The Family Support Center is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. The Family Support Center does not discriminate against any person on the basis of any legally protected status including, but not limited to: age, citizenship, color, disability, health condition, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, religion, sex, or sexual orientation.

join our team

To apply for the following positions, please email your professional resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to or fax documents to 360-943-1139 ATTN: William Parmer with the position title in the subject line. You can also mail your application packet to Family Support Center of South Sound - 3545 7th Ave SW Suite 200, Olympia WA 98502. No phone calls please.

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Bilingual Community Based Advocate : The Bilingual Community Based Advocate will provide confidential advocacy and support to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking and dating violence, as well as those also impacted by human trafficking. This position will support survivors in accessing comprehensive, coordinated resources in one location including but not limited to mobile and site based advocacy to deliver safety planning, shelter/housing, transportation, outreach, childcare, resource & referral, legal advocacy, interpretation/translation, and other services onsite and from partner agencies, including assisting survivors with Protection Orders.  For a full position description, CLICK HERE. You can also apply for this position via Indeed.

Pathways Community Health Workers (Bilingual and Non-Bilingual): Family Support Center of South Sound is launching a Pathways Program, in collaboration with CHOICE Regional Health Network’s Community Care Hub Care Coordination Program. Community Health Workers will provide comprehensive care collaboration services to chronically homeless families with children. CHW’s will support families in establishing and achieving goals, connecting to community resources, identify housing opportunities, and ensure they are accessing any and all available resources in which they are eligible for. This position will provide services onsite at FSC’s main office, shelter locations, and other community locations as requested by the clients served. For a full position description, CLICK HERE.

Housing First Specialist: The Housing First Specialist will have a good understanding of the Housing First evidence-
based practice, which includes low-barrier, affordable, permanent housing coupled with flexible, voluntary services. This position will also have a good understanding of harm reduction principles and practices, which means focusing not on abstinence, but on reducing the negative consequences of risk behaviors, including drug use. The Housing First Specialist will work directly with people who have serious mental illness (SMI) and/or substance use disorders who are experiencing or at imminent risk of homelessness. This may include people who have histories of incarceration or psychiatric hospitalizations. The Housing First Specialist will engage with individuals to identify their housing needs, assist with applying for housing, and help develop a housing plan. For a full position description, CLICK HERE.

Pear Blossom Place Support Staff (Part Time): Pear Blossom Place is Thurston County’s only 24/7 shelter for families experiencing homelessness, and provides at least 36 parents and children safety, stability, and warmth every night of the year. Pear Blossom Place operates from a low barrier and harm reduction model, working from a strengths based perspective in supporting families in accessing permanent housing. Staff at Pear Blossom Place are critical to supporting families in achieving their goals, ensuring shelter is safe and clean, mitigating conflicts and challenges between guests, and for answering the 24 hour Coordinated Entry Hotline for shelter and housing resources. This position includes two set shifts on Friday and Saturday, and the availability for additional on-call shifts which may include overnights, daytime, swing, and weekend shifts, and is an awake position. For a full position description, CLICK HERE

Please check back periodically or follow our Facebook page to find out about future open positions.