Personal Family Life Consultant

Overview

  • Provide life skills education, information, and non-clinical counseling to enhance social competence for individuals, couples, and families, and build resilience skills that assist in navigating a mobile, military lifestyle. Services focus on assisting customers to develop, improve, or remediate interpersonal competencies and social relationship skills throughout the life cycle. Services should complement those offered by other helping agencies, may be offered in individual or group settings, and should reflect the community readiness model by incorporating both on-base and off-base partners as needed. The Personal Family Life Consultant will work directly for the Family Support Branch Chief and will proactively work to provide information and non-counseling to DOD personnel and families, to include all services and Guard and Reserve members while on active duty, Dod civilians and their eligible family members, other eligible uniformed members, military retirees and their eligible members.

Responsibilities

  • Develop and present programs to small and large audiences that enhance the individual's knowledge, skills and abilities to anticipate and meet challenges throughout the various stages of the family life cycle.
  • Individual counseling experience will also be required to provide individuals with the tools necessary to meet special needs. Counseling will be informative (non-clinical) and not therapeutic (clinical) in nature.
  • Additional duties will be assigned as directed by the company to support installation and company requirements.
  • The Personal Family Life consultant will work directly for the Family Support Branch Chief and will provide proactive family life educational programs and counseling to DoD personnel and families, to include all services and Guard and Reserve members, other eligible uniformed members, military retirees and their eligible family members.
  • Services should complement those offered by other helping agencies, may be offered in individual or group settings, and should reflect the community readiness model by incorporating both on-base and off-base partners as needed.
  • Provide mobility and deployment assistance to help single and married DoD personnel and families meet pre-deployment, sustainment, reintegration, and post-deployment challenges.
  • Work with parents, local school authorities and teachers to assist their understanding of the unique stressors of the children of deployed military.
  • Provide 24-hour on-call crisis management assistance as required by the 42 ABW or AU. Provide 24-hour on-call assistance and support for mobilizations and deployments, Evacuation Reception Centers and evacuees during evacuations, local and national emergencies and disaster response.
  • Maintain and update the data in the following automata data systems: Family Integrated Results and Statistical Tracking (FIRST).
  • Complies with policies, directives, instructions, and procedures.
  • Assists with all non-conformance, corrective, and preventative actions.
  • Provides support for special functions, special interest events, and projects.
  • Assists in general housekeeping of common areas and work area/center.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned in accordance with contractual, functional, and mission requirements.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Requirements
    • Master's Degree with focus in Counseling or Human Relations.
  • Experience
    • Four (4) years' experience in Counseling or Human Relations in a business or counseling setting and experience in an Airman and Family Readiness enter and/or military environment is preferred. Experience and comfort level in frequent speaking opportunities. Expertise in operating computers, printers, multi-line telephones, and copies. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, and Internet navigation.
  • Budget Responsibilities
    • Heart Link Budgetary Responsibilities


We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

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