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

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:

  1. Be dependable and reliable
  2. Work well with a culturally diverse population
  3. Help to recruit potential foster families
  4. Develop treatment plans based on individual client needs
  5. Clinically prepare children and families for placement
  6. Assist children and families during children’s transitions into homes
  7. Provide ongoing support services throughout placement
  8. Provide transportation as needed
  9. Attend weekly meetings, in-service trainings and orientation programs
  10. Provide advocacy for children and families within the education, legal and child welfare systems
  11. Ensure that clients are receiving proper care
  12. 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

 

Per Diem Clinician – Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counseling

Job Description

Company Overview:
Boston Alcohol and Substance Abuse Programs, better known as Boston ASAP, is an outpatient alcohol and drug treatment and a mental health clinic. We are licensed by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to provide substance abuse and gambling classes/counseling and mental health counseling services. EOE

Summary:
Boston ASAP Mental Health Clinic is seeking a bi-lingual (Spanish speaking) licensed clinician (LADC1, LICSW, LMHC) to provide assistance with a DUI (Driving Under the Influence) class once a week. An ideal candidate has the required experience with substance use, addiction, mental health and the court system. Boston ASAP provides outpatient services in the heart of downtown Boston.

Clinician Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Social Work or related field,
  • Licensed in the state of MA with LADC1 preferred or with any of the following LICSW, LMHC,
  • Master of Social Work or related field
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish speaking)
  • Experience with DUI (Driving Under the Influence) classes preferred
  • Experience with substance abuse and/or addiction counseling

 

Residential Clinician

Job Description

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

 

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

 

TAP Program Director

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 to achieve permanency, independence and integration in the community. CFP will provide you with professional experience, great benefits and working environment. EOE

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
  • 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)

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

Foster Care Clinician

Job Description

Social Work Clinician – Foster Care – $2000 Sign on and Retention Bonus
Communities For People, Inc. – Providence, RI

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.

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

Social Work Clinician Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the treatment planning needs for children placed in a foster/adoptive home
  • Individual/family counseling weekly in families home
  • Clinical work with birth families/adoptive families
  • Responsible for clinical assessments as appropriate
  • Ensuring implementation of family centered practice
  • Development and implementation of Individual treatment plans
  • Facilitates case conferences and discharge conferences for clients
  • Oversight of coordinating psychiatric, psychological, medical and dental services
  • Maintaining all collateral contacts
  • Ensuring documentation and client files are maintained in accordance with licensing and accreditation standards
  • Overseeing timely notification of referral dispositions
  • Assisting in the training program of staff and families
  • Actively participating in staff meeting and group supervision
  • Providing clinical support to program staff
  • Crisis management
  • Participation in the on-call rotation.

Social Work Clinician Qualifications:

  • Must have a Master of Social Work degree or related field
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • 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 . Salary based on experience and licensure
  • Medical/Dental benefits
  • Time off Accruals/paid holidays

Job type: Full Time

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

 

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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