Director

Executive Director

Organization: 
Montefiore Medical Center- J.E and Z.B Child Advocacy Center
Location: 
Bronx, NY
Summary: 

Currently we are seeking an Executive Director to lead the J.E. and Z.B Butler Child Advocacy Center, a program of the Department of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Montefiore. The Butler Center is a Tier I certified hospital based child abuse evaluation and treatment program that provides forensic interviews, medical assessment and mental health treatment to children and families when child abuse is suspected. The position affords an exciting opportunity for a creative individual to expand his or her horizon to strengthen a world class multidisciplinary child abuse evaluation and treatment program in the Bronx. The appropriate candidate will have broad experience that encompasses research development, high level agency and personnel management, and integration of program operations with outside partner agencies. Candidates with an MD degree and academic pediatrics experience are preferred but others with appropriate expertise and experience will be considered. The CAC is seeking an individual with an understanding of the field of child abuse and neglect who is dedicated to leading the program in a new direction. Charismatic interpersonal and leadership skills and a track record in program development, research development, and fundraising are critically important to the position.

Contact: 

Interested applicants should submit a CV via email to:
Marino Jimenez, Sr. Recruiter
majimene@montefiore.org

Clinical Director for Residential Care

Organization: 
Board of Child Care
Location: 
Baltimore County, Eastern Shore
Summary: 

The Board of Child Care is seeking a LCSW-C who is a Board approved supervisor to be our Clinical Director for our residential group homes.  The applicant must have a license to practice in Maryland and 5 years post graduate experience in a residential or clinical setting working with adolescents and families. 


We have two positions, one in Baltimore County and the other on the Eastern Shore
 

Qualifications: 

Essential functions for qualified candidates include but are not limited to:

•    Provide professional and clinical supervision to LGSW and LCSW-C staff,
•    Recommend, interview new hires and terminations in the Clinical Department to the President and CEO,
•    Serve as the primary liaison with referral sources and community agencies to ensure effective communication regarding prompt service delivery and coordination of treatment and discharge planning,
•    provide training and consultation to residential staff,
•    collaborate with other senior managers on program development, quality improvement and marketing efforts and activities,
•    Provide oversight of client files to ensure COMAR regulations and accreditation standards are met. 
 

Skills and Knowledge Required: 


•    Maryland licensure as LCSW-C
•    Clinical experience with children, youth and families
•    Experience using trauma informed care
•    Excellent spoken and written communication skills
•    Ability to work independently, set priorities for assignments, meet deadlines, and enthusiastically participate as part of an interdisciplinary team
•    Highly motivated to learn new skills and work in a stimulating and busy clinical environment
•    Knowledge of Scyfis and CANS

Contact: 

Clientele includes children and youth with emotional and behavioral challenges, early childhood trauma, and children with autism spectrum disorders and their families.  Successful candidates must demonstrate clinical experience with adolescents and families. 


The Board of Child Care offers a competitive salary and benefit package.  We are a trauma informed agency and train staff and clinicians and support staff on trauma using the several resources. The Board of Child Care is a private, nonprofit community agency that provides comprehensive mental health care to children, adolescents and their families. We have a range of services based upon the mental health needs of each youth and family, including Group Home, Treatment Foster Care, Outpatient, School individual, group and family therapy.


Interested parties should e-mail a cover letter and copy of their resume to Monte Ephraim at mephraim@boardofchildcare.org
This position is open until filled.

 

Executive Director

Organization: 
KIDSAFE
Location: 
Vernon, Conn.
Summary: 

Established in 1981, KIDSAFE CT (KIDSAFE) based in Vernon, Conn.,  is a private nonprofit dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect.  KIDSAFE’s mission is to develop and provide programs that address the early intervention, prevention and the treatment of child abuse and neglect.

The organization is governed by a dedicated and diverse group of 12 board members and has an operating budget of just under $900,000.  Fourteen full- and seven part-time employees provide a variety of services to almost 800 families annually.  KIDSAFE is among the ten largest Exchange Club child abuse prevention centers in the country and one of the oldest. Current services include Family Enrichment Services, Mentoring, Counseling, Vernon Juvenile Review Board (JRB), Community Support for Families (CSF), Youth drop in center and outreach programs, Supervised visitation, Parenting education, Vernon Community Plan.

The current executive director, Angela Atwater, is retiring after more than 15 years of service. Under her leadership, KIDSAFE has become a highly regarded children and family services nonprofit that is known for quality programs and acclaimed for its willingness to collaborate with other organizations for the benefit of clients and the greater community good. At the same time, as is true for many nonprofits, KIDSAFE has struggled to maintain adequate funding levels to support programs. Its major funder, DCF, cut funding several years ago after the economic downturn, causing KIDSAFE to downsize. Since then, KIDSAFE has rebounded remarkably, initiating new services and leading a successful effort to fund implementation of the Vernon Community Plan.

