Make a difference in the lives of people with brain injury.

The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey is on a mission to improve the quality of life
for anyone impacted by brain injury by providing support, advocacy,
and information, while promoting brain injury prevention.

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Community Outreach

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Community Outreach Specialist

Location: This position offers some flexibility in work schedule/location.

The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) is seeking to hire a Community Outreach Specialist who will serve Central New Jersey, with a focus on Monmouth and Ocean Counties. Our ideal candidate is resourceful, organized, positive, team oriented and able to work independently. You must have a commitment to equity as well as cultural competency skills and an ability to connect with underserved communities.

BIANJ is a statewide non-profit with a mission to improve the quality of life for anyone impacted by brain injury by providing support, advocacy, and information, while promoting brain injury prevention.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Statewide outreach and promotion of brain injury awareness, education and prevention.
  • Provide administrative support for educational events.
  • Statewide exhibiting at conferences and events.
  • Create and present workshops.
  • Provide program outreach to targeted underserved communities.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required: preferably in social work, psychology, public health, education or similar major.
  • One year experience in providing general social services preferred
  • Local travel required. Must have valid driver’s license and access to a car.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of brain injury, concussion, domestic violence and/or substance abuse desirable.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a plus.

Please note: People rarely meet 100% of the qualifications. We encourage you to apply.

Please email your resume to Barbara Chabner, Director of Education and Outreach, at bchabner@bianj.org.

Community Resource Specialist

Location: North Brunswick, New Jersey

The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (BIANJ) is a statewide non-profit with a mission to improve the quality of life for anyone impacted by brain injury by providing support, advocacy, and information, while promoting brain injury prevention.

We are seeking to hire a Community Resource Specialist based in Monmouth and Ocean counties. This is a hybrid position.

Our ideal candidate is personable, resourceful, organized, positive, team oriented and able to work independently. You must have a commitment to equity as well as cultural competency skills and an ability to connect with underserved communities.

The Alliance is proud to provide a supportive and collegial working environment. Health, dental and life insurance and a 401(k) are included as a benefit of employment for full time employees. All full time employees receive twelve paid holidays per year, as well as vacation and sick time. Travel is reimbursed at the federal level.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a caseload of children and adults with brain injury and family members.
  • Act as an advocate for individuals in a variety of situations.
  • Connect individuals and family members to appropriate supports and services.
  • Provide emotional support to individuals and family members.
  • Provide program outreach to targeted underserved communities.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required: preferably in social work, psychology, public health, education or similar major.
  • Local travel required. Must have valid driver’s license and access to a car.
  • One-year experience working directly with individuals affected by brain injury or other disabilities, and their family members, strongly preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

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