King Street Center is hiring for a Family Support Coordinator!

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King Street Center
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

King Street Center believes that in order to support youth at all stages, we must support their families as well. The King Street Family Support Coordinator will develop and maintain strong relationships with King Street Center families in order to address their needs and support their goals. This role connects families to a variety of outside resources tailored to support each family’s individual strengths and needs.

Some of the core job duties include:

  • Develop and maintain trusting, respectful relationships with King Street Center youth and families by conducting regular home, site, and classroom visits.
  • Collaborate with King Street Center leadership and teaching teams to ensure basic needs of youth and families are met, including housing, childcare, food, transportation, physical/social-emotional wellness, etc.
  • Provide resources and community referrals to families in order to meet their identified needs.
  • Assist families in completing resource and referral paperwork including, but not limited to, housing, employment, childcare subsidy, and 3SquaresVT applications.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of/experience with agencies and services available to address the needs of families in the Burlington community preferred.
  • Experience working with families who have or are at risk of experiencing hardship, including but not limited to homelessness, food insecurity, poverty, etc. is preferred.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills; bilingual or multilingual skills preferred (specifically seeking those who can communicate in any of the following languages: Nepali, Maay Maay, Somali, Burmese, Swahili).

 

For full detail and how to apply, please visit our website.

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

King Street Center, which serves predominantly BIPOC children from Burlington's immigrant and refugee communities is dedicated to equity, inclusion, and belonging and is currently working to build an equity lens across the organization in policies, procedures, and programs -- from revamping our recruitment and hiring processes to include an equity lens, to reviewing all salaries this year to ensure we are being equitable, to shifting to an inclusive decision-making model, and more. As a BIPOC led organization, serving BIPOC children and families, King Street is committed to centering equity, inclusion, and belonging in all facets of our work.

Wage or Salary
$40,000-45,000