You can make a real impact in your own local community with children and families!
Samaritas is hiring multiple Visitation Coaches / "case aides" for our Foster Care team. Your skills and passion for helping others can have a dramatic affect on the lives of children and families we serve. Imagine the positive help you will be to others who want and need it most!
Samaritas is one of the largest faith-based, non-profits in the state and has over 70 programs across Michigan! This program focuses on several things you'll be involved with;
Join us in the most fulfilling career path you could ever have!
#BeTheRock that creates the ripple for positive change!
Medical Insurance, Dental and Vision plans
Paid Time Off
And much more!
This position pays $12.00/hour.
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Provides individualized coaching to parents whose children have been removed from the home due to abuse/neglect. Supports and enhances the strengths of parents and assists them in acquiring new parenting skills.
Duties and Responsibilities
Using a strengths-based model, coach parents on needed parenting skills by modeling, instructing, and prompting.
Assist parents in identifying their goals for visitations and follow up to review progress and reinforce strengths.
Intervene as necessary to ensure child safety and ensure content of conversations is appropriate.
Provide transportation for foster children to and from family visits.
Supervise children during appointments either at home, office or at other appropriate sites.
Observe parent/child interactions and closely document. Report strengths and concerns to the social worker with case responsibility.
Provide auxiliary services related to center's foster care program in accordance with center, division, organization, and contract requirements.
Education, Training, and Licensure/Certification
Associate's degree in human services or related field required or high school degree and 2 years of experience in a human services field.
Valid unrestricted driver's license with good driving record required. Valid proof of automobile insurance required.
Knowledge of child development
1 year of experience in a day care setting or school setting strongly preferred.
At Samaritas, we ask you to join us - to "Be The Rock That Starts The Ripple". A ripple of transformation in the individual lives of the 15,000 people we help each year, and a ripple of positive change throughout our community. Our team is growing at Samaritas! We are seeking more Rocks to join our team. We are always looking for additional employees who want to make a big impact and have a lot of fun doing so as part of an enthusiastic, collaborative team. We want you to be our rock!
We walk with people in need, offering hope and compassion while upholding their dignity, advocating for equality and justice, and seeking creative solutions with those who place their trust in us.
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Requisition Number 2021-7064
Employee Type Full-Time
Hours Per Pay Period 80
Work Hours Varied
Weekends and/or Holidays Required Yes
On Call Required No
Position LocationUS-MI-Grand Rapids