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Foster/Adoptive Family Consultant | Part-time position

By February 9, 2024February 21st, 2024Featured, Jobs

Utah Foster Care (UFC) is seeking a part-time (20 hours) Foster-Adoptive Family Consultant to serve in the Western Region (Juab, Summit, Utah and Wasatch Counties) based out of the UFC Orem office.  The successful candidate will recruit potential foster-adoptive families to meet the needs of children in foster care.

Closing Date:            March 1, 2024
Salary:                       $22-$24 depending on experience
Position Type:         Part Time with Benefits

Foster-Adoptive Family Consultant Responsibilities:

  • Implement local and statewide strategies to find qualified foster/adoptive families, including working closely with foster/adoptive parents, DCFS, local businesses and other community partners
  • Conduct consultations with prospective foster/adoptive families
  • Data input and management across multiple platforms
  • Represent Utah Foster Care in the community and develop public awareness for a given geographical area

Essential Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, and verbal communication skills
  • Comfortable using technology and learning new technological platforms; including familiarity with social media
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills: attention to detail is crucial, good problem-solving skills, able to meet deadlines
  • Collaborative work style with management, peers, and others: able to admit and rectify mistakes as they happen, flexible to change, in keeping with the Leadership & Self-Deception corporate culture
  • Excellent writing, proofreading, and editing skills

Job Qualifications & Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Human Services related field or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with non-profit or government child welfare agency, including experience or knowledge of Utah’s foster care system preferred.

Benefits: 401 (k), PTO
Requires some evening/weekend hours, and travel.
Valid Driver’s License & reliable vehicle required

PLEASE NOTE: Utah Foster Care only accepts applications online. Due to limited staff and time constraints, UFC only contacts those individuals selected for interview.

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