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September 2014

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GLBT Intern/Researcher

Hiring Company: Human Rights Commission/ City of Cambridge
Location: Cambridge, MA

Job Description


Undertake an assessment of programs for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender (GLBT) tenants/clients in senior housing and healthcare facilities in Cambridge. Under the direction of the City Manager, the Cambridge Human Rights Commission, and the Cambridge GLBT Commission, the individual will develop and administer a survey and conduct interviews to assess policies and practices with respect to the treatment of GLBT tenants, clients and employees in public and private senior housing and health care facilities. The work will involve independent research, meeting with various organizations, data collection and analysis, report writing and recommendations. Required tasks will include (but are not limited to):

Creating a detailed project plan and schedule
Developing a survey or other data collection tool
Identifying various facilities and or agencies for assessment
Introducing project and setting up meetings with the organizations
Conducting meetings with administrators and other staff to determine policies and practices - as well as meeting with some residents, clients and employees, if possible
Reporting on progress to the GLBT Commission, City Manager and other relevant staff
Preparing a report that describes findings and makes recommendations for actions (if any) to take, e.g. policy improvements, training, etc.

POSTING DATE: September 8, 2014
CLOSING DATE: October 8, 2014

Temporary (October - December 2014) part time, approximately 12 hours/week

Requirements/Qualifications


The ideal candidate should be extremely motivated, be a self-starter, work independently, and set work plans and priorities. Experience with elder populations is highly preferable. Ideal candidates should be familiar with GLBT issues both in Cambridge and in general, and have excellent written and oral communication skills. MS or current work towards an advanced degree in related field strongly preferred.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Ability to travel throughout the City of Cambridge. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Standard office environment. Fluorescent lighting, carpeted floors and air conditioning. Moderate noise level.
 

 


Contact Information


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Internal applicants submit a job bidding form and 2 copies of both your resume and letter of interest; external applicants submit both your resume and letter of interest by 5pm on the closing date via email to: employment@cambridgema.gov or to Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge MA 02139. Fax 617-349-4312.

THE CITY OF CAMBRIDGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER. WOMEN, MINORITIES, VETERANS, AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ARE STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ESPECIALLY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Salary Information: RATE: $14.71 per hour


Counselor & Advocate- LGBTQ Violence Recovery Program

Hiring Company: Fenway Health
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description


Counselor & Advocate — Violence Recovery Program [Job ID #615]

The Violence Recovery Program (VRP) is a grant-funded program that is part of the Behavioral Health department at Fenway Health, a federally-qualified health center with a mission to enhance the wellbeing of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and all people in our neighborhoods and beyond through access to the highest quality health care, education, research and advocacy. The VRP provides counseling, support groups, advocacy and referral services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) clients who have experienced recent anti-LGBTQ hate violence, partner abuse/domestic violence, sexual assault and police misconduct. The VRP also offers training and in-services to community groups and professionals about LGBTQ violence issues.

The Counselor and Advocate's primary role is providing counseling and advocacy to LGBTQ survivors of recent violence. The Counselor/Advocate also participates in VRP outreach efforts and facilitates trainings and in-services for professionals and community groups. The main job responsibilities are:

* Individual counseling: Conduct intake and assessment with new clients, including screening for partner abuse; provide trauma-focused individual counseling, which includes safety-planning, stabilization of symptoms and psychoeducation regarding the impact of trauma and dynamics of power and control; conduct mental health evaluations as needed for legal purposes.
Group counseling: Recruit and screen applicants and facilitate trauma-informed support and psychoeducational groups for LGBTQ survivors of trauma; create and revise curricula for new and on-going groups.

* Advocacy: Assist clients to navigate legal and criminal justice systems, which includes connecting clients to legal services for civil and criminal cases and for immigrant clients who are seeking asylum due to anti-LGBTQ persecution; accompany clients to court and/or law enforcement, as appropriate; connect clients to services and resources to meet their medical, behavioral health and basic needs; coordinate client care with providers within and outside of the health center.

* Outreach, training and in-services: Facilitate in-services and trainings to students, professionals and community groups within and outside of the health center on topics related to LGBTQ violence; participate in outreach efforts and collaborations within and outside of the health center, focused on improving responses to and services for LGBTQ survivors.

Additional VRP responsibilities include participating in regular department and program meetings; preparing reports and statistics; and maintaining documentation of services delivered.

