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

TO APPLY, please send the following information:

  • A cover letter detailing your interest in the position and why you are qualified
  • A current resume including dates and descriptions of educational background and positions you have held
  • Names and phone numbers of three professional references (2 must be from current or former employers)

 

EMAIL TO: admin@rvfnc.org

or MAIL TO:
The Family Nurturing Center
212 North Oakdale Ave
Medford, Oregon 97501

Current Open Positions

POSITION: ISRS Provider
WAGE STEP: $16.67 – $21.28 an hour
DEPARTMENT: DHS Contract
LOCATION: Medford, Phoenix, Grants Pass
REPORTS TO: Program Manager
STATUS: NonExempt
TRAVEL: Daily
SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday 40 hours

 

POSITION SUMMARY: 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 to help support a reunification plan. This service is provided through in-home observations, supervision and specific intervention. Family Nurturing Center programs strengthen families through the development of Protective Factors, which reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect and support effective parenting in at-risk populations.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supporting families through ISRS services
  • Maintaining compliance with FNC/DHS contract
  • Monitor for Safety Threats
  • Complete accurate records and documentation

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, mental health, psychology, education or related field
  • At least 2 years of experience working with high risk families within the last five years
  • Current clearance in DHS Background Check
  • Current Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (within 30 days of employment)

 

CORE COMPETENCIES: (see attached for definitions)

  • Building trust
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Delivering Results
  • Problem Solving
  • Taking initiative
  • Functional knowledge and skills
  • Service to others/customer focus

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to physically interact with children ages birth through five years, including bending, getting down and up off the floor
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Sitting, standing, driving
  • Vision and hearing within normal range (with or without corrections)

 

HAZARDS: (List – example)

  • May come into contact with children who are ill and/or contagious
  • Entering potentially unsafe, unstable, or unsanitary living conditions
  • Driving in potentially hazardous weather or road conditions

 

Supporting families through ISRS services

  • Assist families in understanding what changes the agency has identified as critical in meeting the safety and well-being needs of the children
  • Engage with children, families, relative providers, foster parents and community partners to promote reunification and safe case closure.
  • Supervise family interaction between parents and children, provide interventions where needed to promote healthy and safe interactions.
  • Use a strength based and trauma informed approach in working with families
  • Support parents in building additional problem-solving skills and parenting strategies.

 

Maintaining compliance with FNC/DHS contract

  • Execute safety plan requirements established by DHS
  • Report to DHS as needed in accordance with the safety plan
  • Attend weekly staffing’s and DHS meetings as required
  • Attend court hearings as needed, may be required to testify in court
  • Participate in weekly reflective supervision
  • Participate in trainings, workshops and seminars

 

Monitor for Safety threats

  • Ensure safety for all children in the household using observation, supervision and intervention
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled home visits ranging from 1-5 days a week
  • Provide crisis intervention, including referrals to community partners, accessing services and advocating in order to meet family’s needs.

 

Complete Accurate records and documentation

  • Complete Monthly reporting to DHS
  • Complete documentation in accordance with state standards and maintain confidential client information.
  • Completing Child assessments and make referrals as needed
  • Ensure protections of confidentiality when information is collected, entered into systems, discussed, translated, transmitted and stored.

 

To apply:
Send your resume and cover letter to: admin@familynurturingcenter.org,
or call (541) 779-5242. Or click the link below:

POSITION SUMMARY:

 Teacher Care Coordinators work in a teaching dyad to provide a comprehensive, therapeutic and developmentally appropriate early childhood classroom experience, and family support through home visitation, for a group of children and their parents. FNC programs strengthen families through the development of Protective Factors, which reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect and support effective parenting in at-risk populations.

Duties & Responsibilities:

· Adhering to Oregon Child Care licensing, health, safety and sanitation standards in the classroom.

· Maintaining an inclusive, safe, inviting, nurturing, well organized, and developmentally appropriate classroom that promotes social and emotional regulation and support

· Establishing stable routines and consistent boundaries and limits that are responsive to the needs and developmental levels of the children

· Planning and facilitating a developmentally appropriate early childhood program that promotes development in all domains

· Demonstrating a cultural awareness of and sensitivity to the unique needs and conditions of children and families, and relates to children and parents with respect in a non-judgmental manner.

