The Council and its member agencies post current employment opportunities on this site to assist qualified individuals in their search for employment in the family service network. We welcome your interest in this exciting field.
Our members offer award winning workplaces and fantastic opportunities to engage in meaningful work. To view available opportunities, please see below.
Oak Hill is recruiting for an Administrative Assistant to work in our summer program at Camp Hemlocks in Hebron, CT. The Administrative Assistant performs administrative and office support activities; duties may include fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, data entry, creating and generating reports, sorting mail, and filing. The position starts A.S.A.P. and ends on Aug. 16, 2019.
Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities:
1. Will perform diverse administrative duties and functions requiring confidentiality, initiative and sound independent judgment to ensure the execution of the most efficient administrative procedures.
2. Ensures completion of various administrative tasks in areas such as employee records, recruitment, employee and labor relations and compliance with health department/ OEC regulations for youth camps.
3. Supports operations through effectively managing both confidential and/or non-confidential information as it applies to drafting correspondence, i.e. letters, reports, notifications, etc.
4. Performs various general administrative tasks to include scheduling meetings, filing, retrieval of files, ordering office supplies, invoice preparation, creating files, answering phones, data entry, and receiving and directing visitors.
5. Contributes to team effort by completing other duties as assigned.
Education - High School Diploma
Skills/Training/Experience - Must be skilled in Microsoft Office, Word, and Excel
Competency - Able to provide required information appropriately; excellent interpersonal/organizational/communication skills; strong office and computer proficiency. Outstanding ability to plan, prioritize and organize work effectively to meet the needs of the department.
Oak Hill is a nonprofit, mission-driven organization dedicated to enhancing the independence and quality of life for people with disabilities.
Interested applicants please send resume to: email@example.com
Psychiatric consultant aprn
LifeBridge Community Services is looking to hire a Psychiatric Consultant APRN for their Behavioral Health Services team. This role involves providing evaluation including psycho-pharmacological assessment and treatment services to adults, adolescents and children. To learn more about the responsibilities and qualifications for this position please click here.
Interested applicants please send resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meals On Wheels, a LifeBridge Community Service Program located in New Haven, is currently accepting applications for a per diem (on call/hours based on agency needs) position of Relief Driver/Dispatcher. Position responsibilities include the ability to correctly deliver meals to clients in a safe and timely manner. Applicants must be available Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.; be in good physical health; have current, valid driver’s license; have a clean driving record and clean criminal record; and be available to work as needed, up to 25 hours per week.
Interested applicants please send resume and cover letter to: email@example.com
FULL-TIME Sign language staff interpreter
Full-time position (35 hours per week) to provide sign language interpreting services throughout Connecticut, during a pre-determined schedule 5 days per week. Qualifications include annual registration with DORS; certification for medical interpreting per State statue, legal certification a plus; and available, reliable transportation. Compensation package includes mileage reimbursement, health benefits and paid time off.
LifeBridge Community Services Pathways to Justice Youth Case Manager/Instructor
This position is a part-time, temporary position up to 19 hours per week, through September 30, 2019. The desirable candidate be responsible for providing development services to youth served in the LifeBridge Youth Unit’s Pathways to Justice (PJC) Program and to act as the primary contact for the youth and family who have been identified to receive support service by the Youth Department including delivering curriculum-based training to youth and young adults, per the guidelines of specific grants or initiative. The curriculum may include soft skill development and remedial education. The incumbent will provide instruction, case management services, intensive- support services and coordinate services throughout the participant’s program enrollment.
1. Coordinate case management services for youth and facilitate opportunities for family involvement.
2. Act as LifeBridge’s Youth Unit representative and primary contact person for youth and their families.
3. Assist with problem solving and assessing the needs of the youth and their families.
4. Keep accurate and timely confidential client records, and provide statistical data to meet reporting requirements.
5. Work with program participants to develop and periodically update Individual Service Plans (ISP) and educational goals.
6. Facilitate instructional sessions in soft skill development and remedial education.
7. Participate in administration, proctoring, and interpreting standardized assessments.
8. Use effective teaching practices and follow competency-based and project-based curricula.
9. Coordinate educational needs, including providing youth with tutoring opportunities within LifeBridge program services or facilitating referrals to other academic resources, such as GED and Adult Education enrollment.
10. Assist with the provision of necessary supportive services.
11. Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of one year of experience working with at risk youth.
Ability to work with youths from varied ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Knowledge of social service and juvenile justice systems.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Good organizational skills with ability to handle multiple tasks, set priorities and problem-solve effectively.
Curriculum development experience.
Success in simplifying and communicating complex ideas and tasks.
Ability to establish and maintain cooperative community relationships.
Experience in teaching, tutoring or training youth and young adults.
Ability to work a flexible schedule.
Ability to work within a team concept.
Good organizational, oral and written communications skills and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work with diverse populations.
Excellent driving record.
Bi-lingual a plus.
