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Bilingual Family Support Specialist

SCHEDULE: Schedule TBD; plus additional hours for staff meetings and supervision. However, this schedule may be adjusted according to the needs of the program.

WAGE/BENEFITS: $20.38 per hour. Janus offers an excellent benefits program including medical, dental, life & long-term disability insurance; EAP; 401(k) and paid time off (varied eligibility waiting periods apply).​ Voluntary optional coverage is also available.

Applications for all positions may be forwarded to appropriate similar positions within Janus Youth Programs. Positions may vary by location, pay structure, union, and supervisory staff.

Insights Teen Parent Services has been providing parenting education and support services to young parents through home visiting and support groups for over 30 years. We offer 9 different programs with specialties including child development, domestic violence, homelessness and foster care involvement for teen parents or their children.

Insights programs offer intensive home and community visiting to young families promoting positive parent-child relationships, supporting healthy childhood growth and development, enhancing family functioning and life skills development.

Home and community visiting staff conduct visits to provide life skills development, child development information, education, and parenting support. They conduct an initial needs assessment and multiple subsequent assessments for families and provide appropriate resources and referrals to community agencies. Family Support Specialists utilize multiple assessments and brainstorm with the family to develop an individual family support plan and set up activities and strategies that help the family meet their identified goals.

Healthy Families is an intensive home visiting program that serves families with children ages prenatal to 3 and focuses on strengthening the parent-child relationship to assure healthy growth and development. Family Support Specialists support parents in cultivating and strengthening a nurturing, positive relationship with their baby at each visit.

This position description is intended to give the reader a general idea of the overall purpose and the main activities and responsibilities that are intrinsic to this position.

While this description is intended to be representative, it is not intended to be limiting.