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Therapist - Full to Part Time

Therapist

Part-time to Full-time position. The therapist provides therapeutic services to clients at The Family Place.

The Family Place is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening families and protecting children in Cache and Rich Counties through 24-hour emergency/respite nursery, education, and counseling services.

Direct report to The Family Place Clinical Director.

Duties Synopsis:

The position provides individual and group therapy, completes required documentation, and completes reports and assignments given by the Clinical Supervisor and Clinical Director.

Duties:

  1. Perform mental health assessments.
  2. Conduct individual and group therapy sessions.
  3. Answer crisis hotline/information and referral service as needed.
  4. Attend staff meetings to coordinate services for clients.
  5. Attend interagency meetings as assigned to advocate for clients and provide resources and referrals.
  6. Maintain case files with specifications stated in contract.
  7. Complete required quarterly reports and other service reports.
  8. Attend required trainings.
  9. Other duties as assigned.

Outcomes:

  1. 70% direct service.
  2. Completes counseling, documentation, and reports as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. LCSW, LMFT, CMHC, or Ph.D. Psychologists or pending licensure in the State of Utah.
  2. Experience in working with victims of abuse, children, adults and families preferred.
  3. Experience in play therapy interventions with children preferred.
  4. Experience in crisis counseling.
  5. Pass annual Background Criminal Investigation.
  6. First aid/CPR certification; Food Handler’s Permit
  7. Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office
  8. Own transportation.

Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  1. Knowledge of trauma and the effect on victims.
  2. Strong 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 play therapy techniques.
  8. Experience facilitating group therapy sessions.
  9. Knowledge of child abuse symptoms and their effect on victims.
  10. Proven ability to work as an effective team member.

Application:

Please respond by providing a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to The Family Place, 1525 N 200 W Logan, UT 84341 or to [email protected] by May 6, 2019. Open until filled.

Rich County Liaison and Family Educator - Part Time

Background:

The Family Place is seeking a candidate to fill the part-time position as the organization’s liaison and family educator in Rich County. The individual selected will serve as the integral team member connecting The Family Place services. The purpose is to strengthen families and protect children.

The initial need is to conduct a community wide needs assessment, i.e., surveys, community cafes, to determine The Family Place services are desired and support the community. The Rich County position will work closely with The Family Place Education Department Head and Program Evaluator. For the assessment the position will recruit people to attend cafes, fill out evaluations, be present at cafes and classes, etc.

The person selected will reside in Rich County and function as a resource to community organizations and individual residents, i.e., when a school has a student with a need, the school knows to contact The Family Place liaison who then connects the student and family with support.

The position will provide information and education including home visiting and teaching and/or coordinating parenting workshops and classes.

General Description:  

As the Rich County Family Educator the position provides trauma sensitive support and education using the ARC (Attachment, Regulation and Competency) framework in the homes of families.

The position is a direct report to the Education Department Director and is a member of The Family Place Trauma Resiliency Project Team. To satisfy the project’s requirement the person hired will need to make a 2 year commitment.

The Family Place is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening families and protecting children in northern Utah and southern Idaho through a 24-hour therapeutic children’s center, therapeutic services and the Starfish Children’s shelter.

The Trauma Resiliency Project, provides education to our staff and community members to help insure that children and families receive trauma-informed services. ARC targets the critical parent-child relationship as a means of intervention to promote young children’s’ positive outcomes.

 Outcomes:

  • Develop a relationship with Rich County community members, schools, city officials, etc.
  • 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.
  • 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.
    3. Maintain records for all community café’s and other meetings attended.

Duties Checklist:

  • Coach, teach, and support families in their homes using the ARC framework of interventions.
  • Serve as member of the Trauma Resiliency Project Team to implement project and make improvements.
    • Collect data and assist with completing local and federal evaluations
    • Assist with reporting and monitoring requirements
  • Travel to The Family Place locations and to client’s homes in Rich County.

Qualifications:

  1. Must be a current resident of Rich County.
  2. S. degree in the helping profession or related field required.
  3. Bilingual (Spanish and English) and bi-cultural strongly
  4. Two years of similar experience preferred.
  5. Knowledge of family systems and experience facilitating home visits.
  6. Knowledge of impact of trauma, adverse childhood experiences and resilience.
  7. Knowledge of positive parenting techniques, child development and behavior management Ability to pass a criminal background check.
  8. Prior experience with the ARC framework of interventions preferred.
  9. Excellent problem-solving aptitude and ability to handle high stress and crisis situations.
  10. High degree of sensitivity and respect for clients, unquestioned trustworthiness.
  11. Maintain client confidentiality and professionalism at all times.
  12. Familiar with Microsoft Office Suite.

