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At D.A. Blodgett - St. John's we offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a positive/supportive work environment. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity and cultural

competence. To apply for a position, unless otherwise indicated below, please send resume with cover letter, including salary or wage preference, as well as any questions to: humanresources@dabsj.org.

MEDICAL OFFICE ASSISTANT:  Part time position responsible for clerical and administrative medical office tasks, scheduling and file maintenance.  Basic clinical duties including but not limited to: obtaining vitals, rooming children for medical clinics, administering and reading TB tests. Candidate must have an excellent driving record, experience working with children, expert technical, computer and problem solving skills, attention to detail and ability to take initiative.  Must be organized, flexible and able to work in a fast- paced, team environment.  Associate’s degree or certification and 2 to 3 years related experience required.  Bi-lingual and culturally diverse persons encouraged to apply. EOE.

FOSTER CARE CASE AIDE:  Part-time (variable hours) position in our Foster Care program, Monday-Saturday, for 15-25 hours per week (mostly afternoon to early evening) transporting foster children, supervising family visitations, light clerical work. Good driving record required and childcare experience preferred. Bi-lingual and culturally diverse persons encouraged to apply. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

NUTRITION COORDINATOR:  Full-time position.  Seeking an individual who has the skills to oversee the nutrition program for children and youth living in the Residential Program at D.A. Blodgett-St. Johns, which include: KidsFirst Emergency Shelter and the Short Term Evaluation Program (STEP).  Responsibilities will include oversight and management of the food and nutrition program including menu planning that is in compliance with USDA guidelines, oversight of food budget, ordering, inventory, training, and food safety compliance.  Associates Degree, 3 years Management Experience, Current Food Safety Certification, and knowledge of federal nutrition program preferred. Bi-lingual and culturally diverse persons encouraged to apply. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

HOME BASED SERVICES THERAPIST:  Full Time Therapist to provide in-home family therapy.  Therapist will receive training in Brief Strategic Family Therapy (BSFT) and will implement this evidence based model in the community.  No experience in BSFT or family therapy necessary.  Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, or Marriage and Family; full or limited license in the state of Michigan (LMSW, LPC, LLP, LMFT) required.  Bi-lingual and culturally diverse persons encouraged to apply.

ADVANCEMENT OFFICER:  Full time position responsible for raising current and deferred philanthropic gifts to help sustain the mission and services of D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s.  Candidate will be responsible for developing and managing a portfolio of major donors as well as establishing and coordinating an estate giving program. Advancement Officer will possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of 5 years’ experience. Bi-lingual and culturally diverse persons encouraged to apply.  CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION.

OUTPATIENT THERAPIST:  Contractual Therapist position available to provide mental health and substance abuse treatment to children, adolescents and their families. Master’s Degree in Social Work (LMSW) or equivalent; Licensed by the State of Michigan with CADC or CAADC required, or MCBAP Development Plan in place is required.  Experience working with culturally diverse populations preferred. Bilingual persons encouraged to apply. Compensation is based on hours of billed service. 

TEMPORARY ACADEMIC SUPPORT TEAM COUNSELOR:  Full-time, Monday – Friday (1st and 2nd shift) temporary counselor role providing academic support and direct care for children and youth living in an open residential program.  Counselors work alongside teachers in the onsite classroom and see to the educational needs of the residents who have experienced some form of abuse and/or neglect.  AST Counselors support educators in the classroom as well as in houses assisting with students experiencing illness, suspension or appointments.  Experience in counseling and paraprofessional educational skills are preferred as well as completion of a Bachelor's degree in social work or similar field.

DIRECT CARE COUNSELOR:  Full time, 2nd shift, counselor role providing direct care for children and youth living in an open residential program at D. A. Blodgett - St. John’s.  Counselors see to the physical and emotional needs of the children and youth who have experienced some form of abuse and/or neglect.  Counselors will model and teach appropriate social skills while working closely with a staff therapist to implement individualized treatment plans.  This role demands an individual with strong relationship building skills, physical and emotional stamina and an ability to work in a team environment in order to provide a family like setting. Counselors act in a parental role by meeting basic needs of youth. Associates and/or Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Youth Ministries, Criminal Justice and/or Communications or comparable experience is preferred, although not required. Valid Driver’s License with a good driving record is required.  Those interested in a career in the child welfare field or those with a desire to help struggling children and teenagers are encouraged to apply.

DIRECT CARE COUNSELOR:  Full time, 3rd shift, counselor role providing direct care for children and youth living in an open residential program at D. A. Blodgett - St. John’s.  Counselors see to the physical and emotional needs of the children and youth who have experienced some form of abuse and/or neglect.  Counselors will model and teach appropriate social skills while working closely with a staff therapist to implement individualized treatment plans.  This role demands an individual with strong relationship building skills, physical and emotional stamina and an ability to work in a team environment in order to provide a family like setting. 3rd Shift Counselors play a key role in ensuring safety and providing comfort and support to children and youth during the nighttime hours as well as assisting getting children and youth off to school in the morning.  Associates and/or Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, Youth Ministries, Criminal Justice and/or Communications or comparable experience is preferred, although not required. Valid Driver’s License with a good driving record is required.  Those interested in a career in the child welfare field or those with a desire to help struggling children and teenagers are encouraged to apply.

COMMUNITY LIVING SUPPORTS AIDE:  Part-time with flexible schedule working with developmentally delayed or severely emotionally disturbed children. Meeting with the child in the family home to teach, train and/or assist the child with his or her needs that may increase or maintain personal self sufficiency. Child welfare experience preferred.

RESPITE WORKERS:  Part Time Respite Worker positions available to provide temporary relief for families in their homes and in the community. Working with children who have emotional and/or behavioral challenges, respite fulfills the care and support responsibilities usually performed by the family caregiver according to the needs and abilities of the child. Respite is offered at variable times including: days, evenings and weekends. Minimum education requirements include High School diploma or GED.