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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

 

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

 


Victim Services Assistant

Reports to: Business/Human Resources Director

Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Work Site: FSC Administrative Site

Summary: The Victim Services Assistant is responsible for ensuring clients have access to timely and relevant information about direct services when calling or walking in to the Family Sunshine Center counseling center, monitoring counseling center security, and providing administrative support to the counseling and administrative staff.

Responsibilities

  1. Greet and verify Counseling Center clients, donors, and visitors in a positive manner and direct to the appropriate staff. Maintain compliance with all security procedures regarding entry to the FSC Counseling Center to include but not limited to maintaining monitor surveillance on entrances, exits, and the building exterior.
  2. Check in all visitors and assess for any possible threat to client security.
  3. Serve as initial point of contact for clients responsible for providing general information regarding services and initial support.
  4. Provide administrative support by managing and routing incoming calls, maintaining daily schedules and appointments for client services, maintaining postage machine and stamping mail, and receiving incoming deliveries and dispersing to appropriate staff.
  5. Maintain and publish monthly support group calendars for client services and coordinate security for client support groups and other meetings at request of staff. 
  6. Responsible for opening/unlocking front doors each workday morning no later than 8:00 a.m. and locking doors at 5 p.m. when security is not on duty.
  7. Provide administrative support to professional staff to include but not limited to receiving and responding to all in-kind donor calls, receiving in-kind donations and thoroughly completing in-kind forms, generating and printing in-kind thank you letters, and handling and correcting all returned mail to ensure accurate donor database is maintained.
  8. Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications

High school diploma and 2 years’ experience in clerical or receptionist duties.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate clearly over the phone and through a speaker phone
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to maintain switchboard functions, direct visitors, and monitor security cameras simultaneously
  • Strong computer skills in current Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher)
  • Data entry skills
  • Ability and experience working with a variety of groups and diverse populations
  • Ability and willingness to learn and use new technologies

Travel Requirements

Local travel as appropriate for educational trainings or community stakeholder meetings as appropriate; valid driver’s license and liability coverage is required, if applicable.

Physical Demands:

The Victims Services Assistant will be required to sit in a designated area and monitor security monitors for prolonged periods of time; relief will be provided at a minimum of two 15-minute break periods and a one-hour lunch period each day. 

 


Children’s Therapist (School-based)

Reports to: Interim Children’s Services Coordinator

Status: Full-Time, Exempt

Work Site: FSC Counseling Center and assigned schools

Summary: The Children’s Therapist is responsible for providing assessment and treatment services for school-based children and adolescents who are victims of or witnesses to family violence, domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and/or physical abuse and neglect.

Responsibilities              

  1. Provide assessments and treatment services for clients participating in the CARES Program, both at the clinic and in identified schools.  This includes but is not limited to, client screenings and assessments, treatment plans, client record keeping practices, individual therapy, group therapy, and quality control of service delivery system.
  2. Work closely with project partners to maximize treatment services for children, adolescents and their families who experience the effects of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence, and physical abuse and neglect.
  3. Work closely with Montgomery Area Mental Health Authority to triage treatment services for children and adolescents in need of psychiatric services.
  4. Work closely with Montgomery Public Schools and other River Region Schools to triage treatment services for children and adolescents in need of trauma services in identified schools.
  5. Provide evidence-based treatment services within identified schools.
  6. Participate in relevant advisory team meetings as called for by the CARES project.
  7. Maintain client confidentiality and protect client record information.
  8. Participate in work groups, webinars, and trainings, etc. as outlined in this project (local, state, and national).
  9. Participate in providing trainings and resource development to partners, community service providers and organizations on trauma and its effects on children and families (local, state, and national).
  10. Provide training for identified schools’ staff on effects of trauma.
  11. Participate in Helping Montgomery Families Initiative weekly multidisciplinary team meetings.
  12. Participate in identified schools’ multidisciplinary team meetings as needed.
  13. Participate in identified schools’ staff meetings as needed.
  14. Participate in implementing the CARES Program required data collections, evaluation and reporting requirements.  Also, statistical reports and other data collections as required by the Board of Directors and all funding sources.
  15. Participate in reviewing and evaluating outcome results and revising service delivery when needed.
  16. Complete Child Abuse and Neglect (CAN) reports per regulations and as outlined in the FSC policy.
  17. Attend staff meetings, in-service programs, and case review as required.
  18. Serve as Professional Back-up for program emergencies on a rotating basis with other staff members.
  19. Other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Counseling, Social Work or related field; social work or counseling license preferred.  
  • Experience in counseling all ages of children.

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 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, grantee 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.

Travel Requirements:

Local and statewide travel as needed and required by funding sources for training, meetings with partners, and/or client assistance; reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and liability insurance coverage is required.


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