Work for F.A.C.T.
We are always on the lookout for people who have what it takes to support the family members of children with disabilities.
If you would like to make a difference in the lives of the families we serve, and you are interested in the job openings listed below, send your resume to the email provided.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
- Reports directly to the Executive Director
- Supervises Advocacy Supervisor, PSP Program Manager, People First Advisor, and Training Specialist.
- Interacts with all office staff.
- Interacts as assigned, with Local, State, and Federal work groups/policy teams, and stakeholders that may impact F.A.C.T.’s mission and service delivery to families.
- Interacts with customers, their families and the community at large.
The primary responsibilities of the Program Director include:
- Coordinate, support, and monitor the implementation and ongoing effectiveness of all programs.
- Prepare monthly budget reports; monitor revenue, productivity, and expenses.
- Coordinate and review monthly billing of funding sources.
- Prepare annual funding requests.
- Recommend any necessary policy changes.
- Monitor and report on program standards as they relate to funding goals and customer need.
- Assure agency status regarding accreditation and program quality reviews for all funding and partner agencies.
- Supervise, mentor and coach staff (as indicated above) including the assessment of job performance and training needs.
- Develop and maintain program specific process documentation.
- Evaluate data for tracking and trending purposes in identifying gaps in service, providing information to funding sources and stakeholders – suggesting improvement to current program practice.
- Identify new and innovative best practices that would add to the overall quality of program services.
- Oversee human resource issues.
- Oversee meyouhealth.
- Oversee social media accounts.
- Represent the agency as required in the community and at PR/fundraising activities.
- Other duties as assigned.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Excellent communication, organizational, critical thinking/problem solving and negotiation skills. The ability to maintain confidentiality of highly sensitive information. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to facilitate relationships with agency staff, stakeholders, funders, customers, and accrediting agencies. Excellent grasp of IDEA/504 laws and regulations. Thorough understanding of Systems of Care Values and Principals. Excellent computer skills with knowledge of basic software packages, including Excel and Word. Working knowledge of basic office equipment. Ability to respond positively and collaboratively with parents and customers.
Master’s degree in social service, nonprofit administration, or related area and 5 years of related experience. A high school diploma or equivalent with at least 10 years of related experience may be substituted for Master’s degree. Family member of a person with a disability required.
Please apply through Indeed.com
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St. Charles County Family Support Partner
If you are a person who would be interested in impacting and making a difference in the lives of families that include a person with a developmental disability we have an exciting full time position as a Parent Support Partner available.
- A Parent Support Partner offers mentoring and support to families that include a person with a developmental disability by offering system navigation, emotional support, and knowledge of community resources.
- A Parent Support Partner must have a child with a developmental disability.
- The eligible candidate must have progressed far enough along in their own parental journey that they are now capable of supporting another parent who is experiencing similar challenges in finding resources, navigating systems, and handling day to day life.
- Communicates with customers to determine level of understanding of their child’s diagnosis and situation, and has the ability to offer related information.
- Assists the family in identifying their natural supports.
- Assist the family in identifying their child’s strengths and the strengths of the family.
- Attends community meetings with the family when necessary to support the family and model effective advocacy skills.
- Maintains well-organized records, accurate case notes, with timely computer entry.
- Accurate tracking of all time spent with each customer.
- Has the ability to problem solve, think outside of the box, and collaborate with community partners.
- Knowledge of area resources and how to access them.
- Familiarity with the Department of Mental Health’s Regional Center as well as eligibility standards needed for applicable services.
- Must have organizational skills, be able to use technology on the go including a cell phone, tablet, wifi, and be comfortable traveling within the county to family’s homes.
Job Type: Full-time
Location: Saint Charles, MO 63303
Salary: $30,000.00 /year
- parenting a child with a disability: 5 years (Preferred)
- Driver’s license (Required)
- Parent of a child with a disability (Required)
- vehicle insurance (Required)
- United States (Required)
Please apply using this link for Indeed.com
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