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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. 11 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 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:

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

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $17.50 – $18.00 per hour

Treatment Coordinator of Services

Bonus. Qualified candidates can earn up to $2000!!!

  • $500 upon completion of 90 Introductory period
  • $500 on 6-month anniversary
  • $1000 on your 1 Year Anniversary.

Service Coordinator for Lead Area Agency

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

Job Summary: Work as part of CFP’s Family Networks team at a Department of Children and Families Area Office (Openings in both the Hyde Park and Harbor offices) to facilitate service delivery to your assigned caseloads. EOE.

Service Coordinator Responsibilities:

  • Case management duties for assigned caseload
  • Coordinating and facilitating meetings for all families receiving home-based services and/or placement 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
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • Time-off benefits
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 per year

LIFE Clinical Director

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. We are looking for a Clinical Director for the LIFE Program. 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 pleasant working environment. EOE

Summary:

Oversee the treatment planning and clinical case management needs for a residential program serving adolescent males involved in the Massachusetts Juvenile Justice system.

 

You must be able to:

  • Provide residents with direct clinical services, including case management, individual treatment, group work or clinically appropriate services
  • Complete all required clinical documentation including clinical assessments, Relapse Prevention Plans, and Individual Treatment Plans
  • Manage referrals for placement at the program and oversee the intake process
  • Determine appropriate transition and discharge plans for all residents
  • Assist LIFE Program staff to develop individualized behavior management plans and support staff to understand and respond to individual youth treatment concerns
  • Facilitate case conferences and discharge planning for all residents
  • Assist with family engagement, permanency planning and life-skills development for all residents.
  • Oversee coordination of community-based  psychiatric, psychological, medical and dental services for all clients
  • Actively participate in the Program Administrative Team, weekly staff meetings and group supervision
  • Participate in agency activities to support the implementation of clinical best practices and improve the clinical skills of agency staff
  • Provide on-call support

Qualifications:

  • Master’s in social work or related field
  • LCSW, LICSW or LMHC
  • At least 3 years of clinical experience
  • Prior familiarity with the Massachusetts child welfare and  juvenile justice systems, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) preferred
  • Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • Ability to participate in CFP MA afterhours on-call support service

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary based on experience and licensure
  • Trainings and Professional Development
  • Paid Holidays
  • 3+ weeks of time off benefits
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Pathway to a long-term career

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000 per year

Residential Clinician

Company Overview:

Communities for People (CFP) is a non-profit agency serving youth and families through community-based programs and services. We are looking for a Clinician for a residential Program. 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 pleasant working environment. EOE

Summary & Sign On Bonus:

Oversee the treatment planning and clinical case management needs for the youth in the program.

$750 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 $750 bonus at the year mark.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary based on experience and licensure
  • Trainings and Professional Development
  • Paid Holidays
  • 3+ weeks of time off benefits
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Pathway to a long-term career

You must be able to:

  • Provide residents with direct clinical services, including case management, individual treatment, group work or clinically appropriate services
  • Complete all required clinical documentation including clinical assessments, Relapse Prevention Plans, and Individual Treatment Plans
  • Manage referrals for placement at the program and oversee the intake process
  • Determine appropriate transition and discharge plans for all residents
  • Assist program staff to develop individualized behavior management plans and support staff to understand and respond to individual youth treatment concerns
  • Facilitate case conferences and discharge planning for all residents
  • Assist with family engagement, permanency planning and life-skills development for all residents.
  • Oversee coordination of community-based psychiatric, psychological, medical and dental services for all clients
  • Actively participate in the Program Administrative Team, weekly staff meetings and group supervision
  • Participate in agency activities to support the implementation of clinical best practices and improve the clinical skills of agency staff
  • Provide on-call support

Qualifications:

  • Master’s in social work or related field
  • At least 3 years of clinical experience
  • Prior familiarity with the Massachusetts child welfare and juvenile justice systems, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) preferred
  • Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • Ability to participate in CFP MA afterhours on-call support service

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000 – $60,000 per year

Program Manager – Emergency Treatment Residence

Job Summary:

To uphold the CFP philosophy and values of care; to assist the Program Director for the daily operation of the site; to assist in the supervision of direct care staff; and to be responsible around the intake/discharge of clients