Requirements/Qualifications


Requirements:
* Master's degree in social Work, counseling, or psychology
* Counseling/therapy experience
* Experience working within and/or on behalf of LGBTQ persons/communities
* Demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to addressing issues of domestic violence/partner abuse and other violence recovery issues
* Knowledge of the legal and criminal justice systems and experience with advocacy preferred
* Public speaking skills strongly preferred
* Experience with and commitment to working with people from a range of diverse backgrounds, cultures, identities and lived experiences
* Experience working with an ethnically, culturally and racially diverse staff preferred
* Ability to work harmoniously with diverse groups of individuals
* LGBTQ-identified persons, people of color and Bilingual (Spanish/English) applicants are encouraged to apply.

Contact Information

Email resume and cover letter to: employment@fenwayhealth.org
Note: Applications or resumes submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

When applying for this position, please reference the job title and job ID #615

Salary Information: Depends upon experience


Clinician- Master's Level

Hiring Company: North Suffolk Mental Health Association
Location: Chelsea, MA

Job Description


Mobilizing Communities, Building Careers. North Suffolk has a common vision for improving the communities we serve. A career here is a commitment to opportunity, with a focus on a future of progress and change. Join our dedicated employees to help shape the future of the community we care so deeply for.

The Moving Beyond Depression clinician provides community-based home visiting psychotherapy to women with mood disorders, serious mental health conditions and complex clinical presentations. Interventions are based on the practice of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Treatment requires psychosocial knowledge and clinical ability sufficient to provide services to women enrolled in home visiting or home-based programs (e.g. limited resources, high rate of trauma/abuse/neglect, high rate of comorbid psychiatric disorders and other social and emotional risk factors)

Requirements/Qualifications


Master's degree in Social Work (MSW) . Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (preferred). Bilingual (Spanish) ability required.

Contact Information

Send resume and cover letter to:

 North Suffolk Mental Health Association
Attn: HR / Recruiter
301 Broadway, Chelsea, MA 02150
Phone: 617-488-5712
Fax: 617-912-7971
Email: gethired@northsuffolk.org
Affirmative Action Employer - EEO/AA


Salary Information: TBD


Clinical Coordinator

Hiring Company: North Suffolk Mental Health Association
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description


Mobilizing Communities, Building Careers. North Suffolk has a common vision for improving the communities we serve. A career here is a commitment to opportunity, with a focus on a future of progress and change. Join our dedicated employees to help shape the future of the community we care so deeply for.

This staff member at the intensive group living environment at the Lindemann Center is responsible for the day-to-day functioning of the clinical/ behavioral services and the quality of such services, as assigned under the supervision of the CBFS Clinical Manager. This person plays a major role in the ongoing overall training of the direct service and management staff in the development and implementation of rehabilitative techniques and in the development of risk management and behavior plans. Responsible for guiding the staff in the use of best practice strategies such as motivational interviewing and ensuring a focus on person centered treatment.

Requirements/Qualifications


Masters degree in related field required, as well as LPHA required; Ph.D. level psychologist preferred with appropriate licensure; experience with the development of behavior and risk management plans for people with severe and persistent mental illness.

Contact Information

Send resume and cover letter to:

North Suffolk Mental Health Association
Attn: HR / Recruiter
301 Broadway, Chelsea, MA 02150
Phone: 617-488-5712
Fax: 617-912-7971
Email: gethired@northsuffolk.org


Salary Information: TBD


In Home Therapy Clinician

Hiring Company: North Suffolk Mental Health Association
Location: Chelsea, MA

Job Description


Mobilizing Communities, Building Careers. North Suffolk has a common vision for improving the communities we serve. A career here is a commitment to opportunity, with a focus on a future of progress and change. Join our dedicated employees to help shape the future of the community we care so deeply for.

Reports to the Director of Child & Family Services through the Director of Community Service Agency. The In-home Therapy Clinician provides medically necessary care in a structured, consistent, strength-based therapeutic relationship with a youth and his/her family. Interventions are designed to enhance and improve the family's capacity to improve the youth's functioning in the home and community and may prevent the need for the youth's admission to an inpatient hospital, psychiatric residential treatment facility or other treatment setting. The In-home Therapy Clinician may provide services as part of a team, pairing with a paraprofessional.

Requirements/Qualifications


Master's Degree in relevant mental health field required. Relevant professional licensure preferred (LICSW/LMHC). Experience in providing home and community based intervention services preferred. CANS Certified. Bilingual (English/Spanish) ability highly preferred. Valid MA driver's license and access to a vehicle required.

