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Each position at Communities for People (CFP) offers the opportunity to change someone’s life…perhaps your own. CFP welcomes individuals from all religious, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. At CFP you will work in an enjoyable working environment with a team of dedicated staff. CFP is an equal opportunity employer and offers generous benefits, including:

  1. Cost shared health and dental care
  2. Excellent paid time off benefits, Full Time 3+ weeks and Part Time 1+ weeks in first year, with subsequent increases up to your fifth year
  3. 10 paid holidays
  4. Retirement plans
  5. Training and professional development workshops
  6. Life and disability insurance
  7. Tuition reimbursement for eligible employee

 

CURRENT OPENINGS

Career opportunities are available in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

MASSACHUSETTS

Residential Direct Care Counselor

Job Summary:

To assist youth with day to day life skills and challenges. Serve as a positive role model.

You must be able to:

  • Be dependable and reliable
  • Ensure the clients are receiving proper care.
  • Provide a safe physical/emotional environment
  • Provide supervision
  • Assist in developing and carrying out goals
  • Excellent at conflict management
  • Provide transportation as necessary
  • Adhere to site policies, routines, and procedure and to maintain certifications and trainings.
  • Attend weekly meetings, in-service trainings, and orientation programs

Salary: Range $12.74/hour- $13.25/hour

Job Type: Full-time

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalency with one year experience in Human Service/Social Service field/Child Welfare or a bachelor’s degree
  • Driver’s license
  • Must complete Medication Administration Program (MAP) certification within 3 months of hire date

CFP is and EOE

Please email your resume and coverletter to: maprogs@c4p.org

Social Work-Foster Care Case Worker

Job Summary:

To ensure the needs of children, families and foster families are met during this transition.

You must be able to:

  • Be Dependable and reliable
  • Attain some level of social work licensure
  • Work well with a culturally diverse population
  • Help to recruit potential foster families
  • Develop treatment plans based individual client needs
  • Clinically prepare children and families for placement,
  • Assist children and families during children’s transitions into homes
  • Provide ongoing support services throughout placement
  • Provide transportation as needed
  • Attend weekly meetings, in-service trainings, and orientation programs
  • Provide advocacy for children and families within the educational, legal and child welfare systems
  • Ensure that the clients are receiving proper care.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Driver’s license and automobile required
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Bilingual, Spanish speaking preferred

Salary: $32-34K depending on experience

Send cover letter and resumes to: maprogs@communities-for-people.org

CFP is an EOE

Residential Clinician

Summary

Oversee the treatment planning and case management needs for a residential program serving adolescents.

You must be able to:

  • Be dependable and reliable
  • Ensure implementation of family centered practice
  • Develop and implement Individual treatment plans
  • Facilitate case conferences and discharge conferences for clients
  • Oversee coordination of  psychiatric, psychological, medical and dental services
  • Oversee timely notification of referral dispositions
  • Assist in the training and professional development of program staff
  • Actively participate in staff meetings and group supervision
  • Provide clinical support to program staff
  • Provide Crisis management
  • Provide on-call support
  • Complete all necessary paperwork promptly

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s required, Master’s in social work or related field preferred
  • At least 1 year of Clinical experience
  • Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • MAP certification preferred

CFP is an EOE

Educational Coordinator - Lead Area Agency

Desire to make a difference in a youth or family’s life!

Company Overview:

Communities for People (CFP) is a non-profit agency serving youth and families through community-based programs and services. You will be instrumental in helping youth and families to achieve permanency, independence and integration into the community. CFP will provide you with professional experience, great benefits and working environment.

Benefits:

  • Trainings and Professional Development
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Time-off benefits
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Job Summary

You will be responsible for ensuring all assigned Department of Social Services clients receive all appropriate educational services which include: timely communication with school departments, developing formal affiliation agreements and maintence of individual youth’s records.

You must be able to:

  • Be dependable and reliable
  • Coordinate and facilitate meetings for all families receiving services
  • Develop educational plans based on family meetings
  • Attend meetings as assigned, which may include traveling around the state
  • Complete all necessary paperwork efficiently and in timely manner
  • Proficient in report writing and computer skills  
  • Work collaboratively to ensure quality service provision is provided

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field
  • Work experience with DCF involved families, provider community and/or related service provider and 766 Special Education Programs
  • Knowledge of DCF practices and policies preferred
  • Must have valid driver’s license and transportation.

Salary:

Salary range mid $34-36K. Salary based on experience and licensure

 

Learn more about the impact CFP employees make every day at www.c4p.org.

RHODE ISLAND (PROVIDENCE, RI)

Program Director

Company Overview:

Communities for People (CFP) is a non-profit agency serving youth and families through community-based programs and services. You will be instrumental in helping youth and families achieve permanency, independence and integration into the community. You will gain professional experience and exposure to the child welfare system. EOE

Benefits :

  • Salary range mid to upper 40’s. Salary based on experience/degree
  • Medical/Dental benefits
  • Time off Accruals
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement

Program Director Responsibilities:

  • Overall operations of a community based residential program with multiple sites serving at risk adolescents in DCYF care.
  • Provide leadership in ethics and boundaries for youth and staff
  • Oversight of referrals and implementation of individual treatment plans
  • Working with internal and external collaterals to ensure best service delivery
  • Oversight of coordinating psychiatric, psychological, medical and dental services
  • Assisting in the hiring, training, and professional development of program staff
  • Chairing staff meetings, individual and group supervision
  • Demonstrates fiscal leadership in managing programs budget
  • Maintaining outcome and quality improvement outcomes
  • Maintaining all licensing and accreditation standards
  • Crisis management
  • Providing on-call support.

