Wisconsin Adoption and Permanency Support Program with Catholic Charities of the Diocese of La Crosse is hiring one part time (20hrs/week) position funded through a grant with the State of WI Department of Children and Families. The Support Specialist position is also in conjunction with the Giving Incredible Families Tools for Success (GIFTS) Case Manager, with time split between the two positions. Responsibilities include: initiate and facilitate support groups and provide networking opportunities for adoptive/foster families; provide in-home assessment and therapeutic support to strengthen family functioning; plan and coordinate family activities; provide outreach, presentations, and training to community organizations, schools, and conferences; and create content to be shared via program website and social media.
Candidates must possess Bachelors or Master’s degree in Social Work, Counseling, Human Services or related field and two years of experience working in the area of domestic and international adoption, foster care, kinship or guardianship or public adoptions. Exceptional organizational skills and WI Social Work license, Licensed Therapist or comparable certification is required.
Rate: $16.00-$19.75/hour based on education and experience.
For immediate consideration, please fill out an application online and attach your resume and cover letter. Deadline for application is Friday June 21, 2019.