Part-Time Bilingual Family Support Specialist

Job Title: Part-Time Bilingual Family Support Specialist

Program: Empowering Families Project (EFP)

Requirements: BA/BS degree required in human service field.  Bilingual English/Spanish required.

Experience: One-year experience in case management working with individuals from diverse backgrounds (including low-income populations).

Every family faces challenges. From bills to communication skills, to raising healthy, resilient children, we all need help to make our families stronger. If your passion is helping families thrive, consider joining the Empowering Families Project, a dynamic, healthy marriage program and research project.

Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Lead Family Support Specialist, the part-time Family Support Specialist will be responsible for program enrollment services. Part-time Family Support Specialist will assist in the enrollment and assessment of potential participants. They will respond to potential participant inquiries, establish participant eligibility, identify and reduce client barriers, coordinate and complete enrollment paperwork, and conduct intake assessments with clients. They will also assist with other program efforts as needed. Family Support Specialists will be expected to participate in regular program meetings, supervision, and other trainings (e.g., domestic violence, child maltreatment, etc.) and to follow all policies for the agency and the Empowering Families Program, including federal grant guidelines.

At The Parenting Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, we provide services to meet the needs of children and parents alike. The Parenting Center was started in 1975 after the Junior League of Fort Worth formed the Tarrant County Child Abuse Task Force in response to the growing problem of child abuse and neglect in our community.

We believe stronger families mean a stronger community.

Our Mission: To provide family members and professionals with the tools, resources and services to build successful families.

Our Vision: To be a catalyst for positive parenting and to END child abuse.

Partial List of Qualifications/Skills:

  • Knowledge or experience in social services and marriage and/or parent education.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and with deadlines.
  • Ability to organize work and prioritize duties.
  • Experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and knowledge of cultural competency.
  • Ability to maintain a positive relationship with program staff and community.
  • Must have own transportation, a valid Texas driver’s license, and auto liability insurance.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding client and agency business.
  • Must be able to pass a background check.
  • Ability to work a flexible alternating schedule, primarily nights and weekends.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.

 

Hours: Part-time (20-25 hours), weekly schedule alternates between Monday-Thursday and Tues., Wed., Thurs.          and Saturday.

Salary: Negotiable

Please include a cover letter. Specify the position for which you are applying and salary requirements.
Submit resume to: Natalie Galata, Empowering Families Project Lead Family Support Specialist

The Parenting Center

2928 W. 5th Street

Fort Worth, TX 76107

ngalata@theparentingcenter.org   or   Fax 817-332-6489

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