State Of North Carolina Asheville , NC 28804
Description of Work
RECRUITMENT RANGE: $31,200.00 - $31,200.00
SALARY GRADE: Flat Rated
Funding for this position will end on September 30, 2019.
The Office of the District Court, Prosecutorial District 28, seeks a qualified individual to work directly with non-custodial parents eligible for the Access and Visitation Program to remove barriers that prevent them from visiting their children. The successful candidate will assist non-custodial parents with locating and accessing community resources and services to help them increase the amount of time spent with their children and enhance their role as parents.
Duties include but are not limited to the following:
Identify target population and issues preventing access and visitation to children.
Interview non-custodial parents to assess family dynamics and determine eligibility for program.
Maintain client files including intake, assessment, participant needs forms, and case management notes.
Actively manage cases by maintaining contact with parents, completing documentation, and monitoring case progress.
Facilitate educational classes for parents regarding children's emotional and financial needs and recommend appropriate community services.
Generate required reports including monthly narrative progress report as to program goals, outcomes, and resolutions and annual statistical reports at the end of each federal fiscal year.
Promote the Access and Visitation program throughout community by posting flyers, distributing brochures, collaborating with community agencies, making announcements in child support court, speaking to various organizations about the program, and disseminating program information to county social services and associated agencies.
Offer trainings about the program to community agencies and develop workshops in local communities for non-custodial parents to further program goals.
Continuously assess the program by using verbal and written feedback from parents and community partners.
Explore establishment of supervised visitation center and fatherhood support group.
This position reports to the Family Court Administrator. Work hours are 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Monday - Friday. Some night and weekend work may be required to attend community meetings, workshops, and other presentations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Knowledge of: NC court processes, particularly family and child support courts; available community resources; and child and family dynamics.
Skills in: interviewing to obtain information in person or by telephone; conducting individual and multi-part consultations; case management; building and maintaining community partnerships; public speaking; resource development; and MS Word, Excel, and Outlook.
Ability to: communicate effectively orally and in writing; give presentations; establish a rapport with clients and colleagues; multi-task; problem solve; develop new products and groups to accomplish program goals; and work with various organizations and committees to accomplish program objectives.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree with a major in Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, or other human services field and two (2) years of related work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and work experience.
Applicants with skills in developing informational/marketing brochures, public speaking, and proficiency with MS Word and Excel are strongly preferred.
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Charmaine J. Leeks
NC Administrative Office of the Courts
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