Contact Information

Send resume and cover letter to:

 

North Suffolk Mental Health Association
Attn: HR / Recruiter
301 Broadway, Chelsea, MA 02150
Phone: 617-488-5712
Fax: 617-912-7971
Email: gethired@northsuffolk.org
Affirmative Action Employer - EEO/AA

Salary Information: TBD


Full Time Social Worker LICSW

Hiring Company: Dana Farber Cancer Institute
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description


Job ID: 25476
Date Posted: 09/22/2014
Location: Shields Warren
Job Family: Social Work
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
FLSA Status: Exempt
About Dana-Farber

Located in Boston, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

Overview

The mission of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is to provide expert, compassionate care to children and adults with cancer while advancing the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, cure, and prevention of cancer and related diseases.

Our Core Values are:

Impact - Above all else, we make a difference by relieving the burden of disease now and for the future through our research, clinical care, education, outreach and advocacy.

Excellence - We pursue excellence relentlessly and with integrity in all that we do, adhering always to the highest standards of conduct.

Compassion and respect - For those in our care and for one another.

Discovery - We foster the spirit of inquiry, promoting collaboration and innovation across traditional boundaries while celebrating individual creativity.

Job Description

Exciting and challenging opportunity as a dedicated ambulatory social worker providing clinical social work to patients and their families at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center.

Excellent opportunity for a social worker with prior medical background including oncology experience. Position calls for psychosocial assessment and intervention, crisis intervention, consultation, and ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team.

Opportunity for individual, family and group work. Candidate must be able to thrive in a fast paced, complex, academic medical environment where the social worker is a key, valued member of the multi-disciplinary medical team.

This is an opportunity to contribute to social work practice in an oncology service that combines compassionate care with a commitment to be on the forefront of developing new and more effective cancer treatments.

If interested in this opportunity, please submit a resume and a cover letter detailing your experience, qualifications and skills for this position.

Requirements/Qualifications


Job Requirements

Master's Degree in Social Work from accredited program, Massachusetts license, previous experience in hospital or medical setting, bilingual English/Spanish preferred; cultural sensitivity and age-specific competency required.

Crisis intervention; treatment skills; strong clinical assessments/judgment, including interdisciplinary teaming skills; excellent communication, oral and written; strong organizational skills; ability to set priorities; tolerance for ambiguity; analytical skills; computer proficiency.


Schedule

Monday - Friday; 40 hours/week

Contact Information


How to Apply

Please apply directly online at http://www.dana-farber.org/Careers/Careers-at-Dana-Farber.aspx. Click Search Job Openings and use the Job ID number to quickly locate the appropriate job listing. Once you have located the desired job, click on the checkbox in the 'Select' column, and then click the 'Apply Now' button, located at the bottom of the screen.

DFCI Employees please apply directly through PeopleSoft Self Service. Sign on to PeopleSoft and navigate to Main Menu > DFCI Careers.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

Apply Here: http://www.Click2Apply.net/mmth4s6

Salary Information: TBD


Clinician

Hiring Company: BAMSI
Location: Whitman, MA

Job Description


BAMSI, a large Massachusetts not-for- profit health and human services organization is looking for license eligible masters level clinicians with at least 1 year post masters experience to work in our outpatient mental health clinic in Whitman, Massachusetts. Clinicians will provide services to people of all ages who are experiencing personal difficulties in their lives due to psychiatric and/or emotional symptoms arising from current or past stressors, life crises, problems in school, developmental issues, mental illness, adjustment disorders or substance abuse.
We offer:

-Flexible Scheduling
-Excellent clinical supervision
-Training on topics of professional interest
-The ability for you to earn continuing education credits through BAMSI sponsored clinical conferences.
-403b retirement plan
- Supportive team of multi-disciplinary professionals
- Continued agency growth
- Free in house trainings
- Employee recognition events
- Promotional opportunities

Requirements/Qualifications


Master's degree with 1 year post-masters experience. License is preferred

Contact Information

Please apply on our website or send resume to Rebeccasousa@bamsi.org
http://autohire.careershop.com/bamsi/JobSearch/JobCenterViewCndt.asp?JobAd_Id=956815

Salary Information: $29-35/hour


Placement Speciality- Senior/Adult Care

Hiring Company: Care.com
Location: Waltham, MA

Job Description


Care.com is the largest and fastest-growing technology platform for online care services, helping families, businesses, and corporate employees find high-quality care for their kids, pets, parents, and homes. We're seeking innovative, entrepreneurial, and genuinely nice people to join our collaborative team. If that describes you, we want to hear from you! A career at Care.com offers countless ways to grow and have a real effect on a young, exciting company.

Overview:

Looking for a great opportunity to work in a fast paced dynamic company with a highly collaborative team that is growing? We are seeking a professional with experience or strong interest in the senior care field to handle a wide range of requests for adult backup care. Providing both consultative and tactical support, The Placement Specialist will work with our credentialed home care provider network to fulfill requests for care.

