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.


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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


  • Previous experience working for a social services organization.


  • 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
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