Employment Opportunities

There are currently Seven job openings listed
 

 

FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER

 

RESIDENT CARE WORKER MATERNITY GROUP HOME

 

RESIDENT CARE WORKER, CASEY HOUSE

 

INTAKE CARE MANAGER

 

RESIDENT CARE WORKER, PASSAGE HOUSE

 

FULL TIME RESIDENT CARE WORKER, CASEY HOUSE

 

COMMUNITY ADVOCACY PROJECT COORDINATOR

 


NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
Qualified candidates please apply to the appropriate Director as listed

 

 

POSITION: FAMILY SUPPORT WORKER

 

QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED; AAS Degree in a Health and Human Service field preferred. Minimum of one (1) year in working with families and children and having a working knowledge of normal child growth/development and parent-child relationships preferred. Ability to relate to people with respect to their individuality and cultural diversity using a strength based model. Believes in and advocates for nurturing, non-violent discipline of children. Non-judgmentalTask oriented Good writing and organizational skills . Strong interpersonal skills.

 

DUTIES:

  • Demonstrates knowledge of the program, mission, and services of FACS.
  • Complies with all policies and procedures of FACS (including NASW Code of Ethics, Collective Bargaining Agreement, and Corporate Compliance Policies) and all governmental and legal requirements.
  • Attends and participates in appropriate agency staff trainings and meetings.
  • Advocates for cultural diversity/sensitivity as appropriate.
  • Reports all suspected incidences of child abuse/neglect to NYS Hotline with supervisory approval.
  • Participates actively in ongoing professional development
  • Initiates and maintains regular (weekly) and long term (up to 5 years) contact/support with families.
  • Visits with families primarily in their home for a minimum of one (1) hour.
  • Directs family centered interventions which are strength based and directed at establishing a trusting relationship.
  • Assists families in strengthening the parent-child relationship.
  • Assists families in improving their skills to optimize the home environment.
  • Assists families in improving the family support system.
  • Increases the family’s ability to problem solve and assume the role of advocate for themselves and their children.
  • Identifies and refers for contact/appointments at other supportive agencies, including health care
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  • Assists family in establishing goals and a plan for accomplishment of the goals.
  • Assesses normal growth and development of the target child.
  • Completes referral forms and other agency forms and reports as necessary.
  • Assists other staff with providing Community or Group presentations and outreach.
  • Attends case conferences with Program Supervisors and Family Assessment Workers.
  • Assists with Program Participant Support Groups, Parenting Classes, obtaining donations and any other projects assigned by your Supervisor.
  • Attends and participates in CORE, wrap-around and team trainings.
  • Presents Healthy Families Niagara and FACS Agency services to the community at large.
  • Meets on a regular, planned basis for a minimum of two (2) hours per week with Supervisor at a regularly scheduled time.
  • Maintains confidentiality of Agency                   

 

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Director, Healthy Families

Family & Children’s Service of Niagara
1522 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305

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POSITION: RESIDENT CARE WORKER ,MATERNITY GROUP HOME

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School or GED.Ability to work in a crisis setting. Ability to work with adolescents. Ability to work with pregnant youth and their children. Valid driver’s license Reliable transportation Flexible schedule Minimum availability of two (2) shifts per week including holidays, weekends and overnights Annual physical and Clearance of the Justice Center Requirements: Staff Exclusions List (SEL), NYS State Central Registry for Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR), Criminal Background Check (CBC)    

 

DUTIES:

  • Maintains a safe and comfortable environment for pregnant and parenting youth and their children in residence.
  • Answers incoming telephone calls from the public, assesses crisis situations and takes appropriate action in a polite and welcoming manner.
  • Conducts intakes as needed and ensures that all admission procedures are completed in a thorough and legible manner.
    Maintains confidentiality of all client information, identity, and documentation.
  • Introduces and orients youth to all residential procedures including HIV/AIDS precautions, child abuse recourse, fire safety, resident guidelines and other assigned tasks.
  • Sustains punctuality and consistency in reporting for scheduled work shifts.
  • Provides shift coverage if requested across all Runaway Homeless Youth (RHY) programs at the discretion of management.
  • Maintains awareness of the whereabouts and safety of all youth and their children in residence at MGH at all times.
  • Supervises and conducts recreational activities for youth and their children in residence.
  • Provides short term day care service for youth and children as needed.
  • Refers youth to Resident Care Coordinator or Program Director for any life planning/emotional issues.
  • Performs the completion of staff chores and housekeeping duties as required/assigned in a thorough and efficient manner.
  • Completes the Daily Log Notes accurately.
  • Reports significant youth behavioral concerns to supervisor or other appropriate staff.
  • Completes nightly documentation of youth behaviors in individual case files, including any calls made or received significant to youth’s case.
  • Monitors and supervises daily chores, meal prep and cleanup; assures appliances are used in a safe manner by anyone in the residence.
  • Provides timely reporting of all suspected incidents of child abuse/neglect to immediate supervisor.
  • Completes incident reports as needed using employee manual guidelines.

