Case Management/Social Services, Education/Teaching/Training
The person in this role will be a family worker in the school and will have added responsibilities including but not limited to acting as a liaison between the Family Hub Manager/Director, Recruitment Coordinator and the Family Workers. The person in this role will serve as the supervisor to the other Family Workers in the school.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: (These include but are not limited to the following. The company reserves the right to add to, delete, change or modify the essential duties and responsibilities at any time.)
In addition to ALL responsibilities of a Family Worker, the Family Worker Supervisor will:
1. Supervise all Family Workers in the School 2. Serve as the liaison between the Family Workers, the School Staff, and the Family Hub Manager/Director. 3. Serve as a liaison between the Family Workers and the Recruitment Coordinator. 4. Serve as a member of the School Leadership Team. 5. Serve as a liaison between the Family Workers and the School Leadership Team. 6. Be responsible for all program compliance reporting. 7. Be responsible for School Activities Calendar. 8. Be responsible for Diverse Learner Tracking.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. )
1. Must have excellent communication and customer service skills. 2. Must be able to work with a diverse clientele. 3. Must be able to maintain confidentiality. 4. Must be able to share ideas and information effectively. 5. Must have the ability to work under stress in a fast paced environment. 6. Must be able to work cooperatively with all staff members, consultants, and regulatory/funding representatives. 7. Must be able to serve as an advocate for children and families. 8. Ability to communicate in English in writing, in person, or over the telephone. 9. Ability to communicate in Spanish is a plus. 10. Ability to use word processing software.
MA/MSW in related field (preferred) BS/BA/BSW in related field (preferred)
Chicago Commons is a premier social service organization that has made a difference in the Chicago land area for over 120 years. Chicago Commons’ mission has been to partner with individuals, families, and communities to overcome poverty, discrimination, and isolation. We are a neighborhood-focused nonprofit dedicated to improving the well-being of thousands of children, adults, seniors, and famil...ies. Our programs are designed to provide the necessary tools to help strengthen skills and develop self-sufficiency. Since 1894, we have operated in neighborhoods where children, seniors and families are most at risk for poverty, violence and educational disadvantage including West Humboldt Park, Pilsen, Back of the Yards, and Grand Boulevard.