Family Coach - Safe Families for Children
Requisition #: req1949
Location: Nashville, Tn
Hours: 20 hours weekly
Bethany Christian Services' heart is for children. Our mission is to demonstrate the love and compassion of Jesus Christ by protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening families through quality social services. Partnering with families for the well-being of children is our top priority.
Safe Families for Children is a national movement of compassion that gives hope to families in crisis. Safe, loving homes are provided where parents may voluntarily have their children cared for while they seek to restore stability in their lives. Responsible for recruiting and assessing families desiring to become a Safe Family. The LFC will also be responsible for overseeing marketing services available to individuals and families in the community needing services followed by the assessing and monitoring of children placed with Safe Families.
Assist with the implementation of program evaluation process.
Coordinate collaborative efforts.
Recruit potential families and volunteers.
Promote community relations.
Provide program publicity.
Seek necessary funding.
Assist in taking intake referrals and assigning placements.
Secure training for the families and staff.
Attend training as needed and apply newly gained knowledge in providing services.
Conduct intake process with families.
Provide case management according to the policies and procedures of Safe Families.
Oversee initiation and ongoing work with volunteer matches.
Maintain links with community resources.
Facilitate special events for families.
Meet weekly with supervisor to consult and evaluate progress.
Perform other duties as assigned.
BA/BS degree in a related human service field.
Demonstrate excellent assessment skills.
Demonstrate verbal and written communication skills.
Eligible to obtain professional licensure or registration, if required by state statutes.
Computer skills sufficient to perform essential functions.
Maintain a reliable automobile with adequate insurance coverage.
Knowledge of state, community and agency resources.
Subscribes to and integration of the agency Mission Statement, and Cultural Diversity Commitment.
Bethany Christian Services