After completing an organizational assessment, KIDSAFE leaders anticipate organizational priorities for the new executive director will include:
•    Strategic planning and visioning
•    Operational planning
•    Diversified fundraising
•    Strategic leadership and governance
•    Staff  leadership
•    Ensuring that KIDSAFE continues to be an effective and highly regarded community collaborator and partner.


 

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

The Ideal Candidate

KIDSAFE’s new executive director will be a proven leader and a seasoned nonprofit generalist with outstanding relationship-building and fundraising skills. Demonstrated success supporting boards to govern strategically and a strong background in staff leadership are essential. He or she should enjoy developing relationships and partnerships, facilitating projects and programs that build organizational as well as community capacity. The ideal candidate for this position will be passionate for KIDSAFE’s mission, a strategic thinker and planner, able to inspire board, staff and stakeholders to develop a vision for KIDSAFE’s future while leading the ongoing work of the organization.  Master’s degree in related field required; equivalent education and experience will be considered.

Contact: 

This search is being conducted by Third Sector New England’s Executive Transitions Program with Transition Consultant Janna Pedersen. For complete position profile and application guidelines, please visit http://www.tsne.org/jobs/kidsafe.  

KIDSAFE CT, an Equal Opportunity Employer, actively seeks a diverse pool of candidates and encourages those under-represented in nonprofit leadership to apply.
 

Sr. Director Community / Child Welfare Programs

Organization: 
The Village Family Services
Location: 
North Hollywood, CA
Summary: 

The Village Family Services is Southern California’s leading bilingual family wellness agency providing safety and permanency to children and youth.  Our mission is ambitious yet critical: protect children from abuse, preserve families, and build a stronger, safer community for all.  In carrying out our mission, we are distinguished by:
•    An overriding philosophy that children and families come first – all the time, in all ways
•    A compassionate, bilingual professional staff dedicated to creating positive outcomes for children, doing whatever it takes
•    A comprehensive collection of programs that work together to break the cycle of abuse and promote healing
•    An approach to care that unites compassion with professionalism and expertise
 

Qualifications: 

The Director of Child Welfare/Community Programs oversees and is ultimately responsible for the agencies Foster Family Program (FFA), Intensive Treatment Foster Care (ITFC) Program, Adoption, and Transitional Age Youth Services.

The Director must be a strong leader who is an energetic self-starter who has both the ability to be a strategic thinker and the skills necessary to manage the hands-on, day-to-day issues as well as organization planning and supervision of all child welfare and community based programs a manner that maximizes youth involvement.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong organizational and management skills, effective interpersonal skills, knowledge of financial management, and competency in running events and managing staff.  The candidate must also have a strong interest to work with 10-18 year olds and experience working with this age group.
 

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS:
Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work
LCSW and 5+ years of management/leadership experience is required.
1.    Knowledge of the principles and practices of child welfare and community outreach
2.    Knowledge of WRAP Around services
3.    Community engagement and development experience preferred
4.    Knowledge and experience with Transitional Age Youth, Shelters and shelter populations, homeless population, and LGBTQ youth and adults.
5.    Knowledge of business principles
6.    Knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations
7.    Title 22 Experience a Must
8.    DMH contract Experience a Must
9.    Experience with multiple child, welfare and community programs
10.    Dedicated professional in the child welfare field
11.    Bilingual English/Spanish

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
All of the responsibilities listed below are considered essential functions of this position. Additionally, this position is expected to ensure that the core operating values and the strategic direction of the agency are adhered to.
•    Must have ability to oversee multiple site locations
•    Engage the community in support of children and families and further develop community based resources
•    Assures the safety and well-being of the children entrusted to the programs and maintains a nurturing and supportive environment.
•    Provide ongoing management of a program of excellence for children and families
•    Responsible for managing the resources of FFA, Adoption and ITFC Program so as to maximize the quality of client services and promote the growth and development of program staff
•    Lead team, by establishing open communication, support and accountability
•    Plan and implement training and professional development for staff
•    Ensure staff is trained to engage children and families effectively in order to achieve desired goals for families and agency.
•    Facilitate & attend child and family team conferences as needed.
•    Work with QA team to ensure an accountability system for continuous quality improvement and compliance with all requirements.
•    Responsible for ensuring that reports and casework contacts are completed within expected timeframes
•    Develop and maintain relationships with referral sources and partner agencies and will participate in external training and public education activities as time permits.
•    Work closely with all other agency programs

COMPETENCY:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following competencies

 

