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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

 

PART TIME DIRECT CARE COUNSELOR: 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. Bi-lingual and culturally diverse persons encouraged to apply.
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SOCIAL WORKER: Full-time Foster Care Social Worker position to provide case management services for children who are under court supervision/jurisdiction due to neglect a/o abuse.  BSW or similar degree with experience in child welfare required.   Experience in foster care, adoption or foster home licensing is preferred.  Individual must possess a high level of personal strength as well as sensitivity with a passion for foster care. Bi-lingual and culturally diverse persons encouraged to apply.
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MAINTENANCE WORKER: Part – time (16 hours per week) Maintenance Worker position available.  This position is responsible for providing clean, safe and functional facilities by ensuring that maintenance and repair activities are completed. The Maintenance Worker will have a variety of skills that will include but not limited to: plumbing, electrical, carpentry, painting, air conditioning/heating, landscaping, and grounds keeping; when professional licensure is not required. High School diploma or equivalent required. 5 years or more of maintenance experience preferred.
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PROGRAM MANAGER: Part-time position directing the daily functioning and staff management of the Short Term Evaluation Program (STEP) Program, which is an open-residential, co-ed treatment home for youth between the ages of 6-18.  This program is an intensive, short term residential assessment program.  MSW or similar degree required and three years professional experience in residential treatment for youth is preferred.
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THIRD SHIFT DIRECT CARE COUNSELOR: Full-time 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.
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OUTPATIENT THERAPIST: Contractual Therapist to provide mental health and substance abuse treatment to children, adolescents and their families. Master’s Degree in Social Work or equivalent; Full License, Limited License or Temporary licensure by the State of Michigan with CADC or CAADC preferred, or MCBAP Development Plan in place.  Experience working with culturally diverse populations preferred. Bilingual persons encouraged to apply. Flexible hours are available for those that may be interested in supplementing current employment. Compensation is based on hours of billed service. 
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SUMMER TEMPORARY DIRECT CARE COUNSELOR – Full time, counselor role providing direct care for children and youth living in an open residential program at D. A. Blodgett - St. John’s from approximately May to September, 2016.  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.
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SECOND SHIFT DIRECT CARE COUNSELOR – Full time 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. 
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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. Bilingual persons are encouraged to apply. 
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D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s is proud to announce that we have achieved the Level 1 Endorsement with Partners for a Racism Free Community. Diversity and Inclusion is an Agency value that we take seriously. Our Inclusion Council has been working diligently on this process and we are happy to be associated with this initiative.