Family Success Center - Full Time Family Partner - East Orange, NJ

Center for Family Services is seeking an energetic, outgoing, compassionate person to fill the Support Worker 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 Support Worker 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:


The Support Worker is friendly, confident, compassionate and capable and has experience in customer service and in working with diverse populations. They treat colleague and family members as individuals with respect and dignity as they provide direct social services to the families at the Family Success Centers. The Support Worker assists participants with various needs and connects them to area resources and also facilitates monthly workshops to educate and support families.They complete progress notes according to the programs requirements and maintain case files. This individual is part of a team that supports families with respect, assists families in getting needed services, offers programs for people of all backgrounds and languages, and helps families identify and build on their own strengths. 

Requirements: 

  • Associates Degree in the field of Social Services required
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field preferred
  • At least two years' experience working with at risk families preferred
  • 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.