Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc.

  • Group Facilitator

    Job ID
    2017-2002
    # Positions
    1
    Department
    Child & Family Services (CFSD)
    Type
    Full-Time, Regular
  • Overview

     

    COOK INLET TRIBAL COUNCIL, INC.

    JOB DESCRIPTION

     

    Job Title:        Group Facilitator

    Department:   Child & Family Services Department (CFSD)

    Reports to:      CFSD Director

    Supervises:     None

    FLSA Status:  Exempt

    Pay Grade:      C4

    Job Type:        Full-time, Regular

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    General Functions:

    The Group Facilitator provides direct services in both group and individual settings with a goal of promoting and enhancing responsible parenting and relationship skills for parents.  The Group Facilitator will provide didactic and experiential skill development and group processing from an identified curriculum to enhance responsible parenting, self-sufficiency and family stability.  This includes conducting intake and ongoing needs assessments and limited case management to coordinate other project service delivery as the entry into services for participants.  The Group Facilitator will outreach to guest speakers as needed and will lead parent gathering activities within CFSD and in cooperation with other departments as needed.    

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Obtain required information by interviewing participants and reviewing collateral information.
    • Provide group and individual didactic teaching/modeling of skills and facilitate group processing to promote child growth/development, safety, home structure/management, community access, and social skills.
    • Foster participant’s skill development by observing patterns of behavior; explaining and pointing out new options and demonstrating and practicing new skills as necessary.
    • Obtain assistance for participants by referring them to community resources, arranging for or assisting participants to access appointments and establishing rapport with other agencies.
    • Maintain record of case by documenting participant’s situation and participant’s own actions in an objective manner in observation reports and prescribed formats to track participant progress.
    • Coordinate educational, practical application and peer-led activities with Group Services Manager and other CFS staff.
    • Mentor participants to engage in peer-led activities.
    • Coordinate effective delivery of services and outcome evaluation with CFSD Director.
    • Maintain organization compliance by submitting monthly, quarterly, and annual statistical reports.
    • Maintain professional interactions with participants and community collaborators.
    • Maintain operations by following policies and procedures, participating in quality reviews, and reporting needed changes.
    • Comply with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation, enforcing adherence to requirements, and advising management on needed actions.
    • Maintain confidentiality according to regulations, policies, and procedures.
    • Perform all related duties as assigned.

    Job Specifications:

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple activities.
    • Strong understanding of child development and parent education.
    • Must be able to work evenings and flexible schedules.
    • Demonstrated ability to work as an active participant in a team environment.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the the social, health, educational, training, and cultural needs of the Alaska Native and American Indian community.
    • Proficient computer skills.

     

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor of Arts or Sciences in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling, or related field; or year-for-year experience and at least two (2) years related experience.
    • Full competency in the delivery of educational and supportive group services.
    • Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of satisfactory report from a state and federal background check.
    • Valid Alaska driver’s license and insurable under CITC’s automotive insurance, which requires a driver to be at least 21 years of age.

     

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience working in a non-profit or social services setting.

     

    Additional information:

    Hiring preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Alaska Native/American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Act.

     

    Disclaimer

    The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this job.  It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job.  Management has sole discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.  This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.

     

     

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