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Healthy Families - Family Support Specialist, Full Time

Purpose
To establish a relationship with assigned parents in which the parents’ dependency needs are met and parenting skills are improved. FSS is responsible for optimizing the home environment for the physical and mental well-being of children who are at risk of abuse or neglect. The FSS will establish a relationship with parents in which their needs are met and parenting skills are improved.

Qualifications
Required
• Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
• Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
• Must have current driver’s license, vehicle, acceptable insurance, and satisfactory motor vehicle record.
• Experience working with or providing services to culturally diverse populations of children and families.
• Fluency with Microsoft office suite of products and data entry.
• Demonstrated time management, problem solving and organizational skills.

Preferred
• Previous home visiting work experience.
• Bachelor’s degree.
• Awareness of local community resources.
• Bi Lingual (Spanish)

Position Classification and details
Full time (40 hours) / Hourly / Non-Exempt Position
Location: Elkhart County
Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. with flexibility required based on client’s needs.
 

Healthy Families Family Resource Specialist- Full Time 30 hrs

Purpose 
To conduct an in-depth assessment interview with families who have been screened and/or referred to CAPS and have the potential to be clients of the Healthy Families Program.

Qualifications
Required
• Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
• Must have high school diploma or equivalent.
• Must have current driver’s license, vehicle, acceptable insurance, and satisfactory motor vehicle record.
• Demonstrated knowledge of appropriate parenting skills and/or professional day/child care work experience.
• Fluency with Microsoft office suite of products and data entry.
• Demonstrated time management, problem solving and organizational skills.

Preferred
• Previous home visiting work experience
• Bachelor’s degree
• Awareness of local community resources

Position Classification and details
Full Time (30 hours) / Hourly / Non-Exempt Position 
Location: Elkhart County
Schedule: Flexible, Monday – Friday 8 a.m – 5 p.m  with occasional evenings as required by client needs. 

  

Parent Education Instructor - Part Time 

Purpose
To promote positive parenting education by facilitating parenting classes, seminars and/or support groups for CAPS clients.

 

Qualifications

Required
• 4 year degree in Social Work, Education, Human Services or related field OR two years’ professional experience teaching, instructing or facilitating within a group context.
• Fluency in Microsoft Word and Power Point
• Exceptional understanding of family dynamics, effective parenting techniques, child development, domestic violence and child abuse and neglect
• Good oral and written communication skills
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a wide range of individuals and diverse populations
• Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines


Preferred
• Knowledge of parent education theories, current trends and resources
• Previous parenting educational experience
• Bi-lingual in Spanish


Position Classification and Details

Part Time / Hourly / Nonexempt / position grade 6
Schedule: Average of 10-12 hours per week. Possibly up to 15 per week. Schedule dependent upon the parenting class schedule and required meetings. Mostly afternoon and evenings.
 

 

 

Parent Aide Home Visitor- Multiple Positions

Purpose

To establish a relationship with assigned parents in which the parents’ dependency needs are met and parenting skills are improved. Parent Aide will be responsible for optimizing the home environment for the physical and mental well-being of children who are at risk of being abused or neglected and their families.


Qualifications
Required
• Must be at least 21 years of age with a valid driver’s license, vehicle, and acceptable auto insurance and satisfactory motor vehicle driving record.
• Bachelor’s degree in human services field.
• Experience using computers to manage client information.

Preferred
• Previous home visitation experience.
• Bi-Lingual (Spanish)
 

Position Classification and Details

Looking to fill 70 hours with a combination of up to 3 full and/or part time postions based on candidates.  Must be abe to be flexible in work schedules depending on client needs and available to work between 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

 

Supervised Visits Facilitator - Part Time 


Purpose

Facilitators ensure the safety and well-being of children by observing and recording activity and behaviors surrounding visitation.

Qualifications
Required
• High School Diploma or equivalent AND a minimum of 5 years of experience in providing visitation supervision –or-
• A Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology or a directly related service field with 5 years child welfare experience.
• Knowledge of child abuse and neglect
• Knowledge of child and adult development and family dynamics
• An ability to work as a team member
• A strong belief that people can change their behavior given the proper environment and opportunity
• The belief in helping families to change their circumstances, not just adapt to them

Position classification and details
Nonexempt / Hourly / part time 

Schedule
11 (approximate)  hours weekly
Mondays: 4:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Fridays: 4:30 – 8:30  p.m.

Sundays: 10:30 - 2:15 pm
 

Development Director 

Purpose
The Development Director, in partnership with the President/CEO and the Board of Directors, is responsible for executing the development vision and strategy to provide for current and future needs of CAPS. This includes leading the organization to integrate fundraising into strategy, finance and communications. The Director is responsible for leadership and direct supervision and support of the Development staff.

Qualifications

Required
• 4-year degree AND 3-5 years professional experience in donor development, event management, or marketing.
• Passion for developing relationships
• Strong team building and leadership skills.


Preferred
• Previous professional experience working in a non-profit environment.
• Previous experience supervising a team and volunteers.
• Specialized training in Philanthropy and Fundraising techniques.

Position classification and details:
Status: Salary / Full Time  / Exempt 

 

Parent Education Instructor Assistant (2) positions, Part Time

Purpose
This position will assist Parent Education Instructors during and after class with administrative and clerical functions.

Qualifications

Required
• High school diploma or equivalent.
• Previous office and/or administrative or clerical experience.
• Ability to prioritize multiple projects with flexibility and accuracy.
• Demonstrated initiative and creative thinking skills.
• Intermediate level computer skills with Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Must have valid driver’s license, reliable vehicle, and acceptable insurance and satisfactory motor vehicle record.
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a wide range of individuals and diverse populations.
• Good oral and written communication skills.


Preferred
• Bi-lingual in Spanish.


Position classification and details:
Status: Hourly / Part Time / Nonexempt / Position grade level 3

Schedule: 10-12 weekly hours with flexibility required for attendance at parenting classes based on schedule.

Location: Elkhart
 

 

 

 


                     

CAPS pays an hourly premium rate for nonexempt positions requiring Bi-Lingual Skills. 

All candidates are required to pass a pre-employment drug screening and background checks. 

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.