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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

 

Program Director

Job Summary:

You will be responsible for the overall operations of the program to ensure the highest quality of care and compliance. Oversees and supervises STARR program. 

Program Director Responsibilities:

  • Shares full and timely information on risk issues with supervisor
  • Measures and takes steps to improve performance based indicators of care (satisfaction, training, incidents, outcomes, etc.)
  • Attends all required professional, management, agency and in-service training
  • Documents Supervision, staff meeting, and administrative team meetings
  • Assures program staff are trained as per agency policy
  • Plans and delivers staff training to assure core competencies
  • Oversees staff performance evaluation process
  • Conducts internal investigations as needed, demonstrating commitment to the highest standards of ethical inquiry and quality improvement principles
  • Builds staff morale, rewards staff for effective quality improvement initiatives, quality work, and ideas that enhance the program’s and agency’s mission
  • Delegates work fittingly and within the organizational structure and stays cognizant of staff abilities, work assignments and contract commitments
  • Models respect for program property & the prudent use of agency resources
  • Conducts site inspections to ensure highest quality services and service environment. Ensures compliance with emergency health and safety procedures and drills
  • Handles public relations with diplomacy and prudence
  • Advocates for the whole program: its organization, design and staff
  • Approves all program line item and staffing expenses with oversight by Vice President
  • Maintains accreditation outcomes and quality improvement documentation as required
  • Provide on-call support
  • Duties otherwise assigned

Program Director Requirements:

  • BS/BA (preferred) in human services or related field preferred with a minimum three years prior experience working in child welfare setting with adolescents or residential management
  • High school diploma with two years residential experience working with adolescents
  • MAP certification preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle

Program Director Benefits:

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

 

RHODE ISLAND (PROVIDENCE, RI)

Family Support Care Coordinator Bilingual - Family Community Care Partner (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 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 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 Care Coordinator Benefits:

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

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $35,000.00 to $40,000.00 /year

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

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: $40-44K 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

Clinical Supervisor

Clinical Supervisor Responsibilities:

  • Creating a child abuse and neglect prevention network in the cities of Central Falls, East Providence and Pawtucket
  • Trained in National WRAP principles and ensures the Wraparound process is implemented with all identified families served by the FCCP
  • Reviews referrals, identifies and coordinated WRAP services for FCCP families
  • Provides field and office based coaching of the Wraparound model
  • Carries a part-time case load
  • Assures all Family Support Care Coordinators (FSCC) are trained in the WRAP model and provides ongoing support, supervision and training
  • Participates in all FCCP intakes
  • Monitors all open cases of the FSCC workers
  • Assists in developing appropriate, individualized services and treatment.
  • Signs all appropriate treatment documentation
  • Accompanies workers on home visits as needed
  • Assists families in identifying and engaging natural supports, discusses and make referrals for immediate service needs
  • Oversees and ensure the principles of the WRAP model are implemented
  • Assists in building and continuously improving community-wide network of formal and informal partnerships throughout the region
  • Provide community training as needed
  • Maintain a comprehensive system of gathering data used to inform quality assurance, quality improvement and outcome tracking
  • Complete all programmatic reporting requirement, clinical documentation and timelines, case records in accordance with practice standards as required by agency and state contracts
  • Assists in the selection, orientation and on-going training of staff, interns and consultant personnel
  • Attend all required meetings
  • Provide on-call support.


Clinical Supervisor Qualifications:

  • Master Degree in relevant field
  • Independent License Required
  • At least 5years of Human Service experience/1 years Management experience
  • Must have valid driver’s license and transportation.
  • Excellent writing, computer and organizational skills
  • Bi-lingual Spanish preferred

 

Clinical Supervisor Benefits:

  • Part time or Full time schedule available
  • Salary range $50K-60K
  • Medical/Dental benefits
  • Generous Time off Accruals
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $50,000.00 to $58,000.00 /year

 

FCT Specialist

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

Salary: $40,000.00 to $42,000.00 /year

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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