Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Part Time
Hybrid (remote and in-person)

Pay Range: $22-$24 per hour
Organization's Mission: We serve Utah's children by finding, educating, and nurturing families to meet the needs of children in foster care.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: UFC is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment
laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment which is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age (40 and over), race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex (including sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression),
pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed servicemember status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. UFC is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.
Position Summary: Children in foster care come from many different backgrounds and cultures which make them who they are. It is important for these children to be in homes who can connect them to their culture, identity, background, and language. This position helps prepare and support the foster families who can make a big difference in the children’s lives.
Primary Responsibilities: Essential job expectations:
• Implement local and statewide strategies to find qualified foster/adoptive families, including working closely with foster/adoptive parents, DCFS, local businesses, churches, and other community partners.
• Emphasis on recruitment of Hispanic foster/adoptive families; first-hand knowledge of the local Hispanic community and Native Spanish language skill required.
• Assist in providing support for licensed Spanish speaking foster/adoptive families, and cluster peer support group.
• Position will represent UFC in the Hispanic community and work with the Diversity Specialist and Director of Recruitment to develop and carry out culturally relevant Spanish language public awareness campaigns.
Desired Qualifications: Job qualifications and requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from a four-year college or university in Social Work, Sociology, Social Science or Public Administration: and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
• Experience with a non-profit or governmental child welfare agency is preferred
• Knowledge of DCFS foster care/adoptive policy and procedure is preferred
• Native Spanish language skill required
• Excellent Spanish writing skills
• Requires some evening/weekend hours, and travel
• Some telecommuting work options are possible.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Benefits: 401 (k)
Paid Time Off
How to Apply: PLEASE NOTE: Utah Foster Care only accepts applications online. Due to limited staff and time constraints, UFC only contacts those individuals selected for interview.
Closing Date: March 1, 2024
Location: Murray, UT

Information

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Contact: Lee Wright
Email: lee.wright@utahfostercare.org
Phone: 801-994-5205