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Family-Centered Services Specialist, Sioux City

Boys Town Omaha, NE

The Family-Centered Services Specialist provides in-home intervention to children and their families utilizing skill based, solution-focused models to help families adopt positive solutions to problems through the teaching of skills and behavioral techniques accessing community resources and support.

Hiring Bonus $5,000!


  • Provides casework and intervention services utilizing evidence-based interventions.

  • Provides case management support utilizing evidence-based interventions.

  • Acts as an advocate for children and families.

  • Develops and maintains effective working relationships with families and with community service resources.

  • Provides screening and assessments.

  • Provides training and support in the development and utilization of functional skills to families with problems and individuals associated with the families.

  • Maintains appropriate level of direct contact with families per program requirements, and remains available to families 24/7, for crisis intervention as needed.

  • Provides consumers, including school personnel and others working with children served by the program, training in the management of difficult behaviors.

  • Promotes family self-determination by assisting family in identifying and accessing community services and resources.

  • Educates families on the needs of good physical health, quality medical attention and preventive health care.

  • Meets with families and children at various locations; utilizes own vehicle to travel to work destinations and to transport youth as authorized... mileage reimbursed.

  • Reports any critical incidents involving family members or staff.

  • Prepares proper documentation and service plans in a timely manner as defined by the program.


  • Solid understanding of the philosophy and function of public assistance and social services systems.

  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements pertaining to youth care and the ability to learn, apply, and explain complex regulations and policies governing child welfare processes and services.

  • Ability to function independently and have flexibility.

  • Knowledge of community resources and service providers available in the geographical area.

  • Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels.

  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office.

  • Knowledge of evidence-based interventions and fidelity of care.


  • Bachelor's degree or Masters degree or Associate of Arts degree in Human Services or related field plus the equivalent of two years of full-time experience in human services or related field.

  • 1 to 2 years of experience including working with children and families preferred; experience working with children and families in community-based programs or Boys Town Programs preferred.

  • Must possess a valid driver's license with a good driving record and pass an annual Motor Vehicle Registration (MVR) check. Must have the ability to provide own transportation (mileage reimbursed) to complete travel requirements of the job. Must meet auto insurance requirements established by Boys Town policy and/or State and Local laws.

  • This position is available rotationally to provide crisis response and must be available to work non-traditional business hours including early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays.


  • Will be trained and certified in evidence-based interventions or working towards training and certification.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

Date Posted March 9, 2023
Date Closes April 8, 2023
Requisition REQ-2022-212
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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