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Family Support Partner

Employer: Family Service of Rhode Island
134 Thurbers Avenue
Providence, RI 02904
Contact: Jillian Sam
Phone: 4013311350

Email: samji@familyserviceri.org

Job Description

FSRI is always looking for candidates that want to make a positive impact on the community we serve in!


About Us:
At Family Service of Rhode Island (FSRI), we succeed by lifting others. Founded in 1892, our long history of non-profit service has always been tailored to meet the unique and ever-changing needs of the diverse Rhode Island community in which we serve. We have three offices located in Providence, but our employees provide impactful services state-wide. We are engaged, committed, and passionate about our work helping others, and care deeply about our mission to advance equity, opportunity, and hope in our communities.


Position Summary:
Responsible for partnering with families and supporting the wraparound facilitator to do Wraparound with the family. May provide direct support and services for some families. Responsible for connecting families with other families with similar challenges and other community resources. The FSP will partner with and support families with children and youth who are at risk for abuse and neglect, who have serious emotional disturbance (SED) or a developmental disability (DD) and/or who have juvenile corrections involvement in the home and/or school setting. The FSP’s involvement with families is by family choice, as some families may either choose not to have a FSP or may not require it. The length of involvement is different with each family as the FSPs role is to empower the family toward self-efficacy.


Qualifications:

The FSP is a peer mentor and must have:

Experience parenting a child with serious emotional disturbance (SED) or a developmental disability (DD) and/or who has been involved with child welfare services or juvenile corrections.
Knowledge and competencies needed to effectively support another parent or caregiver are needed.
Wraparound training and certification are required but will be provided in-service at a later date.
Must be willing and able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends as needed.
Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.


We offer our employees a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental and work life benefits.
Only together can we continue to grow and make a difference in our communities.
Join our team today!



Family Service of Rhode Island provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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Salary Levels

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Positions Available

There are 1 positions available at this time.

Application Period

Thursday, October 27, 2022 through Tuesday, January 31, 2023

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