Do you have an Associate's degree in human services or related field or high school degree and 2 years of experience in a day care setting or school setting? We have an opening for a Visitation Coach in our Grand Rapids Foster Care program at $15.00 an hour. This person-focused, compassionate team member provides individualized coaching to parents whose children have been removed from the home due to abuse/neglect, supporting and enhancing the strengths of parents and assists them in acquiring new parenting skills. Consider this fulfilling role!
AUTOMOBILE TRAVEL REQUIRED INCLUDING valid unrestricted driver's license with good driving record required. In addition, valid / current proof of automobile insurance IN YOUR NAME required.
Welcome to Samaritas Nation!
Samaritas is a Michigan-based human service organization that connects people with families and communities, empowers them to live their fullest life possible, and creates a ripple effect of transformation. The reference to the work of the Good Samaritan in our name is especially fitting as it is consistent with our mission, values and the services our faith-based company provides.
APPLY TODAY! #BeTheRock, creating ripples of positive transformation in the lives of those we are entrusted to serve!
This position has a pay rate of $15.00 per hour.
What's In It For You
Some of the benefits you may receive are:
Retirement Plan (403b) - Contributions
Awesome Employee Discounts
UKG Wallet - Pre-Pay Options
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
Knowledge of child development
1 year of experience in a day care setting or school setting strongly preferred
Additional Work Requirements
Automobile travel required. Valid unrestricted driver's license with good driving record required. Valid proof of automobile insurance required
Use of a safe and clean vehicle
Ability to work a flexible schedule or nontraditional hours
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Hours Per Pay Period44
Weekends and/or Holidays RequiredYes
On Call RequiredNo
Position LocationUS-MI-Grand Rapids