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Family Service Specialist

Company: OFL
Location: Altadena
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:


  • Full-time, twelve month work year.
  • Occasional evening or weekend hours may be required.
  • Employment, responsibilities, compensation, or any other factor may be affected by changes in governmental regulations, the agency's contracts, or at agency discretion. SALARY: Range of Steps 1 - 4, $21.00/hr - $24.30/hr. Initial salary placement, Step 1. DEADLINE TO APPLY: Open until filled. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • A.A. Degree -in social work, psychology, sociology or related field.
    • Ability to interface with the community to recruit children and obtain services for families.
    • A California Drivers License, daily use of automobile and automobile liability insurance.
    • Ability to correctly and effectively communicate in written and oral English. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
      • Command of Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin or Vietnamese. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
        • Recruit eligible families using a variety of techniques
        • Enroll children according to Head Start regulations utilizing agency procedures
        • Maintain and utilize a referral list of local agencies that can provide services to enrolled families
        • Utilizing the ChildPlus data base accurately enter data, case notes, and other pertinent information for the assigned caseload
        • Maintain the confidentiality of family records and information
        • Plan and conduct parent meetings and parent education workshops
        • Report family and program needs to the Family Service Supervisor
        • Work effectively with other team members
        • Actively participate in in-service training
        • Read and implement all agency and program policies and procedures
        • Recruit, train and supervise parents and other volunteers to support the work of the family service team including recruitment.
        • Accurately complete all assigned paperwork and documentation, on a timely basis, according to agency policies and procedures.
        • Assist Family Service Supervisor and Child and Family Service Manager as needed
        • Other duties as assigned REPORTING RESPONSIBILITY:
          • Works under direction of the Family Services Supervisor. BENEFITS: Options for Learning provides the option of any of the following: Medical, Dental, Vision, Voluntary Life Insurance, Legal Assistance Plan, 403(b) Retirement Savings (2% Agency contribution and 3% Agency match), Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Supplemental Insurance Plans (Accident Protection, Critical Illness Protection, Pet Insurance + more!). Options for Learning also provides 9 paid holidays, Paid Personal Time Off, Basic Life Insurance coverage, Long Term Disability and an Employee Assistance Program at no additional cost to its employees.

Keywords: OFL, Altadena , Family Service Specialist, Other , Altadena, California

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