LifeBridge Community Services, Inc - New Haven
Relief Café Manager (Temporary/Non-Exempt)
RESPONSIBLE TO: FSE Operations Manager
The Relief Café Manager must ensure that the highest standards of food safety are consistently adhered to, and handle multiple daily tasks in an accurate and timely manner. The Relief Café Manager must interact effectively with the program participants and the volunteers who help support the success of the Cafes. The Relief Café Manager will fill in at lunch sites when regular Café Managers are out sick or on vacation.
1. Supervise the daily ordering, serving, and clean-up of meals in an accurate and timely manner.
2. Maintain a meal reservation system in accordance with program rules and regulations and assist in enrolling new program participants.
3. Consistently interact with all program participants in a courteous and respectful manner to ensure their confidence and trust in the FSE Program and LifeBridge.
4. Review all program participant requests and determine the appropriate action.
5. Handle all program participant complaints promptly.
6. Report any identified social or health needs to the Operations Manager.
7. Respect the confidentiality of program participants.
8. Maintain a professional demeanor and appearance.
9. Order supplies as needed, in an accurate and timely manner
1. Oversee and supervise the daily activities of onsite volunteers.
Money and Data Management
1. Accurately record and account for all donations and monies received onsite and forward them on a daily basis to the LifeBridge office in accordance with the policy and procedure manual.
2. Accurately maintain required daily attendance, meal temperature and meal evaluations records and forward them on a weekly basis to the LifeBridge office.
1. Be knowledgeable of and consistently adhere to all policy and procedure guidelines in the Café Manager’s Manual.
2. Consistently adhere to all federal and state mandated regulations to ensure food safety.
3. Accept food from the caterer, and assess that the quantity and quality are as ordered
4. Take the temperature of the food at the time of delivery and again when the food is served.
5. On the appropriate form, record the client’s reaction to the food and complaints about the food, if any, on a daily basis.
6. Maintain the cleanliness and upkeep of equipment.
7. Adhere to all LifeBridge policies and procedures.
8. Consistently maintain an honest and respectful working relationship with all LifeBridge staff.
1. Attend meetings as requested.
2. Participate in ongoing job related training as requested.
3. Maintain up-to-date skills on data entry procedures.
4. Recommend improvements that impact efficiency and/or cost savings, and implement them as directed.
5. Perform other duties as assigned.
Ability to interact with a diverse population, especially with the elderly.
High School graduate or equivalent with a record of continued learning.
Clean criminal history.
Impeccable integrity and possess the ability to use good judgment.
Consistently reliable, flexible, and posses the ability to work under deadlines.
Strong organizational skills with the proven ability to consistently maintain attention to detail and accuracy.
Strong customer service and interpersonal skills, with the ability to supervise volunteers.
Effective communication skills with the ability to read, write and speak English fluently, bilingual is a plus.
Present with a neat, clean and professional appearance.
Experience in food handling, food preparation and food serving, elderly nutrition and/or similar work experience.
Experience in management of congregate meals sites and QFO (Qualified Food Operator) certification a plus.
Qualified candidates please send resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Life Bridge Community Services Behavioral Health Services / Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services
Under the regular supervision of the Program Director and Clinical Supervisor, the Recovery Specialist helps plan for and coordinate the individual's service plan designed to increase functioning and community integration.
1. Provide recovery services to clients within a range of modalities including individual, group and family intervention.
2. Develop a service plan with client and other team members which includes specific measurable goals and objectives using the language required by the DMHAS Recovery Model and Stages of Change.
3. Help clients establish and/or maintain linkage with significant community resources (social, vocational, medical, residential and educational).
4. Involve clients in activities to increase his/her interest and motivation to actively participate in choosing and/or preparing for valued community role.
5. Assist clients to make informed choices about the community living, learning, social and/or working environments she/he has identified.
6. Involve clients in determining which critical skills and supports are needed and wanted for functioning in her/his community goal environment and require an intervention.
7. Teach clients to perform critical skills evaluated as functional deficits relative to functioning in her/his community goal environment.
8. Involve clients in developing and implementing a series of actions resulting in the competent use of needed and wanted skills in her/his community goal environment.
9. Meet CSP/RP Fidelity requirements for service hours, contacts and community time.
10. Identify and report to Program Director any "systems" problems requiring advocacy.
11. Organize workload so as to meet production expectations as determined by the Program Director.
12. Learn and follow Program policies and practices; clearly interpret Program to clients, colleagues, and others in the community.
13. Utilize Agency in-service training and other learning opportunities to increase job-related knowledge and skills.
14. Keep accurate and timely, confidential records of client contacts, functioning levels and current status of each client on her/his caseload.
15. Carry out other special assignments as designated by the Program Director.
Bachelor's degree and minimum of one-year experience or equivalent experience working with individuals living with severe and persistent mental illness.
Ability and desire to work with clients living with a severe and persistent mental illness, their family members, significant others and other community providers.
A valid driver's license, a clean motor vehicle record, and available, reliable transportation.