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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.”

Join our team of dedicated and passionate staff and help us to create “Wediko Magic” in the lives of the children whose lives we touch.

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Boston

Director of Human Resources
Administrative Team, Boston, MA

The Human Resources Director works collaboratively with all areas of Wediko to create and implement Human Resources practices and objectives that will enhance an employee-oriented, diverse and inclusive culture.. The HRM is responsible for administrative functions associated with recruiting and staffing logistics; performance management and improvement systems; organization development, employment and compliance to regulatory concerns and reporting; employee orientation, development, and training; policy development and documentation; overseeing employee benefits’ administration; serving as a compliance officer for affirmative action and whistleblower laws; employee relations; and employee services and counseling. The HRM also performs substantial clerical duties needed to maintain employee and organizational files for compliance with laws, regulations, and best practices.

Essential Functions

Workforce Recruitment

  • Coordinate and direct procedures for recruitment of new staff and interns: Work with program leaders to screen job applicants through initial interviews; review applications/resumes; evaluate applicant skills and make recommendations regarding applicant qualifications.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with employment agencies, universities, and other recruitment sources.
  • Track data related to length of service, and reasons for termination of employment. Using data, participate in discussions regarding policies and procedures for staff recruitment, retention, promotion, and termination.
  • Design and conduct new employee/intern orientations focused on the mission, policies, and procedures of the agency and programs.
  • Assist administrative team in oversight of, enrollment in, orientation of, collection of Records of Service, and exit process for AmeriCorps /Professional Corps members.
  • Assist supervisors with corrective action plans and exit interviews.

Policy and Procedures

  • Keep up-to-date on municipal, state, and federal laws/regulations related to the employment of a workforce across multiple states.
  • Complete and file necessary paperwork with municipal, state and federal agencies, including, but not limited to, Living Wage reports for City of Boston; affirmative action plan updates with New York City; master development schedule with the State of New Hampshire; and all paperwork required by state and federal Departments of Labor.
  • Provide Wediko leadership with advice, assistance, and follow-up on organizational policies, procedures, and documentation.
  • Review and evaluate benefits structure and opportunities for new offerings for employees.
  • Work with Wediko’s leadership and Human Resources Committee to prepare and maintain company salary structure; job titles, descriptions, and documentation; performance management and evaluation systems; as well as consistent, agency-wide policies and procedures.
  • Prepare and update Employee Handbook, including agency wide structures, policies, and procedures and oversee its distribution to staff and interns.
  • Assist Program Directors in the development of program-specific policies and procedures.

Administration and Employee Relations

  • Recommend, schedule, and track training, continuing education, and/or professional development courses that meet the employees’ licensing and job responsibilities, while fitting within Wediko’s mission and budget.
  • Maintain program-based personnel files and required paperwork, and coordinate with Finance Department regarding essential paperwork required for agency-wide personnel files.
  • Manage benefits administration for all employee benefits, inclusive of Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Flex Spending and Retirement. Plans and ensure that employee choices are processed accurately in Payroll System as well as third party sites.
  • Oversee annual renewal and Open Enrollment process, inclusive of modification and selection of plans each plan year via brokers and vendors. Oversee annual filings and testing for retirement plans.
  • Maintain agency-wide personnel files and required paperwork, and coordinate with Finance Department regarding essential paperwork required for agency-wide personnel files.
  • Maintain confidentiality of personal staff information, and assist administrative team in establishing, communicating, and enforcing policies, procedures, and legal obligations regarding privacy and confidentiality.
  • Coordinate the resolution of specific policy-related and procedural problems and inquiries.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in a related field or a combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of five years of work experience in human resources
  • Experience working in an academic or non-profit setting strongly preferred.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to approach personnel challenges in a supportive and creative manner
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Flexible schedule and willingness to travel to Wediko’s New Hampshire and New York locations.

Wediko provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

To Apply: Please forward a cover letter and updated resume to Edward J. Zadravec, Psy.D., Interim Executive Director, EZadravec@wediko.org.

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Community and School-Based Programs

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 Sandra Pyram-Loyer, LMHC, Director of Boston-Based Programs, at sloyer@wediko.org.

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New Hampshire

Wediko School

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.

To Apply: Qualified and interested candidates may email cover letter and resume to Greg Stoddard, School Director, gstoddard@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: Qualified and interested candidates may email cover letter and resume to Greg Stoddard, School Director, gstoddard@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.

To Apply: Qualified and interested candidates may email cover letter and resume to Greg Stoddard, School Director, gstoddard@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.

To Apply: Qualified and interested candidates may email cover letter and resume to Greg Stoddard, School Director, gstoddard@wediko.org.

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Wediko Summer Program

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New York

Community and School-Based Programs

Consultant
New York City, NY

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 Liora Schwartz, Director NY Programs, at lschwartz@wediko.org

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