Child and Family Service
  • Hilo, HI, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Established in 1899, Child & Family Service (CFS) is a community-based organization with a mission of strengthening families and fostering the healthy development children.  CFS has been a fierce advocate for children and families in the midst of social injustices and inequalities. Our statewide support, counseling, and therapeutic programs help individuals and families heal from trauma, prevent abuse and neglect, and can break the cycle of generational poverty.


Strengthening families and fostering the healthy development of children.


Healthy, thriving individuals and families building strong, multi-cultural communities across generations.


HOPE values: Humility, Ownership, Perseverance, Engagement

We offer an extensive array of benefits for our employee including paid time off, preventative health care paid time off, birthday floating holiday, volunteer floating holiday, 15 Paid Holidays in a Year (16 in an Election Year), Medical/Dental/Vision/RX plans, Opt-out incentive, 401(k), flexible spending plans, & more.

Come join Child & Family Service and help us serve thousands in our communities!


The Mental Health Professional (MHP) provides services for individuals and their families in the home, school, and community, which are designed to, (1) ensure safety and stability of the child to promote successful functioning in the home, school and community; (2) avert treatment in a residential or inpatient setting; (3) facilitate an earlier return of individuals receiving inpatient or residential care; (4) strengthen family functioning; and (5) assist students in achieving optimal benefits from their education. The MHP will also coordinate delivery of clinical services to children and families with other team members and community providers.


  • Masters' Degree from a school accredited by a recognized accrediting agency. Requires knowledge of an advanced type.

Also must meet one of the following sets of credentials:

  1. A physician in training in an ACGME (Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education) accredited residency program in child and adolescent psychiatry under program faculty supervision,
  2. Ph.D. or Psy.D. in Clinical or School Psychology from a nationally accredited university,
  3. A Hawaii licensed Social Worker (LSW),
  4. Master's degree from a nationally accredited university as a national board certified behavior analyst, marriage and family therapist, mental health counselor, psychologist, social worker, school psychologist, or psychiatric nurse,
  5. Ph.D. or Psy.D. student in clinical psychology studying in an accredited program under program faculty supervision.
  6. Education may be substituted with certificates in a specialty such as Certified Substance Abuse Counselors (CSAC) OR registered Professional Nurses certified in psychiatric nursing.


  • Over one year, up to and including two years.
    • Must be supervised by a QMHP and have a minimum of one year full time clinically supervised progressive work experience inclusive of residency, internship or practicum in the care or treatment of youth in a mental health or educational setting (experience may be substituted with certificates in a specialty such as Certified Substance Abuse Counselors (CSAC).


  • Ability and desire to work with children and their families.
  • Able to work with people of multi-cultural and different levels of educational and socioeconomic status.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and organizational skills.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Knowledge of child/adolescent and family dynamics.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word and e-mail communication.


  • This job requires a valid Hawaii driver's license, a clear driver's abstract, and use of personal vehicle to transport participants, as needed, as well as a willingness to travel in personal vehicle on an as-needed basis throughout the island.
  • The nature of this position requires the incumbent to be on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Verification of licensure/certification will be required at time of appointment/hire, and continued employment is contingent on maintaining licensure/certification.
  • This position is subject to a criminal background investigation and continued employment is contingent on a record clear of convictions.
  • Continued employment in this position is contingent on successful completion of CPI classes OR other Behavioral Management certification as may be contract-mandated.
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