The Gandara Center provides a progressive, team-based environment with many exciting opportunities. Look through our openings below. Unless otherwise specified, please send applications to Human Resources at:
147 Norman St
West Springfield, MA 01089
Note: No phone calls for job applications, please. Thank you.
Date posted: Feb 12, 2014
Department: Adolescent + Family Services
Location: Greenfield, Holyoke and Springfield
Qualifications & requirements: Candidates must have a high school diploma, a valid driver's license with a reliable vehicle, and the ability to pass a CORI background check.
The Gandara Center Adolescent and Family Services Division is currently recruiting for full-time Direct Care positions in its residential adolescent program. Positions are located in Greenfield, Holyoke and Springfield for all shifts.
Application instructions: Send your resume and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date posted: Feb 12, 2014
Location: Springfield, MA
Qualifications & requirements: • Must have a Master’s degree in psychology, social work, or related field from an accredited college/university and be licensed in Massachusetts (LMHC, LICSW, LCSW, LMFT, or LADC1). • Experience with mandated treatment, from court and DCF referral sources, preferred. Minimum of 2-3 years supervisory and substance abuse treatment experience/training required.
This position is part of the Outpatient Services Division’s management team and supervises 6-9 clinicians/therapists. The Clinical Supervisor will provide support and guidance to clinicians, participates in practice management, quality assurance, site operations, and staff development.
Application instructions: Responses (cover letter, resume and salary requirements) should be sent to email@example.com.
Date posted: Feb 06, 2014
Location: Springfield and Holyoke
Qualifications & requirements: Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree or associates degree in a human services field and one year of experience working with the target population or high school diploma or GED and a minimum of two (2) years experience working with children/adolescents/transitioning youth. • Experience as a caregiver of youth with special needs, and preferably a youth with mental health issues; • Experience with children and youth, strength-based, family centered and child focused services; • Experience in navigating any of the child and family-serving systems and teaching family members who are involved with the child and family serving systems; • Ability to work effectively with other community agencies; • Understanding/willingness to be part of a program that supports youth and families 24 hours per day, 365 days per year; • Driver’s license and availability of vehicle to support program needs. • Bilingual Spanish/English
The Gandara Center CSA (Community Service Agency) program is funded by the Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative, Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services. This initiative is based on the Wraparound model and designed to strengthen, expand and coordinate culturally competent behavioral health services for children with serious emotional disorders and their families. Gandara's CSA targets the Hispanic communities in Springfield and Holyoke.
The Mission of the Gandara Center is to promote the well being of Hispanics, African-Americans and other culturally diverse populations, through innovative, culturally competent behavioral health, prevention and educational services.
The Family Partner provides direct support/advocacy to parents and as liaises with the Care Coordinators and other team members to achieve program objectives.
Application instructions: Please submit résumé and cover letter with salary requirements to Gandara Center, Omar Irizarry, Senior Family Partner, 120 Maple Street, Springfield, MA 01103 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.