Job Openings

To apply for any of the jobs listed below, please send a cover letter and resume to HR, Families First, 100 Campus Drive, Suite 12, Portsmouth, NH 03801, fax to HR at 603-422-8219, or e-mail Dates listed in parenthesis are the date the job was posted; all are still open.

Administrative Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator (7/16/14).
Provide support to the Development Department and the Executive Director. Coordinate all aspects of the Volunteer Program.

A degree in office administration or human services preferred. Experience working in an office setting and or human service agency required. Strong oral and written communication skills. Experience and demonstrable understanding of word processing, data entry and database management. Must be well organized, flexible and able to work independently and as part of a team. Must have strong concern for detail and accuracy and be able to take initiative and juggle multiple responsibilities. Non-profit and Raiser's Edge experience is preferred.

This position is 30 to 32 hours per week and includes benefits.

Homeless Health Care Outreach Worker/Care Coordinator (7/8/14).
This position is responsible for developing relationships with people who are homeless, help them find the services they need and to enroll in appropriate Medicaid/Medicare insurance programs. Help patients in the program with transportation to medical and other appointments. The right candidate will be able to communicate effectively with our potential clients, be outgoing and well-organized. The position requires the candidate to have a car and a valid driver's license for travel in the Seacoast. Computer skills and high school diploma or GED is required. This position is for 30 hours per week and includes full time benefits.

Business Manager (6/30/14).
Full time position to maintain the accounting systems for Families First. Responsible for maintaining the accounts payable system, monthly reconciliation of general ledger and bank accounts, grant reporting and preparation of general journal entries, preparing checks, deposits and other administrative duties on a regular basis. Responsible for bi-weekly employee payroll and grant allocation. Materially participates in annual budget preparation and audit. Bachelors degree in accounting with 2 years experience or associates degree with 5 years experience. Familiarity with Excel (spreadsheet software), and small business accounting software.

Medical Receptionist for Health Center (6/26/14).
Customer service, communication and computer skills and the ability to multi-task are required. Job responsibilities include computerized scheduling, answering phones, data entry in two different systems, referrals, cash collections, checking out patients and general office duties. Experience in medical and/or dental office and with an electronic medical record is preferred. A positive attitude is required.

The hours are 35 per week (4 days) with some early mornings and late afternoons. Families First has a great work environment. This position includes full time benefits.

Substance Abuse Counselor for the Prenatal and Healthcare for the Homeless Programs (6/3/14).
The Substance Abuse Counselor provides substance abuse assessment, crisis intervention, education and counseling, case management and referral to patients and their families who access healthcare through the Prenatal Program and the Homeless Healthcare Program. He/she assists the Prenatal and HHC teams to develop health care plans for patients.

Masters in Social Work, Counseling,Psychology or in a related field is required, with M-LADC licensure also required. Three or more years in human services and experience working in the area of substance abuse is required. Knowledge of client-centered practice, strong communication, teaching and problem solving skills are needed. The person is this position must be well-organized, flexible and able to work independently and in collaboration with others.

This position is for 35-38 hours per week and includes full-time benefits. Flexibility in work hours is required.