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Children’s Friend is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, handicap, disability or veteran status. To apply for a job at Children’s Friend, you may submit your resume and cover letter electronically

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153 Summer Street
Providence, RI 02903


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JOB OPPORTUNITIES updated June 21, 2017

 

Supervisor/Wraparound Coach - click here to read a full job description

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Social Work or a related field and Clinical Social Work Licensure, or equivalent education and experience.  Experience with at-risk families and staff supervision. 
Must have a valid driver's license, required insurance liability limits, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

Description: Provide strength based coaching, monitoring and supervision to the Family Service Care Coordinators, Family Support Partners, and other program staff. Ensure culturally competent services to families including the efficacy of the wrap model, case management, and crisis intervention. Ensure the development and implementation of a Family Care Plan and ensure the completion of an accurate clinical assessment for each family including face to face reviews when needed. Maintain thorough, up-to-date case records, including Family Care Plans, progress notes, copies of release of information forms, correspondence, evaluation instruments and all other paperwork as required.

 

Family Support Partner - click here to read a full job description

Qualifications: Experience with at-risk families; preference to be given to experience successfully raising a child with serious emotional disturbance (SED) or a developmental disability (DD)
and/or who has been involved with the child welfare or juvenile justice system.  Knowledge and skills needed to effectively support other caregivers.  Wraparound training and certification
are required but may occur as in-service. Must have a valid driver's license, required insurance liability limits, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

Description: Support wraparound facilitator by building trust, orienting family members to the wrap process and engaging the family. Support wrap team integration, and promote team collaboration. Link family to natural resources, supports and community services that are culturally competent and responsive. Provide parent education, including education associated with regulations and laws that support the rights of individuals with disabilities. Assist in accessing parent advocacy and mediate as needed.

 

Family Services Care Coordinator - click here to read a full job description

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Child Development or Master’s Degree in Social Work. Experience with at-risk families.  Must have a valid driver's license, required insurance liability limits,
and a car to be used  for work related tasks.

Description: Provide culturally competent home‑based/community based wrap facilitation including engaging the family, building trust and orienting members to the wraparound process while
facilitating the actual wrap process, enhancing the family’s natural supports, advocating for families and tracking family process. Effectively perform wraparound functions for families
including supporting, educating, encouraging, empowering and advocating for the family to express their views and choices. Educate, role model, and support families in effective child rearing,

 

Family Preservation Worker, BA degree (Fostering Families) - click here to read a full job description

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field and significant job-related experience.  Must have a good working knowledge of child welfare and foster care.  Ability to work flexible hours per program need required.  Must have a valid driver’s license, automobile, and auto liability insurance.

Description: Provide kin and public foster families with a range of supportive services including service linkage; individualized education and training; support related to separation, grief and loss; contact with birth families; and information related to concurrent planning. Provide case management service to children in kinship or public foster homes which may include support related to being in out of home care; collaboration with all service providers; regular case conferences with DCYF regarding case status and permanency planning; and referrals for needed services. Conduct thorough home studies and/or home study updates for kin and public foster parents per agency policy and program guidelines.  Ensure that all State and Federal requirements are met for licensing or home study approval.

 

Family Preservation Worker, MA degree (Fostering Families) - click here to read a full job description

Qualifications:  Master’s degree in social work or related field and significant job-related experience.  Must have a good working knowledge of child welfare and foster care.  Ability to work flexible hours per program need required.  Must have a valid driver’s license, automobile, and auto liability insurance.

Description: Provide kin and public foster families with a range of supportive services including service linkage; individualized education and training; support related to separation, grief and loss; contact with birth families; and information related to concurrent planning. Provide case management service to children in kinship or public foster homes which may include support related to being in out of home care; collaboration with all service providers; regular case conferences with DCYF regarding case status and permanency planning; and referrals for needed services. Conduct thorough home studies and/or home study updates for kin and public foster parents per agency policy and program guidelines.  Ensure that all State and Federal requirements are met for licensing or home study approval.

 

Bilingual Family Support Worker, Healthy Families America - click here to read a full job description

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Child Development or a degree in a field the agency considers to be equivalent and relevant experience.  Must be fluent in English-Spanish. Must provide proof of all medical clearance requirements.  Must have a valid driver’s license; automobile liability insurance in an amount established by the agency; and, an automobile fit to be used for work related tasks.