Apply:

Send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to The Family Place, P.O. Box 6055, Logan, UT, 84341, or to [email protected] Position open until filled; review of applications will begin June 13, 2019

Full Term AmeriCorp VISTA Member

AMERICORP* VISTA FULL TERM ASSOCIATE

Fundraising/ Events Support

Position Job Announcement/Description

Seeking VISTA FULL TERM ASSOCIATE to assist with fundraising projects and event management. Associate will assist the Advancement Department with marketing, social media, and maintaining donor relations associated with events and development efforts. Associate will create awareness, be personable, persuasive, and able to communicate organization’s needs.

40 hours per week. One year commitment. Direct report to Marketing and Events Manager. 

The Family Place is a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening families and protecting children in Cache and Rich Counties. Working with both parents and children, The Family Place is here to help build healthy relationships and develop strong family attachments. They strive to build stronger families by hosting fun, family-focused events in the community as well as offering a variety of programs such as workshops, counseling, and the Kid’s Place (emergency and weekly child care).

Duties:

  1. Assist in gathering donations and other funding for programs and general operation expenses, i.e. donations from coin boxes
  2. Schedule, plan, and execute a friend-shipping and fundraising event to be held on an annual basis, i.e. Giving Tuesday
  3. Set attendance and financial goals and work to carryout events as assigned.
  4. Be the liaison for events on behalf of The Family Place.
  5. Work collectively to implement marketing, advertisement, and design of events.
  6. Provide oversight and leadership on assigned events.
  7. Coordinate public awareness campaigns centered on services offered at The Family Place.
  8. Plan and implement all marketing, social media, and fundraising activities assigned.
  9. Prepare a final document on the event covering processes taken, details of event, and outcomes.

 Outcomes:

  1. Monthly log and report showing donations by location and respective thank you acknowledgments to recognize supporting businesses.
  2. Maintain and update master contact list/database including current emails and addresses for donors and guests.
  3. Develop and maintain a method for collection of event participant (not confidential client) contact information to be used for newsletters, monthly emails, etc.
  4. Compile research showing community needs, i.e. needs assessment, community meetings.
  5. AmeriCorps VISTA member will: a) help non-profits raise money and carry out programming, b) develop community partnerships that strengthen and enhance relationships with The Family Place, c) assist with programming and services provided to at-risk families, and d) learn fund-raising skills and assist other team members in carrying out those duties.

 Qualifications:

  1. Proficiency with personal computer and various office software packages including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and calendaring and email management
  2. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  3. Ability to create, compose and edit written and electronic materials
  4. Pass annual background criminal investigation
  5. Ability to work both independently and as a team player
  6. Willingness and ability to respond to changing circumstances
  7. Able to obtain CPR/First Aid Training Certificate
  8. Able to obtain Food Handler’s Permit
  9. Strongly preferred Spanish speaking and writing

Please click here to complete the Americorps VISTA employment application.

Kid's Place Manager - Full Time

General Description:

Full time position. The Smithfield Kid’s Place Manager is responsible for the operation of The Family Place Emergency and Scheduled Weekly Care in Smithfield and generally the facility and grounds at this location. The Smithfield Manager also runs the adoption respite program.

The Kid’s Place Manager will be on the implementation team of The Family Place Trauma Resiliency Project and 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 takes initiative, is proactive, problem solves, etc. directing and leading staff and/or providing the direct-service to clients needed to achieve department and program outcomes. The position is on-site with responsibility to open and/or close. Includes scheduling staff, training and supervision, tracking services, preparing reports and maintaining program paperwork in compliance with grants and contracts. Further, the positon makes referrals and coordinates services with other The Family Place departments and monitors the Kid’s Place facility assuring it is kept clean, organized and maintained. Reports needs, as help maybe needed, to the Associate Director.

Outcomes:

  1. Clients served achieves or exceeds annual business plan or department objectives.
  2. Clients’ surveys are obtained (i.e. TANF survey) for all clients, are used and result in continuous quality improvement.
  3. Clients on waiting lists, those who have been screened, and where intakes are complete receive services without unnecessary or prolonged delay.
  4. Trauma informed care using ARC Framework is implemented for all children receiving services, their parents or caregivers and staff, i.e. routines, rituals, activities, comfort corner and self-care.
  5. Staff training is implemented according to the contracts, The Family Place policy and procedures, staff is tested and are qualified through follow-up including one-on-one observation and mentoring.
  6. Reports are timely and complete.
  7. The Starfish Database is current, complete, and accurate. Monitoring and verification is completed assuring compliance with contract requirements and The Family Place accountability reporting.
  8. Maintained and functioning facility, has all necessary supplies for all programs, clean outside and beautiful The Family Place yard/landscape, and playground.

