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DATE ADDED: Wed 20/11/2019

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Allentown, PA, US
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COMPANY: THE SALVATION ARMY OF THE SYRACUSE AREA

JOB TYPE: Permanent, PartTime

Overview







Position:Visit Coach



Department: Children's Services - Foster Care Program - Allentown Office



Availability of Position:Immediately Multiple Positions and hours are availableSchedule: Part-Time; 10-15 hours per week during the weekday, late afternoon hours and weekend hours; Part-Time working a flexible schedule with some weekday late afternoon hours and weekend hours.



Reporting Relationship:Director of Placement Services



Salary and Grade:$20-$22 per hour; 78 Non-Exempt















Responsibilities







Oversee family visitation with biological families of foster children. Develop assessments with biological families based on the needs of their children and Strength/Needs-based Plans. Advocate for and support the parents in working towards the goal of family reunification. Perform related duties as assigned.











Qualifications







Master's Degree in Social Work or related field plus a minimum of three years in child welfare or similar setting OR Bachelor's Degree required plus a minimum of five years of work experience in child welfare or similar setting. Strong communication and writing skills and ability to interface with diverse populations and engage with parents and demonstrate strength based parenting skills. Solid understanding of child development recommended. Bi-lingual English/Spanish candidates preferred. A Pennsylvania driver's license, safe driving record, insurance and reliable automobile is required. Child Protection Clearances PA Act 153 requires that all prospective employees complete the following clearance and background checks: PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA State Police Criminal Record Check and FBI Criminal Record/Fingerprint Check. Must have an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army. Flexibility in scheduling work hours is necessary.







Contact: Please send, e-mail or fax your resume and a cover letter to:



Susan Shotwell, M.S.W.



The Salvation Army Children's Services



2200 Hamilton Street, Suite 200



Allentown, PA 18104



Email: #removed#



Fax: (610) 821-8121



Or go tohttp://







No phone calls please







Released by the Divisional Human Resource Department on February 27, 2019



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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.







The Salvation Army's Mission Statement



The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.



Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.



Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ



and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.







Requisition No.1030







Job LocationsUS-PA-Allentown



Job ID2019-5540



CategoryService Worker



Compensation MinUSD $20.00/Hr.



Compensation MaxUSD $22.00/Hr.



TypeRegular Part-Time
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