Family Advocate

SE TN DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT   Chattanooga, TN   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 26, 2024

Relative Caregiver Program
Area Agency on Aging & Disability
Southeast Tennessee Development District

The Southeast Tennessee Development District is seeking a Family Advocate for the Relative Caregiver Program (RCP).

Responsibilities include providing case management and family advocacy to relative caregivers raising non-birth children within a 9-county region, conducting in-home assessments, developing, and coordinating service plans, conducting outreach, organizing support groups, educational workshops, and enrichment activities.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), be able to maintain confidential information, and be able to work independently and with a team. Candidates must be able to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with internal/external contacts and partners.

Must have a bachelor’s degree in a human or social service field. Candidates with the ability to effectively determine the needs of relative caregivers and match those needs with appropriate services as demonstrated by training or experience may be considered.

The Southeast Tennessee Development District is an equal opportunity employer/program; auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Tennessee Relay 711