Support Group Assistant – (part-time)

Website Children's Home Network

JOB SUMMARY: Support Group Assistant is a relative caregiver. The Support Group Assistant will aid in establishing and developing support groups for relative caregivers. Participates in organization’s performance and quality improvement efforts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1. Searches for support group locations
2. Coordinates volunteer participation for support groups
3. Assists in creating and distributing flyers for support groups
4. Purchases group supplies (i.e. food, crafts, etc.)
5. Assists relative caregivers in linking support groups
6. Helps families locate transportation and respite in order to attend support groups
7. Aids in the development of group activities including scheduling guest speakers
8. Reports progress and communicates regularly with Family Support Coordinators
9. Provides assistance to Family Support Coordinators for support groups as needed
10. Puts welcome packets, newsletters and contact lists together,
11. Collects groups statistics and sign in sheets for Program Manager
12. Other related duties as assigned.

***THESE ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS ARE NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS A COMPLETE STATEMENT OF ALL DUTIES PERFORMED. EMPLOYEES WILL BE REQUIRED TO PERFORM OTHER JOB RELATED MARGINAL DUTIES AS REQUIRED***

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:

High school graduate or equivalent from an accredited institution. Individual has experience as a relative caregiver. Bi-lingual, Spanish speaking preferred.

Licenses & Certifications:

• Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver’s license with no record of criminal driving offense of license suspension.
• Must possess means of providing job related transportation and show proof of required insurance. Must be insurable under CHI’s current auto insurance policy.
• Must be able to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
• Must successfully complete and maintain FDLE clearance, Federal background and state criminal background check and sexual predator screening.

Supervision Received:

Supervision is provided in the form of one-on-one supervision and regular team meetings. Specific guidelines and policies and procedures form the basis for performance monitoring.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL SKILLS:
• Possess good hearing (with or without hearing devices)
• Ability to use a personal computer and related office equipment. Use of hands and fingers for typing
• Ability to speak clearly and effectively
• Ability to work within an office setting
• Ability to operate a motor vehicle
• Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
• Works within an office environment with occasional interaction with children.

To apply for this job please visit www.childrenshomenetwork.org.