LifeTies believes that growth comes from an environment that accentuates the positive and opens the doors to creative thinking. Our company is team-oriented and diversified in all levels. The staff at LifeTies creates a sense of “Safety and Family” for the youth we serve, as well as for each other.

To be considered for future employment, please send a cover letter with salary requirements and your resume via email to info@lifeties.org or fax to 609-530-1648.

Job Title:  Social Service Coordinator

The Social Service Coordinator must be a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) or Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC).  Must have two years of experience working with youth along with experience working with the populations served.  The Social Service Coordinator must have a valid driver’s license; pass a criminal background check and all other agency requirements.  

 MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervises all facets of Case Management for youth in the program. Maintain DCF Group Home Manual requirements and any other contractual agency requirements.   

SUPERVISED BY:

Program Director

SUPERVISES:

All program staff, interns and volunteers in the absence of the Program Director  

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES and DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Supervise Case Managers, Masters and Bachelors level interns and volunteers
  • Responsible for overseeing all aspects of the program in the absence of the Program Director
  • Responsible for complying with all DCF Manual requirements and other agency contractual agreements
  • Responsible for client supervision and monitoring transportation
  • Responsible for scheduling weekly counseling session with each client
  • Responsible for scheduling and participating in quarterly MTP meetings
  • Responsible for submitting quarterly progress reports and Joint Care Reviews to DCP&P, CSOC, Courts and Probation, and CMO
  • Responsible for organizing and facilitating Master Treatment Plan meetings and completion of reports.  
  • Responsible for enrolling clients into school, therapy/counseling, mental health programs and drug/alcohol programs
  • Responsible for attending medication reviews, IEP meetings and all meetings regarding clients.
  • Responsible for referring all clients as needed, for outside community services
  • Responsible for supervising case management for all clients
  • Responsible for reviewing referrals and participating in the screening/interviewing of potential clients
  • Facilitate/coordinate educational groups and workshops (Psychoeducational)
  • Maintain all updated information in client’s file  
  • Community networking
  • Participate in scheduled agency staff meetings and agency/community workshops and trainings
  • Respond to all crisis situations in the program and with youth
  • Responsible for 24 hour on call duties as arranged by Program Director

Clinical

  • Under the clinical supervision of the Director of Clinical Services, provide psychotherapeutic services for all clients.
  • Provide clinical/behavioral support/training for staff
  • Conduct weekly individual group and individual sessions for youth
  • Attend community trainings for skills development and to maintain licensure
  • Ascertain licensure as an LCSW/LPC within 2 years of hire or demonstrate progress in licensure completion.   
  • Responsible for the administration of clinical, behavioral or program assessments

Basics

  • All positions are awake, active and alert*
  • Responsible for learning and carrying out the mission, policies and procedures of LIFETIES, INC.
  • Responsible for being a positive representative of LIFETIES, INC in your appearance, actions and demeanor at all times.   
  • Responsible for appropriate attire and professional behavior at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Job Title:  Family Support Worker

The Family Support Worker must have a high school diploma or GED.  Three years’ experience working with youth and families is required along with experience working with the population served.  The Family Support Worker must have a valid driver’s license and pass a criminal background check and all other agency requirements.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Client monitoring and supervision; all facets of Mommy and Me program with the exception of state mandated reports

SUPERVISED BY:

Coordinator of Residential Services; Program Director

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES and DUTIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Responsible for learning and carrying out the mission, policies and procedures of LIFETIES, INC.
  • Responsible for being a positive representative of LIFETIES, INC in your appearance, actions and demeanor at all times
  •  Responsible for client supervision and monitoring
  • Responsible for reviewing the schedule of appointments for the day and take responsibility for seeing that they are met in a timely manner
  • Responsible for client transportation
  • Responsible for medication monitoring
  • Responsible for maintaining all client’s information in appropriate logs
  • Responsible for ensuring all logs are up to date each shift
  • Responsible for conducting monthly fire drills
  • Responsible for meal preparation
  • Responsible for petty cash – use and documentation
  • Responsible for participating in recreational activities with the clients when assigned
  • Responsible for supervising infant/child daily stimulation sessions and feeding charts (Rainbow)
  • Responsible for ensuring that all duties are met prior to end of shift
  • Responsible for providing child care to children/infants (Rainbow House)
  • Participate in scheduled staff meetings, trainings and workshops
  • Report any incident, behavior or accident reports to the Program Director or Social Service Coordinator.
  • Responsible for accurate documentation of all incidents prior to end of shift
  • Respond to all crisis situations on shift
  • Responsible for appropriate attire and professional behavior at all times
  • Responsible for being a role model and provide appropriate advice when needed
  • Responsible for teaching life skills to residents which include meal preparation, nutrition and housekeeping
  • Responsible for light housekeeping duties as assigned
  • Responsible for supporting/supervising Mommy and Me youth and babies
  • Collaborating with CRS regarding meal planning
  • Other duties as assigned

* All positions are awake, active and alert*