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Job opportunities at Family Abuse Center

Shelter Case Manager

Position Status:           Full TimeCase Manager(s)                   

FLSA:                       non-exempt (hourly)

Supervised by:             Director of Case Management Services

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE:

The overall responsibility of the Case Manager is to provide case management services to residential program participants; facilitate evening groups; on call responsibilities on evenings and weekends, assure the coordination of services with other agencies; assist with the coordination of necessary shelter programs/activities; and provide therapeutic interventions as appropriate. As needed this position also provides coverage to the crisis line.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, skill/ability, and licenses/credentials required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services field or equivalent experience
  • Master’s Degree in Human Services field preferred

 

Experience

  • Experience in the field of domestic and/or sexual violence, preferred.
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

 

Skills/Abilities

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated experience and ease working with a diverse population of clients.
  • Ability to handle crisis situations with sensitivity and assertiveness
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Speak effectively before groups of clients.
  • Ability to maintain accurate data and documentation of client services
  • Flexibility and ability to prioritize job responsibilities
  • Ability to provide and receive supervision
  • Demonstrates effectiveness as a member of a team as well as the ability to work independently
  • Work in basic computer programs such as MS Word & Excel.
  • Demonstrates skills of self-direction
  • Bilingual preferred.

 

Licenses/Credentials

  • N/A

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide case management to primary and secondary survivors of domestic violence.
  • Coordinate and implement evening shelter groups.
  • Provide crisis intervention as necessary.
  • Provide support for all other FAC programs.
  • Maintain shelter programming statistics.
  • Maintain communication with case management team and other shelter staff.
  • Informally supervise interns and volunteers as necessary.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Provide on-call and crisis line coverage as necessary.
  • On call evenings and weekends on a rotation with other staff.
  • Believe in and act in accordance with the agency’s mission statement and goals
  • Experience working with diverse population and groups.
  • Read and interpret documents such as operating manuals and professional journals.
  • Write routine reports, correspondence and appropriate case notes.
  • Document all client services as well as community outreach work

Send cover letter and resume to Melissa.ishio@familyabusecenter.org

Parent Educator – Full time

Position Status: Full-time                   

FLSA: Non-exempt (hourly)

Supervised by: Family Abuse Center Executive Director

GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE:          

A certified parent educator will implement the PAT model, emphasizing parent-child interaction, development-centered parenting and family well-being in their work with families. Utilizing the PAT Foundational Curriculum in culturally sensitive ways, the parent educator partners, facilitates and reflects with families.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education field required
  • Master’s Degree in Education preferred

Experience:

  • 2 or more years experience in the field of Early Childhood Education preferred
  • Experience in early Childhood Education field required

Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (e.g., nonjudgmental, objective, reflective, empathic, patient, tactful
  • Demonstrated experience and ease working with a diverse population of clients
  • Ability to establish rapport with families and empower them by building on their strengths
  • Strong organizational and record keeping skills
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated (often in the field)
  • Computer skills; including web browsing, e-mail, Internet, and word-processing
  • Demonstrates effectiveness as a member of a team as well as the ability to work independently and to take initiative
  • Ability to maintain personal balance and accomplish multiple tasks that require a variety of skills

LICENSES/CREDENTIALS:

  • The parent educator must complete the Parents as Teachers Foundational and Model Implementation Trainings before delivering PAT services.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PARENT EDUCATOR:

  • Engage in recruitment and retention activities (as applicable)
  • Complete an initial and annual family-centered assessment with each family (as required by the PAT Model)
  • Develop, monitors and reviews goals with each family
  • Provide personal home visits focused on parent-child interaction, development-centered parenting and family well-being (including planning, delivering and documenting the visit)
  • Use the PAT Foundational curriculum to share research based information with families
  • Provide group connections to give families an opportunity to build social connections with each other, engage in parent-child interaction activities, and increase their knowledge of ways to support children’s development
  • Complete initial and annual developmental child screening and health review for each enrolled child
  • Connect families to resources that help them reach their goals and address their needs
  • Help parents and children transition to other services as needed, to preschool, or to kindergarten
  • Maintain and submit in a timely way all required family and program documentation
  • Organize and inventory supplies/materials, etc.
  • Participate in at least 2 hours of reflective supervision monthly and at least 2 hours of staff meetings monthly
  • Obtain competency-based professional development and renew parent educator certification annually
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement

OTHER:

  • Must have a personal vehicle for home visitation (mileage reimbursement will be provided).
  • Must be available for weekend or evening appointments if necessary.