Program Manager Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To provide a safe and nurturing home-like environment.
  • To assist the Program Director around in the leadership of the program and to encourage teamwork.
  • To provide support and guidance to the program staff.
  • To help provide leadership during the intake- and discharge-process for clients.
  • To help lead the coordination of recreational activities with the clients.
  • To help reinforce daily routine with program staff and motivate the staff to perform in the best interests of the clients.
  • To assign/reinforce the expectations of staff and clients while on-site.
  • To assist as a point of contact for client’s families and monitor client/family contact.
  • To assist Program Direct in the supervision to program direct care staff.
  • To assist in the evaluation of direct care staff performance and reinforce, when necessary, corrective action plans.
  • To attend weekly staff meetings and lead staff meetings in the Program Director’s absence.
  • To provide orientation and on-site training for staff members in the Program Director’s absence.
  • To create and submit weekly staff schedules to the appropriate administrative staff in the Program Director’s absence.
  • To represent the program to visitors and outside agencies in the Program Director’s absence.
  • To maintain and 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.
  • To assist the Program Director in the control of house expenses, primarily groceries, telephone, bills and other regular expenses.
  • To provide emergency on-call to the site.
  • To maintain contact with the schools.
  • Utilize virtual gateway for Incident Reports and CANS Reports.
  • Other duties assigned.

Program Manager Qualifications:

  • BS/BA preferred in human services or related field,
  • one-year prior experience working with either children or youth in a residential care setting
  • one-year experience in a supervisory role. (Education may be substituted for five or more years’ experience with two years of supervision/management experience.
  • MAP certification preferred; if not, must be certified within first three months.
  • Good writing and documentation skills
  • organizational ability,
  • Must be culturally responsive and possess the ability to relate professionally to a wide range of clients and staff.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $38,000.00 – $40,000.00 per year

RHODE ISLAND (PROVIDENCE, RI)

Professional Foster Parents Needed

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Residential Direct Care Counselor $750 Sign On Bonus

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:

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

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $17.50 – $18.00 per hour

Child and Family Specialist $750 Sign On Bonus

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. EOE.

$750 Bonus at 90 days for Qualified candidates after successful completion of the introductory period. Master’s Level
Additional retention bonus on qualification:
$500 at 180 days and an additional $750 bonus at the year mark. (MA level)

Responsibilities:

  • Work Closely and collaboratively with families who have been identified as needing intensive services.
  • Provide on-call crisis support for 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
  • Home Based Family Therapist

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in a related field, Master’s preferred
  • 1 year prior experience with families in a community/residential program
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle required
  • Strong report writing
  • Ability to interact with a wide range of individuals
  • Culturally competency
  • Knowledge of state’s human service network
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

Benefits:

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

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $42,000-47,000.00 per year

Case Manager - EFSS $750 Sign On Bonus

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. EOE.

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
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement

Pay: $32,700.00 – $34,000.00 per year

Clinician Homebased Program $750 Sign On Bonus

Job description

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.
EFSS – EOE

Benefits:

  • $750 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 $750 bonus at the year mark
  • Paid training and professional development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous time off benefits
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Schedule flexibility
  • Mileage reimbursement

Clinician Responsibilities:

  • Providing in-home therapeutic support services to parents, caretakers, and youth involved with DCYF i.e. 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
  • Provide supervision and parenting supports for families in preparation to reunification
  • Overseeing timely notification of referral dispositions
  • Actively participating in staff meeting and group supervision
  • Providing clinical support to program staff
  • Maintaining client documentation and files
  • Crisis management
  • Providing on-call support

Clinician Qualifications:

  • Masters of Social Work or related field
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • At lest 1 year of Treatment Coordinator/Clinician experience
  • Mush have valid driver’s license and own transportation
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $42,000.00 – $47,000.00 per year

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.
EFSS – EOE

Sign on and Retention Bonus:

$750 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.

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

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

Benefits:

  • Salary range based on experience and licensure
  • Clinical Supervision towards licensure is provided
  • Medical / Dental benefits
  • Time off accruals
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50-54K per 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:

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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