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

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

 

Admin Assistant

Job Description

Communities for People (CFP) is a non-profit agency serving youth and families through community-based programs and services. We are currently looking for a full time Administrative Assistant that will split their time in between our corporate office (Boston) and our LIFE Program (Brighton).

Administrative Assistant Responsibilities:

  • Provide overall office assistance for the MA programs and coordinate day- to-day administrative responsibilities
  • Conduct transcription and data entry as needed
  • Input and scan data and documentation into two different systems: JJEMS for our LIFE clients and iFamilynet / Virtual Gateway for DCF funded programs
  • Track training requirements for LIFE staff and other MA program staff as needed
  • Track all documentation requirements and due dates for LIFE client records
  • Process, track and generate service delivery, employee and financial reports as needed
  • Assist the LIFE Program Director in conducting program inventory and ordering of supplies
  • Maintain client census for billing
  • Create and update agency and program forms
  • Assist with scheduling and mange all assigned outlook calendars
  • Assist with event and training planning
  • Manages VOIP phone system
  • Ensure office is clean, safe and organized

Administrative Assistant Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1 year of office / administrative experience
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access
  • Ability to learn the DYS electronic health record system, JJEMS
  • Must be self motivated
  • Must have the ability to multitask
  • Must be able to work independently

Administrative Assistant Benefits:

  • Trainings and Professional Development
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 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

 

Staff 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

 

RHODE ISLAND (PROVIDENCE, RI)

Residential Clinician - Treatment Coordinator

Company Overview:

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

Clinician sign on and retention bonus:

$500 Bonus at 90 days for Qualified candidates after successful completion of the introductory period.
Additional retention bonus on qualification:
$500 at 180 days and an additional $1000 bonus at the year mark.

Residential Clinician / Treatment Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the treatment planning and assist with the case management needs
  • 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 program of staff
  • Actively participating in staff meeting and group supervision
  • Providing clinical support to program staff
  • Crisis management
  • Participating on-call rotation

Residential Clinician / Treatment Coordinator Qualifications:

  • Must have a Master of Social Work degree or related degree
  • At least 1 year of clinical experience preferred
  • Must have valid driver’s license and transportation
  • Excellent writing skills / computer literacy
  • Excellent organization and time management skills

Residential Clinician / Treatment Coordinator Benefits:

  • Salary range mid 40’s – based on experience and licensure
  • Medical / Dental benefits
  • Time off accruals
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement

 

2nd shift Residential Care 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 Counselors

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

 

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

 

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

Outreach Worker - ILP

Job Summary

Outreach Worker-Independent Living Program
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

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
  • Providing regular visits and supervision of youth
  • Attaining housing and working with Landlords
  • Providing life skill instructions
  • Advocacy role for the clients
  • Maintain collateral contacts
  • Facilitates case conferences and discharge conferences for clients
  • 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 required
  • 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
  • Valid Driver’s license and transportation

Benefits :

  • Medical/Dental benefits
  • Time off Accruals
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Weekly Pay

 

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

 

FCC Social Worker

Company Overview:

Communities for People is seeking a dedicated full-time Social Worker to work in our Adoption/Foster Care Program providing family-based supports and services to children and adolescents placed in foster and pre-adoptive homes. 

You will be instrumental in helping youth and families to achieve permanency, independence and integration into the community. At CFP you will join a team of dedicated staff work in an enjoyable environment and receive great benefits.  EOE

Social Worker Duties and Responsibilities:

  • In-home family meeting facilitation
  • Case management with providers
  • Support/on call to families
  • Direct work with youth needing permanent homes
  • Maintain documentation to licensing and accreditation standards
  • Potential home study writing

CFP offers you:

  • Paid training and professional development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous time off benefits
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Schedule flexibility
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Salary-$32,500 to $34K (full-time position)

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field, master’s preferred
  • 1+ years child welfare/foster care program
  • Strong, writing and interpersonal skills
  • Valid driver’s license, satisfactory driving record and reliable transportation
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours (including some evenings and weekends)
  • Bi-lingual Spanish a plus

 

Foster Care Program Director

Foster Care Program Director

Communities for People (CFP) is seeking a dynamic leader to direct our Families for Children therapeutic foster care program.  As Program Director, you will have the opportunity to lead a team of professionals dedicated to improving the lives of children and youth and increasing the opportunities for youth to live in nurturing family settings while awaiting permanency.  You will also contribute your skills and talents while serving on the leadership team.

