Employment

Case Manager, Geriatrics

Westchester Jewish Community Services, (WJCS), is currently seeking a Case Manager for our Home Delivered Meals Program. This is a part-time position with flexible hours. The Case Manager will conduct various assessments of home delivered meal recipients to determine eligibility for programs, services and entitlements.  This position requires home visits in the Westchester County community.

The selected person must be computer literate and possess a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in a human services field. Experience with seniors is preferred.  Bi-lingual, English-Spanish speaking is a plus.  The selected person needs a valid driver’s license and a vehicle as the  position involves travel to recipients homes.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded.  We value you, your growth and contributions.

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Child/Adolescent/Adult Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners

WJCS, the oldest and largest social service agency in Westchester County is seeking either a Child/Adolescent/Adult Psychiatrist and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners for part time work (with potential for full time) at our Family Mental Health Clinics in southern Westchester.  Psychiatrists/PNPs work as part of a multidisciplinary team providing innovative care to a varied population of children, adolescents, and adults.   Benefits are available.  In addition, professionals may be eligible for education loan forgiveness under a Federal program to increase services to underserved areas. Please send cover letter with  your resume.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Clinic Secretary

WJCS is currently searching for a part-time, 16 hours per week, Clinic Secretary for our Peekskill Clinic. An applicant who is bilingual/Spanish would be a plus to the clinic. Under the general supervision of the Office Manager, the Clinic Secretary provides secretarial services for a program, department or office. Other responsibilities include checking in clients; arrange appointments and meetings and prepare materials for the meetings; and prepare, organize and file patient charts including the processing of intake paperwork for new clients. This position requires evening coverage.

The ideal candidate must possess a high school or general equivalency diploma and four years of relevant experience or graduation from an approved secretarial or business school and two years’ experience. Must have exceptional internal/external customer service skills. Must have good working knowledge of the responsibilities of a secretary.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your resume with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

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Community Direct Support Professional

Community Programs of WJCS is currently searching for two full-time, 40 hours per week, Community Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to work in our Community Engagement Program. Under the general supervision of the Employment Coordinator, the Community DSP assists in supporting individuals with disabilities in the community in leisure activities, internships and job placements. Other responsibilities include working with individuals to connect to community activities and organizations; providing assistance at volunteer jobs, social events and community classes. This person is also responsible for the completion of documentation and billing in compliance with OPWDD regulations and agency policy.

 The ideal candidate must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent with prior experience working with individuals with disabilities. Associates degree in Human Services preferred. Must have excellent interpersonal and group process skills; ability to be accurate, conscientious and flexible with attention to detail; and able to perform job function with ethics, honesty and integrity. Candidates must have a valid NYS driver’s license and able to travel within the community. Please send cover letter with  your resume.

 At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Community Habilitation Worker

Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) is a large, not for profit, organization with Headquarters in White Plains, NY. We are currently searching for several Community Habilitation Trainer to work up to 20 hours per week at $14.00 per hour. Hours are flexible. The Community Habilitation Trainer will work in White Plains. Under the general supervision of the POINT Director, the Community Habilitation Trainer will be responsible to provide in home and community based habilitation services such as education, instruction, and direct services to individuals with ID/DD in independent living settings. Other responsibilities include assisting with the development of the individuals’ Community Habilitation Plans; promoting individual’s chosen individualized outcomes that empower and enable individuals to achieve their stated goals and to live as optimally as possible; and assisting in the development of social skills by providing education, training, and role modeling.

The ideal candidate must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent with one year experience working in a related field. Experience in working with the DD population; good knowledge of nutrition and good financial practices; and able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Candidates must maintain reliable transportation and possess a valid NYS driver’s license and a driver’s record considered acceptable to agency insurance carrier.

