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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: Supports Coordinator
Reports to: Family Support Services Supervisor
Beginning Salary Range: $30,000 - $34,000

Full-time position providing individual case management to children with developmental disabilities. Job requires linking, monitoring, and coordinating services within the family system and the community. Services are provided in the home setting and some evening hours are required. 
Qualifications: BSW/LBSW or related human services degree required.   Experience working with culturally diverse populations and two years of experience working with clients diagnosed with developmental disabilities preferred. Bilingual persons are encouraged to apply.
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Job Title: Temporary Direct Care Counselor
Reports to: House Manager

Full-time, Monday – Friday (2nd shift) temporary counselor role providing academic support and direct care for children and youth living in an open residential program. Temporary 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. Temporary 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. Bilingual persons are encouraged to apply. Please send resume and cover letter, along with salary preferences to humanresources@dabsj.org. EOE.
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Job Title: Residential Therapist
Reports to: Residential Clinical Manager
Beginning Salary Range: $34,000 - $38,000

Full-time youth and family therapist for high school aged males residing in our residential facility. Work focuses on healing past trauma, developing a healthy identity, learning independent living skills, and preparing for permanent placements. The ideal candidate will have strong therapeutic skills and expertise. Skills in substance abuse treatment, trauma informed treatment, EMDR, motivational interviewing, and CBT are preferred. MSW or similar degree and State Licensure / Limited License required. 
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Job Title: Multi-Systemic Therapist
Reports to: MST Supervisor
Beginning Salary Range: $34,000 - $40,000

Full-time Master’s level therapist, who is organized and highly engaging, for our MST (Multisystemic Therapy) program.  MST is an evidenced-based therapy program to treat teenagers with delinquent behaviors by working with the parents as the change-agents.  Therapy occurs in the home and community.  LMSW, LPC, LMFT, or LP (limited or full license) is required and a minimum of one year of counseling experience is preferred.  Further information about the counseling model can be found at www.mstservices.com.  Bi-lingual and culturally diverse persons are encouraged to apply. Please send resume and cover letter to humanresources@dabsj.org. EOE.
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Job Title: Maintenance Manager
Reports to: Facilities Director
Beginning salary Range: $35,000 - $40,000

Full-time, flexible schedule position (working Monday – Friday) responsible for supervising and ensuring that the maintenance team is providing clean, safe and functional facilities and making sure that maintenance and repair activities are completed. The Maintenance Manager will have experience in carpentry work, along with a strong understanding of plumbing and electrical systems. This person will undertake administrative tasks such as monitoring maintenance budget and reports.
Qualifications: High school diploma and 5 years related experience required; Certified Maintenance Manager (CMM) certificate or degree from a vocational school or Bachelors in business administration, facility management will be a plus.
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Job Title: Maintenance Worker
Reports to: Maintenance Manager
Beginning Hourly Rate: $11.00 - $14.00

Part-time position working Monday-Friday, 20-24 hours per week. 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.
Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent required. 2 to 3 years of maintenance experience preferred.
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Job Title: Social Worker
Reports to: Foster Care Supervisor
Beginning Salary Range: $29,000 - $35,000 yearly

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. 
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work 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. Please send resume and cover letter, along with salary preference.
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Job Title: IT Programmer Analyst
Reports to: IT Program Manager
Application Deadline: February 17, 2017

Full time position. The Programmer Analyst will play a key role in the development and maintenance of D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s Salesforce Applications and Electronic Clinical Record (eCR) system.  Knowledge of Salesforce and eCR applications and processes preferred. Selected candidate will collaborate with program leaders to understand and translate business processes and requirements into formal, documented technical requirements.
Qualifications: Minimum requirements are an Associate’s degree in Computer Science or Software engineering, or similar, as well as 3 – 5 years of experience.
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Job Title:  Program Manager
Reports to:  Family Preservation Services Director
Directly Supervises:  Family Preservations Services Supervisors and Leaders
Beginning Salary Range:  $50,000 - $65,000 yearly

 
Full time position providing leadership, management and oversight of multiple systemic behavioral health programs for children, youth and families. Primary responsibilities include program development, monitoring, as well as sustainability and systems integration.
Qualifications: LMSW or equivalent, experience managing public behavioral health contracts and understanding of community systems impacting the target population.
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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.