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Family Support Partner 

About the Organization Established June 15, 1971, Valley Community Services Board is a publicly funded organization where citizens of Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta and Highland Counties can receive Behavioral Health, Substance Use and Developmental Services services. Valley Community Services Board serves as the single point of entry into publicly funded mental health, developmental, and substance use disorder services for these localities.



Valley CSB is a person-centered organization, tailoring treatment to each individual. We value competency and compassion in every service we provide. We are also a resource for educating the public about the nature of mental health, substance use, and developmental disabilities to dispel stereotypes and encourage support for individuals facing those challenges.




Valley Community Services Board is an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.
 
Open Date 2/18/2022  
Position Family Support Partner  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Shift Days  
Req Number PEE-21-00008  
Number of Openings 1  
Number Filled 0  
Description

Valley Community Services Board has a full-time (40 hour/week) employment opportunity for a Family Support Partner (FSP) to serve families in the Staunton, Augusta, and Waynesboro areas. The FSP must have experience as a primary caregiver of a youth, adolescent or young adult who has/had mental health and/or substance use needs. The FSP, after training and orientation, will provide family-to-family support, education, advocacy, coaching, information, referrals, and follow-up to families seeking assistance. The FSP will work closely with the Intensive Care Coordinator (ICC)

 
Position Requirements

Personal, lived experience as a primary caregiver of a youth, adolescent or young adult who has/had mental health and/or substance use needs is required.

Prior experience assisting other families to obtain appropriate services and supports for their child and family members is desirable.

Familiarity with state and local resources and knowledge of how to access them.

Willingness and strong ability to build and maintain partnerships with agencies and providers.

Active listening skills for providing non-judgmental peer support and engagement to families.

Strong written and oral communication skills.

Strong computer skills and the ability to efficiently utilize internet search to identify resources.

Ability or willingness to learn how to use the electronic health record.

Current Virginia driver's license and access to own vehicle; in-state travel required.

Successful completion of a background check (required for all VCSB employees).

*Benefits Package include 9 paid holidays and generous paid time off package. Valley CSB provides robust options for insurance, including competitive health insurance and participation in the Virginia Retirement System.  This position is eligible for a sign-on bonus up to $1500.00

 
Salary Information  
EOE Statement Valley Community Services Board is 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.
 
Additional Requirements  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://ValleyCommunityService.appone.com



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