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Social Work Aide

Status: Regular, Part-time
Reports to: Social Work Supervisor
Location: Santa Cruz County, Primarily working in Monterey County

Position Overview
The Social Work Aide position provides children age’s birth to 21 direct support and services and works as part of a child’s team

General Responsibilities
• Assist social worker with support services for foster children
• Provide transportation as needed to activities or duties related to children
• Plan productive and educational activities with the children
• Help with case notes and annual reports
• Implement weekly goals for the children
• Attend meetings as necessary
• Strong conflict resolution and communication skills
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Qualifications and Education Requirements
• Minimum of BS and 6 months experience
- or -
Minimum of AS and one year experience
- or -
Direct client supervision with minimum of 2 years experience, demonstrating a combination of education and experience that meets the specific needs of the target population
• Minimum of 40 hours of training that includes:
- Trauma, Behavioral De-escalation Techniques
- Implementing individual needs and service plans for children and infants
- Child and Adult CPR & First Aid (The required 40 hours of training can be taken during the onboarding process)
• Must have a valid driver’s license for at least 3 years and a clean driving record
• Must be at least 21 years of age
• Must have an automobile and current automobile insurance
• High school graduate or GED. Bachelor’s level student preferred.
• Fluent in Spanish is preferred
• Experience working with children
• Must have a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills
• Strong desire for continued growth and learning

How to apply

Please send resumes and cover letters to:

Staci Molitor
Director of Operations
smolitor@newfamilies.org