Mercer County

POSITION: Coordinator, Family Group Decision Making
REPORTS TO: Supervisor, Family Group Decision Making

PAY RATE: $16.26 per hour
JOB TYPE: Full Time
LOCATION: Mercer County

$2,000 SIGN-ON BONUS*

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*$500 at 90 days, $500 at 180 days and $1,000 at 1 year

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Family Group Decision Making (FGDM) coordinator will coordinate and facilitate family conferences, which include at-risk families, other local agencies, and related community supports. Strong communication and professional presentation skills are necessary.

JOB DUTIES:

  • Makes all arrangements for Family Group Decision Making (FGDM) conferences (invites participants, coordinates with referring caseworkers, secures location, arranges for food, travel needs, etc.).
  • Facilitates or co-facilitates conferences as needed and completes appropriate number of conferences each month.
  • Maintains case documentation and program data in a timely manner as described in the Documentation Standards for FGDM.
  • Participates in staff development activities, including individual and peer supervision.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field and three years' experience in human services; OR
  • Master's degree in relevant field and three years' experience in human services; AND
  • Completion of the Family Group Conference Training
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • Eligibility for State Police Criminal Record Check and Child Abuse History Clearances

ABOUT FAMILY SERVICES OF NW PA:
Family Services of NW PA (FSNWPA) is a non-profit social service agency with a mission to Strengthen Families and Transform Lives. We provide a comprehensive continuum of care and high quality, innovative programs and services to children and families across Northwest Pennsylvania. Services are available in Erie, Crawford, Mercer, and Venango Counties in Pennsylvania.

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