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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

Family Resource Worker

Communities for People (CFP) is a non-profit agency serving youth and families through community-based programs and services. We are currently searching for a bilingual (Spanish) Family Resource Worker for our Intensive Foster Care (IFC) team. EOE

Family Resource Worker Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the clinical preparation of all prospective IFC families
  • Coordinate and provide MAPP training and related educational opportunities to foster parents
  • Coordinate and conduct monthly home visits with families, providing support and guidance as needed ensuring that monthly visits are scheduled and documented
  • Coordinate IFC disclosure meetings and case conferences when necessary
  • Work in collaboration with program staff to produce recruitment bulletins, newsletters, and other outreach materials
  • Coordinate and provide supervision to foster parents
  • Assist in ensuring program compliance with all DCF and Department of Early Education and Care regulations
  • Participate in other projects or services as needed to ensure that all program needs are met

 

Family Resource Worker Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s of Social Work or a related degree OR LCSW (Licensed Certified Social Worker) preferred
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must have a current driver’s license and a car to use for this position

 

Family Resource Worker Benefits:

  • Salary range $35 – $38,500k per year
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Generous time off benefits
  • Weekly pay checks
  • Training and professional development
  • Medical and dental benefits
  • Tuition reimbursement

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $35,000.00 to $38,500.00 /year

 

Program Director

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 pleasant working environment. EOE

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.

Program Director 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 assign the appropriate level of responsibilities and/or tasks to each client and Direct Care Counselor
  • To develop and monitor activities that meet the educational, recreational, physical and emotional needs of each client.
  • To attend treatment planning conferences
  • To provide site leadership and encourage teamwork
  • To evaluate Direct Care Counselor performance and implement, when necessary, corrective action plans
  • To attend weekly staff meetings
  • To provide emotional support and guidance to the house staff
  • To represent the program to visitors and outside agencies
  • To act as advocate for the clients and the staff of the house
  • Maintain appropriate boundaries with residents and their families at all times
  • To manage and monitor site expenses
  • Complete the CPI Nonviolent Crisis Intervention training and maintain CPI certification
  • Completed Medication Administration Program (MAP) Training and maintain MAP certification
  • Follow all CFP policies and procedures
  • Participate in the Teen Community Living Program On-Call Service

 

Program Director Qualifications:

  • Prefer BA/BS in human services or related field
  • Minimum of one year experience working with either children or youth in residential care
  • Minimum of one year supervisory experience
  • Good writing and documentation skills as well as organizational ability
  • Ability to manage budgets
  • Must be culturally competent and able to professionally relate to a wide range of clients and staff
  • Must complete Medication Administration Program (MAP) certification within 3 months of hire date

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $40,000.00 /year

 

Registered Nurse- Part-time STARR program

Registered Nurse- Part-time STARR program

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. EOE

Job Summary- Part-time position – 15 hours a week- $32-34 an hour

Oversee the establishment, implementation and review of medical protocol and staff training for medication administration, as well as being available for consultation for medical issues. Meet the medical needs of the youth in the program.

Registered Nurse (RN) Essential Duties:

  • Provide care and treatment to youth who are sick or injured
  • Meet with each youth 1 hour weekly for monitoring and observing client condition
  • Consult with Program Director to ensure 7 day and 30 day doctor’s appointments
  • Maintain client medical records
  • Primary contact with all physicians and implement all doctor’s orders
  • Oversee medication orders and implementation
  • Offer medical advice to youth and families
  • Participate in weekly site meeting
  • Provide Medical consultation for youth and communicate to staff
  • Provide education to the youth and their families about medication or medical treatment
  • Provide ongoing education to staff regarding youth’s medication and medical treatment
  • Consult and coordinate with outside healthcare providers
  • Maintain documentation in accordance with agency and licensing standards

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $32.00 to $34.00 /hour

 

Residential Clinician

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 pleasant working environment. EOE

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

 

Clinician/ Treatment Coordinator Qualifications:

  • Master’s in social work or related field
  • At least 1 year of Clinical experience
  • Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle\
  • MAP certification preferred

 

Clinician/ Treatment Coordinator 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

Salary: $46,000.00 to $50,000.00 /year

 

Residential Direct 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 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

Salary: $15-$15.50 /hour

RHODE ISLAND (PROVIDENCE, RI)

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

 

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

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

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

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

Residential Direct Care Counselors

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

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

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $15-$15.50 /hour

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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