POSTING DATE: JUNE 4, 2021
APPLICATION DEADLINE: JUNE 11, 2021 12:00 NOON
Part-Time, Hourly Position
$13.00 per hour
This is a grant funded position until 2024
*This position is subject to close once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.
LOCATION: GA Strong Families Program, Columbus Department of Public Health, 5601 Veterans Parkway, Columbus, GA 31904
DUTIES: Under broad supervision of the Georgia Strong Families (GSF) local Coordinator, the Fatherhood Engagement Specialist provides a broad range of social services to patients/clients/consumers and their families. This position will identify, enroll, and provide support services to eligible fatherhood participants in the program. Provide education and direct services to men participating in the Fatherhood Initiative program and the Preconception Project. Will engage in recruitment activities. Complete eligibility screening, intake, and assessments with each eligible participant. Will connect participants to resources within the community; track attendance/participation and ensure delivery of appropriate incentives to program participants; and attend weekly Fatherhood sessions and facilitate the delivery of Healthy Start program requirements. Plan and facilitate quarterly male group sessions. Will input data and documentation for case files into the designated data system and will maintain and submit all required program documentation in a timely manner.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s Degree in a social service-related field from an accredited college or university AND One year of experience in a social service-related field OR High School Diploma or GED AND Three years of experience in a social service-related position OR One year of experience at the lower-level Social Services Tech (SST011) or position equivalent.
An applicant who has a disability, which requires special accommodations, should contact Human Resources at 706-321-6127.
ALL APPLICANTS MUST APPLY AT: www.dph.georgia.gov Click on “About DPH”, then “Careers”. Locate this position and click “Apply” to begin your application.
Applicants chosen for employment will be subject to the following:
• Criminal Background Check/Fingerprinting
• Pre-Employment Drug Screening
• I-9 Employment Verification
• Reference Checks