The PS will possess excellent organizational skills and an ability to work calmly in a rapidly changing and exciting environment. While juggling multiple tasks, the PS must be able to communicate professionally and effectively to caregiving employees as well as to our network of home care agencies. The PS will demonstrate a compassionate nuanced understanding of the challenges faced by family caregivers and work efficiently to implement the best plan of care possible.

Requirements/Qualifications


Specific Duties/Responsibilities

Provide consultation to corporate client employees on adult and senior care issues
Handle requests for adult backup care and insure cases are filled with caregiver from a network non-medical home care agency on a timely basis
Conduct appropriate follow ups with clients to insure care needs were met by non-medical home care agencies
Manage and maintain relationships with non-medical home care agencies in Care.com's credentialed network
Credential and vet adult backup care agencies to insure they meet Care.com's network standards
Work closely with Provider Specialists to maintain credentialed network
Provide feedback on customer satisfaction to network agencies as needed
Assume responsibility for all aspects of contracting with new partner agencies, including completion of applications, issuing letters of agreement, and insuring all required documents are up-to-date
Establish and implement process for annual review of network agencies, updating required information, as needed
Handle all invoices from home care providers and insure accuracy prior to payment
Research network agencies and gather necessary data for prospective corporate clients
Proactively seek out non-medical home care agencies for network in underserved areas
Conduct customer service surveys with employees using adult backup care service
Work on other projects as assigned, which may include writing online group discussion topics and other writing assignments
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of trends including; adult care, aging in place resources, caregiver support services, senior housing and long term care industry developments


Required Skills

Three plus years assisting seniors and/or their families access appropriate senior care services
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills — especially via phone and email, but also in person
Excellent writing skills
Naturally compassionate and able to connect with others effectively
Ability to work calmly under pressure and problem solve complex situations
Strong organizational skills — able to work very efficiently and to manage a high volume of activities with very thorough follow-up
Self-motivated, energetic, tenacious, and persistent — with a strong track record of career success and a proven ability to thrive in an environment with high performance expectations and limited oversight
Technologically savvy, comfortable using computers
Bachelor Degree (BSW preferred)
Full time Waltham location



Education/Other Pre-requisites:

Bachelor Degree (BSW preferred)
Hospital discharge planning experience is relevant
Full time Waltham location



Care.com (NYSE: CRCM) is the world's largest online destination for finding and managing family care. With over 10 million members in 16 countries, we enable families to connect with caregivers in a reliable and easy way, while also helping care providers find meaningful work. Care.com allows families to make safer, more informed hiring decisions, make easy, online payments to caregivers, and subscribe to Care.com HomePay to manage household payroll and tax matters. Plus, through our Workplace Solutions group, Care.com serves hundreds of thousands of families whose employers provide access to our web service, backup care, and senior care planning—all as a corporate benefit.



Care.com supports diverse families and communities and seeks employees who are just as diverse. As an equal opportunity employer, Care.com recognizes the power of a diverse workforce and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds.
Job Location
Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular

Contact Information



Please apply online - https://care-openhire.silkroad.com/epostings/index.cfm?fuseaction=app.jobinfo&jobid=384&company_id=16796&version=1&source=ONLINE&jobOwner=992285&aid=1

Salary Information: $50,000


Case Manager: Home Study and Post Release Services Case Specialist

Hiring Company: International Institue of New England
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description


POSITION: Case Manager: Home Study and Post Release Services Case Specialist

SALARY: Commensurate with experience. Full benefits package.

STATUS: Exempt, Full Time

The International Institute of New England (IINE) a nongovernmental, not-for-profit, New England-based organization dedicated to addressing the needs and rights of refugees and immigrants, is seeking a Case Specialist for its Boston, Massachusetts office. The Case Specialist will work on an IINE-affiliated national Immigrant Children's Case Management Program to provide Home Study (HS) and Post Release Services (PRS) for Unaccompanied Alien Children (UAC).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Assessment of potential placements for UAC, including background interviews and home study
• Providing culturally and linguistically appropriate post placement services and comprehensive case management for UAC;
• Conducting calls, interviews, and home visits with UAC;
• Developing individual case plans with particular attention to culture, language, and special circumstances;
• Maintaining case files;
• Providing information, education, referrals, outreach, advocacy, and support to ensure that each child receives the services they require;
• Assessing the safety and appropriateness of the placement on an ongoing basis using child welfare principles and social work best practices;
• Building a network of local pro bono legal resources/services and care providers to establish services for UAC, facilitating access/removing barriers to those services, and track individual progress via an online database;
• Submitting written reports as required;
• Coordinating/maintaining communication with key stakeholders; and
• Participating in regular training and communication sessions with both on-site and case work supervisor and contract's affiliate programming staff headquartered in Washington, D.C.

