JOB OPPORTUNITIES

WELCOME to the Children & Families First Job Opportunities page! We're excited you're here because our family is growing!

 

Recognized seven years in a row as a Top Workplace in Delaware, we know our employees are our most valuable asset in achieving our mission of helping children facing adversity on their journey to adulthood.

 

For a list of current vacancies and job descriptions by program

please scroll down.

 

Children & Families First is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send your resume & cover letter clearly identifying the position you are applying for:

 

BY EMAIL: jobs@cffde.org 

 

BY MAIL:  Human Resources, Children & Families First, 809 N. Washington Street, Wilmington, DE 19801 

 

BY FAX: (855) 295-5339​

CURRENT VACANCIES

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CONSULTANT PROGRAM  

The Behavioral Health Consultant Program is a year-round program providing brief mental health screening and individual, group and family mental health counseling services in middle school settings across the state of Delaware.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Utilizes computerized data entry equipment and various word processing, spreadsheet and file maintenance programs to enter, store and/or retrieve information as requested or otherwise necessary, and summarizes data in preparation of standardized reports.  Inputs data in a timely and accurate manner; compiles or assists in the compilation of statistical information for special reports. Maintain files and department records. Support data management, including management of data sets, creation and management of Excel spreadsheets.  High school diploma or general education degree (GED); minimum of two years previous experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.  Strong knowledge/experience with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel and accurate typing and/or word processing skills, required. Strong communication and organizational skills also required.  Must have valid driver’s license, which meets the requirements of the agency’s insurance carrier and reliable transportation.  Part-time (18.75 hours/week), salaried employee with some benefits.  Location to be determined. 

 

BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CONSULTANTS

Provide intervention for students and families that address the student’s behavior and family issues that impact school performance and social and emotional development. The service will include mental health counseling and risk assessments for students enrolled in middle school. Provide assessment, planning, counseling/therapy, referrals, advocacy, and collateral contacts. The services will include: screening for Mental Health/ Substance Abuse (MH/SA) and for trauma; crisis assessment; clinical interventions; psycho-educational groups; and training and consultation for parents, teachers, and administrators. Establish comprehensive plans for services to ensure student and family needs are met. Conduct school based group counseling/therapy using an evidenced-based model.  Provide crisis assessment, clinical interventions, psycho-educational groups and training to school professionals, parents, guardians and family members.  Adhere to an evidenced-based social work model, principles and practices. Document all screenings, assessments and consultations in appropriate database.  Travel required to attend meetings and training. Full-time with benefits.  Seeking Behavioral Health Consultants to work in schools within New Castle and Sussex counties.  Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling or related degree with a license, (LCSW, LPCMH or LMFT), required. Requires experience in determining clinical necessity for mental health services, and provision of behavioral health services for children and families; knowledge and experience in coordinating/collaborating multiple systems of care, preferred.  Must have valid driver’s license, which meets the requirements of the agency’s insurance carrier and reliable transportation.  Full-time with benefits.

FAIR 

The Family Assessment Intervention and Response Program involves community-based case work with families referred by child welfare to assess for safety and provide resources to children and their families. 

 

SOCIAL WORKER/COUNSELOR I

Investigate all allegations of child abuse, dependency, and neglect. Monitor and assess the safety and welling of all the children in the home.  Refer Family to community-based services if warranted.  Adhere to fidelity of program model, principles and practices. Maintain an assigned caseload. Maintain timely documentation in agency database system (ie. assessments, service plans, safety plans, case notes, discharge plans) and other required records in accordance with agency, state accreditation, and other requirements, policies, and procedures. Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings, required. Must have strong written and oral communication skills and a strong working knowledge of computers and applications.   Travel primarily within the county/counties assigned, but some statewide travel is required as needed. Must have valid driver’s license, which meets the requirements of the agency’s insurance carrier and reliable transportation.    Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling or related field, required.  Position based in Georgetown, covering cases in Sussex County.   

SOCIAL WORKER/COUNSELOR II

Provide intensive, evidence-based model of therapy for families implementing the Functional Family Therapy model with families with children from infants to adolescents.  Therapeutic services are provided primarily in the family’s home and community; minimal sessions are conducted in the office setting.  Willingness to learn and apply the Functional Family Therapy model, required.  Experience working with parents and children preferred.  Comfort level with home visits and experience with home visiting, required. Strong interpersonal, verbal/written communication skills, required.  Ability to work flexible hours, including afternoons, evenings and some weekends, required.  Must have strong written and oral communication skills and a strong working knowledge of computers and applications.   Travel primarily within New Castle County for cases as assigned, but some statewide travel is required.  Current position covers cases in New Castle County.  Must have valid driver’s license, which meets the requirements of the agency’s insurance carrier and reliable transportation.   Master’s degree in Social Work or related discipline required. License eligibility is required.  Current license is desired.  Full Time (37.5 hours/week) with benefits.

FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY

 

SOCIAL WORKER/COUNSELOR II

Seeking two Master’s Level Social Worker/Counselors to provide intensive, evidence-based model of therapy for families with children ages five years to adolescents. Therapeutic services are provided primarily in the family’s home and community; minimal sessions are conducted in the office setting. Individual and some group therapy work. Comfort in conducting family therapy in the home/community is required.  Experience in working with families and children preferred.Functional Family Therapy training utilizing an evidence-based treatment model will be provided; a commitment to learning and implementing the model is required.  Comfort level with home visits and experience with home visiting, required. Strong interpersonal, verbal/written communication skills, required.  Ability to work flexible hours, including some evenings, required. Requires flexibility in schedule, with the ability to work evenings and some weekends in order to work around family schedules. Must have a valid driver’s license, which meets the requirements of the agency’s insurance carrier and reliable transportation. Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling or related discipline required. License eligibility is required.  Current license is desired  Two positions.  One position is based in Dover, serving families throughout Kent County.  The other position is based in Georgetown, serving families within an assigned school district within Sussex County, with some statewide travel required as needed.  Full-time (37.5 hours/week) with benefits.

 

SEAFORD HOUSE THERAPEUTIC RESIDENCE

 

YOUTH ADVOCATE ASSISTANTS 

These positions are responsible for guiding the residents through the daily routine. Includes monitoring the shift period for behavior and/or sleep patterns; documentation and record keeping; preparing meals; and supervising clients in recreational therapy.  Must have valid driver’s license. which meets the requirements of the agency’s insurance carrier.  Associate's Degree in Human Services or related field with one year of related work experience is desired; however, an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Seaford House operates 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.   Part-time, hourly positions available for day, evening, overnight and weekend shifts. 

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