 

 

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Director,Youth Services
Family & Children’s Service of Niagara
1522 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305

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POSITION: RESIDENT CARE WORKER, CASEY HOUSE

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  High School or GED.Ability to work in a crisis setting. Ability to work with adolescents. Valid driver’s license Reliable transportation Flexible schedule Minimum availability of two (2) shifts per week including holidays, weekends and overnights Annual physical and Clearance of the Justice Center Requirements: Staff Exclusions List (SEL), NYS State Central Registry for Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR), Criminal Background Check (CBC)

    

DUTIES:

  • Maintains a safe and comfortable environment for runaway and homeless youth in residence.
  • Answers incoming telephone calls from the public, assesses crisis situations and takes appropriate action in a polite and welcoming manner.
  • Conducts intakes and ensures that all admission procedures are completed in a thorough and legible manner.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all client information, identity, and documentation.
  • Introduces and orients youth to all residential procedures including HIV/AIDS precautions, child abuse recourse, fire safety, resident guidelines and other assigned tasks.
  • Sustains punctuality and consistency in reporting for scheduled work shifts.
  • Provides shift coverage if requested across all Runaway Homeless Youth (RHY) programs at the discretion of management.
  • Maintains awareness of the whereabouts and safety of all youth in residence at Casey House at all times.
  • Supervises and conducts recreational activities for youth in residence.
  • Refers youth to case manager for any life planning/emotional issues.
  • Performs the completion of staff chores and housekeeping duties as required/assigned in a thorough and efficient manner.
  • Completes the Daily Log Notes accurately.
  • Reports significant youth behavioral concerns to supervisor or other appropriate staff.
  • Completes nightly documentation of youth behaviors in individual case files, including any calls made or received significant to youth’s case.
  • Monitors and supervises daily chores, meal prep and cleanup; assures appliances are used in a safe manner by anyone in the residence.
  • Provides timely reporting of all suspected incidents of child abuse/neglect to immediate supervisor.
  • Completes incident reports as needed using employee manual guidelines.
 

 

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POSITION: INTAKE CARE MANAGER

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related.Minimum of one (1) year experience with linkage and coordination of community services andemergency services; experience in substance abuse and mental health treatment valued

 

DUTIES:

  • Responsible for engaging and enrolling new Health Home (HH) and SPOA referrals.
  • Conducts outreach efforts to establish contact including Health Fairs, Community Centers, Health Centers and other community resources. Conduct presentations to the community regarding services offered by Family & Children’s Service including the Health Home.  Manage promotional materials (flyer, brochures and giveaways).
  • Conducts initial intake interview and assessments to determine treatment goals.
  • Provides direct social work contacts to consumers.
  • Maintains consistent and on-going contact with individuals until they are transitioned to a care manager.
  • Establishes working relationships with referral sources and other related service agencies.
  • Prepares professionally accurate and updated case documentation.
  • Prepares statistical and administrative reports on a timely basis.
  • Provides consistent and supportive client contact.
  • Assists with covering cases when needed.
  • Facilitates linkage to appropriate services; coordination of hospitalization admission and discharge; health education to clients, families, and community, to ensure the client is linked to service for 24 hour coverage.
  • Reviews current practices to advocate for change when needed, particularly those needed by families and minority populations.
  • Teams with billing staff to ensure client active Medicaid status and accurate, complete client billing.

 

 

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Director,Care Management
Family & Children’s Service of Niagara
1522 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305

 

 

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POSITION: RESIDENT CARE WORKER, PASSAGE HOUSE

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Experience in human services. Ability to work in a crisis intervention setting. Valid NYS Driver’s License Reliable transportation.Must be willing to work afternoon, midnight, weekend, and holiday shifts Punctuality and consistency in reporting for and covering scheduled work shifts. Schedule shift work in cooperation with other Resident Care Worker Staff to ensure coverage of all shifts.

 

DUTIES:

  • Answers incoming telephone calls from domestic violence victims; assesses crisis situations; and takes appropriate action.
  • Answers calls from general public requesting information in a polite and welcoming manner.
  • Conducts client intakes, including all paperwork in a legible manner, and admits clients to shelter.
  • Follows all appropriate procedures upon arrival of client to be admitted, including orientating clients to Shelter physical plant and amenities; educates clients on the Shelter Guidelines and other rules/procedures; clearly presents fire safety plan; accompanies client to their assigned room; provides toilet articles.
  • Respects client confidentiality.
  • Documents Daily Log notes and shares other client information with incoming coverage staff, as appropriate.
  • Maintains contact with Shelter clients; provides brief emotional support, as needed.
  • Refers clients to social work staff for counseling issues.
  • Monitors and oversees daily chores, meal preparation and cleanup, and ensures that appliances are used in a safe manner.
  • Maintains a safe, comfortable environment for women and children in residence, including not leaving the residence unsupervised without supervisory approval.
  • Assists Residential Services Coordinator in obtaining and storing supplies, organizing donations and in maintaining Shelter building and grounds.
  • Transports clients on occasion, as directed by supervisor.
  • Accompanies client on police escort or to the Department of Social Services or other agency appointments, as directed by Supervisor.

 

 

 

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Director,Passage House
Family & Children’s Service of Niagara
1522 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305

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POSITION: FULL TIME RESIDENT CARE WORKER, CASEY HOUSE

 

Associates preferred or equivalent experience, Valid driver’s license,Reliable transportation, Flexible schedule – schedule may vary according to Program needs,Annual physical, Clearance of the Justice Center Requirements: Staff Exclusions List (SEL), NYS State Central Registry for Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR), Criminal Background Check (CBC)Ability to work in a crisis setting, Ability to work with adolescents

 

DUTIES:

  • Maintains a safe and comfortable environment for runaway and homeless youth in residence.
  • Answers incoming telephone calls from the public, assesses crisis situations and takes appropriate action in a polite and welcoming manner.
  • Conducts intakes and ensures that all admission procedures are completed in a thorough and legible manner.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all client information, identity, and documentation.
  • Introduces and orients youth to all residential procedures including HIV/AIDS precautions, child abuse recourse, fire safety, resident guidelines and other assigned tasks.
  • Sustains punctuality and consistency in reporting for scheduled work shifts.
  • Provides shift coverage if requested across all Runaway Homeless Youth (RHY) programs at the discretion of management.
  • Maintains awareness of the whereabouts and safety of all youth in residence at Casey House at all times.
  • Supervises and conducts recreational activities for youth in residence.
  • Refers youth to case manager for any life planning/emotional issues.
  • Performs the completion of staff chores and housekeeping duties as required/assigned in a thorough and efficient manner.
  • Completes the Daily Log Notes accurately.
  • Reports significant youth behavioral concerns to supervisor or other appropriate staff.
  • Completes nightly documentation of youth behaviors in individual case files, including any calls made or received significant to youth’s case.
  • Monitors and supervises daily chores, meal prep and cleanup; assures appliances are used in a safe manner by anyone in the residence.
  • Provides timely reporting of all suspected incidents of child abuse/neglect to immediate supervisor.
  • Completes incident reports as needed using employee manual guidelines.
  • Participates actively in ongoing professional development.
  • Attends monthly Casey House staff meetings.
  • Handles transportation duties on occasion, as directed by Supervisor.

 

 

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Director,Youth Services
Family & Children’s Service of Niagara
1522 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305

 

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POSITION: COMMUNITY ADVOCACY PROJECT COORDINATOR

 

QUALIFICATIONS: Master’s in Social Work or Bachelor’s in Social Work with 3+ years direct service experience. Extensive related clinical knowledge of family issues including family violence.  Experience in collaboration with community partners. Knowledge of family violence dynamics and group work.Regular schedule of individual or group appointments possible, based on client need. Valid NYS Driver’s License.

Reliable transportation during work hours

 

DUTIES:

  • Conducts interviews to assess client dynamics and implement treatment plans for family violence victims and their children.  Evaluates service provided.
  • Recruits and trains interns in the Community Advocacy Project philosophy.
  • Provides ongoing supervision to interns.
  • Coordinates field placement with educational institution per agreed upon standards.
  • Provides community advocacy and safety planning according to treatment plans to families residing in PASSAGE Houser and to families in their own homes.
  • Instructs clients in advocacy and navigation skills through various community services.
  • Actively engages and provides educational presentations on domestic violence to community agencies.
  • Actively engages and provides staff presentations on domestic  violence .
  • Possesses current knowledge of community referral resources for counseling, financial support, medical services/support, education/training, employment, housing, etc. for client referral and follow-up.  Networks with other service providers to assist with client needs.
  • Collaborates with community referral resources and facilitates linkages as appropriate
  • Attends court and DSS proceedings for client advocacy as appropriate.
  • Facilitates groups for either adult females and/or children from DV families to offer support and education on Domestic Violence.
  • Coordinates with Passage House staff to respond to hotline calls, respond to emergent client needs, plan coverage of shelter/hotline for the day in order to ensure shelter safety and that client needs are met during daytime hours.
  • Maintains thorough client files/statistics/client closings on a timely basis and documenting daily activities.  Assists with information for reports to funding bodies.

 

                

Send Resume and Cover Letter to:

Director, Passage House
Family & Children’s Service of Niagara
1522 Main Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14305

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NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE
Qualified candidates please apply to the appropriate Director as listed

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