FOSTER CARE FAMILY SPECIALIST Jobs in Buffalo, NY | Berkshire Farm Center & Services For Youth

  FOSTER CARE FAMILY SPECIALIST Job in Buffalo, NY

Berkshire Farm Center & Services For Youth
Buffalo, NY

Posted Thursday, September 20, 2018

Job Description:

Are you passionate about changing the lives of children and families?

Come join a team that impacts foster care families by offering a service environment of advocacy and love.

This position is responsible for working with foster and biological families in their home communities by offering comprehensive case management services. The goal of the position is to implement services for the long-term, leading to positive outcomes for the youth and families served.

Required Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
· Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field; Master’s degree preferred
· Minimum 1-3 years experience working with children and families
· Ability to deliver, evaluate, monitor and assess case management services including effective treatment and discharge outcomes
· Experience with developing relationships with schools, community partners, counties and agencies
· Ability to form engaging and therapeutic relationships with children and families
· A clean, valid driver’s license is required. Local and regional travel is required daily
· Ability to provide on-call coverage; flexible schedule with evenings required
· MS office Skills required

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