Hours of Work: 40 hours per week. This person will typically work within the hours of 8:30 – 5:00 with some flexibility as determined by the supervisor and employee. Some evening/weekend work will be required. Regular and timely attendance is an essential function of this job.
Reports to: Family Strengthening Manager
General Statement of Duties: This person will support the implementation of EFAA Family Resource Center (FRC) Learning programming, under the guidance of the Family Strengthening Manager and in partnership with a wide variety of community organizations. A part of this role will be to offer child-focused Case Management to families enrolled in EFAA’s Basic Needs Services.
Duties May Include, But Are Not Limited to:
- Collaborate with the Family Strengthening Manager to ensure the efficient and effective working operations of EFAA’s Family Learning programming
- Assist Family Strengthening Manager in implementation of key goals related to the Strategic Plan and FRC Theory of Change as approved by the Board of Directors.
- Help Family Strengthening Manager carry out services oriented toward family support, strengthening families, embracing diversity, and community building throughout EFAA’s programming.
- Select and oversee childcare providers involved in FRC programming.
- Identify and secure needed supplies, donated or purchased, for all FRC This includes coordinating meals and snacks as appropriate.
- Develop strong professional relationships and coordinate services with other organizations.
- Support Family Strengthening Manager in increasing participant engagement in EFAA programming.
- Responsible for entering and tracking all relevant data metrics.
- Be well versed in FRC Standards of Quality and EFAA’s FRC priorities; provide support around FRC issues to other staff and volunteers as requested.
- Represent EFAA and the FRC in community events, meetings and speaking engagements, as requested.
Children’s Program Case Management
- Conduct professional assessment interviews with a variety of families to jointly determine a child focused goal, a case plan and resources needed for children.
- Work cooperatively with Children’s Case Managers to provide congruent and comprehensive strength-based case management.
- Advocate for families and directly link them to community resources, including local schools, child care, mental health support, parenting classes, community activities, etc.
- Enter all relevant information into the database for analysis.
- Complete case management related paperwork in an accurate and timely manner.
- Assist with community events in coordination with Children’s Case Managers and other EFAA staff with the goal of creating community, networking amongst the families and encouraging healthy parent to child interactions.
- Regularly share child- focused resources with Program Team.
- Research and be open to further development of children’s programming as time allows and goals are set.
- Attend all appropriate staff meetings.
- Participate in activities designed to enhance skills and abilities required for professional development of Program staff.
- Participate in the selection, training, and supervision of some volunteers
- Assist Case Management Team with administrative duties as assigned
- Take proper safety precautions, anticipate unsafe circumstances and act accordingly to prevent accidents. Adhere to and practice EFAA Safety Rules. Be responsible for ensuring volunteers and supervised staff adhere to EFAA safety rules at all times.
Qualifications: Required: Related undergraduate degree or relevant experience; 2 years experience working with children & families in some capacity with preference of working with low-income and ethnically diverse households; bilingual (English/Spanish) at professional level.
Highly preferred: Familiar with Microsoft Suite and Gmail Suite; organized and able to complete reporting tasks in a timely manner; ability to adapt to changing situations.
Position Status: Full time position with benefits.
Working Environment, Physical Activities and Equipment Used: Typical office environment. Regularly uses computer for data input and other work. Physical agility to perform all aspects of the job including standing, sitting, walking, the use of stairs, ability to lift up to 30 lbs as needed.
Closing Date: February 16th, 2018
EFAA seeking a Nutritionist and Registered Dietician or similar (one person or the same) to serve in various capacities to help us implement our new Nutrition Policy. Tasks include: bi-monthly dinner presentations, modifications in the food bank, creating signage and answering participant questions once a week in our lobby. Going rate offered and hours are undetermined but might range from 10 to 30 hours a month. Call Liz Rowland 303-951-7667 for details.