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.
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.
Data and Quality Analyst
Summary: The National Program Office seeks to fill the positon of a Data and Quality Analyst, whose primary role will involve the use of a robust data system to analyze the impact of the Child First intervention to inform best practices and areas for improvement. This new position provides a highly motivated and detail-oriented professional an opportunity to work closely with other members of the Data & Quality Team as well as the Child First National Program Office leadership and Clinical Team. Refer to the job description below for additional details.
Data Quality Analyst 10.03.18.pdf
Technology and Reporting Manager
Summary: Child First is in search of a detail-oriented and highly motivated professional to fill the position of the Technology and Reporting Manager. This position will be responsible for providing report and dashboard solutions to Child First’s complex data analytic needs. This requires a full understanding of the organizational needs and translating those needs into consumable, actionable reports. The Technology and Reporting Manager accomplishes these responsibilities by managing and utilizing the Pentaho® reporting environment as well as other business intelligence tools to be implemented. See the job description below for additional details.
Technology and Reporting Manager 08.14.18.pdf
Employment Opportunities at Child First Affiliate Agencies
Child Guidance Clinic for Central CT, Meriden, CT
Child First Care Coordinator (bilingual preferred)
Summary: The Child Guidance Clinic for Central CT is in search of a dynamic individual to provide community based services and supports to families participating in the Child First home based intervention. The Care Coordinator plays a critical role in stabilizing the entire family system and enhancing caregiver functioning. The Care Coordinator partners with a licensed Mental Health and Developmental Clinician in a team approach and both participate in sessions and treatment meetings. Download the job description below for additional information. Interested candidates should contact, Leeora Netter at (203)235-5767 ext. 3045.
CGC CF Care Coordinator 10.25.18.pdf
Charlotte Hungerford Hospital, Torrington, CT
Summary: Charlotte Hungerford Hospital 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 Care Coordinator, both of whom participate in sessions and treatment meetings. Apply and see job description here.
The Village for Families and Children, Hartford, CT
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.
United Community and Family Services (UCFS)-Norwich/New London, CT
Early Childhood Clinician-Norwich
Bilingual Spanish Clinician-New London
Summary: UCFS is seeking a dynamic licensed Clinician in Norwich and New London to counsel individuals, families, couples or groups regarding psychological, behavioral or emotional problems by developing and implementing clinical assessment and clinical treatment plans in a home or community based setting. The Clinician being sought for the New London area is required to be fluent in Spanish. See the attached job description below for additional details about the positions. Clinician Job Description CT UCFS 5.9.17.pdf
Interested applicants for the Early Childhood Clinician position should apply online at www.ucfs.org or 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.
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.
ChildFirst Clinician Easter Seals UCP North Carolina.pdf