Foster Care Supportive Visitation Program Visit Coach
Our Vision: A safe, nurturing home for every child and a supportive community for every family.
Position: Visit Coach
Reports To: Program Coordinator
Are you passionate about the Foster Care system? Are you dedicated to family preservation and reunification? As the Visit Coach at D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s, you can help families in the foster care by joining our Foster Care Supportive Visitation Program; a team that is dedicated to creating better futures for children and families!
D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s is a private non-sectarian agency that serves vulnerable children and families from the entire community. Our core objectives are to strengthen families, help children heal from abuse and neglect, provide homes and help kids thrive.
About this Opportunity:
The Foster Care Supportive Visitation (FCSV) Visit Coach will provide intensive and individualized parent-child visit services to families whose children are in foster care and where reunification is the case goal. General activities include providing in-home parenting education, observing parent-child interactions, and giving helpful feedback to the parent before and after each session.
You will know you’re successful in this role when:
· Parents understand your role, their role and participation expectations
· Parents understand your assessments and SWOT analysis
· Effectively provide support to the parents-child relationship
Would you like to help us accomplish our mission as a Visit Coach?
Our ideal candidate will have a background in foster care. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a human services field is required.
You belong here:
At DABSJ we are actively pursuing inclusive and diverse workplace. We work to create an inclusive workplace free of discrimination where all are welcomed and belong. We are respectful of religious values. We facilitate all people partnering in our mission as mentors and foster or adoptive parents regardless of their sexual orientation or family structure. DABSJ is an equal opportunity employer. We value difference and employment is based on job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, height, weight, marital status, veteran status, or disability, or any other legally protected characteristic.