Position: Case Aide
Department: Children’s Services - Foster Care Program, Allentown PA
Availability of Position: Immediate
Schedule: Part Time Flexible Schedule of up to 20 hours per week. A variety of schedules are available including daytime, early evening and weekend hours.
Reporting Relationship: Reports to Visitation Coordinator
Salary and Grade: $19.25 per hour; 76 Non-Exempt
The Salvation Army Children’s Services’ mission is “Doing the Most Good by Nurturing Children, Strengthening Families and Engaging Communities.” We do this by protecting and caring for every child, building caregiver capacity through trauma informed education and support and partnering with local community organizations that have a heart for foster care and adoption. The Salvation Army has a long, rich history of serving the community and offers innovative programs that meet the diverse needs of children, youth and families.
Become part of our team helping to re-build family relationships and support reunification efforts for children in foster care! The Case Aide works with foster children and birth parents, resource families and case workers to promote safe and nurturing interaction between the children and their families. The Case Aide provides transportation to children and families for family visitation and other necessary appointments and supervises family visits as needed. The Case Aide will have the opportunity to participate in professional development and learn Trust Based Relational Invention so to engage with families using the innovative and evidenced based practice of TBRI®. Visitation may occur in the community, agency office, family home or the Comfort Cottage, which is a home-like setting that offers a more natural environment when visiting at the home is not possible.
Bachelor’s Degree required plus a minimum of two years of work experience in child welfare or similar setting. A Pennsylvania driver’s license, safe driving record, insurance and reliable automobile is required. Flexibility in scheduling work hours is necessary. An appreciation for, and understanding of, the philosophy and mission of The Salvation Army 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.
Contact: Please send or e-mail your resume along with a letter of introduction with salary requirements to:
Susan Burnside, M.S.
The Comfort Cottage
230 Cedarbrook Road
Allentown, PA 18104
Or if you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter online.
Current Salvation Army Employees can apply online at http://internal-usesalvationarmy.icims.com.
Prospective employees can apply online at http://careers.salvationarmy.org.
No phone calls please.
Revised by the Divisional Human Resources Department on June 29, 2021
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. 1578