Job Postings

Professional Opportunities at Family Services

Young Parent Case Manager

Family Services is seeking a temporary (through 9/30/21) Case Manager for its Young Empowered Parents (YEP) program. YEP is a community based program that helps young parents (up to age 24) to obtain the necessary skills and knowledge to be competent parents, live independently, lead productive lives, and ensure the healthy growth and development of their children. The YEP Case Manager will provide case management services to up to 30 pregnant and parenting young people, which includes outreach, home visits, individual coaching, parent education and coordination of transportation and flex funding.

CASA Administrative Support Specialist

Family Services is seeking a temporary (through 9/30/21) Administrative Support Specialist for its Essex County CASA program. The Administrative Support Specialist will work closely with CASA program staff on administrative and basic data reporting tasks associated with the operation of the program and will report to the Essex County CASA Director. This position requires professional communication skills necessary for interaction with staff, volunteers, and organizations, attention to detail, and the ability to respect the confidentiality of the information presented. During the COVID-19 pandemic, this position will be primarily remote-based, with periodic in-office days at our Lawrence location, as required, to complete certain administrative tasks.

MassHEAL Study Coordinator

The Lawrence/Methuen Community Coalition (LMCC)) is seeking a part-time MassHEAL Study Coordinator to serve as a liaison between the LMCC and the Healing Community Studies (HCS) Research Team. The Study Coordinator will serve as the community’s point of contact with the HCS Study Team and will be based in Lawrence, while partnering with the HCS research team through December 2021. The Study Coordinator will work in collaboration with LMCC staff to conduct data collection, assisting the HCS Community Data Manager in the coordination of data collection activities, surveys, focus groups, and key informant interviews.

Substance Abuse Prevention Administrative Specialist

The Lawrence/Methuen Community Coalition (LMCC) is seeking a part-time Administrative Support Specialist to perform administrative duties to support LMCC/FYI/Patch community-based programs with an emphasis on supporting the LMCC Substance Abuse Prevention initiatives.

Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator

The Lawrence/Methuen Community Coalition (LMCC), for which Family Services is the fiscal sponsor, seeks a Substance Abuse Prevention Coordinator II (40 hours/week) to perform coordination and development duties with the Lawrence HUB as part of multiple drug and harm reduction initiatives. The Lawrence HUB was created in 2018 as a multi-agency, community-based prevention initiative to work collaboratively with individuals and families identified as at elevated or acute risk of harm from substance misuse and abuse. The HUB team is convened by the coalition and works closely to identify community agencies to plan various interventions and additional supports to prevent further harm to themselves or others while providing multiple opportunities for harm reduction services and treatment options.

Mentoring Match Coordinator

Family Services is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) Match Coordinator to implement the Success Mentors model into its Stand & Deliver academic mentoring program with the goal of increasing school attachment and supporting students academically. This individual will work closely with the Stand & Deliver Program Supervisor as well as school and corporate partners to recruit mentees and mentors, engage parents and support matches. The Match Coordinator will oversee matches, help facilitate monthly match events as well as provide and document match support. This is a temporary, remote work role through September of 2021 with the possibility of becoming a permanent role after that time. There may be occasional times where work may be in our physical office location utilizing proper COVID-19 protocols.

Administrative Support Specialist

Family Services is seeking a full time (40 hours/week) Administrative Support Specialist to provide administrative support for its Family & Community Resource Center (FCRC) including managing the front desk, creating/distributing monthly calendar of activities, scheduling and coordinating events, conducting informal screening of family members, providing information and referral resources to clients and community agencies. 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.

Family Partner

Family Services is seeking a full time (40 hours/week) Family Partner for its Family & Community Resource Center (FCRC). The Family Partner will be part of the FCRC team working with families experiencing a range of issues that impact their home and family life. The Family Partner will specifically focus on supporting families with children exhibiting behaviors that meet the state of Massachusetts’ definition of a CRA “Child Requiring Assistance” (repeatedly runs away from home; repeatedly fails to obey the lawful and reasonable commands of their parent/guardian; repeatedly fails to obey the lawful and reasonable regulations of their school; is habitually truant; or is sexually exploited).

Program Facilitator

Family Services is seeking a full time (40 hours/week) Facilitator for its Strengthening Couples Program. The goals of the Strengthening Couples Program are to improve relationship, parenting and economic stability skills among low-income couples in Greater Lawrence. The Strengthening Couples Program Facilitator will co-facilitate evidence-based healthy marriage and relationship education curriculum classes and provide individual case management to participating couples.

Data Manager

Family Services is seeking a full-time (40 hours/week) Data Manager for its Strengthening Couples Program. The goals of the Strengthening Couples Program are to improve relationships, parenting and economic stability skills among low-income couples in Greater Lawrence. The Data Manager will be responsible for the performance data operations of the program, including data collection and entry, monitoring and reporting performance data, ensuring data integrity, and creating and reviewing reports. The Data Manager will serve as a member of the Continuous Quality Improvement Implementation Team and will be responsible for overseeing and analyzing the data to measure progress towards program goals. The Data Manager will also be responsible for administrative duties such as, supply orders, and program logistics including transportation, child care and meals.

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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