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Human/Social Services

Position Title:

Human Rights Coordinator

Position Description:

Location : Springfield Company : Center for Human Development Website : Description : CHD is actively recruiting for a part-time, 26-hour-per-week position to provide oversight to CHD’s human rights processes and ensure that systems support persons served. Provide training and support to Human Rights Committees, Officers and program staff. Assist individuals with human rights complaints; monitor incidents and complaints; conduct site visits; review behavior plans, restrictions on possessions, restraints, medication plans, etc. Facilitate quarterly meetings for Human Rights Committees and officers. Provide introductory human rights training. Liaise with DDS, DMH human rights staff and other funding sources as appropriate. Participate in licensure, certification, and accreditation processes as applicable. Bachelor’s Degree; prior human rights or advocacy experience; demonstrated understanding of regulations protecting rights of CHD client populations; 3 – 5 years of human service experience; excellent written and verbal communication skills; proficient in the use of technology and databases; able to work independently with significant attention to detail. Minority and bilingual (Spanish/English) candidates are encouraged to apply. Send resume and cover letter to Yoshi Bird, CHD, 332 Birnie Avenue, Springfield, MA 01107 or email to

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Employer Details:

Employer Name:

Yoshi Bird


Center for Human Development - Birnie Avenue




332 Birnie Avenue






Phone Number:

(413) 439-2120

Website: Website)

Springfield College 263 Alden Street, Springfield, MA 01109-3797 413.748.3000
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