Description: Provide a range of culturally competent home-based services on a weekly basis for all families participating in the Healthy Families America program. Home based services include: parenting education; developmental milestones; health and nutrition education; home management skills; crisis intervention; and, social services linkage, all in partnership with the client. Assist parents in improving their skills in order to optimize the home environment. Assists families in establishing goals and plans for attaining these goals. Identify and refer clients to other support services in the community; assist in making and attending health and human service appointments, including, but not limited to, appointments related to educational and employment goals.

 

Family Support Worker, Healthy Families America - click here to read a full job description

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Child Development or a degree in a field the agency considers to be equivalent and relevant experience.  Must provide proof of a physical examination, including TB and for women under the age of 35 years of age at hire, proof of MMR immunization or immunity.  Must have a valid driver’s license; automobile liability insurance in an amount established by the agency; and, an automobile fit to be used for work related tasks.

Description: Provide a range of culturally competent home-based services on a weekly basis for all families participating in the Healthy Families America program. Home based services include: parenting education; developmental milestones; health and nutrition education; home management skills; crisis intervention; and, social services linkage, all in partnership with the client. Assist parents in improving their skills in order to optimize the home environment. Assists families in establishing goals and plans for attaining these goals. Identify and refer clients to other support services in the community; assist in making and attending health and human service appointments, including, but not limited to, appointments related to educational and employment goals.

 

Nurse Home Visitor, Nurse-Family Partnership - click here to read a full job description

Qualifications: Must be a Bachelor’s level Registered Nurse with current Rhode Island license.  Must  have experience, and expertise in working with child and maternal health, and at- risk families. 
Must have a valid driver’s license, a car to be used for work related tasks and auto liability insurance.

Description: Provide home based nursing services using the NFP model to mothers and their babies. Conduct required infant and parent assessment screenings with all families participating in the NFP program. Specify problems and goals related to the care, health and development of the infants and children as well as appropriate goals for mothers in the program.

 

Development Coordinator - click here to read a full job description

Description: Manages the agency’s annual events including, but not limited to, staffing planning committees; recruiting and managing donors, volunteers, and per diem staff; promoting events through outreach and Social Media; managing logistics;  and, follow up. Manages the volunteer and intern programs including, but not limited to, identifying and recruiting volunteers; identifying volunteer opportunities at the agency; coordinating the orientation and training. Solicits, with the approval of the Director of Advancement, businesses and individuals for donations to fundraising or program activities.

Qualifications: A High School degree with at least three (3) years of experience in fundraising activities. Experience with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge or equivalent database preferred. Must have and maintain: an automobile fit for use in the program; a valid driver’s license; and automobile liability insurance in an amount established by the agency.

 

Supervisor, Triage and Assessment - click here to read a full job description

Description: This position reports to the Manager of Intake and Assessment and serves as a member of the Family Visiting Leadership Team. The position will support the development and implementation of an agency-wide centralized, integrated referral, screening and intake system. The program will also provide direct clinical oversight to the triage and assessment team, which includes First Connections nurses, social workers and para-professionals. This position is expected to have strong clinical, collaborative and leadership skills.

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling required with Rhode Island LICSW or LMHC licensing OR Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing, with Rhode Island nursing licensure required. Minimum of 3-5 years of direct clinical experience in working with vulnerable families required. Demonstrated leadership skills required; direct supervisory experience preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license, auto liability insurance, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

 

Early Intervention Supervisor - click here to read a full job description
Requirements:
Support staff in helping families promote the healthy growth and development of their child through coaching and reflective practice. Provide training and direct supervision of Early Intervention staff, including regular evaluations of staff performance. Ensure proper maintenance of records and the timely completion of required reports.

Qualifications:  Highest degree applicable to the profession/discipline such as the following: Masters in Social Work, Counseling or Therapeutic Services; Masters in Speech and Language Therapy; Masters in Early Childhood Education or Special Education OR BS in Early Childhood Education or Special Education with RIDE Certification; Masters in Nutrition OR Registered Dietician licensure; or BS in Nursing, Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy with appropriate state licensure. Must have at least 3 years of experience working with young children and families, including knowledge of or experience with disabilities. Must have current license as required by individual’s profession. Must have driver’s license, automobile, and appropriate insurance levels.

 

Bilingual Enrollment Specialist - click here to read a full job description
Description:Oversee recruitment and enrollment of all children and their families into various programs within the agency with specific focus on Head Start, and Early Head Start. Maintain full enrollment for all classrooms and home based services by enrolling children and families.  Maintain up to date class lists and waiting lists and coordinate enrollment when there are openings. Provide telephone and face-to-face services to families including crisis intervention, advocacy, and referrals and linkages with community resources and agency programs.

