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Executive Director - Helena, MT

Issue Date:
March 20, 2019

Family Outreach, Inc. is a private non-profit corporation providing home-based education and support services throughout Southwestern Montana to individuals with disabilities or developmental delays.  The preponderance of program funding comes from the State of Montana via service contracts.  We are seeking a full-time Executive Director in the main office located in Helena, Montana.  Family Outreach helps families and friends teach skills, advocate for, and provide support to children and adults with special needs to ensure the same opportunities that all Montanans enjoy in the community, in friendships, and in life.

Headquartered in Helena and with offices in Butte and Bozeman, Family Outreach employs about seventy-five (75) office-based staff and one-hundred and fifteen (115) field-based staff throughout the region.

Helena,  the state capital of Montana, offers theaters, museums, fairs, rodeos, premier health care, a high quality educational system, and many recreational opportunities.  Located near the Missouri River and the Rocky Mountains, Helena’s mountains, rivers and lakes provide year round opportunities for outdoor enthusiasts. Fishing, camping, boating, hunting, skiing, and snowmobiling can be accessed within minutes of Helena while the downtown provides access to more than 90 miles of hiking, running and biking trails.

Responsibilities:

The position is responsible for planning, developing and implementing systems for the provision of services to individuals with disabilities throughout a twelve county region.   The position oversees the organization’s staff, budget, policies, and facilities to ensure efficient and safe program operations and compliance with state and federal regulations.   The position reports to a Board of Directors.

The Executive Director is responsible for building critical partnerships, and managing program and community relationships needed to deliver services. The Executive Director ensures compliance in the use of funds from multiple sources and positive outcomes with financial and program audits.   The position represents the organization, the Board, and our constituents to governmental and legislative bodies, and develops and maintains relationships with other providers and educational organizations throughout Montana. 

Location & Travel:

The Executive Director of Family Outreach, Inc. will reside in Helena and the position requires regular travel to the Butte and Bozeman Offices.

Compensation and Benefits:

The salary range for this position is $60,000 – $82,500 per year depending on qualifications.  Benefits include an excellent medical plan with a large network of providers and sponsored health screenings, life insurance, retirement, mobile phone stipend, and extensive paid leave including 7 holidays per year, 12 days sick leave, and 22 to 31 days of vacation per year depending on length of service (up to 50 paid days off per year). The Board also offers a relocation allowance. 

Qualifications:

Applicants must have the following core qualifications for consideration:

  • Education and experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in business or public administration, management, sociology, social services, psychology, education, or a related field and seven (7) years related experience including program administration, community/public awareness, public relations, service coordination, and supervision. 
  • Knowledge of developmental disabilities and Medicaid and/or private insurance billing experience are preferred. 

Family Outreach, Inc. will consider other combinations of education and experience (e.g., a Master’s degree in a related field and five years experience or a PhD in a related field and four years of experience).

 To Apply:

Please prepare and submit the following:

  • A cover letter of no more than two pages in length that addresses the candidate’s qualifications for the position
  • A resume that details the applicant’s qualifications and work history
  • The names and contact information for three professional references.

The deadline for applications is Monday, April 15, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time.

Submit application materials to:

  • PO. Box 1251, Helena, MT 59601 or electronically to khoxie@mt.net  
  • For questions or additional information regarding the position, contact Jim Kerins at 406-442-4934 or jkerins@mt.net

Registered Behavioral Technicians – Butte/Deer Lodge, MT.

Family Outreach is looking for a Registered Behavioral Technicians (RBT) responsible for working in a home-based intervention program with children with autism and/or adult with challenging behaviors. This includes using Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) scientific principles of learning and motivation in order to increase more positive behaviors and social interactions and decrease inappropriate behaviors. The position performs and coordinates responsibilities associated with measurement, assessment, skill acquisition, behavior reduction, documentation, and reporting.

The position requires a Registered Behavior Technician Certification by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. The position reports to Family Support Specialist with Autism Endorsements (FSS-AE), and supports other Children Autism Trainers (CATs) and Direct Service Providers (DSPs).

Starting pay is $13.28 per hour. To apply, download the application below and send it to Michelle Boone at mboone@familyoutreach.org For questions, call Marcy Harvey at 406-494-1242. 

