Clinical Social Worker/Mental Health Therapist 3

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Union, NEW JERSEY
Job Type: FullTime

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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Penn State Extension seeks innovative, energetic professionals with a passion for positive youth development to implement the Union County 4-H program as well as support the statewide program. 4-H utilizes hands-on activities to foster critical thinking, leadership development, and community engagement. Programs are delivered through non-formal setting, such as 4-H clubs, camps, school enrichment, and after-school programs. Volunteers play an important role in the success of these endeavors, serving as club leaders, coaches and mentors.

The individual in this position works as a representative of the Penn State University in the delivery of a comprehensive 4-H Youth Development program in a wide range of 4-H curriculum areas. This includes maintaining and expanding existing local 4-H club programs, supervision of programs delivered by program assistants and volunteers, building community collaborations and partnerships, developing a revenue enhancement portfolio, and creating a professional development plan.

Major responsibilities include:

1) Implement educational programs, materials, and activities as part of the overall efforts of the Pennsylvania 4-H program and the identified needs of local county.

2) Recruit, screen, train, and support adult volunteers.

3) Promote the 4-H program to retain current members and to recruit new and diverse youth audiences.

4) Effectively, work with the County 4-H Program Development Committee to plan the local program including a fundraising strategy.

5) Provide effective communication to volunteers, youth, and parents to ensure a quality experience.

6) Foster relationships and developing partnerships with other youth serving groups, schools, or organizations.

7) Coordinate registration, supervision, and transportation for participants in 4-H related events held in other counties, across the state, or out of state.

8) Implement program evaluation, documentation, and reporting.

9) Provide administrative oversight to 4-H volunteers, youth and clubs to ensure that policy and procedural expectations are followed.

10) Manage funds raised in the name of 4-H at the club and county levels.

11) Comply with the affirmative action plan. Through public notification and All Reasonable Efforts, ensure all programs accessible to clientele without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

12)Perform other responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant Director of Programs and Area 4-H Educator.

Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher (Master's degree preferred) plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have a degree in youth development, public health, public administration, communication, education, nutrition, community development, leadership or closely related field and who have 4-H experiences. Familiarity with various ethnic and socioeconomic audiences, an interest and ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds, and a commitment to the principles of diversity.

Candidate should possess teaching, program development and evaluation skills, and demonstrate positive human relations and effective communication skills necessary to work effectively with youth, parents, leaders, government officials, and the general public.

This position requires the following clearances: PA State Police Criminal Background Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance Form, and Federal (FBI) Fingerprint Criminal Background Check.

This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver’s license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to the clearances. Candidates must also be willing to work flexible hours.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

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Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

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CURRENT EMPLOYEES OR STUDENTS:

If you are a current employee (faculty, staff, technical service, or student) at Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the internal application process . If you are a current student at Penn State and seeking employment with Penn State, please login to Workday to complete the student application process .

JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Penn State Extension seeks innovative, energetic professionals with a passion for positive youth development to implement the Union County 4-H program as well as support the statewide program. 4-H utilizes hands-on activities to foster critical thinking, leadership development, and community engagement. Programs are delivered through non-formal setting, such as 4-H clubs, camps, school enrichment, and after-school programs. Volunteers play an important role in the success of these endeavors, serving as club leaders, coaches and mentors.

The individual in this position works as a representative of the Penn State University in the delivery of a comprehensive 4-H Youth Development program in a wide range of 4-H curriculum areas. This includes maintaining and expanding existing local 4-H club programs, supervision of programs delivered by program assistants and volunteers, building community collaborations and partnerships, developing a revenue enhancement portfolio, and creating a professional development plan.

Major responsibilities include:

1) Implement educational programs, materials, and activities as part of the overall efforts of the Pennsylvania 4-H program and the identified needs of local county.

2) Recruit, screen, train, and support adult volunteers.

3) Promote the 4-H program to retain current members and to recruit new and diverse youth audiences.

4) Effectively, work with the County 4-H Program Development Committee to plan the local program including a fundraising strategy.

5) Provide effective communication to volunteers, youth, and parents to ensure a quality experience.

6) Foster relationships and developing partnerships with other youth serving groups, schools, or organizations.

7) Coordinate registration, supervision, and transportation for participants in 4-H related events held in other counties, across the state, or out of state.

8) Implement program evaluation, documentation, and reporting.

9) Provide administrative oversight to 4-H volunteers, youth and clubs to ensure that policy and procedural expectations are followed.

10) Manage funds raised in the name of 4-H at the club and county levels.

11) Comply with the affirmative action plan. Through public notification and All Reasonable Efforts, ensure all programs accessible to clientele without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability or handicap, national origin, race, religious creed, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

12)Perform other responsibilities as assigned by the Assistant Director of Programs and Area 4-H Educator.

Typically requires a Bachelor's degree or higher (Master's degree preferred) plus one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have a degree in youth development, public health, public administration, communication, education, nutrition, community development, leadership or closely related field and who have 4-H experiences. Familiarity with various ethnic and socioeconomic audiences, an interest and ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds, and a commitment to the principles of diversity.

Candidate should possess teaching, program development and evaluation skills, and demonstrate positive human relations and effective communication skills necessary to work effectively with youth, parents, leaders, government officials, and the general public.

This position requires the following clearances: PA State Police Criminal Background Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance Form, and Federal (FBI) Fingerprint Criminal Background Check.

This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver’s license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to the clearances. Candidates must also be willing to work flexible hours.

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR). The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. The ASR is available for review here .

Employment with the University will require successful completion of background check(s) in accordance with University policies. 

EEO is the Law

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applications without regards to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact 814-865-1473.

Affirmative Action

Penn State Policies

Copyright Information

Hotlines

Mifflinburg, PA

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