Do you enjoy working with children and families? Love to drive and want a flexible schedule? Then you should consider applying for the Family Visitation Monitor Position!
Assist families in building and strengthening their bonds and building healthy relationships. Family Visitation provides a neutral supervised setting for Casa Kids up to 17 years old who have been separated from their parents as a result of, separation, child abuse or neglect. The program facilitates regular visits, positive interactions, reduction of stress and trauma, and reunification, if appropriate.
The Visitation Monitor provides education, support, behavioral intervention and transportation for children and families involved in the Supervised Visitation Program. Promotes the needs of the child and family while supporting the physical safety and well-being of children birth-17 years.
1. Provide Supervision of Family Visitations for clients.
2. Provide Monitored Family Visitation in a multi-family setting for clients.
3. Provide education and services which support reunification of families during the transition from foster care or group home back into placement in parent's home.
4. Be knowledgeable of the client's personal, parental, and familial goals for the visitation process.
5. Report and document Suspected Child Abuse per mandated reporting requirements.
6. Provide transportation as needed for families involved in the program.
7. Maintain paperwork in a timely and professional manner.
8. Perform other administrative/program tasks as assigned.
Federal Clearances - FBI, DOJ and CACI are required for this position (all previous criminal convictions will be reported, even if "expunged"). If you have an active CCL exemption for all 3 clearances, you may be eligible for a clearance transfer. Casa de Amparo will not process exemptions for applicants.
Experience in child and family social services
Must exhibit conflict resolution and prevention skills.
Must be professional with the ability to effectively set limits and function in a crisis-oriented situation.
Must possess maturity, good judgment and the ability to work independently.
Must be a positive role model for children ages birth-17 and their families.
Must be proficient in English and have clear written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to comply with employment requirements, including but not limited to; CPR/Pediatric 1st Aid Certification, physical abilities assessment, TB and drug test.
Must qualify for approval by agency insurance carrier to drive agency vehicles - minimum 3 years valid driver's license, no infractions if under age 25, no more than 1 minor infraction in last 3 years if over 25.
Must be authorized to work in the United States for any employer.
Must be flexible! The nature of this position is such that sometimes contracted families cancel visits with little to no notice. This is beyond the control of Casa de Amparo, and while we will pay for reporting time as required by law, we cannot guarantee scheduled shifts.
BA in human science field preferred.
Bi-lingual Spanish/English a plus.
Schedule & Availability Requirements
Must be available to work 1-3 days per week, Monday-Friday from 3 pm-8 pm (Tuesdays & Thursdays are the greatest need)
Weekend availability is also a plus.
paid sick time
13.75-14.25 / hour
Fun staff appreciation events, discounted tickets to special events hosted by Casa de Amparo, random free ticket offerings, free flu shots, Therapy Dog Tuesdays, Lunch with Executive Director, inspiring work environment, and more!