Current Job Openings
- Senior Intensive Care Coordinator
- Executive Director
- Social Service Intake Specialist
- Social Worker
- Children's Corps
- Program Coordinator II (Planning Council Support) HIV/AIDS Services
- Case Manager
- Disaster Case Management Advocate
- Social Worker
- Site Coordinator
There are currently no December 2012 job listings available. Please check back here soon.
Senior Intensive Care Coordinator
Hiring Company: Children's Services of Roxbury
Location: Roxbury, MA
Senior Intensive Care Coordinator
Reports To: Director of Intensive Care Coordination
Summary: Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) is a service that facilitates care planning and coordination of services for Mass Health youth, with serious emotional disturbances, under the age of 21, and enrolled in Mass Health Standard or CommonHealth who meet the medical necessity criteria. Care planning is driven by the needs of the youth and developed through a Wraparound planning process consistent with Systems of Care philosophy.
Ensures that all ICC staff complete all required trainings, including CANS and CANS certification. Training is completed upon initial employment and annuallyEnsure that all ICCs provide intensive care coordination to youth/families. This service includes but is not limited to the following: facilitates the development of Care Plan Teams; conducts CANS and risk assessments; convenes CPT meetings; coordinates and communicates with the members of the CPT to ensure the implementation of the ICP; works directly with the youth and family to implement elements of the ICP; coordinates the delivery of available services; monitors and reviews progress toward ICP goals and updates the ICP in concert with CPT.
Ensures that the ICCs conduct all necessary assessments in a timely manner and that they are reviewed and approved as required by the mandate.
Ensure that ICCs maintain paper and electronic records in an orderly and timely manner.
Conduct weekly supervision for ICCs and ensure all supervisory notes are maintained and readily available for review by MCEs during site visits.
Meet weekly for supervision with Director of ICC and ensure all cases are discussed and that supervisory meetings are documented according to guidelines.
Ensure Medical case consultations occur as needed
Ensure ICCs work closely with Family Partners and that the Senior Family Partner is kept abreast of active cases
Ensure that ICCs follow-through with on-call policies and procedures
Work with Director to ensure that necessary trainings are conducted upon employment and annually
Ensure all fidelity monitoring activities required by EOHHS, payers and CSR are being conducted
Ensure that all services are provided in a professional manner, ensuring privacy and safety
Must be certified in the Massachusetts CBHI CANS
Must have a valid driver's license without restrictions and have reliable transportation
Must be a master's level (or above) independent clinician with at least 3 years experience in providing outpatient Behavioral health services to youth and families. Experience managing a home-based or Wraparound program models is preferred.
Must have supervisory experience and experience working collaboratively with state agencies, consumer advocacy groups and/or Behavioral health outpatient facilities
Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate for the age of the youth. Must have excellent written and communication skills. Must successfully complete all state required training programs.
The Senior Intensive Care Coordinator must be skilled at providing education and planning regarding treatment access and service needs, parenting skills, conflict resolution, mediation, risk management/safety planning and intervention and family advocacy and support.
Knowledge of referral coordination to community and private/public resources.
Must be available during business hours (M-F, 8am — 8pm) and ensure that there is adequate coverage after hours and on weekends.
Provide culturally competent services to ensure that there is a recognition of economic status, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, language and the unique values and goals for each youth and family.
Willingness and ability to seek consultation and additional services when necessary to overcome barriers impacting the delivery of care
Salary Information: Commensurate with experience
Hiring Company: Gould Farm
Location: Monterey, Massachusetts
Gould Farm, a century-old not-for-profit residential treatment program promoting recovery for adults with serious mental illness, is situated on 650 acres in the Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts. It is a working farm where recovery from mental illness is promoted through work, community living, and clinical support. Transitional services are provided through our programs in the Boston area.
The Executive Director will be responsible for providing overall direction, support, and management of Gould Farm. This position is responsible for strengthening and sustaining a unique program that exists within an organized and purposeful community. Noted aspects of Gould Farm include non-hierarchical working relationships, common shared space, meals and activities, and community values based on staff living on site with their families.
