The family life coordinator in is responsible for onsite management of program clients, ensuring their adherence to program rules and expectations, assisting in meeting their specific needs whether through direct provision of services or through referral to community resources. The ability to work with other team members in making on the spot decisions and taking actions as a representative of the organization is essential.
Some Essential Duties and Functions are:
- Work cooperatively with Supervisors and Team members to coordinate intake decisions, complete client admissions paperwork and orientation.
- Assist in the management of the household, i.e., ensuring program guidelines are followed, schedules are implemented, household needs met, manage budget within guidelines with accompanying paperwork, and safety procedures followed and documented.
- Develop and oversee plans of service, money management plan, service reviews and maintain client files.
- Provide for special needs of client families as prescribed by plan of service.
- Coordinate weekly classes to include arranging for meals and childcare.
- When appropriate facilitate/teach classes in various topics including Parenting, Money Management, Job Skills, Health Issues and other topics encouraging personal and spiritual growth, including the New Start curriculum.
- Lead/participate in weekly team meetings, case conferences, individual meetings with supervisor, staff therapeutic community meetings and general staff meetings.
- Understand and support the principles and concepts of therapeutic community among staff and clients.
- Schedule regular treatment team meetings for each family using proper forms for documentation of each client’s progress.
- Report any non-compliance issues with agency policies or expectations regarding facilities, programs and personnel to the Supervisor/Executive Director of Single Moms.
- Coordinate, support, and assist in Single Moms’ special events and holidays to include the streamlining of Christmas efforts.
- When requested host volunteers, tour groups and visitors and give presentations to churches, civic groups, etc.
- Support Single Moms Supervisor in the recruitment and management of mentors and volunteers.
- Represent the Agency at various profession or community organizations as requested.
- Assist in departmental training programs.
- Participate in training opportunities to stay abreast of innovative ideas and tools available in the field.
- Maintain flexible schedule to be available to meet with clients in evenings or weekends when necessary.
- To perform such other duties as assigned by Supervisor of Single Moms.
Education and Experience Requirements
- Be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
- Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field or equivalent related professional experience.
- Two years of professionally related experience is required.
- Has and will maintain a current driver’s license with a satisfactory driving record (6 points or less).