and demonstrate sensitivity toward the needs of victims and survivors. The Project Director will be able to work collaboratively with professionals from law enforcement, health care, educational settings, governmental agencies, service organizations and funding sources.  The Project Director must have a Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or a related field and 3 years of experience working with child victims of domestic and sexual violence. This position also requires experience in management and supervision. Effective verbal and written communication skills and public speaking is required.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for day to day management of activities.
  • Supervision of staff including the child counselor.
  • Ensure intervention and prevention programs and activities are implemented using age and developmentally appropriate, empirically supported trauma-informed strategies. 
  • Conduct professional trainings for law enforcement, school personnel, medical personnel and other allied professionals.
  • Convene the CCR team and ensure strengths and needs assessment is completed during planning phase.
  • Maintain an active role in community networks, establish new relationships and attend meetings.
  • Collect and analyze statistical reports, program evaluations, staff evaluation, and client evaluations.
  • Complete reporting requirements. 
  • Ensure victim assistance and overall safety and security is maintained. 
  • Monitor and evaluate current program as well as help develop, implement and evaluate new services for the program.
  • Assist with office procedures pertinent to the operation of the program.

About Employment at Center For Family Services
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About SERV
The Services Empowering Rights of Victims (SERV) program at Center For Family Services provides 24/7 crisis intervention, counseling, safe housing, and accompaniments to hospitals, police stations, and court, for child and adult victims and survivors of sexual violence, domestic violence, and human trafficking. 

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.