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Children & Families First
2005 Baynard Blvd.
Wilmington, Delaware 19802
Email: jobs@cffde.org
Fax: (855)-295-5339

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Current Job Openings

ADOLESCENT RESOURCE CENTER (ARC)

Counselor/Educator
Program centered on teens/sexuality Classroom work in local schools, and individual counseling in community and agency clinics. Excellent written/verbal communication skills with a comfort with public speaking/classroom presentations, required. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field with previous experience in counseling adolescents, required; Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field, preferred. Must have valid driver’s license, which meets the requirements of the agency’s insurance carrier. Full-time (37.5) during the school year; reduced hours during summer (22.5 hours/week for 10 weeks in the summer). Some evening work. Full benefits package. Location: Sussex County
Community Schools

After School Program Coordinator
Serving four City of Wilmington Schools (3 Elementary, and 1 Middle School) to plan, monitor, and oversee the implementation and operation of afterschool programming, designed to provide youth asset, leadership development, and enrichment for school age children. The duties may include: coordination with school staff to recruit youth to participate in the program; work with supervisor to plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities; implement planned and spontaneous activities; coordinate and engage outside contractors and providers to deliver asset development and enrichment activities as appropriate; plan and purchase materials and other resources; provide careful supervision of students; set and maintain appropriate standards for children’s behavior, using non-punitive methods. Travel is required between all four sites; therefore reliable transportation is required. Experience working with school age children and an understanding of their developmental needs, required. Experience with school-age curriculum/activity design are also required. Must have valid driver’s license, which meets the requirements of the agency’s insurance carrier and reliable transportation. Bachelor’s degree in the related field and 2-3 years of experience working with children; or a combination of education and experience is required. Part-time/Hourly position up to 15 hours per week, no benefits.
Community Schools at Bayard Middle

Parent Outreach Partner
Foster relationships with parents and other members of the Bayard Middle School community and work with groups and community based collaborations through formal and informal contacts. Establish linkages with neighborhood-based organizations for the purpose of information gathering, referral and advocacy for families. Engage parents in school activities through community outreach. Support parent resource center activities at school, including information and referral to services for families as appropriate. Maintain communication with parents of all services, trainings, and program opportunities available through the community schools project. Work in partnership with the Community School Site Coordinator at Bayard Middle School, and school staff to plan ongoing workshops, trainings and seminars for parents. Maintain attendance records for all parent activities and classes. Position is based at Bayard Middle School in Wilmington. Applicants must live within the Christina School District feeder area for the school and be a current or former parent of a child or children at the school. High school graduate or GED with 2 years of related experience, required; AA degree with experience desirable. Hourly position, no benefits.
Delaware Stars

Early Childhood Education Technical Assistant
Provide quality improvement technical assistance strategies to the early childhood and school age childcare community as part of the Delaware Stars program. Knowledge and/or experience in family child care, centers, preschools and school age care with familiarity of DE state regulations on child care, required. Experience working with family child care businesses, desirable. Must have strong interpersonal skills, an understanding of the adult learner, excellent written/ verbal communication and organizational skills with ability to work independently. Requires regular travel to visit programs located in both Kent and Sussex Counties, with occasional state-wide travel for meetings. Office location is in Georgetown. Must have reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license, which meets the requirements of the agency’s insurance carrier. Bachelor’s degree in ECE or related field, required; Master degree preferred. Knowledge and/or experience in specific areas such as early childhood curriculum, assessment, school age and administration, desirable. Experience administering environment rating scales, preferred. Full-time with benefits.
HEALTHY FAMILIES AMERICA

Social Worker/Counselor II
Provide assessment, prevention, and crisis intervention through home-based and family focused support services to consumers with a history of substance abuse. Adhere to an evidenced-based social work model, principles and practices. Carry and manage up to 15 cases. Maintain timely documentation in agency database system and other required records in accordance with agency, state accreditation, and other requirements, policies, and procedures. Provide home based services (ie. assessment, counseling, crisis intervention, advocacy, and referral) to consumers and families. Establish and maintain therapeutic relationships with clients and families through ongoing engagement strategies. Testify at court hearings as necessary. Position serves families in both Kent & Sussex Counties. Master’s degree in Social Work or related discipline required. Licensed Preferred. Ability to respond appropriately to the cultural differences present among the agency’s service population. Previous experience in child welfare, family serving agency, or community based agency. Previous experience working with substance abusing population, preferred. Strong oral and written communication skills. Strong organization skills. Must have valid driver’s license, which meets the requirements of the agency’s insurance carrier. Reliable transportation. Full-time (37.5 hrs/week) with benefits.
Nurse Family Partnership

