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Post Date: Feb 20, 2020
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: - n/a -
Location: US - New York - New York, NY
Job Reference: 003921
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Position Summary: Homefinder to work within Homefinding Department to assess and certify foster parents and conduct yearly recertifications.

•Maintain a caseload of 15-20 foster parent applicants and/or kinship foster parents
•Complete foster parent homestudies
•Maintain up-to-date records: physical and Connections record
•As part of the homestudy process: conduct homevisits, gather documents, interview, assess the physical space as well as the motivation and overall functioning of the family
•Understanding and adhering to foster care regulations
•Conduct MAPP training and/or foster parent training (as needed)
•Complete foster parent recertifications
•Participate in supervision, monthly unit/department meetings, and in-service trainings
•Participate in case conferences (as needed)
•Homefinder may be asked to: handle initial inquiries, participate in orientations, and recruitment events
•Other duties as necessary

•Bachelors Degree in Social Work or a related field required
•Knowledge of the Foster Care/Child Welfare - Required
•Experience in writing Homestudies (psychosocial assessments)
•Excellent interviewing and assessment skills
•Excellent oral and writing skills
•Good organization skills
•Able to meet deadlines and work under pressure
•Computer literacy – Excel, Word, Outlook, Connections
•Bilingual – English/Spanish - Required
•MAPP certification - Preferred


Children’s Aid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. Qualified candidates from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply.
Please apply online through Children’s Aid website – Job ID: 003921

• Medical, Vision, Dental
• 403b + employer match
• Up to 20 vacation days
• Sick days
• Personal days
• Paid holidays
• Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
• Pre-tax transportation account
• Voluntary benefit plans & life insurance
• Education support program
Visit us: https://www.childrensaidnyc.org

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