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Ongoing Opportunity

 

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Brown County Open Position: Advocate Supervisor & Training Coordinator

We are growing! Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Brown County is a non-profit organization that provides a voice for abused and neglected children who are under the legal protection of the court system.

We are seeking a full-time Advocate Supervisor & Training Coordinator. The Advocate Supervisor & Training Coordinator monitors and provides support to CASA volunteers, ensuring that children are assigned to the CASA program receive appropriate services and timely permanency planning. This position is also responsible for coordination of all aspects of assigned volunteer activities and cases as well as coordinating and facilitating CASA volunteer training sessions.

Visit http://bit.ly/2qesiJR for a complete job description and how to apply by July 13, 2018.
 

Family Services Job Opening: AODA Prevention Specialist (PT) or AODA Prevention Specialist/Outpatient Therapist (FT)

Do you have a desire to provide public education and help to prevent AODA issues in the Brown County area? This is the position for you! The AODA Prevention Specialist will implement local AODA Prevention Initiatives including projects like providing a public education campaign and coordinating a lock box distribution campaign.

A qualified candidate will have an educational background in addiction. The ideal candidate will possess a SAC or SAC-IT. This is a part-time position, averaging 15-20 hours per week. This position offers great flexibility, but also demands the same in terms of some evening hours.

A masters prepared candidate with a LCSW, CAPSW, LPC, or LPC-IT and SAC or SAC-IT interested in also providing outpatient therapy would be offered a fulltime position combining these public health, community intervention duties with outpatient therapy to round out a full-time position with our team. Have the best of both worlds in this dynamic position and apply today!

Family Services is a non-profit organization that protects, heals, and cares for children and families throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Family Services is strongly committed to protecting children and vulnerable individuals from abuse and exploitation. When traumatic situations occur, our staff is there to assist the individual or family with their journey of healing and recovery. Family Services cares for individuals who are isolated, abandoned or just need help developing the skills to live successfully.

Please apply online at https://familyservicesnew.applicantpro.com/jobs/

 

Mediation Center Job Posting: Family Mediation Program Manager

The Mediation Center of Greater Green Bay is accepting application for this new position, to coordinate and administer court-ordered family mediation program. Primary focus is to coordinate the program and its volunteer mediators. This position will perform general office duties. Scheduled 20-25 hours/week, Mon-Thurs, at a pay rate of $15-$20/hour, depending on education and previous experience. Degree in related field or 2-4 years of related work experience preferred.

Send letter of interest and resume to the Mediation Center of Greater Green Bay, 130 E. Walnut, Suite 510, Green Bay, WI 54301, or email same to Mediationggb@yahoo.com. Position will remain open until filled. The Mediation Center is a non-profit resource for conflict resolution and does not discriminate in its hiring process.
 


CESA 7 Family Advocate Job Opening

Join the CESA 7 Head Start team! Head Start provides high quality early education for children and their families. We believe all families deserve support and respect as their child's first teacher. We strive to meet all the developmental needs of children and families and help prepare them for school. The family advocate role coordinates services and activities with families and communities that foster strength, healthy living, and overall well-being. They also provide support in a case management style and act as a liaison between families, staff, the community, and other family-related services. The family advocate encourages all family members to become advocates for their children and family.

Position is part-time 20-25 hrs/week and starting pay is $15.36/hour

Degree in social work or related field (preferred). Home-visiting/case-management experience with families of diverse backgrounds (preferred); knowledge of or experience in child development (preferred); experience work independently; good oral and written communication skills; available for occasional travel; available to work some evening and weekend hours; possesses skills in and/or is willing to learn necessary CESA 7 hardware functions and software applications; possesses either a valid driver's license and access to an insured motor vehicle, or other timely access to private transportation, to facilitate assignments to classroom sites, meetings, or other off-site destinations.

Must be able to pass a physical, TB test, and drug screen.

