The Young Parent Support Program utilizes a strengths based, collaborative approach with young families in the community. YPS works with young parents to determine their needs and to develop a plan to meet these needs, based upon their strengths. YPS is a trauma informed, home based program offered free of charge to young families up to age 23 years. Children’s Friend and Family Services currently has two YPS programs; one in the Lynn area and one in the Lowell area.
Seeking 1 Case Manager for the Young Parent Support Program which provides short term services to young families in the Lowell area. The qualified candidates will provide community based visits to families to address individual needs such as; parenting and life skills education, needed referrals to local community resources, and transportation to local appointments. Case Managers will assist families in identifying and building upon strengths in order to become self sufficient. Case Managers will also have the ability to be flexible in order to provide accommodations for some evening services as needed.
- Bachelors Degree in Human Services field required (Associates with adequate experience working with pregnant/parenting young parents may be considered)
- Experience working with youth/families
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Bilingual preferred
- Valid drivers license and reliable insured transportation
- Familiarity with systems (DCF/DTA)
As a leading Human Services provider, JRI offers a comprehensive, competitive benefits package including medical, dental, life, accidental death and dismemberment and long-term disability insurance, health and dependent care flexible spending accounts, 401K package, company sponsored pension plan, generous paid time off and a tuition reimbursement program.