For 45 years, Ozaukee Family Services (OFS) has been serving individuals and families of all ages through our mission of “improving lives to help individuals and families succeed”. Our non-profit 501(c)3 agency has two part-time opportunities to be a part of a vibrant and dedicated team committed to making a positive difference in the community. With the right qualifications, these part-time positions may be combined.

Ozaukee Family Services offers a generous paid time off policy including paid holidays, retirement plan with employer contribution, flexible scheduling and a warm, collaborative and supportive work environment.

Licensed Counselor – Child and Adolescent (part-time)

Our counseling services fill a unique niche in providing confidential counseling on a sliding scale basis for children, adolescents, adults, seniors, couples and families who are uninsured or under-insured. Our goal is to insure that clients have access to affordable counseling at the frequency and duration that best meets their needs.

We have an opportunity to join our counseling team working primarily with our younger clients (elementary and middle school age) in our office as well as in area schools. Other responsibilities include facilitating school based psychoeducational groups and working collaboratively with agency staff and community stakeholders. This position is part-time, 20 hours per week including 2 evenings each week. Counselors do their own scheduling with clients. Compensation is based on an hourly wage and is not tied to the number of client sessions or insurance reimbursement.

Qualified candidates will hold a master’s degree in counseling, social work or related field with, or working towards, Wisconsin licensure as an LPC, LPC-IT, LCSW, APSW or LMFT. Prior counseling experience with children and adolescents is required.

How to apply:
Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume directly to: Nanci Schiman, MSW, APSW, OFS Associate Director, 885 Badger Circle, Grafton, WI 53024 OR email to nschiman@ozaukeefamilyservices.org. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.

Family Steps Parenting Coordinator (part-time)

The Family Steps program utilizes family centered and strength-based interventions with the goal of strengthening the parent-child relationship; assisting parents in improving their skills to increase the family’s ability to problem solve and assume the role of advocate for themselves and their children.

We are currently seeking a part-time (20 hours per week) Family Steps Parenting Coordinator to provide parenting education and support to parents of children between the ages of 0 – 18. We receive referrals from a variety of sources including schools, pediatricians, community agencies, Child Protective Services and self-referrals. Services are provided through a combination of home, office and community visits.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Employ social work skills of client engagement, assessment, intervention, empowerment and evaluation.
  • Establish trusting relationships with at-risk families by delivering services that are culturally competent, strength-based, family centered, and family directed.
  • Meet with parents/family through a combination of home and community visits throughout Ozaukee County as well as in our office.
  • Link assigned families to appropriate community resources and services.
  • Engage families to support positive child development and parenting practices through modeling, coaching, teaching and providing positive reinforcement.
  • Facilitate behavior modification in family members and develop nurturing family relationships.
  • Communicate and work collaboratively with other agencies to support family goals.
  • Complete timely and accurate paperwork/documentation including progress notes and data for agency reports.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in social work or related human service field. Two or more years of experience working with families in a home visitation setting preferred.
  • Knowledge of community resources and capacity to maintain strong working relationships with collaborating agencies.
  • Knowledge of child abuse and neglect prevention, child development and positive parenting strategies.
  • Respect for families of diverse socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity and ability to engage them in dialogue regarding personal issues.
  • Ability to model and redirect parents in their guidance, discipline and nurturance of their children.
  • Ability to engage families and children who are dealing with safety issues and other related problems to improve family functioning with the goal of ensuring positive child development.
  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication and computer skills (Office 365/Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Valid driver’s license, acceptable driving record, proof of personal auto liability insurance coverage. Personal vehicle must be in good working order. Mileage reimbursement is provided for travel.
  • Flexible schedule with availability to work two or more late afternoon/early evening shifts.

How to apply:
Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume directly to: Nanci Schiman, MSW, APSW, OFS Associate Director, 885 Badger Circle, Grafton, WI 53024 OR email to nschiman@ozaukeefamilyservices.org. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered.

 

In addition to the above job openings, we have various volunteer opportunities available. If you are interested in learning more, click here or email our volunteer coordinator.