Family Support Worker
Children's Home + Aid - Schaumburg, IL

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Complete and attain all essential documentation that validates the eligibility of all applying families. Engages in scheduled recruitment outings on a regular basis. Attends weekend recruitment. Coordinates the placement of eligible children in the center with the assigned Education Coordinator and Site Director. Secures all essential documentation to ensure the most eligible families are enrolled in the program and also presides on the case management team to ensure that all support services are extended to families based on their needs. Works in collaboration with other designated staff to regularly involve parents in all program options. Recruits, retains and supports the parents who volunteer to support on the Site Level and Parent Policy Committees. Coordinates Site Level parent Committee meetings with elected parent representatives; assists parents in conducting meetings and minute-keeping. Monitor and track children and family outcomes for PIR purposes. Conducts monthly follow-up on family referrals to external services.

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or other closely related field required. One (1) to three (3) years of experience working with children (0-3 years of age) and their families. One (1) to three (3) years of experience working with culturally diverse communities and families. Bilingual proficiency in English/Spanish required in speaking, writing and reading both languages. Must be able to maintain flexible work schedule that may on occasion include working evenings and weekends.

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