Requirements/Qualifications


REQUIREMENTS:

• Bachelor's degree (BA or BSW);
• Master's degree (MA or MSW) preferred;
• A minimum of two years' experience in case management, preferably working with, serving, and advocating on behalf of immigrant and refugee children;
• Experience in child welfare, child placements, and family preservation;
• Prior experience with social service provision;
• Must possess an extensive knowledge of immigrant community local resources;
• Excellent organizational, verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills;
• Ability to prioritize duties in a fast-paced environment;
• Must have a valid driver's license, insurance, a clean driving record, and personal transportation. Position requires frequent local and long distance travel;
• Must be able to travel with limited notice;
• Fluency in Spanish required (a language proficiency exam is required); proficiency in additional languages a plus;
• Candidate must have dedication to the human rights of refugees, immigrants, asylum seekers and displaced people.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

• Use of manual dexterity, tactile, visual, and audio acuity.
• Use of repetitive motion, prolonged periods of sitting, and sustained visual and mental applications and demands.
• Occasional lifting (up to 25 pounds), bending, pulling, and carrying.

Contact Information


JOB SITE LOCATION:
One Milk Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02109

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Please submit via email a resume that includes salary history with a cover letter describing your interest and qualifications to Human Resources (HR@iine.us) with your name and the position in the subject line. Qualified applicants will be contacted for an employment interview. References will be required at time of interview.

No telephone calls please.
Position will remain open until filled.


International Institute of New England is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary Information: Commensurate with experience. Full benefits package.


Recovery Support Specialist

Hiring Company: North Suffolk Mental Health Association
Location: Chelsea, MA

Job Description


The Recovery Support Specialist is a member of the Recovery Support Team of the CBFS Program. The Recovery Support Specialist reports to the Recovery Team Leader. The Recovery Support Specialist is responsible for ensuring the coordination of rehabilitative services for CBFS people and integration/coordination of all rehabilitative services for their caseload. This paraprofessional position provides direct services to people under CBFS to include housing, support, transportation, promote self-determination and decision making, didactic teaching, advocacy, service coordination, outreach and assistance with community integration with a person centered treatment approach. Responsible for developing confidential rehabilitation files for all persons assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications


High School Diploma/GED equivalent required. Bachelors Degree highly preferred. At least two years experience with population who has severe and persistent mental illness in lieu of degree required. Must have a Driver's license. Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire (NSMHA provides these trainings).

Contact Information

All those who are interested please contact: sswitzer@northsuffolk.org

Salary Information: $30,000


Recovery Team Leader

Hiring Company: North Suffolk Mental Health Association
Location: Chelsea, MA

Job Description


The Recovery Team Leader is part of the Recovery Support Team and reports to the Program Manager. The Recovery Team Leader is responsible for ensuring the coordination of rehabilitative services for an assigned caseload of CBFS people and integration/coordination of all clinical and rehabilitative services for this caseload. This position provides team leadership, clinical supervision of a team of Recovery Support Specialists, Peer Specialists and Employment/Educational Specialists who provide a varied array of services to persons in the community. The Recovery Team Leader is also responsible for the assignment and deployment of other Recovery Specialists (substance use, health and wellness, etc.) in accordance with each person's Individualized Action Plan. The Recovery Team Leader also works closely with other NSMHA staff, other service providers, guardians, family members, community contacts, and Department of Mental Health staff.

Requirements/Qualifications


LPHA designation required. Master's Degree in Social Work or Psychology or related field preferred. Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) strongly preferred, Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW) accepted. Previous experience in the provision of clinical or rehabilitative services to adults with chronic and persistent mental health issues preferred. Previous supervisory experience preferred, but not required. Must have Driver's license. Must be MAP certified, CPR/first aide certified within five (5) continuous months of employment/date of hire (NSMHA provides these trainings).

Contact Information

All those who are interested please contact: sswitzer@northsuffolk.org

Salary Information: $51,000+


Per Diem Residential Counselor

Hiring Company: St. Mary's Center for Women & Children
Location: Dorchester, MA

Job Description


rovide nurturance, supervision, support, and direct care to children, youth, and families who have experienced significant trauma and homelessness. Work in trauma-informed therapeutic residential settings to ensure the emotional and physical well-being of children, teens, and women and their babies.