Email resume to Janel Dietrich at jdietrich@cesa7.org


CESA 7 Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Case Manager Position Available at Advocates for Healthy Transitional Living

Title: Case Manager/Clinician
Program: Foster Care Academy/Advocates Community Based Services
Team Lead: Program Manager

General Description;
Oversee the clinical and case management services provided to foster children (as well as other children within our programming) in their foster home, school and community.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with Referral Coordinator to identify appropriate placements for children referred to the program
  • Develop and routinely review, in collaboration with the treatment team, a comprehensive treatment plan that promotes the health and stability of the foster youth and family
  • Assess foster youth and foster family needs and coordinate meeting assessed needs with Service Specialist
  • Communicate and collaborate with school districts, county human services and other community entities to meet foster youth's needs and promote success
  • Provide bi-weekly psychoeducation to foster youth and foster families
  • Assist in Foster Parent Training
  • Complete accurate documentation of foster youth and foster family contact in a timely manner
  • Assess for safety of foster youth in multiple environments
  • Foster youth transportation as required
  • Participation in supervision, team meetings and group programming
  • Attending trainings as designated by manager
Required skills, knowledge and abilities:
  • Advanced knowledge of safety, communication and conflict resolution
  • Advance knowledge of children/adolescents, mental health, and trauma-informed care
  • Knowledge of child welfare system
  • Flexible schedule to include some evening hours (4-6 pm) and urgent response support needs
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Experience and Qualifications:
  • Experience with at-hope populations. Preferred experience with the foster care system
  • Pass background check
  • Proof of Automobile Insurance and valid driver's license
  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related field and at least 2 years experience, or Master's Degree in Social Work or related field such as LPC/Professional Counselor
  • Professionally Licensed by the State of Wisconsin
Interested candidates can send their resume and cover letter to Jennifer Linzmeier at jlinzmeier@advocateswi.com

 

Job Posting - Program Supervisor at the Sexual Assault Center

Family Services is a non-profit organization that protects, heals and cares for children and families throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Family Services is strongly committed to protecting children and vulnerable individuals from abuse and exploitation. When traumatic situations occur, our staff is there to assist the individual or family with their journey of healing and recover. Family Services cares for individuals who are isolated, abandoned or just need help developing skills to live successfully.

The Sexual Assault Center of Family Services provides services 24/7 to victims of sexual violence and their families and friends. The Sexual Assault Center provides sensitive services to all victims regardless of their age, gender, race, sexual orientation or disability. Crisis intervention, information and referral, counseling, follow-up assistance, medical, legal and personal advocacy, support group, as well as community education are among the services provided.

We are currently seeking an exceptional leader for a full-time Program Supervisor position within our Center. This position is responsible for direct supervision of the program staff and volunteers of the Center and the day to day operations in Brown, Door, Oconto and Marinette communities. The Program Supervisor will ensure the implementation of innovative and collaborative approaches in meeting the needs of victims of sexual assault and sex trafficking while developing strategies to reduce sexual violence in our communities.

Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor's degree in social work or closely related field and have experience in supervising. Exceptional candidates will have experience in working with victims of sexual assault and/or have a minimum of three years of supervisory experience and/or have experience in managing large groups of volunteers.

To apply, visit www.familyservicesnew.org/careers

 


Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is hiring a Treatment Foster Care Social Worker

The Treatment Foster Care Worker position provides direct service to children within the designated area. The TFC Social Worker provides treatment foster care services to Children's Service Society clients and team members as delineated by DCF 56 and in a manner consistent with accepted social work practices and agency program definitions. The children referred to the program may present as emotionally disturbed, medically fragile, developmentally delayed, or delinquent children or adolescents. Attention to permanency planning and providing stable home environments to the child is essential.

For the full job description and application instructions, please visit: chw.org/careers job opening 30253.
 


 

Family Services Job Opening: School-Based Therapist

Family Services is a non-profit organization that protects, heals, and cares for children and families throughout Northeast Wisconsin. Family Services is strongly committed to protecting children and vulnerable individuals from abuse and exploitation. When traumatic situations occur, our staff is there to assist the individual or family with their journey of healing and recovery. Family Services cares for individuals who are isolated, abandoned or just need help developing the skills to live successfully.

