Family Advocate

  • VOICES OF HOPE OF LINCOLN, INC
  • Jun 14, 2022
Full time Other Behavioral Health Positions

Job Description

Voices of Hope

Job Title: FAMILY ADVOCATE

Reports to: Children’s Services Coordinator

Positions Supervised: Volunteers as assigned

Status: Full-time, salary, exempt

  1. Direct Service Provision
  • Provide crisis intervention and advocacy with individual clients.
  • Provide advocacy to clients in Juvenile Court or child welfare systems.
  • Share responsibility with other staff for crisis line, in-house advocacy, weekly staff-on-call, and weekend staff-on-call coverage
  • Assist with DV101 class or parenting educational activities
  1. Communication and Outreach
  • Provide consultation for staff on child development, juvenile court and child welfare systems.
  • Provide consultation to child welfare and juvenile court systems.
  • Participate in 1184 treatment and other community coordinated response teams.
  • Assist with training and education to child welfare and juvenile court systems.
  1. Volunteers
  • Assist in providing volunteer training sessions as it relates to family services.
  1. Statistics/Documentation
  • Collect and maintain data on Parent/Children services.
  • Assist in agency data collection.
  • Maintain client records on own individual clients.
  1. Agency Citizenship
  • Attend staff, case review, and staff development meetings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Acknowledge and abide by the rules, policies, and procedures of VOH.

QUALIFICATION: The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, criminal justice or a related field or equivalent experience. The candidate must also have experience working survivors of relationship violence as well as with juvenile court and child welfare.

TO APPLY: Submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to: Voices of Hope, 2545 N St., Lincoln, NE 68510. ATTN: Family Advocate Selection Committee. Or email application items to LindseyT@voicesofhopelincoln.org. Position will be opened until filled.

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATION: The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in social work, counseling, criminal justice or a related field or equivalent experience. The candidate must also have experience working survivors of relationship violence as well as with juvenile court and child welfare.

Loan Forgiveness?

No