Program Director Qualifications:

  • Master of Social Work or related field/ Maybe waived for Bachelor’s Degree and experience
  • At least 3 years of Human Service experience/2 years Management experience
  • Must have valid driver’s license and transportation.

CFP is an EOE

Direct Care Counselors

Job Summary:

To assist youth with day to day life skills and challenges. Serve as a positive role model.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Dependability and reliability
  • Ensure that the clients are receiving proper care.
  • Providing a safe physical/emotional environment
  • Providing supervision
  • Assist in developing and carrying out goals
  • Excellent at conflict management
  • Provide transportation as necessary
  • Adhere to site policies, routines, and procedure and to maintain certifications and trainings.
  • Attend weekly meetings, in-service trainings, and orientation programs

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or Bachelor’s Degree
  • Driver’s license

Salary: $14/hour – $14.50/hour

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • High School / equivalency

Required experience:

  • Human Service, Social Service field, Child Welfare: 1 year

CFP is an EOE

Please email your resume and coverletter to: rijobs@c4p.org

Clinician/Tx Coordinator

Job Summary:

We are seeking a full-time (40 hours) clinician to oversee the treatment planning and case management needs for adolescents in a community based residential program.

Clinical Duties:

  • Ensuring implementation of family centered practice
  • Development and implementation of Individual treatment plans
  • Facilitates case conferences and discharge conferences for clients
  • Oversight of coordinating psychiatric, psychological, medical and dental services
  • Overseeing timely notification of referral dispositions
  • Assisting in the training and professional development of program staff
  • Providing clinical support to program staff

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Dependability and reliability
  • Ensure that the clients are receiving proper care.
  • Providing a safe physical/emotional environment
  • Providing supervision
  • Assist in developing and carrying out goals
  • Excellent at conflict management
  • Provide transportation as necessary
  • Adhere to site policies, routines, and procedure and to maintain certifications and trainings.
  • Attend weekly meetings, in-service trainings, and orientation programs

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in related fields
  • Transportation required

Salary: $40-42K

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Master’s

Required experience:

  • Human Service, Social Service field, Child Welfare: 1 year

CFP is an EOE

Please email your resume and coverletter to: rijobs@c4p.org

Per Diem Mental Health Professional (LICSW or LMHC)

Job Summary:

CFP’s Counseling & Wellness program is seeking licensed clinicians (LICSW or LMHC) to facilitate group therapy, provide assessments and individual psychotherapy to diverse populations.

Positions are available in our outpatient office setting treating children, adolescents and adults. Evening hour appointments availability is necessary. We provide office space and administrative and billing support.

Qualifications:

  • License in the state of Rhode Island- LICSW, LMHC, LMFT
  • Need to be credentialed with health care providers

Salary: Per Diem

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Masters Degree in Social Work or related field.

Required experience:

  • Human Service, Social Service field, Child Welfare: 1 year

CFP is an EOE

Please email your resume and coverletter to :rijobs@communities-for-people.org

Clinician- Enhanced Family Support Services

Job Summary:

Intensive home-based support and preservation program seeks dedicated Masters level professional to support families in distress. Provide broad range of therapeutic interventions and supports to parents, caretakers, and youth. Evening as well as some weekend required.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Dependability and reliability
  • Ensure that the clients are receiving proper care.
  • Providing a safe physical/emotional environment
  • Providing supervision
  • Assist in developing and carrying out goals
  • Excellent at conflict management
  • Provide transportation as necessary
  • Adhere to site policies, routines, and procedure and to maintain certifications and trainings.
  • Attend weekly meetings, in-service trainings, and orientation programs

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in related field
  • Driver’s license/transportation required

Salary: $40-42K

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Master’s Degree must be in a Human Service related field

Required experience:

  • Human Service, Social Service field, Child Welfare: 1 year

CFP is an EOE

Please email your resume and coverletter to: rijobs@communities-for-people.org

Case Manager - Residential

Communities for People Inc – Providence, RI

Company Overview:

Communities for People (CFP) is a non-profit agency serving youth and families through community-based programs and services. You will be instrumental in helping youth and families achieve permanency, independence and integration into the community. You will gain professional experience and exposure to the child welfare system. EOE

Benefits:

  • Salary range low to mid 30k’s. Salary based on experience
  • Medical/Dental benefits
  • Time off Accruals
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure individual records are maintained to licensing and accreditation standards.
  • Development and oversight of treatment planning,
  • Ensuring implementation of family centered practice
  • Advocacy role for the families
  • Maintain collateral contacts
  • Facilitates case conferences and discharge conferences for clients
  • Oversight of coordinating psychiatric, psychological, medical and dental appointments,
  • Actively participating in staff meeting and group supervision
  • Providing support to program staff
  • Crisis management
  • Provide on-call support.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s of Social Work or related field
  • At least 1 year child welfare experience preferred
  • Must have valid driver’s license and transportation.
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Adheres to timelines
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Excellent writing skills

