Full-Time Bilingual Community WrapAround Coordinator
Family Service Association of Greater Elgin Area
February 8, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
FAMILY SERVICE ASSOCIATION OF GREATER ELGIN
We are a private, not-for-profit United Way agency offering services to children, adolescents, and adults of all ages. The goal of Family Service Association is to strengthen individuals and families so that they can meet the challenges of modern life in positive and constructive ways. Founded in 1931, the organization has grown to a multi-service agency currently serving more than 3,000 clients annually.
Our School-Based Program formally uses the Community WrapAround Model of seeing the family system in a holistic way- expanding to the home and/or community for formal counselling, problem solving, and skill building.
We are seeking a bilingual, motivated, and flexible individual that is interested in providing WrapAround case management and bilingual support to program therapists facilitating crisis counseling, and therapy to children, adolescents and their families in the Elgin area community and schools. This position provides community based services including in-home therapeutic services. Travel is required. Must have a positive attitude, be willing to work with a diverse population, and be a team player. The ideal candidate would have experience working with children and adolescents with mental health needs and be bilingual in English and Spanish. The candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, Social Work or another related field. Must be willing to work at least 2 evenings per week.
Must have reliable transportation as there is much travel involved in this position. Must be a motivated team player, have the ability to work with people from very diverse backgrounds, be flexible, and detailed oriented. Must be able to pass a background check and provide proof of vehicle insurance.
About Family Service Association of Greater Elgin Area
Family Service Association of Greater Elgin Area is a non-profit community based mental health center that provides comprehensive and quality mental health counseling services to youth and their families. Our main office is located in Elgin with a satellite office in Streamwood. Most services are provided in the community.
FSA is an equal opportunity employer. The employer will not discriminate in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment and other conditions of employment against any job applicant on the bases of race, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, or sex