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Social Worker - Yakima

Yakima, WA

Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is a national operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. We believe in the intrinsic dignity and value of every person. We strive for fairness and justice in the way people are treated and the opportunities they have to succeed by addressing racism, unequal treatment and other barriers to inclusion.

Job Summary:
The Social Worker is primarily responsible for the coordination and delivery of services to youth, young adults and families who are in the child welfare system, have been involved with the child welfare system or are at risk of entering the child welfare system. The service interventions designed by the Social Worker result in safety and improved outcomes in permanency and well being which impact reduction of entry into foster care, reduction of length of stay in foster care and increased exits foster care. In collaboration with field office staff, this position assists in assuring that the CFS workforce is focused on achieving organizational goals through their direct practice and consultation roles. The Social Worker provides clinical case management and works closely with public child welfare system staff, supervisors and court personnel to identify and mitigate barriers to timely permanency. The Social Worker is on call 24 hours per day, subject to each field office’s mode of ensuring coverage.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provides case management services for youth, young adults and families on assigned caseload, in accordance Casey practice standards, local regulatory requirements and accreditation standards. This includes clinical assessment of individual and family safety/functioning/needs; assessing and identifying pathways and barriers to legal and relational permanency; arranging for supportive/ameliorative services that address permanency and well being needs; and working effectively with the local child welfare jurisdiction to achieve the identified outcomes. Makes assessment of need for relevant services and coordinates with vendors the securing of services and as appropriate provides initial review and approval of invoices and reports against allocated budgets. Complies with all documentation requirements for internal and external audits of case records and documents work to inform best practice in expediting permanency in foster care. 35%

  • Responsible for guiding the process towards permanency and improved well being by engaging all stakeholders in the development and implementation of case goals and service strategies to meet those goals. This is achieved through development of effective, intensive relationships with clients, collaterals, public system workers and supervisors, members of the judiciary and community service providers that are goal directed and informed by the mutually developed case goals and includes arrangement and facilitation of regular extended team meetings. Implementation of service strategies requires application of clinical knowledge related to mental health, Family Group Decision Making, family finding and birth family engagement as well as specialized knowledge in promotion of positive outcomes in permanency, education, employment and an ability to maximize community supports and resources. Permanency focused work includes engagement of birth parents for reunification, relative and non-related caregivers for adoption/guardianship and identification of needed post permanency support to ensure stability and longevity of legal and relational permanence. In collaboration with Family Engagement Liaison, coordinates, determines appropriate plan and implements the selected Family Group Conferencing (FGC) plans. Adds to FGC capacity in Field Office by conducting FGCs as part of overall work assignment. 30%

  • Collaborates with field office leadership and staff to coordinate teaming activities to expedite improved outcomes for all clients served and to support a continuous learning environment. This includes participation in clinical staffing processes as both recipient and contributor to case review, partnering with field office staff to ensure that clients are effectively served through the life of the case and actively engaging in ongoing learning activities. Participates in staff meetings to assess referrals/resource families, analyze data to inform practice/program improvements and identify process improvement to ensure field office goals are met. 20%

  • May consult, teach, facilitate groups, and otherwise assist in the advancement of learning of targeted youth, professionals, and families. Provides expertise to external partners through Systems Improvement efforts such as Permanency Roundtables in jurisdictions around the country to promote improved permanency outcomes. Serves, by appointment, on various Casey work committees or task forces. 10%

  • Other duties as assigned 5%

Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work or Master’s Degree in an area of study focusing on direct practice in child welfare that includes a clinical internship or practicum.
  • Five years of professional child welfare social service experience, two years of which must have been at the advanced level, is also required.
  • Broad knowledge of social work practice and clinical theory, including diagnostic and treatment skills in family systems approach, is essential.
  • Expertise in the areas of permanency, improved well-being outcomes for youth in care, and family engagement, community supports and evidenced based and promising practices aimed at strengthening families and ensuring child safety required. Clinical expertise in the area of family systems and knowledge in the areas of substance abuse, mental health and domestic violence necessary.
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, SharePoint, Outlook) as well as electronic case management systems required.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills are critical for this position.
  • Workplace practices at Casey Family Programs encourage respect for diversity and individual differences.
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information by learning and following all relevant policies and protocols and using sound judgment in the handling and sharing of that information.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Local travel required for home visits, meetings with families, and other regularly meetings as well as occasional out of town travel are required. Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

Casey Family Programs is an equal opportunity employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resources at 206-282-3330 or hrod@casey.org.

Social Worker - Bay Area Field Office

Oakland, CA

Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is a national operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. We believe in the intrinsic dignity and value of every person. We strive for fairness and justice in the way people are treated and the opportunities they have to succeed by addressing racism, unequal treatment and other barriers to inclusion.

Job Summary:
The Social Worker is primarily responsible for the coordination and delivery of services to youth, young adults and families who are in the child welfare system, have been involved with the child welfare system or are at risk of entering the child welfare system. The service interventions designed by the Social Worker result in safety and improved outcomes in permanency and well being which impact reduction of entry into foster care, reduction of length of stay in foster care and increased exits foster care. In collaboration with field office staff, this position assists in assuring that the CFS workforce is focused on achieving organizational goals through their direct practice and consultation roles. The Social Worker provides clinical case management and works closely with public child welfare system staff, supervisors and court personnel to identify and mitigate barriers to timely permanency. The Social Worker is on call 24 hours per day, subject to each field office’s mode of ensuring coverage.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provides case management services for youth, young adults and families on assigned caseload, in accordance Casey practice standards, local regulatory requirements and accreditation standards. This includes clinical assessment of individual and family safety/functioning/needs; assessing and identifying pathways and barriers to legal and relational permanency; arranging for supportive/ameliorative services that address permanency and well being needs; and working effectively with the local child welfare jurisdiction to achieve the identified outcomes. Makes assessment of need for relevant services and coordinates with vendors the securing of services and as appropriate provides initial review and approval of invoices and reports against allocated budgets. Complies with all documentation requirements for internal and external audits of case records and documents work to inform best practice in expediting permanency in foster care. 35%

  • Responsible for guiding the process towards permanency and improved well being by engaging all stakeholders in the development and implementation of case goals and service strategies to meet those goals. This is achieved through development of effective, intensive relationships with clients, collaterals, public system workers and supervisors, members of the judiciary and community service providers that are goal directed and informed by the mutually developed case goals and includes arrangement and facilitation of regular extended team meetings. Implementation of service strategies requires application of clinical knowledge related to mental health, Family Group Decision Making, family finding and birth family engagement as well as specialized knowledge in promotion of positive outcomes in permanency, education, employment and an ability to maximize community supports and resources. Permanency focused work includes engagement of birth parents for reunification, relative and non-related caregivers for adoption/guardianship and identification of needed post permanency support to ensure stability and longevity of legal and relational permanence. In collaboration with Family Engagement Liaison, coordinates, determines appropriate plan and implements the selected Family Group Conferencing (FGC) plans. Adds to FGC capacity in Field Office by conducting FGCs as part of overall work assignment. 30%

  • Collaborates with field office leadership and staff to coordinate teaming activities to expedite improved outcomes for all clients served and to support a continuous learning environment. This includes participation in clinical staffing processes as both recipient and contributor to case review, partnering with field office staff to ensure that clients are effectively served through the life of the case and actively engaging in ongoing learning activities. Participates in staff meetings to assess referrals/resource families, analyze data to inform practice/program improvements and identify process improvement to ensure field office goals are met. 20%

  • May consult, teach, facilitate groups, and otherwise assist in the advancement of learning of targeted youth, professionals, and families. Provides expertise to external partners through Systems Improvement efforts such as Permanency Roundtables in jurisdictions around the country to promote improved permanency outcomes. Serves, by appointment, on various Casey work committees or task forces. 10%

  • Other duties as assigned 5%

Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work or Master’s Degree in an area of study focusing on direct practice in child welfare that includes a clinical internship or practicum.
  • Five years of professional child welfare social service experience, two years of which must have been at the advanced level, is also required.
  • Broad knowledge of social work practice and clinical theory, including diagnostic and treatment skills in family systems approach, is essential.
  • Expertise in the areas of permanency, improved well-being outcomes for youth in care, and family engagement, community supports and evidenced based and promising practices aimed at strengthening families and ensuring child safety required. Clinical expertise in the area of family systems and knowledge in the areas of substance abuse, mental health and domestic violence necessary.
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, SharePoint, Outlook) as well as electronic case management systems required.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills are critical for this position.
  • Workplace practices at Casey Family Programs encourage respect for diversity and individual differences.
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information by learning and following all relevant policies and protocols and using sound judgment in the handling and sharing of that information.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Local travel required for home visits, meetings with families, and other regularly meetings as well as occasional out of town travel are required. Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

Casey Family Programs is an equal opportunity employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resources at 206-282-3330 or hrod@casey.org.

