Family Service Advocate

MAAC - Fallbrook, CA

Under supervision, the Family Service Advocate (FSA) will develop and maintain relationships with families and ensure that they receive comprehensive services through their participation in the program.  Comprehensive services include, but are not limited to, health and social services, disabilities, early childhood education and care services, and a range of parent development training opportunities at the site.  Service to families is a collaborative effort among all center staff.  The incumbent is also responsible for conducting community outreach efforts to identify and develop relationships with community-based organizations that provide other needed services to families.  Incumbents will also be required to comply with all Head Start, MAAC and other programmatic requirements. Incumbents may be assigned to an alternative work site based on the needs of the program and will be monitored by and receive training and technical assistance from the Health, Social Service and other Managers.

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EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATION

  • Associate of Arts Degree AND twelve (12) college semester units in Social and/or Health Education AND two (2) years of Head Start or related family support resource program experience that demonstrates working with adults in a social/health setting; experience working with children and families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
  • A Family Development Credential (FDC) is required within eighteen (18) months of hire/placement in this classification.
  • Bilingual (English / Spanish) speaking, reading, and writing required
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Outlook including email, word processing, spreadsheet, database (such as ChildPlus) and other standard business software
  • Must have and maintain a valid California Driver’s License, daily use of a personal, insured vehicle, and have and maintain a motor vehicle driving record acceptable to MAAC’s insurance carrier. 

Job Details

Category: Family Services

Type: FT

Location: Fallbrook, CA

Salary: 14.91 - 17.73

Posted On: October 3rd, 2019

Agency Details

Website: https://www.maacproject.org

MAAC is a multi-purpose social service agency with a successful history of serving various communities throughout San Diego County. In 1965, MAAC opened its doors to serve San Diego's disadvantaged and now has centers strategically located as far south as San Ysidro and as far north as Pauma Valley. One million clients later, MAAC is still acting as a catalyst to help individuals and families become self-sufficient. Serving approximately 35,000 individuals per year, MAAC provides a spectrum of unique programs designed to assist clients by engaging them in the enhancement of their own lives through lifestyle changes.