**This is a field-based foster care case mangement role that will travel and provide coverage to clients througout India River, Martin, Ockeechoee and St. Lucie Counties**
Are you searching for meaningful work that promotes independent living for teens aging out of the foster care system? Would you like to assist adults formerly in the foster care system transition to self-sufficiency? Then our Communities Connected for Kids program has an opportunity that will interest you! We are looking for a motivated, dedicated and compassionate individual to be a Road to Success Specialist!
Being a Road to Success Specialist has its Advantages
As a as a Road to Success Specialist with CCKids, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. We offer:
- Opportunities to make a positive impact in the lives of individuals in the foster care system
- Growth opportunities with one of the leading Community-Based organizations in the state
- Excellent benefits including low-cost, high-coverage health insurance, generous time-off, competitive retirement, tuition reimbursement, and non-profit servant student load forgiveness, to name a few
Our Communities Connected for Kids Program provides services for children and families in the child welfare system, to ensure a community without abuse, neglect and abandonment. Based out of Port St. Lucie, FL and providing coverage throughout Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, and St. Lucie Counties, this position is responsible for providing and coordinating the provision of independent living transition services to enable individuals in foster care and young adults previously in foster care to transition to self-sufficiency.
About the Communities Connected for Kids Program
Communities Connected for Kids provides oversight and coordination of the child-welfare system in Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie counties. At any given time, there are about 1,300 abused, abandoned or neglected children in our care. We are responsible for the safety and well-being of each one of them. We meet this responsibility through a mix of direct and contracted services. If you think about it in terms of building a house, we are the general contractor of the child-welfare system. The system is the house, we are the contractor, and our network of service providers are the subcontractors we pull together to make the house strong and ready to live in. Communities Connected for Kids offers a full range of care for children, adolescents, young adults and family members in Okeechobee and the Treasure Coast. We offer our services through a wide variety of approaches including in-home parenting and prevention services, family preservation, case management, residential programs and extended foster care services for teenagers and young adults.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Communities Connected for Kids provides a comprehensive health and wellness program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our health and wellness programs include medical, dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer generous time-off policies and a 403(b) retirement plan, along with voluntary/employee paid vision, supplemental life and accident coverage to full-time employees.
Click on the following link to see why we are a great place to work: http://learn.devereux.org/benefits .
Keywords: foster care case management, transition specialist, child welfare, case management, independency, self-sufficiency, human services, social work, social services, social worker, adolescent care, BSW, MSW, CWCM, CPI
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field required
- Minimum of two years' related experience required
- Prior foster care transition case management experience a plus
- Valid Florida Driver’s License required