Family Advocate Resume Samples

A Family Advocate will assist families by protecting and promoting the best interests of minor or dependent children in a parental rights and responsibilities dispute. The job description entails evaluating the family’s circumstances and making recommendations to the court regarding contact, care, and guardianship. A well-drafted Family Advocate Resume indicate the following – mediating disputes by parents over the rights and responsibilities of the child; registering parenting plans; providing legal information, facilitating and monitoring the reached agreement, providing reports to the courts in litigation matters; maintaining accurate and complete documentation of services to families.

Those interested in this line of activity should depict the following skills – experience working with culturally diverse families, staff and communities; the ability to understand, formulate and implement a viable plan of action; and social work experience. A bachelor’s degree in Social Services, Social work, or Sociology is the minimum qualification required for the post.

Family Advocate Resume

Objective : To attain a position where outstanding communication skills, relevant leadership skills, and education can be utilized.

Skills : Behavior modification, Skill Streaming, parent coach,.

Description :

    1. Work collaboratively with staff and community agencies to support the needs of families and children enrolled in Head Start and Early Head Start.
    2. Works with families to complete the Family Partnership Agreements within 45 days of enrollment into the program, as well as complete appropriate follow-up meetings to the Family Partnership Agreement every six months.
    3. Make appropriate referrals for families to community agencies and ensure proper follow-up services.
    4. Assess family needs and help families establish short-term and long-term goals in the areas of housing, health, public assistance, hunger, and parenting.
    5. Assist families develop action plans to complete family goals.
    6. Assist with planning parent workshops, securing guest speakers and implementing parent activities based on results of Parent Interest Surveys.
    7. Enter and track information into Pelican and Child Ware, as well as keeping child file updated.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
CJ


Family Advocate Manager Resume

Headline : ambitious criminal justice graduate equipped with strong verbal and written communication skills driven to serve others with a keen discernment for detail. Expertise includes emergency management, project management, data entry and processing, record keeping, and leadership. Software experience includes: Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, Macros, Word, SharePoint, and Mac OS.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Communication, Mac Os.

Description :

    1. Linking low income families with community resources.
    2. Assisting with goal setting and skill development to increase the overall functioning of the family for success in the community.
    3. Providing the assessment of the effects of the family interactions, teaching parenting skills, assessing functioning of the child, assessing growth and development, identifying strengths, and providing career counseling.
    4. Assisting clients with exploration, goal setting, planning, and follow through along with monitoring their progress through regularly scheduled meetings.
    5. Facilitating the implementation of support services for consumers.
    6. Maintaining positive community involvement between the families and community agencies.
    7. Maintaining all paperwork requirements on a monthly and quarterly basis.
    8. Coordinating monthly group family meetings.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Certificate In Applied Behavior Analysis


Case Manager/Family Advocate Resume

Headline : My objective is to obtain a position with an organization that promotes values, excellence, and pride. I am also looking for the opportunity to work in an area where there is room for advancement, educational enhancement, and longevity.

Skills : Office: Word, Ms Word, Medical Terminology, Advocacy, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the training of staff incident to the enrollment process and for the completion and verification of all data necessary for enrollment.
    2. Coordinate the center enrollment process for all students.
    3. Responsible for systematically working the total family for assessment and establishing a Family Partnership Agreement.
    4. Responsible for the planning, scheduling, and implementing of required Health Services for all Head Start enrollees within the Center.
    5. Coordinates and works with the teaching staff in performing initial home visits for each family.
    6. Works with the CAA staff to ensure coordination of comprehensive services of the entire agency.
    7. Ability to maintain consistent documentation including family goals follow-up information as it pertains to the family Partnership Agreement.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors In Child Development

Child/Family Advocate Resume

Objective : Services-orientated professional with 14 years of background in Family and Child services, Support Staff, Childcare, Managing, Recruiting and Enrolling Services, and Human Services Agencies. Core competencies include energetic and friendly personality, dependable and trustworthy character, and supportive skills in Human Services as well as excellent communication and time management skills. Handles tasks with detail, accuracy, and efficiency.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Data Entry, Computer Skills, Outlook.

