Careers

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

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

RHODE ISLAND (PROVIDENCE, RI)

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 equivalency
  • Driver’s license
  • Must complete Medication Administration Program (MAP) certification within 3 months of hire date

Salary: $11.75/hour – $12.75/hour

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor’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

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:

  • High School graduate or equivalency
  • Driver’s license
  • Must complete Medication Administration Program (MAP) certification within 3 months of hire date

Salary: $36-40K

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor’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.

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 equivalency
  • Driver’s license
  • Must complete Medication Administration Program (MAP) certification within 3 months of hire date
  • License in the state of Rhode Island- LICSW, LMHC, LMFT
  • Need to be credentialed with health care providers

Salary:

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:

  • High School graduate or equivalency
  • Driver’s license
  • Must complete Medication Administration Program (MAP) certification within 3 months of hire date

Salary: $38K

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

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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Impact

“The CFP staff showed me trust, safety and normalcy. Words can't express what they have done for me.”

Chrystal

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Chrystal

“The CFP staff showed me trust, safety and normalcy. Words can't express what they have done for me.”
"We were honored to have the three CFP staff members who worked so hard on our behalf with us in the courtroom on the day our adoption was finalized.”

Piper and Laurel

2017-03-03T23:13:38+00:00

Piper and Laurel

"We were honored to have the three CFP staff members who worked so hard on our behalf with us in the courtroom on the day our adoption was finalized.”
"Living at a CFP residence was the first time I saw unconditional love outside of my family."

Chrystal

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Chrystal

"Living at a CFP residence was the first time I saw unconditional love outside of my family."

Denise E. Lopez

"I have devoted my professional life to serving at-risk adolescents. Since 1993 I have been part of CFP's Residential Programs assisting hundreds of youth reach their goals. We strive to empower our youth to better themselves and become productive members of their communities."

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