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Title WFL Consultant
City New Orleans
State LA
Description The Work and Family Life (WFL) consultant supports Navy Fleet and Family Support Programs, a central delivery system for service member and family support. The WFL consultant works at the installation Fleet and Family Support Center (FFSC) to provide services that facilitate personal and family readiness and adaptation to life in the military. The programs they support are designed to keep individuals and families resilient and strong, preventing individual and family dysfunction, facilitating personal and family self-sufficiency, and creating overall command and community well-being.
Job Duties:
• Serve as a non-clinical staff member who provides one-on-one consultation, information and referral, classroom training, workshops and seminars
• Serve as a generalist supporting a number of FFSPs or specialize in providing one or more of the group programs and educational services for specific programs such as the deployment and mobilization assistance, relocation, transition, life skills education, family employment readiness, repatriation or personal financial readiness programs.
• Provide a full range of briefings and workshops in support of assigned program areas.
• Provide Operational Stress Control information during existing programs and services whenever feasible and practical
• Maintain current, updated data in program area such as resources, informational material
• Provide individualized counseling and assistance to transitioning and relocating military members and their families; family members seeking employment readiness; mobilizing reservists and individual augmentees and their family members
• Offer outreach efforts to help ensure support for most at-risk groups such as first term service members, geographically separated or socially isolated families, single parents, foreign -born spouses and others with special needs.
• Ensure that services are entered and counted in on-line systems used by FFSPs including FFSMIS and the automated Centralized Scheduling and Metrics system
• Fully support the FFSP role in emergency preparedness and response including participation in exercises and execution of an Emergency Family Assistance Center when directed.
• Could be assigned to provide Return and Reunion Services as part of job duties. Tasks include planning, coordinating and executing the delivery of programs aboard ship at the end of long overseas deployment, plus training and certifying staff to be Return and Reunion team members. Return and Reunion teams are deployed at the request of a command or aircraft carrier battle group to provide programs while in transit to home port for the purpose of assisting personnel in managing their re-entry into family and community life.
Requirements Requirements:
• Bachelors in a social science or related behavioral science field OR combination of social science education and equivalent experience to a bachelor’s degree OR 4 years’ equivalent experience
• Must demonstrate skills in making presentations and facilitating training for groups
• Must possess professional knowledge of social services and/or education delivery systems
• Must work well both independently and as a member of a team
• Well organized and flexible
• In OCONUS locations, strong preference is given to hiring on-site spouses/family members to minimize relocation requirements.
• Staff providing Return and Reunion services must be physically and emotionally able to withstand the rigors of Return and Reunion trips. Some Return and Reunion trips may require a VISA.

Physical Requirements:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

General Office Demands:
Must be able to operate general office equipment including but not limited to: computer, phones and related media and information devices on most or all workdays
Ability to communicate and interact with others, both in person and/or by telephone to conduct business
Working under time pressure
Working rapidly for long periods to meet deadlines
Must be able to travel as needed and adhere to AFSC travel policies and procedures.
Physical requirements can typically be characterized as sedentary: work involves exerting up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.

Major Job activities and mental requirements:
Multiple concurrent tasks
Ability to perform under stress
Reading and comprehension
Problem solving
Customer contact

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
Armed Forces Services Corporation (AFSC) is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
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  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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