Nebraska Families Collaborative

Independent Living Specialist

Location: Nebraska - Omaha
Employment Status: Full time


Are you looking for a great place to work with a flexible schedule, excellent benefits, competitive pay and a chance to make a difference? Nebraska Families Collaborative is a fast-paced organization that embraces change and has a huge sense of purpose. We are looking for individuals who are motivated, compassionate and enthusiastic about helping children and families.

Nebraska Families Collaborative works to make children and families safe and healthy while creating a thriving environment. We have an awesome benefits package, promote community involvement, wellness, cultural growth, training, opportunities to learn and grow, and above all – have some fun while we do it. The work we do is challenging and rewarding. We offer:

  • An engaging culture
  • On site Company Kitchen and free coffee
  • Wellness program
  • Comfortable office setting next to a park and walking trail
  • Employee recognitions
  • Quarterly off-site All Staff gatherings
  • Family Picnics, soup cook-offs, football party days
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Team atmosphere
  • Did I mention a great, comprehensive benefit package and competitive pay?

If you are forward thinking, creative with a strong sense of purpose, Nebraska Families Collaborative is the place for you.

Independent Living Specialist

Nebraska Families Collaborative (NFC) is currently seeking an Independent Living Specialist to work closely with NFC teams to offer support and increase skills for young people who are currently in the foster care system so they can be self-sufficient. The person in this position will:

  • Implement and monitor the established Independent Living Program
  • Organize and facilitate team meetings focused on safety, permanency, and well-being
  • Provide monthly progress summaries and document in NFOCUS
  • Conduct face to face visits with young adults
  • Connect youth and families to informal and community supports to address their identified needs
  • Collaborate with agency providers to ensure that quality services are being provided to children, youth, and families
  • Work with youth to complete surveys and assessments to understand training and support needs


  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services field and two years’ case management experience is preferred.
  • Familiarity with formal and informal services within Douglas and Sarpy Counties.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, solid administrative and organizations skills and a willingness to work non-traditional hours, as needed, to meet the needs of young adults.
  • A strong working knowledge of independent living skills and resources strongly preferred.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record, the ability to provide own transportation and have a valid auto liability insurance policy.

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