Catholic Charities is looking for a part-time Adoption and Permanency Support Specialist in our Eau Claire office (24 hours a week). The hours for this position would be day time hours Monday – Thursday (or Friday if desired) with the ability to be flexible. In this position you would participate in planning, promoting, and coordinating activities for all members of the Adoption triad, as outlined in the Wisconsin Adoption and Permanency Support Logic Model.
To apply, please submit an application by Tuesday Aug. 18th, 2020.
SKILL AND QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
a) Education-College degree in social work, human services or education.
b) Experience-Background in adoption, foster care or family services preferred.
c) Certification–Certified Social Worker in State of Wisconsin preferred.
d) Knowledge of adoption and permanency issues related to adoptive/foster families.
e) Public speaking skills.
f) Ability to travel for required meetings, training and APS activities.
g) Knowledge of community resources.
h) Ability to maintain a flexible schedule of work hours (including evenings and weekends if necessary) to meet the needs of families served.
i) Knowledge and commitment to the mission of Catholic Charities.
a) Initiates and facilitates support groups and provides opportunities for networking.
b) Create content to be shared via website and social media.
c) Plans and coordinates family activities.
d) Establishes and maintains effective relationships with clients, staff, and persons in the community.
e) Work with diverse groups of people from various socioeconomic backgrounds in a nonjudgmental manner. Ability to understand and maintain confidentiality.
f) Outreach to professional organizations to expand awareness of the APS program.
g) Writes articles, tip sheets, and publications for Adoption and Permanency Support services.
h) Coordinate with other Catholic Charities adoption staff to market the Adoption and Permanency Services Programs.
i) Represent Catholic Charities Adoption and Permanency Support Program at various events.
j) Other duties as assigned.
JOB TITLE: WI Adoption and Permanency Support Specialist
SUPERVISOR: WI APS – Coordinator
For immediate consideration, please fill out an application online and attach your resume and cover letter.