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Foster Care Case Aide & Program Support

ID# 001961

Special Kids Special Families
1915 Aerotech Drive Suite 100
Colorado Springs, CO 80916
United States

Job Posted
3/31/2021
Posting Expires
5/30/2021
Industry
Nonprofit
Job Start Date
3/31/2021
Application Closing Date
5/28/2021
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
No
Pay
From $13.50 To $15.00
Per Hour
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel

Job Description

SCOPE: 

This position is under the direct supervision of the Child Placement Director and will assist with necessary agency & state paperwork and documentation completion & submission as needed. This position assists the agency professional staff in program support services and with transporting clients to meet agency transport needs.

DUTIES:

Attend weekly CPA staff meeting

Transport children once a month for therapy, appointments, placement transports and additional transportation as requested

Keep documents with sufficient copies in placement supervisor’s office and foster parent office

Update contact list as directed by supervisor

Oversight of maintenance and usage of assigned CPA vehicles. Schedule maintenance and maintains safety precautions in vehicle operation.

Newsletter-Fosterzette

Conduct health and safety inspection per licensing standards

Provides routine administrative support to agency professional staff including filing, faxing/scanning, mailing and completion of reports, tracking system and documentation of any contact between caseworkers, parenting time worker, and foster family.

Update Health Passports, monthly with any new medical/dental appointments.

Attend meetings as requested by supervisor for CPA staff including but not limited to COC monthly meetings, providing any new information to the team at staff meetings

Conduct the foster child’s self-care inventory for eligible children, under direction of supervisor Assist in organizing special events for CPA- Valentine Party, Appreciation Dinner etc

File audits

Related duties as requested.

MEASURES OF SUCCESS:

Able to work independently and as a team member

Able to solve problems and deal with a variety of issues

Able to communicate effectively

Demonstrate good judgment and professionalism

Job Requirements
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum: High School education or equivalency. Prefer Associate’s Degree in child welfare or other human services field.
• Experience with general administrative and record keeping practices
• CPR, First Aid, & Universal Precautions within 30 days of hire
• Current Physical within last 2 years per State of CO rules & regulations
• Must be able to lift and carry children as needed – able to lift 50 lbs
• Valid driver’s license, current vehicle insurance, and an acceptable driving record per SKSF standards
• Able to drive a vehicle safely while transporting passengers; use city maps to locate unknown destinations; establish rapport and provide safe and calm environment for children; assess possible concerns during visitations and problem solve as needed
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Cynthia Valdez
1915 Aerotech Drive Suite 100
Colorado Springs CO 80916
United States
Special Kids Special Families Linda Ellegard
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