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High Fidelity Wraparound Program - Family Support Partner

Company: Youth Villages
Location: Asheville
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewEducate families, providers and the community about the Wraparound processProvide education and assistance in navigating the child serving systems (child welfare, education, behavioral/mental health, juvenile justice, school, primary care, etc.)Facilitate and assist in identifying formal and informal community resources, support, coaching, and training for the parent(s) / guardian(s)Empower family to make their own decisions and take control of their lifeAssist family in learning how to problem solve, set goals, make decisions, and advocate for themselvesAssist the youth and parent/guardian to articulate the youth's strengths, needs and goalsSchedule at least one face-to-face meeting with family prior to the first Wraparound Child & Family Team meeting to aid the youth and parent(s)/guardian(s) in preparing for the first Wraparound Child & Family Team meeting.Attend appropriate meetings as requested by the youth / parent(s) / guardian(s)Attend community meetings as required under grant or contract deliverablesAttend the North Carolina Family Partner State quarterly meetingComplete all required reports and other paperwork as directedReport Right Away to the proper state/legal authorities-this is any situation you observe that is dangerous to yourself or othersWork in collaboration with Wraparound Coach/Supervisor and Wraparound Facilitator to strengthen Wraparound Team rapport and overcome challengesCovid-19 Vaccine RequirementAs of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served.Additional InformationSchedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around the availability of youth and families served. Applicants must have a valid driver's license, a personal vehicle to use for work purposes and auto insurance. Community Based staff will be reimbursed for applicable mileage Qualifications RequirementsExperience as a primary caregiver of a youth with special needs, and preferably a youth with mental health needs; ANDBachelor's degree in a human services field from a college or university and one (1) year of experience working with the target population; ORAssociate's degree in a human service field from an accredited school and one (1) year of experience working with children/adolescents/transition age youth; ORHigh school diploma or GED and a minimum of five (5) years of experience working as a primary caregiver with children/adolescents/transition age youthExperience in navigating any of the child and family serving systems and teaching family members who are involved with the child and family serving systemsAn understanding of, and experience with different child-serving systems, including schools, mental health, child welfare, juvenile justice, health and othersPossess a current, valid driver's license and automobile with proof of auto insurance Participate in, and successfully complete, all required trainingWillingness to complete the HFW Coaching and Training credentialingA knowledge of community resources; preferably experience with local resourcesCovid-19 Vaccine RequirementAs of October 15, 2021, Youth Villages has required the COVID-19 vaccine for all employees, excluding those with an approved medical or religious exemption, as a condition of employment to help ensure the safety of all employees and youth and families served.Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.Additional BenefitsMedical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and VisionRetirement Savings Pension Plan403 (b)2 weeks paid vacation12 paid sick days per year11 paid holidaysPaid Parental LeaveMileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)Youth Villages is an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.Youth Villages is committed to not only advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace but also in our work with children and young adults. We know that children, families and young people of color can face inequity in child welfare and justice systems, and we train our employees to build the skills they need to work with the communities that we serve, as well as, other employees from different cultures and backgrounds. Youth Villages is opposed to racism in any of its forms and is committed to inclusion, equity, and diversity. We believe that respect for each other is crucial in the work that we do each day.

Keywords: Youth Villages, Asheville , High Fidelity Wraparound Program - Family Support Partner, Other , Asheville, North Carolina

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