Lutheran Services in Iowa
  • Family Safety, Risk, & Permanency
  • Muscatine, IA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Lutheran Services in Iowa seeks a Part time (30+hrs) Family Team Decision Making Facilitator to serve in the Family Safety, Risk, and Permanency program to serve clients in the Muscatine, Louisa, Cedar, Scott, and Des Moines county area. This position will require travel between the different counties. Does have the potential to become Full time depending on case load.


Coordinate and facilitate family and/or youth team meetings. Lead the Team Decision Making process to enhance core casework functions, which include engagement, assessment, planning monitoring and coordination. Engage clients in the planning and facilitation of meetings, and work with all appropriate parties involved to develop a service plan or dream path. Act to empower clients to be full participants in the team meeting process. Travel required - from their homes, an office, or other community settings. These activities may occur during normal business hours, or after hours.

Staff will work closely with social work case managers and ensure meetings are scheduled with families, attorneys, school personnel, foster parents and other support systems as deemed appropriate by DHS. Notes are taken at every FTM conducted and a written report is submitted to DHS within acceptable time frames.


Required Qualifications: High School Diploma and 4 years of experience in human services. Associates degree in a human service related field or a Bachelor's degree with 2 years of experience in human services.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in a human service related field and 1 year of experience in human services.

Preferred applicants will meet education and experience requirements and will complete the Team Decision Making training.

This position requires a valid driver's license, auto insurance, a good driving record and the ability to pass an extensive background check including checks of the Dependent Adult and Child Abuse registries, Sex Offender registry and a criminal history check.

LSI offers a competitive salary and benefit package including paid time off, health, dental, life, and vision insurance, and 401(k). Part-time benefits are pro-rated.

It's their life. It's your career.

Make a difference in both at LSI!

Lutheran Services in Iowa
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