• Cayuga Centers
  • $54,390.00 -200,130.00/year*
  • Troy , NY
  • Hospitality - Food Services
  • Full-Time
  • 196 Town Office Rd

Job Description:


Recruits, trains and facilitates certification of foster parents; ensures a solid working relationship with parents by providing a valuable resource to families.


  • Work with management to anticipate host parent recruitment needs
  • Select method of advertising. Prepare and place recruitment advertisements in conjunction with agency department
  • Recruit, train, and facilitate certification of host parents. Training includes: PST, TST, MAPP, Mini MAPP.
  • Conduct initial and follow-up training of host parents
  • Serve as a resource and trouble-shooter to host families
  • Maintain motivation and treatment participation of host parents
  • Attend weekly staff meetings
  • Monitor and submit all board rate paperwork
  • Enter all pertinent payment information in CCRS
  • Document and track all certification of homes in Connections
  • Attends required trainings
  • Reads required books
  • Perform other duties as requested by immediate supervisor or the Chief Executive Officer.
  • Responsible for complying with rules and regulations governing access to Protected Health Information under HIPAA. Access to Protected Health Information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities effectively and efficiently. No access will be permitted unnecessarily. The essential job functions as described, herein, dictate the level of access, use, and disclosure of confidential information.

  • Word processing: Including responding to e-mails, composing letters, completing computerized documentation, transcribing minutes for meetings, etc. This involves sitting at a computer for several hours a day.
  • Completing paperwork -Such as copying, stapling as needed.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Stand for several hours to teach/train foster parents.
  • Sit/ride in vehicles, busses, subways, trains, plains - public transportation for lengthy periods of time.
  • Walk to enter/exit subway and other public transportation as needed.
  • Walk several blocks to get to required location.
  • Experience and Skills:

  • MSW or equivalent human services degree preferred.
  • Bachelor s degree required.
  • Two years of documented relevant experience required.
  • MAPP training strongly preferred
  • NYC ACS or private agency child welfare experience required
  • Familiarity with OCFS, OMRDD, OMH, and other relevant municipal and state agencies
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook applications
  • Flexibility to work when the families are available to meet.
  • Ability to work well with people from many cultures including recent immigrants, non-English speakers, and LGBTQ children.
  • Willingness to travel within the 5 boroughs of New York City
  • Valid NYS Driver s License preferred
  • HOURS PER WEEK: Exempt

  • Regular hours entail 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Must be able to flex schedule to meet program needs.
  • Benefits

    As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.

    We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.

    Associated topics: anfitrióna, anfitriónas, dining room attendant, food and beverage server, host, maitre d, mesera, restaurant server, tasting, wait staff

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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