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Current Openings

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

KID’S PLACE MANAGER – LOGAN

Job Announcement/Description

General Description:

Full time exempt position. The Logan Kid’s Place Manager is responsible for the operation of The Family Place Emergency, Scheduled Weekly Care, and Crisis Shelter Placement. Duties are approximately 50% administrative and 50% direct services, includes close association with supervised staff: working in Kid’s Place nursery to mentor, to train by example, to give breaks and support in difficult situations or in times of stress, and filling on-call and shift assignments.

Serves on the Trauma Resiliency Projectimplementation team. Ensures all families receive trauma-informed services using the Attachment, Regulation and Competency (ARC) framework.

Direct report to the Kid’s Place Director.

Duties Synopsis:

The Kid’s Place Manager duties include fostering team work, performing same duties as supervised staff, leading by example, taking initiative, being proactive, and problem solving to achieve department and program outcomes, community outreach, scheduling staff, training, supervising client care/issues, tracking services, preparing reports and maintaining program paperwork in compliance with grants and contracts, making referrals, and coordinating services with other departments.

Monitors the Kid’s Place facility and playground assuring they are kept clean, are organized and maintained. Addresses facility’s needs and/or reports facility’s needs, when help is needed, to the Associate Director.

Outcomes:

  1. High functioning team, cooperation, and employee retention that achieves or exceeds business plan department outcomes.
    1. On time. Consistency in following Kid’s Place Attendance Policy
  2. High client satisfaction:
    1. Positive interactions with parents/caregivers. Communicates clearly, effectively and positively
    2. Surveys are obtained (i.e. TANF survey) for all clients, are used and result in continuous quality improvement.
  3. Responsive to clients. Sensitive to needs. For those on waiting lists who have been screened and where intakes are complete receive services without unnecessary or prolonged delay.
  4. Trauma informed: Children, parents and staff receive care using ARC.
    1. Implemented for all children receiving services, their parents or caregivers, and staff, i.e. routines, rituals, activities, comfort corner and self-care.
  5. Training: Staff training is implemented according to the contracts, The Family Place policy and procedures.
    1. Staff is tested and are qualified through follow-up including one-on-one observation and mentoring.
  6. Reports: Timely and complete.
  7. Starfish Database: Maintained current, complete, and is accurate.
    1. Monitored and quality assurance validates completeness, accuracy and compliance with contract requirements.
  8. Facility: Maintained and functioning, has necessary supplies for programs, clean inside and outside; yard, landscape, and playground.
  9. Community outreach increases awareness and participation in Kid’s Place services.

 

Duties Checklist:

 

Direct Services to Clients

  1. Schedule, conduct and/or facilitate scheduled weekly care intakes.
  2. Fills in, as needed, for staff vacancies.
  3. Ensure parental/guardian support services including staffing, information and education, and that referrals meet individual needs.
  4. Prepare service/treatment plans with parents and children.
  5. Conduct semi-annual evaluations with parents.
  6. Conduct outcome surveys using assigned measurement tool.
  7. Enforce Kid’s Place rules and regulations.
  8. Interact positively and appropriately with and ensure the safety of children.
  9. Assure the preparation of nutritious meals and snacks.
  10. Oversee scheduling for paid staff to ensure adequate coverage including evenings, weekends and holidays.
  11. Answer phones at The Family Place, as needed.

Supervision

  1. Supervise employees, interns, and volunteers including hiring, training, and discipline.
  2. Train and mentor by example and/or instruction including when providing direct services.
  3. Provide regular, reflective supervision to Kid’s Place employees.
  1. Be in compliance with contract, grant, or funding source requirements.
  2. Assure adequate staff/volunteers for child/adult ratios.
  3. Assist with new employee orientation, training, and performance evaluation using:
    • Employee Handbook and Kid’s Place Supplemental Policies and Procedures and
    •  Contract guidelines and requirements.
  1. Schedule and follow through on assigned shift responsibilities.
  2. Build a strong, positive team.

Maintenance

  1. Maintain a clean, clutter free and organized environment in the Kid’s Place, bedrooms, patio and backyard.
  2. Work with Kid’s Place Director to:
    1.  set and follow through on a schedule for sterilizing toys and keeping the nursery sanitized
    2. Maintain groceries, Kid’s Place supplies, and all items deemed appropriate
  3. Maintain contract requirements and expected standards of cleanliness and organization.
  4. Oversee general building maintenance and yard, landscape and playground cleanliness.

Paperwork

  1. Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual contract reports, distribute, and retain copies in respective shared drive folder.
  2. Assure all Kid’s Place paperwork is correct and kept up to date on the Starfish Database.
  3. Assure parent files, child files, logs, statistics and reports are current on Starfish Database.
  4. Assure new hire paperwork and training is complete and recorded in employee file.
  5. Participate in annual Kid’s Place licensing, including inspections, interviews, and reports.
  6. With Kid’s Place Director and Care Coordinator ensure that Scheduled Weekly Care openings are filled.
  7. Maintain client/family schedule.
  8. Assist in termination of respite clients upon completion of the Scheduled Weekly Care Program.
  9. Conduct monthly paperwork audits at respective location.

