Sean de Four, Vice President of Child and Family at Samaritas - Federation Member Leader in Child Welfare!

Federation Member Leader in Child Welfare:

This award is presented to a Federation member who helps to assure the Federation’s vision statement is at the forefront of all their actions: Michigan's most vulnerable children, families and individuals have access to and benefit from quality and cost-effective services supported by public and private dollars.

Maria Lessnau, Executive Director of Guiding Harbor - Federation Member Ambassador of the Year!

Federation Member Ambassador of the Year: This award is presented to a Federation member who embodies the core values of the Federation: advocacy, nonprofit status, quality services, strong families and racial diversity. These values provide focus and drive decisions for all Federation involvements transcend treatment methods and are embraced by all members.

Maria Lessnau, Executive Director of Guiding Harbor, is presented with the 2017 Federation Ambassador of the Year award for all of the manners in which she has positively promoted the work of the Federation among her colleagues and within the field of child welfare and beyond. Maria serves as a Member Interest Network (MIN) co-chair for the Residential Treatment group and serves on the Annual Residential Treatment Conference and Senior Management Conference planning committees. Maria has been influential in acting quickly to find answers and attract key speakers and sponsors for these highly rated member events. Maria has shared with colleagues in the field the ways Federation membership has been beneficial to her agency; she has encouraged others to join so they may enjoy the same benefits. The Federation staff appreciates Maria for her willingness to lend a hand with anything and her always positive and cheerful presence!

Richard Watkins, Jr., Executive Director of New Light Child and Family Institute - Federation Member Advocate of the Year!

Federation Member Advocate of the Year:

This award is presented to a Federation member who has played a strong role in carrying out the mission of the Michigan Federation for Children and Families: to unite private, nonprofit human service providers, advocates, customers, individuals and funders to... influence public policy in support of children, families and individuals' reaching their full potential; identify, develop and implement efficient and effective services to Michigan's most vulnerable children and families; and support and enhance the ability of Michigan's private, nonprofit agencies to provide human services.

Director of Child and Family Services - LISTENING EAR

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Location: 
Mt. Pleasant, MI

LISTENING EAR

Director of Child and Family Services

Listening Ear is looking for a detailed, dependable, motivated individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of children and families as a Director of Child and Family Services supervising runaway & homeless youth programs, foster care, and child sexual abuse treatment program in mid and northern Michigan.  Must be familiar with the child foster care system in Michigan.

Job Qualifications:

MSW or LPC preferred.  MSW or MA in a Human or Health Care related field (licensure preferred) and two years experience in a human service agency OR BA in Human Services (licensure preferred) and 10 years experience in a human service organization serving children.

Please forward a letter of interest and resume by 9/21/2017 to hr@listeningear.com or Director, P.O. Box 800, Mt. Pleasant, MI  48804-0800.   Competitive Wage and Benefits

Job posting is only valid for 10 days after posting date.

Listening Ear is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a non-discriminatory employment environment for its employees

 

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