RI Department of Labor and Training

Family Service of RI to host recruitment event

February 2, 2011

PROVIDENCE—Family Service of RI has partnered with the RI Department of Labor and Training's Business Workforce Center to fill 30 positions. A recruitment fair will be held at their headquarters, 134 Thurbers Ave., Providence on Wednesday, February 9, from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. The non-profit human service agency is seeking clinicians/family counselors, fee-for-service clinicians, a psychiatric nurse, a director of intake and emergency services, case managers, a speech language pathologist, a physical therapist, a registered nurse, a residential manager, a residential counselor and an occupational therapist.

"Identifying and screening candidates can be a challenge, but the DLT Business Workforce Center staff has been so helpful," said Director of Human Resources Michele Stanford White. "We're looking for a variety of clinicians with unique experience to backfill a few vacancies and to fill new grant-funded positions."

The event is free and open to the public, but attendees are advised that prior experience is required for all vacancies and that appropriate licensing is required for most. Attendees should be prepared for an on-site interview. It is also possible to apply online at www.familyserviceri.org/employment.asp.

The Business Workforce Center at RI Department of Labor and Training can help area businesses reduce the time and costs associated with the hiring process. Free services include job matching and candidate assessment, customized recruitments, grant and tax credit assistance, training referrals and workforce transition services. Free walk-in services are available weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the RI Department of Labor and Training offices, 1511 Pontiac Ave., Cranston. To contact the Business Workforce Center, call 1-888-616-JOBS.


The RI Department of Labor and Training offers employment services, educational services and economic opportunity to both individuals and employers. DLT protects Rhode Islandís workforce by enforcing labor laws, prevailing wage rates and workplace health and safety standards. The department also provides temporary income support to unemployed and temporarily disabled workers. For more information on the programs and services available to all Rhode Islanders, please call the RI Department of Labor and Training at (401) 462-8000 or visit the web site at www.dlt.ri.gov.