Community Support Specialist – Danbury, CT

Catholic Charities of Fairfield County, Inc. is one of the largest private social services providers in Southwestern Connecticut. We support and empower individuals and families through our broad scope of programs, including housing, mental health, adoption, immigration and family support.

Located in Danbury, CT, this exciting full-time position provides rehabilitative skills, teaching and resource connections to adults with mental illness in community settings. This service model of care is measured by face-to-face interactions and interventions in the community.

Duties in this role include being responsible for extensive documentation and productivity standards as required by the funder. Bachelor’s Degree required, and experience working in mental health field preferred. Bi-lingual/bi-cultural a plus.

For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume to:

Charles Coretto, LCSW
Catholic Charities of Fairfield County
24 Grassy Plain Street
Bethel, CT 06801 

Email:  [email protected] 
Fax:  203-796-0046

Catholic Charities is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Coordinated Access Network (“CAN”) Navigator

Catholic Charities of Fairfield County is seeking an experienced, motivated individual for a part-time (28 hours/week) Coordinated Access Network Navigator for its Homeless Services Department in Danbury, CT.

Qualified candidates will be responsible for the core function of client support which will include engaging clients who access the Coordinated Entry System. Responsibilities include ensuring clients are successfully linked to appropriate resources and to guide clients towards referrals as quickly as possible.


  • Bachelor Degree in Human Services or related field is required.


  • At least three years of experience working with homeless individuals & families.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Advanced communication and problem-solving skills and experience in data management and reporting required.
  • Bi-Lingual (English/Spanish) strongly preferred

Please respond with a cover letter and resume to Yeharar Stephen [email protected]

Catholic Charities is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Patient Coordinator (part-time)

Catholic Charities is seeking a part-time (21 hours/week) Patient Coordinator to work in its Behavioral Health office in Danbury, CT


  • processing patient visits into billing system;
  • verification of patient medical insurance;
  • credentialing of licensed behavioral health staff;
  • resolving patient billing issues, interface with outside billing system;
  • monthly reporting of patient services, invoicing to grant funders. 


  • BS degree in Business
  • 3 yrs. of medical billing experience preferred 

Please submit cover letter and resume to:

Richard Madwid
Director, Behavioral Health
Catholic Charities of Fairfield County
405 Main Street
Danbury, CT 06810 

Email:  [email protected]

Executive Director – Catholic Charities of Fairfield County, Inc. – Bridgeport, Connecticut

Catholic Charities of Fairfield County, Inc., one of the largest private social service providers in Connecticut, is seeking a seasoned, dynamic Executive Director to lead and to carry out the Agency’s mission, vision, values, and service philosophies. Since 1916, Catholic Charities has served all people with programs that feed the hungry and homebound, shelter the homeless, strengthen families, assist the physically and emotionally challenged, and deliver consultation and support to immigrants.

The Executive Director reports to the Catholic Charities Board of Directors and its members acting as a critical resource to the Bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport as the Chair of Members. The Executive Director shall be the spiritual leader of the Agency with regard to integrating Catholic tradition and teaching into the work of the Agency.

With an operating budget of $10M, the Executive Director is responsible for the strategic planning, implementation, and funding of all programs and services, as well as the administration of the Agency.  This position is accountable for developing fiscally-sound operating practices and procedures within the Agency to assure the delivery of quality services and programs consistent with the mission of the Agency and the policies of the Board.  As the public face and presence of Catholic Charities of Fairfield County, the Executive Director acts as the lead person in terms of communications, marketing and public relations within the organization as well as externally.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop operating practices, procedures and communications within the Agency to assure the delivery of quality services and programs.
  • Develop and implement appropriate fiscal and budgetary planning and control practices.
  • Analyze trends, needs and opportunities within the social services arena and recommend possible strategies for growth.
  • Develop and implement procedures and practices which assure maximum revenue and effective utilization of resources.
  • Cultivate a broad-based integration between Catholic Charities and Parish life and Catholic Education.
  • Develop and preserve relationships with foundations, trusts, companies, organizations, and individuals with potential donor or fund-sourcing capabilities. Work in collaboration with the Board of Directors to raise the funds necessary to do the work of CCFC.
  • Represent the Agency in negotiations; develop and maintain relationships with the communities served, other service providers, government grantors as well as private funding sources and professional associations.

Essential  Skills and Competencies

  • Must be a practicing Roman Catholic in good standing within the Diocese of Bridgeport.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree and minimum of ten years of successful senior management experience in organizations of larger or comparable size and structure. Master’s degree and experience in a not-for-profit environment a plus.
  • Strong communications, management and financial skills to effectively manage as a cohesive unit, geographically diverse and separate program service divisions of varying size and complexity.
  • Knowledge of governance and management of non-profit corporations.
  • Experience in implementing effective fund-raising efforts and serve as the face of Catholic Charities to the public of Fairfield County.

This is a full-time opportunity which offers a competitive base salary and comprehensive benefits.    All interested candidates should provide a Letter of Interest addressing how your experience, qualifications and personal traits qualify you to be the Executive Director who can meet the expectations of the role, ensure the continued success of Catholic Charities, and lead the Agency to achieve its mission.

Interested parties will submit a resume and/or CV, salary requirements and the Letter of Interest to the Search Committee of Catholic Charities of Fairfield County at [email protected].  Please note: Attn: Search Committee in the subject line.

Catholic Charities is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Security Guard (Part-Time)

New Covenant Center, located in Stamford CT, and a program of Catholic Charities of Fairfield County, is recruiting for a part-time professional security guard.

Responsibilities include:

  • Monitor cafe during meal services;
  • Provide protection to guests, staff and volunteers;
  • Enforce crowd control, defuse potentially volatile situations, and intervene and exit violators when necessary.

Skills Required:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Able to work to a flexible, seven-days/week schedule.

If you have a passion for providing critical security support and seek a challenging role with an enthusiastic team, please email a cover letter and résumé to: Betsy Lopez, Senior Program Operations Manager [email protected]. Please reference in the subject line: SECURITY GUARD POSITION

Catholic Charities is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Drivers – Meals on Wheels Senior Nutrition Program (Part-Time, Per Diem) Stamford/Norwalk, CT

Catholic Charities of Fairfield County is seeking reliable and conscientious part-time and per diem drivers to deliver weekday meals in Stamford and Norwalk.

Agency vehicle is provided for deliveries. Qualified candidates are required to deliver meals in accordance with agency policies and regulatory standards.

Good driving record required. Contact William Trucks at (203) 324-6175 or email: [email protected]

Catholic Charities is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)

Corporate Offices: 238 Jewett Ave Bridgeport, CT 06606
Fax: 203.372.5045

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