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Boston

Community and School-Based Programs

Administrative Coordinator
Boston, MA

Job Summary: The Administrative Coordinator has primary responsibility for running an efficient office that is comfortable and welcoming to staff, callers, and visitors and that protects the privacy and confidentiality of clients and staff. The Administrative Coordinator supports the the programs and the program administrators, maintains clinical records, and is key to establishing an office culture which is aligned with the mission of the agency.

Essential Functions:

  • Support for Receptionist: Greeting visitors and making them comfortable; answering phones and assisting callers, supervising children in the waiting area. Keep appointment calendars for office-based clinical work. Scheduling Med appointments & confirmation call.
  • Clinical records: Maintain electronic and paper records, handle requests for records, work with clinicians to keep records up-to-date and in compliance with requirements.
  • Office environment: Maintain supplies, office machines, and orderly office spaces. Maintain schedules for shared office spaces. Ordering food for meetings. Compile weekly schedule and email staff.
  • Supervision: Supervise and train part-time and less-experienced office coordinators
  • Billing: Maintain records on accounts receivable, payable, and insurance billing for the Boston programs, coordinate financial transactions of office-based clients with Finance Department
  • Support for program administrators: Assist program administrators with tasks and with problem-solving related to available resources.
  • Translating: Ability to translate documents into Spanish, assist with consultation with parents, phone calls and assessment interviews.
  • Cloud: Organizing and managing intake paperwork, entering new client’s information and assign providers and goals, set up new groups in the program, and check Edplan monthly for new signed IEP’s and upload into Dr. Cloud.
  • Audit: Spearheading end of year audit of assessment documentation.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelors level degree, at least 3 years of related experience in a comparable office setting, excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and strong organizational skills.

Abilities Required:

  • Demonstrated ability to provide and build working alliances with staff
  • Ability to function independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent organization and prioritization skills
  • Competence in verbal and written communication
  • History of timely, high-quality completion of assigned tasks
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Full-time availability (Monday through Friday, flexibility in hours)
  • Record of contributing to a positive, inclusive workplace culture
  • Experience with Dr. Cloud or related software a plus

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work expected for this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

To Apply: Please forward a cover letter and updated resume to Sandra Pyram-Loyer, Director of Boston-based programs, at sloyer@wediko.org.

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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (P/T)
School-Based Program, Boston, MA

Most services are provided in schools and/or the community, and some are provided in the Boston offices. Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner works within the context of a multi-disciplinary team providing psycho-pharmacological treatment services to Wediko Boston Based clients. These services include psychiatric evaluations, psycho-pharmacological treatment, medication psycho-education, case documentation, discharge planning, and coordination of treatment with other care providers as appropriate. Collaboration with parents, guardians, school team members and other mental health clinicians will be key in this role.

Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Registered Nurse in the advance practice role in psychiatric nursing, DEA and DPH licensure for prescriptive practice, Experience helping adult individuals required, Excellent professional experience, Strong communication and interpersonal skills, Ability to approach therapeutic challenges in a supportive and creative manner, Ability to use supervision and to seek assistance from program administrators when needed, Excellent organizational skills, Flexible schedule and willingness to travel, Eligible for successful credentialing through MHBP. Experience helping children and adolescents preferred, Bilingual (Spanish and English preferred).

Minimum Requirements:

  • A positive approach towards patient care
  • Current licensure in Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Registered Nurse in the advance practice role in psychiatric nursing.
  • DEA and DPH licensure for prescriptive practice
  • Experience helping adult individuals required
  • Experience helping children and adolescents preferred.
  • Excellent professional experience
  • Bilingual( Spanish and English preferred)
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to approach therapeutic challenges in a supportive and creative manner
  • Ability to use supervision and to seek assistance from program administrators when needed
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Flexible schedule and willingness to travel
  • Eligible for successful credentialing through MHBP

Required License or Certification:

  • DEA and DPH licensure

To Apply: Please forward a cover letter and updated resume to Amy Piepiora, LMHC, School Based Services Clinical Operations Manager, at apiepiora@wediko.org.

