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Social Worker - Yakima

Yakima, 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:
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 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 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 206-378-4699 or hrod@casey.org.

Operations Manager, Legal Services

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:
The Legal Operations Manager provides technical support and expertise for managing all projects on the Legal Team, as well as executing operational functions of the Legal Services team.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Assists with defining and implementing a Legal operations strategic plan and annual operating plan while respecting budgetary requirements.
  • Serves as primary point of contact for fielding general questions to the legal department and directs inquires to the appropriate staff member as necessary. Inquiries include general legal questions regarding contracts, private foundation matters, risk, records and compliance and general legal processes.
  • Centrally track all incoming work and provide project management for appropriate team members to respond and monitor. Centrally provide workflow management to the legal department. Provide technical support and project management support to all areas of the legal department. Will lead the development and maintenance of a matter tracking and management tool.
  • Manage legal department files and resources. Will lead the development and maintenance of a central filing system and a central location for all legal services resources. Responsible for maintaining records of contracts in Casey’s contract management system. Responsible for operational tasks related to records management.
  • In collaboration with legal department team members, help develop and implement metrics, as needed. Prepare regular weekly, monthly and quarterly reports, or ad hoc reports as requested by counsel.
  • Assists with updating legal department policies and procedures and any other documents needed for internal and external use.
  • Monitors and manages intellectual property including: copyright and trademark registrations and renewals, licensing of Casey materials to 3rd parties, publicity releases, requests for permission to use 3rd party materials, and standardizing copyright notices & acknowledgements.
  • Responsible for operational tasks associated with risk management such as running motor vehicle records checks and processing documentation relating to insurance coverage.
  • Assists with preparing presentation and training materials, tools and materials for Casey staff and other documents.
  • Build strong internal relationships with internal process owners.
Qualifications:
  • A successful candidate will bring expertise of new trends and technologies to the attention of counsel and applies appropriate improvements and changes to enhance the operations and outcomes of the group. Must be able to work efficiently and independently in a fast-paced environment, communicate clearly and effectively, manage high volumes of tasks and projects with little guidance, react with appropriate urgency to situations and events that require a quick response or turnaround, take effective action without knowing the whole picture, think creatively, exercise strong judgment, and be proactive in solving problems that affect customers. The candidate will also be customer-service oriented and have great attention to detail while still meeting tight deadlines, strong organizational skills, and the ability to easily switch gears. A high level of professionalism, integrity, and discretion in handling confidential information, as well as the ability to work well with people at all levels inside and outside the foundation, are essential.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required. Solid knowledge of software applications.
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to work independently and as a member of the team.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, with some legal coursework or experience preferred. A minimum of four years of experience in program management, project management, complex operations management or complex administrative role. Familiarity with legal operations highly desirable.
  • Strong data analysis and process improvement skills, along with strong time management and organizational skills.
  • A strong sense of responsibility, initiative, a professional customer service attitude and approach, diplomacy and effective listening skills are crucial. Ability to exercise judgment to make sound decisions is a must.
  • Also required are experience in and a solid working knowledge of various software applications to create text documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and graphics (i.e. MS Office – Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Tableau, etc.).
  • This is a regular full-time position that may require travel up to 15% of the time.
  • 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.

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.

Director, Child and Family Services Systems, Data and Reporting

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

This position focuses on the development, implementation and improvement of Child and Family Services (CFS) continuous quality improvement, practice technologies and related data, reporting, infrastructure and operations. . A key function of this position is providing leadership to CFS quality improvement initiatives as they relate to the overall work of CFS, as well as, supporting the implementation of CFS-wide strategic improvement initiatives.

