Family Partner - Relief #8550

Posted: 03/15/2023

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Family Partner - Relief


Do you have a lived experience raising a child with behavioral or developmental support needs?


Our Behavioral Health Services Division at Riverside Community Care is looking for a Family Partner!


Riverside Community Care seeks parents with lived experience raising a child with behavioral or developmental support needs and sound knowledge of the network of available services to families and youth. 


This is a relief opportunity to provide support to parents during a psychiatric emergency assessment of their children. Family Partners will work out of our Milford, MA office and will travel to locations in the local community.


Family Partners work collaboratively with Master’s level clinicians to intervene and stabilize youth in crisis. They will provide support to parents or guardians by helping them navigate the mental health system, and directing them toward each step in the process.


NOTE: This position requires that the applicant is a parent with lived experience navigating the special education, DCF, DMH, DDS, or mental health service delivery system on behalf of your child. Applicants who do not demonstrate this experience cannot be considered for this role.



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Our Ideal Candidate

Riverside Community Care takes pride in its employees for being hardworking, compassionate, and respectful. Our ideal candidate would have these qualities along with the following skills and experience:

Required Skills
  • Must have experience helping to raise a child with social, emotional, mental health, or substance abuse concerns and have experience navigating the myriad of youth services required
  • Must have excellent communication, organizational, and time-management skills.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office) required
  • Valid driver’s license and personal vehicle is required to transport consumers as necessary

Required Experience
  • Bachelors or Associates degree with one year working with youth preferred
  • High School/GED and two years working with target population considered



Riverside Community Care is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and inclusive organization committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities. We provide equal opportunity for all persons seeking 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.