Direct Care Staff - Relief #8440

Posted: 02/02/2023

Exciting opportunity to join Riverside Community Care as a Relief Direct Care Staff!


This relief position supports school-based contracts as needed by providing direct care, student skill coaching, group facilitation, and case management within the Somerville and Cambridge schools. 


The Direct Care Staff will:

  • provide culturally competent, trauma informed, strength-based services to a diverse population of children and families struggling with multiple stressors including mental health, trauma, inadequate community supports & resources, language barriers, poverty, and homelessness.
  • provide, as required within assigned parameters of work, coaching, direct care, case management and leading a variety of support groups


Schedule: Flexible daytime shifts available


Why You'll Love Riverside
We make a true difference in people’s lives through rewarding work.


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Required Skills
  • Ability to work independently in supporting community-based caseload 
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills required.
  • Basic computer fluency, including Microsoft Office
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle 

Required Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a human service field, psychology, social work, or other similar discipline
  • Minimum one-year experience working directly with youth who have experienced seriously emotionally disturbance or emotional challenges to well-being and their families
  • Experience with culturally diverse populations preferred



Riverside Community Care is dedicated to respect, integrity and engagement of all individuals. We are committed to building an inclusive and culturally competent organization and we value the richness of having a diverse applicant pool. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.