Youth and Children's Ministry
Family Coach Supervisor
Who We Are:
Founded in 2003, Safe Families for Children surrounds families in crisis with caring, compassionate community. We are a faithful and driven nonprofit that provides hope and support to families in our local communities. Located in 70 cities across the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and beyond, we are motivated by our Christian identity to keep children safe and families intact.
Our vision is creating a world where children are safe and families are transformed through radically compassionate communities. At our core, Safe Families for Children is a proven support system to prevent children from entering the foster care system while also strengthening families in crisis and keeping children safe.
Do you have a heart for at-risk children and families in Colorado? Have you worked with local churches and mobilized a robust group of volunteers towards a shared vision? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Safe Families for Children in Colorado is looking for a motivated and compassionate person to join our growing team as a Family Coach Supervisor in Denver.
The Family Coach Supervisor reports to the Colorado State Director and provides 1) Oversight of Safe Families for Children’s (SFFC) implementation in faith communities, 2) Supervision and training to SFFC volunteers and clients, 3) Aides in program development efforts, and 4) Provides emergency, on-call support to staff and volunteers in SFFC programs.
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
- Participate in networking with local faith communities to build partnerships and create SFFC ministry teams.
- Complete home assessments and clinical interviews of all host families and family coaches, volunteers and completion of paperwork for home assessments.
- Support and supervise Family Coaches and Host Family volunteers on all aspects of the hosting process, including being available on an emergency, on call basis.
- Weekly contact with family coaches and record supervision in database.
- Outreach to community partners for gaining referrals and building relationships.
- Participate in maintaining files for all Safe Families volunteers ensuring that they are complete with regard to all the necessary particulars.
- Participate in the intake of families requiring SFFC support and in matching hosting needs with host families.
- Responsible for quality of client care: to plan, develop, and administer programs such that basic, developmental, and therapeutic needs of clients in care are being met.
- Develop and implement in-service trainings for staff and on-going training for Safe Family volunteers and parents.
- Participate in the planning and development of Safe Families for Children events (recruitment, funding, holiday, etc).
- Maintain current knowledge pertaining to Safe Family approval process, recruitment, and training; continue professional development through seminars and conferences.
- Participate in weekly Safe Family meetings.
- Collaborate with all Safe Families for Children staff to provide information (monthly reports, in-person verbal reports, highlight SFFC volunteers/parents/etc) that can be used as updates for fundraising efforts/SFFC Council/Trustees/Board meetings, etc.
- Participate in fundraising activities and occasional grant writing.
- Public speaking about Safe Families and/or related topics in a variety of settings including child welfare, faith communities, and collaborative networks.
- Strong written and spoken communication skills.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university, Master’s preferred.
- A personal philosophy of support of at-risk families in line with the values and philosophies of Safe Families for Children.
- Experience working with at-risk children and families.
- Experience collaborating with local faith communities and in building volunteer teams.
- Public speaking experience and comfort.
- The ability to schedule one’s time and to work autonomously.
- Must provide own transportation with valid insurance/registration.
- Valid Colorado driver’s license.
- Must be willing and able to support the mission of Safe Families for Children.
- Successful completion of background checks, including but not limited to: The FBI/CBI live scan fingerprint checks, TRAILS child abuse registry, the FBI/CBI sexual offender registries.
- Available to work some nights and weekends.
- Master’s degree in Social Work; Social Welfare; Marriage & Family and Child Counseling; Child Psychology; Child Development; Counseling Psychology; Social Psychology; Clinical Psychology; Human Services; Educational Psychology; Education with an emphasis in counseling or extensive experience in these fields.
- Two + years of placement experience.
- Previous supervisory experience.
- Bilingual, Spanish preferred.
- Flexible work schedule.
- 401K, medical insurance, travel and expense reimbursement.
- Professional development, opportunities for advancement.
- Paid holidays and accrued paid vacation time.
- Supportive team environment.
To Apply: Deborah Johns, firstname.lastname@example.org