Employment Opportunities

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CO Community Response -Family Advocate

Job description

The Family Advocate works in Morgan County to support families who have been referred through the Child Welfare System. The Family Advocate will work to support and encourage families to identify their own strengths, assist them either directly or through referral efforts, and work with providers in the planning process for families and children. The Family Advocate will work in conjunction with the Morgan County Department of Human Services and community agencies to connect families to resources needed for success. The Family Advocate will coordinate local family advocacy efforts for families and will work with a variety of inter-agency efforts to expand the community’s capacity to be responsive to family needs.

Some of the duties would include but not be limited to:

  • Work with the local system of care toward the design, implementation and evaluation of a model of care that is collaborative, participation oriented and that views parents and families as key in the service provision and safety of children who are at risk.
  • Work toward the linkage of family support networks (those that are focused on enhancing the ability of families and surrogate families to better care for children)
  • Work with existing community information and referral systems for parents and families to enhance accessibility.
  • Work with the Family Preservation Commission toward the identification of strengths and service gaps in Morgan County.
  • Coordinate and/or provide services for up to 20 families.
  • Become knowledgeable of the Colorado Community Response Program
  • Provide education materials for parents and families.
  • Demonstrate skills and sensitivity to the cultural and linguistic differences with respect to the population of Morgan County.
  • Maintain records and files and provide data needed to complete the quarterly and year-end reports as required by the Colorado Community Response program.
  • Be responsible to the Family Center Executive Director.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.50-$16.75 per hour depending on qualifications

Family Support Advocate

Job description

The Family Advocate works in Morgan County to support families set and obtain goals to become safe and stable. The Family Advocate will work to support and encourage families to identify their own strengths, assist them either directly or through referral efforts, and work with providers in the planning process for families and children. The Family Advocate will work in conjunction with the Morgan County Department of Human Services and other community agencies to connect families to resources needed for success. The Family Advocate will coordinate local family advocacy efforts for families and will work with a variety of inter-agency efforts to expand the community’s capacity to be responsive to family needs.

Some of the duties would include but not be limited to:

  • Work with existing community information and referral systems for parents and families to enhance accessibility.
  • Coordinate and/or provide services for up to 20 families.
  • Demonstrate skills and sensitivity to the cultural and linguistic differences with respect to the population of Morgan County.
  • Maintain records and files and provide data needed to complete the quarterly and year-end reports as required by the Family Support Services program.
  • Be responsible to the Family Center Executive Director.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.50-$16.75 per hour based on qualifications

Coordinator: Morgan County Partnership for Children and Families

Job description

The Morgan County Partnership for Children and Families (MCPCF) -serving as the Early Childhood Council in Morgan County-is hiring a Coordinator. The MCPCF Coordinator will be entrusted with building, developing and maintaining a community-based early childhood council whose purpose is to create an integrated cohesive system to improve and coordinate early childhood services. The Coordinator will carry out the mission of the MCPCF to enhance the lives of children from 0-8 through coordinating, mentoring and engaging with local, regional and state agencies. Coordinator will focus on enhancing early childhood programs and system integration. This position is an employee of the Morgan County Family Center which serves as the fiscal agent for the Morgan County Partnership for Children and Families.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20-$21.25 per hour based on qualifications

PARENT EDUCATOR

Job Description

Purpose: To provide personal instruction, demonstrate appropriate educational activities; deliver research-based printed materials to parents regarding child development and related issues.  To conduct child developmental screenings including but not limited to vision, hearing the understanding and use of language, motor development, hand-eye coordination, health and physical development for children birth to age five.  To refer children and families to services as deemed necessary.

Skill Requirements:

  • Demonstrate ability to work with children and adults
    • Willing to be fingerprinted and pass all required background checks as deemed necessary
    • Ability and means to travel for required activities
    • Proficiency using the internet, basic knowledge of MS Office, Excel and PAT specific software
    • Basic knowledge of child development and appropriate milestones for children

Some of the duties would include but not be limited to:

  • Become trained through the Parents as Teachers program
  • Maintain appropriate certification as necessary to be Parents as Teachers qualified
  • Attend state and national meetings as scheduled to continue professional development and stay abreast of program changes and criteria
  • Work with the local system of care toward the design, implementation and evaluation of a model of care that is collaborative, participation oriented and that views parents and families as key in the service provision and safety of children who are at risk
  • Work with existing community information and referral systems for parents and families to enhance accessibility
  • Coordinate and/or provide services for up to 20 families
  • Coordinate and facilitate with other staff monthly family group meetings
  • Support and enhance the existing PAT program
  • Provide education materials for parents and families

Job type: Full time

Salary range is $15.50-$16.75 depending on qualifications