Riverside Community Care Family Partner in Somerville, Massachusetts
Exciting opportunity to join our growing, stable and highly regarded organization, as a Family Partner within a new and innovative child mental health program!
The Family Partner will use his or her life experience as a parent or caregiver of a child with special needs to offer support to parents and caregivers of youth with serious emotional and mental health needs.
Major responsibilities include working as part of a team to engage and assist families in identifying and advocating for the needs of the youth, and accessing supports within the community.
Orientation and supervision provided.
Only applicants who have been a primary caregiver of a child with social, emotional, mental health, or substance abuse concerns will be considered.
Riverside offers an outstanding staff training program, excellent supervision, competitive salary, comprehensive benefits package and career advancement opportunities!
- Bi-lingual English/Spanish preferred
- Excellent communication and organizational skills required
Valid driver's license and personal vehicle required for local travel Required Experience
Must have experience raising a child with social, emotional, mental health, or substance abuse concerns and have experience navigating the myriad of youth services
- Experience providing education to families of youth with special needs required
- Must have Bachelor's/Associate's Degree and minimum of one year experience working with youth with special needs, or High School Diploma/GED and minimum of two years experience working with youth with special needs
Tracking Code: 1256-709
Job Location: Somerville, Massachusetts, United States
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular