Careers

Family Development Specialist

Employment Status

Full-time or Part-time

Deadline

Open until filled

Location

Jefferson, IA

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Family Development Specialist (FDS) will provide in-home services to individuals/families in a six county area: Audubon, Carroll, Calhoun, Guthrie, Greene, and Sac. The FDS will be responsible for a planned caseload as required by the program and may be eligible to work from home.

Duties will include informal assessment of self-sufficiency needs and general family well-being.  The FDS will assist participants in goal setting and providing individual assistance and guidance to participants that will enable them to become self-sufficient.

Travel is required for this position. Travel areas include: Audubon, Carroll, Calhoun, Guthrie, Greene, and Sac counties.

 

A full job description is available within the application process.

 

REQUIREMENTS

Preference will be given to those with a Bachelor's degree in a social work field and one year of related experience or any equivalent combination of experience and related training.

This position requires a Family Development Certification within one year of employment.

A valid driver's license and personal vehicle is required and must be willing to work flexible hours.

For more information, please contact Peg Ragner at pragner@yss.org

All applicants are required to complete an online application.

YSS hires nicotine free staff only. EOE