Resource Family Specialist
Company: Arizona's Children Association
Posted on: December 1, 2019
Do you have a passion for ensuring every Arizona family has the
resources and support needed to be safe, strong, and resilient?
Would you like to join us in building a stronger Arizona for
children and families? Arizona Children's Association is currently
looking for a Resource Family Specialist to join our team in
Prescott. As a Resource Family Specialist, you will be licensing
foster homes as well as HCTC homes, and certifying adoptive
families and/or completing assessment home studies for ICPC
referred families. You will also have the opportunity to
collaborate with community partners and governmental agencies in
the geographic/demographic areas assigned.
Founded in 1912, Arizona's Children Association is one of the
oldest and largest statewide comprehensive child welfare and
behavioral health not-for-profit agencies in Arizona. Located in
all 15 Arizona counties, we provide a variety of programs and
services to meet the needs of more than 40,000 children, youth and
families each year. When working with AzCA, you'll be surrounded by
highly talented and dedicated individuals who are committed to our
mission of protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening
At Arizona's Children Association, our employees are our most
valuable asset; and as such we offer a wide range of benefits to
aid your health and wellness including:
---Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
---Employee Assistance Program
--- Flexible Schedule
---Generous paid time off, paid sick leave, and 8 paid holidays
---403B Retirement Savings Plan
---Tuition Reimbursement and Discounts
Find your passion. Join our Team!
---Assists families with completing paperwork for home study
---Writes comprehensive studies about interested families,
evaluating skills and appropriateness for kinship placement, foster
care licensure and/or adoption.
---Monitors homes ensuring licensing standards, state laws and
regulatory requirements are being met.
---Maintains timely and accurate client records in compliance with
AzCA and governmental requirements.
---May assist or be responsible for training for adoptive, foster
care of kinship families.
---May assist or be responsible for writing recruitment plans and
implementing or participating in recruitment activities.
---May assist with coordinating the sharing of information for
adoption matching procedures for children and families.
---May assist or be responsible for facilitating support groups
---Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).
---Bachelor's Degree in Social Work or related field of study from
an accredited college or university.
---Two years' child welfare experience
---Possess a valid Arizona driver's license and be insurable under
the agency's automobile policy.
---Must be computer literate with knowledge of Outlook and
Microsoft Office programs (i.e. Word, PowerPoint, Excel), and
electronic medical records.
---Must be able to provide own transportation to and from clients'
homes and/or other relevant organizations/agencies.
---Must be able to provide DPS fingerprint clearance.
---Must be able to meet training and agency compliance requirements
for the position.
---An individual may qualify for this position if the individual is
able to "perform safely" the essential functions of the position
with or without reasonable accommodations.
AzCA is an EEO/Veterans/Disabled/LGBTQ employer
Keywords: Arizona's Children Association, Prescott , Resource Family Specialist, Other , Prescott, Arizona
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