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Family Advocate – Melrose (Flexible afternoon, evening and overnight shifts available)

Centerboard is offering an opportunity to work in a supportive environment with flexible scheduling, full benefits with afternoon, weekend and overnight shifts available. If you are looking for a second job or to get back into the workforce, change of career or have experience or a desire to work with children and teen moms please consider applying to Centerboard Teen Parenting Program. This position offers paid training and participates in the Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program.

General Summary Family Advocate:

The primary focus of the Family Advocate is to provide support and services to the youth population served in a well-defined and coordinated manner. Each Family Advocate will work collaboratively to manage a case load of residential families. The Family Advocate will also be responsible as part of the team or while alone on shift, for the safety of all residents and the facility.
Essential Job Functions:
•Research community based services and resources in the area that could be beneficial for residents and their children as needed.
•Maintain and model healthy relationships and confidentiality with residents as well as coworkers.
•Demonstrate the ability to manage through crisis situations with residents and their children in a timely and appropriate manner.
•Oversee each resident family’s participation in shared chore responsibility, assist and train where needed.
•Maintain awareness of physical facility maintenance and unit furnishings; report any concerns to Program Director or through existing documentation process.
•Support incoming families with all immediate needs (i.e. food, clothing, hygiene products, medical appointments, etc.).
•Conduct intake with new residents including house tour and orientation, gathering of important resident information and documentation, fridge and cabinet location, daily check in and out procedures, chore responsibilities, location of important documents and memos, etc.
•Provide comprehensive family life advocacy to include but not be limited to:
o Assisting with benefit acquisition and use of benefits
o Providing for and facilitating group workshops and skill building sessions in the areas of: parenting, budget and housing, family management, education/employment, independent living skills, life skills and nutrition.
o Facilitating housing search process: completing and sending out housing applications.

Qualified candidates, apply via the link below.

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