The successful candidate must:
• Be excited to be part of Gould Farm's mission to help individuals living with mental illness in their journey toward recovery.
• Have experience managing a non-profit, with a strong emphasis on budgetary and fiscal oversight.
• Be capable of leading through delegation and cooperation in a non-hierarchical organization with highly dedicated staff. Must be willing to participate in the community life of the Farm.
• Have experience in the field of mental health services and treatments and be able to represent Gould Farm to the greater mental health community.
• Demonstrate proven success in leading development and fundraising campaigns.
• Possess a blend of strong personal warmth in relationships with others as a good listener and good learner. Be capable of working with board, staff, stakeholders, and the wider community.
• Have the education, experience, and breadth for the role, achieved through studies and experience in a related field, such as education, divinity, or social work.
Email resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: email@example.com or mail to: Human Resources, Gould Farm, P.O. Box 157, Monterey, MA 01245-0157. Or visit http://www.gouldfarm.org for on-line application and additional information.
Salary Information: We offer a competitive compensation package. It includes housing, utilities, food, comprehensive medical, life, 401K, vacation, sick and holiday pay.
Social Service Intake Specialist
Hiring Company: Two Ten Footwear Foundation
Location: 1466 Main Street, Waltham, MA
Manager: Director of Social Services & Scholarships
The SSIS will be the point person to coordinate client referrals in the Social Service Program and will foster a connection between clients and Two Ten. The Specialist will be able to assess clients' needs and identify the level of services that Two Ten can provide to them. The SSIS will receive hands-on training and supervision from licensed Master's level Social Workers and report directly to the Clinical Supervisor.
Skills and Experience required
q Bachelor's degree in Social Work or Psychology required
q Prior intake and assessment experience required
q Working knowledge of family assistance resources, legislation and entitlement programs
q Exceptional written and oral communication skills
q Exceptionally detail oriented
q Works well within a team environment
q Detail-oriented, organized and able to prioritize workload
q Works well under pressure
q Displays good judgment
q High quality customer service approach
q Responsive and timely with client assessments and follow-up
q Good natured and a sense of humor
q Manage intake line and return calls
q Complete intake and determine eligibility in a timely manner (24-48 hours)
q Formulate assessment of client need(s) and make recommendations for type and level of service (i.e. Relief Funding, Information and Referral and/or Counseling)
q Research and develop Information and Referrals based on individual need using the resources of Two Ten and local, state and federal programs
q Identify cases that require immediate financial assistance and present case with award recommendation(s) to supervisor
q Provide updates to Information and Referral section of the website
q Collaborate with Program staff, collateral contacts and creditors on behalf of clients
q Work with Social Service Program team to assess impact of services on clients and make program adjustments as needed
Salary Information: 30,000-35,000
Hiring Company: HR Boston
Location: Medford, MA
HR Boston is currently conducting a search for a full time Social Worker on behalf of our client, a unique private, mental health organization in Medford MA. This is an outstanding opportunity for a team oriented, skilled clinician to join a dynamic, dedicated and energetic team! The team provides Integrated Dual Disorders Treatment (IDDT) based on a modified Assertive Community Treatment team model. They provide evidence-based treatments including outreach, vocational rehab, CBT, and family therapies to individuals who experience mental illness and substance use disorders. This organization sets the standard of outstanding care for its clientele, which consists primarily of high functioning young adults earnestly striving to manage school, work, and their associated demands while living with dual diagnosis.
This may be the right position for you if.....
You would like to have the opportunity to build relationships and truly make an impact with clients and families.
You have the energy level to accommodate a busy schedule, with your activities different each day. (Schedule is consistent however. Generally 8-4:30 with rotating on call responsibilities).
You are just as happy connecting with a client over lunch, a run, a visit to MFA or a walk in the public garden as in the confines of a small gray office.
You are committed to your own professional development and growth, and stay current with emerging research and publications.
As one of the clients put it to the team manager, "you can deal with the complexities and challenges of today, while never losing hope for tomorrow."
This is a full time role with competitive salary and excellent benefits package. Applications will be held in strictest confidence. There is no fee to you. Interviews to be held immediately.
