• Cayuga Centers
  • $41,220.00 -79,090.00/year*
  • Bronx , NY
  • Hospitality - Food Services
  • Full-Time
  • 10451 N Big Creek Rd


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Job Description:

JOB OBJECTIVES : Under the supervision of the Director of Homefinding, the Homefinder will recruit, train and facilitate certification of foster parents; ensure a solid working relationship with parents by providing a valuable resource to families. This staff member will maintain professionalism in all areas, including confidentiality.

FUNCTIONS:

  • Works with branch managers and director to anticipate host parent recruitment needs
  • Selects method of advertising, prepares and places recruitment advertisements in conjunction with agency marketing specialist
  • Recruits, trains, and facilitates certification of host parents. Training includes: PST, TST, MAPP, Mini MAPP
  • Conducts initial and follow-up training of host parents
  • Serves as a resource and trouble-shooter to host families; maintains motivation and treatment participation of host parents, ensures a good working relationship with host parents
  • Attends weekly staff meetings
  • Attend assigned foster parent recruiting events, which may include nights and/or weekends
  • Monitors and submits all board rate paperwork
  • Enters all pertinent payment information in CCRS
  • Documents and tracks all certification of homes in Connections
  • Attends required trainings
  • Reads required books
  • Perform other duties as requested by immediate supervisor or the Chief Executive Officer.
  • Responsible for complying with rules and regulations governing access to Protected Health Information under HIPAA. Access to Protected Health Information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities effectively and efficiently. No access will be permitted unnecessarily. The essential job functions as described, herein, dictate the level of access, use, and disclosure of confidential information
  • Experience and Skills:

  • Master s of social work or equivalent human services degree strongly preferred
  • Bachelor s degree required
  • Two years of documented relevant experience required
  • MAPP training strongly preferred
  • NYC ACS or private agency child welfare experience required
  • Familiarity with OCFS, OMRDD, OMH, and other relevant municipal and state agencies
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook applications
  • Flexibility to work when the families are available to meet
  • Ability to work well with people from many cultures including recent immigrants, non-English speakers, and LGBTQ children
  • Willingness to travel within the 5 boroughs of New York City
  • Valid NYS Driver s License preferred
  • PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Word processing: Including responding to e-mails, composing letters, completing computerized documentation, transcribing minutes for meetings, etc.: This involves sitting at a computer for several hours a day
  • Completing paperwork -Such as copying, stapling as needed
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Stand for several hours to teach/train foster parents
  • Sit/ride in vehicles, busses, subways, trains, plains - public transportation for lengthy periods of time
  • Walk up/down stairs as needed
  • Walk to enter/exit subway and other public transportation as needed
  • Walk several blocks to get to required location
  • HOURS PER WEEK: Non-Exempt

  • Regular hours entail 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Must be able to flex schedule to meet program needs.
  • Weekend and evening hours required.
  • Benefits

    As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.

    We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing


    Associated topics: anfitrióna, auxiliar de comedor, banquet server, camarero, dining room captain, steward, tasting, wait staff, waiter, wine steward

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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