Youth Advocate Services
Promoting Positive Futures

Date posted

6/1/2019


Seniority Level
First-Level Management

Employment Type
Full-time


Required Education
Bachelor's

Required License/Certification
LSW




To apply, please send your completed application and cover letter/resume to HR at efitzgerald@yasohio.org. Subject line of email should read “Applicant."


position details

The Healthy Families America Home Visiting program provides critical support, resources and strategies to at-risk, overburdened families. Services focus on expectant and new parents and include family assessment, child development screening, and parenting education. We help families gather the knowledge and resources they need to help their children thrive. Our Home Visitation services are designed to increase prenatal care, decrease pre-term/ low weight babies, reduce child maltreatment, and help parents and their children develop strong, loving bonds that will last a life time.

The Lead Home Visitor is a dynamic position providing the opportunity to equip and support staff while remaining connected to direct service to families. This leader is a positive role model and partner to staff, providing staff training, supervision, team building, and the comprehensive support they need in order to provide high quality care to families. The Lead Home Visitor also monitors compliance with policies and procedures, attends designated meetings and acts as the program representative in the absence of the Program Director.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in social work with LSW; Master’s Degree in Social Work with LSW and prior experience working with Home Visiting/Healthy Families America programs strongly preferred. Interpersonal skills, judgement, flexibility and commitment are essential to the position as well as the ability to work a flexible schedule. Demonstrated ability to provide individual and group supervision along with willingness to provide coverage and to respond to emergencies as needed. Valid driver's license required.


BENEFITS
YAS is invested in our team members and we are excited to offer the following benefits to our employees:

  • 4 weeks of Paid Time Off, that you start earning immediately

  • 401 K, with company match!

  • Health Insurance (dental and vision too), company pays for large percentage

  • Short/Long Term disability insurance provided by the company

  • Opportunities for CEU's and continued professional development


And this is just to name a few of the things that YAS has to offer! We know what you do for our clients is important, and YAS wants to support our staff that support our clients!

Help Me Grow LEAD Home Visitor position description