Professional Opportunities at Family Services
Family Services is seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) Program Recruiter for its Strengthening Couples Program. The goals of the Strengthening Couples Program are to improve relationship, parenting and economic stability skills among low-income couples in Greater Lawrence. The Strengthening Couples Program Recruiter will be responsible for the recruitment and enrollment of 96 couples a year to participate in the program.
Family Services is currently hiring a full-time School Liaison to work at its Lawrence-based Family & Community Resource Center (FCRC), located at One Union Street in Lawrence. The School Liaison will be part of the FCRC team working with families experiencing a range of issues that impact their home and family life. The School Liaison serves as a resource to families, schools and the community in improving overall student attendance and graduation rates, reducing truancy rates, identifying systemic issues, barriers, trends and needs, networking and disseminating information, designing solutions and expanding system capacity.
Family Services is seeking a full time (40 hours/week) bilingual (English/Spanish) Young Parent Case Manager for its Young Empowered Parents (YEP) program. YEP is a community-based program which meets the various needs of pregnant and parenting young adults up to age 24 and their children. The Case Manager work with up to 15 pregnant and parenting young people, providing regular home visits and coordinating young parents’ access to support services.
The Lawrence/Methuen Community Coalition (LMCC) is seeking a full time (40 hours/week) Substance Use Prevention Coordinator (MassCALL) for its MassCALL Task Force in the Merrimack Valley. The Coordinator will be responsible for the creation and support of a multi-sector Task Force, oversight of implementation of the Task Force’s strategic plan, and collaboration with the state network of MassCALL programs. An emphasis of the programming is on the prevention of first use and/or misuse of alcohol, marijuana and nicotine or other drugs among youth. The Coordinator will also be responsible for administrative functions including data collection, reporting and budget oversight.
Family Services is seeking a full time (40 hours/week) bilingual (English/Spanish) a href=”https://fsmv.org/wp-content/uploads/FCRCAdmin+Data.pdf” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener”>Administrative Support & Data Manager to provide administrative support and data management for its Family and Community Resource Center (FCRC). The Administrative Support Manager will be responsible for administrative duties such as managing the reception desk, creating/distributing the FCRC monthly calendar of activities, newsletters, marketing materials, scheduling and coordinating events, managing social media accounts, conducting informal screening of family members as needed, providing information, and referral resources to clients and community agencies. The Administrative Support and Data Manager will also be responsible for functions such as data operations of the FCRC, including data collection and entry, monitoring and reporting performance data, ensuring data integrity, and creating and reviewing reports. He/she will also work in conjunction with the program staff to ensure that all required data for reporting purposes are up to date and entered into its appropriate database system, and perform other clerical and administrative duties in support of program implementation.
The Lawrence/Methuen Community Coalition (LMCC) is seeking a Lawrence Drug-Free Communities (DFC) Program Assistant. The DFC program provides substance use and abuse prevention programming for Lawrence youth ages 11-18. With a Task Force composed of local professionals and community residents, the DFC program works to address local substance use problems by implementing a variety strategies that reduce use of alcohol and marijuana (including vaping THC/Marijuana pods) among target youth. The DCF Program Assistant will assist this work by providing administrative functions including social media content creation, data collection, meeting coordination, and communication with sectors representatives.
Family Services is seeking Therapeutic Mentors for the Lawrence, Haverhill and Lowell areas. Therapeutic Mentors provide one-to-one, strengths-based support to children, adolescents, and transition-age youth who have emotional/behavioral challenges. Therapeutic Mentors work in community settings (schools, parks, homes, etc.), teaching youth the skills of communication, conflict resolution, problem solving, and age-appropriate behaviors so that they can succeed in their homes, schools, and communities.
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