Family Development Specialist

Full Time, Permanent

ADVOCAP, Inc., is a recognized leader in anti-poverty and self-sufficiency programming. We are a private, nonprofit agency committed to creating opportunities for people and communities to reduce poverty.

Our Homeless Prevention Department needs someone who wants to
make a difference in people’s lives!

Come join a caring team of professionals who enjoy what they do!
Our Homeless Prevention Department has an opening for a Family Development Specialist in our Homeless Program to help Fond du Lac County and other outlying area residents become more self-sufficient. This position will assist individuals and families to overcome homelessness and/or potential homelessness, provide case management, develop strong community partnerships, comprehend and operate under funding regulations and engage in local and statewide Continuum of Care organizations.

Job Requirements:
• This position will have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree in social work, human services, education, or other related field, with experience in direct case work is preferred
• WI Social Work license is preferred
• Knowledge of and experience in working with a wide spectrum of individual issues: alcoholism and drug use, mental health, and physical/mental disabilities
• An understanding of homelessness and poverty and the ability to be non-judgmental with those served
• Familiar with motivational interviewing and trauma informed care
• Ability to develop positive, trusting, growth-directed relationships with individuals
• Knowledge of and experience in utilizing community resources to help people in need
• Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license
• Drug Screening and background check required


Staring wage is $19.42 per hour. This full time 36 hours per week position will have access to our full benefit package which includes: health, dental, vision, life, short term disability, vacation, sick and holiday pay, and Retirement/401k option.

Resumes and/or applications, with cover letters, submitted by 11/1/22 will receive primary consideration.
Send to: ADVOCAP Inc., Human Resources
PO Box 1108
Fond du Lac, WI 54936-1108
or email to or FAX: 920 922-7214

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