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The Montgomery Area Family Violence Program, Inc. (Family Sunshine Center) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Please send resumes to:

Personnel Director

P.O. Box 5160

Montgomery, AL 36103

or email broosendaal@familysunshine.org

 

Children’s Services Supervisor

Reports to: Executive Director

Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Work Site: FSC Counseling Center

Summary: The Children’s Services Supervisor is responsible for overseeing all aspects of children’s counseling, advocacy, and supportive services including, but not limited to, individual and group counseling, crisis intervention services and safety planning, case management, and legal advocacy; supervision of the children’s counseling staff; being available and responsive to the Executive Director to assist with developing and implementing policies and procedures, reviewing grants, preparing grant reports and making presentations; and ensuring high quality delivery of services in a manner consistent with the brand and mission of the agency.

Responsibilities
1. Supervise and provide treatment services for child/adolescent clients.
2. Work closely with project partners to maximize treatment services for children, adolescents and their families who experience the effects of sexual violence, dating violence, human trafficking, and physical abuse and neglect.
3. Participate in implementing and monitoring required data collections, evaluation and reporting requirements. This includes supervising the internal data collection and data entry process.
4. Supervise and evaluate the day-to-day performance of Children’s Services staff.
5. Ensure program services are operating efficiently, effectively, ethically, legally and in accordance with defined program guidelines.
6. Coordinate weekly case review meetings.
7. Review and revise policies and procedures on an annual basis.
8. Develop a training protocol for new children’s therapists that would include an overview of child therapy models and developmental stages.
9. Work collaboratively with shelter child advocates to ensure therapeutic and outcomes-focused care is provided to shelter children.
10. Provide assessment and treatment services for children and adolescents who are victims of or witness to family violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, human trafficking, dating violence, and/or physical abuse and neglect.
11. Deliver appropriate therapeutic interventions to maximize treatment services for children, adolescents and their families including education and support, family, individual and group counseling, parent support, advocacy, consultation, referral, and crisis intervention services.
12. Maintain client confidentiality and protect client record information, per FSC policy and standards of practice by applicable licensing board(s).
13. Maintain client records in a consistent and timely manner, including the development and update of treatment plans, consent and information forms and the completion of progress notes.
14. Complete Child Abuse and Neglect reports as outlined in the FSC policy.
15. Serve as group facilitator and/or liaison for child therapeutic groups and parent support in FSC residences on a regular and consistent basis.
16. Complete monthly statistics/reports as requested by the Board of Directors and all funding sources.
17. Participate in evaluation efforts, reviewing and evaluating outcome results and revising service delivery when needed.
18. Serve as Professional Back-up for program emergencies on a rotating basis with other staff members.
19. Attend staff meetings, team meetings, in-service programs, and case review as required.
20. Perform other duties/tasks as assigned by the Executive Director.

Qualifications
• Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work or related field; social work or counseling license required.
• Demonstrable experience in effectively supervising and leading a team.
• Experience in counseling children and adolescents.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of trauma related to family violence, and sexual assault.
• Knowledge of child development and family systems.
• Knowledge of play therapy and a variety of treatment approaches preferred.
• Ability to assess client needs and to determine priorities.
• Exhibits excellent clinical sensitivity, flexibility and creativity skills.
• Ability to identify and use community resources.
• Ability to travel to trainings, meetings, etc as required by agency and funding sources.
• Ability to effectively plan and arrange work responsibilities.
• Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other agencies and to be cooperative in managing referrals.
• Exhibits strong verbal, written and technological communication skills.
 


Director of Victim Services

Reports to: Executive Director          

Status: Full-time, Exempt

Work Site:  FSC Administrative Office

Summary: The Director of Victim Services is responsible for maintaining a positive team culture within all program areas; for overseeing the planning, development and implementation of approved strategic plans as it relates to program areas; and the efficient and effective delivery of superior quality trauma-informed services to clients in the counseling and residential programs of FSC.

