Family Guidance Center

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

Career Opportunities

Helping families is more than a job.

Part-time Adult Education Instructor - Strengthening Families Through Fathers, Montgomery

The Strengthening Families Through Fathers Program is seeking candidates for a part-time adult education instructor. This position will assist adults who are unemployed or under-employed and who are working toward attaining their GED or high school diploma, passing the ASVAB, and/or enrolling in technical or academic post-secondary. Candidates should have at least an undergraduate degree in an education related field, Master's or teaching certificate preferred. Experience instructing adults using GED prep curricula and TABE testing is needed, and candidates should have demonstrated abilities in group and individual instruction. On-line tutoring options will be available. Candidates should enjoy generating a positive learning environment through developing rapport with the learners, energetic enthusiasm, and creative teaching styles. The position is offered at 25 hours per week. EOE

Candidates should forward a letter of interest and resume to:

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


Full-time Program Director - Family Service Center of Montgomery/Lowndes, Montgomery

Family Guidance Center is seeking a Program Director to lead the Family Service Center in Montgomery and its satellite center in Hayneville (Lowndes County). Candidates must have an MSW from an accredited university and have demonstrated programmatic and personnel management experience. Commitment to providing comprehensive services using the family strength-based model of service delivery is needed. Candidates must be talented team leaders who appreciate the opportunity to serve families, mentor staff, and contribute to the agency's mission. EOE.

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

M. Sue Barrett, M.S.
Assistant Executive Director
Family Guidance Center of Alabama
2358 Fairlane Drive
Montgomery, Alabama  36116


Part-time Evening Computer Instructor - Family Service Center, Montgomery

The Family Service Center of Montgomery County is seeking an instructor to teach evening computer classes. This position will utilize the on-site computer lab to help adults learn basic and intermediary computer skills including: Introduction to Computers, MS Word 1 & 2, Powerpoint, Introduction to the Internet, and Excel 1 & 2. Classes are offered one to two evenings per week 6-8 PM. Candidates should have experience teaching computer classes and enjoy helping adults learn new skills. The ability to teach to a diverse audience with a wide range of technology skills and experience is important. Our classes are designed for adults to gain computer skills while having an enjoyable, low stress learning experience. EOE

Interested individuals should respond with a letter of interest and resume to:

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


Full-time Life Coaches & Regional Supervisors - Coaching for Excellence in Employment, Statewide

Family Guidance Center of Alabama is seeking candidates for a new program that will work directly with men and women who are transitioning from public assistance to greater self-reliance. Comprehensive life coaching and caring guidance will assist participants in attaining their education and employment goals. EOE

Positions for this new project include the following for start April 1st:

Regional Coaching Supervisor - Central Alabama area of Dallas, Autauga, Lowndes, Butler, Elmore, Montgomery, Macon, Lee, Bullock, and Russell Counties.
Qualifications - Master's degree in a human services field with MSW preferred. Five or more years of family-centered service experience. Candidates with a Coaching credential or experience will receive priority interest. High level of emotional intelligence and proven ability to lead a regional team. Extensive travel in service area. Excellent communication skills including using technology for outreach and training. Motivated, self-starter who adds depth, experience, expertise, and commitment to a program team.

4 Coaches - in the Central Alabama counties named above and in Jefferson County
Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in human services field, Master's preferred. Three or more years experience in social services. Compassionate approach to working with participants and the ability to guide and support, redirect, celebrate, and remain persistently supportive. Position will serve 3-5 counties, requiring extensive travel and daily contact with participants. Motivated, committed, energetic candidates wanted to join an innovative, hard-working team.

Administrative Services Director - Montgomery
This person will assist the Program Director in managing all the data and office administrative duties of the program, including receptionist duties, program materials management, and supervising any clerical volunteers. The position will provide daily support to the work of the Program Director and serve as an immediate liaison for the program staff. Proven skills in MS Office, time management, meeting deadlines, accurate reporting of data, and teamwork are required. Candidates should have 3 or more years experience in administrative services; an undergraduate degree or office management certification will receive priority interest.

Additional Supervisory and Coach candidates from all parts of the state are encouraged to apply. Expansion of the project statewide will be effective October 1st.  

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to:

M. Sue Barrett, M.S.
Assistant Executive Director
Family Guidance Center of Alabama
2358 Fairlane Drive
Montgomery, Alabama  36116


Full-time Family Advocate (Case Manager) - Family Service Center of Lowndes County

The Family Service Center of Lowndes County is seeking a full-time Family Advocate to provide case management support to families in Lowndes County.

The Family Service Center offers a continuum of services designed to strengthen families including case management, computer skill training, life skills, job readiness, and parenting education. The Family Advocate works one-to-one with families and helps them to identify their strengths and to set goals that are important to them. The Family Advocate uses strength-based case management, provided both at the center and through home visits, to assist families in attaining their goals.

The successful candidate will have at minimum an undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university in a human services field. Experience in direct case management work with families is preferred.  The candidate must have dependable transportation, excellent case file documentation skills, proven communication skills, confidence using MS Office software, and a thorough understanding of confidentiality. In addition, the successful candidate will have proven time management skills, be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment, have a motivating and encouraging work style, be very 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 Belser, M.S.
Program Director
Family Gudiance Center of Alabama
2358 Fairlane Drive
Montgomery, AL  36116


Full-time Accountant, Montgomery

Excellent opportunity for degreed professional to be a part of a progressive social service agency.  Responsible for all bookkeeping for several contracts and grants. Some experience required. Competitive salary and excellent benefits.  EOE

Send letter and resume to:

Allison Hayes
Assistant Executive Director
Director of Finance
Family Guidance Center of Alabama, Inc.
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:

1. Tuscaloosa, Hale, Perry, and Bibb

and

2. Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin, and Lawrence

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

kcamp@familyguidancecenter.org