Employment and Benefits

Monadnock Family Services (MFS) is a non-profit, comprehensive, community mental health agency serving 35 towns in Cheshire and western Hillsborough counties in southwestern New Hampshire.

MFS values its employees and strives to provide employees with a safe, fair and supportive work environment.  We are an equal opportunity employer and care provider who fully and actively supports equal access for all people regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information or testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.  Monadnock Family Services is a Drug Free Workplace. 

If you are interested in applying for any of these positions, please download the application, complete it, and

  • email Human Resources
  • fax to 603-357-9648
  • or mail to: Monadnock Family Services, 64 Main St., Keene, NH  03431

These documents may also be obtained by contacting:

  • Monadnock Family Services, Human Resources Office, 64 Main St., Keene, NH  03431 or contacting us by phone at 603 283-1570.
  • Completed applications are kept on file for one year. If you wish to have your application considered after one year, please contact us to provide updated information.
  • A valid New Hampshire driver's license and access to a vehicle during work hours is required for all direct care positions.   A Criminal Record and Motor Vehicle Record check is required for employment for all positions.

Student Internship Opportunities

  • MFS has partnerships with several accredited educational facilities that offer student opportunities, practicums and internships.  We encourage students to apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to the above address

Current Job Openings

Job Posts

Benefits Summary:
FY 2015 - 2016

1. Health Insurance

  • Employees scheduled to work a minimum of 28 hours per week are eligible to choose from two Health Maintenance Organization plans (HMO).
  • The current coverage is available through Harvard Pilgrim Health Insurance.
  • The level of benefit provided depends on the plan chosen.

Eligibility:  First of the month following two months of service
Cost to Employee:  Based on scheduled hours and type of coverage
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2. Dental Insurance

  • Employees scheduled to work a minimum of 28 hours per week may elect group dental insurance.  The current group coverage is available through Northeast Delta Dental Insurance Company.
  • Eligible preventive services are covered at 100% of the reasonable and customary charges.  Eligible dental treatments for basic and major/restorative care are paid at 80% and 50% respectively, after a $50 calendar year deductible ($150 per family).  The calendar year maximum benefit for all covered dental services is $1,000 per person.

Eligibility:  First of the month following two months of service
Cost to Employee:  Based on scheduled hours and type of coverage.

3. Life Insurance

  • Employees scheduled to work a minimum of 17.5 hours per week receive life insurance equal to the employee’s annual base salary, rounded up to the next thousand dollars to a maximum of $50,000.
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD & D) is also provided and is equal to the employee’s basic life insurance.
  • The insurance carrier is Symetra Life Insurance Company.

Eligibility:  First of the month following three months of employment
Cost to Employee:  None

4. Long Term Disability

  • Employees scheduled to work a minimum of 28 hours per week receive long-term disability insurance.  In the event an employee becomes totally disabled, benefits begin after 90 days of disability.
  • The benefit is equal to 60% of salary up to a maximum of $8,000 per month.
  • The current carrier is Symetra Life Insurance Company.

Eligibility:  First of the month following three months of employment 
Cost to Employee:  None

5. Sick Time

  • Employees who are regularly scheduled to work a minimum of 17.5 hours per week accrue sick time monthly up to 12 days annually.
  • Sick time is prorated for part-time employees.
  • Sick time is to be used for the employee’s personal illness, medical or dental appointments or injury.

Eligibility:  Following one month of employment 
Cost to Employee:  None

6. Vacation Time

  • Employees who are regularly scheduled to work a minimum of 17.5 hours per week accrue vacation time monthly up to 12 days annually for the first year of employment.
  • Vacation time is prorated for part-time employees.
  • After the first year, employees earn 2 additional vacation days per year up to a maximum of 22 days annually after 6 years of service.

Eligibility:  Following three months of employment
Cost to Employee:  None

7. Holidays

Employees who are regularly scheduled to work a minimum of 17.5 hours per week are eligible to receive 8 paid holidays per year.  The Holiday Schedule is determined and approved by the CEO each year.

The following is a list of the approved holidays for 2015:
New Year’s Day
Civil Rights’ Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Day after Thanksgiving
Christmas Day

Eligibility:  Upon hire
Cost to Employee:  None

8. Personal Days

  • Employees who are regularly scheduled to work a minimum of 17.5 hours are eligible to receive 3 personal days per year.
  • These days are in addition to vacation and sick leave; and to the organization's designated annual holidays.
  • Only one personal day may be taken in a month.

Eligibility:  Following three months of employment
Cost to Employee:  None

9. Tax Sheltered Annuity

  • Upon eligibility, Monadnock Family Services makes a contribution to your plan in each pay period.
  • Employees are 100% vested in contributions made by the Agency.
  • The current provider of the plan is Principal Financial Group.

Eligibility:  After one year of service with a minimum of 910 hours
Cost to Employee:  None

Additional Benefits Include:

  • Pre-tax deductions for Employee cost of medical & dental insurance
  • Bereavement Days
  • Employee Assistance Program - all part-time and full-time benefited employees up to 3 visits per occurrence
  • Direct Deposit
  • Medical Expense Reimbursement Plan - for employees on Agency health insurance - Agency reimburses the employee a portion of their plan's deductible annually per individual and/or family member up to three per family

Employee Deduction Options:

  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tax Sheltered Annuity

The above information provides only a brief summary of each benefit.  If you have benefit questions or would like additional details, please contact Human Resources: 283-1570.