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 Program Director

Job Summary

Oversee the overall operations of a GH1:4 Site, including but not limited to upholding the agency’s philosophy of care,  supervision of staff, ensuring needs of youth in program are met and following licensing guidelines for residential programs 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To provide a safe and nurturing home-like environment.
  • To supervise and carry out the treatment and educational plans designed for each client.
  • To participate in recreational activities with the clients.
  • To review the daily routine with house staff and motivate the staff to perform in the best interests of the clients.
  • To assign the appropriate level of responsibilities and/or tasks to each client and Direct Care Counselor.
  • To observe and evaluate each client in terms of their compliance with the rules of the program.
  • To develop and monitor activities that meet the educational, recreational, physical and emotional needs of each client.
  • To prepare regular reports of each client’s progress.
  • To keep close contact with the client’s families and monitor all family contact.
  • To attend treatment planning conferences.
  • To schedule and follow through on medical and dental appointments.
  • To provide site leadership and encourage teamwork.
  • To provide consistent weekly supervision to all house staff. 
  • To evaluate Direct Care Counselor performance and implement, when necessary, corrective action plans.
  • To attend staff meetings weekly.
  • To provide orientation and on site training for staff members.
  • To assist in the hiring process for Direct Care Counselors.
  • To provide emotional support and guidance to the house staff.
  • To create and submit weekly staff schedules to the appropriate administrative staff.
  • To represent the program to visitors and outside agencies.
  • To maintain & monitor agency standards for the physical site and to ensure that staff are familiar with the standards.
  • To act as an advocate for the clients and the staff of the house.
  • Maintain appropriate boundaries with residents and their families at all times
  • To provide weekly written records to the program office including logs, incident reports, menus, budget materials, home visit records, staff time sheets.
  • To manage and monitor site expenses
  • Complete the CPI Nonviolent Crisis Intervention training and maintain CPI certification.
  • Complete the Medication Administration Program(MAP) Training and maintain MAP certification.
  • Follow all CFP policies and procedures.
  • Attend and come prepared for weekly supervision with Program Director
  • Participate in the Teen Community Living Program On-call Service
  • Complete other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Qualifications: 

Good writing and documentation skills as well as organizational ability. Ability to manage budgets.  Must be culturally competent and able to relate professionally to a wide range of clients and staff. 

Must complete Medication Administration Program (MAP) certification within 3 months of hire date

Experience: 

Prefer BS/BA in human services or related field and one year prior experience working with either children, youth or residential care OR High School Graduate with two years residential experience working with children and adolescents.

 

Accountant

Company Overview:

Communities for People (CFP) in a non-profit agency serving youth and families through community-based programs and services. At CFP you will join a team of dedicated staff, work in an enjoyable work environment and receive great benefits. EOE

Staff Account Responsibilities:

General Ledger/Accounting for CFP as well as small not for profit agencies that CFP provides management services to:

  • Enter general ledger entries
  • Analyze general ledger accounts and financial reports
  • Assists with adaptation of monthly financial reports
  • Reconcile GL accounts as assigned
  • Reconcile bank statements
  • Maintain accounts receivable, including billing/cash entries and collections
  • Assist with entering budgets into Great Plains
  • Assist with payable journal entries
  • Bank deposits after following check protocols
  • Maintain cash flow spreadsheet
  • Assist in entering and maintaining payroll reports
  • Manage PayPal, Stripe and other 3rd party donation websites

Other:

  • Attend meetings at the request of the CFO
  • Provide backup to other fiscal staff as needed
  • Covers phones and mail
  • Other duties as assigned

Staff Accountant Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting preferred
  • Microsoft Excel and QuickBooks experience required
  • Great Plains Dynamics experience a HUGE plus

Staff Accountant Benefits:

  • Training and professional development
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Generous time off benefits
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement

 

Residential Direct Care Counselor

Job Description

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. You will gain professional experience and exposure to the child welfare system. We are looking for 2nd and 3rd shift (overnight) Direct Care Counselors for our Somerville, Brighton, Newton and Boston locations. EOE

Residential Direct Care Counselor Duties and 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 procedures
  • Maintain certifications and trainings
  • Attend weekly meetings, in-service trainings and orientation programs

Residential Direct Care Counselor Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalency
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Own reliable transportation
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a HUGE plus
  • Depending on the program, must complete MAP (Medication Administration Program) certification within 3 months of hire date

Residential Direct Care Counselor Benefits:

  • 10 Paid holidays
  • Time off benefits
  • Weekly pay checks
  • Trainings and professional development
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

 

Service Coordinator

Service Coordinator for 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. You will be responsible for coordinating with youth and families and developing appropriate treatment plans for them. This is a full time 40 hour role split between the Hyde Park and Chelsea offices.

