Family Support Center

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Position Available: Parent Educator

Family Support Center has an opening for a full-time Parent Educator position in Chippewa County. This position is responsible for providing parent education, coaching and support to parents throughout Chippewa County through home visitation, classes, and in office one to one services. The position uses the Parents as Teachers (PAT) and Your Journey Together curriculums. Services include parenting classes at the Chippewa County Jail, L.E. Phillips Treatment Center, and other settings as opportunities arise. Family Support Center’s mission is to empower all individuals, families and communities to live free from domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and interpersonal violence through education, prevention and intervention. Family Support Center’s Parent Services Program strives to embrace and strengthen families with children by promoting growth through education, information, referral and opportunities to share experiences. This position is 40 hours per week. Benefits include health insurance, vacation and sick leave.

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 home visitation and group settings, experience working with a wide variety of families, including victims of domestic violence, experience with people in crisis, and 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 Becce Woestman. Materials can be e-mailed to familysupport@fsccf.org or mailed to Family Support Center, P.O. Box 143, Chippewa Falls, WI

Position Available : Sexual Assault Advocate (Eau Claire County)

Family Support Center has an opening for a full-time Sexual Assault Advocate in Eau Claire County. This position is responsible for providing services and outreach to victims of sexual assault in Eau Claire. Responsibilities include: providing personal advocacy, accompaniment and advocacy based counseling to victims of sexual assault; providing community outreach; collaborating and networking with other agencies and programs to promote victim safety and resource options and; facilitating a Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) for Eau Claire County.

Family Support Center is a nonprofit domestic and sexual violence agency serving Chippewa and Eau Claire Counties. The position is located in FSC’s Sexual Assault Outreach office in downtown Eau Claire. The position is 40 hours per week plus occasional weekend on-call shifts. Benefits include health insurance, vacation and sick leave.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Women’s Studies or other human services related field. Other qualifications include knowledge and understanding of the impact of sexual assault and domestic violence on victims, previous work with people who have experienced trauma, experience working with people in crisis, strong communication skills, inter-agency collaboration skills, and the ability to work as part of a team.

Please send resume, cover letter, names and contact information for three work related references to Amanda Schumacher. Materials can be e-mailed to familysupport@fsccf.org or mailed to Family Support Center, P.O. Box 143, Chippewa Falls, WI 54729. All materials must be received by January 17, 2020 via e-mail, mail or delivery. For more information or questions, call Amanda Schumacher at 715-830-0188 or Geri Segal at 715-723-1138.