Salary $17 - $19 an hour job type part-time
Full job description
Sign-on bonus, starting at $500!
Options counseling and family services supports the health, safety, equity, and well-being of our clients, families, employees, and communities.
In partnership with members of the communities we serve, options counseling and family services promotes safety, healing, and empowerment for individuals and families.
Options offers many benefits for our full-time employees (full-time is any employee working 30 hours per week or more)A list of all our benefits can be found on our website, here: https://wp.options.org/employment/benefits/
Options pays 100% of the cost to cover employees for medical, dental, vision, basic term life, accidental death and dismemberment, and long-term disability
403b retirement plan with an agency match
Health reimbursement account (hra) funded by options to reimburse employees for a percentage of medical expenses related to employees` deductible
Flexible spending account (fsa) and dependent care expense accounts are available
Generous paid time-off (pto) policy that allows employees to earn up to four weeks in the first year of employment
Employee assistance program (eap), 100% funded by options
Keep is an evidence-based support and skill enhancement program for foster and kinship parentsThe program supports foster families by promoting child well-being and preventing placement disruptionsKeep group leaders will lead small groups of foster parentsThe group leaders will facilitate, guide, listen, and support foster parentsParticipants sign up, and once accepted into the group, they will meet once a week for 16 weeksThe keep group leader will be responsible for conducting recruitment home visits, scheduling the group sessions, conducting weekly support/training group sessions and in-home make-up sessions, and completing all project dataPrior to running the groups, this person will participate in training and consultation on the keep model with consultants from oregon social learning center development inc.(odi).
Hours will be flexible during the week and include established group timesGroups will periodically be scheduled in the evening.
Here`s what you need to qualify:
The state of oregon is requiring all healthcare providers and healthcare staff in healthcare settings to complete their covid-19 vaccination series by october 18, 2021 or six weeks after fda approval of the vaccines, whichever is laterNew employees must submit vaccination documentation or be approved for an exemption/accommodation before beginning workFor more information, visit oar 333-019-0010
At least a year of relevant experience (work or volunteer) or an equivalent combination of education and experienceThe applicant should have an outgoing and friendly personality; able to present to a group and follow a prescribed curriculumGood time management skills as well as being able to problem solve and excellent communication skillsThe applicant should demonstrate the ability to work with special populations with diverse cultural and socio-economic backgroundsApplicant should be able to accurately record significant informationFinally, the applicant must be willing to adhere to behavioral principles used in parent management training.
All employees must pass a criminal background check and/or fingerprinting through dhsMust have respectful, open, unbiased, accepting attitude toward clients and their families.
Experience as a foster parent and/or with the foster care system.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Attends all trainings
Attends all meetings as assigned
Recruits and schedules foster and kinship parents into the program (with less than 10% refusal rate)
Completes all written material in a timely manner, including: receipts, attendance logs, case notes, group session participant ratings, meeting summaries, and other related paperwork and ratings
Runs keep group sessions with foster and kinship parents (90 minute weekly sessions) and in-home make-up sessions
Prepare written materials
Set up the room prior to foster and kinship parents arrival, i.e., setting up camera, handouts, treats, drinks, sign-in roster, name tags, toys, etcAnd greeting foster and kinship parents
Ensures that group sessions are videotaped
Ensures that child care is available for group meetings
Prepares group materials, name tags, pens, printed materials, coffee, snacks, etc.
Conduct parent daily report (pdr) calls
Collects data on child adjustment and foster parent stress and enters data in a timely manner
Makes weekly telephone contact with all participants to collect data and troubleshoot problems
Ensures that all needed materials are available to the supervisor and consultant in a timely manner
Attends and prepares for weekly on-site supervision and telephone consultation meetings
Ability to stand, work, and drive throughout the day
Mobility and dexterity sufficient to assist clients and handle required job-related functions and move about the facility
Ability to cope with clients who may use challenging or offensive language with potential for escalation to physical aggression