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Communitas formerly EMARC Family Support Coordinator in Wakefield, Massachusetts

As an organization, we hold ourselves to the highest standard when it comes to your safety. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 Pandemic, we have been working hard to ensure everyone in our agency, from our employees and individuals to our applicants, stay safe and healthy. Our protocols and safety measures include providing masks, holding virtual meetings, testing when needed, and following all safety procedures. At Communitas, your health and safety are our first priority. Communitas is an agency dedicated to delivering individualized, family-centered services, programs, and support for people of all abilities, throughout their lifespan and in their communities. We are inspired by and committed to our people as we meet their changing needs and create new pathways for growth. Communitas offers great training opportunities with plenty of room for growth, both personally and professionally. Employees that are eligible will receive a substantial benefit package with 3 weeks of vacation, 5 days of sick time, 13 holidays, medical/dental insurance, and more! What you will do... The Family Support Coordinator assists families who have sons and daughters eligible for DDS services (Department of Developmental Services). This person will provide home-based services to families to assist in identifying their needs in a way as to translate their needs into services and community supports. 30-hour and 40-hour positions are both available. Salary will commensurate with experience. Responsibilities and Duties for Department of Developmental Services (DDS): Inform the family and assists them in accessing supports and services that exist within the community. Assists families in obtaining all state and federal entitlement benefits such as SSI, CommonHealth clinical/medical supports, and behavioral supports. Have an understanding of the Massachusetts Special Education Laws Assists families in working with collaterals Collaborate with other agencies Supervise support staff working in families homes Qualifications and Skills Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Education, Human Services or a related field is required. Up to two years of family support case management experience preferred. A valid driver's license, acceptable driving record and reliable transportation is required. Successful candidates will be required to complete a background check including references, CORI and fingerprinting. Benefits Pay increase after 1 year of service, pending a performance evaluation. 401k Retirement Plan Employee Referral Bonus. Comprehensive training opportunities and room for personal development and growth abound for motivated and dedicated candidates. Recognition and awards for performance. 5 days of sick time 3 weeks of vacation and 13 holidays (for positions working at least 20 hours per week set schedule) Apply Online: For more information from the MassHire Metro North Career Center, email Job Quest ID NOTE TO JOB QUEST USERS: - clicking "Interested" on this position in Job Quest does not mean you have submitted an application for the position, this function only saves the position in your list of saved jobs. Veterans and their eligible spouses receive priority of service. MassHire Metro North Career Center is an EEO Employer. Auxiliary aids or services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.