Part-Time Family Support Worker

Nurturing Parenting · Miami, Florida
Department Nurturing Parenting
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $11/Hour

OBJECTIVE: Provides assistance to program staff to ensure program goals, outcomes and contract objectives are effectively met.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS MAY INCLUDE:

  • Supporting all levels of staff in Amigos programs and special projects
  • Supporting Counselors in initiating and maintaining regular contact with families as part of the team with the Counselors /Facilitators in the Nurturing Parent program
  • Establishing a trusting relationship with children, parents, and families
  • Conducting groups with the children using the evidence based practice curriculum
  • Related work to documenting services and data to support the work, maintain files and notes under the supervisor of the Social Worker /Counselor / Facilitator
  • Support for activities such as parent-child sessions, family activities, events for families
  • Providing child/youth education in group settings using a curriculum and in the family activities
  • Assisting to strengthen parent-child relationships
  • Supporting the Parenting Facilitators in the work to help parents to improve their skills to optimize the home environment for the child's well-being and safety.
  • Helps to distribute information at community fairs
  • Assists in the preparation, coordination and overall requirements for scheduled activities
  • Performs miscellaneous office-related duties as assigned or required.
  • This list of essential functions is not intended to be exhaustive. Amigos For Kids reserves the right to revise this job description as needed to comply with actual job requirements.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A high school diploma/GED with experience working with, or assisting, at-risk children and families in a community setting
  • Knowledge of infant and child development
  • Strong listening skills with a non-judgmental empathetic attitude, being able to communicate effectively with children and parents
  • Ability to be satisfied with on-going projects where positive outcomes are often not immediately apparent
  • Emotionally mature and capable of exercising judgment
  • Ability to handle stressful situations
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Respect for and sensitivity to the needs and rights of others, including those with differing cultural, racial, sexual, or ethnic identities
  • Ability to establish trusting relationships and work effectively with mothers, fathers, and extended family
  • Belief that children need to be nurtured
  • Good team working skills
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish
  • Reliable transportation


REQUIRED:

  • Willingness to accept and perform new tasks.
  • Able to work in a fast pace environment.
  • Clear, confident telephone manner.
  • Flexibility to work evenings
  • Ability to work from different job sites each day


PREFERRED:

  • Previous experience working for a social services organization.


SKILLS:

  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Must have a working knowledge of a computer.
  • Light physical activity related to coordinated seminars/activities, lifting not exceeding 50lbs.


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  • Location
    Miami, Florida
  • Department
    Nurturing Parenting
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    $11/Hour