Essential Responsibilities

 

Development, implementation and improvement of CFS Practice Technology, Data and Reporting and related infrastructure

  • Provides leadership in the development, implementation, and management of CFS continuous quality improvement, data and reporting technology and infrastructure needed to support and improve direct services (e.g. – Electronic Case Management System and its related data and reporting and Practice Help System). Integrates related practice, process and technology initiatives and support activities to create efficiencies and organizational improvements and improve CFS outcomes. Note: This work is often conducted in partnership with other Casey teams, such as Technology Services, Research Services and/or Data Advocacy. 
  • Develops and implements different continuous quality improvements initiatives to increase CFS outcomes. Uses both quantitative and qualitative methodologies to engage stakeholder and staff in the analysis, dissemination and application of findings.
  • Utilizes a variety of current staff engagement and project management methodologies (including but not limited to, AGILE, Business Process Integration, User Centered Design) for developing and managing quality improvement and practice technologies, and other infrastructure and practice improvement initiatives.  
  • Provides leadership and support for the maintenance and improvement CFS’s practice-related technology infrastructure and knowledge management systems.
  • Provides expert coaching, consultation and support to internal and external audiences; building internal capacity, and supporting the demonstration and spread of the work of CFS to external audiences.
  • Lead or co-leads (depending on project) the development of analysis and reporting tools, guidelines, and other resources to ensure demonstration of direct service delivery models.
  • Develops curriculum and leads presentations and/or trainings for CFS staff on practice and process improvement topics, with a specific focus towards ongoing quality improvement and related CFS Practice Technologies and infrastructure.

Strategic CFS improvement initiatives and overall CFS work efforts, including their related quality management and improvement.

  • Acts as a senior-level manager of the overall CFS-wide quality improvement plans and related work-efforts necessary for improving outcomes through successfully completing CFS projects and ongoing initiatives. This includes:
    • Working in collaboration with CFS leadership and other stakeholder to describe, document and manage CFS work efforts and ongoing initiatives.
    • Maintaining and improving processes used to develop, review, approve, execute, monitor and provide feedback on implementation.
    • Developing and implementing initiatives detailed operational plans needed to support project completion. Develops related goals, objectives, approaches, resources and communication plans. 
    • Leads efforts related to CFS data analysis and reporting strategies for various internal and external audiences.
    • Developing and implementing Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) processes and protocols for how data are utilized, maintained and improved to support CFS direct services, such as, CQI performance metrics, related reports and dashboards, and the overall process for their analysis and application.
    • Ensures integrity of CFS data that are fundamental for accurate reporting and overall data-informed decision making
  • Develops and facilitates regular meetings, such as the CFS Executive Steering Committee, and related project team-leads workgroup, and CFS CQI Steering Committee to communicate project(s) status, avoid risks, identify issues and develop improvement strategies.
  • Works in collaboration with internal and external audiences for problem solving/managing issues as they arise, creates and monitors strategies for the resolution of these issues and effective communications about these work efforts.   

 

 

     

Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Public Policy or other human services field with a minimum of 8 years of experience is required. Ten years of experience accepted in lieu of degree.  Experience with organization-wide data and reporting systems preferred.
  • Demonstrated competence in current and emerging social work practices, cross cultural expertise, sharp critical thinking and analytical capabilities, and experience of developing and implementing Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) strategies and related data and reporting necessary for its completion.
  • Demonstrated skills in a variety of small and large group staff engagement and project management methodologies and related facilitation of integrated work efforts. 
  • Excellent training and coaching skills needed to develop staff competencies. Must be able to apply these skills in 1:1, small group and/or large group settings.  
  • Demonstrated highly developed written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be proficient in use of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).  Prefer experience with Exponent Case Management (ECM), SQL, SharePoint, Visio, Crystal Reports, Doc-to-Help, and MS Project. Demonstrated ability to learn new software quickly. 
  • Must have experience with data analysis, reporting and visualization tools, such as Tableau, as well as experiences with statistical analysis software/tools, such as, SPSS, SAS, Knime, R.
  • Travel required for meetings, conferences, and events. Up to 40% travel required at times.
  • 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.

