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Visitation Monitor (Tacoma, WA)

TO APPLY: visit http://www.olivecrest.org/careers/pn/ and fill out an online application.

Since 1973, Olive Crest has transformed the lives of over 100,000 abused, neglected, and at-risk children and their families. We work tirelessly to meet the individual needs of kids in crisis by providing safe homes, counseling, and education for both youth and parents. Our many innovative programs reflect our conviction that strengthening the family is one of the most powerful ways to help heal children. With unwavering compassion, the Olive Crest family maintains a lifelong commitment to the youth and families we serve even after they have graduated from our programs.

Established, proven, and respected, Olive Crest serves nearly 3,500 children and families each day throughout California, Nevada, and the Pacific Northwest.

Our Mission: Olive Crest is dedicated to Preventing child abuse, to Treating and Educating at-risk children and to Preserving the family. . . "One Life at a Time."

Summary:

Olive Crest is seeking a part-time, 25 hr/wk Visitation Monitor to provide support services to 5 – 15 youth and foster families, transport clients to and monitor visitations. Visitation Monitors provide an average of 1-2 visits per day based on need and acuity. Other duties include but are not limited to, independent living skills and social skills development, support to foster parents, assistance in linking or maintaining youth to community services such as educational or occupational commitments or activities, and one-on-one supervision of foster youth if deemed necessary. Prepare written clinical reports in a timely manner and participate in weekly training. Must have flexible work hours, including some evenings and weekends. BA in Human Services or related field and six months of experience working with children and families, or AA degree in with one year experience, or high school completion with two years’ experience required.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide support services (primarily transportation and supervision of court ordered visits) to assigned birth parents. Visitation Monitors provide an average of 3 visits per day based on need and acuity. Other duties include but are not limited to: independent living skills and social skills development, support to foster parents, assistance in linking or maintaining youths to community services such as educational or occupational commitments or activities, and one-on-one supervision of foster youth if deemed necessary.
Remain with the children at all times during the visit and assure their safety.
Terminate the visit if parents become inappropriate, are intoxicated or bring unapproved people with them to the visit.
Document observations during the visit and assure parental compliance.
Report to the assigned Case Manager through verbal and written communication.
Provide additional support services to children, as deemed appropriate by supervisor.
Participate in training and Visitation Monitors and program meetings.
Prepare clinical reports in a timely manner.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Educational and experience requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in a social services or closely related field from an accredited school; and six months of documented (paid/volunteer) experience directly working with children and families. OR AA degree in a Human services or closely related field, or two years of completed coursework toward Bachelor’s degree; and one year of documented (paid/volunteer) experience directly working with children and families. OR A High school diploma or GED and two years of documented (paid/volunteer) experience directly working with children and families.
Must be 21 years and older.
Must have experience in child safety and assessment, problem-solving and crisis intervention.
Must have 2 hours of blood borne pathogens training in the past 5 years.
Experience with children, preferably in the area of child care and development, social work or social psychology.
Adequate written and oral communication skills.
Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record as required by Olive Crest’s insurance carrier.
Reliable vehicle and current automobile insurance.
Entry level computer skills.
Criminal record clearance.
Ability to intervene in a physical way during crisis situations with minors up to 18 years of age.
Adequate vision and hearing to be able to supervise clients properly.
First Aid/CPR/HIV certification.
Flexibility in terms of range of hours and days/times of visits.
Exceptional ability to communicate clearly and effectively through verbal and written correspondence, in timely manner, with other professionals involved in the assigned cases.

Understands a philosophy of strength-based support for at-risk children and families and operate in accordance with the mission, vision, values, and statement of faith of Olive Crest.

We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap, or any other legally protected status.

TO APPLY: visit http://www.olivecrest.org/careers/pn/ and fill out an online application.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $12.00 to $14.00 /hour

Requirements:
Educational and experience requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in a social services or closely related field from an accredited school; and six months of documented (paid/volunteer) experience directly working with children and families. OR AA degree in a Human services or closely related field, or two years of completed coursework toward Bachelor’s degree; and one year of documented (paid/volunteer) experience directly working with children and families. OR A High school diploma or GED and two years of documented (paid/volunteer) experience directly working with children and families.
Must be 21 years and older.
Must have experience in child safety and assessment, problem-solving and crisis intervention.
Must have 2 hours of blood borne pathogens training in the past 5 years.
Experience with children, preferably in the area of child care and development, social work or social psychology.
Adequate written and oral communication skills.
Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record as required by Olive Crest’s insurance carrier.
Reliable vehicle and current automobile insurance.
Entry level computer skills.
Criminal record clearance.
Ability to intervene in a physical way during crisis situations with minors up to 18 years of age.
Adequate vision and hearing to be able to supervise clients properly.
First Aid/CPR/HIV certification.
Flexibility in terms of range of hours and days/times of visits.
Exceptional ability to communicate clearly and effectively through verbal and written correspondence, in timely manner, with other professionals involved in the assigned cases.

More Details

  • Date Range: Year-Round
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Hours per Week: 25
  • Pay Rate: $12.00-$14.00/Hour
  • Location: Tacoma, WA

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