Good Shepherd Children & Family Services
Position Description: 

Good Shepherd Children & Family Services is seeking a full-time Parenting Coordinator to support the work being done in our youth parenting and pregnancy group living program. This program is an intensive group home environment that supports youth that are experiencing one or more of the following challenges: homelessness, disruptive behaviors in community settings, complications relating to a mental health diagnosis, or a history of extensive trauma. This professional would provide the structure and support to our unit living environment through: staff scheduling, activity scheduling, crisis management, staff development, and therapeutic interventions.

• Ensuring that the unit staff promotes mutual respect, trust, personal safety and security
• Maximizing relationship building, teachable moments and strength-based interactions
• Promoting positive change, growth, and personal development for each client’s individual needs
• Coaching and training parenting specialists in philosophy’s of trauma informed care, strength-based interactions, and Nurturing Parenting
• Providing Orientation and support for staff
• Providing support and professional development for Parenting Specialists

• Must be at least 21 years of age
• Bachelor’s Degree required in a related field, Management experience (minimum 5 years)
• Support the teachings of the Catholic Church and actively work with colleagues from other departments making Good Shepherd resources available to all residents & clients.
• Obtain and maintain a Missouri Class E Chauffeur’s License within 30 days of employment and be able to drive a diverse fleet of agency vehicles
• Obtain MCCA medication administration certification within 60 days of employment
• Able to learn and willingness to use crisis intervention techniques as trained through Safe Crisis Management
• Attend Protecting God’s Children within 60 days of employment
• Obtain First Aide and CPR certification within 90 days of employment
• Pass initial and annual police/law enforcement and criminal records check including background screening through the Family Care Safety Registry and fingerprinting

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