Company: Greater Lawrence Community Action Council Inc.
Posted on: January 12, 2022
The Family Advocate will work as part of an interdisciplinary
team within the case management system to ensure the provision of
comprehensive services to children and families in the Program. The
Family Advocate must also have the proven ability to maintain
positive relationships and work effectively with low-income
families from varying cultural backgrounds in a warm and respectful
Responsible for supporting the family's educational and family
stability goals based on assigned caseload and family needs
This position requires home visits/conferences to each family,
based on program Performance Standards.
Must be computer proficient and maintain accurate case records.
Assist in planning and implementing activities, such as: performing
outreach to community agencies to identify and access resources for
families, meet all ERSEA (Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection,
Enrollment, and Attendance) requirements, and voucher management
and payment collection.
Arranges for/provides interpretive services, transportation, and
other support services as needed or requested by parents.
Support school readiness activities and parent engagement.
Other duties as assigned based on the program's needs.
Minimum of Bachelor's degree (or in progress/equivalent experience)
with 2 + years of experience in Human Services field with an
emphasis on case management.
Must have ability to maintain positive relationships and work
effectively with low-income families from varying cultural
backgrounds in a warm and respectful manner.
Familiarity with the social, emotional, physical, cognitive and
language/literacy needs of young children is preferred.
Must have use of a car/means of transportation and valid Driver's
Flexible schedule is required to meet the needs of our children and
families; including some evenings/weekends.
Ability to read, write, and express oneself in English
Bilingual (English/Spanish) desirable.
CPR and First Aid certificate preferred or ability to maintain CPR/
FA within 30 days of hire.
Show documented proof of current physical exam, negative TB test
and proof of MMR immunity. (Hepatitis B immunity is advisable).
Must have a suitable CORI, SORI & DCF background check on file
prior to employment.
Must have a suitable fingerprint check completed within the first
thirty (30) days of employment.
Supervisory Responsibility: None
Travel: Required for home visits, meetings, training, and off-site
Physical Demands: This position is very active and requires
standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching,
crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift
and/or move items over 50 pounds.
Work Environment: This job operates in a professional office
environment and uses standard office equipment, such as computers,
phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
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