Family Support Counselor - Foster Care "Palm Beach" (Full-Time)
This position is responsible for licensing, supporting, and monitoring foster parents in our Palm Beach Program. Additional responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting with recruiting and training. This position will act as a KID liaison for community events and volunteers related to the Foster Care Program. Must partner relations with current foster parents, Child Advocates, Guardian Ad Litem’s, and other community partners. Must uphold, improve, and promote the positive image of Kids in Distress. Must possess excellent organizational and time management skills. This position reports to the Supervisor of Foster Care.
Skills / Requirements
A Bachelor's degree in Social Work or related field with a minimum two (2) years of experience working in a child welfare field. Superb written and verbal communication skills are essential. Must be knowledgeable of all aspects of Administrative Code 65C-13. Must be willing to coordinate special events, scheduling, and budgets. Experience and success working with foster parents. Must be child welfare certified or be able to successfully complete the certification process as a condition of continued employment.
It is the policy of Kids In Distress to provide Equal Employment Opportunity for all employees and to applicants for employment in accordance with laws, statutes and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Kids In Distress is a Drug Free Workplace and requires drug testing.
Job Status: Full Time