Foster Care Recruiter
Company: Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth
Posted on: January 16, 2020
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The Foster Care Recruiter is responsible for recruiting foster care
providers including attending recruitment events, coordinating
training and certifying foster homes.
Recruits new foster parents including completing monthly
recruitment plan, scheduling advertising, attending recruitment
events and interviewing potential foster parents. May act as a
consultant in matching intakes.
Conducts home inspections to ensure appropriate supervision of
youth and/or families including but not limited to discussing age
and developmentally appropriate supervision, monitoring level of
supervision, addressing and monitoring supervision concern. Ensures
physical safety of youth and/or families including conducting
safety assessments, providing education and making referrals to
community resources when needed.
Certifies and re-certifies foster family homes in accordance with
New York State regulations including the preparation of home
studies; monitors homes to ensure they meet Agency and New York
State regulations. Completes emergency certifications for
identified kinship resources.
Facilitates trainings including but not limited to Pre-Service
training, MAPP/GPS II, CPR/FA, Caring For Our Own, and Deciding
Facilitates background checks for all foster parent applicants
including New York State Child Abuse Central Register Clearances
and New York State Department of Criminal Justice criminal record
check; maintains FAD database.
Completes/maintains all case records and required documentation,
prepares monthly reports, reconciles and submits invoices in a
Minimum High School diploma/GED required, Bachelors Degree
Minimum 1 year work experience preferred.
Ability to become certified in MAPP/GPSII, CPR/First Aid, Caring
For Our Own, and Deciding Together within 6 months.
Must be able to work a flexible schedule with variable hours
including day, evening, weekend, holiday and subject to call
Must have a valid driver s license and reliable vehicle. Travel is
required. Ability to coordinate and plan travel for visits and
appointments in efficient manner.
Ability to work with economically and culturally diverse
Skills: Strong organizational and prioritization skills including
the ability to complete reports and paperwork within strict
deadlines and timeframes.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other
manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they
have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the
pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have
access to the compensation information of other employees or
applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot
disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals
who do not otherwise have access to compensation information,
unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or
charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding,
hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the
employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor s legal duty to
furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Keywords: Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth, Binghamton , Foster Care Recruiter, Other , Binghamton, New York
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