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Overview

Tehama County Community Action Agency

Red Bluff, CA

Full-Time with Benefits

Salary: $16.32 – $19.86 Hourly
$1,305.60 – $1,588.80 Biweekly

NATURE OF WORK:
The primary function of a Community Services Family Partner is to meet the needs of the child and family in all aspects of their life; including: personal and community safety, family life, education, employment, recreation, emotional and physical health, spiritual and cultural needs, and housing and issues related to the legal system. This work is primarily performed in the field and may also include working outside of normal business hours.

IDEAL CANDIDATE:
The ideal candidate is reliable; provides courteous, respectful, and professional customer services; has the ability to analyze situations involving rules and regulations; demonstrates good judgment when making decisions; communicates effectively orally and in writing; interacts with individuals from various educational, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds; works cooperatively with the family, community partners, and other County agencies and as part of a team; listens attentively and understands oral information provided; prioritizes, plans and organizes one’s own work.

TYPICAL DUTIES:
Explores, identifies, and works to (re)establish natural support systems as needed; identifies and links family with community connections and resources. | Collaborates and participates in team meetings to ensure the parent and family members have access, voice and choice within the process and to support the parent connection to the child. | Coaches families to make decisions and to use their voice to direct treatment. | Models and instructs parents on effective coping techniques. Utilizes conflict resolution skills. | Maintains and manages schedule effectively in order to handle the needs of multiple families and attend numerous , meetings. | Empowers and advocates for client family members by acting as the voice of the family when needed. | Assists families with daily activities, errands and appointments and transports clients and families when necessary.
Controversial Issues: As a Community Services Family Partner, you may encounter customers
who are emotionally charged; as well as customers that have substance dependence, mental
health issues, trauma or domestic violence history. You may be assisting customers whose
values may conflict with your own values. A Community Services Family Partner must be able to
accept customers’ differences and interact with them in a non-judgmental manner

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & LICENSES:
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:

  • Equivalent to the completion of twelfth (12th) grade.
    AND
  • Equivalent to one (1) year providing social services, public assistance, counseling or case management.
    OR
  • Experience as a parent or child who has had involvement with Child Protective Services (CPS) Probation or Mental Health Services or a relative-caregiver who had involvement with the above agencies.

Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.

LICENSE & SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires a valid California driver’s license.

Physical Demands
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various County and meeting sites and to transport clients; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen and hearing and speech to communicate in person, before groups, and over the telephone. This is partially a sedentary office classification. The job also involves field work requiring frequent walking to assist families and between work areas. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard, typewriter keyboard, or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification frequently bend, stoop, kneel, reach, push, and pull while working with families. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 30 pounds frequently and 50 pounds occasionally as necessary to perform job functions.

WORKING CONDITIONS
Employees partially work in an office environment with moderate noise levels and controlled temperature conditions, and partially in the field and may occasionally be exposed to loud noise levels, cold and hot temperatures, inclement weather conditions, road hazards, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, mechanical, and/or electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Employees may interact with upset staff, families and/or public and private representatives while interpreting and enforcing departmental policies and procedures.

RECRUITMENT INFORMATION:

To Apply: Apply online by visiting www.governmentjobs.com/careers/tehama and search for the job title.

The department is currently recruiting for one (1) vacancy.
Tehama County is establishing an eligibility list to fill future vacancies for a Community Services
Family Partner, as well as subsequent vacancies which occur during the life of the eligibility list.

Please submit ALL required documents when applying such as, copies of all required
degrees and/or certifications as outlined in the job description. Incomplete applications
will not be considered.

For questions about this recruitment contact:
Shannon Anthony
530-528-4060 | SAnthony@tcdss.org

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of background,
fingerprinting, drug test (including marijuana) and physical examination provided by the County.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER / AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANT /
VETERANS’ PREFERENCE POLICY / DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None

About Tehama County Community Action Agency

Tehama County Community Action Agency builds prosperous communities by empowering
people. CAA provides various programs that assist low-income families by either providing the
services directly or through a collaboration of subcontractors. This collaborative effort includes
many valuable agencies, including the Department of Social Services, Tehama County Health
Service Agency, Probation and PATH.