Family Support Professional

Family Support Professional

Lutheran Services in Iowa | Muscatine, IA, 52761, US
Salary Range:$22,000 – $28,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 15 days ago

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Are you looking to make a meaningful and important impact through your professional work?

Lutheran Services in Iowa has an exciting, full time opportunity for a Family Support Professional in the Early Childhood program serving both Scott and Muscatine counties.

What We Do

As one of Iowa's most trusted human services agencies, LSI has a legacy of serving children and families for more than 150 years. Our Early Childhood Services provide critical care, guidance, and education to parents of young children across the state. Whether we're meeting with families through in-home weekly visits, connecting them to local resources in their community, or hosting support groups for parents to bond, this team makes a direct impact on the lives of the Iowans we are privileged to serve. You can join us on our mission to provide hope and healing.

What You'll Do

Our Family Support Professionals offer home visits to expectant parents and caregivers of small children, providing parenting education, support, and advocacy. We recognize that parents are their children's first and best teacher, and our Family Support Professionals support families in a variety of services, including home visits, group meetings, and connections to community resources and annual screenings. Family Support Professionals promote optimal child health and development, and problem solve with parents. Family needs and abilities are evaluated on an ongoing basis. Family Support Professional assist families in designing individualized support plans and empower families overtime to achieve their chosen goals. Our home visitation program is part of a nationwide initiative designed to empower families to become and remain healthy and strong.

What You'll Need

Qualified Applicants will have a bachelor's degree in a human service related field and 2 years of experience working with children and families.

Preferred applicants will have a Bachelor's degree in a health, education, or human service related field and one or more years of related experience working with children and families.

This position requires a valid driver's license, auto insurance, a good driving record and the ability to pass an extensive background check including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, Sex Offender registry and a criminal history check.

How We'll Support You

On top of joining the best team around, you can also receive:

* A competitive salary
* Comprehensive benefits
* A flexible work schedule
* A 401(k)
* Generous paid time off
* Health, dental, life, and vision insurance
* Career-building opportunities
* Special Team LSI perks like gym discounts, pet insurance, and cell phone discounts through Verizon

Why You'll Love Working Here

"This work fulfills my passion and purpose in helping caregivers provide a nurturing and accepting environment for their kids. I feel very humbled and privileged to be able to witness their journeys every day." - Mallory, an Early Childhood Services team member

Ready to get started? Apply today!