 At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Direct Support Professional(s)

Community Programs of WJCS is currently searching for both full-time (40 hours/week) and part-time (12-35 hours/week) Direct Support Professionals (DSP) to work in one of the 13 group homes located in Westchester County. Under the general supervision of the Residence Manager, the DSP will support intellectually/developmentally disabled individuals in their development of basic living and social skills with the primary goal of integrating them into the community to the best of their ability. Other responsibilities include providing assistance, services and supports that promote independence and active participation in daily living within the residence and community; administering medications as assigned; and observing and reporting individuals’ illness, health care concerns, injuries, incidents and possible individual abuse.

The ideal candidate must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent. Must have knowledge of basic residential services; able to handle sensitive issues while protecting others’ welfare; and able to participate in, pass and maintain certification of WJCS required training that includes but may not be limited to Medication Administration, SCIP, CPR/First Aid, Driving the Van and Mandatory Training as identified by OPWDD. Candidates must have a valid NYS driver’s license for at least two years. A minimum 6-12 months working with people with developmental disabilities, preferred. This position requires physical activity including but limited to lifting, moving, pulling, pushing, flexing, and bending. Please send cover letter with your resume.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Dual Diagnosis Clinician (2)- Yonkers

WJCS has two openings for a Dual Diagnosis Clinician for our family mental health clinic in Yonkers, NY. One position is full-time, 35 hours per week and one position is part-time, 21 hours per week.  Under general supervision of the Clinic Director or Clinic Supervisor, the Dual Diagnosis Clinician provides mental health and/or substance use treatment services to persons in the community having a psychiatric and substance use diagnoses and requiring services offered by a licensed mental health facility. Other responsibilities include providing treatment in various modalities, including individual, family, and group therapy for ongoing treatment cases; conducting comprehensive intake assessment and develop written treatment plan with the client (collaborative documentation) in compliance with OMH regulations; and monitoring and updating the treatment plan quarterly and working with client to fulfill the goals of the treatment plan.

The ideal candidate must possess Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor licensure couple with either the completion of a Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work or the completion of a 60 semester hour CACREP accredited mental health counseling program; be New York State licensed or be New York State license-eligible for the practice of social work in New York State (LMSW or LCSW) with concurrent CASAC certification or significant substance use treatment; or New York State licensed or be New York State license-eligible for the practice of mental health counseling (LMHC) with concurrent CASAC certification.  Must have knowledge of modern principles and techniques of social work.  Bilingual English-Spanish is a plus.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded.  We value you, your growth and contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Employment Specialist

Are you a motivated, savy working professional with a passion for meaningful work?

WJCS is currently searching for an enthusiastic and creative full-time, 35 hours per week Employment Specialist to join our employment and community engagement team! The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or Business related degree with a minimum of one year working with individuals with developmental disabilities, sales/ business experience, along with a passion for helping people. They will be able to apply their experience working with, or an understanding of, OPWDD Support Services, New York State Employment First Initiative and providing Pre-vocational/Vocational supports, to assist program individuals through a journey to meaningful work.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.

Under general supervision of the Employment Coordinator, the Employment Specialist will provide direct services to individuals with developmental disabilities who are seeking to obtain and maintain community based meaningful work or competitive employment. This candidate must have excellent interpersonal and group process skills; the ability to be accurate, conscientious, very flexible, with attention to detail; and ability to perform job function with ethics, honesty and integrity. They must have a valid NYS driver’s license and the ability to travel within the community by various means.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Group Leader

WJCS is currently searching for a part-time, 7-10 hours per week, Group Leader for an exciting program, “Shelanu” (Ours), focused on educational, recreational, and socialization experiences for Jewish young adults, on the Autism Spectrum, ages 18-35. The Group Leader is responsible for implementing programs, accompanying participants on trips into the community and synagogues, assisting in the organization of the group, and maintaining accurate attendance records.

The ideal candidate must have experience working with adults in the autism spectrum; possess a college degree or working toward a degree; knowledge about Jewish values a plus.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your resume with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

 WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

 

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Home Health Aides

WJCS is currently searching  for Home Health Aides,  Continuous recruitment.  10-40 hours a week in Westchester County.   Live-in positions available.  The HHA will perform routine tasks that assist patients who are essentially home-bound with normal activities of daily living in their home and provide nutritional and environmental support services, which may include housekeeping, shopping, laundry services, meal preparation, paying bills and running errands.

