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Family Advocate

Company: Cocoon House
Location: Everett
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

At Cocoon House we empower young people, families, and communities in Snohomish County to break the cycle of homelessness through outreach, housing, and prevention. The Family Advocate's role works with families to achieve stability and prevent future youth homelessness. They engage families in their homes and in the community to assess family strengths and needs and create goal plans to meet those needs. The Family Advocate helps facilitate parenting classes and diversion seminars for parents and youth. They also respond to community calls, collaborate with community partners, and work collaboratively across Cocoon House programs to insure consistency of care for youth and families. Our Family Advocate.....Has a strong commitment to being a part of Cocoon House's equity, diversity and inclusion work.Does outreach in the community to build caseload and referral base.Communicates directly with other providers to coordinate care and conduct wrap-around meetings.Provides low barrier support for families through phone calls and drop-in services.Provides support and facilitation of WayOUT seminars and other educational classes each month.What does a shift look like? Full-Time, Monday-Friday with at least one weekend each month (adjusting weekday hours accordingly). There will be regular evening hours as late as 8pm to meet families scheduling needs - not to exceed 40 hours a work week. Benefits: Medical, Dental, and Vision health options with 86% employer contribution403(b) retirement plan21 days of PTO accrued in first year10 agency-recognized holidaysPaid training & testing: CPR/first aid, food handler's permit, blood borne pathogens, abuse awareness, TB testing, and additional in-depth practical trainings from field experts Pay Scale:$21-23/hrCocoon House will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified persons with disabilities upon request.Candidates with lived experience, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ are strongly encouraged to apply!_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ El papel del Asesor de la Familia trabaja con las familias para lograr la estabilidad y prevenir la falta de vivienda en el futuro. Involucran a las familias en sus hogares y en la comunidad para evaluar las fortalezas y necesidades de la familia y crear planes de objetivos para satisfacer esas necesidades. El Asesor de la Familia ayuda a facilitar clases para padres y seminarios de diversi--n para padres y j--venes. Tambi--n responden a las llamadas de la comunidad, colaboran con socios de la comunidad y trabajan en colaboraci--n a trav--s de los programas de Cocoon House para asegurar la consistencia de la atenci--n para los j--venes y las familias. Responsabilidades Esenciales:Un compromiso de ser parte del trabajo de equidad, diversidad y inclusi--n de Cocoon House.Alcance a la comunidad para construir la carga de casos y la base de referencia.Comunicarse directamente con otros proveedores para coordinar la atenci--n y realizar reuniones integrales.Proporcionar apoyo de bajo nivel de barrera para las familias a trav--s de llamadas telef--nicas y servicios sin cita previa.Proporcionar apoyo y facilitaci--n de seminarios WayOUT y otras clases educativas cada mes.Este puesto requiere un horario de trabajo t--pico de lunes a viernes con al menos un fin de semana cada mes (ajustando las horas entre semana en consecuencia). Habr-- horarios nocturnos regulares hasta las 8:00 p. m. para satisfacer las necesidades de programaci--n de las familias, sin exceder las 40 horas por semana laboral.

General:Spanish speaking/bi-lingual preferred.Multi-cultural and/or LGBTQIA+ highly encouraged to apply.One year of experience working in human services with at least one year of experience with parents of teens and one year with youth and young adultMust be 21 years of age or older.Show proof of a COVID-19 Vaccine.Clear a background check with DCYF.Possess a valid driver's license, insurance and reliable transportation.Physical:Ability to effectively communicate with all internal and external clientsBe able to hear voices and alarms.Ability to read and comprehend a variety of materialsAbility to operate phone, computer, and record information for files and logsMust be able to lift up to 50 IbsMust have ability to run up and down indoor and outdoor stairwells in case of youth emergency.Go up and down stairs_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Condiciones del Empleo:Se prefiere que hable espa--ol y ingles/biling--e.Multicultural y/o LGBTQIA+ altamente recomendado para aplicar.Un a--o de experiencia trabajando en servicios humanos con al menos un a--o de experiencia con padres de adolescentes y un a--o con j--venes y adultos j--venes.Debe tener 21 a--os de edad o m--s.Mostrar prueba de una vacuna COVID-19.Limpiar una verificaci--n de antecedentes con DCYF.Poseer una licencia de conducir v--lida del estado de Washington, seguro y transporte confiable. Requerimientos F--sicos:Capacidad para realizar una variedad de movimientos f--sicos, ejerciendo hasta 50 libras. Levantar y transportar hasta 50 libras; pararse, caminar, sentarse por largos per--odos de tiempo, arrodillarse, ponerse en cuclillas y agacharse; correr por breves per--odos de tiempo; y subir y bajar escaleras. Cocoon House proporcionar-- adaptaciones razonables a las personas discapacitadas calificadas si as-- lo solicitanPI197705563

Keywords: Cocoon House, Everett , Family Advocate, Other , Everett, Washington

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