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Title Full Time Bilingual Resource Parent Coach
Status: Full-time
Job Description

The Resource Parent Coach provides recruitment, credentialing, and support services in compliance with and as directed by contract through the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, the Philadelphia Department of Human Services, and the Community Umbrella Agency/ies to which Concilio sub-contracts.  The Coach’s role is to: (1) recruit prospective foster parents; (2) screen and approve prospective foster and kinship parents in collaboration with the Resource Parent Coordinator; (3) provide training and follow up services to approved foster and kinship parents including resource linkage; (4) provide coaching, issue intervention and support services as it relates to the needs and well-being of the child/ren placed in their care; and (5) maintain all documentation meeting state/county standards and best practices.  The Resource Parent Coach has access to confidential client information and is expected to handle such information with integrity and professionalism.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for weekly outreach activities toward the recruitment of 20 new parents annually;
  • Provide coaching, annual credentialing, and support to resource parents;
  • Responsible for annual recertification of resource parents including updated clearances, medicals as requested, agreement, and annual home inspections, and enforcement of annual resource parent training hours, for submission to Supervisor for generation of Certificate of Approval;
  • Responsible for providing case management, coaching and issue intervention, and resource services to foster/kinships parents and their children as appropriate parents, in alignment with contract requirements.
  • Serve as a liaison between Concilio resource parents and the CUA case managers, with resource parent check in 48 hours after new placement;
  • Monitor placement stability through monthly home visits to the resource home;
  • Document all meaningful phone and face to face contact with resource parent in ETO;
  • Report emergencies to supervisor immediately, for communication to Manager, CUA, and Childline/HCSIS as appropriate;
  • Establish a working team relationship with placement families and Concilio and CUA professionals to ensure child’s well-being, promote positive growth and development and maintain stability of placement;
  • Plan and host one quarterly in-service training under guidance of Coordinator and full team;
  • Maintain case records with timely and accurate documentation meeting state/county standards and best practices;
  • Assist Resource Parent Coordinator in arranging placements and movements as requested;
  • Provide on-call Concilio coverage for one week after hours and on the weekend for new placements as scheduled;
  • Participate in regular component and staff department and agency meetings;
  • Attend trainings as appropriate and required;
  • Maintain on-going mutually supportive, professional collaboration with the CUAs, Philadelphia Department of Human Services, other state/county agencies, auxiliary services and community resources; and
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field plus two years experience in Human Services, preferably child welfare.
  • Demonstrated assessment, counseling and collaboration skills required.
  • Group facilitation skills preferred.
  • Coach should be resourceful, able to establish and maintain good working relationships with a variety of clients, other professionals and foster parents.
  • Coach must understand and preserve the importance of confidentiality and discretion.
  • Knowledge of the social services network in Philadelphia.
  • FBI, Pennsylvania Childline and Criminal Background Clearances.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical ability.
  • Computer and technological proficiency required.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle emergency situations.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and insurance and able to travel and be flexible.
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Title Immunizations Outreach Worker
Status: Full-Time
Job Description

The Immunizations Program Outreach Worker provides outreach, engagement and engagement to bring children into compliance with recommended childhood vaccinations. This position reports to the Program Coordinator, and in his/her absence the Manager of Maternal and Child Health Services. The Outreach Worker’s role is to: (1) conduct outreach and education to parents whose children may be behind in their child’s recommended vaccination schedule; (2) documents all program efforts and outcomes; and (3) represents Concilio’s health and family services internally and externally as appropriate.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide home-based visits to Immunization Program families as assigned monthly;
  • Provide education to parents to make informed decisions about pediatric vaccinations;
  • Facilitate the scheduling of immunization appointments for clients;
  • Will support faxing and communication with provider offices to obtain patient immunization histories.
  • Utilize extended schedule (beyond 8:30-5:00 or weekends) in an effort to reach non-compliant or difficult to locate parents;
  • Utilize the Kids Immunization Database System KIDS Plus Registry to obtain and update all client information and perform other program reporting as assigned in full compliance with agency and other confidentiality measures;
  • Pursue in-house leads using various directories as needed;
  • Attend relevant health fairs and community events to promote the program;
  • Attend all required trainings and meetings;
  • Participate in and be prepared for bi-weekly individual supervision and other staff meetings;
  • Convey any identified problems to supervisor for address;
  • Uphold the professional standards of the program and organization;
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Strong knowledge and/or values related to children’s health and vaccinations.
  • Strong oral communication skills.
  • Ability to engage, connect with and educate at-risk individuals of various ethnic backgrounds.
  • Driver’s License/ Car required with insurance.
  • Bilingual strongly preferred.
  • Computer and technological skills required.
  • Ability to work under pressure and handle emergency situations.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Meet annual criminal and child abuse clearances.
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Title Bilingual Court Advocate
Status: Full-Time
Job Description