Our Triumph program is currently seeking a full-time therapist with LPC or LCSW credentials to provide individual, family, and group-based therapy for students and their families. This Therapist will be a part of an integrated multidisciplinary team (Teacher, Teacher's aide, Group Counselor/Case Manager) in a small program serving high school students from Kimberly, Kaukauna, and Little Chute School Districts in need of mental health care. The Triumph program follows the Kimberly School District calendar.

An eligible candidate will be fully licensed, in good standing, and qualify for insurance plans. Though most working hours will occur during the school day, a willingness to work some early morning and evening hours is required in order to meet the needs of the students and their families. This is a 10 month/year position, however, as a full-time position comes with year round access to medical and dental insurance at the full-time employee rate. The ideal candidate will have limited summertime availability to ensure continuity of care for a limited number of students throughout the summer.

If you are excited about joining this innovative team dedicated to best meeting student's needs in an evidence-based, trauma informed way, please apply.

To view the job description and to apply for the position go to: https://familyservicesnew.applicantpro.com/jobs/793338.html
 

 

Openings for Achieve Brown County Continuous Improvement Coordinator Roles

Wanted: Passionate change catalysts to join the only collective impact organization in Brown County.

Achieve Brown County is a non-profit organization looking to fill two Continuous Improvement Coordinator roles. This really is a difference making opportunity. If you are ready to commit to making change happen in Brown County, take a closer look.

What's in it for you as Continuous Improvement Coordinator?
  • Develop sought after leadership skills
  • Build your resume by developing a deep skillset in project management and continuous improvement methodologies
  • Get exposure to senior leaders in diverse industries including healthcare, education and non-profit
  • Join an agile team where everyone contributes, and your voice is heard
  • Come to work every day knowing that you are impacting the lives of all kids in Brown County, our work matters
To learn more about the Continuous Improvement Coordinator opportunity and to apply go to: https://www.achievebrowncounty.org/careers/

The Continuous Improvement Coordinator positions are offered through the AmeriCorps VISTA program. Learn more about the benefits of being a VISTA here.

 

EPH Opening for a Part-time Prevention Case Manager

EPH is looking for a Case Management professional to lead its prevention strategy. This newly created role will include improving and refining our Prevention Strategy and working with families who are on the verge of eviction. Our goal is to reduce first-time homelessness by working with landlords to prevent evictions and by assisting families with financial literacy, employment, and other short-term supportive services.

A degree in social work or education is preferred. Experience in the social services field is required. This is a part-time, 20-25 hours per week position. If you are interested, please send a letter of interest and resume to executivedirector@ephgb.org.

 

Job Opening at Bellin Home Health: Social Worker/Case Manager (FT)

Bellin Health Home Health Department has an opening for a Full Time Social Worker/Case Manager (32 hrs/wk).

JOB DESCRIPTION
Responsible for addressing the psycho social needs of patients by utilizing consultative services, psycho social assessment, and comprehensive intervention plans. Coordinates the treatment planning process for patients in the pre-, intra-, and post - care settings, as feasible; coordinates follow up services post discharge; collaborates with other members of the treatment team to assure the continuum of care.

Master's degree in Social Work. WI Master's Social Work license required. Background in case management, utilization review and discharge planning preferred. Effective teamwork and communication skills required. Accountability, customer service, flexibility, and integrity required.

1 year of social work experience in a healthcare setting is required.

Skills in assessing, planning, and managing patient care in an acute care hospital or other health care facility recommended; background in case management, utilization review and discharge planning is beneficial; knowledge of available community resources to assure the continuum of care is beneficial.

To apply, or view qualifications and experience required, please click here


 

Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, Inc. is Hiring!

For most people, a job is a job; something they do for a paycheck. However, people who join in our mission at Lutheran Social Services desire a more meaningful career: they are committed to improving lives and changing the world, one life a time. That's a big task - but we do it, every day.

Choose to work with Lutheran Social Services (LSS) of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan and give of yourself to improve and ultimately change lives. We can offer part-time, flexible schedules that work for you and provide you with valuable work experience aligned with your major!

We have openings for:

  • Community Supported Living Agent
  • Direct Support Professional
  • Care Advocate Specialist
  • Youth Counselor
  • Mental Health Specialist
  • Support Professional
  • Family and Community Specialist
Discover a full list of current openings at https://www.lsswis.org/LSS/Careers or, contact careers@lsswis.org.