Case Assistant

Oakland, CA

Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Founded in 1966, we work in 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families and the communities where they live. We value diversity and respect for individuals in the workplace.

Job Summary:
The Field Office (FO) Case Assistant is responsible for performing a wide variety of support and administrative tasks for FO Social Workers, Family Developers and other FO staff as assigned. This position has basic knowledge of service delivery areas and permanency work within child welfare.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assists FO Social Workers and Family Developer with collecting and updating youth and family information for intake studies, case management services, training records, and other required case record documentation. Includes case mining and obtaining/tracking of medical, dental and vision records. 30%
  • Supports FO Social Workers by coordinating youth and family logistics around court appearances, team meetings, birth family visits, Family Group Conferences, connection to community programs and resources, etc. Assists with supervision and/or transportation of youth for scheduled sibling visitations. 25%
  • Assists with filing support to maintain case record files and data in an accurate and efficient manner that complies with field office, Casey, local regulatory and Council on Accreditation standards. Partners with FO staff to prepare records for review to ensure quick and timely corrective action of compliance and case record review findings and required changes. Assists with securing child-related records such as birth certificates, Social Security cards, report cards, etc. 20%
  • Assists FO Social Workers and Family Developer with coordination of youth and family groups and events, resource parent trainings, recruitment and retention activities, and preparing for/submitting licensure and re-licensure packets. 15%
  • Works on FO projects, provides back-up support to Administrative Assistants, and serves as a committee member as requested. 5%
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 5%

Qualifications:

  • A combination of 4 or more years of education and experience in child welfare or related field required.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or comparable human service field from an accredited college or university or related field is preferred.
  • Requires interpersonal, organizational, teaching, teamwork, and strong communication skills.
  • Requires strong family and youth engagement skills.
  • Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Office products.
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information by learning and following all relevant policies and protocols and using sound judgment in the handling and sharing of that information.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Local travel as well as occasional out of town travel may be required. Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

Casey Family Programs is an equal opportunity employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resources at 206-282-3330 or hrod@casey.org.

Administrative Assistant

Oakland, CA

Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Founded in 1966, we work in 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families and the communities where they live. We value diversity and respect for individuals in the workplace.

Job Summary:
The Administrative Assistant – Field Office is responsible for supporting the day to day operations of the field office, including fiscal management, administrative support to clinical teams and employee supports. Works with Casey staff, youth and families, and collaborators to help provide high quality direct service programs. Serves as back-up in the absence of the Office Administrator.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Receives invoices and prepares invoices for reimbursement and/or payments to constituents and vendors while ensuring that approval process and financial guidelines are met. Prepares employee expense reports, credit card reconciliations, and other financial documents in line with Casey’s policies and procedures. Monitors state reimbursements in alignment with the jurisdiction agreement and engages with state/county partners for resolution of discrepancies. Monitors and reconciles recurring roster by tracking changes in client status on a monthly basis, at minimum. Ensures Field Office credit card and petty cash distribution and safe keeping procedures are followed. Maintains and implements Field Office Operating Manual protocols. 30%
  • Manages paper and electronic files in accordance with applicable guidelines, local regulatory requirements, Casey practice standards and Council on Accreditation COA accreditation. Enters information into various electronic tracking systems, monitors due dates and coordinates with direct service staff on interface with resource parents in obtaining required documentation. Prepares recurring and ad hoc reports upon request. Prepares documents and presentations for leadership to improve Field Office operations and outcomes. Archives client and administrative files in accordance with Casey records retention protocols. Uploads approved contract requests and request for services into Casey’s Agreement and Reporting Tool (ART), tracks current, expiring, and archived contracts. Tracks contract expenditures to ensure spending aligns with contract limits. 20%
  • Acts as the receptionist, and serves as the first point of contact for a wide range of internal and external inquiries, including emergency and crisis calls from youth, young adults, alumni, and families. Works under the direction of the Office Administrator to respond to requests or redirects caller/visitor to the appropriate staff member. 15%
  • Provides administrative support to foster care and prevention teams. Includes preparing vouchers and invoices for client services, preparing service package and resource family binders with necessary forms to be used by clinical staff with clients, coordinating criminal background checks, insurance and driving records, and tracking for foster care requirements. Requires basic understanding of service packages and navigation of the Casey’s Case Management System (EPIK) in order to ensure accurate enrollment status, Continuing Education and Job Training scholarship (CEJT) tracking, and reconciliation of client data. 15%
  • Provides general office support to Field Office staff, including calendaring, ordering supplies, travel arrangements and advances, usage and maintenance of technology, i.e. computers and phones, coordination of VTC, conference calls and meetings, office equipment and vehicles, mail distribution, and performing minor facilities maintenance. Coordinates internal and external events, to include parking, catering, contracts, hotel reservations, travel arrangements and other tasks as needed. 15%
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 5%

Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma and at least 3 years of administrative support experience are required. A college degree and/or training in general business administration is a plus.
  • Strong organizational skills and effective written and verbal communication skills are needed.
  • A broad knowledge of computer software is required. Advanced skills in the Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel are desired.
  • Strong youth and family engagement skills.
  • Ability to work independently, while also taking direction.
  • Proven success in working in a diverse, multi-cultural environment is required.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Local travel as well as occasional out of town travel may be required. Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

Casey Family Programs is an equal opportunity employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resources at 206-282-3330 or hrod@casey.org.

CFS Advisor

Seattle, WA

Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Founded in 1966, Casey Family Programs works in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and two territories and with more than a dozen tribal nations to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families and the communities where they live. We value diversity and respect for individuals in the workplace.

Job Summary
The CFS advisor supports ongoing efforts to identify and implement best practices to achieve positive outcomes throughout all of CFS. These efforts encompass field office specific, ICWP, and CFS wide initiatives that ensure that those served by CFS will be safe and feel safe, will attain legal and relational permanency, and that youth and family well-being will be improved.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Leadership support and facilitation of cross-CFS practice and program improvement initiatives.
    • In partnership with field offices, identifies best or promising practices within a field office and shares information across CFS.
    • Develops, leads and implements CFS-wide initiatives and organizational supports. Examples include, but are not limited to:
      • Continuous Quality Improvement initiatives, including supporting implementation of CFS’s CQI Framework, such as quality and compliance review activities, accreditation, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, and improvement planning and implementation across all of CFS.
      • CFS-wide staff development, such as through new hire and ongoing training, and professional development through coaching and consultation.
      • CFS infrastructure enhancements, including policy & procedure, technology and other related practice guidance, supports and tools.
      • CFS-wide practice improvements, such as enhancing the approach, processes and practices included in the CFS practice model.
  • Field Office support and technical assistance, as needed.
    • Individual field office staff professional development, such as through individualized training, over-the-should coaching or other technical or adaptive problem solving supports.
    • Case-specific consultation, such as clinical support and/or application of CFS policy or documentation requirements.
    • Supporting quality improvements activities and initiatives within individual field offices.
    • Assisting in administering Critical Incident Reporting procedures for CFS.
    • In partnership with field offices, identifies challenges and opportunities of field office performance and provides strategic support for improvements.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with field offices, other internal and external stakeholders ensuring that information is shared with appropriate work units.
  • Participates in demonstration and spread engagements and presentations for internal and external audiences.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • An advanced degree from an accredited college or university in a field related to Casey’s services and at least 5 years of relevant experience in the child welfare arena.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in direct practice and/ or child welfare quality assurance. Knowledge of local and national laws, policies and procedures governing foster care is desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide training, coaching and consultation; and quality improvement initiatives.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills are essential.
  • Demonstrated ability and success in collaborative efforts; appreciation of organizational culture, systems and strategic orientation, and excellence in communication. Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, SharePoint, and Outlook); technical proficiency with project management software is desirable.
  • Travel required for meetings, conferences, and events. Up to 50% travel required at times.
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, SharePoint, and Outlook) as well as electronic case management systems required.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

Casey Family Programs is an equal opportunity employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resources at 206-378-4699 or hrod@casey.org.

Project Manager

Seattle, WA

Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Founded in 1966, we work in 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families and the communities where they live. We value diversity and respect for individuals in the workplace.

