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Front Office Administrator

Fairwinds – Nantucket’s Counseling Center has an immediate opening for a full time (35 hrs/week) front office administrator. Primary responsibilities will include answering the telephone, taking messages, directing staff and clients appropriately, maintaining building security, and ordering building & office supplies.

The front desk is responsible for scheduling and registering clients for services utilizing computerized scheduling and registration systems and multiple software applications; interacting with clients and their families, clinicians, physicians, office personnel and others in obtaining and recording the information necessary for scheduling and registration; and effectively communicating and collaborating with both internal and external customers in a team environment while maintaining a focus on customer service and client confidentiality. Salary commensurate with experience and languages spoken (fluency in Spanish is ideal). Join our friendly team in a collegial, supportive working environment.  

$25/hour based on experience. Generous benefits package, 3 weeks paid vacation, and possible flexible hours.

Please submit your résumé, contact information, and cover letter to You can also text or call our office for more information: 508-228-2689.


Outpatient and In-Home Therapist

Join the team at Fairwinds – Nantucket’s Counseling Center, situated on the historic and beautiful island of Nantucket, MA 30 miles off the coast of Cape Cod. Fairwinds seeks a graduate-level, licensure-seeking, masters level therapist or fully licensed (LCSW, LICSW, or LMHC) therapist to join our team to provide in-person outpatient mental health and in-home therapy. Candidates must be willing to relocate to Nantucket. Great work environment, paid professional development available, paid clinical supervision, and generous salary and benefits. Full benefits are available for those who consistently work a minimum of 35 hours per week. Housing, signing, relocation, and retention bonus opportunities are available.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $83,000.00 - $104,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Signing bonus
  • Moving expenses


  • Master's (Required)

Job Description:

  • Assist with care coordination and referrals of participants to treatment
  • Assist in the level of care and treatment recommendations for participants as needed
  • Complete intake requirements including biopsychosocial, assessments, and risk assessments, safety planning, and ongoing clinical intervention
  • Help engage participants and their families in consultation
  • Work collaboratively with the care team within the agency as well as collaborate with others outside the agency
  • Work collaboratively with the clinical director, operations manager, and office management


  • Knowledge and experience of evidence-based and trauma-informed approaches to substance use disorders, co-occurring mental health disorders, and recovery
  • High quality written and verbal skills
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet reporting and client chart deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as within a multidisciplinary treatment team
  • Graduate degree in psychology, mental health counseling, or social work

Interested candidates must:

  • Be Massachusetts licensed (or license-seeking) in LCSW, LICSW, or LMHC.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license and personal transportation
  • Pass a background check—CORI/SORI
  • Spanish speaking preferred, other languages a plus

Our client base is drawn from a wide range of cultures, languages, and ethnicities and we encourage applicants who reflect the diversity of our community.

For more information, please forward contact information, cover letter, and resume to


Peer Recovery Coach (PRC)

This Peer Recovery Coach (PRC) position is an at-will, exempt year-round part-time position. The role is supervised by the clinical director and requires flexible hours Monday-Saturday between the hours of 8 am to 8 pm

Responsibilities May Include:

  • PRC are individuals in recovery who have lived experience with addiction and/or co-occurring mental health disorders and are trained to help their peers with a similar experience to gain hope, explore recovery, and achieve life goals.
  • Must share recovery experience and use coaching and mentoring techniques to support someone contemplating recovery or in recovery and discuss new strategies for developing recovery-supportive friendships, reconnecting with family, improving family relationships, and identifying and using recovery-community networks.
  • Will support client in making positive life changes and developing skills to facilitate their recovery.
  • Will support client to develop a wellness plan.
  • Provides individual, group, and family mentoring in accordance with assigned client needs.
  • Assesses client’s or family’s needs and eligibility for services.
  • Provides support/mentoring to clients in accordance with applicable credentials.
  • Maintains family contact regarding client adjustments.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary treatment planning meetings/peer supervision.
  • Develops and maintains client case records, notes, treatment plans and reports.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships within the agency, community, and referral sources.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with professionals and clients/families.
  • Ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations.
  • Ability to make accurate assessments and provide appropriate treatment.
  • Spanish fluency is a bonus.
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Competencies Required:

  • Strong presentation skills
  • Clear thinking and communication
  • Collaboration skills
  • Time management skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Exceptional clinical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly organized and motivated
  • Ability to engage with and relate positively to diverse audiences


  • High School Diploma or a GED, LADCA
  • Must be engaged in their own personal recovery and share real-world knowledge and experiences with others who are on their own recovery path.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (oral and written)

Responsibilities Will Include:

  1. Clinical caseload of direct care of peer recovery coaching.
  2. Utilization Review Committee (URC), insurance and state audits
  3. Data entry, documentation, duty-to-warn
  4. Proficiency in intakes, safety planning and treatment plans
  5. Other responsibilities as needed

For more information, please forward contact information, cover letter and resume to

Full or Part-time

Therapeutic Mentor, Community Support Provider, Therapeutic Training and Support Provider Positions Available

Great pay and flexible hours for full- or part-time Therapeutic Mentor (TM) and/or Community Support Provider (CSP) and/or Therapeutic Training and Support Provider (TTS). Fairwinds seeks someone to perform this meaningful paraclinical work. Master’s degree not required. A bachelor’s degree is preferred but not necessarily required. Experience in psychology, social work, or public health a plus. Fairwinds fully trains qualified paraclinical staff for their job responsibilities.

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Provide individual, and/or family support services
  • Maintain family and collateral contact regarding client care
  • Participate in interdisciplinary treatment planning meetings/peer supervision
  • Develop and maintain client notes, plans, and reports
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the agency, community, and referral sources.
  • Provide direct care in one or more of the following: therapeutic mentoring, community support provider, and/or therapeutic training and support (BA level In-Home Therapy)

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with professionals, clients, and families from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations
  • Ability to make accurate assessments and provide appropriate treatment
  • Effective collaboration, written communication, and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Computer literacy
  • Attention to detail


  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or public health preferred
  • 2+ years experience working with children, and/or adults, and/or families preferred
  • Spanish fluency is a bonus (or Portuguese, or other languages)

Our client base is drawn from a wide range of cultures, languages, and ethnicities and we encourage applicants who reflect the diversity of our community.

For more information, please forward contact information, cover letter and resume to