Send cover letter and resume to crystal.titterington@familyabusecenter.org

 

 

 

 

Economic Literacy/Workforce Readiness Case Manager – Full time

Position Status:           Full – Time Case Manager(s)               

FLSA:                       non-exempt (hourly)

Supervised by:             Director of Case Management Services

GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE:

The overall responsibility of the Case Manager is to provide case management services to housing clients to ensure they acquire the skills and resources necessary to become self-sufficient.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The qualifications listed below are representative of the education, experience, skill/ability, and licenses/credentials required. Reasonable accommodations maybe made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A.) in Social Work or related field. Master’s Degree (MSW) preferred. Knowledge of crisis intervention, case management, social work theory and ethics;

Experience

  • Experience in the field of domestic and/or sexual violence.
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Skills/Abilities

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Speak effectively before groups of clients.
  • Ability to maintain accurate data and documentation of client services
  • Ability to resolve conflict
  • Provide and receive supervision
  • Demonstrates effectiveness as a member of a team as well as the ability to work independently
  • Work in basic computer programs such as MS Word & Excel.
  • Bilingual preferred.

Licenses/Credentials

  • N/A

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Obtains relevant social history, performs needs assessment for clients and goals, specifically on economic literacy and workforce readiness.
  • Designs, implements and manages the client education opportunity system (FAC U) with an emphasis in economic literacy and workforce readiness.
  • Provides all shelter and housing clients with group opportunities to learn about economic literacy and workforce readiness.
  • Provide individual coaching to clients on economic literacy and workforce readiness, offering referrals as necessary.
  • Provide current information on community resources including current information credit recovery, banking, workforce readiness.
  • In accordance with the “team” philosophy of the agency, may occasionally be required to carry out or assist with grant related tasks in addition to the duties listed above.
  • Believe in and act in accordance with the agency’s mission statement and goals
  • Experience working with diverse population and groups.
  • Read and interpret documents such as operating manuals and professional journals.
  • Write routine reports, correspondence and appropriate case notes.
  • Document all client services as well as community outreach work

Cover Letter & Resume to Melissa.ishio@familyabusecenter.org

 

Bilingual Parent Educator – Full time

Position Status: Full-time                   

FLSA: Non-exempt (hourly)

Supervised by: Family Abuse Center Executive Director

GENERAL DESCRIPTION AND PURPOSE:          

A certified parent educator will implement the PAT model, emphasizing parent-child interaction, development-centered parenting and family well-being in their work with families. Utilizing the PAT Foundational Curriculum in culturally sensitive ways, the parent educator partners, facilitates and reflects with families.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education field required
  • Master’s Degree in Education preferred

Experience:

  • 2 or more years experience in the field of Early Childhood Education preferred
  • Experience in early Childhood Education field required

Skills/Abilities:

  • Bilingual preferred
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (e.g., nonjudgmental, objective, reflective, empathic, patient, tactful
  • Demonstrated experience and ease working with a diverse population of clients
  • Ability to establish rapport with families and empower them by building on their strengths
  • Strong organizational and record keeping skills
  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated (often in the field)
  • Computer skills; including web browsing, e-mail, Internet, and word-processing
  • Demonstrates effectiveness as a member of a team as well as the ability to work independently and to take initiative
  • Ability to maintain personal balance and accomplish multiple tasks that require a variety of skills

LICENSES/CREDENTIALS:

  • The parent educator must complete the Parents as Teachers Foundational and Model Implementation Trainings before delivering PAT services.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE PARENT EDUCATOR:

  • Engage in recruitment and retention activities (as applicable)
  • Complete an initial and annual family-centered assessment with each family (as required by the PAT Model)
  • Develop, monitors and reviews goals with each family
  • Provide personal home visits focused on parent-child interaction, development-centered parenting and family well-being (including planning, delivering and documenting the visit)
  • Use the PAT Foundational curriculum to share research based information with families
  • Provide group connections to give families an opportunity to build social connections with each other, engage in parent-child interaction activities, and increase their knowledge of ways to support children’s development
  • Complete initial and annual developmental child screening and health review for each enrolled child
  • Connect families to resources that help them reach their goals and address their needs
  • Help parents and children transition to other services as needed, to preschool, or to kindergarten
  • Maintain and submit in a timely way all required family and program documentation
  • Organize and inventory supplies/materials, etc.
  • Participate in at least 2 hours of reflective supervision monthly and at least 2 hours of staff meetings monthly
  • Obtain competency-based professional development and renew parent educator certification annually
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement

OTHER:

  • Must have a personal vehicle for home visitation (mileage reimbursement will be provided).
  • Must be available for weekend or evening appointments if necessary.

Send cover letter and resume to crystal.titterington@familyabusecenter.org