Family Service Rochester

Employment
Opportunities

In pursuit of its mission, Family Service Rochester places the utmost importance on recruiting and retaining a highly skilled and motivated staff. In so doing, Family Service Rochester seeks employees committed to working with families and willing to challenge themselves to provide the best service possible. The agency fosters a rewarding, positive work environment that encourages personal and professional growth. Family Service Rochester is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on religion, race, culture, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.

 

GPS (Guiding Partners to Solutions) - Case Manager

Position Purpose 

Position exists to provide brief services targeted toward individuals and families in need of assistance or resources as a result of issues that impede successful participation in the community.  Primary goals will focus on engaging consumers to assist them in navigating County Community Services and other relevant resources to build safety, well-being, and stability.

 Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

1. Conduct client assessments that should include identification of barriers such as housing, employment, health concerns, and any other social or emotional challenges.

2. Provide direct service that includes a crisis plan, support, and referral assistance.

3. Collaborate with interagency and community stakeholders to provide coordinated services to individuals and families.

4. Support cross-departmental efforts to achieve shared goals of safety, well-being, and stability for consumers. 

5. Maintain and apply knowledge of county community services structure, policies, procedures, and statutes.

6. Maintain and apply knowledge of community agencies serving individuals and families.

7. Provide consultation and technical assistance in assigned program areas.

8. Complete all related documentation as directed.

Other duties and responsibilities:

1. Attend supervisory sessions and other meetings as directed

2. Work a schedule that is responsive to client availability, which may include evening hours.

3. Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Supervisory responsibility: 

No direct supervisory responsibility

Qualifications:

Training and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work preferred, or closely related field, and relevant experience in working with individuals or families.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Possess the ability to work effectively with diverse populations; to work within a team environment; effectively communicate with colleagues, co-workers and clients.  Must possess computer literacy. 

Special Requirements:

Must have a valid driver’s license and dependable transportation to use for work purposes.  Willingness and ability to work additional time if needed in crisis situations and deadlines.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to regularly talk, hear, sit, and perform keystrokes to enter data entry with reasonable speed to insure work is completed.  Requires physical ability to routinely handle normal office materials and tools including frequently filing, lifting and reaching; ability to move throughout office areas and clients’ private homes to complete work assignments.

Work environment: 

Regular exposure to normal office and private home environments.  Occasional exposure to home environments that include smoking and pets.   Ability to drive in inclement weather.

 

Although an official closing date has not been set, we encourage contacting Family Service Rochester as soon as possible to ensure consideration in the applicant selection process.   To be considered a formal applicant, a completed application is necessary and a cover letter and resume is suggested.  You may apply on-line or in person.  An application may be filed from our website www.familyservicerochester.org or mailed to Family Service Rochester, 1110 Sixth Street NW; Rochester, MN  55901.  EOE.

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PACE (Parents and Children Excel) Case Manager

Position Purpose:

Position exists to provide case management services targeted toward children of color who are experiencing school attendance issues and/or behavioral issues in the school, community, or home.  This program also coordinates a positive teen-child mentorship program.

Primary goals will focus on engaging families to increase school engagement and attendance, ensure coordinated efforts among resources to enhance case plan results, facilitate enhanced choices, and create opportunities for participation in pro-social activities.  The position will seek to enhance family self-sufficiency, increase protective factors, reduce risk factors for children and their families, and seek to enhance child and family safety, well-being, and stability.   

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

1. Conduct client assessments that should include identification of barriers such as housing, employment, health care, and any other social or emotional challenge that interferes in their ability to maintain child safety and well-being and attain family self-sufficiency.

2. Develop a case plan, in consultation with each family, which would address the barriers, risk factors, and needs identified in the assessment. 

3. Provide direct service that includes a crisis plan, support, and referral assistance.

4. Complete required documentation for Targeted Case Management billing purposes as appropriate.

5. Complete all related documentation as directed.

Other duties and responsibilities:

1. Attend supervisory sessions and other meetings as directed

2. Work a schedule that is responsive to client availability, which may include evening hours on a regular basis.

3. Attend training seminars or conferences to improve skill levels, and studies appropriate literature in the field.

4. Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Supervisory responsibility: 

No direct supervisory responsibility

Qualifications:

Training and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Social Work preferred, or closely related field, and relevant experience in working with families.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Possess the ability to work effectively with diverse populations; to work within a team environment; effectively communicate with colleagues, co-workers and clients.  Must possess computer literacy.  Ability to speak Spanish fluently preferred. 

Special Requirements:

Must have a valid driver’s license and dependable transportation to use for work purposes.  Willingness and ability to work additional time if needed in crisis situations and deadlines.