Job Summary:
This position serves as an Operational Advisor to Casey staff to optimize and streamline System Improvement’s (SI) jurisdiction and national work. The role acts as a hub for integration, coordination and dissemination of procedures and practices. The role is responsible for the alignment of the work with the goals at both a strategy and tactical level. The role also ensures that operational activities are consistent with the standards of practice, policy, and administration established by the SI leadership, Casey leadership and its Operations team.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Leads the preparation and management of contracts from the negotiation stages through the completion of work, monitoring progress, expenditures, and payments. 25%
  • Helps to develop reports about deadlines, milestones, project coordination tools, and resource allocation for assigned work unit(s) projects in SI. Analyzes and makes recommendations for improvement based on data. 20%
  • Provides strategic planning advice with jurisdiction and national partners, especially focusing on developing measurable outcomes and detailed work plans to achieve outcomes. Advises on best practices of other jurisdictions or partners, as needed. 20%
  • Responsible for the Project Management function for the assigned work units to coordinate efficient and effective use of resources (time, labor, money) and keeps the work unit aligned and on track to achieve the work unit’s and/or the broader Casey organizational objectives. 20%
  • Provides leadership in completing and maintaining reports that track progress toward goals including deadlines, milestones, and resource allocation. Communicates and ensures broad awareness of project progress and makes recommendations for improvement based on data. 10%
  • Other duties as assigned. 5%

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree along with five - eight years of relevant project management experience required, ten years of experience in project management may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.
  • Proven ability to establish professional, positive relationships with all levels of the organization, especially in SI MD leadership and Senior Director consulting team, Legal Services, and Finance Services. This position requires an open and supportive communication style.
  • Qualifications in project management, oversight of initiatives, and administration of programs required.
  • Proven ability to be highly organized, detail-orientated so as to oversee operations internal and external to the organization. Individual must be assertive in setting and maintaining deadlines and assuring quality in managing projects.
  • Ability to be flexible / adaptable in bringing critical thinking, and priority setting skills.
  • Basic familiarity with child and family service systems is required.
  • Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office products is critical; familiarity with MS SharePoint® is important.
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information by learning and following all relevant policies and protocols and using sound judgment in the handling and sharing of that information.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function.
  • Local travel as well as occasional out of town travel may be required. Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

Casey Family Programs is an equal opportunity employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resources at 206-282-3330 or hrod@casey.org.

Administrative Assistant

Monterey Park, CA

Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Founded in 1966, we work in 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families and the communities where they live. We value diversity and respect for individuals in the workplace.

Job Summary:
The Administrative Assistant – Field Office is responsible for supporting the day to day operations of the field office, including fiscal management, administrative support to clinical teams and employee supports. Works with Casey staff, youth and families, and collaborators to help provide high quality direct service programs. Serves as back-up in the absence of the Office Administrator.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Receives invoices and prepares invoices for reimbursement and/or payments to constituents and vendors while ensuring that approval process and financial guidelines are met. Prepares employee expense reports, credit card reconciliations, and other financial documents in line with Casey’s policies and procedures. Monitors state reimbursements in alignment with the jurisdiction agreement and engages with state/county partners for resolution of discrepancies. Monitors and reconciles recurring roster by tracking changes in client status on a monthly basis, at minimum. Ensures Field Office credit card and petty cash distribution and safe keeping procedures are followed. Maintains and implements Field Office Operating Manual protocols. 30%
  • Manages paper and electronic files in accordance with applicable guidelines, local regulatory requirements, Casey practice standards and Council on Accreditation COA accreditation. Enters information into various electronic tracking systems, monitors due dates and coordinates with direct service staff on interface with resource parents in obtaining required documentation. Prepares recurring and ad hoc reports upon request. Prepares documents and presentations for leadership to improve Field Office operations and outcomes. Archives client and administrative files in accordance with Casey records retention protocols. Uploads approved contract requests and request for services into Casey’s Agreement and Reporting Tool (ART), tracks current, expiring, and archived contracts. Tracks contract expenditures to ensure spending aligns with contract limits. 20%
  • Acts as the receptionist, and serves as the first point of contact for a wide range of internal and external inquiries, including emergency and crisis calls from youth, young adults, alumni, and families. Works under the direction of the Office Administrator to respond to requests or redirects caller/visitor to the appropriate staff member. 15%
  • Provides administrative support to foster care and prevention teams. Includes preparing vouchers and invoices for client services, preparing service package and resource family binders with necessary forms to be used by clinical staff with clients, coordinating criminal background checks, insurance and driving records, and tracking for foster care requirements. Requires basic understanding of service packages and navigation of the Casey’s Case Management System (EPIK) in order to ensure accurate enrollment status, Continuing Education and Job Training scholarship (CEJT) tracking, and reconciliation of client data. 15%
  • Provides general office support to Field Office staff, including calendaring, ordering supplies, travel arrangements and advances, usage and maintenance of technology, i.e. computers and phones, coordination of VTC, conference calls and meetings, office equipment and vehicles, mail distribution, and performing minor facilities maintenance. Coordinates internal and external events, to include parking, catering, contracts, hotel reservations, travel arrangements and other tasks as needed. 15%
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 5%

Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma and at least 3 years of administrative support experience are required. A college degree and/or training in general business administration is a plus.
  • Strong organizational skills and effective written and verbal communication skills are needed.
  • A broad knowledge of computer software is required. Advanced skills in the Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel are desired.
  • Strong youth and family engagement skills.
  • Ability to work independently, while also taking direction.
  • Proven success in working in a diverse, multi-cultural environment is required.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information by learning and following all relevant policies and protocols and using sound judgment in the handling and sharing of that information.
  • Local travel as well as occasional out of town travel may be required. Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

Casey Family Programs is an equal opportunity employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resources at 206-282-3330 or hrod@casey.org.

Senior Dir - Field Office

Monterey Park, CA

Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Founded in 1966, we work in 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families and the communities where they live. We value diversity and respect for individuals in the workplace.

Job Summary:
This position is primarily responsible for all aspects of the field office operations. This includes a focus on permanency services to ensure that no child ages out of foster care without legal and relational permanence as well as an emphasis on implementing, monitoring, and continuing the ongoing development of the local strategy for CFS direct practice and systems improvement work with the public child welfare system as the primary partner. The Senior Director - Field Office is a matrix position assigned to a Strategic Consulting Team with additional jurisdictional assignments to advance practices and policies that promote safe reduction of children and youth in foster care.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provides vision, leadership and strategic direction to Field Office Management Team, staff, partners and stakeholders. Responsible for all field office operations including personnel actions, resource allocations, budget development and monitoring, and crisis and risk management. Directly supervises Field Office Director and Office Administrator to effectively deploy work force and other resources to achieve CFS direct practice and organizational deliverables, along with ensuring that Field Office adheres to all policies and procedures. Assumes leadership role in practice and policy development through membership on the Field Office Leadership Team (FOLT) and other ongoing and ad hoc practice groups. 20%
  • Provides vision, leadership and strategic direction and cultivates key relationships in working with local jurisdiction leadership in Child Welfare and with private providers of child welfare services and other pertinent stakeholders under the direction of the Managing Director - Field Offices, to advance practices and policies that advance Casey Family Programs’ goals. Provides sound analysis and recommendations internally and externally regarding system improvement efforts, and cultivates and facilitates approval for actionable strategies to support child welfare agencies in the reduction of youth in foster care. Ensures that local field office system improvement work efforts are aligned with state Strategic Consulting plans. 20%
  • Develops and manages relationships and provides Strategic Consulting services under the direction of the Managing Director of Strategic Consulting for assigned jurisdictions to advance 2020 goals. Provides sound analysis and recommendations internally and externally regarding system improvement efforts, and cultivates and facilitates approval for actionable strategies to support child welfare agencies in the reduction of youth in foster care. Participates as a member of assigned Strategic Consulting Team and as a member of the Systems Improvement team; attends necessary meetings and participates and/or leads special work groups as needed. Acts as liaison between Systems Improvement and Casey Family Services. 30%
  • Develops business plans and budgets to effectively resource all direct service work and monitors service delivery and spending through organizational procedures. For assigned jurisdictions, develops work plans and budgets that are strategic in advancing work efforts that impact safe reduction. 10%
  • Engages and works closely with internal and external leaders, stakeholders and partners (courts, private providers, CASA, schools, advocacy groups, etc.) to identify public policy issues, develop initiatives and strategies, and manage information received from state policy makers and/or their staff to positively impact youth in foster care. Provides leadership in influencing child welfare practices, policies, and procedures on a local and state level, including memberships on Boards, Court Improvement Committees and state Indian Child Welfare Committees. Maintains familiarity with pending state legislation or county actions that may impact the organizational goals. 10%
  • Coordinates work with Casey Family Program’s Indian Child Welfare Programs Office to ensure that work with Tribes and with American Indian/Alaska Native youth and families is integrated and supported, within the Field Office and strategic consulting work. 5%
  • Other duties as assigned. 5%
Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work or an advanced degree from an accredited institution in a field related to the organization’s services and a minimum of ten years of progressively responsible experience in management/administration/clinical supervision in a public or private child welfare agency is required. Demonstrated experience serving in a strategic role and/or as a strategic consultant required.
  • Demonstrated understanding of working in a collaborative community environment, building relationships, and managing expectations within those relationships is required. Ability to build relationships, provide assistance, be a resource, make presentations, work independently, take initiative, provide assessments and system evaluation. Excellent leadership skills including training, group facilitation, and supervision are required.
  • Knowledge of foster care, kinship care, transition services and clinical social work within the child welfare system is required, along with experience in strategic planning, systems integration, systems change and an in-depth understanding of State/County/Tribal jurisdictions. Experience in foster care services and practice is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in strategic planning, systems integration, systems change and an in-depth understanding of multi-state child welfare systems required. Knowledge and experience of current state and jurisdiction administration, needs, and influential contacts is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in successfully developing and managing complex budgets, experience with contracting procedures and general resource management is required.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills are critical for this position.
  • Experience with MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) is essential.
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information by learning and following all relevant policies and protocols and using sound judgment in the handling and sharing of that information.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Travel of up to 50% required.
  • Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

Casey Family Programs is an equal opportunity employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resources at 206-282-3330 or hrod@casey.org.