The Full Time Victim Advocate will serve as a community based advocate for victims and witnesses of crime in the East Division. This position will also serve as a back up to ensure on site services at the Criminal Justice Center as assigned. Services delivered include but are not limited to: education about victim legal rights and protections; criminal justice progress; providing crisis intervention, emotional support and safety planning; helping submit comments to courts, probation, and parole boards; intervening with creditors, landlords and employers on behalf of victims; helping find shelter and transportation; referral linkage and support with follow up to community based services; connecting victims SAVIN to ensure notification of inmates’ release or escape; and completion of Crime Victims Compensation Applications. Advocate will also help victims to prepare and submit a victim impact statement, support intervention with harassment and intimidation, and help to request translation services in court as appropriate. Advocate will offer victims information about the different options available to them and support victims’ decision-making from a client centered, trauma informed approach and be committed to maintaining the highest possible levels of confidentiality in their communications with victims.  The Victim Advocate will be responsible for ensuring participation in and facilitation of community level outreach and awareness activities in collaboration with community partners and community residents. This position will serve as a key liaison to the District Attorney’s office, police districts, other community partners and community residents..

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide community based support and advocacy services to victims within Philadelphia’s East Division.
  • Inform victims and witnesses of hearing dates, familiarizing them with and encouraging them to participate in the criminal justice process, and reporting any victim-witness intimidation and/or retaliation with the goal of increasing the number of cases being held for court.
  • Education victims and witnesses about their legal rights
  • Provide safety planning, crisis intervention, and emotional support
  • Help victims with impact statements or comments to courts, probation and parole boards
  • Referral linkages to community based services
  • Connecting victims to SAVIN to ensure notification of a inmates’ release or escape
  • Complete of Crime Victim Compensation Applications
  • Participate in community level outreach to promote services, including table settings and facilitation of informational presentations
  • Participate in community level events that promote violence prevention to represent Concilio and agency services
  • Provide bi-lingual community presentations promoting services
  • Support both written and verbal translations, English/Spanish
  • Utilize a strengths-based, trauma informed resiliency model of practice
  • Maintain client confidentiality and handle all communication in a professional manner
Qualifications and Requirements

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in Social Work or related field preferred, with a minimum of two years’ work experience serving victims of crime.
  • Knowledge of victim’s services and court processes including, victim rights counseling, support, and service connection.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • FBI, Pennsylvania Childline and Criminal Background Clearances.
  • Computer and technological proficiency required.
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion.
  • Flexible schedule with willingness to support events outside normal business hours
  • Ability to work under pressure and respond to emergency situations or be on-call as applicable.
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Title Bilingual Parent Educator
Status: Part-Time
Job Description

The Bilingual Parent Educator teaches parenting classes, utilizing the Nurturing Parent Curriculum and other materials, to the community served by the agency, in both English and Spanish. The Educator will conduct outreach to community organizations to schedule classes and recruit participants to ensure the education of 83 parents and/or caregivers in the parent education classes per year.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct trauma informed parenting classes, for parents and caregivers, in English and Spanish.
  • Outreach to community centers, childcare facilities, schools, and other non-profit agencies to recruit participants and schedule classes.
  • Provide participants with referrals to other services as necessary.
  • Attend on-going professional development trainings through the Institute for Family Professionals (IFP)
  • Prepare the submission of monthly, quarterly, and annual reports and continuation applications to funders as may be required.
  • Keep detailed files on all participants in compliance with the Parenting Collaborative guidelines.
  • Ensure compliance with both internal policies and applicable state and federal regulations and statutes, including mandatory reporting.
Qualifications and Requirements