Requirements: Masters degree, professionally licensed (LCSW, LICSW, LMHC, etc.) and experience with this population. Must be willing to participate in the rotating On-Call schedule with the other members of our team. The ideal candidate would have strong substance abuse treatment knowledge skills, along with a background in social work or mental health counseling, Assertive Community Treatment (ACT/PACT model) and treatment for co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders . Vocational Counseling and Rehabilitation Counseling a plus. Flexibility, camaraderie, enthusiasm & a positive attitude crucial.
Must have valid drivers lic. & reliable transportation. Those candidates offered positions after successfuly completing interviews will need to complete and pass: a pre-employment drug test, CORI check and a Motor Vehicle Records check.
Salary Information: mid 40's- mid 50's
Hiring Company: Volunteers of America of Massachusetts
Location: Quincy, MA
Volunteers of America is a national, locally based, faith-based nonprofit organization with over a hundred years of service dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential. You can learn more about us and our work on the internet at: www.voamass.org
Our Current Open, Paid Position:
We currently have a full time Clinician position available at our Rebound Program. Rebound is our DPH funded program serving adolescent males struggling with substance abuse and moderate mental health issues. In this position with Volunteers of America, Massachusetts, you will be part of a treatment team at Rebound, providing important individual and group counseling. The position entails individual counseling, some case management, and teaching recovery and relapse-prevention groups as part of a treatment team. You will develop and provide specialized treatment plans and training that is designed to closely meet the needs of each of the residents.
The ideal candidate will have master's degree in one of the following from an accredited college or university: clinical psychology, education, counseling, psychology, rehabilitative counseling or social work. A minimum of two years experience in substance abuse counseling and residential treatment with adolescent males. Candidates with experience employing DBT are preferred but not required.
We offer excellent benefits, Blue Cross health and dental, company paid short and long term disability and life insurance, paid vacation, sick time, paid holidays, and a 403B plan.
If you are interested in this great opportunity, send a cover letter and your resume to: Volunteers of America, Rebound Clinician, 441 Centre St., Jamaica Plain, MA 02130; or fax to 617.522.4533; or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
You may also come into our main office at the address above and complete and application
Hiring Company: Fostering Change for Children
Location: New York City
Children's Corps is now seeking applicants for 2013! Join us and other growing professionals like you for a job and to become part of the Children's Corps network!
Children's Corps, the signature program of Fostering Change for Children, is a fresh new approach to strengthen the child welfare system. We are a community of professionals working to ensure that all children have safe, nurturing and stable homes.
Inspired by the Teach for America model, Children's Corps looks for individuals who are dedicated to helping vulnerable children and families touched by the child welfare system. Once selected into Children's Corps, members will enter our five-week summer training, after which they are hired as caseworkers and/or sociotherapists in New York City‘s foster care and/or preventive agencies. Members are required to commit two years to their agency and to the work with children and families.
During these two years Children's Corps provides:
• An immediate job in New York City with full salary and benefits
• Five weeks of intensive, real-life training before starting the job
• Access to a dedicated mentor
• On-going training and coaching for members
• A very close and supportive network of professionals, peers, and alumni
• A supportive place to accomplish your personal and professional goals.
*Members must complete the 5-week summer training program (in July) before being placed in our partner child welfare agencies.
The Children's Corps approach strives to:
• Prepare its members to enter this field and meet the needs of children and families
• Fully support it's members and their peers as they undertake this rewarding and challenging work
• Foster a community of leaders committed to advocating for and leading efforts to make fundamental changes to the child welfare system
Children's Corps is seeking motivated individuals from all personal and professional backgrounds (not just social work). Applicants must:
• Have at least a Bachelor's degree by June 2013
• Be a US citizen or permanent resident
*Bachelors & Masters in Social Work are highly encouraged to apply!
The ideal Children's Corps candidate is:
• Passionate about working to make a difference in the lives of children and families.
• Confident and resilient
• Very organized, able to set priorities and multi-task
• Willing to make a 2-year commitment to working in child welfare
Applications will be available on December 14, 2012.
