Job Postings

Professional Opportunities at Family Services

Mentoring Program Coordinator

Family Services is seeking a full time (35 hours/week) Program Coordinator for its Big Friends Little Friends Mentoring program. Big Friends Little Friends (BFLF) matches youth ages 6-14 with caring and responsible volunteer mentors who provide friendship, guidance and support to youth throughout the Merrimack Valley. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for the overall coordination of the program, screening and enrolling mentees/mentors, supporting matches, facilitating trainings and match events to achieve a positive youth development experience for the child and successful and satisfying experience for the volunteer.

Administrative Support Specialist

Family Services  is seeking a full time (40 hours/week) Administrative Support Specialist to provide administrative support for its Family and Community Resource Center (FCRC) including such functions as managing the FCRC calendar, scheduling and coordinating events, conducting informal screening of family members, providing information and referral resources to clients. He/she will also work in conjunction with the program staff to ensure that all required data for reporting purposes are up to date and entered into its appropriate database system, and perform other clerical and administrative duties in support of program implementation.

Samaritans Training Coordinator

Family Services is seeking a full-time (30 hours/week) Training Coordinator for its Samaritans suicide prevention program.  The Training Coordinator will co-present or lead various suicide prevention/postvention trainings/education programs throughout Essex County and portions of Middlesex County as well as other areas in Massachusetts as needed.  The position also requires monitoring DHP contract budgets, coordinating the CEU process, and support other activities of the Samaritans program.

Bilingual Mental Health Clinician

Family Services is currently hiring a full-time, bilingual (English & Spanish) Mental Health Clinician to work at its expanding Counseling Center in Lawrence. The ideal candidate will be independently licensed in Massachusetts and want to work with clients ranging in age from childhood to adulthood. Ability to work two weekday evenings until 7:00pm per week is required.  Family Services Mental Health Clinic is licensed by the Department of Public Health and serves a wide range of clients. 

Family Services is a National Health Service Corp (NHSC) site which offers student loan repayment program up to $30,000 a year for full-time independently licensed clinicians.

Therapeutic Mentor

Family Services is seeking Therapeutic Mentors for the Lawrence, Haverhill and Lowell areas. Therapeutic Mentors provide one-to-one, strengths-based support to children, adolescents, and transition-age youth who have emotional/behavioral challenges.  Therapeutic Mentors work in community settings (schools, parks, homes, etc.), teaching youth the skills of communication, conflict resolution, problem solving, and age-appropriate behaviors so that they can succeed in their homes, schools, and communities. 

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