Description :

    1. Effectively manage a caseload of 45+ families at any given time.
    2. Monitor, evaluate, and record family progress and steps with respect to family/child goals.
    3. Modify plan steps, and goals according to changes in family situation, and progress.
    4. Assist families in adhering to family goals, such as supporting and encouraging needed agency services, setting up appointments, transportation issues, etc.
    5. Refer family to community resources for housing, education, employment, mental health services, etc (depending on goal) and following through to ensure completion.
    6. Recorded detailed documentation by data entry.
    7. Coordination between family, agencies, teachers and program to ensure full extent of services to the family/child being served.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Psychology

Parent Educator/Family Advocate Resume

Objective : To apply experience gained in managing and supporting Project Management, Logistics, Supply Chain, Training and Development, Sales, Purchasing, Advocate Navigator, Customer Service, Food and Beverage, Catering, Trade and Food Shows. Expertise includes, and highly transferable skills are:.

Skills : Customer Service, Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Facilitated and conduct weekly life skills classes to incarcerated teenagers.
    2. Provide Community Resources; Anger Management, Drug and Alcohol.
    3. Collaborated with Probation Dept., Education Districts/Teachers, and Medical Professionals.
    4. Taught weekly adult workshops for group behavior health dynamics.
    5. Develop and maintain daily face to face meetings with incarcerated teenagers.
    6. Set up and maintain leadership workshops to assist with behavior health/community needs.
    7. Collaborate and present speaking engagements for Juvenile Correction Facility.
    8. Conduct and advised with career/college workshops.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
B.A. In Liberal Studies

Family Advocate II Resume

Summary : To acquire a challenging position with an established company that will fully utilize my extensive experience and skills. I have been working with customers for more than ten years providing them with excellent customer service. Proven ability to establish rapport with customers and maintain customer satisfaction.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Partnership for Community Action Decatur, GA Recruited eligible children, including those with disabilities.
    2. Identified the Family Services and Health needs of families and children.
    3. Completed, maintained and /or updated Family Profiles and Family Partnership Agreements (FPA) on each family enrolled.
    4. Established and maintained a network of resources contacts to facilitate services to meet family needs.
    5. Made referrals and follow-ups to assure delivery of needed assistance to families.
    6. Provided mandated health screening for all enrollees and schedule appointments if needed, per the parents' consent form being completed.
    7. Made home visits as needed in an effort to involve parents.
    8. Obtained complete health history and parental consent on all enrollees.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Health Counseling

Family Advocate III Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Family Advocate with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : certified Nurses Aid.

Description :

    1. Supervised and assisted with caseload of over 200 families.
    2. Provided counseling, referrals and support through in-home participation with the family.
    3. Worked in partnership with Master's level counselor.
    4. Assessed client needs involving a variety of issues: crisis intervention, family role disruption, child abuse, adolescent acting-out, destructive relationships, and addiction problems.
    5. Increased clients' access to services and resources after thorough assessment of their needs.
    6. Developed and implemented parent education programs.
    7. Taught parenting skills and assisted parents in identifying their children's physical, mental and emotional needs.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
A.S. In Human Services

Family Advocate I Resume

Objective : Detail-oriented social worker effective at working with clients from a wide range of backgrounds. Passionate about providing meaningful support and services to all clients.

Skills : -Works well with people of diverse backgrounds and cultures as well as other workers -Experience with PCs and Macintosh programs, Word, and Excel Spreadsheet software -High level of organization and attention to details -Type 50 words per minute-Able to multi-task while maintaining quality.

Description :

    1. Assists families in enrollment and re-enrollment process.
    2. Assists with completion of health screenings/other required screenings by tracking, completing follow-ups, and documenting information in the system.
    3. Completes a Family Partnership Plan with individuals/families, working with them to identify strengths, goals, and needs.
    4. Once completing family partnership plan with individuals/families and identifying goals, tracks and documents individual's/family's progress toward and offers assistance to help with progress when requested/needed.
    5. Connects individuals/families to various community resources and programs that may benefit them.
    6. Recruits prospective families for Head Start.
    7. Completes customer service by answering phones, answering questions, and offering assistance.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Master Of Science In Social Work

Sr. Family Advocate Resume

Headline : Most of my experience is in business administration. I also have experience working with people daily and working with diverse populations. In addition, I have acquired many different problem-solving skills. I graduated from Chadron State College with a Bachelors of Arts degree and an emphasis in Social Work in December of 2015.

Skills : Bilingual.

