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Program Specialist - Family & Community Services

Company: Idaho Division of Human Resources
Location: Caldwell
Posted on: September 15, 2023

Job Description:

Program Specialist - Family & Community Services
Posting Begin Date: 08/07/2023
Posting End Date: 11/02/2023
Category: Social Services
Sub Category: Community and Social Services
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Caldwell, ID, United States
Minimum Salary: 23.62
Maximum Salary: 25.00
Pay Rate Type: Hourly
People Making a Difference!
***This position will remain open until filled. To ensure you are considered, we encourage applicants to apply as soon as possible.
The Family and Community Services Division is looking for a Program Specialist to serve as as the program lead over staffing, program, clinical, and resource accruement.
This is a limited-service position. Length of limited-service appointments are determined by the availability of funds such as grants, alternative funding sources and/or timeframes such as pilot projects, alternative funding sources or program termination.
We have one of the Nation's best state retirement systems (PERSI) that offers a lifetime benefit.

  • excellent medical, dental and vision ( insurance- (full-time) employee only coverage for PPO $65/month for medical and vision & $11.80/month for dental

  • generous vacation and sick leave accrual beginning as soon as you start

  • 11 paid holidays a year

  • paid parental leave

  • multiple savings plans, optional 401K, and optional 457

  • basic life insurance for employee and family (employee covered at one times annual salary; spouse covered at $10,000; child covered at $5,000)

  • wellness programs

  • ongoing training opportunities

  • an opportunity for student loan forgiveness (

  • and more!


    • Schedules and manages staff

    • Oversees/coordinates youth's well-being needs being met (health/mental health appointments, school, hygiene/clothing)

    • Oversees house management (cleaning services, food shopping, transportation services; recreation)

    • Writes/researches policies

    • Trains/mentors staff

      You must possess all the minimum qualifications below to pass the exam for this position. Please make sure your resume or work history supports your meeting the minimum qualifications for this position. Failure to do this may disqualify you from being considered for this position.

      • Some knowledge of management practices. Typically requires completion of a college-level course or 20 hours of management training that included all the essential elements of management (Planning, Organizing, Leading, Controlling); OR three months of experience performing all management elements.

      • Some knowledge of program or project planning and implementation.Typically requires at least one year experience on a committee or with a group that involved program planning and implementation.

      • Experience developing and evaluating policies and procedures. Typically requires six months experience writing or assisting in reviewing/auditing and developing policies, procedures, field memorandums, directives or post orders.

        Learn About a Career with DHW
        ***PLEASE NOTE: application assistance is not available after the business hours listed below, on the weekends, or on holidays and you must apply before 4:59 pm on the closing date. When applying, use CHROME as your browser to avoid complications.
        If you have questions, please contact us at:
        Email is the quickest way to get an answer to your questions.
        (answered Monday through Friday during business hours MST)
        EMAIL:[email -protected]
        PHONE:(208) 334-0681
        The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.
        The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities, auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require an accommodation at any step in our recruitment process, you are encouraged to contact (208) 334-2263 (TTY/TTD: 711), or email[email -protected].
        Preference may be given to veterans who qualify under state and federal laws and regulations.

Keywords: Idaho Division of Human Resources, Caldwell , Program Specialist - Family & Community Services, Other , Caldwell, Idaho

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