Family Support Caseworker (Bilingual: Spanish/English)
Position posting July 10, 2020.
The mission of the Spanish American Civic Association is to foster and perpetuate the cultural, social and economic well–being of the Latinos residing in the City and County of Lancaster, and thereby contribute to the general well-being of the community at large.
- Full Position
The Spanish American Civic Association has a Full-Time Family Support Caseworker position available in partnership with the Lancaster County Children and Youth Agency. The protective services unit provides casework services to families whose children are at risk of, or who have been neglected, physically abused, and/or sexually abused. The caseworker assists the families to follow through with plans to address drug and alcohol abuse, mental health, domestic violence, housing, and parenting skills in order to improve their functioning and to prevent repeated abuse and neglect. The caseworker makes every effort to work with the families toward the goal of stabilizing and strengthening them so that they may remain a family unit and meet their children’s needs for safety and well-being. Most cases are successfully closed after the family has completed their Family Service Plan goals. This bilingual caseworker carries a caseload (15 to 25 families) of protective services clients.
Qualifications: Six months of experience as a Caseworker Training; or, Successful completion of the County Social Casework intern program; or a bachelor’s degree with a social welfare major; or a bachelor’s degree which includes or is supplemented by 12 college credits in sociology, sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, human services or other related social sciences and one year of professional social casework experience in a public or private social services agency; or any equivalent of experience and training which includes 12 college credit in sociology, social welfare, psychology, gerontology, criminal justice, human services, or other related social sciences. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license and clearances.
Send resume to:
Spanish American Civic Association
c/o Sandra Valdez
453 South Lime Street, Suite B
Lancaster, PA 17602
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