Strengthening Families Program Facilitator

STRENGTHENING FAMILIES PROGRAM FACILITATOR

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Strengthening Families Program (SFP) is a nationally and internationally recognized parenting and family strengthening program for high-risk and general population families. SFP is an evidence-based family skills training program found to significantly improve parenting skills and family relationships, reduce problem behaviors, delinquency and alcohol and drug abuse in children and to improve social competencies and school performance.

We are seeking creative talented and professional people with a high level of facilitation skills who are serious about family engagement for our community. Under the direction of the

Strengthening Families Program Coordinator, the SFP Facilitator is a contractual position responsible for facilitating a cohort of families for a 10 – 14 week program. Facilitators are needed to lead both adult and youth groups.

SKILLS:

  • Strong knowledge of the communities and organizations within Harford County;
  • Ability to effectively engage and work with diverse community groups;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to collaborate and work as part of a team;
  • Conflict resolution skills;
  • Strong organizational and time management skills; and
  • Proactive ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION:

Preferred: Bachelor's in Social Work or related field with some previous facilitation experience.

Candidates without a degree require a minimum of three years of experience working in a community-based child, youth, and family serving system. Must pass a National Criminal

Background Check.

AVAILABILITY:

Must be able to facilitate sessions on Monday-Friday evening hours and attend a 2 full day training scheduled for Monday, February 24, 2020 & Tuesday, February, 25, 2020

COMPENSATION:
Training and professional development provided for all contractors
$200 per program session

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $50.00 to $100.00 /hour

Experience:

  • facilitator: 1 year (Required)

Shifts:

  • Evening (Required)

Application Question:

  • Are you able to attend a 2-day training session scheduled all day on February 24 & 25?

Contract Length:

  • 2 months or less

Contract Renewal:

  • Possible

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Typical start time:

  • 5PM

Typical end time:

  • 8PM

Schedule:

  • Night shift