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 September 7, 2021


Fellowship Place, a community based mental health agency,  is recruiting for  a full time  Receptionist to greet visitors & clients and to perform various clerical tasks.   Responsibilities include data entry,  filing, typing, and answering a multi-line phone.   Hours are 8:45am to 4:15pm, Monday-Friday.    HS diploma or equivalent with 1-2 years experience as a Receptionist or Administrative Assistant required, preferably in a social service agency.   Successful candidates will have excellent customer service skills, experience with Microsoft word and Excel, and ability to operate basic office equipment such as fax machine, copier, and postage meter.   Must be good team player and be able to multi-task.  Salary is $17-$18/hour with benefits including health insurance, 403-bPlan, holidays,  and paid sick and vacation time.  Application Deadline 9/30/2021



Fellowship Place, a community based mental health agency,  is hiring a PT Accounting Clerk for the Business Office.  Duties include accounts payable,  accounts receivable, bank deposits, filing, and  answering phones.  Position is scheduled for up to 25 hours per week during the normal business hours of 9am-5pm, Monday –Friday.  Successful candidates will have excellent computer skills  with experience using QuickBooks, Microsoft Word, Excel and Access;  good customer service skills; and good verbal and written communication skills.   HS diploma or equivalent required with 1-2 years related office experience.   Salary range:  $15-$17 per hour.  Excellent opportunity for a  student.   Application Deadline 9/30/2021



Fellowship Place seeks a full 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.    Hours  9:00am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday.   Salary in the low $30,000 range, with comprehensive benefits package including health benefits, paid time off, and 403-b plan.  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.  Application Deadline 9/30/2021



Fellowship Place is recruiting for a full-time Mental Health Program Assistant for the agency’s drop-in day program for individuals living with a mental illness who are experiencing homelessness. The Mental Health Program Assistant is responsible for managing an assigned caseload, supportive counseling, linking clients to available services including health care, housing, and job programs, and transportation. Associate’s Degree in related field or minimum of two years experience working with the homeless mentally ill required; Bachelor’s degree preferred. Knowledge of government cash assistance programs and housing assistance programs helpful.   Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.   Schedule is 35 hours per week; must be able to work Saturdays and Sundays.   Salary range $30,000-$32,000 annually with comprehensive benefits package including health insurance and paid time off.      Application deadline 9/30/2021



Fellowship Place, a non-profit agency providing services for mentally ill and homeless adults, seeks a full 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.

Hours: 9:00am-4:30pm, Monday through Friday.  Salary $18.50 per hour with comprehensive benefits package including medical insurance and paid time off.  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.    Application deadline 9/30/2021


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.    Application deadline 9/30/2021

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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