Family Engagement Liaison

Boise, ID

Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Founded in 1966, we work in 50 states, the District of Columbia and two territories and with more than a dozen tribal nations to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families and the communities where they live. We value diversity and respect for individuals in the workplace.

Job Summary:
The Field Office Family Engagement Liaison position is primarily responsible for the office’s effective implementation of services, supports and tools to promote and expedite permanency and enhance overall well-being. Family Group Conferencing is among the tools to be employed by the Family Engagement Liaison. Family Group Conferencing is a model which focuses on meetings that encourage child-centered and family-focused agendas that harness the strengths of the families. The Family Engagement Liaison meets with family members to engage around legal and relational permanency. They conduct family finding, engagement and support activities to promote permanent connections. Application of this and other models assist in better permanency and transition planning for youth and families receiving services from Casey Family Programs with the ultimate goal of achieving legal and relational permanency.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Contacts relatives, conducts initial screening, provides an orientation to the process, and arranges for their participation in Family Group Decision Making (FGDM) or other team decision making meetings. Determines the family’s cultural and language needs. Discusses meeting location, transportation, confidentiality, and safety issues. Helps family establish a purpose of the conference and counsels families about local resources and their basic needs, if applicable. 30%
  • Via use of the FGDM and other conferencing models, develops positive relationships with each youth and family; may assist in the management of placement disruptions and coordinates the search for appropriate placement resources to ensure best outcomes for youth, new caretakers, and former care providers. Acts as a family engagement liaison in team meetings and serves as the content expert supporting staff with successful implementation of engagement strategies. 20%
  • Related to FGDM and other team meetings, maintains written case records and prepares necessary reports: court reports; program development proposals; special reports containing caseload data for annual budget; and on-going correspondence. Follows all FGDM procedures and ensures that the program remains consistent with values, beliefs, and philosophy of the model (i.e., ensures fidelity). Attends all relevant trainings and participates in the delivery of training in accordance with the level of field office need. 20%
  • Represents Casey Family Programs and the Field Office in the community. In the service of systems improvement endeavors, builds positive community relationships, develops working relationships with other social welfare professionals, learns and transfers best clinical practices, addresses barriers in the interest of improving, and promoting awareness and advocacy on behalf of child welfare issues. May develop and coordinate resources pertinent to the emotional, interpersonal, physical, educational, self-sufficiency, cultural, and legal needs of youth and families. 15%
  • Works closely with State/County child welfare workers and supervisors to review cases and process referrals. Obtains detailed referral information, assesses referrals against FG Decision Making eligibility criteria and confers with referral source regarding prospective participants, including the youth. 10%
  • Other duties as assigned. 5%
Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited institution and a minimum of five years clinical experience in foster care or other child welfare and family service related practice is required.
  • Broad knowledge of social work practice and clinical theory, including diagnostic and treatment skills in family systems approach is essential. Already possessing the FG Decision Making practice competency or a passionate willingness to learn and exercise the model with families is required.
  • Expertise in the areas of permanency, improved well-being outcomes for youth in care, and family engagement, community supports and evidenced based and promising practices aimed at strengthening families and ensuring child safety required. Clinical expertise in the area of family systems and knowledge in the areas of substance abuse, mental health and domestic violence necessary.
  • Knowledge of local and national laws, and policies and procedures governing foster and kinship care is helpful. This position requires an exceptional ability to relate well to children and families of varied cultural, socioeconomic and life-style backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills are critical for this position.
  • Basic computer knowledge and experience with MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) is necessary. An appreciation of the importance of retrieving and analyzing data is essential.
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information by learning and following all relevant policies and protocols and using sound judgment in the handling and sharing of that information.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Local travel required for home visits, meetings with families, and other regularly meetings as well as occasional out of town travel are required. Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.
  • Bilingual strongly preferred

Casey Family Programs is an equal opportunity employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resources at 206-282-3330 or hrod@casey.org.

Data Advocacy Manager

Seattle, WA

Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Founded in 1966, we work in 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families and the communities where they live. We value diversity and respect for individuals in the workplace.

Job Summary:
The Data Advocacy Manager is a key member of the Data Advocacy Team, has responsibility for assisting in the analysis, interpretation, and presentation of child welfare, social service, demographic, and spacial data internally and externally. This includes assisting the Strategic Consultants and all Casey staff to formulate outcomes that measure progress for the system level work and to assist jurisdictions in designing and implementing data-driven decision making and analytics and also involves planning and conducting analyses to drive system improvements. This position will be focused externally, supporting Casey jurisdictions and tribes and working with internal teams in their engagements.
Other duties include, but not limited to:

  • Managing the data collection process;
  • Creating and managing data measurement tools;
  • Analyzing qualitative and quantitative data;
  • Defining needs and integrating user voice;
  • Serve as team member in multivariate analytic projects

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Participate in team strategies to build Casey as a learning organization by building staff data knowledge, critical thinking, and interpreting impact. 20%
  • Use available state child and family welfare agency data to update reports and provide custom analysis. Effectively communicate with/about data using graphs and other data visualizations, as well as in writing and verbally. 20%
  • Conduct statistical analyses, translate, and disseminate findings, using analytic software such as R, SPSS, SAS, Stata. 15%
  • Guide projects to integration knowledge for visual presentations of data across jurisdictions. 15%
  • Creates and manages the collection of data, including the management and maintenance of tools (e.g. SharePoint®) and processes, specifically, the timely and accurate collection of state Adoption & Foster Care Analysis & Reporting (AFCARS), National Child Abuse & Neglect Data System (NCANDS), and data from other non-child welfare data sources (i.e. ACS, Kids Count, etc). 15%
  • Interface and lead involvement in internal and external technical assistance teams, in support to CFP Strategic Consultants in the development of data collection methods and technologies related to their systems improvement initiatives. 15%
  • Provide support for various research/measurement projects, including conducting literature reviews, or assisting with development of survey instruments, analysis plans, and report formats for other research and evaluation work. 5%

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in social sciences, public health, quantitative sciences, or other related field required, plus a minimum of 2 years’ experience analyzing data.
  • Intermediate knowledge of research methods and basic statistical skills is required.
  • Knowledge of child and family social services is preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Applicant must possess demonstrated skills in report writing for a variety of audiences including practitioners and researchers. Ability to develop graphical displays of data and to translate research findings into practice implications (writing sample required).
  • Applicant must possess demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team, sharing tasks as necessary, both as a team leader and as a team member.
  • Technical skills required:
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word®, Excel® and Tableau®;
    • Proficiency with Geographical Information Systems and skills creating and implementing a Geodatabase;
    • SPSS® preferred;
    • Extensive experience with SharePoint®;
    • Demonstrated ability to learn other pertinent software programs as required.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function.
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information by learning and following all relevant policies and protocols and using sound judgment in the handling and sharing of that information.
  • Travel up to 20%.
  • Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

Casey Family Programs is an equal opportunity employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resources at 206-282-3330 or hrod@casey.org.

Social Worker - Austin

Austin, TX

Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is a national operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. We believe in the intrinsic dignity and value of every person. We strive for fairness and justice in the way people are treated and the opportunities they have to succeed by addressing racism, unequal treatment and other barriers to inclusion.

