Foster Care Case Aide

US-MI-Oak Park
Job ID
Social Work/Counseling
Monday - Friday , May include some Evenings and Weekends


Assist foster care staff in meeting the needs of clients by transporting children and supervising interactions between children and their families; monitor, supervise, and coach parents during parenting times; assist foster care staff in case related activities.




  • Schedule visitations and coordinate transportation for visitations, and other required appointments
  • Monitor, supervise, and coach parents during parenting times
  • Make periodic home visits to families to support and monitor  Follow through with case plan
  • Provide documentation of all interactions with clients on paper and/or in computer databases
  • Communicate verbally, and in writing when necessary, concerns and/or significant observations regarding clients
  • Provide child care for children while parents/foster parents attend parenting classes, support groups, and other required appointments
  • Assist case managers or licensors with other administrative tasks, e.g. copying, filing, recruitment events, and other tasks as requested
  • Assist in keeping paper and computer file data current, accurate, and in compliance
  • Ensure visitation rooms are kept clean, organized, and toys are disinfected periodically


  • High School Diploma or G.E.D
  • Experience working with children and families
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends
  • Access to a personal vehicle with liability insurance for work use at all times
  • Maintain a personal cell phone for client contact (partially reimbursed through agency stipend)

**Keywords:  Wellspring Lutheran Services, Children & Families, Foster Care, Social Work, Human Services, Family Services, In Home, Oak Park**


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