Qualifications: 
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field. Must have good oral communication and organizational skills.  Must have a valid driver's license, automobile insurance with appropriate limits and liability coverage and a reliable automobile to be used for work related tasks.  Must provide documentation showing proof of all medical clearance and immunization requirements.

 

Business Systems Analyst - click here to read a full job description

Description: Work with project teams to understand the impact of new programs that the agency will be implementing, and then understand and document the potential impact to the agencies systems. Support the analysis of current issues that have been reported to understand impact, root cause, and resolution. Protect the security and confidentiality of the agency’s computer systems and the information they contain, both internally and externally. Provide Management Supervision to the Data team.

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems, or related field. Experience with systems analysis, and writing SQL queries to help with analysis. Specific experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2012/21016, T-SQL,  Microsoft Access, Crystal Reports or higher and above.  3-5 years of Analysis and Management Experience preferred. SDLC knowledge is extremely beneficial. Highly organized but willing to adjust direction when necessary. Good communication skills, and general knowledge of basic software applications.         

 

Database Administrator, Part-Time - click here to read a full job description

Description:
Responsible for ensuring availability and performance of the databases that support the system and for improvement and maintenance of the databases to include rollout and upgrades including proactively monitoring the database system to ensure secure services with minimum downtime (SQL Server 2005/2008). Maintain and enhance an effective and efficient system for recording, analyzing, and producing statistical information on agency programs, services, clients, and outcomes. Troubleshooting and problem solving of SQL Development. 

Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems, or related field. Experience with database building and management, network management, and workstation troubleshooting.  Specific experience with Microsoft SQL  Server 2012/2016, T-SQL, Microsoft Access, Crystal Reports, knowledge of programming methodology and systems development lifecycle. Good communication skills, and general knowledge of basic software applications

 

Peer Mentor - click here to read a full job description

Description:
Work with families supporting, educating, encouraging, empowering and advocating for their views and choices. Support family stabilization through linking the family to natural resources, support and community services that are culturally competent and responsive. Provide parent education, including those associated with regulations/laws that support the rights of individuals and families,

Qualifications:
At least a High School diploma and a minimum of two years’ experience with the fostering a child and/or caring for a medically fragile child; Knowledge and skills needed to effectively support other  caregivers. Must have a valid driver's license, required insurance liability limits, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

 

Supervisor of Family Preservation - click here to read a full job description

Qualifications: Master Degree in Social Work or a related field and highest level licensure, or equivalent education and experience.  Experience with at-risk families, substance abuse, permanency, and service coordination  and staff supervision.  Must have a valid driver's license, required insurance liability limits, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

Responsibilities: Provide strength based monitoring and reflective supervision to the program staff including evaluations of staff performance and professional development plan implementation. Oversee daily operations of program needs, including, but not limited to, contracts, federal data collection, and collaboration with partnering agencies. Ensure culturally competent services to families including clinical assessment and intervention, case management, crisis intervention, information and referral to families referred to the program.  Ensure the development and implementation of a service plan.

 

Vice President, Finance - click here to read a full job description
Responsibilities:
Coordinate and manage all fiscal activities of the agency. Ensure that all agency financial records and transactions are properly authorized, fully documented, accurately recorded, and maintained according to all legal, best practice, and contract requirements.  Ensure that monthly financial statements are produced and distributed in a timely and accurate manner. Coordinate the agency’s annual budget process, ensuring a balanced and realistic budget is developed in accordance with the strategic direction of the agency. Ensure that the general ledger of non-operating funds is maintained properly, including the preparation and posting of all journal entries and the production of financial reports, financial statements, and financial analysis for those funds. Track, prepare, and file grant and contract financial reports including budgets.

Qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Business Administration or related field and/or CPA required. Previous Accounting and supervisory experience required. Must be detail oriented and have strong communication skills. Previous   experience managing fiscal operations is preferred.

 

Teacher Assistant - click here to read a full job description
Responsibilities:
Work with the lead/associate teacher to implement a curriculum based on best practice standards. Ensure that the classroom meets DCYF standards and Head Start education performance standards as well as other standards as appropriate.  This includes performing tasks necessary to maintain a high quality educational and childcare facility. Make daily observations of health of children, report any condition needing attention. Assist with the maintenance of progress notes, assessments, and screenings on the emotional, physical, social and intellectual development of classroom children.