 Per diem staff are sought for following hours in 24 hour setting:
M-F 3-11 pm shifts and 11pm - 7 am shifts
Saturday and Sunday 7 am-3 pm; 3-11 pm; amd 11 pm-7 a.m.
"On Call" standby shifts are also available at higher rate.

Requirements/Qualifications


Patience, empathy, maturity, and emotional resilience. Social Work students and those considering work with vulnerable populations are sought for this work. Bachelors preferred. Residential or hospital experience a plus.

Contact Information

If interested please send resume and cover letter to
benglish@stmaryscenterma.org

Salary Information: $14 per hour


Housing and Homelessness Department

Job Description


Work in conjunction with the DHCD placement department on the placement and discharge of clients for the Scattered Site Program. Act as a liaison with the property managers in regards to leases, payments, facility and maintenance
management, key and lock changes, new client enrollees and discharges, and conflict resolution. Responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the unit and furnishings. Ensure timely invoicing and payment of all costs associated with the Scattered Site, such as rent, utilities, supplies, furnishings, and maintenance. Responsible for the ordering, stocking, and inventory of supplies and furnishings for each unit. Ensure that clients abide by the rules and regulations of the property and program as it relates to cleanliness and unit upkeep, garbage disposal, parking, noise, guests, curfew, etc. conduct inspections on a weekly basis and provide reports and violation notifications to the Shelter Manager and Housing Director. Complete DHCD daily bed register into ETO system. Perform other related duties as required.

Requirements/Qualifications


Minimum of a high school diploma/GED, with one to three years of property management experience required. Some college study or property management certification preferred. Must have demonstrated experience working in a fast-paced environment. Exceptional organizational skills and attention to accuracy required. Must have the ability to interact professionally with staff at various levels. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Contact Information


All applications and inquiries should be directed to the Human Resources Department,

178 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02111, Fax: (617) 423-7693, or email hr@bostonabcd.org

Please visit our website at www.bostonabcd.org for additional employment listings.

Salary Information: TBD


Scattered Site Shelter Manager

Hiring Company: ABCD- Action for Boston Community Development
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description


Responsible for the management, operations, and supervision of staff for the Scattered Site Shelter in accordance with DHCD and agency policies, regulations,
and performance standards. Develop and manage the direct service infrastructure
with special focus on providing clinical programming, protocols, and oversight.
Implement and enforce protocols related to unit inspections, facilities management, and new client enrollments, transfers, terminations, and placements. Ensure that high quality services are delivered to households in need and develop systems, programs, policies, and protocols to support families and staff related to crisis management, domestic violence, mental health, and child welfare and parenting. Assist Housing Director with financial management as it relates to
shelter budget and supplies as well as with the development and implementation of annual program goals. Collaborate with city, state, and local agencies providing housing and homelessness prevention services. Coordinate with internal departments and neighborhood service areas to insure quality collaborative efforts. Perform other related duties as required.

Requirements/Qualifications


Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related field, with five to ten years of experience in human services and an understanding of housing and homelessness issues required. Master's degree in Social Work or related field strongly preferred. Clinical licensure highly desired. Prior experience in shelter management and training and supervision of staff preferred. Must have strong written, verbal, interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Must be willing to conduct home visits in various Boston neighborhoods. Ability to work and establish boundaries with staff and clients required. Must be able to work with mental health, substance abuse and domestic violence issues. Valid driver's license required. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Contact Information


All applications and inquiries should be directed to the Human Resources Department,

178 Tremont St. Boston, MA 02111, Fax: (617) 423-7693, or email hr@bostonabcd.org

Please visit our website at www.bostonabcd.org for additional employment listings.

Salary Information: TBD


Deland Fellowship in Health Care and Society, 2015-2016

Hiring Company: Brigham and Women's Hospital
Location: Boston, MA

Job Description


The Deland Fellowship Program in Health Care and Society prepares professionals to be leaders of tomorrow's health care institutions. During this one-year fellowship, appointees develop skills which are fundamental to the operations of an academic and community-based medical center.

The program is based at Brigham and Women's Hospital, a world leader in patient care, medical education and research, and a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, and at the community hospital, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital in the Jamaica Plain section of Boston. The fellowship experience is further enhanced by the hospital's membership in the Partners HealthCare System, founded by Brigham and Women's Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital. This integrated system, the largest in the Boston area, is advancing the field of health care through collaborative clinical programs, teaching and research initiatives.

The program is a distinctive and unique learning opportunity. Through project-based learning guided by senior management, Deland fellows focus on effective ways to bridge the worlds of medicine and administrative management. Fellows pursing administrative roles gain understanding of the clinical aspects of healthcare; and clinician fellows explore the principles of management, operations and finance.

