employment

 

Family Services, Inc. serves clients of all ages, ethnicities, abilities and economic levels. We strive to maintain a diverse workforce that is relevant to our client populations; therefore, we encourage persons of diverse backgrounds to apply for open positions.

Job opportunities are posted as they become available and remain open until they are filled. All applicants are required to submit to drug testing and background checks.

All candidates may submit a resume; however a completed employment application will be required to participate in the selection process. Applications are accepted only for open positions and from qualified applicants. Please read the minimum qualifications carefully to determine if you meet the qualifications before you submit your application or resume.

We offer an extensive benefit package including: paid holidays, annual leave, sick leave, health insurance, Health and Dependent Care, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), retirement plan, tax-deferred annuity investment plan, short and long-term disability insurance; term and whole life insurance; dental and other supplemental insurance plans.

Family Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and maintains a Drug Free Workplace.

 

 

 

FAMILY SERVICE, INC 

Child Development Division 

IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION(S);

 

                                                    TITLE:  Administrative Assistant

                                       DIVISION:     Child Development

                                       REPORTS TO:  Executive Administrative Assistant

                                       SUPERVISES:  N/A

                                       JOB BAND:  3

                                       STATUS:       Non-Exempt, Part-Time

 

Summary:

Provides professional assistance for the Head Start program, designed to strengthen the well-being and development of families and individuals through Family Services, Inc. (FSI).

Essential Functions:

  • Provides office services, including telephone communications, greeting clients and visitors, general correspondence, reports, supply inventories, time management and work schedule records, transcription, and filing.
  • Maintains records as required by federal, state, and local mandates such as visitor sign-in sheets, advocate sign-in sheets and vehicle sign-in/out logs.
  • Provides back-up services as part of the FSI support staff team, as needed.
  • Prepares typed documents, being knowledgeable of technical language, grammar, and appropriate structure and format.
  • Supports the Human Resources Division by logging and securely filing all Child Development applications for federal, state and local mandates.
  • Encourages a harmonious working environment by use of effective communication skills.
  • Maintains high morale among staff members.
  • Maintains professional competency by participating in career development activities such as field-related current training/education and personal growth experiences.
  • Attends FSI sponsored parent meetings, trainings, staff development and required professional development activities.
  • Provide minutes for all agency events attended.
  • Serves as an advocate for the Head Start program. Promotes good public relations by serving on boards, committees, and participating in community activities.
  • Supports cluster, state, regional, and national Head Start associations.
  • Maintains a harmonious relationship with community service agencies and interagency.
  • Performs such other duties as incumbent upon the position and as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • High School Diploma/GED required; related Associate Degree preferred.
  • Minimum of one year office experience; preferably strong computer experience.
  • Ability to articulate ideas clearly (both written and orally), listen accurately, and establish personal rapport with people from a variety of backgrounds.
  • Maintains confidentiality at all times.
  • Computer proficiency and technical aptitude with knowledge of MS Office applications.
  • Maintains dignity and self-control in stressful situations. 
  • Awareness of personal strength and limitations.
  • Proven logical, systematic, integrative, conceptualizing thought process.

Expected Hours of Work:

Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 1:00A.M.- 6:00P.M.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

  • Maintains physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following: walking, bending, stretching, lifting, standing or sitting for extended periods of time, operating assigned equipment.
  • Ability to work flexible/overtime hours, as needed.
  • Requires valid NC driver’s license and ability to travel between various agency sites and community resources.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Family Services provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, or non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or disability.

 

 

FAMILY SERVICE, INC 

Child Development Division 

IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION(S); 

                                                      TITLE:  Family Advocate/Culture Liaison

                                                              REPORTS TO:  Center Managers

                                                                                         Family Engagement Manager

                                                                            SUPERVISES:  N/A

                                                                    STATUS:       Exempt, Full-Time

 

Summary:

Implements efficiently and effectively the family engagement activities, in compliance with the Head Start Family Engagement Framework. Assist with planning and implementation of the Head Start ERSEA requirements. Develop and implement activities involving parents and children from a diverse population served.

Essential Functions:

  • Delivers services to enrolled families through by planning, developing, implementation in coordination and integration of other content service areas.
  • To serve as a resource provider for families through the networking process.
  • Develops Family Partnership Agreements with families according to their needs and strengths and maintains current family files with documented contacts, referrals, and follow-up activities.
  • Maintains confidential family and children records necessary for programming and accountabilities as required by federal, state and local mandates.
  • Attend parent meetings and parent events as directed by supervisor.

To serves as an advocate for families by actively fostering community partnerships with service providing agencies.

Ensures that cultural diversity is addresses in implementation of children and families activities through planned parent meeting and classroom daily operations.

Translate materials and interpret as needed and maintain a resource directory of other diverse cultural related resources available in the community.

Serve  on committees and boards at support cultural diversity.

  • Performs such other duties as incumbent upon the position and as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Work or other human services related field.
  • Oriented to the concept of the total family and can work with a diverse population.
  • Demonstrated ability to articulate ideas clearly (both written and orally.
  • Ability to use technologies as a management tool.
  • Demonstrates an ability to work independently and execute responsibilities.
  • Must be bi-lingual, English/Spanish.

 Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

  • Maintains physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties and responsibilities, which may include the following: walking, bending, stretching, lifting, standing or sitting for extended periods of time, operating assigned equipment.
  • Ability to work flexible/overtime hours, as needed.
  • Requires valid NC driver’s license and ability to travel between various agency sites, community resources, and home visits.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Family Services provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified individuals without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, or non-disqualifying physical or mental handicap or disability.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Applicants as well as employees who are or become disabled must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities either unaided or with reasonable accommodation.  Family Services shall determine reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis in accordance with applicable law.

Job Responsibilities

The above statements reflect the general duties, responsibilities and competencies considered necessary to perform the essential responsibilities of the job and should not be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements of the position.  Family Services reserves the right to revise the job duties and responsibilities at any time with or without notice, based on the needs of the organization.

 FAMILY SERVICE, INC

 Child Development 

IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION(S); 

Education Specialist

Plans, develops, implements and monitors professional education programs under the direction of the Child Development and Disabilities Manager.  Works directly with young children and parents in the implementation of this program. Delivers services by planning, developing, implementing, and monitoring the educational program according to federal, state, and local mandates. Provides education services to assist children, families, and staff in achieving their potential by creating awareness of themselves and their environment.

Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education.  Experienced in direct services to children and supervision of and staff development of adults. Understanding and acceptance of regional culture, religious, and economic differences.

 

SUBMIT RESUME TO:

                                                          HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

                                                ATTN: ESHR

                                                FAMILY SERVICES, INC

                                                2050 BIG HOUSE GAINES BLVD                                                                                                                                WINSTON-SALEM, NC  27101

 

EOE / UNITED WAY FUNDED AGENCY / DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

 

POSTING DATE 10/29/2013

APPLICATION DEADLINE: UNTIL FILLED

 

Family Services, Inc.

IS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

               FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITION(S)              

                                                            Family Advocate II (Hispanic/Bilingual)

                                                                                     Part Time

JOB PURPOSE:

Advocates for and provides assistance to families homeless as a result of domestic violence; provides case management and assists with the coordination of services to strengthen the well being of victims and their families; provide special emphasis to Hispanic families.

Major Accountabilities:

  1. Assists mothers and their children impacted by domestic violence and homelessness improve bonding while providing an opportunity for successful parenting
  2. Assists with the provision of life skill classes that address self-esteem, health and wellness, education and career development, financial management, and parenting.
  3. Delivers case management services by interviewing, diagnosing, developing, and implementing treatment plans, and evaluating the services provided.
  4. Assists with the provision of child care services for program participants to allow parents/guardians an opportunity to complete transitional goals and increase socialization skills of child victims.
  5. Assists families with social, medical, legal, employment, and transportation needs.
  6. Assists in the transition of families into a non-violent environment through collaborative efforts with appropriate agencies and through providing follow-up services
  7. Provides crisis call and site back-up coverage at night and on weekends as needed.
  8. Provides crisis intervention services.
  9. Assures quality service by being knowledgeable of and enforcing rules, regulations, legal requirements, and community resources, and maintains records necessary for programming and accountability.
  10. Promotes a positive image of the Agency by ensuring an understanding of program services available, publicizing activities and accomplishments, and conducting oneself according to a professional code of ethics.
  11. Maintains a harmonious working relationship with other related service agencies by amenable and cooperative contacts.
  12. Assists in the training of community organizations, as well as new staff and volunteers.
  13. Maintains professional competency by participating in field related up-to-date continued training, education and personal growth experiences.
  14. Acts in such a way as to encourage and maintain high morale among staff members.
  15. Performs such other duties as incumbent upon the position and as assigned.


Physical Requirements:

Physical health and stamina sufficient to accomplish the Major Accountabilities.

Ability to travel between agency sites and community resources.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  1. Minimum of a high school diploma and its equivalent and 2 to 3 years experience in a human services field, or certification if such is available in the field of practice.
  2. Dedication to a holistic model of therapy that includes a continuum of services to and from community initiatives, prevention, strength-building and recovery.
  3. Understanding and acceptance of regional psycho-social, cultural, religious and economic differences.
  4. Demonstrated crisis intervention skills.
  5. Demonstrated ability to articulate ideas clearly (both written and orally in English and Spanish), listen accurately, and establish personal rapport with people from a variety of backgrounds.
  6. Demonstrated ability to articulate ideas clearly (both written and orally), listen accurately, and establish personal rapport with people from a variety of backgrounds.
  7. Ability to maintain dignity and self-control in stressful situation; objective about personal strengths and limitations.
  8. Knowledge of resources available for victims and their families.
  9. Valid North Carolina Driver’s license.
  10. Bi-Lingual Preferred

 

 

How to apply
For Head Start positions
Please come in and fill out an application, or download an application here

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Applicants should complete an application for each position for which they are applying. 

Family Services, Inc., Head Start
ATTN: HR Administrator
2050 Big House Gaines Boulevard
Winston-Salem , NC 27101

Or fax to:
877-710-1258

For all other programs
Please come in and fill out an application, or download an application here

Can't read our PDFs? Download a free Adobe Reader here.

Applicants should complete an application for each position for which they are applying. 

Family Services, Inc.
ATTN: HR Administrator
1200 South Broad Street
Winston-Salem , NC 27101

Or fax to:
877-710-1258

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family services main line
(336)722-8173

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(336)723-8125

sexual assault hotline
(336)722-4457