Family Strengthening Worker


Family Strengthening Worker

The Janet S. Munt Family Room is located in the old north end of Burlington in Chittenden County.  The Family Room is a Parent Child Center that supports young children and their families and helps the community to become healthier and stronger.

We are seeking a Family Strengthening worker(FSW) to support our community-focused Family Room programs.

The FSWs will support The Building Strong Families Clinic program designed to give parents and children of immigrant families a comfortable and secure place to be their authentic selves with health care providers.

The FSWs are able to act as liaisons to medical and other social service providers. Teaming with pediatric physicians, the FSWs serve as a family educator and co-facilitate developmental screening and group instruction on culturally competent parenting and child development topics. Work closely with medical providers to help ensure that parents/family have comprehensive and coordinated care plans and assist patients in understanding the care plans

The ideal candidate will be someone who is excited about the Family Room’s mission as a Parent Child Center, a familiarity with community resources for children and families, experience providing services to immigrants and culturally diverse populations preferred and work effectively as a team member. Kirundi and Swahili language users are highly preferred.

This position is 12 hours per week. The salary offered will be $21 per hour and a benefits package available.

How to apply

Please send a detailed, personalized cover letter and resume to our Executive Director  Josh Miller at [email protected]  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The Janet S. Munt Family Room is an Equal Opportunity employer

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