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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.

Nurse Home Visitor

Full-time nurse needed to provide health education for pregnant women and their families in a home visiting environment. Candidate will provide prenatal education; nutrition counseling; assist patients and their families with establishing goals; educate participants about infant care, early childhood development, and positive health practices. Travel throughout Sussex, Warren and Hunterdon counties required; must have reliable transportation. Current R.N. and C.P.R. required. Excellent written and verbal skills, and basic computer skills needed. Varied schedule includes some early evenings. Spanish-speaking a plus.

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 Program Director

Full-time director needed for high school equivalency and employability skills program for youth, ages 16 – 25, in grant-funded New Jersey Youth Corps program. Responsible for all aspects of program, including staff supervision, community outreach, student recruitment, and behavioral assessments. Assist students with developing personal responsibility, self-discipline, socialization, work readiness skills, and entry-level occupational skills through classroom instruction and community service projects. Health benefits available. Excellent verbal and written communication skills needed. Experience and bachelor's degree required.

New Jersey Youth Corps Program Associate

Full-time associate needed for high school equivalency and employability skills program for youth, ages 16 – 25, in grant-funded New Jersey Youth Corps program. Responsible for community outreach, student recruitment, facilitating academic instruction, behavioral assessments, and providing leadership with community service projects. Assist students with developing personal responsibility, self-discipline, socialization, work readiness skills, and entry-level occupational skills through classroom instruction and community service projects. Establish and maintain relationships with area business leaders and employers. Deliver employability skills training curricula in group setting. Facilitate transition services. Create and maintain database; generate reports of job development and training activities. Health benefits available. Excellent verbal and written communication skills needed. Experience and 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.

New Jersey Youth Corps Crew Supervisors

Multiple full-time and part-time facilitators needed to lead teams of at risk youth, ages 16 – 25, in project-based construction, landscaping, facility maintenance and other related activities. Maintain detailed records and generate reports. Monitor progress with work site hosts. Provide negotiation and conflict resolution between participants. Assist with job placement coordination and referrals. Responsible for transporting teams to various work sites. Related experience, Bachelor's degree and commercial driver license required.

Social Worker/Case Manager

Full time Social Worker/Case Manager needed to provide case management, crisis intervention, group work and supportive counseling for low-income individuals. Facilitate goal-setting, refer clients to community resources, maintain case records, and assist with agency events. Health benefits available. Experience working in a related field a plus. Excellent written and verbal communication skills a must. Master's degree 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.

Job Developer & Placement Coordinator

Coordinator needed to initiate contact with community agencies and employers, develop internship and employment leads, provide placement and follow-up services for agency participants, conduct in-house employment seminars, and assist with other Career Center tasks. Full-time, health benefits available. Public speaking experience preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Bachelor's degree required.

After School Program Coordinator

Seeking experienced director to manage all aspects of grant-funded afterschool Project Launch Newton program serving Newton, NJ students in grades 4 - 8. Duties include program management, staff supervision, curriculum development, data management and evaluation, inter-agency coordination. Full-time, health benefits available. Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. 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