Belong @ CHS

Recruitment
Ada didn’t feel like she belonged at her workplace for a long time. She really wanted to do something more for herself and find a career path that she belonged to–somewhere she’d fit right in and would align with her principles! For her, it was the perfect time to switch gears. It was time for her to find a place where she could continue to learn & grow. Ada has always wanted to support her community but was never sure how to make a career out of it. That’s how she found us, Cooperative for Human Services! @ CHS, we work together as a team to support and counsel our clients in the community. We come together to empower others. After accepting a role with us, Ada was trained to…
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Want a Rewarding Career?

Recruitment
Thea started to feel that her old job was unrewarding. According to her, her work was never recognized. Even though she was a loyal team member, her years of hard work unfortunately had no payoff. In her job hunt, she found us, Cooperative for Human Services. Our mission that aligned with her value of helping others made her apply for a role here. She saw a career path where there was room to grow! And of course, being rewarded for aiding those who need it most is always a win-win in her book! Making a positive difference in someone else’s life is extremely important to Thea as she has received help from others in the community. This is her way of giving back. Not only is there an opportunity to…
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An Easy Choice: Help Those Who Need It Most

Recruitment
Kaiya did some rethinking on her career path. She decided that she wanted to be in a role that lined up with her values. Her goal has always been to be a strong community member and give back in any way that she could. She wanted to guide those who needed a helping hand. Everyone deserves a support system! When Kaiya saw management roles available @ CHS, she applied right away as our mission and beliefs resonated with her. We’re proud of our team members like Kaiya, who continue to show they care. Want to see yourself in a field where you can also help others? Begin applying online to Cooperative for Human services on our Careers Page Here! Follow our socials for more: Instagram | Facebook | Twitter
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At CHS, We Recognize Your Talents

Recruitment
Malaika was in a position where she didn’t feel like she fit in well or belonged. Work was always the same and not engaging. It felt like her work often went unrewarded. She wanted to be part of something bigger and do more for her community!   Malaika found us, Cooperative at Human Services, and decided to give Katie a call to discuss the roles available. Management roles here piqued her interest so she applied, eager to transition to a new part of her life. We’re so excited to have passionate people like Malaika join our team and give back to the community. Here, we recognized the time, care, and effort our employees put in! See yourself in a role that can support your local community, too? Join us @ CHS!…
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Be The Difference!

Recruitment
Samuel has always felt the need to make a difference. He valued uplifting others throughout his life and and thought, why not through his career as well? He took a giant leap of faith and applied to a role in management with us, Cooperative for Human Services! Our online application was easy to fill, giving him some confidence along the way. Now he has a place to make a difference. All of our staff are hardworking folks who want to make a change in themselves and others. It’s about empowerment for our clients AND our team members. Want to make a difference, too? Better yet, do you want to be THE difference, too? We value supporting each other, responsibility, ethics, and learning. Check out more of our mission and to see if…
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This Little Piggy . . . Came To Jackson Farm!

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Welcome to two-year-old Mamie, the newest member of Cooperative for Human Services’ small animal therapy team, based at Jackson Farm. Along with Rambo the rabbit and our three new baby guinea piglets, April, May and June, Mamie is a one-of-a-kind Vietnamese pot bellied pig. She epitomizes the values of CHS -- a gentle, friendly being who is working to achieve a fulfilling and inspiring life that encompasses community and healthy lifestyle. As a baby, Mamie was shipped from her breeders in Texas to live with a family in Franklin, MA. Unfortunately, her owners did not know how to care for a pot bellied pig, so she was not given outdoor space to exercise, root, or wallow, and was fed doughnuts, cookies, and fast food.  At 200 pounds, her owners could…
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Food Pantry Program Expands

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Cooperative for Human Services continues to provide services and supports to an ever-increasing number of individuals in their homes and CHS residential programs. In November 2017, the organization established a Food Pantry to provide people served with no-cost food so that everyone has access to good nutrition and healthy options. Recently, the organization expanded its partnership with the Food Donation Connection, a national non-profit matching company, and began to work directly with two well-known hospitality destinations, The Cheesecake Factory and Chipotle Restaurants, Burlington, MA. These partnerships increase the company’s ability to offer pre-cooked food and dinner entrees to individuals who may have poor cooking skills or are attempting to successfully manage a meager food budget. The Food Pantry continued to expand its food distribution this summer when the organization doubled…
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CHS Expands Acquired Brain Injuries Services into Urban Setting

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The Cooperative For Human Services opened its second home to support individuals with Acquired Brain Injuries. The residence, located on Highland Avenue in Malden, MA, is occupied by individuals from the local area which affords the residents opportunities to spend more time with friends and families as well gain easy access to the vibrant, active urban culture offered by the city of Malden. The four-bedroom, two-bathroom house applies all the best practices in assessable design to accommodate people with assistive medical devices such as wheelchairs, walkers and mechanical lifts. The home’s layout includes a solarium where individuals can visit with guests or just enjoy a quiet space for reading and a self-serve coffee/tea bar in the kitchen area. Financially and clinically eligible individuals in the ABI Waiver program funded by…
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Prader-Willi Syndrome Residential Program Available Soon in Andover, MA

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Families affected by PWS, in partnership with Cooperative For Human Services, are planning to provide person-centered services in a newly renovated home. About the Services   The five-bedroom, three bath colonial home is located in the heart of beautiful Andover, Massachusetts within walking distance of town activities and civic resources. Supports provided include highly-trained 24-hour direct care, transportation, an experienced Clinical Supports team, healthcare coordination and nursing care, and service coordination with the Department of Developmental Services (DDS), Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Program offers a “food safe” environment. Collaborate to customize and design person-centered services to meet the unique needs of your family member with Prader-Willi Syndrome.  Support services are flexible to anticipate change and choices, customized and designed to provide a full life.  Great opportunity for a parent adviser role…
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CHS Expands Its Residential Services

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Three young women with developmental disabilities moved into their new home located in Saugus, MA, bringing with them high energy and a keen interest to explore their new community. The residential program offering support on a 24-hour basis is one of only a very few that have opened in recent years in eastern Massachusetts. Cooperative For Human Services continually uses a creative problem-solving approach to design  services for people with disabilities and housing is a critical component of these services. The four-bedroom  home is located in an upscale residential neighborhood near parks, shopping, entertainment and civic venues that serve as a springboard for individuals to connect to their new community. The women are supported by a veteran team of clinicians, healthcare professionals and direct support staff who are focused on…
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