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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.

PRESIDENT/CEO - D.A. Blodgett - St. John's is seeking a President and Chief Executive Officer to lead the organization.  Qualified candidates will have demonstrated leadership and executive experience (at least 5 years in child welfare and human service), a Bachelor's degree (Master's degree preferred), and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with public agencies and human service organizations. Click here for the full job description.  To apply click here.

RESIDENTIAL THERAPIST – Full-time youth and family therapist for a co-ed home of middle school aged youth 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 required.

IT MANAGER – Full-time position responsible for managing all information technology services of the Agency including supervision and management of the IT Team.  Directly supervised by the Director of Facilities, the IT Manager will coordinate all specialized technology including but not limited to: Web Designers, Database Programmers, Internet/Telephone Service providers as well as information systems such as computers, cell phones, printers, etc. The position maintains support and training of all technology systems. Ensuring that the Agency remains up to date in technology and services, the IT Manager will make recommendations to the Agency Leadership team on innovative opportunities as the expert in Information Technology. Networking degree and a minimum of 5 years experience required. Management and programming experience preferred.

HUMAN RESOURCES GENERALIST – Full-time position assisting in the HR Department. Generalist will provide human resources support to the employee base.  Expert technical, computer and administrative skills required.  Must be professional, confidential, organized and possess a high attention to detail.   Various HR skills desired including background screening, benefits, FMLA and Worker’s Comp.  Relevant Bachelor’s degree and 2 years HR experience preferred.

RECEPTIONIST – part-time 4:30pm to 7:30 pm Monday through Thursday providing front desk and phone reception with potential for Monday through Friday 8am – 5pm, on-call opportunities.  Receptionist will also perform various administrative support duties.  Receptionist must have strong customer service and clerical skills with an acute attention to detail and ability to multi-task.  Three years reception and administrative support experience required. Bi-lingual and culturally diverse persons encouraged to apply.

DIRECT CARE COUNSELOR – Full time, third shifts available.   Counselor role providing direct care for children and youth living in an open program at D. A. Blodgett - St. John’s Residential Homes.  Counselors see to the physical and emotional needs of the residents 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 setting. Counselors act in a parental role by meeting basic needs of youth. Completion of a Bachelor's degree in a human services field is preferred. Valid Driver’s License with a good driving record is required.  Those interested in starting 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.