Family Partner
Uplift Family Services

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Post Date: Jul 14, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
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Location: US - California - San Bernardino
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Title: Family Partner I
Actual offers will be determined by the candidate’s creditable years of experience in conjunction with internal equity considerations and based on the organization’s current compensation practices.
Job Summary
Works within the vision, mission, and philosophy of the agency to provide support and coaching on specific skill sets for caregivers as well as to provide a parent perspective in a variety of settings. Supports the development of a shared understanding between individuals and groups based on the twelve principles of the agency service philosophy. Uses personal and professional life experiences to establish credibility and infuse hope for a better future, to demonstrate unconditional acceptance, and assist with problem solving. Supports the implementation of family friendly practices by providing a parent’s perspective to the routine operations and development of programs. Provides consultation and training for staff and others to increase awareness and improve the effectiveness of parent-professional partnerships to meet the needs of families. Participates in program and community meetings to maximize parent voice, choice, access, and involvement throughout the service delivery process. Works directly with parents and caregivers.
Education Requirements
High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.
Some college education.
Experience Requirements
• Three (3) years of experience as a parent or caregiver of child with special needs.
• Be able to articulate the experience and perspective of a parent/caregiver or relative of a child with complex needs involving mental health, child protective, or probation services. This ability is acquired as the primary caregiver of a child with complex needs required.
Speak, read, and/or write another language preferred.

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