Employment Opportunities

Director of Social Services

Job Description:

Responsible for providing leadership to the Social Services Team.  This includes the managing, planning and completion of activities related to the monitoring, documenting, and reporting of the social services activities of the organization.

Reports to: Managing Director

Supervises: Family Therapist, Social Services Coordinator,  Social Worker, Facilitator Supervisor

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:              

  • Review and possess a working knowledge of all grants related to the Social Services Department
  • Prepare reports for grant funded activities and programs
  • Identify and develop additional resources to support agency and/or program goals via grants, curriculum enhancements, etc.
  • Manage the day-to-day duties and documentation of the Social Services Coordinators
    • Inclusive of the on-going case management of social services team
    • Completion and distribution of Class Roster
    • Monitor recruiting efforts of the Social Services Department
  • Develop and/or facilitate staff trainings and in-service education specific to social services team
  • Prepare reports for and participate in full staff meetings
  • Facilitate Social Services team and Case Management meetings
  • Approve the development, selection of topics, programs; and outside speakers as necessary
  • Utilize community resources and social support systems, to assist the team in aiding clients with reaching their goal of self-sufficiency
  • Attend community meetings with funders and/or partners as it relates to social services

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be able to empathize with the clients that FSC serves and have a desire to work to meet FSC’s goals and mission
  • Must be able to successfully manage a team
  • Must understand and practice the NASW code of ethics
  • Must be able to utilize agency and community resources to meet goals
  • Must be team oriented and able to work independently
  • Must be familiar with MS Office
  • Must be knowledgeable of budget preparation, projecting and forecasting.
  • Must have knowledge of federal, state, and local funding and programmatic reporting.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or management preferred. Bachelor’s degree in related field in combination with experience may be sufficient.
  • Must have competence in working with adults who need direction as it relates to responsible parenting issues.
  • Must have at least 5 years in social work capacity, plus previous management experience.

Other:

  • Must possess a valid Missouri driver’s license and have a reliable, insured vehicle.

Interested candidates should email resume and credentials to rnbell@fatherssupport.org for consideration

Development Intern

Working with an experienced team in the development office to assist with the following fundraising and development activities:

  • Four Special Fundraiser Events:
    • Trivia Night
    • Annual Dinner
    • Breakfast
    • Sporting Clays Tournament
  • Donor Tracking and Recognition
  • Foundation Research & Grant Writing
  • Corporate Sponsorships

For more information or to apply, contact Sr. Development Officer Stephen Knapp via email (sknapp@fatherssupport.org) or call 314 333-4170 Ext. 118

Job Developer/Account Manager

Job Description: The Job Developer/Account Manager is a vital member of the Workforce Development team responsible for: 1) Establishing and maintaining employer relationships for the purposes of obtaining job leads and placements; 2) Identifying qualified candidates for placement; and 3) Documenting necessary data for tracking and reporting purposes. The Job Developer/Account Manager will focus on placing graduates of the Fathers’ Support Centers (FSC) Responsible Fatherhood (RF) program as well as other FSC programs and referral partners’ participants, in full-time, unsubsidized employment.  Job Developers/Account Managers will also work very close with the local WIB Career Centers in both the City and County. Job Developers/Account Managers may spend a significant amount of their time in the field working with employer partners.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:               

  • Conduct research on prospective employer partners and develop job leads from prospective employers.
  • Participate in both cold and warm marketing strategies to engage prospective employers.
  • Generate a minimum amount of job orders per month as specified by the workforce employment department’s annual performance goals.
  • Collaborate with the Case Managers to provide employer-specific information, to match job requirements with candidates.
  • Maintain close engagement with the employer throughout the entire job placement cycle.
  • Document all account management activities in the database management system.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree in Sales, Marketing, or related field preferred with at least 2-3 years of experience working with disadvantaged individuals in job placement in either private or public agency setting. Candidates must possess excellent written and oral communication skills. Candidates must possess superior networking skills. Candidates must have strong data management. Candidates must have the ability to generate your own job placement leads.  Candidates must have superior skills to include Word, Excel and PowerPoint.   Candidates must be able to work independently as well as part of a team. Candidates must have valid driver’s license and reliable insured automobile transportation.

Interested candidates should email resume and credentials to rnbell@fatherssupport.org for consideration

 

FAMILY THERAPIST

Position Description: This position is responsible for assessing and assisting fathers participating in the FSC programs and working with both parents to develop a parenting agreement. 

