Family Building Blocks (FBB) is accepting applications for a full-time Relief Nursery Outreach Lead
Worker who will provide services to families in the Salem and Santiam Canyon area. This position is
eligible for benefits.
FBB is a not-for-profit child abuse and neglect prevention organization providing services in Marion
and Polk counties. We serve over 700 children and families annually through the services, programs,
and resources provided at our six locations.
FBB’s mission of “Keeping Children Safe and Families Together” is the foundation that helps us build
strength in our communities, large and small. We are committed to putting families at the center of
Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment? Want to make a difference and be part of our
mission? Can you adapt to rapidly changing priorities swiftly? Take a few minutes to learn more about
our organization and this position. Join our team!
As a Relief Nursery Outreach Lead Worker, he/she will supervise 2-4 home visitors and provide home visits to
families and will make every effort to ensure that all services comply and or exceed the Oregon Association of
Relief Nursery established standards. As part of FBB’s supervisory team he/she will be responsible for
oversight, ongoing monitoring, weekly case-conferencing, and training for assigned home visitors. As a lead,
he/she will be dedicated to helping home visitors succeed in all aspects of their work. In addition, he/she will
work with families in their homes to establish a positive home environment, to promote healthy child growth
and development, and to support the well-being of children and families. Lead worker will use therapeutic
home visiting skills such as reflective strategies and dialogue to strengthen parent-child relationships, improve
parenting skills, teach effective problem solving, and reduce family stress. As a home visitor, he/she will be
dedicated to helping parents identify and access community resources that will help the family accomplish
their goals. As an employee, he/she work in a non-judgmental, strength-based manner with individual family
members, groups and colleagues.
Every position is vital to ensuring the highest level of services are delivered to our children and families.
Regular attendance is expected of all employees as a normal condition of employment and each employee is
responsible for being present every day at the scheduled time.
50% Supervision & Training
supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the FBB’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities
include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; documenting
performance; rewarding and counseling employees; addressing complaints and resolving conflicts.
accompanies and observes home visitors on home visits and maintain related records.
using a strength-based approach and reflective supervision strategies.
required documentation is properly collected and submitted.
neglect is brought to the attention of the Program Director and referred to Protective Services.
health and safety, maternal and family health, infant and child development including language and
literacy, role of culture in parenting, and supporting the parent-child relationship within 180 days of hire.
40% Home Visiting
improve their parenting technique, and by offering information about child development.
of children and families accurately and complete required paperwork in accordance with program
identify strategies for improving outcomes.
discriminatory behavior. Participate in cultural competency training and supports Family Building Blocks’
cultural competency goals.
5% Volunteer & Intern Program Support
events Supports the work of FBB volunteers and interns as an integral part of program services.
MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
or related degree OR Completion of 15 credits (quarter system) or 10 credits (semester system) of training
from an accredited institution in early childhood education or child development, elementary education,
or special education and a commitment to complete a professional development plan within the first year
of employment and ORO Step 8.
providing support to staff in stressful work environments.
issues and otherer program operations.
maternal-infant health and dynamics of child abuse and neglect.
and calm to emergent and crisis situations.
record, and reliable transportation.
PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
and agency policies and procedures.
and valid auto insurance is required.
attain CBR prior to start date.
a minimum of 2 hours training).Expected Hours of Work
This position works with at-risk parents in their homes and requires a flexible schedule to accommodate family
needs and participate in program activities that may include occasional overtime, late and/or early mornings.
This position requires regular travel to perform home visit and occasionally to visit other sites and attend
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until finalists are selected.
HOW TO APPLY
If you would like a copy of the job description, have any questions or to submit your resume, cover
letter, and education documents please contact Linda Flamenco, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Employment offer is contingent upon completion of an Oregon Child Care Division Central
Background registry and fingerprinting, review of an acceptable driving record, and a negative drug
Family Building Blocks also provides an excellent benefits package, which includes medical, dental,
and vision coverage. Other benefits also include generous PTO/holidays as well as voluntary life and
disability insurance, and 401K after one year.
Family Building Blocks is an affirmative action/EEO employer. Believing that diversity contributes to
program excellence and to mutual respect and understanding, FBB is committed to recruiting and
retaining diversity in our Board and staff. We seek applicants who bring varied experiences,
perspectives, and backgrounds.
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