Office Administrator

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 Office Administrator is responsible for management of the day to day administrative functions of a Field Office. Designs, implements and oversees effective and efficient administrative processes and partners with the Field Office Management team and with other Casey work units to ensure compliance with applicable laws, local regulatory requirements, Casey policies/procedures and Council on Accreditation standards. This position provides support to the Senior and Directors to accomplish Field Office and Systems Improvement objectives, directly supervises Field Office administrative staff. Responsible for the management of the Field Office physical plant to both protect Casey’s investment and to ensure it is a safe and welcoming environment for youth, families and community partners.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Oversees and manages the full range of administrative business functions including developing and maintaining processes and procedures for financial management (employee expenses, payment authorizations, vouchers, credit cards, etc), contract administration, payroll, records retention, and other office operations. Ensures the Field Office is in compliance with applicable guidelines, regulations, Child Placing Agency (CPA) licensure, and deadlines. Responds to incoming inquiries on a wide variety of issues and works extensively with HQ support units to complete work processes and ensure resolution and timely completion of projects. 35%
  • Supervises the Field Office Administrative Assistants and other administrative staff as assigned. Establishes performance expectations, assigns, manages and balances tasks and projects, and manages outcomes. Reviews/approves work, providing feedback and coaching, and ensures opportunities for professional development and growth of supervisees. Provides leadership to administrative staff to promote quality interactions and support to youth and families receiving services and to clinical staff providing services. Utilizes effective conflict resolution and de-escalation skills as needed. 20%
  • Works closely with Senior Director in development of the Field Office business plan and leads the preparation, forecasting and ongoing monitoring of the field office budget. Analyzes monthly budget reports, completes the Monthly Spending Analysis (MSA) and spending reports to ensure accuracy and accountability and submits to Senior Director for review and approval. 20%
  • Responsible for maintenance of Field Office personnel records to ensure compliance with state/county, Casey and Council on Accreditation requirements. Tracks and oversees staff compliance with Casey and state requirements, including training. Responsible for management and documentation of all hiring and personnel changes. 10%
  • Manages projects and coordinates events in conjunction with Casey staff and external partners and collaborators. Provides leadership and oversight of organization and delegation of duties for community and collaborative events. Provides organizational and administrative support to Senior and Directors in Systems Improvement jurisdictional work. Performs SI activities as assigned, such as teaching, scribing for meetings to others. 10%
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 5%
Qualifications:
  • A college degree and 5 years of relevant office management experience, including 2 years of supervision responsibilities, is required. Working experience in a similar role may be substituted for a degree.
  • Experience in office management, budgeting, project management, and personnel management is necessary.
  • The ability to lead and collaborate with a team of professionals at all levels within Casey and within the local community is required.
  • Strong skills in organization, critical thinking, effective written and verbal communications, listening and ability to balance assertiveness and diplomacy are needed.
  • A broad knowledge of computer software is required. Advanced skills in the Microsoft Office suite are desired.
  • 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 206-378-4699 or hrod@casey.org.

Administrative Specialist

Phoenix, AZ

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 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 206-378-4699 or hrod@casey.org.

Administrative Specialist

Washington, DC

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 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 206-378-4699 or hrod@casey.org.

Social Worker - Seattle

Seattle, 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.
  • Bilingual Spanish speaking applicants preferred.
  • 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 206-378-4699 or hrod@casey.org.

Social Worker - Los Angeles

Monterrey 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 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 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.
  • Bilingual Spanish speaking applicants preferred.
  • 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.

