Family Engagement and Stabilization Coordinator

· Grand Rapids, Michigan
Employment Type Full-Time
Compensation $41,200 per year

Family Promise of Grand Rapids

Family Engagement and Stabilization Coordinator –Job Posting

 

Family Promise of Grand Rapids strives to give parents the hope and encouragement they need to create a better future for their kids and end the cycle of homelessness. Through our emergency shelter, housing services, home ownership opportunities and family engagement/stabilization services, we’ve helped over 2,500 families build a stronger future.

 

At Family Promise of Grand Rapids, we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our organization and community stronger. Our culture is the result of our behaviors, our personal commitment, our curiosity, how we collaborate, and the ways that we courageously share our perspectives and encourage others to do the same.  This culture brings us together, allows us to stand out, and empowers all of us to connect, belong, and grow.

 

The independent organized and highly motivated Family Engagement and Stabilization Coordinator is responsible for working with families and children in their homes to support families in fostering safe, healthy and nurturing environments.  The FESC will know the issues faced (e.g. housing, employment, childhood development) and use evidence-based practices to assess, support and refer for services. 

 

Core Values:

  • Has Passion for Mission
  • Prioritizes Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Is Dedicated to Hospitality
  • Collaborates Intentionally
  • Is Hungry, Humble and Smart
  • Assumes Good Intent
  • Strives for Excellence and Sustained Impact

 

Our Ideal Candidate will:

  • Conduct developmental screening and assessments on young children
  • Providing families with developmentally appropriate activities and information designed to enhance the child's intellectual, social-emotional, motor, and language abilities
  • Assist with recruiting and enrolling eligible families
  • Support families in obtaining the knowledge and skills to support their child’s healthy development
  • Responsible to work with families in their home
  • Provide best practice programming for economic mobility (employment) and housing and basic needs stabilization services
  • Provide information on community and agency services and referring families to community resources
  • Assist families with access to basic needs, health, academic, housing and childcare needs
  • Create, Assess, Evaluate and Modify Housing Plans and Stabilization goals with all families
  • Participate in organization meetings, trainings, and other initiatives.
  • Additional duties as needed to support the agency.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work with a culturally diverse population



Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelors in Human Services related field (Social Work, Family Counseling, Family Life Education)
  • Bilingual (preferred)
  • Documents a valid driver’s license
  • Presents familiarity with working with families and children
  • Demonstrates comfort in a faith-based organization
  • Identifies with evidence-based case management practices
  • Must have excellent communication skills, including both written and verbal communications
  • Must be able to work independently, as well as effectively within a team
  • Must be able to work well with colleagues, board members, volunteers, and community members
  • Must be detail oriented and able to follow through on projects in a fast-paced, often pressured environment
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office products and Google suite of products.
  • Documented valid driver’s license.

Full Time, position.  No direct employee supervision.

 

Go to http://www.familypromisegr.org/home to learn more about us.

 

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment background verification checks.

 

Family Promise of Grand Rapids is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Family Promise of Grand Rapids is committed to recruiting, employing, compensating, and promoting the basis of qualifications and experience, and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. 

 

Resumes can be submitted via the job posting link below or by visiting our website. Questions can be directed to Garrison Gaddy at Family Promise of Grand Rapids at 616-608-0576 or garrisong@familypromisegr.org.

 

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  • Location
    Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Compensation
    $41,200 per year