Please go to http://fosteringchangeforchildren.org/index.php/CC/apply and follow application directions. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications must be emailed with a resume in order to be considered. Early admission deadline is January 4th, 2013. Final deadline is Feb 1st, 2013.
Upon selection for an interview, candidates will be required to submit 2 letters of recommendation and unofficial or official transcript.
With questions, contact:
Liv Anna Homstead
Salary Information: Full salary and benefits. $31,900-39,000 with full benefits; $40,000-44,000 with BSW/MSW or related masters degree
Program Coordinator II (Planning Council Support) HIV/AIDS Services
Hiring Company: Boston Public Health Commission
Location: Boston, MA
DUTIES: In addition to all duties in Program Coordinator I, Program Coordinator II will perform these duties:
· As part of Planning Council Support (PCS): provides planning and support services to the Boston EMA Ryan White HIV Services Planning Council, including: research, dissemination of information, leadership, and skill building. Ideal candidate has an in-depth understanding of the service system for and demographics of HIV-affected communities, and the ability to establish rapport and develop strong working relationships with all Council members.
· Facilitates meetings: serves as staff to the Planning Council and its committees, meets with Council leadership to develop agendas and timelines, helps ensure that leadership goals and HRSA requirements are met, provides the Council with guidance and innovative e approaches, coordinates educational presentations, prepares materials for committee meetings, and provides any necessary administrative assistance (e.g. notetaking in meetings).
· Develops implements and manages projects and/or initiatives for Planning Council Support, serving as a team leader.
· Coordinates reports: collects and synthesizes data and information for Council, assists with funding stream analysis and needs assessment report, and participates heavily in the drafting of proposals and other reports for both HRSA and the Council.
· Conducts outreach and public relations: ensures that all Council members are aware of relevant events and workshops, participates in council recruitment, participates in member nominating process and in the mentoring program to guide Council members, and maintains Council web page.
· Provides training: coordinates and conducts skill-building trainings for Council members relating to HIV/AIDS, community planning, leadership, development and healthcare policy, investigates and recommends new projects and workshops; provides technical training to members in Laptop Program, and coordinates member orientation.
· Evaluates projects or initiatives to determine effectiveness and to recommend changes/improvements.
· Assists in coordinating all Council-related activities; develops and distributes communications, brochures and educational materials. Performs other duties as required.This job description is based on the Program Coordinator Series. May be required to perform any and all duties and responsibilities of a Coordinator II, as set forth in the BPHC Coordinator Series.
Master's degree in Public Health, Health Policy Administration, or a related discipline, such as sociology, organizational psychology, public health nursing, or health communications required; OR BA/BS and 2 years of equivalent experience in public health program coordination, management and/or community organizing; OR 5 years of equivalent experience in public health program coordination, management and/or community organizing may be substituted for undergraduate degree.
Demonstrated experience coordinating and implementing complex projects in the area of position.
Ability to write clear, concise reports, and to follow and to give written and oral instructions in a precise, understandable manner.
Ability to understand, explain, apply the laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures of unit activities.
Ability to establish rapport with others and to maintain harmonious working relationships with others.
Advanced knowledge & experience with MSOffice, MSWord/Excel, with the ability to analyze and interpret data.
Advanced experience with and knowledge of local community agencies and health care providers.
Exceptional organizational skills with the ability of developing time lines and meeting deadlines.
Demonstrated cultural competence with the diverse ethnic, cultural and socio-economic groups.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively.
Bilingual and/or bicultural applicants encouraged to apply.
Boston residency required (or willingness to relocate.)
Salary Information: $815.65 - $955.67 Weekly
Hiring Company: Family Promise Metrowest
Location: Natick, MA
Hours: 20 hours per week with some evenings & weekends and on-call rotation.
1. Interview prospective emergency shelter guests on the telephone and in person.
2. Orient accepted guests to the day center, program and congregational guidelines.
3. Complete a detailed family assessment and draft a detailed case plan based on the family's self-identified goals and the family assessment.
4. Meet weekly with guests to review their case plan and support their efforts to realize their goals.
5. Maintain detailed case notes on guest's progress. Provide reports to the Director and discuss any concerns or problems identified.
