The Salvation Army

  • Visit Coach

    Job Locations US-PA-Allentown
    Job ID
    2018-4550
    Category
    Service Worker
    Compensation Min
    USD $20.00/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $22.00/Hr.
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Position: Visit Coach

    Department:  Children’s Services - Foster Care Program – Allentown Office                                

    Availability of Position: Immediately

    Schedule: Part-Time; up to 20 hours per week primarily Monday to Friday, evening and weekend hours.

    Reporting Relationship: Reports to Director of Placement Services  

    Salary and Grade: $20-$22 per hour; 78 Non-Exempt

     

     

     

    Responsibilities

    Oversee family visitation with biological families of foster children. Develop assessments with biological families based on the needs of their children and Strength/Needs-based Plans.  Advocate for and support the parents in working towards the goal of family reunification. Perform related duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications

    Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field plus a minimum of three years in child welfare or similar setting OR Bachelor’s Degree required plus a minimum of five years of work experience in child welfare or similar setting.  Strong communication and writing skills and ability to interface with diverse populations and engage with parents and demonstrate strength based parenting skills.  Solid understanding of child development recommended. Bi-lingual English/Spanish candidates preferred.  A Pennsylvania driver’s license, safe driving record, insurance and reliable automobile is required.  Child Protection Clearances PA Act 153 requires that all prospective employees complete the following clearance and background checks:   PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record/Fingerprint Check.  Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army.  Flexibility in scheduling work hours is necessary.

     

    Contact: Please send, e-mail or fax your resume and a cover letter to:

                                                    Susan Shotwell, M.S.W.

                                                    The Salvation Army Children’s Services

                                                    2200 Hamilton Street, Suite 200

                                                    Allentown, PA 18104

                                                    Email:  Sue_Shotwell@USE.salvationarmy.org

                                                    Fax:  (610) 821-8121 

                                                                            Or go to http://careers-usesalvationarmy.icims.com

     

                                                                                                No phone calls please

     

    Released by the Divisional Human Resource Department on May 7, 2018

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    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

     

    The Salvation Army’s Mission Statement

    The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. 

    Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.

    Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ

    and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

     

    Requisition No. 762_

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