Employment Opportunities

The place for you

Imagine a place where every day you can come to work and know you are making a difference in the lives of children and families. If that’s what you want, then this could be the place for you.

Current Openings

Full and part time positions, if available, will be listed below:

Americorps VISTA Member

Public School Partnership – The Family Place

This full-time, one-year AmeriCorps VISTA position is hosted by the Public & School Partnership and is based at The Family Place in Logan, UT. The VISTA member will support development efforts via fundraising and event coordination. VISTA will collaborate with the Development Department with marketing, social media, and maintaining donor relations associated with events and development efforts. The Family Place is looking for a candidate who will create awareness and is personable, persuasive, and able to communicate the organization’s needs.

Please Click Here for additional details and to apply for the position.

 

KID’S PLACE SUPPORT STAFF

General Description

Part-time hourly position (Minimum 15 hours per week). Need to be available to work Tuesday and Thursday morning from 9-1. Support staff for The Family Place 24-hour Emergency Care, Scheduled Weekly Care, and/or Crisis Shelter services.

Direct report to respective the Kid’s Place Manager in Logan.

Implements The Family Place Trauma Resiliency Project ensuring that all families receive trauma-informed care that target the critical parent-child relationship as a means of intervention to promote young children’s positive outcomes.

The Family Place is a nonprofit organization striving to achieve its mission of Strengthening Families and Protecting Children in Cache and Rich Counties through 24-hour emergency/respite nursery, education, and counseling services.

Duties  

Fills scheduled and on-call shifts. Interacts positively and appropriately with children using trauma-informed practices, ensures children’s safety and well-being, and complies with grant and contract requirements including.

  1. Scheduled shifts including Fridays 5:00-9:00 p.m.
  2. Filling assigned on-call shifts. Accessible by phone at all times and able to arrive within 30 minutes when on-call. Weekends and Holidays required.
  3. Care for physical and emotional needs
  4. Communicates clearly, effectively and positively with parents
  5. Enforces rules and regulations
  6. Implements Attachment Regulation and Competency (ARC) framework
  7. Prepares nutritious meals and snacks
  8. Completes required documentation, i.e. opening/closing facility, sanitizing, answering phones etc.
  9. Scheduling emergency appointments
  10. Attend staff meetings as requested
  11. Reporting to the Kid’s Place Manager any suspicion or evidence of child abuse
  12. Completing and recording required trainings within the timeline required

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 6 months experience working with children ages 0-11 years
  2. 18 years old and pass an annual Background Criminal Investigation (BCI)
  3. Understand child development, positive behavior management and signs/symptoms of child abuse and neglect
  4. Ability to handle children with varying degrees of behavioral problems
  5. Ability to maintain high energy, self-motivation, and attention to detail when under stress
  6. Punctual, patient, positive and a strong work ethic
  7. Ability to work as team member
  8. Maintain confidentiality and professionalism
  9. Spanish speaking preferred, but not required 

Requirements:

  1. Obtain Utah Food Handler’s Permit
  2. Obtain First Aid/CPR Certification

Application:

Please respond by providing a cover letter, resume, three professional references to The Family Place, 1525 N 200 W Logan, UT 84341 or to krista@thefamilyplaceutah.org.

Therapist

 

Seeking candidates possessing LMFT or LAMFT, or LCSW, CSW, CMHC, or ACMHC with strong experience and passion for family therapy. One full-time (30+ hours/week) and two part-time (10+ hours/week) positions.

Require experience and ability in working with individuals with mental health challenges and/or that have experienced trauma, providing trauma-informed care, and working with families (i.e., couples, adolescents, children).

Bilingual (Spanish and English) and bicultural strongly preferred. Desire experience in crisis intervention and crisis counseling.

The Family Place is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization striving to achieve its mission of Strengthening Families and Protecting Children in Cache and Rich Counties through therapy, education, and 24-hour Kid’s Place care and shelter services.

Send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to The Family Place, P.O. Box 6055, Logan, UT, 84341, or to heather@thefamilyplaceutah.org. Open until filled.

Family Educator

Job Description

Full-time, average approximate 40 hours per week. Direct report to the Education Department Head.

Proactive, self-directed, takes direction and takes initiative. Recruits, engages, and teaches children and/or parents following The Family Place (TFP) curriculum. Organizer, leader, delegator, able to work independently and collaborative with staff, interns, and volunteers. Enables team approach and/or instructor 1) preparing information, 2) educating, and 3) fostering and maintaining productive relationships that increase client participation in TFP programs and events.

Duties Synopsis:
Prepares and teaches ARC Grow curriculum. Follows and fulfills contractual requirements, intent of grant

and donor funding, and timely reports outcomes in TFP data bases and written formats.

Outcomes

-Improved individual and parenting attitudes, knowledge, and skills accomplishing TFP mission and purposes directly protecting children and strengthening families.

-Client engagement that increases awareness and participation in TFP services. Maintains and improves Education Department class numbers and program events and/or Therapy and Kid’s Place services.

-Program and client tracking and reports:

  1. Audience specific materials for respective program curriculum maintained and assessable on TFP databases.
  2. Maintained client information in TFP databases, i.e. name, phone, physical and email addresses.

Qualifications:

  1. Related degree
  2. Annual clearance of a Background Criminal Investigation
  3. Detail oriented, organized
  4. Excellent communication and public speaking skills
  5. Engaging, motivating presenter
  6. Leadership and time management skills
  7. Computer skills (word, excel, social media, etc.).

Apply:

Please provide cover letter, resume, and three employment references to The Family Place, 1525 N. 200 W. Logan, UT 84341 or jennifer@thefamilyplaceutah.org by March 26, 2019. Position open until filled.

The Family Place is always accepting applications. If you are interested in joining our efforts to build stronger families in Cache Valley, fill out the application below and bring it by.

Internships

Unpaid internships are available for experience and school credit.
To apply email resume to intern@utahfamilyplace.org.