Family Service Association of Howard County, Inc.

Employment


Below is a list of current job openings.

Group Facilitator - Nonviolence Education Program


Non-Violence Education Program is a joint effort of the Howard County Court System and FSA aimed at reducing the occurrences and impact of domestic violence in Howard County and serves as a nontraditional alternative to trial for those arrested for domestic battery in Howard County and the surrounding areas.

Job Summary Family Service Association of Howard County is hiring a Part-Time Permanent and/or Part-Time "Substitute," Group Facilitator for our Nonviolence Education Program. The Group Facilitator's

Duties and Responsibilities include:
  • Using the provided curriculum and materials to facilitate educational groups.
  • Maintain appropriate records on Nonviolence Education Program clients.
  • Report problems, needs, and other incidents to supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Nonviolence Education Program Coordinator or Executive Director.

Education / Experience

Masterís degree in Criminology, Sociology, Psychology Social Work, Counseling, Education or related field preferred. A Bachelorís or Associateís degree in Criminology, Sociology, Psychology Social Work, Counseling, Education or related field and appropriate related experience providing services to adults, children and/or families in a related social service field may be substituted for a Masterís degree.

Skills / Abilities
  • Organizational skills;
  • Demonstrates emotional maturity and good judgment;
  • Ability to handle stressful situations and
  • Demonstrated understanding of human development and family and interpersonal dynamics.

Other Qualifications

Must not have a history of disqualifying criminal convictions and must pass all required background checks:
  • DCS Background Check;
  • Fingerprinting;
  • Local Background Check and
  • Sex Offender Background Check.

For more information on this job and how to apply, please click the link below.

Group Facilitator - Non-Violence Education Program


Family Services Association of Howard County is an equal opportunity employer including, but not limited to, Minorities, Females, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity.

Domestic Violence Program Advocate (Part-time Weekends Midnights)


Family Service Association of Howard County is hiring a Part-Time, weekends, midnights (i.e. Midnight to 8:00 am) Domestic Violence Program Advocate. The Advocate will assist clients residing at the Domestic Violence Shelter. Advocates are responsible for answering and operating the telephone system including crisis calls. Additionally, advocates are responsible for completing client intakes, ensuring that the client receives orientation (and understands the policies and procedures), and completing the client exit paperwork. They are further responsible for completing daily paperwork, unlocking doors, keeping record of where all clients are located, advocacy and in general assisting clients through an extremely difficult time.
For more information on this job and how to apply, please click the link below.

DV Advocate Job Listing


Healthy Families - Family Support Worker (Howard, Tipton, or Clinton County)


Job Description:
Family Service Association has Full-Time and Part-Time Family Support Worker positions available in Howard, Clinton and Tipton Counties. Healthy Families is a voluntary, home visiting program that provides education, support, and case management to low-income families with young children ages 0 Ė 3 living in Howard, Tipton and Clinton counties to promote supportive environments that optimize child growth and development and encourage resilient, healthy families

The Family Support Workers establishes a trusting relationship with at-risk families by initiating and maintaining regular client contact through home visiting services. Family Support Workers will increase the bond between parent and child by providing resources, support, encouragement and celebrating successes. Duties: The Family Support Worker provides education and support to families with young children. Travel to surrounding counties may be required on an as needed basis.

Education: High school diploma or equivalent. Prefer applicants with some college education and who have experience working with parents and children.

Other Requirements: Requirements include: reliable transportation, basic computer skills, good writing skills, good listening skills and compassion.

*Must be able to pass DCS background check.*

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off - Sick and Vacation Time (Full-Time)
  • Paid holidays (Full-Time)
  • Health insurance (Full-Time)
  • Dental insurance (Full-Time)
  • Flexible schedule
  • Mileage reimbursement

For more information on this job and how to apply, please click the link below.

Healthy Families Position

Job Types: Full-Time, Part-Time Family Service Association is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.