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Counselor PACES 

Description

Looking for a Full-Time Counselor for our PACES program.

 

Job Summary:

You will provide assessment related to youth's educational and occupational goals to help them attain long-term success, help develop academic and soft skills, arrange supplemental instruction for continued support, and connect clients to resources and additional programs. You will also promote and schedule job interviews and college tours, and deliver ongoing attention to support concerning financial aid, navigation, and relationship development.

 

What You Will Do:

  • Work with 26 high school and/or college students in developing an enhancing academic skill, applying to colleges, trade schools, financial aid
  • Be a facilitator for clients educational needs
  • Travel to young adults residing in the Northern Region of the state (Bergen, Passaic, Hudson, Morris, Warren and Sussex)
  • Assist young adults secure and maintain employment, including job searches, resume building, and roleplaying interviews
  • Teach and model soft skills training, such as communication, professionalism, organization, study skills and self-advocacy
  • Communicate with system partners, including DCPP, CMO, and schools, to work toward assisting the students in reaching their short and long-term goals

 

What We Need to See:

  • 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 or educational process
  • Valid state driver's license required and must be insurable by Agency's automobile insurance
  • Spanish speaking preferred

 

We Offer:

  • Sign-on bonus
  • 401K, no matching needed
  • High plan insurance at a generous cost
  • Union benefits
  • Life and Disability insurance
  • Per diem opportunities
  • Excellent supervision and training
  • Continuing education, tuition reimbursement and eligibility for loan forgiveness
  • 10% daycare discount

 

About CarePlus New Jersey:

CPNJ embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion in all of it policies and procedures. Care Plus follows 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 before the start date of employment. Requiring all employees to have the COVID vaccination is for protecting our employees and the clients we serve. Therefore, before Orientation you will upload proof of your COVID vaccination or at the very least, proof of your first vaccine shot. Failure to have this information uploaded to the onboarding portal may result in delay of your start date and/or withdrawal of the job offer.

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.

 
Position Requirements  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Location Main Site  
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.





For more information, visit www.CarePlusNJ.org.  
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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