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Under the supervision of the Program Supervisor of Newport Mesa Family Resource Center, the Information and Resource Specialist will have the responsibility of providing registrations, information, linkages and referrals to families desiring services pertaining to basic needs, mental health, case management, housing, and other basic services. This position also is responsible for data entry and outreach.
The roles of Peer Navigator (PN) and Family Support Advocate (FSA) are merged into one full time position. Depending on assignment some positions may work at a combination of sites.
The Peer Navigator role forms part of the Strong Families, Strong Children (SFSC) collaboration. Human Options serves as a subcontractor for Veterans Services to provide direct program services for victims of domestic violence who are veterans or a family member of a veteran. Under the direction of the Clinical and Outreach Supervisor, the PN is responsible for providing comprehensive case management and family advocacy services to Human Options clients who are eligible for these services under the contract.
The Family Support Advocate role falls under the direction of the FRC Program Supervisor and forms part of the Minnie Street Family Resource Center (MSFRC) collaborative within the Families and Communities Together (FaCT) grant. The FSA is responsible for providing comprehensive case management and family advocacy services to Human Options clients who may or may not have experienced domestic violence.
Overall, the PN/FSA is responsible for screening clients, ensuring participants access services, follow up with participants as needed, complete pre and post assessment tools, perform home visits as needed, participate in outreach events, work closely with internal and community partners in other Social Services Agencies, and prepare and submit data and reports as required by grants