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Family Support & Housing Service Coordinator: YHDP
The Family Center is looking for someone to join our amazing team in the role of Family Support & Housing Service Coordinator. You will work with a set group of families who are currently homeless or were homeless at program entry by providing intensive case management and coordination of services. Additionally, the FS&HS Coordinator will provide resource coordination and Children’s Integrated Services (CIS) home visiting to individuals/families needing specific supports to promote and strengthen parent resiliency.
This position promotes optimal family health and wellbeing using the Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework. The Family Support & Housing Service Coordinator will work collaboratively, both internally and with community partners, to provide resources, referrals, and tools that support program participants in developing life skills that will lead to an increased quality of life by providing high quality comprehensive community and evidence-based home visiting services to prenatal and postpartum families, infants and children.
Desired Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Human Services, Counseling or a related field. Must be familiar with housing/homelessness resources in Washington County and have knowledge of risk factors associated with domestic and sexual violence and their relationship to homelessness, as well as knowledge and experience working with issues of poverty and substance abuse. Should have experience working in a home or community settings with families and children, including working with families with complex needs. Knowledge of resources in the community along with the ability to teach simple life skills, including budgeting, healthy eating, and personal safety skills also valuable.
The position offers up to 40 hours weekly with competitive wages, health and dental benefits, generous paid time off, professional development, planning time, paid vacation, sick and personal time, access to child care, and retirement plan benefits.
The Family Center in Montpelier is a member of the Parent Child Network of VT whose focus is support and education to families with young children through wraparound service delivery. The goal is to help all Vermont families get off to a healthy start, promote well-being, and build on family strengths. We’re a committed team of people where collaboration and mutual support are the norm.
To apply for this position, please email resume, cover letter, and three references to our Youth and Family Services Director at [email protected] by Oct. 20, 2019.
For a complete job description, please click here: Family Support Housing Service Coordinator – YHDP Job Description 09.2019
Early Childhood Program Subs
The Family Center of Washington County is looking for substitute teachers to provide classroom support in our 5 STAR Early Childhood Program that serves 55 children 6 weeks to 5 years. Duties include: supervision of the children, assist the teacher and children in daily curriculum experiences, offer basic needs help to the children, and engage children in positive play based learning. Desired Qualifications: Active, energetic person who cares about and enjoys the fun of being with young children; Motivated, self-starters who can take initiative and get involved, but willing to take direction and be flexible. Experience: Applicants must be 18 years of age, a high school graduate or equivalent and must pass a background check. Reliable transportation and ability to respond to early morning calls is preferred. Please email cover letter listing experience and three references to [email protected] .
The Family Center’s culture is one of diversity, inclusiveness and enjoyable collaboration amongst staff. We take pride in being professional, and working to make a meaningful, measurable impact in the community. The Family Center believes that every employee has the potential to make a contribution to the organization, its clients, and our teams. To facilitate that, we support an ongoing process of continuous performance improvement where real-time feedback combined with effective, two-way communication can help employees better understand their job responsibilities, priorities, and performance expectations and supervisors can continually grow into effective leaders and change agents for the organization. This should result in a greater shared understanding between supervisors and staff, encourage employee skill development, support a culture of continuous learning, and lead to overall improved performance for our employees and the Family Center as a whole. We offer competitive benefits, including:
- Annual Vacation & Personal Leave
- Paid Holidays
- Sick Leave
- Paid Family Leave
- Health Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Disability Insurance
- Group Life Insurance
- Section 125 Cafeteria Plan
- Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
- 403(b) Plan (with company discretionary contribution)
- Employee Assistance Plan (EAP)
- Direct Deposit
- Professional Development
The Family Center of Washington County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider.