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Employment Opportunities at Project Self-Sufficiency

Project Self-Sufficiency of Sussex County, New Jersey, is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization specializing in services for low-income families which help them to attain economic self-sufficiency and family stability. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Bi-Lingual Home Visitor

Full-time, bi-lingual home visitor needed to provide in-home health and parenting and support services as part of nationally recognized home visitation program to at-risk, pregnant, Spanish-speaking women or women with children and their families in Sussex, Warren and Hunterdon Counties. Demonstrate initiative, dependability and the ability to work independently and efficiently. Continually assess client needs, develop goals, provide appropriate intervention strategies and adjust services accordingly. Ability to communicate with staff and clients with sensitivity, flexibility and responsiveness to gender, race, ethnicity, socio-economic status, religion, age, sexual orientation or special needs. Assume an active role in agency events. Provide culturally competent service delivery. Uphold ethical standards in accordance with Social Work Code of Ethics. Frequently required to stand, sit, walk, bend, use hands and arms and must occasionally lift up to 20 pounds. Must have own vehicle, valid driver's license, and acceptable driving record. Bachelor's degree required.

Grant Writer

Experienced grant writer with proven track record with securing federal and foundation grants needed. Responsible for writing proposals for both unrestricted operating revenue and restricted projects and for submitting timely and accurate reports for all existing grant funded projects. Candidate will prepare, submit and manage grant proposals to federal, foundation and corporate sources; perform prospect research, work with finance to gather information, understand organization's history and programs, maintain database, track statistics, and assist with other fundraising projects. Health benefits available. Strong written communication skills; ability and experience to work in deadline-driven environments; knowledge of fundraising sources, techniques and strategies. Bachelor's degree required.

New Jersey Youth Corps High School Equivalency Instructor

Part-time facilitators needed to provide high school equivalency instruction to youth, ages 16 – 25, in grant-funded New Jersey Youth Corps program. Educate students in math, science, English and history; administer assessment testing. Related experience and Bachelor's degree required. Excellent presentation skills, written and verbal communication skills required.

Community Resource & Outreach Specialist

Outreach worker needed to form strategic partnerships with service providers and community stakeholders and engage and educate the community about Project Self-Sufficiency. Candidate will represent the agency at community events, give presentations, create opportunities for workforce development and asset building, manage administrative tasks, and provide community referrals. Health benefits available. Reliable transportation needed. Full-time, varied schedule; some evenings and weekends required. Public speaking experience preferred. Excellent presentation skills, written and verbal communication skills preferred. Bachelor's degree required.

After School Program Facilitators

Multiple part-time, hourly facilitators needed for Project Launch Newton weekday after school program for children grades 4 – 8. Employment available at the elementary and middle school levels; 15+ hours per week, from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m. or from 3:30 – 5:30 p.m. Two, three, four and five-day positions available. Provide academic support, physical and enrichment activities, and career and leadership development projects with students. Substitute teaching certificate required; Bachelor's degree preferred.

Evening Childcare Provider

Child care giver wanted, part time, evenings, 6:00 – 9:30 p.m. for Little Sprouts Early Learning Center. Experience preferred; Associates Degree in Early Childhood Development required.

Day Care Center Teacher

Dedicated, enthusiastic teachers and certified early childhood assistants needed for Little Sprouts Early Learning Center. Full-time; health benefits available. Bachelor's Degree, Associates Degree, Child Development Associate certification or Early Childhood Teacher Certification required.

Day Care Center Aides

Teachers' Aides needed for Little Sprouts Early Learning Center. Full-time; varied schedule. Health benefits available. Prior experience and a high school diploma required.

Computer Instructors

Part-time day and evening computer instructors needed. Expertise in QuickBooks and Microsoft Office applications mandatory. Good presentation skills, experience, and Bachelor's degree required.

Parenting Instructor

Part-time trainer needed to implement the 24/7 Dads and Nurturing Parenting Program for Fathers curricula. Strong written and verbal communication skills necessary. Must possess ability to establish positive relationships with people of varied cultural backgrounds. Bachelor's degree required; education and public-speaking experience preferred. Evenings required.

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter to the attention of:

Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director

127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ 07860

fax: 973-940-3501 - email: pss@projectselfsufficiency.org

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Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ 07860 - Phone: 973-940-3500 - 844-807-3500 - Fax: 973-940-3501 - Email: pss@projectselfsufficiency.org