Mar 16, 2023

Social Worker (Family and Early Childhood Specialist)

$57,000 - $62,000 yearly
  • Room to Grow
  • Boston, MA, USA
Full-Time Client/Customer Service Other

Job Description


Make an impact and join a team that is dedicated to your growth! We are seeking social workers, mental health professionals, and other early childhood practitioners to join our team to support families during their children’s critical first three years of life. During visits at our warm, welcoming Family Centers, our team develops long-term, meaningful relationships with parents and caregivers to talk through the challenges and joys of early parenthood and discuss their children's development. Our team’s strengths-based approach supports parents raising children in these earliest years, increasing access to critical care and offering the surest opportunity for establishing a strong foundation in life. 

Primary Responsibilities

Direct Family Practice - 75% of the role

  • Engage parents and caregivers and their children to promote family growth and wellness 
  • Support families at quarterly sessions and communicate between visits as needed
  • Connect families with community resources as needed 

Administrative & Documentation - 10% of the role

  • Maintain documentation in electronic family records 
  • Conduct visits with alignment to the Room to Grow curriculum

Alignment & Professional Development - 15% of the role

  • Participate in team meetings for support and discussion around all aspects of practice and professional growth 
  • Continuously seek knowledge and best practices in the early childhood, child development, and parenting fields


Room to Grow is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the vision that one day all parents will have the resources they need to unlock their families’ potential and become champions for babies and their community. Its mission is to offer structured parent support, material goods, and community connections to support parents as they activate their natural strengths and expand their knowledge, so children thrive from the start. Learn more by visiting

Room to Grow offers a flexible work environment, support with scheduling and client communications, competitive compensation, and a comprehensive benefits package. 

This position is full time in person. Room to Grow is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Reasonable Accommodations

We are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. We encourage you to share any required accommodations with and, who will treat your requests as confidentially as possible.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We view differences between individuals (e.g., race, gender, age, cultural heritage, physical ability, education, beliefs, and lifestyle) as an asset. We celebrate what makes us unique and strive to create an inclusive environment for all. We are focused on fostering a culture of empowerment in an effort to better understand and serve the multifaceted cultures and identities of all of those within the Room to Grow community.

At Room to Grow, our DEI efforts focus on uplifting the experiences and perspectives of underrepresented groups and doing the work that draws out the best in all of us.

Be a part of something big and support our smallest children. Apply today! Submit your application via Room to Grow’s career portal.

Hiring Organization

Room to Grow



  • A passion for the mission, vision, and Room to Grow core values of Integrity, Respect, Growth, Collaboration, Community, Inclusion
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized, resourceful, and solutions-oriented
  • Adept at using technology and documenting in an electronic system 
  • Fluency in Spanish, Haitian Creole, or Chinese (including Mandarin and Cantonese) highly preferred
  • Graduate degree or advanced experience in child development or related field preferred, e.g., MSW, MA
  • State licensure preferred when applicable, e.g., LMSW, LCSW, LICSW, LMHC

Industry/Service Area

Human Services, Social Justice, Youth Development



Application Instructions

Submit your application via Room to Grow’s career portal.

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