Per-diem Spanish-speaking clinician 

Position Summary:

We are seeking a Spanish-speaking per diem (8-10 hours/week) clinician to co-facilitate bereavement groups with school and community partners. This position guarantees a minimum of 5hrs/week with the possibility of up to 8-10hrs weekly – dependent on group schedules. Group facilitation will be on as needed basis throughout the year for groups that run either 6-10 weeks consecutively or a group that runs periodically throughout the school year. This position is a member of the Program Team and will report directly to the Associate Program Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate school-based programming for Spanish speakers, including peer support groups and parent workshops in connection with school systems. 
  • Coordinate additional adjunct services for Spanish speakers in the community including a  “Parenting While Grieving” series or a Family Night.
  • Outreach to school and community-based organizations with goal of setting up short-term groups or one-time workshops
  • Provide phone support in Spanish including information, crisis response, and community referrals to Spanish-speaking professionals, school and community personnel, and adult family members; complete all applicable documentation
  • Participate in program staff meeting (when possible) as well as team meetings for planning school & community groups 
  • Participate in Facilitator training
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To Apply:

Send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Qualifications:

  • Must be completely bi-lingual (fluent) in Spanish and English in spoken and written form 
  • Familiarity with Latinx communities and experience working in those communities
  • Knowledge of child development and experience working with school-aged children and teens
  • Knowledge of bereavement and experience working with youth who are grieving
  • 4-year college degree; Master’s degree required in one of the following: Counseling Psychology, Social Work
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Strong writing, analytical and problem-solving skills in Spanish and English
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively with a wide range of people
  • Ability to be flexible and change direction quickly
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and oral and written Spanish and English communication
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage confidential information with integrity and to maintain privacy requirements
  • Ability to work on a flexible schedule as needed (occasional events or training on nights / morning or afternoon short-term groups needs)
  • Sense of humor
  • Commitment to the goals and values of The Children’s Room
  • While not absolute, a car is usually necessary for transportation
  • Willingness to travel to various communities across Eastern Massachusetts

The Children’s Room does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, or disability in admission or access to, or employment in it’s programs or activities. 

 

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