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

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

 

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

 

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:

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

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

Registered Nurse-Boston STARR Programs

JOB SUMMARY:

Oversees the establishment, implementation, and review of medical protocol and staff training for medication administration, as well as being available for consultation for medical issues. Meets the medical needs of the youth in our group homes. Specific nursing responsibilities are as follows:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide hands on care and treatment to youth who are sick and injured
  • Monitoring and observing youth conditions and meeting with youth 1-hour weekly
  • Consult with Program Director to ensure 7-day and 30-day doctor appointment are completed
  • Maintaining records and communication with doctors
  • Offer advice and emotional support to youth and their families
  • Participate in site meetings weekly
  • Oversee medical needs are being met for all program youth
  • Act as a liaison between the program and primary care physicians
  • Participate in treatment planning, as necessary
  • Provide medical consultation for youth and staff as needed
  • Oversee implementation of doctors’ orders
  • Oversee Medication orders and its implementation
  • Provide information about community resources that support youth with medical needs
  • Implementation of verbal orders from physicians
  • Provide education to the youth and their families about medication and or any medical conditions
  • Consult with and educate staff regarding youth with medical conditions (asthma, diabetes, insulin administration, food allergies, Epi pen, allergies etc…)
  • Consult and Coordinate with outside healthcare providers
  • Maintain all documentation in accordance with agency and licensing requirements

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: Up to $32.00 per hour

Residential Clinician

JOB SUMMARY:

Oversee the treatment planning and case management needs for a residential program serving adolescents.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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

Residential Clinician Qualifications:

  • Master’s in social work or mental health
  • At least 1 year of Clinical experience
  • Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • MAP certification preferred
  • Bi-Lingual Preferred ( Spanish, Haitian Creole, or Portuguese Creole)

Residential Clinician Benefits :

  • Competitive Salary based on experience and licensure
  • Trainings and Professional Development
  • 11 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: $46,000.00 – $50,000.00 per year

RHODE ISLAND (PROVIDENCE, RI)

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

 

2nd Shift Residential 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 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 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

 

Home Based Family Therapist

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

 

Foster Care Social Worker

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

Benefits:

  • Paid training and professional development
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous time off benefits
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Schedule flexibility
  • Mileage reimbursement

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

 

Job Type: Full-time

 

Foster Care Recruiter

Foster Care Recruiter Responsibilities:

  • Develop, coordinate and engage in an active recruitment campaign for prospective foster parents for Families for Children (FFC)
  • Build community awareness of FFC 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.

Benefits:

  • 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

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $36,000.00 – $39,000.00 per year

Clinician- Foster Care

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 40-43k. Salary based on experience and licensure
  • Medical/Dental benefits
  • Time off Accruals/paid holidays
  • $2000 Sign on and Retention Bonus
    • $500 Bonus at 90 days for Qualified candidates after successful completion of the introductory period.
    • $500 at 180 days and an additional $1000 bonus at the year mark.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $43,000.00 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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