Now Hiring: Family Care Team Manager

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Position: Family Care Team Manager
Reports to: President
Status: Salary exempt
Hours: 40

PURPOSE: Provide Christ-centered leadership and management for successful recruitment, training and support of Project 1.27 families and churches which fulfill our vision and mission.

SCOPE: Responsible for Project 1.27’s family recruiting, tracking, training, and support; supervision of Family Care Managers; church relationships; public and private agency relationships and maintaining the needed collaboration to ensure vision and mission accomplishment.

RESPONSIBILITIES :
Organizational Management
● Strategy and implementation: Develop and carry out a Family Care Team strategy which accomplishes overall organizational goals while maximizing resources and relationships.
● Staff management: Supervise, manage, develop and hold accountable Family Care Team and other staff as needed.
● Inquiries: Manage in-state inquiries from individuals, churches and other organizations seeking information and support in serving CO foster children.
● Data management & reporting: Accurately track statistics, including family, church and agency information, in order to provide proactive customer service and engagement. Provide accurate information for P1.27 reporting and awareness resources. Ensure confidentiality and security of family records.
● Develop and manage Family Care team budgets, ensuring financial integrity and good stewardship which supports mission fulfillment.

Family Recruiting and Support
● Recruiting: Working with other Project 1.27 staff and contractors, ensure sufficient awareness and marketing activities are organized and carried out to meet orientation and recruiting goals and convey accurate Project 1.27 messaging.
● Caseload assignment: Assign families to appropriate Family Care Team members, monitoring progress for a successful certification and placement process. Review process annually or as needed to ensure a relevant, successful process.
● Personal caseload: Orient, provide pre-certification, placement and post-placement support to assigned families.
● Advocacy: Represent P1.27 at conferences, church events, summits and community events.
● Advisory Group: Develop a Family Advisory Group made up of a variety of Project 1.27 families who can provide input on all aspects of Project 1.27’s Family Care program.

Training
● Content: Plan, implement and evaluate timely, accessible training for foster and adoption certification which meets CO and P1.27 standards including Information Night, FACT, P-Core, and Support Team Training, Advanced training and Church leadership training.
● Facilitate: Facilitate assigned Information Night and training segments for families and churches.
● Logistics: Manage the speakers, panelists, technical, and location logistics for training. Work with Office Administrator to ensure all supplies and resources are available and transported to appropriate location. Oversee registration and attendance hours tracking.
● Marketing: Ensure all appropriate efforts are made to maximize attendance for each orientation and training, empowering our tribe by utilizing church channels, mass email, newsletters, social media, and website.
● Content creation: Contribute to and assign family content creation for distribution via various channels including website, e-newsletters, social media and print. Church Relationships

Church Relationships
● Relationship development: Establish, grow, encourage and recognize collaborative relationships with churches throughout Colorado which support those involved in foster care and adoption.
● Resource and train: With other Project 1.27 staff, research, develop, distribute and evaluate resources and training to empower churches for an impactful, sustainable orphan-care ministry.
● Church Champions: Train and coach church champions and support team facilitators to lead successful church ministries and support groups.
● Support groups: Work with partner churches to establish and resource accessible support groups for foster and adoptive families.
● Fund development: Promote church funding of Project 1.27.
● Tracking: Track relationships and provide monthly and annual reporting.

Agencies
● Relationships: Establish, develop, maintain, appreciate, and encourage proactive relationships with public and private foster and adoption agencies in CO.
● Relevancy: Understand the requirements for each agency, ensuring application packets, training and families are a current, strong match that meets agency parameters for certification.
● Ensure MOA’s are up-to-date and accessible.

Qualifications:
Character:
● Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ
● Maintains a Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Project 1.27
● In full agreement with Project 1.27 mission, vision and values.
● Required to sign a statement of faith, staff covenant and staff/volunteer policy letter.
● Willing to uphold the mission, staff and stakeholders in prayer.
● Adaptable and discrete maintains a high level of confidentiality.
● Self-starter who gets things done; able to inspire and motivate others

Competency:
● Demonstrated people and relationship development skills.
● Excellent written and verbal communication skills including up-front training, phone and electronic communication skills.
● High-level computer skills with MS Office programs (Word, Outlook, Excel, etc) and web-based applications (Google Chrome, Drive, Remote Desktop, etc.)
● Database management experience.
● Experience with staff supervision.
● Church ministry leadership experience.
● Five or more years experience in social services or a related field.
● Bachelor degree in social services or related field. Masters preferred.
● Team player with the ability to anticipate needs, take initiative, set goals and achieve them.

Please send your resume and cover letter to us (info@project127.com)

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