Working at St. Mary's Home for Children

Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of others? Do you want to become part of a diverse and talented team of social service and education professionals? If so, St. Mary’s Home for Children is looking for you!

Mission: Partnering with youth, adults, and families, St. Mary’s Home for Children fosters resilience and potential through a continuum of innovative residential, community-based, education, and prevention services.

“One person can make a difference, and everyone should try.” – John F. Kennedy

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St. Mary’s is now offering a $1,500 sign-on bonus for licensed teachers and clinicians! Apply now!

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Please note that many of our positions require that you be vaccinated for COVID-19.

Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resources at or click below to use our online application form.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply


SMHFC offers excellent benefits & incentives. Staff must work 20 hours or more per week to qualify for benefits.

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI-HealthMate Coast to Coast (Health/Dental & Vision)
  • SMHFC pays 75% of the cost for full-time staff
  • No referral needed with BCBSRI HealthMate
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement (preloaded money which can be used towards deductible)
  • Low prescription co-pays
  • Low co-pays for doctor visits
  • Flexible Spending Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Eleven paid holidays
  • Free Life Insurance up to annual salary
  • 403b (b) Retirement Plan
  • Aflac Insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Longevity Bonuses @ 3, 7, 11, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40 years of service!
  • Employee Referral Program: You could earn $250 for referring a friend to SMHFC!

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Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) - Horton, Hope, & Mauran
  • Intense, supportive treatment including individual, family, and group therapy.
  • Psychiatric services: evaluation, medication monitoring, and Psychiatrist-led treatment planning.
  • Serves girls and transgender youth 13-18 (Horton and Hope) and Youth 6-13 (Mauran).
  • Home-based, community-based, and aftercare services.
  • Peer Parent Support Partners for caregivers and Youth Mentor/Youth Advocate for youth.
  • Family finding and search for family members and other important people in the lives of youth.
Acute Residential Services (ARTS) - Harding Program
  • Hospital step-down or diversion program which serves boys ages 6-13 and girls ages 6-17. 
  • Intensive short-term stabilization and brief treatment.
  • Psychiatric evaluation, medicine management, assessment treatment planning, Individual, family and group therapy, and educational tutoring.
  • Third-party funded.
Assessment and Stabilization Services - Hills Program
  • Serves teen girls and transgender youth ages 12-17.
  • Clinical Assessment, Treatment Planning, individual, group, and family therapy.
  • Facilitates transportation to home and school districts,
  • Psychiatric services available as needed.
  • My Life My Choice program available.
  • Coordinates recreational activities in the community.
  • DCYF funded.