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The Home for Little Wanderers Vocational Instructor in Boston, Massachusetts


When you join The Home for Little Wanderers, you join a team of professionals dedicated to creating better, brighter futures for kids.

For over 200 years, The Home for Little Wanderers has helped build stable lives and hopeful tomorrows for vulnerable children and their families. Our 25+ community-based and residential programs serve thousands of at-risk youths from birth to age 26. Many of these children have experienced abuse, neglect, trauma, or a disrupted family life. As the oldest child welfare agency in America, we provide them with safe surroundings, permanent loving relationships, and a secure path toward a better, brighter future. To learn more about the incredible impact our employees have on the lives of children and families, click here:

Program Description

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of Metro Boston’s first ever PACT-Y team through the Home for Little Wanderers. PACT (Program for Assertive Community Treatment) is an evidence-based home/community centered model supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The Department of Mental Health is launching PACT-Y for the first time for youth and young adults in the Metro Boston area. PACT-Y utilizes a highly integrated multidisciplinary team model that includes Clinicians, Outreach Counselors, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Family Partners, Young Adult Peer Mentor, Vocational Specialists, and Psychiatrists/Nurse Prescribers to help support growth and recovery for youth and young adults in the community. Team members provide customized support to youth and young adults based on individual goals. This is your chance to be a part of this incredible new addition to the Massachusetts behavioral health landscape for youth and young adults!

How You Will Be Making A Difference

  • Responsible for integrating educational and/or vocational goals and services with the tasks of all team members. This staff member provides needed assistance through all phases of the vocational service.

  • Must speak Spanish

Valuing Diversity

We are committed to excellence in diversity, equity, and inclusion, while simultaneously creating a culture that supports those values. We believe the differences we bring enhance our ability to provide exceptional service and care to diverse children, families, and communities. Moreover, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging align with our values and our mission to help vulnerable children and their families build permanent, positive change.

What The Home Can Offer You

In addition to the chance to make a lasting impact on the lives of countless youth, The Home for Little Wanderers offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Extensive training to new staff

  • Generous time off

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Health and Dental Insurance available upon hire

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan with employer match

  • Long-term Disability and Short-term Disability Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • And more!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)