Family Partner

Clinical/Social Work Lawrence, Massachusetts


Who we are looking for:

Are you the Family Partner we have been looking for? In this position you will be able to convey your passion for helping others by supporting our clients to achieve their goals! JRI’s Community Service Agencies are dedicated to providing high-fidelity wraparound services for youth under the age of 21 who have been diagnosed with a serious emotional disturbance who require multiple services or are involved with multiple child-serving systems such as child welfare, special education, or juvenile justice. Our staff work collaboratively with the youth’s team to provide an individualized care plan and are committed to keeping youth safely in the community with the assistance of their natural supports.

JRI provides the training so that:

  • YOU will work alongside Clinicians, Young Adult Peer Mentors, and Therapeutic Support Specialists to support the delivery of strength-based peer-to-peer education, coaching, role modeling, guidance, and support services.
  • YOU will utilize your caregiving experiences to enhance the lives of youth who are presenting with difficult and challenging behaviors, and their families.
  • YOU will support families in navigating multiple systems of care and enable parents and caregivers to learn effective advocacy skills.

Bilingual a plus!! We offer a $1000 bilingual bonus to any candidate who speaks, reads and writes in a different language other than English.

Why JRI?

  • Be who you are! JRI is strongly committed to providing an inclusive, diverse and welcoming environment for our employees and the people we serve.
  • Access to our excellent Blue Cross medical and Delta Dental benefits.
  • Retirement benefits including 401K matched up to $800 a year and pension after 5 years of employment.
  • Professional development opportunities such as tuition reimbursement up to almost $4000 per year and discounted tuition rates to select partnership colleges and universities!
  • Wellness benefits including access to employee resource groups (including multicultural affinity groups, LGBTQ+ advocacy, employee engagement groups, etc.), self-care resources, and an Employee Assistance Program.
  • Generous paid time off up to 19 days for full time employees in your first year and much more!


  • Applicants must have a minimum of an Associate Degree in a human services field and 1 year of experience working with the target population; or a high school diploma/GED and 2 years of experience working with the target population.
  • Applicants should have lived experience as a parent or caregiver of a youth with emotional, behavioral or learning challenges and experience accessing systems for support for your child’s needs.
  • Background and driving record checks will be performed.

JRI is strongly committed to providing an inclusive, diverse and welcoming environment for our employees and the people we serve. Persons from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBTQ community and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. JRI is an equal opportunity employer.