COVID-19 Response Team Member

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Post Date: Apr 29, 2021
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: June 1, 2021
Salary: 34,000-38,000
Location: US - New Jersey - Clifton
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Northern NJ social services agency is looking for professionals to join our COVID-19 Response Team to provide a full range of disability and pandemic related services for consumers with disabilities in the Passaic & Essex Co. areas.   

Position involves provision of surged services and supports across various dimensions of consumers lives: Food Security; Health Access & Vaccine Support ; Housing Stability; Home Supports & Pharmacy; Technology Resources; & Emergency Preparedness Plans.

Knowledge of disability services and issues required.

Strong telephone, research, documentation and computer skills required.

Essential Job functions:

Our agency is partnering with various provider agencies and local businesses developing a comprehensive resources and services network with the singular purpose of aiding individuals with disabilities most severely impacted by the COVID-19 crisis across various dimensions of their lives. The basic components of the network will include :

1.) Food Security & Related Provisions   2.) Health Access and Vaccine Support   3.) Housing Stability Resources    4.) Home Supports, Medical Supplies & Pharmacy 5.) Technology Resources 6.) Emergency Preparedness Plans.

Program staff will be reviewing service requests and responding to assess emergent needs of individuals with disabilities and deploy resources in concert with our community partners as quickly as possible.

Related Job Functions:
1. Assists in providing information and referral to consumers, their families, and the general public.
2. Conduct outreach efforts to raise community awareness of independent living for people with disabilities.
3. Provide statistical and other input for the development of annual reporting and long-range plans.
4. Evening work and other duties based upon agency need.

If you possess skills and experience serving others in one of the above-mentioned service areas please apply per instructions including detailed letter and resume.

1. BSW preferred
2. Experience working with people with disabilities.
3. Knowledge and support of the Independent Living Services
4. Good people skills.
5. Excellent organizational skills.
6. Good communication skills.
7. Ability to work with minimal supervision.
8. Valid driver's license required.                                                                                                                                                         
9. Bi-lingual a plus