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Retention Services Specialist | Part-time position

By February 8, 2024Featured, Jobs

Utah Foster Care (UFC), a non-profit child welfare agency, is seeking a Retention Services Specialist in the Moab/Blanding area of Utah.

The Retention Services Specialist is responsible for overseeing and coordinating support services for foster parents within the Moab/Blanding area.  This role is centered on supporting foster parents and their capacity to care for children in foster care with their associated mental, behavioral, and emotional issues.

Closing Date:             Open until filled
Part-time:                   10 hours per week
Salary:                         $22-$24 per hour

Duties include:

  • Oversee Utah Foster Care’s retention programs offering support to foster/adoptive families, including production of Newsletter, organizing appreciation events and receiving donations.
  • Work with foster/adoptive families, caseworkers, cluster support groups, volunteers, related agencies, and community partners in an effort to support families.
  • Position will represent Utah Foster Care in the community and support UFC’s participation public awareness events for a given geographical area.

Job qualifications and requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from a four-year college or university in Social Work, Sociology, Social Science or Public Administration: or equivalent years of experience
  • Requires some evening/weekend hours, and travel.
  • Valid Driver’s License & reliable vehicle required
  • Experience with a non-profit or governmental child welfare agency is preferred
  • Knowledge of DCFS foster care/adoptive policy and procedure is preferred

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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