EMPLOYMENT

CDS employs approximately 65 full-time and 50 part-time staff to work in the Interface Youth Shelters, Family Action Counseling, Prevention Services, Independent Living Program, and Administrative Departments. 
Current Openings
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(352) 244-0628 ext. 3812

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Updated: 6/09/2021

Part-time Counselor/Case Manager Family Action Program - (Gainesville, Fl.)

CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services, Inc. has a career opportunity in the health and human services field working as a part-time Counselor / Case Manager for our Family Action Program Alachua County. We are looking for professionals to work with at-risk youth and their families, providing excellent counseling services and developing partnerships through collaboration with organizations in the community. If you are dedicated, passionate, and have a genuine desire to positively impact the lives of youth and their families, we encourage you to apply. Qualified candidates will possess the following skills and experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences or related field. Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or other behavioral sciences preferred. Experience in counseling adolescents, providing family interventions and parenting education. Strong background in casework and experience in functioning as part of an interdisciplinary team preferred. Working knowledge of family systems, interventions and adolescent development preferred. Experience working in crisis stabilization/ intervention preferred. Previous experience working with adolescents and at-risk families. Only qualified candidates will be considered for this position. Send resume and cover letter to Jessica Bechtold, Regional Director, at [email protected]. EOE, DFWP, E-Verify employer Job Type: Part-Time Posting Date: 6/01/2021

 

Residential Counselor/ Case Manager (Palatka, FL)

CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services, Inc. has a career opportunity in the health and human services field working as a Counselor / Case Manager for our Interface Youth Program in Putnam County. We are looking for professionals to work with at-risk youth and their families, providing excellent counseling services and developing partnerships through collaboration with organizations in the community. If you are dedicated, passionate, and have a genuine desire to positively impact the lives of youth and their families, we encourage you to apply. Qualified candidates will possess the following skills and experience: Master’s Degree in Counseling, social work, psychology or other behavioral sciences required, experience in counseling adolescents, providing family interventions and parenting education. Strong background in casework and experience in functioning as part of an interdisciplinary team preferred. Working knowledge of family systems, interventions and adolescent development preferred. Experience working in crisis stabilization/ intervention preferred. Previous experience working with adolescents and at-risk families. Only qualified candidates will be considered for this position. Please, submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected] Background screening required, EOE, DFWP, E-Verify employer Job Type: Full-time Posting Date: 5/13/2021

Prevention Specialist – Prevention Services (Gainesville)

CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services, Inc. has a career opportunity working as a Prevention Specialist in schools in Alachua County. This is a school-based full-time position. Qualified candidates should possess the following skills and experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences preferred and/or related experience. One year of experience working with youth. Communication, organizational, engagement and motivational skills. Duties include (but are not limited to): working with groups of students defined as meeting the targeted populations specified within the assigned work setting. Provides prevention educational services to youth in a school setting. Provides science based prevention activities with required fidelity of the curriculum. To apply please submit a cover letter and resume Gwen Love, Prevention Services Coordinator: [email protected] or fax Attn: Gwen Love to (352) 244-0668. Background screen required. EOE, DFWP, E-Verify Employer. Job Type: Full-Time Posting Date: 5/27/2021

 

Community Outreach/Safe Place Specialist (Gainesville)

Seeking highly motivated individual with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills to promote and develop resources for behavioral health youth programs. Duties may include speaking engagements, writing press releases, volunteer recruitment and management, fundraising, website management, social media marketing, relationship building with community stakeholders, and event planning. Flexible schedule; some evenings and weekends. Bachelor’s degree with strong computer skills preferred. To apply, send resume to Jim Pearce, Chief Executive Officer at: [email protected] . Background Screen required. EOE DFWP, E-Verify employer Job Type: Full-time Posting Date: 5/27/2021

Case Manager SNAP Program (Gainesville)

CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services, Inc. has a career opportunity in the health and human services field working as a Case Manager for our SNAP Program. SNAP (Stop Now And Plan) is an evidence-based curriculum intended to serve boys ages 6 through 11 exhibiting certain risk factors. The program will be administered to youth and their parents in small group settings. The successful applicant should possess the following: Bachelor’s Degree, strong background in casework, experience in functioning as part of a multidisciplinary team, ability to work therapeutically with children and their families through a behavioral systems, social learning approach. If you are dedicated, passionate, and have a genuine desire to effect a positive change in the lives of those in need, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Only qualified candidates will be considered for this position. Background Screen required. EOE, DFWP, E-Verify employer Job Type: Full-time Posting Date: 05/25/2021

 

House Manager- Interface Youth Program Central (Lake City)

Interface Youth Program is seeking a dynamic individual with excellent organizational skills to coordinate and implement administrative functions in a residential facility for adolescents. This is a part-time position which requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Education in Home Economics/Nutrition and experience managing household operations preferred. Qualified candidates will possess the following: Attention to detail, Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and switch gears in a dynamic environment, Good listening skills, Ability to be consistent and follow-through, Professional work ethic, Ability to work under pressure, Positive mindset, Availability to attend required staff trainings on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 4 – 6 p.m. Background Screen required. EOE, DFWP, E-Verify employer Education requirements: High School diploma To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Job Type: Part-time Posting Date: 05/25/2021

