Job Postings

Professional Opportunities at Family Services

Development & Marketing Associate

Family Services is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) Development & Marketing Associate to conduct administrative and communications functions to support the Family Services’ marketing and fundraising activities, and for promoting the organization’s brand as an effective and impactful organization helping children and families in the Merrimack Valley. Responsibilities including providing communications and marketing support for all aspects of the organizations fundraising efforts, including annual appeals and events, managing the organization’s social media presence and the WordPress designed website, write & design annual reports, newsletters, direct mail solicitations and event invitations and other collaterals.

Mental Health Awareness Training (MHAT) Lead Facilitator

Family Services is seeking a full-time (30 hours/week) MHAT Lead Facilitator to conduct Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) training curricula in schools and at youth development organizations throughout the Merrimack Valley. YMHFA is training curriculum to help adults who regularly interact with young people to be able to identify with youth with mental health disorders and connect them with treatment and other resources. The Lead Facilitator will be responsible for co-facilitating YMHFA trainings throughout the Merrimack Valley as well as scheduling, collaborating with partner sites to create referral mechanisms, conducting data collection and training follow up.

Mental Health Awareness Training (MHAT) Facilitator

Family Services is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) MHAT Training Facilitator to conduct Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) training curricula in schools and at youth development organizations throughout the Merrimack Valley. YMHFA is training curriculum to help adults who regularly interact with young people to be able to identify with youth with mental health disorders and connect them with treatment and other resources. The Training Facilitator will be responsible for co-facilitating YMHFA trainings throughout the Merrimack Valley, and assisting the Lead Facilitator and Project Director with scheduling, data collection and training follow up.

Elder Outreach Clinician

Family Services is seeking a full-time (40 hours/week) Elder Outreach Clinician to provide clinical services to clients of all ages in its state licensed outpatient Counseling Center (26 hours/week) as well as to clients of the Lowell Senior Center as part of the City’s new Elder Mental Health Outreach Team (EMHOT) (14 hours/week). This position offers clinicians a unique array of clinical treatment responsibilities as well as community outreach and consultation. Clinic treatment hours may be a combination of remote telehealth as well as in office sessions at Family Services’ central office in Lawrence, MA. EMHOT hours will take place at the Lowell Senior Center in Lowell, MA.

Bilingual Medical Receptionist

Family Services is seeking a full- time (40 hours/week) Bilingual (Spanish/English) Medical Receptionist to work in our Counseling Center. This dynamic individual will be the first person visitors and clients will meet and should be a personable, independent, motivated self-starter that will be responsible for a variety of administrative functions including scheduling clients, processing paperwork, verifying insurance, handling client records and payments, medical interpretation as needed, handling prescription refills and tasks for our psychiatric staff as well as general administrative functions for the mental health clinic and the organization as a whole.

Mentoring Match Coordinator **$750 signing bonus**

Family Services is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) Match Coordinator for its Big Friends Little Friends mentoring program. The Match Coordinator is responsible for enrolling, matching and supporting children in need of mentors, their parents and volunteers who serve as mentors. He/she will assess individuals for suitability and training needs in order to assure a positive youth development experience for the child and successful and satisfying experience for the volunteer.

Program Recruiter

Family Services is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) Program Recruiter 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 Recruiter will be responsible for the recruitment and enrollment of 96 couples a year to participate in the program.

School Liaison

Family Services is currently hiring a full-time School Liaison to work at its Lawrence-based Family & Community Resource Center (FCRC), located at One Union Street in Lawrence. The School Liaison will be part of the FCRC team working with families experiencing a range of issues that impact their home and family life. The School Liaison serves as a resource to families, schools and the community in improving overall student attendance and graduation rates, reducing truancy rates, identifying systemic issues, barriers, trends and needs, networking and disseminating information, designing solutions and expanding system capacity.

Young Parent Case Manager

Family Services is seeking a full time (40 hours/week) bilingual (English/Spanish) Young Parent Case Manager for its Young Empowered Parents (YEP) program. YEP is a community-based program which meets the various needs of pregnant and parenting young adults up to age 24 and their children. The Case Manager work with up to 15 pregnant and parenting young people, providing regular home visits and coordinating young parents’ access to support services.

DCF Program Assistant

The Lawrence/Methuen Community Coalition (LMCC) is seeking a Lawrence Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Program Assistant. The DFC program provides substance use and abuse prevention programming for Lawrence youth ages 11-18. With a Task Force composed of local professionals and community residents, the DFC program works to address local substance use problems by implementing a variety strategies that reduce use of alcohol and marijuana (including vaping THC/Marijuana pods) among target youth. The DCF Program Assistant will assist this work by providing administrative functions including social media content creation, data collection, meeting coordination, and communication with sectors representatives.

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.

Application Instructions

Please review our Job Postings and submit a Cover Letter and Resume to [email protected]. Please reference the job for which you are applying in the subject line of your email. A representative from either human resources or the hiring department will contact those applicants selected to move on to the next step of the hiring process.