Job Summary: Location: Catholic Community Services of Utah, 224 North 2200 West, Salt Lake City, Utah 84116

Status: Full-time, non-exempt, with benefits

Salary: $15.00-$17.00/hr DOE

Catholic Community Services of Utah provides help and creates hope for thousands of people of all beliefs who are most in need in our community through Migration and Refugee Services and Basic Needs programs.

CCS offers an outstanding benefits package including group health and dental insurance, 401a and 403b retirement plans and a generous PTO/holiday schedule.

Job Description:

Train, support, and retain foster care families for the refugee foster care program and make recommendations to the program staff regarding these families.

Position status and expected schedule

This position is non-exempt. The general schedule will consist of 40 hours to be worked on Monday through Fridays between the hours of 8:30 AM and 9:00 PM. This schedule is flexible, but generally requires late afternoon and evening hours for home visits and training sessions. There are quarterly Saturday orientations for potential foster parents that need to be attended.
DISCLAIMER STATEMENT: This job description lists typical examples of work and is not intended to include every job duty and responsibility specific to a position. The employer reserves the right to change or assign other duties to this position.CCS is an equal opportunity employer.

To apply: Please go the company website: and apply under the employment tab.

Position closes: Open until filled

Requisition #: 20.05.03
Primary Responsibilities: Responsibilities include:

Help coordinate and prepare all pre-service training, screening, and initial education for foster family applicants.
Teach evening pre-service courses to foster family applicants.
Facilitate and manage the foster family application process and orientation.
Assist in developing and coordinating foster family retention and continuing education activities.
Make twice-monthly home visits to all assigned foster families to ensure compliance with state and agency licensing standards and offer support to the families and youth.
Conduct intakes with all foster youth placed in assigned foster families within 48 hours of placement.
Coach assigned foster families in parenting skills and conflict resolution.
Maintain accurate and up-to-date records.
Participate in rotating weekend on-call schedule (once every 10-12 weeks)
Other duties as may be assigned.
Desired Qualifications: Work Environment inside/outside, office, warehouse, noise, temperature, etc.

Work will be performed primarily inside but will occur in youths' homes, places of employment, educational institutes, and other locations as needed in addition to being performed in an office.

Physical Demands including bending, sitting, lifting and driving

Work requires the ability to sit and stand for long periods, to walk moderate distances, and occasionally to assist youth with physical activities such as carrying groceries or household supplies.
Driving is required in this position.
Skills, knowledge and abilities:

Comfortable and confident when teaching groups of potential foster parents, as well as one-on-one in the home.
Passionate about parenting and willing to learn best practices.
Demonstrates organizational, training, and parent coaching skills.
Proficiency in computer skills that are required for the position.
Excellent interpersonal communication.
Ability to relate to individuals of diverse ages and backgrounds.
Education, training and or experience:

Bachelor's degree in Social Work or a related field from an accredited institution.
Experience working with parents and families in a supportive capacity.
Experience with multi-cultural and refugee community.
Experience working with youth, preferable in a foster care setting.
Background Screen/BCI requirement

Must be able to pass a FBI/BCI background check.
Licenses, certifications and credentials

SSW or CSW preferred.
Current Utah driver's license, proof of auto insurance with minimum policy liability limits of $50,000 per person and $100,000 per occurrence, 21 years of age or older, a clean driving record, and ability to meet CCS vehicle safety requirements.
Benefits / Why Work for Us: CCS offers an outstanding benefits package including group health and dental insurance, 401a and 403b retirement plans and a generous PTO/holiday schedule.
How to Apply: For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below.
Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Salary/Wage: $15.00 -$17.00/hr DOE - Hourly
Closing Date: 18-Jul-2020
Status: Full Time
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, USA 84116


Organization Website: Visit website
Contact Name: Cynthia Mecklenburg