 Under the mentorship of a senior administrator, the opportunities for study include:

* Hands-on exposure to clinical work, including physician and nursing rounds, observing

clinical procedures and quality rounds;

* Experience in management, finance, operations, marketing and community relations;

* Experience working within an integrated health care system of academic and community-
based hospitals;

* Participation in meetings of senior leaders and assignments to special projects under their

guidance.

Contact Information


Candidates for the Deland Fellowship come from a variety of careers and educational backgrounds, including medicine, business, law, public policy and public health. An advanced degree from a U.S. accredited institution is required for consideration. Interested applicants should submit a completed application, which can be downloaded from the Deland Fellowship website, by October 3, 2014. Complete applications must be submitted electronically to

bwhdeland@partners.org by the deadline and must include the following items:

1. Completed application form

2. Copy of curriculum vitae

3. List of individuals to provide references

4. Candidate's statement (application provides additional information)

Applicants will be notified if they have been selected for an interview in Boston in early

November. Finalists will be notified by the end of November. The fellowship dates are July

2015 — June 2016.

Compensation

Fellows are provided a competitive salary and benefits package for the duration of the program.

 Website: http://www.brighamandwomens.org/about_bwh/delandFellowship/Default.aspx


Part Time Front Desk Assistant

Hiring Company: The Leggett Group
Location: Roslindale, MA

Job Description


Part time front desk assistant needed for a busy, growing group mental health practice in Roslindale. Professional, collaborative, growth-oriented environment, in which all staff are valued and have a voice. Practice is ending the first year of it's existence, has been growing in leaps and bounds and would like to create this position to support therapists working evenings and our wonderful clients who come for appointments then. Responsibilities include greeting clients, collecting and organizing copayments, maintaining professional environment, supporting therapists while they work, answering phones. Great opportunity for social work or psychology graduate student wanting to learn about private practice opportunities and how the field works. Company is growing, many opportunities to help shape and support this into the future.

Requirements/Qualifications


- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
- Excellent organizational and writing skills
- Ability to multi-task
- Adheres to dress code
- Previous experience in an administrative capacity or student in related graduate program preferred

Contact Information


To find out more, check out our website at www.theleggettgrouptherapy.com, and reply to jen@theleggettgrouptherapy.com or by calling 857-273-2123.

Salary Information: Hourly, commensurate with experience


Family Intervention Specialist

Hiring Company: Youth Villaged
Location: Memphis, TN

Job Description


Program Overview
Our Intercept program serves a broad population of youth, including those involved with multiple child-serving systems and those at high risk of removal from their families. The program specializes in diverting youth from out of home placements by helping their families safely maintain youth in their home environment. This position is responsible for providing intensive home-based therapy to families.

Position Overview
Carry small caseload of 4-6 families
Hold family sessions with each family 3 times a week scheduled at the convenience of the families
3 supervision meetings a week
Web-based documentation (voice recognition technology in most locations)
Provide on-call availability to families during the week, one weekend each month
Drive up to 60-80 miles to meet with families in the home
Counselors provide treatment in individual families' homes in a wide array of settings and communities
Additional Information
Schedule is non-traditional, but flexible and based around client's availability. Since counselors are heavily involved with each family, long hours may be required.
Counselors must have their own vehicle to use for work purposes as well as have liability insurance. Counselors are reimbursed for mileage.

Requirements/Qualifications


A Master's degree in a social services discipline is preferred
Degrees that can be considered include: social work, drug and alcohol education or counseling, psychology, criminal justice, guidance counseling, or marriage and family therapy. Other degrees will have to be evaluated further to determine if they meet the qualifications.
One year experience working with at-risk children and families
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
Excellent written, verbal, and oral skills
Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Basic computer knowledge
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule

Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.
Additional Benefits
Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision
Retirement Savings Pension Plan
403 (b)
2 weeks paid vacation
12 paid sick days per year
9 paid holidays
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)
EOE

Contact Information



Click below to apply:


http://youthvillages.hodesiq.com/job_detail.asp?JobID=4540564&user_id=

Salary Information: Competitive


Program/Training Coordinator, MSW

Hiring Company: Jewish Family and Children's Service
Location: Waltham, MA

Job Description


Position Summary:

This position offers a variety of responsibilities and tasks as a key contributor to the Center on Aging in Community within the JF&CS Senior Services division. The Coordinator will join a team that develops and implements programs and activities promoting well-being and engagement of older adults in the community by working on specific aging in place initiatives on-site in senior housing. In addition, he/she will work closely with the team to develop and deliver training focused on mental health and senior housing.

