Careers

Dedicated, knowledgeable staff are the heart of every great organization. Child First, Inc. is a rapidly growing non-profit with high energy professionals focused on providing services of the very highest quality. Our staff is committed to transforming the lives of those we serve - very young, vulnerable children and their families. Come join a team of motivated and creative individuals working together to make a difference.

Employment Opportunities

National Program Office

For all positions at the Child First National Program Office, interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to, HR@childfirst.org.

Child First National Program Office
Director of National Program Development
Summary:The Child First Director of National Program Development is responsible for identifying opportunities to bring Child First to new geographic areas, understanding the policy and public funding landscape, vetting prospects, and supporting start-up of Child First services.

The Director’s primary responsibilities are to: (1) Research and track public funding streams that can sustain affiliate agencies providing Child First services for vulnerable young children and their families; (2) Identify and prioritize potential expansion /replication regions ; (3) Assess the policy, public funding, and provider landscape of prospective replication regions; (4) Identify state and/or regional champions to advocate and support start-up of new Child First services; (5) Assist in obtaining startup funding and ensuring long-term, public funding streams are in place to support ongoing services.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to, HR@childfirst.org.

Employment Opportunities at Child First Affiliate Agencies

 

Bridgeport Hospital-Child First
Clinician
Summary: Child First Greater Bridgeport (at Bridgeport Hospital) is in search of an energetic Clinician with eagerness to grow and develop professionally. The Clinician will provide intensive home-based services to children and families. Children served range in age from prenatal to six years old. Services provided include attachment-based, dyadic therapy, parenting skills, crisis support, extensive case management, and advocacy. Child First operates from a team approach and consists of a Clinician and Care Coordinator, both of whom work together to provide treatment for caregivers and children. The Clinician participates in reflective group, individual and team supervision weekly and maintaining clinical documentation according to licensing, accreditation, Medicaid, and Child First requirements. Services provided are in collaboration with the Department of Children and Families (DCF), schools, pediatricians, and other community based providers. Interested candidates can access the job description and application, here.

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, Torrington, CT
Clinician
Summary: Charlotte Hungerford Hospital is in search of a dynamic Clinician to provide intensive home-based services to children and families participating in Child First. The children served range in age from prenatal to six years old. Services provided include attachment-based therapy, parenting skills training, crisis support, extensive case management, and advocacy. Child First operates from a team approach and consists of a Clinician and Care Coordinator, both of whom participate in sessions and treatment meetings. Clinician participates in reflective group, individual and team supervision weekly and maintaining clinical documentation according to licensing, accreditation, Medicaid, and Child First requirements. For additional information and job application please go to https://www.hhccareers.org/jobs/4668213-psychiatric-clinician-ms 

The Village for Families and Children, Hartford, CT
Bilingual Clinician
Summary:
The Village is in search of a dynamic bilingual Clinician to provide intensive home-based services to children and families participating in Child First. The children served range in age from prenatal to six years old. Services provided include attachment-based therapy, parenting skills training, crisis support, extensive case management, and advocacy. Child First operates from a team approach and consists of a Clinician and Family Support Specialist, both of whom participate in sessions and treatment meetings. The Clinician is responsible for reflective group supervision weekly and maintaining clinical documentation according to licensing, accreditation, Medicaid, and Child First requirements. Services provided are in collaboration with the Department of Children and Families (DCF), schools, pediatricians, and other community based providers. For more information, visit The Village website, here.

Child First/ Kids First, Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Mental Health Developmental Clinician
Family Resource Partner

Summary: 
Kids First is in search of two dynamic individuals to fill the positions of a Mental Health Developmental Clinician and a Family Resource Partner. 
The Child First Mental Health and Developmental Clinician works with the Family Resource Partner to engage families who are referred to the Child First home-based intervention, with the primary focus of strengthening the caregiver-child relationship, so that it serves both as a protective buffer to unavoidable stress and directly facilitates the child's emotional, language, and cognitive growth. The Clinician uses trauma-informed CPP, a relationship-based, dyadic, parent-child treatment model, which focuses on the primary attachment relationships of the young child.

The Family Resource Partner collaborates with the Clinician in the crucial role of stabilizing the entire family system, while the Clinician provides psychotherapeutic caregiver-child intervention to facilitate and enhance this critical relationship. For more information on both positions, refer to the job descriptions below. 
Interested candidates should contact, Rhonda Morris, at 252-338-5658.

PDF icon Mental Health & Developmental Clinician Job Description 5.18.18.pdf    PDF icon Family Resource Partner Job Description 5.18.18.pdf

Child First/Easter Seals UCP North Carolina 
Child First Therapist
Summary: Child First is seeking to fill the position of a full time therapist in Greenville, North Carolina. The selected candidate will engage with children and families in their homes for the duration of treatment/therapy. In addition, s/he will provide Child First home-based psychotherapeutic intervention with young children and their caregivers using relational, dyadic psychotherapy (CPP) and other modalities. See the attached job description for more details.
PDF icon ChildFirst Clinician Easter Seals UCP North Carolina.pdf