Job Summary:
The Social Worker is primarily responsible for the coordination and delivery of services to youth, young adults and families who are in the child welfare system, have been involved with the child welfare system or are at risk of entering the child welfare system. The service interventions designed by the Social Worker result in safety and improved outcomes in permanency and well being which impact reduction of entry into foster care, reduction of length of stay in foster care and increased exits foster care. In collaboration with field office staff, this position assists in assuring that the CFS workforce is focused on achieving organizational goals through their direct practice and consultation roles. The Social Worker provides clinical case management and works closely with public child welfare system staff, supervisors and court personnel to identify and mitigate barriers to timely permanency. The Social Worker is on call 24 hours per day, subject to each field office’s mode of ensuring coverage.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provides case management services for youth, young adults and families on assigned caseload, in accordance Casey practice standards, local regulatory requirements and accreditation standards. This includes clinical assessment of individual and family safety/functioning/needs; assessing and identifying pathways and barriers to legal and relational permanency; arranging for supportive/ameliorative services that address permanency and well being needs; and working effectively with the local child welfare jurisdiction to achieve the identified outcomes. Makes assessment of need for relevant services and coordinates with vendors the securing of services and as appropriate provides initial review and approval of invoices and reports against allocated budgets. Complies with all documentation requirements for internal and external audits of case records and documents work to inform best practice in expediting permanency in foster care. 35%

  • Responsible for guiding the process towards permanency and improved well being by engaging all stakeholders in the development and implementation of case goals and service strategies to meet those goals. This is achieved through development of effective, intensive relationships with clients, collaterals, public system workers and supervisors, members of the judiciary and community service providers that are goal directed and informed by the mutually developed case goals and includes arrangement and facilitation of regular extended team meetings. Implementation of service strategies requires application of clinical knowledge related to mental health, Family Group Decision Making, family finding and birth family engagement as well as specialized knowledge in promotion of positive outcomes in permanency, education, employment and an ability to maximize community supports and resources. Permanency focused work includes engagement of birth parents for reunification, relative and non-related caregivers for adoption/guardianship and identification of needed post permanency support to ensure stability and longevity of legal and relational permanence. In collaboration with Family Engagement Liaison, coordinates, determines appropriate plan and implements the selected Family Group Conferencing (FGC) plans. Adds to FGC capacity in Field Office by conducting FGCs as part of overall work assignment. 30%

  • Collaborates with field office leadership and staff to coordinate teaming activities to expedite improved outcomes for all clients served and to support a continuous learning environment. This includes participation in clinical staffing processes as both recipient and contributor to case review, partnering with field office staff to ensure that clients are effectively served through the life of the case and actively engaging in ongoing learning activities. Participates in staff meetings to assess referrals/resource families, analyze data to inform practice/program improvements and identify process improvement to ensure field office goals are met. 20%

  • May consult, teach, facilitate groups, and otherwise assist in the advancement of learning of targeted youth, professionals, and families. Provides expertise to external partners through Systems Improvement efforts such as Permanency Roundtables in jurisdictions around the country to promote improved permanency outcomes. Serves, by appointment, on various Casey work committees or task forces. 10%

  • Other duties as assigned 5%

Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Social Work or Master’s Degree in an area of study focusing on direct practice in child welfare that includes a clinical internship or practicum.
  • Five years of professional child welfare social service experience, two years of which must have been at the advanced level, is also required.
  • Broad knowledge of social work practice and clinical theory, including diagnostic and treatment skills in family systems approach, is essential.
  • Expertise in the areas of permanency, improved well-being outcomes for youth in care, and family engagement, community supports and evidenced based and promising practices aimed at strengthening families and ensuring child safety required. Clinical expertise in the area of family systems and knowledge in the areas of substance abuse, mental health and domestic violence necessary.
  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, SharePoint, Outlook) as well as electronic case management systems required.
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills are critical for this position.
  • Workplace practices at Casey Family Programs encourage respect for diversity and individual differences.
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information by learning and following all relevant policies and protocols and using sound judgment in the handling and sharing of that information.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Local travel required for home visits, meetings with families, and other regularly meetings as well as occasional out of town travel are required. Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

Casey Family Programs is an equal opportunity employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resources at 206-282-3330 or hrod@casey.org.

Administrative Specialist

Seattle, WA

Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Founded in 1966, we work in 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families and the communities where they live. We value diversity and respect for individuals in the workplace.


Job Summary: The Administrative Specialist is responsible for providing administrative and project support to a work unit Managing Director (MD) or Senior Director and their team.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Maintains the Managing Director (MD) or Senior Director’s calendar and travel schedule. Works closely with the MD or Senior Director, the work unit leadership team, and other internal and external parties to ensure a well coordinated schedule. 30%
  • Manages projects and events in conjunction with the MD or Senior Director and work unit leadership team. Coordinates with work unit staff, other Casey work units, external partners, and vendors to ensure successful project/event completion. 25%
  • Responds to incoming requests to the MD or Senior Director on a wide variety of issues and works through to resolution. Drafts and edits memoranda, reports, presentations, and other documents as requested by the MD or Senior Director. 15%
  • Develops and maintains work unit administrative processes, ensuring alignment with Casey policies and work unit goals. Serves as the subject matter expert on administrative issues, provides coaching and guidance to work unit administrative staff as needed. 15%
  • Supports the MD or Senior Director and the work unit leadership team in the development of the budget. Provides ongoing budget monitoring and variance analysis; prepares budget adjustments as needed. Works with work unit staff to ensure accurate processing of invoices, expense reports, and other financial items. 10%
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 5%
Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years of administrative support experience, at least 3 of which have been at the executive level. Relevant experience may be substituted for education.
  • Strong organizational skills, critical thinking, and effective written and verbal communication skills are needed. The ability to work autonomously and exercise independent judgment is required.
  • A broad knowledge of computer software is required. Advanced skills in the Microsoft Office suite are needed.
  • Proven success in working in a diverse, multi-cultural environment is required.
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information by learning and following all relevant policies and protocols and using sound judgment in the handling and sharing of that information.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Local travel as well as occasional out of town travel may be required. Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

Casey Family Programs is an equal opportunity employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resources at 206-282-3330 or hrod@casey.org.

Administrative Assistant

Boise, ID

Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Founded in 1966, we work in 50 states, the District of Columbia and two territories and with more than a dozen tribal nations to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families and the communities where they live. We value diversity and respect for individuals in the workplace.

Job Summary:
The Administrative Assistant – Field Office is responsible for supporting the day to day operations of the field office, including fiscal management, administrative support to clinical teams and employee supports. Works with Casey staff, youth and families, and collaborators to help provide high quality direct service programs. Serves as back-up in the absence of the Office Administrator.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Receives invoices and prepares invoices for reimbursement and/or payments to constituents and vendors while ensuring that approval process and financial guidelines are met. Prepares employee expense reports, credit card reconciliations, and other financial documents in line with Casey’s policies and procedures. Monitors state reimbursements in alignment with the jurisdiction agreement and engages with state/county partners for resolution of discrepancies. Monitors and reconciles recurring roster by tracking changes in client status on a monthly basis, at minimum. Ensures Field Office credit card and petty cash distribution and safe keeping procedures are followed. Maintains and implements Field Office Operating Manual protocols. 30%
  • Manages paper and electronic files in accordance with applicable guidelines, local regulatory requirements, Casey practice standards and Council on Accreditation COA accreditation. Enters information into various electronic tracking systems, monitors due dates and coordinates with direct service staff on interface with resource parents in obtaining required documentation. Prepares recurring and ad hoc reports upon request. Prepares documents and presentations for leadership to improve Field Office operations and outcomes. Archives client and administrative files in accordance with Casey records retention protocols. Uploads approved contract requests and request for services into Casey’s Agreement and Reporting Tool (ART), tracks current, expiring, and archived contracts. Tracks contract expenditures to ensure spending aligns with contract limits. 20%
  • Acts as the receptionist, and serves as the first point of contact for a wide range of internal and external inquiries, including emergency and crisis calls from youth, young adults, alumni, and families. Works under the direction of the Office Administrator to respond to requests or redirects caller/visitor to the appropriate staff member. 15%
  • Provides administrative support to foster care and prevention teams. Includes preparing vouchers and invoices for client services, preparing service package and resource family binders with necessary forms to be used by clinical staff with clients, coordinating criminal background checks, insurance and driving records, and tracking for foster care requirements. Requires basic understanding of service packages and navigation of the Casey’s Case Management System (EPIK) in order to ensure accurate enrollment status, Continuing Education and Job Training scholarship (CEJT) tracking, and reconciliation of client data. 15%
  • Provides general office support to Field Office staff, including calendaring, ordering supplies, travel arrangements and advances, usage and maintenance of technology, i.e. computers and phones, coordination of VTC, conference calls and meetings, office equipment and vehicles, mail distribution, and performing minor facilities maintenance. Coordinates internal and external events, to include parking, catering, contracts, hotel reservations, travel arrangements and other tasks as needed. 15%
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 5%

Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma and at least 3 years of administrative support experience are required. A college degree and/or training in general business administration is a plus.
  • Strong organizational skills and effective written and verbal communication skills are needed.
  • A broad knowledge of computer software is required. Advanced skills in the Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel are desired.
  • Strong youth and family engagement skills.
  • Ability to work independently, while also taking direction.
  • Proven success in working in a diverse, multi-cultural environment is required.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information by learning and following all relevant policies and protocols and using sound judgment in the handling and sharing of that information.
  • Local travel as well as occasional out of town travel may be required. Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

Casey Family Programs is an equal opportunity employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resources at 206-282-3330 or hrod@casey.org.

