Foster Care - Licensing Specialist/Adoption Case Manager

Adoption/Foster Care · Ann Arbor, Michigan
Department Adoption/Foster Care
Employment Type Full-Time - 37.5 hours per week
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Full-time position available immediately.  Come join an established and fully-staffed team of professionals dedicated to placing children with forever-families through our Foster Care program.

 

This critical position is responsible for recruitment, training, licensing, and retention of foster and adoptive families, providing services such as family assessments, family preparation for and support during placement, and post placement supervision.  Also provides adoption case management services to children in foster care and families in the process of becoming licensed or approved for adoption. It requires a working knowledge of adoption law and an ability to work with the Probate Court-Juvenile Division. 


Qualified applicants must possess a minimum Bachelor’s degree in social work or other human services field, Master’s degree preferred, LBSW or LMSW ideal. Internships may be counted toward experience. Other requirements include knowledge of and experience with foster care and adoption law, plus experience working with MDHHS.  CWTI and DCWL training also preferred.

 

Reliable transportation and valid driver’s license are required to accommodate frequent travel to multiple counties throughout lower Michigan. Some evening and weekend work may be required, and a shared on-call responsibility is in place to manage the 24 hour availability requirement of the position.  A monthly cell phone stipend is provided as well as regular mileage reimbursement.   


CSSW offers a competitive salary, mileage reimbursement, and a great benefit package including generous paid time off and 14 paid holidays per year.  If you’re ready to make a difference as part of the CSSW team, apply today!


No phone or email inquiries. EOE.


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  • Location
    Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Department
    Adoption/Foster Care
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time - 37.5 hours per week
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level