6. Coordinate the procurement of speakers or provide classes on money management, parenting, and life skills. 7. Support families with obtaining education, job skill training, employment and transitional or permanent housing, providing referrals and assisting with the application process as needed.
8. Supervise and schedule van drivers. Coordinate guest transportation needs with the drivers.
9. Coordinate meetings, held at the Day Center, with guests and social service agencies as needed.
10. Supervise Day Center volunteers as needed.
11. Maintain knowledge of community resources and relationships with staff from other social service agencies. Refer families to appropriate services within the community to address specific needs as outlined in the case plan.
12. Attend weekly staff meetings with the Director to inform, collaborate and strategize.
13. Maintain monthly contact with guests who have exited the program for a period of twelve months, providing support, encouragement and referrals to services, as needed.
14. Maintain and promote an atmosphere of dignity and respect in line with the philosophy and policies of Family Promise Metrowest.
15. Maintain and promote the cooperative, harmonious, teamwork environment with staff and program guests. 16. Assist in the training and enforcement of all program rules, policies and procedures. Observe and report all safety violations that have a potential to compromise guests or the program. Complete incident and accident reports and communicate with the Director in a timely manner.
17. Other activities as assigned by Director.
Host/Support Congregation Relationships:
1. Communicate weekly with coordinator of upcoming host and support congregations regarding guest information.
2. Work closely with the Director and the Host/Support Congregation Coordinators and volunteers to address problems that arise in the administering of the program policies and procedures
3. Provide training for FPM volunteers.
Supervision: The Case Manager reports to the Director. The Director is available, in person or via cell phone, on an as needed basis to answer questions or provide additional information.
Bachelor's degree in related field plus minimum of three years of direct case management experience.
Experience assisting people in securing and maintaining employment a plus.
Skill Requirements:Computer/Office Skills
Proficiency required in Internet usage as well as Microsoft Office applications
including Word, Excel, Outlook, ACCESS database. Other typical office skills also required.
Other Skills and Attributes:
Must possess the interpersonal skills to deal professionally and courteously with people from diverse backgrounds and with a broad spectrum of organizational staff, social service agencies and religious institutions.
Must be available for on-call duty and emergencies as necessary.
Must possess planning and organizational skills, demonstrating initiative, as well as ability to work independently.
PO Box 847
Natick, MA 01760
Disaster Case Management Advocate
Hiring Company: Make the Road New York
Location: New York City, NY
We are hiring two Disaster Case Management Advocates, one to be based in our Staten Island office and the other in our Long Island office. Positions may be full time or part time and will depend on the developing need. These positions will be temporary until at least April 1, 2013 and may be extended until the end of 2013. Disaster Case Management Advocates will provide advocacy, information & referrals, crisis intervention & recovery services to Sandy survivors who reside in predominantly Latino immigrant communities in Suffolk County and Staten Island. The Advocate will be housed in the Legal and Support Services Department and will liaise with Make the Road New York's community organizing department.
Work with Make the Road New York organizers and disaster coordinators to do outreach and informational workshops in affected communities; Determine eligibility for government relief programs and develop, implement and monitor resource plans including for individuals who are ineligible for government relief; Assist individuals in enrolling in government and private relief programs and connecting with survivor services; Advocate on community member's behalf with service and benefit providers; Provide ongoing follow up with individuals and families seeking services and support; Provide crisis intervention and emergency services as needed; Maintain up to date electronic and paper case files including complete documentation and status of applied-for benefits & services; Assist in coordination of legal and benefits clinics; Liaise with Make the Road New York's organizing staff to help identify critical unmet needs in the immigrant community.
Start Date: Immediately
Commitment to social justice and community building.
A Bachelor's Degree in Social Services or related field and at least 2 years' case management /paralegal experience OR, a Masters in Social Work or J.D.
The ability to work flexible hours based on community members' needs.
The ability to travel within borough/county and, preferably, through NYC's five boroughs and Suffolk.
A valid NYS Driver's License and use of personal vehicle for reimbursable work travel.
Previous disaster case management experience.
