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JOB TITLE: Program Coordinator

DEPARTMENT: Targeted Regional Permanency Center

PRIMARY WORKSITE: Geneva, NY

START DATE: April 3, 2017

JOB FUNCTION: With the leadership support of the Director of Services, the Coordinator is the liaison between the Commissioner of DSS, Family Court and others in the guardianship and adoption systems. This position receives all referrals for the TRPC and assigns appropriate staff to provide the service.  This position also coordinates all outreach and community engagement efforts.

HOURS: Full Time Position (35 hours per week)

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

Program Coordination

      • Act as liaison for TPRC services to appropriate sources including the local Commissioner of DSS, Family Court and other in the judicial and child welfare systems.
      • Promote the program to community groups.
      • Oversee the day-to-day operation of the TPRC program.
      • Provide regular on-going supervision and support to caseworkers, in person and/or by telephone as needed depending on the needs of the case
      • Direct Services
  • Review individual cases, assess family situation and needs, and make appropriate referrals to contact.
  • Establish (with client) and monitor client action plan, conducting case review and team meetings as necessary.

          Supports Mission of the Agency

  • Participate in staff meetings and all Corporate Compliance duties.
  • Participate in Continuous Quality Improvement efforts for the program and for the agency.
  • Other duties as outlined in Position Description

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:  Master of Social Work (MSW) or MA in Human Service field with 3 year of similar program experience and 2 year of supervisory experience.

EXPERIENCE:

–        Knowledge of child welfare system, adoption and guardianship process

–        Ability to  read and interpret government regulations

–        Bilingual/Spanish Speaking a Plus

–        Excellent written & oral communication skills

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possession of a valid NYS Driver’s license and a driver’s record considered acceptable by agency and insurance carrier.
  • Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality in regards to all records reviewed including consumer records, employee records and billing records Ability to be flexible, sensitive to and supportive of the needs of others.
  • Willingness to travel and to attend evening meetings.
  • Ability to understand the concept of “mandated reporter,” and is diligent in reporting situations to the proper authorities when children may be at risk for abuse and/or neglect.

RATE OF PAY: To be discussed at interview

Send résumés to: Rhonda Zettlemoyer, Director of Administrative Services

94 Exchange Street, Geneva, NY 14456

email: RZettlemoyer@dor.org FAX: 315.789.5785  

POSTING DATE: May 2, 2017

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JOB TITLE: Caseworker

DEPARTMENT:  SUPERVISED VISITATION PROGRAM

PRIMARY WORKSITE: Auburn and Canandaigua, NY

START DATE: Immediately

JOB FUNCTION:  With the leadership support of the Director of Services, and as scheduled by the Coordinator of the Supervised Visitation Program, Caseworkers are responsible for providing supervised visitation in accordance with contract provisions.

HOURS: Per Diem Position

SPECIFIC DUTIES:

Case Management Services

      • As assigned by the Coordinator of the Supervised Visitation Program work collaboratively with and the contractor to develop visitation plans (including but not limited to frequency, location, degree of supervision and participants).
      • Prior review of the visitation plan and consultation with all those participating in the visitation, thereby actively engaged in promoting the well-being of the child.
      • Provide necessary supervision and coaching or interactions of all adults/children with the child and staff member.
      • Record detailed observations concerning the interactions of all adults/children with the child and staff member
      • Parent Training
  • Teach appropriate methods of discipline, coping, communication-skills, and child development in an effort to reduce child abuse.
  • Participate, as requested, or initiate, case conferences with Dept. of Social Services staff, with school personnel and other service providers.

          Supports Mission of the Agency

  • Maintain records and reports necessary for good casework practice.
  • Participate in Continuous Quality Improvement efforts for the program and for the agency.
  • Other duties as outlined in Position Description

QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION:  Associates Degree or 2 years of related experience; or Family Development Training & Credentialing (FDC) Program.

EXPERIENCE:   Two years of experience in human services. Knowledge of family and child welfare delivery systems, current parenting skills, and child development.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Dependable car and valid driver’s license.
  • Experience with computers and working knowledge of Microsoft WORD/EXCEL.
  • Ability to be flexible, sensitive to and supportive of the needs of others.
  • Willingness to travel and to attend evening meetings.
  • Ability to understand the concept of “mandated reporter,” and is diligent in reporting situations to the proper authorities when children may be at risk for abuse and/or neglect.

RATE OF PAY: To be discussed at interview

Send résumés to: Rhonda Zettlemoyer, Director of Administrative Services

94 Exchange Street, Geneva, NY 14456

email: RZettlem@dor.org FAX: 315.789.5785  

POSTING DATE: May 2, 2017

 

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JOB TITLE: Caseworker

DEPARTMENT:  FAMILY CASE MANAGEMENT

PRIMARY WORKSITE: Ontario and Seneca Counties

 START DATE:  Immediately

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Under supervision of the Director of Services, is responsible for providing financial literacy, parent training and support, and case management services to parenting men and women, their families and significant others in Cayuga County. This program also provides a group education program for G.R.A.C.E. House Chemical Dependency community residence in Auburn.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Parent Training

  • Provide in-home, community, or in-office skills training to parents, that includes appropriate methods of discipline, coping, communication-skills, and child development; in addition to household financial management skills.
  • Develop individual service plan with each client and periodically review their progress.
  • Complete intake assessment on all families seen.

Case Management Services

  • Educate and refer clients as needed to other services available in the community.
  • Educate clients regarding how to access those community services.
  • Establish and maintain contact with other community services to improve ability to link clients as needed.

Other Position Responsibilities as outlined in Job Description.

HOURS: Part Time Position (25 hours/week)

SALARY: To be discussed at interview

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences or related field or Associates Degree with 2 years of related experience; or Family Development Training & Credentialing (FDC) Program.

EXPERIENCE:                      

  • Two years of experience in human services
  • Knowledge of family and child welfare delivery systems,       current parenting skills, child development, and financial literacy

BENEFITS: Paid vacation, sick, and holidays. Retirement plan, group life and disability insurance.  Paid training. Eligible for dental and vision care at group rates, tax-deferred annuities

Submit résumés to:

Rhonda Zettlemoyer, Director of Administrative Services

Catholic Charities of the Finger Lakes

94 Exchange Street, Geneva, NY 14456

RZettlem@dor.org       Fax: 315.789.5785

 

 

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Geneva Office (Regional)
94 Exchange Street
Geneva, New York 14456
P: (315) 789-2235
F: (315) 789-5785

Auburn Office
134 E. Genesee Street
Auburn, New York 13021
P: (315) 253-2222
F: (315) 252-9824

Canandaigua Office
120 North Main Street, Suite 40
Canandaigua, New York 14424
P: (585) 394-0190

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121 E. Elm Street
Penn Yan, NY 14527
P: 315-536-0838

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