CUMAC, one of the largest food security organizations in Passaic County, NJ, is recruiting a Chief Development Officer
CUMAC (Center of United Methodist Aid to the Community), is one of the largest food security organizations in Passaic County with programming and organizational culture grounded in community-building and preventing the occurrence of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). CUMAC is recruiting its next Chief Development Officer. This is a full-time position in downtown Paterson, New Jersey reporting to the Board of Trustees and providing competitive salary and benefits. The organization seeks a passionate and collaborative leader who is committed to the continued growth of the organization, and is prepared to offer a competitive salary range of $85,000 to $115,000 plus a generous benefits package.
CUMAC’s mission is to fight hunger and its root causes through a holistic, trauma-informed approach that provides groceries and basic necessities to families and individuals in need. The organization had its humble beginnings in a small church basement where it served hungry Paterson school children and has now grown to a 28,000-square-foot facility serving over 3,300 people monthly. The organization remains dedicated to the alleviation of hunger and its root causes.
The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and public speaking skills, as well as extraordinary passion for CUMAC’s mission and work. The organization seeks a fundraising professional who had the ability to inspire trust and camaraderie in employees and potential donors alike. Click here or on the image to view the full ideal candidate profile.
If you would like to express your interest in this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Jay Weisman, Managing Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to discuss the opportunity further or would like to recommend a candidate, please contact Dennis C. Miller, Founder & Chairman at email@example.com.
PCDI has the following positions to offer:
Teaching Parents –A couple, to live in and supervise a group home intervention program for 5 adults with autism. Both members of the couple are responsible for managing a household for five adults with autism in a community-based group home in Ewing, New Jersey. Responsibilities include assisting in the development of learners’ instruction and treatment goals–special emphasis is placed on home, and community-living skills, collecting and summarizing data on learner performance, interacting with parents, siblings, and neighbors, and ensuring that interventions are designed to improve the quality-of-life experience by the residents. The home is designed to provide high levels of instruction in a family setting. The couple is supported by two full-time professionals (Associate Therapists) and a trainer consultant. Ongoing training in autism intervention, administrative support, and career-development opportunities will be provided. PCDI would prefer that one member of the couple have a college degree and some experience working with people with autism or other developmental disabilities. Highly qualified individuals currently enrolled in a college or university will be considered for free supervision for BCBA certification. 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. weekdays, some weekends. Email resume, cover letter and how you learned about PCDI to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to: Gregory S. MacDuff, Ph.D., 609-924-4119. AA/EOE.
Residential Behavior Specialist needed a for community-based group home for adults with autism. Responsibilities include ensuring that learners are successful in an array of home, leisure, and community activities. Candidates should have experience with people with developmental disabilities, or academic work in psychology, education, or related field. Intensive training, administrative support, and career-development opportunities are provided. B.A. in Psychology, Education, or related field is preferred. Highly qualified individuals currently enrolled in a college or university will be considered for free supervision for BCBA certification. 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. weekdays, some weekends. Email resume, cover letter and how you learned about PCDI to email@example.com, or fax to: Gregory S. MacDuff, Ph.D., 609-924-4119. AA/EOE.
Residential Behavior Specialist needed to support adults with autism living in a supervised apartment program. Responsibilities include ensuring that learners are successful in an array of home, leisure, and community activities. Candidates should have experience with people with developmental disabilities, or academic work in psychology, education, or related field. Intensive training, administrative support, and career-development opportunities are provided. B.A. in Psychology, Education, or related field is preferred. Highly qualified individuals currently enrolled in a college or university will be considered for free supervision for BCBA certification. 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. weekdays, some weekends. Email resume, cover letter and how you learned about PCDI to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to: Gregory S. MacDuff, Ph.D., 609-924-4119. AA/EOE.
Life Coach/ Therapist needed for a supported-employment program for adults with autism. Responsibilities include teaching a broad array of skills, including physical-fitness, speech and language, recreation, social, self-care, home and community living, and work skills. Candidates should have experience with people with developmental disabilities, or academic work in psychology, education, or related field. Intensive training, administrative support, and career-development opportunities are provided. Highly qualified individuals currently enrolled in a college or university will be considered for free supervision for BCBA certification. Regular work hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. weekdays. Occasional late afternoons or evenings on weekdays, and daytime and evenings on weekends during a 5-day work-week. Email resume, cover letter and how you learned about PCDI to email@example.com, or fax to: Gregory S. MacDuff, Ph.D., 609-924-4119. AA/EOE.
PCDI has been named in The Philadelphia Inquirer’s 2021 list of Top Places to Work.
Family Services Coordinator
This position is responsible for overseeing the operations of person-centered programs that allow for the acquisition of functional skills leading to increased independent community participation for the individuals served. Responsible for providing direct supervision to the In-Home Supports Managers and oversight for the In-Home Supports and Independent Supports Program Direct Support Professionals.
Essential Job Functions:
• Responsible for the overall daily operations and all aspects of the In-Home and Independent Supports Programs, directly supervising Case Managers.
