The mission of Family Support Services of North Florida is to be the leader in providing safety, stability, and quality of life for all children by working with the community to strengthen the family unit.
This position will assist the Project Director for the expanded Transitional Trauma Therapy (TTT) Grant by:
1. Developing the infrastructure for collecting, tracking, analyzing and reporting data/findings
2. Develop policies and procedures for the families served in the 0-3 year old portion of the project
3. Create training and publication materials for the program
4. Submit progress reports to the Project Director that will later be compiled for submission to the grant oversight body
Essential duties and responsibilities
• Further, define the target population, and ensure the appropriateness and fit of the selected program and services. • Develop the infrastructure for collecting, tracking, analyzing and reporting data/findings. • Develop/ensure coordinated policies and procedures between partner agencies – FSSNF, DCF, and all Case Management Organizations • Provide project oversight (CHS/TTT). Submit a progress report to the Project Director at the beginning of each month that includes a status of program services, identified challenges and the current budget showing expenses to date. • Develop/formalize the sustainability plan. Participate in a program assessment if OVC elects to conduct an evaluation of this program (Have not been informed that this will occur). • Develop and implement community awareness. • Create a brochure to provide to parents/substitute caregivers explaining the TTT program and how they can help children heal from the trauma of substance use/misuse. • Identify/develop/deliver cross-training opportunities, including Trauma-Informed Care, Motivational Interviewing, Attachment Difficulties, Childhood Trauma, and Reactive Attachment Disorder, Child Development, etc. work cooperatively with OVC and a training and technical assistance (TTA) provider specified by OVCC. • Create a manual/book and/or other writings specifying the components of the practice protocol, describing how to administer the program, so that it can be implemented/replicated. • Disseminate lessons and findings to the community/field.
Ability to: • Represent self and the organization in a professional manner • Work independently with little direct supervision • Think and write creatively • Assess a situation and make appropriate recommendations/ decisions • Research, organize and analyze data • Solve problems and to think through critical, time-sensitive issues • Establish and maintain relationships • Work collaboratively with staff at all levels in the organization • Follow through on commitments, projects, and responsibilities • Read, research and interpret documents such as newspapers, contracts, manuals, journals, financial reports, etc. • Communicate effectively through writing including articles, presentations, speeches, reports, correspondence, and documentation. • Speak effectively before small and large groups. • Calculate figures and amounts. • Maintain confidential information Knowledge of: • State, Federal and local employment laws • Recruitment and retention practices Skills: • Strong Written and Verbal Communication • Strong follow-up and follow-through • Strong organizational and time management • Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Word. Experience with PowerPoint, Other Requirements: • Clear a Level II background screening. • Clear a reference check (professional and personal). • Clear a local background check from the County in which you reside. • Clear a substance abuse screen. • Provide a copy of all degrees prior to your first day of employment. • Clear a Motor Vehicles Records check. • Provide proof of, and maintain a minimum personal auto liability insurance level $100,000/$300,000. • Clear an E-Verify check to substantiate that the successful candidate meets the Department of Homeland Security authorization requirements to work in the United States (for more information visit www.dhs.gov/e-verify).
Education and Experience
• High school diploma; college degree preferred. • Must have experience in data collection, procedure development, and creation of promotional materials and/or materials. • Valid driver's license.