Total Action for Progress (TAP)   ROANOKE, VA   Full-time     Social Service
Posted on April 25, 2024


Salary: $32.00 - $45.17/hour with benefits

$2000 sign on bonus effective through 05/20/2024

Total Action for Progress (TAP) is a community action agency that serves eleven localities in the Roanoke Valley and adjacent communities: the counties of Alleghany, Bath, Botetourt, Craig, Roanoke, and Rockbridge, and the cities of Buena Vista, Covington, Lexington, Roanoke, and Salem.  TAP helps individuals and families achieve economic and personal independence through education, employment, affordable housing, and safe and healthy environments.  Every TAP employee shares in TAP’s responsibility to “Mobilize Community Resources” in support of TAP’s anti-poverty efforts.  

The Whole Family Advocate Supervisor develops, implements, and coordinates the Head Start Family and Community Partnership services to meet the Department of Health and Human Services and TAP’s policies and guidelines. The Supervisor is responsible for establishing a system of identification of families in the area that are in need of social services and parent involvement.

1.    Support ERSEA in Recruitment and Enrollment
2.    Record Keeping and Monitoring
3.    Community and Human Services Representation
4.    Supervise and Coordinate Family Partnership Staff
5.    Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting
6.    Serve as Advisor to the Family and Community Partnerships Committee:
7.    Coordinate Training for Parents and Staff
8.    Staff Management
9.    Attend Meetings, conference and workshops
10.    Organize Annual Policy Council
11.    Child Plus Data Management
12.    Family and Child Records
13.    Community Resources and Networking
14.    Monitor Health Services
15.    Perform Other Duties as Assigned

•    Knowledge of the existing community and human services agencies
•    Must possess skill in expressing self orally and written.
•    Record keeping and data collecting skills required!

•    BS/BA with a concentration in physiology, sociology, and mental health or related field or equivalent experience
•    One year’s experience working with an agency or institution; providing social services to people. 
•    Must have at least three years supervisory experience
•    At TAP, we focus on the Whole Family Approach. Whole Family is a family led strategy to achieve set goals.  As an employee you may be required to attend Whole Family training and subject to data entry into the agency’s software as part of the Whole Family approach and serving clients

•    Must possess a valid VA driver’s license and access to reliable transportation.
•    TAP participates in the Virginia DMV Driver Alert Program.  Employees who operate a TAP vehicle or their personal vehicle to conduct TAP business may be subject to driver record monitoring through the Virginia DMV Driver Alert Program.
•    Must be able to drive/travel 30mile plus distances to visit remote center partnerships. 
•    Must pass drug screening.  Some positions require positive complete background screening including criminal, sex offender and child protective services.
•    Must provide physical/medical examination and tuberculosis screening every two years with their physician in order to remain employed, and able to pass background screenings every five years.
•    Must have CPR, First Aid certification and MAT certification or be able to complete such certification within 6 months of employment.
•    Must be able to interact with children.
•    The ability to be objective and non-judgmental.
•    Having the skill to engage with individuals from diverse backgrounds. 

This description provides information regarding the core functions of the designated position, and general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties whose performance may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.
TAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a Drug Free Workplace.  We only hire individuals legally eligible for employment in the United States.

For a full job description please visit Indeed.com or at our website www.tapintohope.org

Salary: $32.00 - $45.17/hour. 


TAP offers a generous benefits package including health, dental, vision, retirement plan match and gift, paid time off, sick leave, free short term disability, long term disability, life insurance/AD&D, and 14 paid holidays.


Submit cover letter and resume to:  

TAP, Human Resources, Job Code WFAS – EHS/HS,

PO Box 2868, 302 2nd St SW Roanoke VA  24011

or fax to 540-345-1944  or email  jobs@tapintohope.org

TTY:  540-345-4096

AA/EOE/Drug Free Workplace
Bilingual ability is a plus