Mountain Empire Older Citizens, Inc. has an opening in their Children's Services department. The position is full time with benefits and is a combined position: Family Support Worker with Healthy Families for Southwest Virginia. The Family Support Worker initiates and maintains regular and long-term contact/support with families in their homes. Activities are family-centered and strength-based, assisting in strengthening the parent-child relationship. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required. Maturity, experience and knowledge of child abuse, victimization, child development, criminal justice, judicial systems and conducting interviews. Strong interpersonal skills with ability to relate to people with respect for their individuality. Maturity and experience in successfully working with children 0-5 years and their families. Must have knowledge of normal child growth/development and parent-child relationships. Must possess basic computer skills, an understanding of cultural diversity and be non-judgmental.
Self-motivated and task oriented. Experience in working with community agencies, including making referrals. Good writing and organizational skills. Must have valid VA driver's license and dependable transportation. Must complete online application and upload resume at www.meoc.org. (On right hand menu, click Employment Services.)
Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Mountain Empire Older Citizens, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. EEO-VET-AA-Older Workers.
About this company
Area Agency on Aging; Public Transit Authority; Children's Advocacy Center; Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly
Location/Region: Big Stone Gap, VA