Nurse Home Visitors
Provide home visiting to first time mothers and their babies following the national evidence-base nurse home visiting model, Nurse Family Partnership. The Nurse Home Visitor will carry a caseload of 25 clients, providing intensive services to offer a chance to make a difference in clients’ lives. Extensive training and ongoing supervision will be provided. Individuals must be compassionate nurses with experience in health education and community nursing. Strong interpersonal, verbal/written communication skills, required. Eligible candidates will need RN, with a BSN, at minimum, and DE license. Bi-lingual (English/Spanish), desirable. Must have valid driver’s license, which meets the requirements of the agency’s insurance carrier. Must be flexible, with the ability to work some evenings. Some travel is required to attend trainings/meetings. Full time w/ benefits. Seeking Nurse in New Castle County.
Seaford House

Relief Counselors
Under the supervision of the shift supervisor, the position is responsible for guiding the residents through the daily routine. Includes monitoring the shift period for behavior and/or sleep patterns; documentation and record keeping; preparing meals; and supervising clients in recreational therapy. Document and chart resident performance and behavior, compile statistics and other documentation of resident performance and behavior. Participate in and guide resident participation in recreational therapy and creative art therapy exercises and activities; assist in planning of such programs. Escort residents to medical, dental, and other professional appointments.Previous counseling experience, preferably with adolescents. Strong oral and written communication skills, required. Valid driver's license.Associate’s degree (A.A.) in counseling, social sciences, or human services preferred; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. High school diploma is required. Casual/hourly positions. No benefits.
Social Worker/Counselor II (Full-time)

Community Mental Health
Seeking two Master’s Level Social Worker/Counselors, one to cover New Castle County, and the other to cover Sussex County cases. Provide intensive, evidence-based model of therapy for families, middle school age children and adolescents. Therapeutic services are provided primarily in the family’s home and community; minimal sessions are conducted in the office setting. Comfort in conducting family therapy in the home/community is required. Experience in working with families and adolescents preferred. Functional Family Therapy training utilizing an evidence-based treatment model will be provided; a commitment to learning and implementing the model is required. Comfort level with home visits and experience with home visiting, required. Strong interpersonal, verbal/written communication skills, required. Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings, required. Must have strong written and oral communication skills and a strong working knowledge of computers and applications. Travel primarily within the county assigned, but some statewide travel is required. . Must have valid driver’s license, which meets the requirements of the agency’s insurance carrier and reliable transportation. Master’s degree in Social Work or related discipline required. License eligibility is required. Current license is desired. Full Time (37.5 hours/week) with benefits.
Social Worker/Counselor II-Part-time

Community Mental Health
Seeking one Master’s Level Social Worker/Counselor. Provide intensive, evidence-based model of therapy for families, middle school age children and adolescents. Also conduct community-based psychosocial groups using a structured format. Provide assessment, planning, referrals, advocacy and collateral contacts on behalf of adolescents and families. Therapeutic services are provided primarily in the family’s home and community; minimal sessions are conducted in the office setting. Comfort in conducting family therapy in the home/community is required. Experience in working with families and adolescents preferred. Willingness to learn and understand the fundamental principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Functional Family Therapy is required. Strong interpersonal, verbal/written communication skills, required. Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings, required. Position covers cases in New Castle County and Northern Kent County. Some statewide travel is required. Must have valid driver’s license, which meets the requirements of the agency’s insurance carrier and reliable transportation. Master’s degree in Social Work or related discipline required. License eligibility is required. Current license is desired. Part-time/unit paid position. (Up to 15 hours per week) No benefits
Supporting Kidds

School-based Trauma Group Therapist
Provide counseling /therapy and services in school-based, group and individual intervention through the Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) program. Work with school age children starting at age 5 through high school age adolescents. Implement cognitive behavioral therapy (psychoeducation, relaxation, social problem solving, cognitive restructuring, and exposure), to assist youth to reduce symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, and behavioral problems, to improve functioning, grades, attendance, peer and parent support, and coping skills. Provide assessment, planning, counseling/therapy, referrals, advocacy, and collateral contacts. Experience counseling children and/or adolescents, required. Must have strong written and oral communication skills, and a strong working knowledge of computers and applications. Travel primarily within the county assigned, but some statewide travel is required. Must have valid driver’s license, which meets the requirements of the agency’s insurance carrier and reliable transportation. Master’s degree in Social Work or related discipline with a minimum of two years of clinical experience, required. License eligibility, required. Current license is desired. 2 positions: One full-time (37.5 hrs/week) to serve New Castle County; one part-time (18.75 hrs/week) to serve Kent and Sussex counties. Full-time position offers full benefits package; part-time position includes some benefits.
SW/Counselor I (Community Interventionist) Part-time

Community Mental Health
Conduct community-based psychosocial groups using a structured format. Provide assessment, planning, referrals, advocacy and collateral contacts on behalf of adolescents and families. Experience in working with families and adolescents preferred. Willingness to learn and understand the fundamental principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Functional Family Therapy is required. Strong interpersonal, verbal/written communication skills, required. Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings, required. Position covers cases in New Castle County and Northern Kent County. Some statewide travel is required. Must have valid driver’s license, which meets the requirements of the agency’s insurance carrier and reliable transportation. Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field required. Part-time/hourly positions, up to 20 hours per week. No benefits.