· Maintaining accurate records and documentation as required. Completes Assessment and Screening on children.

· Energetically playing and work with children (bend, get down and up off the floor, and lift 40 pounds)

· Care Coordinates for classroom families, including monthly home visitation, parenting support, crisis intervention and advocacy for family needs, including referrals to community partners.

· Participates in regular reflective supervision with supervisor

· Completes 20 hours of qualified training and professional development annually (per licensing year). Some hours may be provided by FNC and the ELD however employees are responsible to ensure they meet training hour requirements.

· Attend mandatory trainings.

· Team teachers and work collaboratively in an early childhood therapeutic classroom Monday through Thursday.

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

· Associate or Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education, Psychology or related field

· Minimum attainment of Level 9 on Oregon Registry

· Minimum of one year experience in an early childhood classroom

· Current clearance in Central Background Check Registry

· Valid Oregon and unrestricted driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and a safe driving record

· Reliable personal reliable transportation

· Current First Aid/CPR Card (within 30 days of employment)

· Current Food Handler’s Card (within 30 days of employment)

· Current Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

· Current Health and Safety training through ODE ELD

· Current Safe Sleep training through ODE ELD

CORE COMPETENCIES:

· Interpersonal Skills: Treats others with courtesy, sensitivity, and respect. Considers and responds appropriately to the needs and feelings of different people in different situations.

· Problem Solving: Identifies and analyzes problems; weighs relevance and accuracy of information; generates and evaluates alternative solutions; makes recommendations.

· Team Building:Inspires and fosters team commitment, spirit, pride and trust. Facilitates cooperation and motivates team members to accomplish group goals.

· Continual Learning: Assesses and recognizes own strengths and weaknesses; pursues self-development.

PHSYICAL REQUIREMENTS:

· Ability to physically interact with children ages birth through five years, including bending, getting down and up off the floor, lifting up to 40 pounds, and managing sudden movements

· Sitting, standing, driving

· Vision and hearing within normal range (with or without corrections)

HAZARDS:

  • May come into contact with children who are ill and/or contagious
  • Entering potentially unsafe, unstable, or unsanitary living conditions
  • Driving in potentially hazardous weather or road conditions’


Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.15 – $18.47 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

 

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

POSITION SUMMARY:

The navigator position supports DHS involved families, navigating a range of challenges, to work toward self-sufficiency. The position is deeply connected with families involved with the child welfare system. Through intensive case management and family support, the goal is to provide services to help stabilize families as they move toward self-sufficiency and raise safe and healthy children. The Family Nurturing Center Programs strengthen families through the development of Protective Factors, which reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect and support effective parenting in at-risk populations.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Supporting families as they navigate DHS Child Welfare System
  • Reporting safety threats
  • Maintaining compliance with FNS/DHS contract
  • Fostering relationships with community resources

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with high-risk families (within past 5 years)
  • Current clearance in DHS and Childcare licensing background check registry
  • Current Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (within 30 days of employment)
  • Current First Aid/CPR Card (within 30 days of employment)

CORE COMPETENCIES: (see attached for definitions)

  • Building Trust
  • Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Delivering Results
  • Problem Solving
  • Taking Initiative
  • Functional Knowledge and skills
  • Service to Others/Customer Focus

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Able to effectively handle crisis situations
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Sitting, standing, walking, driving
  • Normal memory, taking into consideration the amount and type of information
  • Vision and hearing within normal range (with or without corrections)

HAZARDS:

  • May come into contact with children who are ill and/or contagious
  • Entering potentially unsafe, unstable, or unsanitary living conditions
  • Driving in potentially hazardous weather or road condition

Specific Responsibilities:

Supporting families as they navigate DHS Child Welfare System

  • Managing a caseload, including daily check-ins, with families living in housing supported by the Family Nurturing Center Coordinating with providers and workers involved with families.
  • Working with families to support self-sufficiency
  • Teach families how to access community resources
  • Being available and attentive when families need assistance
  • Supporting families in their sobriety, obtaining employment, and acting as a safety net resource for families
  • Transporting clients as needed.

