Family Services Advocate (Creighton, NE Location)

Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership’s Family and Community Services Program in Creighton is looking for a FAMILY SERVICES ADVOCATE. 30 hours per week M-TH. Hourly wage plus benefits. Responsible for working with low-income individuals/families by assessing their specific needs using available Agency programs and services to assist the client. Bachelor’s degree or experience in a field related to the delivery of counseling and/or social services preferred. For Agency application, job description, education requirements, wage and benefit information visit www.nencap.org or contact HR at 1-800-445-2505 or 402-385-6300. To apply, submit completed Agency application. No resumes accepted. Send applications to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership, PO Box 667, Pender, NE 68047-0667. Position open until filled.

EOE

Non-Profit Agency

JOB SUMMARY: The Family Services Advocate works with individuals and families by assessing their specific needs using available agency programs and services. Work as a liaison between clients and area social service agencies. Provide case management and assist toward self-sufficiency utilizing the Family Development tools provided. Work with community resources and provide outreach informing them about NENCAP programs. Provide basic tax preparation for clients in the assigned area. Maintain complete and accurate records, filing system and data entry on all clients and contacts into the Clarity database. Responsible for assisting with Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) clinics and operating and maintaining NENCAP’s Creighton food pantry. This requires the packing, lifting, and carrying of approximately 50-pound units of USDA and food pantry foods in repetition. Must be able to comply with the Agency’s auto insurance standards. Maintain confidentiality of program participants and follow Program and Agency standards and policies.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: High School Graduate or General Education Degree (GED) required. Bachelor’s degree or experience in a field related to the delivery of counseling and/or social services preferred.

WAGE & BENEFITS: The wage is $15.00 per hour plus benefits. Benefits include health, life, dental and vision insurance. Benefits are paid at 100% for our full-time employees! Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave, EAP, 401k Retirement.