Family Engagement Meeting Facilitator (Social Services Specialist III)

Open & closing dates

Sat, 11 May 2019 to Fri, 24 May 2019 23:59:00

Fairfax County

Family Services


$61,300 to $102,166 (per year)

Appointment type

FT Hourly W BN

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This facilitator position of Family Engagement Meetings is located in the Family Engagement Program, based in the Fairfax office and facilitates throughout Fairfax County with occasional out of county assignments. Utilizing family engagement practice, this position works with families who are involved with Children, Youth and Families, external stakeholders such as Court Appointed Special Advocates, Guardian Ad Litem's and other service providers. Implements/facilitates Family Engagement Meeting processes in which extended family members/supports and community partners are brought together to develop a plan for the safety, stability and wellbeing for the children and youth in their family. This position also facilitates Family Partnership Meetings for Healthy Minds Fairfax Agencies to include the Community Services Board, Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, Fairfax County Public Schools and Falls Church City Public Schools. Demonstrating a strengths based approach, the facilitator guides the process of team based planning and the creation of actionable plans which may include making alternative care and placement arrangements for children and youth, identifying services for the support to primary and extended families so their children can remain within their family, or expediting reunification from foster care and permanency planning for older youth. May participate in committees and workgroups county and statewide to enhance the practice of Family Engagement. Performs other duties as assigned.

Note: This position requires weekday after-hours involvement.