Director - Data Driven Practice

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:
The Director of Data Advocacy – Data Driven Management and Consulting has primary responsibility for leading the data-related consultation work for the Systems Improvement Unit. This individual will be responsible for implementing strategies to transform data into policy-relevant information and will work with Casey staff and child and family welfare agencies to identify areas where information is most needed to guide policy-relevant change in support of Casey’s short and long term objectives.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Lead analyses of available state child and family welfare agency data to guide policy improvements and to evaluate systems improvement work. 20%
  • Develop and maintain relationships with state partners to facilitate regular data and information sharing, including Adoption & Foster Care Analysis & Reporting (AFCARS), National Child Abuse & Neglect Data System (NCANDS), and National Youth in Transition Database (NYTD). 15%
  • Lead work with state child and family welfare agency staff to modify/refine data collection practices to support on-going continuous quality improvement, including training and Quality Improvement (QI) system development. 10%
  • Oversee and lead data analysis and report writing with appropriate level of statistical detail for given audiences, including policy makers, state child and family welfare agency personnel, practitioners and CFP staff. 10%
  • Participate, with Strategic Consulting and Field Office teams, in effort to grow capacity of state partners to absorb and be informed by best practices and innovations. 10%
  • Lead efforts to build use of effective dashboards and reports by public child welfare leadership, including creating opportunities to learn and share innovations across jurisdictions. 10%
  • Lead national conversations around the improvement of federal and state QI and mandated data collection efforts and advance efforts to improve the effectiveness of national and state performance measures. 10%
  • Work with national and state partners, including courts, to improve their use of data and to encourage collaboration, innovative data solutions, and data driven practice and policy. 10%
  • Other duties as assigned. 5%
Qualifications:
  • Masters degree in Social Work, Public Administration or other closely related field required, plus ten years experience in applied social science research.
  • Knowledge of research methods and intermediate statistical analyses required.
  • Proven knowledge of and familiarity with child and family social services and state and tribal systems and their associated data collection and reporting requirements are required.
  • Technical skills: Proficiency with SPSS, Microsoft Word, Tableau. and Excel is required; familiarity with ArcView and Microsoft Access is desirable. Demonstrated ability to learn other pertinent software programs as required.
  • Demonstrated experience in social science research and continuous quality improvement.
  • Demonstrated ability work in a deadline-driven environment. This includes managing multiple tasks and deadlines and moving work forward in a timely manner, preparing work plans, delegating tasks, overseeing follow-through, and keeping supervisor informed of project(s) work plan.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are required, along with excellent negotiating and listening skills. (Writing samples required).
  • Demonstrated skills in report writing for a variety of audiences including policy makers, state child and family welfare agency personnel and practitioners. Ability to develop graphical displays of data and to translate findings into practice implications.
  • Demonstrated leadership and innovation necessary to define a vision for the evaluative work of the Systems Improvement Unit.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team, sharing tasks as necessary, both as a team leader and as a team member.
  • Workplace practices at Casey Family Programs encourage respect for diversity and individual differences.
  • Travel required as much as 50 percent of time.
  • 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.
  • Driving on Casey business may require use of personal vehicle; adherence to vehicle safety guidelines and qualification for insurance is required.

Sr. Director, Systems Improvement Data

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:
The Senior Director, SI Data leads the Data Advocacy Team in the creation, implementation and management of the Data Advocacy work both to analyze and track for CFP the progress being made in jurisdictions based upon the data they provide or that is available publically, and to also provide intensive consultation and technical assistance to jurisdictions and CFP direct service units (CFP field offices and Strategic Consulting teams) in order to develop their data capacity and usage to drive system change for improved outcomes for youth and families. The team works across Casey and with jurisdictions directly to collaborate in defining key data points and measures to evaluate the functioning of child welfare or related systems and the specific work efforts they are engaged in. The success of the role is measured by the ability of the Strategic Consultants to engage in meaningful dialogue around the work based on current data analysis and trends that help drive data informed decisions on system design and change. Also, success is measured by the ability of jurisdictional and partners to increase their capacity in the use of data directly to drive decisions that improve outcomes for the families they serve.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Oversee and provide leadership for work around data access and analysis as well as helping to build data capacity and understanding that supports CFS field offices and operations, strategic consultants and other CFP work units, including expansion the data usage and analysis across the foundation. 30%
  • Build the data advocacy team and integrating the two previous teams of SI Data and CFS Data to create one data advocacy team. Assist data advocacy team staff to provide and directly provide strategic consultation around data analysis and how to develop data knowledge and capacity to support joint work efforts to achieve 2020 outcomes. 25%
  • Providing direction and leadership to outcome development and measurement internally and externally in our work. 15%
  • Identify and seek out new data development, analysis and support opportunities to meet the needs of helping CFP achieve our 2020 vision and beyond. This includes work internally and also with jurisdictions around data collection and management systems. Provides regular data reports to guide the work of Operating Committee (OC), Systems Iprovement Leadership Team (SILT) and CFS. 15%
  • Make recommendations for the budget allocations for data related activities and provides data to shape budget recommendations of all our investments, and oversees the spending of the data agreements engaged in for our work. 10%
  • Other duties as assigned. 5%
Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in Human Services, Business, Public Administration or a related field is required.
  • A minimum of ten years recent progressive management experience in a public child welfare system, including at least two years at a senior level.
  • Proven ability to lead and coordinate a team of independent director and advisors.
  • Demonstrated experience to integrate across different Casey teams and develop data capacity to meet the organizational needs.
  • Demonstrated high level of organizational skills including the capacity to set priorities and work to deadlines.
  • Knowledge of key national experts in the data and research/evaluation field and ability to develop and maintain strong relationship with these experts and leaders of jurisdictions and key partners.
  • Demonstrated data and project management experience, including record keeping, preparation of proposals; knowledge of contractual agreements; and ability to analyze data and report findings.
  • A high level of interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to a team during periods of organizational change and to develop a new team or help existing teams become one.
  • 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.

