Website Youth Villages
Looking for a part-time opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young people in Boone, NC? Youth Villages is currently recruiting for a High-Fidelity Family Support Partner.
In this role, you will provide intensive in-home support to families, helping them to improve communication, problem-solving skills, and overall family functioning. If you have a passion for helping others and want to make a positive impact in your community, don’t miss this chance to join the Youth Villages team!
What are the Duties & Responsibilities
- Educate families, providers, and the community about the Wraparound process
- Provide education and assistance in navigating the child serving systems (child welfare, education, behavioral/mental health, juvenile justice, school, primary care, etc.)
- Facilitate and assist in identifying formal and informal community resources, support, coaching, and training for the parent(s) / guardian(s)
- Empower family to make their own decisions and take control of their life
- Assist family in learning how to problem solve, set goals, make decisions, and advocate for themselves
- Assist the youth and parent/guardian to articulate the youth’s strengths, needs and goals
- Schedule at least one face-to-face meeting with family prior to the first Wraparound Child & Family Team meeting to aid the youth and parent(s)/guardian(s) in preparing for the first
- Wraparound Child & Family Team meeting.
- Attend appropriate meetings as requested by the youth / parent(s) / guardian(s)
- Attend community meetings as required under grant or contract deliverables
- Attend the North Carolina Family Partner State quarterly meeting
- Complete all required reports and other paperwork as directed
- Report Right Away to the proper state/legal authorities—this is any situation you observe that is dangerous to yourself or others
- Work in collaboration with Wraparound Coach/Supervisor and Wraparound Facilitator to strengthen Wraparound Team rapport and overcome challenges
Q: What are the educational qualifications needed to apply for this job?
- A: Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree in a human services field from a college or university and one year of experience working with the target population.
- Alternatively, applicants may have an associate’s degree in a human service field from an accredited school and one year of experience working with children/adolescents/transition-age youth, or a high school diploma or GED and a minimum of five years of experience working as a primary caregiver with children/adolescents/transition age youth.
Q: What experience is needed for this job?
- A: Applicants must have experience as a primary caregiver of a youth with special needs, preferably a youth with mental health needs. Experience in navigating child and family serving systems and teaching family members who are involved with these systems is also required.
Q: What are the benefits and perks of this job?
- A: Some of the benefits and perks of this job include medical, dental, prescription drug coverage and vision, 401(k), paid vacation, sick days, and holidays, paid parental leave, mileage, and cell phone reimbursement (when applicable), tuition reimbursement and licensure fees, and more.
Conclusion: This job offers the opportunity to educate families, providers, and the community about the Wraparound process and assist in navigating child and family serving systems.
The qualifications for this job include experience as a primary caregiver of a youth with special needs and knowledge of community resources, as well as a bachelor’s or associate’s degree in a relevant field or a high school diploma with several years of relevant experience.
The job also offers a range of benefits and perks, including medical and dental coverage, paid time off, and more. If you have the required qualifications and are passionate about helping families and youth, consider applying for this job.