Analytical Ability

Cost Consciousness

Problem solving

Project Management, Planning & Organizing

Business Acumen

Interpersonal Skills

Excellent oral & written communication

Teamwork

Change Management

Delegation

Excellent Leadership and Management skills

Quality Management

Must be adaptable

Motivational skills

Strong Ethics & Judgment

Organizational Support

Strategic Planning & Management

Excellent Attendance & Punctuality

Professional Demeanor

Takes initiative

 

Contact: 

Individuals should send their applications to Krista Brown, Sr. Director of HR at: hr@thevillagefs.org

Director of Integrated Health Services

Organization: 
JBFCS
Location: 
New York, NY
Summary: 

Excellent leadership position available for an experienced individual to be responsible for promoting the integration of physical and behavioral health for agency consumers in program without and with direct healthcare providers. Responsible for oversight, consultation and leadership support for health care (primarily nursing) supervisors and staff across agency programs; and responsible for assisting agency programs in meeting regulatory standards of care. This position reports to the Chief of Clinical and Medical Services; Member of Professional Council.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

1. Integrative Health Development: responsible for fostering wellness and recovery

  • Collaborative work with community clinics, preventive programs, case management programs and Domestic Violence & AMI (Adults living with mental illness) residential programs to inform practice, assist in collaborations with community health providers and provide brief consultations on cases requiring medical interventions;
  • Create and deliver training to behavioral health and social service staff to promote wellness
  • Regular (i.e., quarterly) regional case conferences or case consultations in programs or divisions without nursing/medical staff and/or special health fairs or initiatives (such as education on asthma, diabetes, obesity)
  • Prepare and standardize practice where injectables are used.

2. Provide oversight and assist in the establishment of standards for nursing staff at JBFCS programs where nurses are employed

  • Provide feedback to program managers on discipline specific performance issues for performance evaluations
  • Participate in review of agency health policies, preparation for and responses to audits;
  • Regular (i.e., quarterly) regional case conferences or case consultations in programs or divisions with nursing/medical staff

3. Interface with medical and health related partners including Pediatricians, Primary Care Practitioners, Pharmacies, Labs, Hospitals
4. Organize health related activities for the agency, such as

  • Flu vaccine program
  • Health advisories
  • Monitoring staff annual physicals for OCFS programs
     

5. Assist in providing supervision of medical services when there is an unexpected vacancy in nursing supervision because of an absence
6. Other duties as assigned

Qualifications: 

NYS Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Specialist, Nurse Practitioner, or other nursing practitioner with advanced public health training and the following skills and experiences:
1. experienced as a community practitioner and manager;
2. travel across programs;
3. experience with behavioral health population;
4. 4 years experience supervising a multiple practice services or community health care network. Nurse practitioner preferred, but would accept an RN with significant management experience that required high level of independence and sound judgment, and/or LPN with an advanced degree in public health (MPH or MPA).

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

Please apply for this position online at the following link: http://www.jbfcs.org/jobs_apply.php?id=1385&category=0

Director of Clinical Services

Organization: 
Clifford W. Beers Clinic, Inc.
Summary: 

Clifford W. Beers Guidance Center, Inc., the nation’s oldest community-based children’s mental health clinic is seeking an innovative, creative senior staff leader to coordinate all programs and services and provide the highest quality, integrated, family-focused health care services. 


Demonstrating a strong commitment to trauma-informed care, this clinic leader will maintain excellence in clinical care to client families; coordinate all clinical and administrative operations of the agency; provide clinical supervision, professional staff management and development; pursue program development and effective policy implementation.
            

Qualifications: 

Candidate profile:  

Licensed behavioral health professional with expertise in traumatic stress and family systems with 8 or more years of experience in non-profit and/or community-based clinical setting.  Demonstrated expertise in supervising and training a quality healthcare workforce and implementing new programs.  Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with diverse cultures and ethnic groups.  Firm grasp of health care reform, its implications on practice, and the application of technology.

Skills and Knowledge Required: 

Essential responsibilities/functions of this position include -

  • Developing or expanding and implementing new programs that promote community health & wellness
  • Establishing and managing staffing and case load expectations for effective delivery of services 
  • Implementing – and interpreting to staff - policies, procedures and standards of job performance
  • Regularly evaluating staff performance
  • Training and developing program workforce and interns
  • Identifying and articulating resource needs of programs and Agency
  • Collaborating with Clinic leadership on preparation and administration of agency budget
  • Identifying and responding to community needs, public relations issues
  • Establishing, implementing and leading quality assurance efforts
  • Collecting, compiling and reporting on outcomes and productivity data
  • Building and maintaining collaborative relationships and partnerships with local, state and federal agencies and policy makers
Contact: 

Please email your resume, vitae and any other information you wish to convey to humanresources@cliffordbeers.org.  Feel free to access our website for additional information and vacancy announcements.

The Clinic is an EOE. 
 

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