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Family Advocate/Partner
Summary
Title:Family Advocate/Partner
ID:1288
Job Type:Full Time
Salary Range:$18.00 an hour
Job Location:Spokane Inpatient
Description

MISSION:

Daybreak Youth Services promotes involved, healthy communities by offering hope and recovery solutions to youth and their families struggling with addiction and mental health problems.

VALUES:

We Value

  • Our clients, their families and our staff
  • Diversity of all kinds
  • Well being
  • Families as active participants in their child’s recovery
  • Compassion
  • Fiscal stewardship
  • Our donors, community partners and volunteers
  • Safe environment
  • Unlimited access to treatment that works
  • Quality outcomes that lead to community support




POSITION SUMMARY:

The Family Advocate/Partner is responsible to serve the family and help them engage and actively participate on the team and make informed decisions that drive the WISe process.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION:

  • Communicates community resources, services and support programs that are available for families.
  • Communicates and educates agencies on the importance of family voice and choice as key elements in making the wraparound process successful.
  • Approaches youth, families, and professionals in a non-judgmental manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must meet the minimum qualifications listed below. These qualifications are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform this job.

Education/Experience: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have:

  • High School degree or GED.

Certificates/Licenses:

  • Certified as a Peer Counselor per the Department of Social &Health Services.
  • Must have current TB test
  • Hepatitis B certificate preferred

Work Environment:

While performing the essential duties/responsibilities of this job, the employee will not be exposed to any extreme noise, heat, cold, or atmospheric conditions or to any workplace hazards or potential injuries that are any more frequent than normal. Multi-tasking in a face paced environment is an integral part of this position, as is the ability to work with high-stress situations based on the nature of DYS mission and daily work.

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