Family Support Specialist
One Hope United 42 reviews - Collinsville, IL

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One Hope United is a social service child welfare agency that serves more than 15,000 children and their families in four states. Although there are countless child welfare agencies across the United States, very few organizations are able to offer the diverse array of prevention, intervention, and community-based programs and services available through OHU.

We are seeking a part-time Family Support Specialist to provide in-home support and training of life skills in the Sparta area.

We are offering a competitive salary, commensurate with experience. This is a Part-Time opportunity with potential for Full-Time.

Degree Type/Area: High school degree/GED required
Experience: One year of related experience required; two years preferred
Driving: A clean driving record and reliable transportation is required, along with proof of insurance. Must live in a 30 mile radius of Sparta.
Other: Strong writing skills, basic computer skills, and knowledge of community resources are required.

Specific Responsibilities:

Family Support Specialist (FSS) provides in-home support and training to families in Sparta area. FSS will utilize community networking skills, teaching nutrition and preparation of meals, teaching budgeting, assisting with school and medical appointments. FSS will attend meetings, court hearings, family meetings and/or school meeting. Provide supervised visits between parent/child(ren)/siblings as authorized by the local division and other duties as assigned. Strong writing skills, basic computer skills, knowledge of community resources are needed. A clean driving record and reliable transportation is required with proof of insurance.

To apply for this position, please send your resume with salary requirements to: . Please indicate “Family Support Specialist – Collinsville” in the subject line.

Post Date: February 17, 2013

One Hope United does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

One Hope United is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

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42 reviews
Since its inception, One Hope United’s purpose has been to care for children and to ensure they grow up in safe, loving environments....