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FAMILY OPPORTUNITIES ADVISOR (I)

Hinds County Human Resource Agency (HCHRA) Jackson Full-Time
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Posted: 07/26/2018 | Salary Range: $16.50 - $17.50

Description:

This position advocates and works primarily with able-to-work families from every station in life, and sometimes dire economic backdrops, to ease them through transitions, hardships, and mentally tough times.  This person assists families in finding the proper opportunities to get the resources or supplements they need to obtain or sustain a certain quality of life.  This person will also be the link between people setting and reaching their goals.  This position involves interviewing, counseling, information and referrals, developing and maintaining case files and the case management, and other related activities in providing services to eligible applicants under the various programs provided by the Agency.

Qualifications:

Required: A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university and a valid Mississippi Social Work license, good writing and documentation skills, and computer experience.  Able to handle pressure; maintains confidentiality and objectivity; proactive; demonstrates a high level of organization, planning, reporting skills, persistence, listening, verbal communication, and building client relationships.

Preferred: Two (2) years of experience in social work and case management.

Must pass Criminal Background and Child Abuse Central Registry checks.  Must meet state health requirements.

Recommended skills

Confidentiality
Case Management
Verbal Communication
Social Work
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As the only Community Action Agency in Hinds County, Mississippi, Hinds County Human Resource Agency (HCHRA) strives to lift its citizens out of poverty conditions through an assortment of services offered to seniors, disabled or low-income individuals. With the utilization of case management system, clients have access to programs and services that foster economic empowerment and self reliance.

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