 

Social Worker Position in Children and Families Division in Washington County, WI

                                        SOCIAL WORKER OPENINGS - ONGOING CPS
The Washington County Human Services Department, located in West Bend, has an excellent opportunity as a full-time Social Worker within our Ongoing CPS unit.  This rewarding position offers the incumbent the opportunity to work with children and families within our Children and Families Division. 
The Social Worker (Ongoing CPS) provides clients with supportive community based social services designed to overcome personal or family issues, makes assessments to determine services needed, and may evaluate and assess difficulties in psychosocial functioning, develop a plan to alleviate those difficulties and either carry out the plan or refer clients to other qualified resources for assistance.

Qualified candidates must possess:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field.
  • State certification as a social worker required within 6 months of hire.
  • A valid Wisconsin driver’s license, available automobile, and automobile insurance are required.
Starting hourly rate ranges from $22.76.  Washington County offers a comprehensive benefits package including:  health, dental, and life insurance; short and long term disability; medical and dependent flexible spending accounts; Wisconsin Retirement System and Wisconsin Deferred Compensation (IRS 457); paid holidays and Paid Time Off (PTO).
 
Our Mission at Washington County is to be a collaborative leader in providing efficient and effective public services for the well-being of our citizens. Washington County believes in the values of Respect, Optimism, Integrity, Innovation, Compassion, and Collaboration. As trusted stewards of Washington County's future, we provide innovative and cost effective core public services. Please visit our website at www.co.washington.wi.us to complete our online application. Applications will be accepted until the needs of the Department are met. If you have any questions, please call (262) 335-4633. Thank you for considering Washington County.
Washington County is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities
 
Social Worker Position Summary:
Under the direction of the Family Services Supervisor, provide clients with supportive community based social services designed to overcome personal or family issues.  Make assessments to determine services needed.  May evaluate and assess difficulties in psychosocial functioning, develop a plan to alleviate those difficulties and either carry out the plan or refer clients to other qualified resources for assistance.
 
Duties/Responsibilities:
The following duties are normal for this position.  These are not to be construed as exclusive or all‑inclusive.  Other duties may be required and assigned.
  • Makes initial contact with and receives referrals of clients with a variety of problems which require social work assessment and/or intervention.
  • Conducts assessments of client needs through interview, home visits, collateral contacts and other investigations, develops a casework plan with clients, and performs agreed upon and necessary casework services.
  • Prepares social histories and family assessments, reviews results with supervisor, makes recommendation concerning case disposition, and testifies at court and administrative hearings as required.
  • Performs the duties of an intake worker as prescribed under the statutes both 938.067 and 48.067 and the duties of a dispositional staff person as prescribed by the statutes under 938.069 and 48.069.
  • Maintains a caseload involving clients with personal, family, or socioeconomic problems and attends to the related protection and safety needs through contacts in the home and community.
  • Provides basic counseling, intervention and case management services.  Coordinates the various social, community and mental health services received by the clients.
  • Informs clients of available programs and services to meet their individual needs, and encourages participation in the most appropriate activities; or ensures participation in court mandated activities.
  • Initiates and maintains contact with the courts, school, mental health and community agencies to assist individuals and families in need of a variety of human services.
  • Attends and participates in staff development programs, including in-service training, staff meetings and professional seminars.
  • May provide consultation to other social work personnel and paraprofessionals.
  • May serve as a representative of the Human Service Agency to interested individuals, professionals and community groups.
  • Acts as departmental liaison and provide casework direction to providers of contracted services.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with client’s families, caregivers, services providers, community agencies and the public.
  • Prepares and presents detailed oral and written reports.
  • Maintains detailed case records and develops and prepares statistical reports as required.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as required, including responding to an emergency event.
Work Direction Received:
Work under the direction of the Family Services Supervisor.
Supervision Exercised:
None
Decision Making:
Decisions concerning overall case direction and/or treatment issues are made in consultation with the supervisor.
Interaction:
There is interaction with the Courts, law enforcement agencies, other county departments, county schools, families of juveniles, private providers and the general public.
 