Sr. Director, HR - Learning & Organizational Development

Seattle, WA

Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Founded in 1966, Casey Family Programs works in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and two territories and with more than a dozen tribal nations to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families and the communities where they live. We value diversity and respect for individuals in the workplace.

Job Summary:
The Sr. Director, Human Resources – Learning & Organizational Development (OD) is a senior generalist responsible for assessing organizational capacity and implementing integrated learning solutions that optimize individual and organizational performance. The Sr. Director will have proven leadership and creative experience in talent management, learning and training systems, leadership development, employee engagement, performance management, career development and organizational development within a mission driven and values oriented organization.
While the Sr. Director role is operationally focused on systems that support professional development of all Casey staff, the role also requires strategic experience and thinking. The Sr. Director will leverage internal and external resources to provide the optimum blend of learning solutions and incorporates the most effective practices in performance, learning and development practices that will support achievement of Casey’s mission.

Essential Functions of the Job
  • Supports a culture of continuous learning through effective internal partnerships, implementing communication strategies, utilization of data and metrics, developing user friendly, practical learning systems, approaches and tools
  • Leads the development and facilitation of trainings and professional development programs, including onboarding for new staff and ongoing learning opportunities for existing staff either directly or in partnership with resources, either internally or externally, with expertise in subject matter area.
  • Partners and collaborates with human resources and managers to identify development needs/gap-- drives development of cohesive teams and increases performance.
  • Coach supervisors on their own challenges as well as help them to be effective leaders and effective coaches for their team.
  • Facilitates and/or participates in talent assessment discussions to ensure the right people are in the right roles and provides expert consultation and coaching on talent development plans for individuals and for the larger organization.
  • Ensures systems are in place to identify and respond to current and emerging needs for learning and development throughout Casey. This includes managing the development and deployment of competent HR-OD resources, highly skilled in consulting, diagnosing, analyzing and responding to diverse learning needs.
  • Researches and recommends management and professional training programs that focus on enabling the workforce to achieve and sustain continuous improvement.
  • Oversees and manages the design, integration and implementation of organization-wide programs and program elements that include, but are not limited to, competencies, performance management and professional development programs, and succession planning.
  • Ensures all aspects of Casey’s training strategy incorporates and strengthens our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion at the Foundation and in our work. Develop, implement and monitor programs that promote diversity and inclusion within Casey. Work collaboratively with others throughout the organization, developing initiatives to create and foster an open and inclusive environment.
  • Networks within and outside of the organization to secure content experts that can deliver quality training. Works with leaders within the organization to identify training content and needs. Supports practice, policy and identified subject matter training throughout the organization.
  • Ensures that all learning and development products and services meet the highest quality standards, meet regulatory and compliance standards.
  • Manages the day to day operations of the OD team. May supervise one or more employees. Effectively coaches and manages performance as well as demonstrates strong leadership through development of staff.
  • Manages a budget with stewardship and effective prioritization of resources.
  • Maintains confidentiality of sensitive information. Understands and adheres to code of ethics and practice for functional area. Ensures alignment with organizational values, goals, and directives in all work performed.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree along with 10 years of professional HR / Learning / Organizational Development experience is required. A history of progressively increasing responsibility in Organizational Development or Training also required. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience managing professional staff that have organization wide advising and consultative responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated experience in assessing, designing, implementing, delivering and managing training and development programs required. Experience and knowledge in child welfare and/or other social services is preferred.
  • Experience in strategy development, leading and negotiating multiple competing priorities, contract negotiation and monitoring, interfacing with senior leaders and working in teams is required.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, knowledge of and experience in adult learning principles, consulting, and coaching required.
  • The ideal candidate possesses strong abilities in the areas of collaboration, cross-cultural and multi-cultural understanding, consultation, organizational processes and analytical, creative, and problem-solving systems thinking. A balance of assertiveness and diplomacy is critical as well as effective listening skills and the ability to lead and collaborate with multiple teams of professionals.
  • Requires the ability to apply innovative interventions to an ever changing workplace environment. Must be able to apply known and used practices, as well as new and evolving methodologies, to the needs of Casey. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to be an initiator of solutions, and be creative, adaptable, and effective in the practical application of all OD practices and methodologies. Must have the ability to adapt and implement applicable best practices to Casey’s culture, strategy, and mission.
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information by learning and following all relevant policies and protocols and using sound judgment in the handling and sharing of that information.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Up to 40% travel is required for training, meetings, field support, conferences, and events.
  • Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

Sr. Executive Assistant, Board of Trustees

Seattle, WA

Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Founded in 1966, Casey Family Programs works in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and two territories and with more than a dozen tribal nations to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families and the communities where they live. We value diversity and respect for individuals in the workplace.

Job Summary: The Senior Executive Assistant is the ambassador of the Board of Trustees (BOT). This role provides a professional level of service and support to the Board of Trustees), work group and the organization; leads the day to day operations of the BOT work unit; and serves as the Board’s Assistant Secretary and corporate secretary to the organization.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provides executive and governance support to the BOT, including handling inquiries and requests from internal and external sources; facilitating the work of the Board Chair; managing logistics for BOT attendance to seminars, conferences, and events; providing authentication and maintenance of corporate records; managing corporate seal; and creating Board reports.
  • Organizes and oversees the BOT’s local and out of state meetings; prepares correspondence, content and agendas; and manages all meeting logistics and communications. Prepares annotated agendas for the Board Chair.
  • Conducts meeting venue due diligence for meetings outside Casey HQ, and manages the health, comfort and well-being of the Board and Executive Team during Board meetings and travel.
  • Overall responsibility for recording the BOT meeting minutes and the Board Investment Committee minutes to include synthesizing and vetting the minutes, and managing the approval process for entry to the official Board record books. Prepares draft resolutions for the Board Chair. Provides authentication, maintains security and controls access to the official Board record books and BOT SharePoint site.
  • Processes confidential and sensitive information and data. Manages official Board record books, Board calendar, Board memberships; service hours; Conflict of Interest and gifts; BOT Special Account; Deferred Compensation Quarterly Statements; Trustee terms, program committee reports; B & O state and city licenses, and year-end tax filings.
  • Acts as the liaison to several internal committees to include coordinating meetings, drafting the agendas, keeping and maintaining the minutes and notes, and managing communications between the committees and BOT. Works closely with Casey’s archivist to transfer appropriate Board documents for permanent recordkeeping.
  • Processes and maintains all documents for review or signature by Board of Trustees i.e. state annual reports, real estate and investment documents.
  • In collaboration with the Board, develops and maintains annual Board budget. Performs accounting and forecasting of Board-related expenses, including ongoing budget monitoring and monthly variance analysis. Prepares a quarterly Board Office budget report that includes Trustee non-Board meeting travel expenditures.
  • Requires frequent contact and coordination with all levels of management within the organization. Works closely with internal program counsel and consults with external counsel as needed.
  • Supervises support staff. Ensures that direct reports receive the appropriate training, feedback, performance evaluations, and development plans as provided under the Human Resources systems.
  • Processes or approves invoices, travel reimbursements, professional dues memberships, and other financial items as assigned.
  • Prepares documents on behalf of the Board including letters, memos, reports and proposals. May work with graphic designers and printers in developing communications.
  • Researches potential vendors; manages production and delivery of vendor services; and negotiates contracts with consultants and meeting venues.. Manages contracts through Casey’s legal system.
  • Act as a representative of Casey Family Programs at conferences, seminars, and meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent years of relevant experience and a minimum of 7 years administrative support experience with at least 3 years at the executive support level. Supervisory experience preferred.
  • Project management experience, budget and resource allocation, strong writing and reporting skills required.
  • Prior experience and knowledge of board relations and corporate governance highly preferred.
  • Proven ability to represent the organization in a professional, effective manner is necessary.
  • Proven discretion and the ability to manage confidential and sensitive information in a professional manner are required.
  • Experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) is necessary.
  • Notary Public or ability to obtain within 90 days.
  • Travel required for meetings, conferences, and events. Up to 20% travel required at times.
  • Requires a detail-orientated individual who is comfortable making independent decisions, possesses excellent time management skills, prioritizes work yet is flexible, adapts well in an environment of change, and collaborates effectively with a team of professionals.
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information by learning and following all relevant policies and protocols and using sound judgment in the handling and sharing of that information.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

Manager - Communications

Seattle, WA

Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Founded in 1966, we work in 50 states, the District of Columbia and two territories and with more than a dozen tribal nations to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families and the communities where they live. We value diversity and respect for individuals in the workplace.

