Are you interested in helping individuals and families improve the quality of their lives and relationships? If so, Families First is the organization for you.
For 180 years, Families First has been passionately committed to family preservation and has touched thousands of families through programs that strengthen parents, repair relationships, maintain the independence of seniors and remove barriers to stable, productive lives.
Families First has the following open positions
Protective Order Project Advocate - BiLingual (Spanish & English)
Families First is a looking for a full-time Protective Order Project Advocate who is bilingual in Spanish and English.
This position will have the following essential duties and responsibilities:
Provide information, assistance, and emotional support to victims of domestic/intimate partner abuse in obtaining protective orders in Marion County Superior Court.
Conduct comprehensive assessment of needs and make appropriate referrals to community resources.
Help clients to identify characteristics of healthy relationships as well as warning signs of potentially abusive partners.
Provide court accompaniment and follow-up to protective order proceedings.
Assist Marion County Superior Court Intake staff with protective order petition preparation.
Maintain accurate and complete records of client contacts and referrals.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, experience, and skill required:
The person applying for this position must hold a Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor's in a related field which includes a supervised practicum experience. Ability to establish and maintain therapeutic relationships, including the professional use of self for the benefit of clients. Above average ability in oral and written communication. Ability to understand practice while fulfilling the obligations of an organizational employee. Bilingual in Spanish and English. Previous experience working with victims of domestic/intimate partner abuse is preferred.
Home Based Case Manager
Families First is looking for a full-time Home-based Case Manager
This person in this position with work with clients referred to Families First by the Department of Child Services (DCS). This person will work with the clients in a home-based environment and will provide assessments, analyze data, formulate and implement service plans; as well as keep accurate, timely records. In addition, this position will maintain an active caseload for individuals and/or families, will monitor regular communication with client and other individuals or organizations which are providing service to the client, and provide limited supportive counseling service to clients under supervision.
Individual needs to be available some evenings and occasional weekends depending on the client needs.
A Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology or other Social Service field. Experience working in a home-based environment preferred but not required if the candidate has a Bachelor's degree in Social Work.
Families First is a looking for a full-time Survivor Advocate.
The Breaking Free program provides access to domestic violence advocates and counselors, who work in locations throughout the community to support, educate and advocate for victims of domestic abuse. Our program works to empower individuals to break free from abusive relationships, to provide resources and education for safety, healing and growth, and to promote community awareness and to end the cycle of violence.
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILL REQUIRED:
Must hold a Bachelor's degree in human services. Capacity to work with victims of domestic violence, ability to read, analyze, and interpret policies and procedures, ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, referral sources, and the general public, ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of variables in situations, ability to utilize critical thinking and crisis management skills and computer skills with contact management systems; internet software, basic spreadsheet and word processing software. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
Substance Abuse Treatment Therapist
The person in this position will perform assessments of client needs, analyze data, formulate and implement service plans; as well as keep accurate, timely records. Additionally, this position will maintain an active caseload for individuals and/or families, and will monitor regular communication with client and other individuals or organizations which are providing service to the client, and provide limited supportive counseling service to clients under supervision. A demonstrated skill and mastery in implementing a range of treatment modalities is required in addition to versatility in responding to the needs of greatly divergent client groups.
A Master’s degree in social work, psychology, or marriage and family therapy or have an LAC license is required. The person in this position must be available to work until 8:00 pm Monday, Wednesday and Thursday in our Greenfield location.
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