BUILDING A WORKFORCE

Spanish-Speaking Support & Stabilization Specialist, Fall River Deaconess Home

Full-time, with benefits

Starting as soon as possible

Position Overview

The Fall River Deaconess Home is committed to both the youth and families within our communities. We are currently seeking a Support & Stabilization Specialist to work in a supportive environment and join our treatment team in providing quality and comprehensive services to youth and families in their homes, schools and communities.

Deaconess Home is a private, non-profit, community based agency serving young women and their families with a comprehensive continuum of residential, educational, and supportive services. With offices in New Bedford and Fall River, the Support & Stabilization component of the program provides services within the communities of the Southeast Region of Massachusetts.

Compensation and Benefits:
This is a full time position with excellent benefits, including medical and dental coverage, a 403(b) thrift plan with an employer match, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and sick leave, mileage reimbursement and partial payment for a gym membership to Healthtrax Fitness and Wellness.

Essential Duties

Working with youth and families to assist to learn and navigate available resources in the community

Engage youth in activities in the community

Teach Vocational, Educational and Life Skills to youth and family members

Consult with other community based resources such as state agencies, schools, medical and other mental health professionals when necessary

Provide therapeutic mentoring for children and young woman and other family members providing them with age appropriate activities, stability and social skills

Provide parent aide and parent mentoring

Facilitate psycho-educational and educational groups with youth

Connect youth and families to lifelong connections and services within the community

Ability to work a flexible schedule which includes evenings and one weekend day

Attend all mandatory meetings and trainings

Complete all necessary documentation

Bachelor’s level education in Social Services or a related field preferred, will accept matriculating towards a degree

Individuals are required to be 21 years of age or older

Valid driver’s license, vehicle, proof of vehicle insurance

Pass all necessary background checks

To Apply

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest and resume to jobs@deaconesshome.org