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Family Development Specialist - Family Connections

Mid-Iowa Community Action (MICA)


Location: Grinnell, IA

List of Job Duties:  

We’re looking for an upbeat, compassionate and adaptive person who wants to make a difference in the lives of children and families in Poweshiek County.  Works with families in a strength based approach to identify challenges to well-being, establish goals and develop written plans.  Assists families to develop a greater knowledge of child development, parenting, and creating safe and stable home environments.  Responsible for promoting the parent’s role as their child’s first teacher. Facilitates use of resources and serves as a source of support.  Services provided through home visits.  We provide ongoing professional development opportunities and an excellent benefit package.  Full-time position, $18.49/hour

Required Experience and/or Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Required:  Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work of Family/Human Services or closely related field

Preferred:  Experience working with children ages 0-5

Further information/application process contact:  http://www.micaonline.org/jobs

Contact:  Helen Benker, helen.benker@micaonline.org, 641-752-7162

Closing Date:  Open until filled

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : Bachelors Degree

Experience Level : Mid to Senior Level

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