Specific Responsibilities and Performance standards for Pregnancy Support:
Personal Conduct and Appearance:
Maintains regular office hours as assigned by the office manager.
Maintains neat and appropriate dress and appearance
Displays efficient work habits and encourages the same in other employees
Maintains moral conduct both at and away from the office which reflects well on the agency
Complies with personnel policies
Performance Standard: Minimal absenteeism, efficient use of time, appearance and activity appropriately professional.
General Office Duties:
Receive and handles clients who are interested in the CFS Pregnancy Support program and direct to appropriate placement or community resources.
Performance Standard: When needed clients are appropriately greeted, effective flow of phone contacts, assist clients in a professional manner.
Pregnancy Support Worker:
Connect with and support expectant families throughout the pregnancy and beyond through case management, crisis intervention, education, advocating, resources, and guidance into parenting or adoption
Create and maintain connections to community resources to increase wrap-around services for clients
Maintain company phone for occasional after-hours calls
Provide community education through parenting classes, adoption presentations, and other events such as resource fairs
Assist with maintenance of pregnancy support funding
Maintain ethical practices according to the NASW code of ethics
Performance Standard: Ethical treatment of clients; provide culturally appropriate work within competency to support pregnancy, parenting, and adoption; increase program effectiveness through community and grant work.
Religious Requirement: A person who is an active, faithful member of a church who is willing to sign a statement of faith and whose life and conduct has been such as to receive a favorable recommendation from the eldership of a local congregation.
Education and Training: A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field.
Christian Family Services, is a non-profit child placing and professional counseling agency. We are supported by local Christians and Churches and licensed in both Missouri and Illinois (agency ID# 072877). Christian Family Services, Inc., was established in 1973 to provide services to children and families in need. The areas in which we assist are: ConnectCare, professional maternity counseling, adoptive placement, professional counseling, and family life education/enrichment. Though all ConnectCare parents, adoptive parents, and staff are Christians, services are provided to children, families, and individuals regardless of religious affiliation. Christian Family Services, Inc strives to Love, Serve, Empower, and Connect children, families, and individuals within our community. CFS’s purpose is to serve the community by touching lives through foster care, adoption, transitional housing, and professional counseling. Our mission is to serve the community by strengthening and supporting families, individuals, and children through compassionate and professional care along with quality social services.