Family Strengthening Worker / Clinic

Employer:
The Janet S. Munt Family Room
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

Family Strengthening Worker / Clinic

 

About position

 

The Janet S. Munt Family Room is located in the old north end of Burlington in Chittenden County.  The Family Room is a Parent Child Center that supports young children and their families and helps the community to become healthier and stronger.   

 

We are seeking a Family Strengthening worker(FSW) to support our community-focused Family Room programs.  

The FSWs will support The Building Strong Families Clinic program designed to give parents and children of immigrant families a comfortable and secure place to be their authentic selves with health care providers.  

The FSWs are able to act as liaisons to medical and other social service providers. Teaming with pediatric physicians, the FSWs serve as a family educator and co-facilitate developmental screening and group instruction on culturally competent parenting and child development topics. Work closely with medical providers to help ensure that parents/family have comprehensive and coordinated care plans and assist patients in understanding the care plans.

 

The ideal candidate will be someone who is excited about the Family Room’s mission as a Parent Child Center, a familiarity with community resources for children and families, experience providing services to immigrants and culturally diverse populations preferred and work effectively as a team member. Kirundi, Swahili and French language users are highly preferred. 

 

This position is 12 hours per week. The salary offered will be $21 per hour and a benefits package available. 

 

How to apply

 

Please send a detailed, personalized cover letter and resume to our Executive Director Josh Miller at careers@thefamilyroomvt.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

 

The Janet S. Munt Family Room is an Equal Opportunity employer

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

The Janet S. Munt Family Room values all members of our community. We seek to create an environment that respects and honors the diversity of individuals and their unique contributions to our mission. Our programs are designed to serve children and families who are diverse in many ways. The Family Room is dedicated to supporting the effective resolution of diversity, equity, and inclusion concerns. We have a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) committee. Our DEI community recently held a workshop to build inclusive practices for our staff, and we continue to explore ways to make The Family Room more inclusive.

Wage or Salary
$21 per hour