Northeast Center for Youth & Families, Inc. seeks a Bilingual Home Resource Specialist to recruit, screen, evaluate, and certify foster homes for consideration for our Malden area office. This individual will prepare applicants of the expectations and responsibilities of foster/adoptive parents as set forth in State, City, and agency regulations, conduct in-depth interviews with household members regarding parenting capacities and personal background, and collect written collateral data such as employment and personal references. Other responsibilities include to conduct outreach recruitment efforts, maintain effective collaborative relationships with other foster youth serving agencies, and coordinate with case managers, clinicians and other staff regarding placement decisions. The position requires on-call duties as needed.
Requirements include the following:
* Bachelor's Degree * License preferred (LCSW, LSW or LSWA) or license-eligible * Experience preferred * Must be able to conduct all duties in both Spanish and English and have the ability to translate documents
This is a benefit-eligible position. Benefits include medical, dental, and disability insurances, retirement and flexible spending accounts.
* 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.