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Spanish Services Consultant | Part-time position

By February 8, 2024February 21st, 2024Featured, Jobs

Utah Foster Care (UFC), a non-profit child welfare agency, is seeking a Spanish Services Consultant based in Murray, Utah.

Children in foster care come from many different backgrounds and cultures which make them who they are. It is important for these children to be in homes who can connect them to their culture, identity, background, and language. This position helps prepare and support the foster families who can make a big difference in the children’s lives.

Closing Date:            March 1, 2024
Part Time:                 20 hours per week
Salary:                       $22-24 depending on experience

Essential job expectations:

  •  Implement local and statewide strategies to find qualified foster/adoptive families, including working closely with foster/adoptive parents, DCFS, local businesses, churches, and other community partners.
  • Emphasis on recruitment of Hispanic foster/adoptive families; first-hand knowledge of the local Hispanic community and Native Spanish language skill required.
  • Assist in providing support for licensed Spanish speaking foster/adoptive families, and cluster peer support group.
  • Position will represent UFC in the Hispanic community and work with the Diversity Specialist and Director of Recruitment to develop and carry out culturally relevant Spanish language public awareness campaigns.

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: and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience with a non-profit or governmental child welfare agency is preferred
  • Knowledge of DCFS foster care/adoptive policy and procedure is preferred
  • Native Spanish language skill required
  • Excellent Spanish writing skills
  • Requires some evening/weekend hours, and travel
  • Some telecommuting work options are possible.

Benefits: 401 (k), Paid Time Off

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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