Family Partner

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Center for Family Services is seeking an energetic, outgoing, compassionate person to fill the Family Partner Position with our Family Success Center in East Orange. Family Success Centers are community-based, family-centered neighborhood gathering places where community residents can go for family support, information, and services. Family Success Centers serve families in safe and supportive home-like environments designed to strengthen the family unit, build relationships, enrich the lives of community members, and make families and neighborhoods stronger.  The Family Partner is a crucial member of the program and is the first point of contact at our center for community participants. 

Location:  East Orange, NJ

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs an assessment with families that come to the Family Success Center
  • Makes monthly follow up phone calls monthly to families
  • Links families to supportive services that help stabilize the home.
  • Schedules at least two workshops and classes monthly with community and faith based organizations to provide supportive services.
  • Works with the Family Success Center Director to plan and implement community events to increase the number of families involved in the center.
  • Responsible for reviewing requests and obtaining all documentation
  • Making approvals requests and forwards checks to the requesting provider or payee
  • Ensuring all documentation is received
  • Works with the Parent Liaison to identify and recruit parent volunteers
  • Conducts surveys with the community to determine needs and satisfaction with services at the Center
  • Provides childcare to parents while they attend workshops and other activities at the center
  • Completing Program Reports in a timely manner

Requirements: 

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field preferred
  • At least two years' experience working with at risk families required
  • Current driver's license with a good driving record of at least three years
  • Vehicle with current insurance and registration 

All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center for Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.