Duties Checklist:

Direct Services to Clients

  1. Assist in scheduling, conducting and/or facilitating scheduled weekly care intakes.
  2. Fills in, as needed, for staffing vacancies, shares on-call shifts responsibility as needed.
  3. Ensure parental/guardian support services including staffing, information and education, and referrals meets individual needs.
  4. Establish service/treatment plans with parents and children.
  5. Conduct outcome surveys using assigned measurement tool.
  6. Enforce Kid’s Place rules and regulations.
  7. Interact positively and appropriately with and ensure the safety of children.
  8. Assure the preparation of nutritious meals and snacks.
  9. Oversee scheduling for paid staff to ensure adequate coverage including evenings, weekends and holidays.
  10. Oversee both the in-home and on-site adoption respite program, if applicable.
  11. Answer phones at The Family Place as needed.

Supervision

  1. Supervise employees, interns, and volunteers including hiring, training, and discipline.
  2. Training and mentoring by example and/or instruction 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.
  4. Schedule and follow through on assigned shift responsibilities.
  5. Build a strong, positive team within the Kid’s Place.

Maintenance

  1. Maintain a clean, clutter free and organized environment in the Kid’s Place, bedrooms, patio and backyard.
  2. Set and follow through on a schedule for sterilizing toys and keeping the nursery sanitized.
  3. Maintain groceries, Kid’s Place supplies, and all items deemed appropriate by the Kid’s Place Director.
  4. Maintain contract requirements and expected standards of cleanliness and organization.
  5. Oversee general building cleanliness and building maintenance, report any concerns/needs to Associate Director and Kid’s Place Director.

Paperwork

  1. Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual contract reports as needed.
  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. Work closely with Kid’s Place Director and Care Coordinator to ensure that Scheduled Weekly Care openings are filled.
  7. Maintain client/family schedule.
  8. Assist in transition of respite clients upon completion of the Scheduled Weekly Care Program.

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 as needed.
  5. Participate in community events and speaking engagements as assigned.
  6. Other duties as assigned by Kid’s Place Director.

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:

  1. Experience with supervision of staff members, i.e., mentoring, facilitating, training, conflict resolution skills.
  2. Problem solving and communication skills.
  3. Ability to work under stress and handle crisis situations.
  4. Knowledge in positive parenting techniques and child management skills.
  5. Knowledge of child abuse symptoms and their effect on victims.
  6. Ability to work as an effective team leader and team member.

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 [email protected]. Open until filled.

TRP Care Coordinator/Community Liaison

Full-time or part-time (30/10 hours per week) position(s). The Trauma Resiliency Project (TRP) Care Coordinator/Community Liaison is the glue that holds the project together. The position is an integral component to the success of TRP that trains staff, clients, and the community to be trauma-informed with an emphasis on the critical parent-child relationship and interventions to promote young children’s positive outcomes through positive parent-child interactions.

The Care Coordinator reports to the TRP Director.

The Family Place is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization dedicated to Strengthening Families and Protecting Children in northern Utah and southern Idaho through a 24-hour therapeutic children’s center, education, therapeutic services and the Starfish Children’s shelter.

Duties Synopsis:

The successful candidate will be welcoming and helpful to clients, community-based agencies, and The Family Place staff; encourage services that are appropriate; facilitate the use of multiple services as needed; outreach throughout the community; and follow-up and/or monitor referrals/progress.

Outcomes:

Outcomes are increased community awareness, resulting in increased family ability to utilize their resources, increased resiliency, strengthened individuals and stronger families.

Qualifications:

1. A Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services related background.
2. Ability to pass a criminal background check.
3. Proficient in English: verbal, reading, writing.
4. Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
5. Punctual, thorough, caring, positive and strong work ethic.
6. Ability to work as an effective team member.
7. Maintain client TFP confidentiality and professionalism at all times (Information shared only on a
need to know basis.)
8. Competent in computers, databases, i.e., MS Word, Excel

Compensation:

$13-16 per hour based on experience, plus benefits.

To Apply:

Please respond by providing a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to The Family Place,
P.O. Box 6055 Logan, UT 84341or to [email protected] by July 10, 2019. Open until filled.

Kid's Place Support Staff

General Description
Part-time hourly position (Minimum 15 hours per week). Support staff for The Family Place 24-hour Emergency Care, Scheduled Weekly Care, and/or Crisis Shelter services. Direct report to respective Kid’s Place Manager.

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 traumainformed practices, ensures children’s safety and well-being, and complies with grant and contract
requirements including.

1. 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.
2. Care for physical and emotional needs
3. Communicates clearly, effectively and positively with parents
4. Enforces rules and regulations
7. Implements Attachment Regulation and Competency (ARC) framework
8. Prepares nutritious meals and snacks
9. Completes required documentation, i.e. opening/closing facility, sanitizing, answering phones etc.
10. Scheduling emergency appointments
11. Attend staff meetings as requested
12. Reporting to the Kid’s Place Manager any suspicion or evidence of child abuse
13. 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, and three professional references to The Family Place, 1525 N 200 W Logan, UT 84341 or to  [email protected] by July 31st. Open until filled.