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Family Home Program Consultant

Portsmouth, Rhode Island

TITLE: Family Home Consultant – New England
CLOSING DATE: July 25, 2018

Are you passionate about shaping the future of America’s Youth?
Boys Town New England is changing the way America cares for children, families and communities by providing and promoting an Integrated Continuum of Care that instills Boys Town values to strengthen body, mind and spirit.

Our mission is centered on creating an environment for children that includes trust, discipline, emotional support and respect.  We believe that all children and youth have the potential to become bright, productive, adjusted, loving people.
Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs.  As one of the country’s largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year.  Join our Town today and help us shape the future of America!

OVERVIEW OF JOB
The Family Home Program Consultant manages and supports Family-Teachers and Assistant Family-Teachers in assigned homes operations. This position also oversees proper implementation of and compliance with the Family Home Program.
You will supervise the services of youth in assigned area, help develop skills of Family-Teachers and Assistant Family Teachers, help foster family engagement, participate in presentations and committees, all while serving as a role model in carrying out the Father Flanagan’s Boys’ Home mission.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, TRAINING, EXPERIENCE, OR SKILLS
•    Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Sciences, Human Services, or equivalent; Master’s degree preferred.
•    1 to 2 years of experience with at-risk youth and families; experience with Boys Town Model is preferred.
•    Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check. At Site Locations: Must meet auto insurance requirements established by Boys Town policy and/or State and Local laws and must provide own transportation (mileage reimbursed) to complete travel requirements of the job.
•    This position is available to Family Teaching staff on a 24/7 basis.
•    Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care.
•    Ability to work effectively with youth, families, staff, and support agencies. Ability to work with children and families from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
•    Independent decision making skills and competencies to work in crisis situations.
•    Knowledge of recognized interventions including risk assessment and crisis intervention to address treatment needs.
•    Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels in the organization and with external contacts in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
•    Knowledge of Boys Town model.
•    Ability to quickly make decisions in sensitive and sometimes critical areas and present decisions to appropriate individuals. Ability to adapt responses to situations while maintaining procedural and regulatory integrity.
•    Ability to lead a team of associates.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.  To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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