The HHA will provide and/or assist with personal care functions to restore and/or maintain patients' activities of daily living, i.e., bathing, grooming, feeding, self medication, skin care, equipment including walkers, crutches, canes, and oxygen. Records and/or reports care given, patient's response and any deviations from normal reactions or routines. Knowledge of specific deviation from normal physical/mental functioning. Ability to understand and carry out technical, non-technical oral and/or written directions, maturity, reliability, good physical and emotional health, communication skills. Holds a certificate from a New York State Department of Health approved training course with 60 hours of classroom and 30 hours of clinical training or an approved equivalency. Must be free from reportable disease and habituation or addiction to depressants, stimulants, narcotics, alcohol or other substances that may alter behavior. NYS Driver's License preferred. Please send cover letter with  your resume.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Home Visitor

The WJCS Parent-Child Home Program (PCHP) is currently recruiting part-time staff to work in their home visiting program. Home visitors are needed to serve eligible families in White Plains, Port Chester, New Rochelle, Greenburgh, Mamaroneck, Mount Vernon and Tarrytown/Sleepy Hollow. The home visitor is trained to support parents as their children’s first teachers and promote school readiness for their toddler aged children.  In the comfort of the family’s home, parent, child and home visitor participate in fun and stimulating activities using specially selected books and toys in twice weekly half hour home visits.

This meaningful and exciting work requires a minimum commitment of 9 hours per week. Home Visitors need no special educational background but must have a personality suited to home visiting and enjoy working with parents and toddler-aged children.

The PCHP runs from October 2018 to May 2019 following the school calendar. Training will be held late September for successful candidates in our WJCS Hartsdale office. Although home visitor’s hours are flexible, attendance is required at weekly staff/training meetings held on Wednesday mornings throughout the school year in Hartsdale. Home visitors receive compensation for their work.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Human Resources Manager

WJCS is currently searching for a full-time, 35 hours per week HR Manager to work in our Headquarters office in White Plains, NY. Under the supervision of the HR Director, the HR Manager provides direction, supervision and training to Human Resources and administers the Agency’s health and wellness benefit programs and is the primary interface with the insurance carriers. Other responsibilities include monitor the Agency’s benefit programs across three divisions; communicate the content of the benefits plans to employees formally and through face- to-face discussions on individual problems; and provide employees with notices regarding enrollment status, deductions, and coverage. This position will also act as backup to HR Director in their absence, also provides support and assistance to HR Director.

The ideal candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or Business or Human Services, or an Associate Degree in one of the above fields and four (4) years’ experience working in a Human Resources department at an advanced level, including two (2) years as a supervisor.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for this position, please forward your resume to [email protected], by fax to 914-421-9066 or by mail to Human Resources, WJCS, 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, New York 10603.

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Learning Specialist

We are looking for an energetic, Learning Specialist to perform part-time tutorial work with children and adults who are experiencing difficulties with elementary to high school level reading, reading comprehension, and math.  The applicant should have excellent communication skills in order to provide an exceptional learning experience for the student. 

The successful applicant will be able to provide direct instruction to students, individually or in small groups, in reading fluency, decoding, reading comprehension, and math in order to strengthen and advance the client’s academic skills. Tutors must be available to work after school hours between 3:00 and 7:00; one day a week in the Mt. Vernon clinic and one day a week in the Yonkers clinic locations. This position can be successfully filled by an individual who has attained a Bachelor's degree or higher in education, special education, language arts, psychology or other liberal arts.  Hourly salary is commensurate with education and experience. Bi-lingual, English-Spanish, is a plus but ability to work with younger students as well as students and adults with individualized learning needs is mandatory. At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Licensed Bilingual Clinician

WJCS has one opening for a full-time, 4 Day, 35 hours per week Licensed Bilingual Clinician for our Department of Social Services (DSS) Satellite Clinic in Yonkers, NY. Under general supervision of the Program Coordinator, the Licensed Bilingual Clinician provides mental health and/or dual diagnosis treatment services to persons in the community having psychiatric and substance use diagnoses and requiring services offered by a licensed mental health facility. Other responsibilities include providing treatment in various modalities, including individual, family, and group therapy for ongoing treatment cases; conducting comprehensive intake assessment and developing written treatment plan with the client (collaborative documentation) in compliance with OMH regulations; monitoring and updating the treatment plan quarterly and working with client to fulfill the goals of the treatment plan; and actively collaborating with DSS throughout the client’s treatment.

The ideal candidate must possess a Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work and have a license (LMSW or LCSW) to practice social work in New York State issued by the State Education Department. Must have thorough knowledge of modern principles and techniques of social work and therapeutic interventions with individuals and families. Training and supervision in working with Dual Diagnosis and other evidence-based practices is provided. Please send cover letter with your resume. Must have knowledge of modern principles and techniques of social work. Bilingual English-Spanish is required.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded.  We value you, your growth and contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

WJCS, the largest and oldest social service agency in Westchester County, is seeking an LPN to work part time, 18 hours per week, at our Family Mental Health Clinic in Yonkers to help cover duties while our regular LPN is on maternity leave through end of the year with the potential to stay on at one of our other sites. Duties include providing health monitoring and education, assisting psychiatric staff by obtaining prior authorizations and doing screenings, and coordinating medical care with other facilities in the area.  The candidate will work with a multidisciplinary team of social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and nurse practitioners.  Spanish speaking preferred. Position does not include benefits.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your resume with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Personal Care Aides (PCA)

WJCS is currently searching  for Personal Care Aides.  Continuous recruitment.  10-40 hours a week in White Plains, N.Y.  Live-in positions available. The PCA will provide nutritional and environmental support services, which may include housekeeping, grocery shopping, laundry, meal preparation, paying bills and running errands. Provide and/or assist with personal care to maintain patients in activities of daily living (i.e., bathing, personal hygiene, toileting, self-medication, and use of durable medical equipment, ex. canes, wheelchairs, and walkers). Observe, report, and record patient affect and activities as well as care given using appropriate agency channels and records.

Completion of ninth grade education or equivalent. Holds a certificate from a New York State Health Department approved training course with no less than 45 hours of classroom work or an approved equivalency. Ability to read and write English. Ability to carry out simple verbal and written directions, handle small sums of money, and ability to get along with others. Must be free from reportable disease and habituation or addiction to depressants, stimulants, narcotics, alcohol or other substances that may alter behavior. Please send cover letter with  your resume.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Program Specialist- MJB

WJCS is currently searching for part-time, 21 hours per week Program Specialist for our community-based afterschool and youth development program for girls in Yonkers, NY. The Program Specialist must be available weekday afternoons to work the minimum hours from 3:00 – 6pm, with flexibility to work alternate hours as afterschool needs require. Under the general supervision of the Program Director, the Program Specialist will provide program services to young women from the community who participate in the program. Other responsibilities include planning and implementing curriculum based workshops intended to increase positive self-esteem and self-worth for girls and young adult women; conducting outreach to parents, families and community organizations regarding program services; and ensuring a continuum of services and youth development programming for after school youth.

The ideal candidate must be have experience facilitating and developing programs for youth; able to build supportive and professional relationships with youth, young adults and staff; and able to take initiative and work collaboratively.  A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is preferred and must be able and willing to commit to entire program and program philosophy.  Computer literacy is preferred.  Bilingual, English/Spanish a plus.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Psychologist, DD

WJCS is looking for a part-time, 21 hours per week, Psychologist for the Developmental Disabilities Program located in Hartsdale, NY. This position includes benefits.  

