(GCA) Family Resource Coordinator (Social Worker)

Employer
K12 Inc.
Location
Atlanta, GA, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 14, 2018
Ref
18-3204
Requisition Number 18-3204
Title (GCA) Family Resource Coordinator (Social Worker)
City Atlanta State GA

Description
Job
Title: Family Resource Coordinator
Department: School Services
Reports To: Family Engagement Administrator OR Family Engagement/Resource Coordinator & FAST Supervisor
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Level:
Job Code: Individual Contributor
FAMRESCO

SUMMARY: The Family Resource Coordinator is a social worker helping families in situations of crisis, abuse and neglect, in addition to supporting other areas of social-emotional needs effecting academics. The position responds to issues directly, through facilitating meetings and/or by coordinating services with outside parties such as Child Protective Services (CPS), the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), and other community based organizations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

• Maintains caseload of students/families referred to Family Academic Support Team for multifaceted student and family issues and provides immediate support;
• Provides brief assessments to develop an action plan with students and families;
• Facilitates family intervention meetings with families in crisis or with multi-dimensional needs;
• Serves as point-of-contact for teachers and administration for families in crisis; follows up with families by phone or in person, coordinating with external agencies (e.g. Department of Family & Children Services , Department of Juvenile Justice, community service agencies.) as needed;
• Facilitates character education programming and other trainings for the faculty and greater school community, as needed.
• Maintains an active role and awareness of current community resources within school boundaries, through attending meetings and/or networking events.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.
Requirements
MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Master's degree in social work or related social service field AND One (1) year of documented social work field experience AND
• Social work education course work, to include Human Behavior in the Social Environment equivalent

Certificates and Licenses: State social work credential in good standing (if applicable).

OTHER REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, etc.); Web proficiency.
• Ability to travel 10% of the time
• Ability to pass required background check

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
• Three (3) years of field experience
• Background working in education

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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