Qualifications: 
Associate or Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field such as child study, child psychology, early childhood special education elementary education, or nursing.  Ability to organize and plan activities, establish warm, supportive relationships and provide a wide variety of stimulating and developmentally appropriate experiences for children.  Basic computer skills required for data input and use of email.  Knowledge of health, safety and first aid.  .  Must provide documentation showing proof of all medical clearance and immunization requirements, and be able to lift up to 40 lbs.

 

Early Intervention Educator - click here to read a full job description
Responsibilities:
Help families promote the healthy growth and development of their child through teaching, modeling, and encouraging developmentally appropriate activities to ensure the goals of infants and toddlers as stated in a family’s IFSP. Plan, schedule, and provide family-centered services for assigned caseload.  Maintain confidential client files and complete all documentation in a professional manner and within established program time frames. Facilitate and participate in program procedures including intakes, evaluations, program services, and the development and review of Individualized Family Service Plans.

Qualifications:  BA in Early Childhood Education or Special Education and current state licensure, or any Master’s degree in a related field. 2 years of experience working with young children, preferably children with special needs.  Must have current license as required by individual’s profession. Must have driver’s license, automobile, and appropriate insurance levels.

 

Foster Care Recruiter - click here to read a full job description
Description: Recruit a diverse population of families interested in providing foster care to infants and young children referred to our foster care program. Maintain a database of all inquiries and applicants with contact information and how they were referred to help track outcomes and recruitment activities. Organize and implement outreach efforts within the community through collaboration with DCYF, community providers, businesses, religious affiliations and other community organizations.

Qualifications: High School Diploma.  A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Must have good working knowledge of the Rhode Island foster care system.  Must have, and maintain, a valid driver’s license, an automobile fit for use for the program, and auto liability insurance in an amount set by the agency.

 

Intake Coordinator - click here to read a full job description
Description: Processes and screens applicants and referrals to agency programs within mandated program and contractual guidelines. Enter all client related data into appropriate external and agency databases. Ensure all necessary documentation is timely and accurate.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Child Development or other relevant/related field. Two to three years of experience strongly preferred, including direct interaction/engagement with families. Must have strong organizational skills, computer skills and excellent interpersonal skills when dealing with staff, clients, and visitors, as well as the ability to recognize and respect the need for confidentiality. Must have the ability to support flexible hours, as needed.

 

Visitation Worker - click here to read a full job description
Description: Provide therapeutic visitation services for children placed in agency and/or DCYF foster homes, kinship placements, and their parents or other identified extended family member. Transport children to visits utilizing the agency vehicle.  Supervise visits and provide therapeutic intervention during visits to promote the development of parent-child bonding and teach parents effective parenting skills.  Coordinate visitation schedule with program workers, DCYF personnel, foster and birth families to meet DCYF case plan goals. 

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field from an accredited school.  Must have a good working knowledge of child welfare, adoption and foster care.  Ability to work flexible hours per program needs required.  Must have a valid driver’s license, automobile, and auto liability insurance.

 

 

Health and Nutrition Services Manager - click here for a more detailed job description
Description:

  • Provide leadership, knowledge, support and supervision to supervisors in health and nutrition services using the principles of coaching and reflective practice.
  • Promote a collaborative multi-disciplinary environment in developing a service plan for each child and family.
  • Ensure that all client records are complete and that services are in compliance with all health and nutrition standards (Head Start, WIC).
  • Provide health assessments of young children and families from all programs as needed, and share information with appropriate staff.
  • Oversee all health and nutrition related services in the agency and build linkages to ensure that the health needs of our clients are met.
  • Support and monitor health and nutrition staff in areas of caseload, productivity requirements and documentation to ensure that both programs and agency requirements are met.

Qualifications:
RN, nutritionist (current Rhode Island license), or related health field. Must have supervisory experience and expertise in working infants, young children, and at-risk families 5 years of experience working with pregnant women and expectant families, young children, and at-risk families.  Must provide documentation showing proof of all medical clearance and immunization requirements. Must have a valid driver's license, required insurance liability limits, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

 

FCCP Family Support Partner - cick here for more details

Description: Provide parenting support through the wraparound model to families who are at risk of DCYF involvement, have a child with a serious emotional disturbance or youth who are being released from the training school.  Utilizes a secure web based system to document all client interactions and forms.

