Basic Function: Under the direction of the supervisor or designee, provides assistance child welfare workers to clients within agency policies and programs. This is a non-exempt position.
Assists child welfare workers by performing a variety of casework duties, including supervising family visits, filing, transportation of clients
Acts upon own analysis of client situations under supervision
Accepts responsibility for appraisal of own work and for own professional development
Reports progress on case load to supervisor; makes written evaluation reports on the progress of each client and performs record keeping functions required by the agency.
Contacts courts or other social service agencies regarding client situations or for the purpose of making interagency referrals
Collaborates with child welfare worker or supervisor on specific case-related problems.
Deliver services with sensitivity to the clients’ cultural and socioeconomic characteristics
Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent
Position requires a valid driver’s license, personal vehicle, and clean driver's record
Interested Applicants MUST apply through the following website: http://careprofiler.com/voailapplynow.php A word or PDF version of your resume must be uploaded to be considered a complete application. Incomplete applications will NOT be reviewed.
Select "Volunteers of America of IL - Foster Care" and then select the position of "Foster Care Case Aid"