Social Support Coach

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Center For Family Services is seeking an experienced and dedicated Social Supports Coach for the InDemand and PowerCorps Programs. The InDemand program provides Camden participants with a life skills curriculum focused on job readiness and tailored to some of the areas that Camden City employers have identified as most important. The Program Coordinator oversees three central focus areas 1) intensive job skills training 2) workforce employability skills curriculum 3) extensive support services. This position works closely with internal and external partners and employers, and will serve approximately 100 participants.

Location: Camden, NJ

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

·  Interviews and assesses student's overall social support needs and makes referrals

·  Meets with students every week to develop a personalized social support plan within the program and during follow-up stages

·  Reviews changes to social supports/employment/academic situations and advises of changes to developed plans

·  Completes all statistical and other reports required for successful administrative purposes and records case materials promptly and properly

·  Advocates for students looking to apply for and improves their social supports

·  Monitors and records student information in data system

·  Assists Program Coordinator with program schedule and assessments

·  Coordinates classroom/lab schedule

·  Builds life skills curriculum and schedule

·  Helps students apply for social benefits and programs that they may be eligible for

·  Works jointly with the Program Coordinator and Employment Coach to provide individual counseling, workshops and lesson plans

·  Facilitates classes and workshops on topics such as financial literacy, teamwork, conflict resolution, etc.

·  Coordinates program “accountability night”, weekly social service/financial literacy workshops

·  Works closely with internal CFS staff and partners to provide seamless services to students

·  Recommends educational materials or resources to students that create a college/career culture

·  Performs follow-up services to assist students

·  Performs all other duties as requested

Requirements:

    ·  Minimum of a Masters Degree in Social Work or related field, commensurate experience in relevant field may be acceptable in lieu of degree

    ·  1- 2 years of experience working within the social service sector in Camden

    ·  Experience in using data to drive outcomes

    ·  Experience working with community partnerships and collaborations

    ·  Experience working in community outreach or community relations

    ·  Strong verbal and written communication skills

    ·  Self-starter, organized and detail-oriented

    ·  Ability to work effectively as a team member

    ·  Ability to multitask, meet strict deadlines, and work under time pressure

    ·  Experience working with individuals of diverse ethnic backgrounds

    ·  Professional demeanor and strong interpersonal skills

    ·  Access to reliable transportation. If applicable, will be required to present proof of acceptable driving record, current driver's license, and proof of liability insurance

    ·  Must complete all medical testing and all criminal background checks as required by funders and/or licensing or oversight bodies, including but not limited to initial and ongoing

About Employment at Center For Family Services:

Apply and get hired at Center For Family Services, a leader in the non-profit sector and named as a top workplace in the region since 2010. As part of our team, you will be recognized as our most valuable resource. Our staff balance best practices with personalized care. Together our team makes a positive difference in the lives of people in need. If you're interested in a rewarding career, Center For Family Services is a great place to grow as a professional. For more information about our top workplace, please visit Center For Family Services website at www.centerffs.org.

Disclaimer: 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.