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FAMILY EMPOWERMENT POSITIONS

Professionals on the Saint Louis Crisis Nursery Family Empowerment Team provide crisis intervention to families at high risk for child abuse and neglect.

Our Family Empowerment Professionals provide in-home counseling and advocacy to families in crisis.  Our outcomes indicate that families graduating from our program have improved self-esteem and more effective parenting skills as a result of our therapeutic interventions, strength-based parent coaching and goal setting. We are proud of our ability to help the family regain safety and stability and prevent child abuse and neglect while keeping the family intact whenever possible.

Family Empowerment Professionals also facilitate both parenting and children’s groups as well as provide community outreach and support to various community agencies, organizations, and neighborhoods.

Qualifications for the position include:
Master’s degree in social work or counseling, license preferred. 
Minimum of three years paid experience working with children and families in a social service setting.
Minimum 1 year Home Visiting Experience
Community Outreach experience preferred

Benefits of Full Time Staff Include:
Health, Dental and Vision Insurance and up to 24 days Paid Time Off per year

Work details:
Schedule:  M – F days, some flexible scheduling available. 

Office:  Just down from the Fox Theater

TO APPLY:  Visit our website at www.crisisnurserykids.org and click on the careers tab for an application and where to return the application.

The Saint Louis Crisis Nursery is committed to diversity, and is an equal opportunity employer. Employment at the Crisis Nursery is based upon individual merit and qualifications. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy status, gender, age, marital status, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other characteristics protected by law or ethics. We will also make all reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws.        

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CHILDREN’S PROGRAM ASSISTANT (CPA) – PART TIME / FULL TIME

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED
EXPERIENCE:  Must have at least one year of verified paid child care work.  
SHIFTS: Varied: 7a.m.-3p.m. / 3p.m.-11p.m. / 11 p.m. – 7 a.m. includes some weekends. 
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide primary care for the physical needs of the children: feeding, toileting, dressing and washing 
  • Provide for the emotional and social needs of the children
  • Develop and lead children’s play group activities; keeping the children positively engaged in developmentally appropriate activities
  • Write descriptive and comprehensive progress notes, phone call logs, activities
  • Pass medication administration course, and pass medications accurately
  • Attend 40 hours of paid training each year to refresh/enhance skills
  • Assist with developmental/ therapeutic assessments
  • Assist with intakes and discharges
  • Answer the 24-hour crisis helpline 
  • Communicate effectively with coworkers, children and families
  • Share in housekeeping and laundry duties
  • Attend paid trainings and staff meetings that may be required outside the typical schedule

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INTAKE COUNSELOR - PART TIME / FULL TIME

SHIFTS:  Varied 7a.m.-3p.m. / 3p.m.-11p.m., includes weekends
EDUCATION:  Must have BA/BS in psychology, social work, education, or related field.  
EXPERIENCE:  At least one year working in a licensed child care facility, or equivalent informal paid experience through child care work involving direction, supervision and care of children.  Must be able to verify experience.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Answer 24-hour crisis helpline
  • Provide assessment and crisis counseling to families
  • Complete intakes and discharges
  • Complete developmental assessments
  • Complete relevant treatment plans with children
  • Supervise practicum students as needed/appropriate
  • In the absence of the supervisor, act as resource to CPAs
  • Pass medication administration course, and pass medications accurately
  • Attend 40 hours of paid training each year to refresh/enhance skills
  • Provide care for the physical, social and emotional needs of the children
  • Develop and lead children’s play group activities; keeping the children positively engaged in developmentally appropriate activities
  • Assist with housekeeping and laundry duties
  • Communicate effectively with coworkers, children and families, document activities
  • Attend trainings and staff meetings that may be outside the typical schedule

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How To Apply:

Saint Louis Crisis Nursery ATTN: Employment
11710 Administration Dr., Suite 18
St. Louis, MO 63146

Please let us know your preferred area or location!

The Saint Louis Crisis Nursery is committed to diversity, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment at the Crisis Nursery is based upon individual merit and qualifications. We don't discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy status, gender, age, marital status, disability, genetic medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other characteristics protected by law or ethics. We will also make all reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws.

Please note: We are smoke and tobacco-free on all premises operated by the Crisis Nursery.
The Crisis Nursery requests that body art be covered, and body piercings
(except in the ear lobes) be removed during working hours.
Minimum of One-Year caring for children
is required for all positions unless otherwise stated.

 

 

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