The Psychologist will provide evidence-based therapeutic services to individuals ranging in age from 5 through adulthood, dually diagnosed with an intellectual disability and/or autism and co-morbid psychiatric issues. The Psychologist also provides supervision, training and oversight to psychology fellows, externs, and other trainees, oversees research projects and provides leadership on evidence-based practices.  The individual will be a member of an interdisciplinary clinical team, and will actively participate in the WJCS APA-accredited internship selection and training process.  He/she will consult with clinical staff on psychological testing, evidence-based practices, diagnostic and clinical issues, and research.

The selected candidate must have a doctorate from an APA-accredited program, have completed an APA-accredited internship, and possess a valid New York State license.  The selected individual must have a thorough understanding of psychiatric disorders, and an interest in and/or experience working with people who have developmental disabilities and/or autism. Additionally, the individual must be a strong team player, and have experience working on an interdisciplinary team in an outpatient setting, a commitment to evidence-based practices, research skills, and a comfort with computer applications.  Teaching/supervision experiences are plusses.

WJCS values our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded.  We value you, your growth and contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Respite Worker

WJCS is currently searching for part-time, flexible workers for two respite programs in Westchester County to provide in-home assistance for families caring for either a dependent older person, or as a respite sitter for a child/children with a developmental disability. Work hours and area are of your choice. Provide stimulating companionship, supervision, and socialization. Follow through with care plans recommended by the family. If appropriate take elderly client for a walk or help them with their exercises, play games, read, listen to music. If needed, fix a light meal or escort them to appointments, shopping, or errands. Must be at least 17 years of age. Ability to understand and carry out simple verbal and written directions. Must have ability to get along well with others, patience, kindness, and dependability.

If interested in working for either program, please contact: C. Kobroff, Project Time-Out, 914-761-0600 ext.310 or [email protected]

Our address is: 845 North Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com. WJCS Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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School Social Worker - Yonkers

WJCS is currently searching for a full-time, Social Worker to work thirty-five hours per week in a satellite clinic based program in an elementary school in Yonkers, NY.  The position is 12 months per year, full time at 35-hours per week with benefits. The candidate is responsible for providing direct clinical services to children and families in a busy school setting, as well as all related clinical documentation.  Capacity to develop collaborative relationships with school and community partners is essential.  An MSW and license to practice in NY are required.  Bilingual Spanish-English proficiency is preferred. Excellent continued professional training and clinical supervision provided through the Agency Educational Institute. 

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Social Club Facilitators

Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) is a large, not for profit, organization with headquarters in White Plains, NY. We are currently searching for part-time and on-call Social Club Facilitators, to work one or more evenings from 5-9 p.m. in our Social Clubs located in Mohegan Lake and Peekskill, NY. Facilitators support and encourage the club members to engage in recreational and social activities.

The ideal candidate should have a background in working with adults and have a desire to help others.  Must have a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record and be able to operate a 15-passanger van. Evening hours required from 5pm-9pm.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your resume with cover letter to Human Resources via e-mail, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com.  WJCS is an equal opportunity employer.

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Social Club Per Diem Staff

WJCS is currently seeking per diem staff to work in our Social Clubs located in Mohegan Lake, NY. Under the general supervision of the Program Coordinator, per diem staff will fill in for our regular staff whenever they are not able to work. Our staff supports and encourages the club members to engage in a wide range of recovery oriented activities that span the spectrum of life including but not limited to recreational and social, educational, work, spiritual, volunteerism, financial, health, basic living skills and housing. Other responsibilities include facilitating member involvement in chosen recovery oriented activities.

The ideal candidate should have a background in working with adults and have a desire to help others achieve their personal goals. Must have a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record and be able to operate a 15-passanger van.  Please send cover letter with  your resume.

