Foster Care Licensing Specialist - D.A. Blodgett – St. John’s

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Grand Rapids, MI

Position: Foster Care Licensing Specialist
Reports To: Foster Care Licensing Supervisor
Beginning Salary Range: $30,600 - $34,800
Application Deadline: 
January 22, 2019

Full-time position in a well-established team of Foster Care Licensing staff.  Duties include completion of assessment, certification, reevaluation and special evaluation processes for relative caregivers and foster home applicants in accordance with MDDHS, DCWL, COA and agency policies and procedures. Provide initial and ongoing training to foster parents, in addition to assisting with agency recruitment and retention activities.  Assure children in care are safe and nurtured through consistent monitoring of assigned foster homes.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or similar degree with required.  Experience in foster care, adoption or foster home licensing is preferred.  DCWL Certification training is preferred.  Must be available evenings and weekends.

Bilingual and culturally diverse persons are encouraged to apply. For more information about our Agency and to apply to this position, visit  Please submit resume and cover letter, along with salary preference. EOE.

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