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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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Marketing and Communications Manager

Reporting to the Director of Development & Communications, the Marketing and Communications Manager will work collaboratively with senior leadership to develop and implement marketing and communication strategies to broaden the impact of Wediko’s programs and oversee organizational overall messaging.

Primary responsibilities include: developing and implementing marketing plans with management team designed to increase tuition and fundraising revenues; oversee logo and brand use; oversee production of relevant, attractive, professional print and e-newsletters to segmented audience; manage all social media; organize and execute charitable events and initiatives benefiting Wediko’s mission and programs, including Climb for Kids stairclimb and charity marathon teams; and manage all aspects of direct mail appeals: design/content, production, mailing, etc., with support from Development Associate.

A successful candidate will have excellent verbal, written, and editorial communications skills; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with other departments; successful track record planning and managing independent and group projects; understanding of strategic messaging for growth-stage organizations, with proven experience in streamlining/focusing messaging; ability to balance execution while driving a progressing vision; experience in prospecting, supporting, and cultivating strategic partnerships; demonstrated experience in web marketing, including search engine optimization, email and social media marketing; technical proficiency and/or aptitude for learning new technology skills; experience with Constant Contact, Adobe Creative Suite, Hootsuite, WordPress, Google Analytics, and DonorPro (or similar CRM program) a plus. Grant writing experiences a plus. Other requirements: Minimum five years of experience in a marketing and/or business development role. Bachelor’s degree in marketing or business development or relevant field/experience.

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. The Clinical Manager has overall responsibility for the screening component of the NH Division of Children, Youth and Families’ (DCYF) After Hours Screening Program.

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. If previously employed by DCYF, at least one reference must be DCYF specific. Must complete successfully the training requirements deemed necessary by program regulators, including DCYF practice and policy regarding screening and ongoing training requirements. Must have Microsoft Outlook/computer proficiency.

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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After Hours Shift Supervisor(s) FT/PT
DCYF After Hours Access Program, Windsor, NH

Reporting to the Clinical Manager of Wediko School, the Shift Supervisor has primary responsibility for onsite operation of the DCYF After-Hours hotline services for the duration of her/his shift. The Shift Supervisor monitors and supervises screeners’ fact gathering; assists with report determinations; answers calls, emails, and faxes during high volume shifts; initiates requests for DCYF On-Call Supervisor; and ensures high quality clinical record keeping and time management. This position is located on a closed campus of an intensive residential treatment center for youth; the Shift Supervisor is expected to conduct her/himself accordingly in the workplace.

Position Requirements:Bachelor’s degree with a major field of study in social work, criminal justice, psychology, sociology, behavioral science, human services, or related field. Each additional year of formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience. Three (3) years of experience in social work, human services, criminology, psychology, or related field. Two (2) years of supervisory experience in any occupation. Structured interview measuring possession of knowledge, skills and abilities identified as necessary for satisfactory performance. Ability to work some evening, weekend, and holiday hours. Must provide at least three (3) references with acceptable reference checks. If previously employed by DCYF, at least one reference must be DCYF specific. Must complete successfully the training requirements deemed necessary by program regulators, including DCYF practice and policy regarding screening and ongoing training requirements. Must submit to and meet regulatory requirements through regular NH criminal background checks, DCYF Central Registry checks, and Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services (BEAS) checks. Must have Microsoft Outlook/computer proficiency.

To Apply: Please forward a cover letter and updated resume to Amy Sousa Ph.D., Executive Director, at asousa@wediko.org.

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After Hours Screener(s) FT/PT, after school & evenings
DCYF After Hours Access Program, Windsor, NH

Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, the After Hours Screener receives and documents reports of child abuse and neglect, consults with Shift Supervisor to determine if the information received may require immediate response by DCYF, and contacts the DCYF On-Call Supervisor to determine if an emergency response is needed. Screeners also provide information and referral to resources and maintains a log of all contacts. This position is located on a closed campus of an intensive residential treatment center for youth; the Screener is expected to conduct her/himself accordingly in the workplace.

Position Requirements: Bachelor’s degree with at least 12 courses or 36 credit hours in social work, criminal justice, psychology, sociology, behavioral science, human services, or related field. Each additional year of formal education may be substituted for one year of required work experience OR Associates degree in a human services related field with two (2) years of experience in human services at/above a paraprofessional or technician level. Customer service driven telephone presence. Structured interview measuring possession of knowledge, skills and abilities identified as necessary for satisfactory performance. Ability to work evening, weekend, and holiday hours. Must provide at least three (3) references with acceptable reference checks. If previously employed by DCYF, at least one reference must be DCYF specific. Must complete successfully the training requirements deemed necessary by program regulators, including DCYF practice and policy regarding screening and ongoing training requirements. Must submit to and meet regulatory requirements through regular NH criminal background checks, DCYF Central Registry checks, and Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services (BEAS) checks. Must have Microsoft Outlook/computer proficiency.

To apply: Please forward a cover letter and updated resume to Amy Sousa Ph.D., Executive Director, at asousa@wediko.org.

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Program Manager, Connections
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 Winter Keeler, Connections Program Supervisor, at wkeeler@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 are invited to apply online.

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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.

Qualified and interested candidates are invited to apply online.

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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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Speech Therapist
Wediko School, Windsor, NH


Speech Therapist provides evaluation, treatment and consultation to our residential boy’s ages 11 to 21 who are struggling with complex psychiatric profiles and disruptive behaviors. Our ST administers screenings and evaluations, identifies therapy needs and analyzes results to develop individual treatment plans and inform IEP goals. The ST will work collaboratively with our clinical, educational and medical staff to build students’ confidence, self-regulation skills, communication and daily living skills.

Position Requirements: Graduate degree and licensure in Speech Therapy plus a minimum of 2 years of experience is required.

Preferred: Specialized skills in Sensory Integration strongly preferred, At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred, Master degree preferred.

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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Wediko Summer Program Openings
Windsor, NH
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New York

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Wediko Children’s Services is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race,color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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