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Supervisor, Prevention & Permanency Services

Austin , TX

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

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

Essential Responsibilities:

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

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

Office Administrator

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 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 the System Improvement field office. Designs, implements and oversees effective and efficient administrative processes and partners with the management team and with other Casey work units to ensure compliance with applicable laws, local regulatory requirements, Casey policies/procedures and standards. This position provides support to the Managing Director and management team to accomplish Systems Improvement objectives. 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.

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, credit cards, etc.), contract administration, facility management to include equipment monitoring, facility maintenance, building management liaison, security, and other office operations as needed. Responds to incoming inquiries on a wide variety of issues and works extensively with other support units to complete work processes and ensure resolution and timely completion of projects. 30%
  • Manages projects and events in conjunction with the MD, Senior Director(s) and work unit leadership team. Researches venues, negotiates contracts, organizes food and transportation, sends invitations and prepares meeting materials. Coordinates with work unit staff, other Casey work units, external partners, and vendors to ensure successful project/event completion. 30%
  • Maintains the MD and/or Senior Director’s calendar and travel schedule. Works closely with the MD, Senior Director(s), the work unit leadership team, and other internal and external parties to ensure a well-coordinated schedule. Provides support coordinating meetings, preparing documentation, and scribing meeting notes. Administers the SharePoint site. 20%
  • 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. 15%
  • Supervises the 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. May not have supervision depending on location.
  • 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 external partners 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.
  • 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.

    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 .