 At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Social Worker, Bi-Lingual

WJCS is searching for a part-time, 21 hours per week, Social Worker for the Trager-Lemp Center Treating Trauma Promoting Resilience in the Peekskill Family Mental Health Center. Under general supervision of the Team Supervisor, the Social Worker provides services to persons in the community who are eligible for the services offered by the Agency, and who have been affected by sexual abuse or family violence as a victim, or family member of the same.  SPANISH SPEAKING STRONGLY PREFERRED.  Responsibilities include providing direct service in various therapeutic modalities, including ongoing cases, crises and intakes; responsible for all recording and statistical procedures required by the agency including case records, insurance forms and related data, monthly statistical sheets schedules, surveys, etc; and maintaining necessary patient related contacts with other agencies and resources (courts, schools, etc.) including written material, telephone contact and personal visits as necessary.  Other responsibilities include supervising other staff or students, when applicable; filing insurance claim forms and maintain other necessary contacts with insurance companies; and providing emergency and general clinical coverage for the respective office/clinic.

The ideal candidate must possess a Master’s degree in Social Work from an accredited school of social work and have a license (LMSW or LCSW) to practice social work in New York State issued by the State Education Department. Must have thorough knowledge of modern principles and techniques of social work and therapeutic interventions with individuals and families affected by sexual abuse and family violence. Training and supervision in working with children with problematic sexual behaviors and other evidence-based practices is provided. Bi-lingual, English/Spanish is required; knowledge of Anasazi is helpful.  Position includes benefits.  Please send cover letter with your resume.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Social Worker, Center Lane

WJCS' Center Lane, the only LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Queer) youth and community education center in Westchester County, is currently searching currently searching for a part-time, 21 hours per week, Program Specialist to work from Yonkers and White Plains, NY. The Program Specialist serves the psychosocial needs of participants at a Westchester County-based community program serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) adolescents and young adults, and assists the program director in coordination and implementation of services.  Responsibilities include providing supportive counseling, outreach, case management, and advocacy services to adolescents/young adults and families; facilitating support groups and drop-in sessions for adolescents/young adults; and providing crisis intervention for  adolescent/young adult clients.

The ideal candidate has experience in working with adolescents/young adults; must have knowledge of and extreme comfort with issues affecting LGBTQ youth and their families; and be able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Must be able to work Friday evenings.  Must possess a Master’s degree in social work, human services or related field.  This position requires travel throughout Westchester County therefore a reliable vehicle is needed. Knowledge of MS Office is needed.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

 

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Social Worker- Linkages

WJCS is currently searching for a Social Worker for the Linkages Program serving Westchester County. The Social Worker will work directly with youth involved in the juvenile justice system, specifically, the Department of Probation, throughout Westchester County. The selected individual will primarily complete comprehensive, forensic, mental health assessments and referral for mental health/substance abuse treatment and other community based services, for clients assigned to WJCS' Linkages Program.

This is a full-time, 35 hours per week, position. The selected candidate must be a NY Licensed Masters Level Social Worker or NY Licensed in a related field from an accredited school, plus two years experience working with adolescents.  The selected individual must also have a strong understanding of adolescent development, be able to work well independently, have strong written and oral communication skills and be able to work in various host locations.  Licensure will be required within three months of hire.  Bi-Lingual English/Spanish a plus.  The selected person must have their own motor vehicle in order to travel throughout Westchester County.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth.  We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system.  We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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Temporary Program Coordinator, Margaret's Place

WJCS has an exciting opportunity to work as the temporary Program Coordinator in the Margaret's Place Program, (a collaboration with the Joe Torre Safe at Home Foundation). This position is temporary, 35 hours per week, in a host school setting in Yonkers. The Program Coordinator will provide violence prevention and intervention services for students that attend the school. This position is responsible for providing program curriculum, group counseling, individual counseling, peer leadership development and school-community psycho-education training to faculty, students and families at the middle school. The focus is on domestic and interpersonal violence, but also addresses violence prevention, healthy relationships and communication among other related issues.

The ideal candidate must have proven ability to work with youth, adults and families; clinical experience in the field trauma treatment and prevention; and thorough knowledge of modern principles and techniques of social work and youth development. Must possess a LMSW (or acquire licensure in first year) or related graduate professional degree and licensure. Computer literate and able to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it every day in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your résumé with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

Visit our home on the web at www.wjcs.com WJCS is an equal opportunity employer

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