Data Systems Manager

CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services is searching for an Information Systems Manager to lead the Data Systems Department of a local non-profit agency. The Data Systems Department plays a key role in ensuring government contract compliance for various funding sources as well as providing IT support for 100+ employees at the agency’s six locations. This individual should possess a strong background in data collection and validation, Microsoft applications, and the development and presentation of reports critical to agency operations. Key responsibilities include oversight of various reporting and invoicing processes, and supervision of Data Systems staff. The ideal candidate is familiar with government contracts and grants. BA/BS preferred and/or a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Information Systems or Business Management. To apply, send resume to Jim Pearce, Chief Executive Officer at: [email protected] . Background Screen required. EOE, DFWP, E-Verify Employer Job Type: Full-time Posting Date: 5/13/2021

 

Chief Executive Officer

Qualified candidates will possess, among others, the following skills and experience: A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree with preference given to a Master’s Degree and/or experience in Social Work, Public Administration or related field. A minimum of 10 years executive or senior management experience in a related type agency. Must have the ability to represent the agency on issues related to substance abuse prevention, youth and families on a local, regional, and state and national level. Must be able to develop and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships, excellent communication, organizational, and engagement skills. Must have exceptional organizational, written, verbal, and analytical skills. Previous experience with non-profit organization is preferred. Knowledge of profit and loss, balance sheet, cash flow management, general finance, and budgeting. Knowledge of Affirmative Action plan requirements. Ability to inspire confidence and create trust. Duties include (but are not limited to): Provide inspired leadership agency wide. Act as the primary spokesperson for the agency. Responsible for developing and implementing a system of programs and procedures which meet the strategic mission and vision of the agency. Presents the Board with recommended program changes when appropriate. Develop and maintain an effective communication system of meetings and printed materials which ensures board, community and employees are knowledgeable on the appropriate issues of the agency. Formulates and implements short and long range goals which have been endorsed and approved by the Board. Oversight responsibility for the recruitment and development of qualified clinical and administrative staff. Ensures that appropriate training programs are offered which meets regulatory licensing requirements. Directs agency policy procedure relative to all personnel actions which include employee relations, performance management, compensation, employment and termination. Oversight responsibility to assure the appropriate fiscal policies and expenditures are in compliance with budget and funding source contract management guidelines. Prepares and submits for Board approval budgetary updates, as well as cash and receivable information regarding agency operations. Ensures that all financial operations, to include: payroll, accounts “Strengthening Communities by Building Strong Families” Current Job Opportunities payable and accounts receivable, are managed in a fiscally responsible manner. Plan and implement appropriate resource development activities approved by the board. Assures the agency serves an educational function to the community. Regularly participates in community affairs related to the advocacy of the agency’s programs and goals. Solicit the support and cooperation of federal, state, and local agencies. Will perform other duties as assigned by the board of directors. If you are dedicated, self-starter, and have a genuine desire for meaningful work that will ultimately have a positive impact on the communities our programs serve, we strongly encourage you to apply! Please, submit your resume to Bob Page at [email protected]. Job Type: Full-time Posting Date: 5/03/2021

 

Family Action Counselor/ Case Manager (Bronson/Chiefland)

CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services, Inc. has a career opportunity in the health and human services field working as a Counselor / Case Manager for our Family Action Program in the Bronson/Chiefland area. We are looking for professionals to work with at-risk youth and their families, providing excellent counseling services and developing partnerships through collaboration with organizations in the community. If you are dedicated, passionate, and have a genuine desire to positively impact the lives of youth and their families, we encourage you to apply. Qualified candidates will possess the following skills and experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences or related field. Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or other behavioral sciences preferred. Experience in counseling adolescents, providing family interventions and parenting education. Strong background in casework and experience in functioning as part of an interdisciplinary team preferred. Working knowledge of family systems, interventions and adolescent development preferred. Experience working in crisis stabilization/ intervention preferred. Previous experience working with adolescents and at-risk families. Only qualified candidates will be considered for this position. Send resume and cover letter to Jessica Bechtold, Regional Director, at [email protected]. EOE, DFWP, E-Verify employer Job Type: Full-time Posting Date: 5/03/2021

 

Family Action Program - East (Bradford and Union Counties, FL)

CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services, Inc. has a career opportunity in the health and human services field working as a Counselor / Case Manager for our Family Action Program in Bradford and Union Counties. We are looking for professionals to work with at-risk youth and their families, providing excellent counseling services and developing partnerships through collaboration with organizations in the community. If you are dedicated, passionate, and have a genuine desire to positively impact the lives of youth and their families, we encourage you to apply. Qualified candidates will possess the following skills and experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences or related field. Master’s Degree in Counseling, Social Work, Psychology or other behavioral sciences preferred. Experience in counseling adolescents, providing family interventions and parenting education. Strong background in casework and experience in functioning as part of an interdisciplinary team preferred. Working knowledge of family systems, interventions and adolescent development preferred. Experience working in crisis stabilization/ intervention preferred. Previous experience working with adolescents and at-risk families. Only qualified candidates will be considered for this position. Please, submit your resume to Cindy Starling-Hersey, Regional Director, at [email protected]. EOE, DFWP, E-Verify employer Job Type: Full-time Posting Date: 03/03/2021

 

Youth Care Worker (Palatka, Fl.)

