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Wediko’s commitment has always been to go the extra mile to help each child achieve lasting improvement. All of Wediko’s staff and our services, across four programs, are aligned with this mission. We are proud that families have called the lasting impact we have on their chidren’s lives “Wediko Magic.”

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Boston

Community and School-Based Programs

Development Manager

Reporting to the Director of Development & Communications, the Development Manager responsibilities include building a portfolio of 150 prospects, some of which are already donors to Wediko, as well as thoroughly vetting current prospects who are not yet giving, stewarding funders (both individuals, corporate and foundations,) properly managing a portfolio within Donor Pro, and travel to meet with donors and prospects as needed. Strong grant-writing skills are critical, demonstrated success required. Our ideal candidate has five or more years of frontline fundraising experience and needs minimal oversight with appropriate moves management. The Development Manager must be comfortable and enjoy externally focused work in addition to an aggressive grant calendar. Strong networking skills are needed. We will give preference to candidates with previous development experience in a social service agency, hospital or therapeutic school due the privacy issues of our constituency.

Ultimately, the Development Manager will be responsible for maintaining accurate, up-to-date and useable information in our system in order to successfully manage a portfolio which will contribute towards a department goal of over $750,000 next year with significant increases annually.

To Apply: Please forward a cover letter and updated resume to Meredith Bryan, Director of Development and Communications (Interim), at mbryan@wediko.org.

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Extended School Year (ESY) Clinician
School-Based Program, Boston, MA

Wediko Extended School Year (ESY) Clinicians provide effective social, emotional and behavioral support to students who are attending the summer ESY program. Wediko School-Based Services is a contracted service provider to Boston Public School and the McKinley Schools of Boston, providing clinical and consultative support services during the school year and the ESY summer program. The ESY Clinician will be milieu based and provide a range of supports including helping teams to develop universal prevention strategies, as well as group-based and individualized intervention plans as needed. The ESY Clinician also provides crisis intervention support as needed. This role is seasonal and operates only during the 5 week ESY program, typically in July and August and, with the exact dates and times to be determined by the McKinley Schools ESY schedule. This role is part of the Boston School Based Program.

Position Requirements: Master’s or doctoral degree in Social Work, Counseling Psychology, Mental Health, or other related discipline, Experience in a school based or other milieu based mental health work , Strong communication and interpersonal skills, Ability to approach therapeutic challenges in a supportive and creative manner, Excellent organizational skills. MA Licensure preferred.

To Apply: Please forward a cover letter and updated resume to Michael Clontz, Director Boston Programs, at mclontz@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).

To Apply: Please forward a cover letter and updated resume to Michael Clontz, Director Boston Programs, at mclontz@wediko.org.

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Wediko Emotional Impairment Support Staff (WEISS)
School-Based Program, Boston, MA

Wediko Emotional Impairment Support Staff (WEISS) provide in-school support to students in designated EI Strands and when offered, inclusion experiences in general education classrooms for students with identified special needs (IEP’s for social-emotional and behavioral issues). WEISS are trained and supervised by Wediko consultants who work with identified liaisons at each school site to determine the schedule, assignments, and responsibilities of the assigned WEISS. WEISS can been placed in general education classes, highly specialized learning settings, and/or extended school day environments as determined by School-Based Program administration and program needs. WEISS often serve as liaisons between the general education classroom and more restrictive or specialized settings within the school.

Position Requirements: All WEISS must have completed an undergraduate degree, with a strong preference for demonstrated mastery in working with the EBD student population. Applicants must have at least 1 year of closely supervised direct service hours with students similar to the targeted population.

Abilities Required: Staff must be able to navigate the school environment, including climbing stairs and moving quickly in response to student movements. Physical restraints of students may be required. Staff must be able to work according to the school calendar, taking time off only when the assigned school is not in session.

Interested candidates should send cover letter and updated resume to Doug Delaney, Assistant Director- Boston Programs at ddelaney@wediko.org.

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New Hampshire

Wediko School and Wediko Summer Program

Clinical Manager
Wediko School, Windsor, NH


The Clinical Manager provides leadership, stability and direct service for the clinical and residential program at Wediko School and ensures adherence to related regulatory and licensure requirements. The Clinical Manager also provides direct supervision to the Clinical Supervisor team and informs the development and enrichment of clinical service delivery.

Position Requirements: Minimum of a master’s degree in Psychology, Social Work, Education, or related field. Must be NH licensed as an independent practitioner in their field of clinical practice. Minimum of six (6) years of clinical experience with children, adolescents, and families. Strong communication & crisis management skills; Minimum of four (4) years of supervisory or management experience. Preferred driving record that allows for the transportation of students in Wediko vehicles. Flexibility with responsibilities and schedule, adaptive to market and job needs, ability to work some evening, weekend, and holiday hours. Must provide at least three (3) references with acceptable reference checks.

To apply: Please forward a cover letter and updated resume to Kim Guest, Psy.D. Wediko School Director, at kguest@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 Kim Guest, Psy.D. Wediko School Director, at kguest@wediko.org

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Clinical Supervisor, Connections  Program
Wediko School, Windsor, NH

The Clinical Supervisor of the Connections Program provides leadership, stability and continuity for the clinical and residential program during the weekends and vacation shifts. Communication with families and coordination of travel plans supports the students’ treatment plans. Management of a per diem and full-time staff team is also needed.

