The Family-Based Services program at Hephzibah Children's Association offers a wide range of case management, support, and intervention services to families.
The Recruitment and Support Specialist conducts recruiting activities/strategies to obtain families to foster children in our specialized foster care program. This position collaborates with our Development team to utilize resources to effectively communicate the agency’s need for foster families. This position manages our Therapeutic Mentoring Program that entails recruitment, matching and supervision of mentors.
This position also provides ongoing supportive services to foster parents in our program, including facilitating our Parent’s Club and coordinating our Youth Advisory Board.
Master’s Degree in Social Work preferred.
LCSW or LCSW eligible preferred.
Previous experience in a child welfare agency preferred.
Must have a valid IL Driver’s License to conduct activities in various communities.
Must be willing to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, and be available for emergencies.
Sensitivity and responsiveness to the cultural differences in the staff and client population.