The Parent Coach is responsible for managing and facilitating the communication between our foster parents and other departments within the transitional foster care program. The Parent Coach supports the Home Care Service Provider Department in ensuring that all children in care receive consistent trauma-informed services through the foster family by guiding the parents on how to build secure attachment & resilience for life transitions. The Parent Coach provides information and training opportunities for HCSPs to process the trauma-informed education the program upholds by assisting the HCSP Coordinator in developing and leading the necessary supportive services the families may need. It's important they build strong relationships with the foster families and are able to advocate on their behalf.
- Develop and implement Coaching program which supports reasonable intensity of assistance in vivo to foster care home to promote program standards and values.
- Engage with HCSPs to promote teachable moments and provide constructive feedback focused on the strengths of the family and the needs of the children
- Present summaries of HCSP interest(s)/challenge(s)/progress/goal(s) derived from weekly sessions that are committed to fostering a meaningful relationship to help the HCSP thrive and succeed in the program.
- Produce, teach, and assess formative learning based on psychoeducational curriculum/module(s)/tool(s) that center on attunement to child developmental needs, physiological effects of communication, choice theory, reflective listening, safety, and/or other as assigned by the supervisor.
- Prepare specific report-related feedback from HCSP Team meetings.
- Documentation maintenance and retention of HCSP teams including tracking training records.
- Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or another social-service field
- Required number of years working with children/ adolescents in a social service setting. Volunteer and internship experience included: 3 years
- Required number of supervisory years: 1
- Professional, proactive, and self-motivated with an ability to take direction
- Time management skills, with the ability to prioritize, coordinate and manage multiple priorities
- Bilingual - English/Spanish Preferred
$56,600 - $67,636 yearly
About Neighborhood Ministries
Neighborhood Ministries is a faith-based organization that has a strong culture of growth and lifelong learning. All roles within the programs have a common focus on creating safety for the children we serve. By building trust, we work towards helping children feel supported and empowered to live their lives. We seek compassionate, knowledgeable, and dedicated individuals.