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Vocational Coordinator in Westchester at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 5/27/2018

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Job Description

Develop and implement vocational programs for the youth at Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Residential Treatment Center.


  • Work in collaboration with the Team Leaders to develop an ongoing list of vocational student

  • Work with the Program Directors to provide ongoing vocational projects for the programs.

  • Teach residents skills in the area of Facilities Management (including carpentry, painting, job set up, and porter work), Food Services (including basic food prep, cooking, cleaning, etc.), or Landscaping (planting, watering, raking weeding, etc.)

  • Provide the programs with ongoing progress reports for each resident, including their job skills, attitude and specific responsibilities.

  • Provide the program directors status reports on special projects that the vocational programs are assigned to.

  • Participate in other activities as assigned by supervisor or program director.

  • Continue to provide on call emergency facilities coverage to the Westchester Campus as part of receiving agency housing.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma Required, Bachelor’s Degree Preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a residential treatment facility & working with mentally ill adolescents.
  • Requires the ability to supervise adolescents individually and in groups.