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D154 - DD Family Support - DD Family Support Coordinator

139 Woodfield Dr, Macon, GA 31210, USA Req #123
Tuesday, January 30, 2024

About River Edge Behavioral Health

Serving more than 10,000 Georgians, River Edge continues to be one of the state's leading resources for mental health, substance use disorder treatments and supports as well as individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. River Edge offers outpatient services at our Emery Highway-Macon, Monroe County and Baldwin County locations. Outpatient services include behavioral health, nursing, and psychiatric assessment, stabilization and medication maintenance services as well as crisis intervention services as well as awareness, education and recovery groups. 

River Edge is looking to fill the position of Family Support Coordinator with/at our Developmental Disabilities Day Service Program.

We offer:

  • Completive Pay
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401k with an employer match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short and Long-term disability coverage
  • Life Insurance

Position Summary:

The Family Support Coordinator provides services to individuals with significant developmental disability and/or autism spectrum disorder who are 3 years old or older to continue to live with his or her family. This position helps families stay together by making available individualized goods, services, supports, adaptive devices or home modifications that help prevent crises related to the significant developmental disability and/or autism spectrum disorder that could result in out of home placement.


In this role you will be: Provides support services and advocacy to 300 adults and children and their families in Bibb, Jones, Twiggs, Monroe, Putnam, Baldwin, and Wilkinson Counties. The coordinator will complete all intakes in the Family support program, disbursement of funds, maintenance of files, compiling reports; participate in public relation activities and community outreach.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct intakes on new families and provide support in developing support plan and goals.
  • Participate in meetings and events outside of agency to facilitate and enhance partnerships with community resources.
  • Keeps current and accurate records and individual files.
  • Oversight and facilitation to disperse funding sources within annual budget.
  • Completes, maintains, and submits required reports and documentation in a timely manner.
  • Attending quarterly Family Support meetings.
  • Ensures confidentiality with all individual records.
  • Communicates effectively, clearly and positively and professionally when interacting with individuals served, co-workers, families, and community members.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field- social work, public service, sociology, psychology with one year’s experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities.
  • Valid Driver's License with reliable transportation
  • Acceptable Driving record
  • Acceptable background check
  • Must be able to pass drug screen
  • Ability to pass basic CPR and first aid.

Technical Competencies

  • Knowledge of agency confidentiality policies.
  • Maintain a positive attitude.
  • Work as a team member in supporting the individuals who seek services.
  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of agency safety policies and procedures.
  • Ability to prepare applicable reports.
  • Knowledge of all Microsoft office programs.
  • Organizational skills
  • Interviewing skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Affective communication skills.
  • Excel Spreadsheet Skills.


175 Emery Hwy, Macon, GA 31217; Monday through Friday 8-4:00 or flexible 4 10-hour days

Additional Information:

The Application Process

All qualified applicants will be considered.

This position is subject to closing at any time once a satisfactory applicant pool has been identified.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted by the hiring managers.

Applicants who are not selected will receive notification via email.

Due to the volume of applications received, we are unable to provide information on application status by phone or e-mail.

Safe Working Environment

We at River Edge believe every employee has a right to a safe work environment. Therefore, we require full vaccination of all employees. Getting the vaccine, frequently washing your hands, sanitizing common areas, and wearing your mask continues to be the most effective way to fight COVID-19.

Diversity and Inclusion

River Edge Behavioral Health is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment and is proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nationality, genetic make-up, disability, age, or veteran status.

Drug Free Workplace

River Edge Behavioral Health is a drug-free workplace. All applicants must pass a satisfactory background clearance and pre-employment drug screen.

At Will Workplace

Employment with River Edge Behavioral Health is at will. This means your employment is for an indefinite period and is subject to termination by you or River Edge Behavioral Health, with or without cause, with or without notice, and at any time.

If you are looking for an opportunity to make life better and a strong desire for personal growth we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews.

We are an equal opportunity employer and highly value diversity.  We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

All selected applicants must pass a satisfactory background clearance and pre-employment drug test.


Other details

  • Job Family Coordinator
  • Job Function Managerial
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • 139 Woodfield Dr, Macon, GA 31210, USA