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Parent Aide Case Manager

Dayton, OH

Join a committed, compassionate team while bettering our communities and serving the greater good!

CHOICES Inc. is a tight-knit, strengths based organization that brings change to youth and families. We invest in each employee as a person and recognize the need for a work life balance, healthy employees equal healthy kids and families.  CHOICES is looking for a Parent Aide Case Manager who is passionate about supporting others and building safe environments.  The Parent Aide Case Manager is part of a dynamic team, in Dayton Ohio, who provides support for parents during visitations with their children.  The Parent Aide Case Manager should be motivated and able to work autonomously while becoming a part of the CHOICES family.  The Parent Aide Case Manager is responsible for providing personalized services and building safe environments.

 Job Responsibilities (include, but are not limited to)

  • Provide in-home parent aid/case management and supportive services for youth and their families, and/or to acquire needed services for youth and their families in accordance with the scope of the contract.
  • Identify individual/family strengths and needs, utilizing the strengths to overcome identified needs.
  • Empower families to become self-advocates by instilling a sense of confidence in their abilities.
  • Reunifying children with their parents from foster care/residential placement, including but not limited to:
    • Supervising visitations
    • Fostering appropriate discipline techniques
    • Skill enhancement in basic child care
    • Budgeting
    • Meal planning and preparation
    • General housekeeping
    • Assistance in maintaining scheduled appointments
    • Provision of transportation to necessary services within the county
  • Provide support to families during times of crisis.
  • Maintain flexibility and schedule interventions at a time most effective and accessible for the family.

 

Job Requirements:

  • Associates Degree or at least 2 years experience working with at-risk families and/or families in need of parent aid services.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in crisis intervention, child adolescent development, and community services.
  • Must be computer literate (MS Word, Excel, database and web applications).
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate capacity to build relationships with clients served

Benefits

  • Amazing benefits such as generous HSA or FSA  contribution,  85% medical insurance premiums paid by agency, vision insurance, dental insurance, 401k plan, life insurance and short and long term disability.   PTO is accrued starting with 1st paycheck and there are 10 and a half paid holidays plus 1 floating holiday and 1 personal day
  • Annual retirement plan contribution
  • Professional play days to foster team building (you get paid to have FUN!)
  • Engaging and diverse training opportunities
  • We like to eat! –food trucks, surprise office treats, carry ins
  • The opportunity to strengthen our community and support our staff.

To apply please send your resume to Jessica Michels at jmichels@choicesfostercare.com.  Mail to 1785 Big Hill Rd, Dayton, OH 45439 or fax to (937) 264-0095.

Mission: CHOICES Inc. brings change to youth and families by providing personalized services and building safe environments.

Core Values: Compassion – Trust – Commitment – Teamwork – Innovation

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:

At CHOICES- You Belong, We Include All

Bring your unique experiences, perspective and culture.

We believe through individuality, services will be personalized to transform youth and families.

CHOICES is committed to amplifying stories and empowering voices.

We celebrate differences and promote social justice.

Prospective Parents SACWIS Information Form

*Must be completed before beginning the first training session with CHOICES, Inc.
Information listed below is for the sole purpose of CHOICES, Inc. entry of your information into Statewide Automated Child Welfare Information System (SACWIS).