Jewish Family & Children's Service of Greater Boston
  • Children & Adolescents Division - Adoption Resources
  • Waltham, MA, USA
  • $42
  • Hourly
  • Part Time
  • We regret we are unable to take phone calls about this position. JF&CS is an equal opportunity employer.

This is a part-time position, $42/hour 15.5 hours per week (2 days).

  • This position is located at our Waltham office, with hybrid option.


For more than 150 years, Jewish Family & Children's Service has been helping individuals and families of build a strong foundation for resilience and well-being. We intentionally serve and employ people of all faiths, backgrounds, cultures, and abilities. Through an integrated portfolio of more than 40 programs reaching communities throughout Eastern and Central Massachusetts, JF&CS focuses on meeting the needs of new parents and their children, older adults and family caregivers, children and adults with disabilities, and people experiencing poverty, hunger, or domestic abuse. 


Adoption Resources is a licensed adoption program under the umbrella of The Center for Early Relationship Support (CERS) at Jewish Family & Children's Service.  Adoption Resources provides a range of services for birth families, adoptive families as well as adoptees. Services include adoption education, home studies, case management, post placement supervision, counseling for birth parents, and placement services. Adoption Resources assists with search and reunion services for all members of the adoption constellation.


The Clinical Supervisor plays a central role in Adoption Resources through oversight of clinical work in the program. This position reports to the Program Director.

The successful Clinical Supervisor will possess excellent clinical knowledge and skills in working with families and individuals needing adoption services, supervision experience, time management and organizational skills, warm interpersonal style, strong written and oral communication, the ability to balance and prioritize tasks.


  • Being part of a supportive, creative, and collaborative team.
  • Satisfaction of having made a significant and tangible difference in the lives of our clients.
  • Applying your skills in an environment focused on respectful and high-quality services for new parents and families.
  • Contributing to the continued improvement of our services.

JOB DESCRIPTION (these responsibilities are a general summary and not all inclusive):

  • Supervise Adoption Resources Social Workers
  • Organize and run clinical case meetings within Adoption Resources.
  • Review and approve Home Studies
  • Create and present any parent-initiated adoption contracts.
  • Plan staff trainings for social workers and/or families.
  • Prepare and manage ICPC work.
  • Participate in EEC licensing studies
  • Engage in birth parent work
  • Additional duties as specified.


  • Work and/or lived experience with responsibilities listed in the job description.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must be mature and flexible, independent, self-directed, and able to work well in a team.   
  • Strong computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point) and overall confidence with technology to be able to support others with questions and needs.  
  • Valid driver's license.

This role is not benefits eligible.


JF&CS is an equal opportunity employer who serves and employs people of all cultures and faith traditions and highly values diversity, equity and inclusion. Employment opportunities are available to all without regard for race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability.

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