Job Description for Community Outreach Worker

Position Announcement
Position Information
Job Title:
Community Outreach Worker
Full-time/Part-time:
Full-Time
Wage and Salary:
$18.89/hour
Application review will begin:
September 17, 2021
Application Deadline:
Open Until Filled
Job Description:

Jefferson County’s Coordinated Services Team is part of the Child and Family Division in Human Services and provides services to children and families under the Division of Health Services CST legislation, State Statute 46.56. The team provides services that include: assessment and case plans for families, parenting education, monitoring and supervision, and case management and follow along.

The division is looking to add an experienced and compassionate Community Outreach Worker, who will ensure community safety, placement prevention, competency building, and positive client development by coaching and educating juveniles, children, and their families to develop independent living skills, coping strategies, daily living, and peer relational skills and values and serve as an extension into the community.

To be successful in this role, you will be responsible for these key responsibilities:

  • Mentor and educate clients in developing independent living skills and Works within the care coordinators established family plans to increase client’s independence and achieve success.
  • Assist care coordinators in assessing clients by providing case planning and reviewing goals.
  • Co-facilitate the Incredible Years social skills
  • Assist in coordinating needed services and providing appropriate referrals to available resources including legal, academic, medical, community outreach programs, and multi- disciplinary county
  • Maintain contact or provides referrals to collateral contacts such as schools, medical offices, and law
  • Variety of other tasks necessary included on the posted job description

Starting wage: $18.89/hour; 40 hours/week
Hours of Work: Monday through Friday; 8am to 4:30pm with flexibility on start and end times.

Benefits: Eligible for full benefits, click link for information
(https://www.jeffersoncountywi.gov/departments/human_resources/pay_and_benefit_information.php)

 

Qualifications:

Qualifications were looking for:

  • Associate’s degree and one year experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, required
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferred

Applications will be accepted as long as position is posted, however, initial screening of applicants will begin
September 17th, 2021.

Application and position details are available at www.jeffersoncountywi.gov or Jefferson County Human Resources: 311 S. Center Ave. Room 111, Jefferson, WI  53549.

Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer