Family Engagement Assistant

Website Easterseals Vermont

Easterseals Vermont is the leading agency in the state in working hand-in-hand with the Department for Children and Families (DCF) to find family-centered solutions to problems.

We are offering a $750 SIGN ON BONUS! (Bonuses paid out in two installments within 6 months).

Are you interested in doing meaningful, mission-driven work with families? Are you looking for an agency that ensures a good work-life balance and is family-friendly? Then come join our Easterseals Vermont team!

We are looking for a Family Engagement Assistant to join our team! Our work is challenging, but we strive to create strong teams and love to learn and laugh together! As a Family Engagement Assistant, responsibilities include transporting children and parents to needed services as well as providing supported contact for children and parents within office and community settings, to allow separated families to have safe and productive time with each other.

In addition, Family Engagement Assistants may call family members when youth come into DCF custody, to assist in the development of a support network for those youth and their families. While we work closely with Department of Children and Families – Family Services Division, we have our own separate and comfortable offices!

An ideal candidate would have excellent communication skills (phone and in-person), be able to document work completed and be a strong team player. Training and supervision are provided.

Qualifications:

  • This position requires a High School diploma or equivalent. (Minimum age of 18 years old.) An Associate’s Degree and experience in Human Services is preferred, but not required.
  • Valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and ability to pass a background check and fingerprinting are required.
  • Your own reliable vehicle with insurance that meets our coverage limits is required.

Hours: This position is full-time, (30-40 hours per week) and is benefits eligible.

Compensation: $17 per hour plus mileage reimbursement at the federal rate.

What’s in it for you? We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time, eligible employees, including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) begins accruing on your first day!
  • 10 Paid Holidays – includes a Floating Holiday of your choice
  • 403 (b) Employer Match – up to a maximum of 3%
  • Tuition Reimbursement after one year of employment
  • Federal student loan forgiveness eligibility and student loan repayment for qualifying positions
  • Employee Discounts
  • Wellness Programs: Health coaching, on-site and remote nutritional counseling services, remote and on-site fitness classes, reimbursement programs for weight loss & tobacco cessation
  • All Employees of Easterseals NH & Farnum are now eligible for DailyPay, a new optional benefit that allows you to access your pay whenever you need it.

We are proud to be a recovery-friendly workplace and Veteran-Friendly Business.

To learn more about this role, please apply online or send your resume to Jess at [email protected]

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