Reporting Safety threats

  • Assessing the safety of housing
  • Providing crisis intervention, including referrals to community partners, accessing services and advocating in court to meet family needs.
  • Maintaining Compliance with FNC/DHS contract
  • Administering family assessments
  • Regular reporting to DHS Child Welfare, and maintaining accurate records and documentation.
  • Completing semi-annual developmental assessments with families
  • Participating in regular reflective supervision with supervisor
  • Participating in training, workshops and seminarsFostering relationships with community resources
  • Support in negotiating leases and rental agreements
  • Understanding local community resources for families

 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $18.93 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

 

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

 

Application Question(s):

  • How many years of case management experience?

 

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

 

Language:

  • Bilingual (Preferred)

 

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

 

Work Location: One location

POSITION: Food Program Assistant

WAGE STEP: 17.15 per hour

DEPARTMENT: Farm & Food Program

LOCATION: Hanley Farm, FNC sites

REPORTS TO: Program Managers

STATUS: Non-exempt

TRAVEL: Within Jackson County

SCHEDULE: 40 hours per week

POSITION SUMMARY: This position supports the Family Nurturing Center Farm and Food program’s mission of engaging families in wellness activities and providing families direct access to free nutritious food, year round. This position is focused on assisting with weekly food distribution and nutrition education, transporting daily meals for children in FNC classrooms, and work at Hanley Farm growing, harvesting, and processing vegetables for distribution. For more information about the Family Nurturing Center and the Farm & Food Program, visit our website at: familynurturingcenter.org

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in procurement, preparation, and delivery of weekly food distribution
  • Assist in developing and providing nutritional information/education at our distribution site
  • Preparing recipe and tasting demonstrations for our distribution site
  • Assist Farm Team in maintaining health and production of 3 acres of vegetable grow space, focused on harvest and prep for distribution.
  • Pick up and transport daily meals for children in FNC classrooms
  • Participate in a collaborative process with Farm Team to develop and carry out weekly, seasonal, and long term plans to meet program goals, under the supervisions of Program Managers.
  • Field work at Hanley Farm using sustainable organic method diversified vegetable production.

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Clearance in Central Background Check Registry (completed upon hire).
  • Ability to interact with families in a compassionate, supportive manner.
  • Ability to maintain client confidentiality and professional boundaries.
  • Experience relevant to a working farm.
  • Valid Oregon driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Education/Experience necessary for developing culturally responsive cooking and nutrition education materials, content, and activities for a diverse client base.
  • Food prep and cooking experience, and a valid Food Handler’s Card.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Ability to work professionally and cooperatively with Farm Program Managers, Farm team, clients, volunteers, and community partners. Collaboration, respectful communication, and flexibility are required for a positive work experience for all.
  • Ability to drive our van, box truck, and old farm truck (manual transmission)
  • Ability to harvest, process, store, and prepare produce for distribution.
  • Ability to communicate nutrition/cooking/gardening information, verbally and in writing, in a clear, respectful, and professional manner.
  • Ability plan and carry out projects independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge, skills, and experience necessary to use sustainable, low impact, organic farming practices to sustain year round production.
  • Understanding of and ability to communicate the importance of food security and nutrition as it relates to healthy family functioning, child development, and community health.
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity, specifically as it applies to the population served by the Family Nurturing Center.
  • Critical Thinking — Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Field work at Hanley Farm using sustainable organic method diversified vegetable production.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to lift and transport meal containers, produce crates, and food boxes
  • Typical physical demands of farming – walking, standing, lifting, stooping, working indoors and outdoors in cold, hot, or wet condition on uneven surfaces.

