Child & Family Services of Northwestern Michigan, Inc. provides equal employment and service opportunities to all eligible persons without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, handicap, membership in any labor organization, political affiliation, sexual orientation, and for employment and membership purposes, record of arrest without conviction, and additionally, for employment only, height and weight. EOE

 

Current Job Opportunities:

Foster Care Supervisor – Harbor Springs

Full-time position responsible for administration and supervision of foster care specialists through our Harbor Springs office. Effective written and oral communication skills and the ability to promote a positive organizational image in the community is required. Must be able to make sound clinical decisions and have a working knowledge of community resources and child welfare policy and procedure. Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team is essential. Previous supervisory experience, knowledge of differing lifestyles and cultures, crisis intervention, and computer literacy are desirable. 

Requirements include a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field and four years' experience as a social service worker, three years of which must have been in a child welfare agency or a child caring institution OR a Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field and at least three years' experience in child welfare or related field. Must have reliable transportation, valid Michigan driver’s license, good driving record, and insurance. Submit resume and cover letter to: Aprille Sutton, Director of Child Welfare, Child & Family Services, 3785 Veterans Drive, Traverse City, MI  49684 or by email to asutton@cfsmail.org.
 

Foster Care Specialist – Harbor Springs

Full-time position for case management and treatment services to children in foster care. BSW or BA in human services or related field required. Strong written and verbal communication skills required with proven ability to work within a team. Previous child welfare experience and CWTI training preferred. Submit resume and cover letter to: Aprille Sutton, Director of Child Welfare, Child & Family Services, 3785 Veterans Drive, Traverse City, MI  49684 or by email to asutton@cfsmail.org.
 

Foster Care Specialist – Traverse City

Full-time position for case management and treatment services to children in foster care. BSW or BA in human services or related field required. Strong written and verbal communication skills required with proven ability to work within a team. Previous child welfare experience and CWTI training preferred. Submit resume and cover letter to: Aprille Sutton, Director of Child Welfare, Child & Family Services, 3785 Veterans Drive, Traverse City, MI  49684 or by email to asutton@cfsmail.org.
 

Pete's Place Direct Care Worker – Traverse City

Immediate opening for Direct Care Worker at Pete's Place Youth Shelter. Part-Time position includes some weekend and overnight shifts. Minimum high school diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of Direct Care training required upon hire. Must have reliable automobile and adequate motor vehicle insurance. Must have or obtain valid CPR/First Aid certification.

Responsible for the supervision, daily safety, and well-being of youth residing at Pete’s Place, and for providing direct care services to youth. Duties include but are not limited to: working rotating shifts; completing intakes and discharges; collaboration with treatment team in facilitation of individual treatment plan goals; meal delivery; supervision of daily activities; cleaning and maintaining property; facilitating youth groups; supervising in-house school; transporting to/from school or appointments; and planning and implementation of recreational activities.

Direct Care Workers maintain accurate and appropriate records of shift assignments and shift reports, serve on the Shelter’s on-call rotation, participate in case management and counseling sessions as requested, represent Child & Family Services and Third Level at meetings as assigned, attend required staff meetings or other functions, and perform as requested all other necessary duties.

Please send cover letter and resume to Ryan DeMarsh, Pete's Place Supervisor, rdemarsh@thirdlevel.org.

 

 

That's all for now. Please check back regularly for updates!

Interested in completing an internship? Contact Paula Smith, Director of Behavioral Health at psmith@cfsmail.org or (231) 946-8975 ext. 1002.

Interested in volunteer opportunities? Visit www.cfsnwmi.org/volunteer or contact Teri Hedrich, Volunteer Coordinator, at thedrich@cfsmail.org or (231) 946-8975 ext. 1038.