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Social Work

Brownwood, TX, USA

105705

Job Type

Clerical

$15-$16/Hr

About the Job

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES. The Self-Sufficiency Family Advocate will:

1. Schedules appointments and interviews clients who are requesting assistance.
2. Determine eligibility according to regulations set forth by the funding source and the Agency.
3. Ensures that funds are available prior to initiating a payment voucher.
4. Ensures that pledges made on behalf of clients do not exceed budgeted funds for that county.
5. Develop referral systems and procedures and coordinates referrals and follow up.
6. Exceeds Meets Improvement Needed N/A too soon to rate Collects and maintains accurate and complete data for client files.
7. Promptly and properly enters the collected data into the client files with adequate provisions for confidentiality.
8. Works closely with various utility companies in service area to obtain information as required by funding sources.
9. Adhere to funding source regulations and guidelines for all the programs provided.
10. Assist Program Director with Training and professional Development to meet team and individual needs and provide training for new staff.
11. Ensure consistency in service delivery across program areas and assist program director in monitoring client files to ensure adherence to regulations, policies and procedures.
12. Prepares report for management in a timely manner.
13. Promote effective involvement of the Agency within the Community and County associations.
14. Attend Community meetings as assigned, staff meetings, in-service meetings, and other training sessions.
15. Conduct visits to client’s homes, as needed.
16. Treat all clients, staff, co-workers with dignity and respect.
17. Ensures that local centers are clean, organized, and in good, safe condition.
18. Performs other duties as deemed necessary by Program Director or Executive Director.
19. Adheres to safety discipline and accountability policies and regulations.

Requirements

Must be 18 years old or older and preferably hold, at a minimum, an associates degree in Social Sciences or a related field with at least three years of experience in Social Work or Human Services Field. Valid DL.

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