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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

Residential Direct Care Counselor

Job Summary:

To assist youth with day to day life skills and challenges. Serve as a positive role model.

You must be able to:

  • Be dependable and reliable
  • Ensure the clients are receiving proper care.
  • Provide a safe physical/emotional environment
  • Provide 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

Salary: Range $12.74/hour- $13.25/hour

Job Type: Full-time

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate or equivalency with one year experience in Human Service/Social Service field/Child Welfare or a bachelor’s degree
  • Driver’s license
  • Must complete Medication Administration Program (MAP) certification within 3 months of hire date

CFP is and EOE

Please email your resume and coverletter to: maprogs@c4p.org

 

Case Manager-Residential

Communities for People Inc – Somerville

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

Benefits:

  • Salary range mid 30k’s. Salary based on experience
  • Medical/Dental benefits
  • Time off Accruals
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Advocacy role for the clients and families
  • Manage the collection, maintenance and review of service deliver measure
  • Assist in the implementation of the treatment planning,
  • Works with community resources, services, courts, state agencies and schools to coordinate care
  • Assist in permanency planning
  • Maintain collateral and family contacts as needed
  • Participate in  case conferences for assigned clients
  • Assist Client Referral, Intake and Discharge process
  • Ensuring implementation of family centered practice
  • Providing support to program staff
  • Providing transportation as needed
  • Assist with coordinating psychiatric, psychological, medical and dental appointments,
  • Actively participating in staff meeting and group supervision
  • Providing support to program staff
  • Crisis management
  • Participate in on-call rotation.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s of Social Work or related field
  • 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
Clinician – STARR Program

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 coordinating and developing appropriate treatment plans for youth and families referred to our Emergency Shelter STARR program (Stabilization, Assessment. Rapid Re-integration).

STARR Clinician Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate entire intake process for clients
  • Develop and regularly monitor individual treatment plans for each client including required assessments and treatment reviews
  • Provide clinical input to team regarding client’s treatment
  • Provide crisis intervention and conduct meetings with clients in crisis
  • Attend all treatment meetings and crisis meetings for clients
  • Conduct regular case and discharge conferences on all clients
  • Coordinate all dental, medical, psychiatric. psychological, and therapy services for clients as needed
  • Provide vocational guidance and arrange home visits and family contacts for clients
  • Ensure files are up to date and progress reports are written and forwarded to appropriate stakeholders as well as kept up to licensing/accreditation standards
  • Review and submit progress notes to referring agency monthly
  • Work with other community resources, services, courts, state agencies and schools, and act as liaison to state agencies licensing staff
  • Attend all weekly meetings, in-service trainings, and orientation programs
  • Be on-call to staff and provide emergency staffing when necessary


STARR Clinician Requirements:

  • Master’s in Social Work or related field
  • One or more to the following licenses required: LCSW, LICSW or LMHC
  • Knowledge of community resources and service planning
  • Excellent writing skills and time management
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle
  • 1-3 years clinical experience in non-profit environment; preferably experience working directly with youth and families


STARR Clinician Benefits:

  • 10 paid holidays
  • Medical and Dental insurance
  • Training and professional development
  • Generous time off benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Job Type: Full-time

Foster Care Case Worker – Bilingual (Spanish)

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

Company Overview:

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

RHODE ISLAND (PROVIDENCE, RI)

Family Support Care Coordinator- Family Community Care Partner (FCCP)

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

Benefits:

  • Salary range $35k-$40k
  • Medical/Dental benefits
  • Generous Time off Accruals
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement

Family Support 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.

Family Care Coordinator Qualifications:

  • BS/BA in human service or related field
  • Minimum 3 years working with families
  • Must have valid driver’s license and transportation.
  • Excellent writing, computer and organizational skills
  • Bi-lingual Spanish preferred

Please send resume and cover letter to: jvalcourt@communities-for-people.org

Direct Care Counselors

Job Summary:

To assist youth with day to day life skills and challenges. Serve as a positive role model.

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:

  • High School graduate or Bachelor’s Degree
  • Driver’s license

Salary: $14/hour – $14.50/hour

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • High School / equivalency

Required experience:

  • Human Service, Social Service field, Child Welfare: 1 year

CFP is an EOE

Please email your resume and coverletter to: rijobs@c4p.org

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

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

Clinician/ Treatment Coordinator - Residential

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

Benefits:

  • Salary range $40-42K per year. Salary based on experience and licensure
  • Medical/Dental benefits
  • Time off Accruals
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the treatment planning and assist with the case management needs for a community based residential program serving adolescents in DCYF care.
  • 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 and professional development of program staff
  • Actively participating in staff meeting and group supervision
  • Providing clinical support to program staff
  • Maintaining client documentation and file
  • Crisis management
  • Providing on-call support.

Clinician/ Treatment Coordinator Qualifications:

  • Master of Social Work or related field
  • At least 1 year of Treatment Coordinator/Clinician experience
  • Must have valid driver’s license and transportation.
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills

CFP is an EOE

Please email your resume and coverletter to: rijobs@c4p.org

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

Benefits:

  • Salary range low to mid 30k’s. Salary based on experience
  • Medical/Dental benefits
  • Time off Accruals
  • 10 paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement

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
  • 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

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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