Seeking individuals to join Orion’s Community Services Program. Services are provided in conjunction with a team of field workers and child protective service staff of local county departments. Services include safety services for at risk youth, mentoring, individual skill development, parental support and crisis support. Services occur in the family home, or in the community as needed. The worker is responsible for ensuring the emotional and physical safety of the children in the home during the visits. Important staff functions also include documenting contacts with clients and communication with both Orion and other agency staff. Scheduled hours may be throughout the morning, day, evenings and weekends, and occur mostly in Jefferson and Green Counties. Weekly hours are variable but can reach 40 hours/week. Males, and applicants bi-lingual in Spanish are encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a good driving record and a safe vehicle for transportation.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s Degree in human services, social work or related field, or equivalent, is required. Some experience working with a child caring agency or providing case management services in a county or state run agency. Ability to speak Spanish may be required for some positions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITES REQUIRED:
Reports to: Program Supervisor
Orion Family Services is an equal opportunity employer.
This position begins at $15/hour, with an increase to $15.50 after six months.
Please send resume and cover letter to Samantha Clevenger, Community Services Supervisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can contact Samantha with any questions at (608) 225 - 2108.