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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

 

Job Title: Medical Office Assistant
Reports to: Medical Services Manager
Beginning Hourly Rate: $13.00 - $15.00

Part-Time position working 24 hours a week; responsible for clerical and administrative medical office tasks, scheduling and file maintenance.  Duties include 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.
Qualifications: Associate’s degree or certification and 2 to 3 years related experience preferred.
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Job Title: Residential Human Resources Generalist
Reports to: Human Resources Manager
Beginning Hourly Rate: $15.38 - $17.30
Application Deadline: February 8, 2017

Part time position with benefits (appx 32 hours per week) responsible for Human Resources functions at D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s Residential Campus. These duties will include: recruiting, the interview process, screening and onboarding, orientation, compliant personnel file maintenance, assist with FMLA and Worker’s Compensation Claims, and will keep regular communication with the HR Team. The Residential HR Generalist will have exceptional organizational and communication skills and must be able to work independently. The selected candidate will demonstrate leadership skills and be a self – starter.
Qualifications: Educational requirements are a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related area; or other education/training (Associates, Certification) and experience in Human Resources.
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Job Title: Visit Coach
Reports to: Foster Care Supportive Visitation Program Supervisor
Beginning Hourly Rate: $14.00 - $16.00

Part-time flexible schedule position working in our Foster Care Supportive Visitation Program providing remote, intensive and individualized parent-child visit services to families within the Montcalm, Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Allegan and Barry Counties whose children are in foster care and where reunification is the case goal. General activities include: in-home parenting education, observing parent-child interactions, and giving helpful feedback to the parent before and after each session.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in human services with specialized study in the area of parenting, child development, or related area required, as well as a minimum of one year field experience working with multi-problem families. Knowledge of the Bavolek Nurturing Parenting Program, the Adult-Adolescent Parenting Inventory (AAPI) and the Nurturing Skills Competency Scale preferred.
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Job Title: Residential Trainer / Mentor
Reports to: Program Manager
Beginning Hourly Rate: $14.00 - $17.00

Full time position primarily responsible for the hiring process as well as compliant orientation, training and on-going development of Direct Care Counselors at the D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s Residential Campus. The Trainer / Mentor will demonstrate positive leadership skills that promotes overall staff job knowledge and satisfaction. In addition, the Trainer / Mentor is the lead facilitator of CPI and CPR techniques, and is able to accurately track all training. Minimum requirements are a high school diploma or equivalent with 5 years of relevant residential and/or supervisory experience.
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Job Title: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of West Michigan Partnership for Children
Reports to: West Michigan Partnership for Children Board of Directors

** This is not a D.A. Blodgett - St. John's position. Interested candidates will send a resume and cover letter to wmpcapplications@gmail.com **

Full Time Position. The WMPC  is a pilot Consortium model developed by the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Child Welfare Partnership Council. The goal of this program is to improve the safety, quality and consistency of services and outcomes for children and families throughout the state. The CEO will be responsible for the overall leadership and oversight of this pilot program. The WMPC works with several Kent County child welfare service providers and is able to incentivize provider behavior by using funds flexibly and having access to fundraising dollars. The CEO will serve as a liaison to local and state regulatories, the committee and Board, and will represent the WMPC in public relations and marketing efforts and other professional organizations. The CEO will also be responsible for the budget..
Qualifications: Master's Degree in Human Services or related field, 10+ years of progressive leadership experience within child welfare and/or performance based contracting, expertise in strategic planning, excellent communication skills. EEO.
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Job Title:  Outpatient Therapist
Reports to:  Kent Schools Services Network / Case management / Outpatient Supervisor
Beginning Hourly Rate: $38/billable hour position

Contractual Therapist to provide mental health and substance abuse treatment to children, adolescents and their families in a school setting. Experience working with culturally diverse populations preferred. Bilingual persons encouraged to apply. Flexible hours during school times are available for those that may be interested in supplementing current employment. Compensation is based on hours of billed service.  
Qualifications: 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.
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Job Title:  Second or Third Shift Direct Care Counselor
Reports to:  House Manager
Beginning Hourly Rate: $12.35

Full time, counselor role providing direct care for children and youth living in an open residential program.  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.
Qualifications: 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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Job Title:  Community Living Supports Aide
Reports to:  Community Living Supports Aide Supervisor
Beginning Hourly Rate: $12.44

Part-time position working 2-3 days a week, after school hours 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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Job Title:  Transportation Aide
Reports to:  Program Manager
Beginning Hourly Rate: $11.00

Part-time, Monday-Friday 6 a.m. to 9 a.m., providing transportation for residents of St. John’s Home and foster children to school.
Qualifications: Excellent driving record and experience working with children and youth required.  Position requires good organizational skills, timeliness, and high energy. 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.