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 Kim Guest, Psy.D. Wediko School Director, at kguest@wediko.org

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Program Manager, Connections  Program (Weekends and Vacations)
Wediko School, Windsor, NH


The Connections Program Manager is the senior residential support staff for the Connections (weekends and vacations) program and works with the Residential Counseling teams to manage the milieu. The Residential Program Manager establishes the tone and direction of the Connections program with the primary purpose of ensuring safety while maintaining structures and routines that facilitate student growth. Program Managers are responsible for managing staffing and/or programming in response to the dynamic nature of the milieu as a whole, including supervising the schedules of direct care staff in the residential program. The Program Manager works closely with the Connections Clinical Supervisor and the On-Call Supervisor ensuring program integrity and adherence to safe practices.

Position Requirements: 5 years of related experience; Bachelor’s degree in an education or human service field of study; strong communication skills; crisis management skills; ability to work independently and as a member of a team; ability to respond positively and appropriately to direction and feedback; satisfactory completion of CPI Training, First Aide, CPR and Medication Administration 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.

To Apply: Please forward a cover letter and updated resume to Kim Guest, Psy.D. Wediko School Director, at kguest@wediko.org

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Residential Counselor
Wediko School, Windsor, NH

The Residential Counselor is a full-time evening position 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. Bachelor degree in human services, psychology, sociology, or a related field. Preferred driving record that allows for the transportation of students in Wediko vehicles.

Qualified and interested candidates may email cover letter & resume to Kim Guest, Psy.D. Wediko School Director, at kguest@wediko.org.

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Residential Counselor, Connections Program (Weekends and Vacations)
Wediko School, Windsor, NH

Full time direct care staff needed for weekend and vacation coverage in a residential treatment program for emotionally disabled children. Residential Counselors provide daily supervision, participate in the facilitation of daily activities and assist in the crisis management of students. Bachelor’s degree in psychology, social work, education or human service required. Preferred driving record that allows for the transportation of students in Wediko vehicles.
Counselors qualify for AmeriCorps Professional Corps award.

Qualified and interested candidates can send cover letter & resume to Kim Guest, Connections Program Supervisor, at kguest@wediko.org.

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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 Kim Guest, Psy.D. Wediko School Director, at kguest@wediko.org.

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Awake Overnight Residential Counselor (Weekends and Vacation)
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 Kim Guest, Psy.D. Wediko School Director, at kguest@wediko.org

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Assistant Teacher
Wediko School, Windsor, NH

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.

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

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

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Custodian
Wediko School, Windsor, NH

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

Position 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  

To Apply: Please forward a cover letter and updated resume to Phil Lovejoy, Facilities Manager at plovejoy@wediko.org

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Wediko Summer Program Openings
Windsor, NH
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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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School Based Clinician
Wediko NY, New York Office

The Wediko NY School-Based Clinician is responsible for the for planning, coordination and delivery of assigned schools’ program activities, direct services at the school sites, outreach and all site administration including paperwork for billing, evaluation, and clinical purposes. School-Based Clinician may supervise bachelor’s level staff and/or social work interns. School-Based Clinician will support facilitation of professional development workshops. The School-Based Clinician will report to the Site or Program Manager.

Position Requirements:  Advanced degree in the Social Sciences or Educational Administration (e.g., MSW, M.S. Ed, ), 1-3 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: Bilingual Spanish a plus, LMSW 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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Community School Director
Wediko NY, Cobble Hill School of American Studies

The Community School Director (CSD) is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of Wediko NYC’s programming and all community school programming at Cobble Hill School of American Studies (HS) in Brooklyn. The CSD is on-site at the school 5 days a week, and is responsible for management, integration, and coordination of all student and family support services at the school, as well as creating a solid network of sustainable resources available to members of the community. The CSD is responsible for arranging, coordinating, and implementing the initiative’s strategies, services, and resources in consultation with the principal and the School Leadership Team (SLT). The CSD organizes the CST subcommittee of the SLT; liaises with the school, other Community Based Organization (CBO) partners, and city agencies on behalf of the initiative at the school level; participates in the development and direct the implementation of Community School (CS) Plans as part of the School Renewal Plan and consistent with the expectations of the principal and SLT; and help develop and carry out the parent and community engagement efforts. The CSD position is full-time and will be supervised by the Wediko NY Director and Program Managers.

Position Requirements:  Advanced degree in the Social Sciences, Public and/or Education Policy Administration (e.g., MSW, M.S. Ed, MPA/P), 3 years’ experience collaborating effectively with public schools and community based organizations to improve the outcomes of at-risk students, 3 years’ experience working within or managing programs serving youth and families, Significant experience with assets and needs analysis, community organizing, problem-solving, networking and developing relationships with private and public partners, program management and improving access to resources for students, parents, school staff and community members, Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to approach challenges in a supportive and creative manner, excellent organizational skills. Flexible schedule and willingness to work school hours as well as some weekends/evenings

Preferred: LMSW/LCSW strongly preferred, 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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