Reach Dane

Family Outreach Worker- Bilingual Spanish

Reference ID : 58218
Location : Madison, WI
Category : Non-Profit/Volunteering
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

 Starting January 1, 2022, proof of COVD vaccination or an approved wavier is required to be considered for employment with Reach Dane.


The Family Outreach Worker will assume a lead role in implementing the social service work plan by providing ongoing comprehensive support and case management services to assigned families that promote family well being, self-sufficiency, and social competency. Responsible for providing services to community and individuals to help improve their quality of life. 

Duties

  • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related Human Service field with a minimum of 1 year of experience or extensive experience working with low-income, multicultural families
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with assigned families that demonstrate respect and understanding
  • Contact each family on a monthly basis to follow-up on progress on goals, offer services, and provide connection to the program
  • Work with families to develop Family Partnership Agreements that identify strengths, goals, and needed resources
  • Provide resources and referrals to families related to housing, employment, and financial literacy services
  • Work with families to strengthen and enhance parent-child relationships through workshops, Family Fun Night Events, and home visits
  • Assist with improving parents' involvement with their child's education and assist parents with employment goal
  • Demonstrated leadership, organizational and team work skills
  • Experience working with high-risk families in a multicultural setting is preferred
  • Experience in organizing and facilitating meetings and family gatherings
  • Experience in identifying needs and providing referrals to other community resources
  • Possess a valid driver's license and motor vehicle
  • Driving Record that per Licensing requirements does not pose a threat to children that may be in vehicle with the FOW
  • Adequate liability insurance as required by the agency

Requirements

Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related Human Service field with a minimum of 1 year of experience or extensive experience working with low-income, multicultural families

Nice To Haves

Benefits

  • Health, dental, vision
  • vacation and sick time
  • 403(b) match after 2 years
  • company paid life insurance and long term disability
  • paid continuing education
  • no weekends or holiday work
  • Flexible spending accounts

About Us

Reach Dane provides high-quality early childhood services to over 1,000 underserved children ages 0-5 in Dane County through center based and home visitation programs. Our staff work tirelessly every day to reach the most vulnerable children and families in our community, and the need for our services is growing. The number of infants and toddlers experiencing homelessness enrolled in our programs has tripled over the last four years. Last year, Reach Dane served more homeless children than any other Head Start program in Wisconsin. 



Salary : $16.56/Hr
Minimum Education : Associate
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Non-Profit/Volunteering
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Madison, WI

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