Description :

    1. Provide crisis intervention and emergency assistance to families.
    2. Design, develop and implement programs and innovative workshops to assist families towards self-sufficiency.
    3. Extensive knowledge of community resources, public assistance programs and Social Security Disability system.
    4. Assist with all areas of special event planning.
    5. Assist with grant writing, presentations and reporting, and all aspects of a non-profit human service agency.
    6. Supervise volunteers; developed volunteer job descriptions and training program.
    7. Chair of Domestic Violence and Employment/Housing/Education committees.
    8. Served on Building Committee for MRC Capital Campaign.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.A. In Psychology

Jr. Family Advocate Resume

Objective : I'm seeking a challenging career that is affiliated with social work within education or counseling. The satisfaction of improving the lives of others and serving my community would be most fulfilling. Willing to focus in on development and having a special ability to motivate and communicate effectively with people is one of the skills I possess and strive to improve daily. I have a very strong personality, but very willing to listen, learn, and take note when needed and this helps me to build effective and productive work environment as well as relationships with clients and staff.

Skills : Reiki.

Description :

    1. Provided individual case management sessions to clients and client's child(ren) regularly.
    2. Assisted clients with locating educational, vocational, medical and other resources.
    3. Accompanied clients to medical and mental health appointments for self and children.
    4. Assisted clients with advocating for services for self and for children.
    5. Facilitated communication with client's DHS workers, aftercare workers, and housing workers.
    6. Developed individual service plans and quarterly reports for the families served.
    7. Assisted clients with locating resources to meet family service plan objectives.
    8. Referred clients to programs per family service plan objectives.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Social Work

Family Advocate/Adviser Resume

Objective : Seasoned and professional education specialist with 9 years of dedicated and quality service in education system, combining knowledge and experience put both into practice to achieve commendable results.

Skills : Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, HMIS.

Description :

    1. Coordinate the intake process for resident living by administering referrals, screening and preparing documentation of potential clients for approval by Director.
    2. Conduct monthly review of appropriate documentation to be submitted through HMIS database for state approval.
    3. Input relevant client information into HMIS database system on a daily basis.
    4. Schedule and facilitate new resident intakes and orientations in partnership with House Manager and residential staff team.
    5. Collaborate with Director as well as resident in the development of Resident Action Plan for each family.
    6. Serve as resident advocate and assist with scheduling of appointments and enrolling in vocational or educational programs.
    7. Conduct weekly meetings with each resident to review action steps.
    8. Assist families in applying for financial assistance, completing applications for training and housing program.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Family Advocate/Associate Resume

Summary : Dedicated and motivated individual leveraging my broad past experience in client-facing knowledge, public speaking ability, customer service skills in family services into the federal farm program administration role with the Farm Service Agency.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Operated as a liaison between classroom and home settings in the areas of education, child development, and mental health.
    2. Implemented both parent involvement and family partnership programs.
    3. Assessed family goals and provided recommendations and referrals for relevant community resources.
    4. Collaborated community agencies to support child and family needs.
    5. Special Education Teacher: Taught a 1:8:2 integrated classroom.
    6. Created lesson plans for whole class, small group and individual instruction for various needs.
    7. Developed and implemented behavioral management plans for students.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science In Mathematics

Family Advocate/Head Start Resume

Summary : I am a highly motivated individual ready to obtain a position that allows me to grow and expand with my current skills and experience. I have the ability to learn new concepts quickly. I look forward to obtaining gainful employment with a company that offers many opportunities.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Support and assist families with the enrollment process for Head Start.
    2. Perform home visits prior to the deadline set by the program and as needed with each family.
    3. Create individualized goals for clients to encourage independence and stability.
    4. Advocate for families by making appropriate referrals to community resources.
    5. Collaborate with classroom teams to ensure a safe, educational setting for the children and their families.
    6. Develop and retain partnerships with community members and organizations.
    7. Complete assessments and document detailed case notes in the online database.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts In Criminal Justice & Spanish

Family Advocate Resume

Objective : WI Licensed Social Worker. Over ten years of case management experience working with adults, children, and families from diverse socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds. Skilled at interviewing and assessment techniques. Exceptional knowledge of Public Assistance Programs and community resources. Program manager for non-profit social service agency. Successful grant writer. Developed and managed grant-based program budgets.

Skills : Microsoft Office.

Description :

    1. Supported and assisted families as they identified and met their own set goals through case management for developing adn carrying out Family Partnership Agreements.
    2. Assisted families in the completion of child requirements and other required screenings and assessments.
    3. This position supports the lartger system of social services coordinated by Head Start.
    4. Participated in team management meetings of planning, implementing and evaluating family and community partnership goals and objectives.
    5. Recruited prospective families and assisted in the enrollment process.
    6. Conducted home visits to assist families in acheiving goals.
    7. Shared information with teaching staff to ensure coordinated services that met needs of individual children and families.
    8. Assisted to provide health, safety and family literacy activities to parents.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Diploma