CFP is an EOE

Please email your resume and coverletter to: rijobs@c4p.org

Case Worker - Homebased

Communities for People Inc – Providence, RI

Company Overview:

Communities for People (CFP) is a non-profit agency serving youth and families through community-based programs and services. You will be instrumental in helping youth and families achieve permanency, independence and integration into the community. You will gain professional experience and exposure to the child welfare system. EOE

Benefits:

  • Salary range low to mid 30k’s. Salary based on experience
  • Medical/Dental benefits
  • Time off Accruals
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide intensive community-based services to youth and their families
  • Ensure individual records are maintained to licensing and accreditation standards
  • Monitor and track client’s day to day activities
  • Development and oversight of treatment planning,
  • Ensuring implementation of family centered practice
  • Advocacy role for the families
  • Maintain collateral contacts
  • Facilitates case conferences and discharge conferences for clients
  • Actively participating in staff meeting and group supervision
  • Providing support to program staff
  • Crisis management
  • Provide on-call support.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s of Social Work or related field
  • At least 1 year child welfare experience preferred
  • Must have valid driver’s license and transportation.
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Adheres to timelines
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Excellent writing skills

CFP is an EOE

Please email your resume and coverletter to: rijobs@c4p.org

Clinician - Homebased

Company Overview:

Communities for People (CFP) is a non-profit agency serving youth and families through community-based programs and services. You will be instrumental in helping youth and families achieve permanency, independence and integration into the community. You will gain professional experience and exposure to the child welfare system. EOE

Benefits:

  • Salary $40-42K per year. Salary based on experience and licensure
  • Medical/Dental benefits
  • Time off Accruals
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing in-home therapeutic support services to parents, caretakers, and youth involved with DCYF, ie. weekly family meetings, assessments
  • Oversee the treatment planning and assist with the case management of clients
  • Ensuring implementation of family centered practice
  • Advocacy role for the families working with community partners
  • Development and implementation of Individual Service plans
  • Facilitates case conferences and discharge conferences for clients
  • Oversight of coordinating psychiatric and psychological appointments
  • Overseeing timely notification of referral dispositions
  • Actively participating in staff meeting and group supervision
  • Providing clinical support to program staff
  • Maintaining client documentation and file
  • Crisis management
  • Providing on-call support.

Clinician/ Treatment Coordinator Qualifications:

  • Master of Social Work or related field
  • At least 1 year of Treatment Coordinator/Clinician experience
  • Must have valid driver’s license and transportation.
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills

CFP is an EOE

Please email your resume and coverletter to: rijobs@c4p.org

Clinician/ Treatment Coordinator - Residential

Communities for People Inc – Providence, RI

Company Overview:

Communities for People (CFP) is a non-profit agency serving youth and families through community-based programs and services. You will be instrumental in helping youth and families achieve permanency, independence and integration into the community. You will gain professional experience and exposure to the child welfare system. EOE

Benefits:

  • Salary range $40-42K per year. Salary based on experience and licensure
  • Medical/Dental benefits
  • Time off Accruals
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the treatment planning and assist with the case management needs for a community based residential program serving adolescents in DCYF care.
  • Ensuring implementation of family centered practice
  • Development and implementation of Individual Service plans
  • Facilitates case conferences and discharge conferences for clients
  • Oversight of coordinating psychiatric, psychological, medical and dental services
  • Overseeing timely notification of referral dispositions
  • Assisting in the training and professional development of program staff
  • Actively participating in staff meeting and group supervision
  • Providing clinical support to program staff
  • Maintaining client documentation and file
  • Crisis management
  • Providing on-call support.

Clinician/ Treatment Coordinator Qualifications:

  • Master of Social Work or related field
  • At least 1 year of Treatment Coordinator/Clinician experience
  • Must have valid driver’s license and transportation.
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills

CFP is an EOE

Please email your resume and coverletter to: rijobs@c4p.org

Communities for People, Inc., and its affiliated agencies are equal opportunity employers. Persons of color, women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

Foster Parents We are always accepting applications for Foster Parenting.
There is always a child or adolescent waiting for dedicated foster parents. If you can provide a safe and loving home you can be the difference in the life of a child or adolescent in need. You don’t have to own a home, be married, or even have previous experience fostering children. CFP will provide you with specialized training and ongoing support. You will be working as part of a treatment team and providing the nurturing of a parent. We provide you with and a strong support network of experienced foster care workers and fellow foster parents and you will also be compensated. EOE

To learn more:

In MA call Diana Fortin or Crismely Guzman at (617) 628-0451 x530 or email:
recruitMA@communities-for-people.org

In RI call Wendy Fenner-Aubin at (401) 273-7103 or email:
recruitRI@communities-for-people.org

 

Internships
To learn more possible internship opportunities and their availability please contact Sarah Sadooghi at (617) 801-4614.

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