• Newton

Website Project Self-Sufficiency

Responsible for managing day-to-day operations of the Journey Family Success Center at Project Self-Sufficiency ensuring that the Standards for Prevention, Principles of Family Support, Protective Factors and the FSC Practice Profile are incorporated into all aspects of the FSC.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Organizational skills with the ability to manage numerous projects and people simultaneously.
  • Outstanding human relations and leadership skills, and the ability to function in a team environment.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Computer literate with proficiency and working knowledge of database and reporting tools such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint.

Essential Duties:

  • Design and maintain the FSC location, ensuring that furniture, decorations, and food foster a homelike culture/environment that reflects the community.
  • Actively seeks opportunities to work with community partners and stakeholders.
  • Actively participates in networking opportunities with community partners and stakeholders.
  • Use active listening skills to create a culture of inquiry, so interested families and individual family members share ongoing and evolving goals, needs, and desired involvement with the FSC and the community.
  • Regularly identify and update relevant resources within the community that align with the
  • FSC mission and vision and can meet families’ and individual family members’ interests, goals, and needs.
  • Work with community partners to address barriers to accessing services and resources (e.g.        transportation).
  • Recruit partners and sector leaders from within the community to volunteer and matches them to internal FSC activities based on the FSC needs.
  • Involve individuals, families, and community partners through a formal process in making recommendations about the FSC’s programs/services.
  • Ensure that families, individual family members, and community partners lead efforts within the FSC.
  • Ensure an FSC Advisory Council is developed and maintained.
  • Identify programs, services, and activities that promote skill and protective factor development based on the needs and interests of the community.
  • Coordinate and deliver programming to the community that is based on their needs and interests.
  • Develop internal resources based on the community’s needs and interests.
  • Identify relevant data and information that will help the FSC understand the needs of their community and develop relevant skill building programming, engagement activities and community connections.
  • Gather data and information from families and individual family members on a regular basis to assess key aspects of program functioning.
  • Examine data as a team to identify opportunities and create a plan to improve practice and programming.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree. Additional education and related experience are preferred, such as a master’s degree in a Human Services related field, experience in the provision of prevention related programs, or a BA with 3+ years of related experience.
  • Valid New Jersey driver’s license, safe driving record, and vehicle availability are required.

Health benefits, on-site childcare, and 401K plan available. Salary commensurate with non-profit management previous experience, references, and other factors.

Compensation: $55,000 - $65,000/year
How to apply:

Send resume and cover letter to Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director, Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ  07860; or fax to 973-940-3501; or apply online at https://www.projectselfsufficiency.org/jobs-newton-sussex-county-nj.