Description

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

Pay Range: $22-$24 DOE
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: The Retention Services Specialist is responsible for overseeing and coordinating support services for foster parents within the Moab/Blanding area. This role is centered on supporting foster parents and their capacity to care for children in foster care with their associated mental, behavioral, and emotional issues.
Primary Responsibilities: • Oversee Utah Foster Care’s retention programs offering support to foster/adoptive families, including production of Newsletter, organizing appreciation events and receiving donations.
• Work with foster/adoptive families, caseworkers, cluster support groups, volunteers, related agencies, and community partners in an effort to support families.
• Position will represent Utah Foster Care in the community and support UFC’s participation public awareness events for a given geographical area.
Desired Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from a four-year college or university in Social Work, Sociology, Social Science or Public Administration: or equivalent years of experience
• Requires some evening/weekend hours, and travel.
• Valid Driver’s License & reliable vehicle required
• Experience with a non-profit or governmental child welfare agency is preferred
• Knowledge of DCFS foster care/adoptive policy and procedure is preferred
Benefits / Why Work With Us: 401k
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: Open until filled
Location: SALT LAKE CITY

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Contact: Lee Wright
Email: lee.wright@utahfostercare.org
Phone: 8019945205