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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:  School Based 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:  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:  Residential Clinical Manager
Reports to:  Director of Residential Services
Directly Supervises: Residential Therapists
Beginning Salary Range: $50,000 - $65,000 yearly

The Residential Clinical Manager will be responsible for setting the clinical direction and ensuring the clinical integrity for residential services.  The Clinical Manager will work closely with Program Managers to provide: therapist training, oversight and supervision, ensure appropriate delivery of clinical services, review and integrate best practices, and provide clinical consultation for high risk cases.  The Residential Clinical Manager will be a member of the Residential Leadership Team.  Possession of a Master’s degree from an accredited school of Social Work, Psychology or related field as well as Full State Licensure.  A minimum of five years of clinical experience in residential treatment is required.   
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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:  Part Time Receptionist
Reports to:  Assistant Residential Director
Beginning Hourly Rate: $12.00 - $14.00

Receptionist needed for 8 hours on Wednesdays at our Residential Campus. Position provides front desk and phone reception.  Receptionist will also perform various administrative support duties as needed.  Receptionist must have strong customer service and clerical skills with an acute attention to detail and ability to multi-task.
Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Receptionist or Customer Service experienced requested.
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Job Title:  Director of Family Preservation Services
Reports to:  CEO/President
Directly Supervises:  Program & Community Based Services Manager
Beginning Salary Range: $60,000 - $75,000 yearly

This Director is responsible for providing strong, effective, innovative and energetic leadership to a busy division of family preservation and support services that are geared towards serving the children and families within the community. Programs include evidence-based counseling services in the home and school, parenting and family support, community living assistance, post-adoption services, and mentoring.
Qualifications:  A minimum of five years of experience in child welfare and/or mental health services with a Master’s Degree preferred or Bachelor’s Degree with substantial experience.
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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.