Qualifications: Experience with at-risk families; preference to be given to experience successfully raising a child with serious emotional disturbance (SED) or a developmental disability (DD) and/or who has been involved with the child welfare or juvenile justice system.  Knowledge and skills needed to effectively support other caregivers.  Wraparound training and certification are required but may occur as in-service. Must have a valid driver's license, required insurance liability limits, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

 

Early Intervention Dietician - click here for more details

Description:
Provide nutrition services to families with children, birth to three, with developmental delay, disabilities, and/or special health needs in the home and/or community.  Work as a member of a multidisciplinary team. 


Qualification:
Must have licensure as a Registered Dietician (RD). A minimum of two years of experience working with young children, preferably children with special needs. Must have driver’s license, automobile, and appropriate insurance levels.

 

EI Social Worker - click here for more details  

Description: Provide social work services to families with children,  birth to three, with developmental delay, disabilities, and/or special health needs in the home and/or community.  Work as a member of a multidisciplinary team.    

Qualifications: Minimum of Master’s degrees degree from a Board approved Social Work Program.

 

Early Intervention Service Coordinator - click here for more details

Description: Plan, schedule, and provide family-centered services for assigned caseload.  Support and implement developmentally and culturally appropriate learning environments for infants, toddlers, and their families. Maintain confidential client files and complete all documentation in a professional, timely, and accurate manner. Facilitate and participate in program procedures including intakes, evaluations, program services, and the development and review of Individualized Family Service Plans. Coordinate and collaborate with physicians, community agencies, and other service providers and agencies to provide comprehensive services to families.

Qualifications: Highest degree applicable to the profession/discipline such as Masters in Social Work, Masters in Speech and Language Therapy, BA in Early Childhood Education or Special Education, BS in Nursing, BS in Physical Therapy, BS in Occupational Therapy and current state licensure, or any Master’s degree in a related field. 2 years experience working with young children, preferably children with special needs. Must have current license as required by individual’s profession. Must have driver’s license, automobile, and appropriate insurance levels

 

Nutritionist - click here for more details

Description:

  • Provides culturally competent nutrition counseling and support to Children’s Friend’s programs, including, but not limited to WIC, Head Start, Early Head Start, Pre-K, Childcare and Early Head Start Child Care Partnership families within the guidelines specific to each program
  • Creates, maintains and monitors proper documentation of student allergies and dietary restrictions, including the development of Individual Nutrition Plans.
  • Leads and actively participates in nutrition-related activities such as Active play class, cooking demonstrations, classroom activities and Farmer’s Market activities
  • Ensures all WIC procedures and documentation standards are met (e.g. certification of all eligible WIC participants according to WIC policies and procedures, eligibility screening, special formula issuance, general food packaging maintenance, anthropometric measurements, etc.).

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics or related degree. Minimum of 2 years of experience preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license, auto liability insurance, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

 

Head Start Family Worker - click here for more details
Description:

  • Provide culturally competent home‑based case management, crisis intervention, vocational development, and information and referral services to families referred to Head Start. Provide home based parent‑child activities to promote positive, nurturing interaction between parents and their children.
  • Ensure program services are in compliance with Head Start/Early Head Start performance standards.
  • Responsible for integration of services for families in the classroom, home, center, and community.
  • Promote parent involvement in both home and center based activities.  This includes encouraging meaningful parent volunteer opportunities.
  • Conduct face-to-face client, collateral and provider interviews that are consistent with the Family            Partnership Agreement.  Make appropriate referrals and linkages to other community resources as needed.
  • Maintain client records and complete all necessary documentation within established program time frames.
  • Provide orientation, training, supervision and support to Family Coaches.
  • Participate in the enrollment of all Head Start/Early Head Start families.

Qualifications:  Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Child Development or a related field. Experience with at-risk families. Must have a valid driver's license, automobile insurance with appropriate limits and liability coverage and a reliable automobile to be used for work related tasks.  Must provide documentation showing proof of all medical clearance and immunization requirements. Must maintain CPR and first aid training.

 

Per Diem Receptionist/Secretary - Bilingual - click here for more details

Description: Ability to provide efficient support services for all programs. Answer phones and channel incoming calls to proper staff. Greet clients and visitors who enter the building and direct them to the appropriate staff member, meeting, etc. Sort and distribute incoming mail and as well as stamp outgoing mail if appropriate and prepare for mail carrier. Assist in bi-lingual translation (orally and written) of forms, flyers, letters and agency documents as needed. Type accurate memos, forms, brochures and correspondence as needed. Provide administrative support needs for the building as assigned.

