Colorado Nonprofit Association
SafeCare Parent Support Provider – Spanish Language Skills Preferred
The SafeCare® Parent Support Provider (PSP) is responsible for providing an evidence-based program to reduce child abuse and neglect in Colorado. The PSP will deliver a highly structured intervention to at-risk families in the home setting.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Recruit and retain clients in a voluntary, home-based service.
- Deliver highly structured intervention.
- Maintain client caseload of 12-15 clients.
- Conduct marketing and outreach to maintain a strong referral base.
- Electronically submit completed quality improvement data to The Kempe Center.
- Make initial enrollment telephone calls to families referred to SafeCare® Colorado.
- Build relationships with under-resourced, at-risk families.
- Learn and implement new curricula or intervention programs.
- Build and maintain working relationships with various community providers.
- Visit homes.
- Identify agencies within the community that serve clients who may benefit from SafeCare® Colorado.
- Participate in outreach efforts (giving presentations, attending conferences, handing out fliers, meeting with ground level staff, etc.) to community agencies using marketing material provided by The Kempe Center.
- Log outreach efforts and maintain regular contact with agencies while simultaneously expanding efforts to increase outreach.
- Complete training on protocols, data collections and assessments used for Kempe Quality Improvement evaluations and CDHS Program Evaluations of SafeCare® Colorado.
- Facilitate agency’s ability to provide referrals to SafeCare® Colorado.
- Adhere to SafeCare® module protocol.
- Attend off-site meetings.
- Meet with SafeCare® Colorado Supervisor weekly.
- Ensure a safe work environment and follow all safety procedures.
- Other duties as assigned.
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.
- Knowledge of early childhood development.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Must be comfortable with under-resourced, at-risk families.
- Ability to enter homes that may be cluttered, dirty, dark and excessively warm. Able to learn and implement new curricula.
- Creativity and flexibility.
- Strong computer skills; Word, Excel and Access. Ability to work independently.
- Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and provide proof of auto liability insurance at the level of $100,000/300,000/100,000.
- Demonstrates commitment to the mission, values and vision of Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s Degree in a human service related field plus two years of experience working with young children and their families preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of early childhood development may substitute for one year of experience.