Children’s Square USA is a multi-program, human services agency serving youth, children and families. We employ caring, dedicated individuals at all levels to ensure quality care for our kids and their families.
The Omaha Foster Care Office is seeking Family Advocates and Family Specialists to work with Children in the foster care system and their biological families.
Family Advocates are responsible for observing and documenting visits and, if necessary, coordinating, arranging, and/or providing transportation of the child/children to the visit and intervening for the safety of the child/children. The Advocate will supervise the visitation in accordance with the authorization and referral and will role model or interact with the whole family in a teaching manner.
Family Advocate Support Workers work directly with the Biological Families to help work toward reunification. Family Specialists may help a parent find stable housing, apply for benefits, find employment, or get their house ready for children to come home.
Learn how to navigate the child welfare and welfare systems, walk parents through positive discipline situations, and ensure the safety of all involved. Build relationships with children and families to become a trusted part of their Family Team.
Come start your career with us! Family Advocates work part time, primarily evenings and weekends, and Family Advocate Support Workers work part time day hours, but can work evenings or weekends, depending on the needs of the family.
All employees must have a High School Diploma (or equivalent), pass criminal history, child abuse, and sex offender checks and complete a physical, TB test and drug screen.
As a Family Advocate or Family Specialist in Children’s Square’s Omaha Foster Care and In-Home Safety Services program, you will receive extensive training in:
First Aid and CPR
Child Abuse Reporting
Trauma Informed Care
Join the dedicated team of Family Advocates and Family Advocate Support Workers and get hands on experience with:
Developmentally Appropriate Practice
|Date Posted||March 14, 2018|
|Date Closes||April 13, 2018|
|Located In||Omaha, NE|
|Department||Children's Square USA|
|Job Type||Part-time Employee|
|Hours||25+ hours per week|
|SOC Category||21-1021.00 Child, Family, and School Social Workers|
|Address||PO Box 8-C|
|City, State and Zip||Council Bluffs, IA 51502|
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