Hope for Youth Parent Engagement Coordinator

Tampa, Fl


The primary responsibility of this position is to serve parents/guardians of clients in the Hope for Youth Program by facilitating evidence-based interventions and wraparound services to increase the safety, permanency and well‐being of children and families.

Some Essential Duties and Functions are:

  • Maintains weekly contact with all parents/guardians of Hope for Youth clients by means of home visits, office visits, phone contact, or correspondence.
  • Facilitates Evidence-Based Interventions. To include but not limited to Everyday Parenting, Parent Cafe, Trust-Based Relational Intervention, and Motivational Interviewing.
  • Works collaboratively with parents/guardians and based on assessments, provide targeted services and resources to promote the 6 Protective Factors within the family unit.
  • Ensures that children living with assigned families will remain outside of the child welfare system and juvenile justice system one-year post discharge from the program in accordance with the youth’s Exit Plan.
  • Assists families by providing direct services, tangible resources, and community referrals in order to address barriers, including but not limited to food, household items, transportation, childcare, and mental health needs.
  • Assists the Director of Hope Street with maintaining contract compliance and required reporting.
  • Participate in continuing education opportunities including agency in-service training, professional seminars, workshops, conferences, etc.
  • Other assignments as needed.

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of experience working with the families in the welfare system or high-risk population families.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, or related field from an accredited institution of higher learning.

Employee Benefits:

  • $1000 sign-on bonus ($250 upon completion of new hire Relias Trainings, $250 upon successful completion of probation period, $500 at 1 year anniversary)
  • 403b
  • Insurance (Dental, Medical and Vision)
  • Paid Days Off
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