Lead Family Advocate - Full Time

Anderson, South Carolina -

Contact Information

Name: Melissa Botsoe
Phone: 864-282-2187
Email: hr@sharesc.org

Details

CLOSING DATE:  Until Filled
GRADE:  6
ANNUAL SALARY:  $34,212.36
LOCATION:  Anderson Administration Office
DEPT:  Children & Family Development
DIVISION:  Head Start
CLASSIFICATION:  Regular Full-Time
NUMBER OF VACANCIES:  2

SIGN-ON BONUS UP TO $1500 
(Paid to eligible employees after 6 months of employment)

JOB SUMMARY:
  Works under the direction of the Family Partnership Facilitator providing support to the Family Advocate staff.  The Lead Family Advocate acts as a liaison between the Family Partnership Facilitator and the Family Advocate staff.  The Lead Advocate assists in monitoring PFCE, Family Partnership Agreements, Family Assessments, ERSEA and Health Service Areas.  The Lead Family Advocates will make site visits and will monitor program activities to assess the quality, verify data in written reports and child-plus data entry reports. The Lead Advocates will establish Family Partnership Agreements with their assigned families, conduct children’s application intake, process applications, enter information into data management system, maintain accurate up-to-date files and provide data reports as required. Will make periodic home visits as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelors degree in Social Work, Human Services or related degree in the social science field.  Two years of experience in family services in a Head Start Program or equivalent experience in social services or social science field preferred.  Previous case management experience and knowledge of available community resources desired.   Must have excellent written and oral communication skills as well as the ability to plan and work independently. A valid South Carolina drivers’ license is with an acceptable driving record is required.  Must be physically capable of assisting in the center(s) as needed.

Please apply online at www.sharesc.org/careers.php. An application is not valid until it has been received in the SHARE Department of Human Resources.  Application for this position may also be made in writing to:

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The closing date is for the convenience of SHARE.  SHARE reserves the right at any time to fill the position or to extend the application period and/or the effective date without notice and without final consideration of any pending application.  Applications from current SHARE employees are considered in accordance with agency policy for in-house consideration when received within 5 working days of the date of the notice, and otherwise are considered with those received from other sources.

Our number one priority is the health and safety of our employees, their families, clients, and the communities we serve. Proof of the Covid-19 vaccination is required for employment. If you are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs, we will consider requests for reasonable accommodation consistent with our policy and where we are able to provide such accommodations without undue hardship to Sunbelt Human Advancement Resources, Inc. pursuant to applicable law.
                                                                                                                     
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