Parent Educator Supervisor Job Description

Job summary:

The Parent Educator Supervisor reports to the Parenting Program Manager and is responsible for overseeing a diverse team of 6-8 Parent Educators. The Parent Educator Supervisor will ensure staff are up-to-date on current and required trainings, are equipped with parenting support resources and will manage data and reports to ensure their team is on track and conducting all home visitation requirements and follow-ups. The Parent Educator Supervisor will build relationships with families and community partners to encourage and support every parent to be the first and best teacher of their child while building linkages to a network of resources for parents and children in the community.

 Our benefits include:

  • Paid training, certifications, professional development, growth opportunities with competitive pay of $21-22/hour
  • Comprehensive health insurance, dental and vision package and retirement plan with company match
  • Generous paid time off and paid holidays
  • Centrally located offices in Breckenridge and Silverthorne with flexible working hours with opportunity to move to a 4/10 work week or traditional 5/8 work week

The person we are looking for will:

  • Be a stable, sound professional and love to work with people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Be punctual, reliable, and demonstrates strong ability to take initiative
  • Possess leadership skills and confidence to create a supportive team while holding team accountable
  • Show kindness, compassion and gratitude towards others

 Primary duties:

  • Successfully complete the Parents as Teachers training and all other required on-going trainings and development
  • Coordinate the Parents as Teachers programming
  • Directly supervise team of Parent Educators delivering home visitations
  • Schedule and ensure completion of family assessments for the team
  • Oversee all Parents as Teachers data collection and report data to Parenting Manager
  • Recruit and assist with hiring and training of Parent Educators

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge promoting optimal parent-child interaction and infant, toddler, and child development
  • Engage in on-going learning about issues related to equity, trauma informed practices, cultural sensitivity and strength based approach in working with families
  • Demonstrates a high level of understanding of utilizing strength based approaches to partner with families
  • Establish and maintain appropriate professional relationship with families, staff, and community
  • Enter data into web based system regularly and manage programmatic data, including creating reports and graphs to examine outcomes
  • Experience working with budgets and financial administrative duties preferred

General requirements of the position include:

  • Social Work, Psychology, Education or related bachelor degree required
  • Professional experience working in early childhood or with families
  • Have a valid driver’s license and reliable year round transportation
  • Pass a background check
  • Demonstrates a high level of understanding of utilizing strength based approaches to partner with families
  • Effectively demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, ideally in English and Spanish
  • Ability to use time and resources efficiently and demonstrate initiative to meet deadlines
  • Adhere to confidentiality practices and ensure staff does the same
  • Professional experience supervising within the realm of work with families and/or children preferred

About us:

Serving its community since 1993, the Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) is a non-profit organization that aims to enhance the quality of life in Summit County by providing information, assistance and education to families, immigrants and refugees. The FIRC operates Summit Thrift & Treasure (STT), two non-profit thrift stores for which all proceeds benefit FIRC programming. The FIRC fosters collaboration among community agencies and businesses and advocates for family and cultural competence.

To apply send cover letter and resume to: Noelle Sivon at Noelles@summitfirc.org by October 28th, 2019.

The Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, creed, ancestry, religion, age, disability, sexual expression or veteran status.

FIRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Family Support Supervisor

About us:
Serving its community since 1993, the Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) is a non-profit organization that aims to enhance the quality of life in Summit County by providing information, assistance and education to families, immigrants and refugees. The FIRC operates Summit Thrift & Treasure (STT), two non-profit thrift stores for which all proceeds benefit FIRC programming. The FIRC fosters collaboration among community agencies and businesses and advocates for family and cultural competence.
Our benefits include:
➔ Paid training, certifications, professional development, growth opportunities with competitive salary DOE
➔ Comprehensive health insurance package and retirement plan with company match
➔ Centrally located offices in Breckenridge and Silverthorne with flexible working hours with opportunity to move to a 4/10 work week or traditional 5/8 work week

  • Pay range $21-$22/hour

The person we are looking for will:
★ Be organized, take initiative and build and engage strong relationships with community partners
★ Show strong leadership, compassion and supportive strategies
★ Demonstrate reliability, punctuality and accountability for a team

Job summary:
The Family Support Supervisor reports to the Supportive Services Manager and is responsible for supporting a team of 3-4 case workers that provide family supportive services (i.e. Housing, counseling, medical, dental, etc.). The Family Support Supervisor will build a strong team relationship and provide support where necessary to case workers to improve overall family outcomes. The Family Support Supervisor will also be responsible to work closely with community partners to strengthen relationships and better understand services across agencies.