Administrative Assistant

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:
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 206-378-4699 or hrod@casey.org.

Administrative Assistant, Sr

Washington, DC

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 Sr. Administrative Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support to a Casey work unit. Works with Casey staff, collaborators, and partners in support of the work unit goals.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provides a wide range of project and event support to work unit staff. Plans and collects information on event logistics including participant scheduling, location, and agenda. Assists in the creation of project plans and timelines, and tracks the completion of deliverables, project expenditures, and contract compliance. 25%
  • Assists work unit staff with financial processes including invoices, employee expense reports, and credit card reconciliations. Ensures compliance with Casey’s financial policies and procedures. May assist with work unit budgeting, tracking, and Monthly Spending Analysis (MSA). 25%
  • Provides general office support to work unit staff, including: ordering supplies, equipment, and serving as a liaison with other Casey work units. Responds to incoming inquiries on a wide variety of issues and works through to resolution. May provide travel and calendar support to other employees. 20%
  • Manages paper and electronic files in accordance with appropriate guidelines and regulations. Inputs information into various electronic systems, prepares regular and ad hoc reports, and prepares other information when requested by work unit leadership team. 10%
  • Assists work unit staff in establishing and monitoring contracts. 10%
  • Performs other duties as assigned. 10%
Qualifications:
  • An associate’s degree and at least 3 years of administrative support experience are required. Working experience in a similar role may be substituted for a degree.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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 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 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.  
  • 50%
  • 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%
  • 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.
  • 15%
  • Leadership: Provides mentoring, training and support to Casey staff and TS coworkers on business applications  
  • 10%
  • 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.
  • 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.

Kinship Navigator

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 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. We honor the unique culture of each youth and family, including racial and ethnic identity, sexual orientation and gender identity expression, and religious or spiritual beliefs. We strive to safeguard the dignity and protect the rights of each family and youth we serve.

