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If you’re looking to positively impact the life of a child, teen, or adult suffering in silence, we encourage you to join us. Click on the Job Titles below to read the full description:

We are recruiting volunteer counselors for our upcoming 2022 CommuniCamp™ Intensive Group Treatment and Parent Training Programs for Selective Mutism! CommuniCamp™ is a 3+ day intensive group treatment program for children and teens ages 3-17 with Selective Mutism (SM), Social Communication Anxiety, and Extreme Shyness. Held in Jenkintown, PA (Greater Philadelphia Area), this program is based on Dr. Elisa Shipon-Blum’s evidence-based Social Communication Anxiety Treatment® (S-CAT®) model. Counselors will receive live, hands-on S-CAT® training and experience working with children and/or teens with SM.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and a CV or resume attention to: CommuniCamp Counselor Supervisor at jblum@selectivemutismcenter.org

Upcoming CommuniCamp™ Programs:

  • February 18-21, 2022
  • March 25-28, 2022
  • July 7-10, 2022
  • August 5-8, 2022
  • August 19-22, 2022
  • October 7-10, 2022

Criteria

  • Licensed Mental Health professional and/or therapist (psychologists, social workers etc., including art and music therapists)
  • Licensed Speech and Language Therapist or Occupational Therapist
  • Doctoral or Master’s-level students in any of the specialties listed above (mist be enrolled and actively taking courses)
  • Educator
  • College seniors majoring in Psychology or related fields and interested in working with children. Must have direct experience working with children.

Requirements

  • Complete web-based training
  • Attend an on-site training the day before the program (10:00am – 4:00pm)
  • Attend the pre-camp Orientation with patients and their families the evening before the program (4:30pm – 8:30pm)
  • Attend CommuniCamp in its entirety (8:00am – 3:30pm daily)
  • Provide copies of all required clearances (PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA Criminal History Record & FBI Background Clearance)

Expectations

  • Be prepared to work with 3-17-year-old children using strategies and concepts from Dr. Elisa Shipon-Blum’s Social Communication Anxiety Treatment® (S-CAT®) Model
  • Report directly to Head Counselor
  • Complete daily progress notes for 2-3 children
  • Arrive on-time and remain on-site for the duration of the program
  • Follow the dress code and behave in a professional manner
  • Bring individuality and tons of energy. Be ready to have fun!

Join the SMart Center Team, the ONLY Center in the world that implements Dr. Shipon-Blum’s Social Communication Anxiety Treatment (S-CAT®) Program, to treat children, teenagers, & adults with Selective Mutism, Social Anxiety, Extreme Shyness and Related Disorders. International expert Dr. Elisa Shipon-Blum and her dedicated team have a comprehensive center providing assessments, individual treatment, intensive group treatment & parent training program (CommuniCamp™), school trainings, general question & answer consultations, books/DVDs, and ongoing events, such as webinars & support groups for parents, treating professionals, researchers, and educators to help treat, educate, and promote awareness & understanding of Selective Mutism.

Support Coordinator/Administrative Assistant

Be the first point of contact for our families to welcome them to our practice and coordinate their continued treatment care through in-person, telephone, and web-conferencing consultations. Perform a range of administrative and office support activities to facilitate the efficient and cohesive operation of the center. Must enjoy communicating by phone with people.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest and a CV or resume to: smartcenter@selectivemutismcenter.org

Responsibilities

  • Answer inbound phone calls from parents, school staff, and treating professionals
  • Assist with center email correspondence (e.g. current patients scheduling, billing, and support requests)
  • Schedule & coordinate patient appointments, meetings
  • Process service payments and receipts
  • Welcome and guide patients, families, and visitors in office
  • Maintain a tidy inviting waiting room
  • General clerical duties including photocopying, fax and mailing
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy filing system
  • Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos, and emails
  • Record, compile, transcribe and distribute minutes of meetings
  • Open, sort, and distribute incoming correspondence
  • Maintain office supply inventories
  • Coordinate maintenance of office equipment

Education and Experience

  • Three years minimum clerical/administrative experience in a fast-paced environment
  • Customer service experience by telephone and in person
  • Bachelor’s degree, ideally in related field (e.g. Psychology)
  • Experience with Microsoft office products
  • Healthcare experience preferred
  • Sales experience (inbound & outbound/outreach) a plus
  • Experience with Keap CRM a plus
  • Experience with social media and marketing a plus

Key Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal skills – written and verbal
  • Takes initiative
  • Technology savvy
  • Works well independently
  • Planning and organizing
  • Prioritizing
  • Problem assessment and problem solving
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Flexibility
  • Customer service orientation
  • Teamwork

Work Environment

  • Professional office environment
  • Must be comfortable with dogs (therapy dogs at office)
  • Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopier, scanner, & filing cabinets

Hours

  • Full Time position 40 hours per week
  • 11:30am to 8:00pm Shift 2-3 days per week
  • 8:30am to 5:00pm shift 2-3 days per week

Benefits

  • Medical & Dental Health Benefits available upon completion of 90 Day Introductory Period
  • Personal Time Off & Holiday Pay

Marketing Coordinator 

Job Description 

The SMart Center, located in Jenkintown, PA is a comprehensive facility specializing in the treatment of Selective Mutism and related social communication anxiety disorders. Although physically located in the Greater Philadelphia Area, we service children, teens, their families, schools, and other treatment professionals around the globe. We offer individual and group treatment, testing/assessments, parent training, school training, consultations, webinars, and more. 

The SMart Center is looking to welcome a Marketing Coordinator to our team to aid in the management of marketing operations under the supervision of the Outreach Coordinator. 

Responsibilities for Marketing Coordinator include but are not limited to: 

  • Create and schedule social media posts 
  • Newsletter creation and management 
  • Podcast strategy support 
  • Update website as needed 
  • Researching social media/marketing trends and ideas relevant to industry 
  • Reach and engagement reporting 
  • Assist with the organization and planning of events (i.e. CommuniCamp) 
  • Assist with outreach, campaigns, and awareness initiatives 
  • Assist with other operational activities as needed  

 

Qualifications for Marketing Coordinator 

  • Well-versed in social platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn 
  • Experience using Canva, Google Ads, and Hootsuite 
  • Familiarity with Keap (CRM system) is a plus 
  • Familiarity with WordPress is a plus 
  • Ability to take direction and take initiative 
  • Quick learner 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Outstanding multitasking abilities 
  • Communications-related experience is a plus 

 

Hours: Full-Time 

Compensation: Salary based on experience; Medical & Dental Health Benefits available upon completion of 90 Day Introductory Period; Personal Time Off & Holiday Pay 

Interested applicants should send a resume and writing sample to lvargas@selectivemutismcenter.org. Writing sample can be research or narrative paper from a class, other writing assignments, blog posts, or anything relevant to the position. 

To learn more about our center, visit SelectiveMutismCenter.org