Jobs Roundup: Jobs in Family Services

Happy Wednesday, Idealists! Yesterday was National Aunts and Uncles Day and in (belated) celebration of these wonderful family members, here are some jobs in family services listed on Idealist.

Calling all Idealists in San Leandro, California! CALICO is looking for a bilingual Family Resource Specialist to join their team. The Family Resource Specialist (FRS) provides leadership to and oversight of the family support services provided to CALICO clients. These services are based on the premise that one of the best ways to support abused children is to support their non-offending caregivers. The FRS acts as a liaison/advocate for CALICO families, is an expert in mental health issues affecting child abuse victims, and is familiar with the range of relevant services available in Alameda County.

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. in New York City is currently seeking applicants for a Social Worker to work in the Foster Care and Adoption Department. NAC is an innovative child welfare agency located in Midtown Manhattan, which provides services to medically fragile children and their families. Proficiency in Spanish is desirable.

If you have a passion for education and community engagement, Mastery Charter Schools in New Jersey might have the opportunity you’ve been looking for! They are looking for a Family and Community Engagement Manager to join the team. The Manager will seek out and establish partnerships with community organizations as well as manage the after school, parent and community programs during the day-to-day programming. Applicants with a Bachelor’s degree in and/or three to five years of related work experience with education, social services, public policy, campaign organizing or a related field are highly encouraged to apply!

Impact NW In Portland, Oregon is a social service non-profit organization whose mission is to help people achieve and maintain self-sufficiency and to prevent and alleviate the effects of poverty. They are currently looking for a full time Extended Day and Parent Engagement Coordinator, to coordinate engagement activities for high school students. Under the supervision of the SUN Site Supervisor, this individual will provide coordination of the extended day activities, family night programs for families and youth and to oversee and coordinate efforts to involve and engage parents at Centennial High School.

EMPath of Boston is looking for a Co-Sheltering Case Manager to join their team! In this role, you will conduct Bridge to Self-Sufficiency ® assessments, establish individual mobility goals; ensure client adherence to DHCD’s contractual requirements, such as Re-Housing Plans, annual assessments, housing search; and adhere to shelter policies and procedures. Case Managers are responsible for facilitating and leading self-sufficiency workshops for clients, which occur primarily in the evening and some Saturdays. A key element of the work is helping the client learn to use group/ peer supports for leveraging healthy and supportive connections.

The Maryland Coalition of Families (MCF) is hiring a full-time Office Administrator/Executive Assistant. This position provides broad administrative support to the Executive Director and MCF Leadership Team, manages operations of the Central Office, and supports logistics for all MCF satellite offices throughout the state. Associates or bachelor’s degree required, focus in management or business administration highly preferred.

Don’t see the perfect opportunity listed here? Check out all the opportunities in family services listed in Idealist here. Happy job hunting and don’t forget to hug your aunts and uncles today!

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