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Facility Manager – Children’s Ability Center

This person will be responsible for overseeing the daily operations of the JAFCO Children’s Ability Center including monitoring traffic flow of guests, residents, staff and clients, building and room utilization, maintenance, and repair and safety.

This person’s job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Responsible for maintaining and updating all contract administration and compliance requirements
  • Accountable for coordination and scheduling of all client services including support groups, trainings, enrichment activities, respite care, meetings and room assignments
  • Greet and direct all clients and visitors to proper location/activity
  • Coordinate child drop off and pick up from activities
  • Assist clinical team in behavior and crisis management
  • Staff and Board meeting planning and support
  • Oversight of facility maintenance, security and physical plant
  • Supervising the maintenance staff and  contract facility workers
  • Responsible for oversight of emergency procedures and facility safety program including drills, trainings and inspections
  • Clerical support as needing including typing, filing, copying, faxing, updating forms, formatting documents, tracking supervision and trainings
  • Answer phones and provide information to callers
  • Participate as a member of rotating on-call team
  • Preparation of needed items and documentation to support staff and programs
  • Training of new staff who are hired to take on any of the above responsibilities after start-up phase is complete

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3 years’ experience working with families with children with a developmental disability
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook and general computer programs
  • High energy, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to problem solve and multi-task
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Willingness to work some evenings and weekend hours and be part of the on-call team

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Direct Care Staff – Summer Camp (Seasonal Employment)

Monday – Friday:  June – 15th through August 12th   

This person will provide direct care for the needs of the children in the JAFCO Children’s Ability Center during the GAP Summer Camp program.

This person’s job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide for the physical, emotional, social, recreational needs of the children in a home-like environment
  • Manage behaviors utilizing agency policies and procedures
  • Ensure all medical needs of child are met as directed by medical personnel
  • Prepare, or arrange for, daily meals and snacks and assist with feeding as directed
  • Maintain a safe, structured and nurturing home environment
  • Accompany and engage children in all activities
  • Ensure proper hygiene routines
  • Attend staff meetings and in-services as required
  • All other duties as requested by Supervisor

Physical requirements:

Staff must be physically capable of driving an automobile in a safe manner.  Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds, stoop, bend, kneel, stand/walk up to 4 hours, and be capable of continuous activity with children.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma or Equivalency; Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 1 plus years of experience with children with disabilities in a group setting
  • Completion of annual 40 hours of in-service training
  • Successful completion/implementation demonstration of behavior training
  • Must be available to work Days Monday – Friday  (8am – 6pm)

CPR, First Aid and Water Safety Certification

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Registered Behavior Technician (RBT)

Position Summary:

Assist in the development and implementation of the respite services offered by the JAFCO Children’s Ability Center

 

This person’s job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist in the implementation of treatment plans created by the supervisor to ensure safety, structure and enrichment for the children
  • Assist in providing appropriate training to staff, volunteers and parents
  • Physically provide on-site behavioral interventions as needed and model behavioral skills for all staff
  • Assist in the facilitation of groups with caregivers, siblings and family members
  • Develop materials to support behavior training
  • Attend team meetings and parent conferences
  • Be available and flexible to assist with emergency scheduling needs for all respite programs

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree or currently working towards higher education in the field of Behavior Analysis
  • Minimum of 1 year of ABA experience with children with developmental disabilities
  • Experience in programming and behavioral intervention with children with developmental disabilities
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • CPR, First Aid and Water Safety certification
  • Must be capable of becoming PCM Practitioner Level 2 Certified
  • Available to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends as needed
  • Available to be on-call for emergencies
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record required
  • Maintain Bodily Injury Liability insurance of $100,000 per claim, $300,000 per incident on their personal automobile when driving clients or their children
  • High energy, excellent interpersonal skills, ability to problem solve

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BCBA – Board Certified Behavior Analyst   (Part Time, Evenings and Weekends)

 

Scope:

Development, implement and supervise the behavioral services and strategies of the JAFCO Children’s Ability Center

 

Job Responsibilities:

This person’s job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Program Development to ensure safety, structure and enrichment for the children
  • Provide training to staff, volunteers and parents
  • Assess individual needs of each child and develop behavioral plan
  • Physically provide on-site behavioral interventions as needed and model behavioral skills for staff
  • Facilitate groups with caregivers, siblings and family members
  • Develop materials to support behavior training
  • Attend team meetings and parent conferences
  • Train all staff in PCM as Level 2 Practitioner

 

Qualifications:

  • BCBA Certification
  • Masters Degree plus 3 years experience
  • Experience in programming and behavioral intervention with children with developmental disabilities
  • Must maintain Bodily Injury Liability insurance of $100,000 per claim, $300,000 per incident on their personal automobile when driving clients or their children
  • Experience with supervision and consultation
  • Excellent communication skills to support and train staff

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Direct Care Staff

This person will provide a safe and structured environment as well as provide for the physical needs of the children receiving services from JAFCO.

Job Responsibilities:

This person’s job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide for the physical needs of the children
  • Prepare, or arrange for, daily meals and snacks
  • Maintain a safe and structured home environment
  • Coordinate children’s activity schedule in the home and at the Respite Center
  • Coordinate children’s transportation to extracurricular activities
  • Accompany children to all activities and assist other staff in engaging children in the activities
  • Supervise proper hygiene routines
  • Supervise medication distribution and document appropriately
  • Attend staff meetings and in-services as required

 

Physical Job Requirements:  Must be physically capable of driving an automobile in a safe manner.  Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds, stoop, bend, kneel, stand/walk up to 4 hours, and be capable of continuous activity with children; must be able to perform housekeeping duties such as mopping and vacuuming large areas; must be physically able to participate in PCM training (Professional Crisis Management).

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalency and 3 years work-related experience
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record required
  • Available to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends as needed
  • Strong verbal and written command of the English Language
  • CPR, First Aid and Water Safety Certification

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NORTHEAST Bryn Mawr Office

Part Time Data Entry Clerk

Scope:

To assist with administrative needs of the office and data entry to the JAFCO Raiser’s Edge database.

 

Job Responsibilities:

  •  Open, date stamp, sort and distribute daily incoming mail
  • Enter and/or update donor contributions as well as donor contact information into Raiser’s Edge database
  • Track documents and daily donations as received
  • Process credit card donations and scan checks into bank account
  • Enter R.S.V.P’s into the event module of Raiser’s Edge
  • Send thank you letters to donors
  • Run basic database reports and queries as needed
  • Assist donors with tribute or donation
  • Assist with fundraising event
  • Other duties as requested by supervisor
  • Invoicing of outstanding or expected event and tribute donations

Qualifications:

  • High School diploma
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good organizational and attention to details

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