WE ARE HIRING!
FAMILY SUPPORT COORDINATOR
Publication Date: August 2, 2019
Enterprising Latinas, Inc. (ELI) creates economic opportunities for women in Tampa Bay. As a non-profit, 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization operating since 2014, ELI opens new pathways of economic opportunity in partnership with local, state and national organizations through the following strategies:
- CREATING NETWORKS OF MUTUAL SUPPORT that enable women to pursue their personal, economic and family prosperity goals,
- TEACHING NEW SKILLS and offering tools that lead to economic mobility, workforce opportunities, and entrepreneurship;
- ADVOCATING FOR INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS, collaborations and investments that turn community challenges into economic opportunities to promote economic security and social equity.
Position: FAMILY SUPPORT COORDINATOR
Program: WIMAUMA FUTURES!
ABOUT THE PROJECT:
Wimauma Futures! is a community-based family support program that connects families to resources that improve children’s well-being, strengthen family stability, and increases the family’s economic self-sufficiency.
The Family Support Coordinator is a full-time (40-hours per week), salaried, exempt position (100% of the time). The ideal candidate must be self-directed, able to work in a team environment, and fully bilingual (English/Spanish).
- Promote program services and enrollment among target participants and partner agencies
- Carry a minimum case load of 20 participants per quarter and guide their growth and development to achieve their individual goals and program outcomes. This process includes:
- Conducting initial enrollment and comprehensive assessments of needs, interests and conditions related to the program with parents and children
- Coordinating and conducting home visitations with parents
- Build strong relationships with all participants. Communicate with participants on a weekly basis formally and/or informally and document those communications in the performance management system.
- Identify resources to address needs of participants, coordinate the delivery of these services and monitor and evaluate their impact and effectiveness
- Share with the staff team personal profiles, plans and progress of individual participants
- Prepare client files (physical and electronic), review periodically and provide assessment of accuracy and completeness of those files to the Program Director.
- Document in ELI’s performance management system all the individual development activities, meetings and actions that participants are engaged in
- Coordinate on-site services and group activities directed at parents and children engaged in family support services
- Report on activities and make recommendations to the team on how to support participants
- Document, track and monitor participant engagement in program services and specifically related to individual goals and program outcomes
- Additional responsibilities as specified by the Program Director
- Bachelor’s Degree in social work, human services, psychology, counseling, early childhood development or community economic development
- Minimum three years of experience working in community-based organizations coordinating services, providing support, or leading coaching or educational services for families
- Bilingual abilities to speak, read and write in English and Spanish are required
- Able to work independently to accomplish project goals and collaboratively with program partners to facilitate implementation of their activities and deliverables
- Ability to conduct research, develop personal action plans, write up comprehensive notes, analyze individual conditions, provide feedback and support in a nurturing way
- Ability to identify program service needs and make appropriate recommendations to the Program Director and staff team
- Ability to listen, to empathize and to offer constructive guidance and support
- Extensive knowledge of community services, resources and opportunities
- Experienced using computer systems and software including Microsoft Office, and related office equipment
- Exceptional communications skills with clients and team members
- Ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-lingual environment
- Ability to work nights and weekends
- Have reliable transportation
SUPERVISOR: The Family Support Coordinator reports to the Wimauma Futures! Program Director.
START DATE: The expected start date for this position is no later than October 1, 2019.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS: This is a grant-funded position. Benefits include paid individual/family health care coverage, 3 weeks vacation, flexible schedule and family-friendly working environment.
APPLY: Please send a cover letter and resume detailing your qualifications and fit for this position to Karen Landry, Program Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “Family Support Coordinator Application” in the subject line.
Enterprising Latinas, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to incorporate the best-qualified personnel without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, or any other reason prohibited by law.