At CFP you will join a team of dedicated staff, work in an enjoyable environment, continue your career development and receive great benefits. Join our thriving and growing Foster Care Team! 

We offer a completive salary and set of benefits, including health and dental care, generous paid time off, and schedule flexibility.  If you would like to learn more of this opportunity, please apply below. AA/EOE

Program Director Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance, individual and group supervision to program staff.
  • Oversee recruitment, hiring, orientation, ongoing training and oversight of program staff.
  • Ensure that quality treatment standards are maintained for persons served.
  • Ensure that all service documentation is maintained according to all relevant standards and regulations.
  • Oversee recruitment of foster families.  
  • Provides responsive, ongoing support to, and communication with resource parents.
  • Schedule, and co-lead TIPS-MAPP group.
  • Maintain high program census and utilization.
  • Maintain program fiscal responsibilities.

CFP offers you:

  • Paid training and professional development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous time off benefits
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Schedule flexibility
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Competitive Salary-$48-$53k (full-time position)

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in social work or related field
  • 3+ years child welfare/foster care program
  • 1+ year in supervisory position in child welfare
  • Proficient in current technology/social media platforms 
  • Demonstrated organizational and leadership skills
  • Strong public speaking, writing and interpersonal skills
  • Valid driver’s license, satisfactory driving record and reliable transportation

 

Foster Care Recruiter and Homestudy Writer

Foster Care Recruiter and Homestudy Writer

Communities for People (CFP) is seeking a dynamic Foster Care Home Finder/ Recruiter to help us increase the number of safe and loving foster homes for our children and youth. At CFP you will join a team of dedicated staff, work in an enjoyable environment, continue your career development and receive great benefits. Join our thriving and growing Foster Care Team! 

If you’d like to bring your communications and marketing skills to our team to help recruit potential foster parents, we’d love the opportunity to review your application [discuss the position with you].  Our ideal candidate has a strengths-based perspective, sees potential in all persons, is organized and confident in one-on one conversation as well as public speaking with larger community groups.  Strong writing skills and bi-lingual (Spanish) are a plus.

We offer a completive salary and set of benefits, including health and dental care, generous paid time off, and schedule flexibility.  If you would like to learn more of this opportunity, please apply below. AA/EOE

Foster Care Recruiter Responsibilities:

  • Develop, coordinate and engage in an active recruitment campaign for prospective foster parents for Families for Children (FCC)
  • Build community awareness of FCC with local businesses, new media, churches and other community organizations through advertising, information sessions, social media, outreach to current foster parents, community events and speaking engagements.
  • Create and implement yearly recruitment plan utilizing marketing skills to recruit and train foster parents.
  • Receive and process potential foster parent inquiries in a timely manner. 
  • Co-facilitate TIPS-MAPP training sessions with prospective parents.
  • Conduct home studies on new applicants in accordance with TIPS-MAPP Training, utilizing the Structured Analysis Family Evaluation (SAFE) model
  • Assist the foster families with the application process, state safety standards and licensing. 
  • Ensure compliance with all state and regulatory obligations.
  • Be an active member of the administrative team focusing on best practices and overall quality.

CFP offers you:

  • Paid training and professional development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous time off benefits
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Schedule flexibility
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Competitive Salary-$36-$39k (full-time position)

Qualifications:

  • 1-3 year’s experience in foster care recruitment, communications or marketing
  • Proficient in current technology/social media platforms used for recruitment and training
  • Demonstrated presence of public speaking and event organizing.
  • Strong writing and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • SAFE certified Home Study Writer preferred 
  • Bachelor’s Degree 
  • Valid driver’s license, satisfactory driving record and reliable transportation

 

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) 267-1031 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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