Exchange Club Family Center – Exchange Parent Aide

Posted Jun 20, 2022 Jacksonville, Florida

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Expires Jun 30, 2022

Description

Exchange Parent Aides provide in-home, parent education and case management to families referred to the Parent Aide program, a nationally accredited program of the National Exchange Club. The purpose of the program is to provide young parents with the information and skills necessary to provide a safe, stable and healthy environment for their children to thrive. Referrals come from a variety of community organizations and all services are provided over a 6-12 month period across Duval, Clay, Baker and Nassau counties.

Essential duties and responsibilities

To visit families weekly over a period of 6-12 months, and provide an evidence-based parenting program designed to meet the unique needs of each family enrolled. The program is designed for parents referred by DCF and a wide variety of community organizations, as well as self-referrals from young parents seeking new and effective methods for raising healthy, happy children. The Parent Aide provides services to approximately 12-14 families.

Qualifications

Minimum educational requirement of bachelor's degree in Social Work or other social services related field; able to work independently while maintaining accurate and timely case notes; referrals to other communities programs and resources as the needs of each family are identified; able to work with parents from all walks of life and all income levels throughout a 4-county area; patience, kindness and a positive attitude essential; bi-lingual candidates encouraged to apply; must have Driver's License and dependable transportation, with mileage reimbursed on a monthly basis; must provide proof of current COVID vaccination(s).

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in Social Work or a related field; minimum of one year of professional experience working in direct services, recent graduates will be considered. Preference given to candidates who have worked in and/or are very familiar with the community resources available across Duval and nearby counties which provide services and assistance to parents and children within the communities.

Salary/Salary Range

$39,500 - $46,000

Company/Organization

Exchange Club Family Center

http://www.exchangeclubfamilycenter.com

Contact

Barbara J Alexander | Email