The Family Nurturing Center (FNC), Rogue Valley Children’s Relief Nursery is a multifaceted organization providing an array of services to high-risk families with children, birth to five years. FNC is a growing, vibrant organization committed to the prevention of child abuse and neglect. Our mission is to strengthen families so that children can live safely and develop fully in their parents’ care.

The Family Nurturing Center offers medical, vision, and dental plans, paid time off, sick pay, paid holidays, professional development opportunities, and employee assistance program..

Our mission is to strengthen families so that children can live safely and develop fully in their parents’ care.

Please include:

⇒ Current resume
⇒ Cover letter describing how your education and experience have prepared you for this position
⇒ Names and phone numbers of three professional references

ISRS Provider - Jackson County

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General Position Description: The In-home Safety and Reunification Services (ISRS) Providers offer families an array of in-home services designed to control a safety threat identified by DHS/Child Welfare. This service is provided through in-home observation, supervision, and specific intervention. This position works closely with DHS and other community partners to support children living safely within their parents’ homes.

Schedule: 40 hour per week, Monday through Friday – position requires some on-call/nights/weekends

Compensation: $17 – $19/hour

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Managing a caseload of DHS referred families
  • Visiting families in their homes to provide basic assistance, stress reduction, increasing social and emotional support, and assistance to access community support services as needed.
  • Being available and attentive when families need assistance.
  • Maintaining accurate records and documentation as required
  • May be required to testify in court
  • Providing crisis intervention, including referrals to community partners, accessing services and advocating in order to meet family’s needs.
  • The ISRS provider monitors and supports family’s self-managed safety, evaluates and report on parental capacity to protect their children.
  • Recommends actions and services to the parents and DHS which will improve parent’s ability to care for their children.
  • This position adheres to Relief Nursery and FNC policies, procedures, and standards.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in social work, mental health, psychology
  • At least 2 years’ experience working with high-risk families within past five years
  • Respectful, open, unbiased, accepting attitude toward clients and their families
  • Cleared background check through DHS and Central Background Check Registry
  • Valid Oregon driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Current First Aid/CPR Card (within 30 days of employment)
  • Able to effectively handle crisis situations
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Be compassionate and understanding
  • Taking initiative and presenting a positive attitude when faced with adversity
  • Time Management
  • Willingness and ability to work with high-risk families and infants, toddlers, or preschoolers.
  • Sound judgment and creative problem solving ability
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Solution oriented

Substitute Teacher - Medford/Phoenix

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General Position Description:  The teaching staff at FNC provide therapeutic learning experiences in an early childhood center-based program. The Substitute Teacher position serves to temporarily and seamlessly continue the classroom functions while the Lead Teacher or the Assistant Teacher is absent.

Background Required:
This position requires one of the following:

  • Completion of 20 credits (semester system) or 30 credits (quarter system) of training at a college or university in early childhood education, child development, elementary education, or special education
    OR
  • A one year state or nationally recognized credential related to infant and toddler care or preschool-age care
    OR
  • Documentation of attaining at least step 8 (eight) in the Oregon Registry

Qualifications:

  • Willingness and ability to work with high-risk families and infants, toddlers, or preschoolers.
  • Sound judgment and creative problem solving ability
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Ability to work effectively with a broad range of people
  • Willingness to seek and accept feedback and implement recommendations
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Solution oriented

Major Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Lead Teacher or Assistant Teacher in the facilitation of early childhood experiences that promote development in all domains, with special emphasis on social and emotional development
  • Assist the Lead Teacher or Assistant Teacher in maintaining a safe, well-organized physical environment with a rich array of creative and developmentally appropriate objects and materials
  • Assist the Lead Teacher or Assistant Teacher in maintaining an emotion-centered curriculum, e.g. utilize strategies that promote children’s understanding and appropriate expression of their emotions
  • Assist the Lead Teacher or Assistant Teacher in providing stable routines and consistent boundaries and limits that are responsive to the needs and developmental levels of the children.
  • Promote communication and problem solving to help children mediate feelings and develop positive relationships
  • Promote communication and impulse control within limitations of each child’s individual development
  • Help children establish trust in a consistently available adult who can facilitate a process of sorting out earlier experiences that may have been traumatic
  • Utilize caregiving routines as a means of supporting growth and development
  • Assist in maintaining a warm, welcoming, and respectful atmosphere that encourages parents’ participation in the classroom
  • Demonstrate a cultural awareness and sensitivity to the unique needs and conditions of children and families
  • Work effectively with volunteers, providing encouragement and support
  • Adhere to all health, safety, and sanitation standards

Requirements for Employment:

  • Criminal background check
  • Valid Oregon Driver’s License
  • Three (3) year DMV driving record
  • Current First Aid/CPR Card (within 30 days of employment)
  • Training in Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (within 90 days of employment)

Salary: $13.50/ hour.

Start Date: This is an on-call position

Substitute Teacher - Grants Pass

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General Position Description:  The teaching staff at FNC provide therapeutic learning experiences in an early childhood center-based program. The Substitute Teacher position serves to temporarily and seamlessly continue the classroom functions while the Lead Teacher or the Assistant Teacher is absent.

Background Required:
This position requires one of the following:

  • Completion of 20 credits (semester system) or 30 credits (quarter system) of training at a college or university in early childhood education, child development, elementary education, or special education
    OR
  • A one year state or nationally recognized credential related to infant and toddler care or preschool-age care
    OR
  • Documentation of attaining at least step 8 (eight) in the Oregon Registry

Qualifications:

  • Willingness and ability to work with high-risk families and infants, toddlers, or preschoolers.
  • Sound judgment and creative problem solving ability
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Ability to work effectively with a broad range of people
  • Willingness to seek and accept feedback and implement recommendations
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Solution oriented

Major Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Lead Teacher or Assistant Teacher in the facilitation of early childhood experiences that promote development in all domains, with special emphasis on social and emotional development
  • Assist the Lead Teacher or Assistant Teacher in maintaining a safe, well-organized physical environment with a rich array of creative and developmentally appropriate objects and materials
  • Assist the Lead Teacher or Assistant Teacher in maintaining an emotion-centered curriculum, e.g. utilize strategies that promote children’s understanding and appropriate expression of their emotions
  • Assist the Lead Teacher or Assistant Teacher in providing stable routines and consistent boundaries and limits that are responsive to the needs and developmental levels of the children.
  • Promote communication and problem solving to help children mediate feelings and develop positive relationships
  • Promote communication and impulse control within limitations of each child’s individual development
  • Help children establish trust in a consistently available adult who can facilitate a process of sorting out earlier experiences that may have been traumatic
  • Utilize caregiving routines as a means of supporting growth and development
  • Assist in maintaining a warm, welcoming, and respectful atmosphere that encourages parents’ participation in the classroom
  • Demonstrate a cultural awareness and sensitivity to the unique needs and conditions of children and families
  • Work effectively with volunteers, providing encouragement and support
  • Adhere to all health, safety, and sanitation standards

Requirements for Employment:

  • Criminal background check
  • Valid Oregon Driver’s License
  • Three (3) year DMV driving record
  • Current First Aid/CPR Card (within 30 days of employment)
  • Training in Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (within 90 days of employment)

Salary: $13.50/ hour

Start Date: This is an on-call position