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Lutheran Famiy and Children's Services of Missouri
9666 Olive Boulevard
St. Louis, Missouri (United States)

Phone: 3147875100
Web: http://lfcsmo.org

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LifeSkills Facilitator II

Job ID: 49279
Job Views: 185549
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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Job Category: Nonprofit-Social Services
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: per year
Posted: 12/14/2018

Job Description

Lutheran Family & Children's Services of Missouri is seeking a compassionate professional that wants to make a positive impact on the youth of our community. The Lifeskills Facilitator will implement and facilitate Project STEP-UP. This program helps youth develop and improve important life-skills like leadership, character development and problem-solving. This is a temporary position through the end of the year. Duties include: Recruit, enroll and conduct pre-assessment screenings of potential participants for Project Step-Up. Implement the Botivin Lifeskills to youth in group settings. Make referrals for students who require follow up coaching. Establish and maintain effective lines of communication with parents, schools and other stakeholders involved with participants. Maintain and keep current a system of records documenting activities, youth assessments, behavioral interventions, all services rendered to youth and parents and all other data required for program evaluation of performance measures, outcomes, effectiveness and for billing. Familiarize self with community resources and be able to make appropriate referrals for participants when needed.

Job Requirements

Qualifications: Education and Experience: Masters Degree in Social Work (MSW). 1 year of experience working with youth at different developmental stages. Knowledge and Skills: Established social work practices. Knowledge of and understanding of the best practices for youth development and best practice model interventions. Knowledge of crisis intervention techniques. Code of ethics; licensure standard; youth assessments. Must have strong computer skills and written and verbal communication skills. Effective facilitation or presentation skills. Must be self-motivated and have self-management skills. Capability to function on a team and to follow supervisory recommendations and program procedures. Ability to work appropriately with children and respond positively to parents. Must be a licensed driver with access to a reliable automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or organization requirements. Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk, jump, skip. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to fingers; handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; climb up to 5 feet; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift up to 34 pounds and carry up to 34 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to access, enter, modify, and retrieve data on a personal computer. The employee is also required to read, write and speak the English language. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentials functions. We are an equal opportunity employer. All Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, pregnancy, creed, genetic information, gender identity, status as protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with disability or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, LFCS complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. No Phone Calls Please.