Family Guidance Center

A Non-Profit Organization Providing Services for Alabama Families Since 1959

Career Opportunities

Helping families is more than a job.

Full-Time Case Manager - Parenting Matters Program, Montgomery

The Parenting Matters Program of Family Guidance Center is currently accepting resumes for a full-time case manager.  Parenting Matters focuses on the needs of fathers as they identify and undertake action steps to overcome barriers and achieve their long-term goals as an involved parent and as a provider for their children. The case manager provides comprehensive support of fathers as they identify and work toward their fathering and employment goals.  The successful candidate will have at minimum an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in a human services field. The candidate will have a history of effective case management, proven abilities to establish strong rapport with fathers, and a passion to help a diverse population of fathers to be successful in life and in employment. An energetic approach to recruiting, assisting, and sustaining rapport with fathers is essential.  The candidate must enjoy working as part of a dynamic team of highly motivated, high energy staff and consumers.

Other required attributes include attention to detail, competence in MS Office applications, enthusiasm, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, effective management of multiple tasks, time management and organiation skills, and an understanding and enjoyment of working with fathers and their families.  EOE

Interested individuals should email or mail a letter of interest and resume to:

Yolanda Adams, M.Ed.., Program Director
Parenting Matters Program
Family Guidance Center of Alabama
2358 Fairlane Drive
Montgomery, Alabama  36116

Full-time Community Outreach Positions – Kids and Kin Program

The Kids and Kin Program is expanding to serve all 67 counties in Alabama and is seeking full-time degreed professionals to provide training and educational support to relative care providers. Individuals are required to live in one of the counties they serve, and will facilitate trainings, conduct presentations and recruit relative care providers. Preferred qualifications for the position are a background in early childhood or a closely related field, with experience working with community-based programs. Additional needed skills include public speaking, meeting planning and facilitation. Successful candidates should be motivated and have excellent organization, communication, and computer skills, as well as experience in community outreach. Daytime availability is required with occasional evenings. Individuals are required to have reliable transportation and a good driving record. EOE.

Positions are available in the following counties and candidates must live in one of the counties they serve:

Tuscaloosa, Bibb, Hale, and Perry

Randolph, Tallapoosa, Chambers, and Lee

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume by mail or email to:

Kathy Camp, Program Director
Kids and Kin Program
Family Guidance Center of Alabama
2358 Fairlane Drive
Montgomery, AL  36116

Full-Time Life Skills Advocate - Family Service Center of Montgomery/Lowndes Counties

The Family Service Center of Montgomery County announces an opening for a full-time Life Skills Advocate, based in Montgomery and serving Montgomery and Lowndes Counties. This full-time position coordinates Intake and Information services in the Montgomery location, and also coordintaes classes addressing a wide variety of life skills including money management, parenting education, conflict resolution,  job search, and stress management/coping. Services are provided in small groups and one-to-one; some large group presentations also occur. The Life Skills Advocate helps individuals gain additional skills that promote well-being and greater self-reliance.

The successful candidate will have at minimum an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in a human services field. Experience in intake and facilitating seminars is essential. Knowledge of local resources is helpful.  Excellent skill base in MSOffice, documentation, communication skills, and confidentiality skills are required. In addition, the successful candidate will have proven time management skills, be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment, be attentive to details, and enjoy being part of a staff team that undertakes many different projects to help strengthen families. EOE

Interested individuals should forward a letter of interest and resume to:

Shauntice Wood, M.S., MPA, Program Director
Family Guidance Center of Alabama
Family Service Center of Montgomery County
2358 Fairlane Drive
Montgomery, Alabama  36116