Working at SMHFC!

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 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

Benefits

SMHFC offers excellent benefits & incentives to staff working 20 or more hours per week.

  • 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
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement
  • Low prescription co-pays
  • Low co-pays for doctor visits
  • Flexible Spending Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Ten paid Holiday’s
  • 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!
  • Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Open Positions

Teacher – Special Education

Schedule: Full Time

St. Mary’s Home for Children is a family of professionals dedicated to providing maximum opportunities for growth and development to children and families. Since 1877, we have been committed to serving the changing needs of children and families through the work of dedicated, caring, and creative professionals.

The George N. Hunt Campus School at St. Mary’s Home for Children is seeking a reliable, flexible, self-motivated Teacher to join our dynamic community of professionals at our campus location.

The Special Education Teacher will assume responsibility for planning, conducting and evaluating the assigned activities of the classroom under the direct supervision of the Education Team Leader.

RIDE Certification in Special Education required. Middle School Mild/Moderate or K-8 Mild/Moderate RI Special Education Teacher. Additional ESL certification a plus.

Experience with students with behavioral and socio-emotional challenges preferred. Background check required.

Would you like to develop meaningful relationships with faculty and students? We invite you to take a look at what St. Mary’s has to offer:

  • Competitive rate
  • Outstanding benefits, including paid time off, holidays,
  • Outstanding health & dental insurance with low employee contributions

Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.

If you are ready for a positive change in your career, we would love to hear from you!

Please send cover letter and resume to: hr@smhfc.org

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Parent Support Partner

Full Time: Flexible hours/40

St. Mary’s Home for Children is a family of professionals dedicated to providing maximum opportunities for growth and development to children and families. Since 1877, we have been committed to serving the changing needs of children and families through the work of dedicated, caring and creative professionals.

Position Overview: St. Mary’s Home for Children is seeking a talented individual with lived experience raising a youth with serious emotional, behavioral and/or mental health challenges. The Parent Support Partner will work with parents and youth admitted at St. Mary’s and will work with parents, youth and the child/youth’s treatment /care providers to help ensure successful transition for the youth back into their home and community.

The ideal candidate for this position must possess empathy, good interpersonal skills and the ability to share their own personal lived experience with caregivers as relative and appropriate. Knowledge of child and family service systems such as child welfare, behavioral health, special education, juvenile justice, as well as community based resources and supports are required. The Parent Support Partner will also encourage parent involvement through board participation, family nights, family meetings, and ameliorate barriers to participation. The Parent Support Partner will be responsible for collaborating with the Family Support Team to assess and provide interventions that support the wellbeing and safety of children/youth.

The focus of this position is towards community based services, evidence based programming, high quality assurance and families staying together.

Qualifications: Valid Driver’s license required. Criminal background check required

St. Mary’s Home for Children offers a generous benefit package that includes competitive salary, paid time off, ten paid holidays, tuition reimbursement plan, and outstanding health and dental insurance with low employee contributions.
Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

If you are ready to be part of an exciting new initiative we would love to hear from you.

Please send cover letter and resume to: hr@smhfc.org

Residential Counselor – Various shifts available

St. Mary’s Home for Children is seeking a reliable, flexible, self-motivated Residential Counselor to join our dynamic community of professionals.

Summary: The Residential Counselor shall be responsible for the safe and therapeutic management of the residents. The Residential Counselor will provide for the care and treatment of the children. Responsibilities include role modeling, supervision of children in daily routine and leisure activities. Implementation of client/child therapeutic treatment plan.

Qualifications: College Education desirable. Experience working with children/youth in a residential or similar environment required. Valid driver’s license and background check required.

Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

We invite you to take a look at what St. Mary’s has to offer: regular full-time schedule; competitive rate; outstanding benefits including paid time off, ten paid holidays, outstanding health & dental insurance with low employee contributions; great location; career development; tuition reimbursement; collegial, dynamic team approach; and the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of young people.

If you are ready for a positive change in your career, we would love to hear from you!

Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@smhfc.org.

Registered Nurses – Full Time

St. Mary’s Home for Children is seeking RI licensed Registered Nurses for part time opportunities. The ideal candidate will possess 1-2 years Mental Health/Behavioral Health experience and will be working with youth ages 5-21 in our residential and school programs, with a strong emphasis on collaboration with parents, guardians, and DCYF.

The RN will perform intake assessments and discharge planning, medication management, coordination and monitoring of routine and emergency medical care, provide weekday transportation to medical appointments, provide direction and oversight of crisis management protocols, and collaboration with the multidisciplinary treatment team.

Qualifications: Valid RI RN license required, Valid driver’s license and CPR certification required. All St. Mary’s employees are subject to BCI background checks, fingerprinting, and DCYF clearance prior to the start of employment.

Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

If you are ready for a positive change in your career, we would love to hear from you!

Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@smhfc.org.

Outpatient Services – Clinical Positions

The Outpatient Department, known as The Shepherd Program, at St. Mary’s Home for Children was established in 1985 to provide outpatient treatment and support to survivors of sexual abuse and their families. Services are provided in the office and community. Since then, the Outpatient Department has expanded its services to best support families impacted by sexual abuse, sexual exploitation and other trauma, such as family violence and physical abuse, through a myriad of programs. Treatment is available for children, adults and families.

We are currently hiring Clinicians, with experience in providing treatment to children, teens and adults who have experienced sexual abuse and/or sexual exploitation, both in the office and in the community with services ranges in intensity. We have Full time salaried, and Fee for service positions open.

Qualifications: Clinical candidates must have a Master of Social Work Degree or equivalent Counseling Degree, State Licensure preferred or License eligible with plan to obtain, as well as experience working with children and families affected by sexual abuse/trauma, and home based service experience. Bilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply; rate comparable.

Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@smhfc.org.

 

Care Coordinator

Position Summary: The Community-Based Services Care Coordinator will ensure a professional level of care; provide direct care coordination, education and supportive services to children and their families; obtain expertise in trauma-informed care through training and consultation.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field OR extensive experience in the social work field; home-based therapeutic experience working with children and families; experience in working with victims of trauma preferred. A valid driver’s license is required.

Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@smhfc.org.

 

Liasion Care Coordinator

Position Summary: The Liaison Care Coordinator will coordinate care and services for clients served through the Outpatient Department as well as Progresso Latino by splitting their 40 hour salaried time equally between the two agencies; they will provide direct care coordination, education and supportive services to children and their families; obtain expertise in trauma-informed care for clients and families hardest hit by COVID-19 impacts on mental health and subsequent prevention through training and consultation.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field OR extensive experience in the social work field; home-based therapeutic experience working with children and families; experience in working with people who have experienced trauma preferred; bilingual in English/Spanish. A valid driver’s license is required.

Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@smhfc.org.

 

Cook

The Cook is responsible for preparing meals while maintaining standards of cleanliness in the kitchen and kitchen storage areas.

Experience in food storage, preparation, nutrition and sanitation. Minimum of high school education required.

Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@smhfc.org.

 

Maintenance Supervisor

Position Summary: Ensure that basic facilities are well maintained; monitor the functioning of building systems (water, HVAC, fire supression, plumbing etc.) and address needs directly or through use of qualified vendors; monitor needs of exterior grounds; assist the Facilities Manager in prioritizing and addressing immediate safety needs, while helping to carry out strategic projects and the campus vision; perform repairs and preventative maintenance within qualifications; assign repairs and preventative maintenance tasks to facilities staff, and monitor their performance; carry 24/7 on-call maintenance phone and address emergent needs approximately half the year (on schedule as determined); report directly to the Facilities Manager.

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED required. Five years skill and experience with general maintenance and “handyman” tasks. Experience and/or training in carpentry, plumbing and minor electrical work desirable. Organization and personnel coordination skills. Two or more years of supervisor experience preferred.

Please send cover letter and resume to Human Resources at hr@smhfc.org.

 

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