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New Hampshire

Wediko School

Admissions Specialist
Wediko School, Windsor, NH

The Admissions Specialist works with the Manager of Admissions and the intake team to facilitate the admission of students into Wediko School. This process includes recruiting students by developing and maintaining referral sources, particularly public school leaders; and working with referring professionals, families, and students in the admission process to assess goodness of fit. The position also includes facilitating tours of campus; reviewing clinical paperwork and conducting clinical interviews; completing necessary documentation; and extensive travel to represent Wediko at marketing events and interview students and families with heavy focus on New England states.

Position Requirements: Master’s degree, along with appropriate licensure in social work, psychology, education, or a related field. Minimum of 3-5 years of clinical experience with children, adolescents, and families. Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with referral sources and families. Ability to connect with referral sources and families over the phone, to engage and communicate empathy from a distance. Strong organizational skills and follow-through. Strong presentation skills; the ability to communicate to large groups. Flexible schedule and willingness to travel both domestically and internationally.

To Apply: Please forward a cover letter and updated resume to Katie Walsh, Admissions Manager, at kwalsh@wediko.org.

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Assistant Teacher
Wediko School, Windsor, NH

Job Summary

Assistant teachers provide support for students in the classroom along with supervision and guidance of students in the milieu environment. Assistant teachers work closely with classroom and special education teachers to model positive behavior, support classroom structures, and facilitate student learning. Assistant teachers communicate with dorm staff, supervisors, and school personnel to ensure the safety and structures of the residential and academic programs.

Essential Functions

Classroom Competency

  • Assist teachers as they create an environment where standards for classroom behavior are clear and consistentAssist teachers to provide consistent routines for managing all parts of students’ independent and group work
  • Make appropriate attempts to provide all students with equal opportunities to learn
  • Maintain high expectations for student learning
  • Assist teachers to monitor learning progress closely and maintain records of students’ performance
  • Establish and model appropriate working relationships with students
  • Assist teachers and program coordinators to manage student behavior within school and classroom structures
  • Actively engage in supervision and assistant teacher academy

Therapeutic Milieu

  • Provide a nurturing, safe, and consistent environment for students in dorm setting (direct care)
  • Lead group transitions or assist in leading group transitions (breakfast, lunch, and after school)
  • Provide consistent dorm structures in morning wake up, breakfast, and lunchtime routines
  • Attend and participate in clinical supervisions
  • Bridge communication from night to day and class to class
  • Be a part of the weekend on-call rotation
  • Be a part of the asleep overnight rotation

Support/Professionalism

  • Complete paper work consistently, professionally, and in a timely manner
  • Provide safe transportation for students
  • Respond appropriately to supervisory requests and expectations for performance of job related activities
  • Support and help members of school and dorm teams
  • Be open and responsive to feedback
  • Maintain professional working relationships with co-workers and administrators

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in an education or human service field of study
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Respond positively and appropriately to direction and feedback
  • Satisfactory completion of CPI Training required.
  • Preferred driving record that allows for the transportation of students in Wediko vehicles.

Abilities Required

The position requires the ability to walk the rugged terrain of the NH campus, an active wooded setting; Assistant Teachers will be playing sports and participating in indoor recreational activities with students. The ability to bend, hold and lift is also required as indicated by CPI behavioral management techniques.

To apply: please forward a cover letter and updated resume to Toby Iselin (tiselin@wediko.org).

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work expected for this position.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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Awake Overnight Residential Counselor
Wediko School, Windsor, NH

BA or 60 credits in the human services field required. Full time responsibilities include monitoring dorms and assisting with bedtimes and wake ups. The Awake Overnight is a Residential Counselor position responsible for ensuring the well-being of the Wediko students and campus. The Awake Overnight is the first responder to students who are awake throughout the overnight shift and will enlist the support of asleep overnights or the On-Call Supervisor as needed. Preferred driving record that allows for the transportation of students in Wediko vehicles.

Qualified and interested candidates may email cover letter & resume to Lawrence Mutty, Clinical Manager, at lmutty@wediko.org.

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Awake Overnight Residential Counselor (weekend and breaks)
Wediko School, Windsor, NH

Full time weekends and vacations coverage needed. BA or 60 credits in the human services field required. Responsibilities include monitoring dorms and assisting with bedtimes and wake ups. The Awake Overnight is a Residential Counselor position responsible for ensuring the well-being of the Wediko students and campus. The Awake Overnight is the first responder to students who are awake throughout the overnight shift and will enlist the support of asleep overnights or the On-Call Supervisor as needed. Preferred driving record that allows for the transportation of students in Wediko vehicles.

