Self-Sufficiency Coach (Social Worker)

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/13/2018

Address

Philadelphia
PA
United States

Description

The Self-Sufficiency Coach advocates for and provides holistic support to ACHIEVEability participants, and their families, as they begin their journey towards to self-sufficiency. ACHIEVEability participants are single parents working hard to create a better life for themselves and their families. The Self-Sufficiency Coach is responsible for motivating, encouraging, and equipping ACHIEVEability participants with the skills they need to attain their life goals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide case management services for a caseload of 28- 35 participants.
  • Help families create goals and map concrete steps for achieving those goals, with a focus on the areas of parenting, finances, and personal development.
  • Help families make and track progress with their plans.
  • Motivate families to remain engaged and compliant with ACHIEVEability’s program requirements.
  • Work well with a diverse team to collaborate on supportive plans.
  • Facilitate and organize workshops, family enrichment activities and group meetings.
  • Maintain complete and accurate records in case files and database.
  • Conducts regular home visits/inspections and assist participants in maintaining home according to agency standards.
  • Develop/maintain links with other professionals in the social service field and complementary programs in the city.

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree required from an accredited college or university.
  • Minimum of 2 years providing case management or community services to vulnerable children, individuals or families in a public or private social service agency.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills – writing, speaking, presentation
  • Strong sense of responsibility, initiative, follow through and accountability
  • Ability and willingness to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Comfortable working in West Philadelphia

Benefits

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance (Company Paid)
  • 403B (Company Paid)
  • Life Insurance, Short and Long term disability (Company Paid)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Tuition Reimbursement 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

cavery@missionfirsthousing.org

To Apply: Please send your resume and cover letter to cavery@missionfirsthousing.org


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