Family & Children's Place
  • 05-Jan-2023 to 04-Feb-2023 (EST)
  • Louisville, KY, USA
  • 14.92-25.39 Sign on bonus $300 during first year
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

health, dental, vision, life insurance, 403b plan, paid time off

Family & Children's Place of Louisville, KY is looking to hire a full-time HANDS Family Support Worker to provide family services to expectant parents or parents of newborns. Do you want a job that provides meaningful work? Are you looking to build a career in social work? Would you like to join a nonprofit that cares about others and gives back to its community? If so, please read on!

This family services position earns a competitive wage of $14.92 for in-office work plus at least $22.40/visit or $25.39/visit. A retention bonus of $100 after 90 days and $200 at one year is provided. If you have language skills, such as Spanish, you receive a language quarterly stipend of $500 as well. We also offer great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, a 403(B) plan, paid time off (PTO), vacation time, paid sick time, up to 10 paid holidays, short and long-term disability, and life insurance, and schedule flexibility. Employees get to choose which days they use for their paid holidays! Additionally, this position receives training covered by the FCP, mileage reimbursement, and a cell phone. If this sounds like the right opportunity in social work for you, apply today to join our nonprofit!


Family & Children's Place is an equal opportunity nonprofit organization that strives to keep families intact and provide children and family members the emotional support necessary to maintain family stability. Since 1883, we have served as a critical presence in Louisville and southern Indiana providing help to our most vulnerable citizens -- children, whose lives we've often saved from abuse and neglect. We are here because we believe in this city, and we believe in the promise and power of working together to make life richer. Our goal is to meet the needs of our society, to support children and families as they work through the challenges they face, to defend those in need, and above all, to contribute to the health of the areas of southern Indiana and Louisville that we serve.

Our continued success depends on the recruitment, selection, and retention of qualified and motivated personnel. We search for employees who are looking to make a career out of caring and are willing to commit to providing the highest quality of service to our clients. Our employees are as passionate about the work they do as we are, which is why we strive to foster a supportive work culture that gives them the space to build successful careers.


The Kentucky Health Access Nurturing Development Services (HANDS) program is a voluntary home visitation program for any new or expectant parents. HANDS supports families as they build healthy, safe environments for the optimal growth and development of children. The main goals of HANDS is to ensure healthy pregnancies and births, child growth and development, safe homes, and self sufficient families.

HANDS supports families throughout their pregnancy and the first two years of the baby's life. Families meet with a HANDS parent visitor who can answer questions and address concerns about pregnancy or baby's first years. All families receive information and learn about resources available in the community for new parents. Some families receive further support through home visitation.


As a professional in social work, you play an essential role in providing family services for our nonprofit. You are responsible for conducting home visits that provide expectant parents and parents of newborns 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. Incumbents must have the ability to maintain a flexible work schedule, including evenings at times.

Using your expert training in psychology, you utilize trauma-informed, evidence-based practices and policies when delivering services to ensure your clients receive the best care available to them. You conduct home visits in order to meet the needs of both the program and your clients. You enjoy having a job where you get to make a difference in the lives of those you work with using your training in social work and psychology, which is why you are perfect for this position in family services!


  • Associate's degree in social work, human services, or related field.
  • 1 year of working with infants and children.
  • Bachelor's degree in social sciences, human services, or related field.
  • Ability to pass a background check as well as a child abuse and neglect check upon hire
  • Willingness to take a drug test, TB screening, and fingerprint screening upon hire
  • Full COVID vaccination plus booster is required

Do you have excellent verbal and written communication skills? Are you highly organized and attentive to detail? Can you effectively prioritize tasks while demonstrating good time management? Are you able to maintain a friendly and professional attitude? Do you enjoy helping people? If so, you might just be perfect for this family services position with our nonprofit!


This full-time social work position works a flexible schedule that is usually based on parent availability. There may be some weekend and evening hours due to client needs but this position mostly consists of normal daytime hours. Also, our family support workers can work from home to prepare for visits and set their own schedules for those visits!


We understand your time is valuable, so we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you have the right training in psychology for this job with our nonprofit, please fill out our initial mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!

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