The coordinator is responsible to the Administrator for carrying out the functions of support and intervention to enable youth to have success making social, emotional, and educational adjustments when moving to college or job from group or foster care.
- Bachelor’s degree in social service or educational related field, preferred.
- Experience working with adolescents, youth, and their families; however, prefer experience with those in custody or at risk of being in custody.
- Must be committed to empowerment of families and be willing to work in a high demand work situation which requires flexibility and innovativeness.
- Must be knowledgeable of Holston Home’s Family model and demonstrate competency in applying this knowledge to working and joining with families to encourage the swiftest path to permanence for youth.
- Must demonstrate cultural competence by being aware and sensitive to the family’s ethnic, cultural, spiritual, and community norms.
- Must meet youth and families in their homes with flexible appointment times based on families’ needs, including evenings and weekends.
- Must have the ability to build meaningful mentoring relationships with youth.
- Must be willing to make repeated attempts to contact former youth. Regular outreach is necessary in this position and requires diligence even when youth are difficult to engage.
Holston Home for Children offers a robust benefits package including Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits. Equal Opportunity Employer.
Please send your resume to Careers@HolstonHome.org