To Apply: Please forward a cover letter and updated resume to Lawrence Mutty, Clinical Manager, at lmutty@wediko.org.

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Clinical Supervisor
Wediko School, Windsor, NH

Clinical Supervisors are an integral part of our well-established program of social workers, psychologists, family therapists, educators, and allied health professionals serving young children and their families in the Wediko School. The responsibilities of this exciting leadership position include clinical supervision of a therapeutic milieu, case management, treatment coordination, and the development of treatment plans and writing progress reports. The Clinical Supervisor will supervise and manage a residential treatment group of up to 11 boys with severe emotional disturbance in the Wediko School program. Graduate degree in psychology, social work, or human services plus a minimum of 2 years of experience with individual, group, and family therapy is required. Sense of humor and ability to work well with children and adults needed for all positions. LCMHC or LICSW preferred. Administrative and staff supervisory experience a plus.

Position Requirements: Minimum of a master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Education, or related field. Minimum of 2 years of clinical experience with children, adolescents, and families. Flexible with responsibilities and schedule, adaptive to market and job needs.

Abilities Required: The position requires the ability to walk the rugged terrain of the NH campus, an active wooded setting. The ability to bend, hold and lift is also required as indicated by CPI behavioral management techniques.

To Apply: Please forward a cover letter and updated resume to Lawrence Mutty, Clinical Manager, at lmutty@wediko.org.

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Custodial / Housekeeping
Wediko School, Windsor, NH

Job Summary

Custodial and housekeeping staff perform regular cleaning of the NH campus buildings, monitoring the general upkeep of the setting.

Essential Functions

  • Directly reporting to the Facilities Manager and working under his/her supervision to complete assigned work tasks by cleaning, maintaining, and repairing specific projects or areas. This will include:
    • Completing assigned projects necessary for regulation compliance and to a standard acceptable to the Facilities Manager.
    • Notifying the Facilities Manager of necessary supplies and inventories.
  • Following all safety regulations including wearing of appropriate clothing and safety gear.
  • Providing snow removal and correcting other facility emergencies as directed by the Facilities Manager.
  • Storing tools and inventory in accordance with accepted standards issued by the Facilities Manager.
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment.
  • Offering suggestions regarding facilities cleanliness and maintenance.

Non-Essential Functions

  • Working with specific children on specific work projects, when and only when approved by the Facilities Manager and the Program Director (Staff with Criminal Records Checks and at least 21 years of age only).

Minimum Requirements

  • HS diploma or GED
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Responds positively & appropriately to direction and feedback
  • Ability to remain professional, courteous and flexible
  • Valid NH driver’s license with driving record that allows for use of Wediko vehicles

Abilities Required

Ability to walk the rugged terrain of the NH campus, an active wooded setting.

  • Ability to walk and/or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to stoop, bend and kneel
  • Ability to push and pull objects or materials weighing up to 40 pounds
  • Ability to climb stairs
  • Ability to grasp, lift or carry items weighing up to 40 pounds

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work expected for this position.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Job Category: Facilities, General Staff
Exempt/Nonexempt: Non-Exempt; 12 month – hourly
Department: 300: Wediko School
Supervisor: Facilities Manager
Last Revised: January 2015

To Apply: Please forward a cover letter and updated resume to plovejoy@wediko.org.

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Director of Wediko School
Wediko School, Windsor, NH

The Director of the Wediko School oversees Wediko’s NH campus residential treatment center and supports the NH campus programs.  The Director fosters structures to maximize the integrity of service delivery and ensures compliance with regulatory and licensure requirements.  The Director provides direct supervision to program leadership and informs the development and enrichment of all service delivery.  Oversight of staff hiring and training/development as well as budgeting and financial decision-making is required.  This position functions as part of the Wediko Children’s Services agency leadership team, which supports all Wediko programs’ adherence to fiscal, ethical, legal, and best practice standards.

Position Requirements:

  • Masters or Doctoral Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Education, or related field.
  • Must be NH licensed as an independent practitioner in their field of practice.
  • Minimum of 5 years leadership and management experience in clinical &/or educational setting.  Leadership experience in non-profit setting preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience providing service to children, adolescents, and families.
  • Strong communication & crisis management skills.
  • Flexible with responsibilities and schedule, adaptive to market and job need.

