Family Consultant I

Location US-AZ-Phoenix
Job ID
2018-2703
# Positions
2

Overview

Jewish Family and Children’s Service is looking for the perfect fit for a rewarding opportunity. Our Family Consultants are compassionate about shining bright lights into the eyes of children who have suffered from environmental neglect. This position is one that changes a rocky pathway for a child and guide them toward the realization of a balanced and healthy life. 

Responsibilities

 

Our Family Consultants assist mothers and fathers with learning positive and inspirational parenting skills. They serve as an intermediary in reunifying children who have been removed from their homes with parents who are eager to learn how to create better environments for themselves and their kids. Our Family Consultants by observing interactions within a child’s home environment can recognize issues that need further development and can translate those observations into meaningful behavioral change management plans. In this position you will work with DCS Case Managers to make significant differences in the lives of underserved children’s populations through the metropolitan Phoenix area. You will engage in relationship building between a child and parent and become a trustworthy partner teaching life-long skills for a child’s positive future. If you have that special magical empathy and a desire for heart-filled service where it’s truly needed to help a child grow and aspire to life as a productive adult, you are our perfect fit.

Qualifications

 

Associate's degree preferred. Two years direct service experience may be substitued for degree.

  • Familiarity with the child welfare system.
  • Experience doing skill building aned psycho-educational work.
  • Experience with working with children and families.
  • Must hold a valid Arizona Driver's License and be able to transport children and must have ability to receive and maintain fingerprint clearance card.

 

BENEFITS:

 

JFCS offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:

 

  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • New Employee Referral Bonus
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Annual Leave / Paid Sick Leave
  • Medical / Dental/ Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • PSLF (Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program)
  • After 6 months family consultants are eligible for the fleet reimbursement program. 

 

JFCS has an extremely supportive environment for our Family Consultants. 

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