Family Resource Specialist

Jan 29 2024
YWCA of Hawaii Island - Hilo |Hilo|Full Time, $16.00 / hour
Job Description

The Family Resource Specialist under the general direction of the Program Director and the Clinical Supervisor is responsible for the screening, assessment and referral of prenatal women and families with infants within the first two (2) weeks after birth to the Healthy Families Program. The Family Resource Specialist is an important part of an organized membership that strives to maintain its' professional leadership at all levels of administration professional leadership.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Other Qualifications
• Must possess a current Hawaii Driver’s License.
• Must have use of dependable automobile.
• Must carry current automobile insurance with the following minimum coverage, $100,000, $300,000.
• Must have clean driving abstract.
• Must have a clean criminal background/record check.
• Must pass a pre-employment drug screen.
• TB clearance desirable.
• First Aid and CPR desirable.

Other Skills and Abilities
• Organized with attention to detail, flexible, and self-directed.
• Possess excellent communication skills, ability to train staff, and be a team leader.
• Demonstrate understanding of child abuse and neglect dynamics, child development and Parent-Child      interaction.
• Must have knowledge of the community and related issues and concerns; culture and customs; organizations, groups, and associations interested in and/or servicing our community in East Hawai'i.