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Open Sky Community Services Child, Adolescent and Young Adult Services- Assistant Program Director in Worcester, Massachusetts


USD $75,000.00/Yr.

Description and Responsibilities

Open Sky offers a comprehensive range of mental health services for younger children and adolescents. By combining the use of evidence-based treatments with age-appropriate wraparound services we assist young children and adolescents in moving beyond their social-emotional, behavioral, or psychiatric challenges and return successfully to their homes, schools and the community. Services include residential youth group homes, flexible support services, and intensive home based therapeutic care.

The Assistant Program Director will provide oversight and ensure timely completion of screening and enrollment of individuals referred to CAYAS programs, identify and evaluate individuals risk issues, develop appropriate critical need interventions and oversee the completion, implementation and sign off of Treatment Plans and Treatment Plan reviews, as needed. They will also provide direct supervision to the Program Coordinator for In Home Based Therapeutic Care as well as the Program Coordinator and Clinician for Flexible Support Services.

Other Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical supervision (individual and/or group) to licensed clinical staff and other staff as assigned.

  • Participate in and assist in overseeing the divisional risk management meetings.

  • Work collaboratively with all members of the care team to ensure efficient and effective treatment services, which maximize the success and satisfaction of individuals served.

  • Oversee scheduling of Psychiatric Consultations and monitor implementation of recommendations.

  • Provide direct clinical services to program individuals and families served, which will include individual and group therapy, as well as, in-home family treatment. as needed.


Master’s Degree in Social Services required. Must be a Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts or become licensed within three months of hire date. Minimum of two years’ experience in human service management, p revious experience working with youth and young adults with serious and persistent mental illness, required. Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record required.

Current Licensure

APD Starting Salary (Yearly)

Master’s Degree, no license (must obtain licensure within 3 months of hire)




About Us

At Open Sky Community Services, we open our doors, hearts, and minds to the belief that every individual, regardless of perceived limitations, deserves the chance to live a productive and fulfilling life.

Open Sky is on an anti-racist journey, committed to learning, living, and breathing inclusion, opportunity, diversity, racial equity and justice for ALL.

At Open Sky, you’ll join over 1,100 compassionate and highly trained professionals who put innovative, evidence-based practices to work in ways that positively impact our communities across Central Massachusetts and beyond.

As a trauma-informed organization, Open Sky strives for transparency and sensitivity to the experiences of those we interact with. Self-care is encouraged, and we are committed to providing a positive work culture that is focused on continuous learning and the value of diverse perspectives.

Open Sky is proud to be an industry leader in pay and benefits. Open the Door to Possibility, and begin your career with Open Sky today!

Benefits of Working for Open Sky Include:

  • Excellent Supervision (Individual and Group), Professional Development, and Training Opportunities

  • Generous paid time off plan – you start with 29 days (almost 6 weeks!) in your first year, including 12 paid holidays. Increases to 32 days in your 2nd year, and the current maximum is 43 days (OVER 8 WEEKS!)

  • We pay for your higher education! Ask about our Tuition Reimbursement Program, and reimbursement for a variety of Human Services certifications

  • Eligible employer for the Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with Prescription Plan

  • 403b Retirement Plan with Employer Match

  • Life Insurance (100% Employer-Paid)

  • And more!

    Open Sky celebrates diversity and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or disabled veteran status.

Job ID2024-9075