• System of Care Lead Family Coordinator

    Kids Herkimer

    Integrated Community Alternatives Network (ICAN), a Community-based Wraparound provider of Social and Mental Health services with emphasis on treating the client in a family context, is currently seeking innovative and experienced applicants to fill a Full Time Lead Family Coordinator position.

    The Lead Family Coordinator works as part of multidisciplinary team in the Herkimer System of Care initiative, providing support and assistance through advocacy and family support.  Brings life knowledge and skills to the position to enhance the team effort to deliver assistance to the family as they explore the goals they would like to achieve, by performing the following duties.

     

    *Application Deadline:  Friday, November 6, 2020*

    • Participate as a full member of the SOC (System of Care) Task Force to accomplish goals and objectives of the SOC Expansion and Sustainability Cooperative Agreement.
    • Promote the mission and vision of the SOC values and principles of family-driven care.
    • Support and facilitate families to be engaged in all aspects of the SOC at all levels, including planning, designing, and implementation of Parent Peer Support services.
    • Inform the SOC about barriers families may be encountering related to effective engagement, implementation of the SOC services, supports, and/or resources.
    • Provide training, support, resources, mentoring and any other assistance families may need for fully integrating into the SOC efforts and in leadership roles.
    • Develop and/or facilitate opportunities for families to cultivate leadership skills, understand how to participate in decision-making bodies, and empower families to become involved at all levels of the SOC including design, implementation, evaluation, outreach, service delivery and continuous quality improvement.
    • Participate on and support family member involvement and sharing of their expertise in training programs, task forces and committees at a local, state and/or national level that enhance the implementation of SOC for families and youth.
    • Work with SOC project director, key SOC staff, stakeholders, and families to develop and implement a sustainability plan to continue family involvement, leadership and the roles developed as part of the SOC efforts beyond the life of the grant.
    • Attend overnight conferences/trainings when necessary.
    • Associate Degree in Human Services, Psychology or related field (Bachelor’s Degree preferred) and 5 years of community building, leadership experience within a nonprofit setting required or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Must have ‘lived experience’ as a parent or primary caregiver who has navigated multiple child serving systems on behalf of their child(ren) with social, emotional, developmental, health, behavioral, and/or addiction needs. The candidate must be comfortable sharing their lived experience.
    • Credentialed Family Peer Advocate, preferred. Required to complete the Family Peer Advocate credentialing process within 12 months of hire.
    • Valid Driver’s License required, as employee will travel to and from family homes.
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • 401 K Retirement Plan
    • Paid Vacation Time
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • Paid Personal Time
    • Paid Bereavement Time
    • 7 Paid Holidays
    • Tuition Assistance Program
    • Employer Paid Life Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Insurance Buy Back
    • Employee Wellness Benefit
    • Longevity Awards
    Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume and list of professional references at our ICAN Career Center.
    ICAN is an equal opportunity employer.
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  • System of Care Support Coordinator

    Kids Herkimer

    Integrated Community Alternatives Network (ICAN), a Community-based Wraparound provider of Social and Mental Health services with emphasis on treating the client in a family context, is currently seeking innovative and experienced applicants to fill a System of Care Coordinator position.

    The Herkimer County System of Care offers a spectrum of effective, community-based services and supports for youth with or at risk for mental health challenges and their families in order to help them to function better at home, in school, in the community, and throughout life.

    The System of Care Support Coordinator’s focus is to connect youth and their families with services and supports within the least restrictive, most normative environments to prevent further entry into the mental health, social services or juvenile justice systems.  The Coordinator adheres to and promotes the philosophy and missions of the company by performing the following duties and responsibilities:

     

    *Application Deadline:  Friday, November 6, 2020*

    • Works within the System of Care Child & Family Team to promote access to a broad, flexible array of effective, evidence-informed services and supports for youth and their families.
    • In true partnership with youth and their families, develops youth guided and family driven service plans in accordance with the unique potential and needs of each child and family, adhering to a strengths-based, trauma-informed wraparound service planning process.
    • Ensures that families and youth are full partners in all aspects of the planning and delivery of their own services.
    • Provides support coordination to ensure the seamless delivery of mental health promotion, prevention, and early identification services to youth and their families as they move through system of care services in accordance with their changing needs.
    • Utilizes continuous accountability mechanisms to track, monitor, and manage the achievement of support delivery goals; programmatic fidelity to the system of care philosophy; and quality, effectiveness, and outcomes at the child and family level.
    • Engages in professional development training opportunities to build knowledge of emerging evidence-based and trauma-informed approaches.
    • Associates Degree in Education, Special Education, Psychology, Social Work, or related field and four years relevant experience or Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Special Education, Psychology, Social Work, or related field required.
    • At least two years relevant experience in traditional and non-traditional youth service setting required.
    • Experience working with students with severe emotional and behavioral problems required.
    • Additional professional development in specialty areas helpful. Ability to adjust to student, staff, and program needs.
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • 401 K Retirement Plan
    • Paid Vacation Time
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • Paid Personal Time
    • Paid Bereavement Time
    • 7 Paid Holidays
    • Tuition Assistance Program
    • Employer Paid Life Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Insurance Buy Back
    • Employee Wellness Benefit
    • Longevity Awards
    Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume and list of professional references at our ICAN Career Center.
    ICAN is an equal opportunity employer.
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  • Development Manager