Shelter

  1. Work closely with DCFS to ensure shelter placement runs smoothly
  2. Attend the DCFS 24 hour meeting
  3. Coordinate the on-call schedule
  4. Coordinate with all sites and interns for the in-house 72 hour meeting
  5. Ensure that there is sufficient food for shelter clients

Other

  1. Pass annual Background Criminal Investigation (BCI).
  2. Report to the Kid’s Place Director any suspicion or evidence of child abuse.
  3. Attend staff meetings, Trauma Resiliency implementation meetings, and reflective supervision meetings.
  4. Assist with planning and execution of family events.
  5. Participate in community events and speaking engagements as assigned.
  6. Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree in helping profession or pursuit of degree with related experience.
  • Experience working with victims of abuse, children, adults and families preferred.
  • Pass annual Background Criminal Investigation (BCI).
  • CPR/First Aid Certification (Adults, Children, and Infants).
  • Food Handler’s Permit.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience with supervision of staff members, i.e., team building, mentoring, facilitating, training, conflict resolution skills.
    1.  Proven ability to work as an effective team leader and team member.
  • Problem solving and communication skills.

3)    Ability to work under stress and handle crisis situations.

4)    Thorough knowledge in positive parenting techniques and child management skills.

5)    Knowledge of community resources and referral process.

6)    Working knowledge of family systems.

7)    Knowledge of child abuse symptoms and their effect on victims.

Compensation:

Salary range $23,660 – $27,000, plus benefits

Application:

Please respond by providing a cover letter, resume, three professional references to krista@thefamilyplaceutah.orgor The Family Place, 1525 N 200 W Logan, UT 84341 by Tuesday September 12, 2018. Position open until filled.

9/12/2018

Sexual Abuse Prevention Educator

Job Announcement/Description

Part-time, approximate 10-15 hours per week. The position was previously Good-Touch/Bad-Touch® facilitator. The program curriculum has changed. The weekly schedule varies depending on what time teachers schedule presentations and if school is in session.  Summer hours available when additional help is needed in other program areas.

 

Duties: 

  1. Successfully complete the certification training.
  2. Present the curriculum as assigned. This includes presenting in individual and group settings.
  3. Keep required paperwork up to date as assigned by program supervisor. Help collect evaluations and correct pre/post tests when necessary.
  4. Maintain weekly contact with program supervisor regarding presentations and any concerns/disclosures that may arise.
  5. Communicate positively and clearly with any teachers and parents involved with presentations. Provide community referrals if necessary.  Handle abusive disclosures tactfully and follow disclosure policies.
  6. Attend monthly staff meetings.
  7. Perform other duties as assigned including: participation in assigned community awareness activities, assisting in Child Abuse Prevention Month activities and fundraisers, helping with other projects when school is not in session.

 

Minimum Qualifications: 

  1. Ability to speak in large groups of both children and adults.
  2. Strong presentation skills.
  3. Some experience working with children pre-school age up to 12 years required.
  4. Problem solving and communication skills.
  5. Knowledge of community resources
  6. Knowledge of child abuse symptoms and their effect on children.
  7. Possess the ability to handle children with varying degrees of behavioral problems.
  8. Ability to work as an effective team member

 

Requirements: 

  1. CPR certification
  2. First aid certification
  3. Background clearance
  4. Own transportation
  5. Bachelors degree

 

Application:

 

Please respond by providing a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to jennifer@thefamilyplaceutah.org by October 12, 2018. Open until filled.

Mental Health First Aid Project Director

Job Announcement

 General Description:

Full-time exempt position.

The Mental Health First Aid Project Director is a new position for the purpose of managing and implementing The Family Place Mental Health Awareness Training (MHAT).

Direct report to the Education Director.

Duties Synopsis:

The position:

Has full responsibility for grant management, leads the program, provides trainings (Adult, Adult Spanish, and supplement modules), supervise the project staff including MHAT Trainers and the Community Outreach Coordinator.

Is trained in Mental Health First Aid and program supplements, is skilled in communication, program management, and instructing trainings.

Leads or participates in The Family Place Interagency Advisory Team identifying people and organizations to provide trainings to, ensures representation of community members and that individuals receiving training reflect the diversity of the grant population of focus.

The position represents The Family Place and travels to trainings in Cache and Rich Counties in Utah, Franklin County in Idaho and Washington, D.C. for grantee meetings.

Duties Checklist:

  1. Manage the program budget.
  2. Monitor and ensure program fidelity.
  3. Conduct community outreach.
  4. Conduct interagency advisory board meetings.
  5. Supervise marketing campaigns.
  6. Coordinate trainings and instructors.
  7. Conduct monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
  8. Managing referral program.
  9. Other related project duties.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelors degree.
  2. Spanish-speaking.
  3. Experience supervising staff members.
  4. Experience working with people who have experienced trauma.
  5. Pass annual background criminal investigation
  6. Strong oral presentation skills.
  7. Own transportation.

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  1. Problem solving and communications skills.
  2. Patience and compassion.
  3. Ability to work under stress in a fast paced environment.
  4. Understanding of compassion fatigue.
  5. Ability to work as an effective team member.

Application:

Please respond by providing a cover letter, resume, three professional references to jennifer@thefamilyplaceutah.org or The Family Place, 1525 N 200 W Logan, UT 84341 by Tuesday October 16, 2018. Position open until filled.

Part time positions, if available, will be listed below:

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.