The Facilitator is the overseer of the support group. All facilitators must attend training as outlined by the Program Services Coordinator. The Facilitator reports to the Program Services Coordinator and is responsible for the support groups implementation and development.
1. Leads group sessions as directed by the Program Services Coordinator.2. Collects data about individuals through the use of intake interview, case history, and observational techniques. 3. Evaluates direction the support groups are moving and direct them into productive areas. 4. Provides and/or secures resource information as needed by the members of the support group. 5. Contacts individuals for outreach, follow-up, counseling, between scheduled support meetings. 6. Maintains contact with the Program Services Coordinator regarding trends, issues, problems occurring within the support group. 7. Provide advocacy as needed via actual involvement or referral to appropriate individual(s). In communications, the Facilitator will: 1. See that the Program Services Coordinator is kept fully informed on the condition of the support group. 2. Encourage new members to attend support meetings. 3. Listen to individuals, maintain balance and encourage constructive interaction within the group. 4. Research resource information to be used in support of the members of the support group. 5. Maintain a constant outreach to individuals who may have stopped coming and/or needing a support group. 6. Encourage members to help each other / be mentors for each other with the support group and within Grandparents As Parents as a whole.
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Requirements & Commitment
- Background Check
- Must be at least 30