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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Current Openings

Support Coordinator

Location: North Brunswick, New Jersey

The Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey (the Alliance), a state wide non-profit provider of quality services, is expanding their Support Coordination Department and seeks Full time Support Coordinator (s) to work with individuals with disabilities. This position is office based (North Brunswick) and could require travel to Union, Essex, Morris, Bergen, Monmouth, Middlesex, Mercer and Somerset counties.

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. Immediate hire and competitive salary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide support coordination/case management to individuals who are eligible for DDD services.
  • Develop and monitor individualized service plans for adults with developmental disabilities
  • Assist individuals with developmental disabilities to explore and access community supports
  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships with families and community providers.
  • Position requires travel and candidate must have valid NJ driver’s license and a dependable means of transportation.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required in a social services field (social work, psychology, etc.)
  • At least one year documented experience working with adults with developmental disabilities required (experience can be in a volunteer capacity).
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Ability to meet or exceed deadlines.
  •  Strong team player willing to take direction, initiate business activities and work with management staff and peers.
  • Extensive training provided but experience working/volunteering in a social service setting is preferred.
  • Applicants must have valid driver’s license and automobile, travel within New Jersey required.-
  • Must pass all DDD and Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey back ground checks.

Please either upload your resume using the form to the right or email your resume and cover letter to Kara Francis at kfrancis@bianj.org, and Nicole DeLorenzo at ndelorenzo@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 part-time (10 hours per week) Community Resource Specialist. The position will be based in Central and North Jersey, including Essex, Middlesex, and Union 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.

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

Please either upload your resume using the form to the right or email your resume and cover letter to Debra Crossman at dcrossman@bianj.org.

Community Outreach Specialist

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 2 Community Outreach Specialists. One position will serve northern New Jersey while another position will serve Central New Jersey. 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.

Location: This is a hybrid position! Employee will work in our North Brunswick office twice a week and remotely the rest of the week due to Covid-19 restrictions.

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.
  • Minimum of one year experience in providing general social services.
  • 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.

Frequently cited statistics show that underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. We encourage you to break the statistic and apply. People rarely meet 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.

To apply, please forward your resume to Barbara Chabner, Director of Education and Outreach at bchabner@bianj.org.

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