Safe Haven Monitor

CFS has immediate opening for part-time Safe Haven Monitors. Safe Haven is a program that provides supervised visitation and a safe exchange program for families affected by domestic violence or high conflict. It is the only program of its kind in northern Michigan. Safe Haven’s goal is to provide a safe, supervised, age-appropriate, and friendly environment for children to visit with their non-custodial parent or exchange between parents for visits.When relationship problems between parents escalate into confrontations and violence that the children may witness the effect can be devastating, with long-term effects on the child. Safe Haven provides a safe, secure setting for children to visit with their parents. Safe Haven Monitors supervise, complete observation reports, and assist with scheduling parenting time visits.

A Safe Haven Monitor Key Areas of Responsibility are:

  • Monitoring supervised visits and exchanges with families
  • Responding to daily concerns regarding individual clients
  • Completing observation reports for all visits and exchanges
  • Reviewing proposed visitation and exchange schedule with clients
  • Scheduling clients for visits and exchanges
  • Scheduling and completing intakes with new families
  • Monitoring room schedule for visits and exchanges
  • Answering and responding to telephone messages
  • Duplication of documentation materials
  • Recording changes in client status
  • Inputing client data into computer database
  • Developing case notes to respond to individual families cases
  • Record keeping to include filing, file set up, compile intake materials
  • Maintaining and balancing client billing, when applicable
  • Assisting Supervisor in daily operations


  • Degree in related social work field desired or comparable experience preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in written form
  • Work well in a team atmosphere
  • Good interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Flexible working schedule to include late afternoon/early evening shifts, weekends and holidays

Applicants can email a cover letter and resume to Autumn Sleder, Safe Haven Supervisor, at

Thanks for your interest!