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Parent Partner - East Bay Wrap AC 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Description

Job Summary:

The primary role of the Parent Partner is to provide one-on-one support to parents by sharing experience and expertise in navigating and assisting families to utilize various local agencies (e.g., Regional Center, Children & Family Services, Special Education Systems, Juvenile Justice Systems, Placement Services, Behavioral Health Care Services, or Residential Centers).

Duties and Responsibilities:

Client Services: 1) Provides support to parents in home or community settings; 2) shares expertise and recommends strategies for change; 3) empowers parents to develop goals and assists parents in voicing concerns and actively promoting strategy and implementation.

Documentation: 1) Completes progress notes in a timely manner.

Program Support: 1) Demonstrates understanding of family-focused, strength-based practices, and wraparound services.

Training: 1) Participates in all agency in-service programs, and parent partner training; 2) presents in-service training on selected topics, as assigned.

Other Duties: 1) Other duties as assigned by the supervisor. 2) May drive on Agency business as required.

 
Position Requirements

Qualifications:

  1. Seeking parent who has received services for a special needs child.
  2. Prior parent mentoring, along with warmth with families from a diverse background preferred.
  3. Possess good communication, active listening and group facilitation skills.
  4. Client, case management or record keeping experience preferred.
  5. College degree and computer skills preferred.
  6. Possess a valid California Driver’s license with a clean driving record; position requires use of transportation.

       7. Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends when needed.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Req Number SOC-18-00196  
Location FFYC - Oakland  
About the Organization Based in Oakland, California, Fred Finch Youth Center works with young people facing multiple challenges, including homelessness, economic disadvantage, mental health and cognitive disabilities, and histories of significant trauma and loss. Many have experienced abuse; live at or below the poverty line; are growing up in foster care, and are seeking to make their way in the world as independent, strong young adults. Despite their circumstances, these young people possess numerous strengths including tenacity, kindness, and the ability to strive for a brighter future. Committed to the notion that no one is without hope, no matter how desperate their circumstances may appear, Fred Finch staff helps each person we serve find and build upon their strengths so they may reach their potential and lead meaningful, fulfilling lives.

Founded in 1891 as an orphanage, today's Fred Finch Youth Center operates 24 programs in California including mental health, housing, education, and independent living services, providing a pathway to healing and self-sufficiency. Our 127-year history and strong track record have made Fred Finch Youth Center a recognized leader in the treatment of children and families.



FFYC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer who does not discriminate and follows all regulations under the Act as well as all the regulations under California's Fair Employment and Housing Act.



Fred Finch Youth Center partners with contracted providers to provide mental health services to residents of the following counties:

* Alameda County * Contra Costa County * Fresno County * Los Angeles County * Merced County * Napa County * Orange County *Placer County * Sacramento County * San Diego County * San Mateo County * Santa Clara County


















 

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