Brattleboro - Family Engagement Specialist
Easterseals | Brattleboro, VT
Easterseals Vermont is the leading agency in the state in working hand-in-hand with the Department for Children and Families (DCF) to find family-centered solutions to problems.
Responsibilities: As a Family Engagement Specialist, you will do mission-guided work in a supportive environment. Extensive training is provided. Responsibilities will include facilitating family meetings, providing in-home support to prevent children from coming into DCF custody, coaching families to have safe and nurturing time with their children who are placed in DCF custody, and searching for family members. We are looking for someone who understands the complex issues facing families, including addiction, substance abuse, domestic violence and generational poverty. In this position, you will be responsible for supporting parents and their children in a group or in an individual setting. You will be
responsible for ensuring that each family enjoys time together is a safe and
Qualifications: The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services or related field, strong interpersonal, communication and writing skills. Two (2) years of experience working with families and experience with group facilitation is preferred. This position also requires a vehicle with insurance that meets our coverage requirements.
Hours: This is a full-time (40 hours a week) position.
Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, matching retirement, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, as well as ongoing professional development with room for growth. We are committed to providing a culture of wellness for our employees that offers a tobacco free environment, wellness education, and fitness opportunities.
- Job Family Administrative
- Pay Type Salary
- Required Education Bachelor's Degree
- Job Start Date Monday, December 3, 2018
- Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA