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Child Welfare Case Aide 

About the Organization St. Vincent Catholic Charities (STVCC) is a non-profit agency that has served Michigan residents for the last 70+ years. As one of the largest human services agencies in the area, we are mission driven to do the work of the Catholic Church, and to share the love of Christ by performing the corporal and spiritual works of mercy. With strong core values of Compassion, Service, Faith, Stewardship, and Integrity; our 200 employees deliver high quality ‘client centered' expert services in a compassionate manner. With an annual operating budget of $10+ million, STVCC is able to partner with children, families, and adults living in crisis, and helps them to find hope and safety so they can transform their lives.  
Category Direct Care  

Manages and supervise visitation between foster children and their families in a safe, clean environment. Works cooperatively with foster children, their families, foster parents, and agency personnel while performing duties.

  • Supervise parenting time sessions between foster children and their birth families, as requested by individual caseworkers.
    • Consult the Case Aide schedule book daily to become informed as to which sessions need supervision.
    • Read and follow directions on Case Aide referral forms as written by referring caseworker.
    • Redirect parents when they display inappropriate behaviors during visiting times.
    • Greet visiting parties, escort them to assigned visitation rooms, and provide ongoing assistance as needed.
    • Document family interaction on Case Aide report forms and distribute to referring caseworker.
  • Maintain a cleanly environment in the visitation rooms as needed:
  • Assemble Foster Care Program intake packets as needed:
    • Compile all necessary forms from foster care program 'forms' filing cabinet.
    • Assemble appropriate forms to create foster parent intake packets and foster care caseworker intake packets.
    • Replenish the packets when they become deplete.
    • Consult with direct supervisor if more forms need to be ordered.
  • Meet with direct supervisor at least monthly to discuss needs, concerns, and ways to improve the Case Aide position.
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Hours Rotating Days and Evenings  
Location St. Vincent Catholic Charities - Lansing  
Open Date 8/13/2019  
Position Requirements

High School Diploma. Experience working with children and families preferred. Emotionally able to work with information that may be traumatic in nature, as well as, work with individuals or families in crisis or experiencing trauma. A valid Michigan Driver License, access to reliable transportation and maintain appropriate insurance.

The demands within the work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Ability to stand and/or walk up to 8 hours per shift.
  • Work involves talking, stooping, squatting, twisting, climbing, kneeling, hearing, using hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms.
  • Emotionally able to work with information that may be traumatic in nature, as well as, work with individuals or families in crisis or experiencing trauma.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.
  • May be required to push, pull, lift, and/or carry up to 25 pounds.
  • Driving as needed throughout the day.
  • Ability to sit and use computer workstation, including keyboard and visual display terminal for extended periods of time.
  • Noise in the work environment is usually moderately quiet but can be very loud at times.
  • Work in an environment with various degrees of discomfort.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Additional Notes

This description is intended to describe the essential job functions, the general supplemental functions and the essential requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and requirements of a person so classified. Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change duties at any time.

Signing Bonus  
Benefits Medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, EAP, life, disability, retirement, holiday, vacation and sick time.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Full Job Description CW Case Aide.pdf 

Benefits Information None Specified 

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