• Foster Care Case Aide

    Location US-MI-East Lansing
    Job ID
    2018-3294
    Category
    Social Work/Counseling
    Type
    Part-Time
    Shift
    Flexible
    Travel
    50-100%
    Schedule
    Flexible Days & Hours; May include some Evenings and Weekends
  • Overview

    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.

     

    Responsibilities

     

    • 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

    Qualifications

    • 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, Bath, Charlotte, Delta, DeWitt, Dimondale, Bellevue, Dimondale, East Lansing, Eaton Rapids, Grand Ledge, Haslett, Holt, Lansing, Leslie, Mason, Okemos, Olivet, Potterville, St. Johns, Watertown, Webberville, Williamston**

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