    Integrated Community Alternatives Network (ICAN), a Community-based Wraparound provider of Social and Mental Health services with emphasis on treating the client in a family context, is currently seeking innovative and experienced applicants to fill a Development Manager position in the agency.  

    The Development Manager supports the fund development work of ICAN by among other things, researching and cultivating relationships with individuals, corporations, foundations, and organizations regarding major financial support and ensuring long-term financial support; soliciting and increasing gifts from individuals, corporations, foundations and organizations to support the mission of ICAN and its affiliates.  Prepares strategies and drafts proposals to develop such relationships and contributions by performing the following duties and responsibilities:

     

    *Application Deadline: Friday, November 6, 2020*

    • Develop a strategy for maximizing fundraising support as related to the Capital Campaign.
    • Works with Capital Campaign Committee to ensure they are organized and prepared for required tasks.
    • Organizes, prepares and coordinates appropriate special event fundraisers, including determining themes and activities, planning, budgeting, agenda development, securing in-kind support, implementation and event follow up.
    • Supervises employees and provides team leadership. Provides administrative support and oversight of Development Coordinators including review of time sheets, time off, scheduling, etc.
    • Maintains a personal portfolio of major donor prospects.
    • Schedules regular contacts/meetings with prospects to maintain effective, productive relationships and ongoing communication; strategically employ Board Members and other fundraising volunteers in arranging and conducting these discussions, as appropriate.
    • Records all significant donor/prospect contacts in the Donor Perfect database in order to maintain a single repository of all donor/prospect actions.
    • Maintains donor recognition, naming opportunities and stewardship programs for all individual donors.
    • Prepares and updates event tracking reports and timelines.
    • Manages event volunteers. Attends planning meetings. Contact with vendors for logistical support and needs. Assists in overseeing annual fundraising programs.
    • Maintains customer/donor confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Non-profit Management, or related field such as Communications, Public Relations or Marketing.
    • A minimum of three years event planning/coordinating or related experience with a minimum of one year of non-profit development or related experience. Will consider a combination of the above education and experience.
    • Prior management / supervisory experience preferred.
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • 401 K Retirement Plan
    • Paid Vacation Time
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • Paid Personal Time
    • Paid Bereavement Time
    • 7 Paid Holidays
    • Tuition Assistance Program
    • Employer Paid Life Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Insurance Buy Back
    • Employee Wellness Benefit
    • Longevity Awards
    Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume and list of professional references at our ICAN Career Center.
    ICAN is an equal opportunity employer.
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  • Residence Counselor (Part-Time)

    Evelyn's House

    Integrated Community Alternatives Network (ICAN), a Community-based Wraparound provider of Social and Mental Health services with emphasis on treating the client in a family context, is currently seeking innovative and experienced applicants to fill a Part Time Residence Counselor position at Evelyn’s House.

    The Part Time Residence Counselor works a variable part-time schedule, to be paid per hour, providing direct services for residents of Evelyn’s House by performing the following duties and responsibilities:

     

     

    • Monitor the residents’ activity to make sure that mothers and children are safe in the home.
    • Provide the mothers with guidance related to household chores and caring for their children.
    • Answer telephones and open the outside doors for residents returning home.
    • Document specific observations of residents: leaving and returning to the house, including compliance with curfews, completion of household chores, properly caring for their children, administering prescribed medication for themselves or their children, and complying with all house rules described in “Residents Policies and Procedures.”
    • Attend agency trainings, meetings and activities as directed.
    • Communicate regularly with the Program Manager and the Service Coordinator for supervision.
    • Experience working with young mothers and young children.
    • Valid Driver’s License required for position.
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • 401 K Retirement Plan
    • Paid Vacation Time
    • Paid Sick Leave
    • Paid Personal Time
    • Paid Bereavement Time
    • 7 Paid Holidays
    • Tuition Assistance Program
    • Employer Paid Life Insurance
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Insurance Buy Back
    • Employee Wellness Benefit
    • Longevity Awards
    Interested applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest, resume and list of professional references at our ICAN Career Center.
    ICAN is an equal opportunity employer.
    Apply Now