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Family Support Specialists

Waypoint

Waypoint--Empowering people of all ages through an array of human services and advocacy. Founded in 1850, we are the oldest children’s charitable organization in New Hampshire. Waypoint adheres to the highest standards of practice, and we’re unique in our ability to go from case to cause through an array of programs and public policy initiatives. Waypoint employees work with passion and purpose to improve the lives of people in our communities. Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes our agency stronger. Join us!

Visit us at https://waypointnh.org


Waypoint is recruiting organized, passionate, reliable, team players to join our  Early Childhood and Family Support Team in Manchester, NH.  This is a full-time career opportunity for a fabulous program!
 

Want a job where you make a positive difference for vulnerable families in our community? Are you able to work independently, collaborate with others, and have good written and verbal communication? Do you have a bachelor's degree and/or prior experience with parent education, home visiting, or infant/toddler development? If so, we have a job for you!  Family Support Specialists are needed full-time for the Parenting Plus Program in Manchester, NH.  If you want to be a part of an amazing team and if you love to coach and educate others, join in our Waypoint mission to provide help!!

Family support specialists provide direct services through individual home visits for families. The family Support Specialist will also work in partnership with schools, state agencies, medical providers, and other social service agencies to address families’ concrete needs. Along with the individual work, staff will have the opportunity to do group facilitation and have a role in the Manchester Family Resource Center activities housed at Waypoint. Reflective supervision is provided to support the work of the Family Support Specialist. BS or BA degree with experience and 1 to 2 years of home visiting, infant/toddler development, and parenting education preferred. Other skills needed are the ability to complete paperwork timely and effectively as well as having strong verbal and face-to-face communication skills.

When it comes to benefits and perks, we have everything you’d expect and more – health, career benefits, and perks that include: comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance, ample paid time off, plus paid holidays and personal days, educational funding, life insurance, long and short-term disability, and an employee assistance program. 

Chosen candidates are required to submit to a criminal background, motor vehicle record check, and have auto insurance that meets agency standards. 

We are an equal opportunity employer. Here at Waypoint, our clients come from all backgrounds and so do we!  We employ a diverse workforce because it gives us the ability to serve our mission in an even greater way!  

All applicants are encouraged to apply today at www.waypointnh.org!  You will love what you do here!

Requirements:

BS or BA degree with experience and 1 to 2 years of home visiting, infant/toddler development, and parenting education preferred.

Other skills needed are the ability to complete paperwork timely and effectively as well as having strong verbal and face-to-face communication skills.

Responsibilities:

Family support specialists provide direct services through individual home visits for families. The family Support Specialist will also work in partnership with schools, state agencies, medical providers, and other social service agencies to address families’ concrete needs. Along with the individual work, staff will have the opportunity to do group facilitation and have a role in the Manchester Family Resource Center activities housed at Waypoint. Reflective supervision is provided to support the work of the Family Support Specialist.

How to Apply:

All applicants are encouraged to apply today at www.waypointnh.org!  You will love what you do here!

Salary Type: Hourly
Salary Minimum: 19.00
Salary Maximum 20.00
Job Location:

Manchester

Date Added: June 15, 2022

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