Family Coach Supervisor at Safe Families for Children, Pikes Peak Chapter
Colorado Springs, CO
About the job
Family Coach Supervisor
Summary of Work Performed: The Family Coach Supervisor reports to the Site or State Director and provides oversight of SFFC implementation in faith communities, supervision and training to SFFC volunteers and clients, aides in program development efforts, and provides emergency, on-call support to staff and volunteers in SFFC programs.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
- Participate in networking with local faith communities to build partnerships and create SFFC ministry teams
- Complete home assessments and clinical interviews of all host families and family
coaches, volunteers and completion of paperwork for home assessments.
- Support and supervise Family Coaches and Host Family volunteers on all aspects of the hosting process, including being available on an emergency, on-call basis
- Provide weekly contact with family coaches and record supervision in database
- Participate in maintaining files for all Safe Families volunteers ensuring that they are complete with regard to all the necessary particulars.
- Participate in the intake of families requiring SFFC support and in matching hosting
needs with host families
- Responsible for quality of client care: to plan, develop, and administer programs such
that basic, developmental, and therapeutic needs of clients in care are being met
- Develop and implement in-service trainings for staff and ongoing training for Safe
Family volunteers and parents.
- Participate in the planning and development of Safe Families for Children annual events (recruitment, funding, holiday, etc).
- Maintain current knowledge pertaining to Safe Family approval process, recruitment,
and training; continue professional development through seminars and conferences.
- Participate in weekly Safe Family meetings
- Collaborate with all Safe Families for Children staff to provide information (monthly
reports, in-person verbal reports, highlight SFFC volunteers/parents/etc) that can be used as updates for fundraising efforts/SFFC Council/Trustees/Board meetings, etc.
- Participate in fundraising activities and occasional grant writing.
- Public speaking experience in a variety of settings including child welfare, faith
communities, and collaborative networks
- Strong written and spoken communication skills
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Master’s degree. from an accredited college or university in one of the following areas:
Social Work; Social Welfare; Marriage & Family and Child Counseling; Child Psychology; Child Development; Counseling Psychology; Social Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Educational Psychology; Education with an emphasis in counseling or extensive experience in these fields.
- A personal philosophy of support of at-risk families in line with the values and
philosophies of Safe Families for Children
- Experience working with at-risk children and families
- Experience collaborating with local faith communities and building volunteer teams
- The ability to schedule one’s time and to work autonomously.
- Must provide own transportation with valid insurance/registration
- Valid Colorado driver’s license
- Must be willing and able to support the mission of Safe Families for Children
- Two + years of placement experience
- Bilingual, Spanish preferred.
- Previous supervisory experience, including recruiting, training, and mobilizing large groups of volunteers
- This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and employee will perform other reasonably related job duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or other
management as required.
The Family Coach Supervisor must provide an application, resume, three written references, and educational /professional documentation.
The Family Coach Supervisor must also submit to the full range of background checks, including but not limited to: The FBI/CBI live scan fingerprint checks, TRAILS child abuse registry, the FBI/CBI sexual offender registries.
The Family Coach Supervisor will be a mandatory reporter in the state of Colorado and must have the appropriate training as such.
• Flexible work schedule (to include some evenings and weekends for trainings, home visits, hotline response, etc.)
• 401K, medical insurance, travel and expense reimbursements, ongoing training, etc.
• Unlimited vacation time.