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Director of Family Support Services
The Family Support Services Project focuses on the needs of children and their families for increased accessibility to services, improved system navigation, and wraparound services approach. This position requires experience in working with families, the community, and service providers. The Director of Family Support Services will be an integral team member of Vision for Children at Risk (VCR) as well as the System of Care (SOC) community, a collaborative network of agencies and families focused on the total health of children and families with, or at risk for, serious emotional disorders. To learn more about this position, download the full job-description here.
Family Support Partner
The Family Support Partner (FSP) is a two-year full-time salary position. This position requires an individual who has lived experience with complex behavioral health issues in general and as a caregiver of a young child with behavioral health issues. The FSP adds value to the team through their ability to engage families at a level that people without this experience would not. They will help families navigate uncomfortable environments, identify and engage natural support, and assist families to build skills and increase their self-efficacy. To learn more about this position, download the full job-description here.
The Resource Advocate position is a two-year position as part of a collaborative effort between the Missouri Department of Social Services and Vision for Children at Risk in conjunction with an APHSA /AFEM Innovations Grant. This pilot project, Learning Independence so Families can Thrive (LIFT MO) Program, has been established to support and empower families receiving TANF to interact with the needed service agencies who will guide them to economic self-sufficiency. This can be accomplished through engagement with a Resource Advocate who will walk alongside them and connect them to all-encompassing services and resources they need. The population of focus is families receiving TANF in the St. Louis City and St. Louis County area and their children. To learn more about this position, download the full job-description here.
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