Families Moving Forward - Family Services Coordinator
Families Moving Forward is a non-profit based in Durham, N.C., that works to end homelessness for families with children by providing housing and supportive services to foster independence.
Families Moving Foward is seeking a Family Services Coordinator. The Family Services Coordinator oversees the provision of services and support to families served by Families Moving Forward (FMF). Duties include helping families who are experiencing homelessness to achieve their personal goals, graduating families into permanent housing, helping families become more self-sufficient, and helping families strengthen community connections. These outcomes are accomplished through Family Services Coordinator (FSC) engagement in the following: Identifying and focusing on the strengths of each family, developing goals centered around the family’s stated and assessed needs, assisting the family in recognizing all possible supports both formal and informal, helping to enhance parent-child relationships within the family, linking the family with needed resources, encouraging family involvement in programming offered at and by Families Moving Forward, and seeking to empower the family to advocate for itself. Family Service Coordinators will also collaborate with community partners and other professionals to create supports for the family and to affect changes at a systems level by being mindful of issues that affect the families served by Families Moving Forward and advocating on their behalf.
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Bilingual preferred: English/Spanish - proficiency (speaking, reading and writing)
MSW preferred. All program direct service workers are required to possess a minimum of a Bachelor Degree in a human services field or the equivalent in education and life experiences. This determination is made at the discretion of FMF management during the hiring process.
Please submit a full cover letter and a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail to Attn: FSC Search, 300 N. Queen St., Durham, NC 27701. Review of applications will begin immediately. NO CALLS PLEASE. EOE.