Family & Children's Place
  • 01-Aug-2019 to 30-Sep-2019 (EST)
  • Hands
  • Louisville, KY, USA
  • Other
  • Full Time


Family & Children's Place is an equal opportunity employer and a private non-profit organization whose mission is to help end the trauma of sexual abuse for thousands of area children, keep families intact, help parents nurture new-borns despite major life-changing situations, and provide to children and family members the emotional support necessary to maintain family stability.  Each of these families is better positioned to contribute to a healthier overall community, thanks to Family & Children's Place services.  For more information on Family & Children's Place, please visit our website at EOE/M/F/D/V

Job Description

Family & Children's Place's HANDS program has a full-time opening for a family support worker. This person provides expectant parents and parents of new-borns in-home education and intervention services for those identified as high risk. Extensive local travel is required for this position with some of the time in the office but most spent in clients' homes. Incumbent must have ability to maintain a flexible work schedule, including evenings.

The incumbent is paid on a per visit basis after the initial training and orientation period of 90 days. During the orientation period the incumbent is paid hourly up to 37.5 hours per week.


The position requires the incumbent be bi-lingual/Spanish speaking. A minimum of an associate's degree in social science, human services or related field and one year experience working with children and infants. Preferred background would be a bachelor's degree in social science, human services or related field and one year experience working with children and infants. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.  

Reliable transportation and valid driver's license are also requirements.  

Screening requirements

Criminal Background Check, Child Abuse and Neglect check, pre-employment drug and TB screens.


The following benefits are available if the incumbent carries a full time case load:

Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 403b Plan

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