• Assures program compliance with new and existing plans by providing oversight and participating in the development of the Individual Service Plan (ISP).
· Serves as an active member of the individuals’ interdisciplinary team (IDT).
• Maintains regular, professional communications with families, support coordinators and others involved with the individuals enrolled in services.
• Provides a positive and energetic on-site orientation for all newly hired employees.
• Supports and ensures the continuous development of new and existing staff in the quality delivery of services.
• Participates in the referral and intake process for new enrollments and promotes the benefits of the program.
• Ensures that daily progress notes and attendance records are completed in the EHR system (Therap), sharing findings to case managers.
• Monitors the EHR in Therap to ensure complete and quality documentation; supports staff development efforts as needed.
• Participates in QA audits and follows through on related QA assignments for compliance purposes.
• Monitors individuals progress making updates as necessary; completes progress reports as required by management.
• Approves records, T-logs for Payroll and Medicaid billing purposes and provides support as needed in the absence of the Case Manager.
• Reviews and approves case notes for the In-Home Supports staff in the absence of the Case Manager.
• Conduct monthly supervision with Case Managers to ensure continued quality of services.
• Collaborates with the Directors of Human Resources and Quality Assurance on training and regulatory compliance issues.
• Works closely with Quality Assurance in developing policies and procedures for all service programs.
• Responsible for internal interactions with management and staff as well as external interactions with individuals, families/advocates, providers, and State Representatives.
• Completes Quality Assurance reviews as needed.
• Performs other related job duties as assigned.
· Bachelor’s degree in related field necessary.
· Minimum of one 3-5 years’ experience working directly with persons with developmental disabilities.
· Must be 21 years of age or older.
· Must be willing to work flexible hours, including occasional weekend and/or evening hours.
This position serves as a key member of the Programs operations team. Responsible for the overall coordination and facilitation of new admissions to the Agency. Supports and assists all agency programs as well as Recruitment, Quality Assurance and Finance staff and other key stakeholders to facilitate vital data information for persons served within the organization. Assures accuracy in individual support plans and billing authorizations for the individuals served.
Essential Job Functions:
· Acts as point person for all agency admissions and liaison to the Support Coordinators; reviews all Individual Service Plan submissions and communicates any need for changes with Support Coordinators.
· Assists families with the application process for obtaining funding through the NJ Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities.
· Gathers and reviews all intake documents to determine eligibility for services and ensure that all documentation is in compliance with Agency standards.
· Facilitates the admission process, including scheduling the initial Meet & Greets and sharing information obtained with the Admissions Team.
· Maintain a waiting list of screened and qualified applicants.
· Upload all applicant documents into Therap.
· Maintain all applicant information in the Intake Log/Spreadsheet.
· Reviews Individual Service Plans (ISP) in Therap to monitor expiring plans.
· Schedules Interdisciplinary team meetings (IDT) as required.
· Serves an integral role during the intake process by capturing and communicating the requisite information to determine the appropriate placement into the organization.
· Develops strong relationships with community stakeholders, including local school districts, to identify opportunities for program growth and expansion.
· Coordinates the Parent Support Group, Advocacy Group, and Speaker series events.
· Monitor, identify and resolve problems, and when necessary, route requests to internal and external resources for problem-solving.
· Delivers excellent customer service with a high degree of flexibility and independent judgement, following standardized operating procedures to meet the needs of internal and external customers.
· Conducts and/or participates in meetings, attend trainings and workshops, serve on committees, and attend other events as assigned.
· Performs other related duties as assigned.
· Bachelor’s degree in Social Services field, Public Health Administration, or related field preferred.
· Minimum 2-3 years’ relevant experience in the field.
· Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
· Must possess excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
· Must demonstrate the capacity to work effectively with electronic health records; experience with Therap preferred.
· Must demonstrate knowledge of DDD policies and procedures related to priority applicants, such as those with an acuity level need for services
The Music Teacher teaches music theory and related concepts and carries out activities related to music and song for Pre Vocational Program participants. The Instructor develops the curriculum and lesson plans for the classes and oversees all musical-related activities in the Day Program.
Essential Job Functions:
· Teaches classes related to music, song and dance on a daily basis, Monday-Friday, to young adults with special needs.
· Works with assistant instructor to develop and implement lesson plans so that participants may both observe and gain hands-on experience with technology.
· Implements a team approach in engaging participants in classroom activities.
· Develops an inclusive approach to musical education that involves all participants, regardless of their skill set.
· Monitors the work of all participants, focusing on safety in the classroom.
· Performs all other duties as assigned.
· Minimum 2-5 years of instruction or other related experience in an educational or non-profit setting preferred.
· 1-2years of instructional experience working with young adults with special needs preferred.
· Associates degree in related field, Bachelor’s degree preferred.
· Subject matter expert in the musical domain, including the ability to develop lesson plans.
· Ability to relate and successfully connect with students with special needs.
The Culinary Arts Instructor is responsible for developing lesson plans and holding classes for students in the pre-vocational program to help prepare them for careers as cooks or chefs in the foodservice industry. The instructor implements a culinary arts curriculum designed to help students gain hands-on experience in the culinary field. This position ensures that the lessons are meaningful and align with food service industry needs and trends.
Essential Job Functions:
· Teaches classes related to cooking techniques and food preparation on a daily basis, Monday-Friday, for young adults with special needs.
· Works with the assistant instructor to develop and implement lesson plans so that participants may both observe and gain hands-on experience with food service practices, nutrition, menu planning and sanitation guidelines.
· Develops an inclusive approach to a culinary arts education that involves all participants, regardless of their skill set.
· Monitors the work of all participants, focusing on safety and sanitation in the classroom.
· Assists the Lead Instructor with curriculum development as needed.
· Assist the Lead Instructor with activities related to developing the culinary career program, including purchasing kitchen equipment, menu planning, partnering with community vendors, etc.
· Performs all other duties as assigned.
· Minimum 2-5 years of experience in the foodservice industry or related experience in an educational or institutional setting.
· 1-2years of instructional experience working with young adults with special needs is a plus.
· Bachelor’s degree in Culinary Arts preferred, or Associates degree in related field with significant experience in the foodservice industry.
· Must have expertise in the culinary arts, including Food Handlers and Sanitation certificates.
Behavioral Health Nurse
Under general supervision, the Behavioral Health Nurse provides professional nursing care to clients with developmental disabilities who have behavioral needs, providing direct care services which include facilitating social and emotional needs, providing teaching to clients and their families, supervising medication schedules and evaluating client progress.
Essential Job Functions:
• Conducts intake assessments through interviews with clients and relatives to gather case history.
• Plans and provides nursing care for patients.
• Makes nursing diagnosis of the medical and emotional status of clients and recommends treatment options.
• Consults with physicians and other behavioral health staff in designing appropriate treatment plans for clients.
• Administers and notes reactions to psychotropic drugs and other medications.
• Arranges further medical attention when necessary.
• Assists the client in understanding the nature of emotional disturbances and accepting the need for treatment.
• Keep accurate written charts and records of client activities and progress. Complies with all laws, rules, regulations, protocols, policies, and procedures.
• Use professional judgment to ascertain and to apply appropriate intervention techniques with clients in crisis.
• Assists in maintaining a safe and secure environment for staff and clients.
• Tests for vital signs of pain and ensures treatment of pain.
• Documents all client information on medical charts and follows physician’s written orders.
• Maintains patient confidentiality.
• Maintains accurate records and documentation of client treatments, immunizations and laboratory results according to standard medical recordkeeping.
• Performs administrative assignments such as filing, answering phones, typing, and completing progress notes in the computer system.
• Performs related duties, as requested.
• Upholds the Agency’s code of ethics and customer service standards.
• Performs other tasks or duties as assigned.
• Associate or BSN degree from an accredited college or university.
• CPR certification and Behavior/Crisis Management certification required. BLS, ACLS certifications a plus.
• Valid NJ RN license in good standing required.
• Minimum of 2 years clinical experience, preferably in a behavioral healthcare setting, DD/ID setting or combination of education and experience.
• Knowledgeable of patient rights and laws pertaining to behavioral health and regulations pertaining to psychiatric nursing and the treatment of the mentally and/or emotionally ill. Knowledge of theories, principles, and techniques of group and individual psychotherapy; symptoms and behavior patterns of developmentally disabled individuals
DCM is accepting applications for the role of Regional Director at Dungarvin, a leading national provider of services for individuals with developmental disabilities
DCM Associates, Inc. is leading the search for a Regional Director for Dungarvin, a national provider of services for individuals with developmental
disabilities Dungarvin, a national organization of privately owned companies dedicated to providing high quality, community-based supports to people with varying support needs, is recruiting a Regional Director for its New Jersey, Connecticut, and North Carolina locations. The ideal candidate will be an
experienced professional in the field of developmental disabilities who is passionate about the mission and values of Dungarvin.
Founded in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1976, Dungarvin employs approximately
4,000 people who currently provide supports to over 5,000 individuals across
15 states. Dungarvin works closely with each person, and with those close to
the individual, to discover and understand their unique set of aspirations, goals,
strengths, and dreams. Helping people with developmental disabilities achieve
their full potential improves the entire community’s quality of life. Dungarvin is
proud to be a part of that process.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor of Arts degree, master’s preferred,
and a minimum of ten years of experience in the field of developmental
disabilities. Candidates who have demonstrated leadership experience in the
field and have the ability to meet operational and fiscal goals of Dungarvin will
be preferred. The organization is eager to review candidates who are ready to
demonstrate a commitment to the values of Dungarvin as well. Click here to
view the full candidate profile.
If you would like to express your interest in this position, please send a cover
letter and resume to Gregory Nielsen, Managing Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to discuss the opportunity further or would like to recommend a candidate, please contact Dennis C. Miller, Founder & Chairman at email@example.com.
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