To Apply: Forward a cover letter and resume by email to email@example.com.
In your cover letter, please indicate your ability to work full time or part time and whether you are applying for the Staten Island or the Long Island position. Attach cover letter/resume AND include both in the body of the email. Applications will be accepted until Dec 23, 2012.
Salary Information: Starting salary is based on a scale set by a democratically-elected personnel committee and will depend on factors such as experience and education.
Hiring Company: Plymouth Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center
Location: Plymouth, MA
32 hour licensed social worker position now available. Individual must possess strong interpersonal skills. Will work closely with interdisciplinary team to manage plan of care for residents.
Experience in LTC, with MDS 3.0, and Alzheimer's disease/dementia preferred.
BSW or MSW, with current license
Marisa Baronas, mbaronas@plymouthrhcc
Salary Information: Competitive
Hiring Company: Communities in Schools
Location: Boston, MA
Responsible for overall planning and managing of Communities In Schools operations at the site in the implementation of the Communities In Schools model of integrated student services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Implementation of the Communities In Schools model of integrated student services:
- Work closely with Diplomas Now team members from City Year and Johns Hopkins-Talent Development on prevention and intervention strategies. This process will include attending Early Warning Indicator Meetings to review data with teachers and plan/coordinate intervention strategies.
- Lead the annual needs assessment process. This process will be based on such sources of data as data collected by school districts and schools as part of overall school improvement initiatives, surveys and discussions with staff, parents and students, and evaluation results from the previous year.
- Lead the development and implementation of the site plan. The plan will include measurable objectives, as well as procedures for delivering school-wide services, targeted and sustained services, monitoring and adjusting services, and evaluating and reporting effectiveness.
- Lead and coordinate the delivery of evidence-based services based on best practice and risk factor research. Widely accessible school wide services will be provided to help address identified school-wide needs or to build and reinforce student assets. Targeted and sustained services will be coordinated and provided at the school site for specific students who are identified as having the greatest risk of eventually dropping out of school. This will be a caseload of approximately 10% of the student population. Note: services to students are not clinical in nature.
- Monitoring and adjust services. The Site Coordinator will lead the CIS site team in regularly monitoring and adjusting services as needed to maximize effectiveness and impact.
- Evaluate the effectiveness at achieving school and student individualized goals. The Site Coordinator will lead the CIS site team in implementing a systematic data collection plan to evaluate the effectiveness of services in achieving school-wide goals and addressing the needs of individual students.
- Lead the Site Team in annual reporting. Annual end-of-year reports will be provided to school and affiliate leadership which are instrumental in planning site services for the following year, as well as contributing to affiliate level reports for partners, the state office (if appropriate) and the Communities In Schools national office.
The statements contained herein describe the scope of the responsibility and essential functions of this position, but should not be considered to be an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned including work in other areas to cover absences or relief to equalize peak work periods or otherwise balance the workload. Other duties may be assigned by Executive Director as required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Aside from having experience in working with middle school-age children, effective written and verbal communication skills and familiarity with local health and human service agencies a site coordinator must possess the knowledge, skills and personal attributes needed to support the critical features of positive youth development settings. These core competencies are as follows:
- Understand and apply basic child and adolescent development principles.
- Communicate and develop positive relationships with youth.
- Adapt, facilitate and evaluate age appropriate activities with and for the group.
- Respect and honor cultural and human diversity.
- Involve and empower youth.
- Identify potential risk factors (in a program environment) and take measures to reduce those risks.
- Care for, involve and work with families and community.
- Work as part of a team and shows professionalism.
- Demonstrate the attributes and qualities of a positive role model.
- Interact with and relate to youth in ways that support asset building.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Master's degree or demonstrated relevant equivalent experience in education, social work or related field.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to write and edit reports, correspondence, and presentations
- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, and the general public, orally and in writing
- Meeting facilitation and public speaking skills needed
- Fluent Spanish language skills preferred
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of instructions and deal with abstract and concrete variables.
Please email resume and cover letter as attachments with the subject line "Site Coordinator Application" to Emily York McConarty at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, only applications under consideration will receive communication in reply.
Salary Information: DOE