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Support Services Supervisor – Helena, MT

Family Outreach is hiring a Support Services Supervisor (SSS) for the Helena Adult Services office. The position is responsible for staff recruitment and selection, assigning and reviewing work, training, establishing performance standards, evaluating performance, coordinating professional development and related programs, conducting quality control and cost plan reviews and will assign clients and review caseloads for adult services. The SSS will conduct monthly meetings with the Operations Manager (OM) to assess the status of cost plans and the viability of the Adult Services program. This position is responsible for ensuring efficient program operations and compliance with organizational and state requirements. The position reports to the OM, is responsible for direct supervision of adult services staff and coordinates with the Human Resources Specialist on the recruitment and training of the Direct Service Providers. This position participates and oversees the emergency on-call coordination.

Combination of education and experience which includes a bachelor’s degree and three (3) years’ experience in developmental disabilities, program administration / service coordination experience. Individuals with three (3) years’ experience and a bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Psychology, Education, Social Work or Business/Human Resource Management will be given preference over candidates with degrees in another field. This position requires a valid MT driver’s license or the ability to obtain a license within one month of hire, have access to a reliable vehicle and an acceptable driving record.

Starting wage is $17.13 to $26.36, DOE. with a Generous Benefit package includes: employee paid health and vision insurance, above average sick/leave package, flexible work schedule, 401K retirement plan, and non-profit status to help with student loans.

To apply, download the application below, and submit it, along with your resume, to sschell@familyoutreach.org. For more information, call Tyler Tobol at 406-443-3083.

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Family Support Specialist – Helena, MT

Family Outreach is hiring a Family Support Specialist in Helena to work in a home based intervention program for families with infants, toddlers, or children with developmental disabilities. This position engages families through consistent client contact; provides support and resources to enhance children’s learning, and encourages development through everyday learning opportunities. Major responsibilities include providing early intervention services through coaching families, conducting developmental assessments, coordinating services, offering support and resources, referring to other community services as appropriate, monitoring child and family outcomes, and developing, implementing, and evaluating individual family support plans with goals, objectives, and activities to meet the individual families’ needs. Travel and basic computer skills required. College degree required and experience with developmental disabilities preferred.

Full Time Position with starting wage of $14.34/hr (D.O.E.), with a Generous Benefit package includes: employee paid health and vision insurance, above average sick/leave package, flexible work schedule, 401K retirement plan, and non-profit status to help with student loans.

To apply, download the application and supplemental questions below and send them, along with your resume, to sschell@familyoutreach.org.

Contact information:
Teri Lilletvedt: 406-443-7370

Open until filled.

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Direct Service Providers – All Locations

Family Outreach, Inc. is a private non-profit agency whose mission is to “Empower individuals with disabilities and their families through supports for integration into the community”.  Our vision is to “Provide innovative quality service to support people in achieving their potential for a full life”.

Direct Service Providers (DSPs) provide Services to those individuals with a developmental disability that Family Outreach assists.  The work is generally done independently in the consumer’s home, school/office settings or in community settings as arranged by the DSP, Office Based Staff (OBS) and the Consumer/Family.  Care will be provided on a mutually agreed upon schedule.  General supervision is provided by the OBS and all necessary training will be provided as needed/necessary.

The DSP will follow instructions/teaching points outlined in the Individual Support Plan, the Individualized Family Support Plan, or the Personal Support Plan as designed by the Consumer/Family, OBS and State Case Manager.  DSPs will also follow the principles of skill instruction and conduct themselves in accordance with Family Outreach Policies and Procedures.  Additionally, DSPs will record data as directed by the OBS and as outlined in the Plan, meet with OBS on a regular basis and complete other duties as assigned and included in the Plan.  The PRIMARY mission of the DSP is to provide a safe, healthy environment for the consumer according to their needs.

The DSP will also communicate with the Family and the OBS including recording information regarding health, welfare or activities completed during the session.  Fulfill their obligations as a Mandatory Reporter under State Law for abuse, neglect or exploitation and complete Incident Reports as required.

The basic qualifications are:

  • Minimum age of 18 with High School equivalency  (17 if enrolled and attending College classes).
  • The ability to identify and respond to emergency situations.
  • Ability to follow program protocols, collect data and prepare concise reports.
  • Acceptable criminal record with current Driver’s License, Insurance and Registration.

Starting pay is $ 9.83 per hour (Depending on Experience).

For Inquiries or to apply:

Download Application