ESCOKIDOS is seeking volunteers with case management or social work experience.
Volunteers will assist community members and partners with promoting child abuse prevention services (CAPS), identify local resources for families, and advocate for families as needed in English and/or Spanish.
Volunteers will work alongside families to identify goals to meet their needs. This may include: community resources and applications for housing, rental assistance, mental health, community health clinics, parenting classes, and assist in navigating complex systems to establish accommodations for youth to succeed.
Utilize evidence-based practices to engage families in participation of services that are client-centered and culturally appropriate to improve the short and long-term health, safety, and well-being of families.
Conduct and complete initial intake, safety screening, and needs assessment for all prospective clients.
Develop client-driven service plans, coordinating and collaborating referrals based on identified needs.
Advocate for families, as needed, and assist in communicating with other organizations, such as schools.
Regularly check-in with families, and maintain accurate case records and program statistics in compliance with funding requirements and objectives.
Follow all legal and ethical guidelines pertaining to the treatment of youth and families, per state and county requirements (e.g., Child Abuse Report, Duty to Warn, Confidentiality, HIPAA, Grievance Procedures, and Serious Incident Reporting).