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The Family Resource Network seeks professionals who can demonstrate creativity, passion, teamwork, self-motivation and commitment to the FRN’s mission. If you share these values and thrive on making a real impact, this is your time to use your education and your professional experiences to make a difference in the lives of New Jersey residents.

The Family Resource Network is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for open positions regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, qualified disability, marital, veteran or any other legally protected status.


Current Openings


Board Certified Behavioral Analyst

The Family Resource Network is a statewide agency devoted to helping individuals with autism spectrum disorder and other intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. We are currently seeking candidates for a full time Board Certified Behavioral Analyst opportunity located in our Brick, New Jersey Office.

Essential Functions include:

  • Provide Behavioral Support Services to our consumers, consisting of specialized interventions that assist an individual in increasing adaptive behaviors;
  • Conduct 1:1 observations and interactions with individuals (adults and children);
  • Train childcare center staff to assist young children function successfully in a traditional childcare setting;
  • Utilize best practices within a community based setting to assist, train and supervise individuals with developmental disabilities in the activities of daily living and socialization skills;
  • Complete Functional Behavioral Assessments, Support Plans and train staff on the implementation of plans;
  • Prepares progress reports for consumer’s immediate support group.

Qualifications/ Background:

  • Master’s Degree in behavioral analysis, psychology or related field;
  • Minimum 1 year experience working with adults and children with autism spectrum disorder and other intellectual and developmental disabilities ;
  • BCBA certification;
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and use common sense;
  • Understanding and commitment to community based support for persons with disabilities;
  • Flexibility to deal with people at a variety of levels, both internally and externally;
  • Ability to present facts and recommendations effectively in oral and written form;
  • Must be willing to travel statewide. Travel 15-20%

Interested candidates should email their resume to hr@familyresourcenetwork.orgThe Family Resource Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Get FIT Contracted Trainer

The Family Resource Network is contracting Traveling Personal Trainers to provide Get FIT exercise instruction to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are seeking motivated, responsible and creative staff statewide who can provide this interactive, lifestyle change program in the homes of consumers, local community sites and gyms. Get FIT trainers travel to the home’s and communities of Get FIT clients on a weekly basis to provide tailored in-home exercise training for people of all ages with intellectual/developmental disabilities. The Family Resource Network will provide training as needed to all Get FIT training staff.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in Exercise Physiology or Related Field or an Accredited Certification as a Personal Trainer, CPR Certified is preferred.
  • Previous experience working with individuals with disabilities is preferred.

Salary: $35/hour. Interested candidates should email their resume to hr@familyresourcenetwork.orgThe Family Resource Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Get FIT Contracted Nutritionist

The Family Resource Network is contracting Traveling Nutritionists to provide Get FIT Nutrition Counseling to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We are seeking motivated, responsible and creative staff statewide who can provide this interactive, lifestyle change program in the homes of consumers and local community sites. Get FIT nutritionists travel to the home’s and communities of Get FIT clients on a weekly basis to provide tailored in-home nutrition counseling for people of all ages with intellectual/developmental disabilities. The Family Resource Network will provide training as needed to all Get FIT staff.

Requirements:

  • Registered dietician, or Bachelors degree is Nutrition or Related Field or an Accredited Certification as a Nutritionist, CPR Certified is preferred.
  • Previous experience working with individuals with disabilities is preferred.

Salary: $35/hour. Interested candidates should email their resume to hr@familyresourcenetwork.orgThe Family Resource Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Direct Support Professionals (Full and Part-time)

The Family Resource Network is looking for full and part-time Direct Support Professionals (DSPs) throughout the state of New Jersey.

In order to build a workforce ready for families in need, we would like to build a team of DSPs that can be assigned to a consumer right away and then transition a permanent DSP in the home over time. We will pilot a program through March 31, 2014 of Full Time Direct Support Professionals aimed to enhance services to our families. We plan to hire up to two DSPs in each of the Northern, Central and Southern regions. If you are interested in working on this pilot program, please send your resume and letter of interest to hr@familyresourcenetwork.org. Please specify if you are seeking full-time or part-time work and your region of interest.

If you are not looking for full-time work as a DSP but are interested in working additional hours, please email your hours of availability and county of interest to hr@familyresourcenetwork.org.

For more information on the responsibilities and qualifications of a direct support professional, click here.

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