Established in 2015, Family Community Connections, LLC. (FCC) is a for profit agency focused on rebuilding and strengthening familial relationships between parents and children while promoting collegiality among DCS and other service providers.

MISSION: To inspire hope and contribute to health and wellbeing of families and communities through prevention, intervention, education and advocacy.

MOTTO: “The deep connection established through caring relationships defines the family and determines the culture of the community.”

CORE PRINCIPLES:

  • HOPE
  • INTELLIGENCE
  • COURAGE
  • PERSEVERANCE

SERVICES:

Our services are trauma-informed - evidence supported methodology for improving the culture within the community, we resolved to be a part of the solution.  Our structured methodology is not only an instrument used to repair relationships within a family; but more importantly, it prepares the family with the skills to rebuild their community. FCC believes success is characterized by the hope that change is possible, the intelligence to identify a pragmatic solution, the courage to have faith in the village, and the perseverance to overcome in the face of insurmountable odds.

  • Home Based Family Centered Case Management
  • Domestic Violence Case Management and Advocacy Program
  • Visitation Facilitation
  • Parent Education
  • Home Maker/Parent Aid
  • Tutoring
  • Therapy (If interested in providing therapy services individual must be licensed)
  • Truancy Termination
  • Transition from Restrictive Placement
  • Father Engagement
  • Day Reporting

We are hiring contractors for the following regions starting June 1: 7, 8, 9, 10,11, 12, 13 and 14.  

Benefits:

  • Competitive pay
  • Supportive environment
  • Professional development
  • Flexible hours
  • Direct deposit
  • Benefits are available to the contractor after 90 days of employment

High School Diploma/Equivalency positions:

Bachelor's Degree positions:

Master's Degree positions:

Supervised Visitation Facilitators

Job Description:  The Visitation Supervisor is responsible for supervising court ordered parenting time. The Visitation Supervisor will protect the integrity of the parenting time by providing a positive atmosphere where parents and children may connect and interact in a safe, structured environment.

Additionally, she/he will adhere to the policies and procedures of Family Community Connections. Must possess a valid driver’s license and the ability to use private car to transport self and others, and must comply with the state policy concerning minimum car insurance coverage.

Responsibilities

  • Upon receiving a case/referral, the Visitation Supervisor will contact all parties to set up supervised parenting time. Every attempt must be made for visitation with the child’s parent to occur within 48 hours from the time of the completed intake. It is the responsibility of the Visitation Supervisor to abide by the court ordered contract regarding amount of parenting time, the level of supervision, approved visitors and no contact orders.
  • The Visitation Supervisor will monitor all interactions between the visiting family and will assist the family by strengthening, teaching, demonstrating, and role modeling appropriate skills.
  • It is the responsibility of the Visitation Supervisor to keep current and accurate information in the client files.
  • The Visit Supervisor is expected to attend meetings and court hearings upon request by the referring agent. It is the responsibility of the Visitation Supervisor to communicate with the Clinical Supervisor and the referring agent about their assigned cases. Any concerns need to be reported immediately via email to the Clinical Director and the referring agent.

In addition to the above:

  • Knowledge of child abuse and neglect, and child and adult development
  • Knowledge of community resources and ability to work as a team member
  • Belief in helping clients change their circumstances, not just adapt to them
  • Belief in adoption as a viable means to build families
  • Understanding regarding issues that are specific and unique to adoptions such as loss, mismatched expectations and flexibility, loss of familiar surroundings, customs and traditions of the child’s culture, entitlement, gratification delaying, flexible parental roles and humor.
  • Must be willing to Travel and you do not have to live in Indianapolis area and surrounding area.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Paraprofessional Level Direct Worker
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must be at least 21 years of age

Home Base Case Manager

Job Description:  The Family Community Connections case manager is required to:

  • Provide Case Management Services to Families involved withDCS/Probation
  • Travel
  • The case manager is responsible for managing their case load and meeting the needs. FCC offers flexible schedules and it is suggested that a case manager must a minimum 17.5 hours of productivity weekly. Productivity includes the following: face-to- face contact with the family, crisis calls, intervention calls, attendance at Child and Family Team Meetings, attendance a Juvenile Probation Meetings, and attendance at Court. The balance of the case manger’s time is spentdrivingtoafromclient’s homes,collateralcontactsasneeded,emailingorcallingcasemanagers/probation officers with weekly updates, monthly reports,etc.
  • Home-based Caseworker Services (HCS) provides any combination of the following kinds of services to the families as approved by DCS/Probation:
    • Home visits, participation in DCS case planning, supervised visitation/reunification, coordination of services, conflict management, emergency/crisis services, child development education, domestic violence education, parenting education/training, family communication, facilitate transportation, participation in Child and Family Teaming Meetings, family reunification/ preservation, Reactive Attachment Disorder, foster family support, advocacy, family assessment, community referrals and follow-up, develop structure/time management, behavior modification, budgeting/money management, meal planning/preparation, parent training with children present, monitor progress of parenting skills, community services information and develop long and short-term goals.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology or a directly relatedhuman service field from an accrediteduniversity.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, insurance and have the ability to transport selfand clients as needed to appointments related to the client’s specificneeds.
  • Bilingual skills are not required but are considered anasset.

Home Based Therapist 

Position Description: The Family Community Connections Therapist is required to:

  • Provide Therapy Services to Families involved withDCS/Probation.
  • The therapist is responsible for managing their case load. FCC offers a flexible schedule it is suggested that a therapist have a minimum  17.5 hours of productivity weekly. Productivity includes the following:
    • face-to-face contact with the family, crisis calls, intervention calls, attendance at Child and Family TeamMeetings,attendance a Juvenile Probation Meetings, and attendance at Court. The balance of the therapist’s time is spent driving to a from client’s homes, collateral contacts as needed, emailing or calling case managers/probation officers with weekly updates, monthly reports, etc.
  • Home-based Therapy Services (HTS) provides any combination of the following kinds of services to the families as approved by DCS/Probation:
    • Family of origin/intergenerational issues, family organization (internal boundaries, relationships, roles, external boundaries, sociocultural history), stress management, self-esteem, communication skills, conflict resolution, behavior modification, parenting skills/training, substance abuse, crisis intervention, strengths-based perspective, adoption issues, participation in Child and Family Teaming Meetings, sex abuse, goal setting, problem solving, support systems, interpersonal relationships, therapeutic visitation/reunification/permanency, family processes, cognitive behavioral strategies, brief therapy, grief and loss, domestic violence education, reactive attachment disorder.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology or a directly relatedhuman service field from an accrediteduniversity.
  • A Master’s degree in a Mental Health field (e.g.: Social Work, Psychology, Counseling)
  • Licensure/Certification or Provisional Licensure/Certification Eligible
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, insurance and have the ability to transport selfand clients as needed to appointments related to the client’s specificneeds.
  • Bilingual skills are not required but are considered anasset.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is a contractor?

2. What forms will I need to file my taxes?

  • As an independent contractor, the first step is to have the contractor complete FormW-9(PDF), Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification. This form can be used to request the correct name andTaxpayer Identification Number, or TIN, of the worker. A TIN may be either a Social Security Number (SSN), or an Employer Identification Number (EIN). The W-9(PDF) should be kept in your files for four years for future reference in case of any questions from the worker or theIRS

3. What are some benefits of working for FCC?

  • FCC offers competitive pay, supportive environment, professional development, flexible hours, direct deposit and benefits are available to the contractor after 90 days of employment.

4. When will I receive my first paycheck?

  • As a contractor with Family Community Connections you will receive your first pay check 45 days after you submit your first billing.
  • Contractors will be paid semi monthly