Family Support Center

Dedicated & compassionate volunteers needed!

Volunteer Opportunities

Family Support Center is always looking for individuals to help with various programs. Availability for these programs changes throughout the year, so please call 715-723-1138 for current openings. Volunteers are required to fill out an application and undergo background checks.

 

On-Call Advocate: (Females only) Provides evening and weekend coverage on a rotating basis for our 24-hour hotline. Serves as a compassionate presence for those who have been hurt and are in need of support. Requests are likely to give support and information over the phone, accompany someone to the hospital, or sit with them through a law enforcement call. Initial training sessions scheduled at your convenience. Additional training sessions available throughout the year. One year commitment required.

 

Office Assistant/Phone Answering: Assist with office projects, mailings, computer tasks, and phones. Answering phones at the Family Support Center including both business and crisis calls.

 

Safe Exchange Volunteer: Assist families in safely exchanging their children for visitation.

 

Interested? Want more information? Please call Lori, Resource Development Coordinator, at 723-1138 Or by email at resourcedev@fsccf.org

We're hiring!

Position Available:  Family Support Center Parent Educator

This position is 24 hours per week.  The Family Support Center provides vacation and sick leave benefits.  This position has several responsibilities related to providing parent education and support including:  1) parent education and support in a home visitation setting; 2) one to one parent education and support in the office; 3) parenting classes and groups in a variety of settings including the Chippewa County Jail, L.E. Phillips Treatment Center, and other settings as opportunities arise; 4) new baby visits to mothers in the Birth Center of St. Joseph's Hospital. 

Qualifications:  Minimum degree required is a bachelor's degree in social work, human development and family studies or other human services related field.  Other important qualifications include:  at least two years of experience providing parent education and support in a home visitation setting and group setting, thorough knowledge of childhood development, experience working with a wide variety of families, experience with people in crisis, experience and skill in developing collaborative relationships with multiple agencies.

Please send resume, cover letter, names and contact information for three work related references (2 from supervisors) to Geri Segal, Family Support Center, P.O. Box 143, Chippewa Falls, WI  54729.  Materials may also be faxed to 715-723-8460 or e-mailed to familysupport@fsccf.org  All materials must be received by Friday, December 1.  For more information call 715-723-1138.

Thank you to all who attended Walk A Mile Chippewa Valley!

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Thank you to all who helped to make Ladies Evening Extravaganza 2017 a huge success! 

We are so grateful for this amazing collaboration!

Our EauxClairesWI community raised over $15K for 2abillion:neauxviolence and chancetherapper's socialworks! (❤️ to AmbientInks)

 

S.M.I.L.E. program at River Source Family Center!

A wonderful program for families in Chippewa County that will provide opportunities for your child (ages birth to 5 years) to shine brightly in all areas of their life! 


S Social-Emotional Development

M Motor Development

I Intellectual Development

L Language Development

E Early Health & Well Being


Call River Source Family Center at 715-720-1841 for more information

or to register for the program


Thank you!!

Thank you to Xcel Energy for their grant to support our Economic Empowerment for Domestic Violence Survivors program!

 

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