Essential Knowledge and Abilities:
Knowledge of applicable State and Federal rules and regulations and knowledge of the Juvenile Code, Children’s Code, and the Wisconsin Statutes pertaining to criminal law violations and other statutes related to juvenile matters.  Basic understanding of human growth and development, age appropriate behavior, knowledge of current social and economic problems and the way in which these problems affect individuals and families.  Able to communicate effectively orally and in writing, prepare and maintain necessary records and reports, and interact effectively with staff and the general public.  Be able to fulfill physical demands of job, sensory demands (seeing and hearing) and cognitive demands (concentration, conceptualization, memorization).
 
Training and Experience:
A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field.  State certification as a social worker required within 6 months of hire.  A valid Wisconsin driver’s license, available automobile, and automobile insurance are required.

Please visit our website to complete our online application


 

Opportunity to Obtain Supervision of 3000 hours of Clinical Practice (Post-Graduate)

Jennifer Sovey-Fahey is looking to provide supervision of post graduate experience (3000 hours) to professionals attempting to obtain their license for independent practice.

Professionals currently employed in a human service profession without a supervisor to oversee hours for independent license, can connect with Jennifer via email to discuss the opportunity.

Jennifer has been providing supervision to Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) with training licenses and Advanced Practice Social Workers (APSW) looking to obtain LCSW credentials (Licensed Clinical Social Worker) for years, and she has been approved by the Department of Safety and Professional Services.  Individual and/or group supervision are possible, and minimal paperwork is needed for Department approval.

Please email: Jennifer.soveyfahey@gmail.com

 

Service Specialist Position at Advocates for Healthy Transitional Living

General Description: Interact one-on-one or in a group setting with clients regarding academic, relational and behavioral goals.

Primary Responsibilities: Deliver quality services, on-site and in the community, in a way that most benefits the client and their team, while working toward establishing recovery plan goals.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Provide consistent, effective communication, as required (includes clients, client families and teams, referral sources and outside collaborators)
  • Timely submission of required service documentation and notes
  • Maintain accurate record of client information as required
  • Participation in supervision, team meetings and group programming
  • Attending trainings as designated by manager
  • Maintaining professionalism at all times when representing Advocates for Healthy Transitional Living
  • Creating a safe and productive environment at all times
  • Transportation of clients, as required
Required skills, knowledge and abilities
  1. Ability to understand client needs and issues
  2. Ability to give and receive feedback
  3. Ability to identify activities that correlate with recovery plan goals
  4. Ability to operate in a positive, dynamic, trauma-informed learning environment
  5. Ability to positively engage with individuals from diverse backgrounds
  6. Ability to clearly communicate with individuals of varying communication skills
  7. Ability to document and submit accurate information
  8. Appropriate knowledge of mental health, social services, personal safety and conflict resolution
  9. Flexible schedule, if required (evenings, weekends, etc.)

Experience and Qualifications
  1. Experience with at-hope populations (preferred)
  2. Pass background check
  3. Proof of Automobile Insurance and valid driver's license
  4. High-school diploma, Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in a human service related field (depending on level employment)

Interested candidates can send their resume and cover letter to: Jennifer Linzmeier at jlinzmeier@advocateswi.com


 

Innovative Services, Inc. Hiring Youth Behavioral Specialist

Join our growing team of Youth Behavior Specialists!

We are hiring several part time positions (after school hours) starting at $10.75/hr. Full time positions are filled internally when they come available.

As a Youth Behavioral Specialist, you will work with children one on one and/or in group setting progressive life goals such as community integration, appropriate social skills, anger management/coping skills and daily living skills. Candidates will be working directly with children with developmental disabilities and/or mental health issues. We work with children who have Depression, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, ADHD/ADD, Attachment Disorders, Anxiety, Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, and other Developmental Disorders.

Must have 3 years driving experience with a clean driving record.

Please contact our Recruiter, Michelle at 920-632-7441 or visit us online at www.isiinc.org for more information.
 

 

NASW Jobs

The NASW has developed a new email list that members can join upon request. People on this list receive information about social work job openings at various organizations and agencies as they come in. For more information about NASW or becoming a member, please click here.