Community Liaison

Gulf Coast JFCS

About the organization

Gulf Coast JFCS is comprised of over 550 dedicated people committed to improving the lives children and families of all religions and nationalities. The only prerequisite is need. Annually, GCJFCS supports more than 40,000 people throughout Florida. Our programs are designed to protect children from abuse and neglect; to help people overcome substance abuse, to manage mental health, or to gain control of debilitating behaviors; to care for and connect seniors to needed services; to provide emergency financial and food assistance to support Holocaust survivors; and to welcome and help resettle refugees from around the world.

Duties

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

You'll recruit, screen, train, and retain volunteers and mentors to work with teen parents and pregnant teens. You'll work closely with the Program Manager and Director of the Woman to Woman program to develop marketing materials and strategies to recruit volunteers for all levels of the program and to ensure that volunteers and mentors receive adequate training and support. Your schedule will require you to attend annual overnight weekend retreats and monthly workshops for teens and their volunteer mentors, and regularly scheduled meetings.

WHAT WE OFFER:

$16.83 per hour
15 PTO days per year
11 Paid holidays
Medical, Dental & Vision insurance
Immediate eligibility for 403b Savings Plan with 25% match
Supplementary Accident, Hospital Indemnity and Specified Disease insurance
Paid Life/AD&D insurance
Pet, Legal and Identity Theft programs
Continuous training and professional development opportunities
An opportunity to make the world a better place!

Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Human Services or related field.
One year related experience.

Salary

16.83 per hour

Application instructions

Gulf Coast JFCS is committed to ensuring the health, safety, and well-being of its employees and clients, which include members of vulnerable communities. As part of this commitment, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current and newly-hired employees, unless an employee is entitled to a reasonable accommodation or exemption as permitted pursuant to Gulf Coast JFCS’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy.

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