Provide individualized parent education and family support to pregnant and parenting families with children birth-five who may be faced with multiple life stressors, such as mental illness, and/or psychosocial risk factors, such as substance abuse, domestic violence, poverty, and homelessness. Work to strengthen family resiliency and functioning to promote optimal health through the lens of the 5 Protective Factors. For individuals working towards their licensure, we offer clinical supervision work experience.
Desired Qualifications: Master’s degree preferred, Bachelor’s degree accepted, in Social Work, Education, Public Health, or other related Human Service field; Experience working with families, including families at-risk; experience with home visiting preferred; Familiarity with child development, age birth to five, and related parenting needs; Experience providing developmental services to children with disabilities or special health needs and their families; Working knowledge of the health care, social service and educational resources in Washington County; Demonstrated ability to work with a wide range of people, including professionals and consumers, while maintaining an awareness of each individual’s needs and strengths; Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other professionals, maintain records, and complete reports on a timely basis; Familiarity with regulations, laws, and procedures of the Vermont Agency of Human Services preferred; Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a team; Must possess a value system consistent with that of the Family Center of Washington County and have demonstrated a client-centered approach in past work; Must display caring, respect, resilience, a willingness to adapt to change, and excellent interpersonal skills. Up to 40 hours, year-round.
Please email resume, cover letter, and three references to Shane Oakes, CIS & Integrated Systems Director, at email@example.com . Applications will be accepted until the job is filled.
- Position Type: Program
- Location: Washington County
- Employment Type/ Status: Full Time