URBAN LEAGUE OF KANSAS
Family Resource Specialist
The Urban League of Kansas is seeking an experienced Family Resource Specialist to support the goal for the Family Resource Center. The goal is to become a trusted source for families focused on serving those within the 67214- zip code to receive the support and the information that they need to build up protective factors that lead to improved child welfare outcomes. The key protective factors are: parental resilience, social connections, knowledge of parenting and child development, concrete support in times of need, and social and emotional competence of children. The Family Resource Specialist will also link families with coordinated resources to help them to become more self-sufficient.
Utilizes a network of partner organizations to assist the families in finding comprehensive direct support.
Ensure families receive services that address needed support.
Increase number of resources to ensure children and youth are served effectively.
Collect and maintain data and be responsible for performance measures and their use.
Develop and maintain positive relationships with community agencies, organizations, corporations, and civic groups to provide information about the Urban League’s mission and to utilize services for Family Resource clients.
Plan and oversee evening and weekend events as needed.
Bachelor’s degree in family studies, social work, or related field and/or minimum of 3 years’ experience working with nonprofit organizations that supports low-income or at- risk populations.
Preferred experience with family case management.
Preferred experience with marketing/communications strategies.
Must maintain HIPAA confidentiality and professional boundaries.
Must pass criminal background check
How to apply:
Email cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org
This is a one-year appointment with an opportunity to extend 3 additional year contingent upon funding.
Urban League of Kansas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.