Responsibilities

1. Foster a team culture that is consistent with the organization's guiding principles.
2. Ensure program staff and volunteers provide superior quality, fair, culturally relevant, accessible services to clients; similarly ensuring that the agency mission and guiding principles are followed and that program services are operating efficiently, effectively, ethically, legally and in accordance with local, state, and federal program guidelines.
3. Oversee planning, development, and implementation of agency programs, in accordance with agency strategic planning and current best practices in direct service and advocacy for victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking.
4. Lead and support the day-to-day responsibilities of Adult Counseling Services, Children’s Counseling Services, and Residential Services.
5. Lead, supervise and coordinate delivery of victim’s services at FSC.  This includes but is not limited to, client screenings, treatment plans, client record-keeping practices, and quality control of service delivery system; must contribute to the creation and development of agency programs, as well as assistance in monitoring overall budget, policy/procedure compliance, and quality of services delivered by direct service staff.
6. Provide input on the prioritization and allocation of available resources; assist with the day-to-day financial operations in accordance with budgets related to victim’s services.
7. Review and evaluate service delivery, make recommendations for and execute changes in programs to ensure maximum effective service provision; monitor progress to outcomes as identified in strategic plan and individual grant objectives and evaluate on impact, efficacy and cost in program evaluation.
8. Participate in the training of personnel as it relates to direct services and compliance with agency policies and procedures and regulatory requirements.
9. Provide regularly scheduled supervision meetings with Adult Counseling Services Supervisor, Children’s Services Supervisor, and Residential Supervisor.
10. Ensure direct service meetings are effective in delivering necessary information while providing opportunities for staff training and development of relationships.
11. Develop and oversee the collection, compilation, and analysis of direct services data and ensures timely submission of same on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
12. Meet regularly with the Executive Director and foster collaborative working relationships with other departments & community partners.
13. When necessary, work with supervisors and service delivery staff to solve resident disputes and help address client grievances.
14. Serve as Assistant Custodian of Records when Executive Director is unavailable in accordance with agency policy and procedure. 

Qualifications

•  Master’s Degree with 5 years of direct service experience
•  License in Social Work or Counseling required
•  A minimum of two years administrative experience

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

•  Demonstrated experience in personnel management, program development and administration, and quality control of services.
•  Knowledgeable of grant laws, requirements and databases.
•  Ability to maintain poise and self-control in crisis situations.
•  Ability to communicate with and be sensitive to the needs of people of various backgrounds.
•  Knowledge of trauma-informed best practices.
•  Experience in conducting an efficient and effective interview and deciding on the candidate best suited for the needs of FSC.
•  Ability to determine and prioritize appropriate victim services.
•  Exhibits excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
•  Knowledge of current social and economic problems and the way these problems affect families and individuals.
•  Ability to identify and use community resources.
•  Ability to focus and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.
•  Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other agencies and to be cooperative in managing referrals.
•  Makes good use of time and acts professionally and responsibly in all work areas.
•  Exhibits strong verbal and written communication skills.
•  Strong computer skills in current Microsoft applications to include Outlook, Word, Excel, PPT and Publisher as well as cloud-based applications for time management and connectivity.  Demonstrated ability to learn and implement new software applications relevant in the counseling sector.
•  Capable of being able to maintain a professional relationship with all entities of people (staff, Board Members, officials, and the general public).


Facilities Maintenance Specialist

 Reports to: Business Director

Status: Part-time, Non-Exempt (20-25 hours a week)

Work Site: FSC Administrative Office, Counseling Center and Residential Facilities

Summary: The Facilities Maintenance Specialist is responsible for the overall maintenance of the Family Sunshine Center administrative office, counseling center, and residential facilities and all areas related to the day‐to‐day maintenance operations of the agency.

Responsibilities:

1. Provide scheduled inspections of facilities, utilize safety and security checklists, report findings to supervisor and develop solutions for corrective action;
2. Provide grounds maintenance including mowing, weed-eating, edging, etc., removal of debris from drains, parking lots, and playground and provide light landscaping as needed;
3. Maintain mechanized security gates at FSC facilities;
4. Respond to and repair general plumbing, carpentry, painting, and electrical needs in client residential facilities and administrative offices including changing light bulbs, air filters and ceiling tiles as needed;
5. Make ready transitional housing and shelter units for new move-ins;
6. Assist in coordinating volunteer facility projects;
7. Run errands to pick up and deliver supplies as needed;
8. Perform other duties as instructed by supervisor.

Qualifications:

• High school diploma or GED.
• General maintenance and repair experience required.
• HVAC and/or plumbing certification preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• General plumbing, electrical, and basic carpentry skills
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions
• Ability to diagnose facility issues and problems and take appropriate action to correct
• Ability to keep track of multiple work orders and repairs, while prioritizing emergencies

Travel Requirements

Local travel between properties and to run errands; Dependable transportation, valid driver’s license and insurance coverage required.

Physical Demands

Ability to stand, lift, climb, bend, push, pull and kneel as part of general maintenance activities; ability to lift at least 45 lbs

 


STUDENT INTERN PROGRAM

Student interns are placed at the Family Sunshine Center through partnerships with area universities and colleges. Internships are available on a limited basis. While interns typically are studying social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, and psychology, other programs are considered. The application process is the same as for general volunteers. Please apply early because slots fill up quickly. Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator at 206-2128 for additional information.


PO Box 5160, Montgomery, Alabama 36103-5160      334.206.2100