Children's Services Worker- Child Specific Recruiter (Posting 2334-12)
Job Duties (Summary):
- Utilizes the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids child focused recruitment strategy concentrating exhaustively on an individual child’s history, experiences and needs in order to find an appropriate permanent family. Caseload will include children in permanent custody waiting for adoption or PPLA legal status needing permanency planning. Collaborates with child’s case manager and team members, assesses child’s understanding and preparedness for adoption, educates and helps prepare children for adoption, develops child specific recruitment plans, schedules and completes monthly visits, attends team meetings, court hearings and other appointments as needed, conducts diligent searches seeking out potential adoptive families and other connections, provides updates on recruitment efforts at match committee meetings and clinical case consultations, plans and hosts recruitment events, provides support as needed to children and families during pre-placement and placement period through finalization.
- Completes activity logs and data entry, completes monthly reports, creates and documents child specific recruitment efforts, completes and updates child assessments, maintains organized recruitment file for children on caseload. Maintains all required documentation for Wendy’s Wonderful Kid grant and reports.
- Participates in regular supervisor and staff conferences. Attends assigned seminars including but not limited to those offered by the Dave Thomas Foundation such as the Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Summit. Completes Adoption Assessor Tier I and II trainings and maintains appropriate training hours according to agency policy and assessor responsibilities.
Performs other related duties as required.
- Attends necessary training as assigned.