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YOUTH LIFE COACH

Position Overview: To provide mentoring, support, and outreach services to youth and parents involved with the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF). Must have a vehicle with a valid driver’s license and registration. Additionally, must be willing to work in several different cities throughout Massachusetts (areas include Boston, Lawrence. Lowell, and Haverhill), some weekends and nights expected. 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Establish a Game Plan (Treatment Plan) with the client and assist them in achieving their goals.

Conduct home, school, and community visits.

Attend, participate, and bring clients to group activities: Peer Groups, Recreational Outings, Sports Activities

Attend court proceedings.

Assess and address clinical behaviors, and barriers to youth success.

Maintain contact with collaterals.

Assess and address family needs.

Administrative Responsibilities:

Virtual Gateway (computer-based reporting system).

Monthly typed reports and other monthly paperwork requirements.

Attend all staff meetings, clinical consultations, and service reviews.

Attend weekly supervision.

Make appropriate referrals to community supports.

BENEFITS 

401K, Health & Dental Insurance, Paid-time-off, Life Insurance(60-day period) 

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL: 

Professional 

MINIMUM LEVEL EDUCATION REQUIRED: 

Bachelor’s Degree 

Must have a vehicle. 

LANGUAGES: 

Any Language 

LOCATIONS: 

Boston MA, New Bedford MA, Lynn MA, Lawrence MA, BrocktonMa

Job Type: Full-time 

Please send all resumes and cover letters to Suquilah.Stillwell@necservices.org

PARENT AIDE

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in Social work, Counseling, or another area of human services required. Must have two years of experience in direct services and/or casework. Experience in – home visiting preferred, and the ability to demonstrate cultural competence with diverse populations necessary. Computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, email, and data entry required. Must have current driver’s license, vehicle, and liability insurance and be available to work some evenings.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide home visitation services to 7 to 10 families
  • Teach positive parenting skills.
  • Perform initial assessments to determine the strengths and needs of each family.
  • Assist families in establishing, reviewing, and updating Family Goal Plans and accessing community resources to enhance family stability.
  • At specified intervals, administer evaluation tools to collect data used to evaluate client progress and program effectiveness.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures of NECS, including those specific to the Parent Aide Program and any applicable State or Federal statutes.
  • Maintain professionalism in the provision of services.
  • Maintain accurate and thorough client records that meet program guidelines.
  • Demonstrate cultural sensitivity and competence in work with families from various ethnic and cultural groups, socioeconomic levels, and lifestyles.

Competitive salary and benefits

Please send all resumes and cover letters to Suquilah.Stillwell@necservices.org

Program Manager

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Program Manager performs a wide range of duties, including some or all the following:

Daily Maintenance

  • Supervise program staff, including Youth coaches and Parent Aides
  • Communicate with community supports and all stakeholders (DCF, DMH, Courts, Schools, etc.….)
  • Attend stakeholder meetings with staff to ensure effective and efficient program delivery.
  • Conduct quality assurance visits and mobile supervision
  • Work directly on cases as needed
  • Manage (review and edit ) and oversee weekly updates, Virtual Gateway, and other paperwork reports and requirements.

Planning and Organization

  • Assist the Program Director in planning the delivery of programming, services, and activities per the organization’s mission and goals.
  • Assist in developing new initiatives to support the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Ensure that all program activities operate within the policies and procedures of the organization and comply with all relevant professional standards.
  • Oversee the maintenance of client files

Management

  • In consultation with the Executive Director, recruit, interview, and select well-qualified program staff.
  • Conduct a performance evaluation for all program staff they supervise.
  • Support and participate in new hire orientation
  • Serve on NECS Program Management Team
  • And other duties and responsibilities identified by the CEO and Program Director.

Benefits: 401K, Health, Dental, and Life Insurance, Paid-time-off (after probation period.)

Minimum Level Education Required: Master’s degree in a related field preferred

Office Locations: Brockton, Boston, New Bedford, Lynn, and Lawrence – this position reports to our Brockton office

Job Type: Full-time – Salary: competitive

Job Type: Full-time

 

Please send all resumes and cover letters to Suquilah.Stillwell@necservices.org