Physical Demands:

Must be able to regularly talk, hear, sit, and perform keystrokes to enter data entry with reasonable speed to insure work is completed.  Requires physical ability to routinely handle normal office materials and tools including frequently filing, lifting and reaching; ability to move throughout office areas and clients’ private homes to complete work assignments.

Work environment: 

Regular exposure to normal office and private home environments.  Occasional exposure to home environments that include smoking and pets.   Ability to drive in inclement weather.

 

Although an official closing date has not been set, we encourage contacting Family Service Rochester as soon as possible to ensure consideration in the applicant selection process.   To be considered a formal applicant, a completed application is necessary and a cover letter and resume is suggested.  You may apply on-line or in person.  An application may be filed from our website www.familyservicerochester.org or mailed to Family Service Rochester, 1110 Sixth Street NW; Rochester, MN  55901.  EOE.

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Program Assistant - Right at Home Solutions

Position Purpose:

Position exists to support the efficient operations of the Meals on Wheels and Handy-worker/Chore Programs. 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

1. Responsible for providing assistance and coordination of the Meals on Wheels and Handy-worker/Chore Program.  Duties include completing the daily tasks and record keeping, insuring ongoing operations and delivery of the Meals on Wheels program, scheduling chore and handy-worker activities, compiling of program data for reports, computer database entry, and responding to client and volunteer concerns.

2. Assist in the recruitment and recordkeeping for all volunteer programs (i.e. Meals on Wheels, Handyworker program, etc.) within the Right At Home Solution program.

3. Functions as a liaison between clients and the Right At Home Solution case managers as necessary. 

Other duties and responsibilities:

1. Attend team meetings and supervisory meetings as scheduled or directed.

2. Provide on-call and direct support to the Meals on Wheels and Handy-worker/Chore programs. 

3. Work a schedule that is responsive to program needs, which may include evening and weekend hours

4. Other activities as directed by supervisor.

 Supervisory responsibility: 

None

Qualifications

 Training and Experience:

Associates Degree in human services, administrative support or related field with two years of work experience in a human service environment, or the equivalent training and experience is required.   Experience working with the elderly and people with disabilities preferred.

Experience working with volunteer programing a plus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Possess the ability to work effectively with diverse populations; to work within a team environment; effectively communicate with colleagues, co-workers, volunteers, and clients.  Must possess computer literacy.

Special Requirements:

Must be able to work an established schedule designed to best meet program needs, which may include some evenings and weekends as necessary.  Must have a valid driver’s license and dependable transportation to use for work purposes. 

Physical Demands:

Must be able to regularly speak, hear, sit, and perform keystrokes to accurately enter data with reasonable speed to insure work is completed.  Requires physical ability to routinely handle normal office materials and tools including frequently filing, lifting, and reaching; and have the ability to move throughout office.

Work environment: 

Regular exposure to normal office environments, supplies and office machines.   Some exposure to the outside weather, that includes high or low temperatures, light snow, etc. 

 

Although an official closing date has not been set, we encourage contacting Family Service Rochester as soon as possible to ensure consideration in the applicant selection process.   To be considered a formal applicant, a completed application is necessary and a cover letter and resume is suggested.  You may apply on-line or in person.  An application may be filed from our website www.familyservicerochester.org or mailed to Family Service Rochester, 1110 Sixth Street NW; Rochester, MN  55901.  EOE.

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Group Educator

Do you need some extra money?  Family Service Rochester (FSR) may have an opportunity you can’t pass up.  We have an opening for a group educator that will require only minimal hours on your part.  This part-time position will be responsible to deliver one session of our Custody and Dissolution Planning series.  FSR is seeking an individual to specifically facilitate one session (approximately 1 evening per month) on Post-Divorce Communication.  Do you have the ability to present material in a group setting and foster discussions specific to post-divorce parenting, remarriage, and the process of building healthy step-family relationships?  If so, you may be the person we are looking for.  If you have a master’s degree in social work or relevant experience, please contact us via our website at www.familyservicerochester.org.  This position requires minimal time on your part, but offers many rewards in return.  Please consider in applying for our open position today.

Although an official closing date has not been set, we encourage contacting Family Service Rochester as soon as possible to ensure consideration in the applicant selection process.   To be considered a formal applicant, a completed application is necessary and a cover letter and resume is suggested.  You may apply on-line or in person.  An application may be filed from our website www.familyservicerochester.org or mailed to Family Service Rochester, 1110 Sixth Street NW; Rochester, MN  55901.  EOE.

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