Primary Duties:

  • Report to Supportive Services Manager and assist with program quality, structure and development
  • Demonstrate “strengths-based” supervision of a team of 3-4 employees
  • Demonstrate superior time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Set exemplary standards of quality and family outcomes
  • Support team staff with a “strengths-based” perspective and debrief client cases on a regular basis
  • Provide reports to track progress and measuring successes of family outcomes
  • Coordinate, facilitate and promote Family Support workshops
  • Hold quarterly collaborative meetings to ensure the continuation of efforts to decrease barriers to accessing community programs and resources
  • Building, establishing, and continuing to facilitate strong relationships with local businesses, organizations, municipalities, and faith-based organizations
  • Actively searching out and being open to changes within the program based on best practices, grant requirements, and internal organizational approaches
  • Actively identify and pursue opportunities to provide outreach in the community in order to locate and enroll eligible but not enrolled individuals

Requirements of the position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Social Work, Human Services, or related field
  • Ideally 2 years of experience in case management, social work, family development, or related field
  • Pass a background check
  • Ability to use a strengths-based approach and communicate with a team and Manager with honesty, integrity,
    and a sensitivity to the needs and differences of diverse cultures
  • Understanding of non-profit environments, grants and government programs
  • Ability to develop trusting relationships with team members and families
  • Provide general support to team members in case management
  • Ability to collect, manage, and report data in a complete and timely manner

To apply send cover letter and job resume to Michel Infante at micheli@summitfirc.org by October 25th, 2019.
The Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national
origin, creed, ancestry, religion, age, disability, sexual expression or veteran status.
FIRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Family Support Coordinator

About us:
Serving its community since 1993, the Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) is a non-profit organization that aims to enhance the quality of life in Summit County by providing information, assistance and education to families, immigrants and refugees. The FIRC operates Summit Thrift & Treasure (STT), two non-profit thrift stores for which all proceeds benefit FIRC programming. The FIRC fosters collaboration among community agencies and businesses and advocates for family and cultural competence.

Our benefits include:
➔ Pay range $18-$19/ hour. Paid training, certifications, professional development, growth opportunities with competitive salary DOE
➔ Comprehensive health insurance package and retirement plan with company match

➔ Centrally located offices in Breckenridge and Silverthorne with flexible working hours with opportunity to move to a 4/10 work week or traditional 5/8 work week
The person we are looking for will:
★ Have case management experience, be organized, and enjoy working with families needing support
★ Show warmth, respect, and empathy to families and clients
★ Demonstrate strong cooperation, punctuality and interviewing skills

Job summary:
The Family Support Coordinator reports to the Family Support Supervisor and is responsible for engaging and assessing family needs and barriers, coordinating supportive services and assisting with family needs as they come up. The Family Support Coordinator will build strong client-working relationships and use motivational interviewing techniques to work with families in family development and goal-setting. The Family Support Coordinator will provide supportive services such as housing counseling, medical and dental assistance, and client advocacy.
Primary duties:

  • Assess family needs and provide ongoing case management and appropriate support, under the supervision of the Family Support Supervisor and in collaboration with FIRC’s Family Support team
  • Demonstrate “strengths-based” approach and used motivational interviewing techniques to create, implement, adjust and track family goals
  • Demonstrate superior time management skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Set exemplary standards of quality and family outcomes
  • Be available to help coordinate and promote Family Support workshops
  • Actively searching out and being open to changes within the program based on best practices, grant requirements, and internal organizational approaches
  • Represent the FIRC and Family Support Program at various community events or meetings
  • Enter weekly data in a timely manner
  • Provide one-on-one counseling to families related to housing and financial literacy

Requirements of the position include:

  •  Bachelor’s degree or higher in Social Work, Human Services, or related field
  • Ideally 2 years of experience in case management, social work, family development, or related field
  • Pass a background check
  • Ability to use a strengths-based approach and communicate with families and clients with honesty, integrity, and a sensitivity to the needs and differences of diverse cultures
  • Ability to develop trusting relationships with clients
  • Knowledge of community resources in order to make appropriate referrals
  • Ability to present client cases to Family Support Committee
  • Ability to collect and enter client data in a complete and timely manner
  • Flexibility to be placed in different office locations
  • English and Spanish or French proficiency preferred

To apply send cover letter and job resume to Michel Infante at micheli@summitfirc.org by October 25th, 2019.
The Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, creed, ancestry, religion, age, disability, sexual expression or veteran status.
FIRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Emotional Health Peer Support Coordinator

About us:
Serving its community since 1993, the Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) is a non-profit organization that aims to enhance the quality of life in Summit County by providing information, assistance and education to families, immigrants and refugees. The FIRC operates Summit Thrift & Treasure (STT), two non-profit thrift stores for which all proceeds benefit FIRC programming. The FIRC fosters collaboration among community agencies and businesses and advocates for family and cultural competence.
Our benefits include:
➔ Pay range $18-21/ hour. Paid training, certifications, professional development, growth opportunities with competitive salary DOE
➔ Comprehensive health insurance, dental and vision package and retirement plan with company match
➔ Centrally located offices in Breckenridge and Silverthorne with flexible working hours with opportunity to move to a 4/10 work week or traditional 5/8 work week

