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Expressive Therapist to join team with horticultural and other specialties!

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

$$$ Enhanced compensation

$$$ Sign on bonus

$$$ Industry leading benefits; including excellent health and dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, and pension plan

+Supervision for licensure!


Honored, based on employee satisfaction, with a rank in Boston Globe Magazine’s Top 25 Places to Work (in Massachusetts) for 8 years running!!!


The Children's Friend and Family Services division of Justice Resource Institute is currently looking for an expressive therapist who has interest and skills in using art, nature, and music to explore and transform the internal and external experiences for our persons served! We have and support a diverse array of modalities for treatment, specifically for trauma, and would love to find the right fit for our dynamic and growing treatment team.

Information below is general to our Outpatient Therapy team, but we'd be eager to talk to you about our specific trainings, certifications, and options with expressive therapy for this role!

Program Description:

Are you a Master’s level social worker or Counselor with skills in individual, family, and/or group therapy?

Are you looking to increase your impact and make a difference?

Do you want to work for an agency consistently ranked as one of the Best Places in Massachusetts to work for by The Boston Globe based on employee job satisfaction?

If yes, we are looking for you to join our team!

*** Sign on bonus, and a $43-$47/hr incentive rate for billing over expectation in a week.***

Justice Resource Institute’s Community Based programs have sites throughout the state of Massachusetts. JRI has been voted by their employees as The Top 25 Places to Work by the Boston Globe Magazine the last 8 years in a row! And in 2021 was voted in the top 10 workplaces in Massachusetts to value Diversity and Inclusion! Come join 2800 other passionate individuals serving others through use of their professional skills.

Our Outpatient Clinic provides care to a diverse and large community. Serving a wide variety of genders, cultural backgrounds, languages, and ethnic backgrounds. It is important that our team is able to represent the communities we are serving effectively, as well as provide appropriate understanding of the needs reflected in the community. Bilingual applicants strongly encouraged to apply as language capacity is a vital support for the families we serve.

JRI's Lynn Outpatient Clinic is seeking a Master's level Clinician to provide outpatient therapy to children and adults.

The Clinician is responsible for the clinical care of individuals of various backgrounds and diagnostic profiles. The Master’s Level Clinician provides an active role in supporting individuals to become their best selves within the structure of their home and communities. Clinicians have an opportunity to use their clinical skills and knowledge to explore what methods work best for each unique person. While also continuing to use and explore individual, couples or family therapy styles in the outpatient setting.

Educational requirements: Minimum of Master’s degree in Social Work, psychology, counseling from an accredited college or university required. Independent License preferred, but not required. We will provide supervision towards licensure for the right candidate.


  • Community mental health program experience preferred; experience working with specialized populations preferred.
  • Experience in therapy modalities of various styles. Knowledgeable in growth and development; able to obtain and interpret information in terms of the needs of emotionally disturbed, mentally ill youth and their families; understanding of the range of interventions and treatment required by this population.
  • Must also have an acceptable CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information), OIG background check, and appropriate driving record.

What we can provide! Our Benefits

  • To positively make a difference in the lives of children and families.
  • A career not just a job – opportunities for professional growth and advancement
  • Generous Paid Time Offstarting within the first year, 19 a year plus 11 holidays
  • Employer-sponsored Pension Plan– you might not care now but you will when it matters
  • 401K – JRI matches employee contributions up to $800/calendar year
  • Opportunities for ongoing training, professional development and opportunities for CEUs
  • Tuition reimbursement – up to $4,000 per year
  • Premier medical coverage through BCBS with additional monetary benefit if you are covered by another non-state/ government sponsored health plan
  • 100% employer paid dental insurance through Delta Dental
  • Vision insurance offered through EyeMed
  • Employer-paid Long Term Disability
  • Language Bonus offered for employees who speak a second language that can be used in treatment with persons served.
  • All new employees are also eligible for a SIGN ON BONUS

And much, much more… Join us to find out!

BE WHO YOU ARE! JRI is strongly committed to building and maintaining a diverse community and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic, disability, age, or veteran status.'

Justice Resource Institute


Salem, MA
01970 USA



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