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Sweetwater, TX | Full Time
7 Days Ago

Job Description


****This position has remote capabilities for those that live in or around the Sweetwater area****


Training/Facilitation Specialist

Texas Family Initiative, LLC is a private nonprofit organization that provides experience, compassion, quality care, and services for children in foster care and foster/adopt families. We hold Foster Care Recruitment Contracts with the Texas Department of Human Services, Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS).  As a partner with DFPS, we recruit and train families to become foster and/adoptive parents.


Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred. A minimum of two years of experience in creating, maintaining and presenting training programs or facilitating meetings is required.  High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Valid driver’s license and meet agency underwriting standards.


  • Competitive pay
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Company paid Life insurance 
  • 401(k) Match
  • 20 days of personal leave in first year of employment; 25 days after completion of year one
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Longevity bonus
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Program
  • Referral program

The Family Initiative, Inc. is the parent company providing services in Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Texas. We provide service to these areas through our affiliates: TFI Family Connections in Oklahoma and Texas Family Initiative in Texas. Pathway Family Services is an affiliate in Kansas offering additional services to youth and families. Mainstream Nonprofit Solutions is an affiliate supporting the TFI Family of Companies and other Nonprofits.

As a Training/Facilitation Specialist, you will ensure Agency staff and care providers are properly trained for the accomplishment of their duties and responsibilities and coordinates with staff from public and private agencies concerning training requirements. Facilitates Permanency planning meetings. Performs the following duties directly.

  • Maintains a close working relationship with public and private agencies involved in providing training services to staff/care providers.
  • Accomplishes training of Agency staff on a variety of requirements. 
  • Develops and presents training to Agency staff and others in accordance with the requirements of the department assigned.
  • Accomplishes monthly recurring training for Agency staff on a variety of timely and pertinent topics. Presented through both classroom and self-study formats.
  • Accomplishes remedial training of Agency staff when required to correct identified deficiencies.
  • Develops training lesson plans on a variety of relevant topics and ensures their presentation is accomplished. 
  • Conducts training in accordance with Agency expectations and requirements.
  • Ensures training documentation is accomplished and forwarded to Human Resources for inclusion in employee personnel files
  • Serves as the meeting facilitator to lead participants (family members, 2INgage, Providers,and stakeholders) in creating a Single Case plan, utilizing mediation and facilitation skills 
  • Plans and coordinates with Permanency Specialist working with the family to ensure Permanency Conferences meet timelines expected for creation of both Family and Single Case Plan of Service while meeting the needs of the family.
  • Coordinates all activities to prepare for the meeting including inviting all required parties with 14 day notice.
  • Will be required to drive personal or agency vehicle while transporting children or conducting agency business. Must possess a valid driver's license. Must meet agency underwriting standards while driving agency vehicles and/or transporting clients. 
  • Refrains from assuming any duty that is unrelated to and/or interferes with the responsibilities of the position.
  • Advocates, promotes and practices cultural sensitivity and responsiveness in all day-to-day interactions.
  • Develops, promotes and practices teamwork in all activities.

If you want to make a difference in a child’s life, join our team today!

TFI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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