Family Development Specialist
Casa Central - Chicago, IL

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Family Development Specialist


The Family Development Specialist is responsible for assisting families in carrying out the parenting functions of education, socialization, and nurturing their children. In this role, the Family Development Specialist assesses what each parent needs in order to successfully prepare their children for kindergarten, and ensures that support and information is provided.

General Requirements:
Sensitivity to cultural diversity is required. Will be subject to drug and alcohol screening, as well as aptitude and skills testing. To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to perform the essential functions.

BA degree in social work or related social services, plus two (2) years of social work experience obtained under qualified supervision, OR A.A.S.W., with a minimum of 2-3 years working with families and children.

Language Skills:
Bilingual/Bicultural (Spanish/English)

Computer Literacy & Knowledge Skills Abilities:
Word processing; spreadsheets; internet skills; data entry skills.

Mathematical Skills:
Basic math skills