Partners for Success Family Support Worker
Company: 360 Communities
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Job Description Reports to: Partners for Success SupervisorFLSA
and Hour Status: Non-exempt, 20 to 40 hours per week, may include
some evenings and weekends, school year only.We are currently
hiring Family Support Workers for the following locations, starting
the beginning of the 2022-2023 school year:
- Lakeville North High School - 20 hours per week
- Lakeville South High School - 20 hours per week
- Lakeville ALC - 20 hours per week
- Farmington High School - 20 hours per weekPlease note, two 20
hours per week positions can be combined into one 40 hour per week
position.The Partners for Success Family Support Worker position is
a school-year only position. There are no employment hours during
the summer when school is not in session.Position Overview: The
Partners for Success Family Support Worker is in a school-based
setting, working cooperatively with school staff to identify
families and students in need of additional support related to
community resources, academic success, and safety. The primary
purpose of this position is to create a trusted link between home
and school by providing parents with tools, resources, and
strategies to ensure families are stable and children achieve and
sustain school success. A few of the responsibilities include:
- Initiate conversation and collaborate with school staff and
families to support academic success. Engage parents and students
in creating a home environment that encourages learning and
promotes increased parental involvement in school.
- Complete family intake based on family strengths, needs and
risks (school success as it relates to academic success, domestic
and sexual violence, food, housing, financial stability, county and
community resources, child maltreatment and neglect, etc.).
- Provide appropriate service coordination in response to intake
and family plan, either through connecting to services within 360
Communities or through a referral basis which may include: home
visitation, advocacy, and ongoing case management.
- Identify goals and create strategies based on individual needs
and strengths of parents and students and provide ongoing support
- Collect data and maintain accurate records to ensure effective
case management and for statistical, evaluation, and funding
- A minimum of 1 year of experience working with families who are
experiencing stress, in crisis, and/or who are isolated. This
includes providing emotional support, knowledge of neighborhood
resources, and ability to support positive parenting.
- Bachelor's degree preferred, but experience in lieu of degree
will be considered.
- Prior experience interacting with and supporting youth (high
school positions only).
- Minnesota Mandated Reporter training; either successful
completion of or enrollment and completion of training at the first
available opening after hire.
- Experience working with socially, economically or culturally
diverse populations is required.
- High level of emotional capacity.
- Acceptable completion of a pre-employment background
- Must possess and maintain a valid Minnesota driver's license
and personal auto insurance with acceptable coverage limits. A full
job description is available upon request.To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of
the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions.
Keywords: 360 Communities, Minneapolis , Partners for Success Family Support Worker, Other , Farmington, Minnesota
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