Aspiranet is a one-of-a-kind social service agency dedicated to building a world where all children and youth are loved and cared for, and all families have the resources to thrive. Founded in 1975, our core mission is to help California kids and families. Aspiranet’s services include foster care and adoption family support, residential care, support for youth making the transition from foster care to adulthood, mental and behavioral health services, intensive home-based care, and community-based family resources. We provide services throughout California.

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Family Liaison (Contract)

Location: Turlock, CA, USA

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Requisition Number: 13418

Position Title: Family Liaison

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Your Opportunity

Are you interested in being part of positive changes in child welfare services? 

Founded in 1975 with locations across California, Aspiranet is a trusted neighbor, partner and care provider that exists to help families thrive. With personalized care, Aspiranet offers a unique blend of services including foster family support, residential care, adoption services, services for foster youth transitioning to adulthood, mental health services, intensive home-based care, and community-based family resources. We celebrate our values of respect, integrity, courage and hope through our work, and most importantly, our people.

Aspiranet staff gain inspiration from human connection and understand that success is the product of teamwork. We seek champions for our mission and those committed to excellence.

Your Future Team

Aspiranet’s Family and Community Services provide home, visiting, center-based and school-based services to children and families in their communities and offers assistance that is client-centered, trauma-informed, and reflective of best practice standards in the field.  Our services are designed to strengthen families and communities while preventing child maltreatment.  When you join our multidisciplinary team, you become part of a passionate group determined to impact lives and empower youth. 

Your Impact

The Family Liaison is responsible for providing family centered-support, assistance, and referrals as determined by the families using a strengths based model of assessment and case management. Under the supervision of the Program Manager, the Family Liaison coordinates with contract agency personnel to identify families in need of family advocacy and support services.  

Your Skills and Duties

  • Meet weekly with Program Manager for review of own case-load and to discuss problems, concerns, and progress regarding each case under her/his supervision. 
  • Develop and maintain positive communication and working relationships with referring/placing and collaborative partner agencies. 
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings, training and contract planning meetings as directed. 
  • Provide required written and/or verbal communication with Agency and contractors. 
  • Develop and maintain positive, open communications with staff, families and other community agencies. 
  • Maintain appropriate professional boundaries with staff, birth parents, children and community resources. 
  • Complete own administrative paperwork (time sheets, mileage, time off requests, phone bills & other expense reimbursements, weekly schedule, etc.) on time. 
  • Maintain client and case confidentiality per Agency standards. 
  • Support and model Aspiranet’s values, represent the agency in a professional manner, and abide by the agency’s Professional Code of Ethics. 
  • Demonstrate sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural differences. 
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by Program Manager. 
  • Excellent verbal communication skills are required in both English and Spanish

Education and Work Experience

  • Experience working with children and families in a social services setting 
  • Education or experience in obtaining services and advocating for the needs of children and families  
  • Experience working with culturally diverse populations 

Licenses and Certifications

  • Meets all state-required conditions of employment as set forth by Community Care Licensing for a Licensed Community Care facility; i.e. Fingerprint and child Abuse Index clearance, TB/Health Physical, valid CDL and clean driving record. 

Temporary Hire: This role is a contracted position that will end on September 30th, 2024.

 

Compensation: Competitive DOE  

Aspira means hope. We are a network of people bringing hope forward. We look forward to learning what makes you passionate.

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Aspiranet is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer; all applicants will be given full consideration under state, local, and federal law.

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