Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is looking for the best and brightest to join our Team! MCCS is a comprehensive program that supports and enhances the quality of life for Marines, their families, and others in the Marine Corps Community. We offer a team oriented environment comprised of military personnel, civilian employees, contractors and volunteers who keep the organization functioning smoothly and effectively. As a service-oriented organization, we never waver in our commitment to our Corps.
This position is located at MCAGCC Twentynine Palms, CA. Candidates selected for this position will serve as a New Parent Support Home Visitor for MCCS.
Performs support services via home visits and in a classroom setting designed to provide psychological and educational support and counseling to new parents to include providing education in: positive parenting skills, promoting a healthy pregnancy, promoting positive parent-child attachment behaviors, recognizing newborn infant cues/behaviors, and promoting effective couples communication to promote healthy relationships and prevent family violence.
Provides information and education on the use of available services and refers parents to appropriate military and civilian agencies for assistance and support for: assessment of at risk behaviors; enhancing the parents’ role in parenting a newborn/child; and role modeling and mentoring.
Plans, develops, and implements programming designed to build and enhance strengths that individual (s) and families bring to the parenting role to enhance parent-child attachment. Develops and delivers parent education programs to foster skill development, aid in child abuse prevention and promote good overall mental health.
Conducts clinical assessments of families and children receiving services and collaborates with related agencies to offer appropriate and necessary services. Provides early intervention services to first-time parents and families at risk, and collaborates with the family and appropriate agencies to develop methods to achieve prescribed goals and enhance successful parenting. Consults with local hospital professionals regarding aspects of abuse and identification of at-risk individuals and families.
Establishes and maintains professional contacts to stay abreast of: research, education, training and clinical practice to enhance and maintain the Marine Corps New Parent Support Program (NPSP) program.
Maintains individual case records IAW with prescribed regulations and ensures confidentiality and security of case information. Handles sensitive information that is proprietary, privileged, confidential or otherwise legally exempt from disclosure. Safeguards sensitive information and prevents unauthorized reading, printing, retaining, copying or dissemination of information, messages, or correspondence in accordance with rules and regulations such as those covered by the Privacy Act, 5 USC 552(a), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, Public Law 104-191, and DoD Directive 6025.18. Notifies the higher level supervisor and senders immediately when proprietary information has been released and advises on how to properly recover, and/or protect information.
Markets the NPSP through a variety of venues including but not limited to; articles in the installation newspaper, participating in orientation briefings, creating brochures to provide information on the NPSP, and participates in special events such as Child Abuse Prevention Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
Provides World Class Customer Service with an emphasis on courtesy. Assists customers and communicates positively in a friendly manner. Takes action to solve problems quickly. Alerts the higher-level supervisor, or proper point of contact for help when problems arise. Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor. Adheres to established standards of actively supporting the principles of the EEO program and prevention of sexual harassment.
May travel to complete work assignments, and conduct or attend conferences and meetings.
Adheres to safety regulations and standards. Uses required safety equipment, and observes safe work procedures. Promptly reports any observed workplace hazards, and any injury, occupational illness, and/or property damage resulting from workplace mishaps to the immediate supervisor.
A Masters degree in social work, behavioral or social science or related discipline. Shall have a current, valid, unrestricted clinical license to practice social work or marriage and family therapy or Licensed Professional Counselor, independently, and at least 2 years of direct experience in child abuse and/or domestic abuse, or maternal and/or child health OR Registered Nurses with a bachelor’s degree in nursing who provide nursing services as part of the NPSP shall have a current nonrestrictive U.S. nursing license to practice nursing; at least 2 years of direct experience in child abuse and/or domestic abuse, maternal and/or child health, community health, or mental health; and shall be supervised by an independent clinician.
Knowledge of the military organizational mission, lifestyle, and situation that contributes to family stress, problems, and crisis situations. Familiarity with and skill to follow Department of Defense Instructions, Secretary of the Navy Instructions, Marine Corps Orders, federal and state human services laws and procedures.
Skill to develop and maintain contacts to establish effective relationships with military leaders, civilian employees and managers, and professional points of contact in the related field to exchange information, coordinate services, discuss program problems, develop solutions, and resolve client problems.
Possess a valid driver’s license to conduct home visits. Successfully complete a criminal history background check every five years.
Resumes/applications emailed or mailed will not be considered for this vacancy announcement. To be considered for employment, the application or resume must be submitted online by 11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement.
Note: To check the status of your application or return to a previous or incomplete application, log into your MCCS user account and review your application status.
