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PACES Counselor 


Seeking to hire a Full - Time Counselor for the PACES Program

Job summary

  • Working with 26 high school and/or college students in developing an enhancing academic skill, applying to colleges, trade schools, financial aid, and acting as the facilitator for their educational needs
  • Traveling to young adults residing in the Northern Region of the state (Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Morris, Warren and Sussex)
  • Assisting young adults secure and maintain employment, including job searches, resume building, roleplaying interviews, etc.
  • Teaching and modeling soft skills training in areas of communication, professionalism, organization, study skills, self-advocacy, etc.
  • Maintaining communication with system partners, including DCPP, CMO, schools, etc., to work toward assisting the students in reaching their short and long-term goals
Position Requirements
  • Master’s degree in education, school counseling, or other related field from an accredited college or university
  • Two (2) years’ experience providing services to children and families in crisis and/or educational process
  • Spanish speaking preferred
  • Valid state driver's license required and must be insurable by Agency's automobile insurance


CPNJ embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion in all of it policies and procedures. Care Plus adheres to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, et seq and NJ Law Against Discrimination.

Care Plus NJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has clarified that asking employees whether they have received the COVID-19 vaccine is not a disability-related inquiry under the ADA.  Care Plus as a healthcare provider mandates that all new hires have the COVID vaccination prior to the start date of employment. Requiring all employees to have the COVID vaccination is for the protection of our employees and the clients we serve.  Therefore, prior to Orientation you will be required to upload proof of your COVID vaccination or at the very least, proof of your first vaccine shot.  Failure to have this information timely upload to the onboarding portal may result in delay of your start date and/or withdrawal of the job offer.


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About the Organization CarePlus New Jersey is a northern New Jersey provider of recovery-focused mental health, substance abuse, and family services that address the unique needs of individuals with a holistic approach to recovery and overall wellness.

Operating out of over 23 sites - including three outpatient centers located in Paramus, Fair Lawn, and Montclair, ten residential facilities, offices at three local hospitals, and seven community offices - our services are convenient to clients located throughout Northern New Jersey. We also provide educational programs on mental health-related topics to area schools and community groups.

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EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by Federal and State laws.  
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