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

Service Coordinator Responsibilities:

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

Service Coordinator Qualifications:

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

Service Coordinator Benefits:

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

 

Bilingual Foster Care Case Worker

Job Description

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

Communities for People (CFP) in 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. At CFP you will join a team of dedicated staff, work in an enjoyable work environment and receive great benefits. EOE

Bilingual Foster Care Case Worker Responsibilities:

  • Be dependable and reliable
  • Work well with a culturally diverse population
  • Help to recruit potential foster families
  • Develop treatment plans based on 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 education, legal and child welfare systems
  • Ensure that clients are receiving proper care
  • Participate in on-call rotation

Bilingual Foster Care Case Worker Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Ability to attain some level of social work licensure
  • Driver’s license and vehicle required
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred

Bilingual Foster Care Caser Worker Benefits:

  • Training and professional development
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Generous time off benefits
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

RHODE ISLAND (PROVIDENCE, RI)

Case Worker - EFSS

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. Our Enhanced Family Support Services (EFSS) team is looking for a Case Worker. EOE

Case Worker 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.


Case Worker Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s of Social Work or related field
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • 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


Bilingual Case Worker Benefits:

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

 

BIlingual Family Service Care Coordinator - FCCP

Job Description

Company Overview:

Communities for People (CFP) serves youth and families through preventative community services (FCCP), community-based residential programs, managed care networks, adoption, foster care, outpatient services and management information systems. CFP strives to achieve permanency, independence and integration with the community for the youth and families we serve. CFP focuses on strengths to foster self, family and community empowerment. EOE

Bilingual Family Service Care Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Creating a child abuse and neglect prevention network in the cities of Central Falls, East Providence and Pawtucket
  • Engage families referred to the FCCP program using the WRAP model principles and philosophy
  • Attend all required WRAP and agency trainings and maintains WRAP certification
  • Completes all required assessments and documentation in designated timeframes
  • Maintains program documentation and family records in accordance with agency and state guidelines
  • Completes data collection as required by CFP and DCYF
  • Provide comprehensive case management as identified in the family plans and meetings
  • Accommodate the cultural, behavioral, medical and any other diverse needs of the families at family team/home meetings
  • Identifies and maintains a working knowledge of available community resources to meet the individual needs of each family and ensures the connection of families to culturally relevant community resources and supports
  • Works with FCCP team to identify funding or other support for all service needs of the families
  • Attend all required meetings
  • Provide on-call support

Bilingual Family Service Care Coordinator Qualifications:

  • BS/BA in human service or related field
  • Bilingual Cape Verdean/Portuguese Creole and/or Portuguese required
  • Minimum 3 years working with families
  • Must have valid driver’s license and transportation
  • Excellent writing, computer and organizational skills

Bilingual Family Service Care Coordinator Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental benefits
  • Generous PTO
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement

 

2nd Shift Residential Counselor

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. You will gain professional experience and exposure to the child welfare system. We are looking for 2nd shift Residential Direct Care Counselor for our Independent Living Program located in Providence. The hours are 4 PM to 12 AM. The schedule is Tuesday through Saturday. 

EOE

Check out our website for more details!
www.Communities-For-People.org

Residential Direct Care Counselor Duties and 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 procedures
  • Maintain certifications and trainings
  • Attend weekly meetings, in-service trainings and orientation programs


Residential Direct Care Counselor Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalency
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Own reliable transportation
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a HUGE plus


Residential Direct Care Counselor Benefits:

  • 10 Paid holidays
  • Time off benefits
  • Weekly pay checks
  • Trainings and professional development
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement

 

Residential Direct Care Counselor

Job Description

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. You will gain professional experience and exposure to the child welfare system. We are looking for 2nd and 3rd shift (overnight) Direct Care Counselors for our Providence locations. EOE

Residential Direct Care Counselor Duties and 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 procedures
  • Maintain certifications and trainings
  • Attend weekly meetings, in-service trainings and orientation programs

Residential Direct Care Counselor Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalency
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Own reliable transportation
  • Bilingual (Spanish) a HUGE plus

Residential Direct Care Counselor Benefits:

  • 10 Paid holidays
  • Time off benefits
  • Weekly pay checks
  • Trainings and professional development
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

 

FCT Practitioner

Job Description

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. We are currently searching for a FCT (Family Centered Treatment) Specialist. EOE

Family Centered Treatment Specialist Responsibilities:

  • Effective joining with the family and initiation of services including provision of services with families defined as resistant or oppositional to services
  • Provide 24/7 on-call support for all assigned families
  • Provision of family and/or individual sessions per the requirements of the assigned treatment model
  • Provision of the services with a variance of days/hours designed to respond to the client/family needs/schedule
  • Caseloads of (4-6) with a minimum of at least 2 multi hour sessions weekly
  • Timely attendance at all team meetings
  • Provide transportation to scheduled appointments, as needed
  • Promptly submit all required reports and documentation

Family Centered Treatment Specialist Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Human Services or related field
  • 1 year prior experience with families or residential programs
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle required
  • Strong report writing
  • Ability to interact with a wide range of individuals
  • Must be culturally competent
  • Knowledge of state’s human service network
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Family Centered Treatment Specialist Benefits:

  • Medical and dental insurance coverage
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Time off accruals
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Training and professional development

Job Type: Full-time

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:

RI:
Katricia Padula
Phone: 401-481-5430
Email: FosterHopeRI@c4p.org

MA:
Jordan Alaniz
Phone: 617-708-4510
Email: FosterHopeMA@c4p.org

 

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

 

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