Job Summary: The Kinship Navigator position is primarily responsible for providing birth parents and kinship caregivers supports in the areas of system navigation, community resources and advocacy for the achievement of youth and family safety, permanency and well-being. This position works in partnership with the social worker and multidisciplinary team to engage in system improvement efforts that enhance natural resources and community connections for families involved in or at risk of entering the child welfare system.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provides direct service to birth parents, kinship caregivers and their children receiving services from Casey Family Programs through strategic assessments, advocacy and system navigation and the development of individualized community support plans, strengthening support networks as appropriate. In partnership with the social worker and multidisciplinary team, helps assess the day-to-day basic needs and strengths of families to inform action plan goals that are culturally responsive, trauma and healing informed and family friendly related to improved well-being, inclusive of safety and permanency. Conducts home and community based visits with families. 30%
  • Coaches youth and caregivers, including birth parents, kin and resource families, to navigate systems that influence or govern their safety, permanency and well-being outcomes. Provides technical assistance, participates in multidisciplinary teams, trains and coaches on trauma and healing informed care, culturally responsive services and community and natural supports as well as advocacy and system navigation for families. Coordinates and leads support groups, family education sessions, advisory groups, afterschool activities and events, volunteer events, vocational field trips and family events. 20%
  • Identifies local programs and services and develops linkages between community programs for services such as caregiver support groups, respite care, tutoring, afterschool activities, legal assistance, housing and food services and Casey Family Programs. Assesses relevant services, in partnership with the multidisciplinary team, coordinates with vendors the securing of services, and as appropriate provides initial review and approval of invoices and reports against allocated budgets. Also maintains up to date mailing list of Kinship families, family resources and trainings for caregivers and develops a periodic newsletter to share information with the community about available services. 20%
  • Collaborates with full field office team to coordinate process improvement activities to expedite improved outcomes for all youth and families served and to ensure field office goals are met in a continuous learning environment. This includes participation in clinical staffing processes as both recipient and contributor to case reviews, collaborating with field office staff to ensure that youth and families are effectively and actively engaging in ongoing learning activities. Working to understand how cultural differences play a role in our communication, supervisory and management styles, and our work with youth and families, colleagues and partners. Participating in staff meetings to assess referrals, analyze data to inform practice/program improvements, including work to mitigate the disproportionate representations and disparity of outcomes of youth and families of color. 15%
  • May participate in local, state, tribal and other system improvement forums to assist in the development and implementation of new programs and services based on emerging and proven best practice. Partners with Systems Improvement in efforts around the country to demonstrate practices that improve safety, permanency and well-being outcomes of youth and families. Serves, by appointment, on various Casey work committees or task forces. 10%
  • Other duties as assigned. 5%
Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent and personal experience navigating the child welfare system and training, coaching and/or serving, as a mentor to other families is required. Knowledge of the child welfare system, community resources for caregivers, basic technology skills and a demonstrated respect for multicultural approaches is required.
  • The candidate must also have demonstrated skills in collaboratively working as a part of a team and working directly providing consultation and advocacy on behalf of youth and families with schools, government and/or community agencies.
  • Experience working with and supporting the development of youth that are identified as having been drug exposed, experienced emotional and/or physical trauma, or are developmentally challenged is highly desired.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills are important for this position.
  • Experience working in or with state, county and other government agencies is preferred.
  • Experience with MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) is preferred.

Financial 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 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 Financial Analyst is responsible for leading the planning, development and implementation of all activities related to operational planning and budget development for the organization. The Financial Analyst leads and supports the development, implementation and analytical review of financial performance processes and procedures for the organization. The Financial Analyst interacts with all levels of the organization to ensure that activities related to operational planning and budgeting are developed and implemented; support decision-making at all levels of the organization, and are consistent with organization objectives.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Manages the process to ensure that planning and budget systems, processes, and procedures are in place and that ongoing analysis of financial operations is completed in a timely manner for all levels of management reviews. 35%
  • Maintains documentation and determines reporting requirements for data collection and operation review purposes. Ensures that data collection activities are consistent with requirements of management. Adheres to deadlines for complete and accurate reporting as required. 20%
  • Prepares analysis and forecasts of key data (financial data, performance measurements and outcomes). Analyzes, interprets and communicates results and variances to management. 15%
  • Provides strategic analysis, consultation and direction to other units on financial topics necessary to meet organization standards and procedures during the annual planning and budget process and throughout the budget cycle. 10%
  • Communicates effectively with others and coordinates work with other work groups or teams that may influence work products and outcomes to achieve organizational goals. Provides professional, helpful and timely customer support for financial reporting and budgeting/planning tools. 10%
  • Works independently on assigned projects and in other areas within CFP. 10%
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  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or other business-related degree is required with a minimum of three to four years experience as a Financial Analyst in a public or private setting.
  • Proven ability to provide leadership in activities related to operational planning and budget development, including the implementation of financial systems, performance processes and procedures for the organization.
    • Demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining quality systems.
    • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to a team during periods of organizational change.
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service and continuous quality improvement.
  • Demonstrated high level of organizational skills and attention to detail, including the capacity to set priorities and work to deadlines.
  • Proven ability to exercise sound judgment in complex decision making. Demonstrated highly refined analytical and problem solving skills, including the ability to communicate financial data to non-financial audiences, and obtain and interpret information to make specific recommendations.
  • Advanced computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook) are required. Experience with Great Plains and Enterprise Reporting, including XL Reporter, is highly desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing. Proven ability to collaborate 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.
  • 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.

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 .