Current Openings

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The current job opportunities for FamilyForward (the newly merged entity of Children’s Home Society of Missouri and Family Resource Center) are listed below. To apply for any position, please submit a cover letter and resume to the email address provided. For general information on job openings, please contact FamilyForward’s Human Resources department at 314.534.9350 or via email.

Therapeutic Preschool Van Driver

FamilyForward has an opening for a Therapeutic Preschool Van Driver. The part-time position provides transportation of children from home to the Therapeutic Preschool, from the Therapeutic Preschool to planned outings or field trips, and then back home. In addition, the Therapeutic Preschool Van Driver will assist children on and off the vehicle.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:15 am to 9:15 am and 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm.

Education and/or Experience: Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required. Valid CPR and First Aid certification. Excellent driving record and experience operating a van.

Transportation: Possession of a valid Missouri Class E driver’s license and valid automobile insurance required.

Please submit cover letter and resume to FRCResumes@frcmo.org.

EOE

PathBuilders Family Coach

The PathBuilders Family Coach will deliver mental health and wraparound services to families faced with stressors such as safety, shelter, unemployment, and parenting. The PathBuilders Family Coach will be a member of a multi-agency team utilizing evidence-based practices that were specifically selected for use with families. These practices draw heavily on crisis intervention, system family theory, behavioral skills, training, parent and family life education, and resource services coordination. The PathBuilders Family Coach has excellent communication and organizational skills; is a supportive, caring individual; and works under the guidance and direction of the PathBuilders Supervisor.

The PathBuilders Family Coach carries a caseload of 12 families for approximately 18-24 months. Emergency availability is provided to families via mobile phone. Additionally, this position will provide service and support to high-risk, multiple problem families and parents who are in need of support and resource acquisition services.

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s degree required. Experience in areas such as crisis intervention, family therapy, community resource mobilization, and prevention/treatment. Work experiences with social services, school systems, juvenile courts, public and private agencies. A plus to possess life experience or abilities as a successful parent. Must have the commitment and ability to communicate with and help parents/youth who are experiencing problems; have the ability to organize time efficiently; and the ability to work effectively as part of a team with a wide cross section of individuals/organizations.

Other Qualifications: Resourcing, coordinating with other agencies, strong advocacy skills, and computer skills in Microsoft Office.

Transportation: Possession of a valid driver’s license, a personal automobile and valid automobile insurance required.

Please submit cover letter and resume to FRCResumes@frcmo.org.

EOE

Therapeutic Preschool Community Therapist

The Community Therapist will provide psychoeducational treatment services to preschool age children (three to five years old) who are experiencing emotional, behavioral, and developmental problems, and who have experienced child abuse/neglect victimization and/or are at risk. Work with childcare organizations within the Normandy School District as part of the 5byage5 collaborative team to provide a structured therapeutic milieu and promote remediation of developmental delays and resolution of children’s behavioral skills training, and individual play therapy.

Education and/or Experience: Minimum of Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, or other relevant helping profession. Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC or Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor PLPC) or Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW or Licensed Master Social Worker LMSW). Must be working towards independent licensure.

Professional knowledge of child therapy, child development, early childhood developmental problems, parent-child relationships, and child abuse/neglect victimization and family dynamics. Professional experience and skills in communicating therapeutically with young children to resolve emotional and behavioral problems, and also with parents/families to strengthen healthy parenting relationships. Knowledge and experience in play therapy techniques with young children.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: State of Missouri Licensure as Counselor, Social Worker, or Licensed Psychologist required.

Transportation: Possession of a valid driver’s license, a personal automobile and valid automobile insurance required.

Please submit cover letter and resume to FRCResumes@frcmo.org.

EOE