Interface Youth Program East is seeking motivated and compassionate individuals to work with at-risk youth as caregivers in a residential setting. As a Youth Care Worker, you will be a coach and positive role model. You will help youth learn and demonstrate social skills, positive relationship behaviors, and successful job and school attendance skills. As a member of our team, you will receive training and attend staff meetings identified as being essential to success on the job. Qualified candidates will possess and demonstrate the following: Attention to detail, ability to prioritize, multi-task, and switch gears in a dynamic environment, good listening skills, ability to be consistent and follow-through, professional work ethic, ability to work under pressure, and positive mindset. Experience working with youth and children preferred. Must be able to attend required staff training on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 4-6 p.m. Education requirements: High School diploma. Shifts available: Part-time weekend, day, evening and overnight. Compensation: $11.00 hourly Applicants who complete the skills assessment and submit a statement demonstrating how they possess each of the qualifications listed above will be selected for an interview. To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Job Type: Part-time Posting Date: 01/22/2021

 

Residential Counselor/ Case Manager (Lake City, FL)

CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services, Inc. has a career opportunity in the health and human services field working as a Counselor / Case Manager for our Interface Youth Program in Columbia County. We are looking for professionals to work with at-risk youth and their families, providing excellent counseling services and developing partnerships through collaboration with organizations in the community. If you are dedicated, passionate, and have a genuine desire to positively impact the lives of youth and their families, we encourage you to apply. Qualified candidates will possess the following skills and experience: Master’s Degree in Counseling, social work, psychology or other behavioral sciences required, experience in counseling adolescents, providing family interventions and parenting education. Strong background in casework and experience in functioning as part of an interdisciplinary team preferred. Working knowledge of family systems, interventions and adolescent development preferred. Experience working in crisis stabilization/ intervention preferred. Previous experience working with adolescents and at-risk families. Only qualified candidates will be considered for this position. Please, submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Background screening required, EOE, DFWP, E-Verify employer Job Type: Full-time Posting Date: 10/26/2020

 

Youth Care Worker (Lake City, Fl.)

Interface Youth Program Northwest is seeking motivated and compassionate individuals to work with at-risk youth as caregivers in a residential setting. As a Youth Care Worker, you will be a coach and positive role model. You will help youth learn and demonstrate social skills, positive relationship behaviors, and successful job and school attendance skills. As a member of our team, you will receive training and attend staff meetings identified as being essential to success on the job. Qualified candidates will possess and demonstrate the following: Attention to detail, ability to prioritize, multi-task, and switch gears in a dynamic environment, good listening skills, ability to be consistent and follow-through, professional work ethic, ability to work under pressure, and positive mindset. Experience working with youth and children preferred. Must be able to attend required staff training on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 4-6 p.m. Education requirements: High School diploma Shifts available: Part-time weekend, day, evening and overnight. Compensation: $11.00 hourly Applicants who complete the skills assessment and submit a statement demonstrating how they possess each of the qualifications listed above will be selected for an interview. To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Background screening required, EOE, DFWP, E-Verify employer Salary: $11.00 /hour. Job Types: Part-time, PRN Posting Date: 6/15/20

Youth Care Worker-Interface Youth Program Central (Gainesville, Fl.)

Interface Youth Program Central is seeking motivated and compassionate individuals to work with at-risk youth as caregivers in a residential setting. As a Youth Care Worker, you will be a coach and positive role model. You will help youth learn and demonstrate social skills, positive relationship behaviors, and successful job and school attendance skills. As a member of our team, you will receive training and attend staff meetings identified as being essential to success on the job. Qualified candidates will possess and demonstrate the following: Attention to detail, ability to prioritize, multi-task, and switch gears in a dynamic environment, good listening skills, ability to be consistent and follow-through, professional work ethic, ability to work under pressure, and positive mindset. Experience working with youth and children preferred. Must be able to attend required staff training on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 4-6 p.m. Education requirements: High School diploma Shifts available: Part-time weekend, day, evening and overnight. Compensation: $11.00 hourly Applicants who complete the skills assessment and submit a statement demonstrating how they possess each of the qualifications listed above will be selected for an interview. To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Background screening required, EOE, DFWP, E-Verify employer. Job Types: Part-time and Full-time Posting Date: 10/13/2020

CDS is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Drug Free Workplace and an E-Verify Employer.  Background screenings are required for all positions.  CDS complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. 

Candidates requiring special accommodations to apply may contact Human Resources at (352) 244-0628 ext. 3812.