Abilities Required: The position requires the ability to walk the rugged terrain of the NH campus, an active wooded setting.  The ability to bend, hold and lift is also required as indicated by CPI behavioral management techniques.

Qualified and interested candidates can send cover letter & resume to Michael Pearis, Executive Director, at mpearis@wediko.org.

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Residential Counselor
Wediko School, Windsor, NH

The Residential Counselor is responsible for maintaining the safety (physical and psychological) of the students in the clinical milieu, providing the day-to-day care of students’ basic needs, assisting with integrating of appropriate therapeutic interventions based on the individual student’s clinical issues, and supporting the students in meeting dorm and setting behavioral expectations. The Residential Counselor will work with their Lead Staff and Clinical Supervisor to ensure all students have an opportunity to build on social skills and increase their ability to improve their emotional regulation by running inherently interesting activities within the milieu for students to participate in daily.

Minimum Requirements:

· Bachelor degree in human services, psychology, sociology, or a related field.

· Strong communication skills.

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

· Responds positively and appropriately to direction and feedback.

· Satisfactory completion of CPI training and Medication Administration Training required.

· Preferred driving record that allows for the transportation of students in Wediko vehicles.

Qualified and interested candidates can send cover letter & resume to Lawrence Mutty, Clinical Manager, at lmutty@wediko.org.

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Residential Counselor (weekend and breaks)
Wediko School, Windsor, NH

The Connections Residential Counselor is responsible for maintaining the safety (physical and psychological) of the students in the clinical milieu, providing day-to-day care of students’ basic needs, assisting with integrating of appropriate therapeutic interventions based on the individual student’s clinical issues, and supporting the students in meeting dorm and setting behavioral expectations. The Connections Residential Counselor works and communicates with the Connections Supervisor, dorm Supervisor and dorm Lead staff to ensure the safety and structures of the program are implemented and student successes and struggles are monitored, and to ensure all students have an opportunity to build on social skills and increase their ability to improve their emotional regulation by running inherently interesting activities within the milieu for students to participate in daily.

Minimum Requirements:

· Bachelor degree in human services, psychology, sociology, or a related field.

· Strong communication skills.

· Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

· Responds positively and appropriately to direction and feedback.

· Satisfactory completion of CPI training and Medication Administration Training required.

· Preferred driving record that allows for the transportation of students in Wediko vehicles.

Qualified and interested candidates can send cover letter & resume to Lawrence Mutty, Clinical Manager, at lmutty@wediko.org.

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Special Education Teacher
Wediko School, Windsor, NH

Job Summary

The special education teacher is responsible for overseeing all aspects of instruction and classroom management within assigned classes. Special education teachers are responsible for planning instruction and monitoring/reporting on student progress. Special education teachers work closely with assistant teachers and other school personnel to model positive behavior within the school and milieu environment. Special education teachers will provide case management to include IEP development, implementation, and monitoring. In addition, special education teachers are responsible for creating and supporting structures that maintain safety and facilitate student learning.

Essential Functions

Classroom Competency:

  • Plan and lead classroom and tutorial instruction for up to three content areas
  • Create an environment where standards for classroom behavior are clear and consistent
  • Establish consistent routines for managing all parts of students’ independent and group work
  • Make appropriate attempts to provide all students with opportunities to learn
  • Maintain high expectations for student learning
  • Establish and model appropriate working relationships with students

Special Education Competency

  • Develop IEPs
  • Lead classroom and assistant teachers to implement IEP goals and accommodations
  • Collaborate with classroom teachers to produce IEP related documents
  • Monitor student progress on IEP goals

Therapeutic Milieu

  • Provide a nurturing, safe, and consistent environment for students in dorm setting (direct care)
  • Be available to lead group transitions or assist in leading the group transitions
  • Provide consistent structures during breakfast and lunchtime routines

Monitor Student Progress

  • Provide students with prompt and meaningful feedback on their work
  • Complete and provide unit plans and student portfolios to administration in accordance with deadlines
  • Record and report data and provide written narratives for assigned students
  • Prepare documentation for student progress meetings

Supervision

  • Take a supervisory role in weekly classroom meetings
  • Clearly define expectations for performance of assistant teacher’s job related activities
  • Provide support and feedback to assistant teachers
  • Encourage assistant teachers’ professional development

