Internships & Jobs of the Week: Social Impact, Education, Law & Government

Entry-Level Mental Health and Wellness Job

Collaborative Support Programs of New Jersey, Inc. (CSPNJ), a behavioral health nonprofit organization, is looking to fill a part-time Wellness Respite Associate for a hospital diversion program based in Newark, NJ. The position is for 32 hours per week: Thurs: 4 p – 8:30 a // Fri: 4 p – 12:30 a // Sat: 4 p – 12:30 am. Benefits include generous paid time off, low cost health benefits, tuition reimbursement and more.

Responsibilities: The qualified candidate will be a peer mental health professional. Under the direction of the Program Manager will provide supportive services geared toward facilitating the center guests’ successful stay, learning crisis coping skills and working toward realizing their full potential. Work as part of a team, to provide services consistent with agency’s mission, vision, values, Psychiatric Rehabilitation principles and the concept of wellness and recovery.

Qualifications: Bachelors in behavioral health discipline and 1 year relevant work experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience. Excellent written and verbal skills, strong assessment skills and organizational skills are required. Ability to manage crisis; strong computer skills; valid NJ drivers’ license is required. Knowledge of psychiatric rehabilitation model preferred. Individuals working through their own recovery are strongly encouraged to apply.

For more information and application instructions visit Idealist.com here.

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Students from all majors looking for work should consider Jobs in the NJ State Government. They are hiring, the benefits are great, and there are many opportunities.  Check out the link for more information including a recorded meeting at Drew with an Civil Service HR rep!

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Rutgers Libraries maintains an extensive list of links and resources for summer jobs and internships, and jobs in the government and non-profit sectors.

Interested in learning about careers in the Federal Government?  The Federal Government offers unique hiring paths to help hire individuals that represent our diverse society. Did you know that only about 15% of federal jobs are in the Washington, D.C. metro area while approximately 83% are found in multiple locations throughout the country and the remaining 2% are outside the United States? The federal application process is very structured—the hiring agency must follow a specific review process and vetting system. This process helps agencies hire the best qualified people, while being fair to all applicants.  To learn more about each hiring path, the application process, and your eligibility, here’s a great resource USA JOBS.  USAJOBS is offering several great webinars on Interviewing, Writing Your Federal Resume, and Navigating USAJOBS – Finding and Applying for Federal Jobs. Check out all the events open to students on  usajobs.gov/Notification/E…

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Posted by Amy Sugerman
Amy Sugerman Assistant Director, Center for Civic Engagement Amy Sugerman