Seeking Bids

The Fathers’ Support Center St. Louis is seeking Bids from an established Request for Proposals to provide:

  • Performance Assessment and Measurement Plan
  • Ongoing Performance Measurement and Program Improvement
  • Performance and Fidelity Auditor
  • Implementation and Program Fidelity Training
  • Customer Satisfaction and Implementation of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices

Please provide a proposal with estimated hourly rates for Performance Measurement System and Program Fidelity. Please submit proposals to ctillis@fatherssupport.org by 5:00 pm on August 19, 2016.

Employment Opportunities

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.

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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

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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. 

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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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