GENERAL INFORMATION: Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, gender, GINA, political affiliation, membership or non-membership in an employee organization, marital status, physical handicap which has no bearing on the ability to perform the duties of the position. This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the agency. The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
It is Department of Navy (DON) policy to provide a workplace free of discrimination and retaliation. The DON No Fear Act policy link is provided for your review: https://www.donhr.navy.mil/NoFearAct.asp.
As part of the employment process, Human Resources Division may obtain a Criminal Record Check and/or an Investigative Consumer Report. Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a National Agency Check and Inquiries (NACI). For all positions requiring access to firearms or ammunition, the Federal Government is prohibited from employing individuals in these positions who have ever been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence, or a felony crime of domestic violence adjudged on or after 27 November 2002. Selectees for such positions must submit a completed DD Form 2760, Qualification to Possess Firearms or Ammunition, before a final job offer can be made.
Direct Deposit of total NET pay is mandatory as a condition of employment for all appointments to positions within MCCS.
*Education/certification certificate(s), if applicable.
*If prior military, DD214 Member Copy
This activity is a Drug-free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated. Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Marines, sailors, and their family members have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce.
Involuntarily separated members of the armed forces and eligible family members applying through the Transition Assistance Program must submit a written request/statement (may be obtained from the MCCS Human Resources Office) and present ID card with “TA” stamped in red on front of card.
INDIVIDUALS SELECTED FROM THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE CHANGED TO PART-TIME OR FULL-TIME AT MANAGEMENT'S DISCRETION WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION.
ALL ONLINE APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 1159PM EASTERN STANDARD TIME (EST) ON THE CLOSING DATE LISTED IN THE JOB POSTING.
About Marine Corps Community Services, Twentynine Palms
Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is a comprehensive set of programs that support and enhance the operational readiness, war fighting capabilities, and life quality of Marines, their families, retirees and civilians. Our programming includes employment, education and transition assistance; fitness and recreation, deployment support and family team building, child care and youth activities, pr...evention, counseling and victim support; golf courses; dining and entertainment; and shopping. MCCS is valued by leadership as being a user-friendly and a responsive single portal that provides constant and unwavering support to Marines and their families throughout their entire service or affiliation with the United States Marine Corps. MCCS delivers goods and services at over 2,250 facilities with a staff of more than 12,000 employees worldwide.
To take care of Marines and their families by providing quality of life programs, products, and services in support of the Marine Corps objectives.
MCCS will be the first choice of products, services, and programs by exceeding our customers’ expectations and building lifelong customers. To do this as an organization we must be:
- Employer of Choice to individuals who are dedicated to supporting our War Heroes and their families.
- Steward for promoting effective policy and business practices intended to support and compliment our mission.
- Cross-functional and continually seeking synergy across all processes.
- Provider of premier facilities that promote personal and family readiness.
- Deliver quality programs and services to meet current and future needs.
- Responsive to customer behaviors and generate goodwill.
The Marine Corps holds true to the core values of honor, courage, and commitment. These core values serve as fundamental touch points for moral character, professional behavior and conduct of the Marine Corps. Every Marine Corps Community Services team member is additionally guided by similar customer service values including courtesy, responsibility, and loyalty
We are thrilled that you are contemplating employment with our organization, the most outstanding organization of its kind in the Department of Defense (DOD). If you are a highly motivated individual that would like the opportunity to provide an invaluable service to Marines and their families then MCCS is the organization for you!! We serve Marine Corps Installations all over the world and are in need of dedicated customer service orientated individuals who are willing to serve a great cause by providing support through mission, career, and life events. Take a look at some of the benefits you get to enjoy while working at MCCS:
Benefits and Privileges
All MCCS Employees are encouraged to enjoy the use of our facilities and take advantage of a variety of employee benefits. (Facilities do vary from base to base.) Samples include:
•Marine Corps Exchanges
•Lodging & Dining Clubs
•Movie Theaters & Parks
•Swimming Pools & Fitness Centers
•Marinas & Ocean Fishing
•Discount Tickets to your favorite places and Leisure Travel Deals
•Tuition Assistance at applicable commands
•Balance of Work & Family Life
•Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
•Financial Wellness Program
All of this in a secure, fast paced, professional, family oriented, working environment.
The employee benefits package is available to all regular full time and regular part time civilian Marine Corps nonappropriated fund (NAF) employees and includes the following:
Regular Full/ Part Time:
•Medical and Dental
•Optional and Dependent Life Insurance
•Accidental Death and Dismemberment
•401 (k) Savings Plan
•Group Retirement Plan
•Family Friendly Leave Program
•Flexible Spending Account
•Long Term Care
•Short Term Disability
•Leave (Sick & Vacation)