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Family Stabilization Support Staff

Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska Gering, NE

Job Description

Family Stabilization Specialist

Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska

1 Positions Available

Works in Gering

Negotiable Starting Date

Works Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

                                                                   Starting pay: $13.70              

Position open until filled

Notice: A complete job application is required for all applicants.

Equal Opportunity Employer


Contact: Human Resource Department

3350 10th Street

Gering, NE 69341

Phone: 308-635-3089

Fax: 308-635-0264

Email: hr@capwn.org


Job Title: Bilingual Family Stabilization Specialist (Case Manager)

Reports to: Family Stabilization Manager           


Areas of Responsibility: Implementation of the Family Stabilization (emergency assistance) and Transition to Independence case management programs; home visits as needed; assist clients with the development of self-sufficiency, goal-setting and action plans; advocacy for clients; coordination of CAPWN services and other area resources; assessment of clients for eligibility of services for all programs, assist with Special Distribution projects.


Major Duties:

  1. Complete initial client interview, required paperwork, and intake in agency data tracking system for emergency assistance.
  2. Conduct client services in Spanish when necessary.
  3. Work in conjunction with Family Stabilization Committee in determining client eligibility for assistance requests.
  4. Adhere to all funding source guidelines.
  5. Make referrals to outside resources as needed.
  6. Assess, and assist families in the development of a self-sufficiency assessment and Strategies for Success plan and track client progress in agency database.
  7. Provide case management support and assist families in meeting their goals.
  8. Coordinate with CAPWN programs and area agencies to recruit and coordinate services for client families.
  9. Provide training sessions for clients to develop self-sufficiency and life skills.
  10. Provide outreach services.
  11. Complete required reports.
  12. Attend meetings and trainings as required.
  13. Maintain confidentiality of client information and provide a supportive and understanding environment for all client interactions.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned.


Working Conditions:

  • Office 90%, 10% training, meetings, and community interaction
  • Work is frequently stressful and requires ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Limited out of town travel


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to bend, stoop, squat, crouch and pull file drawers
  • Fine manipulation of hands with repetitive action
  • Operate office machines
  • Occasional lifting and carrying of up to 40 pounds
  • Must regularly talk, hear and have close vision ability


Minimum Qualifications:


Grade: 11

  1. AA degree in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology or related field and one year experience in a human service program or three years’ experience in a human service agency working with clients in area of self-sufficiency
  2. Computer experience
  3. Proficient in verbal communication and in maintaining written documentation
  4. Age 21 or above
  5. Valid driver’s license with good driving record and insured vehicle available at all times.


Grade: 12

  1. Meet the minimum qualifications above;
  2. BA in Social Work, Psychology or related field or 5 years’ experience in a human service agency working with clients in area of self-sufficiency





Benefits:  Medical (employee only)Vision/Dental/Life Insurance, Cafeteria Flex Plans, 401k retirement plan with guaranteed company match, PTO (Paid Time Off).

Job Details

Date Posted November 14, 2018
Date Closes December 14, 2018
Address 3350 10th Street
Located In Gering, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
SOC Category 21-1021.00 Child, Family, and School Social Workers
Zipcode 69341
Name Human Resources
Address 3350 10th Street
City, State and Zip Gering, Nebraska 69341
Phone 308-635-3089
FAX 308-635-0264

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Vision
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Enjoy these benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dental
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Vision