HAZARDS:

  • Daily driving
  • Working with harvest tools, knives, etc…

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $17.15 per hour

 

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

 

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

 

License/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

 

Work Location: One location

Positions to be filled for 2022-2023 School Year

Job description

POSITION SUMMARY: This position provides support in FNC Relief Nursery classrooms as the second staff member or as a teacher substitute. FNC programs strengthen families through the development of protective factors, which reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect and support effective parenting in at-risk populations.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

· Support teaching staff in the classroom

· Attend mandatory trainings throughout the year

· Other Duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

· Step Level 7 or higher on the Oregon Registry OR minimum 1-year experience as lead teacher in an infant/toddler or preschool classroom

· Current clearance in Central Background Check Registry

· Valid Oregon and unrestricted driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and a safe driving record

· Reliable personal transportation

· Bi-lingual Preferred

· The following trainings within 30 days of employment:

· Current First Aid/CPR Card

· Current Food Handler’s Card

· Current Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

· Current Health and Safety training through ODE ELD

· Current Safe Sleep training through ODE ELD

CORE COMPETENCIES: (see attached for definitions)

· Building Trust

· Collaboration

· Communication

· Delivering Results

· Problem solving

· Taking Initiative

· Functional knowledge and skills

· Service to Others/Customer Focus

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

· Ability to physically interact with children ages birth through five years, including bending, getting down and up off the floor

· Ability to lift up to 40 pounds

· Sitting, standing, driving

· Vision and hearing within normal range (with or without corrections)

· Able to effectively handle crisis situations

HAZARDS:

· May come into contact with children who are ill and/or contagious

· Entering potentially unsafe, unstable, or unsanitary living conditions

· Driving in potentially hazardous weather or road conditions

Job Plan – Program Aide

Specific Responsibilities:

Support teaching staff in the classroom

· Supports an inclusive, safe, inviting, nurturing, well organized, and developmentally appropriate therapeutic classroom that promotes social and emotional regulation and school readiness

· Supports stable routines and consistent boundaries and limits that are responsive to the needs and developmental levels of the children

· Plays and interacts with children

· Relates to children and parents with sensitivity, respect, and in a non-judgmental manner

· Adheres to Oregon Child Care licensing, health, safety and sanitation standards in the classroom

· Demonstrates a cultural awareness of and sensitivity to the unique needs and conditions of children and families

Attends Mandatory trainings throughout the year

· Participates in agency-wide training, workshops, and seminars

· Completes 20 hours of qualified training and professional development annually

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $17.15 per hour

 

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

 

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

 

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

 

Experience:

  • Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)

 

Work Location: One location

POSITION SUMMARY:

Who we are:

Family Nurturing Center programs strengthen families through the development of Protective Factors, which reduce the risk of child abuse and neglect and, at the same time, support effective parenting in at-risk populations.

The Position:

This is a Monday through Friday position.

The hours are:

Monday-Wed 11am -7:30pm Thursday/Friday 8am-4:30pm

This position is focused on providing essential cleaning and sanitization services to our properties. This position will also provide basic maintenance support as needed. These duties will be provided agency-wide at all our locations across Jackson & Josephine counties.

We are seeking an individual who is a self-starter that can work within a team environment. Strong communication, interpersonal skills, & a positive uplifting spirit are a must. Applicants must also have reliable transportation. The candidate will be using their vehicle to travel between buildings and will be reimbursed with mileage pay.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Custodial Services
  • Sanitation of facilities in accordance with CDC & FNC guidelines
  • Perform minor maintenance task as assigned.
  • Support to Facilities Manager

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma
  • Current valid / clean Driving Record
  • Current clearance in Central Background Check Registry
  • Current Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect ( We train within 30 days)
  • Current First Aid/CPR Card (we train within 30 days)

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • Building Trust
  • Communication
  • Problem solving
  • Taking Initiative
  • Functional knowledge and skills
  • Service to Others / Customer Focus

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Sitting, standing, driving, squatting, kneeling, walking, pushing, pulling
  • Vision and hearing within normal range (with or without corrections)
  • May need to climb a ladder to reach overhead fixtures

HAZARDS:

  • May encounter children who are ill and/or contagious
  • Driving in potentially hazardous weather or road conditions
  • Working with Cleaning Chemicals and basic tools and cordless screwdriver.