Essential Job Functions:

• Develop and implement engagement projects that involve and benefit seniors in independent housing.
• Develop workshop(s) that tailor existing mental health training to the needs and circumstances of resident services staff in senior housing.
• Deliver training/workshops to older adults as well as paraprofessional and professional aging services providers.
• Network and foster collaborative relationships with other programs and organizations.
• Attend and participate actively in required meetings.
• Carry out administrative (tracking and collecting data, reports, program evaluation) functions.
• Other duties as assigned.

Requirements/Qualifications


Educational/Experience Requirements:

• Master's in Social Work.
• Minimum of one year experience in mental health setting (may be field placement).
• Experience in leading and facilitating groups/workshops.
• Knowledge/experience in providing services to older adults.
• Experience in collaborating as a member of a team.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Demonstrated ability to develop and implement programs.
• Must have valid driver's license and safe driving record.
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (excel, word, outlook, power point)

Contact Information


JF&CS believes in developing talent and offers extensive opportunities for promotion for highly qualified employees. JF&CS offers an excellent work environment with competitive salary and a benefit package including generous paid time off, health and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, and employee referral bonuses.

To apply for employment opportunities, please reply to this ad and/or send resume with cover letter and salary requirements to:

Jewish Family & Children's Service
1430 Main Street
Waltham, MA 02451
Attn: Human Resources
-or-
Email: HR@jfcsboston.org
Fax: 781-693-5072

Salary Information: Salary commensurate with education, experience & certification.


Coordinator of Behavioral Health Services

Hiring Company: Mattapan Community Health Center
Location: Mattapan, MA

Job Description


This position shall have primary responsibility for coordinating all psychosocial community services under the general direction of the Chief Medical Officer, in accordance with policies, procedures and protocols established by Mattapan Community Health Center. In addition, the incumbent is required to follow all other appropriate standards of practice, licensing and certificate, and other regulatory agencies requirements.
RESPONSIBILITIES
1. 80%
Clinical Care
Perform appropriate psychosocial assessments and interventions which may include on-going counseling.
Psychosocial educational program administration for individuals and groups, staff, and community.
Perform short term counseling and crisis intervention, as necessary.
Assist in the implementation of community and social programs as a professional counselor in accordance with Mattapan Community Health Center grants/contracts with federal, state, and local agencies and mandates of service requirements with those grants/contracts.
Prepare psychosocial educational materials, as needed or required.
Coordinate with clinical, health education, community health and other staff members in the provision of services to patients. Provide referrals for services needed.
Use tests, measurements, and measurement scale for general and specific assessments as well as objective patient criteria in the provision of services and evaluation procedures.
Implements intervention methodologies for staff members with or without professional training functions in such areas as counseling, protective services, and family services.
Facilitate research related activities pertinent to development of the integrated, inter-professional service model such as conducting surveys and studies relating to psychosocial status and patterns of population groups as directed.
2. 20%
Program Development
Collaborate with other health center staff, consultants, and community partners, as appropriate.
Coordinate with health center providers to ensure integration of behavioral
health services with primary care.
Supervision of health center clinical staff and support staff for the behavioral health program.
Coordinate with other organizational entities involved in psychosocial and mental health services.
Develop and coordinate with staff an integrated, inter-professional behavioral health service model.
Assist in the assessment, planning, arranging, and implementing of psychosocial services in the health center and community.
Provide in-service presentations to staff and/or patients as needed or required.
Provide health education and community outreach outreach, as required.
Serve as a preceptor/field supervisor for undergraduate and/or graduate social work interns.
Assume other responsibilities, as directed.
Must cooperate fully with MCHC's Corporate Compliance Program and performs all tasks as assigned by the CMO and/or CEO.

Requirements/Qualifications


SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
Master's or Doctoral Degree and a Massachusetts License in Clinical Social Work (LICSW) required with at least three years post Master's experience in a community health center/ mental health setting. Candidate must demonstrate an ability to work with culturally diverse patients, staff, and communities.
Experience in an ambulatory setting is preferred.
Successful candidate must be a self-starter, capable of managing staff and giving directions to others, and able to work in a highly motivated, results-oriented environment.
Organizational skills and comfort working in a team-based, collaborative setting are a requirement.
Bilingual in English and Haitian-Creole or Spanish is a plus.
Familiarity with multicultural groups, previous work experience in a multicultural setting and willingness to remain current in field of focus is preferred.

Contact Information

Please direct cover letter, resume, and inquiries to: councils@matchc.org or fax -- (617) 296-5408 or mail to -- Mattapan Community Health Center, 1575 Blue Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02126, Attention: Human Resources.

Salary Information: TBD

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