Job Summary:
We are looking for an enterprising communications professional adept at social media, writing (long and short form narrative) and shaping content across platforms, with the ability to help design and execute internal and external communications initiatives. Working as part of a talented communications team, this position will be responsible for developing communication materials and strategies to engage critical audiences. This position will work with the Senior Director and Managing Director to help identify, cultivate and leverage online and social networking tools to connect with the public and target audiences. It will also support content development, including video and interactive graphics, for earned media, social media, paid media and other communications vehicles. It will also work with the Senior Director to provide ongoing writing support to generate compelling content for internal and external audiences, including print, video, online and social media.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Plan and create strategies, tactics, activities, and persuasive content to engage a range of target audiences: 40%
    • Coordinate with external and internal partners to support a broad, national communications strategy to influence the conversation around safely reducing the need for foster care in America.
    • Plan and develop content for print, digital and social media platforms, including short and long form narratives, social media posts and speaking points. Contribute to creation of videos, graphics and other storytelling and communications collateral.
  • Plan and create strategies, tactics, and dynamic content for the purpose of conveying messages to Casey Family Programs staff and others, including content for the organization's internal and external communications channels.25%
  • Develop and execute targeted social media and earned media strategies to engage target audiences across digital, social and print platforms. Drive growth in social media and earned media impact. Work with the Senior Director and Director to write effective press releases and coordinate with online media staff to develop internet or intranet web pages. When appropriate, act as Casey’s point of contact with media. 25%
  • Other duties as assigned. 5%
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with emphasis in journalism, public relations, marketing or communications.
  • Minimum 6-8 years of experience in communications or journalism. Nonprofit, corporate or public policy communications experience a plus.
  • Exceptional writing skills that can be used to shape and share content with internal and external audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively leverage social media to achieve communications goals.
  • Experience with writing, editing, video development, speaking points, planning and presentation skills.
  • The ability to handle sensitive issues and maintain confidentiality under pressure.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact directly with senior management and ability to work collaboratively and effectively at many levels within the organization.
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information by learning and following all relevant policies and protocols and using sound judgment in the handling and sharing of that information.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Local travel as well as occasional out of town travel may be required. Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

Sr. Business Systems Analyst

Seattle, WA

Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Founded in 1966, we work in 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families and the communities where they live. We value diversity and respect for individuals in the workplace.

Job Summary:
The Senior Business Systems Analyst leads the evaluation and implementation of complex technical solutions based on the business needs. This position works on all aspects of the solution lifecycle with an emphasis on planning, business analysis, requirements, design, implementation, and testing.
This position provides advice and consultation to business owners and team members for new and existing business solutions requiring business analysis or database support.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Planning and Analysis: Provides senior level business analysis to the department, teams, and customers regarding business solutions including business needs, requirements, options, risks, and limitations. Develops and documents business processes and requirements including logical data models and process maps and technical documentation on business applications. Performs security assessment and risk analysis for new and existing IT services. Provides consultation to, and partners with, stakeholders, sponsors, IT and management for new and existing solutions. 60%
  • Service Ownership: Performs Service Owner duties including handling Tier 2 and Tier 3 requests, creating and maintaining procedure and training documentation and periodic reviews of services to address problems and opportunities for improvement. Responsible for recommendations to management on the future evolution/roadmap of assigned services. 20%
  • Leadership: Provides mentoring, training and support to Casey staff and TS coworkers on business applications. 10%
  • Project Management: Creates project plans. Accountable for scope, deliverables and milestones. Manages project risk associated with team and vendor deliverables and milestones. Establishes timelines, and effective progress measures that include vendor and staff workload and productivity. Communicates status, risk and mitigation strategies, and manages project approval gates. 5%
  • Supportive Teamwork: Performs other duties as assigned. 5%
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience delivering business solutions with a focus on system integration is required. A BS or BA degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Management or related field is preferred, including a minimum of 4 years professional work experience with technologies and business/systems analysis.
  • Demonstrated technical skills in the majority of the following: system design/analysis, project management, implementation, integration, support and reporting. Additional requirements include strong logic and process mapping skills. Strong communication skills and the ability to write and speak clearly on technical subjects to a variety of audiences in the organization (including technical and non-technical) are essential.
  • Experience performing business analysis with web based products and tools is required. Experience with SharePoint, Windows, Visio, HR/Finance systems, and Active Directory is desired.
  • Demonstrated solid leadership and collaboration skills and the ability to partner with, and coach other professionals in a collaborative team environment.
  • Experience with developing requirements in an agile environment. Agile certification desired.
  • Ability to contribute to continuous quality improvement by identifying and recommending improvements to the services and support provided by the individual, team, and department.
  • Ability to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information by learning and following all relevant policies and protocols and using sound judgment in the handling and sharing of that information.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function.

    Senior Dir - Strat Consulting

    Location Negotiable,

    Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Founded in 1966, we work in 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families and the communities where they live. We value diversity and respect for individuals in the workplace.

    Job Summary:
    The Sr. Director - Strategic Consulting working with the Managing Director – Strategic Consulting – Systems Improvement at Casey Family Programs proactively seeks ways to assess and support child welfare systems improvement and sets direction for the work in specific states and jurisdictions. The purpose of this position and the efforts it directs is to create system change and to build capacity for systems to strengthen families and communities in order to improve the safety, permanency and well being of children and to influence the safe reduction of the number of children in foster care and reinvestment of resources consistent with the 2020 goals.

    Essential Responsibilities:
    • Works with Managing Director to coordinate efforts internally and with external collaborators (to included experts, vendors, groups or teams) to assist the child welfare systems to prevent child maltreatment and safely reduce the foster care population, while improving the lives for youth and families who are in or would have entered foster care.
    • Works with the Managing Director – Strategic Consulting in influencing child welfare practice, policies and laws on a local, state and national level to build strengths and achieve broad wide system impact.
    • Responsible for assigned projects, organizational sub objectives and outcomes in assigned jurisdictions. Acts proactively in planning and tracking work efforts, agreements and projects. Works with project management function in System Improvement Services to ensure consistent and effective practice. Works closely with Legal Services to ensure contract and regulatory compliance in agreements that reside in Systems Improvement. Works closely with Finance Services to ensure contract, financial and best practice compliance. Provides updates to Senior Management and ensures progress toward goals according to deadlines.
    • Provides expertise internally and externally regarding systems change, and facilitates the implementation of data driven, outcome focused, and evidence informed strategies to support child welfare agencies and community stakeholders in their efforts to improve child welfare outcomes.
    • Engages with state and local community partners to strengthen prevention efforts and leverage resources of the multi-systems affecting youth and families.
    • Develops and manages relationships resulting in regular invitations to work with specific and influential state, county child welfare agency, judicial and legislative leaders to help resolve issues of concern with the development of sound recommendations and implementation of plans in support of Casey’s 20/20 vision.
    • Develops and communicates effective methods which assist child welfare systems in reinvestment strategies which support and strengthen families.
    • Responsible for continuous quality improvement within Strategic Consulting – Systems Improvement. Knowledgeable of broad wide system impact strategies within child welfare systems.
    • Provides technical assistance, and facilitate peer shared learning opportunities among child welfare and other systems and community partners in order to facilitate and improve communication and coordination, as well as share best practices for youth in care.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    Qualifications:
    • Master’s Degree in Human Services, Business, Public Administration or related field is required with a minimum of 8 years of recent progressive responsible management experience in a public child welfare system, or BA Degree in Human Services, Business, Public Administration, or related field with 10 years of recent progressive management experience or senior human services leadership including at least five years in a strategic capacity working at the senior or system-wide level.Experience in personally consulting at cabinet-level public administration in child welfare may be substituted for experience in recent public administration senior management position. Experience in strategic planning, systems integration, systems change and an in-depth understanding of multi-state child welfare systems required. Knowledge and experience of current state and jurisdiction administration, needs, and influential contacts required.
    • A balance of initiative and diplomacy is critical, as well as the ability to build relationships, provide assistance and resources, learn fast, conduct assessments/evaluate systems and provide assistance and resources. Must bring relationships and experience that allow for entry into the assigned jurisdictions and be received positively by child welfare administrators.
    • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills are required, along with excellent negotiating and listening skills. A commitment to building personal and organizational sensitivity towards diverse cultural, socio-economic and lifestyle backgrounds is essential.
    • Ability to build relationships, provide assistance, be a resource, make presentations, work independently, take initiative, provide assessments and system evaluation. Excellent leadership skills including training, group facilitation, and supervision are required.
    • Technical proficiency with Microsoft Office and experience with any specific software or technology as needed for the job.
    • This is a regular full-time position that requires travel on average of 60% of the time.
    • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

    Supervisor, Prevention & Permanency Services

    Oakland, CA

    Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Founded in 1966, we work in 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families and the communities where they live. We value diversity and respect for individuals in the workplace.

