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Employment Opportunities

If you are interested in the employment opportunities at Fathers’ Support Center, email your inquiry to Human Resources Manager Rashonda Bell.


Career Advisor

Position Description:

The Career Advisor is responsible for: 1) Establishing and maintaining employer relationships for the purposes of obtaining job leads and placements; 2) Identifying qualified candidates for placement; 3) Advising clients preparing for entry into the job market; and 4) Documenting necessary data for tracking and reporting purposes.

Reporting Structure:

Reports to: Director, Coordinator

Supervises: None

Job Status:

Non exempt

Fulltime

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities: Essential duties may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned .

  • Utilizing in-depth knowledge of the job market, provide individual counseling services to clients focusing on employment opportunities, job search, and career development.
  • Meet regularly with clients to review and update their Individual Employment Plan (IEP), assess skills and expertise, and provide support and guidance during the job search process.
  • Create and edit client resumes; advise clients on applications, interview process, and career development.
  • Coordinate work orders or job placement requests generated by the Account Management team; matching job seekers experiences, skills and abilities with work orders.
  • Monitor and ensure that all program graduates secure an initial job placement after successfully completing FSC’s RF and other workforce projects or initiatives as assigned.
  • Maintenance and accuracy of participants’ employment information in Apricot
  • Work closely with Social Workers, Case Managers and Facilitators to communicate client barriers to securing or maintaining employment.
  • Communicate with Employment Retention Specialist to provide information critical to recording retention data and providing follow-up retention services to support continued and stable employment.
  • Work with the Coordinator of Employment Placement/Workforce Development to coordinate resources for continuing education and training that leads to career advancement.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have superior technology skills to include Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Experience with Apricot, Social Solutions or ETO a plus.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks and meet tight deadlines.
  • Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Must be resilient and tenacious with a high level of personal integrity and passion for FSC’s mission
  • Must understand and practice the NASW code of ethics
  • Must be able to utilize agency and community resources to meet goals
  • Must be familiar with MS Office Suite
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • Must have an Associate’s degree; Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences strongly preferred.
  • 2-3 years of experience in workforce development or related field. Years of experience may substitute for education requirement.
  • Must have experience working with disadvantaged individuals.

Other:

  • Must possess a valid Missouri Drivers license and a reliable insured vehicle for transportation.

Job Type: Full-time


Dept. of Justice – Project Coordinator, Position Description:

Responsible for assessing and assisting fathers participating in the Fathers’ Support Center programs. Oversee staff and client needs of DOJ project. Provide services to re-entering offenders during pre and post release.

Reporting Structure:

Reports to: Project Director

Supervises: Case Managers

Job Status:

Non Exempt

Fulltime

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities : Essential duties may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

  • Department of Justice project working with the re-entry population and ex-offenders.
  • Supervise case managers and provide services to re-entering offenders’ pre and post-release.
  • Ensure that project goals are met, including objectives, activities, and clients served.
  • Serve as liaison to collect all monthly statistics and data to prepare summary and reports.
  • Provide training and technical assistance to project staff and subcontractors.
  • On a monthly basis, analyze all project data and use findings to develop strategies for implementing any needed changes and improvements in processes and service delivery.
  • Identify and apply cognitive behavioral interventions.
  • Coordinate and conduct the process of initial participant training and assessments.
  • Coordinate and regularly meet with the sub-grantees to ascertain technical assistance needs and performance outcomes.
  • Develops and maintains network of community resources and social support systems, as necessary, to assist individuals and their children/families to move to self-sufficiency.
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule, some evenings, and may be required to assist with 6 Saturday events per year.
  • Mandatory to attend all staff and department meetings, client graduations, and bonding events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be culturally competent in working with the ex-offender/re-entry population.
  • Knowledge of the assessment processes of the Department of Justice.
  • Must have knowledge and understanding of budgets and contracts.
  • Ability to identify and apply cognitive behavioral interventions.
  • Must have effective verbal and written communications skills.
  • Ability to utilize agency and community resources to meet goals.
  • Ability to organize and present information.
  • Must be able to multi task.
  • Must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills.
  • Must be team oriented and be able to work independently.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the NASW code of ethics.
  • Must be familiar with MS Office Suite.

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • B.S. in Human Services, Social Work, or related minimum; or BSW, MSW preferred.
  • Must have experience in working with at-risk populations, group facilitation, individual and family counseling, re-entry, and offender population.
  • Must have competence in working with men who need direction as it relates to responsible fatherhood issues.

Other:

  • Must possess a valid Missouri driver’s license and have a reliable, insured vehicle.

Job Type: Full-time


DOJ – Case Manager, Position Description:

Responsible for assessing and assisting fathers participating in the Fathers’ Support Center programs. Provide services to re-entering offenders during pre and post release.

Reporting Structure:

Reports to: Project Coordinator

Supervises: N/A

Job Status:

Non Exempt

Fulltime

Duties, Functions and ResponsibilitiesEssential duties may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.

  • Department of Justice project working with the re-entry population and ex-offenders.
  • Provide case management services to re-entering offenders pre and post-release.
  • Completes a social assessment, which includes personal interviews as well as collection of secondary information to complete an individualized plan for self-sufficiency and responsible fatherhood.
  • Assists client in overcoming barriers through intervention, advocacy, and referrals
  • With the support of the individual, identifies achievable goals, barriers, provides personal support and counsel to participants achieving identified goals
  • Facilitates peer and family support groups, including the development and selection of topics and programs and securing outside guest speakers
  • Completes drug screening, police and abuse records check
  • On-going case management to develop case plans to address offenders’ criminogenic needs.
  • Identify and apply cognitive behavioral interventions.
  • Documents individual records and forms, as necessary, in order to provide accurate and timely tracking
  • Develops and maintains network of community resources and social support systems, as necessary, to assist individuals and their children/families to move to self-sufficiency
  • Review and possess a working knowledge of all programs, forms, and grants related to your duties
  • Must be able to work flexible schedule, some evenings, and may be required to assist with 6 Saturday events per year.
  • Mandatory to attend all staff and department meetings, client graduations, and bonding events.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be culturally competent in working with men who need maximum direction regarding responsible fatherhood issues
  • Must be able to identify and apply cognitive behavioral interventions
  • Must have effective verbal and written communications skills
  • Must be able to utilize agency and community resources to meet goals
  • Must be able to organize and present information
  • Must be able to multi task
  • Must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be team oriented and be able to work independently
  • Must understand and practice the NASW code of ethics
  • Must be familiar with MS Office Suite

Educational and Experience Requirements:

  • B.S. in Human Services or related minimum; or BSW, MSW preferred
  • Must have experience in working with at-risk populations, group facilitation, individual and family counseling, re-entry, and offender population.
  • Must have competence in working with men who need direction as it relates to responsible fatherhood issues

Other:

  • Must possess a valid Missouri driver’s license and have a reliable, insured vehicle

Job Type: Full-time