Qualifications: High School graduate with knowledge of general office procedures, including good typing, computer, telephone, data entry and filing skills.  A pleasant telephone manner, as well as excellent interpersonal skills when dealing with staff, clients, visitors and Board members and the ability to recognize and respect the need for confidentiality.

 

Lead Teacher - click here to read full job description

Description:  The Lead Teacher works with the Child Development Supervisor to implement curriculum based on best practice standards while ensuring that their classroom meets DCYF standards and Head Start education performance standards as well as other standards as appropriate.  Responsible for integration of services for families in the classroom, home, center and community.  Coordinate and communicate on a regular basis with all staff and consultants providing services regarding the individual needs of each child.

Qualifications:  Bachelor degree or Master degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development; or holds a current RI certificate in Early Childhood Education; or a Bachelor or Master degree in related field and plan to complete  twenty-four semester hours of course work to include work in each of the following areas; Child Growth and Development, Curriculum and Methods in Early Childhood Education, Reading Readiness and Developmental Reading, Health and Nutrition for the Young Child; Child, Family, and Community Relationships; and Identification of and Service to Special Needs Children.  Ability to organize and plan activities, establish warm, supportive relationships and provide a wide variety of stimulating and developmentally appropriate experiences for children.  Basic computer skills required for data input and use of email.  Reliable automobile, valid driver's license and auto liability insurance.  Must maintain CPR and first aid training.  Must provide documentation showing proof of all medical clearance and immunization requirements, and be able to lift up to 40 lbs.  Must provide all required DCYF licensing forms within 30 days of hire.

 

Therapeutic Integration Specialist/Kids Connect - click here for full job description

Description: Provide therapeutic interventions and supports within a classroom environment for children ages 3-5 years old.  Maintain ongoing communication with all team members regarding the individual needs of each child.  Maintain required paperwork for children receiving therapeutic services.

Qualifications: High school diploma plus experience working with preschool ages children with behavioral needs required.  Associate’s or CDA preferred. 

 

Interpreter, Home Visiting Programs (Spanish & Creole) - click here for full job description

Description: Provide interpretation and translation services for program staff by communicating effectively from English to Spanish and Cape Verdean Creole and from Spanish and Creole to English.  This includes the full range of health and nutrition programs, including, but not limited to Early Intervention, First Connections, and the Nurse Family Partnership.

Qualifications: High School graduate required; associates degree or interpreter certification preferred. Some experience with providing translation services required. l. A pleasant telephone manner, as well as excellent interpersonal skills when dealing with staff, clients, visitors and Board members and the ability to recognize and respect the need for confidentiality. Must be able to work flexible hours. Must have a valid driver’s license, auto liability insurance, and a car to be used for work related tasks. Must be fluent in English, Spanish and Cape Verdean Creole. Must be able to translate written documents.

 

Physical Therapist - Early Intervention - click to read full job description      

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy. At least two years of experience working with young children, preferably children with special needs.  Must have current license as required by individual’s profession. Must have driver’s license, appropriate liability insurance levels and automobile for work related tasks.

Description: Help families promote the healthy growth and development of their child through teaching, modeling, and encouraging developmentally appropriate activities to ensure the goals of infants and toddlers as stated in a family’s IFSP. Plan, schedule, and provide family-centered services for assigned caseload.  Maintain confidential client files and complete all documentation within established program time frames.

 

Occupational Therapist - Early Intervention - click to read full job description

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Occupational Therapy and current state licensure. At least two years of experience working with young children, preferably children with special needs.  Must have current license as required by the profession. Must have a valid driver's license, required insurance liability limits, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

Description: Help families promote the healthy growth and development of their child through teaching, modeling, and encouraging developmentally appropriate activities to ensure the goals of infants and toddlers as stated in a family’s IFSP. Plan, schedule, and provide family-centered services for assigned caseload.  Maintain confidential client files and complete all documentation within established program time frames.

 

Early Childhood Clinician - click to read full job description

Qualifications: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or a related field from an accredited school.  Must have independent license; LICSW or LMHC. 
Must have a strong working knowledge of preschool age-group and preschool classroom supports.  Must have a valid driver’s license, and car, and auto liability insurance.

Description: Through classroom observation, assess preschool children who have been referred for mental health support. Provide comprehensive assessment and diagnosis of children participating in the Preschool/Head Start/Early Head Start programs as well as provide individual and family counseling to children and families participating in these same programs. Support classroom teaching staff with implementing strategies to more effectively serve the children referred for mental health services. Provide therapeutic services to children participating in the Kids Connect program. 



 

 

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