Support/Professionalism

  • Complete paper work consistently, professionally, and in a timely manner
  • Respond appropriately to supervisory requests and expectations for performance of job related activities
  • Support and help members of school and dorm teams
  • Be open and responsive to feedback
  • Maintain professional working relationships with co-workers and administrators

Professional Development

  • Maintain certification
  • Work with consultants to ensure compliance with certification regulations in specific content areas
  • Seek outside resources (e.g. workshops, professional seminars, continuing education)
  • Actively engage in supervision and teacher academy

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in an education or human service field of study with NH special education certification
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Respond positively and appropriately to direction and feedback.
  • Satisfactory completion of CPI Training required.
  • Preferred driving record that allows for the transportation of students in Wediko vehicles.

Abilities Required

The position requires the ability to walk the rugged terrain of the NH campus, an active wooded setting.  The ability to bend, hold and lift is also required as indicated by CPI behavioral management techniques.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work expected for this position.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required.  All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

To Apply: Please forward a cover letter and updated resume to Toby Iselin, Wediko School Principal, at tiselin@wediko.org.

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Summer Administrative Assistant
Windsor, NH

Provides administrative support to program including but not limited to: phones, filing, sorting high volume of mail, maintaining, coordinating and processing of confidential paperwork, report editing, and general bookkeeping/ cash drawer management.

Minimum Requirements: One year work experience in office setting and multi-line phone system. Must also have experience with MS Office, electronic calendars, and a general understanding of bookkeeping practices or cash drawer functions. Must be a well-organized, reliable team- member, and be able to function efficiently in a fast paced environment, possess a pleasant phone manner, and display both friendliness and professionalism when working with supervisors, coworkers, students, parents and outside vendors. Impeccable follow up skills required.

Qualified and interested candidates can send cover letter & resume to Dolly Smith, Office Manager, at dsmith@wediko.org.

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Summer Kitchen Help, (includes weekends)
Wediko School, Windsor, NH

The seasonal kitchen staff member would be responsible for prepping and preparing meals, delivery of food carriers to the dining hall and the various dorms, kitchen clean up and restocking of food supplies. This position would require someone with the ability to make multiple trips upstairs to the dining area and have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. to assist with incoming food supply orders and stock organization. Some experience preferred but we’ll train the right candidate to operate our specific equipment. This is a seasonal position lasting through the end of August.

Qualified and interested candidates can send cover letter & resume to Phil Lovejoy, Facilities Manager, at plovejoy@wediko.org.

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New York

Community and School-Based Programs

Consultant
Wediko NY, New York Office

The Wediko NY Consultant is responsible for the overall management of school-based programming, and providing clinical consultation to partner schools. The Consultant will report to the Program or Site Managers as well as the NY Division Director. The Consultant is responsible for the planning and management of program activities, direct services at the school(s) including outreach and coordination, as well as all the reporting needed for billing, evaluation and clinical purposes.

Position Requirements: Advanced degree in the Social Sciences or Educational Administration (e.g., MSW, M.S. Ed) , 1-3 years’ experience supervising professional field-based staff in school-based programs, 3-5 years’ experience working within or managing programs serving youth and families, Strong communication and interpersonal skills, Ability to approach challenges in a supportive and creative manner, excellent organizational skills.

Preferred: LCSW strongly preferred

To Apply: Please forward a cover letter and updated resume to Kristen Renshaw, Director NY Programs, at krenshaw@wediko.org

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Advocate Counselor
Wediko NY, School-Based Services

The Wediko NY Advocate Counselor works in one school site, focusing on supporting students who are struggling academically, behaviorally, and/or who have a history of poor attendance. The Advocate Counselor provides direct support services in school and after school, including attendance outreach and individual and small group counseling in partnership with the school and CBO/vendor staff to support students in their participation in the 21st Century Learning Center programs.

Position Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree; 1-3 years’ experience providing school-based direct service or residential treatment; Strong communication and interpersonal skills.  Ability to approach challenges in a supportive and creative manner Commitment to working from a strengths-based perspective; Commitment to ongoing learning and development, proven use of supervision to improve practice. Bilingual Spanish a plus.

To Apply: Please forward a cover letter and updated resume to Kristen Renshaw, Director NY Programs, at krenshaw@wediko.org

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