Foster Care Recruitment and Relicensing Specialist
Kenosha, WI 
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Posted 13 days ago
Job Description

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.


Key Responsibilities:

  • 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:

  • 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.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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