Family Support Worker - United Methodist Children’s Home


United Methodist Children’s Home (UMCH)
Position Announcement
Job Title:    Family Support Worker        
Location:    FOCUS        
Status:    Full-time
FLSA:        Non-exempt    

Job Summary
The Family Support Worker works closely with families who have children who are at imminent risk of being removed from the home because of abuse, neglect, behavior issues or who are returning home after placement.  The Family Support Worker will work with no less than four (4) families and no more than six (6) families at one time.  This position requires working odd hours and being on call (24/7) and traveling extensively over a multi-county delivery area.  Counties current being served are:  Coffee, Covington, Dale and Geneva. 

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, Sociology or Human and Child Development required.   No less than one (1) year of related paid experience working with children, families and/or youth required.  LBSW preferred. Must be able to travel extensively over a multi-county delivery area, work odd hours and be on-call (24/7) as family emergencies arise.  A valid driver’s license from state of residence, reliable transportation and driving record that will allow coverage on UMCH insurance policy required.   Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing using the English language required. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume, including compensation requirements to:  
Ministry Headquarters
Director of Human Resources
3140 Zelda Court
Montgomery, Alabama, 36106-2607

UMCH actively seeks diversity among its employees.  All new hires are drug tested