Employment Opportunities

Fellowship Place provides challenging and rewarding job opportunities for paraprofessionals and professionals seeking a career in community based mental health services.

To apply for a position you must complete the Application and e-mail cover letter, application and resume to hr@fellowshipplace.org, Fax to 203-789-4451 or mail to Fellowship Place, 441 Elm St, New Haven, CT 06511.   NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. Please note that resumes without a cover letter stating which position you are applying for and application will not be considered.

As of July 20, 2021

PART-TIME CAREER SPECIALIST FOR HOMELESS

Fellowship Place, a non-profit agency providing services for mentally ill and homeless adults, seeks a part time Career Specialist to work with homeless individuals who are seeking job training or employment.   Responsibilities include carrying out all phases of pre-employment, education, and employment services.  The Career Specialist will assist clients  prepare for employment by completing vocational assessments to identify skills and barriers to employment, create resume and documents required by employers, complete online job applications, connect clients to volunteer, job training, or education programs for skill development, and network with employers for job interviews and job placements.

This is a 25 hour per week position.  Hours occur between 9:00am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday.   Salary $18.50 per hour.  Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology or Social Work or Associate’s degree with a minimum of 2 years of work experience in  mental health or homeless services, preferably in vocational services.   Successful candidates will have good counseling skills and a working knowledge of  eligibility requirements for academic & employment accommodations and government entitlement programs, e.g. SSI and Medicaid.  Familiarity with the homeless service system in the greater New Haven area a plus.

Occasional Use of personal vehicle required; mileage reimbursement available. Resume and Cover Letter to hr@fellowshipplace.org, or mail to Fellowship Place, 441 Elm St, New Haven, CT 06511 or fax to 203-401-2083.  Application deadline is August 2, 2021.

PART_TIME  –  Food Service Assistant Needed for Healthy Meals Program

Fellowship Place is recruiting for a Food Service Assistant to assist with food production and serving meals in the agency’s day program for adults with a mental illness. This is a part-time, daytime position normally scheduled for 18 hours per week, with extra hours assigned during busy times.

Responsibilities include commercial kitchen maintenance and use of operation of various equipment including commercial dish washing system, ice machine, walk-in coolers, and three bay sink. Successful candidates must be ServSafe Certified, have prior experience with commercial food service operation, including but not limited to preparation of salads, soups, sandwiches and hot entrees. Excellent knife skills and basic knowledge of health code regulations related to food service operation required. Valid driver’s license needed; must be able to stand for up to seven hours per shift and lift up to 50 pounds. Salary $16.00-$16.40/hour, depending on experience. Please send Resume and Cover Letter to hr@fellowshipplace.org or 441 Elm Street, New Haven, CT 06511  no later than August 31, 2021

PART TIME  –  Education Specialist for the Supported Education Program

Fellowship Place seeks a part-time Education Specialist for the Supported Education program which assists individuals living with a mental illness enroll and successfully complete an academic or job training program. Responsibilities include education assessment and planning, assisting clients with the GED or college enrollment process, and on-going supports to help clients be successful in school, including help with study skills, time management, and test preparation.  This is an 18 hour per week position.  Hours occur between 9:00am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday.   Salary $18.00 per hour.  Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or Special Education or Associate’s degree with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the mental health field.  Desirable knowledge/skills:  ADA and academic accommodations, applying for grants/financial aid, teaching/tutoring, counseling, and familiarity with higher education. Occasional Use of personal vehicle required; mileage reimbursement available. no later than August 31, 2021

 
NOTE: All external candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment screening. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background check.
 
Fellowship Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual on account of that individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a special disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other covered veteran, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation.
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