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Preference will be given to eligible veterans and eligible spouses of veterans in accordance with Massachusetts Statutes.

Catholic Social Services is a Drug Free Workplace .

UPDATED 6/23/2016


  • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR: Reporting to the Board of Directors the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Catholic Social Services staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission while working within a guidelines surrounding the Catholic Church and within a nonprofit organization.  S/he will initially develop deep knowledge of field, core programs, operations, and business plans.

    Job Duties:

    • Leadership & Management:
      • Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration, fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals
      • Actively engage and energize CSS Nonprofit volunteers, board members, event committees, alumni, partnering organizations, and funders
      • Lead, coach, develop, and retain CSS Nonprofit's high-performance executive and senior management teams. Ensure effective systems to track scaling progress, and regularly evaluate program components, so as to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents

    • Grants/Fundraising & Communications:
      • Expand local revenue generating and fundraising activities to support existing program operations and regional expansion while simultaneously retiring building debt
      • Deepen and refine all aspects of communications—from web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger brand
      • Use external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities

    • Planning & New Business:
      • Design the national expansion and complete the strategic business planning process for the program expansion into new markets
      • Begin to build partnerships in new markets, establishing relationships with the funders, and political and community leaders at each expansion site
      • Be an external local and national presence that publishes and communicates program results with an emphasis on the successes of the local program as a model for regional and national replication

    Minimum Qualifications: The ED will be thoroughly committed to CSS Nonprofit's mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include: A practicing Catholic in good standing with an Advanced degree, ideally an MBA or MSW, with at least 10 years of senior management experience; track record of effectively leading and regionally and/or nationally scaling a performance- and outcomes-based organization and staff; ability to point to specific examples of having developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth;
    Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation; Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget; Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships; Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures; Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills; Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning; Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people; Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed

    Please forward cover letter and resume to:
    1600 Bay Street
    PO Box M/So. Station
    Fall River, MA 02724
    F: 508-675-2224

  • DIRECT CARE STAFF: This full time position works in our St. Killian's program with homeless youth.

    Job Duties: Direct Care staff is responsible for directing and assisting in the care and safety of residents, including life skills and limited behavioral interventions. This position also facilitates resident cooking, cleaning and general maintenance duties. 

    Minimum Requirements:
    A high school diploma and previous experience working in a residential program preferred.

    Please forward cover letter and resume to:
    1600 Bay Street
    PO Box M/So. Station
    Fall River, MA 02724
    F: 508-675-2224

  • PERSONAL CARE ATTENDANTS (PCA): The Office for Persons with Disabilities is looking for PCA's for upcoming clients we are surrogates for. Clients of different ages and disabilities. Previous experience as a PCA/CNA a plus. Experience with toileting issues, sponge baths, med distribution, and transfers; drug addiction and mental health issues a plus. Must have reliable transportation and be available weekends and nights. We have PCA case all over Southeastern MA.

    WE DO CORI CHECKS (Criminal Background Checks) ON ALL PCA APPLICANTS.

    If interested or for more information, please contact
    Coordinator - Office for Persons with Disabilities
    Catholic Social Services
    238 Bonney St.
    New Bedford MA, 02744
    Phone: 508 - 997 - 7337

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