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work, Child Development or related field.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent analytical ability.
  • Computer and technological proficiency required.
  • Knowledge of social services network in Philadelphia.
  • FBI, Pennsylvania Childline and Criminal Background Clearances.
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Title Permanency Specialist
Status: Full-Time
Department: Family Social Services
Job Description

The Permanency Specialist provides adoption services under contract from the Statewide Adoption Network, Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare and the Philadelphia Department of Human Services.  The Permanency Specialist’s role is to: (1) provide adoption finalization, child preparation, child and family profile development with kinship families, adoptive families and children throughout the adoption or permanency and post-permanency process; and (2) maintain case records with timely and accurate documentation meeting state/county standards and best practices.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pre and post adoption services including court representation as needed, post permanency services including assessment, advocacy/case management, support group, and respite service arrangements; and child/family profile and child prep facilitation and development;
  • Home based delivery of services;
  • Complete family assessment and record maintenance including family service plans, quarterly; reports, and other required documentation;
  • Facilitate adoptions trainings as assigned;
  • Attend weekly staff meetings;
  • Submit performance reports as required;
  • Attend training as required;
  • Maintain a caseload which will consist of cases of a sensitive and complex nature;
  • Provide coaching to families in regard to social service needs;
  • Interact substantively with Community Umbrella Agencies, DHS, schools, clinics, hospitals, and social welfare agencies in order to collect social services information around the Philadelphia area;
Qualifications and Requirements

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field plus two years experience in Human Services, preferably child welfare.
  • Demonstrated social work and collaboration skills required.
  • Permanency Specialist should be resourceful, willing to establish and maintain good working relationships with a variety of clients, other professionals and foster parents.
  • Permanency Specialist must understand the importance of confidentiality.
  • Knowledge of the social services network in Philadelphia.
  • FBI, Pennsylvania Childline and Criminal Background Clearances.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required.
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Title Part Time Youth Facilitator
Status: Part Time
Job Description

The Youth Program Facilitator is responsible for running the daily after school activities for at risk youth populations in the OST (out-of-school time program) program. The Youth Program Facilitator is also responsible for the facilitation of youth enrolled in the Summer program. The programs are under contract with the Philadelphia Department of Human Services, Public Health Management Corporation, and Philadelphia Youth Network. Because the Youth Program Facilitator works with at-risk youth populations, they carry a high degree of responsibility for the students’ physical and emotional safety and are therefore, expected to serve with the utmost professionalism, care, and integrity. The Youth Program Facilitator is supervised by the Program Site Coordinator.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Co-Facilitate and/or support life skills activities, arts & recreation activities and homework assistance with 15 youth on a daily basis
• Facilitate and integrate Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) focused activities into all programming
• Facilitate activities and cohorts of STEAM clubs and provide daily supervision of their assigned group.
• Participate in training and ongoing professional development as assigned or coordinated by direct supervisor
• Adhere to program schedule, structure, and contract requirements
• Serve as a positive role model for all youth enrolled in programming
• Assist youth in developing and implementing service-learning projects
• Chaperone field trips and off-site projects with youth.
• Maintain a collaborative and respectful work environment among youth and co-workers.
• Ensure that youth receive a snack each day

Qualifications and Requirements

• Accredited University coursework in Education, Urban Education, Public Health or in a related field preferred.
• Knowledge of or interest in positive youth development
• Must be resourceful, willing to establish and maintain good working relationships with a variety of clients, other professionals and parents of youth enrolled in programming.
• Must be willing to work with a team and work well and professionally with youth and parents.
• Must understand the importance of confidentiality.
• Ability to pass FBI, Pennsylvania Childline and Criminal Background Checks.
• Good oral and written communication skills.
• Strong group facilitation/public speaking skills
• Creative and Outgoing with the ability to successfully engage youth

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