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The Home for Little Wanderers Family Partner-Bonus Eligible (Bilingual Spanish Required) in Chelsea, Massachusetts


This position is eligible for an up to $3000 sign-on bonus!

The Chelsea-Suffolk County Family Resource Center (FRC) is looking to secure a Family Partner for it's Chelsea-based location. A Family Partner is a caregiver who has experience raising a child or youth with special needs, preferably with significant mental health needs. The FRC serves families in accessing resources and support in their communities. Families can gain access to staff who will gather information and provide same day support.

How You'll Be Making a Difference

  • Documents activities provided daily in medical record

  • Facilitates Family Support groups

  • May assist in transporting families to FRC or to other community locations

  • Perform program specific duties and functions

  • May participate in agency committees

  • Provide on-call coverage and crisis intervention as needed

  • May be required to have a valid driver’s license, clear driving record, and personal vehicle available for use during work hours


  • May or may not have program specific experience

  • Excellent cultural awareness and sensitivity

  • Computer literate, including Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer, with the ability to learn new software applications

  • Bilingual Spanish or other languages strongly preferred

  • The person is required to come from the community with “lived" experience with family members.

What The Home Can Offer You

In addition to the chance to make a lasting impact on the lives of the youth we serve, The Home for Little Wanderers offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Generous time off including up to 20 days per year for new full-time employees, plus 11 holidays, 5 sick days, and 2 personal days

  • Health and Dental Insurance that is effective immediately upon hire

  • Extensive training to new staff

  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $2,400 per fiscal year

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer match

  • Employer paid Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance, plus Basic Life and AD&D Insurance

  • And more!

Valuing Diversity

We are committed to excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion, while simultaneously creating a culture that supports those values. We believe the differences we bring enhance our ability to provide exceptional service and care to diverse children, families, and communities. Moreover, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging align with our values and our mission to help vulnerable children and their families build permanent, positive change.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)