Family Services Program Specialist

Posted: 05/15/24

Job Type:

Full Time


Effingham County Health Department


Public Health


Effingham County Health Department - East Blohm Location
Effingham County Health Department
104 East Blohm Ave
Effingham, IL 62401


Job Description:

Mon- Fri  Schedule is flexible and non-traditional; based around program event need and families served.

Manages purchasing and inventory for The Family Resource Center of Effingham County.  Creates a yearly marketing plan for program recruitment and community engagement, as well as assisting in establishing a positive community and social media presence.   Serves Family Advocacy Center families in a variety of programming, including but not limited to, Nurturing Families Curriculum model, Anger Management facilitation, general counseling and case management, and resource connections for family needs.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood, Family and Social Services, Family and Consumer Sciences or related field preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with young children and/or parents.
  • Experience working with at risk populations preferred.
  • National Family Support Network Quality for Family Training and Support Certification (may be acquired after hire).
  • Driver’s license and reliable transportation required.
  • Oral and written fluency required.

Application Instructions:

You can apply for this position on the Health Department’s website. Careers | Effingham Health Department (