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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


How do I learn about the open positions at Allies?
All open positions are listed on the Allies Job Openings webpage.
How do I apply for a position at Allies?
All applications must be submitted online. You may directly apply by clicking on the position that is most suitable for you and following the on-screen instructions.
I’d like to be considered for more than one position. Should I submit multiple applications?
No. If you’d like to be considered for more than one position, submit the application for the position that you most prefer. Questions within the application will indicate if you are interested in working in other areas, at other times, etc.
I am a former employee of Allies. Can I reapply?
Yes. We will review your application. Should we be interested in interviewing you, we will contact you.
How do I know if my application was submitted successfully?
After you submit your application, you will receive an email from When applying to jobs, it is best to regularly check your email inbox. If you cannot find an email from, check your Junk or Spam folder.
I do not see the job or location I am interested in on Allies Job Openings webpage. May I still apply?
We regularly post new positions and remove positions that are no longer open or have been filled. If a job is not listed on our site, then we are not accepting applications for it. The available positions change daily. We recommend checking the Job Openings page often and review the open positions.
Does Allies require pre-employment drug testing?
Yes, effective May 1, 2018, candidates applying for employment as Direct Care Staff at a program, facility, or living arrangement licensed or funded by the New Jersey State Department of Human Services are required to undergo pre-employment drug testing. In addition, the Agency retains the right to require an employee to submit to testing for drug and/or alcohol use as a continuing condition of employment as the Agency deems necessary to the safe and efficient operations of each program and as permitted under applicable law.


I applied for a job. When will I hear back from someone?
Thank you for your interest in working with us. Please keep in mind that we receive a high volume of applications, and not every candidate will be contacted. Although our recruiters routinely review new applications, appointment times are not always immediately available. Your application will remain active for at least 60 days from the date you submitted it.
I am a current Allies employee. I am listed as the employee referring the applicant on the application. The applicant I referred has not been contacted.
We begin the selection process with a phone call to those who meet the qualifications of the positions and are a match for the positions including locations and hours, that we have available. When we do not reach out to an applicant, it could be because the position is no longer available.
What is your selection process?

The selection process begins with a phone call to those who meet the qualifications of the positions and are a match for the positions including location and hours. If you meet the qualifications, we invite the applicant for an on-site interview with the hiring manager for that position. For many of the direct support positions, the hiring manager may, but not always, make a contingent offer at the conclusion of the interview.


When do I begin training?
Once you have submitted all of the necessary paperwork and we have received the results of your criminal background check (including fingerprints, motor vehicle check, and reference checks) someone from our Human Resources Department will contact you to schedule your paid nine- day New Hire Training. Typically, our New Hire Training begins every other Monday.
What if I took some of the required training somewhere else? Do I still need to attend all nine days of training?
If you can provide certificates and/or proof that you took some of the required training elsewhere, such as CPR/First Aid, we will review that, and if acceptable, you will be exempt from that particular day(s) of training.
What paperwork does Allies need before I can be scheduled for orientation and begin work?
We will need:
• a signed and completed application
• a variety of paperwork, collectively referred to as New Hire Paperwork, completed with a hiring manager and/or with Human Resources
I-9 supporting documents for identity and authorization to work
Will Allies accept the fingerprint results I received through another agency or another job?
No, the fingerprints must be done on the Allies form.
May I submit the results of a physical I previously received?
Yes, but it must have been completed within one (1) year of your date of hire to qualify.
May I submit the results from a past TB test?
Yes, we will accept the results from a PPD skin test or blood test within one (1) year of your date of hire; OR a chest x-ray performed within two (2) years of your date of hire.