Job Type: Part-Time, 15 hours a week.
Salary: 16.00 - 17.00 an Hour
This position recruits and retains foster homes through various media strategies and community outreach. This position is also responsible for conducting re-licensing studies for current foster homes.
- Implement recruitment plans, strategies, and methods.
- Place advertisements, press releases, and other media to promote foster care licensing.
- Promote foster care by participating in community events (i.e. booths and presentations).
- Conduct comprehensive foster care re-licensing studies and evaluations and assure applicants are in compliance with DCF 56, including written reports with recommendations.
- Utilize advanced knowledge to facilitate Foundation Training to foster parents, as needed.
- Prepare, develop and facilitate elective training to foster parents, as needed.
- Complete documentation on a timely basis per program standards.
- Ability to operate a motor vehicle safely and obey all traffic laws. Must have reliable transportation on a daily basis, a valid driver's license, and automobile insurance.
- Other duties as assigned.
Education and Training:
- Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, or another related field.
- Position must keep current on information pertaining to regulations and statutes through seminars, training, media, text, and research.
- Experience in foster care licensing and/or social media marketing preferred, but not required.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Ability to read, speak and write clearly in English.
- Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion in establishing a work schedule.
- Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with the Department of Human Services and foster parents.
- Establish and maintain productive and professional relationships with clients, colleagues, the school district, and other community agencies.
- Maintain client confidentiality.
- Ability to prioritize and make appropriate decisions.
- Ability to work independently and effectively manage time.
- Must possess strong oral and written communication skills.
- Must possess public speaking skills.
- Ability to deliver training and other presentations in front of groups clearly and effectively.
- Ability to provide culturally, ethnically, and gender-sensitive services.
- Ability to follow directions and implement recommendations.
- Possess creativity in identifying problems and solutions.
- Ability to self-motivate and remain on task.
- Knowledge and compliance with policies and procedures as detailed in the personnel policy and procedure manual.
PSG/CIP is committed to recruiting a diverse staff and to creating a culture that supports continuous growth and development for our employees, management, and clients.