The person we are looking for will:
★ Be respectful and love to work with people of all ages, backgrounds and cultures
★ Be open-minded, flexible and willing to learn
★ Show kindness, compassion and gratitude towards others

Job summary:
The Emotional Health Peer Support Coordinator reports to the Mental Health Supervisor in the Access to Care Department. The Coordinator builds trusting relationships with program clients, typically in a home setting, to encourage clients’ improved mental and emotional health, stress-reduction, and general well-being. This is accomplished through education, behavioral activation, social connections, building resilience, teaching coping skills, and connection to community resources. The Coordinator collaborates with community partners to facilitate improved access to health and social services and is responsible for the direct oversight of additional emotional health peer support partners, referred to as “Compañeras”.
Primary duties:

● Oversees the intake process and utilizes databases to track client’s assessments and referrals

● Documents all visits with clients using a systematic reporting structure, completes and submits monthly reports, and maintains comprehensive client files

● Works with the Leadership Team to develop systems related to program design, implementation, and oversight

● Schedules and hosts monthly check-ins with contractors, one on one meetings, and group meetings

● Overseas phase II of ALMA program, which consists of ongoing group support for the ALMA participants

● Will create, coordinate and oversee a new English speaking peer support program

● Coordinates and oversees a team of contract employees (Compañeras), who provide emotional health peer support to program participants
Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

● Clearly communicates the objectives of the program to community partners and clients, leading to increased program participation

● Attends required trainings including (but not limited to): Community Health Worker, Strengthening Families and the Protective Factors Framework, Motivational Interviewing, and Colorado Family Support Assessment 2.0

● Utilizes community connections and established relationships to identify and enroll participants in the emotional peer support program, called ALMA
● Uses Motivational Interviewing techniques and a “strengths-based” approach to collaboratively develop a relationship of trust with the client

● Regularly travels within Summit County to meet with individuals in their homes or in a community setting

● Coordinates with community agencies to improve access to services and to effectively refer clients to resources

● Facilitates group education, presentations, and support groups around identified community health needs ● Coordinates program events and activities
Requirements of the position include:

● Fluent Spanish proficiency and identifies culturally as Latina or Hispanic is required

● Excellent communication skills–both written and verbal–in English and Spanish

● An understanding of, connection to, and ability to effectively communicate and engage with community members, especially the local Hispanic/Latina population

● Lived experience with mental and/or emotional health challenges preferred, in order to interact with participants in a peer-to-peer model ● Knowledge of community agencies and ability to organize resources

● Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to create and maintain trusting relationships

● High level of self-motivation and desire for continuous learning

● Ability to work collaboratively and effectively within a team

● Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines

● Ability to plan, implement, and evaluate individual client care plans

● Computer skills and related software applications, including e-mail ● Creative and analytical thinking
To apply send cover letter and job resume to: Rachel Miller RachelM@summitfirc.org and Kelly McGann KellyM@summitfirc.org by Friday, October 25th.
The Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, creed, ancestry, religion, age, disability, sexual expression or veteran status.
FIRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

STT Sales & Receiving Associate

Serving its community for over 25 years, the Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) is a non-profit organization that aims to enhance the quality of life in Summit County by providing information, assistance and education to families, immigrants and refugees. The FIRC fosters collaboration among community agencies and businesses and advocates for family and cultural competence.

Summit Thrift & Treasure (STT) is Summit County’s largest nonprofit thrift store, with all proceeds going to support the programs of the FIRC. The FIRC employs a Store Manager, Assistant Manager, regular staff and volunteers.

General responsibilities of the Sales Associate position include:

  • Greet customers and assist each customer with wants or needs
  • Maintain knowledge of current sales and promotions, policies regarding payment and exchanges, and security practices
  • Receive, sort, price and dispose of donation items
  • Ticket, arrange and display merchandise to promote sales
  • Watch for and recognize security risks and thefts, and know how to prevent or handle these situations
  • Answer questions regarding the store and its merchandise
  • Cashiers: Open and close cash register, performing tasks such as counting money, separating charge slips, and vouchers, balancing cash drawers, and making deposits.
  • Other duties as assigned

General requirements of the position include:

  • Excellent people/customer service skills;
    • Honesty, integrity, and responsiveness to the needs of diverse cultures;
    • Scheduling flexibility;
    • Knowledge of brands, primarily with regard to clothing.

The Family & Intercultural Resource Center (FIRC) does not discriminate on the basic of race, color, gender, national origin, creed, ancestry, religion, age, disability, sexual expression or veteran status.

FIRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.