Current Job Openings

Stabilization Instructor/Case Manager

For over 50 years, Project Place has been a resource for individuals who are experiencing homelessness in Boston. Through innovative programming, including social enterprises, we facilitate the successful transition of individuals to economic self-sufficiency. Comprehensive programming consists of classroom instruction, credential training, case management services, housing and job placement, retention and career services.

We currently seek the following position:

Job Title:            Stabilization Instructor/Case Manager
Reports to:
        Manager of Stabilization Services

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Stabilization Instructor/Case Manager will use collaborative goals to identify barriers and appropriate interventions to support long-term job-training success. This individual will facilitate workshops and meet with clients to provide clinical support and resources around housing, employment, and mental health services. Additionally, the Stabilization Instructor/Case Manager will serve as a liaison for clients as they progress through Project Place programming.

Specific responsibilities of the Stabilization Instructor/Case Manager include:

PROGRAM/SERVICE DELIVERY

  • Facilitating psycho-educational curriculum for small groups based on the Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) model and hard skills around professionalism expectations in the workplace
  • Delivering programming and care coordination to a growing population of clients struggling with substance use disorders, mental health, and barriers that have historically inhibited their success in employment and housing outcomes
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of community resources and referrals

STABILIZATION CASE MANAGEMENT

  • Maintaining a short-term, rolling stabilization caseload with group participants and community referrals to develop Individual Development Plans (IDP)
  • Providing income maximization services to community referrals and agency clients
  • Assisting with the transition of stabilization clients into additional programming
  • Maintaining alumni-tracking caseload for agency retention efforts

TEAM RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participating in the programming enrollment process, including orientation, and intake efforts
  • Case-conferencing with the Stabilization team to address individual client stabilization concerns
  • Attending agency-wide case management and cross-departmental meetings

CLIENT DATA

  • Entering client data into database

Other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director or designee.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts degree in a Human Service field or equivalent work experience
  • Interest and/or proficiency in clinical concepts, including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong facilitation and communication skills
  • Experience working with individuals experiencing homelessness, reentry from incarceration, and in recovery strongly preferred.

Benefits
Paid time off, medical insurance, dental insurance, life/long-term disability insurance, and 401(k)

HOW TO APPLY: Submit both a cover letter and resume to Emily Rittenour, Stabilization Manager, at erittenour@projectplace.org. No phone calls or in-person applications, please.

Project Place is an EEO/AAA employer.

Adult Education Teacher and Case Manager

For over 50 years, Project Place has been a resource for individuals who are experiencing homelessness in Boston. Through innovative programming, including social enterprises, we facilitate the successful transition of individuals to economic self-sufficiency. Comprehensive programming consists of classroom instruction, credential training, case management services, housing and job placement, retention, and career services.

We currently seek the following position:

Job Title:            Adult Education Teacher and Case Manager
Reports to:
        Director of Education

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the Director of Education, the Adult Education Teacher and Case Manager will lead classroom-based training for job readiness and industry credentialing. Strong computer literacy and technology skills are needed, including knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly Excel and PowerPoint) and Google applications. The Adult Education Teacher and Case Manager will also provide case management services to assigned caseload.

Specific responsibilities of the Adult Education Teacher and Case Manager include:

  • Recruiting and screening clients for class and program fit
  • Developing curriculum in conjunction with the Director of Education to meet employment, training, and program goals
  • Creating lesson plans based on students’ needs and conducting classes
  • Assessing the skill and education levels of clients through self-directed tools and various standardized tests
  • Developing and maintaining resources in the community that will benefit clients
  • Completing an Individual Development Plan (IDP) with each client on caseload and reviewing goals and progress regularly
  • Working effectively as a team member
  • Working in collaboration with outside agencies who partner with Project Place
  • Providing computer instruction that will include resume development and Internet job-search strategies
  • Having strong familiarity with community organizations that offer education resources and community colleges
  • Providing job-placement assistance
  • Entering client data into the computer tracking system
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director or designee.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent work experience
  • One or more years of teaching experience and strong classroom management skills required
  • Self-starter with a capacity to work independently and as a member of a dynamic team
  • Strong teaching and communication skills
  • Proficiency with computers and email
  • Ability to respond flexibly in a fast-paced, evolving environment
  • Deep commitment to the agency’s mission.
  • Experience working with individuals experiencing homelessness, reentry from incarceration, and in recovery strongly preferred.

Benefits
Paid time off, medical insurance, dental insurance, life/long-term disability insurance, and 401(k)

HOW TO APPLY: Submit both a cover letter and resume to Victoria Patlajan, Director of Education, at vpatlajan@projectplace.org. No phone calls or in-person applications, please.

Project Place is an EEO/AAA employer.

 

Instructor/Case Manager for Female Offenders

For over 50 years, Project Place has been a resource for individuals who are experiencing homelessness in Boston. Through innovative programming, including social enterprises, we facilitate the successful transition of individuals to economic self-sufficiency. Comprehensive programming consists of classroom instruction, credential training, case management services, housing and job placement, retention and career services.

We currently seek the following position:

Job Title:            Instructor/Case Manager

Reports to:       Director of Reentry, in partnership with the Director of Women’s Program Services at the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department

Responsibilities:

The Instructor/Case Manager will coordinate services for female offenders as they prepare to return to the community. The Instructor/Case Manger will teach a curriculum focused on promoting personal and employment skills with the expected outcome of clients obtaining employment upon release.

Specific responsibilities of the Instructor/Case Manager include:

  • Facilitating job readiness programming and alumni workshops at the Suffolk County House of Correction and in the community
  • Developing lesson plans and updating existing curriculum to meet the diverse needs of clients
  • Maintaining a supportive classroom environment to build confidence and skills
  • Recruiting participants from the sentenced population in conjunction with the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department staff
  • Participating in client enrollment efforts including conducting intakes and attending orientation
  • Conducting outreach to community halfway houses
  • Developing and maintaining community resources for returning citizens
  • Completing Individual Development Plans with clients to address barriers, support asset development, and set goals
  • Managing client caseload to provide stabilization services and promote retention of employment and housing
  • Tracking client outcomes in the database and completing monthly/quarterly reports
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Executive Director or designee.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degree in education or related field
  • Ability to obtain a contractor’s badge through the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Department
  • Ability to work as a team member with other program staff and in collaboration with partner agencies
  • Experience with adult student population preferred
  • Experience working with individuals experiencing homelessness, reentry from incarceration, and in recovery preferred.

Benefits
Paid time off, medical insurance, dental insurance, life/long-term disability insurance, and 401(k)

HOW TO APPLY: Submit both a cover letter and resume to Beth Carter, Director of Reentry, at bcarter@projectplace.org. No phone calls or in-person applications, please.

Project Place is an EEO/AAA employer.