Effective date of Position Description: September 2022

Job Plan – Janitorial/ Maintenance

Specific Responsibilities:

Janitorial Services (70%)

  • Cleans common spaces, including but not limited to, vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, dusting
  • Removes trash from office spaces, classrooms, common spaces
  • Cleaning windows and mirrors
  • Cleaning and restocking bathroom facilities
  • Deep cleans carpet spaces as needed
  • Ensure doors are locked after hours

Sanitation in accordance with CDC guidelines

  • Keeps up to date and follows current CDC guidelines on sanitation
  • Regularly sanitizes flat surfaces, regularly shared spaces, and classrooms

Maintenance task (30%)

  • Performs basic maintenance around buildings, basic landscaping, and upkeep of facilities
  • Changing Lightbulbs, light painting, moving furniture and equipment, weeding & mowing.
  • Keep inventory on cleaning / maintenance supplies
  • Basic knowledge of hand tools including, screw gun, hand tools, will be helpful
  • Keep facilities clear of hazards, slips, trips, and falls
  • Performs minor repairs, informs Facilities Manager of any repairs needed

Supports Facilities Manager

  • Reports to Facilities Manager daily, and as needed.
  • Performs other task as assigned.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $18.00 per hour

 

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

 

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

 

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

 

Experience:

  • Custodial Experience: 1 year (Preferred)

 

Work Location: One location

Are you a Parent? Do you have lived experience and at least 2 years in recovery?

Parent Mentors at Family Nurturing Center work alongside parents currently involved with the Child Welfare system or struggling with substance use disorder to help connect them with resources, access services and instill HOPE!

POSITION: Parent Mentor

WAGE STEP: $15.53- $17.58
DEPARTMENT: DHS Contracts

LOCATION: Medford or Grants Pass

REPORTS TO: Parent Mentor Program Manager

STATUS: Non-Exempt

SCHEDULE: Mon – Fri, 40 hours
TRAVEL: Daily, and between counties

POSITION SUMMARY: The Parent Mentor Program provides peer mentoring and structured case management to mothers and fathers who are involved in the DHS-Child Welfare System. Parents in recovery are matched with a Parent Mentor who has faced and conquered similar challenges.
Parent Mentors can work with parents throughout the length of their child welfare case providing on-going encouragement to support family reunification and child safety.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides intensive case management for up to 15 individuals involved in the child welfare system
  • Accompanies parents to important meetings including court hearings, family decision meetings, and team decision meetings
  • Assists parents with access to community resources, supporting them to advocate for themselves and their children
  • Builds positive relationships with families, DHS child welfare system, and court system
  • Guides parents through challenges of parenting in recovery
  • Is an effective role model for fathers who are facing significant challenges
  • Attends weekly LIFE staff meeting
  • Attends program meetings in Portland, semi-annually
  • Participates in various community forums representing the Parent Mentor Program
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation and enters data into required systems
  • Demonstrates a cultural awareness sand sensitivity to the unique needs and conditions of children and families
  • Participates in reflective supervision with supervisor

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Have successfully navigated the DHS child welfare system
  • A closed child welfare case
  • A minimum of two years of sobriety
  • Active and engaged in recovery
  • Valid Oregon and unrestricted driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and a safe driving record
  • Reliable personal transportation
  • Current Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (within 30 days of employment)

Family Nurturing Center – Position Description: Parent Mentor June 2022

SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS:

  • Compassion, understanding, and can demonstrate a respectful, open, unbiased, accepting attitude toward clients and their families
  • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Ability to effectively handle crisis situations
  • Can demonstrate taking initiative and presenting a positive attitude when faced with adversity
  • Can demonstrate effective time management and organizational skills
  • Can demonstrate sound judgment and creative problem-solving ability
  • Can demonstrate the ability to work as a FNC team member, as well as with other community agencies
  • Understands a strengths-based approach to working with children and families
  • Effective written and verbal communication

PHSYICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to physically interact with children ages birth through five years, including bending, getting down and up off the floor, lifting up to 40 pounds, and managing sudden movements
  • Sitting, standing, driving
  • Vision and hearing within normal range (with or without corrections)

HAZARDS:

  • May come into contact with children who are ill and/or contagious
  • Entering potentially unsafe, unstable, or unsanitary living conditions
  • Driving in potentially hazardous weather or road conditions

Family Nurturing Center – Position Description: Parent Mentor June 2022

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.53 – $17.58 per hour

 

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

 

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

 

Language:

  • Spanish (Preferred)

 

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)

 

Work Location: One location