Location: Boardman, OR| Pay: $15.93-$19.83/hr depending on education | Hours: 40 hours/week |
The goal of this position is to provide comprehensive intensive support and case management to families that are family-centered and strength based and will focus on: establishing a trusting relationship; assisting in strengthening parent/child attachment and relationships; assisting parents in improving their parenting skills and providing a safe & nurturing home environment; improving the family support system; increasing the family’s ability to problem solve; and assisting the parent in optimizing their child’s development through play and parent/child interactions. Position helps high risk families thrive by providing tools and support and by meeting them ‘where they are,’ on their journey to success, in the home and community.
Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Social Services, Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Sociology or related field
- Minimum of 1 year home visiting experience, and show high degree of comfort and skill in working in diverse environments, homes, and communities
- Experience providing services that are family-centered and strength-based. Demonstrating a strong background and passion in prevention services to expectant parents and babies through the age of three
- Case Management Experience
- Demonstrate skill and proficiency in outreach and retention; ability to build quick rapport with parents
- Experience and willingness to providing services to culturally diverse communities/families.
- Demonstrates a commitment to working well with parents, babies, and staff of culturally diverse backgrounds
- Knowledge of maternal/infant health, infant and child development, and parent-child attachments and relationships
- Open to reflective practice (i.e. has capacity for introspection, communicates awareness of self in relation to others, recognizes value of supervision, etc.)
- Experience in coordination and implementation of parent support/education groups
- Strong verbal and written communication skills, to include computer skills and electronic communications
- Knowledgeable of resources in local community
- Demonstrates initiative and resourcefulness in work activities
- Ability to relate tactfully, confidently, sensitively, and non-judgmentally with parents, staff, and community partners
- Ability to establish trusting relationships
- Acceptance of individual differences
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) Preferred
Please provide a copy of transcripts with application.