Friday, June 28, 2024

We're Hiring! Join The New Jersey State Council Team!


Work with us in strengthening New Jersey communities through the arts! The New Jersey State Council on the Arts currently has an opening for the position of Operations Specialist (EPS3). This role will function as part of the Operations team of the State Arts Council to help streamline all technical aspects of grants administration, data collection, public assistance, and office administration.

Strong candidates will have experience with complex management systems and administrative tasks, excellent communications skills, an interest in working with diverse groups of people, and an openness to ongoing learning toward agency goals.

The salary range for this position is $75,386 - $107,247. Please note that this salary range is a lifetime range, and not a hiring range. This position is full-time, on a hybrid schedule, with the main office located in Trenton, NJ.

Read the full description: Operations Specialist (EPS3)

With questions, please contact:

About the Council

We believe the arts are central to every element we value most in a modern society including: human understanding, cultural and civic pride, strong communities, excellent schools, lifelong learning, creative expression, and economic opportunity.

In 1966, the legislature passed and the governor signed a law creating the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, directing us to do all that is necessary and appropriate to: support, encourage, and foster public interest in the arts; enlarge public and private resources devoted to the arts; promote freedom of expression in the arts; and facilitate the inclusion of art in every public building in New Jersey.

In New Jersey, we know that diversity is one of our greatest strengths. The New Jersey State Council on the Arts embraces the principles of diversity, equity, access, and inclusion (DEAI) in all aspects of our work. With a focus on learning, data, and accountability, we will continue to assess and challenge inequities, identify gaps in engagement and service, and focus on the details that shape systemic change.

PLEASE NOTE: Applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted. Please be sure to submit prior to 5PM ET on July 19, 2024.

The New Jersey State Council on the Arts, created in 1966, is a division of the NJ Department of State and a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. The Council was established to encourage and foster public interest in the arts; enlarge public and private resources devoted to the arts; promote freedom of expression in the arts; and facilitate the inclusion of art in every public building in New Jersey. The Council believes the arts are central to every element we value most in a modern society including: human understanding; cultural and civic pride; strong communities; excellent schools; lifelong learning; creative expression; and economic opportunity. To learn more about the Council, please visit

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Thursday, May 2, 2024

Mercer Council is Hiring - 2 Open Positions


ASYSST Program Director

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Supervisory oversight and management of school-based staff and model to ensure alignment with school-based operational manual as outlined by NJ Department of Children and Families.
  • Lead development of all administrative and programmatic operations, including Lunch Bunch,
  • ASYSST-sponsored student clubs and activities, events, field trips and ASYSST Summer Camp.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships and collaborations with school and community resources.
  • Ensure program availability, opportunities and successes are marketed to promote sustainability.
  • Seek additional funding sources to enhance school-based services.
  • Serve as a liaison to the school and to the community collaborating with state, community and volunteer agencies that provide services related to youth and families.
  • Ensure that a minimum of 700 students are reached through group activities and 300 individuals are reached through individual services each year.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree with 2 years’ supervisory experience, with a history of working in collaboration
  • with youth and community, and relevant educational experience
  • Knowledge of current technologies and programs such as Google Workspace programs and social media channels that will help to advance awareness of ASYSST program
  • Must have valid driver's license and access to personal vehicle or reliable transportation

Full Job Posting>>

ASYSST Mental Health Counselor/Therapist 

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide counseling to individual young people and their families.
  • Facilitate group counseling sessions as determined based on perceived or expressed need.
  • Coordinate/consult/collaborate with Ewing High School staff/administration to enhance ASYSST programs and service delivery.
  • Work collaboratively with the other ASYSST team members to best serve the needs of the students.
  • Provide follow-up services and appropriate referrals as needed; i.e. assist in arranging for aftercare in the Mercer County area.
  • Follow all legal and ethical requirements for: documentation of sessions/contact, protecting confidentiality, and mandated reporting.
  • Maintain clinical records in a timely manner and other necessary clinical documentation.
  • Input proper documentation into SBYSP program database.
  • Publicize/market ASYSST programs to students and families and engage and sustain youth/families in available programs

Essential Qualifications:

  • NJ License: Current valid, unrestricted independent professional licensure to practice per state regulations in one or more is required: LAC, LPC, LMFT, LCSW, LISW, LCMHC, LCPC, LMHC or Clinical Psychologist.
  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in a counseling or mental health profession is required.
  • Must have your own liability insurance.
  • Experience with creating and providing psychoeducational content for the public using evidenced based research/practices.
  • Confidence with using social media, blogging, Microsoft Software, YouTube, Google Workspace.
  • CPS is expected as part of your professional development in the first 2-3 years of being employed

Full Job Posting>>

These are exciting opportunities for the right candidates!

  • Full-time Positions
  • Competitive Benefits
  • Access to trainings and/or support to get scholarships due to the nonprofit status of trainings
  • Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply (Spanish)
  • Experience working with adolescent populations preferred
  • Bicultural and all gender candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Must pass background and fingerprint check

Available School Youth Services Support Team (ASYSST) has been working with the Ewing Public High School since 2007. The ASYSST team and therapist helps guide Ewing High School youth/students using prevention and positive directions towards accomplishing their personal and academic goals. The ASYSST team works together to provide support services to help students graduate high school, prepare for college or a job and make healthy choices that will benefit them in life.

Friday, March 29, 2024

Millhill Child & Family Development - Trenton - 7 Positions


Join the Millhill Child and Family Development Team

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on young minds?

Millhill Child and Family Development is hiring for multiple positions!

  • Preschool Lead Teacher
  • Preschool Teacher Assistants
  • Family Worker

Enjoy the same benefits as the Trenton Board of Education, including:

  • Paid Spring Break and Winter Break
  • Follow the Trenton Board of Education’s school calendar
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • 403B Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • 12 Days' Paid Personal Time

If you or someone you know is graduating this spring, we encourage you

to apply and embark on a fulfilling journey with us!

Apply now and be a part of our mission to empower children, youth, and 

families in our community.

Visit our website at or contact us to

apply or for more details.