Here at BAMSI, we recognize that our employees are our greatest
resource! Are you ready to make a difference? Become a BAMSI
Parent to Parent Coordinators
at BAMSI provide support, information, education
and advocacy to parents/caregivers with children with serious
mental, emotional and/or behavioral challenges. Empower families
with information and support to assist them in navigating the
mental health and educational systems. Facilitate monthly support
and educational topic groups. Work with the PIN team in planning
and hosting family events and outings.
Information Network (PIN) is a parent information, support, and
advocacy program designed by parents and professionals to help
families who have children with serious emotional, behavioral,
and/or mental health challenges.
lived experience parenting a child with mental health, emotional
and/or behavioral difficulties and have a high school diploma or
GED. Must have a valid driver's license in state of residence. This
position is based in Fall River, MA.
BAMSI is a private, non-profit culturally diverse human services
organization providing services to adults and children with
developmental disabilities, mental illness, behavioral health, and
public health needs. We at BAMSI believe that those we serve are
capable of amazing things and deserve our best. We support
them in their journeys and celebrate their accomplishments along
We strive to offer valuable benefits that promote a healthy
work/life balance and add value to our employees’ lives. Our
comprehensive benefits include:
Time Off Package
- up to 4
weeks combined vacation, personal and cultural holiday
- 11 paid
- up to 2
weeks Sick Time
Specialized Paid Trainings including opportunity to earn
- Health and
- Life, Short
Term and Long Term Disability Insurance
- 403B plan
with discretionary match
*Available benefits are based on position and scheduled
Respond to all referrals within 48 hours.
Assist parents/caregivers with the following: Locating resources
and available services. Attending care plan, court and other
meetings when time allows. Completing and filing of service
applications or other paperwork, as needed.
Facilitate monthly support group meetings following the PIN group
Attend school meetings to provide support.
Collaborate with agencies, schools, and the community to advocate
for the needs of families with children who have mental health
Actively promote and participate in PINs special events.
Perform all duties in a professional manner.
Work in the PIN office one day a week and the local DMH office
twice a month. The remaining hours providing outreach in the
Attend staff meetings and trainings as required by BAMSI and local
parent advocacy groups.
Provide information about your work through completion of weekly
and monthly reports.
Perform duties in accordance with agency/program policies and
Execute duties to reflect reasonable safety standards.
Universal/standard precautions must be utilized and training
obtained in areas that constitute risk.
Perform other related work duties as needed or as assigned by
supervisor or designee.
Experience parenting a child with mental health, emotional and/or
General knowledge of parents’ and children’s rights in the
community, schools, hospitals
High School Diploma or equivalency required
Knowledge of available systems of support in Southeastern
Ability to support and educate parents who ask for PIN
Willing to collaborate with other Parent Coordinators and community
Flexibility and a commitment to assisting parents Must be flexible,
some evening hours required