Reports To: Director of Social Services. Supervises: N/A

Job Status: Non exempt Part-time/Full-time

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities: Essential duties may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

• Complete individual assessments with clients and develop an Individual Treatment Plan (ITP) which will enable the individual to move toward being emotionally and spiritually responsible for their children

• Assist in administering the FSC fatherhood curriculum and expand fatherhood knowledge in the FSC classroom, the Father’s Rap session and after-school programs

• Conduct individual, group and/or family therapy sessions and workshops

• Provide and document case management

• Maintain all data and/or database needed to generate reports related to assigned activities

• Submit bi-weekly case management reports

• Participate in social service team, case management and staff meetings

• Review and possess a working knowledge of all programs, forms, and grants related to your duties

• Provide outcome information as needed for monthly reporting

• Assist with the planning and/or implementation of family bonding events

• Provide services to clients of Fathers’ Rap

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Must be culturally competent in working with men who need maximum direction regarding responsible fatherhood issues

• Must have effective verbal and written communications skills

• Must be able to utilize agency and community resources to meet goals

• Must be able to organize and present information

• Must be able to multi task

• Must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills

• Must be team oriented and be able to work independently

• Must understand and practice the NASW code of ethics

• Must be familiar with MS Office Suite

Educational and Experience Requirements:

• Minimum requirement must have license in good-standing with the State of Missouri, LCSW or LPC preferred

• Experience working with at-risk populations, non-custodial fathers, families, children and youth is a must

• Knowledge of and prior success with group facilitation, individual counseling and family therapy

• At least 2 years of supervisory experience preferred

Other:

• Must possess a valid Missouri drivers license and have a reliable insure vehicle

Interested candidates should email resume and credentials to rnbell@fatherssupport.org for consideration


SOCIAL WORKER

Reports To: Coordinator of Social Services

Manages: None

Hours Per Week: 40 

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for assisting fathers participating in the Fathers’ Support Center programs; and developing individual self-sufficiency plans which will help fathers become emotionally involved and financially responsible for their children. Case management including maintaining case notes and weekly contact with graduates for at least one year after graduation to monitor achievement of program goals. Position is responsible for assisting clients in overcoming barriers through intervention, advocacy and making referrals. Successful candidates will complete a social assessment with each participant through personal interviews and a collection of secondary information. With the support of the individual, identifies achievable goals, barriers, provides personal support and counsel to participants. Facilitates individual, group and family support groups; and aids in securing outside guest speakers. Aids in the completion of drug screening, and child abuse and neglect records check. Assists in administering the FSC fatherhood curriculum and expands fatherhood knowledge in the FSC classroom, the Father’s Rap session and after-school programs. Documents individual records and forms to provide accurate and timely tracking. Develops and maintains a network of community resources and social support systems, to assist individuals and their children/families to move to self-sufficiency. Review and possess a working knowledge of all programs, forms, and grants related to your duties. Attends all staff and department meetings. Other related duties may be assigned. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be culturally competent in working with individuals who need maximum direction regardingresponsible fatherhood and family issues
  • Must have effective verbal and written communications skills
  • Must be able to utilize agency and community resources to meet goals
  • Must be able to organize and present information
  • Must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills
  • Must understand and practice the NASW code of ethics
  • Must be familiar with MS Office Suite 

REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum requirement is a B.S. in Human Services or BSW, MSW preferred

Must have three (3) years minimum experience in working with at-risk populations, and prior work with group facilitation and individual assessment. Successful candidates must have competence in working with men who need direction as it relates to responsible fatherhood issues. Successful candidates must have strong data management skills to include Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Knowledge of Apricot, Access is a plus. Must be able to work independently as well as be part of a team. Must possess a valid Missouri driver’s license and have a reliable insured vehicle. 

Interested candidates should email resume and credentials to rnbell@fatherssupport.org for consideration


Volunteer Opportunities

Professional/Community Leadership Mentors Needed

FSC is seeking working professionals and community leaders to mentor ex-offenders reintegrating into society. As a mentor, you’ll assist participants in successfully and permanently reentering communities, reengaging with children and families by providing support, guidance and encouragement. Your help will also be needed in supporting the participants to develop positive social relationships, achieving goals, acquiring a job, family reunification and reduced recidivism. As a mentor, you’ll be trained and provided a mentor handbook and mentor agreement forms. We need your support….you do make the difference.

FOR MORE INFORMATION or TO BE A FUTURE MENTOR:

Please call (314) 333-4170 ext. 142

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