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Administration - SW

3615 SW 13th St. Suite 4

Gainesville, FL 32608

​​Tel: (352) 244-0628

Fax: (352) 244-0668

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Interface Central 

1400 NW 29 Rd. 

Gainesville, FL 32605

Tel: (352) 244-0618

Fax: (352) 244-0699

Interface East

2919 Kennedy St.

Palatka, FL 32177

Tel: (386) 385-0405

Fax: (386) 385-0410

Interface Northwest

1884 SW Grandview St.

Lake City, FL

Tel: (386) 487-0190

Fax: (386) 487-0195

Administration - NW

1218 NW 6th St.

Gainesville, FL 32601

​​Tel: (352) 244-0628

Fax: (352) 334-3817

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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
Email:
angie_lay@cdsfl.org
Call:
(352)244-0628 ext. 3812

Ready to join us or have additional questions?

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: $10.00 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 Sabriena_Williams@cdsfl.org.

Background screening required, EOE, DFWP, E-Verify employer

Salary: $10.00 /hour. Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Posting Date: 6/21/19

 

SNAP Facilitator (Lake City, Fl.)

CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services, Inc. has a job opportunity working as a Facilitator for our SNAP Program in Lake City. SNAP (Stop Now And Plan) is an evidence-based, gender-specific, prevention curriculum intended to serve boys and girls (ages 6 through 11) who have been identified as exhibiting certain risk factors. Services are delivered to youth, and concurrently, their parents in small group settings. The SNAP facilitator is responsible for administering the SNAP curriculum to either the parent or child group during the 13-week SNAP group cycle. The facilitator must attend the 5-day core SNAP training and submit mock role-plays for each of the role-plays in the facilitator manual prior to the group cycle. 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. To apply please submit a cover letter and resume to Lakeshia Bell at Lakeshia_Bell@cdsfl.org. Background screen required. EOE, DFWP, E-Verify employer. Job Type: Part-time Salary: $20.00 /hour

Posting Date: 03/09/20

 

Youth Care Worker (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: $10.00 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 Cassandra_evans@cdsfl.org. Background screening required, EOE, DFWP, EVerify employer.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Posting Date: 8/15/2019

 

SNAP Facilitator-SNAP Program (Gainesville, Fl.)

CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services, Inc. has a job opportunity working as a Facilitator for our SNAP Program in Gainesville. SNAP (Stop Now And Plan) is an evidence-based, gender-specific, prevention curriculum intended to serve boys and girls (ages 6 through 11) who have been identified as exhibiting certain risk factors. Services are delivered to youth, and concurrently, their parents in small group settings. The SNAP facilitator is responsible for administering the SNAP curriculum to either the parent or child group during the 13-week SNAP group cycle. The facilitator must attend the 5-day core SNAP training and submit mock role-plays for each of the role-plays in the facilitator manual prior to the group cycle. 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. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to Evelitza Soto at Evelitza_soto@cdsfl.org. Background screen required. EOE, DFWP, E-Verify employer. Job Type: Part-time

Posting Date: 9/24/2019

 

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 Cindy_starling@cdsfl.org.  EOE, DFWP, E-Verify employer

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $30,000.00 to $35,000.00 /year

Posting Date: 1/28/20

 

Program Facilitator (Alachua and Hawthorne FL.)

These are school-based and grant funded group facilitator positions located in Alachua and Hawthorne schools. 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 preferred. 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 evidence-based educational services to youth in school settings in order to decrease high-risk behaviors and increase protective factors. Please submit your resume to Jessica_Bechtold@cdsfl.org.

Background Screen required. EOE, DFWP, E-Verify employer

Job Type: Full-time

Posting Date: 03/04/20

 

Senior Youth Care Worker- Interface Youth Program East (Palatka)

Interface East Youth Program is seeking a dynamic individual with experience in human services to promote a productive team environment by serving as a role model for staff and youth, assist with day to day program operations, complete data entry, provide supervision to participants, assist with training, maintain a flexible schedule and complete other duties as assigned.  Previous experience and High School diploma required and A.A. or A.S. degree preferred. Send resumes to Regional Coordinator, Cindy Starling at cindy_starling@cdsfl.org.

Background Screen required. EOE, DFWP, E-Verify employer

Job Type: Fulltime

Posting date:  03/10/20

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.