Non-Merit Social Services Job Opportunities


social servicesThe following non-merit social services job opportunities are now available. Please note that these positions generally do not have fringe benefits such as leave, health insurance or retirement, unless specified in the job announcement.

Fairfax County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veterans' status or disabled veterans' status. Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance; TTY 703-222-7314. Minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. EEO/AA/TTY.  

 

 


ASAP Intake Worker/Probation Counselor I

Agency: Department of Administration for Human Services
Job # ELT-DAHS-14003
Salary:
$22.19/hour, benefits eligible*
Schedule: Part-time, average of 24 hour per week
Location: City Square Building, 10640 Page Avenue, Suite 400, Fairfax, Virginia 

Alcohol Safety Action Program.  Responsible for implementing Fairfax County Alcohol Safety Action Program (ASAP) policies and procedures in conducting client intake interviews and screenings for ASAP clients (within the VASAP classification guidelines) for court-ordered and volunteer clients.  Intakes are scheduled in groups at 7:45 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. Monday through Thursday each week.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social work, criminal justice, counseling, or related field, plus one year of graduate study and two years of experience.  Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the requirements, knowledge, and skills for the position.

Preferred Qualifications: Bilingual ability, a master’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in psychology, sociology, social work, criminal justice, counseling or related field.  Knowledge of psychology, objectives, practices and techniques of counseling and criminal justice, as related to substance abuse rehabilitation, ability to communicate ideas clearly and consistently, both orally and in writing.  Possession of Virginia and/or national substance abuse certification(s) or licensure.

Note: *This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To Apply: Please send resume by email to Elwood. Jones@fairfaxcounty.gov or by mail or fax to:

Elwood D. Jones, Director
Fairfax County Alcohol Safety Action Program
10640 Page Avenue, Suite 400
Fairfax, VA 22030
Fax: 703-691-2798

Social Services Specialist III

Agency: Department of Family Services
Job # ELT-DFS-14008
Salary: $34.05 - $42.56
Schedule: Monday-Friday, approximately 17-20 hours per week

This job announcement will be used to hire two positions. The position will be located in either the Fairfax or Alexandria office however the person hired will be expected to travel throughout Fairfax County. The Neighborhood Networks program supports families as they build on their strengths as parents and leaders within their community. Neighborhood Networks is a child abuse prevention program that works in collaboration with Fairfax County Public Schools, local non-profits, and other Fairfax County and community agencies.

This dynamic position serves as a behavioral health consultant to interagency team based planning meetings and helps school/county colleagues from other agencies in understanding and navigating the processes related to the mental health needs of children, youth, and families. The Specialist provides consultation/parent coaching services and support for families who are concurrently receiving case management services through the Department of Family Services (DFS) Neighborhood Networks program, and behavioral health consultation to Social Services Specialists who are providing case management services through programs within the Children, Youth and Family Division (CYF). 

This person must have experience and comfort with interagency collaboration and team-based problem-solving. They must also have experience providing direct clinical interventions to children, youth, and families and an understanding of the mental health issues related to child abuse prevention.

Preferred Qualifications: Clinical social work experience, post licensure. LCSW or LPC. Experience working in school and community-based settings, and Spanish language capabilities.

To Apply: Email your resume to milena.saucedo@fairfaxcounty.gov.

Drop–In Child Care Supervisor

Agency:  Fairfax County Park Authority
Job # ELT-FCPA-14032
Salary: $14.00 to $16.00/hour, benefits eligible*
Schedule: 20-30 hours per week

Oak Marr RECenter is seeking qualified individuals to supervise their new child care drop-in operation. The Child Care Supervisor manages the operation and helps develop, plan and implement the child care policies to ensure a safe, fun and nurturing environment for children. Duties include scheduling, hiring, monitoring staff-to-child ratios, program development, and supervision of paid or volunteer child care workers. 

Essential Functions:

    • Manages all child care operations and programs, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures.
    • Assists in the development and implementation of the program curriculum and activities. 
    • Recruits, hires, develops and supervises staff teams.
    • Practices continuous quality improvement, evaluating practices and programs and implementing changes as needed.
    • Ensures that all administrative tasks related to site/program operations are completed.
    • Assists the Land Programmer in reaching enrollment and revenue goals.
    • Manages the department budget.
    • Completes administration work as required for center operations.
    • Serves as part of the branch leadership team.
    • Works hands-on to meet ratio requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Minimum age of 21.
    • Minimum of two years of experience working with and leading youth programs.
    • Minimum of one year previous supervisory experience.
    • Strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills.
    • Adult and child CPR or CPR/PR, First Aid, and AED Certifications within 30 days of hire date.
    • Commitment to working with school age children in a recreational setting and a sincere desire to have a meaningful effect on their lives.
    • Basic skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
    • Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Degree in education or recreation.
    • Education or experience in child development, child guidance, human relations, communication, or recreational programs.
    • Experience in early education or childcare and supervisory experience. 

Special Requirements: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check to the satisfaction of the employer. Must have supervisory experience.

Note: *This position may not exceed 1560 hours per calendar year. Individuals in these positions are eligible for limited employee benefits, including medical, vision and dental insurance coverage, and participation in flexible spending programs, but are not eligible to earn leave or receive holiday pay.

To Apply: Email your resume to Kirt.Chase@fairfaxcounty.gov or mail it to:

Attn: Kirt Chase
Oak Marr Recreation Center
3200 Jermantown Road
Oakton, VA 22124

Cook (part-time)

Agency: Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board
Job # ELT-CSB-12010
Salary: 
$13.99 to $18.66/hour  
Location: Chantilly, Virginia
Schedule: 20 hours per week; no nights required

An excellent opportunity for someone with cooking and people skills. Works in a residential treatment setting within a Fairfax County Alcohol and Drug Treatment and Detox facility.  Duties include menu planning, inventory management, and working directly with clients. Requires ability to work as part of a team in the production of approximately 200 quality meals per day. No nights required.

Special Requirements: Position requires Food Handler’s license, and the ability to work weekends and holidays. Annual TB screening needed.  The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, an Office of the Inspector General (OIG) check and a driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

To Apply: Send your resume by fax to 703-502-7006 or by email to David.Naylor@fairfaxcounty.gov.


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