    Job Summary:
    This position assists the Director and Senior Director – Field Office in the management of Field Office prevention and permanency services both administratively and clinically. The Supervisor, Prevention and Permanency Services, supervises prevention specialist and permanency expeditors who are working with youth in or at risk of entering the foster care system with the objectives of ensuring that no child ages out of foster care without legal and relational permanence and improving overall well-being outcomes for children, youth, young adults and families. In collaboration with the Director, the Supervisor assists in assuring that the CFS workforce is focused on achieving organizational goals through their direct practice and consultation roles. This position works with the Director to build and improve access to community resources so that families are better able to meet the needs of their children.

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Collaborates with the Director Field Office to develop, maintain, and evaluate services that are focused on prevention, increased permanency and improved well-being outcomes for youth. Encourages innovative approaches that promote positive outcomes and have the potential to spread to other jurisdictions. Collaborates with internal and external partners to gather and evaluate data to determine efficacy of services and strategies and to promote data driven decision making.
    • Serves as a change agent with internal/external partners in the deepening of permanency planning services for youth that are in or at risk of entering care. This includes identifying, assessing and implementing programs and strategies that have demonstrated results in achieving outcomes, specifically in the area of accelerating and increasing the identification of permanent lifelong connections for children and youth.
    • Responds to after-hours requests and crisis situations involving youth and families enrolled in full case management.
    • Keeps apprised of current clinical practices and develops proposals, standards, and methods to improve the quality of services to youth and families.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    Qualifications:
    • A Master's Degree in Social Work or Master’s Degree in an area of study focusing on direct practice in child welfare that includes a clinical internship or practicum.
    • A minimum of six years of combined clinical practice and supervisory experience is required. A minimum of two years of public child welfare experience is preferred.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of social work practice and theory, specifically in the areas of human development, group and individual therapy, systems family therapy, community development, conflict resolution, cross-cultural intervention, substance abuse, domestic violence and mental health systems issues and basic casework methods is required.
    • Expertise in the areas of permanency, improved well-being outcomes for youth in care, and family engagement, community supports and evidenced based and promising practices aimed at strengthening families and ensuring child safety required. Clinical expertise in the area of family systems and knowledge in the areas of substance abuse, mental health and domestic violence necessary.
    • Experience in clinical supervision, administration, budgeting, office management, project management, and personnel management is required, along with a commitment to lifelong learning.
    • A balance of assertiveness and diplomacy is critical, as well as effective listening skills and excellent verbal and written communications skills.
    • The ability to lead or collaborate with a team of professionals at all levels within Casey and externally is imperative to this position as well as valuing a diversity of work styles, people, directions, and functions.
    • Workplace practices at Casey Family Programs encourage respect for diversity and individual differences.
    • Ability to manage projects to organization outcomes, including work plan development and consultation and coaching skills.
    • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, SharePoint, and Outlook) as well as electronic case management systems required.
    • Travel of up to 30% required.
    • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

    Casey Family Programs is an equal opportunity employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resources at 206-378-4699 or hrod@casey.org.

    Digital Producer and Print Production Artist

    Seattle, WA

    Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Founded in 1966, we work in 50 states, the District of Columbia and two territories and with more than a dozen tribal nations to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families and the communities where they live. We value diversity and respect for individuals in the workplace.

    Job Summary:
    We are looking for a qualified professional to fulfill the role of our Digital Producer and Print Production Artist. You must be able to work seamlessly with digital, multimedia and print products. Working as part of a talented communications team, this position will be responsible for day-to-day production and distribution of digital and print collateral in coordination with content developers and under the supervision of the creative director. The position will also support production of social media artwork across channels, page layouts for our internal and external websites, email, social media and other materials for maximum effectiveness with our target audiences.

    Essential Responsibilities:

    • Support production of pages for internal and external websites, emails, video files and posts for social media channels. Experience with creating artwork for social media platforms. Should be able to manage and post video files. 30%
    • Completes updates and revisions to existing files for both print and online projects and creates artwork for signage, agendas, brochures, one-pagers, flyers, advertisements, web pages and email campaigns. 30%
    • Works on the print production activities including but not limited to: formatting large multi-page reports and adjusting pre-existing collateral. 25%
    • Responsible for publishing and distribution of digital products for internal and external audiences. 10%
    • Other duties as assigned. 5%

    Qualifications:

    • BA in design, a design degree from an accredited design school or equivalent work experience is required. A minimum of four years of production/design experience for print and online — in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment — is desired.
    • Expertise in the following areas is needed:
      • Designing for a defined set of brand standards
      • Current Internet standards, including Web browsers and browser specifications
      • Production on digital and social media platforms
    • Extensive experience with the following tools and technologies is also required:
      • Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat
      • Content Management Systems, such as WordPress, SharePoint and MailChimp
      • Microsoft Office 2007 or later, especially Word (including templates and desktop publishing techniques) and PowerPoint
      • Windows and Mac operating systems
      • Experience with video editing programs a plus, but not required
      • Experience with HTML and CSS preferred
    • Adheres to the organization's graphics standards, techniques and methods. Able to apply established organization branding specifications to ensure work meets organization guidelines.
    • Ability to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information by learning and following all relevant policies and protocols and using sound judgment in the handling and sharing of that information.
    • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

    Administrative Specialist

    Seattle, WA

    Casey Family Programs, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is the nation’s largest operating foundation focused on safely reducing the need for foster care and building Communities of Hope for children and families across America. Founded in 1966, we work in 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico to influence long-lasting improvements to the safety and success of children, families and the communities where they live. We value diversity and respect for individuals in the workplace.


    Job Summary: The Administrative Specialist is responsible for providing administrative and project support to a work unit Managing Director (MD) or Senior Director and their team.

    Essential Responsibilities:
    • Maintains the Managing Director (MD) or Senior Director’s calendar and travel schedule. Works closely with the MD or Senior Director, the work unit leadership team, and other internal and external parties to ensure a well coordinated schedule. 30%
    • Manages projects and events in conjunction with the MD or Senior Director and work unit leadership team. Coordinates with work unit staff, other Casey work units, external partners, and vendors to ensure successful project/event completion. 25%
    • Responds to incoming requests to the MD or Senior Director on a wide variety of issues and works through to resolution. Drafts and edits memoranda, reports, presentations, and other documents as requested by the MD or Senior Director. 15%
    • Develops and maintains work unit administrative processes, ensuring alignment with Casey policies and work unit goals. Serves as the subject matter expert on administrative issues, provides coaching and guidance to work unit administrative staff as needed. 15%
    • Supports the MD or Senior Director and the work unit leadership team in the development of the budget. Provides ongoing budget monitoring and variance analysis; prepares budget adjustments as needed. Works with work unit staff to ensure accurate processing of invoices, expense reports, and other financial items. 10%
    • Performs other duties as assigned. 5%
    Qualifications:
    • A Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of 5 years of administrative support experience, at least 3 of which have been at the executive level. Relevant experience may be substituted for education.
    • Strong organizational skills, critical thinking, and effective written and verbal communication skills are needed. The ability to work autonomously and exercise independent judgment is required.
    • A broad knowledge of computer software is required. Advanced skills in the Microsoft Office suite are needed.
    • Proven success in working in a diverse, multi-cultural environment is required.
    • Ability to protect the confidentiality of sensitive information by learning and following all relevant policies and protocols and using sound judgment in the handling and sharing of that information.
    • Physical requirements include the ability to lift and reach for light objects; close visual acuity to prepare and analyze data, text, and figures; ability to type utilizing a computer keyboard; ability to travel to outside locations; and the ability to work at a computer for extended periods of time as a primary job function. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Local travel as well as occasional out of town travel may be required. Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

    Casey Family Programs is an equal opportunity employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resources at 206-282-3330 or hrod@casey.org.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    Casey Family Programs recognizes the value of a culturally diverse work force and is committed to equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees.

    Casey Family Programs will recruit, hire, train and promote individuals in all job titles without regard to age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military status, national origin, physical or mental disabilities, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or other basis protected by applicable law. In addition, all personnel actions such as compensation, promotion, demotion, benefits, transfers, staff reductions, terminations, reinstatement and rehire, training and tuition assistance will be administered in accordance with the principles of equal employment opportunity.

    Casey Family Programs is an equal opportunity employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resources at 206.378.4699 or .