Full-time, with benefits
Starting as soon as possible
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.
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
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a letter of interest and resume to email@example.com