Newport Child Family Support Family Engagement Specialist
Easterseals | Newport, VT
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.
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 is preferred.
This position also requires a vehicle with insurance that meets our coverage
Hours: This is a full-time
(40 hours a week) position.
Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, matching
retirement, life insurance, some 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
- Newport, VT 05855, USA