Vine Maple Place
CHILD AND YOUTH FAMILY STABILITY ASSISTANT MANAGER (FSAM)
Reports To: Child and Youth Program Associate Director
Location: Maple Valley
Key Relationships: Clients – Parents and Children, Case Manager(s), Volunteer Coordinator, Counselors, Volunteers, School Staff
Effective Date: January 2023
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week, with some evening hours
Job Classification: Salaried, Non-Exempt
Compensation: $49,920 – $58,240 DOE; 401(k) plan; medical, dental & vision benefits; PTO: vacation, personal time and sick time
The FSAM works directly with families facing homelessness, that have experienced trauma and adversity, in order to ensure that they leave homelessness forever. The FSAM role works with parents, children and youth to build strong relationships and improve family dynamics. The FSAM role is essential to providing opportunities for children and youth to heal by increasing confidence, self-esteem and coping strategies, and to start them on a path to a future that is full of possibility. The FSAM works with parents to create and implement plans for their children and youth to access services that reestablish stable mental health, improve academic success, and develop emotionally and physically.
This role is a foundational part of the success of vulnerable and homeless single parents to reaching their goal of self-sufficiency and stable housing while in the Vine Maple Place (VMP) Stable Family Program. Due to the homelessness crisis in King county, VMP is expanding to serve more families in need.
• Administrate and oversee the defined scope and sequence of the C&Y Family Stability process. Evaluate the effectiveness and coordination of services.
• Facilitate and oversee individualized Trauma-Informed best practices and Social and Emotional Learning plans for children and youth during programs to help them develop skills needed to recover from ACE’S.
• Track, maintain and report the child and youth assessment data periodically. Develop and implement plans with parents, provide parenting skills training and track progress.
• Collaborate with parents in monitoring educational and developmental needs – working with school counselors and teachers to develop a plan, when needed. Implement tutoring plans where needed.
• Monitor ongoing stability outcomes to ensure goals are being achieved and programs are effective. Recommend and collaborate with Program Director on program changes, based on outcomes.
• Work closely with families to identify and refer into service systems. Advocate on behalf of children and youth to ensure critical needs are met within the family.
• Train, develop and oversee a qualified volunteer team that supports program growth.
• Network and maintain contact with industry and community resources for the purpose of collaborating and learning.
• Other duties as assigned.
• Have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and agree with the Vine Maple Place Statement of Faith.
• Be passionate about helping families overcome the trauma of homelessness.
• Maintain an acceptable background check and ability to pass a drug test.
• Solid understanding of Vine Maple Place’s mission and strategic plan.
• Strong oral, written and interpersonal communications skills.
• Ability to effectively and efficiently manage volunteers.
• Ability to independently prioritize and organize workload and special projects to meet deadlines.
• Ability to work independently, take initiative and exhibit flexibility.
• Self-motivated with strong organizational and project management skills.
• Personal characteristics: adaptable, organized, self-motivated, optimistic, responsible, detail-oriented, compassionate, discerning, adaptable, organized, initiator, and enthusiastic.
• Possess the ability to handle confidential and sensitive information.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
• Education in social work, counseling, or related social services field or a combination of education and/or training and/or work experience which indicates the ability to perform essential functions of the position.
• Minimum three years of providing services to at-risk and culturally diverse populations, especially families with children.
• Experience performing services such as client recruitment and assessments, records maintenance, and coordination of appointments.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Possess a valid driver’s license, safe driving record, and proof of insurance.
• Computer skills: Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, and internet navigation.
• Able to work well with others in a collaborative and respectful manner.
• Able to multi-task and deal with complexity on a frequent basis.
• Ability to maintain a professional demeanor and confidentiality.
• Ability to respond to common inquiries and complaints from clients.
• Ability to effectively present information to supervisory and management groups.
• Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
• Sensitivity to the needs of clients, staff, and volunteers from diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for satisfactory performance in this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of the duties, responsibilities or requirements of this position. Other duties may be assigned.
Send all Inquiries, Resumes and Cover Letters to: Info@VineMaplePlace.org
Phone: (425) 736-2805